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VW T3 Syncro Suspension Upgrade
This Volkswagen T3 14" Syncro is showing a nice rear set up with a T4 rear disc conversion and Fox suspension kit - a great combination!   ..
VW T3 Syncro Refurb
This fantastic looking VW T25 14" Syncro Westfalia high top came into the CoastVW workshop for a general refurb/update including:   - 1.9 Turbo diesel engine conversion - Fox suspension upgrade - Rear bumpers with GoWesty swing away wheel carriers - Road shower - Wheels & tyre package - Gutter refurb - Localised pain repairs - New skylights - Interior reupholstered by Bromsgrove       ..
VW T3 Syncro - Fuel Tank Replacement
The engine and gearbox have been removed from this VW T3 Syncro so that we could remove the fuel tank and replace al the fuel lines and breathers, and check if there was any corrosion behind the tank. Tank void was steam cleaned and then two coats of wax were applied to protect the tank void area - a job well worth doing!   #coastvw ..
VW T3 Syncro - LED headlights
We've just finished fitting these LED headlamps to this Volkswagen T3 16" Syncro which is currently in the CoastVW workshop…..looking good!   ..
VW T3 14" Syncro Service
This lovely VW T3 14" Syncro is in for its annual MOT & service prior to heading off on its trip around Europe. ..
VW T3 Syncro Work Truck
We love seeing these VW T3 Syncro being used for everyday work life. This one is used for gardening services.....you couldn't wish for a more practical and versatile work truck :) ..
16" VW T3 Syncro Camper for Sale
Just in is one of our old favourite Syncro's…..now up for sale with the spec sheet being typed up in the next few days. If you've always wanted a 16" Syncro act quick as it wont be around for long...….all enquiries to info@coastvw.co.uk   ..
VW T3 Syncro - window tinting
This VW T3 Syncro is nealy ready to return home.....one of the last jobs on the list was the window tinting of the rear double glazed windows. The darker films really look splendid with the mono colour scheme :)     ..
VW T25 Interior Repaint
Last week we removed a full campervan interior from a Volkswagen T25 14" Syncro…..it been repainted and is currently being installed. Will reveal the transformation in the next few days :)   #coastvw #vwt25services ..
New wheels for this VW T3 Syncro
New wheels have just been fitted to this Volkswagen T25 14" Syncro, 16" mefro's rims with BFG AT tyres, looking nice and chunky :)   #coastvw #vwt3syncro ..
VW T3 Syncro Resto of for Interior Fitting
Off for interior units and upholstery before returning to us for final fit. Customer has chosen to use Dubteriors and we cant wait to see what it looks like on its return......and then we can go on a photo shoot :)   #coastvw #vwt25restoration ..
VW T25 16" Camper for Sale
We have a lovely VW T25 16" Syncro Camper for sale on behalf of a customer. Below is a brief outline of its key features please contact us for more information info@coastvw.co.uk or 01769 573 683   - Re-built 2.2 WBX engine - Full Fox Suspension upgrade with remote damper cartridge and re-bound settings - 4WD de-coupler allowing selectable 2WD and 4WD - Uprated gear shift using RS fab “big shot shifter” - BFG all terrain tyres - Side steps/rock sliders - South African front light up-grade - Cab doors key fob locking -..
VW T3 Snowy Syncro
The snow seems to have passed, fun whilst it lasted but the workshop was a bit on the chilly side......welcome back rain, Happy Monday!   #vwt3inthesnow #vwt3snowysyncro ..
VW T3 Camper Storage Chest
Under floor storage chest is all made and installed into this VW T3 Westfalia Syncro. We have built these into a few vans now and it provides a really useful and secure storage space.   #vwt3syncro #vwt25syncro ..
VW T3 Syncro Westfalia - under floor storage chest
Pete is measuring up for a bespoke under floor storage chest to be fabricated and installed into this VW T3 Westfalia Syncro.   #vwt3syncro #vwt25syncro ..
VW T3 Subaru Engine Conversion
This VW T3 14" Syncro Doka has just had a 2.5ltr Subaru engine fitted and is off for a test drive :) ..
