Lot #665.1 - This 1966 VW 21-Window Sunroof Deluxe Bus has been completely rotisserie restored by Master Restorer Tony Mason. The body metal has been restored throughout to a high level of quality and painted with up to five coats of base coat in Velvet Green and Pearl White and finished with up to three coats of clear coat. The underside is painted with Velvet Green enamel covered with Chip Guard. The interior, with its rare walk-through design, is original restored gray platinum. All-new door, window and engine seals throughout. Front safari windows are stainless steel. Complete new wiring harness. Completely new stainless-steel exhaust system. All fasteners stainless steel where practical. The upgraded 1776cc engine with tuned, dual Weber IDF 44mm carburetors along with the totally rebuilt 4-speed manual transaxle with 3.88 final ratio makes this bus very streetable. The engine, 12-volt electrical system and body lowering of 2.5" are the primary custom additions. This detailed VW restoration is like no other.
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