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Old September 5th, 2017, 18:06   #1
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Saw this by the side of the road, here's the ad:

RC Stage 4: 11mm pump, 17/22, 3bar MAP:2.5" Exhaust: Koni Reds HD Springs, ~1"lift:VR6 fr swaybar, Top strut & rear tie bar: XXIO Racing Rims, 215/55ZR16 GMax AS03's, 10mm/20mm spacers, 35# @: Ventectomy: Atlas skid plate: 02J, SBC2 End, .717 5th, Peloquin LSD, Fluidampr: TT Short Shifter: Bosal Hitch: VW racks:
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Old September 5th, 2017, 19:32   #2
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For starters, engine cooling hoses are missing, it has the wrong distributor, and the crankcase ventilation hose is missing. Otherwise, it looks like fun but without more details, like underside photos, it may be rusty. These sell for less in better condition. They were really pretty crude vehicles.
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Old September 6th, 2017, 19:16   #3
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Fifteen Thousand asking price???

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Old September 11th, 2017, 12:32   #4
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I know of at least three of them and they are used as daily drivers !

History of the KUBELWAGEN ( The thing)
All interior bulbs to LED. Several VCDS modifications. Darker window tint. EVO skid-plate. Malone Stage 2, Winpower Projector headlights. Angel eyes.LED DRL's.24mm H&R rear sway bar.
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Old September 11th, 2017, 19:51   #5
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These were sold in 1973-1974 in USA I believe. 1979 would be a grey market import.
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