VW T3 Syncro - Suspension Upgrade
This Volkswagen T3 16" Syncro is back in the CoastVW workshop having its annual MOT. This time we also fitted new Seikel Springs and Bilstein B6 dampers as the old springs had sagged. This will improves the ride and provide better handling. ..
VW T3 Engine Bay Metal Repairs
This VW T3 Syncro engine bay is undergoing some metal work repairs. On the Syncro variants mud collects between the fuel pipe between and the chassis which eventually corrodes the bottom of the engine bay panel. ..
VW T3 Syncro - Post Restoration Photo Shoot
We had a great morning out on a photo shoot for this Volkswagen T3 Syncro post restoration - the weather was fabulous and the views were stunning!  We are so lucky to live and work in beautiful North Devon <3 ..
VW T3 Syncro Restoration / Rebuild
Ash has been building and fitting this 4 runner roof rack onto this Volkswagen T3 Syncro which is nearing completion. ..
VW T3 Rear Panel has been fabricated
Nathan has been busy fabricating this new rear panel for a VW T3 Syncro after we couldn't get anything to remotely fit.......might start a production line!!! ..
Volkswagen T25 Syncro has a new home
This lovely Volkswagen T25 Syncro has just been sold and is now on its way back to Ireland with its new owner. Before it left we gave it some TLC: full service, MOT, full valet, de-coupler fitting and a Rocky Mountain rear wheel carrier. ..
Overland trip to Iceland
Some more holiday snaps of another CoastVW customer on a recent overland trip to Iceland - great to see one of our Syncro conversions in its natural environment :)   :)       ..
Commute to work
We love it when our CoastVW customers email us with their pictures: this one is of their commute to work...happy days :) ..
Subaru Engine Rebuild Completed
This Subaru EJ25 engine is all built up and ready to fit in VW T3 Syncro. This engine has gone through our rebuild process and is looking good as new. ..
VW T3 Syncro Servicing
This Volkswagen T3 is in at the CoastVW workshop for new tank straps, fuel lines, clutch and various other MOT items :) ..
1992 VW T3 Doka for Sale
VW T3 Syncro Doka This truck has been owned by the current for over 10 years – was imported from Sweden. Normal Doka corrosion points (please see photos) and will need bodywork shortly to rectify – although it does have a new MOT. It has an MV engine running DJ fuel system. Twin rear cab doors. Left-hand drive. Gearbox and front diff were both refurbished 3 years ago by Bears Motorsports (receipts available). Selling on behalf of the customer……. vehicle is currently at the Coast VW workshop and viewings are welcome.                 ..
VW T3 Syncro Doka - RHD Tristar
An existing CoastVW customer has just replaced his yellow VW T3 Doka with......another yellow T3 Doka!! Although slightly different as this one is a RHD Tristar Syncro (not many of those around!!). In at the CoastVW workshop for a coolant change, cavity waxing, new dashboard fan and an oil change. ..
VW T3 Syncro - annual service and MOT
An old family favorite is back in the shop......this South African VW T3 belonged to us many years ago, before selling to a customer in London who then came back to us in 2015 for a full body restoration. Its back in this week for MOT and its annual service......looking resplendent! ..
VW T25 Winch Fitting
This VW T25 LLE in its final stages of post resto build up. Ash busy fitting the winch today, wiring all in place. ..
VW T3 Syncro Look rebuild
Rebuild of this VW T3 LLE continues...our customer has chosen a Syncro look and these mudflaps/mefros/AT tyres and wheel arch trims all help to achieve this. ..
VW T3 All Terrain Tyres
BFG AT KO2's fitted to these 15" mefros which have been powder coated in gloss black readt to fit to a 2WD Volkswagen T3 to achieve a Syncro/lifted look. ..
VW Syncro Mtdi engine conversion
This VW T25 14" Syncro is in with us having an Mtdi engine conversion - this image shows the coolant pipes being laid in ready for the new charge cooler system, featuring a Holset Turbo. ..
Custom Build Exhaust
Clever Ash has just fabricated a lovely free-flowing customised stainless steel side exit exhaust for this Volkswagen T25 16" Doka with a 2.3 5-cylinder Audi engine - sounds fantastic!! ..
