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I've never seen one of these for real


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Healey Frogeye. I book I have has a chapter dedicated to this car. Exact replica - conceived by Donald Healey. You would be special at a show with this


I don't think we've ever seen one on the boards.


Jedi Trainee
It was around during the very last part of the 80's and first part of the 90's. The company was across the pond but a guy somewhere on the east coast sold the kit and a guy here in Salem Oregon sold the car in a completed form.
Looked neat in some different sort of way’s but w…. a…. y over priced.
Geoff Healey “lent” the family name to it. But it was a private enterprise of a fellow who couldn’t find a good body to restore and thought there was a market for an all fiberglass copy.
It had a very bazaar rear suspension, made up of some lorry bits (more of a torsion bar set up).
Cool to look at, but back then it was double the price of a real MKI’s value.



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I've only heard of them in Clausagers's "Sprite and Midget, the Complete Story." Certainly never seen one.

I like the TD they have for sale as well. Maybe some day...


Great Pumpkin
LOL. I *knew* I'd mentioned this car in BCF.

But is was in ~2003!~ :laugh:

By the way, there was a front wheel drive Bugeye replica made years ago too....based on a classic Mini.


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