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Key Ad Information
-State: New York
-City: Hudson Valley
-Asking Price: $5,000
-Contact: No Longer Available
Key Vehicle Data
-Model Year: 1981
-Engine: 1.9 TDI
-Transmission: 5 Speed Manual
-Miles: Not Listed
Description: This is a feeler. Looking to sell my 81 Volkswagen mk1 rabbit pickup (caddy). Someone before me swapped in a 1.9 TDI (AHU) from a mk3 golf and put a mechanical injection pump on it (1 wire runs it rather than the 20+ with a normal TDI). Since I’ve had it I sent the pump out to Giles at Performance Diesel in Canada and had him completely go through it and put all the best parts in it. Truck runs great! Makes between 19-21 psi of boost and pulls great through all 5 gears (has a FF code 5 speed 020 trans instead of original 4 speed).
Exterior was also painted an army drab green by previous owner. It’s kinda textured and looks cool. And was also converted to single round headlights. Has some areas of rust coming through but it is fixable. I put a set of raceland coilovers on the front and made 3″ drop plates for the rear. Sits perfectly on 15×8 widened steelies.
Interior is in great shape too. Has a perfect tan dash with zero cracks or rips (very uncommon to see). Previous owner put bucket seats in but not sure what they came out of. Very comfortable and surprising amount of room in it (I’m 6′ and fit comfortably).Have made many road trips down to PA and drive it all the time. Gets about 45-50 mpg’s and gets a ton of attention too.
Looking to get $5000 obo. I’d prefer no trades. I don’t need to sell it but I have to many other projects and not enough time to work on all of them. Also have a ton of extra parts to go with it if wanted. Call or text Jim for more info and pics.
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