1979 Volkswagen Type 2 / Bus (bay window)

Price: US $20,000.00 Item location: Mount Vernon, Iowa, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Bus/Vanagon
  • Type: Standard Passenger Van
  • Year: 1979
  • Mileage: 62,410
  • VIN: 2292066041
  • Color: Brown
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Brown
  • Options: CD Player
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1979 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon


-4-speed manual transmission

-only two owners; in the same family since purchased new

-kept in warm, dry location for 33+ years

-has never been driven in winter weather or on salt/brine treated roads

-clean/clear Iowa title and registration

Recent Improvements:

-professional 27-point inspection and oil change

-new battery

-new sideview mirror on the driver's side

-new starter motor

-new air flow meter

-new fuel filter and hoses

-new main ground strap

-new spark plugs (4)

-new O2 sensor

-new fuel pump

-new air intake boot

-new clutch cable

-replaced distributor

Additional Notes:

-all external blinkers/lights work, including high and low beam headlights

-all internal lights work

-turn signal indicator on the dash does not work, but all other dash lights work

-the horn works

-the paint is in very good condition; there are a few minor scratches here and there.

-there is no warping and are no dents in side panels, doors, or frame; there is a small dent in the rear passenger side fender

-extremely minimal rusting - one spot along the window frame of the passenger sliding door and one spot on the bottom of the sliding door

-the headliner is in excellent condition - there is a 1" tear near driver sun visor and a 1/2" tear over cargo area

-added AM/FM radio and CD player with two additional speakers/subwoofers under middle bench

-the radio antenna is missing, but the radio still receives good reception.

-added padded center console storage bin and cup holders

-added anti-theft kill switch

-added professionally tinted windows in passenger and cargo areas as well as top strip of windshield

I'm trying to be as specific as possible about the condition of the bus so there are no surprises. The bus is not perfect, but it's in really great condition and has been loved and well cared for. If you have further questions, or would like to see specific pictures, please reach out to me. Thanks!

This is cross listed and I reserve the right to cancel the auction if necessary.