Poor Richard's Volkswagen Trades

UNDER CONSTRUCTION winter 2015-2016

Aside from actually owning and driving an old VW bus, or any air-cooled VW, part of the fun of them is tracking one down and getting it. Being the adventurous type that I am, I love to make an adventure out of getting a bus, or sending one to its happy new home. I've owned a lot of busses now, a couple Beetles, and a couple type IIIs, and have either bought, sold, or traded several of them over the internet. Here's a little chart listing each of them, where they came from, and where they went: (Click on specific bus type for a full in-depth history of that bus and its adventures)
Bus NumberPictureYearModelFound By....Went To....Dates Owned
1 1978 Standard(sunroof) Newspaper gave to friend 9/90-1994
2 1975 Hard top Westy Mechanic traded for poptop summer 1991
3 1967 Standard Washington Paper Sold to friend 9/3/93-3/1996
4 1967 Westfalia Friend Sold to V@L Listmember spring 1994
5 1966 Sunroof Deluxe Local buy Traded to V@L listmember summer 1995
6 1965 Single Cab Traded from V@L listmember traded back to listmember summer 1995-2/1996
7 1967 Panel Camper Newspaper sold on theSamba 1/23/1996 -3/12/2004
8 1967 Westfalia bought from V@L listmember Sold to different V@L listmember 2/1996-6/1996
9 1968 Crew Cab Bought from V@L listmember (Uncle Joel) traded for 62 crew cab fall 1997-spring 1998
10 1979 Westfalia Bought from local mechanic friend for parts, after it had a nasty tree fall on it. still own most of itfall 1996
11 1967 Hardtop deluxe Bought from friend fixed and sold to roommate fall 1997
12 1962 Crew Cab traded with listmember sold on Samba 2/1998 - 10/4/2011
13 1971 Westfalia bought locally traded to listmember summer 1998
14 1967 Crew Cab traded from listmember sold locally fall 1998
15 a. 1960 Kombi Friend sold to roommate 1/2001-3/2001
15 b. 1960 Kombi roommate sold on theSamba 10/2004-2/2005
16 a. 1971 Standard word-of-mouth sold to roommate 2001?
16 b. 1971 Standard roommate Sold on theSamba 10/2004 - 2/2005
17 1970 Kombi Newspaper Sold to type2 list member summer 2002
18 1970 Kombi Friend Gave to Roommate summer 2002
19 1969 Riviera Newspaper Sold on theSamba 12/2003 - 1/2004
20 1987 Westfalia Friend Sold 12/2003 - 3/14/05
21 1971 Westfalia Friend Sold on the Samba 2/2005-8/27/2005
22 1970 Westfalia Friend Sold on the Samba 3/12/2005 - late April, 2005
23 1975 Westfalia deluxe Friend gave away 5/8/2006 - 3/5/07
24 1987 Vanagon GL V@L listsold to friend 10/2007 - 5/10/2008
25 1977 Country Homes Camper Friendsold on Samba 7/16/2010 - 1/21/2012
26 1971 Deluxe Station Wagon Trade from FMBC Sold on Samba 3/25/2011 - 12/8/2012
27 1986 Wolfsburg Weekender Bought from FMBC Still have 6/9/2016 -
Beetle 1 1969 Autostick mechanic Sold to Rec.Autos.VW member fall 1995
Beetle 2(a) 1964 Standard local mechanic gave to girlfriend at the time5/1997
Beetle 2(b) 1964 Standard ex-girlfriend's dad sold on the Samba3/19/2005 - 4/10/2005
Beetle 3 1972 Super word-of-mouth sold to friend
Beetle 4 1971 Super word-of-mouth sold to friend
Beetle 5 1971 Super friend's dad (was previously a different friend's) kept drive train, sold the rest 4/3/2006 - 12/16/06
Beetle 6 1969 Standard P.O. was a roommate Traded for diesel Rabbit 4/29/2006 - 4/10/2007
Beetle 7 1974 Standard Trade from FMBC traded to FMBC member 3/25/2011 - 6/7/2012
Ghia 1965 Convertible Newspaper sold to friend fall 1999?
Type III 1(a) 1971 Squareback Internet sold to roommate fall 1999?
Type III 1(b) 1971 Squareback roommate sold on theSamba 10/2004-12/2004
Type III 2 1973 Squareback Internet gave to friend
Thing (181) 1973 Thing Friend Traded on FMBC 5/18/2008 - 3/25/2011
Rabbit 1981 Diesel 2 Door Internet, traded Beetle for Sold on Samba 4/10/2007 - 11/17/2009
Jetta 2004 TDI Diesel 4 Door Bought from family friend Sold on VW Vortex 3/16/2014 - 10/8/2014
Dasher 1980 Diesel 4 Door Wagon Samba Still Have 5/23/2014
Other Ones
Chevrolet 1947 Fleetmaster 4dr sedan newspaper classifieds sold via sign 7/20/2001 Spring 2002
Ford 1964 Falcon Grandmother bought new gave to friend 2001 - 2003 (August 2007)
Jeep(ster) 1969 Commando online classifieds sold to NC 4x4 member 5/8/2002 - Jan. 2005
Jeep 1972 Commando eBay sold on Craigslist November 2004 - 2/14/2015
Jeep 1991 Wrangler Bought from friend sold on Craigslist 1/27/2017 - 7/14/17
Ford 1981 F100 Custom Family still own 11/2009
Ford 2001 Excursion Limited 4wd V10 Craigslist Sold on Craigslist 3/6/2015 - 11/7/2015


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