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Very Rare European Delivery 1964 Early Ice Pick Handle Walk Thru 21 Window
  Show stopping nut and bolt restoration with hand stitched interior and beautiful hand stitched headliner.  Sealing Wax Red/Beige Grey, new interior, engine and transmission build done to the highest standards.  Detailed undercarriage.  This bus was originally purchased in California and has been in Southern California since new.  ZERO RUST.  All original panels, never wrecked, original floors, all original metal, absolutely no bondo.  Engine build:  1641 Dual Port, 87 mm pistons, Big Valve Heads, Electronic Ignition, New Alternator, Dual baby Webers, Header, New Crank, Cam, updated exhaust system, updated dual reservoir, master cylinder .  Too many misc. engine parts to list - contact for more info.  Very rare chrome deluxe bumpers, safari windows, new clutch, axel seals, all new brakes, wheel bearings,rebuilt reduction boxes, new brake cable and cylinders, new front suspension, rebuilt steering box, new freeway flyer transmision, new tires, new powder coated rims.  Less than 300 miles on total restoration.  All factory spot welds on vehicle.  Painted spare rim.  Uncut dash. New ragtop canvas.  Sliding rag opens and closes with ease.  Heater works well. I also have pictures of the restoration.  If you want the best, this is the bus for you!  I ship world wide.  Rare factory options includes; ambulance step, Europeon delivery.  Certificate of authenticity, original M code plate.

All vehicles offered by West Coast Samba are being sold as is, where is, with no warranty, expressed, written or implied. West Coast Samba is not responsible for the correct description, authenticity, or defects herein and makes no warranty in connection herewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and have satisfied himself or she as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgment solely. West Coast Samba shall make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer’s request prior to the close of sale. West Coast Samba assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle.
***Featured Restoration*** Fully Restored Early 64 21 Window Walk Through. Mint, Museum, Show Quality, Documented Southern California Bus Since New. Never Any Rust, All Original Body Panels. Detailed And Painted Under Carriage. 
Restored 1966 Euro Delivery Tin Top Westfalia. Rare Factory Options
 Fully Restored 73 Westfalia, New Paint Job, Rebuilt Motor, New Pop Top Canvas. All New Upholstery. High End Stereo System. 100k Original Miles.
 ***Featured Restoration*** MUSEUM QUALITY - 1979 Westfalia. 65k Original Documented Miles. One Owner. Stored in Garage for Many Years. Mint Museum Quality.  Mint Original Paint. Mint Interior. Garaged Since New. Rebuilt Motor with Receipts.
 ***SOLD*** Restored 71 Tin Top Camper. New Motor, Show Quality Paint, New Interior, Rust Free. Less Than 200 Miles on Restoration.
  ***SOLD*** Restored 1968 Tin top Camper. New motor, New interior, Pride of Ownership Shows Through Out.

Mint Condition ,museum quality 1979 Westfalia. Factory AC van, 2 fuel injected hydraulic valve motor. Mint interior (all original). Original plates. Rare euro delivery. I picked this van up from the original owners who bought this van in Germany new under the euro delivery program. They traveled across Germany in 1979 for a few months, then had the van shipped back to Oregon where it stayed. The van was only driven a couple times a year to family outings and local festivals. The van has been garaged since 1979. This van has only 65k fully documented miles. I have stacks of maintenance records. The previous owners ran the engine low on oil and had to replace the engine. This van recently had a brand new motor installed by Herzog Meyer VW in Beaverton Oregon (cost $4000 and I have the receipt). There is only 7,000 miles on the new motor. Absolutely ZERO RUST!!! Not even surface rust. The van looks like it just rolled of the show room floor in 1979. Garaged since new, no really, garaged since new... Stored for many years, started up and driven every couple weeks to keep seals fresh. Runs, drives, perfect. One of the best, If not the best original Westfalias in the country. Stacks of receipts going back 20 + years.                                                 
 ***SOLD*** Restored 1976 Riviera. Freshly Rebuilt Motor and Transmission. Professionally Lowered. New Interior and Paint.
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1986 Vanagon Syncro 99,000 documented original miles. over $20,000 in receipts for maintenance as well as every DEQ emissions report since new. I have every maintenance and oil change receipt since new. Completely stock 2.1 liter engine. Locking rear differential. This van was bought from the original owner who only drove the van a few times a week. When I bought the van, the plastics were still on the rear hatch cushion. Garaged since new,, never letf outside never off-roaded. Absolutely show-room condition. Interior is mint, power mirrors, paint is perfect. Absolutely no rust, seam rust, or surface rust. New 17" wheels and all-terrain tires. The original owner took amazing care of this vehicle. I purchased the vehicle from the daughter after he passed away. 100% original paint. Super clean under carriage with original undercoating that still looks new. This van was his pride and joy. I have all original manuals, maintenance logs, and window sticker as well as original sales purchase contract. This van was purchased new from Tom Carstins Volkswagen in Tacoma, WA. Original purchase price $19818.00. All vehicle maintenance and repairs were performed by Carstin's Volkswagen. I have over 100 pages of maintenance and repair receipts. The previous owner was meticulous regarding the maintenance of this vehicle. This is not your average Vanagon Syncro. This van is in mint showroom museum quality condition. This van is in my personal car collection. I also have original 14" wheels, stock hub caps and new tires with correct load rating. Rear seat folds into a bed, rear heater. Runs and drives perfect. This van is the perfect centerpiece for any Volkswagen collection, show car or use it as a daily driver. You must see this van to believe its condition...


