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  Topic: VolkzBitz - [email protected]
blue72beetle

Replies: 266
Views: 48983

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:09 pm   Subject: Re: VolkzBitz - [email protected]
Tim doesn't just restore carbs, he creates works of ART! I can't wait to get this installed.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1827026.jpg
  Topic: 1971 transporter, possible overheating, could use some advice...
blue72beetle

Replies: 136
Views: 3944

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:04 pm   Subject: Re: 1971 transporter, possible overheating, could use some advice...
Where do new cases come from now?
  Topic: 1971 transporter, possible overheating, could use some advice...
blue72beetle

Replies: 136
Views: 3944

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:22 pm   Subject: Re: 1971 transporter, possible overheating, could use some advice...


The new VW cases and new Shadek pumps line up fine.



My 'new' (circa 2003) Brazilian AS41 case requires porting on one hole with a new Schadek pump. Colin saw it too.
  Topic: 1968 VW BUS Carburetor Rebuild gone wrong?
blue72beetle

Replies: 14
Views: 456

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:27 pm   Subject: Re: 1968 VW BUS Carburetor Rebuild gone wrong?
Those Phoenix Vans look like something out of Total Recall. Are they hot? They look like they'd be hot in the summer.
  Topic: Thought yall might like to see my 1971 VW Riviera Camper
blue72beetle

Replies: 7
Views: 2480

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:00 am   Subject: Re: Thought yall might like to see my 1971 VW Riviera Camper
5 year old thread.
Wonder if that SCAT engine is still going....
  Topic: What year is my Bus?
blue72beetle

Replies: 21
Views: 761

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:06 pm   Subject: Re: What year is my Bus?
Yes, the E means it was built at Emden.
  Topic: no planning necessary
blue72beetle

Replies: 40
Views: 1490

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:07 pm   Subject: Re: no planning necessary
https://photos.smugmug.com/Misc/i-jSt3BTB/0/f4c51ab9/O/2bjt6h.jpg
  Topic: Matching Numbers ?
blue72beetle

Replies: 33
Views: 702

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:07 pm   Subject: Re: Matching Numbers ?
I seriously question the accuracy of the engine numbers on this Ghia Chart.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/chassisdatingkg.php

Engine numbers should closely follow the Beetle producti ...
  Topic: New Ghia owner in Indiana
blue72beetle

Replies: 24
Views: 1673

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed May 02, 2018 5:39 pm   Subject: Re: New Ghia owner in Indiana

I love the pics of your Ghia and the historical landmarks, would you mind posting them in my thread?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=687031

Done!
  Topic: VWs preserving history
blue72beetle

Replies: 262
Views: 11240

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Wed May 02, 2018 5:38 pm   Subject: Re: VWs preserving history
Unknown gas station in Auburn, IN

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1775190.jpg

Auburn Cord Duesenberg former factory, now museum. Auburn, IN

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/177 ...
  Topic: New Ghia owner in Indiana
blue72beetle

Replies: 24
Views: 1673

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 7:01 pm   Subject: Re: New Ghia owner in Indiana
Nice weather has finally returned...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1775190.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1775189.jpg
  Topic: Niagara Blue (L53D) or Brilliant Blue (L51H)?
blue72beetle

Replies: 22
Views: 1496

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:09 pm   Subject: Re: Niagra Blue (L53D) or Brilliant Blue (L51H)?
type2meister's bus looks like Niagara Blue. White over Niagara Blue was an option for the 71 Deluxe.
  Topic: Bay Window Merchandise, Gift ideas
blue72beetle

Replies: 95
Views: 6644

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:40 am   Subject: Re: Bay Window Merchandise, Gift ideas
I found this on sale at Menards for $17.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1764601.jpg
  Topic: 5 Buses, 3 Days - Great Smoky Mountains Adventure
blue72beetle

Replies: 13
Views: 760

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:05 am   Subject: Re: 5 Buses, 3 Days - Great Smoky Mountains Adventure
I love the Smokies. I hope to move down there when I retire from the Air Force.

Have ridden motorcycles down there many times, but never took a VW yet. When I get my bus nice and reliable I'd like ...
  Topic: Six degrees of The Samba Bays.
blue72beetle

Replies: 58
Views: 2600

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:35 pm   Subject: Re: Six degrees of The Samba Bays.
I've only met Asiab3.
Living in the Midwest sucks for good VW stuff.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1548681.jpg
  Topic: Pewter / Lead Ghia Body Repairs
blue72beetle

Replies: 44
Views: 1251

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:15 am   Subject: Re: Pewter / Lead Ghia Body Repairs
I'm guessing that VW called it Pewter for marketing reasons.

"Look at this new exotic elite car, hand-built with Pewter *jazz hands* !"

Sounds fancier than lead.
  Topic: 1972 Internet buy
blue72beetle

Replies: 246
Views: 10923

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:06 am   Subject: Re: 1972 Internet buy
Dang, too bad you're not closer, I need help with my welder.
  Topic: Glenn Ring - [email protected]
blue72beetle

Replies: 332
Views: 71739

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:50 pm   Subject: Re: Glenn Ring - [email protected]
Bought a pulley from Glenn, fair price, quick shipping, thanks a bunch!
  Topic: Official Mexican / Brazilian Beetles - All years
blue72beetle

Replies: 1918
Views: 253160

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:10 am   Subject: Re: Official Mexican / Brazilian Beetles - All years
Let us know how it goes. They have one or two things I need...
  Topic: The Gift of the Mysterious 78 Kombi
blue72beetle

Replies: 33
Views: 1399

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:34 pm   Subject: Re: The Gift of the Mysterious 78 Kombi
Are those middle windows backwards?
 
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