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An Oasis of Hard-to-Find Parts

Filed in Parts, Repair by on March 17, 2016 0 Comments
An Oasis of Hard-to-Find Parts

For years, we’ve struggled with hard-to-find, obsolete parts. Slider door hinges are a prime example.

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1974 VW Thing Restoration Complete!

Filed in Restoration by on July 22, 2015 0 Comments
1974 VW Thing Restoration Complete!

We’ve been super busy since our last update on this project, and actually completed it a few months back.

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Restoration Project Update: 1987 Syncro Hardtop

Filed in Restoration, Syncro by on January 2, 2015 0 Comments

It’s been quite a while since our last update on the 1987 Syncro restoration project, and we’re happy to say that we’re nearing completion. There’s been a lot of custom work on this vehicle, including one of bumpers and the addition of a two-tone leather interior. It’s been out of our hands for quite some […]

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Restoration Project: 1974 VW Thing

Filed in Restoration by on November 26, 2014 0 Comments
Restoration Project: 1974 VW Thing

For years, we had seen this ratty old 1974 Volkswagen Thing running around town, and now we’re smack in the middle of a full restoration of this VW classic.

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Eurovan Camper Fridges On the Fritz

Filed in Eurovan, Repair by on February 6, 2014 0 Comments
Eurovan Camper Fridges On the Fritz

Learn about a common problem with Eurovan camper fridges and how to fix it.

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Shop Talk: A Common Vanagon Problem

Filed in Repair, Shop Talk by on January 27, 2014 0 Comments
Shop Talk: A Common Vanagon Problem

If you’re experiencing hard shifting issues like crunching into gear and/or just flat-out difficulty to shift into any gear, you might have a worn out clutch pedal pivot joint.

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Restoration Project Update: 1987 Syncro Hardtop

Filed in Restoration, Syncro by on November 15, 2013 0 Comments
Restoration Project Update: 1987 Syncro Hardtop

We’ve made a lot of progress on our restoration of this nice 1987 Syncro hardtop.

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Restoration Project: 1987 Syncro Hardtop

Filed in Restoration, Syncro by on October 31, 2013 0 Comments
Restoration Project: 1987 Syncro Hardtop

A few months back a client of ours brought us this hardtop Syncro and wanted us to go through the entire drive train, including rebuilding and upgrading all the suspension and installing GoWesty’s rebuilt transmission, decoupler, and locking front differential.

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Event Report: 4th Annual Buellton Vintage Trailer Bash

Filed in Events by on October 9, 2013 0 Comments
Event Report: 4th Annual Buellton Vintage Trailer Bash

We were on hand for the 4th Annual Buellton Vintage Trailer Bash held at the Flying Fags RV Park in Buellton, California.

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Travelogue: One Man’s Journey

Filed in Adventure, Eurovan by on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Travelogue: One Man’s Journey

One of the best parts of being in the VW van and Westfalia camper business are the people we come across on a daily basis.

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