VW T25 Syncro - Brake work
This VW T25 RHD 16" Doka is having some brake work, new cylinders (which often leak - check yours!) and new brake shoes - even though it had them fitted elsewhere recently they were all split and cracked :-/ ..
Volkswagen Syncro Caravelle Engine Service
Pete is busy doing an engine service and repairing an oil leak on this Volkswagen T25 Syncro Caravelle. ..
VW T26 16" Syncro Campervan - new owners
This Volkswagen T25 16" Syncro - aka 'Big Yellow' - has finally been united with his new owner having spent the past two years in our storage facilities.....i'm sure many adventures await :)   Ps - That's Jon's daily driver - VW T25 Syncro Doka - photo bombing the shot :) ..
Pop Top Roof Conversion on VW T25 Syncro
The CoastVW team have nearly finished fitting an original Westfalia roof onto this VW T25 Syncro, ended up being a little complicated as this was a sunroof model but all issues are now resolved :) ..
VW T25 16" Syncro Build Up
This VW T25 16" Syncro is currently being built up at Coast VW - with bumper/grills/wheels/truck mirrors....having already had a 2.5Ltr Subaru engine conversion fitted :) ..
VW T25 Syncro front wheel bearing rebuild
Rebuilding this front wheel bearing on VW T25 Syncro which we picked up on its pre MOT test. ..
VW T25 Syncro Mtdi Engine Conversion
Just fitted up the MTDi engine with the Syncro gearbox. We have fitted a TDi input shaft and a solid TDi flywheel and complete clutch. Gearbox has also had a decoupler fitted, unit is read for installation into a VW T25 14" Syncro panel van. ..
VW Syncro Diesel Bash Plate
Joe is busy repairing this VW T25 Syncro bash plate (diesel) once repaired we'll have it powder coated before refit. ..
New Turbo for this VW T25 Syncro
This VW T25 Syncro campervan has an MTDi conversion and it's turbo recently failed so we have installed a new turbo, a new intermediate pipe and given its inter-cooler system and good cleaning out! ..
VW T25 Syncro Work Truck
There aren't many work trucks you can load 6 engines and 2 gearboxes in, and an engine lift!  #vwsyncroworktruck ..
VW T25 Syncro Disc Brake Conversion
This VW Syncro is having a rear disc conversion to improve its braking performance. Next job being to reinforce the roof assist struts and fit a Westfalia top locker. ..
VW T25 16" Restoration / Rebuild
Rebuild nearly there on this VW T25 16" Syncro. These 16" Mefro wheels have been powder coated in silver finish and had BFG AT tyres fitted, We finally managed to source this LHD middle sliding window which is shown having its seal fitted, and final picture is fitting of the front grill.     ..
VW T25 16" Syncro Rebuild
Re-build going well on the VW T25 16" Syncro. We are in the final stages of fitting all of the Bromsgrove interior back in and the red vinyll looks great against the white bodywork. The last few days the Coast VW team has been busy wiring in the leisure battery system, running hot water, 240v invertor (powerful enough to boil a kettle and run a toaster!). ..
Coast VW Work Truck
Coast VW has a new toy - VW T25 14" Syncro 2.1 petrol........needs a gearbox rebuild and a lot of other things.......like a Subaru engine conversion ;) !!!! ..
VW T25 Syncro Mtdi Engine Conversion
Building up this 1.9Mtdi engine for our in house VW Syncro. Just prepped and painted the engine prior to the next stage of fitting up which includes a new Holset turbo, bigger injectors.....and lots of other fun stuff! ..
VW T25 14" Syncro - Expedition Camper
A firm favourite of the Coast VW team......this VW T25 14" Synco has just been collected and is about to depart its Spring vacation. A great expedition truck! ..
VW T25 Syncro Exhaust and Suspension
The Coast VW team are currently setting up the coolant hoses for this 3ltr Subaru engine conversion - and fabricating the exhaust at the same time, hoping to get her fired up for the first time by the end of the week...second shot also shows the new Fox suspension set up.   ..
