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  Topic: Turn Signal Switch 6-Wire Functionality
gitchesum

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Yesterday 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: 748

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: 748

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: 748

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: 748

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: 748

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: 748

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: 748

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

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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: 1270

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: 119
Views: 7695

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: 119
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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: 119
Views: 7695

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: 244
Views: 49357

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: 244
Views: 49357

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
  Topic: Bice bumpers
gitchesum

Replies: 244
Views: 49357

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:57 am   Subject: Bice bumpers
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/775665.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/775664.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/775666.jpg

Yes, it's a bay, but it does appear to hav ...
  Topic: Vin Number
gitchesum

Replies: 14
Views: 6880

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat May 25, 2019 1:27 pm   Subject: Re: Vin Number
I know this is an old post. But I have a 60 Ghia, where the tag up front does not correspond to the registration paperwork. I know on buses that that stamped number on the M code data plate is usual ...
  Topic: Gene berg shifter
gitchesum

Replies: 5
Views: 264

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 9:54 pm   Subject: Re: Gene berg shifter
Itís a 12 inch. Pretty comfortable.
  Topic: Gene berg shifter
gitchesum

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PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 8:57 am   Subject: Re: Gene berg shifter
Iíve got a locker in mine. Love it !
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1910849.jpg
  Topic: Peculiar Tail light for Split bus 56
gitchesum

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Views: 420

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 10, 2019 6:19 pm   Subject: Re: Peculiar Tail light for Split bus 56
I have the same ones on my US-spec 1956 panelvan, bought them as NOS way back in the mid-1980s to replace some much larger ones that were swapped in by a previous owner. At the time I thought they wer ...
 
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