We are a small family run business specialising in classic VW restoration, repairs or modification in our fully equipped workshop. We know that your van is an important part of the family and we want you to feel as if you are part of the restoration. We stay in close contact keeping you posted on updates and progress encouraging site visits by appointment. This is a good way to explain what has been done and what is left to do and explain where your money has been spent.
We have many years’ experience in classic restoration. As we specialise in vans and work with them day in and out we have come across vans that require a major restoration where the chassis is almost non-existent requiring major fabrication to something not quite as drastic and getting a van through MOT.
All work is photographed at various stages as a history of your restoration.
We strongly believe in doing a job right the first time, we take pride in what we do and we love seeing the vans through the different stages whether it’s stock or custom we can cater for all your needs.
We believe in treating customers the way we would expect to be treated ourselves.
Media blasting section
We have an in house fully enclosed blast facility where the vans are media blasted to remove the majority of paint and rust. All the running gear is removed and the vans are placed onto a roll frame so all of the underside can be cleaned thoroughly… If there is any corrosion then the blast room will uncover it. Not all of the vans have this type of media blasting as it can distort the large panels like the roof and centres of the doors and side panels. There are different types of media can be used depending on the job required.
We are the UK’s leading supplier of Subaru engine conversions for VWs and have an in depth knowledge of VWs and Subarus.
We pride ourselves on the highest standard of workmanship and products.
We are located in the south east of England but are proud to say that our client and product base is worldwide.
TSR started in the late 90’s with an idea of putting a more reliable engine into a VW as customers were getting fed up with the cost and unreliability of air cooled engines. We thought we would start the project with the highest form of motor racing i.e. drag racing and this is how TSR was born.
We then developed a VW Beetle for the drag track, this car is known as “No Remorse”. It was the first car to be entered and to start the A/E VW drag racing class, this class has now got some of the fastest VW’s in Europe.
After project building for drag racing the question was asked: ‘Can this conversion be used on the road?’ After developing an efficient cooling system for the Subaru engine the answer was ‘Yes’.
We can do the conversion on all the VW’s whether you are looking for a motorway cruiser or a turbo-charged monster.
In recent years we have developed a gearbox suitable for the power and rev range of all the Subaru engines.
W E S T C O A S T V W
Westcoast VW is a specialist Volkswagen workshop situated near Newquay in Mid Cornwall. Westcoast VW cover all aspects of campervan maintenance and restoration work to air cooled and water cooled Volkswagens, to keep your pride and joy looking and working the way it should, whether that be a splitscreen, bay, type 25 or a vw bug.
Owned and run by Dave Catchpole, with over 25 years Volkswagen experience, Dave has a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of Volkswagen restoration and mechanics. Dave’s not just a technician, he’s an enthusiast, with many nut and bolt restorations under his belt, even featuring in Discovery channels ‘Camper Van Crisis’, and a period of tutoring vehicle mechanics at college. Dave originally owned ‘Stealth’ a business carrying out a similar service in Coventry, but relocated to Cornwall in 2011, to bring his expertise to Newquay, the centre of the UK classic Volkswagen scene
Westcoast VW offers a wide range of professional services, including routine maintenance and servicing, mechanical and bodywork repairs through to full strip down and rebuilds.
All work carried out at Westcoast VW is fully insured and to the very highest standard, at least matching, but often exceeding factory specification and all parts used are sourced from the best names in the industry.
Classic Volkswagen Restorations and Services in North Devon.
Coast VW – aptly named as we are fortunate enough to all live and work near the beautifully picturesque North Devon Coastline. We specialise in VW restorations resto/modifications and servicing of all classic Volkswagens, be it a VW Splitscreen, a VW T25 Syncro or a modern day VW T5 Transporter.
We are a friendly team at Coast VW who are all mad about Volkswagens and the lifestyle that comes with it. We have a multi-disciplined, highly experienced team of vehicle technicians that all work to the highest standards and employ our quality management standards, that means we are proud to display our Retail Motor Federation accredited “Trust My Garage” award – Unlike many schemes this is not a meaningless paid for award it is a criteria based award.
