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1986 VW Vanagon GL Westfalia   Price: $28500
1986 VW Vanagon GL Westfalia
4 speed manual transmission; AC
2300 cc GOWESTY Engine

Full camper Westfalia with 3 window canvas pop tent
Sleeps up to 4
2 burner stove, sink, refrigerator, both swiveling tables

We have owned and loved “Sunflower” since April, 2013.
Well maintained and primarily garage kept.
We have invoices and documentation for all work done, which includes the following:

Replaced original 2.1L engine with 2.3L GOWESTY engine, May 2013,
Miles on new engine: 16,122
Miles on chassis approx. 248,500. Current odometer reading 128,510. Odometer was replaced by previous owner at approximately 120,000 miles.

Added the following:
-Auxiliary house battery. Optima AGM, Feb 2019;
-95 amp Isolator & Blue Sea Solenoid;
-Power Bright 1100 Watt Inverter;
-Portable130-Watt Humless Solar Panel with carrying case;
-Victron MPPT 75/15 Smart Solar Charge Controller with blue tooth monitoring capability;
Replaced all 3 hook-up boxes (electric, water, solar);
Replaced start battery, Jan 2017.

Replaced wheels with GOWESTY - 16” alloy wheels and Michelin Defender tires.
Miles on tires: 16,242

Replaced the following:
-Front roll bar with 25mm Anti-Roll Bar from T3;
-Shocks with 4 Bilstein custom shocks;
-4 coil springs;
-Both rear axles;
-CV joints;
-Power steering fluid reservoir & low pressure power steering hose;
-Rear wheel cylinders;
-Fuel pump with Bosch pump, fuel filter, fuel line replacement kit, all fuel hoses, hose for
gas vapor tank, fuel tank reseal kit, fuel tank vent lines;
-Exhaust manifold, muffler and catalytic converter, 2013, using ss clamps;
-Radiator (previous owner);
-Clutch (previous owner).

-All drive belts;
-Both steering rack boots and tie rod ends;
-Front brake pads & rotors, Feb 2018 at 125,125 (current odometer) miles.

Replaced the following:
-Master cylinder;
-Clutch slave cylinder;

-Mass air sensor & fuel pressure regulator;
-Ignition distributor & ignition rotor;
-Ignition wire set; injector seals;
-Signal filter for air flow meter.

Added a VDO oil temperature gauge;
Added audible coolant temperature alarm;
Upgraded instrument panel with T3 speedometer & tachometer Backlit/Plasma Gauge
Kit. Now readable, so much better!
Added LED instrument bulbs;
Replaced instrument cluster circuit board;
Rewired radio to the ignition switch, moved galley & courtesy light to auxiliary battery;
Wired alternator to isolator.

Added the following:
-3rd brake light;
-Daytime running lights;
-Performance Headlight upgrade kit from Bus Depot;
-USB charger socket, auxiliary power outlet.

Replaced the following:
-Electric water pump (for galley sink);
-LPG (propane) tank including regulator;
-Windshield and seal;
-Wiper motor assembly;
-Wiper blades with Bosch wipers;
-Outside mirrors;
-Sliding window screen.

Previous owner replaced:
-The 3-window pop-top tent canvas;
-Radio with Blaupunkt radio and added rear stereo speakers.

Comes with:
Full size spare tire, fully synthetic oil, fire extinguisher, CO & smoke detector, portable solar panel, Owner’s manual, Bentley manual, extra keys,

We purchased “Sunflower” in April, 2013 in west TN. Sunflower was originally sold by a Memphis, TN dealer. Our camping adventures have been along the Blue Ridge
Parkway in NC, Skyline Drive Shenandoah Park in VA, and many campgrounds in NC, VA, eastern TN, and SC.
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