***SOLD*** Mint Show Room Condition 1986 Syncro. Garaged Since New. 99k original miles. One owner. All Records Since New Including Original Window Stickers and Manuals. Locking Rear Diff.
1976 Westfalia. Built by well known VW builder. Under 300 miles on complete restoration, Painted under carriage. 100% zero rust. Full window out paint job, Interior and door jambs repainted as well. All new window & door seals, All cabinets rebuilt and sport new Formica. Factory stove and sink. 3 window pop top with screens. Rebuilt 2000cc motor, rebuilt heads, new fuel injection hoses & parts.  Dual batteries with battery isolator, VDO gauges. Brand new 8 ply camper tires. Runs and drives perfect. 

***SOLD*** Original Lotis White 66 13 window deluxe. Complete Rotisserie restoration in the late 80's. 2 owner. Rebuilt Motor and Transmission.
*** SOLD *** Restored 1980 Westfalia. New motor, New $5500 paint job, South African Grill & Head Lights, 100k og miles. Show Quality Paint. Over 70 pictures on link below.
*** SOLD ***  Fully Restored 1976 Westfalia. New Motor, 300 miles on Complete Restoration. Detailed and Painted Under Carriage, 90k OG Miles. Over 270 Pictures documenting the Restoration.

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  Rare Euro Delivery 1964 SO33 Sub hatch Westfalia. This bus was sitting in a barn for almost 30 years before I bought the van from the original owners. (I have many pics documenting this true barn find I can email you.) For those of you who know how rare this is, this is a rare opportunity. The bus is a absolute time capsule. Original 1500cc motor, original transmission. 88K original miles. 6 volt. Original Westfalia rack. Original mint tent, unopened or used with all poles. The interior in this bus is in excellent original condition. The bus has the rare original floor carpet mat in the cargo area, original kick and roof panels , 100% original interior with the exception of the door panels I decided to replace, but I did save the original door panels and will be included in the sale. Rare Original glass milk bottle. All curtains are original. Original hammock, original chandelier light. Mint original Canadian made Coleman stove still in original box with original manuals. All original upholstery. One repaint. Six volt. With the exception of one exterior repaint, This bus is completely original. Has all the rare camping accessories. This is a Euro delivery. Originally this bus was delivered to Germany. Then shipped over to the states. Rare factory Turkis green paint. (never seen on sub hatch campers). Floor is perfect. Dog legs perfect. Doors are perfect. Including cargo doors. Battery trays are perfect. One key fits all original locks. 

***SOLD*** - 1964 so33 Westfalia Sub Hatch Euro Delivery 85k og Miles 99% original Numbers Matching Engine &Trans, Mint Never Used Tent, Rack, Original Coleman Camp Stove New in Box with Manuals.
***SOLD*** Featured Restoration (Preservation) 1971 Westfalia Rare Original Paint Bus. Documented Rust Free California Bus, New Built 1776 motor, New Freeway Flyer Transmission.
***SOLD*** Rare 1986 Westfalia Weekender Syncro. No Expense Spared GoWesty Build. 2.4 liter GoWesty Motor, Rebuilt Transmission w/ Locking Diff, Decoupler, Over $54k Invested in Receint Work Done w/ All Receipts 

1986 Vananagon Syncro Westfalia weekender. This Syncro is the super rare weekender model. The weekender has no fridge, stove or center cabinet. Instead there is a table and rear facing jump seat. The weekender dose have the rear cabinet and rear over head storage as well as the fold out bed. There is also a hook up for shore power. This van was equipped from the factory with these rare options. Most people prefer the weekender to the full camper as the weekender is much more spacious and has a more utilitarian layout. This van has been completely restored by GoWesty. Total cost of the upgrades and restoration by GoWesty was over $54,000. The van comes with all recipients.

