Worldwide Vintage Autos is pleased to present this 1974 Volkswagen Thing Type 181. Dry TEXAS car!�The VW THING was only imported to the United States for 2 years ...1973 and 1974!
The�Volkswagen Type 181�is a�two-wheel drive, four-door,�convertible, manufactured and marketed by�Volkswagen�from 1968 to 1983. Originally developed for the�West German Army, the Type 181 was also sold to the public, as the�Kurierwagen�in West Germany, the�Trekker�(RHD Type 182) in the United Kingdom, the�Thing�in the United States (1973-74), the�Safari�in Mexico and South America, and�Pescaccia�in Italy. Civilian sales ended after model year 1980.
Manufactured in�Wolfsburg, West Germany (1968-74),�Hannover, West Germany (1974-83),�Puebla, Mexico (1970-80), and�Jakarta, Indonesia (1973-80), the Type 181 shared its mechanicals with Volkswagen's�Type 1�(Beetle) and the pre-1968�Volkswagen Microbus, its floor pan with the Type 1�Karmann Ghia, and its concept with the company's�K�belwagen, which had been used by the German military during�World War II. SOURCE: �WIKIPEDIA
SPECIFICS / BUILD INFORMATION�
-Newer factory Canary yellow with retro black stripe and text.
-Rare front trunk suitcase / luggage bar.��
-Chrome headlight bezels, handles, mirrors, etc.
-Rare original 14" wide five steel wheels with chrome moon hub caps.�
-Four new Hankook tires.
-Reupholstered interior. Original buckets and back seat.�
-Original dash and gauges.�
-Original late model steering wheel.�
-Rare, dealer option, Thing Roll cage.
-VW 1600 Single Port with dual relief.�
-New starter and generator.�
-Carburetor rebuilt with kit and seals.�
-New brake system (Master, wheel cylinders, lines, etc).�
-New upper and lower ball joints.
-New inner and outer tie rods.
-New aftermarket EMPI exhaust. Sounds amazing.
-Paint and body are driver quality. There are a few chips / imperfections in the paint and body. (See detailed pictures)
-Passenger side of original floor board has a steel patch -�typical VW rust repair. (See detailed pictures)�
For more details on any disclosure items please contact a sales agent today at 1-877-422-2940.�
The cost of parts and restoration of these vehicles are increasing daily. They are not making any more and, therefore, they are becoming more rare by the day. Buy one complete and ensure your investment for the future. An excellent investment and something you can enjoy daily. Collectible vintage vehicles have historically appreciated at a rate greater than that stock market, gold and other arts and collectibles as documented by many articles and auction result tracking.
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Please mention you are working with�Worldwide Vintage Autos�in order to expedite the process. �For financing, Down Payment required by lending institution will be due within 72 hours of deposit in addtion to deposit. Down Payment is refundable.�
Deposits to hold vehicles is $500. Upon payment of the $500 deposit, the vehicle�will be held for�72 hours�pending final payment. Deposits are non-refundable due to i). the vehicles are taken off the market and we turn down other buyers during the�72 hour�period and ii). there is significant re-marketing costs associated with relisting / remarketing our vehicles.�Inspections should�be performed prior to putting a deposit down on a vehicle.�
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