Two Volkswagen Type 181 Vw Things 1974 And A Parts 1973 Thing on 2040-cars
Smiths Station, Alabama, United States
Drive Type: 4 speed manual
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Two Volkswagen Type 181 VW Things 1974 (blue one) and a 1973 (white one)
Ill start with the 74 (blue one ) Its a good restorable car I bought to restore for my wife and she ended up with an electric car.
The body in in OK condition ,as you can see it was set up for dune buggy style at one time.It had a roll bar at one time and still has the nerf bars and huge bumpers.The front end does have some repairable damage as seen in the pics .All the doors are great on it,as is the hood less for some small rust spots around the hinge.The floors need replacing or patching.I have driven cars with worse but there is some holes in the floor where the roll bar was,Engine compartment is good and the trans is good and runs through all the gears fine.(Car was running and driving when I bought it).There is some plate that have been riveted to the rear of the car for late model bug taillights but the steel is is fine underneath it with the holes for the thing taillights ,there also is some rust damage in the package tray,and at one time the shocks were bolted to the roll bar so they cut a hole in the tray to clear the shocks.the gauges are non stock as is the gauge panel.The top frame is complete and has been reinforced and as seen in pics the mid bar is included.There is also a BRAND NEW Thing Shop Top still in the box as well as the mounting strip.I have NO windows for either car nor top latches.The tires and wheels are ok look like they can be towed anywhere.They still hold air and have never gone flat.The fenders are some homemade deals but as seen in the pics I have acquired some fenders if you wanted to put it back stock.There are NO seats for this car ..Oh yeah and I washed it off before the pics so that's why theres water on the floor and such.Also the doors open and shut good and solid ,No rust in the body below the doors ,just the holes for the nerf bars.
The white one (1973)
Well this poor guy is parts only ,and not many of them at that ,The floor is GONE,Body has only very small usable panels ,a fender or two is usable.no top frame ,I don't know if the trans is good but I doubt it cause the half shafts are unbolted.the dash panels are good and it has thing wheels .Basically this car just has a few parts to fix the 1974 back to stock.Tires hold air and can be transported by a tow bar .My buddy wanted to build a rat rod out of this car and I recon it could be used as that ,,But again This car is BAD.I.E Not restorable
Spare parts (see pics) As you can see I have one good top frame and some fenders,Im also tossing in some vw stuff that was laying in the car also Im including a single port engine with a stripped bolt hole where it mounts to the trans .This engine was in my vw bug when the bolt hole stripped and I swapped it with the engine that was in the blue thing
There will be a $150.00 Non Refundable deposit required by paypal within 24 hrs of winning the bid.I Know that pictures can be hard to determine actual conditions of cars so if you come to view the cars and decide you don't want them ..well no harm no foul ,but you will not get back the 150 as that will go to my costs in selling them online.I ask that the cars be paid in full (remaining balance less the $150.00 deposit)within 10 days of purchase in CASH only .I will not accept a check of ANYKIND.I can help with reasonable delivery for a fee
again this auction is for both the 74 and 73 things and the single port engine ,new top ,fenders ,top frame.and parts you see in pictures.The blue one (1974) is restorable but not without some work.the white one is parts only ...and very few of those.I bought the blue one with the plans on restoring it .and believe me it was the best one I could find .NO titles for either car.If I missed anything Shoot me a message and I will answer ASAP.
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