For sale in our Nashville Tennessee showroom is a stunning 1974 Volkswagen Thing Convertible. This 1974 VW Thing is a ton of fun to drive, lay that manual convertible top down, lay that front window down and truly enjoy the road if you are in a helmet state you will need to wear one with the windshield down Carve the corners and or hit the beach for Sunday fun-day. Powering this mighty machine is a 1600CC air cooled VW engine. Made to take a licking and keep on ticking, please do not lick hot engine. Backing the power-plant in the rear of this 1974 Volkswagen Thing for sale is a 4-speed manual transmission that is ready to be tossed through the gears and right around the county side. As you climb into this thing for sale you can rest on a plush vinyl sport bucket seat and know that your passenger is just as comfortable. With a Bench in the back your passengers can grab ahold of the roll-bar and hold on because the good are on their way! Options and features that come with this 1974 Volkswagen Thing Convertible for sale include : AM/FM/CD player, Manual convertible top, Radial tires that are wrapped around steel wheels with chrome hub caps to match. For more information please feel free to call the Nashville showroom at 615-213-1800 or visit us on the web at Nashville@gatewayclassiccars.com http://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/NSH/788/1973-Volkswagen-Thing
One owner nearly all its life! This 1974 Volkswagen Thing purchased almost new in March 1976 while in Omaha, Nebraska, then traveled to Aspen, Colorado for his retirement years! Always garaged, and driven an average of only 240 miles per year. Today, it shows only 11,144 actual miles! One exterior repaint with original interior upholstery! Complete with beautiful top and side curtains, wood floor panels, factory radio, and records back to 1976! Super solid and quickly becoming a nice futureinvestment! Built for the United States buyers from 1973-1974 as the Type 181, it was known as The Thing. As published in the Volkswagen literature Good for fun and good for work. Good for the city and good for the country. Good off-the-road and good on-the-road. At last a car that can be anything- The Thing! It was designed to be topless, door-less, and with an optional folding windscreen & fold down rear seats, it could be transformed into just about any configuration, and virtually ready for any weather condition even if you leave the convertible top at home with a rain ready interior! For this reason, finding a reasonable solid and well cared for unit today can be a bit tough. We think you will find this example quite the exception! Offered here is a 1974 Volkswagen Thing finished in factory correct Canary Yellow with Black Vinyl interior, along with white top and side curtains! Power comes from its original 1600cc Horizontal 4 cylinder engine (#AM017532) & Solex 34 PICT-3 carburetor (Tag #181129027L) and 4-speed manual transmission. Options are abundant and include locking glove box door, locking gas cap, wood-slatted floor covering front & rear, heater, dual outside chrome mirrors, chrome wheel covers, radial tires measuring 185/75R14, full roll bar, and sun visors! This example was last owned for 42 years by the same owner! William S. Latta purchased it March 18th, 1976 out of Omaha, Nebraska at Dillion-Anderson Motors Inc. with only limited mileage on the odometer. He retired soon afterward, and moved to Aspen, Colorado where this Thing would be preserved and garage kept until we came to own it in 2018! Adding approximately 240 miles during the Colorado driving season, he also made sure it was serviced regularly. Provided with the car will be his early sales documentation, service records, original Colorado title copy, emissions receipts, 2 sets of keys, and more! Today, the odometer shows just 11,144 actual miles! The car has been repainted professionally years ago with show worthy results still today, while the interior upholstery remains original. Seatbelts have been added for safety, along with a Blaupunkt Laguna AM/FM/CD radio. Upon arrival to the St. Louis Car Museum, this 1974 Volkswagen Thing was serviced to include new front brake hoses, all new brake fluid, new spark plugs, ceramic-coated exhaust system from CarCraft of Riverside, CA, exhaust manifold gasket, chrome exhaust tips, new engine oil/filter, and test driven for approximately 10 miles. It is a remarkable example throughout, with one of the most solid chassis we have seen in quite some time! It is ready to pass on to the next lucky owner, and we invite interested parties to call to schedule a chance to review it in person! Act quickly! This one has all the right investment criteria!
