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like most of the manufacturers at the time, did
not bother much about bodywork protection.
Therefore, like most other cars on the road, the
Ford Anglia 105E gave the Owner the option
of having their new car with or without rust
straight from the production line.
left the Owners of the time with a problem. The
mechanicals were still good for a couple of
decades, but, in some instances, the bodywork
lasted just a little longer than the warrenty. At
the time, Britain was still in the "fix and
make do" mindset, so some enterprising
people decided to make some fibre glass bodies to
go with all of these nearly new mechanicals that
were in the market place. These fibre glass
bodies ranged from small two seater sports
cars, saloons and beach buggies.
At the time, most beach buggy
"kit car" manufacturers chose either
the previous 100E Anglia or the Volkswagen Beetle
as a basis for their kits.
(for this site anyway) Phil Haigh Autos decided
that they could make use of the Ford Anglia 105E's mechanicals and some of the body
parts that were not too prone to rusting.
Phil Haigh Autos based their new
beach buggy kit car called the
"Anglebug" on the Ford Anglia 105E
kit used a beach buggy style body, to which the
Owner could attach all of the mechanicals,
lights, windscreen and wiring loom from his
rusting Anglia. The kit when first realesed sold
for £150, increasing to £175 when the
introductory offer had expired.
Anglebug is quite a rare variant of the Anglia family.
total number of Anglebug's built is unknown