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Old December 1st, 2003, 12:41 PM   #1
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Location: La Luz, New Mexico
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Hello bugnut here I make my home in La Luz New Mexico. I am a retired Aircraft Mechanic-Inspector. I also retired from the US Army as a helicopter Pilot 24 years ago.

I have been a bugnut for around 25 years, having built bugs for my kids while they were in school. I built a 67 Cal Look for my daughter and a 68 Baja for my son. The 67 cal look came home to me after a head on. My daughter was okay. Thanks to the seat belts. I had to cut and weld a new front end from the doors forward. I have driven It 212,000 miles after that. It is now ungoing its 3rd complete rebuild. Should be nice. Two-tone, gray tweed, 2165cc. and lowww.

Another of my projects is a off the pan resto of a 73 Thing. Pan and suspension is finished and waiting for the body. It will be mostly stock except for the engine,brakes and upholstery.

Other bug is a 67 that I plan to build into a Fred Hildago, type "stink bug" also some of the mods used on the Runt Rod. 4 in. chop and 4 in. section. I have a 3.5 Dodge complete engine front end package that I plan to roll under the rear after I cut the rear of the pan off. I will also build a roll cage into the car that is tied into the engine package. Sure hope I live long enough to finish this.

Why grow up?
Why grow up?
You can't fix stupid!
If it has wheels or tits it will give you fits.

La Luz, New Mexico
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