*** SOLD *** 1991 Westfalia One Owner, OG Paint in Excellent Condition, Garaged, No Rust, Brand New Go Westy Motor w/ Less Than 1000 miles, Over 20k in Receint Work w/ all Receipts. AC, Cruise, Power Mirrors. Call for Additional Info.

1991 Westfalia One Owner, Bought new in Germany under the tourist delivery program. This van spent a couple months traveling all over Germany. The original owners then had it shipped home to the NW Washington area wear it stayed. Factory cruise, AC, power windows, power mirrors. The van was purchased with some very rare extras, The van was ordered with rare tent made by Isabella. The tents were only sold in Europe and built for Vanagons specifically. The tent fabric was done to matching colors of the factory paint. The tent is very rare. I have never seen another like it. The van also was factory ordered with a very rare aluminium awning made by Dometic, ( the same company who built the refrigerators for the all Vanagon Westfalia's.) The previous owners took amazing care of this van. Any time the van needed repairs it went to the same trusted local shop. Synthetic oil has only been used for oil changes. OG Paint in Excellent Condition, No wrecks. Garaged since new, no really garaged since new...., Brand New Go Westy 2.5 liter Motor w/ Less Than 1000 miles, ($10,000 have receipt) This is a one owner van. NO RUST OR SEAM RUST.... Near mint interior. Stainless steel exhaust and coolant pipes. I have receipts totaling well over 20k in recent work and repairs (way to much to list).

*** SOLD *** Ground Up Restored 73 Westfalia. Updated Rebuilt 78 Fuel Injected 2 liter, Rare Continental Upper Bunk. One of a Kind Show Car.
I have decided to sell my 1971 Westfalia out of my personal collection, Completely original. Documented California bus, 100% Original paint, no major dents, solid rust free body. New "Strictly Foreign" 1776cc engine. New freeway flyer transmission, Kennedy clutch. This van has NO RUST.... New front brakes, pads, and hoses. New rear brakes, cylinders. All new shocks. New drag link, (tight front end / steering). All wheel bearings repacked. Mechanically this bus is like new. Freshly painted front and rear bumpers as well as wheels. New front seat upholstery, pads and three window pop top canvas. All new pop top seals. I have all receipts for work that has been done. Not every day do you see a 71 westy in this kind of original condition. 85k documented original miles

Restored Show Quality 1973 Westfalia. Less than 1000 miles on the compete restoration. This restoration is in excellent condition and includes a complete engine rebuild, bodywork/paint, and an custom interior cabinet rebuild. The restoration took 3 years. The van was designed so that it could be used for what it does best for another 20 years, while minimizing maintenance. No expense was spared. Only the best craftsmen were hired for the engine and body work. This bus would be ideal for someone wanting to take it on the road, or wanting a show vehicle.

*** SUPER RARE factory continental full upper bed. I have heard of these but never seen one. This is a bed that sleeps two in the pop top area. Unheard of for early Westfalia's.

​ ****SOLD**** Restored 1968 TinTop Camper Rebuilt Motor & Transmission, New Interior. Dry California Bus.

1968 Tin Top Camper. This bus was restored a few years ago. Rebuilt motor, brand new rebuilt transmission, rare chrome bumpers, Custom interior very tastefully done. New interior panels, curtains, headliner, high end Pioneer CD player with remote. New front seats, jump seat, camper bed seat upholstery. New deep dish chrome wheels and hubcaps. Solid body, no wrecks, new tires, New shocks all the way around. All new fuel and vac lines. Over 300 man hours went into the recent work and upgrades to this van. Note- rack and fog lamps not included. The van runs and drives awesome.

**SOLD** 1969 Deluxe 2 Owner New 1600cc Dual 118k OG Miles 

1969 Deluxe. I bought this van from the same owner since the early 70's. The OG key fits all locks and ignition. The previous owner was a well known VW mechanic from the NW. Original motor and transmission. Nice headliner and seats. Newer front seat upholstery. The OG motor was rebuilt and updated with dual port heads. New brakes, soft lines, master cylinder, wheel cylinders, shoes all the way around. All new fuel lines, rebuilt carb, new clutch ect. Still has OG Washington plates and 1970's title. OG radio. Rare Z bed, I have never seen this option in a deluxe before. The rear seat folds down into a full bed. Only one repaint done in the 90's. Beautiful patina. I had my body shop polish out the paint to a amazing finish, Some what rare factory red color. Very dry bus with only minor rust.

