1974 Volkswagen Thing for sale 101337237
1974 Volkswagen Thing
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1974 Volkswagen Thing

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1974 Volkswagen Type 181 Thing (2019 Bug Jam Calendar Car) This two owner Volkswagen Thing has been restored nearly 100% mechanically while maintaining its rugged looks. The car is mostly rust free except for two small areas on the rockers in front of the rear fenders. The floor has been repaired using sheet steel so its very strong. All mechanical and structural components were repaired, restored, and refurbished. The engine is very special, originally built by Classic Camber of Pinellas Park and featured in Hot VWs magazine. Its a 1776cc balanced and blueprinted motor with many Gene Berg parts runs great! Car was also featured in the 2019 Bug Jam calendar. I have spent the past 5 years building this car with my kids and had a blast, but now its done and time for a new project. New parts added: Disc brakes, all lines, master, and slave cylinders, type 3 rear drums H4 headlights, fog lights, spotlights, taillights, led backups Rebuilt front beam, all new Meyle ball joints and tie rod ends, all wheel bearings and seals All shocks New steering box Most all rubber parts Gene Berg shifter Rebuilt speedometer Jetta leather seats, all new seat belts front and rear including 3-point for front New Thing Shop top canvas and frame, descent side curtains Recent new battery OG Thing transmission and correct Type 181 trailing arms and front spindles Rebuilt CVs Sun visors Fuel tank Ignition switch Custom roll cage Sway-Away Bar 1776cc Engine: Scat solid shaft rockers, Berg swivel foot adjusters, Chromalloy pushrods New Mexican VW case full-flowed 69 mm 10/10 counterweighted 8 doweled crank by Scat Cima/Mahle forged pistons with Cima rings Scat 4063 camshaft with duration of 0.430 and lift of 296 degrees New Brazil lightened 12 lb, 8 doweled flywheel Gene Berg heads VW/Audi 041s with 42 X 37.5 Manely stainless valves (40mm intakes, 35.5 mm exhaust), 3-angle valve job, hemi cut, Gene Berg dual springs, and GB Chromalloy.

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