VW 181 THING,Safari

Price: US $14,500.00 Item location: San Marcos, California, United States
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Thing
  • SubModel: saffari
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: Type 181
  • Year: 1974
  • Mileage: 1,111,111
  • VIN: 1842470405
  • Color: White
  • Engine size: 1915CC
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: black/dk blue accents
  • Options: Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1974 Volkswagen Thing saffari

Custom features includes following;
98 Yamaha blue (purple) powder coated roll cage, bumpers, pedal assembly, e-brake handle, motor tin and fan shroud all matching

Custom Race Buckets with slider for 6'6" tall to 4'4" short travel, with matching cloth rear seat covers with blue stripe
Custom six point roll cage bolts into the car to the factory threaded holes .
Without any cutting or drilling the hard top and roll cage can be removed to restore to original if desired. Tube front Bumper front TOW HOOKS Custom front TOWBAR hooks on without needing to crawl under the car.
Floor Pans reinforced throughout the rocker bars preventing body twist, with 1" x 1" x 1/8" steel angles that sandwiches the lower pan mounts
Dual Hella 500's, halogen head lights,
Full size spare under hood, custom tool box under hood matched blue powder coated,
Four slide in side window curtains, in ok condition good steel frames
Custom Steering Wheel with quick release, cig lighter socket for charging in the glove box/shelf
JET Industries HARD TOP mounts to the roll cage, painted to match body color under side has black speaker carpet to deaden road noise
Rear shock mounts are trussed and the frame horns are paralleled continuous engine cradle to the rear tube bumper
Sway-Away front springs cut and twist adjusters (installed 2004),29mm Sway-Away rear torsion springs (installed 2008)
New brakes and master cylinder installed summer 2012 (500 miles),all drums studded w/ lug nuts
1915 CC hydraulic lifter motor less that 5,000 miles and mostly bumper pulled mileage
PICT 30 CARB hooked into the stock dusty climate intake which is fed by
Dual DONALDSON centrifugal low maintenance paper air filters mounted in stock locations
in/out oil pump with integral cooler and full flow HP1 / 96 plate engine oil cooler in transmission bay
27 MPG highway, 17 MPG off road, 11 gallon poly tank,
C/V's greased with new transmission installed in 2012 (less than 500 miles)
Empi shortshifter, new E-brake cables
6 Matching 14"JACKMAN wheels powder coated white (2008)NEW GENERAL A/T 27" radial tires all season/off road and two almost never used Wide Brute 27"
4 BILSTEIN 7100 SERIES gas shocks with larger remote reservoirs