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  Topic: The Regna '54 Deluxe
ian macdowall

Replies: 118
Views: 26777

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:35 am   Subject: Re: The Regna '54 Deluxe
Good work and a great story behind it Ben 😎👍
  Topic: 1952 Deluxe
ian macdowall

Replies: 313
Views: 73494

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:37 pm   Subject: Re: 1952 Deluxe
My Aug 52 deluxe is factory grey underneath, there is brown overspray on the back parcelshelf and cargo floor, But the lower half is red overspray mainly, to be honest there is a lot of factory oversp ...
  Topic: 1952 Deluxe
ian macdowall

Replies: 313
Views: 73494

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:13 am   Subject: Re: 1952 Deluxe
Thatís shaping up real nice, good work 👍
  Topic: My 10 window Kombi build January 1951
ian macdowall

Replies: 772
Views: 382188

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:51 pm   Subject: Re: My 10 window Kombi build January 1951
Looks like a cool feature Ben, will buy a copy tomorrow Cool
  Topic: 1954 RHD BD Kombi Restoration
ian macdowall

Replies: 69
Views: 14076

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:40 am   Subject: Re: 1954 RHD BD Kombi Restoration
It's looking really good JK, I am pleased that it ended in good hands. Matthew Smith will make you a three pin logo if you want one.
  Topic: Hessisch Oldendorf 2017
ian macdowall

Replies: 31
Views: 6946

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:36 am   Subject: Re: Hessisch Oldendorf 2017
Finally after 2+ years I got to drive the 52, chasing a 50 and a load of Schwimmwagens through the German countryside was unbelievable
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1660499.jpg
  Topic: 1951 Deluxe Micro Bus discovered - Second Oldest Samba
ian macdowall

Replies: 46
Views: 27953

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 10:43 pm   Subject: Re: 1951 Deluxe Micro Bus discovered
I think they should just display the way it is

I agree, it is an amazing find, such a shame it wasn't found indoors. It isn't restorable and I believe it should just be kept as it is.
  Topic: 1952 Deluxe
ian macdowall

Replies: 313
Views: 73494

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 2:35 pm   Subject: Re: 1952 Deluxe
Great work David, my 52 is in similar condition with very little rust and again very strangely suffered some bad corrosion in one gutter, I think the early design just seemed to prove a bit of a water ...
  Topic: Garybon - [email protected] - Gary Bonsange
ian macdowall

Replies: 16
Views: 3097

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat May 06, 2017 6:57 am   Subject: Re: Garybon - [email protected] - Gary Bonsange
Great parts, fast delivery and a nice guy Cool
  Topic: Chestnut Brown 1952 Crotchcooler, been parked since the 70s
ian macdowall

Replies: 180
Views: 45819

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:53 pm   Subject: Re: Chestnut Brown 1952 Crotchcooler, been parked since the 70s
Great thread, I like that a lot Cool
  Topic: 1952 Deluxe
ian macdowall

Replies: 313
Views: 73494

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:21 am   Subject: Re: 1952 Deluxe
That's a nice early 52 in good shape, great work, looking forward to seeing the progress. Cool
  Topic: Quality Sound 1954 Barndoor Deluxe Puzzle
ian macdowall

Replies: 329
Views: 147921

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:27 pm   Subject: Re: Quality Sound 1954 Barndoor Deluxe Puzzle
Looks great Ben, nice to see it in print Cool
  Topic: Barndoor King and Link pins
ian macdowall

Replies: 3
Views: 1803

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 1:14 pm   Subject: Barndoor King and Link pins
Does anyone know a supplier of king and link pins, I have found kits available with part number 211-498-021A but it seems according to my parts book that they are for 55 onwards. I need part number 21 ...
  Topic: 1951 Brazilian Barndoor Type 24A
ian macdowall

Replies: 277
Views: 80010

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Oct 07, 2016 3:25 pm   Subject: Re: 1951 Brazilian Barndoor Type 24A
Looks great, really like this bus Cool
  Topic: 1951 Brazilian Barndoor Type 24A
ian macdowall

Replies: 277
Views: 80010

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 11:34 am   Subject: Re: 1951 brazilian Type 24A
Very cool, Mar 51, super early sunroof. When did sunroof option first start?
  Topic: 51 generator charging issue help required please
ian macdowall

Replies: 4
Views: 688

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:33 pm   Subject: Re: 51 generator charging issue help required please
I am assuming the regulator is ok, because there is no voltage output from the generator. I will completely remove the brushes to inspect, but they do appear ok
  Topic: 51 generator charging issue help required please
ian macdowall

Replies: 4
Views: 688

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Jul 30, 2016 10:19 am   Subject: 51 generator charging issue help required please
The charging lamp on my 51 suddenly appeared, I checked the belt and put a test meter across the output and found no voltage on the output. Next check was to remove the belt and short the negative lea ...
  Topic: Quality Sound 1954 Barndoor Deluxe Puzzle
ian macdowall

Replies: 329
Views: 147921

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:12 pm   Subject: Re: Quality Sound 1954 Barndoor Deluxe Puzzle
Great driveway shot, it's looking good. Cool
  Topic: 1953 portuguese kombi
ian macdowall

Replies: 36
Views: 15962

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:44 pm   Subject: Re: 1953 portuguese kombi
Looking very nice Cool
  Topic: January 1953 'Smooth Gate SC
ian macdowall

Replies: 72
Views: 29778

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 2:29 pm   Subject: Re: January 1953 'Smooth Gate SC
Jesper, gutted for you.. Hope it gets sorted soon. At least you guys are still alive to tell the tale, that's the most important thing.
 
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