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    Mangusta ? Does anyone know about it ?

    This car was hand built in Italy I believe. Is it considered a kit car ?... I am restoring one and am curious if you men would like to see some photos and progress. Very interesting Automobile... There were only 400 made and there are only about 200 left in the world. Built I believe between 67---71.. 8)

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    Quote Originally Posted by STIQUE
    This car was hand built in Italy I believe. Is it considered a kit car ?... I am restoring one and am curious if you men would like to see some photos and progress. Very interesting Automobile... There were only 400 made and there are only about 200 left in the world. Built I believe between 67---71.. 8)
    Correct!

    The back of them was interesting too. The entire rear side of the car opened like a clam shell to access the engine and spare tire. I love the design. They were the same people who made the Pantera for Ford, DeTomaso was the name of the company.

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    Dave,
    You are the MAN,, you know everything about cars... This one has a Gullwing for the rear section. It looks very intriquing.

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    Back in 1972 I was living in Daytona Beach. Being a Ford guy, my dream car was a Pantera. Then I met a guy with a Mangusta for sale. --- $3000.--- A fortune for a beach bum like me but an affordable alternative to a $10,000 Pantera. I phoned home begging my parents for money. They didn't share my enthusiasm and I missed the deal. Taught me that I must work and save my money so I could pounce on such opportunitys.
    And the joke is,<br />when he awoke his,<br />body was covered in Coke fizz !

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    > I have been called upon to work on the Mangusta,,, I am in the teardown process..

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    Hey Dave,,
    When was the last time you have seen one of these ?

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