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Steering Pump

Still replacing old with new. nice new tidy rebuilt power steering pump.

OMG The motor is in !

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Veronica’s New Heart

Veronica’s new heart before the new stainless Go Westy exhaust was added. New photo by daniel minskey / Google Photos All new stainless blinge added. I purchased the stainless steel exhaust system from Go Westy. We seriously had it on in like 45 minutes…it was an easy headache-free installation, and a perfect fit. New photo […]

Hard To Find Oil Filler Tube

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New stainless coolant pipes from Volkscafe

New photo by daniel minskey / Google Photos Out with the rust in with the new.

How to remove vanagon motor

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How to prevent bolts from loosening.

Stainless Steel Coolant Outlet from Volks Cafe

This is a stainless steel metal replacement for the coolant outlet that comes off the block on the passenger rear. VW updated this part to a metal unit because the plastic ones warped and leaked. Use with gasket N901.288.02. Gasket is included with the outlet

Oil Drain Plug Timeserts

So the previous owner of my van thought it would be cool to put a standard plug  in the oil drain. Needless to say it was a wreck and so now ill have to retap and put in a time sert. The part is M14 X 1.50 X 9.4mm Time-Sert Insert Part # 14153. I […]

2.1 Engine Refurb Progress

2.1  Donor engine with 60k on it. all new seals. New AMC heads. New waterpump. Will have new distro and alternator also. lots of new stainless hardware. new injectors and sensors. Slowly making progress. Thanks to Craig Cowan for the nice refurbishable west coast exhaust manifolds.