Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup TDI Turbo Diesel

Condition: Used
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Rabbit
SubModel: Pickup
Type: Standard Cab Pickup
Trim: Sport
Year: 1981
Mileage: 176000
VIN: 1v1kb0172bv211269
Color: Blue
Engine: 1.9 TDI
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Diesel
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: FWD
Interior color: Gray
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Daleville, Virginia, United States
CD Player, Leather Seats

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Private seller

Description of 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit Sport

For sale is my 1981 VW Rabbit Pickup TDI!
I am using it now for my commuter and loving it! We are moving to Boston so we need to downsize.
Swapped in a Turbo Diesel from a 1997 Passat. (1.9 TDI engine code 1z)
New timing belt, water pump, pulleys, thermostat, serp belt, motor mounts etc
Runs great, plenty of power, currently does not have an intercooler though.
Has all wiring from 1997 Passat swapped over including the fuse block and instrument cluster.
Fuel guage is not wired up yet otherwise all the other guages work.
5 speed 02A manual transmission from 1997 Passat
New Starter
Has shifter from 1997 Passat. New Cable clutch linkage.
New Strut/Coil Assemblies on the front.
New front brake calipers, pads, and rotors
New rear brake shoes
Tires have lots of life left
New metallic blue paint (was stripped down, small amounts of rust were taken care of, primed, painted with 2 stage urethane)
Bedliner painted on
New taillights and led headlights
Strut towers had no rust, the floor pans are solid.
Lots of sound deadening installed (raamat, foam, MLV)
Stereo and 2 speakers in dash
Seats were dyed with professional formula
Interior wrapped with grey cloth
Wood grain door panels
Like any 1981 caddy, has a couple loose ends to take care of yet to get everything perfect (fuel guage etc)