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Don's Type III-Powered Buggy

Blue Dune Buggy with Type III Engine

The story of Don's Buggy:

1970 Autodynamics Deserter
DUNE BUGGY
Owner: D. Joseph Sweet; Second Owner; Since 1977
Manufacturer: Autodynamics, Marblehead, Mass
Paint Scheme: Medium Blue with Black and Chrome Accenting
Chassis: 1964 Volkswagen Beetle
Wheels: c1976 ET Aluminum Alloy Slotted - 14" Front/15" Rear
Tires: BF Goodrich All-Terrain Steel Belted Radials
Shocks: Front - Gas Charged HD w/Springs; Rear - Gabriel Air Shocks & Gas
Charged HD w/Springs
Engine: Stock 1970 Fuel Injected 1600cc Type III Volkswagen
Transaxle: 1964 Transporter (Bus) with Gear Reduction
Electrical System: 12V 60 Amp Dual Generators, Regulators and Batteries
Halogen Lighting: 80/100w Headlamps, 2-100w Floods, 2-130w Pencil Beam
Driving, 2-100w Amber Fog, 2-50w Back-Up
Instrumentation: 0-80 MPH Speedometer, Dual Charging Indicators, Sun Tach,
Oil Pressure, Fuel Level, Oil Temperature, Voltmeter, Head Temperature, Fuel
Pressure
Additional Features:
Full Padded Roll Cage
Removable Engine Cage
Custom Rear Seat w/ Belts
Forced Air Oil Cooler Heater
Class I Trailer Hitch
Rear Anti-Camber Bar
Dual Chromed Exhaust
Automatic Electric Antenna
Alpine AM/FM Cassette Player
100 Amp 6 Speaker Audio
3-Point Shoulder Harnesses
Interior Lighting w/Map Lites
Full Custom Carpeting
Hurst Shifter
Dual Hydraulic Steering Brakes
15 Button Lighted Switch Panel
Low-Back Bucket Seats
Cancelling Wiper/Washer
Fiberglass Water Deflectors
2,000 Pound 3-Way Winch
Custom Front Tube Bumper
Dual Air Horns
Dual Baby Turbo Mirrors
Heavy Duty Wiring Throughout
Braided Stainless Steel Fuel Loop
Braided Stainless Steel Brake Hoses
Non-Corrosive and Stainless Steel Hardware Throughout
Future Additions:
Full Custom Top with Side Curtains
Bimini Sun Top
Dual Pressure Fuel Pump/Regulator
Color Matched Utility Trailer
Removable Undercarriage Neon Lites
Engine Oil Sump
Roll Cage Pad Covers
Alarm System
Custom Fiberglass Rear Seat Storage


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