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  Topic: Bus trans id numbers
dmuis

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 1:41 pm   Subject: Re: Bus trans id numbers
Thank you for the reply. I am aware of these. Hoping for something better. A cheat sheet of sorts.

Assuming you are trying to find the Ring & Pinion/Rear Axle Ratios?

Use the Beetle chassis ...
  Topic: Post Barndoor, Wolfsburg Bus Features And Changes
dmuis

Replies: 507
Views: 114426

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu May 27, 2021 10:52 pm   Subject: Re: Post Barndoor, Wolfsburg Bus Features And Changes
Great info, thanks. Now if I can figure out the tai lights, if they are sbl 17 or the late barn door style, anyone?

Is it an April 55 semaphore bus? Then it would be single filiment glass Hella K1 ...
  Topic: Rear hatch door latch (photos included)
dmuis

Replies: 16
Views: 430

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:45 am   Subject: Re: Rear hatch door latch (photos included)
www.oacdp.org

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  Topic: Bus trans ID numbers
dmuis

Replies: 5
Views: 226

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:46 pm   Subject: Re: Bus trans ID numbers
I found this to be a link I have used often for this purpose.

Engine Case (and other parts) Casting Date Codes

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=430442

I believe that early sp ...
  Topic: Signwriting/logoed buses
dmuis

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:58 am   Subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses
Early March/April 55 too. Semaphore bus. Had a couple more as well.

https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/education/las-vegas-day-school-celebrates-50th-academic-year/

https://lvds.com/history/
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  Topic: 61 standard details - sun visors, handles, etc
dmuis

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:47 am   Subject: Re: 61 standard details - sun visors, handles, etc
My previous nov 9 60 mango had a black support bracket. Rubber knee bumper was missing. Had a single light coloured visor. I wouldnít say white, but not commercial grey.
  Topic: 55 standard parts recovery
dmuis

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:48 pm   Subject: Re: 55 standard parts recovery
http://www.oacdp.org/progref4061/n202.jpg

Looks like mid January 56. Check the numbers on the front axle and transaxle as well.
  Topic: Factory interior options
dmuis

Replies: 24
Views: 2112

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:39 pm   Subject: Re: Factory interior options
Kombi: Only hardboard interior panels on the front doors and front cab roof.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/lit/64commercials/page12.jpg

Station Wagen/Standard Microbus: Vinyl overlaid int ...
  Topic: Split bus taillight changes and VIN numbers (round to oval)
dmuis

Replies: 15
Views: 682

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:51 pm   Subject: Re: Split bus taillight changes and VIN numbers (round to oval)

Then again, sometimes 'late '61' means low hinge cargo doors, which started late October 1960

Donít want to upend your statement Clara, because it is well written, but just for future correct ref ...
  Topic: Post Barndoor, Wolfsburg Bus Features And Changes
dmuis

Replies: 507
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:36 pm   Subject: Re: Post Barndoor, Wolfsburg Bus Features And Changes
I have two 1/55 rims that came from a first week of April 55 singlecab made into a dune buggy and three silver white 4/54 rims from my first week of March 55 kombi.

Posted a couple of 4/54 pics in ...
  Topic: 15" bus rim discussion thread
dmuis

Replies: 254
Views: 53438

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:52 pm   Subject: Re: 15" bus rim discussion thread
Might be worth updating the list at the front of this thread to include the 4/54 dated smooth face Lemmerz rims with 3/54 barrels. We now have evidence of 4 in existance(3 silver white, and 1 pgsg)
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  Topic: vw steering wheel 211 415 651 B
dmuis

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:01 am   Subject: Re: vw steering wheel 211 415 651 B
The 3/55 and 4/55 semaphore buses I have both have that steering wheel.

Same thing with no cancel ring at all?


Yes. Both with no cancel ring, and no screw holes to mount them. Also, no cancel ...
  Topic: vw steering wheel 211 415 651 B
dmuis

Replies: 10
Views: 576

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:13 am   Subject: Re: vw steering wheel 211 415 651 B
The 3/55 and 4/55 semaphore buses I have both have that steering wheel.
  Topic: 1955 Single Cab Resto
dmuis

Replies: 216
Views: 38482

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:51 pm   Subject: Re: 1955 Single Cab Resto
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1591937

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  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
dmuis

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:57 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
Funny, I thought of you Keith when I first saw Trevor post this one.

Picked up this Sept 58 kombi on the weekend. Pretty happy with the prairie sunburn on the og dove blue.


https://www.thesam ...
  Topic: Must have alternator mods for adventure busses....
dmuis

Replies: 12
Views: 875

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:52 pm   Subject: Re: Must have alternator mods for adventure busses....
Got a mfg. name and part number for that brush holder / regulator?

Looks like:

https://vwparts.aircooled.net/AL-82-Voltage-Regulator-14-5V-Set-Point-EACH-p/14.5v-al82-regulator.htm
  Topic: 36hp Engine Number Identification
dmuis

Replies: 6
Views: 538

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:28 am   Subject: Re: 36hp Engine Number Identification
Hey Wayne,

Engine numbers were marked the same for beetle and bus at that time. This is what you can glean from Progressive Refinements:

http://oacdp.org/progref4061/k005.jpg
12/08/1958 engine ...
  Topic: My 57 Kombi
dmuis

Replies: 25
Views: 1188

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:42 pm   Subject: Re: My 57 Kombi
Might as well get a list going. Iím in for a sticker for my 55!

Beautiful bus!
  Topic: 181 gearbox into splitbus
dmuis

Replies: 24
Views: 1243

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 11:00 pm   Subject: Re: 181 gearbox into splitbus

How do you define "tall" tires? 6.40? 195r-15?
Also, on a similar subject, did the gearing change at all between 36 and 40 hp buses? 1959-60? I know it did with the introduction of the 1 ...
  Topic: transmission identification
dmuis

Replies: 2
Views: 220

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 12:19 pm   Subject: Re: transmission identification
02/65-03/65

Should be a tunnel case. The unit numbers below donít show the H, as the base number appear to encompasses all models that use the transaxle case, Types 1,2,&3.

http://oacdp.org/ ...
 
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