Posts In: VW

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 1 Comment

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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VW Beetle – The Museum Art Hotel Wellington

For every person we meet and every car we feature in NZCC there is a special story – whether linked to the owner’s past or simply the tale of a burning passion to own a particular classic car. However, this story is particularly interesting because not only does the owner of this fairly radical VW Beetle, Chris Parkin, have a keen interest in classic cars and motorcycles, he is also passionate about art and the Museum Art Hotel which he owns. Late last year we

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