Hello! Log in or Register   |  Help  |  Donate  |  Buy Shirts  See all banner ads | Advertise on TheSamba.com  
TheSamba.com
 
Classifieds Index -> Vehicles -> Type 2/Bus - Bay Window - 1968-79
1973 Type II Bay Window Bus (Price Reduced!) Turn on always show all large photos     Ad id: 2301292
This ad is a Featured Ad
Photo
Additional Photos
Click to load image
L & R arrow keys scroll through photos
Photo
Appalacian Mountain Pass
Photo
Drivers Side
Photo
Rear
Photo
Side Door w/ screens
Photo
Front Seats
Photo
Ceiling & Back Seat
Photo
Tent
Photo
Engine
Photo
Side Door Open
Photo Photo Photo
Photo Photo Photo
Photo
1973 Type II Bay Window Bus (Price Reduced!)   Price: $8000
This well running 1973 Bay Window Type II Bus was purchased by my grandfather around 1990. It has been garaged since. I took over ownership in 2016. Over the last three years I've put in many hours and many thousands of dollars in engine upgrades, not to mention many wonderful excursions. I took it on a 1 week, 1000-mile trip last year and had no issues. Starts and runs great. She passed Vermont vehicle inspection in June without needing a single thing, I honestly don't think I've ever had a car that did that!

91,508 original miles, all original glass, original front seats and rear seat (no middle seat). My grandfather built in a custom cabinet over the engine compartment as well as a center console between the front two seats. I added custom made screens for all the windows and doors as well as custom made curtains.

Over the last three years I've replaced: Distributor Cap, Spark Plugs & Wires, Distributor rotor, Nokian 6ply tires, Spare Tire Cover, engine compartment seal, front brakes, front & rear brake hoses, flushed & replaced brake fluid, fuel pump, front shocks, rear wheel cylinder, Starter Wire from starter to alternator, new alternator belt, new empi weber carburetor, new ignition switch, and quite a bit more.

The basket roof rack has been extended with a thule cross bar in the rear and a platform between which is designed for solar panels (panels not included).

Includes a colorful side tent that clips over side door. Tent is in good shape other than a few mouse chew holes repaired with awning repair tape.

Negatives: two small tears in ceiling (sealed over with awning repair tape) , and one in original back seat. White top paint in great shape though faded original yellow bottom half has tiny surface rust spots. They will easily sand/paint off I just haven't had time. There is a small rust hole in the driverís side step, but no other through and through rust. Rear bumper is missing one piece (see photo).

Iíve truly adored this bus and Iím sure you will too!
Advertiser information Ad information
Advertiser:
Name:
Member since:
jmoorby
Jamie Moorby
October 14, 2018
Contact advertiser

Phone: Click to Show

Email this Advertiser
Email this Advertiser
Location: 
VIN#: 
Condition
Ad placed: 
Ad renewed: 
Ad last edited: 
Views: 
Category: 
Payments accepted: 
Calais, Vermont, USA Map it
2232225261
3 - Good
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:49 pm
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:15 pm
Yesterday 1:20 pm
969
Vehicles - Type 2/Bus - Bay Window - 1968-79
Cash

View other ads View profile Search for Feedback Watch this ad | Report this Ad
Watch this seller Share: Email Facebook Twitter

Forum topic on Automobile transport/shipping information


About | Help | Advertise | Donate | Premium Membership | Privacy/Terms of Use | Contact Us | Site Map
Copyright © 1996-2018, Everett Barnes. All Rights Reserved.
Not affiliated with or sponsored by Volkswagen of America | Forum powered by phpBB