Volkswagon Thing 1980 convertible

Asked by Apr 06, 2013 at 08:11 PM about the 1980 Volkswagen Thing

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

Does anyone know the approximate price for a volkswagon thing convertible in good condition?

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The value of a car like is all dependent on condition and location. Check in with other owners on a VW forum. This site has links to other Thing forums: http://dastank.com/

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the "gas heater" in these always caused a raised eyebrow....you mean to take an explosive, put it within five feet of my face, and set it on fire! whoa, what a fantastic idea the krauts have come up with on that one, it's on par with Volvo's self igniting defective wiring of the early seventies---yes, these are cool looking, but unless retrofit with a with an electric, WILL pollute and choke your friends- http://www.ebay.com/itm/Electric-Vehicle-Conversion-Kit-for-VW- Frame-/200369951280? pt=LH_DefaultDomain_100&hash=item2ea6fad230&vxp=mtr


Why not settle for this lovely keychain instead from Ebay for $19.95 (with free shipping) and buy yourself a MUCH better convertible. http://www.ebay.com/itm/KEY-CHAIN-VW-THING-VOLKSWAGEN-CONVERTIBLE-TREKKER-YELLOW-PORTE-CLE-TYPE-181-182-/290801965222 This monstrosity will be a moneypit for certain, IF you can even find one.

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