1979 VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 2 BUS
- Condition: Used
- Make: Volkswagen
- Model: Bus/Vanagon
- Type: MiniVAN
- Trim: RESTORED 1979 VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 2 BUS
- Doors: 3
- Year: 1979
- Mileage: 85753
- VIN: 229205
- Color: Red
- Engine size: 4 CYL
- Transmission: Manual
- Interior color: Brown
- Vehicle Title: Clean Want to buy? Contact seller!
1979 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon RESTORED 1979 VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 2 BUS
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1979 VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 2 BUS
The Volkswagen Type 2, known officially (depending on body type) as the Transporter, Kombi or Microbus, or, informally, as the Bus (US) or Camper (UK), Po de Forma (Loaf of Bread) (Portugal) is a forward control light commercial vehicle introduced in 1950 by the German automaker Volkswagen as its second car model. Following and initially deriving from Volkswagen's first model, the Type 1 (Beetle), it was given the factory designation Type 2.
As one of the forerunners of the modern cargo and passenger vans, the Type 2 gave rise to forward control competitors in the United States in the 1960s, including the Ford Econoline, the Dodge A100, and the Chevrolet Corvair 95 Corvan, the latter adapting the rear-engine configuration of the Corvair car in the same manner in which the VW Type 2 adapted the Type 1 layout.
Second generation (T2; 19671979)
In late 1967, the second generation of the Volkswagen Type 2 (T2) was introduced. It was built in West Germany until 1979. In Mexico, the Volkswagen Kombi and Panel were produced from 1970 to 1994. Models before 1971 are often called the T2a (or "Early Bay"), while models after 1972 are called the T2b (or "Late Bay").
This second-generation Type 2 lost its distinctive split front windshield, and was slightly larger and considerably heavier than its predecessor. Its common nicknames are Breadloaf and Bay-window, or Loaf and Bay for short. At 1.6 L and 35 kW (48 PS; 47 bhp) DIN, the engine was also slightly larger. The battery and electrical system was upgraded to 12 volts, making it incompatible with electric accessories from the previous generation. The new model also did away with the swing axle rear suspension and transfer boxes previously used to raise ride height. Instead, half-shaft axles fitted with constant velocity joints raised ride height without the wild changes in camber of the Beetle-based swing axle suspension. The updated Bus transaxle is usually sought after by off-road racers using air-cooled Volkswagen components.
The T2b was introduced by way of gradual change over three years. The first models featured rounded bumpers incorporating a step for use when the door was open (replaced by indented bumpers without steps on later models), front doors that opened to 90 from the body, no lip on the front guards, unique engine hatches, and crescent air intakes in the D-pillars (later models after the Type 4 engine option was offered, have squared off intakes). The 1971 Type 2 featured a new, 1.6 L engine with dual intake ports on each cylinder head and was DIN-rated at 37 kW (50 PS; 50 bhp). An important change came with the introduction of front disc brakes and new roadwheels with brake ventilation holes and flatter hubcaps. Up until 1972, front indicators are set low on the nose rather than high on either side of the fresh air grille giving rise to their being nicknamed "Low Lights". 1972's most prominent change was a bigger engine compartment to fit the larger 1.7- to 2.0-litre engines from the Volkswagen Type 4, and a redesigned rear end which eliminated the removable rear apron and introduced the larger late tail lights. The air inlets were also enlarged to accommodate the increased cooling air needs of the larger engines.
CLEAN CALIFORNIA TITLE IN HAND
THIS VOLKSWAGEN HAS 85,753 MILES
RED EXTERIOR WITH BROWN INTERIOR
4 CYL. ENGINE
4 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION
REBUILT ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION BY RANCHO TRANSMISSIONS
DOESN'T DRIP ANY OIL
ORIGINAL WHEELS AND HUBCAPS WITH NEARLY NEW TIRES
ANTI-RUST POR-15 COATED AND RESTORED
COMES WITH A FOLDER FULL OF SERVICE RECEIPTS
WELL MAINTAINED, GARAGE KEPT
MULTIPLE TRIPS TO SAN DIEGO IN THE PAST YEAR WITHOUT ANY ISSUES
RUNS, DRIVES AND STOPS GREAT
THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN THIS GREAT CLASSIC!
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