1 week ago
Tamiya Sand Scorcher - Part 2 | K-W & Area Bug Club

We would like to present Part 2 of the series - Tamiya Sand Scorcher. Seems like a good indoor thing to work on for a rainy day.


By contributing author: Adam Powers Last month, we left off with an introduction to the Sand Scorcher and a bit of a history. This month, we dig in to taking it apart. All of the original parts are…

2 weeks ago

With an abundance of caution and care, the K-W & Area Bug Club and our event partner the K-W Optimist Club have decided to cancel Bug Out #39.

As much as we would like to be able to operate the show ... See more

1 month ago

Did anyone say rebuilt engine? Here is an old ad for a rebuilt 40HP (likely from JC Whitney). Picture courtesy of the Vintage Volkswagen Club of America.

1 month ago
Tamiya Sand Scorcher - Part 1 | K-W & Area Bug Club

We have a different type of blog post on our website - hopefully it will chase the covid blues away. Check it out! ... See more

By contributing author: Adam Powers I hope everybody is doing well and is safe during these interesting times. Hopefully many of you are keeping busy working on projects around the house and of ... See more

1 month ago

From our friends at the Manitoba VW Club. Tell us what you think about it! 😁

2 months ago

An old engines work is never done. 😃 Stay safe friends!

Courtesy of our friends at Georgian Bay Motors in Owen Sound.

3 months ago
Photos from K-W & Area Bug Club's post

Here are a few pics from a trip to the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto including a cutaway MEB platform. (gotta love VW cutaways) 😁

3 months ago
Photos from K-W & Area Bug Club's post

Some VW swag at the Canadian Auto Show - whats on your gotta have list for this summer?

3 months ago

I have a few things available

Engine with carb, intake and alternator, removed from a 67 Beetle, has been stored with storage oil, wrapped and inside.
Was to be used in a homebuilt plane but the ... See more

3 months ago
The Resurgence of Air-Cooled VW Engines

Here is an interesting article from Engine Builder Magazine about the air cooled VW engine.


The iconic VW Beetle, known by enthusiasts and the industry as the Type 1, is probably one of the most influential and underrated performance vehicles of all time. It’s underrated because the car ... See more

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