AUSTIN-HEALEY SPRITE

There's a problem with convertibles: they've got no rigidity, which makes them a wobbly mess to cane through the corners. The Austin-Healey Sprite was the first car to solve that problem using a chassis, body, and suspension all tied together to eliminate flex. Over the years, the Sprite was affectionately referred to as the "Bugeye" or "Frogeye" for its round, upright headlamps. Although the original design and engineering goal was to have them sink into the bodywork when not in use, that didn't happen because of cost-cutting. Which is a probably a good thing, given the Brit's reputation for shoddy electronics.

 

This is your chance to show your support for Bugeyeparts.  Buy a Bugeye Calendar and enjoy it for a year!

  Email Johnrfelt@hotmail.com

$15 for Desktop  $30 for 24inch x 12 inch  Wall 

 

 Austin Healey Bugeye T Shirt   

Only $13.99  plus shipping 



NEW SPRITE UPGRADE KITS: TILTING HOOD, TUBE SHOCK CONVERSION (MONROE & CARRERA), WHEEL BEARING CONVERSION, LINK ARM, WILWOOD FRONT DISC BRAKES

I have been selling NEW BUGEYE SPRITE upgrade/conversion kits on eBay for the past few years. Please see the link below for all of my kits and prices.

 

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All prices are negotiable, shipping from Denver (80023) not included. FRONT MONROE & CARRERA TUBE SHOCK CONVERSION KIT COMING SOON (VERY SIMILAR TO WHEELWRIGHT KIT).

 

 

Jack

jhassenb@ball.com

 

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