This is one of the best restored Things in the country. These are so desirable and for many good reasons. The funnest car you can imagine driving. Going down the road with top down, doors off, windshield folded is so exhilarating. Perfect car for any type of vacation home or the beach. Very capable of off road. They are so easy to drive and maintain. Fits 5 passengers plus their belongings or the rear seats fold flat for plenty of cargo space. Truly a people pleaser, you will get more smiles and waves then with any other car. Kids especially love going for a ride. Ive driven everything from the Batmobile to a Hemi Cuda and nothing is as fun as the Thing! Its about time that somebody restored one to this level. It was done on a rotisserie, completely redone top to bottom in and out along with some very nice upgrades. EXTERIOR: The body has no rust or damage. Painted a very glossy smooth yellow. Sharp looking The Thing decal running along the bottom. The bumpers are blacked out and the rear is drilled out for exhaust outlets. It has new light bezels, emblems, windshield, door handles, tail lights etc. The convertible top is brand new, rear plastic window is crystal clear, it fits perfectly. The side windows are a really nice upgrade I have not seen before. They are brand new and actually have plexiglass you can slide open versus the original which was a floppy plastic you couldnt open. New 15 inch custom chrome wheels with cone center caps on performance Kumho tires. INTERIOR: The inside has been completely painted gloss yellow with gloss black floors. It has the Swiss cheese style floor mats. Upgrades include a remote control Pioneer stereo system, oil pressure and oil temperature gauge cluster neatly added under the dash and theres a tachometer. It also has upgraded Empi shifter. It has new visors, speakers in back, interior light works. ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Theres a huge upgrade in here. It now has a 2310 CC stroker motor, this thing sounds like a V8. It features dual carbs with electric chokes, custom exhaust, performance ignition, remote oil breather and a whole lot of chrome. All the components are new or rebuilt. New wiring. The engine bay is painted gloss yellow, new weatherstrip seal. TRUNK COMPARTMENT: Completely painted yellow, has a carpeted liner, new rubber gasket. There are storage bags for the side windows. UNDERSIDE: Even the bottom is completely restored to show quality. The floor pan has zero rust and is painted gloss black, the inner fenders are gloss yellow. Everything is new- every nut and bolt, grommet etc. Front and rear independant suspension is completely rebuilt, painted and detailed. Has KYB gas shocks front and back. Disc brakes with stainless braided brake hoses upfront. Bottom of the motor and trans are spotless. Custom exhaust is polished and powder coated. New horn up front. The Thing was the German version of the Jeep, it has a high ground clearance and the motor sits over the rear axle for good traction. Its ready for the beach literally, drive right into the beach. Man, I wish it was summer!!! Hard side windows Removable doors Fold down windshield Chrome wheels Stereo Empi shifter Tachometer Fold flat seats
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1974 Volkswagen Thing Convertible Custom built thing ., custom 1900 cc engine all chrome , dual Webers 4wheel disc brakes . New top . New paint radio . New Windows. -Vehicle is on consignment and at our clients home -Please Call First and talk to a rep at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 -Showroom is by appointment only Please Call -If you would like a FREE Listing please visit our consignment page or Call
1974 Volkswagen Thing Convertible. This antique was a barn find, 4 years ago. Has less than 48000 miles on the original engine. Well maintained. No rust. Lots of new/replaced items... including New brakes, tie rods, ball joints, wiring harness, Side mirrors, and more. Has an original hard to find sport steering wheel (was a dealer option in 74). very reliable could be your daily driver, Have won many awards with this fun car. Tiger Strip decals have been removed and is now orange (See BB8 star wars show picture) but can Provide a new set if you want to decal it again. Built in 12 volt heavy duty fan for your air conditioned comfort. This vehicle has driven the Monster Mile several laps at Dover Delaware Speedway. This car was features in movies and TV shows. -Vehicle is on consignment and at our clients home -Please Call First and talk to a rep at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 -Showroom is by appointment only Please Call -If you would like a FREE Listing please visit our consignment page or Call
1974 Volkswagen VW Thing Convertible, 1600 engine, runs and drives, fresh tune up, new fuel system, good folding top, needs brake work but I have all new parts that I will include with the car. Tires hold air but are dry rotted. Please Note The Following Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. We do have a showroom with about 25 cars that is by appointment only Please Call First and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 FREE Consignment Visit Our Site Today Easy To List Your Vehicle and Get it Sold in Record Time.
