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1990 California edition high top turbo diesel   Price: $28500
European van all legally imported with clean and clear Michigan title. Bought it from Tom Lauryns- http://www.garagetomlaureyns.be/site/ in Belgium last year, had a friend check it out and find nicest he had available, bought it then flew over and picked it up and drove it around Europe for 5 weeks before shipping it back.. We went through an importer in Baltimore to make sure all paperwork was right and now it is titled like any other vehicle.

Has stock, original 1.6 JX turbodiesel with factory 5 speed manual- great driving combination- feels very peppy and gets 26+ mpg. We drove it 6 to 7,000 miles with little issue, then right after making videos for this ad it blew a head gasket- took it to my VW guru and now it has brand new head with new valves and camshaft- he felt more comfortable putting new head on, old one had cracks between valves (common)- I have old head to inspect- Also went ahead and did new water pump, thermostat, rebuilt injectors with new Bosch nozzles, new Bosch glow plugs, new timing belt and tensioner, new head bolts etc. etc. Needless to say, it is running great and has been well sorted- also has fresh oil and filter, air filter, fuel filter, coolant etc.
*Video https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tmmiXkys6rM

Body is super solid, including underneath- had a good quality repaint at some point - I try to detail everything in this video- https://youtu.be/6cVpw-FP0uM

Cool euro features- square h4 headlights with integrated running lights, factory California edition fog lights with factory switch, striping and logos, diesel fired Cabin heater, grey water tank, bigger propane tank with locking cover, extra interior lighting, locking rear oil access, trailer hitch- and of course the sweet factory westfalia high top!has double glazed sky light and two crank up vents with screens, pull out top bed and a ton of storage. All the info. Here http://www.westfaliat3.info/html/westfalia_t3_california.html
Edit* added video tour of euro features here- https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GO-8QIfZ1I0

Interior very similar to U.S spec- same seats, materials, stove fridge etc. It all works and is in good shape. Has tach and power steering and arm rests too (not all euro vans do). I have adapters to plug into 110 volt and still can be used on 220. Interior tour here-

No interior or motor leaks, runs strong, all gone through and inspected before European registration, just freshly serviced and ready for more adventure!

Have ton of records (in various languages! New turbo and injection pump about 50k miles ago) from previous owner as well as factory jack, California owners manual etc. for full asking price we will include the Fiamma bike rack and some VW diesel specialty tools and parts and some camp gear.

I am told that because it is a factory diesel you should be able to register it in California- but do your homework if you live there.

van has just over 303,000 km (about 185k miles) - but we are camping in it so may go up some. Selling because we have an adventurewagen we have had many years so keeping that.

Please donít ask all the details of registering a vehicle to drive in Europe- we were only able to do it because of very helpful relatives who let us use their address and insurance etc.- could not find any other way to do it.
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