Sigh…life gets in the way of messing around with VWs

30 degree weather, no garage, and little spare time…yuck. Had to drop the Vanagon off with a mechanic to a) see what can be done to get a passing emissions test and b) keep it off the street till that happens. I’ve been to the guy before with “normal” (read: American) cars and he’s great, but since he’s not a VW specialist I’m sure I’ll be paying some extra labor while he figures out this strange machine I’ve saddled him with.

Some day, I’ll live in a place with a garage or driveway. In the meantime, I’ve got the z-bed mounted: