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Converting to a Baja
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Post Post subject: Re: Converting to a Baja
Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2006 05:27 PM
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What displacement is that bug? Ive seen ones on the net around the same year or so and theyre runnin 2000cc plus, from the factory. Just curious.


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Post Post subject: Re: Converting to a Baja
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ajeden wrote:
Thanks again for all the info.
My '96 cost me, including some back tax; $18,000 pesos. That, I think is about $1,800 U.S.
If anyone is interested in looking in to importing to the U.S.A, lets see what we can do?
I do have another question for you guys. The fuel injection system incl fuel pump has been replaced by a carb and mech/fuel pump. Is this ok or do I need to put back the F.I?
Thanks

what part of mexico are you in? are you close to the us border?


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Post Post subject: Re: Converting to a Baja
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I don't see any reason you need to go back to FI. Confused
It'll run fine ith a carb.

Thanks MYKUL

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Post Post subject: Re: Converting to a Baja
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My bug is only a 1600cc, but is wouldn't suprise me to find 2000cc.
There is a guy here in Guadalajara who has put a Jetta 1800 in his bug, radiator the lot. It looks ok. I like the GM motors, I have always had them in the UK, but there they are called GM Vauxhall. I have had Caviliers with 1300 and 1600. I like them because if the Cam-belt breaks, everything doesn't meet in the middle; it just shuts down. Good or what?
Thanks for you replies.

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Post Post subject: Re: Converting to a Baja
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sand trix, a local sand rail builder sells the chevy ecotec 2.5 cav engines with wire harness for $2500.


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Post Post subject: Re: Converting to a Baja
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Kevin - The old beetles were produced and sold in mexico until just a few years ago.

i was thinkin the "new beetles".....
I don't think they made New Beetles in 1996.

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I don't think they made New Beetles in 1996.

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"new" started in '98 I believe. One of many reasons the "old" ended.


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Yeah! My dad drove one of those New Beetle with the Diesel and he said is handled really nice and the car was quality.

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