over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
Your Cargo doors got the shakes? Heres the cure. These are for Barndoor Buses, up to 55. This little spring clip is what prevents the check rods from rattling on the right cargo door(the first opening door) Panel uses 4 springs All other models use 3(parts manual shows 4 for all buses but I see no indication of a top one on the "window" doors I have in front of me. Simply remove the rod enough ...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
These bumper splash pans are for Truck 1954-58. I also have Bus 1953-58 splash pans ,please see my other ad for those( if active. Ad will be deactivated when temporarily out of stock. ) I have sold hundreds of these over the years which are made in house by me. Price is $160 Please contact with your location for shipping cost Each set is bare metal treated with rust inhibitor,ready for your pai...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
Often times the reflector stampings on Barndoor buses have been pummeled by rear end crashes over the years, I now have these patch sections available for those lucky enough to have solid corners remaining or to modify later corners when fitting them to Barndoor. These pressings are correct for 1953 to 1955 Barndoor buses. Sorry I dont have the earlier version available. $40 each Please let me ...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
Available now, as original, friction washers for your safari wingnuts. very hard to find decent originals as they crumble with age and any reproduction safari window kits I have seen all offer a simple plastic washer instead of the real thing. If you are running plastic washers ,you probably know what Im talking about when those windows have a tendency to close on their own from the wind pressu...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
Available now, as original, friction washers for your Bus vent windows. very hard to find decent originals as they crumble with age. If you are noticing that your vent windows are closing under wind pressure, its likely because you are missing these special friction washers. when pressure is applied on the nut ,these washer keep hold of its position when adjusted properly. I made these to origi...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
Available now, as original, friction washers for your front door mirror arms. very hard to find decent originals as they crumble with age. I made these to original spec for 8mm thread. they fit snug and the outer diameter is just as original. I have searched high and low for an 'off the shelf' version but they were always wrong in one way or another. Each mirror arm uses 2 of these washers to k...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
A set of Barndoor( or split beetle but these were removed from a Barndoor) front door handles. they will need rechroming and slight repair. comes with the lock core already removed. One base is not actual Barndoor but should work fine. The other base is barndoor but the bridge that holds the spring is broken, see photo. A chrome shop may have the ability to repair this. $250 shipped ___________...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
I have this set of handles that were removed from a barndoor but will also work for split beetle. These were started in the rechrome process, dechromed and metal worked some but never completed. Half the work is done. Bring these to your chromer and have them copper dipped and work up to new chrome. $200 Shipped _________________ ************** Please study all photos, ask for more if necessary...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
Earlier beetle inner door handle. Chrome has typical pitting and some wear on the tip $15 shipped in USA $30 shipped international _________________ ************** Please study all photos, ask for more if necessary. All items sold "as-is" ---------- All items are priced WITHOUT shipping included unless otherwise noted "shipped" in the ad above ---------- All paid for items will ship out on frid...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
NEW never before available , correct style BARNDOOR (50-55) safari dash tabs. To my knowledge there are no other available dash tabs on the market that mimic originals for BARNDOOR. Next to impossible to find originals. These are completely different from post Barnadoor 55 and later tabs, from the shape of the tops to the holes for the dash. These are made with holes that are identical to origi...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
NEW never before available , correct style early (55-57) safari dash tabs. To my knowledge there are no other available dash tabs on the market that mimic originals for 55-57 known as "flat top" These are made from polished stainless steel. While originals were chromed steel, you won't have to worry about these ever rusting out and you can also polish them more if desired. There is another "fla...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
These bumper splash pans are for Bus 1953-58. I also have Truck 1954-58 splash pans ,please see my other ad for those( if active. Ad will be deactivated when temporarily out of stock. ) I have sold hundreds of these over the years which are made in house by me. Price is $160 Please contact with your location for shipping cost Each set is bare metal treated with rust inhibitor,ready for your pai...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
Now available, Seal for gas filler door on Wolfsburg(55/56) Buses as well as Single Cabs from Barndoor(52-55) on through Post Barndoor 55/56 Nearly unobtainable , always dried up falling apart or completely missing , here is a new option almost identical to the original. These are made using an original NOS as a pattern. Length and open ends just as original. The only real difference as can be ...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
Here is a new reproduction of the often rotten or missing steering column cover plate that is used in buses from 1955 into early 1959. Somewhere in 59 this was discontinued. If your floor does not have a hole this shape for the steering column to go through then you will not need this. These are laser cut and pressed using 18g steel (same thickness as the originals) They come in bare steel , sp...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
Here is a new reproduction of the often rotten or missing steering column cover plate that is used in BARNDOOR buses from 1951(?) into final days of Barndoor 1955. I'm not sure yet when this 3 bolt pattern began, I believe somewhere in 51. While the bolt pattern may be the same for these years please note this part made using a 53-55 original. The difference would be that the column hole got sl...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
NEW item. Many folks may not be aware of the difference for passenger seating area ashtrays but Barndoor uses a unique mounting bracket compared to post Barndoor buses. You will see the differences in the photos. Like several of the items I make, I needed this part and as you may imagine it is impossible to find and if found it probably looks like the one in the photos, rusty. Since I needed 2 ...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
NEW item. Ashtray mounting brackets for post barndoor buses 55-67 These are made using polished stainless steel so you will never need to worry about rust and can re-polish if necessary. Please note that while polished, there will be various markings from production but really only the edges show when installed. Included is a set of stainless machine screws and/or black crush rivets closest to ...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
NEW never before available , correct style early (55-57) safari dash tabs TO FIT WITH AFTERMARKET SAFARI KITS. To my knowledge there are no other available dash tabs on the market that mimic originals for 55-57 known as "flat top" These are made from polished stainless steel. While originals were chromed steel, you won't have to worry about these ever rusting out and you can also polish them mo...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
New 58-67 "dish cut" style Safari Dash Tabs just like originals. These are made from polished stainless steel. While originals were chromed steel, you won't have to worry about these ever rusting out and you can also polish them more if desired. Please keep in mind that polishing was done before forming the tabs so it should be expected to see some light imperfections in the surface. Not likely...
over a month agoConcord, NC+19 milesAuto Parts for Sale
New armrests that I make. These are usually missing or rusted out. 3 are needed for Barndoor Standard and Deluxe and I believe 1 for split Beetles 52 and earlier This is the earlier style with the hand recess as opposed to the later no recess style as can be seen here https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=817566. Progressive refinements lists that it was changed from this style ...