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The second production run of GTX's has commenced! As you can see in the pictures the first chassis of the second batch has been put together and just about ready for its new owner! The chassis in this run are very similar to those of the first group but somewhat different than the original prototype chassis that started this all... One of the things that we wanted to improve on in this design was the battery box... Rather than the traditional over-the-top strap-like we normally use, because of some minor interference issues, we decided to go the same route that many new cars have where they hold the battery in place using side brackets. This is the first of our battery boxes to be made that way... you may also notice that there are slight changes in the bracketry to make a better fit for our other bodies types as well as some new mounting tabs on the chassis, one of which is for the Cobalt air box... The first 3 Chassis of this batch are already spoken for so if you'd like to order a GTX chassis for your next build, contact us or give one of our dealers a call and we'll get you on the list!
This morning Sal picked up this rolling Nostalgia chassis that we built for him... If you remember a while back we mounted the full top and windshield on his Cobalt blue Nostalgia body which he now has at home and has been wiring... If you look closely at this chassis you will notice a few different things... First, the beautiful transmission from B&D which is mated to the all chromed out 1915cc motor that we built for this buggy! Second, you may also notice that this chassis has one of our new style battery boxes which are made to pivot down to make getting the battery out of cars that do not have a panel cut out of the rear seat for access... Lastly, you may notice the Prototype Rear Seat Support which has been being developed over the past few months!
We've been working on making more bodies for all buggy fans... But when it comes to our smaller buggy fans some times it's hard to find a buggy that is just the right size... Well, thanks to Rod we are getting very close to having the Baby Buggy in production... The body that you see here is the Baby Buggy's buck and the first preproduction body will be made next week for Rod... These bodies will be great for the young ones whether you would like to make a pedal buggy like Rod has done or if you want to make a Buggy Stroller for your young ones to rest in while at the Car shows! Availability and pricing will be released soon!
We've had a very busy week here at Acme. John delivered a Cobalt Blue Metal flake Nostalgia to a customer in Western Pa.... We also had a man drop by to pick up his Standard gel coat Orange Genesis ( all the way from California) on Thursday! Not only did we have some of our brand new buggy bodies picked up, we also had 1 buggy that we had done some work on picked up... Also, Scott and Terri dropped off their Beautiful 1959 T-2 Double Cab to have it looked over to make sure it safe for the road and to get inspected!
We got a very exciting delivery today! Our first bunch of B&D Transaxles... Although we already have 3 of the 5 trans delivered going into buggy builds in the shop, there are still a couple available, and there are more on order. We are now a stocking dealer for B&D Transaxles and will be keeping them in stock!
Look what we found..A rare photo of Anthony working hard. Or is it hardly working? Just kidding!!!! Felt like today would be a great day for some behind the scenes shots...
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