September '99 Buggy of the Month:
Sean Fernandez, Telluride, Colorado
Sean sent in this description of his buggy. Send in yours for a chance at Buggy of the Month!
Sean writes :
I don't know what t ype it is (maybe you or another member can identify it for me) but I have over 600 hours of labor (and still counting!) and over $10,000 in parts and tools.Mr. Snap-On man has become my drug dealer since I started building the buggy.
I started it about a year and a half ago and was done back in April but due to "flat towing" it (in second gear) it sent 2 rods through my brand new motor. One through the side of the block and one through the top of the motor, cracked the cam in half, sent every lifter for a ride, bent all the push rods, etc.
After spending several weeks hunting down a new engine, tearing it apart and rebuilding it, putting it back in the car and purchasing a flat bed trailer it's finally finished ... again. So impressed with it, my employer wants me to help his son build one which I am looking forward to. After all how many people get to build a buggy and get paid for it?
I would like to enter it for the buggy of the month.
66' Corvair engine
I did all the work to the buggy myself including the paint
Thanks for time and see you out there!
Sean Fernandez - Member # 941 Telluride, Colorado