1961 Volkswagen DUNE BUGGY

Winning bid: US $6000

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Funnybug sez:

SAND FLEE ..

Ebay Description:

First car is for sale locally and I reserve the right to sell IF RESERVE IS NOT YET MET
second I am willing to trade if buggy doesn't sell.
(rat rod, hot rod, 50s/60s/70s gm car)
This is a Sand Flee from the seventies, I bought it 5 years ago off eBay
and have slowly brought this buggy back to great running condition
The sand flee was different from most Buggies because it had a molded floor pan that went under your feet to the front seat. this makes the body stronger. It also has a cover over the battery compartment, looks cool. See pictures
Kit was designed to be able to use a corvair or a VW engine
This car has a single port engine in it from the mid sixties
the pan vin numbers are clear and it is a 61 convertible pan
Title clear and in my name
In the past 5 years car has been stored in my garage, in pieces and whole for the whole 5 years.
I removed the body and completely disassembled the car
body was stripped of paint and damaged areas were repaired.
wiring, gauges, cables and interior were tossed
Car was filled, sanded and painted 3 years ago by 1 day paint, and is a ok job
but not great. I almost lost the entire body when they went under.
Pan and suspension were cleaned, wire wheeled and either painted or por 15 (pan)
entire brake system was replaced including brake lines and stainless flex brake hoses
Carb overhauled and Gas Tank cleaned
New Clutch and pressure plate
New SW gauge set (Tach, oil, volts, gas) and gas tank sender
New wiring and fuse block
New headlights and tail lights, turn signals
New clutch and throttle cables, battery
New axle seals
New horn, turn signal stalk has button it it for high beams, I hooked it up to the horn, pretty cool
New wheels, tires used but in great shape
New Jeep aftermarket seats w/ New slides, on fabricated seat mounts
aftermarket shifter
3 new billet mirrors
New Fire Extinguisher
New Steering damper
New Plugs, wires, cap, rotor and belt
New oil pump and fuel pump
ceramic coated dual mufflers (plus a used quite pac muffler)
Aluminum valve covers
Converted to Alternator
almost every bolt screw washer or nut is stainless
(Please note Bolts holding the body to the pan are Galvanized)
Everything works on this car with the exception of the lighter
Comes with tow bar and trailer light set up that clamps to the engine cage
Buggy runs great but Carb / timing needs adjustment
Car has been on the road for only 6 months now, it
is insured, current on tags and NEVER needs smog!!
Holes in the side area near the seats are small storage areas, this buggy comes with side pods with a bump out at the hole so you can put small items in there (I have not installed them yet but it will be finished by auction end)
Also Ebay makes me list the mileage, but I have no Idea so I put down what Buggy has since the rebuild
I have added the ad from the 70's and a picture of what the buggy looked like when I bought it

 

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On Jun-09-11 at 07:23:20 PDT, seller added the following information:

I also have 2 repair books that go with sale, and some extra Bug parts

 

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On Jun-09-11 at 16:38:00 PDT, seller added the following information:

Please note buggy does not come with a spare tire or jack

 

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On Jun-09-11 at 16:57:00 PDT, seller added the following information:

The gauges are not SW but VDO sorry for the mix up

I also found the CB radio and it is included in the sale, but no mount or antenna

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