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85 VW Westfalia w/ Subaru SVX - $30,500 (Anchorage)

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lake otis near 36th

(google map)

1985 volkswagen vanagon westfalia

condition: good
cylinders: 6 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 151000
odometer broken
paint color: brown
size: full-size
title status: clean
transmission: manual
type: van

1985 VW Westfalia camper van
Overhauled in 2015
Here is a list of what has been done over the past 7 years. Much of it done in 2015- 2016.
Rocky Mountain Westy in Ft. Collins did a good part of the mods, tuning, and parts with a few other shops and me finishing up the list.
I drove it from Colorado to Alaska without a hiccup in May of 2016; 2 ½ week National Parks tour with my dad.
I redid the brakes when I got here. A few other tweaks but mostly just had fun and ripped around AK for the past years.
Garaged in the winter, driven in the summer.

Engine and Trans
Subaru SVX 3.0 litre H6 – 200 hp - It's a great conversion
Replaced all 6 ignition coil packs 2020
Hi-torque starter, 2 gauge heavy duty battery cable
Rebuilt trans with Tall 4th gear – new tail mount bushing

New fuel tank, sending unit, fuel pump, and fuel lines
New coolant lines

Suspension
Mercedes 15” rims – four corners and spare
Oldman emu shocks
Mild leveling lift
Syncro springs in the rear
New CV joints and boots last year
Front and back suspension bushings ALL new – huge difference
T3 burley front sway bar - not installed yet
Hi-lift jack and receiver hitch mount bracket for RMW bumper
Brakes – new drums, shoes, cylinders

Other Mechanical
Brand new starter battery
New instrument cluster circuit “board” and lights
New clutch slave cylinder

Exterior
Replaced most weather strip, window felts, handle gaskets, any rotten rubber I could find
RMW (Rocky Mountain Westy) Twin Peaks bumpers front and back
RMW front skid plate (not installed yet)
RMW rear swing away arms, left and right
Spare tire on one, GoWesty rack tree on the other side set up for Yakima rack accessories
Pictured with two Yakima FrontLoader wheels on racks - fat tire compatible.
ARB Awning
Renogy solar panel, charge controller, inverter, heavy duty deep cycle battery for house power
South Africa grill with high output headlamps
Poptop lift assist struts
New hatch lift struts
Yakima widebody rack mounts and three Yakima bars

Interior
Tinted windows all around
New Sewfine upholstery and foam on beds top and bottom and rear bench
Sewfine Curtains and curtain hooks all around (have additional complete set of red curtains never installed)
GoWesty Fridge delete and shelves
New GoWesty propane tank
New sink pump and wiring
Wetokole neoprene seat covers – Driver and shotgun
Swivel seat bases - both
Dynamat throughout the van; doors, floor, engine compartment lid
Billet window crank handles - these won't break
New carpet, floor mats
All GoWesty ABS interior panel kit and deluxe fasteners
Decent bluetooth /CD stereo and hands-free phone
I'm sure I am forgetting some stuff.

This van is mechanically solid and I am still adventuring in it. Cosmetically there are dings, some seam rust, scratches, etc. Mechanically, safety, drivability and reliability all there.
It has not let me down. It's a great van, sorry to let it go. Much more invested in it than asking.
I have a box of spare stuff, a full cover, and camp stuff that goes with it.
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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