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Vintage Snappy Saturday : Vintage Volkswagen Car Dealership – Hollywood California

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Vintage Volkswagen Car Dealership – Hollywood California

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By Sara In AZ I’d LOVE to be able to walk right onto this car lot just like it is in this picture! 1950s Used car Dealer at Night Hollywood CA from seller ihaveitall2…

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – The Exterior Reveal!

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – The Exterior Reveal!

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by Andrea To read the rest of the posts in my “My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia” series, click here. Those of you who were following along with my series may have been wondering what happened with my beloved Westi.  Most of the word that was being done on it between my…

Vintage Car Ads From The 1950’s – Chrysler, Ford and Cadillac!

Vintage Car Ads From The 1950’s – Chrysler, Ford and Cadillac!

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By RetroRuth I hope you guys are having a reasonably good Monday! Today I am bringing you some great car ads from two vintage Home & Garden magazines I hauled recently, one from February 1955 and the other from March of 1952. These mags are just jam-packed with some great…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – 1950s Diamond Gas Station

Vintage Snappy Saturday – 1950s Diamond Gas Station

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By Sara In AZ   If gas stations were still this cool you’d probably find me hanging out here all the time!     Vintage Diamond Gas Station 1955 Buick Roadmaster Filling Up 8 x 14 Photograph from seller ihaveitall2…

My New Baby! My 1969 Volkswagen Type III Squareback

My New Baby! My 1969 Volkswagen Type III Squareback

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by Andrea My hubby has a Kijiji habit.  He loves to browse, especially the classic car section.  I can’t say my taste in classic cars is always the same as his, but I was very thankful for his browsing habit – as he found my dream car, and it was…

Jo’s Restoration of Her 1957 VW Splitscreen Campervan “Barnabus” – A Guest Post from Tara Gould

Jo’s Restoration of Her 1957 VW Splitscreen Campervan “Barnabus” – A Guest Post from Tara Gould

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Happy Monday to everyone! RetroRuth here. To help you through the first day of the week we have a guest post from Tara Gould from VWHeritage. Tara is here to show off a fantastic restoration of a 1957 VW campervan. I took one look at the photos she sent and…

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – The Interior Reveal!

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – The Interior Reveal!

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By Andrea We’ve finally got the interior put back in the Westi, and it looks awesome! I’ve got a whole bunch of pictures to share with you all. For my previous posts on the work that we’ve done, please check them out here! Here’s a general view of the back…

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – A Tutorial: Sewing Your Own And Replacing Your Pop Top Tent (Part 2)

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – A Tutorial: Sewing Your Own And Replacing Your Pop Top Tent (Part 2)

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By Andrea So, last Wednesday I covered the removal of the old pop top tent, and sewing of the new one. In this post, I am going to cover the install. First off – my helpful tip. Make sure when you are getting ready to attach your tent, put it…

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – A Tutorial: Sewing Your Own And Replacing Your Pop Top Tent (Part 1)

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – A Tutorial: Sewing Your Own And Replacing Your Pop Top Tent (Part 1)

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By Andrea This post should almost be subtitled “Sometimes I Impress Myself With My Own Skills”, but really this was way easier to do than I expected. The tent on our Westi had definitely seen better days. It had been patched numerous times before, one window had been removed, and…

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – Progress Report #6

My Vintage Volkswagen Westfalia – Progress Report #6

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By Andrea Y’all, I am getting so excited with the work we’ve been doing to the Westi, I can hardly stand it! I’ve got a few completed odds and ends for you this week. This was how the sink cabinet/ice box looked before. You can see the trim was all…

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