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Tré Taylor
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  • Pacifica, CA
  • United States
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Hi VW Camper Family,So I just wanted to say hello and introduce myself.  I imagine it has been YOU I wave at on the open roads as we pass by from one VW Bus owner to another.  I have always loved…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Randall Ellis Mar 19, 2013.

 

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Tré Taylor liked Big Blue's Driver's event Bus City 2016 - the Eighth Annual VW Bus Gathering in the Redwoods, Guerneville, CA
May 3
Tré Taylor posted a status
"Thank you Gene!"
Dec 3, 2015
Gene Burris commented on Tré Taylor's blog post VW Mechanic Northern CA HELP!
"Tre, check with Bob, he has a guy who works on his Ghia, who Knows his stuff, and is reasonable. Gene"
Nov 28, 2015
Gene Burris commented on Tré Taylor's blog post VW Mechanic Northern CA HELP!
"Tre, I also recommend Valley Wagonworks or Bugformance. We need you with your bus, and your voice at Bus City this year. Gene; Bob and Joys friend."
Nov 22, 2015
Marty Vandermolen commented on Tré Taylor's blog post VW Mechanic Northern CA HELP!
"You might check in with Bugformance.  They have a San Jose and a Sacramento location. I had them build me up an 1835 shortblock that I finished up and installed.  Prior to that had three "mechanic failures" in a row with fewer…"
Oct 31, 2015
Laura May commented on Tré Taylor's blog post VW Mechanic Northern CA HELP!
"Try Valley Wagonworks in San Rafael. I've been very happy with them and the work they do. They might know someone closer to where you are. "
Oct 19, 2015
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VW Mechanic Northern CA HELP!

Dear VW Bus Family,I have run into a long series of bad mechanics who have left me right where I started 3 years ago.  Everyone I know says to give up on my VW Bus, but I am not.  I have a new/rebuilt long block, I just need someone who knows how to work on old VW's like ours and what they are doing and put it all back together. I had 1.7 liter Porsche high performance pancake engine, and we tried to upgrade it to a 2.0 liter long block.  Long sad story, but I need to tow it from the shop to a…See More
Oct 19, 2015
Tré Taylor commented on Big Blue's Driver's event Bus City 2014 - the Sixth Annual VW Bus Gathering in the Redwoods, Guerneville, CA
"AAAhhhh...  Thank you.  I really look forward to that night by the campfire with you all, hopefully next year."
Apr 11, 2014
Tré Taylor commented on Big Blue's Driver's event Bus City 2014 - the Sixth Annual VW Bus Gathering in the Redwoods, Guerneville, CA
"Thanks."
Apr 10, 2014
Tré Taylor commented on Big Blue's Driver's event Bus City 2014 - the Sixth Annual VW Bus Gathering in the Redwoods, Guerneville, CA
"Hi Gene!!!!  I wish I would have known. The VW guys up north swear by GEX engines and my mechanic had heard nothing but good things about them, I trust him.  The Bub Lab in Berkeley were the only guys that worked on her years ago, but they…"
Apr 10, 2014
Tré Taylor commented on Big Blue's Driver's event Bus City 2014 - the Sixth Annual VW Bus Gathering in the Redwoods, Guerneville, CA
"I was really looking forward to meeting you too.  Thanks for the recommendation.  GEX charges a 20% "Restocking Fee" if I do get a refund. .. There is not enough liquor in all the land."
Apr 9, 2014
Tré Taylor commented on Big Blue's Driver's event Bus City 2014 - the Sixth Annual VW Bus Gathering in the Redwoods, Guerneville, CA
"I wish my mechanic friend would have known about this.  I have certainly found out the hard way.  What engine name is good?"
Apr 9, 2014
Tré Taylor commented on Big Blue's Driver's event Bus City 2014 - the Sixth Annual VW Bus Gathering in the Redwoods, Guerneville, CA
"Well everybody, it looks like I won't be able to make this trip after all.  I saved up my money for a year and bought a new/rebuilt GEX International engine and had it installed by a good mechanic friend up in Woodland, CA.  I just…"
Apr 9, 2014
Tré Taylor commented on Charles Muccia's photo
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Ruby at the beach.

"Yes it does help.  Thanks for the response.  Your bus is a beauty! "
Apr 3, 2014
Tré Taylor replied to Carole & the 'YesWeCanCamperVan''s discussion INTRODUCTIONS in the group VW women (For Women only!)
"Hi I'm Tré Taylor.  I live in Pacifica, CA and own a 1973 T2 Bay Window VW Camper Bus. Everyone I know has given me a hard time for loving my old bus, but I adore her and I am a VW girl at heart.  My family car growing up was a…"
Apr 2, 2014

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VW Mechanic Northern CA HELP!

Dear VW Bus Family,

I have run into a long series of bad mechanics who have left me right where I started 3 years ago.  Everyone I know says to give up on my VW Bus, but I am not.  I have a new/rebuilt long block, I just need someone who knows how to work on old VW's like ours and what they are doing and put it all back together. 

I had 1.7 liter Porsche high performance pancake engine, and we tried to upgrade it to a 2.0 liter long block.  Long sad story, but I need to tow it…

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Posted on October 19, 2015 at 8:59am — 5 Comments

Hi All. I posted an introduction Hello in the forum...

Here it is: http://vwcamperfamily.ning.com/forum/topics/introductions

I'm looking forward to meeting yall' this year and sharing my VW Restoration Project with you... I'll take a bunch of photos of the process and post them here...

I just wanted to introduce myself and say HELLO!

Yours Truly,

Tré Taylor…

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Posted on March 19, 2013 at 10:41am

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