By GreenMeanie Date 2010-06-03 16:50
Deserter GT/GS hood and body $350.00
Mid mount frame repair/pattern $200.00
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By ManxRob Date 2010-06-03 22:44
Where is this located GreenMeanie?
By GreenMeanie Date 2010-06-06 20:18
By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2010-06-10 03:44
What's wrong with the frame?
By Bob E 1463 Date 2010-06-15 01:01
I noticed that greenmeanie has not responded in a few days, and I do not want to put words in his mouth, but I can tell you that the chassis is straight (never crashed) and dimensionally accurate. The bottom rails are crunchy (pin holes) and could either be replaced or used as a template for a whole new chassis, which is what I did with it, and Mike Rags did with this before it landed here.
A fresh, solid chassis eliminates a lot of guess work and provides a solid base. This is not a bolt together kit, but it's not impossible. With less than $100 in steel tubing, a $150 abrasive cut-off saw and a 120vac mig, I built a very solid chassis that I do not have to worry about.
Someone please buy this and put another GS back on the road.
Boston Bob E.
www.bimelliott.com - www.deserterownergroup.org - www.the-bug-club.com
By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2010-06-15 01:54
Wish I had the cash to do just that. I've got to get back to work and cut my month and a half vacation off
Plus... I need to buy a house so I can work on the ManxVair and have the room for a few more toys like this. I'm afraid someone else will have to save this one.
Bob, thanks for clarifying my question. I LOVE metal fabrication and would love to build a frame based on the frame he's got there. I really would! Its not meant to be for me.
By GreenMeanie Date 2010-06-15 02:20
This is under deposit and sold.
By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2010-06-15 10:18
Thank goodness. I hope she's resurrected! Is she staying in CT green meanie? Just curious. Hopefully, the new owner will take pictures and post op here for us all to see.
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