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Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Tristram » Thu Oct 08, 2009 6:55 pm

Hey guys im interested in getting my hands on a baja bug, rolling chassis, engine gearbox, with papers, doesnt have to be a pretty creature but with little or no cancer would b good, want to make a toy i can throw around in the mud, anyone got bits or one lyin around. Who here drives one, how much abuse can they take, what styles u into etc?


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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by IMPI » Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:07 pm

just dont get pine started........
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Andrej » Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:26 pm

Hey Tristram, check out the Junk Mail, there are plenty of good bargains.
I recently picked up a rolling chassis with baja body and some parts for R600.
In the meantime if I see something I will let you know.
Baja's are great fun. I once attended a 4WD obstacle day and on the one particularly difficult obstacle only a Baja got through. Jeeps, Landys, you name it, they got stuck but the Baja went through. :hangloose:

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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Hloni » Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:40 pm

I say this with all the respect in the world, however, WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT A BAJA?
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Post by BUGGOFF » Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:45 pm

Hey! Baja's are cool.

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Post by Hloni » Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:50 pm

BUGGOFF wrote:Hey! Baja's are cool.

Give me some meat :!:
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by hitlers revenge » Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:57 pm

I believe Vader can offer you one :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Pine » Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:01 pm

Bajas? I luuuuuuuuuuuuv Bajas! Especially the early US-spec 'bug eye' kits, as the pics below. I have one of those kits that I have treasured for many years till that 'some day'...

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BUGGOFF wrote:Hey! Baja's are cool.
No...

Bajas are SUPER COOL!!

....well, at least most of the time

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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Dutch_Diver » Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:02 pm

HR a problem.....he said little or no rust, not little or no metal! :lol:
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Blitzkrieg » Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:31 pm

Shockingly Pine didn't mention anything about Oval window Bajas! :shock:
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Pine » Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:34 pm

It is because I got some terrible news on Sunday...

The Oval Baja I had, which was bought by Flatfourfan, and sold to Kobus, who re-sold it again....

...was turned into a stock-standard normal Oval Beetle again :(

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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by karmakoma » Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:40 pm

Baja's are too plastic for my liking :twisted:

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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Pine » Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:43 pm

Uhm... you take your toebroodjies to work in plastic, dammit!

REAL Bajas have fibreglass curves. LOTS of fibreglass curves :flash: :flash: :flash:
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by karmakoma » Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:55 pm

Just yanking your fanbelt cover.

Wouldn't mind a (wait for it, wait for it !!!) OVAL baja myself. There is just something so wrong it makes it feel right (Did I "say" that out loud :oops:)

BIG wheels, flat black or camo paint, ready to @#$#@$ up the landy's and cruisers :hangloose:

Any reason why someone would not be able to fit reduction boxes in a baja ?

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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Hloni » Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:59 pm

Eazie now boyz, l doubt when Herr Hitler said "Volkswagen", he was thinking of saving the planet! "Use as little metal as you can, and if you can't find enough, make the wagen half plastic (half archer, boot & bonnet) and half metal".
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