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Sold for $41,800.00 at Barrett-Jackson Auction

Lot Number: 913

Engine: 1679CC
Transmission Type: 4-SPEED
Horsepower: 76
Cylinders: 4
Exterior Color: ORANGE

VW only produced 25 of the Model 795 'Things' in model years 1973 and 74. This rare 1973 Thing is a complete body off, ground up restoration by Larry Dustmann of The Thing Shop, the largest Thing parts supplier in the world. Every part and surface was replaced with new or rebuilt parts and many parts have been powder coated. It includes a new convertible top and frame, new upholstery with powder coated seat frames, and new side curtains. This car also has the completely rebuilt rare and working Eberspacher BN-4 gas heater under the front hood. This car looks and drives like it just rolled off the assembly line, inside and out.New 73 VW Jet-Glo Urethane Orange Paint done as original, not over restored. Very low original miles car with under 7000 miles before rebuild. Complete body off rotisserie restoration Complete mechanical restoration including engine and trans. Cad plated hardware as original.
Powder coated chassis w/bed-liner on under side for sound proofing.
New powder coated heavy duty top frame by The Thing Shop. New saddle tan convertible top and boot. New tempered glass sliding side curtains with saddle tan trim. Two black fleece lined side curtain bags. Powder coated original seat frames with OE seat pads and covers. OE Floor mats.
Kubel hardwood duct boards. Show bar cage with protection padding by The Thing Shop. Rare optional dual air cleaners, new OE bumers front and rear.

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