Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher
6/10/21 10:18 a.m.

Some cars you simply own. Some cars change everything. 

Let me explain. 

About 20 years ago, I had a hankering for a small, pit-type vehicle that could go off road. I first looked at Mini Mokes and VW Things. While both are cool, they’re objectively quite unattractive. Plus, they&…

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Tom1200
Tom1200 SuperDork
6/10/21 10:33 a.m.

Some high school friends had one. They used to go bombing down sections of old Mint 400 course (it's 8 miles from our house) and they once stuffed it in a ditch. The four of them got out and lifted up the front end and pushed it back out.

They are gloriously fun vehicles that seem to turn even the most mild manner drivers into fun loving hooligans.

Keith Tanner
Keith Tanner GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
6/10/21 12:11 p.m.

My first car was a Miata. Look at how that turned out.

buzzboy
buzzboy Dork
6/10/21 12:30 p.m.

One summer in highschool I worked for a VW dunebuggy rental shop from whom I'd purchased my first car, a 1974 Beetle, the prior year. Living at the beach with 45mph speedlimits they really are just a lot of fun. I don't need another car, but I would be pretty happy to own a tub buggy. My old boss had a Manta Ray body that I really liked as well as a Meyers Tow'd. Both of which I'd happily have as my "going for pizza on friday night" car.

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