Thursday, January 24, 2019

Pulling A Columbo: Three 1973/4 Volkswagen Things

It seems to happen all the time, but how do you go from being the average Joe driving one interesting/cool car to owning an entire fleet of oddballs? I guess you wake up one morning and just do your best Columbo impression for the next few months...and end up like this next seller.  Find these three 1973/4 Volkswagen Things offered for $10k-to-$14.5k in Palm Coast, FL via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!


 From the seller:

1974 VOLKSWAGEN THINGS (3) 
condition: excellent 
cylinders: 4 cylinders 
drive: rwd 
fuel: gas 
title status: clean 
transmission: manual 
type: convertible 
type: convertible 
(1) 1974 Volkswagen Thing Restored Fresh Paint-top-int Price: $17,497/OBO OFERS/NEGOTIABLE
RECENT RESTORATION WITH BEAUTIFUL ROCK SOLID FLOORS AND BODY. NEW YELLOW PAINT, NEW THING SHOP CARPETS. NEW BLACK TOP WITH NEW SET OF SIDE CURTAINS WITH VENTS THAT OPEN. ALL MECHANICS HAVE BEEN REBUILT OR UPDATED TO COMPLEMENT THIS PROFESSIONAL RESTORATION BY VOLKSWAGEN SPECIALIST. NEW TIRES ON CORRECT FACTORY WHEELS PLUS SPARE TIRE AND JACK. NEW CORRECT CHROME SIDE VIEW MIRRORS. NEW RADIO WITH MP3, USB2, 
NEW: LUGGAGE RACK MOUNTED ON HOOD........FOG LIGHTS.........FRONT PUSH BAR...... REAR MOUNTED RUBBER BUMPER GUARDS JUST RECREATED BY THING SHOP 
NEW "THING" SIDE STRIPE SET. SEAT BELTS FRONT AND REAR 
RUNS AS GOOD AS IT LOOKS.........LOOKS AS GOOD AS IT RUNS THIS "THING" IS READY TO GO AND CAN BE DRIVEN ANYWHERE WITH CONFIDENCE
VOLKSWAGEN "THINGS" ARE INCREASING IN POPULARITY AND IN PRICE RIGHT NOW
ONLY 25,000 "THINGS" CAME IN TO THE US IN 1973 AND 1974
New fog lights, push bar, "THING" decals, FM RADO MP3, luggage rack on hood and much more !!



(2) (1974 EXCELLENT OLDER RESTORATION EXCELLENT FLOORS, NEW TIRES. MECHANICALLY EXCELLENT BEAUTIFUL ORANGE PAINT WITH BLACK TOP & INTERIOR NO RUST NEW SIDE CURTAINS, LUGGAGE RACK, MUCH MORE. LOOKS RUNS TERRIFIC FULLL CARPETS WITH WOODEN DUCK BOARDS AM/FM EXCELLENT BLACK TOP, NEW SIDE CURTAINS... MUST SEE
$14,500/OBO



(3) 1973 VOLKSWAGEN THING ONLY 2 OWNERS STORED INDOORS 35 YEARS BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL FLOORS, BODY.TERRIFIC ORIGINAL MOTOR RUNS LIKE NEW GREAT CAR! NEEDS PAINT $10,800/OBO


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4 comments:

  1. very sneaky... took me a second... columbo... he drove a peugot
    but.... kept saying " just one more THING ".... argh!
    nice, i see what you did there!

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  2. this guy must be a Creepy Crawler fan from way back. he seems to have a working "Thingmaker" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creepy_Crawlers

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  3. C'mon... THINGS are unique.

    A VW Bug in Hummer clothing (well, not really, but kinda).

    How many times have you seen a THING? (on the road, not talking about watching the Addams Family).

    I like THINGS. They're unpretentious. Not flashy.

    The VW equivalent of a jeep? Maybe.

    Aerodynamics of a BRICK? Definitely.

    Place of honor in any car nut's "wish I coulda drove but wouldn't be caught dead in..."?

    Yeah. That.

    -Stan (yeah...the *other* Stan, yah hooligans...)

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