1981 manta mirage for sale
-March pulleys (set)/polished aluminum As I was trying to complete it I asked myself, how was I going to drive this? “Thatz funny s*** right there, I’ll gaurantee it!”– Larry the Cable Guy. So what do you think about this imitation Can-Am car? -Monroso distributor, cap, rotor, plug wires (New) -Encased in aluminum enclosured -Borgensen U-joing to fix shaft to rack 1984 - 87 Gi Joe Triple T Silver Mirage Vindicator Manta Parts Lot Arah Vehicles 711-328 Dorman - $36.18 711-328 Dorman Wheel Lock Sets Set Of 4 New For Olds Expo Pickup Ninety Eight Buyer should put “McClaren” on back so people can laugh harder at them. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Manta Mirage looks like a race car, but is in fact pretty much legal for the street. -Aluminum valve cover, plain That build presently includes a 355-CID Chevy V8 in the middle, running through a flipped Corvair four-speed transaxle. Here’s a link to a Jalopnik story about one that was for sale about a year ago so that you can see what the rear should look like. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_8',106,'0','0'])); Okay, it’s still a kit car. Plus the thing is going to suck gas like crazy – I get 29 or 30mpg out of my Lotus. How much to insure this Manta Mirage? -Back Piece Last edit at 07/31/2011 11:58AM by Bigwave. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-box-3','ezslot_0',103,'0','0'])); Longtime barn finder Rocco B. sent us this cool 1979 Manta Mirage kit car find that is listed for sale here on craigslist. Very useful when attempting to traverse a dip whilst not leaving portions of that long fiberglass nose and other body parts scattered about. -81 Corvette rear disc brake assembly -Majority of threaded body mount holes have been located For $14K it seems reasonably priced. Both were made by Brad and Tim Lovette of Manta cars. That was my first thought as well, but when I looked at the car on Google, it looks quite a bit different. -Mustang II front manaual rack and pinion Click here to get it featured on the homepage instead. -No parking lights There’s no mention of driving experience, or if the engine sounds like a hairball-ejecting cat on every startup, but maybe its looks will overcome any mechanical quirkiness. -New plugs Is this used car a good deal? -Clutch, brake, and accelerator pedals Change Location. Okay, so now we know that—warranted or not—Range Rovers have gained a not so positive reputation. -Front pop up headlight assembly installed and functioning The odometer reads 24,800 miles and the title is clean. I have one now and debating on building or selling. -Front and rear clip eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_1',134,'0','0'])); Manta was in business from around 1974 to 1986, with the company never changing hands from the brothers Brad and Tim LoVette that founded the company and designed the Mirage. No level of top notch acting / appealing characters will save you…if your “star” has to pull up in a overgrown go-kart. -Chromed clam shell motor moutns with blue urethane motor mount bushings 750 hp with a/c! MANTA: Mirage, unfinished rolling chassis, engine, custom transaxle, all body parts, additional parts, $28,000. Once this is corrected the handling is transformed. Secondly, the Corvair transaxle is not very strong -especially if doing a quick takeoff in 1st gear – not to mention more poor handling problems. -Teflon valve seals -Teflon steel braided brake lines, installed I ended up buying a Lotus Elise instead of one of these for several reasons. Let’s see if this Can Am copy cat has a price that says can-do as well. Problem is to get this thing to run and handle the way I’d want I’d be into it for way more than it’d ever be worth. I remember they used a Corvair transaxle in a mid engine V8 configuration, back when they were introduced. Worked with a guy who had one in the early 80’s. Holy sh*t batman fun to drive tho. Not my cup of tea, but I’m glad others are enjoying it! I always liked the red one that appeared in the McCormick and Hardcastle Let’s see if this Can Am copy cat has a price that says can-do as well. -10.5in Chevy style clutch 9new0 -Adapted to Mustang II front suspension No, it’s not a Beetle pan, but that is the front suspension origin. -Street rod version of Indy car digital dash readout (new, in box) I’m guessing that many of you agree, as yesterday’s fairly rare and noteworthy 1999 Range Rover 4.6 HSE Callaway—one of 220 made—garnered a 70% Crack Pipe loss for its fifty-five hundred price. -Driveshaft - chromed Suspension (rear): A VW beetle transverse torsion bar front suspension keeps the nose out of the dirt, and the whole thing looks as aggressive and nasty as a dominatrix from the South Side of Boston. Unlike a lot of kit cars, the Mirage is actually a custom-framed car built from the ground up as a mid-engined performance machine. The interior can be