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Old 01-30-2011, 04:50 PM
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I bought this awhile ago and have been trying to figure out what it is. There are no markings on it anywhere. The only thing that kind of helps me date it is on old registration tag that expired in '74. The frame bolts together and there is also a roll cage that bolts to it as well. the body is fiberglass. Not sure if this helps any, but the front suspension is made by skat-trak.

Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks
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Old 01-30-2011, 06:10 PM
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I think its cool Cliff. Skat-Track used to manufacture buggies back in the 60's/70's.
Its hard to tell from your pics but that frame doesn't seem homemade. Try to post some pics of the frame, axle and front end.
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Old 01-30-2011, 06:48 PM
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Looks like a Manx Dune Buggy. But thats not VW stuff you have.

http://www.google.com/images?q=manx+...w=1579&bih=664

I am going to post this over at MiniBuggynet and see if I can find any thing out.
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The back looks like a Manx but the front doesn't really, then again the last Manx I built was 12 years ago.
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Yeah there were quite a few Manx copy's that all looked a bit different.

Hey Cliff, If you get the chance post the wheelbase and track width of that thing too.
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Old 02-01-2011, 10:41 PM
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I have found out what this is. I am pretty sure it is a Rupp Ruppster. Here are some links. You tell me.

http://www.3wheelerworld.com/showthr...60184-Ruppster...................

http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&r...ql=&oq=rupp+ru

http://autos.dir.groups.yahoo.com/gr...sec=dir&slk=21

http://www.uship.com/shipment/1970-R...GO-K/85912678/

Not to sure now. Your's looks bigger


http://www.oldminibikes.com/forum/mo...uggy-kart.html
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Old 02-04-2011, 01:22 AM
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mine looks a lot bigger then the ruppster. its a two seater. and the frame is definitely not homemade.
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:28 AM
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its seem to be more like a terra jet

http://www.google.ca/images?um=1&hl=...w=1003&bih=567
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Old 02-04-2011, 04:13 PM
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Wow, thats freakin cool Cliff.
I'd try sending those last pics to Skat-track: tech@skat-trak.com
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its seem to be more like a terra jet

http://www.google.ca/images?um=1&hl=...w=1003&bih=567
Think you need your eyes checked....
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