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1976 Porsche 912E in the house…

1976 Porsche 912E in the house…

This 1976 Porsche 912 E that rolled off the assembly line in December of 1975 is in the house for a "refresheration".  The 912E was reintroduced into the US market after a six year absence as a more affordable option than it's predecessor, the 911.  During the gas...

1960 VW SO23 Camper is painted…

1960 VW SO23 Camper is painted…

It is a busy Memorial Day Weekend here at East Coast Autowerks…The 1960 VW SO23 Camper has been painted Dove Blue and it is beautiful…Now is in the arduous and detailed process of getting reassembled…it has come a long way from it’s state in...

1972 Datsun 240Z in the house…

1972 Datsun 240Z in the house…

A 1972 Datsun 240Z is in the house for an engine rebuild and an all over body and paint restoration…Since starting our business 20 months ago, I’ve had to come to terms with the new definition of “classic” car…What I considered...

Progress on the 1960 VW Camper…

Progress on the 1960 VW Camper…

A lot has been happening to the 1960 SO23 VW Camper…it is getting ready to be shipped to Poland in July so work has accelerated in a calculating and precise manner…it has to pass inspections at the Polish border so everything has to be done to meet their...

Pardon our mess…

Pardon our mess…

We are getting some updates on our plumbing so our parking lot is quite the sight. We are most definitely open for business. Please be careful and extra cautious when entering the parking lot this week.

A 1974 VW Thing for the shop…

A 1974 VW Thing for the shop…

We have a 1974 VW Thing that is undergoing major renovations…starting with the floor pans. Lots of rust cancer on this vehicle but, it will all be taken care of…And, sometimes, it is neccessary and, just plain fun, to turn a thing upside down…

Cool rides in the parking lot…

Cool rides in the parking lot…

We get some cool people with cool rides visiting us in our lot from time to time. This Honda Motorcycle needs new paint. It will be a challenge to mix this particular paint correctly…depending on the angle you are looking at the bike, it looks green, or purple,...

1986 Toyota FJ60 has a new engine…

1986 Toyota FJ60 has a new engine…

The family/dog hauler has it’s new engine and just like after a heart transplant…one must take it easy and work the kinks out before going full throttle…On a great note, Shannon took it to pick up the kids yesterday and the car is a huge hit! Plus,...

Stabb Design Projects…

Stabb Design Projects…

We are not just limited to painting cars and motorcycles…We will paint pretty much anything if it will fit into our booth…For instance, we can paint cabinetry…all of this (and there is more) is going to be installed in the new High Point Rockers...

1986 FJ60 update…

1986 FJ60 update…

Remember the 1986 FJ60? She has been sitting patiently in the shop…Well…her new engine just arrived at East Coast Autowerks from Colorado and her mother could not be any more ecstatic…I can’t wait to drive her!

1957 23 Window Bus…

1957 23 Window Bus…

A good doctor of dermatology has brought up his 1957 VW 23 Window Bus from Columbia, South Carolina for a complete restoration. It is too bad he roots for the OTHER Carolina…we might have to paint it Carolina Blue just for fun…it definitely would be worth...

1968 International Scout…

1968 International Scout…

A 1968 International Scout is in the house for some roll bar installations, radio work, interior updates and new seals all over….These are great off road vehicles…it was originally produced to be a competitor with Jeep CJ 4×4 in 1960 when the first...

1973 F 250 Flatbed Farm Truck…

1973 F 250 Flatbed Farm Truck…

We find ourselves in a very unique position to assist local businesses and really take pleasure in working with them when they need their vehicle refurbished…It makes an impact on their business and we want to help them get that attention…We are restoring...

Friends for 25 years…

Friends for 25 years…

Life takes many twists and turns. And the people you are lucky to cross paths with in this grand adventure and call friends are worth their weight in gold…or in these guys’ case…worth their weight in VW grease! From Buses on the Blue Ridge to...