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  Topic: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
oakman

Replies: 429
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Yesterday 7:52 am   Subject: Re: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
^^ that metal work looks top notch you must be stoked!

Completely stoked, it's so much better than what I could have done with it. Now I just have to finish it!!!
  Topic: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
oakman

Replies: 429
Views: 45768

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:40 am   Subject: Re: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
Slowly reading this thread and only on early pages! Still noticed the reversal of the cut well. Very nice!

Thank you! I'm enjoying your thread too, that is one killer bus you have!!
  Topic: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
oakman

Replies: 429
Views: 45768

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:36 am   Subject: Re: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat


Brian does great work.

Yes he does! I'm really happy that I took the Westy to Washburn's Metal in Orange, Ca.

If you need metalwork on your 67' and earlier bus or early Porsche, Washburn's d ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
oakman

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:45 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Is A camper without the expensive camping equipment really a camper? I canít see this being worth near that amount, the expense of completing it is too high.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds ...
  Topic: Durvit glass
oakman

Replies: 20
Views: 2937

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:08 pm   Subject: Durvit glass
Interesting. Sounds like most of you have the durvit glass on the sides. My 64 21 window has a durvit rear window. All the rest is sekurit. I also have a rear hatch from a 64 deluxe that is durvit.
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  Topic: Early walkthrough
oakman

Replies: 4
Views: 261

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:34 pm   Subject: Re: Early walkthrough
Your bus is a transitional 59' model bus because it carries over some of the features from 58'. High taillight position, 36hp engine with the early style straight shifter, crank start apron, and some ...
  Topic: Where are the people that know about SO-33's?
oakman

Replies: 73
Views: 25740

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:50 pm   Subject: Re: Where are the people that know about SO-33's?
That Westy is sweet!! Thanks for sharing it with us!
  Topic: Velvet Green Single in MD
oakman

Replies: 547
Views: 74099

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:46 am   Subject: Re: Velvet Green Single in MD
What a great transformation! Your truck turned out sweet!!
  Topic: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
oakman

Replies: 429
Views: 45768

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:03 pm   Subject: Re: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
Just browsed from the start of the thread. What an awesome bus!

Amazing job on the rejuvenation. Cool Well done! looks super cool Very Happy The work on the wheel arch looks perfect.

Cool

Thank you ...
  Topic: Room for one more? WildIdea's 1960 camper bus
oakman

Replies: 158
Views: 5896

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:43 pm   Subject: Re: Room for one more? WildIdea's 1960 camper bus
Keep up the good work! Freeing stuck fasteners that haven't moved for decades takes up a good amount of time.

That seat turned out perfect!!
  Topic: First aircooled 65 single cab
oakman

Replies: 426
Views: 33979

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:44 pm   Subject: Re: First aircooled 65 single cab
Wow!! That is beautiful!
  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
oakman

Replies: 593
Views: 30162

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:50 pm   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat


Iím surprised the rear deck linoleum is the same... itís hiding under some gnarly green paint and the spots that where the paint has worn off it looks like it was the same color as the door panels ...
  Topic: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
oakman

Replies: 429
Views: 45768

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:05 pm   Subject: Re: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat

So nice to see a great bus getting some love. Keep up the good work!

x2!

Thank you! Can't wait to get this thing all back together. More to follow..
  Topic: 1965 Westfalia Seeblau
oakman

Replies: 53
Views: 3331

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:50 pm   Subject: Re: 1965 Westfalia Seeblau
What a sweet Westy!! Thanks for sharing!
  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
oakman

Replies: 593
Views: 30162

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:39 pm   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
I'm not sure on the screw, I think it was added.

That linoleum is what would have been used in the rear area over the engine where the roller cabinet rolls. It was also used under the rear deck on ...
  Topic: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
oakman

Replies: 429
Views: 45768

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:30 pm   Subject: Re: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
Took you long enough. Very Happy

This quarantine had to be good for something, right?



I'm pretty stoked on this:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2085185.jpg

I will give the shop it' ...
  Topic: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
oakman

Replies: 429
Views: 45768

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:00 pm   Subject: Re: 1965 westfalia so-35 flipseat
Big things are happening right now with the Westy Very Happy A little preview, this bus now has original fender well pieces to replace the aftermarket stuff that had the wrong lip profile. I'll give a full ...
  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
oakman

Replies: 593
Views: 30162

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:06 pm   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Next dumb question - I'm going to replace all of the window seals since most of these are crunchy, cracked, and several show signs of past leaks. Along with that, I'll be replacing the curtains.
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  Topic: 1962 Flip Seat SO34
oakman

Replies: 34
Views: 800

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:45 pm   Subject: Re: M-Code Verification
Great bus, congratulations!! That tent is amazing!

I'm pretty sure a good welder could nicely weld up that nose using TIG weld..

Enjoy that sweet Westy!
  Topic: Westy production totals
oakman

Replies: 85
Views: 10512

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:43 pm   Subject: Re: Westy production totals
Based upon the data that EB has allowed me to use and my own data, the following numbers are approximately the number ever offered in TheSamba classified adverts.

SO23 112
SO34 111
SO42 499
S ...
 
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