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1983 Volkswagen Vanagon Camper Passenger VanReview
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Love It Love It Love It!!! — These cars have tons of personality, and are lots of fun to use because you feel like your ready for anything no matter what.....you've got your stove, refrigerator, two stainless steel burners, sink, water, pots and pans, food pantry, mosquito nets, privacy curtains, comfy bed, stereo, hook up for power and water, table, tent, and it keeps going on and on and on. Oh did I mention that if you need to haul things from Estate or Garage sales, no problem you can fit just about anything in there! One time I moved and used it to pack my stuff (full to the brim) it still made it over the Sierra Mountains of Lake Tahoe, and all the way across Country to Arkansas! Were talking lots of mountains packed to the brim and it make it like a real work horse!!!! One funny thing is all the comments and remarks from people who see it....they love it too! One day I was driving with the windows down and I passed by a bunch of teenagers.....One guy shouts to his friends hey there's a "Shag Mobile!" I couldn't help but laugh!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: There is no such thing as a cooler more versatile car....it's ready to go and loves adventure just as much as you do! The Germans really know how to design a hard working, everything in order, practical, efficient car. Good on gas and easy on the pocketbook even with repairs. Find yourself a good honest mechanic or get the manual and fix it yourself.

Cons: It doesn't have power steering so your going to need or to get some muscles in your arms, it can however turn on a dime.

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1983 Volkswagen Vanagon Camper Passenger VanReview
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I Love My Vanagon — I love my Volkswagen vanagon westfalia T-3 joker green van ,it's great for camping with my son we have a great time,even just going to the beach to fish and have fun .And ther is lots of room for friend's it's a great van,love it.....Jamie L

Pros: I love my 1983 Volkswagen vanagon westfalia T-3 joker green ,it's great for camping and just going to the beach

Cons: It's very slow

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1990 Volkswagen Vanagon Reviews

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1989 Volkswagen Vanagon Reviews

Buy One If You Can. By Chris

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1988 Volkswagen Vanagon Reviews

Fun To Drive Bus With Ac By Coronajeep

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1986 Volkswagen Vanagon Reviews

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