So, "Historic" tags are available from most if not all states(check w/ your state). A monumental amount of time and funds went into making this as close to a real WWII era Kubelwagen as possible w/out actually being right off the battlefield. The unit designation/mascot had been changed to the white bear as-seen in the pictures, but you can change it to your own unit designation. There is no writing on the doors either, just all panzer gray. Picture #8 shows the original spare tire housing b4 painting, picture #11 shows the empty engine compartment during the rear-end gear reduction project.-- Ball joint front beam, all new, 12-volt electronics, Stock 1969 engine w/ new carburetor, rear axle swing w/ gear reduction boxes, parts to return to standard VW IRS rear suspension to include transmission are all available too. Canvas top and side curtains are in great condition w/ no issues. Many original and reproduction parts were sourced from Europe to complete a nearly 3 year project. Rear fenders and all items attached to the front skin are original restoration parts for a genuine Kubel.
Correct inner and outer door handles. Heat channels attached to the floor. Gnition, starter switch and d. Ashboard are late-war style with proper speedometer- not hooked-up. Seat covers are new restoration items and look fantastic.
All exterior lighting is WWII original. Correct 16 rims with proper WWII tires and tread style.
All tow hooks are WW2 style replacements and not the sloppy, grinder-made ones these with which repros come. Windshield hardware is also correct for a genuine Kubelwagen. Front suspension beam was removed and all replaceable items (Tie Rods -Ball Joints etc) were replaced. Engine runs well and has new clutch kit and valve cover gaskets.
Rear suspension was converted to gear reduction type axles from an early small nut bus original Kubels had gear reduction axles.. Top was custom made and is in good condition. Steering wheel & gear shifter are original. Vehicle is currently painted in Panzer gray and the underside was cleaned and painted with rust resistant paint. This is as close you to an original Kubel most of us will come into contact with and its for sale.The vehicle is currently in Harrison County, WV. The item "1938 WWII German Kubelwagen Volkswagen 1969 VW WV Kubel Type 32 82 porsche org" is in sale since Friday, November 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Reproductions\Germany". The seller is "1sgtfury" and is located in Cumberland, Maryland. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.