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Old 01-10-2018, 12:00 AM   #42
Jim in
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Originally Posted by raggedwhole! View Post
Volkswagen ILTIS is a great option. No ignition, fully mechanical diesel injection. Very basic electric system. Locking diffs, excellent ride height. Simple and effective. Damn near indestructible and easy to work on.
Never heard of these before, here's one that went for $5500, it's gas though.

his 1981 Volkswagen Iltis is a military-spec example powered by a 1.7L water-cooled inline-four backed by a 4-speed manual gearbox. The Iltis was developed by Audi and built by Volkswagen for use by the German military from 1978-1988. It utilized a 4WD system based around components from the Audi 100, which led to the Quattro all-wheel drive system that debuted in 1980. This Type 183 was built in West Germany and was acquired by the seller six months ago.

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