For Sale: 1974 VW Thing (181) in Manassas, Virginia


Vehicle Description

Stock pumpkin orange Thing. Solid California car, originated in San Diego. Originally setup to run the beach with soft suspension. Recently out of Skyline Restorations (gone through top to bottom) - new German fuel pump, new rear wheel cylinders, new German master cylinder, recent carbs rebuilt and sync'd, tune up, wires, plugs, etc. Complete Virginia safety inspection. Reliable enough to be a daily driver and runs like a scalded rat! JVC after market stereo and speakers. Rare Thing Swiss Cheese Floor Mats. Racing Seat belts (positive locking) front and rear. Window inserts included, parts manual and service manual included. Modifications: ENGINE: 2007cc (90.5 x 78mm) CR 8.25;1 mid grade fuel, dual 44 Weber, full flow oil system with filter. Less than 500 miles since rebuild. TRANS: Stock ratio with Super Diff, 4 spider, welded 3rd and 4th INTERIOR: Beard racing seats, new rubber EXTERIOR: Custom fabricated front and rear bumpers, spare tire rack, Hella Head lamps w/200 watt bulbs, custom tail lights SUSPENSION: Cut and turn front and rear – resplined, KYB shocks, 15 inch wide 5 alloys, BFG TA tires with spare. Multiple show winner.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-902833
  • Year:1974
  • Make:VW
  • Model:Thing (181)
  • Exterior Color:Pumpkin Organge
  • Interior Color:Orange / Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:Flat 4
  • Odometer:91859
  • Convertible:Yes
  • VIN:1842543569
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Aftermarket Wheels:Yes
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • CD Player:Yes
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • Custom Stereo:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Bored:Yes
  • Stroked:Yes
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive