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RE: Sprite Side Windows

To: "'Wiedemeyer'" <boxweed@thebest.net>, Birch <birch@cadvision.com>
Subject: RE: Sprite Side Windows
From: "Hanna, Mark" <mhanna@ball.com>
Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 10:26:36 -0600
Cc: spridgets@autox.team.net
Reply-to: "Hanna, Mark" <mhanna@ball.com>
Sender: owner-spridgets@autox.team.net
And your car will be heavier , have less elbow room , won't have the
beautiful aluminum cockpit surround , be very difficult to undo,
besides being "FAIRLY WORTHLESS" when you decide to sell it for a Bugeye
that looks correct . If you really need wind up windows , why not buy a ' 67
.This is not meant to flame you . Just carefully consider what you are
proposing .
Mark Hanna
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wiedemeyer [SMTP:boxweed@thebest.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 1999 10:49 PM
> To:   Birch
> Cc:   spridgets@autox.team.net
> Subject:      Re: Sprite Side Windows
> Just remember, this conversion is going to take a lot of time, effort, and
> money to do, and it will make your car fairly worthless if you ever want
> to
> sell it.
> Bob
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Birch <birch@cadvision.com>
> To: spridgets <spridgets@autox.team.net>
> Date: Wednesday, May 19, 1999 9:00 PM
> Subject: Sprite Side Windows
> >Thanks for all the responses on the body support question. Now on to
> >another one.
> >
> >I plan to use my 60 Bugeye Sprite as a daily driver/commuter and would
> >love to replace the detachable side curtains (sliding windows) and
> >restructure/replace the doors to provide rollup style windows. Has
> >anyone considered, seen, heard of or done this? I was thinking there may
> >be a newer sprite/midget door that may be close enough to try a
> >remanufacture. I have a spare set of doors to try this with. Any
> >suggestions?
> >
> >Ken Birch
> >1960 Bugeye
> >Calgary AB Canada

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