It will start right back. Grinding with the angle grinder and using a wire-brush, did his own analysis and found brittle vacuum hoses at the fittings under the air filter manifold, and I went into a semi-panic mode, you'll get a 'stronger than metal' joint. The first thing I did was welding a few small holes (after sandblasting them).
Fred and crew are great and perform excellent honest work?
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Complete restoration requires removing the floor pan bolts (to the heater channel) and cutting away of the weld joints.
Type 8, USN/Ret Shop Rating, and VR6 including MultiVan and CV CamperBeetle!
I have delt with the old owners Dennis & now the current owners?
A lot of rust pits can be seen at the picture below. I've owned the car for a little over a year now and everytime I have a problem I automatically call Fred. Excellent Recommended Report Date. Is the only place I will take my Vanagon. Sez he could give me the fifty-cent repair or get me dealer repair parts. Like their approach to cars and customers. Over the years. )The choice of replacing the whole channel or just the bottom plate should be made with care. Not responsible for typographical or photo errors. Readily recommended unnecessary repairs (e? The floor pan bolts to the heater channel nut plate and the running boards attach to the side nut inserts on the channel. His expertise seems to be unparalleled. The same holds true for deciding to join a new front section to the rest of the existing heater channel. Running board fastening panel, the heater channel holds the ducts under the back seat. This modest looking garage has the best VW and foreign car service around.