Volkswagen T25 16″ Syncro full Restoration and Repaint
The Coast VW team are currently rebuilding this Volkswagen T25 16″ Syncro which has just been resprayed Escorial Green having had a full metal work restoration with us. We have nearly finished the full Dynomat internal lining and now the roof rack and spare wheel cover are back from the powder coaters they have also been refitted – look great against the green paintwork. ..
Volkswagen T25 South African Import with Zero miles on the clock!
Wow – this is a sight you don’t see everyday. This very late Volkswagen T25 South African Shell was imported 14 years ago direct from the Volkswagen Factory in Uitenhage. Despite the new owners best intentions this van was never built up and put on the road and has in fact just been sitting pretty in a container for all these years. Having arrived at our workshop yesterday we now need to decide what our next move is…..watch this space ..
Volkswagen T25 Syncro with seized Viscous Coupling
Unfortunately this 14″ Volkswagen Syncro Double Cab pick-up has been driven with a seized viscus coupling which has resulted in damage to the gearbox and front diff. Both have been removed from vehicle and sent of to a specialist for rebuild. We are now hoping for a relatively quick rebuild as this great Volkswagen Syncro is the owners daily work truck so he cant be without it for too long ..
Volkswagen Campervan Roof Leak / Repair by Coast VW
What you don’t want in this weather is a leak in your Volkswagen campervan high top roof, especially if the headlining has just been replaced. This van has just come down to us from Bournemouth , we haven’t had chance to look at it yet as it is the 5th van to be dropped off in as many days but it is in the queque for next week…at least it is now in our dry workshop where it can’t fill up any further….which is a good job considering the storm that has been forecast-ed this weekend…..at least the six nations is starting ..
VW Westfalia Restoration Rebuild – Coast VW
This Volkswagen T25 Westfalia body rebuild is coming together nicely – have spent the past couple of days buttoning up the underside…. LPG tank, new front to back stainless steel cooling pipes, renewed brake lines and a new clutch. Onto the mechanical’s next week... ..
Volkswagen T25 Rear Parking Sensors
We have just fitted these four rear parking sensors to this Volkswagen T25 14″ Syncro which should help prevent those dented rear corners….. We repair quite a few rear ‘parking’ scuffs so this is possible a cheaper option in the longer run for many of you. ..
Volkswagen T25 Club Joker Restoration – by Coast VW
‘Dirty Corner’ is being put to good use with its first restoration. This VW T25 Club Joker is currently at the Coast VW workshop for a full body restoration and repaint. We had this wooden box fabricated last month and it is doing a stirling job of containing all the metal dust and grind – making it easier to maintain a clean(ish) workshop…. ..
Volkswagen Syncro Restoration / Engine Conversion / Mechanical Overhaul
Here were the final pictures of a recent restoration we did. This VW Syncro came to the Coast VW workshop as a tin top caravelle that was riddled with rust. The Coast VW team undertook a lot of work to make the Syncro structurally safe (inner and outer sills, seat belt mountings and A-pillars all replaced), it then had a Subaru 2.5 engine conversion, a full camping interior fitted and then a mechanical overhaul to include replacement springs and shocks with a small lift, upgraded brakes and stainless steel exhaust. Plus loads of other little extras – was a very special truck by the end ..
6 Page Spread in VW Camper & Commercial – VW Syncro Doka Restoration
The Coast VW team were rather thrilled to get their copy of the October issue of VW Volkswagen Camper & Commercial Magazine today – one of our recent restorations had a six page spread. It was a very cool restoration and very worthy of the feature….happy days ..
Volkswagen T25 Syncro 16″ Doka – full body restoration complete
This lovely example of a Volkswagen T25 Syncro 16″ Doka left the Coast VW workshop last week having been with us for 4 months. The Coast VW team undertook a full body restoration on this classic vehicle followed by a full respray in its original Dove blue (VW Paint code LH5G). It also had a 1.9 engine conversion, gearbox rebuild, trailmaster shocks, brake upgrade front, polybush work and stainless steel exhaust. It has gone back to London where the owner uses it as his daily work truck, happy days! ..
VW T25 Westfalia California Body Restoration
This Volkswagen T25 Westfalia California is close to completion – it has had its new decals fitted to its shiny new paintwork, along with new Deluxe Window trims, carpets will be fitted later today and then a few small jobs to do on the camping interior – should be leaving the Coast VW workshop in North Devon after Easter weekend. ..
Volkswagen T2 Danbury – new gearbox
This Volkswagen Danbury came into the Coast VW workshop to have a new gearbox fitted as it kept popping out of reverse gear, all sorted now and ready for the owners to enjoy the sunshine! ..