***SOLD*** 1967 Double Cab Survivor New Motor 56k OG Miles New Motor

1967 Double Cab- Originally deliverd to San Fransisco on December 1, 1966. This double cab spent its whole life in California and Southern Oregon. Factory Velvet Green. Believed to be 56,000 original miles. Runs and drives awesome. This VW has been well maintained and cared for by the previous owners. New professionally rebuilt 1600cc single port. Only one repaint, OG Saphire radio, OG seat upholstery.
*** SOLD *** Museum quality 78 Riviera 100% OriginalPaint, Interior, (Everything)  Mint Condition 95k Original Miles

1967 Tin Top Walk Through EZ Camper. Originally delivered to San Fransisco on February 24th 1967. I chose to do a preservation restoration on this van as it was in such good condition and i wanted to keep it as original as possible.This van spent its life in California and southern Oregon where I purchased it. Rebuilt 1600cc motor, rebuilt freeway flyer transmission. New front floor corners. Solid dry Californian survivor. Interior is in excellent condition and mostly original. Previous owner owned a VW shop so needless to say this van has been maintained, cared for and loved. Every thing works. Runs and drives like a new van....

***SOLD Germany*** 1967 TinTop Walk Thru EZ Camper Documented Dry Californian Survivor, Rebuilt 1600cc & Freeway Flyer Transmission 

Mint Condition ,museum quality 1978 Riviera. Rebuilt 2 fuel injected hydraulic valve motor. Mint interior (all original). I picked this van up from the 2nd owner. The van has only been driven sparingly a couple times a year to family outings and local festivals, and camping / road trips. The van has been garaged since 1978. This van has only 95k original miles. Absolutely ZERO RUST!!! The van looks looks like it just rolled of the show room floor in 1978 say for a few rock ships, minor nicks ect. Both the first and second owners were meticulous when it came to the maintenance and general care and preservation of the van. Garaged since new, no really, garaged since new... One key fits all locks. Stored for many years. Runs, drives, perfect. One of the best, if not the best original Rivieras in the country.... Way to much to list.

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  1967 Double factory door camper. 4 year restoration. Only 80k absolutely original miles. I bought this van from the second owner here in the Pacific North West. This bus was originally delivered to Hawaii. The low original mileage is due to the van being on a small island for many years. The van has its factory M Code plate which verifies the factory options and delivery destination. This is a factory ordered double door camper (I have documentation). Most campers ordered in the states went to Sundial, Riviera, EZ Camper for there camping conversion. Any camper delivered to Hawaii was installed by the VW dealership making this a super rare bus with its rare options. The camper kit was factory dealer installed at the VW dealership it was purchased at new in Hawaii. The bus had minimal rust due to being garaged most of its life and being ordered with undercoating which is still in excellent condition. All metal work was professionally done using correct replacement panels. This bus has been fully restored. New 1641 engine. New free way flyer transmission, IRS (no reduction boxes), dual carbs. This bus was stripped down to a bare shell, media blasted inside and out and professionally repainted inside and out including the engine bay using factory early VW bus colors of Sand Green and Palm Green correct single stage paint. Over 80 hours into the restored camping windows alone. 17 inch Escra Raider wheels. The one of a kind interior took me a year working on it off and on to complete. I used the same factory interior panels and colors as would be found in a 64 deluxe. All interior and exterior colors are factory VW paint codes and reproduction interior upholstery finishes. There is less than 750 miles on the complete restoration.

Motor- Under 750 miles on rebuilt motor. Rebuilt 1641 dual port. Big valve heads, rebuilt dual Kadron carbs, dual high performance air cleaners, new muffler, dual Empi intakes, new fuel and vac lines, new fuel pump, and alternator. The engine bay is spotless as seen in the pictures and was media blasted and professionally repainted as was the rest of the bus. The motor is finely tuned and runs like a sewing machine.

Transmission- Under 750 miles on rebuilt big nut freeway flyer transmission. (for those of you who don't know, a freeway flyer is a transmission geared higher) These transmissions are a great improvement over stock transmissions and allow you to cruise at highway speeds with ease and comfort. The IRS coupled with the freeway flyer transmission and higher horse power motor gives you a bus that drives and handles more like a car. The IRS was professionally installed, (The reduction boxes have been removed). New axles and shift bushing. The transmission shifts crisp and precise.

