vw bus barndoor california restored unique classic antique volkswagen

Price: - Item location: San Diego, California, United States
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Bus/Vanagon
  • Trim: deluxe trim
  • Year: 1955
  • Mileage: 1,955
  • VIN: 20-112501
  • Engine size: 4 cyl
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: 4 speed manual
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1955 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon

1955 Standard KOMBI Model Barn door. bus that in my opinion is in excellent show quality museum condition . * buyer responsible for any shipping cost . transportation expenses. registration fees and any taxes associated with the purchase of this antique vehicle ***** This a 20 year project rebuilt/restored with original german parts including many new old stock that the owner has been gathering for the past 2 decades to make this dream possible. This bus is a multiple award winner and there is documentation that comes with this bus including pictures and a copy of the "birth certificate" from Germany and California dmv title According to the "birth certificate" from "stiftung AutoMuseum" in germany this bus was produced in germany on January. 19th. 1955 and was delivered to Competition Motors Ltd. Hollywood. California. on Christmas eve Dec. 24th 1955 . nbsp; the second owner in 1965 was Mr. Cruz . till 1994 when the current owner Mr J. Gallardo of San Diego California purchased it and began the restoration. This model bus came from the factory in Germany as a KOMBI (shiebetur rechts) but in 1994 Mr Gallardo got this rare barndoor bus and he had his mind clear that this bus needed to be rebuilt/"restored" better than what the factory produced in 1955 bringing this bus back to life as an 11 window barndoor kombi/"deluxe" with "deluxe" features and some accesories including a fresh air a scoop in the front. deluxe polished aluminum trim all around the belt line. two tone paint scheme . correct 1955 stamped 16 " wheels including chromed hub caps. ambulance overhead fresh air fans. it has a correct barndoor steering wheel with correct wolfsburg castle horn button for a deluxe bus. This a very unique bus that was rebuilt paying extreme attention to detail . The body is extremely nice. was taken to bare metal when the restoration began . hen resprayed with volkswagen colors of the 50's era including black for the top and a sealing wax red "like " color below the belt line. The floors both front and rear are very straight dry and solid. This gem has been completed as shown in the pictures using the best parts available. all of them german. nos or reconditioned original to make this a show winner including but not limited to:* Original pressed bumpers* all new rubber seals all around including windshields . doors . ide windows. ngine bay. all rubber new!* Ambulance fans in working condition* 36hp engine* Bubble taillights german hella original* Original large logo SEKURIT glass* European spec symmetrically fluted Barndoor headlights* Original reflectors* Behr Roof Scoop* 6 long spoon pop-out window latches* Early brake light decklid * Crank-start apron* Outward engine intake vents* Seamed doglegs* period correct black california plates ( stay with carr if car is sold within california )* Correct 6 volt electric system including new 6v battery . head light. tail lights. nterior lights. emaphors and windshied wipers. riginal Bakelite dome lights. The bus got a very good Mechanicall gone thru during the restoration process. ncluding electrical . rebuilt brakes. rebuilt 36hp motor. nbsp; detailed front beam. 5 new bias ply tires on the original 16 inch wheels and a brand new spare tire. the restoration process was completed over a year ago so the bus has very low miles on it. Interior is very clean and looks and feels factory brand new since the bus has been driven less than 200 miles since restoration was completed. all 3 rows of seats are done in original style "deluxe" microbus upholstery including the 6 leg middle in excellent condition. original deluxe style interior panels. the headliner is very nice and clean made of the correct fabric corresponding to the 50's era. for the flooring there is the front rubber floor mat and we have a bus rubber floor mat for the cargo/rear passenger area . ther surfaces of the bus have german square waved carpet including rear luggage compartment. This Bus is nice and clean on the underside as the topside. over and under. inside and out crash box tranny. proper 36hp engine with crank start. and many more NOS parts. All of this Kombi interior has been done correctly following the volkswagen "deluxe" microbus theme of the 1950's. This bus just has to many items to list . please examine pictures for details*(*(*(*(*(*( Photography by : Arturo Soler. contact information upon request *(*(*(*((*******the id for this bus is the vin # stamped on the metal next to the battery tray and and the metal id plate in the engine fire all area***************************************************************** I am not an expert . JUST HERE DESCRIBING THE VEHICLE TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY AFTER A PERSONAL INSPECTION****** I believe mileage on the speedometer not to be accurate . do believe mileage for a car that is 60 years old will exceed the mechanical limitations of the speedometer * all sales are final / no refunds full or partial / vehicle is sold "as is" "where it is "/ no warranty written or implied / deposit of $500 u. s. d. to be sent via paypal . remaining balance will be most likely via bank wire transfer ( to 2 separate accounts for tax purposes) or cashiers check /cash in person ****** vehicle will be available for pick -up only once funds have cleared by the bank. ************************************************************************************************************