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  Topic: Carb problem! Dumping gas into engine after it's shut off.
karmann1st

Replies: 50
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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:06 am   Subject: Re: Carb problem! Dumping gas into engine after it's shut off.
I had a problem with my new to me 69 with a pict 30-2. When hot, fuel would dump out of the bowl and puddle at the throttle plate. The difference was that the fuel bowl would never fully empty. I clea ...
  Topic: Carb problem! Dumping gas into engine after it's shut off.
karmann1st

Replies: 50
Views: 12681

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:56 am   Subject: Re: Carb problem! Dumping gas into engine after it's shut off.
I guess no one has a fix for this. Mine is doing it I've gone through 5 carbs. And a couple of them were from perfectly running vehicles and they didn't leak inthose vehicles. Only in mine after runni ...
  Topic: #2000 - Let's see your Best Dune Buggy Picture
karmann1st

Replies: 808
Views: 618968

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:56 am   Subject: Re: Best pictures
http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa277/stfwinn/carparts032.jpg http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa277/stfw ...
  Topic: caps for end of bumpers
karmann1st

Replies: 20
Views: 2236

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:47 am   Subject: caps for end of bumpers
What size tubing? I have some nice plastic caps if they are 1.5" X .083 - .134 wall tubing...

They are from Caplugs, but you have to order 300 min. I used to use them on a product I made and h ...
  Topic: CWAT's Joe Poty Sand Rover T Bug Pickup
karmann1st

Replies: 15
Views: 2520

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:25 am   Subject: Re: CWAT's Joe Poty Sand Rover T Bug Pickup
Hi karmann1st,

I was very lucky to have one passed on to me... I have never seen another for sale. Good luck in the hunt.

Cheers,
CWAT

thank you!!!!!
  Topic: CWAT's Joe Poty Sand Rover T Bug Pickup
karmann1st

Replies: 15
Views: 2520

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:10 am   Subject: Re: CWAT's Joe Poty Sand Rover T Bug Pickup
where can I buy that emblem??

New emblem time!

Thanks again to Rob (member manxbuggy) for sending me the SandRover emblem.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1592667.jpg
Sorry to the pu ...
  Topic: Buggie ID
karmann1st

Replies: 25
Views: 4642

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:46 pm   Subject: Re: Buggie ID
Hi Guys,
Do you know if the standard sidepods will fit this kind of joe Poty sand rover?
mine also doesnt has the tag.!!
thanks for the help
  Topic: karmann1st - [email protected]
karmann1st

Replies: 11
Views: 940

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:36 pm   Subject: Re: karmann1st - [email protected]
I think this is the spot to post this.

I purchased a Pair Armrest Kit for my 70 ghia vert from karmann1st. The item exactly like they described, i could not be more happy with this purchase. The ...
  Topic: karmann1st - [email protected]
karmann1st

Replies: 11
Views: 940

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:33 pm   Subject: Re: karmann1st - [email protected]
The purchase of my air cleaner was the best. :D
Communication and shipping was all good and fast.
I would certainly buy again, Thank You

Thank you for your communication and your business!!!
  Topic: Need Help 1970 Headlight Relay
karmann1st

Replies: 5
Views: 1304

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 10:26 am   Subject: Just in case do you know how to connect the new relays 2 the bus
I used the 5 pin relay. And now have headlights and a working dimmer switch for the first time.

When I bought the bus, it ONLY had brake lights. No other lights worked. And it turns out it was the ...
  Topic: Someone knows about this bus?
karmann1st

Replies: 0
Views: 276

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 11:17 am   Subject: Someone knows about this bus?
Hi everyone!

Stupid or not, I would like to know about the 1970 Bus that I bought at begining of 2016, and I need your help.


Some details:

1- Has the metal plate on Pass side for westfalia ...
  Topic: 1970 Westy fuse box, is it different from others?
karmann1st

Replies: 22
Views: 2753

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 3:02 pm   Subject: Re: 1970 Westy fuse box, is it different from others?
thank you so much!!
is a number for the door buzzer?
  Topic: 1970 Westy fuse box, is it different from others?
karmann1st

Replies: 22
Views: 2753

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 10:10 pm   Subject: Re: 1970 Westy fuse box, is it different from others?
I have a 1970 early with the Yellow fuse box.

My fuse box has NO relays at all just wires....

can someone please tell me the relays that I need to be connected there or any other place?

I kno ...
  Topic: Homemade jump seat pics and help wanted
karmann1st

Replies: 22
Views: 9992

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2016 5:23 pm   Subject: Re: Homemade jump seat pics and help wanted
Sub flooring should be 3/8 plywood to keep from warping and flexing .

If you are looking for a smooth white ceiling material ; there are several styles of bathroom paneling that will give you a smo ...
  Topic: Homemade jump seat pics and help wanted
karmann1st

Replies: 22
Views: 9992

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2016 2:48 pm   Subject: WOW, I like it
do you have more pictures of the interior ceiling, what material did you use and the floor mat and under floor materials?? thanks so much!
  Topic: Rare Horn, can you tell me if it is for a VW Bus??
karmann1st

Replies: 7
Views: 847

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:34 am   Subject: Re: Rare Horn, can you tell me if it is for a VW Bus??
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1448362.jpg
Wow, does this bring back memories. Back when I was a kid (and dinosaurs ruled the earth), a friend of mine had a '51 Willy's panel truck (in the l ...
  Topic: My first bus. 71 Westfalia rebuild.
karmann1st

Replies: 31
Views: 7461

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2016 3:46 pm   Subject: Re: My first bus. 71 Westfalia rebuild.
Wow, nice job.! Nice color too..!!!

Did you paint the bus with single stage acrylic enamel and NO clear?
or what paint did you use?

Thank you for sharing your build!
AG
  Topic: 1978 Rustfalia rolling resto
karmann1st

Replies: 169
Views: 30184

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2016 6:41 am   Subject: Re: 1978 Rustfalia rolling resto
Thanks. 2 years later the kids are still missing it. We had some fun it that bus.

If I remember correctly it was the kind that attaches to the bumper and the engine carrier bar. There is no cros ...
  Topic: Rare Horn, can you tell me if it is for a VW Bus??
karmann1st

Replies: 7
Views: 847

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2016 7:48 pm   Subject: Re: Rare Horn, can you tell me if it is for a VW Bus??
ohh wow, I see the ebay for a desoto 42, looks similar but shorter...

yep, was in a bus but not period. I think I will use it under the bus in some place.

Thank you!!
  Topic: Rare Horn, can you tell me if it is for a VW Bus??
karmann1st

Replies: 7
Views: 847

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:40 pm   Subject: Rare Horn, can you tell me if it is for a VW Bus??
a couple of months ago I picked up a horn at a swap meet in Florida.

It is a 12V AUTO-LITE, and Now works perfect.!

It was all rusty and the seller told me was in a Split Window Bus.

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