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  Topic: Best pop out side windows for a 1962 ragtop
hitest

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:27 am   Subject: Re: Best pop out side windows for a 1962 ragtop
Another vote for VW Loosenuts. You use your stock glass with his frame. He also makes extended side pop outs. I donít have his, I have Pandraggerís version of the Randar Super Latches, used with my fa ...
  Topic: What to offer for a all original 61 bug
hitest

Replies: 128
Views: 16290

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:20 am   Subject: Re: What to offer for a all original 61 bug
Well for shitz sake that explains why you never deliver my mail.

If you ever want that '61 or the blue later I forgot what it is car just bring me my extended warranty offers and we'll discuss pric ...
  Topic: Need help with interview project
hitest

Replies: 26
Views: 585

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:09 am   Subject: Re: Need help with interview project
Where it involves thesamba.com I'm withholding all opinions until this thread is addressed by Everett B.

As it reads now- weird and suspect.
  Topic: Headlights - Duuude, confused, disappointed, and what the heck?
hitest

Replies: 40
Views: 2192

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:44 am   Subject: Re: Headlights - Duuude, confused, disappointed, and what the heck?
When taking an initial measurement- lift the front of your car a bit with the parking brake set Your old shocks will hold it. When you aim the HLs you want the car to "simulate" the positi ...
  Topic: Horn Button
hitest

Replies: 11
Views: 1320

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:17 am   Subject: Re: Horn Button
the outer ring in new shiny silver white.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2185878.jpg

Beautiful work Swiss Bulli !
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
hitest

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:15 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
He did say he'd post pictures but not of his tent- hard for me to conclude any of those photos are of his tent?
  Topic: Why is Grant Wheel Hub Making Horn Honk?
hitest

Replies: 16
Views: 276

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:19 am   Subject: Re: Why is Grant Wheel Hub Making Horn Honk?
I can't help but think the Grant adapter is not properly isolating that copper paint on the ring from the hub adapter portion (I'm sure you're already there).

I also suspect that if the two brass ...
  Topic: 6 Volt Headlights
hitest

Replies: 10
Views: 390

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:45 am   Subject: Re: 6 Volt Headlights
Bulbs are among resistors that can suffer just as badly from under voltage as they do from being over-juiced.
  Topic: Double-cab Knob & Grab-Handle Color
hitest

Replies: 7
Views: 298

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 12:08 pm   Subject: Re: Double-cab Knob & Grab-Handle Color
My 63 double cab used as a delivery vehicle by a VW dealer for years with sub 60K (bought a long time ago now)

was black wheel, black turn signal, black knobs, pulls and white grab handle


whi ...
  Topic: ISP West - pimppride - [email protected]
hitest

Replies: 155
Views: 47376

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:58 am   Subject: Re: ISP West - pimppride - [email protected]
I can't believe how long ago it's been since I ordered the same thing, but... Thanks again to ISP West. I ordered another set of reproduction center caps- this time for a set of 2nd series, thin lip ...
  Topic: Plastic Things Between Doors?
hitest

Replies: 4
Views: 271

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2021 3:02 pm   Subject: Re: Plastic Things Between Doors?
They're beer can holders that used to be hooked over the door and into the window of a standard car. Someone wanted to remove the flat hooks and lacked any motor skills- so they used a drill to make ...
  Topic: Found a unicorn VW!! 24 yr old Trek bike.
hitest

Replies: 6
Views: 304

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:52 pm   Subject: Re: Found a unicorn VW!! 24 yr old Trek bike.
it's a cool way to cruise swap meets. Not cool to SHOP from at swap meets.
  Topic: Double-cab Knob & Grab-Handle Color
hitest

Replies: 7
Views: 298

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2021 9:25 pm   Subject: Re: Double-cab Knob & Grab-Handle Color
My early '65 DC came the same way. If I recall, an ivory heater knob too.

I forgot that one, mine is black.

Great now I wish I could remember for certain... Shocked Very Happy
  Topic: Double-cab Knob & Grab-Handle Color
hitest

Replies: 7
Views: 298

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 8:21 pm   Subject: Re: Double-cab Knob & Grab-Handle Color
My early '65 DC came the same way. If I recall, an ivory heater knob too.
  Topic: Is it a 66 or a 67?
hitest

Replies: 27
Views: 696

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 24, 2021 2:59 pm   Subject: Re: Is it a 66 or a 67?
The first digit of the VIN is a "7?" The third digit is key to knowing model year of your bus.

The earliest '67s had no backup lights as srfndoc said. But For it to have an early July m ...
  Topic: Smoking
hitest

Replies: 3
Views: 168

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 3:21 pm   Subject: Re: Smoking
Disconnect your battery!

THEN, screw around in the column. Sounds like a direct short in the ignition switch module in the column. Wires smoking once tend to not fix themselves by giving it a b ...
  Topic: Fresh air tube seal
hitest

Replies: 9
Views: 362

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 3:15 pm   Subject: Re: Fresh air tube seal
It's been a a little while since I saw that style loose (my 40s are dirty) but I believe it is just slipped down over the metal male-male preheat coupler and held in place by the band on my 1600 beetl ...
  Topic: EMPI Datsun wheel modification to run on bus
hitest

Replies: 4
Views: 288

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 17, 2021 5:48 pm   Subject: Re: EMPI Datsun wheel modification to run on bus
Measure the diameter based off a factory wheel you need and talk to a local machine shop. Or take both wheels to the shop and tell them make this look like that.
  Topic: My 63 Ragtop caught on fire
hitest

Replies: 8
Views: 424

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 10:29 am   Subject: Re: My 63 Ragtop caught on fire
Reinstall a proper air filter on the next go-around. Those cheap elements breathe air in and out- and helped fan flames. If it was in place when you started the car- it's most of the cause of the fi ...
  Topic: Flat 4 Roof Rack Refresh
hitest

Replies: 9
Views: 252

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri May 14, 2021 8:29 pm   Subject: Re: Flat 4 Roof Rack Refresh
Nice work. I recommend a good polyurethane (2 coats) on each board while loose. You won't want to go a day outside with them naked.
 
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