Links and Resources

Need supplies, equipment, parts, or a new or new-to-you Westie?

The links below will get you started for whatever you need.


Need Help? These folks can and will. Air-cooled Interstate Rescue Squad (AIRS) is for split through the end of bay window production.

Steve Schwenk’s Syncro Page – Information, links, accessories, photos, etc. of these wonderful vehicles.

An app for Vanagon owners by Vanagon owners.

Volkwagen Vanagon Transaxle Specialists

VW Bus Shop List

Comprehensive list of VW repair shops compiled by our pal Larry Chase: “Thanks to help from Ron at and Steve at Syncro.Org, this listing is the most comprehensive and up to date list anywhere on the web. To date, there are over 250 shops listed through the US and Canada…”


“Your source for high-quality technical discussion about 1949 to 1983 Volkswagen Transporters.” Very comprehensive site! The Library and Archives are invaluable.

World’s largest selection of part for VW vans and cars.

Vanagon parts and services by Rocky Mountiain Westy and Van Cafe.

Westfalia Official Website

Website is in German.

Most browsers offer a translate option.

Famous Oil Filter Study

A must read for anyone using oil filters. Note the German study that’s linked from the main Oil Filter Study page.

Great place to buy & sell Volkswagens. Lots of discussions and images!

specials, new products, R&D developments, and all things Westy Life!