Category Archives: Type 2 / Transporter (Bus)

Discussion of and processes related to the restoration and maintenance of the Volkswagen Type 2 – Transporter. The VW Bus was produced from 1950 until 2013.

Books About Classic Air-Cooled Volkswagens

From 1936 in Germany until approximately 1980 in the USA, Volkswagen manufactured it’s entire line of automobiles (das auto) with an air-cooled boxer engine.  The air-cooled motor is distinct from its water (i.e., radiator) cooled cousin in that it uses … Continue reading






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Classic VW Toys and Collectibles

Classic Volkswagens by Yat Ming Yat Ming is a Hong Kong based manufacturer of die-cast cars.  Unlike companies such as Matchbox that specialize in making toys, Yat Ming produces realistic models of classic cars for collectors.  Currently they have several 1/18th … Continue reading






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VW Bus Books

Service and Maintenance Manuals for the VW Bus Volkswagen Station Wagon, Bus (Type 2) Official Service Manual: 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 (Volkswagen Service Manuals) :: Bentley Publishers :: hardcover   How to Keep … Continue reading






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Classic Volkswagens on beyondme.com

I’m excited to be joining the Beyond Me team as a contributor in the area of classic cars, more specifically, classic Volkswagen air cooled vehicles.  The purpose of these entries will be to share my understanding and experience with classic VW … Continue reading






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Air Cooled Volkswagen Repair and Service – Memphis

If you own a classic Volkswagen in the Memphis, Tennessee area and it is in need of repair or service, contact me today – vw@beyondme.com!  I make house calls!  I’ve owned and worked on air cooled VWs since I was … Continue reading






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