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1978 GMC Vandura LRP Camper. V8-350 5.7L. Rare Original Paint. Vintage USA!

1978 GMC Vandura LRP CAMPER

Condition: Used
Make: GMC
Model: Vandura
Type: Van Camper
Trim: LRP CAMPER
Year: 1978
Mileage: 251,771
VIN: TGL258U514657
Color: Brown
Engine: V8-350 5.7L
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: Brown
Drive side: USA
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Beaverton, Oregon, United States
Extras
Cruise Control
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Description for GMC Vandura 1978

* 251,771 speedometer cable disconnected since purchase. Original factory keys on vintage DICE keychain. Rare LRP Camper edition. Rare original beautiful vintage '70's paint. Vintage NRA stickers on driver and passenger wing glass.
Van was rescued from a barn in Amity, Oregon. She sat there for 8 years. Belonged to the local sheriff who passed away. Was restoring. Using as Summer camper. Ran beautiful. Major power. Tracked straight as an arrow. Good brakes. Not a single leak. Good power steering. Most comfortable bed! Sink and fridge excellent. Was literally like going back in time. Just like going with grandma and grandpa camping in the '70s and '80s. Emotional experience every time I took her out. A world now gone, but with this I van I was teleported back in time. lol!
Was returning from Tillamook Forest camping and started making a loud engine knock sound. Overheated. Had towed back home. Mechanic friend says ROD KNOCK. Needs complete engine rebuild. I love the van, not enough time, tools or workshop to complete restoration. Van has been parked since tow.
I'm listing it here because I know there has to be someone out there who is in love with it as I am and who is passionate about restoring her and keeping her on the road as a classic piece of Americana. I know there is a home for this van.
I cannot let myself send her to the junkyard. She must live!
Her name is GOLDIE

Not running. Had towed home. Needs complete engine rebuild.
Clean Oregon title, in my name, in hand.
Tags good until 06/2019. Sold as is. All sales final. No returns.Buyer pays all SHIPPING/PICK UP FEES/Taxes$3500.00 OBO
Feel free to contact me via phone and or email. I have taken a ton of photos and video. I can take specific photos and videos per request.
GOODSuper rare original factory paint90% Original interiorBed excellent conditionTransmission good. all gears good. no slippingBrakes goodPower steering goodReverse good.Good lightsTurn signals goodRoof rack barsInstruments on panel functionReverse light goodLicense plate light goodNever any fluid leaksSinkFridgeHeadlightsBrake lightsReverse lightslicense plate lightturn signalsdash lightsNew tires $410 7/05/17. Les Schwab (approx. 600 miles)New battery $133 2/12/18. Les Schwab (unused)Spare tire mountAll glass good (minus windshield)window hardware goodlocks goodSliding door goodRear doors goodCaptains chairs good.pillow toppedOriginal plush interior headliner/side upholsteryNo leaks. roof, windows, sealsTow hitch/ballClean undersideVintage NRA stickers on glassTrailer hitch plugparking break (little sticky. functions)after market Bluetooth stereo. audio cable run to all speakers.
BAD:Engine needs complete rebuildCracked windshieldSpeedometer cable disconnectedCruise control needs wiredRusted out drivers side door interiorRust around doghouse engine compartment.Drivers door have to press handle three times to open.No original tablesHorn relay good. Horn needs wiredWindows all have tint. needs re-tint. bubbles/peeling film.Interior lights not wiredRear ashtray not wiredNo original stereoNeeds to be buffed out/waxed