Concept 1 Dune buggy

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Funnybug sez:
This is a weird looking buggy eh? I wonder if those built in headlights meet minimum height. No idea why ebay yanked the auction.

Ebay Description:

You are looking at a very rare Concept 1 Dune buggy. This vehicle was built to look like the 70s series Corvettes. It even has the original finish. A few nicks over the years but it looks really nice. As most of you know finding a Dune buggy with original finish is rare. I keep this in my shop, covered at all times. It shows 47,982 miles and I believe those to be true miles. It is powered by a 1600 dual port (one port to each cylinder) VW engine and has a Weber two barrel carburetor. Eng No AE 842724 which shows it to be a 1971-72 engine. The title shows the buggy as a 1971 VW. I would think the engine is original, as it would be hard to find one with the right serial number. A few years ago I installed leather bucket seats and they are very comfortable to sit in while driving. I also installed a set of True-Spoke wire wheels from one of my Corvettes. They have some rust on them but for a $3K set of old wheels, they don’t look too bad and I am including them with the sale. Really they look great if you don’t look at them closer than two feet away. You could detail them or have them re-chromed but they look nice on the buggy just like they are . This winter I put new brakes, lines, and wheel cylinders on it. Also I added a (T) shifter and it throw great. This Dune-buggy also comes with a 2” ball tow-bar with the sale. So you can tow it to where you want to drive it and tow it home when you are finished. Great for cruising the beaches or rally’s or to pull behind a motorhome. The mounts also come completely off if you would rather not have them on while you are cruising. We bought this buggy to do all the above and cruise around but, we don’t drive it enough to justify keep it. It is time to let someone else enjoy it. I have owned it for a number of years and just don’t use it enough. I spend most of my free time on motorcycles. I************************* Safety Warning to all *********************************l This Buggy is very fast, responsive and light. Do not buy it for a highschool student as a present. It will get them hurt. It will go much faster than you want to take it and gets there quickly. This is a vehicle for adults. Also if you are 6’3” tall you will not fit in it. I’m 5’11” 190 and it is a little tight but so are corvettes. Condition :Please keep in mind this car is used and has never been repainted. So, PLEASE read the condition description and evaluate all of the pictures carefully prior to bidding. Also, I encourage ALL prospective buyers to take a look at the vehicle. If you have any additional questions or want to take a look at the car for yourself, feel free to CONTACT ME. Engine: 1600 dual port with weber two barrel carb. Transmission: Everything engages as it should. The cluch is strong.... NO PROBLEMS Exterior: As with any used car the exterior does have some flaws. There are some other small scratches here and there (nothing atypical for the age). The rims look GREAT with minimal wear, just a little rust on the chrome. Interior: The interior is in good shape overall. The floors/pans from front to back are all in good shape. The seats are free of stains, tears, etc, just normal wear. Terms Winning bidder must contact me within 24 hours of auction end and make arrangements for payment at that time. A $500 deposit is due within 72 hours of the auctions close. I would like the rest in cash or a bank check. I will not sign over the vehicle or allow the vehicle to leave until full payment is made. If no contact is made within 48 hours I reserve the right to re-list the vehicle, sell it to the next high bidder, or sell it otherwise. Please arrange financing prior to bidding. Buyer is responsible for pickup or shipping of this vehicle. If you have a 2” ball you can tow it home. Velicle is located North of Panama City, Florida If you are not sure about something, Please ASK. I reserve the right to cancel bids for excessive negative feedback. I also reserve the right to end the listing if the vehicle is no longer available for sale (bid early and bid often!). Please do not bid on this auction unless you are serious about owning this vehicle. This buggy is a lot of fun to drive.

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