Air Cooled Vintage VW

    Make my VW Next Level!

    EMPI Engine Battle

    June 11-13, 2024

    For the EMPI Engine Battle, Fish and his son Hank are accepting the challenge to build the most powerful naturally aspirated Type 1 engine using specific EMPI parts. Just imagine the “so what did you do over the Summer” story Hank will be able to tell! Let’s wish Hank and Fish the best of luck as they take their shot at the $15,000 grand prize and huge bragging rights.  Every minute of dyno action will be live-streamed on the EMPI YouTube channel courtesy of AutoLinea, starting with the preliminary rounds June 11th -13th don’t miss it!


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    About DBNB

    Fish and Rebecca have been owners of Doug’s since 2014. Fish started with Doug’s in 1994 and remains loyal to serving the VW community, owners and enthusiasts. Fish and Rebecca are active members of the VW community from shows to off-road adventures and now racing class 11 as well. Whether you need routine maintenance, looking for a little more performance, a full restoration or a show-winning custom, know that your VW will be loved here, just as much as you love it. Our knowledgeable staff and great vibe will make your next visit a great experience. And did we mention our showroom? Stop by the shop and check it out! Let DBNB be your all around VW source.

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    Doug's Buggs-n-Bunnys
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    Angrybuddas EcnuoAngrybuddas Ecnuo
    12:04 14 May 24
    Great customer service
    Daniel OquistDaniel Oquist
    21:53 13 Mar 24
    Michael CanhamMichael Canham
    01:20 09 Feb 24
    They are knowledgeable and always treat me well. Have dealt with them for 20 years. Fish is a great guy.
    Bill FitzgeraldBill Fitzgerald
    21:58 20 Jan 24
    Took my 74 VW thing talk to the owner they were supposed to put an alternator instead of the generator on it they cleaned and flush the tank but put the old sending unit back in with the cracked gasket so it just leaks everywhere. get the headlights working and look at the front end what I got was the alternator never came into the picture they put a new front end on it and they were supposed to put a tune-up in it and I got the same old cracked belt back with it I don't know how they missed it had chunks of rubber out of it and everything left lines off replace lines under the hood didn't connect them all they didnt even change the spark plugs I had to ask them to do it the front end is so hard to turn don't know what happened there but for a new front end you think it would turn a lot better said they clean the carb and tuned it but the diaphragm was leaking when I got it back so and then they didn't put a in line filter on it payed over $5000 for for $2000 worth of work maybe. I was just excited to hear it run so when I' got it home I found out everything else pretty shawty work
    Bernie PringleBernie Pringle
    18:49 04 Jan 24
    Very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.
    Dutch MandalorDutch Mandalor
    19:05 08 Nov 23
    Doug's is the place to find the parts you need and the advice you need!Art, at the parts counter is awesome and goes way above and beyond, to put you with the parts you need!The place is cool, the people are cool and experience has been a 10... everytime!Thanks guys, you rock!JC
    Jeff TemplinJeff Templin
    15:49 16 Oct 23
    James ScottJames Scott
    23:17 12 Aug 23
    Dude knows VW's
    Jessica FarrerJessica Farrer
    22:41 30 Jul 23
    Love this shop! They are always friendly, helpful, timely, and upfront with expected costs. I have owned my bug for almost 20 years and they are one of 5 places in 3 different states I've trusted to complete work I don't have time these days to do myself. As soon as I ship my bus here they will have their hands on that as well. Nice bonus not having to drive to Phoenix!
    bill mcbill mc
    19:07 19 Jul 23
    Art helped me locate records for my 1979 Super EFI. I’m the 2nd owner and the previous owner had her work done at Doug’s!!!
    Grant BGrant B
    20:25 07 Jul 23
    Very helpful and kind. Great place for old VWs!
    Heidi QuinlanHeidi Quinlan
    05:30 26 Apr 23
    Hob the BobHob the Bob
    02:09 10 Jan 23
    Today I needed parts to do a clutch cable replacement on my 67 Beetle. I had never done it before, and although they were booked up 'til May, the gentleman on the phone talked me through the process where I was having trouble, and recommended all the right parts I needed for replacement. I used every part, because they were honestly all necessary, and they were all a good deal. Then, when he did not have a part I needed, he was able to get it sent to his shop later in the afternoon for me. I would absolutely recommend this shop and their services for anyone working on their old VW!
    Shawn KeelerShawn Keeler
    21:52 16 Nov 22
    These guys are top notch. They rebuilt my engine and transmission as well as addressed my brakes and suspension. Overhauled the drivetrain completely really. They’ve been honest, upfront and responsive through the entire process. I trust their shop, the techs and their knowledge about all things Volkswagen and you should too. You won’t find a better shop in town to actually get your project done in a timely manner. Big thanks to Art, Fish, Bryson and the rest of the crew over at Doug’s for taking great care of my project.
    Robert DobosRobert Dobos
    18:51 22 Sep 22
    Best knowledge and practitioners in the valley for air cooled vdubs. Can't imagine going anywhere else for repair and restoration. Have been a customer for over 25 years and wouldn't look anywhere else!A year later, hooked up and ready to take the thing in to get electrical gremlins squashed after getting the body work done.
    Cody FlowerCody Flower
    18:20 17 Sep 22
    A lil over priced sometimes but you don't have to wait for the stuff you need in the mail
    Atticus MinharoAtticus Minharo
    05:06 05 Sep 22
    I have a 78 Volkswagen bug and thuis place had all the parts I needed, I highly recommend it
    Joe JJoe J
    04:44 25 Jul 22
    Great customer service but the prices are too high compare to other Aircooled shop in the valley.
    bruce pbruce p
    19:20 10 Apr 22
    Lots of parts and they do nice machine work
    William PriestWilliam Priest
    19:28 09 Mar 22
    I am satisfied and happy it was worth going there. I will be going back when I can't fix it myself.
    Robert WiersemaRobert Wiersema
    00:00 23 Feb 22
    Recommended this place to my boss for his old bus. Driven past it a dozens of times. He called. Totally professional with him on the phone. Scheduled a visit in April.
    Jack OxleyJack Oxley
    21:00 18 Feb 22
    Very nice place to buy VW parts.
    Lisa HallLisa Hall
    23:56 02 Jul 21
    Fish and Rebecca are amazing. Words cannot express how pleased I am with the work that they did with my bus. They found him in Iowa for me and worked on him, inside and out. Customized him the way that I wanted him, and they made sure that he was running smoothly. I have driven him across the country and haven't had any issues. Everyone says what great condition he is in and the mechanic I have now also said he is in excellent condition. I can't thank their team enough. Everyone collaborated and worked together bringing Bubba to life and he is the best thing that I have ever owned! Many thanks to your team
    Justin DavenportJustin Davenport
    21:31 26 Aug 20
    Best prices in Arizona
    Meg CMeg C
    20:54 09 Sep 19
    10+++++++ stars! Very professional! On time! Affordable and great customer service! I highly recommend them to all my friends and family! Definitely in good hands at Doug's buggs n Bunny's! Thank you :)

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