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By Eric G 2094 Date 2010-04-20 14:02
i beleive i found one in restorable shape (mid mich)..i searched the site and didnt find much
anyone like these? i can turn you on to it..i can get photos today picking up seats at noon.
By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2010-04-21 03:15
Eric, Did you happen to get photos?

By Eric G 2094 Date 2010-04-21 13:51
i did not, i got side tracked by a bradly gt he has sitting there also,and i scored a set of stock beetle seats for my buggy for $30, but im stopping by there today...
By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2010-04-21 21:30
Well if you are able to..... We really need a shot of the dash for the Buggy ID system. If you can grab that for us, that would be awesome! Obviously we'll put all the pictures you get of it in the gallery, but especially needing the dash.

By Eric G 2094 Date 2010-04-23 19:35
bummer deal theres no dash init...i really really like this...

By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2010-04-24 00:44
Hmmm, I wonder if these had a dash to speak of then. Hopefully someone out there somewhere has one.

Thanks for the pictures. I'll upload them after dinner. :-)

By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2010-04-24 14:03
Alright... a little later than after dinner last night, but I got the images up in the Mini Bug folder, so they are in the gallery.

Thanks for the additional pictures.

By Eric G 2094 Date 2010-04-24 14:55
i dont think this body has actually been used, i put the hood in place and there is no mounting holes to fasten it down, with the exception of the small holes int he bottom of the headlight buckets for wires theres no other way to put headlights in.
By Eric G 2094 Date 2010-07-27 17:17
worked a deal on this today, its comin home some time this week :-) :-) :-)
By Eric G 2094 Date 2010-07-27 19:36
anybody know what tail lights work in these?? are they a stock piece from something?
By Tom & Kathleen I 639 Date 2010-07-27 20:32
Looks like early 60's beetle lights, without the metal housings, turned sideways, like a Fiberfab Clodhopper would have to me.  Tom
Tom & Kathleen Manxter #16, Kick-Out SS #16 & FiberFab Buggy
Manx Club #1030, CVA, RBC, SCCA
By Brad H 1498 Date 2010-07-27 21:34
Judging from the size of things around them I'd say mid-60's taillights (62-67). I think the holes are to big for the snowflake style lights. How big are the holes and I can tell you definitely?

By Eric G 2094 Date 2010-08-29 13:29
this body is heavy, and thick,twice as heavy as my sandshark, or the bc bee body ive lifted. two people can lift the others easily. the minibug it was all 3 could do to move it off the chassis
By Brad H 1498 Date 2010-08-30 02:00
tankety, tankety, tank, tank ,tank........

You can feel a little safer driving it, knowing there is some extra glass between you and Billy Bobby in his Super Duty LOL

By Allison Daytona Ken Date 2010-08-30 12:09 Edited 2010-08-30 12:18
Allright I have been told we have to lighten up on the use of that name by the real Billy Bob, I meet him sat. at tha bug show in Kings Mountain NC ,and come to find out he has been at my shop before, Really good guy and he has a Spatz dune buggy truck and not a FORD Super duty, HERES BILLY BOB , The first red buggy in picture 1 is Billy Bobs and Thats him standing by the Green buggy in picture 2

By HotTub Date 2010-09-01 04:12
I hereby remove Billy Bob from our making fun of rednecks vocab and would like to enter in "Jim Bob"...any opposition?

I have the same wheels as on the green buggy...don't like them for the look I'm doin...but it's all I got until I find some wheel blanks.  They do look good on the green when the color matches.
By Allison Daytona Ken Date 2010-09-01 14:44
Ok this is not on the subject of the mini bug post, and I sort of promosed Jay I wouldnt run rappid on to many sites, so please excuse this temporary site hijack, I will go to The Off topic Rants when I feel like cutting up and anyone that want to join in feel free to !!!! But one last commit on here HEY HOT TUB WHAT DO YOU THINK KELLISON JIM IS GOING TO SAY ABOUT THAT NEW REDNECK NAME YOU CAME UP WITH ??????? LOL, Im taking the vote to OFF TOPIC RANTS !!!!    Ken ( redneck ) Lee, signing out sorry for the hijack             
I apologize Eric
By Racer9 Date 2012-01-19 04:17
I realize that this is an old thread but if anyone is listening I have a complete minibug dash windsheild and all, I have had it for about 16 years and for all of that time I have been searching for others, this is the first time I have ever seen another example!! I will post picks this spring when I can get into my barn, I am currently building a house and all of my Volksies are burried behind building supplies. I also have a Funhugger  I have been blessed to find two rare birds.
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