1980 VW Rabbit Diesel C - All original and in excellent inside/outside condition

1980 Volkswagen Rabbit C Diesel

Technical specifications of Volkswagen Rabbit 1980

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Item location: Chandler, Arizona, United States
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Rabbit
Type: Hatchback
Trim: C Diesel
Year: 1980
Mileage: 43000
VIN: 17A0845589
Engine size: 1.5
Number of cylinders: 4
Fuel: Diesel
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: FWD
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

This rare vehicle comes with all original equipment. Has been in storage for the last two years.

It is mechanically sound. Restoration work finished in 2015, with only ~ 2k miles of use after that. Odometer reads 43,000 miles, but it only has 5 digits. I have used it for about 5,000 miles. This car has current registration (good till March 2020) and has passed emission testing in Maricopa (AZ) County every time, last emission test is dated 3/09/2019 with 7.2% opacity reading (out of a 20.0 max). Here are some technical details of this car:

- 1.5L Naturally aspirated diesel engine. 2k miles of use after engine work completed with the following:

- Std size piston rings replaced

- Resurfaced engine head and valve seats. Head re-installed with ARP head studs

- Refurbished injection pump and injectors. Pump has Viton gaskets for modern diesel formulations.

- New glow plugs and relay.

- New timing belt

- New motor mount

- Rebuilt radiator

- New front struts

- Suspension components are all original without noticeable wear. Solid ball joints and control arms. Bushings are intact

- New brake master cylinder. Brake pads have plenty of life

- Radial tires with over 90% of life left. No cracks in the rubber

- 4-speed manual transmission. No issues, original clutch. New boots on axles

- Complete paint job. Old color was white, current color is VW Harvest Moon Beige.

- Body is solid, it has no rust at all. Exterior body free of dents

- All original windows and windshield. Glass is intact, free of chips/cracks

- All electrical system functional. Head lights, brake/turn/reverse lamps, starter, alternator, windshield wipers, etc.

- Interior: 100% original, no rips/tears or marks in ceiling or visors

- It does have some cracking in the dash, but has been covered by a dash mat (check pictures).

- Complete seat cloth upholstery, no rips/tears or marks

- All instruments in dash are fully functional (speedometer, odometer, tank sending unit, engine temperature, alternator recharge, etc.)

- Original AM radio

Clean AZ title on hand.I stand by the accuracy of the car description above. Keep in mind before bidding that sale is final. Don't hesitate to contact me if you have additional questions.

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