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1988 Volkswagen Vanagon GL

3dr GL Mini-Van





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2.1L H4
Manual 4-Speed
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1988 WV Vanagon only 35000 miles California car California title. Country Homes Camper Pop top Stove Sink Fold down bed and bed in pop top. This is the nicest lowest mile Vanagon available. Everything works down to the AC and sterio. A number of exterior features distinguished the 1988 Volkwagen Vanagon from its predecessors. Those features included larger Volkswagen logos on the vehicle's front and rear, new black bumpers, and a lowered ride height. The '88 Vanagon came with a 2.1-liter water-cooled four-cylinder engine that generated 90 horsepower. The engine used a fuel-injection system called the Digifant. A four-speed manual transmission was standard, while a three-speed automatic was optional. The rear-wheel-drive vehicle was also equipped with rack and pinion steering, power-assisted brakes, and front and rear independent suspension. The Vanagon was available in a number of different trim packages, including the Vanagon GL, the GL Camper, and a limited-edition Wolfsburg Edition. Standard features for the Vanagon GL included deluxe front bucket seats, velour upholstery, fold-down armrests for the front and middle-row seats, carpeting, a lockable glove box, and an illuminated vanity mirror. The GL Camper added a stove, sink, refrigerator, storage cabinets, and folding stow-away tables, while the Wolfsburg Edition added heated exterior mirrors, color-coordinated bumpers and rocker panels, and power door locks. Drivers tended to be loyal to the Vanagon, citing its fuel economy, cargo space, and uniqueness . This 1988 Volkswagen Vanagon is a GL transporter model finished in Titian Red Metallic and outfitted with a Country Homes camper setup. Power is from a 2.1-liter water-cooled flat-four paired with a four-speed manual transaxle, and the odometer shows just under 36k miles. It has a Blaupunkt stereo, electric mirrors, manual windows, and air conditioning, while camping amenities include a kitchenette, a pop-up camper top, and dual bunks. The previous owners in California acquired the van with just over 34k miles in 2012. Now in Newport, Rhode Island, this VW T3 camper is offered by the selling dealer The body is finished in Titian Red Metallic (LB3V) with a silver stripe down both sides. GL features include an electric rear window defroster and a rear wiperwith a Carfax report, sales materials, service records, and a clean California title. Country Homes installed the white fiberglass top, which raises vertically on scissor lifts. Documents from Country Homes are shown in the photo gallery below, and an awning is installed on the passenger side. 15? Penta-style wheels are outfitted with Nokian Entyre tires manufactured in 2017, and a spare is stowed in the factory location under the front of the van. The cabin is trimmed in gray cloth and features electric mirrors, manual windows, and air conditioning. A pop-up sunroof has been added over the front of the cabin. The Blaupunkt Denver SQR cassette radio was relocated ahead of the shifter, and an A/C vent was added in its place. About 35,500 miles are said to be shown on the six-digit odometer, with approximately 1k added by the selling dealer in more than one year. Country Homes camper conversions were conducted in California, and this example features a pop-top tent as well as a kitchenette with a sink and a two-burner stove. The rear bench folds flat, and an additional bunk is accessible in the raised top. Power comes from a 2.1L wasserboxer flat-four that produced 95 horsepower when new and is equipped with Bosch Digifant engine management. The seller reports that records from past services are included, and within the past year the van received fluid changes as well as a new distributor rotor and cap, spark plugs, and wires. This Vanagon is equipped with a four-speed manual transaxle. Additional underbody images are provided in the gallery. The Carfax shows no accidents or other issues along with registrations in California.


  • Front Air Conditioning
  • Power Steering
  • Power Brakes
  • Am/Fm Radio
  • Cassette
  • Clock
  • Gauge - Tachometer
  • Wheel Diameter - 14 Inch
  • Wheels - Steel
  • Front Wipers - Intermittent
  • Power Windows
  • Tinted Glass
  • Window Defogger - Rear
  • Power Door Locks
  • Front Seat Type - Bucket
  • Upholstery - Cloth

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