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  Topic: Window regulator pin/ washer/spring: Does anyone reproduce this?
virtanen

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Today 8:21 am   Subject: Re: Window regulator pin/ washer/spring: Does anyone reproduce this?
There are 4 parts: pin, pushing, washer and spring. I could make the washer and spring first.
  Topic: Seam fan shroud ID
virtanen

Replies: 2
Views: 265

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:56 am   Subject: Re: Seam fan shroud ID
This is rare late 1947 to early 1949 version. Once it had manually operated summer/winter air regulator flap. And a mesh on the air intake.
  Topic: Jimmy Vís 54 Oval Project
virtanen

Replies: 551
Views: 45860

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:18 am   Subject: Re: Jimmy Vís 54 Oval Project
FYI: I'm making design for press tooling for those roof sides right now.
  Topic: VW Backing plates
virtanen

Replies: 9
Views: 485

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:39 pm   Subject: Re: VW Backing plates
Early version pre48 had this bump smaller. (don't look the extra holes, someone made hydraulic brakes...) :

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2073681.jpg
  Topic: VW Backing plates
virtanen

Replies: 9
Views: 485

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:31 am   Subject: Re: VW Backinng plates
Beetle with cable brakes. For front, and this version approx from 1949 upwards.
  Topic: A new split sheet metal part
virtanen

Replies: 256
Views: 93935

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:16 am   Subject: Re: A new split sheet metal part
Target to get this available in the next months, this is one of the first protos:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2073011.jpg
  Topic: Official whine/discussion about Split cars/parts for sale
virtanen

Replies: 2984
Views: 543875

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:04 am   Subject: Re: Official whine/discussion about Split cars/parts for sale
For me they look nos, the oldest spares had storage grease on them, no paint.
  Topic: Dougs 56 build
virtanen

Replies: 145
Views: 12250

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:28 am   Subject: Re: Dougs 56 build
My own production

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2377639
  Topic: Dougs 56 build
virtanen

Replies: 145
Views: 12250

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:50 am   Subject: Re: Dougs 56 build
Yes, inner bushings are hard to push in. Outer is usually easier, just place the cap with rubber on. At least was when I put them on my 54 oval, my own made caps and Jacek's rubbers. And nos plates + ...
  Topic: Dougs 56 build
virtanen

Replies: 145
Views: 12250

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:32 pm   Subject: Re: Dougs 56 build
Quite easy to assemble when the donut rubbers are correct and using a puller tool. Baby powder prevents them creak.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2032139.jpg
  Topic: July 1949 Standard.... not Deluxe
virtanen

Replies: 24
Views: 3546

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:43 am   Subject: Re: July 1949 Standard.... not Deluxe
The pod has "an extra" fuse, I think those were used for barndoors?
  Topic: Demand on copper rings for 24,5 PS engines???
virtanen

Replies: 22
Views: 3184

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:36 pm   Subject: Re: Demand on copper rings for 24,5 PS engines???
But the original tooling was found, did they make new copper rings? I haven't seen them for sale.
  Topic: Demand on copper rings for 24,5 PS engines???
virtanen

Replies: 22
Views: 3184

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:34 pm   Subject: Re: Demand on copper rings for 24,5 PS engines???
How this ended?
  Topic: Front shock bolt securing plate: Correct for a 57?
virtanen

Replies: 3
Views: 176

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:35 am   Subject: Re: Front shock bolt securing plate: Correct for a 57?
I found the info when discontinued, the last chassis was #1-1.279.013 in September 1956.
  Topic: A new split sheet metal part
virtanen

Replies: 256
Views: 93935

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 9:41 pm   Subject: Re: A new split sheet metal part
Will you add the area (screw boss) for rear seat mount ?

Haven't thought it yet, will see.
  Topic: A new split sheet metal part
virtanen

Replies: 256
Views: 93935

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 8:00 am   Subject: Re: A new split sheet metal part
It's for split beetle without a split window Smile
  Topic: A new split sheet metal part
virtanen

Replies: 256
Views: 93935

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 2:06 am   Subject: Re: A new split sheet metal part
I'm working for this kind of repair panels:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2041594.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2041593.jpg
  Topic: Split Front Torsion Bars
virtanen

Replies: 10
Views: 1658

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 11:09 am   Subject: Re: Split Front Torsion Bars
Actually the difference is 3 cm, the early beam has 98 cm and later 95 cm leaves.
  Topic: 1957 rear spring arm bushings
virtanen

Replies: 10
Views: 583

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:33 pm   Subject: Re: 1957 rear spring arm bushings
I have made these to help the assembly. A standard puller can be used with them. For sale soon.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2032138.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2032139. ...
  Topic: what year split hella headlight?
virtanen

Replies: 2
Views: 672

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:21 am   Subject: Re: what year split hella headlight?
Date stamp 41K = week 41 1952, could be used for a late 1952 or early 1953 car.
 
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