Author Archives: ernestcalabro

This is Rumor Control

Here are the facts. Dawn the Office Manager here and I have some advise for anyone looking for a mechanic. 1. How long has this person been working on your type of vehicle. Is he self trained or worked under … Continue reading

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Need a tow give this guy a call

We have a great deal with Tango at EASTSIDE TOWING. So if your Vanagon or Bug breaks down no matter where and you need a tow to our shop Tango can save the day. He’s very knowledgeable about how a … Continue reading

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What Not To Do: Forgot your pop-top hold downs

I know it seems a pain to do after you’ve had your pop top up. Those three or at least two hold downs (I know many of you are missing the center hold down) look unimportant. Those rubber hold downs … Continue reading

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We had a great time at Bugtoberfest. We met a lot of new faces and got to catch up with a lot of old faces. Didn’t have time to take pictures too busy selling a bunch of parts at low … Continue reading

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Once again we’ll be at the swap meet at Chirco’s Bugtoberfest. So if you have the time Sunday October 17th 2010 come on down. We’ll have some great deals on used parts!

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Click, print and SAVE

10% off ANY SERVICE Just present this coupon at time of service and receive 10% off your bill. Must be presented at time of service will not be honored after services are rendered or for a cash refund. Not good … Continue reading

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What’s happening at Old Volks

Well were finally settled in and getting caught up on updating the website. We got cars for sales and we’re getting pictures posted. Right now if you click vehicles for sale we have a beautiful 1973 standard bug you’ll fall … Continue reading

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Getting Bent

… Or trying not to. There’s an old saying you get what you pay for. Sometimes you find out this saying is truer than most. Case in point, tools. A 99 cent screwdriver is bargain, and it even gets the … Continue reading

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Towing and mobile repair

One great feature of our new location is we are providing mobile repair and towing. So if you can’t get to us for any reason and need a repair or tune up no worries. For easier repairs we can work … Continue reading

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What Not To Do: Do not chop up your chassis

Volkswagen got away with having very small engines for their old models by having very light vehicles. The Beetle, in fact, has no traditional body frame at all – the sheet metal top is welded onto a floor pan. That … Continue reading

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