1990 Westy Camper w/ Fresh Engine & Auto Trans – Auction in Sonoma, CA
Those entwined in the Westy Camper hunt this spring will definitely be watching this auction come to a close this weekend. There's a few reasons I decided to write about this Westy today. It's spring, Northern California is a hot market, it has a fresh drive drain, there's a video(below) and it's in what appears to impeccable condition. It's been up on the auction block for more than 5 days, sitting at at $20k high bid after 33 bids from 14 bidders. This auction ends on Sunday April 17th at 7pm PST.
The Westy is up for sale by a dealer, Left Coast Classics in Sonoma, CA, and comes with a $27,500 sticker price on their website. They do provide the VIN ( WV2ZB0255LH087203 ), but they haven't publicly provided any type of title report, so be sure to ask them for the CarFax report.
This specimen appears to be almost all stock with the exception of the upgraded 16" aluminum wheels, the 1,000lb trailer hitch and the stereo. I just love when someone goes through the effort of really detailing their van.
The engine is said to be "A brand new, factory VW/Audi replacement engine was installed about 12,000 miles ago". I'm curious, where do you get a brand new 2.1L Wasserboxer? I'd check on this, if so, it might even have some type of warranty? The seller states the transmission was rebuilt last year, but not other details are provided. I'd be sure to get as much color and documentation here as possible.
It's got all the bells and whistles of that year, including power mirrors and power windows. If you're unfamiliar with the power windows in these, become familiar if you end up with them. While convenient, they are prone to acting up. The kitchen is said to look great, but there's no indication the seller tested any of the appliances or propane tank. If I was them, I'd include a video of the stove working, water tank, faucet pumping and fridge ignition. The A/C is said to blow cold, but it's the factory A/C that blows on the back of your head, taking up valuable storage space that's found in Westys w/o AC, or have the rare Behr dealer installed dash A/C, which leaves the upper rear compartment for storage.
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Left Coast Classic Link w/ stated asking price of $27,500
VIN : WV2ZB0255LH087203