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Old May 27th, 2013, 11:55 PM   #1
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I was wanderin what is easiest way to make a mud buggy outta the body of a Vw bug.. what frame to use and all that.. just got this car and wanna make a bogger outta it
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well that deffinatly was a start for me man.. idk if i wanna go that tall though im thinkin like 35s on it
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We used a jeep tj frame and the motor is in the front. the bug wheel base is a little longer then the jeeps but I dont care about that.
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I just bought a bug boddied CJ-3B...looks like it fit half way decent, they chopped the hood and grafted it to the Willy's grill...I'll get some pics when I go pick it up at the end of June.
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do u have pics of the bug
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I just bought a bug boddied CJ-3B...looks like it fit half way decent, they chopped the hood and grafted it to the Willy's grill...I'll get some pics when I go pick it up at the end of June.
That sounds horrid.
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