Lot S15 // Des Moines 2008 // July 26
1973 Volkswagen Thing Convertible
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1973 Volkswagen Thing  - S15 Photo 1
1973 Volkswagen Thing  - S15 Photo 2
1973 Volkswagen Thing  - S15 Photo 3
1973 Volkswagen Thing  - S15 Photo 4

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Year
    1973
  • Make
    Volkswagen
  • Model
    Thing
  • Body
    Convertible
  • Color
    Orange
  • Interior
    Orange / Black

DESCRIPTION


***The Auction Selling Time For This Lot is Saturday***

 
- Total body and engine restored to original

- Restoration completed June 2008

- Painted original color Orange acrylic enamel

- Runs and drives excellent

- VW "The Thing" was only produced and imported to the US two years, 1973 & 1974

- 1641 CC dual port engine

- Align bored

- New bearing

- Rebuilt cylinder heads

- New pistons/cylinders upgraded from 1600 to 1641

- New oil pump

- New Convertible top made by Electron (premium mfg.)

- New tires

- New brakes

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