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  1. #151
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    I think this is probably yet another in what seems like an endless string of false rumors and teases: but for what it's worth I ran across this today.
    http://newsroom.vw.com/vehicles/futu...-its-electric/
    "Judge me by the enemies I have made." -FDR

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    The tits! Too bad itís 40k

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    Today in Pleasant Hill, California!

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    ^^^^ ouch

    love this thread, my daughter is in love with VW busses, she wants to buy one and learn how to work on it herself.

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    make sure she learns to maintain fuel lines, and electrics!
    Scientists now have decisive molecular evidence that humans and chimpanzees once had a common momma and that this lineage had previously split from monkeys.

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    ^^^ yep, she is pretty good little mechanic. Knows how to change oil, tires, check everything, etc. She hung out in the garage with me for years as I tinker.

    Ive done time with a 68 and 70 bug. 68 caught on fire, I only paid $25 and a 12r so all good. Had to replace the cardboard floors about every week.

    Left the car on the side of a dirt road outside KC when it dies on way to work. Years later cops show up at the house asking why my plates were involved in bank heist. I keep the plates when a get rid of a car now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawkgt View Post
    ^^^^ ouch

    love this thread, my daughter is in love with VW busses, she wants to buy one and learn how to work on it herself.
    She needs this

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    Great reading, and a little VW info, I still have my wire bound copy

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    Quote Originally Posted by refried View Post
    She needs this

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    Great reading, and a little VW info, I still have my wire bound copy
    Wow, it's still in print!
    https://www.amazon.com/Keep-Volkswag...dp/1566913101/
    I've got my greasy old wire-bound b&w copy like the one in the pic.
    Donít give up until.

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    Rebuilt my bus engine twice using that book. One of the best instructional books ever. Glad to see it's still around.

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    Yeah, About those fuel lines. I was on my way to Baker the last weekend of 2016. I pulled 'ol westy up onto my concrete pad to pack my things and noticed a drip drip underneath the engine bay. Turns out I had a hairline fracture on the inside of less than 2 inches of line between the fuel rail and the injector. Gas was dripping on a hot exhaust pipe. End of plans. Found out how really easy it is to go up in flames. Now I open the bay and watch the system at least once a year. And this is after a fairly recent engine replacement.
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    Skajah, Iíd replace that fuel rail with these: and use the correct clamps that donít bodge up the fuel line
    also get compatible fuel lines that match modern fuels! Ethanol and other additive eat up that old fuel line fast! (This is applicable to all older cars- they all can burn!)
    Scientists now have decisive molecular evidence that humans and chimpanzees once had a common momma and that this lineage had previously split from monkeys.

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    Take ma monies!!

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    ^^^ That interior doesnít match the exterior; not the same van...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flyoverland Captive View Post
    ^^^ That interior doesnít match the exterior; not the same van...
    Ya now that you mention that. Door placement, windows and the interior roof corner is round. That being said if the interior is modern functional with that exterior Iím still getting it w my loto winnings

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    WTH would the engine be in that?

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    FACK!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Labcabin View Post
    WTH would the engine be in that?
    I was wondering that too. I just saw this on fb(pic only).My 67 came stock with a 1500 and it had some jump with the 1600(single carb) I put in it but maybe not enough for RV weight. Older(50ís) were geared super low. That gearing with the add on 5th gear and 1777 should do it. Not sure Iíd have the heart to put fuel injection in a split

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    Happy ending. That 60ís panel is tyte! Wicked color
    That 70ís can stay as a flower pot, the splitty however, get ta saw stat

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    that last one is a sweet pic
    watch out for snakes

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