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  Topic: Why is there so much play with new beam bushings
sanhozeezee

Replies: 20
Views: 408

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:17 pm   Subject: Re: Why is there so much play with new beam bushings
the sleeve i'm talking about is the 2.5" bearing sleeve that's closer to the arm end. it's press fitted on but if you cut a slit along lengthwise it'll split and come right off. then get the smal ...
  Topic: help me ID this beam
sanhozeezee

Replies: 2
Views: 120

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:54 pm   Subject: Re: help me ID this beam
thanks barryL i did just that and relieved some of the tension. worked its way out but i had to tap from both ends. i was able to confirm the tube has a recess so the brass fittings can only go back s ...
  Topic: Why is there so much play with new beam bushings
sanhozeezee

Replies: 20
Views: 408

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:20 pm   Subject: Re: Why is there so much play with new beam bushings
same boat. i have the ones for later model arms and there is def slop. i was told to cut the sleeves off the 67 arms and pick up the early poly bushings which i did. seems better but still a little sl ...
  Topic: help me ID this beam
sanhozeezee

Replies: 2
Views: 120

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:51 pm   Subject: help me ID this beam
i bought this beam from a fellow samba member. unfortunately he can't recall who made it. it's a 4" narrowed beam with thicker side plates.

i'm trying to punch out the center pin and it looks ...
  Topic: help with strange tapping sound on 67 1600 dp motor
sanhozeezee

Replies: 11
Views: 410

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:38 pm   Subject: Re: help with strange tapping sound on 67 1600 dp motor
thanks guys. i have the bus on stands at the moment working on the brakes. i'll try and hunt down exhaust leaks. any idea where i can check? i noticed the intake boot (orange joiner) is cracked in mul ...
  Topic: help with weird tapping sound on 1641 dp motor...
sanhozeezee

Replies: 15
Views: 480

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:35 pm   Subject: Re: help with weird tapping sound on 1641 dp motor...
need to put this on hold while i update my brakes and suspension. 2 out of 4 drums had stuck cylinders and grounded down to the metal backings! 3 shocks were shot too making a wheezing sound on compre ...
  Topic: How to lower a Bus and all lowering questions
sanhozeezee

Replies: 1854
Views: 585490

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:41 am   Subject: Re: How to lower a Bus and all lowering questions
i picked up some kyb5529 and kyb4521 but i didn't even think about the need for shorter throws due to the new lowered stance.

my questions are:

1) i hear with drop spindles you can use the same ...
  Topic: calling all lowering/narrow beam experts
sanhozeezee

Replies: 4
Views: 165

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:44 pm   Subject: Re: calling all lowering/narrow beam experts
thanks fellas. i found out my sleeves/collar on the torsion arms are worn down to about 48mm vs the 50mm they're suppose to be at. going to cut them off and run a 43mm bushing all the way thru.
  Topic: calling all lowering/narrow beam experts
sanhozeezee

Replies: 4
Views: 165

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:36 am   Subject: calling all lowering/narrow beam experts
swapping my stock beam with a 4" narrowed beam and using red poly bushings. i noticed that when i pulled my trailing arms from the stock beam there is a race bearing left in the beam. does this b ...
  Topic: help with weird tapping sound on 1641 dp motor...
sanhozeezee

Replies: 15
Views: 480

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:07 pm   Subject: Re: help with weird tapping sound on 1641 dp motor...
pulled the valve cover off and checked to see if any of the adjuster and/or rocker shaft nuts were loose and they're fine. timing is next and i may even try and re-adjust the valves using the "op ...
  Topic: help with weird tapping sound on 1641 dp motor...
sanhozeezee

Replies: 15
Views: 480

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:21 pm   Subject: Re: help with weird tapping sound on 1641 dp motor...
Get the stock metal fuel line that should be running from just in front engine tin (front as in closer to the front bumper) and all the way to the fuel pump. You want to keep the flexible fuel line t ...
  Topic: help with strange tapping sound on 67 1600 dp motor
sanhozeezee

Replies: 11
Views: 410

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:55 am   Subject: Re: help with strange tapping sound on 67 1600 dp motor
posted on the split bus thread and someone asked to post a video of my motor so here it is.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nt-qWtT5gI[/youtube]
  Topic: help with weird tapping sound on 1641 dp motor...
sanhozeezee

Replies: 15
Views: 480

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:54 am   Subject: Re: help with weird tapping sound on 1641 dp motor...
here's a video of my motor. it doesn't seem to sound as loud today but you can hear when i drop the camera near the left valve cover the tapping is more evident.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/wa ...
  Topic: help with strange tapping sound on 67 1600 dp motor
sanhozeezee

Replies: 11
Views: 410

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:50 am   Subject: help with strange tapping sound on 67 1600 dp motor
so recently my 67 started to make this weird noise on the left (drivers) side. i adjusted the valves #1 exhaust valve seems to have stuck with about .004 clearance and wont adjust no matter how far i ...
  Topic: help with weird tapping sound on 1641 dp motor...
sanhozeezee

Replies: 15
Views: 480

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:28 pm   Subject: help with weird tapping sound on 1641 dp motor...
so recently my 67 started to make this weird noise on the left (drivers) side. i adjusted the valves #1 exhaust valve seems to have stuck with about .004 clearance and wont adjust no matter how far i ...
  Topic: Garybon - [email protected] - Gary Bonsange
sanhozeezee

Replies: 15
Views: 2720

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:59 pm   Subject: Re: Garybon - [email protected] - Gary Bonsange
i bought and received a set of gary's rear luggage brackets. unfortunately one of the nut's fell off. i let gary know and before i knew it, he had a new bracket shipped with a pic of the packaging.
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  Topic: anyone going to the NorCal Vintage VW & Porsche Trefpunkt?
sanhozeezee

Replies: 1
Views: 140

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:34 pm   Subject: anyone going to the NorCal Vintage VW & Porsche Trefpunkt?
https://kristinaciliaphotography.wordpress.com/2018/08/07/norcal-treffpunkt-2018/

going on this weekend at dave bribes park in concord, ca...

Sunday 8/4/2019 at 8 AM 2:30 PM
4202 Concord Blvd ...
  Topic: Vin gurus - Did my research and need help confirming VIN/M codes
sanhozeezee

Replies: 20
Views: 520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:37 pm   Subject: Re: Vin gurus - Did my research and need help confirming VIN/M codes
Maybe the reverse lights were added too. Or, you are defining an earlier introduction date for reverse lights... with yours being built January 20th.

id def be interested in whether these reverse ...
  Topic: Vin gurus - Did my research and need help confirming VIN/M codes
sanhozeezee

Replies: 20
Views: 520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:02 pm   Subject: Re: Vin gurus - Did my research and need help confirming VIN/M codes
thanks for the input guys. i don't suspect this bus was stolen. i have paperwork from one of the PO's dating pretty far back. i took it over to a friends place (thanks @turkis-deluxe!) and he was able ...
  Topic: Vin gurus - Did my research and need help confirming VIN/M codes
sanhozeezee

Replies: 20
Views: 520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:22 pm   Subject: Re: Vin gurus - Did my research and need help confirming VIN/M codes
wait afaik the vin tag and m codes don't suggest this is a deluxe. or does it? @crofty, no there aren't any spears on this
 
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