1974 VW Thing Volkswagen Trekker Type 181 Convertible Off Road Rare German

1974 Volkswagen Thing for sale in Roseville, California, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Roseville, California, United States
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Thing
Year: 1974
Mileage: 11111111
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Clean
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Description for Volkswagen Thing 1974

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The Volkswagen Type 181 is a two wheel drive, four-door, convertible manufactured and marketed by Volkswagen from 1968 to 1983. Originally developed for the West German Army, the Type 181 also entered the civilian market as the Kurierwagen (“courier car”) in West Germany. It was only offered here in the USA in 1973-74 making them tough to find in any condition.
Picture yourself taking this bad boy off road during the day and a bit of urban warrior by night. This Thing will make you the talk of the town and the most popular guy at the gas station. This car is new through and through, but the owner is having some health issues and isn't able to enjoy it as much as his use to.
Here is the main list of what's been done to this car, but look at the pictures there is so much more and all this at a fraction of what it cost to build something like this
Front Suspension
  • CNC clutch, brake and gas pedal.
  • CNC front disc brakes.
  • Latest rage front arms.
  • Latest rage front spindles.
  • BTR wheels.
  • Fox coil over shocks 2.5.
  • Howe Power steering and Howe power assist ram.
  • 6 inch wider custom front beam.
  • Custom front bumper with skid plate and RV tow mounts.
  • Two LED off-road lights.

Rear Suspension
  • Custom 3 x 5 rear arms.
  • Fox coil over shocks 2.5.
  • Custom 20 gallon fuel tank.
  • 930 CVs.
  • 930 300M axles.
  • 930 bates boots.
  • CNC rear disc brakes.
  • BTR wheels.
  • JG Transwerks 091 Transmission.
  • 2300cc Bernie Bergman VW engine.
  • Custom rear bumper with skid plate.

  • Custom seats.
  • Custom sound system.
  • CNC turning brake and line lock.
  • Jamar shifter .
  • Thing shop soft top with glass windows.
  • Race pack digital display.
  • Custom bikini top.
  • Front and rear harness belt.
  • Quick release steering wheel mount.
  • Runs and drives great.
The car is located in Roseville, California and can be viewed by appointment only.

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