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Airkewld Grand Opening

My wife Gina and I headed to Phoenix, AZ for the 2012 Bugorama.  We had many VW plans for the trip.  Saturday we started off with the Pomona in Phoenix Car show and swap meet.  We had heard there would … Continue reading

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2012 Colorado VW Events

There are many fine  Colorado VW shows in 2012.     Dub Roast APRIL 14th   Painter’s Grinding’s annual Spring Dub Roast is on April 14th 2012 from 12-3. They will raffle a 1600cc long block, $5 per ticket or 5 for … Continue reading

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Importance of Engine Tin

I had a bug come in that had stopped running.  The owner bought it a from a local car dealer a short time ago.  After I pulled the engine out, I discovered that the engine had over heated and blew … Continue reading

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VW Trip to the UK and Germany – Berlin to Wolfburg

We get to Berlin and are a little overwhelmed.  It’s always confusing the first time you walk into a different country.  Figuring out the signs and where there the bathrooms are is a priority. I am always interested to see … Continue reading

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Simple Interior Makes a Big Difference

Jim has had his white 62 for many years.   It is an amazing bug.  Everything about it is neat and clean.  The interior was clean, no rips but plain. Recently I installed a new interior kit in the 62.  Jim … Continue reading

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Colorado Bug In 2010 Review

Sunday August 1st was the annual Bug In Volkswagen show here in Colorado.  It is held at Bandimere Speedway.  This is a cool venue as it is located at the base of the Rocky Mountains so not only do you … Continue reading

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1974 Pop-up VW Camper gets a new rear end

      I surprised everyone that the back of the bus looks so good.  I took my time measuring and double checking things before I would make a cut.  Took a while but it turned out very nice.  I … Continue reading

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1967 VW Beetle Convertible – Project Car

I listed a project car for sale.  I have had this 1967 Beetle convertible for a while and have decided to sell it.  The pan is done, with a new adjustable front beam new ball joints, etc.  The transmission is … Continue reading

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New VW Bug Parts….They stink.

Working with the “new” parts that are available today can be a real challenge.  I just ran across some front VW Beetle brake drums that were way out of tolerance.  After putting new bearings in I installed the drums and the axle … Continue reading

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VW Swapping and the 62 bug repair is done

We have been very busy the past few weeks.  Guess that is a good thing.  Some travelers come by the shop.  They had a 77 bus that had thrown a rod and were looking for a Type 4 engine.  We … Continue reading

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