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  Topic: Installing a new hardline and it's too short.
gscallon

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:05 pm   Subject: Re: Installing a new hardline and it's too short.
I know. I am at a loss for how CSP expected me to connect the stock line to the dc mc. As far as I can tell, there's no way it would possibly fit.

nlorntson, I hope you don't mind that I borrowe ...
  Topic: Installing a new hardline and it's too short.
gscallon

Replies: 10
Views: 512

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:50 pm   Subject: Re: Installing a new hardline and it's too short.
Thompson,
I'm pretty sure that, with my '56 at least, the long line to the rear and the line to the front drivers side head straight from the master cylinder to the frame "wall" where they ...
  Topic: Installing a new hardline and it's too short.
gscallon

Replies: 10
Views: 512

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:44 pm   Subject: Re: Installing a new hardline and it's too short.
Thank you all. I just ordered a bubble flare tool and a 25 foot coil of 3/16" cunifer line. I'll make the run myself.

It's always good to have an excuse to buy a new tool.

Thanks agai ...
  Topic: Installing a new hardline and it's too short.
gscallon

Replies: 10
Views: 512

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:23 pm   Subject: Installing a new hardline and it's too short.
Hi. I have a problem and I'm wondering if there may be a clever solution that I'm just not thinking of. I have a '56 deluxe and am in the process or replacing the long brake hardline that runs from ...
  Topic: RHD Wolfsburg 55 pg/sg
gscallon

Replies: 199
Views: 29921

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:47 pm   Subject: Re: RHD Wolfsburg 55 pg/sg
BTW, you mention the mount being "bent". If you're talking about the rectangular/trapezoidal piece that the handle mounts to, it's supposed to be canted at the angle shown such that the han ...
  Topic: Jeff Gagnon - jeffgagnon - [email protected]
gscallon

Replies: 201
Views: 40930

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:53 am   Subject: Re: Jeff Gagnon - jeffgagnon - [email protected]
I sent Jeff a severely ugly bus front end and steering box and they both came back like new. He completely rebuilt both with new bushings, seals, etc, and added adjusters to the front beam as well, a ...
  Topic: Steering wheel stinks
gscallon

Replies: 15
Views: 471

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:30 pm   Subject: Re: Steering wheel stinks
I bought a figurine in the Far East one time while on vacation. We were out in the bookdocs backpacking so I didn't notice the horrible smell until we got home and unwrapped it. It had been painted ...
  Topic: First Post - Not What I wanted it to Be.... Need VIN help
gscallon

Replies: 38
Views: 2121

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:08 am   Subject: Re: First Post - Not What I wanted it to Be.... Need VIN help
Hi. Is there a chance it was registered using the engine number instead of the VIN. I know that used to happen back in the day. Not sure what the proper solution to that is, but it's the case, I'm ...
  Topic: My SOTO collection, show me your S.O.T.O. Memories
gscallon

Replies: 76
Views: 5742

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:39 am   Subject: Re: My SOTO collection, show me your S.O.T.O. Memories
Dirtslinger.

Score!!!. I can't believe we found it. And now I see PP Stain parked in front. Nice.

Happy to help. Again, if you'd like the actual photos, shoot me your address and I'll dr ...
  Topic: My SOTO collection, show me your S.O.T.O. Memories
gscallon

Replies: 76
Views: 5742

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:55 pm   Subject: Re: My SOTO collection, show me your S.O.T.O. Memories
Does anyone have photos from a couple SOTO meets in the OC back in say 1986-1988? Not quite sure the years.

I was in high school and brought my green and white 67 13 window, almost the same as that ...
  Topic: Little Dron video Clip Speedster
gscallon

Replies: 6
Views: 470

PostForum: Porsche - 356   Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:17 am   Subject: Re: Little Dron video Clip Speedster
Love it! Thanks for posting.

-Greg
ps; Nice bus in the vid too. Smile
  Topic: Trouble with front wheel bearings
gscallon

Replies: 4
Views: 510

PostForum: Porsche - 356   Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:06 am   Subject: Re: Trouble with front wheel bearings
You might do a search on the 356 Registry site for more info on this. I had the exact same problem. If I remember correctly it was that the inner race for the roller bearings was slightly too small ...
  Topic: 57 Kombi
gscallon

Replies: 372
Views: 47472

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 9:39 pm   Subject: Re: My 57 Dove Blue Kombi
Man, I did exactly that type of crappy bodywork on my first two busses back in the mid '80s. Cut out the rocker rust, bend a crease in the sheetmetal and then just fiberglass a new rocker in place. ...
  Topic: Any Campbell, California locals?
gscallon

Replies: 12
Views: 2601

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 2:23 pm   Subject: Re: Any Campbell, California locals?
Hello,
According to the Redfin real estate site, the house at that address hasn't sold since 1996, so it's likely that whoever lives there now either knows about your bus or is renting from someone w ...
  Topic: Do you know this bus?(Maybe 80's California Racers can help)
gscallon

Replies: 28
Views: 3272

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:55 pm   Subject: Re: Do you know this bus?(Maybe 80's California Racers can help)
After looking at Google street view, I'm almost positive it was Crystal Springs Rd, not Camelia. So that narrows it down a bit.

Damn, I wish I knew more, but I think I talked to the guy only once, ...
  Topic: Do you know this bus?(Maybe 80's California Racers can help)
gscallon

Replies: 28
Views: 3272

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:30 pm   Subject: Re: Do you know this bus?(Maybe 80's California Racers can help)
Hey UGBUS,
I may remember your bus from back in the 80's. I grew up in the Almaden Valley of San Jose and have been into busses since '85. I remember well a chopped drag bus that lived in a drivewa ...
  Topic: E Brake not staying engaged help
gscallon

Replies: 3
Views: 810

PostForum: Porsche - 356   Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:04 am   Subject: E Brake not staying engaged help
Hello Saddlesore,
If you go to the 356 Registry site and search for "Hand Brake Rebuild" or something like that, there is an article I wrote a number of years ago that show exactly how the ...
  Topic: Help Installing Parcel Shelf under dash tray
gscallon

Replies: 13
Views: 1606

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:41 pm   Subject: Help Installing Parcel Shelf under dash tray
Lorenzo,
Was this parcel shelf previously installed in this bus? If it is new, could it be for a different year bus? If you try to install a late thick-edged parcel shelf into an early bus, the edg ...
  Topic: New build / Engine Clacking
gscallon

Replies: 46
Views: 3984

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:06 pm   Subject: New build / Engine Clacking
Could your rockers be hitting the insides of your valve covers? I've had that happen in the past with aftermarket rockers and non-stock cams.

Good luck.
-Greg
  Topic: Clearance question? Connecting rod and cam
gscallon

Replies: 27
Views: 5085

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:13 pm   Subject: Clearance question? Connecting rod and cam
Are you checking the clearance with the rods pointing directly out of their bores, as if the ends are attached to pistons. Better yet, attach them to pistons without rings and set your cylinders in t ...
 
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