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Posted: Thu May 29, 2008 12:54 AM
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so im pretty sure i know what im going to get for my car
im going to get a baja bug but i dont know that much about them and i need to know what to get and what not to and what is good and what is not good.
can you guys fill me in
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this is my dream baja this has all the stuff that i want to get in on my baja


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ok, that baja is a full out race car, which one not be street legal and costs upwards of 25k?
suspension-irs or less desirable, swingaxle
front, link pin, or less desirable ball joint
NO SUPERS!!
any of the above suspensions will work, but some are tougher.


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get on aim and message me
thanks dude
anyone else have commets


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IRS is good for desert.
Swing axle is better for mud and forest mobbing.

Linkpin is more stronger. but its not that big of a deal. BJ is just fine for now.


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After I got mine, a 68 bug that i am going to turn into a baja. I found out that that is one of the transitional years that sucks.

early models have good front end, bad rear end(swing axle).
transitional models have bad front end(ball joint), bad rear end(swingaxle).
later models have bad front end(ball joint), good rear end(IRS)


I only say good and bad as what people usually prefer. I will be happy once i'm on the road. good or bad.


Good Luck in your search

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pre-1965 is kingpin-swing axle
1966-1968 is ball joint-swing axle
1969-up is balljoint-IRS
Super Beetles is McPherson Struts-IRS


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yeah that is what i was told
i want to get one that has been converted so i dont have to deal with that.
and i dont know how much money i will have
i think that i should have around 2500


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Id rather have a 65 or older. No emissions, and I think its 10x cooler to say you own a 1966 vw then a 1975..

Ive heard its easyier to go SA to IRS then BJ to LP!


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our already get one that is converted


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what is the best bus trans to get


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ALSO GET ONE THAT DOES NOT HAVE BENT RIMS ON FRONT LIKE YOUR DREAM CAR,, 65 OR OLDER THEN CONVERT REAR TO IRS,,,


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ALSO GET ONE THAT DOES NOT HAVE BENT RIMS ON FRONT LIKE YOUR DREAM CAR,,

I was gonna post that same thing! Laughing Laughing


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Heck, I will sell you mine right now for $1500.


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Sample wrote:
Heck, I will sell you mine right now for $1500.
what do you got


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