1973 VW THING, RUST-FREE AND ORIGINAL, RUNS AND DRIVES PERFECT

Price: US $5,000.00 Item location: Marietta, Georgia, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Thing
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1973
  • Mileage: 55,212
  • VIN: 1832420954
  • Color: Orange
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1973 Volkswagen Thing

YAZTEC AUTOMOTIVE INC. IS PROUD TO OFFER THIS UNMOLESTED 1973 VOLKSWAGEN THING FOR SALE. THIS IS A TWO OWNER SOUTH CAROLINA CAR THAT IS TOTALLY RUST-FREE AND RUNS AND DRIVES PERFECT. THE CAR STILL RETAINS THE ORIGINAL BODY PANELS AND FLOOR PANS. THE ORIGINAL PAINT (EXCEPT THE FENDERS THAT WERE PAINTED LATER AND SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT IN COLOR) IS SHOWING ITS AGE AND HAS SOME CHIPS AND SCRATCHES. IT IS A DRIVER QUALITY PAINT AND NEEDS TO BE EVENTUALLY PAINTED. THE SEAT COVERS, BLACK CARPETS, AND WOOD SLAT LINERS ARE LIKE NEW. THE 1600cc ENGINE WAS RECENTLY REBUILT. THIS CAR RUNS, DRIVES, STOPS, AND PERFORMS GREAT. THE 4 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION SHIFTS GREAT THROUGH ALL GEARS AND THE CLUTCH IS NEW. THIS CAR STILL RETAINS THE ORIGINAL GAS HEATER. THERE ARE A FEW OF THESE CARS ON THE MARKET MOSTLY WITH CURRENT OR PREVIOUS RUST. YOU CAN PAY BETWEEN $17K TO $25K FOR THE ONES CALLED "RESTORED" THAT HAD RUST REPAIRS AND/OR BODY FILLERS OR PURCHASE THIS ONE, DRIVE IT THE WAY IT IS OR TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL. IF YOU WANT TOOWN A COOL "THING" THAT YOU CAN HOP IN ANY TIME, AND DRIVE IT ANY WHERE, THIS IS THE ONE!!!!!

PLEASE READ THE DETAILED DESCRIPTION BELOW AND VIEW THE61 HIGH QUALITY PHOTOS PRIOR TO BIDDING. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL 404-391-1149 OR EMAIL: yaztec@bellsouth.net. PLEASE REVIEW OUR (755) POSITIVE FEEDBACKS AND BID WITH CONFIDENCE. WE HAVE EARNED THEM BY PROVIDING A DETAILED DESCRIPTION FOR EACH LISTING AND CONDUCTING PROPER BUSINESS ON EBAY SINCE 2001. HERE IS THE DESCRIPTION:

EXTERIOR:

THE BODY PANELS, INNER FENDERS, ORIGINAL PANS, FRONT COMPARTMENT FLOOR, ETC. ARE RUST-FREE. THE FLOOR PANS HAVE SLIGHT SURFACE OXIDATION ( SEE PHOTOS) THAT CAN BE WIRE BRUSHED AND PAINTED. IN FACT, WE ARE PLANNING TODO SO BEFORE THE AUCTION END. THE DOORS OPEN AND CLOSE WITH EASE. THE ORIGINAL PAINT ( EXCEPT THE FENDERS) IS FADED IN PLACES AND THERE ARE A FEW CHIPS AND SCRATCHES HERE AND THERE. THIS CAR NEEDS TO BE PAINTED TO BE TAKEN TO THE NEXT LEVEL. THE ORIGINAL CONVERTIBLE TOP IS IN NICE CONDITION WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A SMALL HOLE THAT HAS BEEN REPAIRED. THE SIDE CURTAINS ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. THE CAR IS EQUIPPED WITH A SET OF NICE CHROME AFTER MARKET WHEELS (CENTER CAPS MISSING). THE CAR RIDES VERY SMOOTH ON A SET OF ALMOST NEW P215/70R14 YOKOHOMA RADIAL TIRES.

INTERIOR:

THE SEAT COVERS, BLACK CARPETS (NOT GLUED DOWN) AND WOOD SLAT FLOOR LINERS ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. PLEASE SEE PHOTOS OF THE FLOORSON THE INSIDE WITH CARPETS REMOVED. THE DASH AND STEERING WHEEL ARE IN GOOD CONDITION. THE REAR SEATSFOLD DOWN WITH EASE.

MECHANICAL:

THE ENGINE STARTS IMMEDIATELY EVERY TIME. IT IDLES GOOD, DOES NOT SMOKE, AND PERFORMS WELL. WE WERE TOLD THAT THE 1600cc ENGINE WAS REBUILT RECENTLY. THE CARBURETOR, COIL, AND OTHER TUNE UP COMPONENTS WERE RECENTLY REPLACED. THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTS GREAT IN ALL 4 GEARS AND REVERSE AND THE CLUTCH IS NEW. THE BRAKES AND SUSPENSION FUNCTION PROPERLY. ONCE AGAIN,THIS IS A GREAT DRIVER.

ELECTRICAL:

ALL LIGHTS, TURN SIGNALS, WINDSHIELD WIPERS, HORN ANDFUEL GAUGEWORK. THE ORIGINAL SAPPHIRE AM RADIO COMES ON BUT THE SPEAKERS ARE NOT WORKING. WE ARE NOT FAMILIAR AS HOW TO MAKE THE GAS HEATER WORK.

FRONT COMPARTMENT:

THE FRONT COMPARTMENT IS CLEAN AND ORIGINAL WITH SOLID PANELS. IT HOUSES THE GAS HEATER, SPARE, AND JACK.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT:

THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT IS NICE AND CLEAN BUT NOT DETAILED.

WE HAVE TRIED TO DESCRIBE A43 YEAR OLD CLASSIC CAR AND PROVIDED61 HIGH QUALITY IMAGES. PLEASE REVIEW THEM BEFORE BIDDING. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE MONEY IN HAND AND FULL INTENTION TO FINALIZE THE TRANSACTION AFTER YOU WIN THE CAR. LIKE ANY OLD CAR, THERE MAY BE SOME UNKOWN DEFICIENCIES THAT MAY OCCURE IN THE FUTURE AND WERE NOT DETECTED AT THE TIME OF OUR LISTING. THERFORE, BE VERY UNDERSTANDING ABOUT IT.

THIS VEHICLE WILL BE SOLD WITH A CLEARSOUTH CAROLINA TITLE AND A BILL OF SALE. THE SPEEDOMETER WORKS BUT THE ODOMETERDOES NOT WORK.THEREFORE, THIS VEHICLE WILL BE SOLD WITH MILES "EXEMPT".

THIS VEHICLE IS SOLD "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES.

WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO END THIS AUCTION AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASONS.

SHIPPING IS THE RESPONSIBILTY OF THE PURCHASER. HOWEVER, WE WILL BE GLAD TO ASSIST OR ARRANGE FOR THE SHIPPIN AS LONG AS WE ARE NOT HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAYS OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE TRANSPORT COMPANY. WE HAVE SHIPPED HUNDREDS OF VEHICLES TO ALL OVER USA, THE EUROPEAN PORTS, AUSTRAILA, ETC.

WE WILL BE GLAD TO STORE THIS VEHICLE IN OUR INDOOR FACILITY FOR UP TO 60 DAYS AT NO CHARGE.