Our premises is a modern, fully equipped and clean workshop – with a security system and full CCTV we can guarantee your Volkswagen will be in safe hands.
At Coast VW we pride ourselves on our unrivaled and old fashioned customer services.
Dubtricks is an Aircooled VW Specialist based in Dacre near Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
Whether you drive a Volkswagen Beetle, VW Splitscreen, VW Bay window camper, Karmann Ghia or something more unusual, Dubtricks can take care of all your repair, restoration and customisation needs.
We can cater for all your VW needs under one roof, from restoration and rebuild to servicing, MOT and maintenance. We offer a full bespoke interior design and build service, and an upholstery service.
In addition to our full range for services for your Aircooled Volkswagen, we now also offer a full conversion service for VW T4 and T5s.
We also run a VW Show called Dubs In t’Dales, which held every September near Bedale in North Yorkshire. Visit our Dubs In t’Dales page for more details, or visit our new Dubs In’t Dales website at www.dubsintdales.co.uk
For hints and tips to make your VW owning experience more enjoyable, please visit our new blog, which we will be adding to regularly over the coming weeks and months.
Established over 30 years, Heritage Parts Centre is committed to supplying the very best parts to owners of VW and Porsche vehicles. (You may know us better as VW Heritage – we changed our logo and name slightly in March 2018).
Our partnership with VW Classic Parts gives us access to over 40,000 obsolete and rare genuine parts – so that elusive Volkswagen part may only be a phone call away!
Home to the Heretics meets, we welcome over 200 VW and Porsche enthusiasts to our Warehouse in Shoreham-by-Sea through the summer months, for a Thursday evening pop-up-car show like no other.
Classic VW Beetle & Campervan Restoration Workshop in Hampshire
Here at Bear Bodyworks we specialise in classic VWs, our staff all own them and care for our customers pride and joy as if its our own.
We can take on full restorations or just repair your rusty panels, repair split seats or fit a new roof lining, in fact we can do almost anything you need to keep your beloved VW on the road for many years to come and we do this at prices that won’t break the bank.
Our paint and body work
We have worked on some beautiful old, new and simply well-loved vehicles in our long history. Some were little welding repairs whilst others were full restorations.
“Finding someone I trusted to work on my car was very important… So when hearing though the Vw community that bear body works was restoring a gulf blue 61 beetle I had to see as it was the same year and colour… After watching the work bearbodyworks done And getting to know Jim, I knew he was the man I wanted to bring my car back to life…. And the results of my pride and joy….. Better than I ever expected… Top work, top paint, top man… Highly recommended” (Paul Charlesworth)
“He does a lot of work on my beetle and I will be having a lot more done in the future! Very good!!” (Rikki Hatherley)
“Really pleased with the colour coding bear bodyworks carried out on my VW T5, front and rear bumpers, including wing mirror covers.
Bumpers were textured, now they are smooth as…
Were able to fit me in one week after making contact, Cheers!! “(Paul Holt)
BLOOD, SWEAT & VINTAGE STEEL!
Airkooled Kustoms is one of those businesses where when we tell people what we do with Volkswagen and Porsche classics, they usually respond with something like…
You get to do what you love everyday? LUCKY!!
That’s one way to look at it. It’s more like the proverbial overnight success that takes a decade to create. Airkooled Kustoms is not just about custom Volkswagen and Porsche restoration, repairs, and service. It’s a philosophy, a passion, a lifestyle – and it shows in everything from how the Krew is trained and developed, to how the clients are chosen and served.
Address: Berkley Yard (opposite the petrol station), Burwell
Aircooled Classics sales, repair, bespoke builds and educational training days to learn how to service and repair your vintage VW
We specialise in the restoration, modification and customisation of aircooled vehicles.
We’ll restore a vehicle to your exact specification and create your dream car or bus.
Contact a VW specialist today!
Restorations – We carry out all forms of restoration from part re-sprays to full bare-metal rebuilds. Please take a look at the gallery for examples of past restorations.
