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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So I have to rant about my being cheap.

Back in May before the MOTF trip, I built a 1641 and purchased a HOTSPARK Distributor with electronic ignition.

All I can say is that after having checked ALL of the trouble shooting resolutions, that distributor DOES NOT WORK. It is a POS.

I have contacted HS a couple of times and each time it is the same that I have hooked it up backwards or the coil is incorrect etc.

The thing is that it actually did run for a SHORT time...barely...and then petered out.

Every time I open my paypal account I am reminded about this POS because the charge is still in there. That seems to be the only thing that worked in this transaction...6 months no payments...how about 6 months NO WORKING...

I got what I paid for...
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Official whine about vehicles and parts for sale Reply with quote

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/cto/5777548704.html
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Official whine about vehicles and parts for sale Reply with quote

Not technically a buggy, but holy hell, you could buy a real one for cheaper than this

https://www.amazon.ca/AMT-Original-Exclusive-Assem...manx+buggy


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 6:30 pm    Post subject: Re: Official whine about vehicles and parts for sale Reply with quote

slalombuggy wrote:
Not technically a buggy, but holy hell, you could buy a real one for cheaper than this

https://www.amazon.ca/AMT-Original-Exclusive-Assem...manx+buggy


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Holy Rat Snot Batman!

I just looked at mine, also in purple, and thought wow, I could build a new buggy, have a keg party, then still have money left over for breakfast.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:12 am    Post subject: Re: Official whine about vehicles and parts for sale Reply with quote

https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/cto/d/dune-buggy/6403201310.html
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:53 am    Post subject: Re: Official whine about vehicles and parts for sale Reply with quote

APPLEGREENVW wrote:
https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/cto/d/dune-buggy/6403201310.html


Looks like a good deal.

This one sold for a considerable amount more than that one.

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