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  Topic: Coil discussion
joe h.

Replies: 66
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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:38 am   Subject: Re: Coil discussion
Reviving this old thread.

I'm considering restoring this old blue coil, and running it on my Okrasa, but I can't figure out what it came on. Everything I see has the TK6 A3 as a black coil. Anyone ...
  Topic: Oval Owners, Post your Oval
joe h.

Replies: 1716
Views: 642720

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:51 pm   Subject: Re: Oval Owners, Post your Oval
My finally finished '54.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2054107.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2054106.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2054108.jpg

Would love to ...
  Topic: Official Oval Convertibles thread and Registry
joe h.

Replies: 3897
Views: 696339

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:38 pm   Subject: Re: Official Oval Convertibles thread and Registry
Hey Peter,

I used a combo of WW and these. I like the metal sleeve like they originally came, also the ones below are slightly smaller, so you can mix and match to help with door alignment.

http ...
  Topic: Oval Owners, Post your Oval
joe h.

Replies: 1716
Views: 642720

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:50 am   Subject: Re: Oval Owners, Post your Oval
My finally finished '54.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2054107.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2054106.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2054108.jpg
  Topic: Riechert tuning parts
joe h.

Replies: 55
Views: 17919

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:10 am   Subject: Re: Riechert tuning parts
I've had these for years. I'm guessing they are from an original kit.https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1804592.jpg
  Topic: Parts supplier that sells Wolfburg West parts
joe h.

Replies: 9
Views: 540

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat May 02, 2020 1:58 pm   Subject: Re: Parts supplier that sells Wolfburg West parts
I have several, both stock and oversize, including reamer. PM me what you need.
  Topic: Reset. 2020. COVID-19 thread
joe h.

Replies: 917
Views: 34715

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:52 am   Subject: Re: Reset. 2020. COVID-19 thread
If this stay at home mandate last more then a few weeks the entire economy will take a massive hit. 60% of America lives pay check to paycheck so in a month people are gonna be is serious financial cr ...
  Topic: VDO Tach 6volt How to install?
joe h.

Replies: 10
Views: 4411

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:08 pm   Subject: Re: VDO Tach 6volt How to install?
Hi Jeff
I have a tach like that installed in my 54 oval.
I decided to drill holes in the rear breast tin and weld in a pipe to route the cable in, think it looks better than the way shown in the o ...
  Topic: Brought home a Jan/ Feb 54' Jupiter Grey Euro
joe h.

Replies: 46
Views: 3683

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:38 pm   Subject: Re: Brought home a Jan/ Feb 54' Jupiter Grey Euro
Hey Bub,
I'm just finishing my resto of a Jan 54. Mine was delivered to Seattle with semaphores and sealed beam headlights dated 11/53. I have lots of leftover odds and ends, so let me know what you ...
  Topic: NW Vintage Meet - July 20th 2019 - Shoreline (Seattle) WA
joe h.

Replies: 1
Views: 1173

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:22 pm   Subject: NW Vintage Meet - July 20th 2019 - Shoreline (Seattle) WA
The 38th annual NW VW Vintage Meet is July 20th.
Here's a clip from las year. Wink


[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzIrIL3svU8&fbclid=IwAR3wSCS7ot1nAanPEVLwQ-dwCITKgP8GM2vgCqQcYFf ...
  Topic: Plate Frame List and Dealer Discussion
joe h.

Replies: 2236
Views: 500281

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:59 am   Subject: Re: Plate Frame List and Dealer Discussion
Fresh chrome and paint! https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1917875.jpg
  Topic: How long was it to ship from factory to US?
joe h.

Replies: 4
Views: 392

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:18 am   Subject: Re: How long was it to ship from factory to US?
I have a letter from the factory regarding my car from the early 80's. It has some info that isn't commonly found on birth certs.
My car left the factory on Jan 7th 1954, and was delivered Jan 25th t ...
  Topic: 1955 Bus engine photo
joe h.

Replies: 11
Views: 1315

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:37 am   Subject: Re: 1955 Bus engine photo
Second one has later oil fill and small nut generator pulley.
Factory rebuild photo maybe?
  Topic: 1958 Outlaw Beetle Build
joe h.

Replies: 257
Views: 54648

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:53 am   Subject: Re: 1958 Outlaw Beetle Build
I'm definitely interested!
  Topic: Early Berg manifolds
joe h.

Replies: 7
Views: 775

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:11 pm   Subject: Re: Early Berg manifolds
That looks like Renton Wash to me. That is where he had his first shop.
  Topic: 37th Annual Vintage Meet - 7/21/18 - Seattle WA
joe h.

Replies: 2
Views: 631

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:14 pm   Subject: Re: 37th Annual Vintage Meet - 7/21/18 - Seattle WA
Another amazing show in the books! Well organized, perfect weather, huge swap and so many beautiful cars. Well done Cascade Kombis!
  Topic: 1958 Outlaw Beetle Build
joe h.

Replies: 257
Views: 54648

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:21 pm   Subject: Re: 1958 Outlaw Beetle Build
That looks great! Cool
  Topic: 53-55' door latch details
joe h.

Replies: 2
Views: 331

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:11 am   Subject: Re: 53-55' door latch details
The left sider is made using pre 1949 parts. Some of the component suppliers had left over parts and used them later. Pre 1949 has a spring whick locks in the notch on the turning piece.

Thank you ...
  Topic: 53-55' door latch details
joe h.

Replies: 2
Views: 331

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:43 pm   Subject: 53-55' door latch details
Both of these came out of a ribbed driver side door with wing windows. The pivot is totally different between the two. The left is from my car and matches the passenger. The right was from a donor doo ...
  Topic: 1958 Outlaw Beetle Build
joe h.

Replies: 257
Views: 54648

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:22 pm   Subject: Re: 1958 Outlaw Beetle Build
Both very beautiful cars! Joe, I see you are listed as being in Seattle. Will you have your oval at Seattle Vintage Meet this year? I don't venture out of the swap meet area too often, but I'd love to ...
 
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