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  Topic: Airline deals, tips please.
hazetguy

Replies: 19
Views: 472

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue May 17, 2022 8:42 am   Subject: Re: Airline deals, tips please.
try looking at rates on Orbitz.
consider flying at "off hours" (early/late in the day, red-eye)
consider flying into Oakland instead of SJC.
  Topic: Stellar Trike Action
hazetguy

Replies: 332
Views: 163424

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Mon May 16, 2022 6:39 am   Subject: Re: Stellar Trike Action
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2290247.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2290246.jpg
  Topic: 1959 Bus Air Cleaner Info. Needed
hazetguy

Replies: 8
Views: 380

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 10:59 am   Subject: Re: 1959 Bus Air Cleaner Info. Needed
diablosandwich: the grommet/gasket you are showing is not for this particular split bus application.


the vw part numbers for the gaskets in question are:
#102 is 261 129 643
#103 is 261 129 683 ...
  Topic: Stellar Trike Action
hazetguy

Replies: 332
Views: 163424

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2022 5:19 am   Subject: Re: Stellar Trike Action
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2285283.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2285282.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2285281.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery ...
  Topic: Celebrity Death Watch! Official RIP when they DIE thread...
hazetguy

Replies: 6854
Views: 1039904

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2022 11:26 am   Subject: Re: Celebrity Death Watch! Official RIP when they DIE thread...
Klaus Schulze, German electronic music pioneer, dies aged 74. Sad
  Topic: type 4 thermostat
hazetguy

Replies: 4
Views: 153

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2022 8:43 am   Subject: Re: type 4 thermostat
Here is one option:

https://www.awesomepowdercoat.com/vw-thermostats

Or this guy: https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/search.php?username=volkaholic1

just an fyi: those are both the same ...
  Topic: How much paint do I use?
hazetguy

Replies: 12
Views: 441

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2022 11:04 am   Subject: Re: How much paint do I use?
for the definitive answer, i think we should get our buddy Erb to make a video, addressing this issue.
  Topic: Bumper color code?
hazetguy

Replies: 5
Views: 337

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2022 4:34 pm   Subject: Re: Bumper color code?
whole section of the Samba with paint color code info:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/colorstype2.php
  Topic: First time in NY. Any recommendations?
hazetguy

Replies: 36
Views: 1043

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue Apr 05, 2022 5:22 am   Subject: Re: First time in NY. Any recommendations?
new york's alright if you like saxophones.
  Topic: Rear Main Seal - Leak
hazetguy

Replies: 15
Views: 400

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2022 10:24 am   Subject: Re: Rear Main Seal - Leak
did you replace the o-ring in the flywheel? didn't see that on your list.
  Topic: Oil Cooler Seals
hazetguy

Replies: 5
Views: 242

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2022 11:16 am   Subject: Re: Oil Cooler Seals
What size passages does the case have?
What size passages does the oil cooler have?
Are you running a doghouse cooler?
Are you running a doghouse cooler on an earlier case?
Are you running a small ...
  Topic: How to use Fuel line Compression Fittings
hazetguy

Replies: 0
Views: 98

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2022 12:50 pm   Subject: How to use Fuel line Compression Fittings
sorry for the long post, but......

i'm posting this as something to check even though i can see you are possibly a little past this point with your installation. however, now is the time to make an ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
hazetguy

Replies: 6430
Views: 206101

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2022 4:10 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
I canít figure out where this goes:

My micrometer is bustedó itís a little over an inch from flat to flat. Too big for the generator pulley nut.


front spindle, wheel bearing locknut. you'd ne ...
  Topic: Steering wheel off center
hazetguy

Replies: 8
Views: 455

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2022 7:00 am   Subject: Re: Steering wheel off center
The pitman arm and steering box both have notches - you are supposed to have these in alignment.


yep, that is the first place to start if you remove the pitman arm.
not the best pic, but these a ...
  Topic: ID BUZZ
hazetguy

Replies: 4
Views: 430

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2022 4:46 pm   Subject: Re: ID BUZZ
yawn. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=670513
  Topic: Need 002 Transmission Rebuild Kit
hazetguy

Replies: 9
Views: 396

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2022 10:15 am   Subject: Re: Need 002 Transmission Rebuild Kit
gasket sets are part number 002 398 005A
they seem to be widely available.
  Topic: I took apart my headlight switch.. help me put it back together
hazetguy

Replies: 3
Views: 314

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2022 3:23 pm   Subject: Re: I took apart my headlight switch.. help me put it back together
i'd polish the tips of the "fingers" that make contact, and polish the track marks off the central part before reassembling the switch (see last pic below).
when i rebuild these, i also pu ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
hazetguy

Replies: 6430
Views: 206101

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2022 2:29 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
BUT I LIKE YELLING!!!!
Just wanted to save you from damaging something if you tightened it down like that.
The proper orientation of everything can be found in your factory service manual.

https ...
  Topic: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
hazetguy

Replies: 6430
Views: 206101

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2022 2:19 pm   Subject: Re: '59 Karmann Ghia fever
Havenít torqued this down, but it seems the nut is not likely to cover all the threads:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2267843.jpg


the washers are NOT installed properly in this pic!!!
  Topic: Distributor parts?
hazetguy

Replies: 5
Views: 452

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2022 2:22 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor parts?
Stoddard has them available.
https://www.stoddard.com/nla60210201-61660210201-nla.html

some of the older reproductions were some kind of white plastic/teflon, but if i recall correctly, they tende ...
 
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