Luv A Dub

Follow the progress of the 1988 Volkswagen Cabriolet. See how transforms from a chalk covered mess, to a sweet ride

Podcast Episode 13 Shell Recap and VR6 Cabby Update

Published on November 13, 2014 under Podcast
Podcast Episode 13 Shell Recap and VR6 Cabby Update
Happy Friday everyone! Today's show is a multi-part show. It has been a while since I just had a chat with you guys. Since things are finally getting back to normal, I thought it would be fun to give you a recap of my F1 and Shell trip. It has also been a long time…
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Better MK1 Vr6 Swap Video

Published on July 14, 2014 under Luv A Dub
Better MK1 Vr6 Swap Video
Hey everyone, I posted a video of the Cabby a few weeks ago. It was pretty weak. So I thought I would post another test drive video. This one really gives a better feel of what it is like to drive this car. Plus the exhaust note is freaking awesome. Oh and be sure to…
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Why I Never Throw VW Parts Away

Published on March 24, 2014 under Humble Mechanic
Why I Never Throw VW Parts Away
Happy Monday everyone! I hope that you all had a great weekend. One quick thing before we get into why I never throw away parts. I have been having email issues lately. Not sure what the deal is, but the folks at HostGator are working on it. If you have emailed me in the last…
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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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Luv A Dub Update Mk1 VR6 Cabriolet

Published on September 16, 2013 under Luv A Dub
Luv A Dub Update Mk1 VR6 Cabriolet
It is time for a Cabby update. For those of you that may be new to the blog, let me do a little recap about this Cabby. In April 2012 my dealer purchased a 1988 VW Cabriolet. The purchased it and donated it for a local charity event. They painted it with chalk paint, and…
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VW Cabriolet Luv-A-Dub Update Engine Bay Paint

Published on July 9, 2013 under Luv A Dub
VW Cabriolet Luv-A-Dub Update Engine Bay Paint
Last week I polled the audience about painting the engine bay of the Cabby to prep it for the VR6. A simple factory Tornado Red! I was able to get a slight discount on some professionally mixed paint and the hardener. Let me just say, automotive paint is freaking expensive. When I bought my air…
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VW Cabriolet Luv-A-Dub Update

Published on June 27, 2013 under Luv A Dub
VW Cabriolet Luv-A-Dub Update
It has basically been forever since I have done a post about the VW Cabby. Today I want to give you all some updates and show ya some pictures of how the Cabby sits right now. I have owned that Cabby for just over a year now. All things considered I am pretty happy with…
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