1958 Volkswagen Bus

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  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Bus/Vanagon
  • SubModel: Panel delivery
  • Year: 1958
  • Mileage: 30,000
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, United States


1958 VW Panel pressed bumper bus. German made May of '58. Daily driver ready. Vintage painted graphics on paint. Originally Dove Blue. Engine compartment still wears original color, some of the original color is also peeking through in cab. BUG-IN 22 participant in 1979 and still carries the event badge. Solid floors, chassis, inner nose bottom lip, torsion bar area, parcel tray, all critical points etc... Safe and solid to drive, not a rust bucket. CA bus. Converted to 12V. Strong period built performance dual port, doghouse AS41, 1600 with Porsche 356 Zenith NDIX carb, aluminum manifold, 009. Engine accelerates very smooth and has excellent power. Starts right up every time cold or hot. Cruises the highway and climbs hills smoothly. Smooth shifting transmission with reduction boxes. Heater works. Bus drives and stops great, very smooth. Would not hesitate to drive anywhere.
All doors work good. Good steering. All tail lights, brakes lights, turn signals, hi-lo beam, license plate, cargo area, dash lights work. Original: Hella glass tail lights, front emblem, drivers visor, all door handles and latches, original key, speedometer, CA blue commercial plates, crank start apron, spare tire and jack... Comes with the original matching numbers 36hp motor. Wood panels in interior. Vintage Indian Motorcycles sticker on rear window.
This bus is a treat to drive. Safari windows make it a pleasure to cruise in the open air. A lot of careful, loving and precise work has recently been done to make this panel fun, mechanically sound and safe to drive. If you are looking for an amazing early commercial bus that's not your typical bus, you have found it. Clean CA title with current registration in my name. Ready to drive and enjoy daily. Perfect bus for business advertising, branding, photo-bus, surf van, vintage delivery van, or just straight cruising. Please contact me and ask any questions you may have. International buyers welcome. Bid with confidence and thanks for looking.
Brand new as of June 1st 2017:
Tires on fresh powder coated 15" wheels
All German Doghouse/ engine tin
All German fuel lines, fresh oil, valves set, new spark plug wires
German Engine main seal and flywheel o-ring with end play set
German engine bay seal
Oil cap gasket
Complete Sachs Clutch kit
New clutch cable and bowden tube
Carburetor air filter
Fresh air hoses
German gas tank petcock and new strainer
Gas tank filler neck boot
Front floor mat, church key holder
Side view mirrors and stems,
Horn button and 12V horn
Cargo door strap
License plate light, lens and gasket
Full Transmission service from box to box with new German axle seal kits, German axle boots, German input shaft seal and new trans oil (Castrol 80/90)
Rear brake hoses, cylinders and shoes
Front brake cylinders and shoes with wheel bearings repacked and set
Full brake system flushed and power bled
All zerk fittings greased
Empi single quiet pack exhaust with new riser block offs, gaskets, and new install kit (muffler custom angled to clear pressed bumper clean)
Rear view mirror
Shifter lock and rubber boot
V frame Safari windows with deluxe safari wiper shafts, one eyed duck holder and off set antenna
Brand new Klassic fab steel pressed front and rear bumpers with brackets and splash guards painted to match, splash pans included
WW Gas lid lock with seal
Front blue CA plate included
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