Happy Syncro de Mayo: 1987 Volkswagen Vanagon

Welcome to Daily Turismo’s Syncro de Mayo (a day late edition), our May 5th (*and 6th) celebration of Volkswagen’s four-wheel drive system known as Syncro. Sycro was Volkswagen’s viscous center coupling device that put what little power the Vanagon made into all four wheels The Vanagon (technically the Type 2, known as the Kombi/Bulli/Transporter/Caravelle/T25/Microbus) name is a portmanteaux of van and wagon. Van-wagon. Vanagon. VW was trying to give buyers the impression that the Type 2 was more like a wagon than a classic van. Regardless, the Vanagon was cheap for decades, but these have gotten expensive over the past few years. Find this 1987 Volkswagen Vanagon offered for $20,000 in Auburn, CA via syncroface bookmarklet.

From the seller:

1987 Volkswagen vanagon syncro 2.1l
$20,000
Listed 5 weeks ago in Auburn, CA
Seller’s description
1987 VW Vanagon Syncro, VIN#WV2YB0251HG000714, 227,900 original miles, owned since 1997, 5 speed manual transmission, 2.1L gas engine, (lots of GoWesty upgrades incl. throttle housing, air flow meter, injectors etc), power steering, brakes, rear locking differential, GoWesty front lock conversion kit, (original and operational viscous coupler assy included with spare parts), power windows, door locks, aftermarket AC, lots of work done in the previous years, GoWesty instrument cluster repair, center seat (not shown), new GoWesty original rubber coupling propeller shaft, lots of miscellaneous parts including 2 extra propeller shafts, 1 solid, 1 telescoping, good tires, brakes, a lot of new suspension parts, etc replaced, extra bumper parts, door latches, stops, motor mount kits, list too long, email me for more info. Looking for a good home.
Some pictures shown are before new black side panels installed, for seat reference.
Runs very good, current registration, new catalytic converter, all works, regularly driven.
My personal car, not a used car for sale. Come look at in person, etc. Newcastle/Auburn, CA area.

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