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How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipper

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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Big_kid » Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:00 pm

Thanks! I plan to.
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby AoT » Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:26 pm

Looks like you'll be having a lot fun cruising around town !!

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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Big_kid » Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:22 pm

Hoping for nice weather this weekend, not sure where the hurricane is right now. It was drizzling when I got home from work, so I didn't go anywhere tonight.
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Big_kid » Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:24 pm

BTW- I drove it 5 or 6 miles yesterday, the seat was nice and warm after about 10 minutes. $60 well spent, I think. Especially for an open car.
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Raj » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:27 am

Big_kid wrote:.... the seat was nice and warm after about 10 minutes. $60 well spent, I think. .....


I think taco bell has the dollar menu still...... could have been a cheaper option maybe?
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Big_kid » Sat Oct 08, 2016 12:08 pm

This was less painful and avoids having to make sudden roadside stops. Robin might want to ride with me once in a while too.
(never was a big TB fan)

Trying to avoid skidmarks with the buggy. (tires are expensive)
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Big_kid » Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:37 am

Well, I missed Manx on the Banx, but I wound up on a plane instead. The in flight TV started showing "Counting Cars", an episode featuring a green buggy. What are the odds, right? Then the following episode they redo a white one.

Rub it in, why don't they?

Edit: autocorrect on a plane typos.
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby B MAN » Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:33 pm

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i liked that episode, horny mike doesnt like ACVWs
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Big_kid » Sat Oct 15, 2016 6:02 pm

$2600 didn't seem like a bad price either. Were I looking, I'd have bought it too.
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Big_kid » Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:14 pm

Been a while since I've updated anything, so...

Got an invite for a small buggy G2G in the dunes the day before the parade, so I had to do something with the exhaust. Dual cannons wasn't my first choice, but it's what the Bug House had on the shelf, so I went with it. I regained my ground clearance, all is good. Robin and I towed it down for the non-event, and my buddies there brought us to a spot after swearing us to secrecy about it's location. Not to worry, I couldn't find it again if I had to. That entire area looks the same to me.

Mine, Vince's, Mark's, and Scott's buggies on the beach in front of a shipwreck in Corolla
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Robin had to work Sunday, but I still drove in the parade. My buddy's grandson handled throwing candy for me. It was COLD out there, it even snowed for a bit, but we all toughed it out. The sun finally came out right at the end of the parade.

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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Raj » Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:25 am

The pic of them on the beach is awesome!
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby elrockk » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:53 pm

nice
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Big_kid » Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:46 am

Thanks! I don't know if the video is available off of Facebook or not...

https://www.facebook.com/william.jackle ... 388029349/
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Re: Since Glenn A hinted...

Postby Big_kid » Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:10 am

Big_kid wrote:The hardest part is the constant interruptions. Robin works weekends, so I've got the kids. Combine that with every other kid in the neighborhood wanting to "help" it's a wonder I get anything done. Between my kids' "She's breathing on me" and the rest of them asking What's this do? How does that work? Are you gonna put a tail light on the other side too? How are the pool chemicals?" etc. they're gonna drive me nuts. You know what though? Given the chance to stop all the questions, I wouldn't. They're learning (hopefully) and I have no morning cleanup the day after Halloween.


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Big_kid wrote: "She's breathing on me"


this is awesome.... lol


I was going back looking for old pics for a build book for this week's Manx on the Banx when I saw this. How are you doing with this these days? I think Liam was a little guy and only child at the time.
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Re: How to build in just 12 years: My Glitter..er.. KC Clipp

Postby Raj » Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:41 am

All good here; Doing the shuffle like usual , bw work, family, working on the house and then when time permits.. VW's. Glad to see you are still banging away at the buggy!
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