Like many vehicles that are brought into the shop, the engine on this camper came in buckets that we were tasked to reassemble. The owner of this one bought it new at the factory in Germany and traveled the world in it picking up stickers to apply to the perimeter along the way.
Thanks to everyone who stopped by on Saturday, especially the MidCoast Road Rally. It was so much fun to watch everyone try their skills on our remote control car race track in the back and give the Burgies Grumman Olson coffee truck a steady line of customers for it’s first time out of the garage. We have never had this many people or vehicles here at one time before.
For some cars it is cheaper to swap a new transmission than to rebuild the old one. In this Beetle you can quickly drop the engine, disconnect the axles and swap transmissions in a couple hours.
Testing of the Porsche 914 at Mid America Motorplex this weekend is leading to total engine teardown this week.