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1980 VW Vanagon / Transporter Camper van   Price: 15700
1980 VW Vanagon / Transporter
ASI Riviera full camper van
2.0 liter engine air cooled
4 speed manual transmission
Passed Oregon DEQ, Tags good till May 2019

Prepare yourself for memorable adventures far and wide with this classic camper van. Not only is it visually appealing inside and out, but the mechanics have been maintained to back it up, so all you need to bring is your wanderlust spirit.

After 4 years of adventuring through Oregon it's time for the precious van we call "She", to bring joy to new owners. It has been a weekend warrior for us, not a daily driver, though it certainly could be. Overall the van is in great shape and has been serviced regularly by Trafton Foreign Auto (Air Cooled Specialists). We are sad to sell, but have decided we would like a high top camper van.

We are only the 3rd owners of this unique van. It has been garaged for all but 1 year of its life and it shows. The paint is overall in very good condition with a few rust spots under window seals, but no seam rust.

Engine was rebuilt in 2000, Odometer currently reads 38,260, but odometer was broken for 5 years. Including the previous owner's estimated miles the rebuilt engine has about 55,000, but overall the van probably has less than 100,000 miles on it. You can tell by looking at the see pics that She is in great shape and will charm your pants off in person.

All Original Manuals - Van and camper appliances
Previous owner tinted all windows except windshield
2011 Upper Ball Joints replaced
2015 New Fuel Tank, resealed in 2017
2015 New Fuel Lines
2015 Front Brakes and Front Wheel Bearings replaced
2015 New Bilstein Front and Rear Shocks, Tie Rods and Steering Boots
2015 LED conversion for interior and exterior lights
2015 New Hella Vision Vision Plus Headlights
2016 Rebuilt Shift Linkage
2016 New Transmission Shift Shaft Seals
2016 New Clutch Master Cylinder
2016 New CV Boots
2016 New Alternator and Belts
2016 New Engine mounts
2017 New seals for windshield, slider door and window, front and back window, back hatch
2017 New Windshield
2017 Fuel Filter
2017 New Wires, Distributor Cap, Rotor and Spark Plugs
2018 New Brake Master Cylinder
2018 New Clutch
2018 New High Quality Odyssey Starter Battery
2018 New Muffler, Tail pipe, exhaust gasket
2018 Kill switch installed for aftermarket radio

Camper details and things included:
The only changes we made to the interior was remove the upper back cabinet over the bed (we called it the "head banger"). We did not use it for storage and preferred to have more head room. But we have the part and it can be easily re-installed.
It has a functioning original Dometic fridge and propane stove with a full propane tank.
It has an operational sink, but we know the spigot systems need to be replaced (manual, not electric) and it needs a new fresh water intake valve. Not expensive parts, but the sink was never a priority for us to use on our adventures.
2015 Auxiliary Battery
Original pop top canvas
Original Interior Table
Center Console
Original Cabinets
Original curtains for all except the back hatch window (we use insulation cover for back window, see further below)

Add-ons included in sale:
Original VW Camper External Tent
Chrome Beauty Ring Wheel Accessory
Sunshade Van Cover
Fiamma 2 bike rack - brand new, never used ($400)
8-piece window insulation set - to stave off winter's chill and keep the heat out in the summer.
Snow Chains - Set of 2 for current tires
GoWesty 2" Memory Foam Mattress Topper for lower bed

Recommended work by Trafton's:
Rear Wheel Bearings repacked
Replace Intake Hose
Replace Transmission Mount
Replace Radius Rod Bushings
Recommend L/S Valve Cover Gasket
Recommend inspection of small water leak near front driver side
Recommend replace back hatch suspension, but current suspension holds door without assistance as you can see in pics.

Asking $15,700

Campervan, Adventure Rig, Volkswagen, Bus, Westfalia, Westy
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