Posts In: VW

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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Another Kombi back on the road

Another Kombi ready to leave after some small rust repairs. Repairs complete, and undersealed, ready for many more kilometres in NZ

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Classic Kombi makeover

We almost replaced one entire side of this split-screen VW kombi, due to poor quality old repairs. Large panel replacements can be tricky, a good clear plan and regular measurement checks will see the job done right. Next step is to metal prep and epoxy etch all new panels.

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06/08/2018 Beetle, VW 0 Comments

Electric VW Beetle

Very cool car in to at The Surgery today. And it’s not the only electric VW beetle we have in the workshop.

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VW Beetle, test fitting its new Electric Motor

One of the many new and exciting roads ahead of us is that of the Electric Vehicle Conversions. It’s not only the big manufacturers and new cars that will have them. We think we will see a lot of classic cars with them too.Check out the new electric motor being test fitted into a VW Beetle, before it continues on with its full restoration. If you want to save the planet, you don’t have to scrap that old classic. There are other options Keep an

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2017, Was The Year of The Kombi

2017 saw an unimaginable amount of Volkswagen Kombi’s come through the door at The Surgery. Maybe its just coincidence, but it’s probably linked more to the generation who grew up with them. Who also now have more money then they used to when teenagers. Whether its a dream to relive the good times or an investment opportunity, no one can argue that Kombi’s are shooting up in value across the board, no matter the condition. And Each Kombi, regardless of how similar seem to have

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27/02/2017 Restoration, VW 0 Comments

VW Kombi – Where All Good Kombi’s Go To LIVE !

Its hard to see, but there are 3 kombi’s in this picture, and thats not even all of the models we have in right now. Four different generations of kombis all in, getting a new lease of life so that can continue to give their owners many more years of enjoyment.

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22/12/2016 Restoration, VW 0 Comments

VW Kombi Ready For Christmas Camping

One of the many kombi campers We have on the go at the moment. Finished a full restoration inside and on this one and it headed home today. There are two kombis in this photo BTW!  

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