1.9 Petrol engine for VW T25 Syncro
Petes busy in the Coast VW workshop building up this 1.9 petrol engine for the early VW T25 Westfalia Syncro ..
1.9 Reconditioned engine for VW T25 Syncro
Engine dropped out of this early VW T25 Westfalia Syncro in preparation for a reconditioned engine. ..
New Syncro joins the CoastVW family
New addition to the CoastVW family.....exciting times....Volkswagen T25 14" RHD Syncro :) ..
VW T25 MOT & Servicing
This VW T25 Syncro has been in at the CoastVW workshop for its annual service and MOT. ..
All vintages of VW's
A real selection of VW's in the Coast VW workshop today. Volkswagen T5 in for an annual service and brake overhaul, VW T25 SA Syncro is also in for a full service and to have a rear spare wheel carrier fitted, the blue VW Splitscreen is in for a full body restoration and the VW Golf is having some engine work done. ..
VW T25 Pop Top Roof Conversion
Pop top roof conversion all fitted on this VW T25 16" Syncro. We opted for one from Space Roofs.  ..
VW T25 - 2WD......green laning?????
Despite the workshop being rammed to maximum capacity Jon and Ash managed to squeeze in a quick off-roaing session on Friday morning to check the new set up on this 2WD Volkswagen T25......we are hoping to upload a little movie once we've brushed up on our film editing skills! Watch this space :) ..
Subaru H6 3L Engine - For VW 16" Syncro
Pete's had a busy morning building this Subaru H6 3L engine ready for a VW T26 16" Campervan. It has had new timing belts/chains/tensioners/water pump fitted, and the cylinder heads changed. Busy busy :) ..
VW T25 Syncro Gearbox Rebuild
This lovely Volkswagen T25 14” Syncro is in with us at CoastVW for a gearbox rebuild and to have a decoupler fitted.  ..
New 1.9DG Engine for VW T25 Syncro
Early 1.9DG engine has arrived ready for fitting in a VW T25 Westfalia Syncro with big end failure on its original engine ..
VW T25 Campervan Interior
Ash and Jon are busy trial fitting the campervan interior into this VW T25 16" Syncro Campervan, we are liking the quality of these units. ..
15" Steel Mefros for VW T25
Fresh from the powder coaters - full set of 15" black mefros fitted with BFG tyres :) ..
VW T25 Syncro - pop top roof conversion
Bit of a hole in this VW T25 16" Syncro......better get its new roof on smile emoticon:)  ..
Vanwurks Camping Interior to be fitted in VW T25 16" Syncro
Interior has arrived for the Volkswagen T25 16" Syncro we are currently re-building. This one is from www.vanwurks.co.uk ..
VW T25 SA Syncro - Service & MOT
Another of our favourite trucks is back in the Coast VW workshop, a year after it's full body restoration.....popped down from London for a MOT, service and a full set of tyres smile emoticon ..
VW T25 Syncro Westfalia - Interior Trim Panels
Two green VW T25 Campers......one of which has just popped in (from Leeds) to have some original VW Westfalia interior trim panels fitted - needless to say that as they were designed for the flat roof Westfalias it has taken a lot more 'modifying' then anticipated :) ..
Subaru Engine Conversion Wiring
Ash has been in the engine bay all day getting the wiring loom ready for the 3L Subaru engine conversion in the VW T26 16" Syncro we are currently rebuilding ..
VW T25 16" Syncro Rebuild - Electric Window Installation
The rebuild on this VW T25 16” Syncro is progressing well…’factory’ central locking wiring loom has been installed, and we will also be installing electric mirrors, electric windows and heated seats using factory kit as much as possible and fabrication the rest. ..
VW T25 Syncro Rebuild
Rebuild going well on this VW T25 Syncro. Sound proofing has been applied to the front cab area, electrics have been installed ready for the Subaru engine conversion....busy busy in the #coastvw workshop this week, in fact its been flat out since we opened the doors on 4th January - will try and get back into blogging more regular updates :) ..
