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1979 - Volkswagen Bus/vanagon on 2040-cars

US $13,000.00
Year:1979 Mileage:152000 Color: Black

Bothell, Washington, United States

Bothell, Washington, United States
1979 - Volkswagen Bus/vanagon, US $13,000.00, image 1

Mint condition, show quality fully restored 1979 Riviera. 2 owner van (previous owner was a local politician.) Less than 5000 miles on rebuilt 2 fuel injected hydraulic valve motor and transmission by local VW shop here in Portland Oregon. I have paper work on the rebuild. Mint interior, all seats have been reupholstered. Full show quality high end window out, door off paint job on rust free body. All new door and window seals. Only 152k original miles. The van has only been driven sparingly since the restoration. The van has always been garaged. Absolutely ZERO RUST!!! The van looks like it just rolled of the show room floor in 1979. Both the first and second owners were meticulous when it came to the maintenance and general care and preservation of the van. Custom made awning cost over 1500 is included. The van was stored for many years prior to restoration. Runs, drives, perfect. One of the best, if not the best Riviera's in the country. The pictures speak for them selves.... PAINT/ BODY- Show quality full window out paint job over the original paint. Doors were removed as well. The car was painted using Dupont 2 stage paint. The entire bus was color sanded and buffed and polished. Several coats of clear coat were applied to give the paint a very nice shine and depth. All the doors were removed as well as all windows. The doors were repainted including the interior sides. All jambs were repainted. The bus was repainted its rare factory orange color. The paint was done to show quality standards. The body is laser strait, all door and body gaps are perfect. The bus was completely rust free and needed very little body work. All new door seals and window rubber on all windows. All glass is in good condition. Sought after factory orange and white color, (rare on a Riviera). The bumpers and wheels where sandblasted and repainted. No wrecks or accident history. All lenses are in good condition. Spotless under carriage. The factory under coating is still in great condition. The wheel wells had new undercoating applied when the van was repainted. This is a accident and rust free West Coast VW. POP TOP- The pop top is in great condition, The original canvas is in excellent condition.

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