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1961 German Type 2 panel bus   Price: 29500
Second Owner for 45 years - ORIGINAL PAINT
GERMAN 1961 TYPE 2 TRANSPORTER 87,000 original miles
I bought this bus from the German couple who bought it new when they moved to the United States.
The vehicle has been in Southern California and Arizona since new.
Never crashed and all doors, glass, hinges and handles are original.
The photos show the perfect body panel gaps.
The trail light assembly was change to the larger units (1962) for safety.
I have the original owners manual and service book and original jack, lug wrench and tool kit.

120 horse power, 2700 cc, air cooled flat 6 cylinder CHEVROLET CORVAIR ENGINE to VW bus transaxle.
(Installed in 1969 because the owner thought it was to slow (and unsafe) for California freeways.
Professionally done Complete Drive Train rebuilt in 2018 :
All New pistons and rings (.020 over bore)
Isky Cam and lifters. Performance valve job. Powder coated engine covers.
Electronic ignition and Flamer Thrower II coil ,
Performance dist cap and silicon ignition wires
New alternator
High Flow air cleaners
Remote oil filter and NEW FUEL TANK with electric fuel pump
Complete transaxle rebuild and with HIGHWAY GEARS.
New rear brakes complete.
German clutch , performance clutch disc and TO bearing
New trans mounts and shift coupler and clutch and throttle cables

Professionally done complete rebuilt front axle with bushing and seals.
New shocks
WILWOOD DISC BRAKES and correct master cylinder.
Resealed steering box.

INTERIOR : also brand new !
Saddle vinyl upholstery, seat, headliner, doors and kick panels.
(plus an extra roll of matching vinyl)
New mirrors, floor mat, steering wheel and sun visors.
VDO Gauges : volts, oil temperature and fuel gauge with tank sender
NEW battery and cables. New wiring from motor to front.
5 new tires
NEW EMPI MAG wheels and chrome lug nuts.
5 Original steel wheels included (like new)
Engine compartment painted early VW yellow
Have fiberglass air scoops like new (not plastic)

The bus just needs paint and seals and gaskets. As you can probably tell, this bus has been my pride and joy most of my life. I will be 70 years old next year and ready to let someone else enjoy it. Iíve had probably 6 busses in years past and can tell you that the Corvair power train is the best thing you can do for the driveability.
Email any question. I have described this bus to the best of my ability, but I must offer it ďAs isĒ. Iím in central Arizona. 928-775-9464
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