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Finishing up

Been a while since my last Syd update. Actually, a lot has happened. Almost all functionality has returned, with the noticeable exception of the gas gauge, which has been vexing in its intransigence. Moreover,... READ MORE

Almost famous

A short little video the talented Eric Morrison recently filmed at my VW restoration laboratory. This was how it was described by the creator: ‘Dr. Peter D’Adamo shows us a rare behind the... READ MORE

Lazarus Motor

Getting a forty-year old VW engine to turn over (for the first time in the car) on a snowy afternoon. This is the engine that had the engine fire meltdown. My first engine... READ MORE