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Vw Bus Camper 1971 Project on 2040-cars

US $7,500.00
Year:1971 Mileage:55060
Location:

Alamogordo, New Mexico, United States

Alamogordo, New Mexico, United States

Hi everyone,


I sell to you here my lovely Project. I have been working on the car for over 9 months now but am becoming a daddy this days. So I need to quit soon to make room and time for this new project. Thats the reason why I offer my Camper to someone who is willing to finish it. The hole car is finished to 65 %. My reserved price is only the costs for the materials, paint and parts. The work and time is not included, because thats the fun in the whole project.


Here is what I have done so far:


- Pre-cleaned the whole bus

- Got the entire interials out

- Took the windows out for sand stripping

- Sand stripped the whole chasis and many parts

- Repaired the broken or rusted body areas and filled them up

- Used Bando, primer and sanded the whole bus

- Painted the bus (PlastiDip) and almost all the parts

- Cleaned and rebuilt chrome parts, lights, radio, speedometer and other things

- Bought a CD-Player System and a Bass Box and other speakers and cables

- engine, starter and transmission are professionally rebuild (New Seals, Engine is not yet tested)

- New white wall Hankook tires, wheels newly painted and chrome hubcaps rebuilt (quite nice)

- Roof is cleaned, sanded, painted and reinstalled (works good, tent is missing) 

- Fuel tank, firewall, fuel intake and engine area are rebuild

- Electric System checked by a professional (nearly everything can be used again) 

- All small parts come in boxes or small bags


Here is what you need to do to finish it:


- Complete engine with the missing piston rings and one cylinder head needs to be cut to the right size for the bore ( I have done the hole engine together with a professional german volkswagen mechanic)

- Replace transmission seals and add new Hydraulic Oil (Shifts well so far) 

- Install engine, transmission and muffler

- Install dashboard and speedometer, radio

- Install windows

- Install several bulbs

- Change clutch cable

- Check and maybe replace brake pads or system (Brakes are still working)

- Check and maybe replace shock absorbers (They are still working)

- Install door lock system and window system on both passenger and driver door

- Get started with the interior the way you like (I can provide old front and back seats)

- Install rear bumper and install or buy some seals

- Buy and install Volkswagen logo on the front (I planed to install that when I am finished)

- Repair hot air tube under the bus

- Install wipers and window clean system

- Install Power-inlet on side of the Camper


What is Part of the Deal:


Because it will be too many pictures to show everything I give you a summary of the main part groups you are getting: 


- The BUS with new wheels, tires and so on (Ready to Roll) 

- Engine (Cleaned and Rebuild with new Carburetor, Intake and so on)

- Transmission (Cleaned with a professional rebuild Starter on it)

- All Windows (Include NEW Front Windshield, old one was cracked)

- New Oil for Engine and Transmission

- Sound System (Bass Box, Super 8 Radio, original VW Radio, CD Radio)

- New parts for over 2000 $, All bills will be provided

- Front and backseats (Just removed and not rebuild yet)

- Several Tools (Floor Jack, Stands, Ramps and so one)

- Screws and small parts (nearly everything you need packed in boxes)


How can You get the Bus:


I recommend you come with a PICKUP TRUCK or a big VAN or SUV. Bring a Trailer that is able to hold the camper. The total weight of all the stuff is around 3400 lb. I am storing a lot stuff like the Transmission and a lot of small parts inside the bus right now. Small parts are packed in a dozen boxes. You also need a place to store the rear bumper, all windows and the front and back seats. The TRAILER you bring should be equipped with a wench to pull the bus on the Trailer. Pushing it on the Trailer by hand could maybe be to heavy.


The bus is in a quite good condition so far, but I am just a normal guy and not a volkswagen specialist. So I strongly recommend for you to look before you buy. There will be no negotiation after the auction. Please be sure you agree to all the terms in the auction. Bus ist 43 years old and not new! 


On Jan-25-14 at 13:37:17 PST, seller added the following information:

Comes with brand new Battery

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