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  Topic: 'Unknown' Barndoor Deluxes
norman

Replies: 858
Views: 257763

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:21 am   Subject: Re: 'Unknown' Barndoor Deluxes
I wouldn’t mind getting more of it and peace it back together like they do in England

That would be really awesome.

I wish I could help you with the info, but I only know that the roof came fro ...
  Topic: 'Unknown' Barndoor Deluxes
norman

Replies: 858
Views: 257763

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:31 am   Subject: Re: 'Unknown' Barndoor Deluxes
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/127718.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/127718.jpg
Anybody know what happened to the bottom of this bus????

Nope, but I know where the deep skyl ...
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
norman

Replies: 4095
Views: 317230

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:31 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
Not exactly a picture but back in 1965 my local dealer in San Bernardino, California was Van Wyk Volkswagen. I didn't realize that Jack had two locations in town at that time and that he was advertisi ...
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
norman

Replies: 4095
Views: 317230

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:46 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
Not exactly a picture but back in 1965 my local dealer in San Bernardino, California was Van Wyk Volkswagen. I didn't realize that Jack had two locations in town at that time and that he was advertisi ...
  Topic: 1965 Westfalia Seeblau
norman

Replies: 30
Views: 1521

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:37 am   Subject: Re: 1965 Westfalia Seeblau

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1923569.jpg


Your bus are what camping dreams are made of. Very NICE! I hope you get a lot of camping trips out of it.
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
norman

Replies: 4095
Views: 317230

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:17 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
The new Canadian maple leaf flag was inaugurated on February 15, 1965 so the date of the photo was most likely after then. The last tournament held at Nels Nelsen was a junior event held in 1975.

Y ...
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
norman

Replies: 4095
Views: 317230

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:10 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1924063.jpg

I was in Revelstoke BC back in February for a ski trip and decided to check out Glacier National Park (BC) and Revelstoke National Park while on ...
  Topic: 1964 original paint Turkis Canadiana camper build
norman

Replies: 48
Views: 3681

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:50 pm   Subject: Re: 1964 original paint Turkis Canadiana camper build
the angle of the rear seat and the round edge of the jump seat looks very "Sundial" but they wouldn't have done a canadian export code bus

nice bus man!

I love the OG L380 paint. Sexy! ...
  Topic: Mahag 1951 Standard Micro
norman

Replies: 58
Views: 7488

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:16 am   Subject: Re: Mahag 1951 Standard Micro



yes, as seen in this photo, the paint chronology goes very dark grey/ medium grey/ light grey/ medium grey/ light grey/ top color. it obviously has many layers of paint on it, and ascertaining ...
  Topic: 1956 Dove Blue Panelvan Coming Back To Life After 26 Years
norman

Replies: 151
Views: 14201

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:33 am   Subject: Re: 1956 Dove Blue Panelvan Coming Back To Life After 26 Years
At the bus stop. Laughing

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1914675.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1914674.jpg

Looking great! You must be ecstatic to be driving this bus again ...
  Topic: Duraclean 1954 Standard Logo Sunroof
norman

Replies: 194
Views: 56214

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed May 01, 2019 7:45 pm   Subject: Re: Duraclean 1954 Standard Logo Sunroof

I've tried contacting Brian about the nose a number of times over the years but never got a reply Crying or Very sad Maybe he'll see this and decide to shout me back

Correct me if I’m wrong but every known ...
  Topic: Monochromatic deluxes?
norman

Replies: 13
Views: 600

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:27 pm   Subject: Re: Monochromatic deluxes?
Jerry (OG Jer*Fab) had what was believed to be a fire engine red ‘63 23 window that came from Rob Cress out of Colorado. The m-code was missing when found.

It was found in a ravine where people sho ...
  Topic: Buses from 80's and early 90's shows.
norman

Replies: 74
Views: 13296

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:29 pm   Subject: Buses from 80's and early 90's shows.
Back in late 80's i would hit the SOTO meets and there was a yellow deluxe w/ the vanity plate that read "PP STAIN". Go i loved that bus every time i saw it.

Pretty old topic to bring up ...
  Topic: The Highroof "CineCar" - looking for ANY INFORMATION
norman

Replies: 12
Views: 1071

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:30 am   Subject: Re: The Highroof "CineCar" - looking for ANY INFORMATION
Here’s the YouTube video of the one ees is talking about. Look at the rear of the bus in the video and it looks the same as Chuck’s posted above

https://youtu.be/nO4iC6nQodc
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
norman

Replies: 18627
Views: 3595724

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:55 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
It's not mcoded as an so42 or anything else. Has a homemade camper interior. So I'm guessing the poptop was added. Has Los Angeles port code.

FYI- Sundial did offer a pop-top and they were from So ...
  Topic: January 1953 'Smooth Gate SC
norman

Replies: 72
Views: 28864

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:13 pm   Subject: Re: January 1953 'Smooth Gate SC
Wow! Looks awesome! I hope you guys all fully recovered from the accident
  Topic: OG Paint Turkis 15 Window Deluxe. El Pavo 15
norman

Replies: 1280
Views: 119370

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:41 pm   Subject: Re: OG Paint Turkis 15 Window Deluxe. El Pavo 15
I love that every time I log on to the Samba, you have a new update.

Your bus is looking great! You seem so close to the finish line of driving this bad boy.

Can't wait to see pics of you driv ...
  Topic: 1951 Deluxe Micro Bus discovered - Second Oldest Samba
norman

Replies: 44
Views: 22408

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:27 pm   Subject: Re: 1951 Deluxe Micro Bus discovered - Second Oldest Samba
Did anyone catch the vin on this?

I keep seeing on different sites that it's the second oldest Samba but I have still yet to see anyone quote the vin
  Topic: January 1953 'Smooth Gate SC
norman

Replies: 72
Views: 28864

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:58 pm   Subject: Re: January 1953 'Smooth Gate SC
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1627111.jpg

Smile

Looking great!

What happen to the OG paint smooth gates? The pics of them after the crash look like they were fixable.
  Topic: Other ways of dating a BD?
norman

Replies: 34
Views: 9471

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:21 pm   Subject: Re: Other ways of dating a BD?
Sorry Norman Very Happy Hope you can read it ok. You may need to click on the image then click again to magnify but the text appears to be readable.

Enjoy ...............

Thank you Ben for sharing! G ...
 
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