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  Topic: Green flash coming to California? *update*
kintail

Replies: 62
Views: 20680

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:54 pm   Subject: Re: Green flash coming to California? *update*
Always wonder what happens when a nice project like this disappears.
  Topic: Green flash coming to California? *update*
kintail

Replies: 62
Views: 20680

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:29 am   Subject: Re: green flash coming to california?*update*
So where is Werner's '53 Deluxe aka "Green Flash" these days?

Scott
  Topic: Long term ownership
kintail

Replies: 131
Views: 15720

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:37 pm   Subject: Re: long term ownership
'67 Westfalia from 1991 to 2016.... great times in the restoration, driving and camping.

Now driving a 2.5l boxer w/turbo... STI ...hanging out with the bruhs, dudes, etc. Cool
  Topic: 65 Single Cab revival. Purist You may want to stay away..
kintail

Replies: 211
Views: 34083

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:55 pm   Subject: Re: 65 Single Cab revival. Purist You may want to stay away..
Beautiful engineering, congrats!!

I went the Subie route as well.... just went directly to an STI though Cool
  Topic: Electrical Question - Nothing Works
kintail

Replies: 6
Views: 254

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:02 pm   Subject: Re: Electrical Question - Nothing Works
Weld repair on chassis that partially burned thru harness.

It happens.
  Topic: Where do you see the Bus Scene heading in the next 10 years?
kintail

Replies: 302
Views: 44237

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:00 pm   Subject: Re: Where do you see the Bus Scene heading in the next 10 years?
A couple of years ago I went for an engine upgrade......... more than doubled the 1200cc displacement and added a turbo. However this new engine came attached to a Subaru STI!

After over three deca ...
  Topic: westy canvas cover
kintail

Replies: 13
Views: 760

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:03 pm   Subject: Re: westy canvas cover
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/304528.jpg

Reproduction
  Topic: Westy Racks & Canvas Covers / Bags
kintail

Replies: 49
Views: 3416

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:51 pm   Subject: Re: Westy Racks & Canvas Covers / Bags
Who made the original the replica was based on?

Bruce Journeay, Lyons, CO
  Topic: Westy Racks & Canvas Covers / Bags
kintail

Replies: 49
Views: 3416

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2017 4:39 pm   Subject: Re: Westy Racks & Canvas Covers / Bags
Pic of a replica bag made by a friend of mine in Colorado for my then SO42....

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/265398.jpg
  Topic: EMPI 1970 Catalog Variations??
kintail

Replies: 0
Views: 354

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:49 pm   Subject: EMPI 1970 Catalog Variations??
Just looking thru the EMPI catalogue I got from the Toronto, ON Canada dealer back in the day. I noticed the page numbers vary as different sections were put in. Comparing mine to this link my catalog ...
  Topic: Price range for VW dealer signs
kintail

Replies: 8
Views: 1452

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2016 10:30 am   Subject: Re: Price range for VW dealer signs
No offense taken.... they have to go.
  Topic: Price range for VW dealer signs
kintail

Replies: 8
Views: 1452

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2016 10:17 am   Subject: Re: Price range for VW dealer signs
But prices do change...... and does say best offer. Very Happy
  Topic: Price range for VW dealer signs
kintail

Replies: 8
Views: 1452

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:44 am   Subject: Re: Price range for VW dealer signs
Thanks for the information.... much appreciated. Also a one side dealer lollipop from the '60s-70s.... a small piece knocked out and a chip but with frame.

Pictures:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/ga ...
  Topic: Price range for VW dealer signs
kintail

Replies: 8
Views: 1452

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2016 2:24 pm   Subject: Price range for VW dealer signs
Looking at buying three dealer signs, some porcelain chips.

1 VW Parts large

1 VW Service slightly smaller

and 1 VW logo with arrow sign, small.

All three come from a late '50s origin dea ...
  Topic: 58-60 "Early Big Window" Convertible Registry
kintail

Replies: 1059
Views: 288432

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:16 pm   Subject: Re: 58-60 "Early Big Window" Convertible Registry
Sound clip of the motor in my 1959 Kabriolett...
https://youtu.be/AQyE4Ggf0ys
  Topic: Modified 36hp stock exhaust
kintail

Replies: 6
Views: 1331

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2016 3:58 pm   Subject: Re: Modified 36hp stock exhaust
Sound clip at

https://youtu.be/AQyE4Ggf0ys


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1550156.jpg

Rewelded stock muffler with slant tips. The primaries are the stock muffler inlets and j-pipe ...
  Topic: Modified 36hp stock exhaust
kintail

Replies: 6
Views: 1331

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:32 pm   Subject: Re: Modified 36hp stock exhaust
Exhaust primaries??

I'll try and post a video clip this weekend.
  Topic: Modified 36hp stock exhaust
kintail

Replies: 6
Views: 1331

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 5:54 pm   Subject: Modified 36hp stock exhaust
Have had a slightly modified 36hp in my '59 Kabrio for years. Ported heads, some valve work, "3/4" race cam, and HD oil pump with bypass oil filter and return oil lines thru the valve covers ...
  Topic: 58-60 "Early Big Window" Convertible Registry
kintail

Replies: 1059
Views: 288432

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 5:57 pm   Subject: Re: 58-60 "Early Big Window" Convertible Registry
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1547384.jpg

Haven't driven my Kabrio (Ser# 201639*) in a couple of years, so got it out of the garage today and drove it. Forgotten how much fun to drive top ...
  Topic: welding - I did something wrong
kintail

Replies: 8
Views: 829

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2016 2:58 pm   Subject: Re: welding - I did something wrong
Did you weld in an area that the wiring harness is in and burn the wires? Seen it done......
 
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