SOLD -Ecotec-Powered 1985 Volkswagen T3 Transporter Doka Syncro 5-Speed $40,000


1985 Volkswagen T3 Syncro Doka Transporter for Sale

Looking for the ultimate adventure rig? Look no further than this 1985 Volkswagen T3 Syncro Doka Transporter! This fire service vehicle from Germany was imported to the US in 2009 and is now ready to tackle any terrain. Located in Reno, Nevada. Price is $40,000 - Contact Zach at 775-200-3591

Exterior Features:

  • Red and silver body with silver graphics
  • White-finished bumpers
  • External roll cage with LED lighting
  • Aftermarket LED headlights
  • Dual mirrors
  • Rear tow ball
  • Orange auxiliary lighting
  • Hinged bed sides
  • Rear skid plate
  • Lower storage compartment
  • Recently applied professional paint correction and ceramic coating
  • 16" silver-painted steel wheels with Accelera M/T-01 Mud-Terrain tires
Interior Features:

  • Brown vinyl front bucket seats and rear bench
  • Matching door panels and contrasting black dashboard
  • Heater
  • Manually-operated windows
  • Rubber floor mats
  • Pioneer stereo
  • Two-spoke steering wheel
  • VDO instrumentation with 100-mph speedometer, 6k-rpm tachometer, auxiliary gauges, warning lights, and digital clock

  • 2.4-liter General Motors Ecotec inline-four engine (installed in 2013)
  • Five-speed manual transmission with low-ratio Gelände first gear
  • Syncro four-wheel-drive system
  • Front and rear locking differentials with viscous coupling - and center coupling disconnect.
Additional Information:

  • 106k miles
  • Partial service records
  • Clean Carfax report
  • Clean Nevada title (lists “Non-US Vehicle” in the brands section)
Don't miss out on this opportunity to own a piece of history.

full photo collection here:

1985 VW Doka Syncro . 2.4 ecotec swap highway run. - YouTube

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Very interesting and cool truck. Interesting paint correction was done with the decals and paint on quarter panels being in such rough shape.

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