Cabriolet

Overall Humble Mechanic Update

Published on April 9, 2014 under Humble Mechanic
Overall Humble Mechanic Update
Hi everyone. Today I want to give you all an update about what has been going on with the Cabby, with the blog, and things here in general. It has been a busy busy spring. Even though the blog updates have been low, the work level has been really high. At the shop Things at…
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Cabby update 12/3/13 MK1 VR6 Engine Swap

Published on December 3, 2013 under Luv A Dub
Cabby update 12/3/13 MK1 VR6 Engine Swap
Happy Tuesday everyone. Today I wanted to update you guys on the progress of the Cabby. There are a ton of you that have been following the progress of this build from day one. I really appreciate that. It has been a long journey over the last year and a half. If you are a…
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The Newest Member Of The Humble Mechanic Family.

Published on April 26, 2013 under Humble Mechanic
The Newest Member Of The Humble Mechanic Family.
On Monday the Humble Mechanic welcomed a new VW to the family. She is a 1984 Volkswagen Cabriolet. I picked this car up from a really nice guy on Craigslist. He bought the Cabriolet for his daughter. After owning if for a short time, the Cabby started to develop some drivability issues. After a taking…
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Review of MK1 VR6 Conversion Kit From Eurowise

Published on April 16, 2013 under Luv A Dub
Review of MK1 VR6 Conversion Kit From Eurowise
I thought I would shot a quick review video to follow up the blog post I did about the Mk1 Vr6 conversion kit from Eurowise. You can read that post here. This kit is designed as a bolt in solution for installing a VR6 engine into a Mk1 Volkswagen. Thank you for watching. You can…
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Project Luv-A-Dub Update Vr6 Cabriolet

Published on April 16, 2013 under Luv A Dub
Project Luv-A-Dub Update Vr6 Cabriolet
We are long overdue for a Luv-A-Dub update. I made the trip to Charlotte, NC this past weekend. The reason I went out to Charlotte was to pick up the MK1 VR6 conversion kit from Eurowise. They are a great shop that has built a kit for the exact engine swap that I am doing.…
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VW Cabriolet Luv-A-Dub Update Engine Build

Published on November 12, 2012 under Luv A Dub
VW Cabriolet Luv-A-Dub Update Engine Build
Hi folks, I hope that you all had a great weekend. I was doing some digging though the site and realized that I have not updated the Luv-A-Dub project in almost 2 months. I see the car and the parts everyday, so it is always on my mind. I hate that I haven't updated in…
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Cabriolet “Luv A Dub” Update 9/14/12

Published on September 14, 2012 under Luv A Dub
Cabriolet “Luv A Dub”  Update 9/14/12
Happy Friday everyone. I am out of the shop for the next few days. I hope to get some time to work on the Luv A Dub this weekend. The progress has been a little slow lately. I had to reorganize my garage to make some room for my new tool box. I had told…
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