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November 15, 2018, 01:05:51 PM

First buggy, first post

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Reply #30 on: November 07, 2018, 07:19:45 PM

Hew too could catch on ;D

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Reply #31 on: November 07, 2018, 08:29:50 PM
Who says I am staying :P

Avatar changed to my current 2 year old muscle powered 4 legged buggy ;)

Seller has got back - car is Convertible body on V5 - result!
Floor pan described as welded but solid, whatever that means, could be original welding or repaired?

Hoping to go and see it in Crawley in the next couple of days as I'm away next week.

Cheers :)

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Reply #32 on: November 07, 2018, 08:56:43 PM
Speedo has been disconnected all the time seller has had the vehicle, if it passes MOT I'll need to sort that out first. Yeah I know it's part of the test but nobody's noticed it for years.
Cable snapped? Speedo broken? no idea yet but surely not too big a job ;)

I can go and see it on Saturday.

Cheers :)

Hugh
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Reply #33 on: November 07, 2018, 10:20:30 PM
Convertible is a huge result  ;-)up

I`d be surprised if there was a chassis out there that had not been welded at some point, but a glance over by Mr MOT man should sort that one, and as for the speedo, well even if it did work, the speeds would be way out given that wheel and tyre combo anyway.  Easy fixed and nothing to worry about.

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Reply #34 on: November 10, 2018, 05:21:28 PM
Well, you'll be pleased to know that I have bought the Koyote after some negotiation, and will pick up after our few days away next week and after the seller gets it a new MOT.

I didn't realise that the speedo connects to the nearside front hub, and the seller has the end piece to connect it, so it may even work, albeit showing more speed than actual because of the size of the wheels ;)
In the meantime I have a GPS speed app on my phone to stop me going astray.

Thanks for all your help, will start a new thread once I have the buggy home.

Cheers :)

Hugh
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Reply #35 on: November 10, 2018, 05:33:16 PM
Well done  2nd time lucky on buying a buggy, now the fun starts.


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Reply #36 on: November 10, 2018, 05:35:29 PM
Well done  2nd time lucky on buying a buggy, now the fun starts.
Ha ha, actually 3rd time lucky - I went and viewed a faded orange heap in Canvey a few weeks earlier and left quickly ;)

Cheers :)

Hugh
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Reply #37 on: November 10, 2018, 08:42:35 PM
Well done  2nd time lucky on buying a buggy, now the fun starts.
Ha ha, actually 3rd time lucky - I went and viewed a faded orange heap in Canvey a few weeks earlier and left quickly ;)

Cheers :)

Hugh

I know the one in canvey been there ages looks like mine orange Californian but with a spoiler on a q reg
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