For Sale: 1973 Volkswagen Type 181 in SARASOTA, Florida

Vehicle Description

This 1973 Volkswagen Thing has 71,000 actual miles. More recently, body was painted  in Pacific over Black vinyl interior and is powered by a  1.6-liter flat-four Dual port paired with a four-speed manual transaxle. Strong running engine with the charging system updated to a alternator. The "Thing" has removable doors, front folding windshield making it very versatile. New coco floor matts along with New front seats and refinished rear cushions make the interior appeasing to the eye. A new Premium Top and Heavy duty frame was sourced from "TheThingshop" and installed.  Side curtains help you stay dry when the wet season happens or driving on the beach.
14" Red Steel wheels with New radial tires installed in June,2021.
71,000 actual Miles
1600cc DP engine
4-speed manual transmission
Updated charging system to a alternator
Sound floors 
New Coco Matts
New Black Top W/heavy duty frame 
New Front seats with back seat cushions refinished
New Gas Tank.
New front and rear indicator lenses.
Added New swinging rear tire mount
New front and rear bumpers

Vehicle Details

  • 1973 Volkswagen Type 181
  • Listing ID:CC-1487658
  • Price:$22,900
  • Location:SARASOTA, Florida
  • Year:1973
  • Make:Volkswagen
  • Model:Type 181
  • Exterior Color:Pacific Blue
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:71000
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Trim Level:Thing
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Vinyl Roof:Yes
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive

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Vintage Motors Sarasota
5500 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
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