Recent content by jerepowers

  1. J

    Canada Prairie Provinces

    Just returned from Hecla/Grindstone Provincial Park in Manitoba. It's a Westy kind of place. Even though the campground is greatly underutilized (my favorite kind) many of the fellow campers were either in Westfalias, wearing Westy clothes or simply were aware of them. A cook at the only...
  2. J

    Pop-top -- fiberglass repairs, preservation. No mechancial questions, please.

    1984 Westy This posting was signficiantly edited on June 20, 2006, with the idea that a photo is worth a thousand words. Someone asked several of us how the treatment of our pop-tops looked after time. Three years ago -- six months after I bought my Westy -- I used two coats of Starbrite...
  3. J

    NAPA Stores

    My alternator died on a trip through northern Minnesota. (For those who don't know, there are parts of northern Minnesota where a town can consist of a tavern and a church - period.) I began driving toward Fargo, N.D., in hopes of getting to a city where I could get parts. My 1984 Westy died and...