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Manta

Postby Fossil » Thu Dec 11, 2008 9:34 am

Buggy Name - Manta
Built By - Manta Fiberglass Products
Builders Website - Unknown
Number Built - Unknown
State Built In - Vic and latter WA

Manta
The Manta first appeared at Frankston, Vic, in 1968 from Manta Fiberglass products and went on to emanate from several different Victorian producers in other locations. It was next based at Upper Beaconsfield before coming under new management of Paul Jensen of Scanco (Aust) at Berwick by 1971. Manta then claimed to be the first to fit a curved windscreen to a dune buggy. In 1972 the Manta was being produced and marketed by Williams Design & Construction of Warragul. Scanco (Aust) was again in control of the Manta project in 1973, having taken over the former G A Williams Fiberglass operation at Warragul, which also produced fiberglass Canoes. Although having several homes and principals the Manta appears to have had a longer production run than several other makes

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Postby Fossil » Sat Dec 27, 2008 8:42 am

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