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Posted: Thu May 24, 2007 10:39 AM
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Just got everything you see here for $850. 1835...bus tranny...trailer.

Anyone want to buy a baja bug?



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Nice buy on the rail!


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how long has it been sittin ? the plywood on the trailer looks new....


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Did you try to offer them $800. afterall the tires are a little low on air Laughing Laughing

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It was sitting for about a year. The guy died that was building (finishing) it, and the business where it was parked just wanted it gone.

I sprayed some WD-40 down the spark plug holes, turned it by hand, changed the oil, and it started right up. A lot more torque than my 1776 has. I was surprised how much more it umph it had. More cam? More ??? I'm not sure if dual-barrel carbs make that much difference, but it has them.

I did ask what their lowest price was, but I am horrible at negotiating. I pretty much just handed over the $850 and said thank you.

As I was towing it to my brother's house to mount the seats, the right wheel came off on the interstate. Lots of fun!

The only things I have had to replace are the turning brake, battery, clutch master cylinder, ...I think that's it.


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How much for the shop?


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Uhhh...are you asking the asking price for the bug? If so, I will list it for $3900 and take $3500. I am in no hurry to sell it.

Freshly rebuilt motor, completely rewired, very good shape, no rust, unique. I will probably have to sit on it for a while. As it sits now, I would take a little less. I still need to rebuild the carbs and finish repairing the rear fenders where they were split due to the paddle tires' being too big.


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the shop sitting behind the rail would be a nice shop... Wink


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GeneFrenkle wrote:
Uhhh...are you asking the asking price for the bug? If so, I will list it for $3900 and take $3500. I am in no hurry to sell it.

Freshly rebuilt motor, completely rewired, very good shape, no rust, unique. I will probably have to sit on it for a while. As it sits now, I would take a little less. I still need to rebuild the carbs and finish repairing the rear fenders where they were split due to the paddle tires' being too big.
Nah,,,,the huge shop behind the rail in the pic. looks to be about 100x150-200. PLENTY O' ROOM! Very Happy


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Oh...gotcha! I didn't catch it because that is the business that was getting rid of it. I took that picture to e-mail to my wife for her opinion.


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