1974 Volkswagen VW Thing 181 Smooth ride and everything works. Brand new Carb and fuel lines, and new connection for horn on the dashboard. Light rust on body but not structurally compromising. Wheels have been balanced so no vibrations at high speeds. All 4 windows included and canopy is intact. Tires in great condition with great tread. Built in Mexico but purchased in Canada. -Vehicle is on consignment and at our clients home -Please Call First and talk to a rep at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 -Showroom is by appointment only Please Call -If you would like a FREE Listing please visit our consignment page or Call
1974 Volkswagen VW Thing runs and drives good could be fixed up or great fun as is speedo and blonkers not working. -Vehicle is on consignment and at our clients home -Please Call First and talk to a rep at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 -Showroom is by appointment only Please Call -If you would like a FREE Listing please visit our consignment page or Call
1974 VolkswagenVW Thing Color Sunshine Yellow VW Thing (very Good Condition). Paint work completed on Janaury, 2017. Lot a parts are new... The cost for the thing Sunshine Yellow (a Year) -New vinyl decal, heater knob, (19) Body caps and Antenna. -Body molding and Rubber parts kit (new when painted) -Tube luggage racks with crome -Original Windshield (Used) -New upgrade for the 4 brakes disk and pads -New VW Hubcaps -Labels Information -Brake Reservoir -Buffer rubber rear seals -End cap plastic (set 10), rubber buffer for windshield clamp and end rubber plugs (5) -Used tires with rims 5 Pcs (Purchased in Flagstaff ) -Weather strip set -Beading pocket door set. -Handle for Hood cable -Sun visors.(Pair) -Wood mats.(Set of 4). I have all the Invoices for this total. -Vehicle is on consignment and at our clients home -Please Call First and talk to a rep at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 -Showroom is by appointment only Please Call -If you would like a FREE Listing please visit our consignment page or Call
1974 Volkswagen Thing. One owner since 1978, always garaged, driven regularly until 5 years ago (owner passed away, it has been garaged since then, at daughters home) it has been repainted at least twice, color is the original, though slightly different shade it was well cared for, always kept in driving condition, but has sat in a garage, covered, now for 4 years. The top and doors were replaced twice, current top is in very good shape. Please Note The Following Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. We do have a showroom with about 25 cars that is by appointment only Please Call First and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 FREE Consignment Visit Our Site Today Easy To List Your Vehicle and Get it Sold in Record Time.
1974 VOLKSWAGEN THING CONVERTIBLE VERY RARE THAT IS A PROJECT IT WILL NEED TO BE TRAILERED CAR WAS IN THE GARAGE FOR MANY YEARS HE HAD THE CAR PULLED OUT AND MECHANIC GOT THE CAR RUNNING BUT THAN REMOVED THE GAS TANK TO HAVE CLEANED TANK WAS NEVER PUT BACK IN THE CAR BUT DO HAVE THE TANK AND THE KEY AS OF RIGHT NOW IS MISSED PLACED THE THING NEEDS TO BE RESTORED. Please Note The Following Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. We do have a showroom with about 25 cars that is by appointment only Please Call First and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 FREE Consignment Visit Our Site Today Easy To List Your Vehicle and Get it Sold in Record Time.
