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Date:         Sun, 14 Nov 2010 11:56:49 -0800
Reply-To:     Jake de Villiers <crescentbeachguitar@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Jake de Villiers <crescentbeachguitar@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Ignition switch -- bring out your Dead*
Comments: To: David Beierl <>
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I might be able to find two, if I haven't thrown them out already.

You should know that the Volkswagen Fox (my son has a '90) uses the same switch as the Vanagon and I bet Chris could tell us if the Golf and Jetta do too. It wouldn't surprise me.

Were you wanting to provide your address?


On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 10:47 PM, David Beierl <>wrote:

> *Mary, Queen of Scots need not apply, dead or not. > > I'd like to dismantle some dead ignition switches to see if there are > systematic failure points and to compare different brands If you're > willing to contribute postage I'd love to have any dead ones you have > lying about. If it's easy to drop me a line saying it's coming, that > would be nice. If it would be easier/cheaper to mail if you cut off > all the terminals, by all means do. > > Ditto headlight switches. > > Note -- Please do not send this to all your friends (unless they have > Vanagons). My name is not Shergold and I do not wish to have my own > postal code. <g> > > Thanks, > David >

-- Jake

1984 Vanagon GL 1.9 WBX 'The Grey Van' 1986 Westy Weekender/2.5 SOHC Suby 'Dixie'

Crescent Beach, BC

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