Paint & Body- This bus was completely disassembled and stripped down to a bare shell. The entire bus was media blasted to bare metal in side and out including the engine bay. The bus had dealer installed under coating, so the under carriage and belly pans were in excellent condition and needed no rust repair. The rust repair includes, lower 3 inches of nose, all four cargo door inner and outer lower section, both left and right lower rockers, front floor corners, battery tray on right side. All metal work was done using the finest metal replacement panels and professionally installed by a well know body shop. This bus is completely 100% RUST FREE. The under carriage is spotless. The bus was painted using factory paint colors of Sand Green (L-311), and Palm Green (L-312), these are factory 1955 to 1958 VW bus colors. The paint is over 3 years old and shows no blemishes coming through the paint. The bus was painted using the correct single stage PPG paint finish. A lot of thought and detail went into picking the interior and exterior colors paying tribute to factory correct 1955 to 1964 finishes. The bus was painted completely inside and out including but not limited to the engine bay. The paint looks absolutely gorgeous. The panels are arrow strait and have little to no filler. High end Safari front windows, the frames were completely disassembled and painted the body color. The Hehr windows were completely disassembled, rebuilt and fully polished. The Hehr windows have over 80 hours invested in them alone in polishing and rebuilding them. Both front and rear bumpers are perfect with no dings or previous damage. Both bumpers were completely disassembled and repainted. The factory under coating is still in excellent condition. All new door and window rubber seals through out ect. All new lenses. Dash is uncut and in perfection condition. DYNA Mat was used through out the entire bus including the entire roof, behind all door panels, floor and engine bay area and doubled up in certain areas. Creative Engineering Safari windows. New door handles, locks, ect. The paint has never been polished and only washed a hand full of times. Hundreds of hours went into the paint and body work alone....

Interior- A lot of time and thought went into the interior design. My goal was to keep all interior colors and finishes correct using interior color and finishes from 1964 options. All interior door panels were ordered from TMI. The colors I picked are factory 1964 colors ordered with standard and deluxe buses. The interior option code is 292 (Basalt Grey and Silver Beige). I chose not install deluxe chrome interior trim as I thought the minimalist look was the way to go and fit my design concept better. All seats, jump seat, and Z bed were completely disassembled. The front seat frames were sand blasted and repainted. All seats were reupholstered by a high end hot rod shop, done to the highest standards. Note, these are not the cheap TMI seat covers, these are custom made by a professional upholstery shop. All vinyl was ordered from TMI to ensure colors are factory correct for 1964. The rear Z-bed springs were replaced with a memory foam padding. All seats have custom memory foam type padding, not the cheap and uncomfortable TMI coconut fiber padding. The goal was to make the seats comfortable to drive on long road trips. The complete headliner and lower half of the interior panels were custom made out of Baltic Birch wood. All panels were carefully hand picked for the desired grain and color. All interior Birch wood was professional cut out using factory templates. Every panel and trim piece received 5 coats of clear varnish. The panels were completely wet sanded in between coats. Needless to say this took an untold amount of hours..... A lot of planning went into installing the headliner making sure no screws were visible. All interior lights and electrical work perfect. New front mat, and wheel well cover mats. All cabinets are original to the bus when ordered new and have the correct 1967 date codes stamped on the ID tag. I used a high end birch wood flooring throughout the cargo area. All cabinets were reinforced with metal brackets to ensure they last another 40 years. All interior cabinets are lined with carpet. All interior brackets, interior hardware, Z bed brackets ect were sand blasted and repainted. All inside window trim was custom fitted. Plenty of storage under jump seat, z bed, closets ect. I went out of my way to try to hide mounting screws on interior trim and panels, this attention to detail is what sets this van apart from other restorations. I have over $7,000 invested in the interior alone. There is much more work that I did to the interior, I tried to list all the high lights.

Brakes & Suspension- New brake wheel cylinders front and rear. All new soft and hard brake lines, new shoes, all drums were turned, new dual circuit master cylinder. All wheel bearings were replaced or repacked. The brakes have been finely tuned and work excellent. New steering box, KYB performance gas shocks front and rear. IRS rear suspension, (no reduction boxes). The van steers tight, and handles awesome.

Other- 1967 was the first year of 12 volt. Brand new Escra Raider 17 inch wheels, brand new tires. The rear tires are slightly bigger and wider than the fronts to give the van a aggressive stance. Optima battery. Rare VW Rack completely sand blasted and repainted to body color. The rack is worth a $1000 alone. Pivoting safari wiper hinges. The bus has its original M-Code plate. New reproduction seat belts up front. Rebuilt and restored gas tank with new sending unit. Over $500 in Dyna mat sound deadening was used through out the entire bus shell. Rare set of factory tools and jack.

