Vanagon Teeshirt

Help fund my rebuild by buying one of my awesome tees.


New Brake Hardware

Brakes all done…
New backing plates all new hardware.


The good, the bad , and the ugly

Diagnosing and removing any rust.


Refurbished undercarriage

Violet’s under belly was wire wheeled and degreased and etched. She was then coated with two coats of POR15 time will tell hos good this stuff really is. I prepared it wrong the first time and i had to redo it all…weeee

New pilot bearing

Captive pilot bearing that does not require the felt o-ring.
This one is from Schaeffer wich used to be FAG/LUK.

New Clutch master Installes

Doing new clutch and slave and 6mm Nickel Copper lines for Veronica’s tranmission.
Man, this job is so much easier with it all taken apart.
Big order from Weddle industries coming up.

Veronica’s New Heart

Veronica’s new heart before the new stainless Go Westy exhaust was added.

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.

All new exhaust studs.

New front seal.

This Harbor Freight Hydraulic Table Lift I purchased is really handy. It makes it easy for a fellow with a wonky back to work on his engine.

1968 Drill press

Awesome drill press made right here in Pittsburgh
chuck has no play at all. still runs like brand new. they don’t make them like this anymore.

New Brake Drums

rocky mountain westy provided brake drums…T3 diff pads
Now to save up for their awesome bumpers 🙂

Seam Cleaning

Cleaning out Veronica’s seams with a Fein FM250 oscillating tool.