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1970 VW Type 2a (Early Bay) – Lots of extras included in sale

This van has served us well for trips all around England and Wales and will offer days of fun filled smile inducing road trips for the new owner. Reluctant sale to fund home extension.

A real head turner in excellent solid condition following a full bare metal restoration 7yrs ago. US import, left hand drive model. Stored in a garage at all times when at home. Road tax and MOT exempt but the vehicle is maintained and serviced by a local VW specialist to ensure it is fit and safe for road use. 100s of receipts from the full restoration and ongoing
improvements/maintenance. AA/RAC or independent inspections are most welcome.

List of extras at end of listing ensuring that this package is ready to go camping from the point you get in the driving seat.

1641cc with single carb modified by local VW specialist.
CB Performance bolt on rocker covers.
1-2-3 distributor with selectable engine curve settings and electronic ignition.
Vintage speed stainless steel exhaust for added performance and a sweet engine note.
Alternator conversion.
Heat exchangers fitted and working.
Fireboy engine bay auto fire extinguisher fitted above engine for peace of mind motoring.

Servo assisted drum brakes.
Please pass sign in rear window operated by switch on dashboard.
Stoplok Pro steering wheel bar.
Rear lights at side of vehicle illuminate.

Deep paint following back to metal restoration in VW L349 jade green and Fiat 268Awhite.
Stainless steel door mirrors.
Stainless steel VW badge.
Stainless steel headlight rims.
Smooth 15” wheels with chrome dome centres and whitewall covers.
Only 400 miles on current tyres.
New German supplied pop top canvas purchased and fitted at restoration stage, has side and rear opening vents exposing a micro mesh to keep the flies out. The rear mesh can be unzipped to leave open gap to reach roof rack area at rear of vehicle.
Fully working louvre side windows.

Mad matz carpets in cockpit, above dashboard and in walk through area.
Bus buddy box in between seats offering extra storage and two cup holders.
Original Westfalia interior layout which has been re-laminated (with the exception of the wardrobe which was replaced by a storage cupboard which offers better vision out of the rear side window)
All cushions have been replaced/reupholstered with check pattern material.
Curtains all round that match the cushion material. A seperate full window cover clips on to cover the windscreen.
New ply headliner fitted at restoration time including a matching ply hinge cover in the rear.
Fire extinguisher.
12/240V fridge housed in original cool box area. Illuminates inside when on mains hook up and has a small section to freeze ice cubes in the supplied ice tube tray.
Water tank and original cooler box removed to make room for the fridge but will be supplied in the sale in the case of the new owner wants to revert to the original set-up.
Hinge out original westfalia table/leg and receiving bracket in floor centre.
Lino floor covering in living area.
Jail bars in rear window housing the “Please Pass” illuminating sign.
LED light above table.
LED light in cockpit replaces original dim version.
LED dimmable lights in the rear hinge cover above the bed, these can also change to blue light to minimise disturbance during the night.
LED strip lights around the pop top opening that are remote controlled and can change colour and have pulse/strobe options.
Reupholstered cab door and side panels.
Removeable hammock that fits above the front sides. Ideal for storing clothes on when camping or a small child.

Rev counter fitted that illuminates at night.
AAC wood rim steering wheel.
Short shift kit to make gear changes nice and tight.
MG leather seats for added comfort and the safety of a head rest.
Removable facia Pioneer radio plays via two speakers fitted in front kick panels.
Unique hand made gear knob made from hardened surfboard wax that matches the interior colours.
Electric window washer with button on dashboard.
Madmatz carpets, kick panels and above dashboard.

Solar panel fitted in roof rack space to give free power when off grid. This supplies power to the 75Ah leisure battery in the engine bay via a controller stored underneath the sink in the living area. (Some roof rack bars were removed so solar panel can sit flat and not be seen from ground level, these removed bars will be included in sale).
Ctek MXS 5.0 charger charges leisure battery from either solar or mains hook up.
Mains 240V hook up via the original charging entry point keeping originality.
Selectable switch under the rock n roll bed so even when off grid the 240V house sockets can be used via the inverter that is also fitted under the bed.
RCD/MCB unit under bed giving total protection when on mains hook up.
Separate fuse board in the engine bay that supplies certain items like the radio/lights from the leisure battery only, saving a flat starting main battery!

Extras included in the sale

Vango Sapera II drive away air beam awning including sperate ground sheet to stop moisture going on to the sewn in groundsheet of the awning, carpet and 2 boxes of hard ground pegs for even the toughest of fields.
Free standing Kitchen unit.
Free standing Larder unit.
Twin gas stove.
4 interlocking neoprene mats.
Large vw mat.
Wind out/in washing line and pegs.
Fiamma levelling ramps/chocks.
Spare wheel with cover.
Jack and wheel wrench.
Water carrier.
Basic toilet and cover (clean!!!)
20 metre long electric hook up cable.
240V extension lead and twin socker.
Power unit with 3 power sockets.
240V adaptor so can simulate site hook up to charge leisure battery and run van as if on site hook up.
Set of JK black out blinds.
Spare paint. (approx. 1.5lt of each).
Bentley and Haynes manuals.
Selection of cards and games.
Collapsible kettle.

£23,500. Any questions or to view please contact me via Facebook messenger or call/whatsapp/text 07879991972. Van is situated 12 miles in land from Skegness in East Lincolnshire. Lots more pics message me for a folder fullIMG_20220703_094521.jpgIMG_20220703_094558.jpgIMG_20220703_094638.jpgIMG_20220703_094624.jpgIMG_20220703_094825.jpgIMG_20220703_094802.jpgIMG_20220703_094744.jpgIMG_20220703_095420.jpgIMG_20220703_094802.jpgIMG_20220703_095334.jpgIMG_20220703_095420.jpgIMG_20220703_094841.jpgIMG_20220703_095542.jpgIMG_20220703_095537.jpgIMG_20220703_095730.jpgIMG_20220703_095625.jpgIMG_20220703_095609.jpgIMG_20220703_095823.jpg


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Great looking both outside and inside. Good luck with the sale.
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