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  Topic: Steel fuel line
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 9
Views: 441

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 12:52 am   Subject: Re: Steel fuel line
I have no answer in regards to your fuel line question...
But I have major envy for your workshop! It's spacious, clean and organized, all features that mine lacks. Crying or Very sad
...and really well lit.
  Topic: Replacement floorpan dimensions? Mine are too short...
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 11
Views: 352

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 9:15 am   Subject: Re: Replacement floorpan dimensions? Mine are too short...
Who’s eating the shipping?
They are.
  Topic: Replacement floorpan dimensions? Mine are too short...
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 11
Views: 352

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 3:31 pm   Subject: Re: Replacement floorpan dimensions? Mine are too short...
I recently bought some klokkerholm pans but i had to cut mine shorter about half an inch. But I have to say that mine look ten times better than yours.
They don’t have the weird wrinkles in the corne ...
  Topic: Body cart and door stand up for grabs
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 1
Views: 153

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:36 pm   Subject: Re: Body cart and door stand up for grabs
I was just admiring your cart in one of your posts about a day or two ago. Wish I was closer so I could grab it. I just separated my body/chassis about a week ago, ended up using a sawhorse on the fro ...
  Topic: Spotted Bays on the way…
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 980
Views: 232674

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:05 pm   Subject: Re: Spotted Bays on the way…
I was stuck in traffic this morning heading west on the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) through West Philadelphia and I spotted this camper down below the overpass. Looks like it is sitting in the parkin ...
  Topic: Replacement floorpan dimensions? Mine are too short...
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 11
Views: 352

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:16 pm   Subject: Re: Replacement floorpan dimensions? Mine are too short...
Cut a relief in the rear inside corner all the way down to the bottom & bend the rear edge back to meet the pan support. Then you will only have to create a small filler patch to weld in where th ...
  Topic: Replacement floorpan dimensions? Mine are too short...
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 11
Views: 352

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:41 am   Subject: Replacement floorpan dimensions? Mine are too short...
I picked up a set of floorpans from jBugs awhile back. I finally have the body off and was beginning to size them up, but I don’t see how they could possibly fit. I completely removed my passenger’s s ...
  Topic: Why carry a fire extinguisher?
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 41
Views: 1353

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 7:48 am   Subject: Re: Why carry a fire extinguisher?
To add some more fuel to the fire (ha ha)...I have worked for my Dad’s Trucking business for most of my adult life. Commercial vehicles are required to carry an extinguisher, and for good reason. More ...
  Topic: I destroyed transmission input seal trying to remove, now what?
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 21
Views: 668

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:21 am   Subject: Re: I destroyed transmission input seal trying to remove, now what?
There's no turning back now. Do what Cusser said, or start picking away or cut at the rubber part of the seal and remove the bits to better see the metal housing. You can also use a sacrificial scre ...
  Topic: Bus movie sighting
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 451
Views: 98586

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 3:12 pm   Subject: Re: Bus movie sighting
This is from the beginning of the music video for “Shake It Up” by The Cars. About a second later it shows a hand in a tool box pulling out a VW dash escutcheon tool. Along with the Beetle on the lift ...
  Topic: Too big for the bus- need suggestions!
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 40
Views: 1129

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 1:50 pm   Subject: Re: Too big for the bus- need suggestions!
They said it couldn't be done.

It couldn't.



Damn it. Beat me to it. This was my first thought when I started reading this thread. I wear size 14 and have no problems at all with the pedals. ...
  Topic: Removing floorpans body on, did I cut off too much? Need advice.
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 1
Views: 147

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 11:45 am   Subject: Removing floorpans body on, did I cut off too much? Need advice.
I just started removing the passenger’s side floorpan out of my ‘73. I’m having a little trouble with two areas. The first being the rear outside corner of the pan where it attaches to the support bea ...
  Topic: Utility Thing/Thing Pickup
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 7
Views: 430

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:35 pm   Subject: Re: Utility Thing/Thing Pickup
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1868452.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1868451.jpg

From Miami Volksblast 2019 I believe

Apparently this one is now for sale as well.
https: ...
  Topic: Services to obtain a title?
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 5
Views: 209

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:03 pm   Subject: Re: Services to obtain a title?
I don't know the laws in your state but here, Vermont does not title cars older than 15 yrs old. Out of staters can register an older car by mail in vermont which issues a Vermont registration form o ...
  Topic: UDEX Parts, made in Brazil, are they VW OEM?
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 0
Views: 81

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:42 am   Subject: UDEX Parts, made in Brazil, are they VW OEM?
I just bought what was listed as an NOS VW brand clutch pedal for my Thing on eBay. It came in the package shown below. I was a little upset to see that it is not VW branded as listed in the auction, ...
  Topic: pics of signwritten logo,ed bays please
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 7
Views: 850

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:35 pm   Subject: Re: pics of signwritten logo,ed bays please
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2151789.jpg

Would be an awesome Bus if it had a suspension. Is it strictly aesthetic or is it a performance thing? I’m assuming this one can be raised/lowere ...
  Topic: I destroyed transmission input seal trying to remove, now what?
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 21
Views: 668

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:05 pm   Subject: Re: I destroyed transmission input seal trying to remove, now what?
Thanks for all the tips. I’m gonna have to put it on hold for a bit to I figure something out. This sucker is stuck. I tried a cotter pin puller as suggested, and all it wound up doing was bending the ...
  Topic: Source of Exploded View Body Parts Diagram
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 9
Views: 650

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:56 pm   Subject: Re: Source of Exploded View Body Parts Diagram
Quick question about reading these diagrams. On the right hand side under the column that says “Used On,” I’m looking at a part that says ‘F—181 2177 986.’ Does that mean the part was used on Things u ...
  Topic: I destroyed transmission input seal trying to remove, now what?
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 21
Views: 668

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:29 am   Subject: I destroyed transmission input seal trying to remove, now what?
Chalk it up to a case of “while I have this apart I might as well change this...” So I have my transmission sitting on a bench because I wanted to clean up and grease the clutch operating shaft while ...
  Topic: Did John Lennon own an Early Bay...where is it now?
oscarsnapkin

Replies: 18
Views: 732

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:46 pm   Subject: Re: Did John Lennon own an Early Bay...where is it now?
He ordered Colt 45's by the case from the local liquor store and was rarely sober during his NY years. I doubt he drove much in that condition.

Heroin as well if I am not mistaken. He was certainly ...
 
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