1968 Westfalia North End Boise ID

Updated: 3/12/2015


1968 Boise ID


Key Information

  • Ad Source: Craigslist
  • Location: North End Boise, Idaho
  • Model Year: 1968
  • Model: Westfalia
  • Miles: Not Listed
  • Engine: 4 cylinders
  • Asking Price: $14,900  $14,400
  • Seller Type: Private
  • Contact Info: Chris @ 2089912253


Ad Content

Selling a beautiful and great running 1968 Sundial American Camper Van Volkswagen Bus with a Westfalia Camper top.

Take a look at the photos and you’ll see what great shape this vintage Volkswagen bus is in!

The entire interior was completely redone with custom hand cut birch wood cabinetry (it’s not a kit!) vintage interior mirrors, and stylish light grey upholstery throughout; which was professionally installed. The matching curtains add to the comfortable feel when inside. While it’s not a pass through, it does seat 3 up front with seat belts, and can seat up to 8 people for a fun drive!

It comes with custom made leather and mesh netting to keep the bugs out and the cool breezes flowing when you’re camping. It also has a custom made privacy/sun shade to keep it darker in the early AM sun. All of the nets snap onto the frame around the sliding door, back hatch, and inside the front windshield and doors. There’s a compartment above the back seat to store the netting. New reflectors were added, and there’s a working interior spot light too.

The engine has a blower switch on the steering column. And there’s a simple theft deterrent system! Yep, just flip the red switch on the gas line and lock the back engine hatch. If it’s stolen, they will get about 200 feet before it runs out of gas! We use it when we take it camping and go for day hikes, or even when at the mall.

It drives and runs wonderfully! It shifts smoothly into all 4 gears and reverse without any problems, and always starts right up on the first turn of the key. Kenwood CD player. It’s a great camper and we’ve taken it out on several trips with absolutely no issues, EVER!

Not only is it beautiful to look at (we see a lot of heads turn as we drive), but several mechanical concerns have been fixed by professional VW mechanics. The windshield, ball joints, shocks, battery and tires were all replaced this year. Also, all the rubber around the engine hatch, rear door, sliding door, front doors, and windshield are all new. See the full list of what’s been done, and when.

The left passenger hubcap does have a small bit of rust in few spots. The muffler could probably be replaced too since there’s a single small hole in one spot. I’ve sealed it with metal tape and clamps (removed for photo) to protect it. Otherwise, it’s in incredible shape. The underside has virtually no rust at all. I have clear title to the vehicle.

Rust removal and repair in specific areas of floors and drivers lower ¼ (March 2014)

Painted entire vehicle in original green color (March 2014)

All new upholstery including seats & doors (March 2014)

All new hand cut interior Birch cabinetry-not a kit! (March 2014)

New windshield and rubber gasket (March 2014)

New seamseal (March 2014)

4 new reflectors (March 2014)

Rear door, windshield, engine hatch and side reflector seals-new rubber (April 2014)

White spare tire cover (May 2014)

4 matching and properly sized tires for the bus- 195/R14 BSW (June 2014)

Rear bumper straightened and repainted white (June 2014)

New ball joints (June 2014)

New shocks (June 2014)

New Steering Box (June 2014)

New Battery (July 2014)

Alignment (June 2014)

Valve adjust and lower head stud torque (Aug 2014)

New sway/stabilizer bar (Aug 2014)

Adjusted steering drag link (Aug 2014)

Set timing and dwell (Aug 2014)

Replaced ignition coil (Aug 2014)

Replaced front shifter bushing (Aug 2014)

Replaced brake hoses, cylinders, bleeder valves & shoes (Aug 2014)

Packed front wheel bearings (Aug 2014)

Adjusted rear brakes (Aug 2014)

New gasket valve cover (Aug 2014)

New front shift rod bushing (Aug 2014)

New brake lights (Aug 2014)

Lubed front axle (July 2014)

Timing light (May 2014)


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