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by kilgore
Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Been a little quiet on here of late, ive been rebuilding my oval so work on the bus had taken a little pause. Still using it a lot just not actually fixing the long list of little niggles that need to be done. One of which is fitting wipers. In its current guise i have nothing other than rainex! I d...
by kilgore
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

i miss this thread ...such a great build and story ;-) Haha thanks dude, should be some more updates over the winter. Camping interior etc, still a few bits to do went for a blast out on sunday! Not driven it nearly as much as i would have liked this year! Puts such a massive grin on my face https:...
by kilgore
Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: OG LONG SPOON WINDOW CATCHES
Replies: 1
Views: 682

Re: OG LONG SPOON WINDOW CATCHES

All now sold thanks for the interest
by kilgore
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Coolerdub wrote:
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:14 pm
Freaking awesome thread just read the whole thing today. It's the nuts totally. Sat waiting for the Sweden revisit shots now 😃 Congrats on it.
Ade
Thanks dude :cheers: :cheers: hopefully doing Sweden after Ben Pon next year!
by kilgore
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: OG LONG SPOON WINDOW CATCHES
Replies: 1
Views: 682

OG LONG SPOON WINDOW CATCHES

I have for sale various long spoon catches in varying condition... I should add they are fully functioning, no missing springs or snapped clasps. Also ignore the numbers on the white piece of paper in the pics. The correct photos are with each description. All available to post anywhere at cost or c...
by kilgore
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

dude !!!!! I just done the complete thread WOW just WOW well done for saving a amazing bus .... the time and money spent is probably tearfull but who gives a sh*t hu .... it all your's and its blooooming amazing hats off she looks so sweet massive massive respect dude bet you SMILE every time your ...
by kilgore
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Managed to get a few more jobs done last night and today, massive thanks to Snips and especially Rob for his help today, thanks so much boys :cheers: :cheers: Bus now has the original rear view mirror fitted. Its tatty as hell and the visor is snapped by i love its original to the van. I forgot to t...
by kilgore
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Last night re tracked the front and rear! The rears were 16mm toeing out 8O 8O which may explain some of the twitchyness at speed haha! Adjusted that and re checked the fronts for good measure and its now driving fantastic. The front spax shocks were still too stiff at half adjustment so i have soft...
by kilgore
Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

I do love the "Engineering in Action" approach to problem solving... Interesting to do some Finite Analysis on your solution to suspension geometry.. Well done.. Check the fabrication regularly! G If it doesnt exist already, have a go yourself right? I am in no way an engineer and happy to do this ...
by kilgore
Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Nice extra detail. I love your commitment to using the original parts, makes it a really honest bus Thanks dude :cheers: This weekend ive been trying to sort out my rear shocks. I wanted the bus to have a tucked rear end making use of the narrower standard barndoor rear end. Unlike a later bus a sh...
by kilgore
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

I have a long list of little jobs still to do, most of which are nothing major just fettling but one id been putting off since having a quick go and it being a total pain in the arse is is fitting the deluxe trim insert, my bus came with a large portion of its original trim, complete with 60 plus ye...
by kilgore
Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

carl12 wrote:
Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:21 pm
Looks Absolutely Amazing congrats you must be over the moon.

Look forward to hooking the 2 old girls together

Cheers Carl.
That really will be fun mate, whens the planned "finish" date?
by kilgore
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Thanks guys really appreciate all the kind words. Im super stoked. Few more things to get sorted but just so happy it seems to drive ok and so far no major issues :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
by kilgore
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Austin absolutely busted his ass and i collected the bus Thursday night ready for bugjam Friday morning :cheers: :cheers: Wednesday afternoon he messaged me about an "anomaly" he had noticed looking at pics of various buses which have been trimmed recently. His eagle eye spotted on a couple of perio...
by kilgore
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 372
Views: 94846

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Airbus wrote:
Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:49 pm
omg stop posting pictures!!.. pff how nice!!
:D :D thanks dude, little update, the bus is looking rad so excited about collecting it

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