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1971 Vw Baywindow Bus Original Paint & Interior, Rebuilt Engine, No Reserve Van on 2040-cars

US $6,950.00
Year:1971 Mileage:96801

Mukilteo, Washington, United States

Mukilteo, Washington, United States

Classic 71 Baywindow deluxe bus with original paint and interior. The 71 baywindow is the favorite of many as it was the last year of the old style bumpers, tail lights, and type 1 upright motor but the 1st year of the dual port engine with the doghouse fan shroud/oil cooler and power assisted front disc brakes. For you nostalgia buffs this bus was produced during the last week of the 1971 model year (July 23rd 1971, the 72 model year started August 1st).

Paint/Body/Rust -- 85% Original Sierra Yellow paint is in very good condition, I just got the bus back from having a crunch in left rear corner professionally repaired, a replacement panel welded in for a small rusty area in the drivers floorboard, and the remaining original paint buffed out. Nose and rest of the bodywork and original paint is in very good condition but hey it's a 43 yr old bus and there are some small dents along the sides and in the nose. Undercarriage, dog legs, etc. . . are all in great shape. Way cool skull side view mirrors and roof rack are included, new window rubber front and rear. Cargo floor has been cleaned up and repainted on the inside and is in good shape on the underside.
Interior -- Original black leatherette interior including middle seat (a rarity among buses these days). There are some tears in the original upholstery you can see in the pics but overall in good shape. How often do you find a bus that has the original middle seat? Headliner in good shape as well.
Engine -- Was rebuilt in Oct, 2010 and has less than 7,000 miles since then. Year proper 1600cc dual port with doghouse cooler on a dual relief "AE" case, 1 year only 1971 intake manifold with vacuum pickup for brake booster, and pertronix electronic ignition (replaces the points). Bus runs, drives, and shifts nicely.
Electrical -- Headlights, tail lights, turn signals, interior lights, and horn all work. Battery recently replaced with new one from Costco.
Wheels/Tires -- 15" alloy wheels with newer Federal Formoza 195/65/15s
Recent Service -- Recent work done by reputable local shop includes rear brake job (new shoes, wheel cylinders, hoses, e brake cables, and turned drums), new tie rod ends, and valve adjustment/tune up.
Other -- Clear Washington title, registration good till April 2014.

To do list
Drivers window doesn't roll down, the window regulator is in there but I haven't got to finding out why it doesn't work but did buy a new window regulator which is included with the bus (in case it's the regulator).
Brakes work but weren't bled after I got it back from having the rears replaced.

$1500 deposit required within 48 hrs. Happy to work with buyers shipping/transport company, meet driver, help load bus, and will even deliver it to 50 mile radius of my current location which would include the port of Seattle for foreign buyers. I reserve the right to end the auction at any time at the bus is for sale locally.

Can help with shipping to Europe or the UK

We are the largest vehicle shipper on the west coast and ship lots of buses to Europe. FYI, cost to pick up at your place is $600, then $1200 for 1 vehicle in a shared container to Rotterdam, Netherlands, Bremerhaven, Germany or Southampton, UK near London. Shipping includes everything to destination port, except optional marine insurance. There will be charges at destination to unload, clear customs, etc. Another sales tool for you! Any questions, let me know, we are here to help you and your customers ships vehicles internationally. Thanks Steve O'Rourke West Coast Shipping cell 415 940 3043

Contact: Steve O'Rourke - Buyer location: 94597

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