Date: Sat, 25 Dec 2004 11:52:27 -0700
Reply-To: Larry Chase <roadguy@ROADHAUS.COM>
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From: Larry Chase <roadguy@ROADHAUS.COM>
Subject: Need Help getting a 2.1L engine installed
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Merry Christmas Volks,
Request ..... a favor in the Seattle, WA area!!
Matthew Pollard & I have a project we need help with.
Project code named: "Ho Ho Go".
A few friends and I have put together something called "The Pay it Forward
Fund" where we help
VW Bus owners, who may be short of resources, get their vehicles back on
Our first project was to purchase a rebuilt automatic transmission and have
That Bus is happily on the road headed to Mexico and the southwest for the
Daryl Christensen of AAtransaxle was an enormous help in acquiring the
tranny as were the guys at
Heckman-Theiman in Portland who did the R&R.
You may have seen recent public thanks on this.
The next project "Ho Ho Go", one that Matthew & I are working on, is to
help get a replacement engine in a
Vanagon that blew its original this past Spring.
So far we have:
A good used 2.1L Waterboxer replacement engine ... waiting to go.
All the odds and ends parts needed .... donated by Volks Cafe of Santa Cruz.
What we need to find is a shop in the Seattle area, to do the install and
give us a break on the R&R labor.
We are looking for suggestions on shops to contact that might be willing to
If you have any influence with the owner ... all the better.
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