[T2] T2 wipers, window scrapers

accessys at smart.net accessys at smart.net
Sun Dec 7 17:56:42 MST 2014


do you remember what brand you used???

my scrapper is in rough shape so this sounds like a possible solution

Bob


On Sun, 7 Dec 2014, Jim Denton wrote:

> Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2014 10:39:19 -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
> 
> I pretty much just filled the area and then ran my finger along it to shape
> it, it looked very close to the original when done. If you have the glass
> most of the way down and pull the glass towards the center of the vehicle
> while applying and letting the caulk set this will pretension the caulk
> wiper a bit once the glass is released.
>
> On Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 2:20 PM, <accessys at smart.net> wrote:
>
>>
>> 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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