Restored 1970 Volkswagen Westfalia camper Bus type 23-517 More pictures can be seen at: http://s975.photobucket.com/albums/ae237/Carmotion1/
A great deal of time, expense and effort have gone into the vehicle to make it nice and original as possible. It has the
original NY license plates (which go to new owner) which still can be registered in NY.
Other than very light minimal
surface scaling on some parts of the undercarriage, THERE IS NO RUST on this vehicle. Everything works! The paint is about
a year old and is the original pearl white L-87 code 13 color, the wheels were painted to match. The bumpers were refinished
in their original color.
Most of the door opening gaskets were replaced with new ones and those that were not were
in great shape. The front windshield gasket, as well as, the right rear window gasket are also new. All the glass is in good
condition with no frosting.
Mechanically everything is very good. There are 4 almost new matching Michelin tires.
The rebuilt engine starts and runs very well and there are no problems with the 4 speed standard transmission. The shifter,
linkages and the Emergency brake all work as should be. All 4 shocks are new as well as inner axle boots. The brakes are newer
with a nice high pedal. The exhaust is a custom 4 tailpipe exhaust eliminating the heater boxes, which as any VW owner knows
are not of much use even when they are new. It has only been driven in warm weather and garaged during winter months.
camper portion is very complete having a working and recently sterilized sink, ice box, spice rack with folding table, main
folding table, overhead main sleeping cot, rear jump seat, correct date coded ( 70 1.11086) folding Z bed with far rear cushion,
full Baltic wood paneling, rear wood upper shelf, wardrobe closet with mirror on the door and coat hooks, rear wooden hinge
cover panel and the original small stool. Floor covering is new.
All the seats ( front, back & stool) have been
re-upholstered using the original color and texture materials. The camper canvas is original and is near perfect with only
minor imperfections. All the lights, horn,wipers ect work. Steering is tight and it drives straight. There is an in dash,
detachable face plate, Panasonic, am/fm CD player with four speakers that fill the van with music!
outlet on the drivers side has a new circuit breaker type fuse for the interior 120v outlet. Vehicle passed NYS inspection
with no problems. It is ready to drive. Every effort has been made to make this as nice as possible. If you want a much better
than average driver, that is nice, functional and reliable, you have found it!! Keep in mind that this vehicle is almost 40
years old and is not totally perfect. Asking price is $10,300.
Below is what NADA lists as the values for this year
& type of vehicle:
1970 Volkswagen Transporter Campmobile
Original MSRP: $3,809
Average Retail Value High Retail
Base Price $6,850 $12,300 $20,700
TOTAL PRICE $6,850 $12,300 $20,700
contact me @ 518-758-8478 for more info or to see it. Located about 20 miles southeast of Albany NY. This vehicle will not
leave my possession until paid in full and all checks have totally cleared.