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Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod, Vintage

Sale price: $5,500.00 make an offer

Seller's notes: "Nicely Restored, Sweet Semi- Custom Little Truck, Runs & Drives Great,More Smiles to the Mile,Gets Lots of Thumbs Up & 45-50 MPG!!"
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Volkswagen
Model: Rabbit
Year: 1981
Type: Standard Cab Pickup
Color: Yellow/Black
Mileage: 1,050
Engine: 1.6 NA Diesel
Transmission: Manual 4-spd
Fuel Type: Diesel
Trim: LX - Custom
Interior Color: Gray/Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod, Vintage for sale

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Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage Photo
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage
  • Diesel, Bio-Diesel, Custom, Rat Rod, Hot Rod,  Vintage

Lightly Customized. 1981 VW "Caddy" Diesel Pickup.

 

This has been about an 8 month project. Though I've owned it for 8 yrs.

Has undergone a complete interior & exterior cosmetic restoration.

 

Mechanical:

Engine & Drive train are tight and it runs & drives very well. Brakes are good. Has new front axles & CV jointsShift linkage could be tighter. comes with a new short shift linkage kit. not installed

 

Exterior:

The body was in very good condition before I started. No rust anywhere.

·        New Paint - Looks Pretty good @ 6 ft. . could use a good final buffing

·        Spray - on Bed Liner

·        New Lettering on Tailgate

·        15" Painted Alloy Wheels. Good Tires in Front. Rears should be replaced

·        New "La Cucaracha" Air Horns

·        Rear sliding Window

 

Interior:

·        Recaro Seats

·        New Fitted Black Carpet

·        Good Original Headliner. repainted

·        8 - Ball Shifter w/ Matching Rubber Mats

·        CD Stereo Deck w/ Aux. Input

·        Boxed Speakers behind seats

·        4 Button Steering Wheel

·        3 gauge console w/o gauges

·        Original Jack. Owner's Manual. Service Book. Haynes Repair Manual

Extras:

·        Lighted Magnetic "Taxi" Sign (Removable)

·        Magnetic Checker Board Stripes (Removable)

 

Caveats:

·        It has the usual very minor dents.

·        Rear tires have a good tread but are showing some checking in the sidewalls.

·        Fronts are about 75%

·        Fuel gauge does not work. but it gets 45 mpg. with a 15 gal. tank. it will do 675 miles

·        Instrument cluster was replaced by PO. mileage is unknown. Speedo & Odometer work


This is an excellent example of an increasingly rare vehicle. Runs & Drives well.

Attracts attention where ever I go. It's been a fun project. but it's time for me to move on. Selling to fund my next project.

Thanks for visiting my auction. -  Ric - Bid early& often ;-)

 

 


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