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Restored 1984 VW Wolfsburg Edition Vanagon
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You're looking at a rare, professionally restored 1984 Wolfsburg "Westy" featuring the popular 1.9L water cooled engine. This Wolfsburg is absolutely immaculate and no expense was spared in ensuring a full restoration. We started with a rust free body, fixed any small dents, and repainted to "factory condition" to ensure a glossy shine. It is difficult to find a restored Wolfsburg because it is a lot of extra labor and material expense to perform the factory two tone paint job. In fact, I have yet to see a properly restored Wolfsburg on eBay (besides this one, of course)! We then replaced many of the components with brand new parts from GoWesty and other suppliers including a brand new pop top canvas, chrome bumpers, bumper end caps, hub caps, bumper impact strips, seals, antenna, mirrors, light housings, vents, wiper blades, and so much more (for a full list of replaced parts scroll down). We left the original Wolfsburg emblems on (even though they are a bit worn to say the least), because they are nearly impossible to find and we felt it showed the vehicles heritage and "antiqueness". All in all, we spent an estimated $3,000 to $4,000 in exterior parts and restoration materials with receipts to prove it, and this estimate excludes labor.
We also cleaned out the interior and added an aftermarket CD player, $250 Lloyd Rubbertite mats throughout, a matching dash cover, and repainted and restored any old or worn looking parts such as handles. Overall, the interior is probably a 8/10 for its age with a few minor imperfections such as small scratches in the dash paint, cracks in the dashboard, and a tear in the drivers seat. The backseat looks like it was never sat in. All interior components such as various switches, stove, speakers, and lights appear to be working and functioning correctly.
This beautiful Wolfsburg was a special edition Vanagon that was the very first Westy to offer air conditioning. Trust me, on a hot summer day you'll be happy you chose a Wolfsburg edition! In addition to the countless cosmetic repairs and components that were replaced, we performed a thorough inspection of the mechanics of the vehicle to ensure a reliable worry-free ride. We performed a tune up, oil change, coolant flush and fill, wheel alignment, fixed an idling issue, (I have the original heads if you'd like to see them), and fixed a few small odds and ends to get it running like new. The engine was also rebuilt by the previous owner, who gave us the original heads and parts in a separate box. We inspected his work and took it for several test trips and it seems to be running very well. The engine has a solid, steady idle and plenty of power to ensure an enjoyable ride on any fun filled trip! We also replaced the shifter guide bushings and made some adjustments to improve the shifting pattern and eliminate slop. The vehicle also drives straight and has plenty of tread left on all four tires (we meant to take pictures of these, but the location we decided to take pictures at was a bit too muddy...oops).
Overall, this is a very nice camper with some modern amenities that should make a great vacationing vehicle for a family or group of friends. If you have any questions concerning the vehicle, please don't hesitate to contact us via eBay and we will respond as soon as possible. Happy bidding!
I'm willing to work with the buyer to arrange shipping out of the state if you live outside of Michigan, but it will be at buyers expense and the buyers responsibility. If you live in or near Michigan your more then welcome to come see the van before purchasing and you can drive it home if you'd prefer. I'm flexible so contact me if you have any questions regarding shipping arrangements.