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301 E Orangethorpe Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801

What to Expect!

Car Clubs:
Calling all VW & Porsche car clubs! Please join us at the EMPI Open House on June 15th from 8am to 2pm. 

We will have special parking reserved for clubs; space is limited. Please no line-ups before 7am and all cars must be present for group parking

Contact Henry at hmayeda@empius.com with your club info and car count by June 1st!
Car Show:
The EMPI Open House will feature a Show & Shine car show and all VW’s, VW-powered buggies and Porsche’s are welcome to compete for a class trophy and a $250 EMPI gift certificate Car Show classes will include:
Best Bug, Bus, 'Back, Ghia, Thing, Buggy, or air-cooled Porsche
Long Distance Award
Dyno King-N/A
Dyno King-Turbo
Dyno Challenge Presented by PowerHaus:
The EMPI Open House will feature a Dyno Challenge presented by PowerHaus, and a trophy with bragging rights of course! 

A mobile DynoJet 224X from MCE Racing will be on hand and can measure up to 2,000 hp via the front or rear wheels. We will have (2) classes of competition, one for naturally aspirated VW’s and one for forced induction.

 Spaces are limited and it’s free to run on the dyno if you are on the list. If your ride has what it takes, please send your name, vehicle info (Year, Model, N/A or forced induction) and mobile number to robm@empius.com
The tunes will be bumpin’ all day long at the EMPI Open House courtesy of The VW DJ Guy, bring sunscreen and your dancing shoes!
EMPI Dealers
Meet EMPI dealers from all over and learn more about their air-cooled VW and Porsche knowledge and expertise. We expect D&J Automotive, Rancho Transaxles, PowerHaus, LowBugget, JK Classic Buggies, Benton Performance, Joe Anselmo Motorsports, Pelican Parts, Sierra Madre Collection and many more expected to attend.
EMPI Engine Battle Presented by JBugs.com
12 EMPI dealers from around the country vie to prove they built the most powerful naturally aspirated Type 1 engine featuring EMPI cylinder heads, carbs, ignition system, forged crank, valve covers and exhaust built on a brand new AutoLinea aluminum case. Jack Sacchette will be at the controls of the EMPI Stuska 800 dyno will determine the winner. Over $24,000 of prize money is up for grabs and EMPI will purchase the winner and proudly display the engine in the EMPI booth at the 2024 SEMA Show in Las Vegas! You can watch every second of dyno action at www.youtube.com/@EMPI_Inc courtesy of AutoLinea
EMPI Heroes & Racers
Meet the drag racers and the cars that put EMPI on the map, including The Schley Brothers and Lightning Bug, Scott Kelley and The EMPI Bullet and Ashlyn Sacchette and the JayCee Enterprises X EMPI bug, Jesse Hardin and the Real Street Blue Beast as well as the off road racers that take on NORRA, BAJA and Class 11 including Blake Wilkey, Cole Wimmer, Dennis and Tim Sletten, Eric Solorzano, the Negrete Boys, Rich Minga and many others!
EMPI Apparel & Merchandise Booth
Here’s your chance to get the last-minute Father’s Day gift handled at the EMPI Open House! EMPI t-shirts, jackets, hats and more will be available to purchase, including the Open House t-shirt. Cash, credit cards, Zelle and PayPal will be accepted for payment.
EMPI Warehouse & Shop Tour
Get a new perspective on EMPI as you tour our massive warehouse and see our manufacturing and assembly operations. Watch up close as EMPI cylinder heads and PMO Induction carburetors and fuel injection system components are precisely CNC machined and hand assembled here in Anaheim.
Food Trucks
Hungry or thirsty? We will have multiple food and snack trucks on hand with a wide range of menu items accepting most common forms of payment. Ardi’s Eats& Sweets, Mr. Greek, Wows Kitchen and Viking Burger and Dani’s Cowboy Cookies are scheduled to serve.
Garage Sale
While at the EMPI Open House on June 15th from 8am till 2pm, Check out the Garage Sale area to score sweet deals on closeouts and discontinued parts at the EMPI Open House. Parts from EMPI, Race-Trim, Bugpack and others will be available-bring your wish list and your wallet-we will accept cash, credit cards, Zelle and PayPal. All Garage Sale items are sold as-is, no returns or exchanges.
Kids Corner 
We will have fun activities for children of all ages, parental supervision is required.
Dune Buggy Corral Presented by Meyers Manx
What could be cooler than cruising your sweet dune buggy to the EMPI Open House? How about if a bunch of your fellow buggy buddies showed up and hung out in the Meyers Manx Dune Buggy corral-stop in to enjoy some awesome builds.
EMPI will host a huge raffle with numerous must-have EMPI parts up for grabs including carburetors, cylinder heads, wheels and much more! Plus, our partners are contributing cool parts you want to win! Buy your raffle tickets at the raffle ticket stand during the show.
EMPI partners and suppliers will be displaying at the EMPI Open House including Bosch, Sachs, Manley Valves, M2 Machines, PennGrade1 lubricants, Sunoco Fuels and many more.
Pinball and Video Games Presented by Captain’s Arcade Showroom
Captain’s Arcade Showroom of Anaheim is bringing some awesome machines from their huge inventory to play at the EMPI Open House. Challenge your friends to a friendly game of pinball or your favorite video game for bragging rights and put up your initials to celebrate your high score!

Open House FAQ’s:

Q: What is the cost to attend the EMPI Open House and enter the car show? 
 A: The EMPI Open House and car show is open to all Volkswagen and Porsche vehicles and is free of charge to enter.

Q: Can I bring my dog/cat to the EMPI Open House? 
A: Due to high summer temperatures and a lack of shade/grass we recommend leaving your four-legged friends at home.

Q: What time can I line up to enter the EMPI Open House and park with my car club? 
A: To respect EMPI neighbors no line ups will be allowed before 7am and Anaheim PD will be on hand to monitor and control traffic and access to EMPI.

Q: I’m interested in becoming an EMPI Open House vendor-how do I secure a spot? 
A: A limited number of spots are available for non-EMPI dealers/vendors. Please send a brief description of the products you would like to offer to robm@empius.com
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