[T3] rear hatch/hinge issue

Mike Fisher fisherfarms at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 15:52:06 PST 2017

Take it to a Muffler Shop etc and get them to fix it with your parts.

On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 3:14 PM, Daniel Nohejl <d.nohejl at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Jim,
> I have the specs for the VW 709 tool (Torsion Bar Tensioning Tool) in this
> document. It’s the second tool down the list. Do you think you could make
> that or is it too elaborate?
> http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/manuals/local_
> manufacture/tools-700-749.pdf
> I bought a long screwdriver from Harbor Freight but don’t really have to
> tools required to bend it up. I know you caution against using the wrong
> tool for the job, but we’re kind of in a rush b/c the next rainy day we
> have the back will get flooded. Such is life parking on the street. The
> hatch is maybe a half inch off being flush and correct with the problematic
> hinge disconnected from the hatch and a rubber mallet wedged in the hinge
> to prevent it from snapping forwards and pushing the hatch back out.
> Daniel
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