DUNE BUGGY MANX STYLE

Winning bid: US $8,050.

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Funnybug sez:

those side tanks really pull the car together

Ebay Description:

THIS IS A 1963 VW BUG CONVERTED TO A MANX STYLE REPLICA IN A 1960'S THEME. THE CHASSIS WAS BUILT BY EXPIERENCED BUGGY BUILDER IN THE BOSTON AREA,THICK PLATE STEEL UNDERSIDE,DONE VERY NICELY,IT RETAINS THE 1963 VW SUSPENSION WITH BRAIDED STEEL BRAKE HOSES AND NEW LINES,MASTER CYL,WHEEL CYLS. THE MOTOR IN A REBUILT 1641 THAT HAS NEW SCAT POWDER COATED TIN ,DEEP TAPPED BLOCK FOR LONGER HEADBOLTS. NEW PUSH ROD TUBES,CHROME SHIELDS,EMPI BREATHER BOX SETUP,ELIMINATES LEAKS AND BLOW BY ,PERTRONIX BILLET DISTRIBUTOR WITH 8MM WIRES,NEW DUAL SOLEX CARB SETUP,WITH BILLET LINKAGE. ALL ALLUMINUM PARTS HAVE BEEN POLISHED. THE EXHAUST IS A TOTALLY NEW IDEA MADE BY G-DOWN OF CALIFORNIA ,IT IS A FORWARD EXITING DESIGN WITH THE OPTIONAL SCAVENGING H-PIPE ,CERAMIC COATED ,CHROME TRUMPET TIPS , THE SYSTEM KEEPS THE MOTOR RUNNING COOL AND SOUNDS LIKE A V-8 BECAUSE YOU HEAR 4 CYLINDERS ON EACH SIDE RATHER THAN 2 . NEW CV BOOTS, NEW CHROME SPRINGED SHOCKS IN REAR, LED REAR LIGHTS,GLASS FRONT TURN SIGNALS FROM A 56 WILLYS. INTERIOR IS ALL BLACK VINYL ,REAR SEAT CUSTOM MADE WITH SEAT BELTS FOR 5 PASSENGERS,CARPETED WITH VINYL SIDE PANELS,VINTAGE HURST SHIFTER,VDO GAUGES,OIL PRESSURE,FUEL LEVEL, CUSTOM MADE ENGINE TURNED DASH,EVERYTHING WORKS,PASSES N.Y. INSPECTION AND IS STREET DRIVEN,CRAGER SS WHEELS 14" UP FRONT,15" REAR, THE PAINT IS RED METAL FLAKE HOUSE OF KOLORS, BERRIAN BUGGY SIDE PODS,VINTAGE GRANT WOOD WHEEL,CUSTOM MADE REAR BUMPER CAGE. I AM A 50 YEAR OLD CAR ENTHUSIAST WHO HAS BEEN COLLECTING FOR 34 YEARS HAVE OWNED MANY DIFFERENT MUSCLE CARS AND THIS CAR BY FAR GETS MORE ATTENTION FROM ALL DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS WITH SMILES AND A GOOD TIME FEEL, YOU CAN DRIVE THIS CAR WITH CONFIDENCE AND IT IT IS VERY INEXPENSIVE TO FUEL,THE PRICE REFLECTS A FRACTION OF WHAT IT WOULD COST TO BUILD ,IT IS READY FOR SUMMER FUN NOW.


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