Kombi technical

Welcome to this new section of our web site!

There’s been much discussion in the past (on other web sites) as to whether it’s possible to own a maintenance-free VW camper van.

This new section of the site will document my tentative steps in learning how to maintain our lovely Lulu. It’s been deliberately sectioned away from the rest of the blog so as not get mixed-up with our general campervan hire chatter.

What am I going to post in this section?… Well, don’t expect anything too complex! I’m a novice in all things technical, so it’s going to fairly simple stuff to start with.

Rustproofing the bumpers

As any Kombi owner will tell you, dealing with rust, be-it on a brand new or pre-loved camper van, is something that needs to be monitored and kept in check. Of course, we must remember that the Brazilian Kombi was never designed for the harsh road environments we have to put-up with in this country. [...]