1968 VW Camper

  • Location: Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Bus/Vanagon
  • Year: 1968
  • Mileage: 52,100
  • VIN: 238042098
  • Color: White
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

1968 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon Description

Rare 1968 Pop Top, with rare original folding cot in the roof.


Original paint. Nice looking classic 60’s van. Great looking original VW front end, and original vintage camper interior.

- Engine starts, sounds good, and seems to run good. We drove it up the driveway and back a few times.

- No brakes! Van will not stop! Confident all brake components need to be renewed.

- Steering rotation and gear shifting seem good.

- Fuel tank is rusty. Needs replacement. We cleaned out as much rust as possible.With 2-3 in line filters the motor starts and revs.

-Rust:Front driver and passenger floor pan is rusted through. Affects foot pedals. Battery tray in engine compartment rusted through. Body along rocker panels rusted.Although bus is pretty solid overall.

- Side Door:Complete, works good, inside / outside handles work, and operates as a swinging door. Photo shows hinges installed for pivot. Very creative! The door slider / latch mechanism requires replacement and installation. The slider cover is with the vehicle. The allen head hinge bolts are fastened in the interior. Removal would not be difficult.

- Doors: Right, left, rear, engine. All ok.

- Interior:Complete. Windows undamaged. Furniture good and folding bed good. Sink, fridge, cabinets, cabinet latches complete. Wood veneer paneling shows age. Original roof cot operational. Pop top complete and functional but without cloth canopy. Dash complete. Operation of dash components unknown. Front seats complete.Original storage “ hammock “ canvas shelf instals over front seats ( see photo ).

- Electrical:Starter motor spins and starts motor. Headlight high / low, and windshield wipers work. All else no or unknown.

Sold as is, where is, without any warranty expressed or implied. Seller doesn’t have repair or maintenance history, except for sales receipt of engine overhaul and replace in 1993. Previous owner said engine was rebuilt, ran good, and only drove 900 miles before being barn stored for two decades.The vehicle was purchased with title from owners surviving family.Seller has no knowledge of use of the vehicle or ownership history since 1968.

Odometer: 52,100. Who knows if accurate.

Seller can assist buyer for pick up, in person or with commercial hauler.


Once repairs are made, this van should be a driver.

$500 non refundable deposit required in 48 hours. Full payment in cash or cashiers check required in 7 days.

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