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176,600 Miles
Last Modified September 25, 2023

Westley The Westy is For Sale!

Our Westfalia has been cared for and maintained like he’s a member of our family, because he is! We always tried to find the best products, upgrades, and mechanics to keep our escape pod reliable and simple to use. This Westy starts up instantly, is extremely easy and comfortable to drive, and will have folks smiling at you wherever your adventures take you.

The extensive lists below should cover most of the upgrades we’ve done to the van over the 7 years we’ve owned him. If you have any questions, please contact us.

The main reason we’re selling Westley is because I have chronic lower back issues that flare up, and the setup and takedown required for a Westfalia is sometimes more than I can handle. We’re sad to pass Westley on to a new home. We also know that it feels like the right time for him to enjoy a new family and new adventures!

Price is negotiable and has some wiggle room.

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• 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia
• Flash Silver Metallic paint
• Freshly Rebuilt 3 Speed Automatic Transmission
• Original 2.1L Waterboxer engine
• We are the third owners
• Always a west coast vehicle
• ~176,600 miles on body and engine
• Purchased in October 2015 as a nearly stock van
• All known records going back to 2012 will be provided
• Over $65,000 total invested
• Binder with all receipts and work performed, plus spreadsheet with all details.


Every van of this era is going to have some quirks! We believe that Westley doesn’t have too many quirks, and nothing related to safety or reliability has ever been put off.

• “10 foot paint job” Not the best looking original paint on the front and rear, but looks good from 10 feet away.
• There is a very tiny ATF drip that multiple shops haven’t been able to lock down, but it’s very minimal and just from the pan gasket area. I check the ATF level regularly and it hasn’t visibly dropped.
• There is a small amount of seam rust on the driver’s side where the kitchen is located, very common for a Westy.
• There is a ding in the rear passenger side wheel arch.
• The wiring for the side mirrors (heat, plus electric adjustment) doesn’t currently work, but I will try to get it rewired for the new owners before they adopt Westley.
• Original 2.1L engine, so a rebuild or replacement should eventually be planned for. Currently the engine runs SOLID and we are vigilant when it comes to regular maintenance and oil changes.



• GoWesty 1.5” progressive lift springs
• Burley big brake kit with stainless steel brake lines
• Bilstein HD shocks
• Powerflex urethane bushings throughout the front suspension and steering
• T3 Technique front anti-roll bar with HD end-links

Wheels and Tires

• Mercedes C240 16” wheels
• BF Goodrich AT T/A KO2 tires, 205-65-16 with full-size spare


• Fiamma F45S 10-foot awning
• Burley custom swing-away rear tire carrier
• Rocky Mountain Westy pull-out side ladder
• Rocky Mountain Westy 2-inch tow hitch
• Yakima roof rack
• Yakima Skybox 16s (16 cubic foot cargo box, short version)
• Matching key cores for all Yakima gear

House Battery System

• LifeBlue 12v 200ah LiFePO4 battery
• Victron DC-DC charger, shore power charger and solar controller
• Simarine Pico One display with easy-to-read power, water tank and propane tank levels
• Devices can be monitored through the respective phone apps


• Propex HS2211 propane air heater
• Eurovan seats with adjustable recline, lumbar support, armrests and headrests
• GoWesty cruise control
• GoWesty 4-inch (2x 2 inch) memory foam toppers with protective covers for lower bed


• Transaxle rebuilt by A&P Specialties in Portland, OR November 2022 at 175k miles.
• Engine always maintained with regular service and consistent synthetic-blend high-mileage oil changes
• 944 CV joints (2018) and Lobro CV boots (2019)
• Automatic transmission full rebuild (late 2022)
• New steering pump (2022)
• New fuel lines (2022)
• New engine bay coolant hoses (2022)
• New alternator belt (2022)
• New stainless steel coolant tower (2022)
• Valve cover gaskets (2022)
• Newer alternator (2020)
• Newer fuel pump (2021)
• Newer radiator (2019)
• Newer fuel tank re-seal (2019)
• Stainless steel coolant pipes
• Aluminum coolant expansion tank, Rocky Mountain Westy
• Newer engine bay air intake hose (2017)
• BlazeCut engine bay fire extinguisher
• Cruise Control, GoWesty aftermarket kit with custom dash indicator light and icon


