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My First Dune Buggy



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This was my first dune buggy. I built it in 1986. In June it was ready for the sand... Or so I thought.

June 1986 Just Finished June 1986 Just Finished June 1986 Just Finished

This is what happens when you don't make it up the hill... and the master cylinder breaks away from the frame. NO BRAKES.

Immovable Object Immovable Object After six hours in the sand

The stump, pictured above, ended up between the drivers side tire and the engine.

After six hours in the sand After six hours in the sand After six hours in the sand
After six hours in the sand After six hours in the sand After six hours in the sand

What a mess...

Tearing down the mess Tearing down the mess Dad helping with the torch
All Back Together

Even though the pictures don't show it, I was back in the sand one week later. (With a lot of help from my Dad.)

All Back Together Ouch, that hurt





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