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We need to redefine the term “selling like hotcakes”

Just a quick update to let you know that the rentals are booming along for 2017. In fact, I think we need to throw out the phrase “selling like hotcakes” and start using “selling like Westies” instead. We have very limited availability for the summer and the fall is starting to jam up as well… […]

That’s a wrap!

We just wanted to let everyone know that we are no longer taking new rentals for 2016. That’s a wrap! Thanks to the many, many amazing people who rented from us this year we have had our most successful season so far. To all our future customers, we actually turned away 5 times as much […]

A Westfalia love story

The intrepid Morgan Kwan (a.k.a. Beauty in the Backcountry) is at it again!  She just created a video that had us headed for the garage to pack up one of the Westies for a tour of Vancouver Island.  Totally inspiring!  You have to check it out. We also love the use of the Barr Brothers on […]

In case you are still not convinced you should rent a Westy…

Ok, we have presented a bunch of compelling evidence that you really should rent a Westfalia van for your family vacation: Of course, Morgan Kwan also did a nice summary of her trip with us. Now, Mike DeCecco has written a nice piece about why it is great to own a Westy but why it […]

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Major power train upgrades in progress at Wicked Westies

Wicked Westies is very pleased to announce our decision to upgrade the engines on 4 of our vans to Ford 2.0L Zetec engines.  We will be using kits from Bostig (www.bostig.com) to offer our customers: approximately 45% more horsepower and torque than stock Better fuel economy improved reliability and durability over the stock VW engines easier […]

A dream comes to life

This is the opening salvo of what I hope to be many, many opportunities to share the joys of a life with VW Westfalia vans.  Topics will include some of our adventures around BC in addition to restoration tips and trips. As our first topic, it seems only fitting to let you know we are […]