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1983 VW Vanagon (Westfalia)


Listed 2 years ago
Durango, Colorado

Seller's Description

Sadly it is time to say goodbye to my beloved Vern. In fact, the day it sells will be a sad day indeed. However, I look forward to sharing its magic with another adventurous spirit! Vern is a 1983 VW Vanagon Westfalia full camper, which I have owned since 2007. This Vanagon has delivered many adventures and countless memories. I originally bought it in Stockton, California but it has been in Steamboat Springs and now, Durango, Colorado for most of the time I have owned it. When I purchased Vern in 2007, the odometer read 134,141 and was not working. It still does not work and therefore, it still reads 134,141. So, all I can truly say about the engine is that it RUNS GREAT!! And given that I only took it out on adventures, I have put less than 20,000 miles on it since purchasing it. That being said, I have done several improvements over the years, most of which have been done in the past two years. Again, Vern runs GREAT! Recently, I have spent a lot of time, energy, and money on both mechanical and cosmetic repairs. The van is VERY CLEAN, comfortable, and FUN! It has very little rust and besides needing a new paint job, it is in REALLY GOOD condition. The propane stove works great and it has an interior light mounted above. I have never used the fridge or water system so I cannot provide much information in that regard. I do believe the fridge will work with a new pilot light. It comes with extra interior parts, a mosquito net (which I never mounted) and a CLEAR TITLE. I’m asking $19,500 + shipping (if needed). Please ONLY SERIOUS BUYERS need to reach out. Thank you! Overall Improvements: 2007 to 2020 New clutch Bosch plugs Distributor cap Ignition rotor Remanufactured Computer CD player & speakers New side view mirrors New tires 2020 - 2022 New drivers side triangle window seal New battery New canvas pop top tent New windshield New rear view mirror New sliding door handle New water pump New front brakes New Toyo tires all around Bled cooling system and repaired leaks Replaced all fuel hoses Fixed fuel tank (tank would leak from the top when full) New curtains New interior paneling throughout New drivers side and passenger side door handles New bumper end caps New floor New visor clips New Bosch windshield wipers


  • make: Volkswagen
  • model: Vanagon (Westfalia)
  • year: 1983
  • fuel: Gasoline
  • odometer: 134,141 miles
  • sleeps: 4
  • seats: 4
  • type: Camper Van
  • roof: Regular


  • ac_unit
    Air conditioner
  • health_and_safety
  • Solar panels
  • electrical_services
    Power inverter
  • Heater
  • Ceiling fan
  • Backup camera
  • shower
  • Extra storage
  • Toilet
  • accessible_forward
    Wheelchair accessible
  • AWD
  • 4WD
  • electric_rickshaw
  • Tow hitch
  • tv
  • Water tank
  • Leveling jacks
  • pedal_bike
    Bike rack


  • kitchen
  • Stove
  • Sink
  • dining
  • microwave
  • Oven

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