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“Rescue Me” Bugeye rescued

Remember the “Rescue” Bugeye buried in the weeds? Here you can see the car at it’s new home, safely in a new garage in Virginia. We almost lost this one to the crusher, and it’s actually a sound car with great potential. We’re excited that we could remotely facilitate another Bugeye revival.

This leaf green ’59 Sprite was plucked from the weeds in Grand Junction, Colorado and winched onto a trailer for delivery to Kevin in Virginia, the proud new owner. The car initially looked pretty sad in the small picture at left, but the potential is clear now that the car has been extracted. If you are unfamiliar, normally, a car stored in this manner would have the rocker panel and rear fender bottoms completely rusted away.

This car has not run since the 80s, but how delightful to see the rocker panel and fender bottoms so intact, even after a prolonged hibernation outside. The floors turned out to be quite good too. Thankfully, the dry Southwest helped keep this excellent restoration candidate alive. And thanks to Paul, the prior owner, who preserved this car and offered it to me so that we could find it a new home and ultimately get it back on the road!