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  Topic: Official good deal on Buses or parts topic
mr. warehouse

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 11:59 am   Subject: Re: Official good deal on Buses or parts topic
I thought those were the real McCoy for hauling pipe and timber.

I bet a guy really whacks his hand shifting from 2nd to 3rd the first few times. Smile

I drove one for years. Never had a problem. ...
  Topic: Split rear shock conversion - other brackets
mr. warehouse

Replies: 9
Views: 1008

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:59 pm   Subject: Re: Split rear shock conversion - other brackets
Old thread but, I thought I'd put this here.

I have run another batch of the mounts.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2266514
  Topic: Official whine/discussion about Split cars/parts for sale
mr. warehouse

Replies: 2839
Views: 482040

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:43 am   Subject: Re: Official whine/discussion about Split cars/parts for sale
Last week I believed that I had purchased a 6V sized, 12v dynamo, advertised on Samba https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2253111.

Does anybody else have any previous experience w ...
  Topic: '51 Standard Chassis Restoration
mr. warehouse

Replies: 236
Views: 92921

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:11 pm   Subject: Re: '51 Standard Chassis Restoration
Where's the like button?
Congratulations to Pete and John.
I look forward to watching the progress on this and seeing it at the California shows.
  Topic: The Butcher Shop - [email protected]
mr. warehouse

Replies: 34
Views: 10968

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:15 am   Subject: Re: The Butcher Shop - [email protected]
I just purchased some engine parts from George... Great guy, honest & easy to deal with... He also had lots of good advice for my first engine build.

Highly recommended! Smile

do you have a s ...
  Topic: Atomwerk Engineering Inc. Charles Adams [email protected]
mr. warehouse

Replies: 291
Views: 51937

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:03 am   Subject: Re: Atomwerk Engineering Inc. Charles Adams [email protected]


What parts did he invent? I wasnít paying close attention to his business but it seemed like most of what he made and sold had been available and done decades before he was around and is still ava ...
  Topic: Pre A sun visors restoration
mr. warehouse

Replies: 1
Views: 441

PostForum: Porsche - 356   Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:27 pm   Subject: Re: Pre A sun visors restoration
http://www.nlaparts.com/store/plexi-acrylic-visor-insert-prea-356a-pret2-p-17115.html
  Topic: Atomwerk Engineering Inc. Charles Adams [email protected]
mr. warehouse

Replies: 291
Views: 51937

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:52 am   Subject: Re: Atomwerk Engineering Inc. Charles Adams [email protected]

Does Charles work for Insite/Kinitec?

It's pretty straightforward.
Same guy, different name.

"CJ Adams
December 11 at 5:55 PM ∑
Proud to announce the official start-up of my new compa ...
  Topic: Atomwerk Engineering Inc. Charles Adams [email protected]
mr. warehouse

Replies: 291
Views: 51937

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:25 pm   Subject: Re: Atomwerk Engineering Inc. Charles Adams [email protected]
Iv been fallowing this thread for a while. I didnt let him burn me the first time. Though i am genuinely sad he ran his company into the ground. I really really really wana lift the back of my buggy w ...
  Topic: Ambulance Fan Restoration
mr. warehouse

Replies: 95
Views: 10050

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:09 am   Subject: Re: Ambulance Fan Restoration
Some work i recently did. All of these got new motor wires, motor armature and bearings cleaned and serviced plus new motor decals. The first and last ones got full motor and behind the plate restor ...
  Topic: How to lower a Bus and all lowering questions
mr. warehouse

Replies: 1845
Views: 579326

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:33 pm   Subject: Re: How to lower a Bus and all lowering questions
I have the same problem here with adjistable spring plates. But even whitout the rubbers in between i can not get the cover of the torsiebars over it...
The plates seem to be to thick...
https://www ...
  Topic: 1500cc Okrasa
mr. warehouse

Replies: 48
Views: 25553

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:28 pm   Subject: Re: 1500cc Okrasa
Very Nice engine Very Happy

Did you get it in the car, how does it drive?

What venturi/jet size did you end up with?

It's been sitting in my shop for at least a year now, maybe longer...
I have pl ...
  Topic: '51 Standard Chassis Restoration
mr. warehouse

Replies: 236
Views: 92921

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:47 pm   Subject: Re: '51 Standard Chassis Restoration
For the sake of closure of a thread, I sold this '51 project a couple weeks ago. It went to a good friend and hardcore vintage enthusiast who WILL finish the car and WILL drive it. I could not have ...
  Topic: How to lower a Bus and all lowering questions
mr. warehouse

Replies: 1845
Views: 579326

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2018 1:38 am   Subject: Re: How to lower a Bus and all lowering questions
Anyone have any stock RGB spring plates (211 511 205A) they want to get rid of? Message me if you do...


Boxes of them.
PM sent
  Topic: In the shop at Vintage Warehouse
mr. warehouse

Replies: 109
Views: 31440

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:31 am   Subject: Re: In the shop at Vintage Warehouse
Greg how come a lot of your pics aren't showing up anymore, I tried to show Patric the BD and split rag that you had traded for the Portuguese bus.

Because I didn't take your advice and post them h ...
  Topic: In the shop at Vintage Warehouse
mr. warehouse

Replies: 109
Views: 31440

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:22 am   Subject: Re: In the shop at Vintage Warehouse
That BD/SC looks sick dropped on Bias Plys

Thanks. It took some work and A LOT of hunting/trial and error to get something that looked right.

The engine is next.
  Topic: In the shop at Vintage Warehouse
mr. warehouse

Replies: 109
Views: 31440

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:41 am   Subject: Re: In the shop at Vintage Warehouse
Another Single Cab we've had in the shop for our local buddy Dave is this 56 Single Cab. I last posted about it back in 2012 when it rolled out of my shop heading for metal work.

It came back for ...
  Topic: In the shop at Vintage Warehouse
mr. warehouse

Replies: 109
Views: 31440

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:24 am   Subject: Re: In the shop at Vintage Warehouse
Another personal project I've been working on at home when I find the time.

1954 Single Cab
356 spindles for the drop and narrow along with a straight axle and 356 brakes all around.
Still rolls ...
  Topic: Spindle Difference
mr. warehouse

Replies: 11
Views: 441

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:19 am   Subject: Re: Spindle Difference
If you donít want to spend a lot...
Pretty sur the later trailing arms can be used if you press off the needle bearing race with VW463 tool.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/manuals/tools/463_ ...
  Topic: Lowering with T-1 spindels.
mr. warehouse

Replies: 37
Views: 20050

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:51 am   Subject: Re: Lowering with T-1 spindels.
edit to replace missing photo and add a photo of a set done with 356 spindles.


T1 arms will not fit into a BD beam

Here's the way I did it.

Early bus link pins with the heads turned down to ...
 
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