News 2009.



( 19 Dec )

The 2010 Events List is now available.


( 02 Dec )

Started on the new project today, an accessory for the buses, hopefully ready for a Stanford Hall debut.

Can't tell you what it is tho, i'd have to kill you............LOL


( 13-15 Nov  ~  The NEC Classic Motor Show )

The 1956 Panel and the 1956 Ambulance both were on display at the NEC Classic Motor Show for the SSVC.




( 01 Nov )

With the 02 Beetle gone, its about time i got myself another daily runner....... A 1999 Audi TT Quattro


( 31 Oct )

Flame & Thunder at Santa Pod, slow start with a wet track in the morning but some good running in the afternoon.

Usual good firework display and bonfire.....Best car of the day for me was a nitro monster doing a 289mph at 5.1 seconds.


( Oct )

Volkswagen Commercial Advert for the Governments Scrappage Scheme........Yeah....like that's gonna happen !!!!!


( 10 Sept )

I got the DD Panel Birth Certificate today from VW Wolfsburg Automuseum.

Options : M020 Mph speedometer, M090 Laminated Glass, M108 SO42 Camping Equipment, M008, M018 and M043

Upholstery = Black, Destination = England, L31 Dove Blue, RHD, Double Door, 25th May 1956


( 6 Sept ~ Beetle Drive at the National Tramway Museum in Crich Village Derbyshire Dales )

Loads more photos in the gallery section.



( August )

The panel has been working hard this month. Over several journeys and loads the panel moved 3 tons of brick.

Soon i will have a nice new brick driveway to park it on. Fully loaded with brick the van was lowered by apx 4"...wow.



( 27/28 June ~ Nostalgia Nationals ~ Shakespear County Raceway)

Check gallery for loads more photos.



( 10/16 June ~ Re-Signwriting the Krankenwagen)

The vinyl writing and crosses were removed and proper enamel sign-written lettering applied to the ambulance. (see sign-writing photos)


( 30/31 May ~ National Street Rod Association ~ Billing Aquadrome)

See the massive gallery page for many many more photo's.



( 06 May ~ Stanford Hall 2009 Video)

Click on link to view my latest video........"Stanford Hall '09"


( 01-04 May ~ Stanford Hall and the SSVC Camping Weekend)






( 26 April)

R.I.P Ray Ashcroft - SSVC Committee Member sadly passed today, All the vans will be wearing black ribbons at Stanford Hall.


( 14 April ~ Low Life VW Meet)

The Heathcote Inn in Leamington Spa.



( 13 April ~ Festival of Transport)





( 28-29 March ~ Volksworld)

Check out the 2009 reviews for more photos.




( 22 Feb ~ DubFreeze)

Check out the 2009 reviews for more photos.



( 17 Feb)

This week i've been rebuilding my 1500cc SinglePort, after powder coating all the old tinware, its like new  :)

I also found this jigsaw puzzle in a local garden centre the other day featuring a orange splitty in the centre.



( 05 Feb)

Its been bleeding cold this week, and today we all woke up to a ton of snow. So nothings happening in the garage :(



( 20 Jan)

The Events Page has been updated with most of the UK & Europe's VW shows.