Vintage Spyder

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Vintage Spyder

Postby Larry Jowdy » Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:23 am

This Registry will assist those looking for other owners and will also provide their general geographical location

Add to this forum if you own a car assembled by Greg Leach and his crew or if you own a Vintage home built vehicle You can also add any modifications, improvements etc.

Remember, to add your name, city, state, (country), modifications etc

Feel free to add photo's of your vehicle
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Postby Tazio » Tue Jan 06, 2009 10:05 am

I have a Vintage Spyder.

Built at Vintage, delivered June, 2000.
CB Type 1 Engine, 2109cc, 149 hp @ 6500 rpm.

Jon Lutz
Woodland Hills, Ca
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Postby Greenberg » Tue Jan 06, 2009 10:32 am

2008 Vintage (home built)
2.5L Subaru
Rancho Tranny with Quaiffe
Heated seats
Vancouver, Canada
Ya gotta drive it like ya stole it!
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Postby yorkemike » Tue Jan 06, 2009 5:41 pm

Working on , what will be a 2009 Vintage (Home Built)
2.5L Subie
Rancho Trans. with a Quaiffe
Mike Yorke
Calgary, Canada
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Postby DannyP » Tue Jan 06, 2009 7:23 pm

Danny Piperato

Rolling kit by Greg, final assembly and many mods by me.

Custom QA1 shocks, oil breather, vapor evacuation. A bunch of things on the to-do list still, especially a repaint.

2165cc Jake Raby type1, Megajolt distributorless ignition built by me.
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Postby dempwolf » Tue Jan 06, 2009 10:29 pm

Karl Dempwolf
Bought a used 2003 Vintage Spyder in 2005 Gred did make some changes, Bilstein coil over, paint with bonnet stripes. The car had a CB type 1, 2165 motor with Rancho Trany. Many changes since then, installed plexi windscreen, Russ at Fibersteel has installed period correct gauges, shifter and handbrake. Fuel cell with an alloy cover, and lots of wonderful aluminum in the cockpit. Live in the Los Angeles, CA area.
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Vintage Spyder

Postby debbiet » Thu Jan 15, 2009 3:19 am

2008 Vintage Spyder
2276cc Silver,Red Interior
Love It...Worth the wait!!!
Located in Sarasota Florida
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Postby Iwdal » Thu Jan 15, 2009 4:43 am

Project is no more..... still waiting for parts to finish the car and sell it
Will be a 2010? Vintage Spyder (Home Built)

Silvermetalic with red darts (James Dean look)
1914cc type 1

Johan Iwdal
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Postby daVinci 550 » Mon Jan 26, 2009 1:06 pm

Matthew Gardiner

Maryland, USA

Vintage Spyders Rolling Kit:

Delivered on 4/25/04

Silver exterior w/Red Fender Darts

Red leather interior seats/trim

Ivory Banjo steering wheel

Jamar shifter with authentic style shifter knob

Silver Powdercoated tube frame

Wide 5 bolt silver powdercoated 15" x 4.5" Mangeles steel wheels

Period style Skinny 145R15 MICHELIN XZX tires from Coker Tire

Lexan windscreen

Jack lifting points (front/rear)

3:88 w/Super Diff Transmission

Jet coated 2 into 1 exhaust system

Jake Raby built Porsche 912E 2056 cc Type IV engine w/DTM

Additions include:

Aluminum interior

Dual Autopulse fuel pumps (for show only, non-functioning)

Authentic style removable vinyl flooring

Authentic style aluminum fender mount mirror w/cowl

Authentic style aluminum front oil cooler grill from Dario

Authentic style cast aluminum fuel filler from Dario

Authentic style FiberSteel e-brake

Authentic style spare tire (saddle) mount

Aluminum spun, polished Baby Moon hubcaps

Oil crankcase breather system

Setrab remote oil cooler

Other various gingerbread (assorted badges, latches, knobs, etc.)
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Postby Kreutz » Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:49 pm

Mark Groskreutz

Long Beach, CA

Just ordered a Vintage Spyder.

Silver with red seats, salt & pepper carpet.

Silver chassis set up for type IV (2576 in pieces in my garage right now).

Disc brakes and some reproduction stuff - gages, e-brake from Fibersteel.

I've asked to have the roller without detail finish stuff (lights, trim, interior, engine, trans). Planning on finishing the car with my 6 year old son - should be an experience!

Added: 9-2-2011 Engine came to life...

Lots left to do before I drive it (like get the exhaust finished) but still, it was a bitchin' day :nana:
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Postby usgpru27 » Thu May 14, 2009 5:31 pm

Bill Cole

2007 Vintage roller

CB Perf. 2268?

Should be an 09..
Bill C.

2007 Vintage
CB 2276
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Postby racerdave » Fri Sep 11, 2009 2:20 pm

David Charles
Wichita Kansas

Vintage build in progress

2666 type IV from Jake Raby
I hope to plow snow with it in a couple months.
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Postby danstern » Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:33 pm

Bought Tazio's Vintage, hence the same picture:

CB 2109 engine. Wonderful car, great fun, knowledgeable community.

Quantum Mechanic, Black Holes refilled, Quarks repaired
Vintage #74, 2109cc
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Postby zoomie » Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:40 pm

Jim Adair
Rancho Santa Margarita,CA
2008 Vintage ( built from body / frame ) SB 100
* Type 4 homebuilt engine 2200 cc, DTM cooling, vintage headers,
FAT Performance cam, K&B pistons, eagle rods, rebuilt
stroker VW crankshaft, 44 webers, old Judson electronic magneto,
external oil cooler.
* Transwest re-geared transmission
* Silver with black perforated leather seats, Porsche 356 steering wheel, instruments, switches, Jamar shifter w/o reverse lockout
button, 356 finned rear brake drums, front VW discs, wide 5 chrome
Spyderclub was a big help during build - thx
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Re: Vintage Spyder

Postby fastspyder » Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:08 pm

Building on progress....


Vintage Spyder bought base kit from Greg Leatch in Sept.2009 received in Feb.2011

Subaru engine 2.0 Liters Turbo JDM with Subaru 5 spds trany with Limited Slip Diff. final ratio 4.44
3'' pipes exhaust, about 310 hp at the flywheel, irs rear suspension , roll bar , convertable top , 15'' tires mickey thompson ET street radial semi-slick tires , black interior , custom made black leather seats - tonneau cover and rear fire wall black leather finishing surrounding piece , 356 windsheild, will have custom paint....

All the car is ready for paint now, but i want to do the rear mecanical section first.....

The Spyder is not my i take my time to build it....

Thank ! to you be there as a Support and Friends...

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