1976 Volkswagen Bus Westfalia


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This 1976 Volkswagen Bus is equipped with a Westfalia Campmobile 70 conversion featuring a pop-up roof tent with a bed platform, a sink, storage cabinets, and a convertible rear bench seat. The van is finished in yellow and white over a green and yellow plaid interior, and was acquired by the seller from Nampa, Idaho, in 2018. Power comes from a 2.0-liter flat-four which was rebuilt and fitted with dual Weber carburetors under current ownership, and is mated to a four-speed manual transmission. This Type 2 is offered with recent service records, factory literature and tools, and a clean Washington State title in the seller’s name.

1976 Volkswagen Bus Westfalia

The bus was repainted in yellow with a white top and bumpers under previous ownership, and the seller notes that the rear quarter panels appear to have been replaced.  The condition of the paint and trim is detailed in the gallery below, including rust bubbling and other blemishes. Accessories include jalousie windows, dual exterior mirrors, and mud flaps. A chip is noted in the windshield.

1976 Volkswagen Bus Westfalia

Silver steel wheels wear chrome VW hubcaps and Michelin Agilis tires that show 2007 date codes. A spare is mounted to the front end and protected by a vinyl cover with VW branding. The rear-hinged Westfalia pop-top has been repainted and the canvas has been replaced. The pop-top is shown both raised and lowered, and the bus is equipped with a side awning which rests on the right drip rail.

1976 Volkswagen Bus Westfalia

The front seats and rear bench are upholstered in green vinyl and plaid fabric to match the tent bed. The five-digit odometer shows 84k miles, with approximately 2k added under current ownership and total mileage unknown. A Sony stereo is linked to speakers on wicker shelves beneath the dash, and an analog clock and VDO oil pressure gauge have been added.

1976 Volkswagen Bus Westfalia

The passenger compartment features a camper setup with a convertible Z bed, a sink, and cabinet storage finished in wood-style paneling. Yellow curtains can be drawn across the windows. Gray carpet covers the sheet metal floors, the condition of which is shown from both above and below the van in the gallery. A child’s cot shown in the gallery is included with the sale.

1976 Volkswagen Bus Westfalia

A rebuilt 2.0-liter flat-four was installed by Euro Union in Spokane Valley, Washington in October 2018 according to a receipt shown below. An oil change was performed in preparation from the sale, additional highlights include the following:

  • Replacement block and cylinder heads
  • New cylinders, pistons, and camshaft
  • New main, rod, and cam bearings
  • New oil pump
  • Dual Weber carburetors
1976 Volkswagen Bus Westfalia

A floor-shifted four-speed manual transaxle routes power to the rear wheels. A new clutch kit, ball joints, and tie rods were also installed in October 2018.

1976 Volkswagen Bus Westfalia

The sale includes an extra set of wheels, hubcaps, and tires, a front-end bra, tools, a Go Westy Bag, a new steering box, receipts from the 2018 work, and factory literature.

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