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bullet Dixie
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Carol. post this over in the FORUM, under AROUND THE CAMPFIRE" Also, if U get on facebook, get on Full Moon there & post your query.
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Hi! My name is Carol. I am looking for a reliable and reasonably priced VW mechanic in the Savannah GA area. I have a 1971 bus that has dead AZ tags and a salvage title. I need to have it inspected in order to license it. To pass inspection it needs to have the blinkers fixed, neither works, they did in the beginning (4years ago) then, something happened and they stopped. Need to make sure the brake lights are good too. My horn needs to work and my right windshield wipers needs some minor stuff done to it. I haven't been able to drive it for almost 2 years but she runs well, just needs to get rolling again. Anyone know where I can find help? I'm use to having my bus family in Tucson around and never having her idle for long but, I don't personally know anyone on the east coast. Once I get her rolling, I hope to meet some of you folks at some of the camping trips in the future !
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If i have to replace my fridge in the 85 Vanagon, any ideas, because that Dometic RM 182 B is no longer manufactured, and the replacements are slightly different dimensions. HELP!
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If i have to replace my fridge in the 85 Vanagon, any ideas, because that Dometic RM 182 B is no longer manufactured, and the replacements are slightly different dimensions. HELP!
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Collie
Sat Dec 11 2010, 10:33PM


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I found this picture while searching for something else, the rear corners are what I am referring to. These are replacement panels for the Fleetline series of Bay Window buses made in Brazil and South America (I think). Anyway, I was thinking how neat they would look on a North American bay. The only thing that is different about the two models is the Brazil vand have small windows like a split. I wonder if the corner windows would work with the two big windows that all ours have....mind you, the cooling ducts would need to be re-located somehow.

Anyway, from the fab guys out there, thoughts?





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Sun Dec 12 2010, 06:36AM

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After the corner replacement, reshaping the rear windows would be pretty straightforward. You could either use the original corners and do some shrinking and stretching to get them square, which would be a litte involved, or get donor bus pieces from the front edge of the rear window frames or either end from the middle windows and square off the back corner, then get new glass cut to fit. The trickiest part I think would be re-sizing the seals and getting a good fit on them.

Not that I'm the greatest metalworker out there, but here is a window repair I did, came out pretty good, fabbed all of the pieces myself.









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You could leave the window alone also, but I think it would look funky with the angle.

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Sun Dec 12 2010, 11:09AM
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Running those would mean losing the rear side scoops. Might look OK on a show car, but if I was heading up a long grade with a load on I might not be so thrilled...

I might think differently once I finish my watercooled bay project though....
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