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  Topic: Opening Hood on Manx type, sort of
hillmotorsports

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PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:27 am   Subject: Re: Opening Hood on Manx type, sort of
I wonder if the molds survive somewhere... or was it an in-shop cut and paste?
  Topic: Rebel wiring harness questions thread
hillmotorsports

Replies: 128
Views: 44462

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:13 pm   Subject: Re: Rebel wiring harness questions thread
Where did u get the sheath and insertion tool?
  Topic: Can-Am style Fiberglass body
hillmotorsports

Replies: 37
Views: 2490

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:35 pm   Subject: Re: Can-Am style Fiberglass body
It would seem like the chassis needs to be shortened as mentioned in the magazine article.
  Topic: Tunnel Strength Question
hillmotorsports

Replies: 13
Views: 551

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:17 am   Subject: Re: Tunnel Strength Question
An fyi....
Your line lock will not pass as an emergency brake in most jurisdictions.
  Topic: #2000 - Let's see your Best Dune Buggy Picture
hillmotorsports

Replies: 816
Views: 634184

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:06 am   Subject: Re: #2000 - Let's see your Best Dune Buggy Picture
Great.action shot Mike!
  Topic: Oil Temp sending unit Ground
hillmotorsports

Replies: 8
Views: 888

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:12 pm   Subject: Re: Oil Temp sending unit Ground
Add a crimped terminal to the wire and then secure it to the sender base with a hose clamp.
No soldering required.

Paul
  Topic: Can-Am style Fiberglass body
hillmotorsports

Replies: 37
Views: 2490

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:26 pm   Subject: Re: Can-Am style Fiberglass body
The last picture does show a chassis mounting flange for the cockpit section. Makes me think there might be others we can't see in these pictures.
Fitting a windshield will be interesting.

Paul
  Topic: Buggy Finally Finished
hillmotorsports

Replies: 32
Views: 1531

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:26 am   Subject: Re: Buggy Finally Finished
Why is the fuel tank not in front?
  Topic: Firebuggy's buggy.
hillmotorsports

Replies: 112
Views: 13013

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:44 am   Subject: Re: Firebuggy's buggy.
Applause
  Topic: Winter Builds for 2019: It's All About Me Now.
hillmotorsports

Replies: 131
Views: 10700

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:41 am   Subject: Re: Winter Builds for 2019: It's All About Me Now.
That's a really nice row of dimes... I'm out of practice: woodworking and carpentry do nothing for welding skills....
  Topic: Winter Builds for 2019: It's All About Me Now.
hillmotorsports

Replies: 131
Views: 10700

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:26 pm   Subject: Re: Winter Builds for 2019: It's All About Me Now.
What happened to "it's all about me now"? Laughing
Good thing most of your friends have buggies already... or you'd NEVER get your own work done!

Paul... still enjoying popcorn.
  Topic: Tire fix in a can?
hillmotorsports

Replies: 16
Views: 415

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:54 pm   Subject: Re: Tire fix in a can?
Tire pressure monitor sensor.
  Topic: LandSpeed Buggy
hillmotorsports

Replies: 332
Views: 29460

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:43 pm   Subject: Re: LandSpeed Buggy
Popcorn
Dont make us wait TOO long, the box is only so big....

Paul
  Topic: Out for 17 years, now back in it! Building a Berrien Genesis
hillmotorsports

Replies: 127
Views: 9944

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:04 pm   Subject: Re: Out for 17 years, now back in it! Building a Berrien Genesis
Source of the aluminum box and clamp?

Paul
  Topic: Budget Buggy Build - Pic heavy
hillmotorsports

Replies: 44
Views: 5218

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 7:34 am   Subject: Re: Budget Buggy Build - Pic heavy
That would seem to be the same extrusion.
The outside edge is concave to fit around the tube, the other side has a slot for the glass.
Their picture is terrible, doesn't depict the true shape very ...
  Topic: Budget Buggy Build - Pic heavy
hillmotorsports

Replies: 44
Views: 5218

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue May 28, 2019 6:37 pm   Subject: Re: Budget Buggy Build - Pic heavy
I'm struggling to make a link work but here is the info....

Originally the rubber extrusion was made by Bug Pack but they went the way of the Dodo bird.

However, I spent some time chasing and re ...
  Topic: Budget Buggy Build - Pic heavy
hillmotorsports

Replies: 44
Views: 5218

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue May 28, 2019 3:05 am   Subject: Re: Budget Buggy Build - Pic heavy
There is a rubber extrusion available has a semicircular outer edge that squeezes into the inside of the tubing, no welded lip required. Check with the sandrail parts suppliers.

Paul
  Topic: Meyers Manx Catalogs, Brochures and Period Documents
hillmotorsports

Replies: 12
Views: 1160

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue May 28, 2019 3:00 am   Subject: Re: Meyers Manx Catalogs, Brochures and Period Documents
You know you're old when.....

I can remember drooling over those ads in real time as a teenager who scrounged to build a Manx with help from my dad. The body had been damaged by careless parking in ...
  Topic: Winter Builds for 2019: It's All About Me Now.
hillmotorsports

Replies: 131
Views: 10700

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:16 am   Subject: Re: Winter Builds for 2019: It's All About Me Now.
Joe...
I'm running out of popcorn.
Please fix our cravings with more updates!
Though some of your neighbors may not be so fortunate you should be high and dry on your hilltop. Or are you marooned t ...
  Topic: Vintage/contemporary nostalgic built dunebuggy pictures
hillmotorsports

Replies: 428
Views: 101497

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:29 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage/contemporary nostalgic built dunebuggy pictures
Or is the lady sliding into the driver's seat???

Paul
 
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