straightened out for small amount of money. First off – it’s my understanding (from talking to folks who have owned them) that the cornering/handling of these cars is shockingly horrible. -Left and right door Geez, that makes buying it like marrying someone who has six previous divorces, it’s pretty much a coin toss as to how it will go. That’s how I feel about people who buy old Range Rovers. This car is right up the street from me – I see it all the time in his driveway – if anyone is serious and wants and close up info let me know – I have never stopped to look as it really doesn’t appeal to me. This car showed up in a coupla’ (quickly cancelled) TV series’ …just before and during the Magnum PI era.Gotta figure your chances of a second season are not good if your budget for an “exotic” gets you this puppy. Now, you’re probably thinking that you’ve seen this body shape somewhere before. The transaxle has a 1 1/2 ” pinion offset so the engine is cocked 1 1/2″ in the chassis, which binds up the rear suspension and can wear out the rear tires in 500 mi. I’d rather have this Manta. Good grief…the spoiler might as well be a coat hanger sticking out of the head of this abortion. Viewed 127 Times . Someone will snag it up quickly for that pice. What we have here is the car that supposedly was featured in the magazine Popular Mechanics back in the ‘80s for an article entitled “Million Dollar Road Test.” There’s no supporting documentation for that and I don’t know that it matters one way or the other anyway. It reminds me of the time I bought a partially completed 1922 Dodge Brothers “lakes roadster” hot rod. As you might expect, tire kickers (look, just don’t do that) and budget-less test drivers are not welcome per the seller. -Custom headers/heat coated Edited 2 time(s). Click here to send a me a fixed-price tip, and remember to include your Kinja handle. Still – at $14k and a few thousand bucks worth of tinkering you could have a nice looking, sunny day only car to take to car shows and such. -Heads are milled 20 -350 Chevy heads -Balance blue printed short block What however, about a car with no rep whatsoever? When you are driving it, though, remember that the front suspension came from a VW Beetle. -Hurst 5 spee dshifter 9New) -Side Lexan windows - tinted (new) How could I just park it at the mall or in the parking lot at work? It is street legal with Antique tags which allow it to operate as it was originally. -Case hardoned rotors (valve) -Case hardoned push rods -Modified 5 speed Richmond transmissionwit hquick change box on rear. 1941 Willy's Coupe 600HP 8-Cyl GM 2,800 Mi 4-Spd 700R4 Leather A/C New Tires 1950 Willys Utility Wagon 96105 Miles Brown Station Wagon Hurricane 4-Cylinder 1951 Willys CJV35/U Very Rare, Running, Needs TLC 67702 Miles Olive Drab Jeep 13 Everything about it says fun! 1959 Devin V12 Special2 hours$18,000Bid Now, 1963 International R-1854 hours$4,500Bid Now. Help me out with NPOCP. First order of business is to seĺl the wing to some kid for his Honda Civic. Considering the engine, and depending on the size of the fuel tank, you might want to glance at the fuel gauge a bit more often than normal. 1949 Willys Jeepster for sale! Wagons. I agree. Aug 30, 2015 - Check out the detail item info for VIN: 00000000000000001 - Replica/Kit Makes GT Manta GT Mirage Kit Car - Can Am body -Ball joints (installed, unused) Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Manta Mirage looks like a race car, but is in fact pretty much legal for the street. This is pretty cool. -Ford front disc brakes with drilled rotors - new bearings Had one and that 2×4 is actually half of the matched OEM set. Somehow I would have tried to figure out some way to use at least a prop rod for the rear bodywork other than a 2×4.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-box-4','ezslot_13',135,'0','0'])); The interior is where the kit car part of this car really shows up. Is this car even street legal, with no front or rear bumper? -Wieand aluminum water pump By the way, although it looked nicer, that one was listed for sale at $25,000. The interior upholstery.. well.. that’s actually just thrown in there. Not to mention how horrendously dangerous it would be in a collision, honestly death would be imminent! But remember, this is a mid-engined car that is V8-powered and weighs around 1,900 pounds for the price of a used Miata. Buy the car, and on day one remove that monstrosity of a wing. -26 spline No top, door locks or windshield wipers. And lose the ridiculous wing. These kits have a fanatical following. Frane: There are several different versions of these — this is one of the early ones as it uses front suspension came from a VW Beetle..the later ones used a Mustang II front suspension. Oleg Cassini Edition: 1975 AMC Matador Brougham, Aussie Invader: 1994 Holden Commodore VR Ute.
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