Full pillar?

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Full pillar?

Post by Griff55 » Sat Sep 21, 2013 7:49 pm

Hi all, just starting to dive into my '65 resto. Could anybody tell me is there a full a pillar available anywhere?
I've found the lower repair sections, but no full pillars.
Help please
Many thanks in advance

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Re: Full pillar?

Post by type21f » Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:09 pm

Klassicfab do complete A post but you may only be able to order direct from them in Columbia.
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Re: Full pillar?

Post by Griff55 » Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:24 pm

Thanks mate

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Re: Full pillar?

Post by type21f » Sun Sep 22, 2013 5:24 am

Which pillar are you seeking?
Is it damaged?
Maybe find a body cut to unstitch?
There was one for sale on here a KF one...without looking they were made for an early model though...maybe 55.
AUTOCRAFT sell replacement pieces of the A post....
Upper and lower sections. May have to make have made the missing pieces.
On the 64 had to replace sections around the hinge mounts and at the very bottom.
Reason I know is my 62,needs one to be worked on..
Front panel off...rebuild front panel back on job...
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Re: Full pillar?

Post by White Van Man » Sun Sep 22, 2013 5:37 pm

Try www.vwsplitparts.com .He was a vendor at Hessich who gave me his card.I think he is from the Netherlands but deals with Klassic Fab

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Re: Full pillar?

Post by type21f » Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:01 pm

AHS stock some KF items now..try looking there and phoning and asking...but maybe ask on technical thread if the KF S post fits 65 without too much work...

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Re: Full pillar?

Post by Griff55 » Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:33 pm

It's the offside front pillar. Looks like the bus has had a good shunt at some point and a very bad attempt at panel beating on the pillar all the way from top to bottom. Got the repair sections en route. Just thought I'd make life easier/quicker by just whacking a new one in.
Thanks all, I'll look it all up now

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