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  Topic: Lenny - West Coast Classics - [email protected]
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:44 am   Subject: Re: Lenny - - [email protected]
I called West Coast Classic Restoration to order a sunroof headliner for my 1960 bus. The woman that answered the phone was helpful and knowledgeable. Of course my request was a little out of the ordi ...
  Topic: My 66 DCs new vintage speed exhaust and tow hitch
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu May 02, 2019 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: My 66 DCs new vintage speed exhaust and tow hitch
Nice setup. I was wondering about that very combination. Thanks for the pics
  Topic: 1964 Light Grey Kombi
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu May 02, 2019 9:14 am   Subject: Re: 1964 Light Grey Kombi
The brackets are intended to be bolted to the bumper. Likely to allow for a bit of adjustment during installation. Can you show a picture?
  Topic: My new Walkthrough 57 bus
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:39 am   Subject: Re: My new Walkthrough 57 bus
Oops, more snarky rude shit.
  Topic: My new Walkthrough 57 bus
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:34 am   Subject: Re: My new Walkthrough 57 bus
Looks like you may be sporting a Bay window type e-brake also. Somebody spent some time on this bus. There is a place in Indonesia that makes "replica" early buses out of bay window buses. S ...
  Topic: oil coolers/extra deep sump pros/cons
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:04 am   Subject: Re: Oil coolers/extra deep sump pros/cons
20+ degrees.

Those are pretty respectable improvements. Thanks for posting. I have a similar set up on my '60 panel that's about to hit the road. I''ll get some numbers from mine and then play with ...
  Topic: I am back into a Splittie! 66 13W deluxe. Added photos.
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:00 am   Subject: Re: I am back into a Splittie! 66 13W deluxe. Added photos.
This bus must be looking sweet. Any updates?
  Topic: Vert Convert
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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:44 am   Subject: Re: Vert Convert
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  Topic: Ragtop kits from brazil
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:12 am   Subject: Re: Ragtop kits from brazil
Another recommendation for vwsunroofs.com (Grumpysmetal). I'd say these guys are way above the rest. Definitely worth a look. My bus had major roof rust, other damage, and a couple big holes from RV v ...
  Topic: Cool Bus Pics
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:30 pm   Subject: Re: Cool Bus Pics
what’s up with those wipers and pivots?Are there wipers in that pic? Shocked
  Topic: Neil's 59 panel build thread
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:30 am   Subject: Re: Neil's 59 panel build thread
Well I totally understand the having too many projects problem. And you are right, picking one and focusing on it is the only way I am ever able to finish one. Both of your VW projects sound really i ...
  Topic: Neil's 59 panel build thread
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:58 pm   Subject: Re: Neil's 59 panel build thread
Hey Neil.
You still hittin this thing?
  Topic: walk through seats
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:43 pm   Subject: Re: walk through seats
My first bus was a bench seat bus, and there were many times I wished it was a walk-thru. The amount of work to convert would only make sense, IMO, on a total restoration project where you are doing ...
  Topic: 1967 panel becomes 11 window camper with Dormobile roof
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:06 pm   Subject: Re: 1967 panel becomes 11 window camper with Dormobile roof
Very nice work. You are making excellent progress. I like your completed door stays. Very professional looking.
  Topic: walk through seats
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: walk through seats
I've had both. Its true you get used to what you have, although I've personally never wished I had a bench when I was driving a walk through, and I frequently wished I had walk through when I was driv ...
  Topic: Bus tool roll / tool kit
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:05 am   Subject: Re: Bus tool roll / tool kit
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1742025.jpg

I wanted to share with this post the tool roll that I have just finished putting together for my January 1964 turkis bus. Did the best I could ...
  Topic: recommendations - transmission rebuild
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:16 pm   Subject: Re: recommendations - transmission rebuild
I used Benco. More than one friend recommended them. The trans does exactly what its supposed to do. Only problem for you is they are in Cal. I couldn't find any highly recommended shops in Fla so I h ...
  Topic: Signwriting/logoed buses
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:48 pm   Subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses
This pic is from the 2nd owner. Taken mid '70s
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1739844.jpg
This is the way it looked first time I saw it. I'm returning it to stock(ish) with camper interior. ...
  Topic: 1960 Sealing Wax Red Panel
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:11 am   Subject: Re: 1960 Sealing Wax Red Panel
haha. Remember the lies they used to tell us about how kids were going to keep us young?
  Topic: 1960 Sealing Wax Red Panel
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:51 am   Subject: Re: 1960 Sealing Wax Red Panel
Update? Having a baby tends to slow things down
 
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