81' VW Westfalia

1981 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon for sale in Leonia, New Jersey, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Leonia, New Jersey, United States
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Bus/Vanagon
Year: 1981
Mileage: 150,000
VIN: WV2ZA0255BH123585
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon 1981

Hi all! I purchased this 81' Westfalia (aircooled,fuel injected engine using pointsdistributor)for 5k, put about 3k in. Van is in running condition, drives and shifts beautifully, though periodically ignition doesn't catch on first try. Not sure why this is because everything runs very smoothly otherwise.Selling because I needed a 100% reliable vehicle to get me cross-country. Selling as is, no refunds, no warranties, and no post-auction inspections allowed. Inspections welcome during auction period. Contact me for a Buy It Now. Seller reserves the right to remove this listing at any time in favor of a local sale. Cash sale.
....COMING SOON: video of vehicle on the go :)
PROS
Totally rust free undercarriage
Previous owner:
Rebuilt engine (approx. 50k on it)
New battery
I've had installed:
New Air Flow Meter
New Rear Axle shafts
New Fuel tank seal
New shift bushing system
Replaced bendix w new BOSCH starter
New Clutch kitPurchased new poptop and aux battery from GoWesty but installed neither yet. Est value together about $700-800
....Among other things, can fwd invoices for serious inquiries
CONSSome body rustDented pop-top, though still fully functionalOdometer & Speedometer not operationalSlow oil leak, only when driving. This is very common with vintage VWs and, according to my VW specialist, not a real problem with this vehicle. Mentioning for purposes of full transparency.Temperamental rear hatch lockIgnition occasionally does not catch

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