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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by 1972 » Mon Nov 16, 2009 10:46 pm

DaveW wrote:What suspension mods do you need to do to get that kind of lift? Do the guys go full A arm or are they modded spindles front and rgb's on the rear.
Gearing mods must also be hectic to turn those wheels.

Ok in terms of the rear that bugger should know more than me and what to do ther.

In terms of the front.

To get the most out of something like that you have a widened beam maybe 8" that gets 4 torsion leafs instead of the standard 2, vw bus heavy duty adjusters, 4 upper torsion arms, special cut shock towers and special king/link pins (sorry i always forget which is which) that hold the shocks and you off on the front oh yes and if you want to hit the dunes the tie rod assemblies get boxed.


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Post by Blitzkrieg » Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:48 pm

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Post by bugspray » Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:06 pm

Lol, i've always liked the idea of a spoiler on the back of a beetle. thats a cool baja.
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Post by bugspray » Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:07 pm

Lol, i've always liked the idea of a spoiler on the back of a beetle. thats a cool baja.
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Post by buggyfan » Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:26 pm

Thanks blitz.that baja looks mean when seen in a rearview mirror coming right at you
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Pine » Sat Dec 05, 2009 9:19 pm

Anti-Baja?

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Post by buggyfan » Thu May 27, 2010 9:30 am

Pine wrote:Hey this is a cool 8) thread, keep it warm!
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by riaanj » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:18 pm

Pine wrote:Anti-Baja?

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That is just soooo cool, I've always wanted to do something like that, get a Baja, fit some nice wheels & low profiles and lower it broken!
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by buggyfan » Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:57 am

baja bug getting pimped on Pimp My Ride......season 1 :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by davetapson » Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:35 am

karmakoma wrote: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 ?
There used to be a Baja that I used to see down in Sodwana in the 80's that had reduction boxes fitted.

The guy had jacked the front suspension up as high as it would go but I doubt it was not lekker - esp. on dirt roads and esp. on the Sodwana road in those days.

Dunno if you could plates to adjust front susp height then - doubt it.
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by dixtoy » Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:44 am

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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Tony Z » Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:04 am

one of my many wishes is to oneday build a baja...

nice pic I just spotted online... not a baja though

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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by Tony Z » Sat Nov 15, 2014 8:05 am

Some of my favourite baja pics, in no particular order
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Re: Official baja bug thread, lets talk bajas

Post by buggyfan » Fri Jan 22, 2016 2:09 pm

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