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  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:30 am   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
I am moved that you came out of hibernation to post here for the first time. People ask when Funky Truck will be finished. I drive it every day I think it is finished. T Wrecks gets welded on whenever ...
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:03 pm   Subject: Funky Truck turns 60 years old today
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Still hard at work every day. He was ...
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:42 am   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
I used a black sealcoat. Same as VW did originally on my truck. As you know red must have a transparent base so it is very sensitive to the color below.
Kurt
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 11:22 pm   Subject: Vintage Speed muffler installed
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  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:53 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
Very Happy
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:54 am   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1771690.jpg This lineup is all trucks.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1771689.jpgDid not get the gates finished on time for this show so we wore the ...
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:47 am   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rga48H5wHM[/youtube]
In the age of instant publishing I present "The Gate Flipper".
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:12 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1769804.jpgI had been thinking about how I was going to shape the curves for years. My first few attempts made a mess out of things. Hand sanding was the worst. ...
  Topic: 67 Kombi Build
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:36 am   Subject: Re: 67 Kombi Build
Separating the body from the frame is no small feat. Though the frame may exist without the body the body cannot exist without the frame. There is no "cut line".
Kurt
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

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Views: 450354

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:01 pm   Subject: single cab gate restoration video
Though it is 20 minutes long it is a low res incomplete edit. When the gates are finished I will add commentary and more video and post in HD deleting this one. This video is not public but this link ...
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

Replies: 1606
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:36 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"

my DC or SC near Funky...looking like ground beef
I happen to like VWs that look like ground beef. I have a few of them myself.

People not commenting here are wanting/appreciating more detaile ...
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

Replies: 1606
Views: 450354

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:07 am   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1769349.jpgI was asked about the pink Bondo over the primer. I would never do that. That is not Bondo and that is not primer. That is polyester finishing putty ...
  Topic: window assembly painting 60 single cab
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:55 am   Subject: Re: window assembly painting 60 single cab
The vent wing latch should be black. The chrome button in the vent wing latch and the window slider latch and the clip that holds the window divider strip to the felt are not painted. Paint everything ...
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

Replies: 1606
Views: 450354

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:03 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
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https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1768850.jpgSand - fill low spots - guide coat - re ...
  Topic: Larry's 1962 Single Cab Resto "Brrt Brrt"
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:19 am   Subject: Re: Larry's 1962 Single Cab Resto "Brrt Brrt"
Welding is looking good. Practice much?
  Topic: My 63 Kombi L87 White
glideking

Replies: 152
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:09 am   Subject: Re: My 63 Kombi L87 White
You are taking the time to grind down all those plug welds that no one will ever see lying on your back. Good job. How do you keep sparks from getting in your ears and down your neck? I invite people ...
  Topic: lower windshield surround metal
glideking

Replies: 3
Views: 240

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:45 am   Subject: Re: lower windshield surround metal
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY9Xa5fRTzk[/youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY9Xa5fRTzk
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

Replies: 1606
Views: 450354

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:09 am   Subject: single cab gate repair surfacer
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1767534.jpgLooks ok but it is not.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1767533.jpgToo cold to cure the surfacer so put up some heat lamps.


https:/ ...
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
glideking

Replies: 1606
Views: 450354

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:42 pm   Subject: single cab gate repair surfacer
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1766974.jpgFuel compartment separation panels in fresh paint. These got left out. Better late than never.

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  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
glideking

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:49 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
then it's football time.

Ha!
 
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