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  Topic: Tinkering with 57DD… Logo Paint Stripping (66 sold)
volkswagen60

Replies: 179
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:15 pm   Subject: Re: Tinkering With 66...BusOnABudget (57DD added 3/15/21)
- I finished my roof except for the center strip that I couldn't reach. One day.
- I stripped my dash.
- Bought and sold some coolers.
- Windshield seals are falling apart Very Happy
- I was planning on ...
  Topic: 57 panel van
volkswagen60

Replies: 20
Views: 950

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2022 9:44 pm   Subject: Re: 57 panel van
Awesome. I have a 57 panel too. I'll be following your thread.
  Topic: Norcal Aircooled Group (N.A.G.) Monthly Gathering
volkswagen60

Replies: 2033
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PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2021 8:21 pm   Subject: Re: Norcal Aircooled Group (N.A.G.) Monthly Gathering
Pleasanton NAG Monthly Meet is this Friday, December 10, 2021 at In-N-Out (Hopyard & I-580) starting at 7:30pm.
6015 Johnson Dr. Pleasanton, CA 94588
We park by the sound-wall (between Smart &am ...
  Topic: Tinkering with 57DD… Logo Paint Stripping (66 sold)
volkswagen60

Replies: 179
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:18 pm   Subject: Re: Tinkering With 66...BusOnABudget (57DD added 3/15/21)
I took a break from stripping, but I'm back on it.
- Roof has been a beast. The clearcoat and shiny purple is like concrete.
- Installed the reflectors. My neighbor was able to weld a new post on on ...
  Topic: Tinkering with 57DD… Logo Paint Stripping (66 sold)
volkswagen60

Replies: 179
Views: 22520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 8:58 pm   Subject: Re: Tinkering With 66...BusOnABudget (57DD added 3/15/21)
- Drove bus to OCTO! About 900 miles roundtrip. 25 miles of it was on a tow truck!! Passenger reduction box pouring oil 25 miles away from OCTO. Lizard Motorsports fixed it in my swap space during the ...
  Topic: Norcal Aircooled Group (N.A.G.) Monthly Gathering
volkswagen60

Replies: 2033
Views: 213004

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 8:25 pm   Subject: Re: Norcal Aircooled Group (N.A.G.) Monthly Gathering
16 years strong!! A few photos from November 12, 2021

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2234590.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2234589.jpg
  Topic: Official good deal on Buses or parts topic
volkswagen60

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2021 8:48 am   Subject: Re: Official good deal on Buses or parts topic
I don't think it's a deal because of the nose but that's an interesting truck because of the color and options.

Special Color paint, chrome hubcaps.I can't believe the prices people are asking for ...
  Topic: Does anyone recognize this bus. I need history help!!!! 22606589
volkswagen60

Replies: 9
Views: 1090

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 1:21 pm   Subject: Re: Does anyone recognize this bus. I need history help!!!!
Add the vin number in the title of your post so that it comes up when someone does a Google search and searches TS. Also, you might want to Google and TS search the vin number, search people's names t ...
  Topic: Tinkering with 57DD… Logo Paint Stripping (66 sold)
volkswagen60

Replies: 179
Views: 22520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 1:17 pm   Subject: Re: Tinkering With 66...BusOnABudget (57DD added 3/15/21)
Update, photo heavy.
- Started stripping the roof. It's been a beast! Clearcoat is thick.
- I forgot my Bus Stop sign at Kelley Park and it was gone when I went back. I checked with staff and event ...
  Topic: Tinkering with 57DD… Logo Paint Stripping (66 sold)
volkswagen60

Replies: 179
Views: 22520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2021 7:31 am   Subject: Re: Tinkering With 66...BusOnABudget (57DD added 3/15/21)
Very cool sounds like a sick ass weekend! I cant wait to see all the purple glaze from hell gone. Looking good. Applause Applause

Thanks! I started stripping the roof last night. Photos coming soon.. ...
  Topic: Tinkering with 57DD… Logo Paint Stripping (66 sold)
volkswagen60

Replies: 179
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2021 7:49 am   Subject: Re: Tinkering With 66...BusOnABudget (57DD added 3/15/21)
3 VW events in 3 days. Mark Merrill's VW Open House, Red Barn VW Swap Meet, and Kelley Park. I left the house Friday morning, returned home Sunday evening.
- Back of bus made the HOTVW's fb page.
- ...
  Topic: Tinkering with 57DD… Logo Paint Stripping (66 sold)
volkswagen60

Replies: 179
Views: 22520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 21, 2021 9:22 am   Subject: Re: Tinkering With 66...BusOnABudget (57DD added 3/15/21)
- Had a good time at the Norcal Bus Fest 16 and the Norcal Aircooled Group monthly meetup.
- Installed my handles and they all use the same key now.
- I had to clean out the cargo door rod holes, an ...
  Topic: Norcal Aircooled Group (N.A.G.) Monthly Gathering
volkswagen60

Replies: 2033
Views: 213004

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 9:17 pm   Subject: Re: Norcal Aircooled Group (N.A.G.) Monthly Gathering
Pleasanton NAG Meet is this Friday, August 13, 2021 at In-N-Out (Hopyard & I-580) starting at 7:30pm.
6015 Johnson Dr. Pleasanton, CA 94588
We park by the soundwall (between Smart & Final ...
  Topic: Front door handles, recesses, and mechanisms
volkswagen60

Replies: 84
Views: 28776

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2021 10:06 am   Subject: Re: Front door handles, recesses, and mechanisms
Thank you to everyone who contributed on this thread. I was going to replace my outer passenger door handle because of the 113 number until I read this.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/22 ...
  Topic: Tinkering with 57DD… Logo Paint Stripping (66 sold)
volkswagen60

Replies: 179
Views: 22520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 02, 2021 7:55 pm   Subject: Re: Tinkering With 66...BusOnABudget (57DD added 3/15/21)
Just a few noteworthy things:
- Took all handles off to have 1 key made to open all.
- I started 'collecting' blue Pepsi coolers cause they match the bus.
- Took the overheard cardboard panels down ...
  Topic: Looking for this 1966 Bus to Reunite OG Booklets VIN 226155822
volkswagen60

Replies: 5
Views: 825

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:26 pm   Subject: Re: Looking for this 1966 Bus to Reunite OG Booklets (SACRAMENTO,CA)
Still looking.....

type the actual vin out instead of just posting a picture. Then - anyone searching google for that vin will find your post

Thanks for suggestion.
  Topic: Looking for this 1966 Bus to Reunite OG Booklets VIN 226155822
volkswagen60

Replies: 5
Views: 825

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:20 am   Subject: Re: Looking for this 1966 Bus to Reunite OG Booklets (SACRAMENTO,CA)
Still looking.....
  Topic: For the bus lovers .
volkswagen60

Replies: 10
Views: 937

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:20 am   Subject: Re: For the bus lovers .
This awesome. Thank you for sharing! Very Happy
  Topic: 1960 Dove Blue Rust Repair
volkswagen60

Replies: 22
Views: 2094

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:13 pm   Subject: Re: 1960 Dove Blue Rust Repair
Great thread so far! I'll be following Very Happy
  Topic: Tinkering with 57DD… Logo Paint Stripping (66 sold)
volkswagen60

Replies: 179
Views: 22520

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 8:37 am   Subject: Re: Tinkering With 66...BusOnABudget (57DD added 3/15/21)
You're doing a great job on the panel.

I love the timewarp experience you get from looking at the before and after pictures of the paint stripping process. From that synthetic bling bling purple t ...
 
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