[Spridgets] Question for the group

Curt/Nancy Arndt cnaarndt at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 16:42:44 MDT 2011


I say yes, keep it and if you ever sell the car these original parts should
go with it in the sale.  And yes people do restore Bugeye's using original
equipment.  My original smoothcase is being rebuilt with NOS ribcase parts,
my 948 is being upgraded to a 998, and while not a tricked out 1275 will
perform adequately, and still look like the day it rolled out of the

These parts have some value, or as David L. wrote either find room for them
or get rid of them make all of my spares more valuable.  Of course I'd be
willing to take this stuff off your hands for the price of shipping ;-)


Curt :{)

On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Herbert Miller <hgmiller3 at qwest.net> wrote:

> I finished the restoration of my Bugeye a couple of years ago, 1275, rib
> case, and front disk brakes. Naturally I kept the old parts.
> The question is should I keep the old parts so someone could refit to
> achieve originality? Do people actually that? Do these parts have any
> value?
> Parts in question:
> 948 engine block, crank, rods, head.
> Smooth case transmission
> 1 and 1/8 carbs
> Swivel axel and pin for drum brake front suspension
> Drum brake parts, backing plates
> Lower A arms with no provision for sway bar.
> Advice?
> Herb Miller
> AN5 -L/22907
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