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  Topic: Weird stuff you’ve bought just because it has a VW theme
ebenasky

Replies: 83
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun May 24, 2020 6:53 pm   Subject: Re: Weird stuff you’ve bought just because it has a VW theme
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2043945.jpg

I am not big on collecting odd VW stuff but my wife found these pillows and I like them.
  Topic: Why is it so damn hard for someone to sell parts?
ebenasky

Replies: 101
Views: 4519

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat May 09, 2020 4:13 pm   Subject: Re: Why is it so damn hard for someone to sell parts?
Not VW - but I had a guy that stopped by my garage while I was working on my VW and asked how much my old '49 Studebaker pickup was for sale. I wasn't really looking to sell it but it was just parked ...
  Topic: Mike's 1964 1200 Deluxe
ebenasky

Replies: 115
Views: 8719

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:19 am   Subject: Re: Mike's 1964 1200 Deluxe
Ok. So I need to figure out what I'm missing.
The generator light up front is red or green? I have no red - I do have green.
Iirc, the charging circuit runs through the light, right?

Gen light ...
  Topic: Mike's 1964 1200 Deluxe
ebenasky

Replies: 115
Views: 8719

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:52 pm   Subject: Re: Mike's 1964 1200 Deluxe
I have a 64 that the washer button kept sliding out. I found a simple fix. Take out the button and VERY GENTLY give it a VERY SLIGHT bend in the middle. Once I did that it put just enough tension o ...
  Topic: Mike's 1964 1200 Deluxe
ebenasky

Replies: 115
Views: 8719

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:03 pm   Subject: Re: Mike's 1964 1200 Deluxe
That's an outstanding job on the headliner, don't see them come out that nice often.
Popcorn

Thanks! Coming from you, that is a huge compliment!
I know Beetle headliners are really hard to do ...
  Topic: Mike's 1964 1200 Deluxe
ebenasky

Replies: 115
Views: 8719

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:55 pm   Subject: Re: Mike's 1964 1200 Deluxe
I put mine behind the tar boards.
  Topic: New fuel pump with regulator
ebenasky

Replies: 11
Views: 369

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:14 am   Subject: Re: New fuel pump with regulator
I have plans to rebuild my old pump but I needed to have my vehicle up and running now as this is my daily driver. When the weather gets warm enough (I'm in Montana), I will take the time to do the r ...
  Topic: New fuel pump with regulator
ebenasky

Replies: 11
Views: 369

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:39 pm   Subject: New fuel pump with regulator
My daily driver started having problems and I determined that it was my fuel pump. I bought a new one and after checking The Samba, I realized I needed to have a fuel regulator. I also determined th ...
  Topic: thebugsmy59 - [email protected] - Mark Bolina
ebenasky

Replies: 551
Views: 80871

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:54 am   Subject: Re: thebugsmy59 - [email protected] - Mark Bolina
I purchased a Volkswagen Beetle Early Fuel Tank Cap from Mark and he was great at communicating and shipping it quickly to me.

Thanks!
  Topic: At what point does less become more?
ebenasky

Replies: 34
Views: 1442

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:38 pm   Subject: Re: At what point does less become more?
This is a timely post for me. I had built up my '64 back in '12 and then the clutch went out. At that time I had someone offer to sell me a '74 Super. It needed a bit of work and had the typical ca ...
  Topic: Rebuilding a German throw out bearing
ebenasky

Replies: 24
Views: 1712

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:04 am   Subject: Re: Rebuilding a German throw out bearing
Perhaps this will help as to where the retainer rings are located. I hope the OP doesn't mind me using their photo.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1811233.jpg
  Topic: Rebuilding a German throw out bearing
ebenasky

Replies: 24
Views: 1712

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:14 am   Subject: Re: Rebuilding a German throw out bearing
I did this today and it was actually fairly easy. Instead of an razor, I used a box cutter with a new blade. I just moved around the edge of the retainer until I found a spot where it would "ca ...
  Topic: BulliBill - Bill Bowman - [email protected]
ebenasky

Replies: 179
Views: 57540

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:24 pm   Subject: Re: BulliBill - Bill Bowman - [email protected]
Great dealing with Bill. Good communication and the rear light was exactly what he said it was. Fast shipping too!

Thank you,
Ed
  Topic: Jim Fowler - [email protected]
ebenasky

Replies: 21
Views: 3429

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:56 pm   Subject: Re: Jim Fowler - [email protected]
Fast shipping and exactly what I was looking for. Great communication as well. I am looking forward to get this reverse switch installed.

Thank you!
  Topic: Awesome Powdercoat - [email protected]
ebenasky

Replies: 101
Views: 31150

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:12 pm   Subject: Re: Awesome Powdercoat - [email protected]
I ordered one of the Thermostats from Clark and received it very quickly. It's nice to have someone that is making new ones so I don't have to hope and pray that I find a good one. Thanks for the go ...
  Topic: Your experience with other drivers while in your VW?
ebenasky

Replies: 57
Views: 4628

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 2:46 pm   Subject: Re: Your experience with other drivers while in your VW?
I love how kids enjoy the sight of the beetle. I get all kinds of smiles and waves from them. I drive by a school and sometimes they will wave at me. Other times I just laugh become some unsuspecti ...
  Topic: [email protected]
ebenasky

Replies: 0
Views: 142

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2015 7:20 am   Subject: [email protected]
I purchased an air cleaner from Scott and it was shipped quickly and was exactly as described.

Thanks!
  Topic: Beedubyabugz - [email protected] - Elizabeth
ebenasky

Replies: 188
Views: 27400

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Dec 22, 2015 5:19 am   Subject: Re: Beedubyabugz - [email protected]
I'm a repeat customer of Elizabeth and I am very happy with the distributors that I received. Well packaged and shipped quickly.

Thank you!
  Topic: tom_hd02 - [email protected]
ebenasky

Replies: 3
Views: 230

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2015 5:51 am   Subject: Re: tom_hd02 - [email protected]
I bought a distributor from Tom and it was shipped quickly and packed very well. It was just as described as well. Good communication with him and would buy from him again.
  Topic: vw_62 - [email protected] - Josh
ebenasky

Replies: 281
Views: 49131

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 12:30 pm   Subject: vw_62 - [email protected] - Josh
I received some more carbs from Josh and they were just what I was looking for. Fast shipping and great communication.

Thanks!
 
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