Category Archives: Westy Stuff

August Camping Trip

We got out for a little trip up Vancouver Island in early August this past summer.  Vancouver Island has so many beautiful places to explore. This trip we saw the picturesque Buttle Lake, gorgeous Myra Falls and Horne Lake Caves … Continue reading

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Finally, a westy trip (Pachena Bay)!

Happily, we got out for a short trip in the westy this past week.  We traveled to Pachena Bay (near Bamfield) on the west coast of Vancouver Island. The first 2 days there were for a class school trip for … Continue reading

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Syncro Westfalia with OME Shocks and syncro.org Springs on Washboard Roads

Last week we went for a short camping trip on Vancouver Island. We ended up at Nitinat Lake which involved driving about 100 kilometres on gravel roads which included some washboard and rough/pot-holed sections. This was the first time I … Continue reading

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Blue westfalia body work and paint complete

I got the westy back from werke1.com and it is home now.  I am planning on getting it appraised as now with the body work on top of all the mechanical work I did fairly recently (engine swap, rebuilt transaxle … Continue reading

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Westfalia bodywork in progress

Body work on the blue westy is progressing nicely. The new front panel is in place and Barry (www.werke1.com) found a few additional rust spots when he took the windshield out so those will be welded up. I am so … Continue reading

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Blue Westy Update

No posts for a looong time as we moved in September and are still getting settled into our one room cabin. Blue westy (the ’91 syncro) has been a bit neglected lately and was forced to be a daily driver … Continue reading

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free Vanagon Westfalia above-sink trough

NOTE: this has been spoken for and is no longer available I have an above sink trough from what appears to be an early vanagon westfalia. This is the trough that runs from over the sink back to the rear … Continue reading

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