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1971 Volkswagen Vans

Van Car for sale in Silverton, Oregon 97381


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Silverton, OR 97381

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Classic Car Overview

Classic Volkswagen Type 2 bus that has spent its life in Oregon. My son spotted this rare find that had been sitting untouched for 17 years! We were told it drove into a perfect parking spot and never moved for its long hibernation. 

After cleaning off years and years of dust and spider webs, we went to work to get it looking respectable again. The engine needed a complete tune-up and all new fluids. The brakes were all seized, and the tires were shot. We've spent thousands on this thing so that it could be the perfect rad rot and future restoration project. 


- Full engine tune-up, runs strong with good compression

- Re-keyed all of the doors to match the ignition

- Cleaned and added rust inhibitor to the metal and covered with a quality primer

- Brand new brakes all around - professionally installed

- Added primer to all bus panels and painted the wheels 

- Brand new tires

- Purchased expensive and hard to find middle seat

- New front seat pads and covers from Wolfsburg West

Known Issues: 

- Missing various minor parts (door handle, reflector, etc)

- Missing various interior panels and back seat

- Various dings and dents all around the bus

- Side door operational but needs some TLC, back door lock seized shut

- Can't get it to go into reverse, but all other gears work, and clutch feels good

These bay window buses continue to become rarer and rarer and more expensive year after year. This one is a great find and has much, much less rust than many other candidates. I tried to convince my son to keep this bus, but he wants to sell it to purchase an old Subaru instead. Feel free to ask any questions. 

$9,300 OBO

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
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  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    100,000 miles
  • Engine
    4 Cylinder
  • Condition
  • Drivetrain
    2 wheel drive - rear
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color

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