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by vwed
Sun May 07, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Good literature/links
Replies: 7
Views: 1772

Re: Good literature/links

Lots of stuff on thesamba.com.
For example: https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/
by vwed
Sat May 06, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Hella Symmetrical lenses question..
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: Hella Assymetric lenses question..

Firstly, what you have pictured there are symmetrical lenses not asymmetrical (note also the correct spelling). This is stated in the eBay ad. You are correct that in theory they are for pre '60 headlights. They are not Beetle ones but correct for Buses. I've had dozens of them after finding a stash...
by vwed
Mon May 01, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Random parts, locks, screen rubbers, cargo door pole.
Replies: 12
Views: 3056

Re: Random parts, locks, screen rubbers, cargo door pole.

I would like just the spring (on the left as you look at the picture) from this lock please.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/17452989@ ... otostream/
Not interested in the rest of it. Happy to pay £2 plus postage.
by vwed
Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Pointless Bitching
Topic: bidding on eBay
Replies: 8
Views: 4285

Re: bidding on eBay

Yeah I get what you're saying but with people using bidding programs it's not really an auction, it's more of a quick-draw of who can get the last bid in before times up and you can't beat the bidding program/app. That's not how an auction should work, it should be whoever is prepared to pay the mo...
by vwed
Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: ***SSVC Display at the Volksworld Show***
Replies: 92
Views: 23641

Re: ***SSVC Display at the Volksworld Show***

rikki james wrote:PS. Don't forget, the clocks go back on Saturday night!!!!
Actually the clocks go forward on Saturday night. Think about it!
by vwed
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: HO17 Questions......
Replies: 11
Views: 2371

Re: HO17 Questions......

Doka Dave wrote:Stupid question but when is it?
DD
Yes, a stupid question when you could google the answer in a matter of seconds:
http://www.uraltkaefer.de/e_anmeldung.html
by vwed
Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: HO17 Questions......
Replies: 11
Views: 2371

Re: HO17 Questions......

4. A lot of euros! 5. Yes. There are a number of restaurants/cafes/take away places in the town that you can get meals etc at. Also most of the bakeries do a nice line in filled rolls a.m. There are two large supermarkets in the town where obviously you can get rolls, tubs of salad, cold meats, milk...
by vwed
Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Star adjuster pushing brake pad out
Replies: 7
Views: 1445

Re: Star adjuster pushing brake pad out

The rubber seals on the wheel cylinder don't look very good!
by vwed
Thu Dec 01, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Wolfsburg and Hanover production
Replies: 6
Views: 1594

Re: Wolfsburg and Hanover production

Carried on with Beetle production. Wolfsburg is still the main VW factory to this day, well worth a visit if you are in that part of Germany. The Autostadt is superb.
by vwed
Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Wolfsburg and Hanover production
Replies: 6
Views: 1594

Re: Wolfsburg and Hanover production

Yes.
by vwed
Fri Aug 26, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: NOS Cargo Door Hinge Pins - ALL SOLD
Replies: 11
Views: 2844

Re: NOS Cargo Door Hinge Pins

Update: I still have 3 of these pins left and I'll throw in a set of wicks as well.
£16 posted within the UK, PayPal as a gift please.
by vwed
Fri Aug 26, 2016 9:55 am
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: NOS Headlamp Flasher Relay
Replies: 0
Views: 453

NOS Headlamp Flasher Relay

311 941 581 C. SWF # R 200 868. 6 volt. To suit August '65 to end of July '66 Buses ( chassis 216 000 001 to 216 190 000) only. Price: £22 posted within the UK, PayPal as a gift please/£23 not as a gift. http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1547152.jpg http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/...
by vwed
Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: NOS '65 Model Year Wiper Motor - SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 1079

Re: NOS '65 Model Year Wiper Motor

3 terminals:
54
31b
54d
The earth 31 is achieved via the motor being bolted to the body.
As per http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/inf ... /65bus.jpg
by vwed
Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: NOS '65 Model Year Wiper Motor - SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 1079

Re: NOS '65 Model Year Wiper Motor

Yes, it will fit a USA '65 model year. Best to double check that your chassis number falls between the parameters in my first post. I don't have a frame or shafts. Repro shaft kits are available from the usual suspects.
by vwed
Fri Aug 19, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: NOS '66 Model Year Wiper Motor
Replies: 1
Views: 628

Re: NOS '66 Model Year Wiper Motor

Still available.