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#1 crazyjim

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 01:41 PM

I got a free Elvis Presley Meyers Manx.  had a set of paddle tires and a corvair engine, so I put them together in this little puppy.  Don't deceived by the license plates!  This puppy was built to play in the sand.  The interior was kept to a minimum so it would be easy to blow out the sand.  The custom side pods were mastered by Don Garrett and are available only through Crazy Scale Auto Parts.  I used HOK light teal pearl for paint.

 

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 01:55 PM

I LIKE IT Jim!



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 02:01 PM

Very nice! I like the Corvair engine conversion. Nice details!

 

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 02:22 PM

Very Cool. the side pods are nice. 



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 02:25 PM

Looks awesome. Nuttin crazy about that.

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 02:46 PM

very cool Jim



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 03:20 PM

Beautiful color and paint Jim. Super build..



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 03:24 PM

jim...that came out really great... B)



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 03:33 PM

Way cool. Paint color is awesome.



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 03:45 PM

That's so cool! What kit did the front wheels come from? They fit really well too.

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 03:45 PM

That would be a fun little buggy.



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 03:46 PM

Pretty COOL Jim, I likes it!!  :) 



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 09:38 PM

Nice!



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 10:34 PM

Hey Jim.

I like the side pods and your bomber seats, I fitted yours to my recent Manx build. Yours looks great Jim. I've just been reading an article in Volksworld Magazine here in the UK, showing both a short wheelbase and standard one. Keep up the good work with your superb resin supplies.

I think if I had a real one down on the beach I would drill a fews holes in the floorpan and just use a hose to wash out all the sand and rubbish!  



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 11:35 PM

Sweet! Love the color.



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Posted 20 December 2013 - 12:56 AM

Nice.



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Posted 20 December 2013 - 01:23 AM

Good stuff! - really like the six & the tyres - Manx's have so much character, you can never run out of things to do with them

Brian



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Posted 20 December 2013 - 01:53 AM

Nice work, love the colour!

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Posted 20 December 2013 - 02:28 AM

Very cool! Me likes alot!



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Posted 20 December 2013 - 04:00 AM

Thanks so much folks.  This was a fun build.  The front wheels are out of the parts box but I think they may have come from the double dragster kits from 40 years ago.