1971 VW Bus/Vanagon with pop-top

Price: US $7,000.00 Item location: Eureka, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Bus/Vanagon
  • Type: Van Camper
  • Trim: 3 door
  • Year: 1971
  • Mileage: 112,111
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: air-cooled
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Blue/Yellow (but tan/plaid underneath)
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1971 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon

This is a very nice bus in good shape. She was recently checked over and given a good bill of health (minus her age...:-)). Newer engine with less than 20K on it, and great tires. She runs smooth. For 12 years, I've driven her around town, up and down the coast, and on 2-3 long trips per year. She purrs along at 55mph happily. She's a California girl....Her name is "Ruby."
She does have some isolated rust spots (and I can send pictures, if you want), and but overall, not much. Give her a new paint job, and she'll be beautiful! I don't know about the electrical input, since I've never used it, but all the lights work. There is an ice box, but no sink. Radio should be replaced. The front seats could be recovered. Some of the original interior paneling could be replaced. Pop-top canvas also needs replacing. My son did the blue/yellow upholstering, but underneath, there is the original tan/plaid. She could be a great restoration project, or just a fun bus for summer camping and festivals. I don't know how many miles she actually has on her, but the odomoter reads 112,000.
I bought her in the Bay Area in 2004. I love this girl, but I'm moving east and it's time for her to go to her new home.
SHIPPING:I live in Northern California and can drive the bus to San Francisco or coordinate with a uShip or other shipping service to get the VW to you. Arranging and paying for shipping is the buyer's responsibility.
DEPOSIT:$500 non refundable deposit. Serious bidders only.

On May-23-16 at 22:38:02 PDT, seller added the following information:

UPDATED DESCRIPTION - (I FOUND THE INFO FROM WHEN I BOUGHT THE BUS) - ALL CURRENT DETAILS
This is a very nice bus in good shape.
She has a 100% "new" 1641 cc motor with bells and whistles, plus a dual quiet pack. The motor was built by Strictly Foreign in Oregon. It has an additional 1.5qt oil pump, 100 cam Mahle pistons and cylinders, 009 Bosch coil and Weber 2 brl. carb. The engine was new 12 years ago, but she hasn't been driven much since then. For 12 years, I've driven her around town a few times, across the country once, up and down the coast 4-5 times, and on 4 long trips in the last 12 years. Otherwise, she sat and rested. I think I must have put under 10K miles on the motor. She purrs along at 55-60 mph happily, and gets over the mountains (slowly, but she does it!). She has great tires on her, too.
She was recently checked over and given a good bill of health (minus her age...:-)). I had her tuned up and replaced fuel line. She runs smooth. No smoke. She's a California girl....Her name is "Ruby."
She does have some isolated rust spots (and I can send pictures, if you want), and but overall, not much. Give her a new paint job, and she'll be beautiful! I don't know about the electrical input, since I've never used it, but all the lights work. There is an ice box, but no sink. Radio should be replaced. The front seats could be recovered. Some of the original interior paneling could be replaced. Pop-top canvas also needs replacing. My son did the blue/yellow upholstering, but underneath, there is the original yellow vinyl. I have the vinyl cover for the back cushion. There is also the original vinyl flooring under the carpets. She could be a great restoration project, or just a fun bus for summer camping and festivals. I don't know how many miles she actually has on her, but the odomoter reads 21317. When I bought her in 2004 (and the engine was brand new), the odometer was 12467. Her VIN # is 2312229982.
I love this girl, but I'm moving east and it's time for her to go to her new home.
SHIPPING:
I live in Northern California and can drive the bus to San Francisco or coordinate with a uShip or other shipping service to get the VW to you. Arranging and paying for shipping is the buyer's responsibility.
DEPOSIT:
$500 non refundable deposit. Balance payable in 7 days from deposit. If you use PayPal or a credit card, I must add 3%.
Serious bidders only.