1974 VOLKSWAGEN THING RESTORED MINT TWO TOPS LOOKS RUNS NEW RECENT RESTORATION WITH BEAUTIFUL ROCK SOLID FLOORS AND BODY. NEW YELLOW PAINT, NEW THING SHOP CARPETS. NEW BLACK TOP WITH NEW SET OF SIDE CURTAINS WITH VENTS THAT OPEN. ALL MECHANICS HAVE BEEN REBUILT OR UPDATED TO COMPLEMENT THIS PROFESSIONAL RESTORATION BY VOLKSWAGEN SPECIALIST. NEW TIRES ON CORRECT FACTORY WHEELS PLUS SPARE TIRE AND JACK. NEW CORRECT CHROME SIDE VIEW MIRRORS. NEW RADIO WITH MP3, USB2, NEW: LUGGAGE RACK MOUNTED ON HOOD........FOG LIGHTS.........FRONT PUSH BAR...... REAR MOUNTED RUBBER BUMPER GUARDS JUST RECREATED BY THING SHOP NEW THING SIDE STRIPE SET. SEAT BELTS FRONT AND REAR RUNS AS GOOD AS IT LOOKS.........LOOKS AS GOOD AS IT RUNS THIS THING IS READY TO GO AND CAN BE DRIVEN ANYWHERE WITH CONFIDENCE VOLKSWAGEN THINGS ARE BECOME MORE POPULAR AND COLLECTABLE RIGHT NOW. Please Note The Following Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. We do have a showroom with about 25 cars that is by appointment only Please Call First and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 FREE Consignment Visit Our Site Today Easy To List Your Vehicle and Get it Sold in Record Time.
1974 Volkswagen Thing Convertible. Removed 5 coats of paint, bed liner inside, new top, stock 1600 motor. Jeep seats in front, camo upholstery in back seats. Mahogany duck boards front and rear.. Custom made tube bumpers. Please Note The Following Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. We do have a showroom with about 25 cars that is by appointment only Please Call First and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 FREE Consignment Visit Our Site Today Easy To List Your Vehicle and Get it Sold in Record Time.
1974 Volkswagen Thing. Stick shift, perfect condition. Please Note The Following Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. We do have a showroom with about 25 cars that is by appointment only Please Call First and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 FREE Consignment Visit Our Site Today Easy To List Your Vehicle and Get it Sold in Record Time.
1974 Volkswagen thing very solid body low mileage 40,000 miles. Original set of wheel Huss. Please Note The Following Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. We do have a showroom with about 25 cars that is by appointment only Please Call First and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 FREE Consignment Visit Our Site Today Easy To List Your Vehicle and Get it Sold in Record Time.
Recently invested more money on significant upgrades for my Thing which are listed near the bottom of this AD description. Its now almost fully restored and like having a brand new and improved Thing! I reinstalled an original Factory Hard Top and the Sliding Glass Side Curtain Windows from The Thing Shop. Ive installed many VW Factory/VW approved Dealer Options on my Thing. Also, its been professionally rust proofed! Ill consider all offers including trades. If you want a plain stock looking under powered VW Thing then this one is not for you. However, if you want an exhilarating, fun to drive, high performance, safe to drive, slightly, but, tastefully modified VW Thing then this is the one for you! What I have for sale is a new and improved low mileage VW Thing with about 62,000 original miles, and is not a rust bucket nor a Bondo Buggy. Its one of the nicest Things youll find anywhere and definitely one of the best youll find east of the Mississippi River. The engine has a high performance camshaft and crankshaft which makes it have about twice as much power as a stock VW Things Type 1 Engine! Also, the Engine Block is the best Type 1 Engine Block and is a late 1970s Super Beetle Fuel Injected Engine Block. My Thing starts, runs and drives very well. Actually, my Thing is extremely rare because the original color is Avacado Green and a very small number of Things with this color were imported into the USA for one year - 1974. Who ever buys my Thing might want to consider repainting it back to its original Avacado Green color. However, the current color is actually a very unique custom, but, pleasing to look at Maroon/Grape color. Ive only seen one other Thing with a Maroon color so my car definitely stands out! Its been