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Volkswagen: Bus/Vanagon

$ 49242

Volkswagen: Bus/Vanagon for Sale
Volkswagen: Bus/Vanagon for SaleVolkswagen: Bus/Vanagon for Sale
Condition:Used
Year:1978
Mileage:60
Engine:2.0 1600 cc
Number of Cylinders:4
Model:Bus/Vanagon
Transmission:Automatic
Drive Side:Left-hand drive
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Interior Color:Orange and White
Manufacturer:Volkswagen
Exterior Color:Orange
Drive Type:RWD
Body Type:Van Camper
Options:CD Player
Warranty:Vehicle has an existing warranty
:“This van has been fully restored and is in excellent condition with many upgrades.Comes with a 1 year warranty on rebuilt engine.”
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Seller description

Complete
Restoration of 1978 Volkswagen Westfalia



I bought this bay window
bus 5 years ago and my dream was to restore it and sell it as a
project that i would sink my hands and mind into. I have been
maintaining it religiously since the day i bought it but the real
restoration process started in October of 2018 and finished August
2019. Bellow you can find all the details you need to know about this
beautiful bay window bus.



August
27th 2019 automotive appraisal

Last week an automotive appraiser from Victroria came
over to Salt Spring to determine the value of the finished westfalia.
If you'd like to see the full appraisal i will send it to you via
email. Here are some of the quotes from appraisal.



“The
body work that has been done to the vehicle is far above the normal
industry standards.”




“The
pictures cannot possibly show the quality of this vehicle. This is a
vehicle that must be seen in person to see just how well the vehicle
is done.”



“There
was nothing overlooked when the work was been done on the van. The
object was to make sure that this van would be in better condition
than when it was originally built in 1978”.




“Since
it was 41 years ago that the vehicle was build, the materials that
were used to build the vehicle are so much better than they were
then. The rust protection alone has come so far that this unit can
definitely stand the weather and still look good”.




“The
fit and finish has been redone and there has been may hours making
sure that this is better than when it was originally built”.



“The
van has been completely redone mechanically. This van is better
mechanically than it was when it was first built. This is basically a
brand new 1798 Westfalia using better materials than when it was
first built.”



“This
is the nicest example of this model that i have seen in many years. I
sold the 1978 new and this one is so much better in all ways.”



“I have
been doing the research and there are a number of similar 78's for
sale that have been redone, however I do not believe the finished
vans are as well done as Mr. Crystal's”.






Body





The body has just been fully restored to new condition
at a body shop specializing in classic Volkswagen.

The job started at the body shop on November 1st
2018 and was completed on February 1st 2019. (3 months)
The bus was completely gutted, windows and all, to do the body work
followed by the paint job inside and out.





-All windows were taken out and new window seals
installed.

-She was in pretty good shape but any rust in the body
was cut out and new metal welded in as well as 5 new body panels
replaced. This was not a bond-o job.

-3 new coats of paint inside and out bringing her to the
original 1978 colours of Brilliant Orange and Pastel White.

-New rear bumper.

-All new lights and reflector lenses (except headlights,
which are in perfect condition) .

-New antenna.

-New pop-top Canvas.

-New pop-top seals.

-New luggage rack seals.

-New spare tire cover.

-New chrome eyebrows.

-New chrome hubcaps.

-All new window seals.

-All new door seals including engine compartment door
seal.

-Engine compartment painted.

-Replaced rear licence plate light unit.

-Rubberized undercoating applied to underside of bus.

-New windshield wipers.

-New chrome side view mirrors.

-New rear view mirror.

-New driver and passenger window guides (The ropes and
pieces around the window that guide it smoothly.)

- New foam gasket around engine.




Mechanical





This bay window has had a complete mechanical
restoration.

The engine was rebuild last month and has less than
---100--- Kms on it. That's right, not 100,000, 100 Kms.
The rebuild was done by the Volkswagen mechanic that works on every
VW bus in the community that has the most VW buses per capita in
Canada. This German born mechanic is an absolute pro and did an
outstanding job. This bus is his baby. He says that it should be at
least 5-10 years before the bus has to be brought in for anything
which as you may know is not normal for these vehicles normally
needing constant expensive repair.





-Recently rebuilt original 2 L, 1600cc engine with less
than 100 Kms on it.

-1 year warranty on engine passed on to seller by
Volkswagen mechanic.

-Rebuilt automatic transmission in October of 2018.

-New muffler.

-Windshield wiper motors rebuilt.

-Windshield washer fluid sprayers replaced.

-Heater system rebuilt.

-New hoses and lines from engine compartment through
under the bus.

-New battery bought in February of 2019.

-New distributor cap.

-Replaced gauge panel cover.

-New automatic shifter knob.

-Rear brakes replaced.












Interior
and Camper




The seller (me) is a Red Seal carpenter and has done a
complete interior restoration.





-The cabinets have all been de-laminated and have had a
new matching laminate installed complete with edge trim. The cabinet
boxes and design are all original and nothing has been modified. They
are identical to the original cabinets.

-New rubber mouldings around cabinets and cabinet doors

-New cabinet door handles.

-New hardwood floors installs.

-New 110 outlet complete with 2 USB ports

-New 12 volt system installed complete with new deep
cycle battery.

-2 12V outlets with USB ports, cigarette lighters and
volt meters complete with 110 plug inverters.

-New “city water” intake installed for water tanks
to be filled and maintained.

-New 3 gallon fresh water holding tank


-New 3 gallon grey water holding tank

-New custom made wood electrical panel cover.

-Kitchen faucet installed.

-Newly painted wall, ceiling, sliding door and rear
hatch wood panels with clean and calming colour-scheme.

-Interior panels with any sign of wear were removed and
new ones made to fit and replace.

-New heat and air dash vents.

-New cab window cranks and louvered window cranks.

-New sliding door and rear hatch chrome panel clips

-Repainted black metal interior grills and trim pieces.

-New driver and passenger rubber mats on front wheel
wells bellow front seats.

-Upgraded vanagon seats (headrests and swivelling
armrests) complete with matching upholstery.

-Passenger seat swivels around 180 degrees to face rear
bench seat when camping.

-Front door interior panels come complete with matching
vinyl.

-Custom vinyl, bellow dash, kick panel.

-New passenger and driver sun visors.

-New pop top pull-down handle.

-New custom made rug for in between front seats.

-New kitchen cabinet drawer and shelf liners.

-All new vintage style upholstery done by body shop
including pop-top bed.

-New custom made curtains.

-New fire extinguisher.





Please contact me. for a viewing or to talk more,


Thanks,

Colin


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Sale price: $ 49242
Car location: Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
For sale by: Private Seller
Last update: 1.11.2019
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