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Barrett-Jackson Lot #35.2 - 1973 VOLKSWAGEN THING CONVERTIBLE

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Lot Number:  35.2 Auction:  ORANGE COUNTY 2012 Status:  SOLD Sale Type:  NO RESERVE Price:  *$14,300.00 Year:  1973 Make:  VOLKSWAGEN Model:  THING Style:  CONVERTIBLE VIN:  1833022883 Exterior Color:  YELLOW Interior Color:  BLACK Cylinders:  4 Engine Size:  1641 Transmission:  4-SPEED MANUAL


This VW Thing has undergone a complete ground-up restoration. Painted in House of Kolors Kandy Yellow Pearl inside and out, this car gleams and sparkles in the sun. Every part of this vehicle was either replaced or restored to like new standards during the build. New black vinyl seats with color matched yellow stitching. Brand new convertible top with a custom made boot cover. Custom carpeted cargo area and a fully carpeted front trunk compartment. Inside the front trunk is the ultra-rare factory German gas heater and it still works. Under the rear deck panel is a freshly built 1,641cc motor. The motor has also been custom color matched to the body. A Jarek Performance Header system and dual exhaust make this Thing sound amazing when cruising the beach and give added horsepower and performance. The front and rear bumpers are custom one-off bumpers designed and built. 15" polished and black BRM wheels with brand new tires really give this Thing a great look Built for show or street.
*Price Includes Buyers Commission