Posts In: VW

Forever Young – VW Kombi

The VW Kombi van is one of the best-known vehicles in automotive history, and for owners such as Steve and Denise Fejos, this loyal steed helps make memories that will never be forgotten Dutch Volkswagen importer Ben Pon visited the VW factory on Wednesday, 23 April 1947, when it was still controlled by the British Occupational Forces under the command of Major Ivan Hirst, a British Army officer and engineer assigned to rebuild Volkswagen after the war. Pon wanted to talk about importing Volkswagens into

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Deluxe VW Kombi

A very special VW Kombi (Sandy) left the workshop this week, on its way back to the upper North Island. The entire team were sad to see her leave, but happy to know she was finally heading home.

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VW Kombi Passion

We are very honored and blessed to have the opportunity to work with such passionate enthusiasts like Steve Fejos. After his VW Kombi was feature on the cover of NZ Classic Car magazine, he wanted to show his appreciation to all of those who helped on the restoration work. A subway lunch shout for the entire team and some kraft beers for everyone to take home and enjoy on the weekend. He also gave a very special gift, a framed copy of the article from

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Split Window Kombi

This split window is getting some road test today as we work through our the quality control checks for full restoration projects.

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International variety

All in one day, we go form working on a Fiat Bambina to a VW Kombi and a Jaguar Xk150. Can’t beat a good bit of international variety 

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Project EV – John’s VW Karmann Ghia – Part01: The Plan

One of our own EV (electric) conversion projects will be documented start to finish on DriveLife. Part 01 has just been published and can be found via the link below. If you are keen on following our journey, keep an eye out for regular updates. DriveLife Link – Project EV – John’s VW Karmann Ghia – Part01: The Plan

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Kombi Camper

We are back in action, with our first contact-free customer handover today. A lovely bay window Kombi back on the road after rear-ending accident damage.

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Otto the VW Transporter

One of our restored local VW Transporters has been in the global spotlight with a feature in Heritage Commercials

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04/02/2020 BMW, Ford, Kombi, Mustang, VW 0 Comments

Busy workshop

Lots of cool stuff in the workshop too. 1936 Ford Deluxe, 1967 Ford Mustang and a 1966 VW Kombi

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VW Kombi – Ready to Shine

It’s time to unmask after the final coat.

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VW Karmann Ghia Convertible

Exciting work required, when the floors and sills are rusted on a VW Karmann Ghia Convertible.

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11/10/2019 Kombi, VW 1 Comment

Out with the old, in with the new

New engine installed and it fired up the first time too. Few more tests and we are not far away from a test drive.

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Old and older

Two very different cars getting the final touches as the get closer to leaving the workshop. 

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Ready for a New Engine

A Kombi’s freshly painted and prepped engine bay, with all new running gear and reconditioned gearbox, ready and waiting for its new motor. 

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