well maintained by a certified VW Mechanic who knows VW air cooled engines. Ive had a lot of work done to my Thing since I purchased it and have bought many parts for it; many of them are OEM Parts or are VW Factory Option and VW Approved Dealer Factory Option components from The Thing Shop in Arizona. I have all the receipts for everything including a new VW Thing Owners Manual and complete Service Manual. The list of parts Ive purchased and all work Ive done to my Thing since I bought it about 2 years ago is too long to mention everything. Here are some of the highlights: The previous Winter I had my mechanic remove the engine and go through it thoroughly whereby he replaced all the critical seals, adjusted the valves and tuned the carb. My mechanic re adjusted the valves and installed a new European made Weber Double Barrel Progressive Carb and larger Intake Manifold recently with new Rubber Intake Manifold Boots. Ive only used Valvoline VR1 High Temperature Racing Oil in my Things engine since I purchased it and have changed the oil every six months including just recently. Just had my mechanic remove the engine again and installed new Motor Mounts, Transmission Mount, Main Seal, Exhaust Manifold Gaskets, Sachs Clutch Disc, Throw Out Bearing with Retaining Clips, Throw Out Bearing Fork Shaft, Clutch Operating Lever with Cable. New Engine Parts: Pertronix USA Made Distributor with the Flame Thrower Electronic Ignition Module and matching Flame Thrower Coil - installed Voltage Regulator - Recently removed because I installed a new 55 AMP Alternator with a built in Voltage Regulator and the external one I removed will come with car if you want it. I bought the external Voltage Regulator and installed it about 1.5 years ago. High Performance Bosch Spark Plugs - installed High Performance Beck Arnley Low Resistance Silicone Jacket Spark Plug Wires - installed Optima Red Top Dry Cell Battery - installed High Quality Aluminum Fuel Filter - installed Rubber Fuel Lines - installed new ones about 1.5 years ago, new one from Fuel Pump to new Weber Progressive Double Barrel Redline Carb recently installed when I had the new Weber Carb installed. K&N Air Filter - installed new one when I install the new Weber Carb High Performance Tri Mil Ceramic Coated Exhaust System - installed Heavy Duty Danish Made Dansk Heat Exchangers - installed $210 Large Heavy Duty Commercial Grade German Made Rebuilt Bosch Starter which was rebuilt by Robert Bosch Corp. and purchased from The Thing Shop - installed recently Rubber Engine Bay Seals which attach to and go around the edge of the Engine Tin Plates - installed Weber Double Barrel Progressive Carb European made by Redline - installed recently Rubber Intake Manifold Boots - new ones installed recently when new Weber Carb and new larger Intake Manifold were installed Larger Intake Manifold - installed recently Motor Mounts - installed recently Transmission Mount - installed recently Main Seal - installed recently Exhaust Manifold Gaskets - installed recently Sachs Clutch Disc - installed recently Throw Out Bearing - installed recently Various Other New Parts: Rubber Window Seals for the Original Factory Hardtop - not installed yet - Im going to install them when I repaint the Factory Hardtop. These seals will come with the car. Rubber Top and Bottom Seals for the Windshield Frame - installed recently Chrome VW Badge - installed All the Heater Components and Control Parts from the engine bay, through the cabin, to up under and behind the dash - installed New Black Powder Coated Fuel Tank from The Thing Shop which is exactly like the original OEM Fuel Tank - installed recently New Mesh Fuel Pre Filter Screen and New Sending Unit installed in New Fuel Tank Original Factory OEM Ignition Switch - installed recently Black Powder Coated Front Brush Bar - installed Black Powder Coated Rear Spare Wheel/Tire Carrier - installed Black Powder Coated Heavy Duty Nerf Bars which mount onto the bottom edge of the Rocker Panels - just installed Black Powder Coated 7 Point Roll Cage with Full Padding Kit - installed Tan Side Curtain Windows with sliding tempered glass and Storage Bags to protect them all from The Thing Shop - reinstalled Stainless Steel Locking Gas Cap - installed Tan Bimini Top from The Thing Shop - Recently removed to reinstall Original Factory Hardtop and will come with car. Black Sun Visors from The Thing Shop - installed Black Leather Shift Stick Cover - installed German Made OEM Rubber Hand Brake Cover - installed recently Two Chrome Brackets which attach to top of Windshield Frame which go into Holding Brackets located on the Trunk Lid when the Windshield is put in the down position - installed Two Lower Brackets for the Bimini Top used for the latches - installed Lots of various Rubber Parts - Most parts have been installed and ones which havent been installed will come with car. Gaskets and Seals - Most parts have been installed and ones which havent been installed will come with car. Full Set Of Decals not applied yet - Im planning to apply them after car gets repainted. Dual Circuit Master Brake Cylinder for Disc Brake System whereby the whole brake system was bled and new brake fluid was added - installed recently 3 Point Seat Belts for front seats and 2 Point Belts for rear seat - installed Have original Low Back Seats in decent condition and replaced them with 1972 VW Bug High Back Seats in good condition - Original Low Back Seats will come with car if you want them. Have what appears to be almost new looking original Seat Bottoms for the High Back Seats which will come with the car. Also included is new old stock OEM German made Foam Insert Material for the High Back Seats - They really dont need the new Inserts, but, will include them with the car. Cool Horse Blanket Seat Covers for Front and Rear Seats - installed Tan Leather Padded Aftermarket Steering Wheel from Auto Pro USA with Brushed Aluminum Spokes and Horn Button with the VW Wolfsburg Logo and Aluminum Hub - installed Still have the Original Factory VW Super Beetle Steering Wheel in excellent condition which will come with the car if you want it. Winshield Wiper Blades - installed Original Style OEM Front and Rear Black Rubber Floor Mats with holes and ribbed on bottom side - installed Coco Mats for Front and Rear Floors - Trunk Area - Rear Cargo Area - Rear Seat Backs and Glove Box - installed Wooden Duck Boards for Front and Rear Floors - removed them and will come with car Mounted 15 Inch Aluminum Alloy Baja Style Racing Wheel from Method Racing with a BF Goodrich Grabber A/T Tire on the Rear Spare Wheel/Tire Carrier. - installed recently Smiling Sun Wearing Sun Glasses Spare Wheel/Tire Cover - installed Recent Upgrades: New - European made Double Barrel Progressive Weber Carb with Electric Choke by Redline including Heated Intake Manifold with Rubber Boots - installed recently New - 55 Amp Alternator from The Thing Shop - installed recently New - High Quality Precision Aluminum External Oil Filtration System from CB Performance and Large High Performance Oil Filter - installed recently New - High Quality Aluminum Crank Case Breather Box from CB Performance - received and getting installed ASAP New - EMPI Front and Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kits and Dual Circuit Brake Master Cylinder for Disc Brake System from JBugs - installed recently My Thing now stops on a dime and has better braking capability than most cars on the road! The original Drum Brake Components are in very good condition and will be included with car if you want them. New - 4 High Quality Aluminum Alloy Baja Style 15 x 6.5 Wheels from Method Race Wheels - installed recently New - 4 High Quality BF Goodrich Baja AT K02 (215-75-R15) Tires - installed recently Based on the extensive research I conducted its the largest wheel and tire combination which can be installed on a stock Thing with stock fenders and without lifting it and without causing a problem. The original stock steel wheels are in very good condition and the tires mounted on them look like theyre almost brand new and will come with car if you want them including the spare whee
