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For Sale: 1973 Volkswagen Thing in Volo, Illinois

$31,998
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Vehicle Description

The funnest car there is. Brings smiles to it's passengers and onlookers. People smile and give thumbs up everywhere you go. It is easy to maintain, seats 5 people plus cargo. It goes off road, you can park right on the beach. Top down, doors off is my preference. Fold the windshield down for maximum exhilaration. Absolutely perfect summer, beach, resort car. Oh yeah, if you have kids they will love you for buying this "Thing".
This Thing has been restored from ground up.

EXTERIOR: The body is in excellent condition, no rust or damage. Completely repainted a beautiful aqua green color. The paint is very glossy, I don't see any significant flaws anywhere. New welting between the fenders and body. The door handles, mirrors, gas cap, light bezels all look new. It does have aftermarket Hella fog lamps. Upgraded chrome 15 inch wheels with trim rings and color matched center caps. Newer Firestone tires. In back it has custom stainless exhaust tips coming through the bumper. The convertible top is in very good shape, no tears. It has all the side curtains and they've been upgraded with sliding windows from the Thing Shop. The weather strips look like they're replaced.
Windows are easily removed, the doors lift right off, windshield folds down.

INTERIOR: The entire inside of the car has been prepped and painted the body color. The seats have been reupholstered front and back. The back seats fold down flat for plenty of storage. The steering wheel is an upgraded leather wrapped with chrome spokes. It has an aftermarket console a Duckboards (wooden floor slats). There is a mini tachometer in the dash. It has a custom stereo system with with 6x9 speakers in the kick panels, subwoofers and 4x6 speakers in back. All the knobs, bits and pieces look good. Has seatbelts front and back.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT: We're told the motor was just rebuilt during the restoration. It does run really well. The carburetor looks new. All the components look good.

TRUNK COMPARTMENT: It's been stripped and painted the color of the body. It has a lot of little chrome accents. The spare has a new tire. There are several components that are usually missing. It has the gas heat system. It has a washer bottle. There is a bag for the windows.

UNDERSIDE: The front end was completely rebuilt and detailed, even upgraded with a sway bar. It has coil over shocks front and back. The floors are real solid. Custom exhaust has been powder coated.

Are you ready to have fun? You won't regret this Thing!

I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my professional impression of the vehicle.
Our salesmen are happy to assist with descriptions and making sure your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do a walk around video that explains the car's condition in detail.
Don't be intimidated, contact sales now for a no pressure, no hassle experience!

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Stereo system
Tachometer
Sliding windows
Wood floor slats
Leather wheel
Console
Chrome wheels
Seatbelts
Gas heater

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1378876
  • Price:$31,998
  • Location:Volo, Illinois
  • Year:1973
  • Make:Volkswagen
  • Model:Thing
  • Exterior Color:Aqua Green
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:V19085
  • VIN:183302