Right afterthe time of the first owner's death, is son, ho was in a wheelchair, adthought to have it converted into a wheelchair accessiblevan with steering wheel controls; however, his type of van did not have a heavy enough suspension to safely install the lift. He sold it to his good friend the 3rd owner who has driven it for Sunday afternoon fundand has never intended to sell it until now. Dual Carbs do not require heat risers as they lead directly to the heads, no long winding manifold. This bus is solid, not a rust bucket. This vehicle sold as-is, where is, with no warranty expressed or implied. It had 72 horsepower and cut 0-60 mph times from over 30 seconds to a more-acceptable 22 seconds. There's still plenty of storage behind the seat and it's all quite nicely finished so it'll draw a lot of attention at shows.
While you have your transmission out of your vehicle, we suggest replacing or repairing other drive train parts that will now be easier to access and work with. Thank you for visitingus, oth on the web and in person;welook forward to providing you with the vehicle of your dreams! He brushed on bondo where the bus had surface rust only, hich is what is shown in the photos. Sorry that the bus broke down, but it's up and running, and once again up for sale. I haven's spent enough time trying to get it running. These icons are still nostalgic head turners today with a lot of fans whenever they head down the road or pull in to a campground. I will do my best to answer as many questions as I can.
They are mounted on the rear wheel bearing housing and frame by two bolts with nuts and washers. The bus has the large sunroof in the back. It spent much of its life in California and is a very solid example due to this. His health now requires that he sell it. And for the people that were watching. Traditional buses are everywhere but if you want to really stand out, building a custom bus is the only way to go.
The 1972 Volkswagen Bus gained the 1700-series engine from Volkswagen's model-411 passenger car. As you can see, that section of the bus needs some work. Thus the 1700 was rerated at 63 horsepower at 4800 rpm with manual transmission and at 59 at 4200 with automatic. Maine does not issue titles for anything older than 96. Not sure if it works. The burgundy metallic paint has a lot of metallic and pearl in it, so it really glows in the sunlight.
I will write a bill of sale for anyone that purchases the bus. Restore your classic Volkswagen engine with new seals, bolts, and mounts. And the truth is if I don't get the minimum reserve out of it, I will keep it. Has the gasoline heater underneath. Oil fillers are sold separately, and available in multiple styles to fit your car. I changed the oil and oil filter, installed a new distributor cap and rotor.
This bus is well worth the money. The drivers seat back is broken. Shock absorbers cannot be repaired and should be replaced if faulty. Have someone hold the roof firmly while you remove the bolts on the opposite side. .
Very cool bus for the right buyer. It is what it is. The sale will transfer from the current owner, o the new owner, iththe title and a bill of sale as supporting documents. Cleaned up the wiring under the dash. I changed the oil and oil filter, installed a new distributor cap and rotor.
The radio was replaced with a cd player, nd the chrome beauty rings on the outside of the hub caps are not original. Fuel injection troubleshooting and repair is described with full instructions for all the necessary electrical tests. The pics may look like it's a perfect 10 but it is not. This is a cargo van, not a transporter, so it lends itself perfectly to the two-tone look, since you don't have to worry about windows. Life is too short to drive a boring vehicle and never experience what this awesome world has to offer! I put a new harness , carb, rear paint, engine bay lines , etc. However, with the upgraded engine in a 4 speed manual transmission it gets up and moves just fine neatly fitted black carpet throughout the front of the cab help control noise and heat and are a big step up from the original rubber mats, and the custom door panels at a little Flash 2.
The seats are in great shape and it was also given new curtains to match the seats. The bus is all original. Also, osch L-Jetronic Electronic fuel injection andelectronic ignition. It is all stock, and with little money it will be road worthy. Overall the bus is in decent condition given the year.
All Prices subject to change without notice or obligation. For 1973, the Volkswagen Bus was offered for the first time with automatic transmission. The air conditioning condenser has a line that runs down the passenger side door jamb, but for some reason, many years ago the hose leaked, and subsequently caused some rust damage. Discover on the next page how Volkswagen did it. Open the rear sliding door and you'll see why using a panel van was important there's a standard bench seat, and it's upholstered to match the front seat, but everything else is black. Vehicle Description for sale is this running and driving project Volkswagen westfalia camper bus with what appears to be a 1.