My design concept was based on a "what VW should have built concept". My goal was to build a "greatest hits vw bus" using popular interior and exterior colors, finishes and materials staying true to factory original look and details specific to the era. The drive train was upgraded for reliability, drivibility, comfort, and safety. Only factory correct VW finishes and parts were used during the restoration. The attention to detail is what sets this van apart from other restorations. No expense or untold hours of labor were spared in this one of a kind build. This 4 year restoration was a labor of love. More rare than a 23 or 21 window and much more usable. This van can be used, and was purpose built to tour the country in comfort and style. I have only taken the van to a couple non VW shows and it took home 1rst in its class both times. I originally built this van to keep. Only selling to purchase another collector car. One of the finest restored split window buses in the country. This would be the perfect center piece in any VW collection. Although I tried to be thorough in the description, I know there is much I left out. Feel free to call with any questions.
 *** Featured Restoration - NOT FOR SALE*** Very Rare 1967 Factory Double Door Camper 4 Year Restoration 85k Original Miles 100% Rust Free. One of a Kind Show Car. Over 100 Pictures.

RARE- 1964 Mouse Grey, Standard Micro Bus Walk Through w/ 100% OG Paint.... No Really this Bus has 100% OG paint.... Never restored, resprayed or touched up in any way. Professionally installed IRS, (no reduction boxes), narrowed front beam by Wagens West. The interior is OG including headliner, all interior panels and Saphire 1 radio. The headliner is almost perfect. The seats upholstery is the only thing that has been redone recently. Rebuilt 1600cc dual port, freeway flyer transmission. Safari windows, factory 6 pop out windows. The narrowed front beam was built by a well known local VW shop (Wagens West). The bus rides and handles awesome with the narrowed front beam and is a HUGE improvement over the stock suspension. I have never seen a split window van that has 100% og paint in this kind of original condition. Thousands of dollars and hundreds of man hours went into the preservation of this bus....
***SOLD*** 1964 Mouse Grey Standard Walk Thru. 101% OG Paint Survivor. 99% Rust Free, Updated & Rebuilt Drive Train. One of the Finest Unrestored Split Windows in the Country.
***Featured Restoration (Not For Sale)*** Fully Restored 1979 Riviera New Window Out Show Quality Paint Job, Less than 5k Miles on Motor and Transmission.
****SOLD****Fully Restored 1976 Tin Top Riviera. 55k Original Miles, Rebuilt Motor, New Paint and Seals. Very Rare Full Camper Tin Top Riviera Special Order Bus. 
Mint condition, show quality fully restored 1979 Riviera. Less than 5000 miles on rebuilt 2 fuel injected hydraulic valve motor and transmission by local VW shop here in Portland Oregon. I have paper work on the rebuild. Mint interior, all seats have been reupholstered. Full show quality high end window out, door off paint job on rust free body. All new door and window seals. Only 152k original miles. The van has only been driven sparingly since the restoration. The van has always been garaged. Absolutely ZERO RUST!!! The van looks like it just rolled of the show room floor in 1979. Both the first and second owners were meticulous when it came to the maintenance and general care and preservation of the van. Custom made awning cost over $1500 is included. Stored for many years prior to restoration. Runs, drives, perfect. One of the best, if not the best Riviera's in the country. The pictures speak for them selves.... 

 Restored 1976 Tin Top Riviera. Only 55k Original miles.... Less than 200 miles on the restoration. This is a super rare late model bay window full camper with pop top delete, (tin top camper). The early tin tops are pretty common with there weekender style interior set ups, but to find a later model bay widow with full camping interior is rare. The original owner special ordered this bus through Riviera here in the Pacific NW with these unique options. Dry West Coast bus its entire life. Original key fits all locks... The original radio still works great. All work was done by well known local VW shop. This van has gone through a extensive mechanical and cosmetic restoration. All receipts available. 

***SOLD*** 1975 Riviera Camper 130k Original Miles. Mostly Original Paint. Solid, Dry Bus West Coast Bus.
***SOLD*** 1978 Riviera. Brand New Motor, Paint, Interior, Over $10,000 in Recent Mechanical Work Just Done.
Once in a while you find van that has been well cared for its entire life, this is one of them... Amazing survivor. 1975 Transporter. 100% Original Paint, Original Interior. Updated hydraulic valve motor. Rare automatic. Near mint head liner. This bus has no rust. Floors are perfect. This van had been garaged or covered most of its life. The interior is in excellent condition. I am going to do some preservation work to this bus, the paint looks like it will buff out to like new condition. Additional pictures and information coming soon. Call with any questions. 

***SOLD*** 1975 Transporter. 100% Original Paint & Interior. Unbelievable Original Condition.
1990 Syncro GoWesty build. 160k original miles, 3 owner. Over 73k invested. This is a fully upgraded Syncro comparable to the Syncro's selling at GoWesty for 70k+ but at a fraction of the price. All receipts and records come with the van You will can not build a syncro to this standard for anywhere near the asking price. Almost every upgrade you can do to a Vanagon has been done. Below is a brief list of upgrades done to the van, there is much more that is not listed. Most of the work was done at GoWesty. Addition pictures available.

