[T2] T2 wipers, window scrapers

accessys at smart.net accessys at smart.net
Sat Dec 6 14:20:18 MST 2014


how thick a bead did you use??

Bob

On Thu, 4 Dec 2014, Jim Denton wrote:

> Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2014 00:45:50 -0700
> From: Jim Denton <2thingswild at gmail.com>
> To: Bob carroll <accessys at smart.net>
> Cc: OKearney <o_sconet at yahoo.com>, vw-wet Wet <wetwesties at yahoogroups.com>,
>     vw-t2 <type2 at type2.com>
> Subject: Re: [T2] T2 wipers, window scrapers
> 
> Years ago on my first bus the outside scraper was bad and being
> pre-internet I had no idea where to buy another.  What I ended up doing was
> placing some wax paper against the window glass and using some polyurethane
> caulk to make a new scrapper.  This lasted for many years, maybe 15 or more
> before it began to fail.
>
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 10:06 AM, <accessys at smart.net> wrote:
>
>>
>> question 1  ??
>> question 2  yes I have seen just the rubber but why bother, the whole
>> thing is almost as cheap and just snaps on,  the silicone wipers are awsome
>> but pricy so only have one on drivers side so far.
>>
>> question 3  yes rubber contact cement (brown) like barge or Dap.
>> do not use the rubber (grey) paper cement.
>>
>> Bob
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 3 Dec 2014, OKearney wrote:
>>
>>  Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2014 08:59:02 -0800
>>> From: OKearney <o_sconet at yahoo.com>
>>> To: vw-t2 <type2 at type2.com>, vw-wet Wet <wetwesties at yahoogroups.com>
>>> Subject: [T2] T2 wipers, window scrapers
>>>
>>> It's raining in LA at last BUT outside window scrapers have gone hard and
>>> broken ,  wipers almost as bad. Door panels currently off for door latch
>>> work.  Read lots on Samba  but still have these ?s
>>>
>>> 71 bay window
>>>
>>> ? Can the outside window scraper just have new rubber fixed on, like the
>>> inner scraper without removing the aluminum molding.  Pull old scraper off
>>> its rivets, make holes and push new rubber over. Pita but so is removing
>>> the vent window etc .   I thought of using the opposite side inner scraper
>>> : less work , less $$
>>>
>>> Btw hard to locate any supplier of either side and my inner ones still
>>> good.
>>>
>>> Anyone pulling a bus apart and have good used ones for sale?
>>>
>>> ? Can wipers just have the rubbers replaced. It seems all are being sold
>>> with the holders.
>>>
>>> ?  Rubber  cement for vapor barrier, only need small spots ,  so I don't
>>> need expensive sprays.
>>>
>>> I actually enjoy these jobs and feel I am now a lock and latch expert,
>>> but don't enjoy the costs of parts
>>>
>>> Thanks for help.
>>>
>>> John and O
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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