For the right person, this is just The Thing! But puns aside, the 1974 Volkswagen Type 181 (AKA Thing ) is one of those cool factory variations on the Beetle that utilized its bulletproof engineering to the max. As a result, these are both highly useful and a rapidly appreciating classic. The Thing is very memorable, but it was only officially imported for two years. Thats why you dont see too many of them out in the classic car circles. These were originally built purely for function. Those ribs in the straight metal panels provide added strength; the windshield folds down like a Jeep; and all four doors are removable and interchangeable. But just like the original Beetle, we found a personality in all of this purpose. The bright orange paint adds to this cars charm. Plus, it looks nice against the brand new tan soft top. You see plenty of hints of the Beetle in the bright headlights, door handles, cluster taillights, and classic wheel covers. So just like the Beetle, everyone cant help but smile when they see a complete Thing like this one roll down the road. Inside, fresh black seats look good against the orange paint. And since these even coordinate with the black bumpers, this one has a great color coordination with the top up or down. The basic elements are easily recognizable from other parts of the VW lineup, including the single VDO gauge pod. And while the steering wheel was upgraded, the Wolfsburg center cap keeps it looking proper. The whole interior is built to be rugged and fun exactly what you want in a carefree classic. So youre always ready to hop in on a whim, and even everyday errands look like a run to the beach. The real heart of the go anywhere at any time feeling comes from the familiar air-cooled VW motor. Its no surprise that the Thing shares many components with the Beetle so it has a similar reputation for a rugged drivetrain and easy maintenance. This is linked to the sturdy and versatile four-speed manual transmission, which allows you to get the most out of the motor. It feels airy and nimble on the road, but this is truly built to be capable when the pavement ends, too. The Things higher ground clearance works nicely in conjunction with the improved traction from the rear-mounted engine, so there is truly function within the unique form. The Type 181 Thing is one of those great cars that has a breezy nature but is backed up by solid engineering. Its an easy to own and easy to love appreciating classic...and if youre quick enough, it can be all yours. Call today!!!
1974 Volkswagen Thing. 1974 Volkswagen Thing model in excellent condition Very solid Body Red metallic exterior with a Black cloth interior Equipped with a 4 Cylinder RWD Gas and a Manual transmission Low mileage currently with 39956 original Miles! Uses regular Gasoline Has always been Garage kept Absolutely no rust or dents whatsoever! Original set of Wheel Huss.. This is a must see Import Classic and everything within works well. Currently located in St. James City FL. Serious inquiries only.. Financing Nationwide Shipping and Warranties available to qualified buyers. This vehicle is located in: St James City, FL Stock Number: C195305L
1974 Volkswagen Thing. 1600 cc Dual Port Engine with a Weber Progressive Carb Kit. 4 Speed Transmission 54874 Original Miles New Starter Bosch Distributor Black vinyl top Ball joints Right and left Visors All 4 Tires Carpet All Electricals work i.e. Wipers Turn Signals. Brake Lights Low High Beams Ignition AM FM Radio Horn Spare Tire and Jack present. Two front speakers. AMFM Radio located in Glove compartment No Rust both floor pans are clean and original. Just a few exterior nicks and scratches present it is a 44 year old vehicle. Front driver seat needs some help however both seats are durable and will not inhibit your ride. . No CarFax available due to its age. The gentleman I bought it from stated that it was not in any accident(s). Clean State of Washington Title. Thing is located and stored in Waukesha Wisconsin 53186. I live in Portland Oregon where just like the State of Washington next door to me there is no rust or salt. Just rain. The Thing was always kept indoors garaged.. The Thing starts drives great classic vehicle. If you ever saw the movie The Fockers they had a Thing just like this one. . Vehicle is located in Portland OR.. Financing Nationwide Shipping and Warranties available to qualified buyers. This vehicle is located in: Waukesha, WI Stock Number: C191620L
This has been totally restored beautiful classic thing with a couple of added features including diamond plate.