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Classic Car Overview

The story is fantastic about the history of the VW Camper/Bus/Westy/Type II/Vanagon. They have lots of names and plenty of nicknames throughout the years of its production. What is even better is the story and experiences that people have had riding around in these for the past 40+ years! From die hard campers to wild music loving hippies, they all have great stories of fun and life changing times while being transported across the USA in these remarkable and iconic vehicles.

Offered for sale is this very special Champagne Edition Westfalia camper with some great features and it runs and drives very nicely with plenty of power and simple to maneuver where ever you decide to travel. Vehicle was given a nice makeover in 2016 after the previous owner owned it for over 10years. Vehicle was stripped down to bare metal, sandblasted and painted in a Porsche color to mimic the original color of brown. The Anthracite Brown (991) was done very well with a complimenting white trim and painted wheels. Vehicle then was treated to the following:

Front seats reupholstered in proper plaid check fabric

New roof kit and gasket seals

New Pioneer Radio with Bluetooth and USB hookup

New front sun visors

New front kickboards

New 14in white wall tires

New VW emblem

New front windshield and rubber molding

New front door panels/cards

New reflector lights side and front

New exhaust

New front disc brakes

Rear shocks


Ignition switch

Door Seals

Various clamps, hoses and filters

You will enjoy the standard features of the Westy as you camp, explore or tailgate in this well cared for and very nicely operating vehicle. All the expected features are there to such as; pop up top with sleeping, Buddy seat with storage, swing away table with painted backgammon, two burner stove, electrical hookup, cooler box, storage cabinets, spare tire holder with spare, and much more. Vehicle comes with receipt of above work ($3,122), original owners manuals, marketing brochure, radio manual, set of speakers, misc parts and accessories, and several other receipts that total over $3k in work over the past 10yrs.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
    P3867 L
  • Category
    Classic Trucks
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    94,145 miles
  • Engine
    Other 4-Cylinder 2.0L
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
    Manual 4-Speed
  • Exterior Color
    Anthracite Brown
  • Custom Color

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