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1987 Super Cabriolet Convertible.Needs a good home Turn on always show all large photos     Ad id: 2347810
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The "Green Hornet"
New Top and Frame Mechanicals 2019
A head turner always
Some minor dents and dings. Easy to fix
very clean interior and all items working
Engine in great shape. 87000 miles
new (2019) top. window frame etc.
estensive restoration to front doors inside and out and seals
Oringal wheels custom powder coated to match
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1987 Super Cabriolet Convertible.Needs a good home   Price: 9,999.00
1987 VW MK1 Cabriolet Convertible

See video clips of various areas of the car and me driving it a few days ago:

A perfect, very fun, collector’s car! A true convertible.
Must downsize. The "Green Hornet" needs a great home and collector!
$15k+ put into upgrades, maintenance and updating mechanical, electrical, and interior systems over last 3 years.
2 Door, Inline, single overhead cam water cooled 4 cylinder, 8 valve, 1.8L 1780cc Gas SOHC.
Front Wheel Drive, Power Steering.
MacPherson struts; Front disc brakes.
Original Zandvoort 5.5x13 wheels.
88,700 original miles.
Unique Apple Green custom paint.
Unique Apple Green custom Powder Coated wheels (2019)
Original color-White
3 speed automatic. “Peppy” engine, zips around.
Current owner purchased in 2018. All records from 2017 to present.
Many updates and upgrades done.
Complete new Top and Frame 2018.
Has become very rare to find in this condition.
Many extra accessories included
A head turner always!
Must see and drive!

Questions you may ask? 1987 VW Cabrio for sale
•Why are you selling the car?
Bought this car as an additional classic car to my collection. Idea to possibly give to my teenage daughter(s) in near future. Need to reduce number of cars owned, not enough space available at home, daughters not interested, my focus on other personal and business needs. This car deserves a good home with a collector!

•How many owners has the car had? How long have you owned the car?
The car has had several owners I understand. Previous owner in Austin bought it from another owner in Austin 2 years prior to my purchase. I have owned the car two years.

•How many miles are on the car? 88,724 original miles
VIN: WVWCA0157HK005233 LICENSE: 87VW (TEXAS) Classic car plate

•How does the car run?
Very peppy. Fun to drive especially with top down. Extensive upgrades and restoration work over last two years. All records from Kenny Hill VW, Austin.

•How is the body, interior, paint, brakes, shocks, etc.?
Unique custom Apple Green color for body and custom powder coated wheels (2019). Exterior paint has some chips and flakes. Body has some dings. New shocks front and rear. New struts, brakes. Extensive records from last 2 years.

•Do you have all of the maintenance/repair receipts and/or records?
Have a good number of records from previous owner (2016-2018). All records from current owner 2018 to present

•What regular maintenance has been done?
Yes. Kenny Hill VW, Austin 2018-present

•What problems has the car recently had?
HVAC vent blower fan and system repaired and working (2019)
Roof seals need updating (Texas Top Interiors, Austin replaced Frame and Top 2018)
Was considering repainting body and repair all dings and minor missing trim items

•What fuel mileage has the car been getting?
It is a 3 speed Automatic. Current Mileage follows the EPA documented mileage for this model. (On average about 20mpg depending on driving condition)

•How was the car generally driven?
Generally driven very little in last 2 years. Less than 2,000 miles in 2 years.
Total mileage driven only usually on sunny weekends with the top down.

•Has the car ever been wrecked?
Not to my knowledge. Auto Record clean. No accidents during my ownership. Original car color was white.

•If the car has been modified, ask why it was done and when.
Original car body color was white. Cruise control and AC Compressor removed at some point in past. Not required.

•Has the engine been rebuilt or replaced? Has the transmission been rebuilt or replaced? Not to my knowledge

•Has the car ever been used as a tagalong? If it has a trailer hitch: Has the car ever towed anything? NO
•Do you have the owner's manual? YES
•Do you have both sets of keys + valet key? There is a separate ignition key from door locks and rear key. I have 2 sets.

•What work, if any, needs to be done?
If I were to keep this car I would consider:
• Professional repaint in unique color; repair all dings/minor body imperfections, add missing outside trim accessories.
• Would consider updating and upgrading the muffler to sound more “throaty” (personal preference)
• Would update roof seals (Texas Interior Austin) to replace old seals and ensure 100% waterproof

Is the price firm, or negotiable? Negotiable Harlow Russell 512-571-1615

Thank you!

Harlow Russell
Austin, Texas
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