Bodywork/Welding– From small MOT repairs to full panel replacements, no job is too big or too small.
Interiors – Full interiors for campers and cars (including custom interiors) supplied and fitted.
Engine Builds – Any type of engine build undertaken from stock 1200 to performance engines including tuning and extras such as nitrous kits.
Lowering – We lower any type of vehicle, old or new.
Servicing/MOT’s – Full servicing and MOT’s undertaken to keep your vehicle running and on the road.
Parts – New and used parts bought and sold. Please call or email for more details.
Vehicle Sales – We buy, sell and source all types of VW.
Collection – Collection and Delivery service available with varying prices depending on distance and vehicle type
The Mill, Old Park Farm
Letheringham, Woodbridge IP13 0LZ
Tel: 01473 288881
Opening hours: 8am-5.30pm Monday – Friday 9am-12pm Saturday
Address: Unit 1, Stapeley Manor, Long Lane, Odiham, Hampshire, UK RG29 1JE, Odiham
At Just Kampers we are with you every step of the way on your VW’s journey. From restoration and servicing to insuring and customising, we’ve built up the experience and reputation over 26 years needed to make us your 1st choice for all things VW
Welcome to the U.Ks Number 1 classic VW camper sales, vw camper service, vw camper restoration, conversion company and home of the finest vw camper pop top roof.
From our Oxfordshire base we serve Wiltshire, Bucks, Berks, London for vw camper van service, vw camper van welding and complete vw camper restoration in the South East and Oxfordshire we offer it all in house.
No one else has been building VW campers to order this long or anywhere near this good.
WE HAVE BEEN IMPORTING AND SELLING THE FINEST RHD IMPORTED CLASSIC VW CAMPERS SINCE 2004 FROM OUR OXFORD HQ. AFTER A YEAR TRAVELING AUSTRALIA IN A CLASSIC VW CAMPER VAN I THOUGHT IT WOULD ONLY BE FAIR TO BRING BACK A FEW RUST FREE VW CAMPERVANS TO THE U.K. FORGET CLAPPED OUT RUST BOXES WE ONLY BUILD AND SELL THE BEST BUSES IN THE U.K
FROM OUR SOUTH EAST OXFORDSHIRE WORKSHOPS ONLY AN HOUR FROM LONDON AND THE HOME COUNTIES, OUR HIGHLY SKILLED TEAM MELD MODERN AND OLD TECHNIQUES TO BUILD THE BEST BUSES TO ORDER STARTING WITH RHD RUST FREE IMPORTS.
Welcome to MAD workshop, the home of motoring and driving in the heart of Bristol. We specialise in all types of Volkswagen restoration, servicing, maintenance and modification.
At MAD workshop we specialise in the maintenance and restoration of all types of Volkswagens. Whether you drive an aircooled or watercooled VW we can help restore your pride and joy to better than original condition!
VW Bay Window Bus restoration and replacement of complete front panel We have great experience with all types of aircooled volkswagens from Split Screen Buses, Bay Windows through to Beetles, Karman Ghias and Cabriolets. Whether you need minor maintenance for MOT or something a little larger such as heater channels or panel repair through to a complete nut and bolt ‘Body off’ restoration we can help !
We are seeing an increase in watercooled VWs coming to us for restoration and have a wealth of experience working on later model VW Buses such as Vanagon T25/T3s, T4 models and also the new T5 Transporters.
We also supply and fit a wide range of Tune Up and Modification Accessories. See our parts page or contact us for more details.
VW Beetle replacement rear side panel and interior arch When we approach a job we aim to give you a fair and realistic appraisal… unfortunately there are rare occasions when we may recommend starting again with a new, better condition vehicle – we want you to be happy, not out of pocket ! We use the best parts available, we try hard to obtain Original Manufacturer repair and replacement parts and panels so that the quality and fitment is as good as possible. We can also source hard to find reproduction parts for most models.
If you need a reputable, reliable partner for your restoration then contact us today to see how we can help you !