• BFG AT T/A K02 205/65/16, including full size spare mounted on a modified Burley rear swing-away
• Custom Mercedes C240 alloy wheels
• Mercedes black steel spare wheel


• GoWesty 1.5” progressive lift springs
• Bilstein HD Shocks front and back
• T3 Technique front anti-roll bar with HD end-links (controls the body roll when turning)
• Newton steering rack stiffener (makes a massive difference in high winds)
• Burley Big Brake Kit, stainless steel brake hoses front and rear
• Powerflex urethane bushings for upper and lower control arms, radius rods, steering rack
• Newer brake master cylinder (2018)


• South African grill
• Hella E-code glass headlight housings (way better visibility VS the square headlights)
• High-power headlight relay kit
• Heated power side mirrors (OEM)
• Fiamma F45S 10-foot awning
• Fiamma tie-down kit with strap, spring and large stakes
• Custom multicolor LED awning light strips (8 foot strip tucked inside each awning casing)
• VanagonLife V.O.W. (Vanagon Overlander Window)
• Hi-Lift jack and MaxTrax recovery boards, mounted to VOW
• Hi-Lift Vanagon adapter and jack plate for weight distribution
• Yakima “Wide Body” brackets, 1A gutter adapters and 66” bars
• Yakima Skybox 16s (16 cubic foot cargo box, short version)
• Custom Burley Swing-Away with adjustable Rocky Mountain Westy tire carrier
• Rocky Mountain Westy pull-out side ladder
• Rocky Mountain Westy 2-inch tow hitch
• 2x Wavian 20L jerry cans for fuel, mounted in roof luggage rack
• Wavian potable water can, mounted in roof luggage rack
• Custom waterproof external USB plugs on rear engine vent
• Refurbished original propane tank (cleaned, painted, new on/off valve, pressure checked)
• Smoked front turn signal housings plus solid-state blinker relays (full on/off blinker for increased visibility)
• GoWesty 3rd brake light on rear gate (plus flasher relay for increased visibility)
• GoWesty exterior hookup boxes
• Pelican Storm im2700 case, for spare-part storage in the old spare tire space under the van
• GoWesty pop-top shocks / lift assist
• Newer pop-top and luggage rack seals (2017)
• Newer luggage rack cleats (2019)
• Convex drivers-side mirror for better visibility
• Working rear wiper and sprayer (rare)
• Newer windshield (2019)
• Dual-jet windshield wiper sprayers
• PIAA silicone windshield wipers


• Eurovan seats with adjustable lumbar support, armrests and headrests
• Lloyd coin floor mats, front seats and center isle
• Passenger swivel seat (driver’s swivel included if you’d like to re-install)
• Front and rear OEM table and table legs
• TruckFridge TF49 12v refrigerator with matching door laminate
• Custom digital fridge controller and internal thermometer, upgraded compressor fan and internal fan for consistent fridge temperatures
• Custom soft-close utensil drawer above fridge with matching laminate and OEM latch
• GoWesty Epicurian cutting board above sink
• ShureFlo gray faucet with 3-setting aerator
• Newer water lines
• Wireless backup camera with rearview mirror built-in screen
• Custom LED multicolor light strip to illuminate pop-top canvas, remote control
• Custom LED light strip above galley with touch dimmer
• Custom LED puck lights above rear seats with touch dimmer
• Custom LED puck light with dimmer in rear bed area
• Additional passenger-side overhead light
• Footwell LED strip (turns on when doors are opened)
• Custom interior lights override switch (front passenger door can be left open while camping)
• Rechargeable motion-sensor lights in interior cabinets
• GoWesty metal screens for middle slider windows
• Rocky Mountain Westy under-seat locking drawers
• GoWesty heavy duty offset window cranks
• Fintastic glove box organizer
• Driver’s side grab bar
• Custom exterior temperature display above steering wheel (installed in rare OEM “heated seat” cover piece) with on/off switch
• Newer driver and passenger window seals (2017)
• Newer skylight knob and plastic covers (2018)