VW T25 Syncro Campervan - Underwax treatment
This 16" Volkswagen T25 Syncro has just been under waxed ready for the winter. The underside is first cleaned with wire brush and air line before the bungs are removed and cavities filled with Dynax S50 cavity wax. The underside is then treated with Dynax Anti Corrosion under body wax. Both products available in our webshop.... ..
15" Mefro Wheels on this Original VW T25 Syncro Camper
Work all completed on this original VW T25 Camper. Propex was removed/repaired/refitted - quite a funny location as it almost looked like the vans interior had been built around the propex - and owner also opted for a new set of 15" mefro wheels. ..
Volkswagen T25 Syncro Campervan
Back in for a service 18 months after its metal work restoration, this VW T25 Syncro camper just looks better with age. Its fastidious owner has a great eye for detail and has recently had a bespoke interior fitted. In with us this time for a full service and to have these snazzy CampervanCulture roofbars fitted. Looking good smile emoticon ..
Coast VW, busy day :)
Another busy day/week/month in the Coast VW workshop....‪#‎classicvwservices‬ ‪#‎vwt25syncroservices‬ ‪#‎coastvw‬ ..
VW T25 Syncro Van Sold
We sold this VW T25 Syncro before the previous owner had chance to drive it down to us - never even got its moment of fame on our 'VW Sales' page!.....it will be heading down to Cornwall next week to its new home....if only we had ten more! ..
VW T25 Syncro Spare Wheel Carrier
Today we fitted another spare wheel carrier on a Volkswagen Syncro. These are available from Campervan Culture in RH or LH fitment and offer a great solution for storing your spare 15" wheel. They are of strong and versatile design and offer a much better fitting system then the traditional style to reduce body deformation. ..
VW T25 Syncro Doka - new Crew Cab Door Installation
This Volkswagen T26 Doka is having a left hand side crew cab door installed, which is quite a popular request these days at the Coast VW workshop :) ..
Fox Suspension for VW T25 Syncro
This VW T25 16" Syncro is having new Fox remote reservoir shocks and springs fitted. Fantastic ride quality...and looks pretty cool too smile emoticon ..
VW T25 16" Syncro - engine power upgrade
This lovely 16" Volkswagen T25 Syncro has just come back from its first road test after hybrid turbo, Mtdi rover pump and intercooler fitment - what a transformation as now feels light and responsive to drive :) ..
VW T25 16" Syncro - imported from Europe
This 16" Volkswagen T25 Syncro has just come into us from Europe so the Coast VW team are busy preparing it for UK registration and MOT. ..
New VW Syncro Decals
Another set of new Syncro decals for this VW T25 Syncro campervan, with the shiny new coat of paint (only blow ins)they look great! ..
VW T25 Syncro - Body Resto & Subaru Engine Conversion
Looking rather nice! We recently fitted a Subaru engine in this South African VW T25 Syncro, which is wearing its new coat of the original factory red colour after its full body restoration. We specialise in quality restorations of VW T25 Syncros and 2WD VW Transporters. ..
VW T25 Syncro - Under-waxing for winter
Now’s the time to get the underside of your Volkswagen T25 / VW Syncro professionally waxed. At Coast VW we only use the very best under-body waxes currently available with the strongest corrosion inhibitors and best salt spray test results, looks good too! ..
VW T25 16" Syncro High Top
This Volkswagen T25 16" Syncro with a factory high top has been shipped to us from Ireland. It is in the Coast VW workshop for some mechanical work. Oh and owner has also just decided to have a 2.5 Subaru engine fitted whilst its with us...... ..
VW 16" Syncro Body Resto/Subaru Engine Conversion
This Volkswagen T25 16" Syncro has been imported from Italy, direct to us for its full body restoration and Subaru engine conversion. Vehicle has been stripped down and body panel repairs have commenced, starting with a new front lower panel, small side panel repair and lots of shot blasting! ..
A sunny Syncro day...
Two yellow 16" Volkswagen T25 16" Syncro's were in the workshop recently....what are the chances! ..
