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Date:         Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:19:57 -0400
Reply-To:     Stephen Grisanti <bike2vcu@YAHOO.COM>
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From:         Stephen Grisanti <bike2vcu@YAHOO.COM>
Subject:      Re: Another pop top hinge repair
Comments: To: Roy Nicholl <RNicholl@NBNET.NB.CA>
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If those plans actually exist, you're almost there.



> On Jul 24, 2016, at 3:17 PM, Roy Nicholl <RNicholl@NBNET.NB.CA> wrote: > > Stuart: > > My solution is also elegant, though expensive - I have opted for a high top (much to my wife’s {feigned} dismay). > > Of course, this means I need to incorporate raising the garage ceiling to 12 -14’ with 10’ doors into our plans to add a second story to the house :-) > >> On 24-Jul-2016, at 14:51, Stuart MacMillan <stuartmacm@GMAIL.COM> wrote: >> >> This is a complete redesign, not a repair, which is what I'd expect from a

>> man of your talents and resources. I "repaired" mine by welding up the sawn >> through crossbar and grinding it smooth. Inelegant, temporary and simple, >> just like me. >> >> I've found that the H bar is very expensive to ship assembled, but taking it >> apart for shipping is reasonably cheap. Maybe you could start a side >> business, even Go Westy hasn't come up with a fix for this! >> >> Stuart >> >> >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Vanagon Mailing List [] On Behalf Of >> Alistair Bell >> Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:36 AM >> To: vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM >> Subject: Another pop top hinge repair >> >> Between other things , I futzed around with my spare pop top lifting bar >> assembly this week. Little stainless steel shaft and a bronze bushing to fix >> the worn out hinge joint. >> Just adding one more version of what others have done. >> >> >> >> Alistair

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