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*** Just back in for sale *** Very rare 1973 RHD Westfalia, Tourist export ordered to South Australia***

 Brief History

This van was ordered new from Australia as part of the Tourist export scheme, it was collected from the Factory in Germany by its Australian owners. The colour was also special order : sealing wax red, this is normally an early split screen colour. We are really happy with the colour choice and it justs adds to the specialness of this van.

We sold this van 11 years ago, the bus has been owned by the same chap since sale and is now offered back from us the importer dealer.

Really happy to have this van back in for sale, it combines Westfalia quality fit out with the forward hinge roof and the rare double roof bed suitable for 2 large kids. And that paintwork is just unreal. If you are looking for  a van that combines originality with high class paint and trim this is the bus for you..

We stripped the van 11 years ago and was as rust free as they come, we then shipped the van out to Brick Kiln racing who as usual executed a faultless finish. the reflection really is so deep. upon return from paint we then rebuilt this bus the G'day way with all Genuine or German parts. All Glass was new, all seals were new, all rubbers new, 1 key fits all the locks. The interior was  re-trimmed in cream vinyl and brown leather piping.

The van was subjected to the following work back in 2010.

  • Full strip down on arrival and any welding carried out, full high class repaint in original colour.
  • New genuine Westfalia pop top canvas 
  • New Genuine sliding glass windows
  • All seating re trimmed in German vinyl: Cream with brown leather piping
  • All new 240v wiring
  • full stereo package consisting of front door speakers, rear 6x 9 speakers and iPod, cd and tuner stereo.
  • Deep clean of inside of van before installation of interior
  • New vw camper co curtains
  • Engine out and new clutch installed: Major service carried out.
  • Original interior replaced all in fantastic condition
  • New £500 12v Vitrifrigio compressor fridge
  • All new seat belts front and rear
  • new under cab seat mats
  • all new bumpers front and rear
  • 5 x sand blasted and powder coated wheels, new tyres and hub caps
  • All brakes checked and overhauled
  • New 12 months mot
  • U.K registered
  • Leisure battery system
  • Insurance approved Immobiliser

Original features of this special bus

  • RHD (Right Hand Drive)
  • Factory Ordered as Tourist export to Australia�
  • full 4 berth fit out not hammocks
  • very original inside and out
  • Very rare Ambulance step
  • All original interior
  • Factory ordered Fridge not cool box
  • rare sealing wax red
  • type 4 engine
  • 1800 cc gearbox
  • Servo brakes
  • Baltic pine headlining in great condition
  • rust free

The owners has chrieshed this bus but used it to camp and take along their young grand children too. The owner has kept this bus in wonderful conditon and even invested in a pressure tent to keep the humidty and dust off whilst stored in their garage. 

The owners decided to have the engine rebuilt 2 years after collection. The 2 litre engine was stripped and rebuilt by a time served vw specalist local to the owners. The engine had all new:

  • main bearing 
  • barrel and piston set
  • new seals 
  • new cylinder heads late type 
  • new heat exchangers 
  • crank ground
  • new thermostat and cable

We will install a set of new old stock Dellorto carbs replacing the single progressive weber currently installed. we will also properly prepare all our stock once sold post viewing as standard on every bus we sell. 

 

  • brand new MOT with no advisories (or all advisories are corrected and documentedin photographs)
  • All stages of work are photographed and sent to client for peace of mind and vehicle provenance 
  • Full major service
  • Engine out, replace flywheel oil seal and gearbox input shaft seals 
  • New clutch 
  • Removal of fire wall and fuel tank 
  • Replace all fuel filler rubbers and breathers for E10 compliant fuel 
  • New fuel sender and seal
  • New fuel lines Bio fuel E10 compliant 
  • Road tested by time served classic vw mechanics 
  • 6 months warranty from us inhouse 
  • After sales servicing and mots and upgrades offered. 
  • In business for 16 years only dealing in air cooled VW cars.
  • Members of the Motor ombudsman scheme. All working practices in line with trading standards. Ensuring we know YOUR legal rights as a purchaser. 

£39 995

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