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  Topic: Spindle ID
easy e

Replies: 20
Views: 770

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 16, 2021 5:10 pm   Subject: Re: Spindle ID
I think 301/302 are split bus spindle part numbers and 311/312 are Bay spindle part numbers.
I'd ask the same question in the Bay Forum.
  Topic: Sunshades?
easy e

Replies: 2
Views: 192

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:25 pm   Subject: Re: Sunshades?
If you have a pair of scissors and eleven bucks, you can get a 24"x10' roll of the double sided reflective (bubble wrap) insulation at Home Depot.
It works good for a few years, then you'd nee ...
  Topic: 64 Microbus Body Restoration
easy e

Replies: 458
Views: 75980

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2021 6:21 pm   Subject: Re: 64 Microbus Body Restoration
But has this changed?:

Best to orient the axle boot seam (horizontal) to either point towards the front or rear of the bus. Any other orientation makes excess stress / can cause premature failure. ...
  Topic: New Owner of a SO42, first bus!
easy e

Replies: 53
Views: 2889

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 03, 2021 7:34 pm   Subject: Re: New Owner of a SO42, first bus!
Did bus front pockets start in 66?No. Here's a pic of 1962 model year, no pockets after late in the '61 model year. Pockets were used in earlier buses.
If I'm wrong, Clara will be here to correct ...
  Topic: AC - [email protected] - Albert Cervantes
easy e

Replies: 5
Views: 1096

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Oct 02, 2021 10:04 am   Subject: Re: AC - Albert Servantes - [email protected]
Albert inquired about a part I had for sale. Quick, clear... smooth as butter! Thank you Albert!
  Topic: metoooo - [email protected] - Assaf Meshar
easy e

Replies: 3
Views: 520

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:58 am   Subject: Re: metoooo - [email protected]
Assaf inquired about some literature I had for sale. He knew just what he was looking for and clear in his communication. He paid promptly and it was a very smooth transaction. Thank you Assaf!
  Topic: Safari window latch screw size
easy e

Replies: 1
Views: 171

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2021 2:14 pm   Subject: Re: Safari window latch screw size
"I'm pretty sure the pitch, diameter and length..." Rolling Eyes

Reference = the parts list link in the bottom of my signature.
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
easy e

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2021 12:30 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2499439

This crack pipe I am smoking is really starting to take a hold - I’m thinking to pull the trigger on this………….$69 big ones REALLY!?I ha ...
  Topic: 64 Microbus Body Restoration
easy e

Replies: 458
Views: 75980

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2021 12:43 pm   Subject: Re: 64 Microbus Body Restoration
You are making great progress!

I can see you are not completely finished installing the axle boots… so good place for a suggestion:
Best to orient the axle boot seam (horizontal) to either point t ...
  Topic: New Forum Area --> Other - Bring A Trailer
easy e

Replies: 3
Views: 117

PostForum: Site   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 12:11 pm   Subject: Re: New Forum Area --> Other - Bring A Trailer
Yep, you understood what I was trying to say (not a forum section).
Or, maybe could change it to: eBay ads, BAT, other auction sites
  Topic: New Forum Area --> Other - Bring A Trailer
easy e

Replies: 3
Views: 117

PostForum: Site   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 9:17 am   Subject: New Forum Area --> Other - Bring A Trailer
Suggest considering adding to the "Other" classifieds section to include Bring A Trailer, since we already have an eBay section & BAT has a fair amount of VWs and Porsche listed there.
  Topic: Jerry Hayes - [email protected] - Jerry Hayes
easy e

Replies: 0
Views: 77

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 5:10 pm   Subject: Jerry Hayes - [email protected] - Jerry Hayes
Jerry inquired about a part I had for sale. He was clear in his communication and the sale was very smooth. Thanks Jerry!
  Topic: 64 Microbus Body Restoration
easy e

Replies: 458
Views: 75980

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:54 pm   Subject: Re: 64 Microbus Body Restoration
Missing a hole for the brake line to the back of the bus ? 🤔😅
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2218108.jpg
Yes, the brake line should be located between the clutch cable condu ...
  Topic: 64 Microbus Body Restoration
easy e

Replies: 458
Views: 75980

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:39 am   Subject: Re: 64 Microbus Body Restoration
Wipers are successfully installed and emblem is on 😄
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2210830.jpgYour bus is looking really nice!
If you have any spare paint for the upper body color. ...
  Topic: Early tail light repair
easy e

Replies: 8
Views: 520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:00 pm   Subject: Re: Early tail light repair
Reproduction for part no. 211945237B is also available:
https://www.customandcommercial.com/vw-split_screen/splitscreen_lights--and--lenses/splitscreen_rear_light_parts/german_quality_rear_light_hou ...
  Topic: Can I use VW T1 bug rims on my T2 1961 bus?
easy e

Replies: 16
Views: 836

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:04 am   Subject: Re: Can I use VW T1 bug rims on my T2 1961 bus?
Mangle or Mangel, I don't like the holes so I did this. Took 5.5" x 15 and moved them outboard, trued them and didn't need to shorten my beam after lowering. Did front and back same, then added d ...
  Topic: Transaxle out - what else to check/replace?
easy e

Replies: 9
Views: 369

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:57 am   Subject: Re: Transaxle out - what else to check/replace?
Is it just the trans?... or + rebuilt reduction gear boxes?

Have the correct oil(s) on hand.
New soft brake lines.
  Topic: Can I use VW T1 bug rims on my T2 1961 bus?
easy e

Replies: 16
Views: 836

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:07 am   Subject: Re: Can I use VW T1 bug rims on my T2 1961 bus?
They are called MANGLE WHEELSA+ for your conviction (w/using all caps)https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2217116.jpg
  Topic: Generator tin versions?
easy e

Replies: 10
Views: 2043

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:54 pm   Subject: Re: Generator tin versions?
August 3rd 1965 was the first use of a 105 mm generator.
This is for 90 mm generator (I checked).

I searched images of the following part numbers (after looking at parts lists)
111 119 261
113 1 ...
  Topic: Generator tin versions?
easy e

Replies: 10
Views: 2043

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:22 pm   Subject: Re: Generator tin versions?
I have a generator tin / backing plate & I’m hoping to know the correct application.

I saw this gallery pic (see text below pic):
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2187739.jpg
Bug (top) ...
 
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