1986 VW VOLKSWAGEN BUS VANAGON WESTFALIA WOLFSBURG EDITION samba 23 window kombi

Price: US $3,900.00 Item location: Rollinsford, New Hampshire, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Bus/Vanagon
  • Trim: Westfalia Weekender
  • Year: 1986
  • Mileage: 177,766
  • VIN: WV2XB0251GH017825
  • Color: Tan
  • Engine size: 2.1 Wasserboxer
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1986 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon

1986 VW VOLKSWAGEN BUS VANAGON
WEEKENDER WESTFALIA - WOLFSBURG EDITION
NO TITLE -BILL OF SALE ONLY
NH DOES NOT PRINT TITLES VEHICLES 1999 AND OLDER
Reluctant to sell my 1986 VW Vanagon. I bought it with intentions to restore and drive across the country. It was running and driving when I bought it. It needs a restoration. I was putting a new battery in it and grounded the positive wire to the battery box and popped a fuse, now there is no power. The oil looks clean and new. I drove it around a little during the test drive so I know it will run and drive with little work. Selling as-is, non running as a great project and investment.
The upholstery needs to be done to all seats. The top pops up great and the tent is mostly there except the front zipper window gone and rear has rip (see photos). Overall the van is solid, could use some body work and paint. Maybe go through the tires and brakes. The frame is all solid so is most of the van! This van could use a real restoration. I included as much pictures as possible and has a lot of potential. It will be worth $15-30k in mint condition. 1986 is when they upgraded the motor, suspension and added the square headlights:

Several features distinguish the 1986 Volkswagen Vanagon from previous models. Perhaps the most significant upgrade was a more powerful engine. Starting in 1986 and continuing through the end of its U.S. run in 1991, the Vanagon was equipped with a 2.1-liter water-cooled four-cylinder engine that generated 95 horsepower, up from 83 horsepower the previous year. The engine used an updated fuel-injection system called the Digifant.

A four-speed manual transmission was standard, while a three-speed automatic was optional. The rear-wheel-drive vehicle was also equipped with rack and pinion steering, power-assisted brakes, and front and rear independent suspension.

The '86 Vanagon also came with rectangular rather than round headlights, which distinguished the late-'80s models from the early-'80s versions.