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  Topic: 40hp vs 1600sp stock look and reliable
BulliBill

Replies: 22
Views: 1385

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2022 2:47 pm   Subject: Re: 40hp vs 1600sp stock look and reliable
Since you are asking for our opinions, here is mine. I bought a gorgeous old weathered original SWR paint June of 1959 Double-Door Panel Bus in storage in a north Texas barn from a buddy back in 2000 ...
  Topic: Split Birthday
BulliBill

Replies: 183
Views: 22537

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:12 am   Subject: Re: Split Birthday
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153446.jpg

As of this morning my original paint Sealing Wax Red 1959 Double-Door Panel Bus is:

60 years 9 months 28 days
or 729 months 28 days
or 3173 ...
  Topic: What did you do for your Bus today?
BulliBill

Replies: 13358
Views: 1756777

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:03 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do for your Bus today?
I used my '59 Double-Door SWR Panel to run a bunch of errands including a trip to the county recycle center to get rid of a bunch of old household hazardous waste, old florescent light bulbs, etc., et ...
  Topic: Original Paint.... Let's Talk Patina.
BulliBill

Replies: 1634
Views: 337618

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 30, 2016 6:42 pm   Subject: Re: Original Paint.... Let's Talk Patina.
My June 1959 Double-Door Panel in it's original SWR factory but very oxidized paint:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/637164.jpg

Experimenting with buffing the sides out:
https://www.thesa ...
  Topic: Painted Hub Cap Centers
BulliBill

Replies: 53
Views: 30646

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 03, 2016 1:14 pm   Subject: Painted Hub Cap Centers
If you had the entire cap powder coated first and then painted the logo would that work OK? Or would the logo have to be sanded first (which would be quite tricky) to get good paint adhesion to the po ...
  Topic: Sealing Wax Red *only* thread. (no two-tone)
BulliBill

Replies: 316
Views: 113601

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:48 pm   Subject: Sealing Wax Red *only* thread. (no two-tone)
I finally got the drivers side buffed out (as promised back on page eight) and got the rear bumper blade end straightened out too!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153446.jpg

Bill

Hey ...
  Topic: Sealing Wax Red *only* thread. (no two-tone)
RPGreg2600

Replies: 316
Views: 113601

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:56 pm   Subject: Sealing Wax Red *only* thread. (no two-tone)
I finally got the drivers side buffed out (as promised back on page eight) and got the rear bumper blade end straightened out too!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153446.jpg

Bill

Hey ...
  Topic: Sealing Wax Red *only* thread. (no two-tone)
LJay

Replies: 316
Views: 113601

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:49 pm   Subject: Sealing Wax Red *only* thread. (no two-tone)
I finally got the drivers side buffed out (as promised back on page eight) and got the rear bumper blade end straightened out too!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153446.jpg

Bill

Hey ...
  Topic: Pimp your panel
BulliBill

Replies: 245
Views: 58039

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:39 pm   Subject: Pimp your panel
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153446.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153445.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153444.jpg

One of these days, I'll probably have t ...
  Topic: Sealing Wax Red *only* thread. (no two-tone)
BulliBill

Replies: 316
Views: 113601

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:41 pm   Subject: Sealing Wax Red *only* thread. (no two-tone)
I finally got the drivers side buffed out (as promised back on page eight) and got the rear bumper blade end straightened out too!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153446.jpg

Bill
  Topic: Pimp your panel
StockNazi

Replies: 245
Views: 58039

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 01, 2014 8:48 pm   Subject: Pimp your panel
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153446.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153445.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1153444.jpg

One of these days, I'll probably have t ...
  Topic: Pimp your panel
BulliBill

Replies: 245
Views: 58039

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:56 am   Subject: Pimp your panel
A little while back, I finally got through buffing out the driver side of my original paint Sealing Wax Red 1959 Double-Door Panel. It looks SOOO much better now!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/galle ...
 
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