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Re: [Spridgets] Bugeye values

To: Michael Rowe <mdrowe@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Bugeye values
From: Max Slegers <midget@maxengland.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 18:37:38 +0200
Hi Michael,

I heard it was far more difficult to repair the front hanger of the rear 
suspension on a Bugeye than on a Spridget, so that might be a place to 
check carefully.


Michael Rowe a icrit :
> I have not been looking for a Bugeye for various reasons I have mention in 
>the past.  But there is one for sale within 10 miles of my house, the first I 
>have seen close enough for a casual checkout since I started looking at 
>Spridgets many months ago.  I don't yet know its condition, although it 
>appears cosmetically reasonable in photos and is a licensed driver.  The car 
>is located in Mercedes/Ferrari country, where people don't usually get their 
>hands dirty, and I don't think he has had any bidders.  
> Given my experience with "Rusty Rip-off" and sequillae, I really don't need 
>another car.  But there is a possibility that this one could be a bargain if 
>no one is bidding and he wants to unload it.  I see a lot of high prices 
>online, but few sales above $8000, some as low as $4000.  What constitutes a 
>bargain for a daily driver and how can I judge that?  (I already know how to 
>recognize a rip-off in pretty paint.)
> I expect to go see it on Sunday and will have pictures and more information.  
>Anyone willing to advise please contact me off list.
> Michael Rowe
> '74 Midget
> Long Island, NY
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