Westy pop top lifting assembly problem

I had a look at the assembly, and sure enough it shows the same wear as others have noted – David and Neil, (and Neil’s Vanagon Wiki article on assembly worth a look).

And a good Samba thread on subject here.

So what to do? A copper bushing as Neil did or a bronze shaft as David did? Or both?

Will report back.

July 2016, reporting back. Did a fix of the problem, post is here

  1. #1 by Speedygeorge (Ken) on September 29, 2010 - 7:12 pm

    You’ve been a very busy boy judging by your blog, looks great.

    • #2 by albell on September 29, 2010 - 7:47 pm

      hey, how about we have another vanagon meet?


      • #3 by Simon on November 3, 2010 - 9:04 pm

        When is the next meet? Mebbe time to revive the postong on the samba?

      • #4 by albell on November 3, 2010 - 9:17 pm

        why drop drop speedygeorge a note? see what he thinks

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