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Post Post subject: One piece front end
Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 08:43 PM
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It's been a while since I've worked on my Baja. Gotta do the wifes projects first.. Sad Anyway, I've been looking at a one piece front end and have a question or two. 1) Where can I go to get info for installation? 2) is there a lot of cutting invovled? 3) I know I loose the trunk (no biggie) do I also lose the Gas tank? or can that stay? I'm assuming that the body needs to be on the pan before I can start cutting metal, yes?
I know that there are a few of you that have one piece front ends on your Bajas, How do they handle?, Is there any mods to the front suspension needed?
Any help would be appriciated. Very Happy
Has any one checked out the latest edition of Hot Rod Magazine?
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Here are some pics of mine. You can see by the pics how much to cut. You can keep the stock tank with supports, or go with the aftermarket tank like I did.





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I still have the stock tank in my baja and a round can sits above it.


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That's AWESOME Very Happy
Thanks for the help. Seeing your Baja makes me want to forget abouit the yard work and the new retaining wall that needs to be done and just get to MY project.
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