1974 VW Volkswagen Convertible Thing. No Rust. Great condition. Low reserve.

Price: - Item location: Atascadero, California, United States
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Thing
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1974
  • Mileage: 12,258
  • VIN: 1842543471
  • Color: White
  • Engine size: 1600
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: CD Player, Convertible, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Salvage
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!
Description:

1974 Volkswagen Thing

1974 VW Volkswagen Thing. No Rust California Thing. Great condition. Low reserve for such a nice Thing.
If you are looking for a nice Thing, look no further. You will not find many nicer than this 1974 VW Thing. Excellent condition with no issues. Turn key ready for its next adventure. This Thing has always been professionally maintained and serviced regularly. Kept covered in garage at lake house. Head turner & constantly the subject of conversation wherever it goes. Mechanically sound and would not hesitate to drive this Thing anywhere. Just fully serviced.
New BF Goodrich tires all terrain T/A LT 215/75R15 Convertible top in excellent condition- like new w/ no rips or tears Comes with side curtain (windows) in perfect conditionConverted front brakes to disc & rear are new as well Just completed full service: (oil change, plugs, distributor cap rota, carb & valve adjustment) New dual stock exhaustCustom carpet kit & floor coated w/ Hercules bed liner for extra protection Over $2k invested in stereo: Alpine CD Receiver Sirius XM/ I pod 2 tweeters, 4 6” Polk Momo speakers,JL AUDIO 8” base in box, Alpine Monu power amp MRP-M-500, & Rockford Fosgate power amp AMP-Punch P-400-$ Comes with tow bar, magnetic lights for towing, & custom coverMatching body and frame numbersAll gauges work except speedometerTurn signals, horn, flashers, wipers & lights workHas nice roll bar in backGT Grant steering wheel Original 1600 CC VW engine completely stock in excellent conditionShoulder and Lap seat belts up front and 5 point harness for rear seat Floor Pan under battery has been repaired- it is solid underneath & no rust Paint is approx. 20 years old but still looks great and still shines-- some bumps and bruises but to be expected for its 43 years old
Calif. pink in hand and in owners name w/ salvage title----The cause is unknown, car fax comes back with no negative or positive remarks. Believe to be either a theft recovery over 20 years ago. You are welcome to have this car inspected before purchase. It has never been wrecked and shows nicer in person than in the pictures.
Before current owner purchased it he had vehicle completely inspected by a VW mechanic who owns a Thing, Bus and Karman Ghia and his assessment was there is no evidence of an accident or any other reason for a salvage status. He said he would never expected the salvage had he not been told of it. The Thing handles & drives very nicely would not hesitate to drive it anywhere.
If you have looked at all the pictures, then you will not be disappointed. Thing is being sold AS-IS so you are encouraged to view and drive the Thing before auction ends. You are also more than welcome to have a 3rd party to look at it. There are no surprises! If you are looking for a near perfect Thing, this is it! If you have less than 10 feedback, please contact me prior to bidding. I have lost out from non serious bidders / low feedback bidders before. I am willing to help coordinate shipping / transportation needs. Thing is located in Atascadero, CA. $500 deposit due within 24 hours and full payment due within 7 days. Title in hand! Going to be HARD to find one in better shape-- you can bid with confidence