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    Thread: WTF craigslist? "Honda beach buggy"

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      08-14-2012 10:24 PM #1
      http://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/3204880477.html

      I am currently trying to sell some of my toys because I could use the extra cash..So i've decided to part with my custom built Honda civic beach/dune buggy. It has a custom built roll cage covered with green foam. Halogen Fog lights mounted on the top rail for extra light " Switch is mounted next to steering wheel for convenience". It has a spare tire mounted on the back rail for easy access.



      The headlights and tail lights have a light coat of tint for that stealthy look. The floor has been rhino-lined so you can wash out sand and debris easily. It has an air intake, full exhaust system with aftermarket headers. Automatic transmission. This buggy will fly and still get amazing MPG! !



      Stainless hood pins have been added to the hood for added protection. The car is nearly street legal..It needs a license plate light and possibly side mirrors to pass inspection if your state even has inspections. The Buggy could also use new tires. The check engine light is on due to a faulty speed sensor. Other then that it runs great but keep in mind the minor stuff that needs to be finished to pass inspections.



      If your looking for the perfect beach cruiser then this is it. It could be made great for several things or even a daily run-around driver. Please feel free to call , TEXT or email me with questions. Check out the youtube link for a video of the buggy in ACTION! MAY TRADE JUST LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU HAVE.



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      08-14-2012 10:42 PM #2
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      08-14-2012 10:47 PM #3
      Stealthy headlights with all that neon green foam. Riiiight...

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      08-14-2012 11:28 PM #5
      I'd drive it...

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      08-14-2012 11:30 PM #6
      That looks kinda entertaini....

      Automatic transmission
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      08-14-2012 11:38 PM #7
      Started out thinking, that might actually be cool, something fun to rip around beaches and cottage country or campgrounds with.

      Quote Originally Posted by phill0046 View Post
      Then I saw the rest, no thanks.
      Quote Originally Posted by phill0046 View Post
      I'm thinking a Manx would be the ideal beach car, not a fan of the fiat beach cars either.


      Also, if the seller needs money why would he suggest a trade? If you need money suggest a trade for money. Or maybe the seller wants to trade for something they can sell.
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      You are in the land of rust and honey.

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      08-14-2012 11:38 PM #8
      Looks like that car and an 89 Lebaron Convertible could vie for flimsiest chassis. One good bump and that thing looks like it would taco.

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      08-14-2012 11:42 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by 200HP4dr View Post
      Looks like that car and an 89 Lebaron Convertible could vie for flimsiest chassis. One good bump and that thing looks like it would taco.

      Chris
      Would hardly be fair to leave this out of the taco fest.
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      08-14-2012 11:57 PM #10
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      You know, lining up the horizontal tubes so that they hit the vertical at the same place would've made it much stronger.
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      08-15-2012 08:25 AM #11
      I don't know that everyone has seen this yet this a.m.

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      08-15-2012 09:00 AM #12
      is that roll cage mounted to the unibody? How does that "car" even support its own weight?

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      08-15-2012 09:04 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by 16v_43v3r View Post
      That looks kinda entertaini....



      Oh.
      If it actually does get onto soft sand...an auto is far easier to drive. Especially while you're trying to hold your beer steady.

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      08-15-2012 09:23 AM #15
      I would rock the **** out of this car if I lived near a beach. It's absolutely ridiculous and I like it.

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      08-15-2012 11:34 AM #17
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      08-15-2012 11:53 AM #18
      Well; at least has all the A/C ducts and controls for those hot beach days.

      Still I would drive the living out of that thing just for the h@ll of it.
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      08-15-2012 12:14 PM #19
      Yeah, that cage looks poorly-thought-out, but that car looks like hilarious fun. My only addition would be some kind of waterproof seat covers in case I get caught in a light sprinkle.
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      08-15-2012 02:36 PM #20
      I am in the market for a vw sand rail myself, this thing was too funny not to share. I cant imagine it would do well in the sand
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      08-15-2012 03:09 PM #21
      Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot.

      i wonder if its actually quick with all the weight stripped out...looks like that car that SCC did for their magazine about 5 years ago.
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      08-15-2012 03:12 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by phill0046 View Post
      I am in the market for a vw sand rail myself, this thing was too funny not to share. I cant imagine it would do well in the sand
      Well, since acceleration loads the rear suspension and climbing up a grade loads the rear suspension...

      Also, do you want paddle tires on the front of the car? It'd be like having the bully kick sand in your face every time you drove. Charles Atlas FTW!
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    23. 08-15-2012 03:17 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by ArmenB View Post
      Yeah, that cage looks poorly-thought-out, but that car looks like hilarious fun. My only addition would be some kind of waterproof seat covers in case my beer goggles allow my pants to leak.
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      08-15-2012 03:19 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by ctrapeni View Post
      is that roll cage mounted to the unibody?
      Roll cages get installed properly and effectively into unibody cars all the time. Where do you think they get mounted to?
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      never thought once to use my lefty for the brake. sorry in my opinion it is dumb.

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      08-15-2012 03:59 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by leaftye View Post
      Roll cages get installed properly and effectively into unibody cars all the time. Where do you think they get mounted to?
      Sure, but doesn't the unibody lose its strength if half of it is cut away?

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      08-15-2012 04:41 PM #26
      damn i think i like it
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