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Re: New Project
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: January 22, 2018 02:29PM

Life is good!





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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: January 22, 2018 02:38PM

MattNall Wrote:
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> Life is good!


I'm happy but my wallet isn't!!!

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Re: New Project
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: January 22, 2018 02:39PM

Fun costs $$$$ how much you want??? LOL!





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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: January 22, 2018 02:49PM

MattNall Wrote:
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> Fun costs $$$$ how much you want??? LOL!


Haha! I'll use that one on the wife!

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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: February 05, 2018 08:25AM

Time for an update.
Brake system is all rebuilt and bled. Scored some new shoes for it too! Replaced the original front ball bearings with modern tapered bearings and new seals. Next is suspension and electrical. Need to replace the sun rotten wiring. Its running great but it threw a belt on me and I noticed that the generator pulley is bent and the fan is missing a couple blades. Anybody have an extra one they'd like to sell to me?

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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: March 15, 2018 07:13AM

Time for an update again. Been busy working on the buggy and my sons t-ball season started so time has been tight. Nonetheless I rebuilt the front end and installed new shocks. Cut off old mounting tabs and seat mounts. Laser cut and welded in new light mounts, ignition and switch box mounts, seat belt mounts, and mounts for this sweet bench seat I scored on Craigslist.

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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: March 15, 2018 07:43AM

Got her back down on the ground and now I'm ready to rewire the entire car. Getting rid of the sun rotten wires, adding lights and moving the starter, ignition control box to a more user friendly position...not behind the drivers seat! My buddy sent me a cool pic of his dad having a "hold my beer and watch this" moment back in the day!

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Re: New Project
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: March 15, 2018 07:45AM

Progress!





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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: March 15, 2018 07:47AM

Finished the wiring last weekend in my brothers garage. Took it for a spin in the rain...I got soaked but what a blast! I've gotten the DMV paperwork started and I have an appointment this coming Monday with the CHP to have a VIN assigned. Now I'll be legal in the dirt and have a proper title

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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: August 15, 2018 01:46PM

Scored some 16.50x15 paddles mounted on 18" deep corvair wheels. Hauling her up to Pismo for the Old School Buggy reunion this weekend. Excited for its first trip in the sand since bringing it back to life. Anybody got some duning tips for me?

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Re: New Project
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: August 15, 2018 02:05PM

I can't imagine how these will fly, being so light weight. My full weight car is no slouch. smileys with beer

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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: August 15, 2018 02:15PM

toms73novass Wrote:
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> I can't imagine how these will fly, being so light
> weight. My full weight car is no slouch. smileys with beer


I hope it flys up the dunes!

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Re: New Project
Posted by: Phil Dally ()
Date: August 15, 2018 02:55PM

This is how it all started for me...I'm 11 years old in this picture.

That is a Renault Dauphine Gordini (Just like Richar1's car) power plant.

Built on an American Banty frame with homemade suicide front supsension.

The picture of my Dad with the fish was on "Hot VW's and Dune Buggys" cover.

Corvairs started a couple years later...my High School nickname was Duner Dal.

We duned all over the South West USA and PNW back when you still legally could.

The rollover shot is at Kelso Dunes...I rolled because I took my foot out of it.

My $.02 is drive it like you stole it...If you break it I'm an hour from Pismo.

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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: August 15, 2018 03:38PM

Some sweet pics Phil! I want to build a pan buggy in the near future. Thanks for the tip on staying in the throttle. You should come and check out the show. Besides my corvair rail there is going to be a couple corvair Manx’s in attendance. Lots of water pumpers too

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Re: New Project
Posted by: Phil Dally ()
Date: August 15, 2018 04:32PM

The good old days!!!

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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: August 15, 2018 05:14PM

What the heck broke on that last pic!?!?

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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: August 15, 2018 05:51PM

And what would you run for psi in the paddles?

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Re: New Project
Posted by: redone76 ()
Date: August 16, 2018 08:12PM

Matt...Phil...anybody???

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Re: New Project
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: August 16, 2018 08:32PM

15.00's?? I'd run 6-8 psi in Sand..

Sorry ...thought I'd replied earlier!





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Re: New Project
Posted by: Richard ()
Date: August 16, 2018 11:17PM

You may want to rethink those front tires for Pismo.

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