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  Topic: BAT Buses
widehatch

Replies: 102
Views: 4325

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 12:57 pm   Subject: Re: BAT Buses
as to the VIN in the engine compartment. i'm seeing *237082 9
  Topic: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
widehatch

Replies: 49
Views: 733

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 1:46 pm   Subject: Re: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
someone at one point in the past lost the title to your bus and swapped out vin tags from another bus. your bus has 2 different vin numbers now. the correct one (assigned by Volkswagen) is stamped int ...
  Topic: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
widehatch

Replies: 49
Views: 733

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 12:26 pm   Subject: Re: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
one mystery solved. your bus is a 1967 model. luckily for you you live next to Vermont so you can get a Vermont title for the correct 1967 vin number then reregister it in New Hampshire.

https://c ...
  Topic: How much would you actually pay for a bus?
widehatch

Replies: 26
Views: 1098

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 5:58 am   Subject: Re: How much would you actually pay for a bus?
asking someone how much they paid for their bus is like asking a woman how much she weighs. you dont ask. you wait until they let it slip out one day.
  Topic: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
widehatch

Replies: 49
Views: 733

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 5:41 am   Subject: Re: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
did you ever locate the stamped vin number in the engine compartment?
  Topic: Optimistic farm find
widehatch

Replies: 27
Views: 1876

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 5:59 am   Subject: Re: Optimistic farm find
everything you need to restore that bus is either available as an aftermarket item or on this site in the classifieds. in todays market all you really need to build a split is a title and vin number. ...
  Topic: Need help/tips - no gas from pump to carb
widehatch

Replies: 9
Views: 154

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 5:53 am   Subject: Re: Need help/tips - no gas from pump to carb
try swapping the fuel lines on the pump. sometimes these after market fuel pumps are backwards and the in/out lines are opposite from the older ones
  Topic: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
widehatch

Replies: 49
Views: 733

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 9:13 am   Subject: Re: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
peecee69... I agree now that this is all coming up on this thread.. I wonder (as I suppose it is not rare), that during ownership of however many PO's, parts are hard to find; parts are hard to fix; ...
  Topic: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
widehatch

Replies: 49
Views: 733

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 9:02 am   Subject: Re: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
the m-code tag should be located on the wall behind the passenger backrest.
pic for example

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/614063.jpg

the vin in the engine compartment is a stamping o ...
  Topic: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
widehatch

Replies: 49
Views: 733

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 7:53 am   Subject: Re: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
that looks like 67 to me. everything about your bus screams 1967 except for the vin and gas door. can you verify the stamped vin in the engine compartment is the same as the vin tag and m-code plate i ...
  Topic: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
widehatch

Replies: 49
Views: 733

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 7:01 am   Subject: Re: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
Okie... I am not sure what that is. Do you have a pic?

this is what Okie is talking about

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1781234.jpg
  Topic: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
widehatch

Replies: 49
Views: 733

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 6:58 am   Subject: Re: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
FYI a 67 gas door will look like this

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/760851.jpg
  Topic: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
widehatch

Replies: 49
Views: 733

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 5:56 am   Subject: Re: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
Widehatch... the third number on my vin is a "6" ... And yes, good idea on a color diagram... thank you

Okie - maybe they switched out the dash? I don;t know, but the vin plate and my t ...
  Topic: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
widehatch

Replies: 49
Views: 733

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 12:43 pm   Subject: Re: 1966 dash knobs (photos included)
Thank you again Everett.

crukab ... that is what came with it when I bought. My electrical friend is coming over this week to help me do some final wring. If we can make that work, great. Othe ...
  Topic: Are safari windows worth the leaks?
widehatch

Replies: 58
Views: 1672

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 9:27 am   Subject: Re: Are safari windows worth the leaks?
in my old 64 i had Izzs safaris with the Wolfgang seals. i drove this bus everyday for years in the south east weather. only time mine leaked is when i drove it in medium to heavy rain. i just kept a ...
  Topic: Are safari windows worth the leaks?
widehatch

Replies: 58
Views: 1672

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 9:20 am   Subject: Re: Are safari windows worth the leaks?
Well, I spoke with the final "arbitrator" , my wife Very Happy

She felt that since we live in NH and enjoy only 4-5 months of decent warmer weather and the bus will be garaged, then the windows ...
  Topic: Wheels
widehatch

Replies: 13
Views: 720

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:26 am   Subject: Re: Wheels
Thanks!! I'll stick to my 356 style rims.
Maybe powdercoating in off white is a good solution. Chrome hubcaps and whitewalls will be nice also.

if you are going with the same 356 style wheels i wo ...
  Topic: Signwriting/logoed buses
widehatch

Replies: 4859
Views: 798986

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:27 am   Subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2169112.jpg
  Topic: Signwriting/logoed buses
widehatch

Replies: 4859
Views: 798986

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:27 am   Subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2169113.jpg
  Topic: Signwriting/logoed buses
widehatch

Replies: 4859
Views: 798986

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:27 am   Subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2169114.jpg
 
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