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Our Top 5 exterior, refresh, renew and overhaul parts   Our Top 5 exterior, refresh, renew and overhaul parts If you’re interested in freshening up or renewing your classic VW, then check this out our top 5 best selling exterior parts, from a small bonnet badge to a complete bus deluxe body moulding kit. Read More
Our Top 5 interior, refresh, renew and overhaul parts   Our Top 5 interior, refresh, renew and overhaul parts Is your interior looking a bit tired, sad, worn, cracked or split? Whether you fancy a complete interior overhaul, a total colour change or just a little freshen up, have a read of this blog... Read More
Rob’s Guide to Spark Plugs   Rob’s Guide to Spark Plugs The way that your old spark plug looks can tell you a lot about what... Read More
Our Top 10 “Bolt On Horsepower” Engine Performance Upgrades   Our Top 10 “Bolt On Horsepower” Engine Performance Upgrades Bolt on horsepower is as it sounds, it’s basically removing an external stock part that you “bolt on” a replacement aftermarket part. Read More
Setting Your Valves and Timing an Engine   Setting Your Valves and Timing an Engine So you are having issues with your engine running efficiently.  You might be suffering from a ‘flat spot’ in your engine rev range or your exhaust is coughing and spluttering... Read More
Rob’s Guide to Shock Absorbers   Rob’s Guide to Shock Absorbers With many choices of brand and size available from Cool Air we thought we would sum up our range in this handy guide... Read More
Cool Air’s Top 10 Essential VW Spares   Cool Air’s Top 10 Essential VW Spares Whether nipping to the shops for a pint of milk or setting off on an epic 3 week Euro Show road trip adventure, what spares or kit do you carry for your Classic VW? Read More
Alternator Conversions   Alternator Conversions We talk you through all the parts you need and how to convert your Type 1 engine from a dynamo to an alternator charging system Read More
Bus Tail Lights   Bus Tail Lights We look at the history of the Splitscreen and Baywindow Bus Tail Light Assembly and the changes in design throughout the years. Read More
Bus Indicators   Bus Indicators 1958 Kombi The original Splitscreen Bus was not installed with front facing flashing indicators.  Instead... Read More
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