1984 Volkswagen Vans
Car for sale by WeBe Autos in Calverton, New York 11933
The Volkswagen Kombi van reached iconic status, with even a school lunch box fashioned in its image. During those early years, the Volkswagen Microbus morphed into various forms. From a cargo carrier with no windows behind the driver's seat to a windowed passenger van with three rows of seats, the possibilities seemed endless.
The Dodge Li'l Red Express set a standard on how to make a great performance truck. All Dodge Li'l Red Express trucks came from the factory painted in Bright Canyon Red in 1978 and Medium Canyon Red in 1979. Every Li'l Red Express was a regular cab Adventurer with a stepside bed.
Classic Car Overview
To describe my 1984 Westphalia Vanagon Camper as accurately as I can, I have provided its factory specs. Since this example is completely original and/or restored to original, these features are how the van came and how it exists today.
The main distinguishing feature of the 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon was that it had more power, which, although it was no longer air-cooled, made the vehicle far more useful for travel. This 84 Vanagon is powered by a 1.9-liter, water-cooled four-cylinder engine that produces 83 hp, up from 67 hp for the previous year (+25%).. The engines fuel- injection system is Digi-Jet.
This rear-wheel-drive Vanagon and has equipped with rack and pinion steering, power-assisted front disc brakes, and front and rear independent suspension, plus a huge sliding side door and a liftgate at the rear.
It came with reclining front bucket seats which also rotate, a rear window defogger, three-speed windshield wipers, an electric windshield washer system, special plaid upholstery, and meager sound system which has been upgraded to an Alpine AM/FM/CD.
The Vanagon Camper, produced by Westphalia is equipped with a pop-up roof, a stove, kitchen cabinet and sink, 2 swivel tables, and refrigerator and option air conditioning (unhooked but present). For a complete description, please read below. If an item is described, it is on my van.
The EnginePetrol Water-cooled 1.9 Liter Otto Motor (1915cc) with Air Flow Control (AFC) fuel injection and 4 speed manual gearboxR1R1 Pastel White (L90D) (Pastellweiss) -Available with interior upholstery van Dyck Green/Brown (KW) or van Dyck Blue/Brown (KD)
The interior layout consists of: 1) Combination cupboard 34 in wide x 17 in deep on the left behind the drivers seat with sink, two flame LP gas cooker with splash plate. The splash plate folds down and can be used to drain dishes after washing. Also the unit has a cutlery draw, a large cupboard for tableware and a fridge.?2) Cupboard unit with 10.5 US Gallon integrated freshwater tank.?3) Wardrobe (with mirror on inside of door) and storage unit with 3 shelves over the engine bay.?4) Roof locker below roof bed.?5) Cushion over the engine bay, which becomes part of bed when front seat extended.?6) 3/4 width bed for 2 persons (bed is 75 in x 47 in when folded out) with bedding storage area under seat.?7) Rear table on swinging arm (32 in x 16 in) off white surface finish and dark brown edging.?8) Front table on swinging arm (24 in x 16 in) off white surface finish and dark brown edging.
The furniture and trim:The furniture is beige and the upholstery is trimmed with brown and green stripes (as had later versions of the air-cooled Westfalia Vanagon Camper). The upholstery is the hard-wearing van Dyck KW (brown and green stripes).?The rear floor has a multi-colored linoleum type material and is covered by a removable square dark brown carpet with a non-slip rubber backing.?The front carpet in the cab is a dark tan colored brown with rubber drivers insert.?There is Insulation on all inner bodywork in the living area. The Floor area has a plywood sheet?with PVC covering.?The Camper has opening sliding windows on the sliding door and above the kitchen unit.?There are curtains all round including drivers cabin area. The curtains for the sliding door and front windscreen are clipped for removal when required.?There is a 1.5 cu. ft. fridge operable from 12v, 110v AC or LP gas.?Theres one transistor 12 volt light above sink.?A 10.5 US gallon freshwater tank with electric pump and external hook up provides water to the sink.?The passenger and drivers seat swivel (driver 90 degrees to right, passenger 180 degrees to?rear) with frame type headrests.?A LPG tank is factory installed externally under the body.?A control display system on the kitchen unit shows fresh water tank level, battery charge level and indicator when fridge is running on gas.?The dashboard is covered with a brown padded strip.?The van has dual outside mirrors with magnifying inserts on both.?The speedometer has a resettable mileage trip.?A vanity mirror is provided in the front passenger sun visor.? The glovebox is lockable.?The safety steering wheel has an energy absorbing and collapsible column.?The two-speed front windshield wipers have an intermittent cycle feature.?A courtesy light is door switch controlled.?There are three point seat belts in front.?There is an illuminated ashtray and a cigarette lighter.?Flow through fresh air ventilation is supplemented with 3-speed blower-assist.?The multidirectional heated and fresh air distribution system has an illuminated control panel.?Air is circulated via overhead fresh air outlets.?There is a separate rear heater with 3-speed blower-assist.?Storage compartment is provided on the drivers door.?The clock is analog.?There are fiberboard lined panels on interior side walls and carpeting throughout.?110 volt AC duplex power outlet is provided with master switch, circuit breaker and external electrical connection.? External water hook up for city water (to connect a mains water supply direct to van).?Sliding windows with screens in sliding door and opposite above kitchen block.?Opening front quarter light windows in driver and passenger door.?Electric rear window demister.?Removable insect screen for rear tailgate.?Steel wheels with half-moon type chrome wheel covers.?Chrome bumpers front/rear, with impact strip.?Air Conditioning (optional)?Tinted glass. All around.?Rear Window Wiper/Washer. Alpine AM/FM/CD Radio (upgraded) and Four Speakers.
The condition of this van:This van looks factory brand new; this is because it received a full professional $10k paint job from an esteemed restorer of early Porsches and Jags. All the glass was removed, new weather stripping installed throughout (windows, roof, door jambs, etc.) and special attention paid to the body seams for a true factory-fresh look.
I went though the vehicle from bumper to bumper and any item that did not come up to standard was replaced with the help of The Bus Depot parts and the Affordable Germen. I mean everything from bumper tips to radio aerial, factory decals, door handles, sliding door and rear hatch interior panels, etc. was replaced as needed. The stereo is an upgraded AM/FM/CD system using Alpine components, which were the choice brand of the day.
The interior, amazingly, is ALL ORIGINAL, save for the drivers seat, which was re-covered in the original fabric (no longer available). All switches and lights work properly.
The engine received new fuel injectors and a high performance coil (starts on a dime hot or cold), new stainless steel coolant transfer pipes, a new radiator. New brake lines were install throughout and an original exhaust system was located and installed. A full service was just complete with coolant and oil change.
Here is a Vanagon that will take you back to yesteryear not just in spirit; its as if you could buy a new one all over again. That was my goal and I hope the new owner enjoys the van as much as I did re- creating it. For Sale By Owner and Located in Mattituck, NY
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