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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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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 – It is Finally Autostadt Time

Gina and I wanted to get to the factory as soon as they opened.  We got up early and headed down for breakfast.  I really enjoyed the German breakfasts.  They serve cold cuts and cheese as well as eggs, sausage, … 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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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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First Air Cooled VW Show of the Season

The First air cooled VW show of the season was held at Painter’s Grinding in Denver, CO.  The second annual Spring Dub Roast was held on Saturday, April 24, 2010 despite a little rain.  I want to thank Split Window … Continue reading

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Coming Volkswagen Events in Colorado for 2010

These are some of the larger events held this year in Colorado.  I put a link to each event so you can get more information. Painter’s Grinding will be holding their second Dub Roast at their shop April 24, 2010.  … Continue reading

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