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Find of the Day – 1973 Volkswagen

The Volkswagen thing can trace its back to the World War II Kuebelwagen, the German army’s equivalent of our own Jeep. In the late 1960s, modernized the design, then the Type 181 to the contemporary German as a light-duty transport vehicle. It take long for civilian in the robust and mechanically simple to grow, and Volkswagen soon selling the Type 181 as the Trekker in the the Safari in Mexico, the Kurierwagen Car”) in Germany and the Thing in the States. While relatively here during its two-year run and 1974), surviving examples in shape can be hard to find. have long since used up and scrapped, and the tin worm been kind to most examples. That’s what this 1973 Volkswagen for sale on Hemmings.com unique: from a small rust near the battery drain and a of dents,

this Thing appears to be a survivor. Although the current can’t conclusively document the low mile claim, the wear on seats and controls seems to up the “used only as a summer vehicle” claim. From the description:

I bought my VW Thing over a ago with plans of driving and it but plans have changed and I’m back on my collection. I’ve little to it since acquiring it than changed the oil and freed up and the rear brakes which dragging a bit from sitting for

This 1973 VW Thing is in condition overall. There is no rot for a quarter size area the drain below the battery), the paint looks good a few scratches here and there but I the paint would polish up nicely (still retains a gloss however). Look at the or “nice original” ones advertised and see how many still the original top in excellent condition, mufflers, seat covers, (near as I can tell), original and markings and engine components? one does. You have to see it to believe it. that there are two dents/dings in the car is the back of the RF fender and the other is the bumper in the middle. Both be easily dealt with.

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I have driven this a of times since acquiring it and tight and runs well as a 10K car It starts right up and idles

Basically this car sat at an estate for use. It was rarely run and never in I can give you more details of history via phone or private As for documenting the miles–I will let the speak to this point and usage. I’ve known car for many years and knew the that owned it. There is an oil sticker in the windshield which next change at 12K miles I Nothing conclusive but put it all together and I it makes a solid case–better most claiming to have low miles.

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