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  Topic: No oil to either head
diablosandwich

Replies: 62
Views: 1440

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu May 12, 2022 10:14 am   Subject: Re: No oil to either head
If you do need a new oil pump, here is a 21mm oil pump for 6mm studs.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/114958659328?hash=item1ac411ef00:g:Zl8AAOSwFORhKlWY

I replaced a worn one in my 1300 with a 21mm a ...
  Topic: 66 Beetle Oil Leak (Case or Axle Boots)
diablosandwich

Replies: 3
Views: 135

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu May 12, 2022 6:21 am   Subject: Re: 66 Beetle Oil Leak (Case or Axle Boots)
I would first determine if the oil coming from between the case and transaxle is engine oil or gear oil from transaxle. Gear oil has a distinct smell and you will know by odor which it is. Could be ...
  Topic: Trying to get an Engine for my 66 Baja
diablosandwich

Replies: 4
Views: 198

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 09, 2022 3:44 am   Subject: Re: Trying to get an Engine for my 66 Baja
I second buying a core and rebuilding it. I saw that on Facebook marketplace, in Morton, maybe? I'm from Morton, living in Bloomington now. I'd be happy to help if you need a hand, Casey
  Topic: WW steering coupler for 66 bug, question.
diablosandwich

Replies: 14
Views: 363

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun May 08, 2022 6:41 pm   Subject: Re: WW steering coupler for 66 bug, question.
FWIW, I used the WW disc in my 66 last year. I've only had mine going a couple weeks but so far, so good!
  Topic: 1959 Bus Air Cleaner Info. Needed
diablosandwich

Replies: 8
Views: 363

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 10:21 am   Subject: Re: 1959 Bus Air Cleaner Info. Needed
Eric and Barb, there are a couple ads for the same seal. This is the one I bought, it says it is for earlier, too.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/192923195792

Casey
  Topic: Our project 66, tetanus shot not included.
diablosandwich

Replies: 142
Views: 5089

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 6:56 am   Subject: Re: Our project 66, tetanus shot not included.
Just read the whole thread, great work! Your pan looks awesome! I wish both of mine looked that fresh!

Casey
  Topic: Looking for porcelain sign information
diablosandwich

Replies: 9
Views: 280

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 6:33 am   Subject: Re: Looking for porcelain sign information
I bought one like that on eBay and have since seen quite a few. I bought it thinking it was old but after seeing a few more on eBay, I assumed it was a repro.

Casey
  Topic: How VW prices used to be
diablosandwich

Replies: 13
Views: 450

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 6:17 am   Subject: Re: How VW prices used to be
Days gone by!
  Topic: How VW prices used to be
diablosandwich

Replies: 13
Views: 450

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 5:32 am   Subject: Re: How VW prices used to be
If you go to Archive.org and find the Wayback machine, it catalogs different snapshots of websites. The Samba.com is on there. You can see all the cheap prices?
https://web.archive.org/web/2005020 ...
  Topic: Seeing double-1966 Java Green
diablosandwich

Replies: 34
Views: 2244

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 02, 2022 3:17 pm   Subject: Re: Seeing double-1966 Java Green
I took the new WW headlight switch out and installed the original back in the car and I have headlights!
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2286101.jpg
The parking lights stay on when the headl ...
  Topic: 1959 Bus Air Cleaner Info. Needed
diablosandwich

Replies: 8
Views: 363

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 01, 2022 7:25 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 Bus Air Cleaner Info. Needed
I bought a few of these a year ago. They were original parts with VW logo and part number.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/192423426326?hash=item2ccd547916:g:lWYAAOSwxf9gdrot&mkevt=1&mkcid=1&am ...
  Topic: Seeing double-1966 Java Green
diablosandwich

Replies: 34
Views: 2244

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2022 3:53 pm   Subject: Re: Seeing double-1966 Java Green
Took one more day off work to mess around on the bug. I found the problem with the horn. When I installed a new rubber steering coupling, I installed the grounding tab on the shaft side of coupling. ...
  Topic: Seeing double-1966 Java Green
diablosandwich

Replies: 34
Views: 2244

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:03 am   Subject: Re: Seeing double-1966 Java Green
Took the bug out last night around the neighborhood. First drive since 1985 or so. Drives nice, definitely needs an alignment. Going to get it insured and tagged Monday to get it out and go for long ...
  Topic: Seeing double-1966 Java Green
diablosandwich

Replies: 34
Views: 2244

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2022 2:54 pm   Subject: Re: Seeing double-1966 Java Green
Yep, the tan seat covers were a 67 thing. I think they look better with the paint than the original (door panel). I saw a 67 Java Green at a show 20 years ago or so and really liked the Brown. Wol ...
  Topic: Seeing double-1966 Java Green
diablosandwich

Replies: 34
Views: 2244

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2022 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: Seeing double-1966 Java Green
Time for my 6 month update! Not a lot was done over the winter on the 66. I took it to upholstery shop and they installed headliner, WW seat covers and WW carpet kit.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/ ...
  Topic: Sadly, my 67 was stolen 11/16/2021
diablosandwich

Replies: 263
Views: 21087

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2022 6:30 pm   Subject: Re: Sadly, my 67 was stolen 11/16/2021
Great you got it back!
  Topic: Hazard switch '66
diablosandwich

Replies: 22
Views: 943

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2022 7:41 am   Subject: Re: Hazard switch '66
Iowegian, here is a NOS 66 hazard switch.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2437754

Casey
  Topic: bryan wilson - [email protected]
diablosandwich

Replies: 167
Views: 41241

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2022 6:23 pm   Subject: Re: bryan wilson - [email protected]
I bought some 1300 heads from Bryan. Great price, fast shipping and he packed the heads great. I'll buy from him again.
Casey
  Topic: redwagon - [email protected]
diablosandwich

Replies: 4
Views: 1287

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2022 5:22 pm   Subject: Re: redwagon - [email protected]
Sam answered a WTB ad I had for radio delete plate. Great price and communication.

Casey
  Topic: buglos - [email protected] - Uwe Kohler
diablosandwich

Replies: 2
Views: 417

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 6:00 am   Subject: Re: buglos - [email protected] - Uwe Kohler
I had a WTB ad for almost a year for a radio delete plate. Uwe reached out to me that he had one. Very fair price with great communication. Very much appreciated, Uwe. Thanks!
 
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