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1968 VW Manx-style mid-travel sand buggy
« on: April 28, 2015, 02:02:42 PM »
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Re: 1968 VW Manx-style mid-travel sand buggy
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2015, 02:32:29 PM »
Low res images, font not embedded, would not buy.  ;)


Actually if I wasn't on the other coast I would consider it. There is a family over by me that has like 5 of them. Even a 70's red flake one. Almost makes me want to forgive disco.


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It's more like grip, grip, grip, noise, then spin and 2 feet in and feel shame.
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Re: 1968 VW Manx-style mid-travel sand buggy
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2015, 05:21:14 PM »
Love it. I want 70s Green flake. :cool:
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Re: 1968 VW Manx-style mid-travel sand buggy
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2015, 11:31:35 PM »
How does The Isle of Man come into beach buggies? Please explain.

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Re: 1968 VW Manx-style mid-travel sand buggy
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2015, 06:15:04 AM »
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How does The Isle of Man come into beach buggies? Please explain.

This also from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meyers_Manx

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The Meyers Manx dune buggy is a small recreationally-oriented automobile, designed initially for desert racing by Californian engineer, artist, boat builder and surfer Bruce F. Meyers. It was produced by his Fountain Valley, California company, B. F. Meyers & Co. from 1964 to 1971, in the form of car kits applied to shortened chassis of Volkswagen Beetles.[1]:120 [2] The car line dominated dune racing in its time, breaking records immediately, and was eventually also released in street-oriented models, until the company's demise due to tax problems after Meyers's departure.[1]:118–123 New vehicles inspired by the original Manx buggy have been produced by Meyers's re-founded operation, Meyers Manx, Inc., since 2000.[2] The name and cat logo of the brand derives from the Manx cat, by virtue of the tailless breed's and the shortened vehicle's truncated "stubbiness".

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Re: 1968 VW Manx-style mid-travel sand buggy
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2015, 11:07:32 AM »
Not sure if it is just me or what but I can't see any of that previous post. I thought of trying to edit it but it is a real mess. Maybe trying posting it again.
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Re: 1968 VW Manx-style mid-travel sand buggy
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2015, 11:17:20 AM »
Yup, I see nothing either.
Speed doesn't kill, rapidly becoming stationary is the problem

I'd rather have stories told than be telling stories of what I could have done.

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It's more like grip, grip, grip, noise, then spin and 2 feet in and feel shame.
I once knew a plus-sized girl and this pretty much describes teh secks. :rotf:
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Re: 1968 VW Manx-style mid-travel sand buggy
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2015, 12:07:01 PM »
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Not sure if it is just me or what but I can't see any of that previous post. I thought of trying to edit it but it is a real mess. Maybe trying posting it again.


it looks like some serious bad code...
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Re: 1968 VW Manx-style mid-travel sand buggy
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2015, 08:24:30 PM »
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Quote from: Joe date=1430320052 link=msg=268463

Not sure if it is just me or what but I can't see any of that previous post. I thought of trying to edit it but it is a real mess. Maybe trying posting it again.


it looks like some serious bad code...

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Re: 1968 VW Manx-style mid-travel sand buggy
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2015, 05:50:48 AM »
Repost:

Quote from: frailer date=1430278295 link=msg=268459

How does The Isle of Man come into beach buggies? Please explain.

This also from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meyers_Manx

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The Meyers Manx dune buggy is a small recreationally-oriented automobile, designed initially for desert racing by Californian engineer, artist, boat builder and surfer Bruce F. Meyers. It was produced by his Fountain Valley, California company, B. F. Meyers & Co. from 1964 to 1971, in the form of car kits applied to shortened chassis of Volkswagen Beetles.[1]:120 [2] The car line dominated dune racing in its time, breaking records immediately, and was eventually also released in street-oriented models, until the company's demise due to tax problems after Meyers's departure.[1]:118–123 New vehicles inspired by the original Manx buggy have been produced by Meyers's re-founded operation, Meyers Manx, Inc., since 2000.[2] The name and cat logo of the brand derives from the Manx cat, by virtue of the tailless breed's and the shortened vehicle's truncated "stubbiness".
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