09-25-19

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Re: 09-25-19

Post by Amskeptic » Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:42 am

tommu wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:31 pm
BobD. There is growth and rejuvenation in that Green.
Nature in her green, tranquil woods heals and soothes all afflictions..

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BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . . 112,660 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,845 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 112,885 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . . 55,570 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 78,899 miles

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Re: 09-25-19

Post by vwlover77 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:27 am

Beauty both inside and outside that BobD !!
Don

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Re: 09-25-19

Post by Amskeptic » Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:50 pm

vwlover77 wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:27 am
Beauty both inside and outside that BobD !!

It is still giving that new Volkswagen feeling. But, mechanically, I can hear things tiring underneath. I will do the most careful engine overhaul I can this winter, just to restore the whole experience
Colin
BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . . 112,660 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,845 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 112,885 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . . 55,570 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 78,899 miles

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Re: 09-25-19

Post by satchmo » Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:00 pm

The perforations in the headliner just don't show like they should. Isn't there anything you can do about that? :geek:

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First, by reflection, which is noblest;
second, by immitation, which is easiest;
and third, by experience, which is bitterest. -Confucius

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Re: 10-02-19

Post by Amskeptic » Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:05 pm

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Never before used screwdriver from the BobD jack bag ... now in rotation.
(the Road Warrior screwdriver is outside of Montgomery White Sulfer Springs VA where I had to take out the fuel pump yesterday- I'll pick it up next year ...)

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BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . . 112,660 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,845 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 112,885 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . . 55,570 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 78,899 miles

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Re: 09-25-19

Post by vwlover77 » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:06 pm

Hydraulic lifter adjustment / check?

(I have a phobia about those at the moment....)
Don

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71 Super Beetle Convertible Autostick

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Re: 09-25-19

Post by Amskeptic » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:23 pm

vwlover77 wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:06 pm
Hydraulic lifter adjustment / check?

(I have a phobia about those at the moment....)
Lost two hours of rotation in recession direction on 4E and about an hour on #3E, #2E perfect, #1E lost count.
I do that these days ...
BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . . 112,660 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,845 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 112,885 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . . 55,570 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 78,899 miles

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Re: 09-25-19

Post by vwlover77 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:22 am

Amskeptic wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:23 pm
... lost count.
I do that these days ...
Same here! (I'm now 1+ week into the 60+ club!)

These are original VW heads, correct?
Don

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Re: 09-25-19

Post by Amskeptic » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:48 am

vwlover77 wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:22 am
These are original VW heads, correct?
Yes.
Colin
BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . . 112,660 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,845 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 112,885 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . . 55,570 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 78,899 miles

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BobD Back In Atlanta

Post by Amskeptic » Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:15 pm

Back into storage momentarily. Just about 1,500 new miles from here to Washington DC metro and back.

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BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . . 112,660 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,845 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 112,885 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . . 55,570 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 78,899 miles

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Re: BobD Back In Atlanta

Post by Amskeptic » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:34 am

Amskeptic wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:15 pm
Back into storage momentarily. Just about 1,500 new miles from here to Washington DC metro and back.

And we are back in NaranjaWesty:

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Trying to prepare the proper parts procurement for post-Itinerary projects:

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BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . . 112,660 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,845 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 112,885 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . . 55,570 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 78,899 miles

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