[T2] T2 wipers, window scrapers

Jim Denton 2thingswild at gmail.com
Sun Dec 7 21:22:10 MST 2014


"do you remember what brand you used???"

At this point I do not as too much time has passed, it was whatever
polyurethane caulk I had available to me at the time.  Polyurethane caulks
can be hard to fine in many locales, lucky our local lumber yard always has
one brand or another in stock.

On Sun, Dec 7, 2014 at 5:56 PM, <accessys at smart.net> wrote:

>
> 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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