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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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Destinations: The Pozo Saloon

Filed in Destinations by on February 6, 2013 0 Comments
Destinations: The Pozo Saloon

An absolute must if you’re visiting the Central Coast, the Pozo Saloon is all that’s left from the once bustling town of Pozo, and is a reminder of past times of gunslingers and outlaws. This place is an absolute time warp established in 1858. They not only have great food and beer on tap, but […]

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Cool Vans: Westy Werks Shop Truck – 1959 VW Single Cab

Filed in Shop Talk by on February 6, 2013 0 Comments
Cool Vans: Westy Werks Shop Truck – 1959 VW Single Cab

Our shop truck is finally back on the road! It was a sad day at the shop when the clutch went out on our trusty shop truck, a 1959 VW single cab. We have been so backlogged with jobs lately; it took a couple of months for us to find time to get the job […]

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Restoration Project: 1990 Syncro Westfalia

Filed in Restoration, Syncro by on February 6, 2013 0 Comments

We recently acquired this 1990 Syncro Westfalia. We were originally going to do a full Westy Werks build on this vehicle and then put it up for sale, but when it arrived, shop owner Jonathan Jurgens decided he just had to have it for his own. As you can see, it’s in need of some […]

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Propex HS2000 Furnace and Thermostat Upgrade

Filed in Parts, Upgrades by on February 6, 2013 0 Comments

This system is a must have for anyone using their camper in cold climates. Just set the thermostat to your desired temperature, and when you return from a day of fun, your camper will be nice and toasty. You can mount the thermostat virtually anywhere, but we recommend the upper-forward part of your cabinet. The […]

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New FOX Shock Absorbers from GoWesty

Filed in Parts, Shop Talk by on February 6, 2013 0 Comments

Recently, GoWesty released their exclusive Fox shock absorbers, available for both 2-wheel-drive and Syncro. The set for the 2-wheel-drive is available only as non-adjustable, but for the Syncro, they offer both adjustable and non-adjustable. We’ve had the opportunity to install several sets, and man, are they nice? Especially when your tires meet the dirt! Whether […]

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ATTENTION ALL EUROVAN OWNERS!

Filed in Eurovan, Parts, Repair, Shop Talk by on January 29, 2013 4 Comments

Do you own a 1997-2003 Eurovan? If so, you need to be made aware of a very common problem that your van may currently have. Recently we’ve seen an increased number of Eurovans coming through our shop with timing chain related failures. Whether you have a 12-valve VR6 engine (1997-2000) or the later model 24-valve […]

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