*** SOLD*** 1990 Syncro. Original Paint, 160k Original Miles. Fully Upgraded by GoWesty. One of a Kind Expedition Built Van in Excellent Condition 
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Restored 1978 Riviera "Yoda". This bus was a labor of love. Less than 8,000 miles on complete rebuilt 2 fuel injected hydraulic valve motor and transmission by local VW shop here in Portland Oregon. I have paper work on the rebuild. Mint interior, all seats have been reupholstered. High end paint job on rust free body. New door and window seals. Only 98k original miles. The van has only been driven sparingly since the restoration. The van has been garaged for a majority of its life. Absolutely ZERO RUST!! Stored for many years prior to restoration. The bus runs, drives, like new. 

 ***SOLD*** Very Rare Euro Model 1974 Dorper Camper. Documented One Owner 54k OG Miles, Barn Find, Stored Since 1982. Excellent Preserved Condition. 100% Original
***SOLD*** Completely Restored  1972 Deluxe. Full Two Year Restoration. Top Quality Restoration. New Built Motor.
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Want some thing no one else has? Well here it is 1974 Euro model Dorper Camper 

Original near mint condition. 1974 Canadian spec (Dorper) VW Camper. A factory ordered pre runner (off road) bus if you will. Check out the rare M Code options below. Delivered to Halifax, Canada. Only one owner since new. Stored inside barn since 1982. Documented 54k og miles. The van was parked in 1982 with 45,400 miles. It was stored inside a barn from 1982 to 2012. In 2012 it was brought out of its long term hibernation. The fuel was drained prior to storage. When the fuel tank was pulled it was spotless clean. This has been in the same family since new. This van has been meticulously taken care of and garaged from 1974 till 1982 when it was parked, then stored from 1982 to 2012 in a barn. Very rare optioned bus. I believe this to be the lowest mile, most original Dorper camper in existence. The van was taken out of long term storage and gone over. The work included, new clutch, pressure plate, through out bearing, fuel filter and fuel lines , complete tune up and new Hancook 6 ply truck rated tires. The van runs and drives like a brand new van. The original owner loved this van and always garaged it and took incredible care of the van up in till he was no longer able to drive in 1982. As you will see in the pictures the van is in near mint condition with the exception of a few scratches and dings. No rust, OG paint, rare color (Kansas Red-L30B). The entire bus is all original. ** Note look at the original door panels, no warping. The seat pads are still plush. Rare gas heater. Very rare factory dual carbs only seen on Euro model vans. The van was recently taken on a several thousand mile road trip by previous owner after it was pulled from its long hibernation. The van ran like a top and is ready to take any where in the country. 

***SOLD*** Survivor 1978 Sunroof Deluxe 100% og Paint & Interior 79,000 Original Miles. 100% Original Survivor in Excellent Condition
***SOLD*** 1974 Riviera Tin Top Camper. Near Mint Museum Quality Unrestored Survivor. OG Tent, Window Sticker, All Records Since New, Rebuilt Motor.
***SOLD*** Fully Restored 1971 Westfalia. Show Quality, New 1776, Rebuilt Trans, Restored Custom Interior, Full Window Out Paint Job, New Pop Top Canvas.
***SOLD*** 1973 Transporter. Mechanically Sorted, Solid West Coast Bus, Excellent Driver.

1973 Transporter. Mechanically this bus has been completely sorted. Owned buy a VW mechanic, this is a good driver you can drive any where. The body is in excellent condition for its age. Dry West Coast van. Nose is in good condition and has not been hit. 1.7 L Engine with New Valve Guides and Exhaust Valves, Vanagon Electronic Ignition, Fuel Injection, New Battery, Rebuilt Axles, New Tires on Vanagon Alloys, New Brakes Front and Rear. Jalousie windows, Correct middle seat. Interior seat upholstery is in good condition. Excellent value for the money.  Call or email for additional pictures and information. 
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RARE Low Mile (79k) - 1978 Sunroof Deluxe 100% OG Paint.... No Really this Bus has 100% OG paint.... Never restored, resprayed or touched up in any way. Only 79k original miles since new. 2 Owner. Professionally lowered 2 inches for the perfect stance. The interior is all original including headliner, all interior panels ect. The headliner is near perfect. The seats upholstery 100% original and in mint condition, (NO RIPS or damage) Rebuilt factory fuel injected 2 liter hydraulic valve motor. The bus rides awesome with the lowered stance and KYB gas shocks. Very rare to find van that has 100% og paint in this kind of original condition. This van had been garaged most of its life. Many man hours and a lot of money have gone into the preservation of this bus with the goal to keep it as original as possible.... 

