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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2007 1:47 pm    Post subject: Can Anyone ID This Mystery Fiberglass Truck kit ? -See Pics- Reply with quote

Found a fiberglass truck cab on a pan--not a beetle that has been converted, more like a full "kit". Haven't been able to find one like it online, so I figured you guys might help. It looks like it is based off a 55 or so ford or chevy...just smaller. It has full doors, and a one peice front end. The cab is one piece fiberglass. It is sitting on a standard beetle IRS pan with no bed. Any ideas?

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sure would be nice to see photos.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2007 6:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 10:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It sounds exactly like a fiberglass truck cab on a beetle pan!! Wink

Definitely going to need pictures. Anything can be made to fit anything when made of fiberglass. There are quite a lot of fiberglass reproduction hot rod bodies out there that can be made to work on a beetle chassis and I have seen a few in the past that were actually designed for it.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here are some pics. It looks like it's made for a vw pan.... shifter, pedals and steering column all look like they fit.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

that is a keeper for sure. may be one of a kind? I 'll buy it.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 5:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's pretty cool. I'd snatch that baby up.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any ideas as to what it is or who made it? I'm gonna go back and try to find the bed. Would be nice to see one thats complete so I know what to look for. There's about ten acres of vw's, junk and other cars where it's at....
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks a bit like a "Minor" found this on the Texas Manx Club forums....
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 5:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

as in morris minor?! Shocked

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 6:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

it's definetaly a kit for a vw beetle pan. Look at the way it bolts up on the front of the tunnel. also, it looks like it has holes in the back of the cab for heater connections... looks like my next project will be an itchy fiberglass one Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd mid-engine that sucker in a heartbeat....neat project!
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Its cool but it'll need an assload of work..
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ass load of work, but that thinks cool!!!
I'd be all over it!! Cool
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 3:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hell yeah I'd rock that in a heartbeat. If you decide to pass, I'm definitely interested in knowing where that is.

Looks like it uses a super beetle windshield. that would look hot chopped about 4 inches with a stepside style bed and slammed on the ground.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 3:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

has the collapsible steering column, so you wont get impaled in a crash

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lol

looks cool though, if it were close to me id snatch it up
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It actually looks more like a Fred???? than a Moris Minor.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

you ain't got a hair on your ass if you don't get it.

gasser style that bitch
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2007 6:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ray-Dean wrote:
It actually looks more like a Fred???? than a Moris Minor.


What's a fred?

grumpyveedub wrote:
you ain't got a hair on your ass if you don't get it.

gasser style that bitch


Physical challenge huh? Can I tow it over to your house?lol

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Damn; I thought I'd seen EVERY kit but that one has me stumped! It is cool though.Get It!
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