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PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:37 am    Post subject: A human power'd buggy? Reply with quote

Nothing VW about it, but appears to be fiberglass:

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=195277928022398
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:32 pm    Post subject: Re: A human power'd buggy? Reply with quote

it does have an air-cooled power plant in it thou
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:00 pm    Post subject: Re: A human power'd buggy? Reply with quote

There is no way I am doing 60 mph in that thing!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:13 am    Post subject: Re: A human power'd buggy? Reply with quote

calebmelvin wrote:
There is no way I am doing 60 mph in that thing!

Me too! I am far too out of shape to achieve speeds like that!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:09 pm    Post subject: Re: A human power'd buggy? Reply with quote

mine is human powered and fiberglass/carbon and a heck of a lot of fun too

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:16 pm    Post subject: Re: A human power'd buggy? Reply with quote

Ya gotta build a treadmill into that thing and make him pull his weight! Enough already with the free rides.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:23 am    Post subject: Re: A human power'd buggy? Reply with quote

she's getting older and slow, our walks are 2 k max, sometimes 2 blocks, so this way I can work on staying fit and she gets to come along in VW style and feel the wind in her face. its a win win Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:23 am    Post subject: Re: A human power'd buggy? Reply with quote

Our dog is about 14 years old too and is slowing down but he can still hold 32 mph in the first 1/2 mile then settles down to about 25 mph for the next 5 or 6 miles. He used to hold 28 all day long but I doubt he could do that now.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:53 am    Post subject: Re: A human power'd buggy? Reply with quote

If I built one of these, I would convert it to Beer powered.

MPG may be pretty poor.
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