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Full ground up restoration. Show quality through out. Dry California rust free bus. Low miles on restoration. New freshly rebuilt 1776cc engine, rebuilt transmission. Dual batteries. New wood floor in cargo area. Professionally built custom camping interior. The rear closet cabinet was built so there are no blind spots, but still plenty of interior storage. All new interior, new seat upholstery through out. Nice cd player. New 3 window pop top canvas. Full window out, pop top off paint job. Interior and engine bay all painted as well. All new door, window rubber. Factory disc brakes up front. New Gel coat on pop top. Updated fridge. Perfect dash. Runs drives, stops perfect. Thousands invested.... 

***SOLD*** Rare 1983 Westfalia Joker Near Mint Survivor. 100% Original Paint & Interior. Rebuilt Motor, One Owner.
  ***SOLD*** 1976 Westfalia. Parked in 2009, Rebuilt Motor, Solid Project.
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Just arrived 1976 Westfalia Camper. The gentleman I bought this van from had a stroke in 2009 and was no longer able to drive the van. The van has been sitting for the last 5 plus years. The previous owner used this van to tour with the Great Full Dead and a few other bands back in the day. The motor was rebuilt 20k miles ago by Pete Lea's Motors in Olympia Washington. The interior is in excellent condition. The front seats, rear camping seat upholstery, and padding are almost perfect. The upper bunk cushion is in good condition. The camping cabinets, sink, and carpet show little to no wear. This van looks like a time capsule inside. The front door panels are a bit warped. Perfect floors. The pop top canvas was replaced back in 2008 with a new 3 window canvas, but now shows some were from sitting. I have the original manuals. New CD player. This is a full camper with the swivel passenger seat, original table, and perfect og child's cot. 

Body- Desirable chrome yellow paint. The body over all is in good condition. The front floors are perfect, dog legs good, perfect battery trays. There is some rust bubbling under the front windshield, in front of left rear tire, and left rocker panel. the right rocker panel is solid as well as the rear corners. Some minor bubbling on the rear hatch area. 

This van has not been started, washed or moved in over 5 years. It sat out side for that time, so it needs a good cleaning and some mechanical work to get it driving again. 

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Mint Condition Survivor... Museum quality UNRESTORED 1974 tin top Riviera with very rare factory Riviera camping tent. 27k miles on rebuilt original numbers matching motor, updated to hydraulic valves. Mint original interior. I have every receipts from 1978 to 2015 in chronological order in a binder. The bus has its original sales contract and window sticker. This bus was bought new by John Shamburg at Carter Motors in Seattle Washington at a cost of $5355.00 on July 29th of 1974. Included is the business card of the sales man (Don Hansen) who sold John the Riviera, original window sticker, sales contract, original cancelled check, and all owners manuals. The van has only been driven sparingly since new and ALWAYS Garaged. This van has only 117k (FULLY DOCUMENTED) original miles. Absolutely ZERO RUST!!! The van looks looks like it just rolled of the show room floor in 1974 say for a few rock ships, minor nicks ect. The previous owners were meticulous when it came to the maintenance and general care and preservation of the van. Garaged since new, no really, garaged since new... One key fits all locks. Stored for many years. Runs, drives, perfect. One of the best, if not the best original Rivieras in the country.

***SOLD*** 1971 Riviera. Rebuilt Motor & Transmission. Runs & Drives Excellent.
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1971 Riviera. New rebuilt stock 1600cc motor, rebuilt transmission, new clutch, new brakes, tie rods and brake lines. New correct load rated tires. New ignition, battery. Newer seat upholstery front and rear. Runs and drives excellent. Solid dry west coast bus. Only rust is in battery tray and passenger rocker. I have all replacement metal that goes with the van ( rocker battery tray and rear right rear lower corner replacement metal is included. Solid undercarriage, inner rockers are solid, floors are solid, nose is perfect. 1971 is widely considered the most desirable and best year. Last year of the upright motor, last year for the early body style and bumpers, first year of the disc brakes. Additional pictures and info coming soon after misc repairs are completed. This bus will be done by Jan 15th 2016. 
Near Mint One Owner 100% Original Survivor..... 

1983 Westfalia Joker. The Westfalia Joker edition is a rare Vanagon. The Joker was only available in Europe. This van being a automatic transmission Westfalia Joker, make it extremely rare. This is a one family owned Vanagon. This van was purchased new in Europe 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 at a cost of almost $4000. This van has been meticulously maintained by the original elderly owner (have records). This van was well loved, maintained and always garaged. South African headlights and grill just installed. This van has 100% original paint and in near mint condition. The interior still looks new. Rare factory trailer hitch and trailer light hook up by Westfalia. The van runs and drives excellent. 

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