This Month's Feature VW

Meant To Be

This is the story of how my Bug came to be. As a kid I had always fantasized about the movie that everyone knows of as Herbie The Love Bug. Being raised around my dad's shop (Heathen Fabrication) I learned from him how to make a car enthusiasts dream come true.

At the age of 16 my father and I took a road trip to look at a Bug shell in central Florida. After some time of scouting around we pull up to a guy who owned his own personal junk yard and that there was a Bug shell sitting right on top of a lot of junk! After settling on a fair price we bought it and brought it home with us.

I was so excited that we started to work on it the very next day. At that point my family was going through a bit of a hard time so the only place we had to work on it was inside a tent. If you know my father and I that was not going to stop us from building my Volkswagen! This is a true back yard build and we both have put our blood sweat and tears into this Bug.

My father and I handmade the unique wooden seats and installed a 1835cc motor with a freeway flyer transmission. My father and I also painted my Bug inside the tent and it has never been buffed. I think it's a beautiful car that is also my daily driver! I hope everyone enjoys my ride and the story of how it came to be.

John Wicks

Feature VW

Feature VW
Check out this seasons Feature VW at AllAirCooled. Want your VW featured here? Daily driver or VW has ever been turned down!

World Wide Forums
AllAirCooled has fifteen Forums. You can ask questions, answer questions, post pictures or just make a comment. Use this valuable resource for FREE, 24-7-365 days a year!

Air-Cooled Galleries
We've got twelve different air-cooled Galleries at AllAirCooled. To add your ride simply send us picture or two And a paragraph about your Volkswagen!

Copyright. All rights reserved
2019 AllAirCooled