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1985 Custom Syncro Vanagon - 2.5L Subaru Engine   Price: $39000
1985 Custom Syncro Vanagon - 2.5L Subaru Engine - $39,000 or best offer

Incredibly mechanically sound Syncro with about 15,000 miles on its new Subaru engine. No problem at all with emissions in Colorado (willing to provide a passing Colorado emission test before sale). Can go anywhere with this thing. Definitely fun to hear people comment on the van.

This is a "two knob" Syncro with decoupler (can go 2wd or 4wd) and rear locking differential.

Will post more pictures soon unless it sells. Here are the details...

INTERIOR:
- New Speakers and Sound System
- New hardwood floor
- New wood paneling throughout
- New Truck fridge (these things are really nice)
- New Power Inverter for 110v power
- 3 person bench seat
- Nice weekender interior with REUPHOLSTERED seating (Fronts, Bench, and rear cushion) by Mike Blotz (Shop Dog motors) in Lafayette CO
- Legal limit (light) Ceramic tint all around - really helps cut down heat buildup
- Shoulder belts rear bench
- Swivel passenger seat (with new glides)
- German rubber front floor mats
- 2nd battery (Aux) under driver's seat (Diehard 74Ahr)

EXTERIOR:
- South African Grill and Headlights
- Good (mostly) original paint - minor rust all left as-is (and not changed in the 12 yrs I've owned)
- Near-new (<5Kmi) BFG KO2, 215/70/16 (28") load C tires on Custom painted Mefros
- Das Mule sliders (no longer in production)
- GW front skid plate
- Rear Heavy duty 2" hidden hitch (Burley Motorsports), with trailer light plug
- Roof rack cross bars mounted with pop-top shocks installed (no additional holes in top)
- RMW swing away tire carrier with 5th Mefro/BFG
- LT Truck mirrors
- F35 Fiamma Awning (8') with body tie-backs
- Good original canvas (no holes or tears) - screen recently replaced

DRIVETRAIN:
SYNCRO components painstakingly swapped in 2013 (<15,000 mi on all parts). "2-knob" with decoupler and Rear locking Diff - Decoupler and Diff lock work flawlessly.
- All new bushings and wheel bearings up front
- New dust/H2O seals at front hubs
- New Lobro Front axles (new Rockford boots/repack in 2016)
- Brand new rear axles (Empi... I have more Rockford boots as spares)
- Full Syncro skid-rails, with extended rear skid (for Subaru swap)
- New F Brakes (soft lines, calipers, rotors, Supper ATE fluid)
- New Lemforder ball joints
- New Moog tie rods
- Resealed fuel tank with new fuel pump, rollover valves/lines and fill tube, and insulation
- SS Fuel tank straps
- New F Diff rubber mounts and R Tranny mounts
- Fred's clutch pedal (very nice pedal feel)
- New slip yoke main shaft with zerk fitting (smooth)
- New German Decoupler (by Syncro Services; needle bearings - not bushings)
- Syncro.org springs (1" lift) and New OME shocks
- SS coolant lines (RMW) &amp; front hoses

REBUILT TRANSMISSION (2012) by Rancho (<15kmi):
- Stock gearing
- SA oiling plates
- Upgraded 3rd/4th gear slider
- New input shaft
- New Diff lock actuator
- Filled with Swepco fluid

ENGINE:
- Small Car based SUBARU SWAP with bellhousing - no issues with slave ever. Quality harness that looks factory. Original Subaru swap in 2009, new 2.5l motor in 2013.
- Outfront Motorsports shortened oil pan
- 'Built' EJ25 (DOHC) by Ken Welter (~15,000 mi on this incredible motor)
1999 DOHC with second gen 8 bolt case and 52mm crank - STRONG!
All new ACL race bearings, Subaru pistons and rings, 11mm STi oil pump (better oil pressure at idle), ARP head studs, rebuilt valve train, and all new timing belt setup and seals. Cleaned, balanced, and blueprinted injectors. New MLS headgaskets.
- Always Rotella T6 full synthetic motor oil and big '1334' oil filter
- New Muffler
- Good radiator
- Donaldson air filter, stock snorkel in D-pillar
- Brand NEW Small Car header in late 2016 (Heavy Duty 2nd gen)

Thanks for looking,
Brent

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