Found this Kansai-ben converter on the web.
After giving it a few tests…
Input: わかりません → Output: わかりまへん
Input: もう我慢できません → Output: もう我慢できまへん
Input: オレは外国人じゃないよ。 → Output: オレは外国人じゃないよ。
Input: 私のカメラは使い物になりません。 → Ouput: わてのカメラは使い物になりまへん。
Haha, that’s funny.
Input: あめなめたい → Output: あめなめたいちゅーワケや。
Alright fun stuff. The typical ません to まへん, and I see a 私 to わて which is kinda funny because young people wouldn’t speak like that… but perhaps some old folk do. And then some powerful たい turning to… ちゅーワケや！
Not the most natural thing in the world, but great to kill a few minutes! Give it a shot!
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