1970 original 'Manx' style Dune Buggy

Winning bid: US $7,100.

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Funnybug sez:

someone got duped, because this is NOT a genuine Manx.

EBAY Description:

You are looking at one of the nicest dune buggys you will find,i bought this a little over a year ago from the original owner. He is still alive ..ha,ha ..and he swears this is a Manx.I have no reason to question him ,and honestley ...I DON'T CARE. Almost every aspect of this hot rod, has been either rebuilt or purchased new w/ no expense spared.A brief list of new items are as follows;

Fuel system; New VW tank,new steel fuel lines,new

electric pump.

Brakes; New linings(all four), hardware,new drums,

wheel cyl. master cyl.

Tires/Rims; 14x8" rear 14x6 front w/ all new

BFGoodrich radial TAs

Engine/Trans; 1899+ VW ,all chrome tins,88mm heads,44 IDF Webers(dual) ,new Bosch -starter,generator,and coil Empi dist. (points),new 8mm wires,Scat crankshaft&rods,remote oil filter,fuel preasure regulater,oil cooler,New Empi street headers. 4 speed manual trans...stock 1970 super beetle.

Interior; Custom by local street rod shop 'Rods Designs',New

race bucket/covers,pleated sides,custom rear carpeted

battery storage area, with snap down tonaue cover.

Paint is all PPG b/c ,very clean unmolested body,blocked,epoxy primed,based w/ 2012 Victory Red,Big Daddy Roth Monster Flake(fire red)...and lotsa' clear.All guages,oil,fuel,volts,speedo,Sun tach,signals,wipers,am/fm radio,air horns,fire extinguiser etc. Has both front rear chrome bumpers,new Halogen Dietz headlamps,5" led rear taillights. Both side rear view,and interior mirrors,the floorpan under this car is absolutley rust free and complete chassis anddriveline has been sanded primed and dp90 coated. This little car is truly a blast to drive and is lisenced,titled,insured and street legal.Along with sale i do have exta parts from original owner,heads almn. covers,extra wiper assy., New H-beam rods. This one is way cool, needs nothing..but to be driven and enjoyed, as she is a true piece of Americana'..and after 43+ years still demands attention ,and is really a Bad Ass little buggy.


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On Jul-07-13 at 17:47:56 PDT, seller added the following information:

I do have wipers for the car.. they will be on when vehicle sells.Car also has seat belts on both sides,thank you.

Item Location: McHenry, Illinois
Ended: Aug 09, 2013


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