Monday, December 31, 2012

drive safely thru the end of the year!

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Small Car Acc. valve cover ...

that arrived as a christmas gift for the valve cover collection - thank you SantaSimon!

Friday, December 28, 2012

fresh arrival for the collection

have a great weekend everyone!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

vintage magazine O.C.I.R.

Monday, December 24, 2012

merry christmas to you and yours


Sunday, December 23, 2012

Seasons Greetings ...

... and hope your holidays are filled with wonder and sweet surprises

Friday, December 21, 2012

Hut ab!

vintage IECO catalogue for the collection


Thursday, December 20, 2012

NHRA racing jacket ad

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

modified manifolds



Scat IDA to IDF

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

NHRA ...

... world championship finals @ OCIR - spot the beetle!

Monday, December 17, 2012

Jiffy Bus ...

... hot off the press @

Friday, December 14, 2012

have a great weekend

Thursday, December 13, 2012

OKRASA head torque

... and I´m asking myself whether everybody did torque the heads correctly since the german original manual says "do not torque to the original VW specs" ...

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

OKRASA Betriebs- und Wartungsanleitung

... also the original one in original size!!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

some impressions ...

... all the way from Costa Rica

Monday, December 10, 2012

OKRASA Einbauanweisungen

and yes those are the original ones which had been used for scaling down !! special thanks again to MrD for the item on loan of his Okrasa collection
keep an eye to the size (the EMPI catalogue is for the size contrast!)

have a great start into the week

Friday, December 7, 2012

have a great weekend ...

... and think about this if you are looking for a new hobby after quitting with your current dirty one ;-)

Thursday, December 6, 2012


... over and over ...

Wednesday, December 5, 2012


... cylinder head drawings also showed up ... lovely old stuff

Tuesday, December 4, 2012


had a sweet date today with some original OKRASA stuff and its owner. lovely to get it borrowed for a few days to have a closer look at it. this is just a small example ... some really breathtaking stuff ... thanks Mr.D


Monday, December 3, 2012


THE NEED FOR SPEED from Neil Singleton on Vimeo.

the monday morning ...

... with the friday freaky pic. yes a dismounted split window transmission and the tubes are still at their places! a bit confusing but seen in real on friday

Friday, November 30, 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012

vintage Scat catalogue

Hilborn ... lovely!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

transmission thrust plate ...

... for more stability

dachshund for the hat shelf ...

... but a real one ;-)