NOW SOLD! Congratulations Dan in Ontario on your new project! Our 339th Bugeye off to a new home![Read more…] about Awesome 1960 Bugeye driving project for sale!
Thanks to all of you who made 2021 a spectacular year for Bugeyeguy, and for Bugeyes! This year we added two great new people –Rob and Nick— and we are excited, each person in the photo above is carrying a major piece of our work to the next level. We are lucky to have eight great people keeping Sprites alive and well. We’ll introduce everyone in a new post soon![Read more…] about Wow, what a year!
There is a sweet spot for modified Sprites, that makes for improved performance in every category without breaking other components. Sure, you can put in 200 HP, but then you’ll need to address the strength of the rear end, and other components.[Read more…] about Supercharged, five speed walk around tour & video!
They get no respect. Water inevitably gets in your engine oil and sits on the sheet metal under the oil. Hard to believe that such a well-lubricated tray could rust from above, but the water sits below the oil and does the damage. (Remember, you need to change your oil at least once per year to get the water and sludge out. Even though you add quarts of oil through the season, you still have to change it.)[Read more…] about Be kind to your oil pan
The 948 Sprite engine is a delightful little powerplant, and it works just fine for noodling around country roads, or for running up to the grocery store, or for taking the long way home. But it was designed in an era where there was no such thing as a 500 horsepower new car that you could buy from the local car dealer. It was designed when the everyday bloke had some free time, and didn’t have to rush home to check his instagram account. It was designed during a moment in history when 46 horsepower worked just fine.[Read more…] about Keeping up with the Joneses
With supply chain issues and pandemic closures, it sometimes feels like the world is broken right now. But we had a jump on everyone else… British classic car world was broken long before the pandemic arrived. Our day is spent with broken things, and our job is to figure out efficient ways to keep everything moving forward nonetheless.[Read more…] about Broken things scoreboard