Mad Workshop are specialist installers of Original VW factory style windows for Volkswagen T4 and new T5 vans. We are approved REIMO pop top roof suppliers and installers.
When you deliver your van to our workshop we prepare the van for structural reinforcement, in the case of REIMO roof fitting, and carefully markup to cut the apertures for factory style windows and roof. The windows we install are direct from VW and are correct factory fitment style ! We can then colourcode your new REIMO roof, should you wish and install and weather seal – as per REIMO specification.
White Poptop roof installation
We can help you convert your panel van to the camper of your dreams
OR take the project on from start to finish !
If you wish we can install soundproofing, interior carpeting and panels and can supply and install all manner of interior fitments. Rock and Roll style beds, electrics, cupboards and more ! We also supply and fit all kinds of accessories and dress up parts including;
Air-Cooled Volkswagen Specialist
Air-Cooled Restorations has over 20 years experience working on all types of vehicles, from welding to bodywork to panel replacement to full restorations and MOTs.
Our main area of expertise is, all things VW, from Beetles and Campers to Karmanns, but we also carry out work on all makes of cars.
Most of our trade comes from recommendations by previous customers, something which are proud of, we are also proud of our honest and truthful assessments on all inspections, estimates and valuations, no matter how good or bad they may be.
MOT Welding & Repairs
Address: Unit 9, The Oaks, Kenninghall Rd,, Bressingham
As with a lot of other firms I could say how passionate I am about VW’s, however this would be a slight understatement. Apart from my growing family, I live and breath VW’s. I started repairing my own VW before I could even drive, I prepared my 1982 mk1 Golf in anticipation of passing my test and I have not looked back since.
I have now been given the opportunity to turn what I love doing into a full time occupation.
I can guarantee my heart and soul will go into repairing or putting your cherished VW back on the road. My rates are comparable to other local businesses and my work is of a high standard. I have a good eye for detail and I’m dedicated to the job in hand.
I will undertake anything from quick repair jobs right through to full restorations. I also provide vehicle servicing and pre-MOT checks.
For any work you need please either call me or contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can talk about your needs. In some instances it may be necessary for me to come and see you and your vehicle, if the work needed is not straight forward or if the vehicle is currently off the road.
The VW Specialists.
Here at Jack’s garage we have all the specialist tools and equipment to carry out any mechanical repairs necessary to your vehicle.
Jack’s is well established and has been operating in Ladbroke Grove W10 since 1995. Our success is down to the highly skilled team of VW experts who man the workshop.
Jack’s Garage is the destination for the highest quality mechanical and bodywork repairs for your Volkswagen Campervan
No Job is too small
Address: Unit 16, Weights Farm, Weights Lane, Redditch
Midland Early Bay was formed in 2009 initially to offer good quality but affordable imported VW Early Bay buses, in the early days these were sourced from South Africaand the USA but has time as gone on all of our imported buses come from the USA.
We now offer a range of services to help you not only find your ideal bus in the first place but then to keep it on the road and add sensible upgrades as and when funds allow.
We have recently been appointed the sole UK agent for supply and fitting of the French Slammer range of lowering products from Vintage Autohaus in France. These products have a proven reputation and retain the ball joint set up that provides a level of comfort.
We have owned a number of early bays over the years and our current bus ventures into europe at least twice a year as well as attending a whole range of events in the UK
Address: Unit 4 Willow Road Industrial Park, Willow Road,, Castle Donington
Since 2006 Absolute VW have grown the business based on three core values; quality workmanship, attention to detail and customer satisfaction and are now the leading air-cooled specialists in the East Midlands
Maintaining these principles, Simon Kerr now heads up a five strong team of specialists.
With extensive combined experience the team at Absolute VW offer everything from basic servicing to fully project managed restoration and anything in between.
Our modern fully equipped 5000sq/ft workshop is a reflection of the continued investment in providing the very best experience for you and your VW.
Whether you are one of our many returning customers or are coming to us for the first time, we will be happy to work with you and offer you the service that meets your needs.
We look forward to seeing you soon
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