Category Archives: Westy Stuff

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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For Sale: New Bostig kit to install Ford Zetec engine into VW Vanagon (and a Zetec Engine)

Plans evolve over time and I no longer need this Bostig kit and Zetec engine. Note: the Bostig kit and Zetec engine have been sold. the background: a bit over a year ago I bought a vanagon Doka that came … Continue reading

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