FOR SALE!! Volkswagen T25 Syncro High Top Campervan
Volkswagen RHD T25 syncro hi top campervan. A unique take on this iconic and rare VW syncro. This RHD syncro has been built up over the last 3 years. Has had some work on the shell though it was generally pretty good, main thing done was an inner and outer sill on the driver’s side, lower rear corners, lower front panel etc. It’s been fitted with a VW 1.9 diesel engine that’s been up rated with a new bigger turbo and an intercooler, so pulls very well now. A brilliant Peloquin differential has been fitted which really improves traction both on the road and off, without the hassle of a di..
VW T25 16" Camper Restoration
The Coast VW Team has started stripping out this 16" Syncro camper which was shipped in from Italy for a full body restoration and an engine conversion to a Subaru H6!  ..
VW T25 Syncro - Hannibal Roofrack
A very large Hannibal order arrived at Coast VW this week.....Ash was tasked with putting the roof rack together in preparation for fitting to a VW T25 Syncro next week, along with awning, wolfe boxes, ladder etc - will get some pictures on next week once it is all in place. ..
VW T25 Syncro Mefro Steel Wheels
Undoubtedly the most popular item in our web shop......16" mefros! We decided to get these powder coated in black gloss to fit on a VW Syncro Camper......... Mefros are now on special offer with 10% off for July only, offer applies to 15" and 16" Mefros smile emoticon - at an additional cost we can also get them powder coated for you! ..
VW T25 Syncro - Noisy Transmission
This Volkswagen T25 Syncro has just been transported down to us due to transmission problems, needs it very noisy Syncro gearbox fixing and some general al-round TLC! ..
VW T25 RHD Syncro Body Restoration
Rebuild going well on this VW T25 Syncro High Top Campervan which was vinyl wrapped last week after its full body restoration, going for a beefy black and brown look with smoked indications and satin black wheels and trim......will be for sale shortly! ..
Bespoke VW Syncro Camper roofrack
So the bespoke build basket roofrack for this VW T25 Syncro High Top Camper was fitted today - looking good alongside the newly fitted solar panels.  ..
VW T25 SA Syncro Restoration Rebuild
Rebuild going well on this VW T25 SA Syncro, recently back from paint after its metal work restoration, looking fantastic in its original VW South African red...will be re-united with its owner any day now ;)  ..
VW T25 High Top Syncro Camper - Vinyl Wrapping
All go in the Coast VW workshop this week as the vinyl wrapping is now all done on this VW T25 High Top Syncro Campervan. It is the first vehicle we have ever had wrapped rather then painted....it is obviously a long way off completion but the finish is lovely, with a slight metallic in the matt finish is looks great in the sunshine....so - two vans to build back up...and another two heading off to the paint shop.... ..
VW T25 SA Syncro - new paintwork
Looking good.... This RHD South African T25 just back from the painters, sporting a fresh coat of English Post Box Red (LH3G) paint, these photo's don't really show how super shiny this van looks in the flesh - will be a great contrast to the black trim as it gets built back up. ‪ ..
VW Camper Vinyl Wrap
Bodywork complete and this high top VW T25 Syncro campervan is now off for......its vinyl wrapping. Vehicle wrapping is becoming very popular at the moment for a variety of reasons.....it is cheaper then paint, it is a quicker process then a complete respray, it is more durable then paint, and small scratches even 'self-heal' in the sunlight. Looking forward to picking it up tomorrow night smile emoticon We opted for a colour change and a flat matt finish....watch this space.... ..
VW T25 14" Syncro - Rear Valance Repair work
Just in at the Coast VW workshop is this VW T25 14" Syncro which has come to us for some rear valance work after an argument with a Landrover Defender :0  It is having a complete rear valance replacement panel and tailgate... ..
VW Syncro in 4x4 Challenge
This picture shows one of Coast VW's customers having fun at Bala 4x4 centre....during the MAC4X4 in a Syncro !!!! A great event for a great cause - www.mac4x4.co.uk ..
VW Syncro Sound Proofing
Whilst this 14” VW Syncro is stripped out for its body restoration the customer decided to insulate throughout. To include floor plans / panels  seat boxes etc. Not only does this provide a quieter ride but is also prevents panel drumming and offers heat insulation too, so a good investment all round :) ..
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