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Discuss the Austin Healey Sprite and the MG Midget. Two different but similar cars sometimes referred to collectively as the Spridget.

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    Bug i nearing final completion

    Still have to do the wheels and tires, side view mirrors and polishing, but pretty happy with the interior and the boot. Like it or not , it works for us!



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    Peter
    1963 Big Healey 3000 BJ7 Gold Concours winner - FOR SALE !
    1965 Mini Moke 850 - show winner, big fun
    1960 Bugeye Sprite 1275 - On the Road again 3/28/20

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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    It's the boot everyone whats to see work.




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    1963 Big Healey 3000 BJ7 Gold Concours winner - FOR SALE !
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    1960 Bugeye Sprite 1275 - On the Road again 3/28/20

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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    That’s so cool!
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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    Sweet!
    Was Man nicht im Kopf hat muss Man in den Beinen haben
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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    WOW!!! Congratulations. Beautiful work.
    That motorized boot lid is AMAZING.
    What are the 3 silver toggle switches on the dash?
    - Mark

    Former 1956 Austin Healey 100-4 (BN2)
    Former 1962 Mk1 Austin Mini (850)
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    Present 1959 Austin Healey "Bugeye" Sprite (with 1275, 5 speed, discs, etc)

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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    Beautiful!
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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    Very lovely work!
    Drew Frink
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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    Thank you. The three toggles are parking lights, head lights and ejector seat.
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    Peter
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    1965 Mini Moke 850 - show winner, big fun
    1960 Bugeye Sprite 1275 - On the Road again 3/28/20

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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    Quote Originally Posted by pbraun View Post
    Thank you. The three toggles are parking lights, head lights and ejector seat.
    Oh, right. Didn't noticed that the main lights switch (with key) was removed.
    - Mark

    Former 1956 Austin Healey 100-4 (BN2)
    Former 1962 Mk1 Austin Mini (850)
    Former 1973 Austin Mini (really a 1980s Cooperized Mini)
    Present 1959 Austin Healey "Bugeye" Sprite (with 1275, 5 speed, discs, etc)

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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    Thanks for the posts! Looks like a great ride and your unsore ribs will thank you every time you use the boot.

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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    Beautiful car!!!

    "Thank you. The three toggles are parking lights, head lights and ejector seat." for the passenger I hope!

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    Re: Bug i nearing final completion

    Quote Originally Posted by sswarin View Post
    Beautiful car!!!

    "and ejector seat." for the passenger I hope!
    Gads! I had better check that wiring! Hope I don't hurt myself!
    Happy Motoring,
    Peter
    1963 Big Healey 3000 BJ7 Gold Concours winner - FOR SALE !
    1965 Mini Moke 850 - show winner, big fun
    1960 Bugeye Sprite 1275 - On the Road again 3/28/20

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