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  Topic: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 2:45 pm   Subject: Re: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
I ran 215/75/15 on my old 70 westy & the same on my 68 double cab without any problems had 73-79 disk brakes & ran the Wolfgang 3/4" 5x112 to 2x205 wheel adapters up front tires were moun ...
  Topic: Today in Bay Window hunting History
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:34 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bay Window hunting History
Brought this 1971 Sunroof Deluxe home today, very solid!
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  Topic: Today in Bay Window hunting History
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:16 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bay Window hunting History
70 westy tin top. Parts for my other 70 or fixup, im thinking about it. It has salvage title. Deer hit at 55, insurance cashed in and then parked since 2002.
Really odd cut outs on the roof there ...
  Topic: Official good deal on Buses or parts topic
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:50 am   Subject: Re: Official good deal on Buses or parts topic
That is rad and the bus is too, is it a Kemperink? Reminds me of this pic of my bus in 1967 in Mexico.
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Tail lights could be from a 54 Chevy
  Topic: Texas to Shasta Snow Trip 2020 - 1959 Bus
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:42 am   Subject: Re: Texas to Shasta Snow Trip 2017 bus
I think the long key is non-VW and for something else... maybe an actual Church. Smile. Wow! That key is deep enough to work for the rear ...
  Topic: 1968 Bay beam in early bus brake hose too short ??
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:36 am   Subject: Re: 1968 Bay beam in early bus brake hose too short ??
Use the 55-67 front brake flex hose then it will bolt together the exact same as the stock setup was
  Topic: IRS Bolt on Like BusBoys (Are They Out of Biz?)
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 2:59 pm   Subject: Re: IRS Bolt on Like BusBoys (Are They Out of Biz?)
I ran a Wolfgang IRS kit from 1993-99 at stock height with stub axles & final drive flanges out of a VW Thing, CV bearings were T2 bus, all other parts were T1 bug, drums were early bus machined t ...
  Topic: Celebrity Death Watch! Official RIP when they DIE thread...
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 6:02 pm   Subject: Re: Celebrity Death Watch! Official RIP when they DIE thread
Dave Mirra committed suicide
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  Topic: Lifted busses ( not big meats under stock suspension)
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 7:04 pm   Subject: Re: Lifted busses ( not big meats under stock suspension)
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This was my last bus a 64 kombi
bay beam
67 trans 1 notch up on the spring plates
Armst ...
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2015 3:32 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
Utah plates were black with white letters during the 60's
  Topic: Disc Brake Help
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:07 pm   Subject: Disc Brake Help
Could have bought the adapters alone.

How does one tell '71-'72 calipers/rotors from '73-'79?

Figure early is lighter application for Type 1 engine & later is somehow beefier for TIV engine. ...
  Topic: Disc Brake Help
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2015 3:14 pm   Subject: Disc Brake Help
looks to be a Wolfgang international disk kit
their kit uses stock 73-79 bus rotors & calipers with a bolt on caliper mount where the backing plate mounts t, been running my kit since 1994
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  Topic: Bus Trippers- Alaska Adventure
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:33 pm   Subject: Bus Trippers- Alaska Adventure
plenty of room here in Igo if needing rest/down time....or if you guys want to do rut repeats on Mule Town Rd, we are 1/4 mile away Very Happy
  Topic: Short clutch cable ?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:41 am   Subject: Short clutch cable ?
Just went thru this on Monday myself Mad cable needs about 5mm
I had 3 to choose from, all different manufactures, same part # and within 1-2mm from each other
Bowden tube needs about 1" of ...
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:24 pm   Subject: Today in Bus hunting history...


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Bet the top of that 58 is rusting away on the top of an old school bus somewhere, bout ...
  Topic: 2018 Shasta Snow Trip: CA & OR: Thursday, Feb. 1st. Time: 0420
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:27 pm   Subject: 2018 Shasta Snow Trip: CA & OR: Thursday, Feb. 1st. Time: 0420
Embarassed err....the numbering is off and team buck naked is listed twice

Embarassed sold my bus to help fund buying my house, one of the hardest decisions i think we have made to date
  Topic: Pixie Pantry VW food truck (edit - sad outcome!!!)
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:40 pm   Subject: Pixie Pantry VW food truck (edit - sad outcome!!!)
This food bus is in a museum in Paulson Montana, still had the 36er in it
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glad to see that this ole bus has been saved, been to Polson MT a few t ...
  Topic: 56 Logoed Panel with custom highroof, river rescue in AK
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:31 pm   Subject: 56 Logoed Panel with custom highroof, river rescue in AK
I've got 16 acres around our home where it can rest
more than safe here, time is no problem
send me a pm if you get stuck
  Topic: 2018 Shasta Snow Trip: CA & OR: Thursday, Feb. 1st. Time: 0420
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 3:33 pm   Subject: 2018 Shasta Snow Trip: CA & OR: Thursday, Feb. 1st. Time: 0420
Three...two...one....Stand by folks for the annual Shasta Fall Out! More proof that we're just one big family.

Right on time!

IM going to do everything possible to be adopted next year

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  Topic: 2018 Shasta Snow Trip: CA & OR: Thursday, Feb. 1st. Time: 0420
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:58 am   Subject: 2018 Shasta Snow Trip: CA & OR: Thursday, Feb. 1st. Time: 0420
mule town road is in prime shape if you all find yourselves in this neck of the woods this year im a 1/16 mile away
can offer up repair assistance plenty of tools/parts for repairs
or a place to ...
 
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