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Photoshoot for upcoming feature in Camper & Commercial Magazine..

....6am start for a photoshoot for Camper & Commercial Magazine...

 

New Wonky Donkey Emporium T Shirts coming very soon...

Check our new T Shirts available on site very soon... Dead Cool


Check out new Fabricated VW Bus roof ladder..


Fully TIG welded from 25mm seamless tube, foldable with rubber feet. We will be refinishing the ladder in a silver powdercoat..



Coming soon to our Emporium..Pre 60 VW stickers.....

Coming soon.... are these Pre 60 VW stickers for your Splitty Bus, Cal look Oval or Vintage VW. 
Get in touch to place your order.....


1955 Oval Bug, back to 89...

We recently finished this gorgeous back to 89 style 1955 Oval VW Bug. Finished Lotus Chrome Orange and white with solenoid doors, and one piece electric windows !! 




... check out the reg OVL 892...

One of our gearknobs on a 1930 Model A Coupe rod...

One of our Evlin Gearknobs on a 1930 Model A Coupe rod on B rails with a z'd chassis. Steel bodied and first registered in New Mexico in 1930. Small block Chevy with triple Deuce carbs.....






Finished photos of the Porshce 912 restoration

The Porsche 912 rolled out this week after its restoration. Here we have a full leather interior, detailed engine etc and bare metal repaint in Aga Blue...





VW Type 3 inner wing fabrication

Customers late Type 3 in for inner wing work, we removed the box and inner wing section and fabricated new sections before fabricating the outer panel etc.....


Powdercoated Porsche rims etc..

We also beadblasted and powdercoated these September 1966 date stamped Porsche 912 rims, fitted with period correct Michelin tyres and OE hubcaps with enamel badge...



NOS Nardi steering wheel..

Our customer required a genuine Nardi steering wheel so we supplied this NOS 1960's wheel for his Porsche 912


Engine detail ......

Just finished detailing the original engine on our current 1966 Porsche 912  project, check out more photos of the resto on the site....



Lavenham Vintage Volkswagen Show 2012...

Schwimmwagen motor

We spotted this on www.schwimmwagen.co.uk and thought the detail was superb. The site also features a 360 degree flash animation....

Progress....

The June 1950 Split Beetle is coming along very nicely. Check out the Gallery for updated photos

 

http://www.wonkydonkeyemporium.co.uk/page9.htm

October Pin-Up from 1955...

Porsche Race Car Classic 2011, California....


September Pin-Up...

July's Pin-Up....

June's Pin-Up from 1948

May's Pin - Up from Esquire 1950...

 

April 1944 Pin-Up

....a few days late..sorry but here you go, April's Pin-Up is from 1944




A little something if your over in California in June.....

Volksworld Show 2011

The Volksworld Show 2011 is this weekend at Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey. 





Latest Gearknob orders finished...

Its been a busy week, our new addition in the shape of  a 1973 Panel Van is now awaiting a mild resto - full story and photos to follow very soon. Also work progressed on the Californian import Beetle Karmann Cab, an unwelded body looks sure to look a stunner....

So with the show season nearly here in England we had a couple of orders to get out asap - firstly a Pin-Up Gearknob for a customer with a Buggy and a CSP Shifter, and secondly a Bespoke Gearknob for the " Drop the Hammer " Drag Team up in Scotland.

 

 

March 1952 Pin-Up

Keeping with the theme here we have March 1952 and a Randall Pin-Up....

Put on yer big boy panties...

Thought this was rather amusing...


                                                

Product Gallery added to site..

Just added a " Product Gallery " to the site. You can view the Artwork for Gearknob and Steering Wheel centres PLUS there is some images of finished items in use etc.

http://www.wonkydonkeyemporium.co.uk/page12.htm

Please email us your images of Wonky Donkey products on your car / bus / truck

Correct VW Beetle rear ride height !

Thought this was interesting, should you require to set your rear suspension to the " original " ride height

" Stuka " 356.....

Thought you might like this...check the number plate !

The dependable Volkswagen

In 1959 Popular Mechanics ran a feature on European cars and here is the results for " most dependable ".

February 1952 Pin-Up

We thought it might be nice to share this February 1952 Pin-Up Calendar girl seeing as tomorrow is February 1

Uber cool Rat 356 from the States

To die 4...cool rat 356. Must turn so many heads....

Go fast... turn left... no brakes action...

Mooneyes Car Show, Japan, 24.04.11

Check out this poster for a Moon Show in Japan...

Vintage @ Goodwood

We took some time out and spent the weekend at the Vintage @ Goodwood Festival, a rather splendid Wall Of Death, some cool Rat Rods... and brilliant bands and D.J's

Final photos of the Hot Rod Flatz Satin 1969 VW Beetle

                                        

Update...the inside of our 69 project...

Here is a photo of the inside of the 69 Beetle...another resto job is nearing the end. you can just make out our Pin-Up Gear Knob & Horn Push

Volksworld's Camper & Bus

This month in Volksworld's Camper & Bus magazine you can find a cool Bus fitted with one of our Wonky Donkey Pin-Up inspired Gear Knob and Horn Push's...

Check out these Heater vent louvered panels

Here we have some handmade Heater vent louvered panels for a VW Beetle. Get in touch with us for YOUR custom Fabrication - mail@wonkydonkeyemporium.co.uk

Check out our new VW Narrow Beams

Our latest project the 69 VW Beetle is taking shape and now has one of our 4'' narrow beams fitted, a genuine VW beam chopped and fully TIG welded... a work of art we think..

  

         

Mooneyes USA...

Wow if your over in the states this summer be sure to check out the Mooneyes extravaganza..:-)

          

 

Volksworld Show 2010

...fast approaching is the Volksworld show @ Sandown Park. Get along for Europe's best aircooled VW's and a great autojumble...

Restoration & Preservation

Here at the Wonky Donkey Emporium we have a passion for all things classic especially aircooled Volkswagens. So get in touch if you need anything from a MOT repair to a full restoration or custom modifications..

Just in for a mild restoration and custom " Hot Rod Flatz " paint job in a 1969 VW Beetle..keep an eye out as we progress...

 

Wonky Donkey Emporium...

The Wonkey Donkey Emporium online is up and running, check back for new products in our online store and check the Wonky Blog for a little taster of our life here..

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