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Post Post subject: Re: 1966 grey ghost/rust bucket baja
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All that Im gonna say is make it have enough hp the 1st time so you dont have to keep upgrading it to make yourself happy!


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heres a half floating baja look, got 2 tires of it for paint



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I'm liking it.

Ditch the coilovers, setup the torsions and you will be happier.

I'm damn impressed that a 14 year old id this committed (correct me if I am wrong?)

Jeff

PS - I just moved from Wisconsin....get out of the cold! LOL


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Post Post subject: Re: 1966 grey ghost/rust bucket baja
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thanks ditch, Are you a packer fan?
Heres some more rust pics, pretty much every hole you see i can stick the end of a ratchet thru. the pic of the front end, and that pile of dirt is about 1/2 of one side of the frame head area, the frame head felt solid tho.
You can tell this thing was never cleaned!!


^^^ that one is where the bottom of my rear fender is being pulled away


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Heres the front end.....its heavy. I suggest if you want it that I strip it down to the bare beam then take it over and get it weighed. That means no torsion bars, trailing arms brakes or drums. Or tell me what you want.......






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swet, how do you set up torsions??
can i take verything off mine and put it on this one?


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swet, how do you set up torsions??
can i take verything off mine and put it on this one?


Yes...

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it cant be any heavier thatn mine if its just stock?


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Post Post subject: Re: 1966 grey ghost/rust bucket baja
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you need to get the motor up and going


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heres the recent pics


jsut a joke

ahhh sun!


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looks good
their is a lot of rust on that thing tho


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Post Post subject: Re: 1966 grey ghost/rust bucket baja
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yea, this is just my starter bug. i think i might be aquring another bug. its a LP so its a pre-65. its in the back of a farm in esky area. i have never seen it so i have no idea what it is all i know is its free.

i really hope its an oval or a splitty becuzz that would be bitchin
(and i would still baja it)


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lol yeah that would be cool


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any more progress on it (probably not) lol


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Post Post subject: Re: 1966 grey ghost/rust bucket baja
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Heres some updates guys
got the cut n turned beam in and figured out, but i need new tierod ends. if anyone has any good used ones id app. tons.
next to come is new BJ shocks for the front, get the new sheetmetal in for floorboards, paint and get it running.


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