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  Topic: Long inner rocker cut outs
swiss_bulli

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:41 pm   Subject: Re: Long inner rocker cut outs
I found a topic in burlyhammer‘s rebuild thread. There should be 17 holes according to campingbox. I still have original floor parts on the passenger side with holes in it, but the driver side was rep ...
  Topic: Long inner rocker cut outs
swiss_bulli

Replies: 5
Views: 270

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: Long inner rocker cut outs
Thanks, didn’t know! Anyone having an original floor and can give me the infos about how many holes and where (measures) I need to drill them into the replacement floor?
  Topic: Long inner rocker cut outs
swiss_bulli

Replies: 5
Views: 270

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:42 am   Subject: Long inner rocker cut outs
It might be a dumb question, but I was wondering why there are cut outs on the upper line of the Gerson inner rocker for the long side? There is nothing going through there. Or was the piece mounted t ...
  Topic: Outrigger design
swiss_bulli

Replies: 5
Views: 361

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 3:29 am   Subject: Re: Outrigger design
Michael, I should have listened to your experience. That is what they delivered to me.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1908597.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1908596.jpg
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  Topic: Outrigger design
swiss_bulli

Replies: 5
Views: 361

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:40 am   Subject: Outrigger design
I think I came across this discussion somewhen, but couldn‘t find the topic anymore. My outriggers were replaced in the past, but not really nicely, so I‘ll have to do them again. The parts from KF an ...
  Topic: 1963 Casino Kombi
swiss_bulli

Replies: 81
Views: 6507

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:39 pm   Subject: Re: 1963 Casino Kombi
Is this stealth bluetooth unit also from RetroSound? On their product page, I could only find the speaker but no hidden radio component..
  Topic: Swiss cheese - 1967 westy
swiss_bulli

Replies: 47
Views: 3034

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:49 pm   Subject: Re: Swiss cheese - 1967 westy
Thanks BarryL, I tried to move the blaster around the mating surfaces to leave them untouched. Going forward I will even tape them so the chance is smaller I hurt them. Is a 320 grit fine enough to se ...
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
swiss_bulli

Replies: 1566
Views: 112739

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:42 pm   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Awesome work and happy aniversary! It is an inspiration to me how you build you bus.
  Topic: Swiss cheese - 1967 westy
swiss_bulli

Replies: 47
Views: 3034

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:41 am   Subject: Re: Swiss cheese - 1967 westy
It is quite a while ago I posted the last time on my build thread. It happened a lot behind the scenes. I bought a good stack of parts including some nice stuff like an original Neiman steering lock a ...
  Topic: SO-42 electrical equipment
swiss_bulli

Replies: 2
Views: 112

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:29 am   Subject: Re: SO-42 electrical equipment
Thank you! Didn‘t see that..
  Topic: Beer...
swiss_bulli

Replies: 36
Views: 3465

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:50 am   Subject: Re: Beer...
I just got a gift. It is „the original“ bulli beer Smile.
It was produced for the Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge Schweiz.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1876303.jpg
  Topic: SO-42 electrical equipment
swiss_bulli

Replies: 2
Views: 112

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:08 am   Subject: SO-42 electrical equipment
Does anybody have a campmobile parts list with the pages for the electrical equipment?

The manual posted on OACDP is missing this chapter unfortunately...
http://oacdp.org/so42/24.png
  Topic: Byron's '63 Camper
swiss_bulli

Replies: 114
Views: 7448

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:33 am   Subject: Re: Byron's '63 Camper
There is a description in the technical bulletin E5 also hosted on this site. As already suggested, it is to suppress the noise/interference on radios.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/manuals/ ...
  Topic: Restoration of a former '65 firetruck (21F)
swiss_bulli

Replies: 60
Views: 4842

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:31 am   Subject: Re: Restoration of a former '65 firetruck (21F)
Cool stuff! I will try to adapt your style of the tool too. I also thought about having two square profiles as guide for the rods. Unfortunately I do not own or have access to a nice mill like you do. ...
  Topic: Broken bearing in RGB, please help
swiss_bulli

Replies: 26
Views: 4504

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:00 am   Subject: Re: Broken bearing in RGB, please help
Hi, I had the exact same issue as in the initial post. What worked nice for me was, putting at least 4 balls back into the outer ring. Then you can put on the outer ring on the still correctly sitting ...
  Topic: Rear axles - big/small nut - same?
swiss_bulli

Replies: 7
Views: 297

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:44 am   Subject: Re: Rear axles - big/small nut - same?
Awesome, thank you Peter!
I now also found it in the Bentley page H-5 (didn‘t have it at hand). But the blue one isn‘t mentioned there. Anyway, I need to buy a second copy of the book or even find an ...
  Topic: Rear axles - big/small nut - same?
swiss_bulli

Replies: 7
Views: 297

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:36 am   Subject: Re: Rear axles - big/small nut - same?
I just disambled two late big nut transaxles, to get one good working one for my bus and keeping some spares. I have one with pink and one with green axle shafts. I searched for the technical bulletin ...
  Topic: Restoration of a former '65 firetruck (21F)
swiss_bulli

Replies: 60
Views: 4842

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:48 pm   Subject: Re: Restoration of a former '65 firetruck (21F)
Mika from Finland makes really impressive replacement parts and he is also working on a split bus. In his gallery I saw, that he totally dismantled the silencers.

Great work so far. My progress als ...
  Topic: Original Westfalia SO 42 and SO 44 flooring, linoleum, marmoleum
swiss_bulli

Replies: 36
Views: 2270

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:33 am   Subject: Re: Original Westfalia SO 42 and SO 44 flooring, linoleum, marmoleum
For the once waiting to get it, NLAVW has the repro finally in stock. I just ordered mine Smile.
  Topic: September 55 Std Microbus build thread
swiss_bulli

Replies: 44
Views: 2712

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:13 pm   Subject: Re: September 55 Std Microbus build thread
Wow, this is insane Smile. I‘m really impressed by your skills!
Just thought, if you are doing all the details, why don‘t keep it stock with the weels and so. Anyway, it is just awesome!
 
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