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  Topic: My 54 european deluxe from start to finish
tehillah1

Replies: 442
Views: 132931

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:50 pm   Subject: Re: My 54 european deluxe from start to finish
Here are some pics of my May 1955 Standard. I don't see any evidence of these being anything other than stock. Hope this helps.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1975741.jpg
https://www.thesam ...
  Topic: Deck lid mounting "boxes"
tehillah1

Replies: 2
Views: 330

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:31 pm   Subject: Re: Deck lid mounting "boxes"
Mika at Vertanen may be able to recreate some for you. He produces really high quality parts and may be able to recreate these if you can send him pictures.

Good luck.
  Topic: Emergency Brake Cable on 55
tehillah1

Replies: 3
Views: 192

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:19 am   Subject: Re: Emergency Brake Cable on 55
I appreciate you guys with experience and patience sharing your work-arounds and builds here...keeps us less experienced folks plugging along...gotta love the Samba
  Topic: 1956 Oval Build "Franky"
tehillah1

Replies: 165
Views: 28536

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:14 am   Subject: Re: 1956 Oval Build "Franky"
The fab work your are doing on this project is an inspiration and keeps me plugging along on my '55 standard project. I'm teaching myself to mig on scrap and junk parts and seeing the fitment and repa ...
  Topic: Emergency Brake Cable on 55
tehillah1

Replies: 3
Views: 192

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: Emergency Brake Cable on 55
Don't know about the bent tube but if the cable moves good in the tube you can have a longer one made up at an aviation place that does this kind of work for private airplanes...I had to get both of m ...
  Topic: Burgundy Ron - [email protected]
tehillah1

Replies: 300
Views: 29810

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:08 am   Subject: Re: Burgundy Ron - [email protected]
Bought some parts from Ron. He hunted down a part he didn't have for me and got it all shipped. Stayed in touch via email through the whole process. Thanks Ron.
  Topic: The 'Ol 55
tehillah1

Replies: 5
Views: 808

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:18 pm   Subject: Re: The 'Ol 55
Sweet!
After having it in storage for 30 years, the voyage to get it back on the road must be exciting Cool
Good job on the chassis.

Well slow as I am at getting anything done, I don't get too exci ...
  Topic: The 'Ol 55
tehillah1

Replies: 5
Views: 808

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:51 pm   Subject: Re: The 'Ol 55
You may want to consider changing out the axles on that trans. They are a longer axle pushing out the rear wheels, unless that's what you want.
Thanks for the feedback...That's just what I did after ...
  Topic: The 'Ol 55
tehillah1

Replies: 5
Views: 808

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:17 pm   Subject: Re: The 'Ol 55
Here's a few pan pics...I'm working on how to make a semi-rotisserie for the body out of the engine stands I used for the pan rotisserie...
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1799565.jpg
https: ...
  Topic: The 'Ol 55
tehillah1

Replies: 5
Views: 808

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:08 pm   Subject: The 'Ol 55
I'm not so good at pics or keeping up with this stuff but thought I'd give it a shot. Here's some pics of my 55 oval project that's been ongoing in some fashion since the '70s when a guy gave me the b ...
  Topic: Axle length
tehillah1

Replies: 20
Views: 9225

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 8:28 am   Subject: Re: Axle lengths
Exactly the info I was hoping for! This is what makes The Samba such a great resource...Thanks the clear explanations and great pics.
  Topic: Axle length
tehillah1

Replies: 20
Views: 9225

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 7:39 am   Subject: Re: Axle lengths
I see this is an older post...I'm trying to find dimensions on the axles tubes and rear bearing housings for the Type 1 swing axles. I've got '68 swing axle I'm rebuilding for my '55 oval project and ...
 
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