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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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maddog2
Sun May 29 2011, 02:51PM

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I just finished my canvas top. The swingline 50 stapler just didn`t cut it. I bought an air stapler with 5000 staples. The staples are not as wide as original and a hair longer. I just used twice as many. Anyone doing a canvas top that staples at the top is more than welcome to use this stapler just pay shipping both ways I will include the staples. It took my son and I about 10 minutes to staple the top and it was done.
I think the screws at the bottom of the canvas was the worst part. I did buy a thumb screwdriver with a #1 bit that worked well on the screws you can`t reach.
Please let me know if you need the stapler. I am not sure I will have much use for it unless I put a new canvas on another bus.
Thanks
Jim

1973 Westy
78 transportor (The partridge family bus)
79 Westy (Suzanna Paige)

If it don`t fit force it if it breaks than it needed fixing anyway
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maddog2
Fri Nov 11 2011, 10:51AM

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Just got stapler back from rwdaws he said it worked well for him. It is still here if anyone wants to use it. I have the staples for it. The only thing you will need is a compressor and a hose.

1973 Westy
78 transportor (The partridge family bus)
79 Westy (Suzanna Paige)

If it don`t fit force it if it breaks than it needed fixing anyway
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sunroof71
Fri Nov 11 2011, 11:42AM

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i have the comprssor and the hose now i just need a bus...

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Sat Nov 26 2011, 10:40PM

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I did mine the same way as you the air was the only way to go
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