Rare 83 Westfalia Joker Near Mint 100% OG Survivor Rebuilt Motor Over 50 Pics

1983 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon

Condition: Used
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Bus/Vanagon
Year: 1983
Mileage: 164,000
VIN: wv2zb0250dh109836
Transmission: Automatic
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Longview, Washington, United States

Description for Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon 1983

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1983 Westfalia Joker. The Westfalia Joker edition is a rare Vanagon. The Joker was only available in Europe. This van being a automatic transmissionWestfalia Joker, ake it extremely rare. This is a one family owned Vanagon. This van was purchased new inEurope under the European delivery program then shipped to Washington state were it stayed from 1984 to 2015. This is a dry completely rust free west coast bus. 28k miles on the rebuilt stock motor by Bow Wow Motors in Lynwood Washington. This van has been meticulously maintained by the original elderly owner (have records). This van was well loved, aintained and always garaged. South African grill and H-4 headlight upgradejust installed. This van has 100% original paint and is in near mint condition. The interior still looks new. Rare factory trailer hitch and trailer light hook up by Westfalia (see picture). The van runs and drives excellent.
Motor and Transmission- 28k miles on the rebuilt stock motor by Bow Wow Motors. The water cooled 1.9 liter runs perfectly. The transmission was rebuilt at some point. New fuel lines and filter, lternator, tarter. The van has been meticulously maintained since new. Motor runs great, he transmission shifts crisp and precise. The steering is tight, rakes are good.
Interior- The interior is in mint condition. The seats are comfortable and have no rips, tains or damage. The headliner is excellent. The dash has no crack. The carpet still looks new. The fridge runs off propane, 2 volt aux battery, nd 120 (shore power). All curtains are in excellent condition and have no sun fading or damage. The interior cabinets are in like new condition. The front seats both swivel. The sink still has its original Blanko decal (the appliances appear to be hardly, f ever used). The interior just had a professional detail. The van has dual heaters (one mounted under rear seat as well as in the front with separate fan controls).
Paint and Body- 101% original paint. This van has never had any paint work. I had the original paint professionally polished to a factory new shine. Rare paint color (paint color code is B9B9 Ivory Beige (L567). (The color is a light shade of yellow, ot really a beige color). I believe this color is very rare and only came on European Joker models. The paint and body are in excellent condition. The paint is original and looks new say for a couple of minor dings and small scratches. The bumpers are in excellent condition. All door and body seals are in good condition, o leaks. Very dry van with no rust, eam rust, r cancer. This van was garaged from 1983 to 2016.
Pop Top- The pop top canvas does show signs of age, ut is perfectly usable as is. Theupper bunk sleeps 2 and the pad is in excellent condition. The fiber glass top is in excellent original condition as well. The pop top headliner is new.
Other- Rare factory installed Westfalia trailer hitch with trailer hook up. This van is set up to tow a small trailer. South African grill with H-4 headlights. Brand new main battery. 185 r14 heavy duty 6 ply tires. Rebuilt axles, .v. joints, nd new cv boots. New brakes, indshield and windshield seal. The van also comes with its detachable front windshield curtain, ug screen, ables, nd all owners manuals.. I also have a stack of maintenance records.
Theoriginal owner took excellent care of this van and always garaged it.The pride of owner ship shows in its unbelievable original condition.This is one of the nicest original Vanagons on the market. This is a no story original paint low mile survivor that has been well maintained and cared for its entire life. The van needs nothing and is ready for cross country driving or camping adventures.

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