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  Topic: Bosch Voltage Regulator Smoking / Burning Hot
tim3

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:39 pm   Subject: Bosch Voltage Regulator Smoking / Burning Hot
Tried looking for a post about a similar situation, but my Bosch Voltage Regulator just started smoking and was burning hot when I went to unplug the connections and the battery. I just had my battery ...
  Topic: Squareback Blinds?
tim3

Replies: 37
Views: 10656

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:56 am   Subject: Re: Squareback Blinds?
So after 10 years I finally found the blinds I was so curious about for my first square.. I found these on Craigslist for $300 the reae was only used for a year and the sided were brand new still in t ...
  Topic: Squareback Blinds?
tim3

Replies: 37
Views: 10656

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:52 am   Subject: Re: Squareback Blinds?
I took jeejeejason with me to get these for my ride..

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1535208.jpg
  Topic: Squareback Blinds?
tim3

Replies: 37
Views: 10656

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:47 am   Subject: Squareback Blinds?
Just an update that I never heard back from the guy in Australia that makes these. I'm going to make my own and see how they turn out.

Anyone know if plans exist for these? Specifically for a squar ...
  Topic: Stealth Camping around Lake Tahoe!!!
tim3

Replies: 37
Views: 10970

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:11 pm   Subject: Re: Stealth Camping around Lake Tahoe!!!
I'll just say i know Marshall and Lincoln next time Wink.. but really yeah it felt pretty sketch.. weird though google maps recognizes it as a road
  Topic: Stealth Camping around Lake Tahoe!!!
tim3

Replies: 37
Views: 10970

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:29 am   Subject: Stealth Camping around Lake Tahoe!!!
I just thought of this....if you know how to get to Donner Ski Ranch you can drive up a dirt road on the right side of the slopes called lake angel drive. This will take you the south end of Lake Ang ...
  Topic: 66 Squareback called Patches - Sea Sand L568 - Build Thread
tim3

Replies: 49
Views: 12433

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Dec 19, 2015 1:59 am   Subject: Re: 66 Squareback called Patches - Sea Sand L568 - Build Thr
Yeah the used bumper I got has some damage.. bumpers rust pretty fast in San Francisco so I usually don't try to get really clean bumpers anyways.. I'll take a look though.. and yes this totally was a ...
  Topic: 66 Squareback called Patches - Sea Sand L568 - Build Thread
tim3

Replies: 49
Views: 12433

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:05 am   Subject: Re: 66 Squareback called Patches - Sea Sand L568 - Build Thr
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1440352.jpg

So I'm going to do a brief update of patches.. she truely is a real patch work car now.. I did a burn out in front of some girls I thought were h ...
  Topic: Lowering my Type 3
tim3

Replies: 64
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:51 pm   Subject: Re: Lowering my Type 3
I wouldn't say just have a go.. read the posts thoroughly about lowering your type 3. There are some really important steps you can not just wing it or you risk getting yourself in a sketchy situation ...
  Topic: Sub Frame Bushings
tim3

Replies: 2
Views: 407

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:45 pm   Subject: Re: Sub Frame Bushings
I just bought some.. so yes them make them
  Topic: Left Hand Drive Type 3 Dash, - Now with Speaker Holes!!
tim3

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:39 pm   Subject: Left Hand Drive Type 3 Dash, - Now with Speaker Holes!!
i totally want the wrap around style
  Topic: Who needs new legs for their Trans Awn 2000?
tim3

Replies: 2
Views: 162

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2015 8:23 pm   Subject: Who needs new legs for their Trans Awn 2000?
no plans to make the arms, but honestly it really all depends if a few people are interested. If no one is interested I am just going to make what I need replaced.
  Topic: Sharing some Aircooled love
tim3

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2015 6:20 pm   Subject: Sharing some Aircooled love
i love my aircooled.. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1408901.jpg I have taken it everwhere.. it cruises well above 70mph on the regular and getting about 20mpg freeway.
  Topic: How many air cooled owners do we have?
tim3

Replies: 171
Views: 18981

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2015 6:14 pm   Subject: How many air cooled owners do we have?
i love my 1982 westy.. I dont mind cruising 45-50mph up big hills on the freeway.. She hits 75+mph on flat so that is good for me..

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1408901.jpg
  Topic: Who needs new legs for their Trans Awn 2000?
tim3

Replies: 2
Views: 162

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2015 6:06 pm   Subject: Who needs new legs for their Trans Awn 2000?
I am going to reproduce a few legs for the A&E TRANS-AWN 2000.

I would just recreate to the closest possible spec of the Main and Secondary Support Arm Assembly. This would include the machine ...
  Topic: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post.
tim3

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2015 1:12 am   Subject: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post.
(Repost cuz original photo was moved by facebook)

Super Lightweight Mille Miglia MM11-3 (AKA Carrera Lightweight 5 Spoke 996 Replicas)

18x8 ET35 (No Spacers needed)
225/40/18 Front (Wheel has ...
  Topic: What color is this and what year?
tim3

Replies: 25
Views: 3137

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:35 am   Subject: What color is this and what year?
If I only had this much obsession before hand.. I dont like it when people do shit wrong on my rides.. I trust too much..
  Topic: What color is this and what year?
tim3

Replies: 25
Views: 3137

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2015 8:45 pm   Subject: What color is this and what year?
Car was painted L572 Panama Beige.. at least its an older color.. not type 3 but older vw color non the less.
  Topic: Cmans 1966 square surf ride
tim3

Replies: 60
Views: 7380

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:38 pm   Subject: Cmans 1966 square surf ride
The last picture is 3 outer splines unfront, and two in the back.. I didnt like how low the back was so I raised the back one outer notch with the 17" wheels.. I eventually brought the back up ha ...
  Topic: What color is this and what year?
tim3

Replies: 25
Views: 3137

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2015 6:23 pm   Subject: What color is this and what year?
The whole car was painted inside n out. He painted the engine area black though.
 
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