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  Topic: How did you build the floor in your So42?
npbusguy

Replies: 60
Views: 6699

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:05 am   Subject: Re: How did you build the floor in your So42?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1957821.jpg

Bill

Bill, that foam will hold moisture like a sponge.

Nice floor though, and post up some new pictures of your pop top.
  Topic: 1962 Samba Bus Scale 1/8
npbusguy

Replies: 122
Views: 8140

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:23 pm   Subject: Re: 1962 Samba Bus Scale 1/8
I agree, I love the updates and details.
It is exciting to see this bus taking shape, just like a watching a full sized bus restoration thread.
  Topic: Momentous (to me anyway) occasion today!
npbusguy

Replies: 20
Views: 760

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:42 pm   Subject: Re: Momentous (to me anyway) occasion today!
That must have been a great feeling, congrats!
  Topic: 1962 Samba Bus Scale 1/8
npbusguy

Replies: 122
Views: 8140

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:57 am   Subject: Re: 1962 Samba Bus Scale 1/8
I keep checking for updates, and hope the next one is soon.
🤞😬
  Topic: New Project
npbusguy

Replies: 19
Views: 1200

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:03 am   Subject: Re: Welcome to our family
Harika! Gule Gule Kulaniyor.
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
npbusguy

Replies: 50079
Views: 5123160

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:23 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale

Does he have to see your birth certificate before you buy it? What if you have a green card, is that not enough? I would never buy anything from a blatantly bigoted seller like this.

I'm a US c ...
  Topic: 1960 SO23 Westy - New project
npbusguy

Replies: 271
Views: 25489

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:34 am   Subject: Re: 1960 SO23 Westy - New project
We've been able to take the bus out to a few local car gatherings, and have met some great people.
I haven't been able to travel much, but I can see that touring in Europe with my own split camper wi ...
  Topic: 1960 SO23 Westy - New project
npbusguy

Replies: 271
Views: 25489

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:01 am   Subject: Re: 1960 SO23 Westy - New project
Thanks for the comments guys.

It drives me nuts if something is supposed to be on the bus, and my recent fixation has been the early westy cargo latch lock pin.
Anyway, I figured out what I needed ...
  Topic: 1960 SO23 Westy - New project
npbusguy

Replies: 271
Views: 25489

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:02 pm   Subject: Re: 1960 SO23 Westy - New project
Today was the first day that I really got to play with the bus since it arrived in Warsaw. Jacek, who makes all the reproduction parts, came over to check it out.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/galle ...
  Topic: 1960 SO23 Westy - New project
npbusguy

Replies: 271
Views: 25489

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:30 am   Subject: Re: 1960 SO23 Westy - New project
Today, I received a wonderful shipment here in Warsaw, and I thought I might share the unboxing.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1947921.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/19479 ...
  Topic: Make my day ;)
npbusguy

Replies: 5
Views: 221

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:37 am   Subject: Re: Make my day ;)
From the Muzeum Skarb Narodu (Warsaw, Poland) Facebook page:

Wczorajszy post o Tarpanie spotkał się z ogromnym zainteresowaniem i muszę przyznać że jako główną pr ...
  Topic: Grab handle.
npbusguy

Replies: 7
Views: 305

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:23 pm   Subject: Re: Grab handle.
I've got that same grab handle in my '60 SO23 westy.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1942998.jpg

The ends are different than the bulkhead grab handle ends, and they curve perfectly to fi ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
npbusguy

Replies: 50079
Views: 5123160

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:51 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
$85k for a restored white SO42 camper?
A quick glance on my phone reveals a missing switch on the dash, and what is up with the how the coil is mounted?
Late model experts, what else did I miss?
ht ...
  Topic: Vintage Battery box with 6V optima battery inside
npbusguy

Replies: 60
Views: 3789

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:47 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Battery box with 6V optima battery inside
I would be interested in one, shipped to Poland.
  Topic: 1960 Double Cab project restoring a beater
npbusguy

Replies: 25
Views: 1656

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:41 pm   Subject: Re: 1960 Double Cab project restoring a beater
Looks pretty nice for "restoring it as a beater".
👍
  Topic: 1960 SO23 Westy - New project
npbusguy

Replies: 271
Views: 25489

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:19 pm   Subject: Re: 1960 SO23 Westy - New project
The bus shipped to Poland about 5 weeks ago, so I should get it soon.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1936992.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1936991.jpg
https://www.thesamba.co ...
  Topic: 1962 Samba Bus Scale 1/8
npbusguy

Replies: 122
Views: 8140

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:02 am   Subject: Re: 1962 Samba Bus Scale 1/8
I love the details of this scale model, and the suspense of the weekly updates.
  Topic: 59-up dark grey upholstery sources
npbusguy

Replies: 329
Views: 58592

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:48 pm   Subject: Re: 59-up dark grey upholstery sources
Coat the springs with some spray wax before you put the seat covers on. It will keep your new seat quiet on bumpy roads.
  Topic: Pressed Bumper 15-Window - Official count thread
npbusguy

Replies: 387
Views: 67464

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:44 pm   Subject: Re: Pressed Bumper 15-Window - Official count thread
Those front bumper holes look awfully big and square, so I'm very suspicious of this one.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1923756.jpg
  Topic: does this looks like my rear shift rod is too low?
npbusguy

Replies: 13
Views: 1471

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:48 pm   Subject: Re: does this looks like my rear shift rod is too low?
My bus was completely stripped down for a resto.

Did you replace any of the top hats or I-beams? If so, you might have knocked the shift tube out of alignment.
 
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