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Postby Streeter » Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:50 pm

Hi Guys

Dont contribute much, but enjoy the reading on the forum
Just thought i would post a pic of the work on the Buggy over xmas

Rear wheel Disc Brakes - now buggy is wheel stud pattern front and rear
New Wheels
Rear Lowered
Front beam shortened 2", shock towers shortened to fit under body, beam adjusters fitted, lowered
Manx front bumper

Noticed the Buggy for sale with the supercharger, anyone have any details on fitting these, or manifolds to suit, thought a Toyota SC12 would work ok
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Postby wallace » Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:44 pm

Looks pretty good. .I like it. The cage looks pretty good. although a welded middle section would be a bit stronger.
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Postby Fossil » Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:12 pm

wallace wrote:Looks pretty good. .I like it. The cage looks pretty good. although a welded middle section would be a bit stronger.


Trust me. that cage isn't going anywhere. :D
The side intrusion bars bolt to plates welded to the cage too.
Fark i loved that buggy. Even though it was a massive head ache for me.

The Stance on it now is looking alot tuffer as a streeter. Glad you decided to keep the full cage, instead of going the single hoop.

Make the trip down to sydney nationals. there is usually 2 or 3 cars there that have the toyota supercharger on them..

I'd personally bolt a hair drier on it then a top hat. Doesn't look as out of place as witha super charger.
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Postby OBU991 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:04 am

love the colour!
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Postby Streeter » Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:48 am

Fossil "I'd personally bolt a hair drier on it then a top hat. Doesn't look as out of place as witha super charger"

Well you know me, im old school - Hot Rod - when it comes to that stuff
Thought an old style single bug catcher just poking over the top of the rear of the body would look the part lol

have looked at the blower and with changing the drive to the other end where the gears are (roots type blower setup) and mounting it close to the fan cowl the setup will be more vertical than the one I saw on the other buggy.
my thoughts are - standard twin port manifold ends with injector bungs welded in them for EFI and a couple of small car throttle bodies mounted on the top of the blower, or the dual throttle body off the 351 efi F100

as for colour, that might change, OBU991, maybe your a little bias though lol
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Postby Fossil » Sat Jan 30, 2010 7:46 am

Colour needs a change.
Nothing like a $40 spray job :D
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Postby Streeter » Sat Jan 30, 2010 7:37 pm

Not quite ready for the paint job yet
still have sidepods to fit and a hard roof
as well as a few other minor mods
when everything is in its right place and working properly
then i will pull it apart and paint it
will prob be purple with black roof
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Postby Streeter » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:56 am

Hi All

Been a few years since i posted lol

Finally back into working on the Buggy (house move and shed building)

Heres some current pics of progress
Floorpan modified to fit aluminium floor inserts, front beam shortened 2", shock towers shortened to fit under body
Rear disc brakes, new steering column and dash.
A few things to tidy up this week then body off for fibreglass repairs and sidepods over the long weekend
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