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  Topic: Gun opinion.
gitchesum

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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:28 pm   Subject: Gun opinion.
It's been a while since I've painted anything. Last car was metallic BC/CC. This time around will be single stage satin urethane
Any opinion on these guns ?
Or any helpful tips?
TIA
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  Topic: Dove Blue spray match?
gitchesum

Replies: 10
Views: 600

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:56 pm   Subject: Re: Dove Blue spray match?
My local shop wants $60 to match the paint, $45 more for a 12 oz spray can. Iíve bought a coupla cans from online suppliers, and they donít match at all, despite crazy $.
  Topic: Shasta 2020 - bus rental
gitchesum

Replies: 7
Views: 768

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:34 pm   Subject: Re: Shasta 2020 - bus rental
Skinner is selling the Chocolate bus...Shasta tested.
  Topic: Cool Bus Pics
gitchesum

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:13 pm   Subject: Re: Cool Bus Pics
http://sidedraftsix.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/4.jpg

Have a close up of that mirror mount ? Nice.
  Topic: Texas to Shasta Snow Trip 2020 - 1959 Bus
gitchesum

Replies: 385
Views: 48930

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:34 pm   Subject: Re: Texas to Shasta Snow Trip 2020 - 1959 Bus


Questions:
1. Any recommendations for roof rack mounted driving lights?
.

I have Hella 500 driving beams mounted on my rack.
Great lighting pattern, classic proven beam.
https://www.thes ...
  Topic: Turn Signal Switch 6-Wire Functionality
gitchesum

Replies: 6
Views: 253

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:27 pm   Subject: Re: Turn Signal Switch 6-Wire Functionality
I havenít found any of the TS switches to be good. A small piece of 80 grit sandpaper inside will keep it from spinning. Also the canceling cam may need adjustment to cancel out after a turn.
  Topic: Breather issue.
gitchesum

Replies: 26
Views: 1152

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:36 am   Subject: Re: Breather issue.
Not sure what the problem is....

I have a 2180 with FK8 and Steve Tims heads and have no problem with just both valve covers vented to a Berg breather.

http://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/2180_6.jpg ...
  Topic: Breather issue.
gitchesum

Replies: 26
Views: 1152

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:58 am   Subject: Re: Breather issue.
All good ideas worth trying. Like I said earlier, previous owner had this hooked up, but not necessarily like originally intended.

Thanks again for the responses.
  Topic: Breather issue.
gitchesum

Replies: 26
Views: 1152

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:04 pm   Subject: Re: Breather issue.
I would

Plug air cleaner vent
left valve cover to "A"
fuel pump to "B"
oil fill to new bung installed somewhere between "B" and "C"
right valve cover to ...
  Topic: Breather issue.
gitchesum

Replies: 26
Views: 1152

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:46 am   Subject: Re: Breather issue.
Regarding the pulley, you have to change to a different one and not change anything else to truly know. I had a pulley where the O.D of the spiral was slightly smaller, and wouldnt seal.

The stock ...
  Topic: Breather issue.
gitchesum

Replies: 26
Views: 1152

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:25 am   Subject: Re: Breather issue.
The oil filler tube has a -8 fitting in it now, that originally went to the A plug. I need to weld on a -8 bung on the bottom and run the FP plate hose to that, so it will drain back.
I'll also put ...
  Topic: Breather issue.
gitchesum

Replies: 26
Views: 1152

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:17 pm   Subject: Re: Breather issue.
I just use a cheap buggy breather kit on my 2332 and havent seen a drop of oil anywhere.
Each valve cover has a hose into each end... and center hose goes to oil fill/crankcase.


Just my opinion. ...
  Topic: Breather issue.
gitchesum

Replies: 26
Views: 1152

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:08 pm   Subject: Breather issue.
I've read every breather post on here, and have still not got anywhere with this.
2276, FK8, built by Steve Tims, using his heads and more. This is his breather set up, but not necessarily his routi ...
  Topic: New production Split-Bus body seen at MAM Funfest this weekend
gitchesum

Replies: 140
Views: 12546

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:30 pm   Subject: Re: New production Split-Bus body seen at MAM Funfest this weekend
Yep... thatís what Iím seeing. We have gear heads in the family as young as 4.
They are all familiar with family members projects and jump in as long as they can hold their attention. If these young ...
  Topic: Ice Box modern day use
gitchesum

Replies: 34
Views: 1408

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:46 pm   Subject: Re: Ice Box modern day use
Pick up a lb of dry ice....keep that on your regular block of ice...youíll be quite surprised. Wrap the dry ice in a paper bag.
  Topic: New production Split-Bus body seen at MAM Funfest this weekend
gitchesum

Replies: 140
Views: 12546

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:01 pm   Subject: Re: New production Split-Bus body seen at MAM Funfest this weekend
this is so odd. a customer of mine(of India background) showed me how a company in the US makes imitation Jeeps and sends them over to India. Spitting images.

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/03/03/ ...
  Topic: New production Split-Bus body seen at MAM Funfest this weekend
gitchesum

Replies: 140
Views: 12546

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:29 pm   Subject: Re: New production Split-Bus body seen at MAM Funfest this weekend
I'm seeing prices of $15K for the body with doors. Also read somewhere the possibility of SC's and DC's.

Or you could just get the Gerson model.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1917373.png
  Topic: New production Split-Bus body seen at MAM Funfest this weekend
gitchesum

Replies: 140
Views: 12546

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:49 pm   Subject: Re: New production Split-Bus body seen at MAM Funfest this weekend
(we are on the verge of the "model T syndrome" where what was worth 25-30k in the 80's can be had for 8-10k today. the guys who loved them are dead...same is happening here.

everyone who ...
  Topic: Bice bumpers
gitchesum

Replies: 254
Views: 50625

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:57 am   Subject: Re: Bice bumpers
Only from looking at the pic of the blue bay. That bumper has the three handles on it too, but does appear flatter than the one in my pic. Plus the steps are not diamond plate....just thinking it's ...
  Topic: Bice bumpers
gitchesum

Replies: 254
Views: 50625

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:35 am   Subject: Re: Bice bumpers
I found this recently, and I'm thinking this might be for a bay.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1915291.jpg
 
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