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  Topic: Sunroof, Metal Slider 101
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:37 pm   Subject: Re: Sunroof, Metal Slider 101
Scrap that. I kept searching Embarassed

I’ll add the link here because then I think everything to do with a steel sunroof is covered.

Thanks all

Ben

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtop ...
  Topic: Sunroof, Metal Slider 101
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Replies: 43
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:09 pm   Subject: Re: Sunroof, Metal Slider 101
Ok. Fantastic thread and my sunroof is now rebuilt with new cables and works like a dream thanks Very Happy

But.

I’m still struggling with the seals: position / orientation / how they attach / etc. Ma ...
  Topic: Signwriting/logoed buses
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2021 10:23 am   Subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses
That one is fake.

i think a Flittchen is more of a floozy than a hooker.

There was a hooker chemical company. I think they brought us the love canal housing development disaster.....

I thi ...
  Topic: Barndoor Coachbuilders #5: Göppel
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 12:55 pm   Subject: Re: Barndoor Coachbuilders #5: Göppel
For comparison, here are a couple of other rear arch treatments

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/849212.jpg



Nice old bus Cool
  Topic: Walk Through front seats
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 3:53 am   Subject: Re: Walk Through front seats
Thanks for the help Wink
  Topic: Walk Through front seats
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 6:03 am   Subject: Re: Walk Through front seats
Ah, right. So is Matt Miller working on his own or employed somewhere else do you know? If he’s the man who makes them, then he’s the man I need ......

Thanks a lot
  Topic: Walk Through front seats
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Replies: 60
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 4:06 pm   Subject: Re: Walk Through front seats
Damn!! Wasn’t searching hard enough Embarassed That’s a great link thank you. I’ll hit them up and see what they can do.

Good that they come recommended by you too. I hear you on a lot of off the she ...
  Topic: Walk Through front seats
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 2:35 pm   Subject: Re: Walk Through front seats
Really helpful thread thank you. Hoping it's the right place to add this question ....

I have a May '62 walkthrough with very tired front seats, (thank goodness I have the frames), that I'm looking ...
  Topic: Barndoor Registry
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:21 pm   Subject: Re: Barndoor Registry
Tonny’s contact details are on barndoor.dk; but they’re quite well hidden along the bottom of the page if you're on a small screen .......

Mail Tonny your chassis number and a photo or two at:

2 ...
  Topic: Barndoor Registry
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:03 pm   Subject: Re: Barndoor Registry
Tell your friends; put a link on your Facebook; please, please, please can people send Tonny their details and update this fantastic resource!!!!!!!
  Topic: Torgny Sommelius's 1954 Barndoor bus
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:39 am   Subject: Re: Torgny Sommelius's 1954 Barndoor bus
I bought it in 2013. I was at the Barndoor campout out at Lydden Hill race circuit Kent. I was camping in my 58' Panel (which I still have)and had been watching an advert for a 1954 Barndoor bus for a ...
  Topic: Signwriting/logoed buses
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:09 am   Subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses
Wow! Lots up great updates to the coolest thread on here Cool

Better add this old survivor I guess: the RadioHallen Barndoor

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2115889.jpg

owned by Mr E ...
  Topic: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
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Replies: 182
Views: 56760

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:36 am   Subject: Re: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
I love seeing this at the top of threads Cool One of my favourite buses in the world, not only being used, but used a LOT! Mega mileage for any Barndoor tbh. Fantastic stuff Applause Applause
  Topic: Barndoor Junkie - Vintage photos
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2020 9:21 pm   Subject: Re: Barndoor Junkie - Vintage photos
Yep; a particularly badass creation. Nice post RS dude Cool
  Topic: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
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Replies: 182
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:02 pm   Subject: Re: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
We need more fat-ass no rear window buses on the road....

This would be a great signature line Lind Very Happy Cool Very Happy Cool
  Topic: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:59 pm   Subject: Re: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
and I have driven two of those three for more than a few hundred miles.

Badass Cool Cool Cool
  Topic: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
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Replies: 182
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:40 am   Subject: Re: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
Are there any other 1950 buses that actually drive anywhere?


Knocked out a good few miles in my old panel, and still knocking out a good few in the Miesen kombi ......

https://www.thesamba.c ...
  Topic: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
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Replies: 182
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 1:56 am   Subject: Re: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
Should have spotted the 15” rims Embarassed
  Topic: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:41 am   Subject: Re: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
What tyres did you go with in the end Lind? Squeeze 185’s on there eventually? I usually run 175 R16 taxi’s from Austone. Not a particularly “vintage” looking tyre, but they seem to work well, and las ...
  Topic: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:19 am   Subject: Re: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
What they all said Cool What an awesome post Lind. Great update of a fantastic bus my friend Wink
 
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