• Propex HS2211 externally mounted propane air heater, custom protective skid plate
• Dual 200mm vent fans in skylight, custom ABS mounting plate with variable speed controller
• GoWesty 4-inch (2x 2 inch) memory foam toppers with protective covers
• “Wasser Stopper” rain fly for pop-top tent, GoWesty
• Camper Van Culture thermal external pop-top wrap (can be used under the rain fly for additional warmth or by itself)
• GoWesty bug screens for rear gate and slider door
• Dual folding cup holders up front
• Single folding cup holder in the rear
• Lockable rear gate adapter, allows rear gate to be cracked open and securely locked.

// STEREO //

• Fusion MS-RA70 marine radio with easy-to-use controls
• Morel Maximo 5 front speakers
• Morel Maximo Coax 4 rear speakers
• Rear speaker pods
• Pioneer TS-SWX2502 10” subwoofer
• Pioneer GM-D8061 300w Class D Ampilfier
• Stereo power on key-in
• Stereo power override switch
• Subwoofer power override switch and volume knob
• New antenna


• Simarine Pico One, a tank and battery monitor. Includes display with easy-to-read power, water tank and propane tank levels.
• LifeBlue 12v 200ah (2.4 kWh) LiFePO4 battery with bluetooth
• Custom battery and component storage area under rear bench seat
• Victron Orion-Tr Smart 12/12-30 non-isolated DC-DC charger with bluetooth
• Victron SmartSolar 75/15 charge controller with bluetooth
• Victron Blue Smart Charger 12v 17a 120v AC shore power charger with Bluetooth
• KUS 15” stainless steel water tank float sensor, calibrated through Simarine Pico One
• Ultrasonic fuel level sensor for propane tank, calibrated through Simarine Pico One
• BlueSea Safety Hub 150 distribution panel and fuse block
• BlueSea 12 space fuse block (under kitchen)
• BlueSea 6 space fuse block (behind glove compartment)
• Dual 12v outlets in dashboard
• Dual high-power USB ports in dash
• Dual 12v outlets in kitchen vent
• Rear cabinet 12v outlet
• Exterior Anderson PowerPole connector for portable solar-in and 12v-out
• Anderson PowerPole adapters for exterior cigarette socket plug, solar MC4 connectors, plus 25ft of cable for a deployable solar panel.
• External horn relay for improved volume
• GoWesty dashboard circuit board replacement kit with coolant temp alarm
• 400w power inverter


• Newer 3-window pop-top tent in great condition
• Extra Eurovan seat headrest, taller than ones installed
• Bentley service manual
• Bosch fuel pump
• Fuel filter
• 2x Ignition coil
• Distributor cap and rotor
• Oil filter
• Radiator belt
• Steering pump belt
• Pentofrost antifreeze concentrate
• O2 sensor
• 3 OEM VW/Audi fog lamp light switches
• Original fridge door plus extra door/drawer latch
• Original rear driver side curtain, removed when VanagonLife window was installed
• Original rear view mirror, changed to slimmer one for mounting rear view display/mirror.
• Original windshield seal
• Original cloth skylight cover
• Extra gray laminate
• Paint, primer, and plastic prep spray to paint black fridge trim (or other items)
• “Leafted” leather straps for mounting a table to the side of van or slider door (no table included)
• Extra backup camera, transmitter, and cables
• Relay and fuse holders designed to mate into the stock fuse block
• Extra light bulbs for all lights
• Original OEM manual, maintenance guide, plus stove and stereo manuals
• Original OEM keys and metal tags
• Original swivel seat base for driver’s side
• Many misc. OEM screws, screw covers, vents, small parts

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