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  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
lumber-baron

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:38 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
This has always been a highly successful sales tactic:
If the bus doesn’t sell we are gozing to pull the ad and do some more work on the interior of the bus and the price will go up accordingly!
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
lumber-baron

Replies: 1606
Views: 448074

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:00 am   Subject: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
Spent the last hour loooking at this thread, great stuff! Very Happy
As for the hump seat they were used only in 62 in busses, not sure if that's true for trucks as well. Those metal seatback suppots that ar ...
  Topic: 1963 Panelvan build "Tyvanosaurus Wrecks"
lumber-baron

Replies: 206
Views: 43777

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:44 pm   Subject: Re: 1963 Panelvan build "Tyvanosaurus Wrecks"
Open question here...

Does anyone have any idea how Glideking builds these wooden stacks under his buses?

It doesn't appear that he has any special lifting equipment but I can't fathom how he do ...
  Topic: 1963 Panelvan build "Tyvanosaurus Wrecks"
lumber-baron

Replies: 206
Views: 43777

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:42 pm   Subject: Re: 1963 Panelvan build "Tyvanosaurus Wrecks"
That is a technique called cribbing commonly used in construction to temporarily support heavy objects.
The object(in this case the car) is raised in small increments and the blocks of wood are added ...
  Topic: The ventilation makes problems ...
lumber-baron

Replies: 3
Views: 248

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:17 am   Subject: Re: The ventilation makes problems ...
The original screens appeared to have been spot welded.
They are fairly easy to access through vent access cover once the damper is removed. I used an old wood chisel to break them loose and glued th ...
  Topic: Kais Collection - [email protected]
lumber-baron

Replies: 214
Views: 47917

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 6:46 am   Subject: Re: Kai - [email protected]
Kai is a great guy to deal with, quick response and prompt shipping. I would highly recommend him!
  Topic: Venny1962 - [email protected]
lumber-baron

Replies: 0
Views: 78

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:53 am   Subject: Venny1962 - [email protected]
Bought a NOS ashtray from Marc. Perfect condition as described, quick response and shipping. Would definitely recommend Marc!
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
lumber-baron

Replies: 5061
Views: 420216

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:54 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1612593.jpg
Found this pic from Woodstock surfing the web yesterday... Cool

Apart from the styles the ladies are wearing, the bus ^^^^^^ is more beat up than ...
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
lumber-baron

Replies: 5061
Views: 420216

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:33 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
can't slip anything past you eagle-eyed nay sayers Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
lumber-baron

Replies: 5061
Views: 420216

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:01 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1612593.jpg
Found this pic from Woodstock surfing the web yesterday... Cool
  Topic: 1961 23W Bus Restoration
lumber-baron

Replies: 64
Views: 8578

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:32 pm   Subject: Re: 1961 23W Bus Restoration
Looks great!Who is doing the interior?
  Topic: Honey? I may have brought home another VW... or two!
lumber-baron

Replies: 51
Views: 3168

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:53 pm   Subject: Re: Honey? I may have brought home another VW... or two!
I think you should start on the double cab, and when your wife starts giving you grief about that ugly panel sitting around, you can sell it to me Very Happy
  Topic: 1960 23 Window Deluxe restoration
lumber-baron

Replies: 232
Views: 63000

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:33 am   Subject: Re: 1960 23 Window Deluxe restoration
Thanks, I appreciate the kind words and yes, It scares me to just open the garage door! Anxious
  Topic: 1960 23 Window Deluxe restoration
lumber-baron

Replies: 232
Views: 63000

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:08 am   Subject: Re: 1960 23 Window Deluxe restoration
We put about 600 miles on the bus this summer:
Several trips to Nederland
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1602100.jpg

Idaho Springs over Squaw Pass to Evergreen
https://www.thesamba.com ...
  Topic: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
lumber-baron

Replies: 1606
Views: 448074

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:37 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab Restoration Thread "Funky Truck"
^^^^^
  Topic: muffler hitting bumper question
lumber-baron

Replies: 16
Views: 744

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:59 am   Subject: Re: muffler hitting bumper question
These are pricey but money well spent:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1439932.jpg

http://monkeynutvw.3dcartstores.com/Split-Window_c_93.html
  Topic: 65 deluxe "the bavarian"
lumber-baron

Replies: 47
Views: 8701

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:43 pm   Subject: Re: 65 deluxe "the bavarian"
What a gratifying moment!! Cool
  Topic: Spray Adhesive for Interior Panels
lumber-baron

Replies: 15
Views: 1469

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:59 pm   Subject: Re: Spray Adhesive for Interior Panels
A box of these for $13 will get the job done.
http://www.harborfreight.com/36-piece-2-in-industrial-grade-chip-brushes-61567.html
  Topic: 65 deluxe "the bavarian"
lumber-baron

Replies: 47
Views: 8701

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 4:42 am   Subject: Re: 65 deluxe "the bavarian"
Nice work Seth! Those are some challenging img repairs you tackled.
  Topic: 1960 15 Window
lumber-baron

Replies: 82
Views: 18416

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 5:08 am   Subject: Re: 1960 15 Window
Looking good Will, the easiest fix would be to adjust your tosion spring plates.
 
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