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  Topic: 1960 Double Cab Dove Blue Build

Replies: 42
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:59 am   Subject: Re: 1960 Double Cab Dove Blue Build
You asked about seat covers, these are the ones you want. I have a set in my 60 double cab and they are really high quality.

  Topic: Wheel Upgrade

Replies: 14
Views: 712

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:31 am   Subject: Re: Wheel Upgrade
These are the wheels you need. The ones you posted are really for a beetle.

  Topic: Sealing Wax Red / Beige Grey (SWR/BG) only thread

Replies: 84
Views: 17887

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:41 pm   Subject: Re: Sealing Wax Red / Beige Grey (SWR/BG) only thread

I tracked down an original paint SWR ...
  Topic: The 1959 Franken Project

Replies: 32
Views: 2261

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:16 am   Subject: Re: The 1959 Franken Project
Good for you for tackling a basket case project like this. Your progress so far is amazing. You are free to add windows to this bus without judgement. I say if you take a VW bus without a nose tha ...
  Topic: ‘60 Kombi Intro - The “Bob Dowell Van”

Replies: 28
Views: 1323

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:02 am   Subject: Re: ‘60 Kombi Intro
Cool story, thanks for sharing. I need to track down the prior owner of my double cab.

I'm guessing your bus left the factory grey like the m code shows and that the dealership in TX did the cus ...
  Topic: Signwriting/logoed buses

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:45 pm   Subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses
There is a 57 single cab for sale on FB marketplace in AZ that looks to have some nice logos under the paint. It says "More families choose Lennox" so it looks like an original service tru ...
  Topic: Palm Green / Sand Green (PG/SG) Buses

Replies: 1546
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:59 am   Subject: Re: Palm Green / Sand Green (PG/SG) Buses
I'm stay at home... scanning old pics again.
1977 just bought my PGSG sunroof with safaris a 58 with birthdate 9/16/57 Paid $800 for it.
got ...
  Topic: Odd little front seat bottom hooks/horns.

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 22, 2020 5:49 am   Subject: Re: Odd little front seat bottom hooks/horns.
Those are 100% factory original for a humpback seat base. They came stock on 61-62 buses. Those years had the seat mount tabs with three positions and the bottom seat horns hold the backrest is posit ...
  Topic: 1960 Double Cab Dove Blue Build

Replies: 42
Views: 2680

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 10:01 am   Subject: Re: 1960 Double Cab Dove Blue Build
I'm two and half weeks behind on posting this build but I am super excited to bust my gun on this covid-19 1960 Dove blue double cab build. Here to start are the photos from my buddies barn/shed find ...
  Topic: Humpback seat

Replies: 11
Views: 418

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 15, 2020 6:16 am   Subject: Re: Humpback seat
I am not sure if the springs are the only difference. The know the bottom section of the humpback seat has metal bars that come up and the curved backs do not.

Read this thread, it talks about s ...
  Topic: "Bastard" Engines

Replies: 400
Views: 143384

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 11, 2020 4:28 pm   Subject: Re: "Bastard" Engines
In the classified section there is a new set of partial gaskets for a Bastard engine, if you need it you better grab it because they do not make they anymore.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifi ...
  Topic: Brazilian Bus Questions - Who to trust? How to register in CA?

Replies: 9
Views: 620

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 08, 2020 11:30 am   Subject: Re: Brazilian Bus Questions - Who to trust? How to register in CA?
If you are considering it listen to this podcast from one of the importers. Lot's of good information.

  Topic: Chinese VW Bus

Replies: 26
Views: 1192

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu May 07, 2020 6:03 am   Subject: Re: Chinese VW Bus

Apparently these Chinese buses have already made it to the US. They are not meant to drive, they do not have engines, transmissions, steering wh ...
  Topic: Knackered '66 double-door Microbus project.

Replies: 93
Views: 8978

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 03, 2020 6:27 am   Subject: Re: Knackered '66 double-door Microbus project.
I have been watching this one from the beginning. Cool bus and an amazing amount of work you have put into in. Great job on saving this rare bus.
  Topic: The Binz Double Cab

Replies: 741
Views: 142466

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 03, 2020 6:24 am   Subject: Re: The Binz Double Cab
The first testdrive is done today Very Happy
No failure so far, so next step is to get it MOTed.


Congrats on getting The swedish Binz ba ...
  Topic: Tilting a van at 45 with wheels attached

Replies: 10
Views: 520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:41 am   Subject: Re: Tilting a van at 45 with wheels attached
Have a look through this thread.

  Topic: Chassis color

Replies: 6
Views: 231

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:59 am   Subject: Re: Chassis color
Check out the color charts on the Wolfsburg West site. It is very detailed.

  Topic: Gifts, including Christmas presents

Replies: 438
Views: 61435

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:59 am   Subject: Re: Gifts, including Christmas presents

Found here: volkswear

Cool, Let's see some pics of your 65 Sunroof Standard. I also o ...
  Topic: Official good deal on Buses or parts topic

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 9:44 am   Subject: Re: Official good deal on Buses or parts topic
What looks like a mostly complete SO-34 for 25k Euros, The pictures are bad, but it could be a good deal depending on how complete and how much rust is there. I would strip the read paint off and try ...
  Topic: Matching chassis and engine numbers

Replies: 4
Views: 204

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:38 am   Subject: Re: Matching chassis and engine numbers
Use this chart and it should tell you if you engine number falls into the same sequence as it should have had when new.


Make sure yo ...
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