The buggy loaded ready to leave

Thank you all, moving to the UK

I would to take the opportunity to thank everyone who has been involved in this project.. my fiance Magdalena for her patience unconditional support during the many months spent working on this project and my VW friends from the TwinPeakBoxers garage in Sundsvall who have given me inspiration and confidence to go a step further…

Looking good

Paint job done

Two weeks left and lots left to do, but I’m getting closer… Being an electrical engineer I’m just not even going to contemplate leaving the electrical system as it was. So I rebuilt it with all new parts and I have to say, it looks and feels much safer now. Below you can also see…

Body primed and ready for paint

Sending the body for a re-spray

A lot has happened since the last update, but I still don’t have a drive-able buggy, I think I may have underestimated the size of the task at hand slightly but I won’t give up, so I keep working as many hours a day as I can to finish it. Truth is I only have…

Paint prep by Mags

Re-spray preparatios and other work

After a short break the project is back on track. My beautiful assistant has helped me sand down most of the body in preparation for it to be painted. The body will be sprayed in a beautiful orange colour with a pearl effect. In the mean time, the radiator has been fitted and the air…

Mods to the roll-bar to strengthen it

The pan is finished and the seats are mounted

The work on the floorpan is finished, primed with epoxy paint, body and top coated with a very resistant black machine enamel paint. The rear axle has been reinforced with stainless steel strut bars (thanks Roman), these are attached to the same mounts as the roll bar is now which makes for a very strong…

Strip down and test fit of pods

Phase II, upgrading the engine

Here we go again… the buggy and I have relocated to Sundsvall in the north of Sweden as I started my post-graduate degree in Electronic Engineering. We found a nice group of like minded people – The Twinpeakboxers VW Club – that share a large garage not far from my campus. They have let me…