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Completely Restored 1973 VW Thing Beta Switch to pop-up ad layout What is this? | Turn on always show all large photos     Ad id: 2052749
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Completely Restored 1973 VW Thing   Price: $8000
Recently reduced: $8000.00

1973 VW 181 Thing. Clean Nevada Title. Minimal to very little rust and recently restored to the condition you see now.

Mechanically; Front beam has been completely gone through with new springs, reinforced shock towers, upper and lower ball joints and tie-rod ends. Engine is a stock VW181 1600 with dual port heads and recently rebuilt with new rings and bearings, heads were rebuilt with new valves and valve spring’s. Transaxle is a standard swing axle tranny commonly installed in the factory as per Mexican Military Spec’s. Front and rear wheel bearings, to include rear CV joints have been replaced. Brakes and clutch have been inspected and adjusted.

Electrically; Vehicle has been completely rewired

Body; Front and rear seats have been recently upholstered. Body has been recently primed and ready for paint. Interior and floor boards have a RINO lined finish. Tires are in fair condition, 50% tread life. Odometer reads 69,000+ miles but, unable to determine authenticity or accuracy. Gauges; Fuel gauge works and a new sending unit was installed in the tank. Oil Pressure and Voltage are signal / idiot lights. Side mirrors are not standard but, have been installed on the front door hinges. 4” wider and taller fiberglass fenders on front and rear. Custom fabricated (10 gauge) front and rear bumpers.

I have additional parts and Car Cover (from “The Thing Shop” ) for the vehicle which will be include in the sale. Hard Top is missing a piece of glass and requires some fiberglass work. Side curtain windows need to be recovered. Stock width fiberglass fenders (front and rear). Stock steering wheel and Misc. body parts and seals.

Buyer is responsible for pickup and transportation from Las Vegas, NV to, buyer’s location.
This is an “AS IS” sale. Buyer is responsible for inspection and acceptance.
Contact: 702-376-8229 (if no answer, leave message and seller will contact you ASAP)
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May 09, 2017
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