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    Thread: 1978 Scirocco - $1500

    1. Member Thrasher's Avatar
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      12-01-2011 01:12 AM #1
      Early 78 Scirocco, primer over Mars Red
      Decent car, great start to a project, RUNS but doesn't drive, engine sounds great, new fluids, cleaned out gas tank, rehabed fuel system, FACTORY AC, UBER RARE MARS RED, some spare parts, some new parts... good stuff, buy it.
















      PM for details.
      Last edited by Thrasher; 01-07-2012 at 12:45 PM.
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      12-01-2011 10:49 AM #2
      Dear Seller:

      Does this car come with Corvette wheels and does it have T-Tops?

      Seriously though, this is a great car for a decent price. Chad and our mutual friend Hal have spent considerable effort to getting things put together on the car and it does make an excellent basis for someone who wants to do a restoration/modification route on the car.

      1978 is considered by most to be one of the best years for Sciroccos; much of the early teething issues were worked out by then and there is a slight weight advantage to these cars as compared to the earlier counterparts.

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      12-04-2011 02:47 PM #3
      Offers?
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      12-09-2011 05:55 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by Thrasher View Post
      Offers?
      My offer is: you could always just give it to me j/k

      Unfortunately I don't have the room/time/$$, otherwise I would love to have this car!!

      GLWS

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      12-19-2011 10:37 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Paul@VWvortex View Post
      Dear Seller:

      Does this car come with Corvette wheels and does it have T-Tops?

      Seriously though, this is a great car for a decent price. Chad and our mutual friend Hal have spent considerable effort to getting things put together on the car and it does make an excellent basis for someone who wants to do a restoration/modification route on the car.

      1978 is considered by most to be one of the best years for Sciroccos; much of the early teething issues were worked out by then and there is a slight weight advantage to these cars as compared to the earlier counterparts.
      This is an unobtainium rare MARS RED CAR!
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      01-05-2012 08:33 PM #6
      If Paul wants to help me restore it, I'll buy it

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      01-05-2012 11:55 PM #7

      I'll help, I just really need to down size. It's not the time with this one, it's the money and space. It'd be cool for it to stay local, and I certainly have the parts and connections to see it done right.
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      01-06-2012 07:25 AM #8
      So is the trans bad? Is that why it doesn't drive?

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      01-06-2012 08:42 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by max and tiny View Post
      So is the trans bad? Is that why it doesn't drive?
      Nope, just needs some tuning/bugs worked out. The car sat for a while prior to my ownership.
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      01-07-2012 12:45 PM #10
      Price drop - $1250!
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      02-16-2012 12:29 AM #11
      Buy this! Car and all my mk1 scirocco parts for $1600!
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      Don't do it Henry.. you have plenty of cars..
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      02-16-2012 12:34 PM #14
      hey thats not mars red.. its primer gray

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      02-16-2012 11:21 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by sec914 View Post
      hey thats not mars red.. its primer gray
      But the base color, is Mars Red, which makes this car possibly the last Mars Red 78 in existence. It was a VERY rare combination. Desireable for restoration.
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      02-17-2012 09:31 AM #16
      any interest in selling the spear parts you have? I just picked up a 78 rocco
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      02-17-2012 03:12 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by BORA_1_8T View Post
      any interest in selling the spear parts you have? I just picked up a 78 rocco
      get in touch with Frank....rocc'ngreen he's in Albe-barbeque.
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      02-23-2012 12:22 PM #18
      Make me an offer, I want this stuff gone!
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      03-23-2012 10:28 PM #19
      Price drop, $1250 takes it all. Gaining interest.
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      03-26-2012 09:51 AM #20
      Pending sale, 99% Sold.
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      03-26-2012 09:57 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by Thrasher View Post
      Pending sale, 99% Sold.
      Nice dude!

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      03-31-2012 07:31 AM #22
      Sold Sold Sold
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      03-31-2012 11:04 PM #23
      details.


      local?

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      04-02-2012 09:39 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by vnichw View Post
      details.


      local?
      It went to a previous owner who regretted giving it up to begin with. Definitely in good hands and staying in AZ.
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