AzBaja.com, Home of the VW Baja Bug  
Toggle ContentToggle Content
Toggle Content AzBaja Site info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: Charliepopco
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 3552

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 97
Total: 97
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: AMAZON.com
02: AMAZON.com
03: AMAZON.com
04: Baja Forums
05: AMAZON.com
06: AMAZON.com
07: AMAZON.com
08: AMAZON.com
09: AMAZON.com
10: Baja Forums
11: AMAZON.com
12: AMAZON.com
13: AMAZON.com
14: AMAZON.com
15: AMAZON.com
16: AMAZON.com
17: Baja Forums
18: AMAZON.com
19: AMAZON.com
20: AMAZON.com
21: AMAZON.com
22: Baja Forums
23: AMAZON.com
24: AMAZON.com
25: AMAZON.com
26: AMAZON.com
27: Event Calendar
28: AMAZON.com
29: AMAZON.com
30: AMAZON.com
31: Baja Forums
32: AMAZON.com
33: Baja Forums
34: AMAZON.com
35: AMAZON.com
36: AMAZON.com
37: AMAZON.com
38: Baja Forums
39: AMAZON.com
40: AMAZON.com
41: AMAZON.com
42: AMAZON.com
43: AMAZON.com
44: AMAZON.com
45: AMAZON.com
46: AMAZON.com
47: AMAZON.com
48: Baja Forums
49: AMAZON.com
50: AMAZON.com
51: AMAZON.com
52: AMAZON.com
53: Baja Forums
54: Baja Forums
55: AMAZON.com
56: AMAZON.com
57: AMAZON.com
58: Baja Forums
59: AMAZON.com
60: Baja Forums
61: Baja Forums
62: AMAZON.com
63: AMAZON.com
64: AMAZON.com
65: Baja Forums
66: AMAZON.com
67: AMAZON.com
68: AMAZON.com
69: AMAZON.com
70: AMAZON.com
71: AMAZON.com
72: Event Calendar
73: AMAZON.com
74: AMAZON.com
75: Baja Forums
76: Baja Forums
77: AMAZON.com
78: AMAZON.com
79: Event Calendar
80: AMAZON.com
81: AMAZON.com
82: Links
83: AMAZON.com
84: AMAZON.com
85: AMAZON.com
86: Home
87: Event Calendar
88: AMAZON.com
89: AMAZON.com
90: Event Calendar
91: AMAZON.com
92: AMAZON.com
93: AMAZON.com
94: AMAZON.com
95: AMAZON.com
96: AMAZON.com
97: AMAZON.com

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Toggle Content GPS

Baja Forums -:- VW Volkswagen Bug, Baja, Bus, Sandrail and Thing -:- VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion -:- Remove Body
Amazon Store

Remove Body
Bug, Baja, Thing and Buggies. Most every thing that will not fit any any other area. See list of other Forums for better topic placement...Volkswagen General Discussion
Users browsing this topic: None
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
baja?
Private
Private

baja?

Offline

Joined: Aug 13, 2006
Posts: 32
Location: Toledo
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Remove Body
Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2006 09:08 PM
Reply with quote

I have been looking through books and internet sites and have not been able to find help on how to remove the body on my 68 bug. I know it is bolted on but i dont know where the bolts are. and do i have to remove much wiring or any other parts?

Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website AIM Address
azhunter
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

azhunter

Offline

Joined: Jun 04, 2006
Posts: 664
Location: north phoenix
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Remove Body
Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2006 09:30 PM
Reply with quote

There was a post about this a while back. But I'll dust off some brain cells for ya. The bolts are under the car on the outer edge, the battery, ground straps and engine wiring, fuel line, steering column is all there is. Hope I didn't miss anything and if I'm incorrect,,correct me. I think the wiring harness stays in the shell. Good luck and take pics


_________________
Energizer Bunny arrested, charged with battery
Back to top
View user's profile
Mykul
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

Mykul

Offline

Joined: Mar 18, 2006
Posts: 2162
Location: San Tan Valley, AZ
Karma: +10

Post Post subject: Re: Remove Body
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2006 02:11 AM
Reply with quote

Brake master lines and wires.

Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
SandRacer
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

SandRacer

Offline

Joined: Aug 13, 2006
Posts: 69
Location: Yuma, AZ
Karma: +2

Post Post subject: Re: Remove Body
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2006 05:18 PM
Reply with quote

The book Baja Bugs & Buggies has a section on installing a body lift that may help since you have to remove the body and raise it a bit to get the lift kit in.

The book has been around for quite some time and may even be available in your local library.


_________________
1976 Baja Bug
Back to top
View user's profile
BajAMec63
Recruit
Recruit

BajAMec63

Offline

Joined: Apr 21, 2006
Posts: 15
Location: Truckee, CA
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Remove Body
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2006 10:34 PM
Reply with quote

get this book its a must have!!


How to keep your vw alive...

it will tell you everything


_________________
Nitrous = It's like a hot chick with STD's, you wanta hit it, but your afraid of the consequences.
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address
baja?
Private
Private

baja?

Offline

Joined: Aug 13, 2006
Posts: 32
Location: Toledo
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Remove Body
Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 04:31 AM
Reply with quote

yea i have that book "how to keep your vw beetle alive forever for the complete idiot" and i have read through a lot of it and maybe i missed the part on taking off the body.

Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website AIM Address
azhunter
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

azhunter

Offline

Joined: Jun 04, 2006
Posts: 664
Location: north phoenix
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Remove Body
Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 06:29 AM
Reply with quote

Get the "baja bugs and buggies" it has pictures to go by as well as a step by step. Mines almost worn out Sad


_________________
Energizer Bunny arrested, charged with battery
Back to top
View user's profile
speedtrash
Sergeant
Sergeant

speedtrash

Offline

Joined: Jun 22, 2006
Posts: 215
Location: deep south Texas now in so cal
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Remove Body
Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 10:02 PM
Reply with quote

yo, this is the post( www.azbaja.com/Forums/...t=368.html ). and all your bolts are gonna be all around the side of your pan then rermove the gas tank and you'll find two more under there, then on my irs 74 there's a bolt above each shock mount(not sure about your 68 ).


_________________
carpe diem
"sieze the carpe"
Back to top
View user's profile
bigbadbruin
Recruit
Recruit

bigbadbruin

Offline

Joined: Jul 22, 2006
Posts: 16
Location: pa
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Remove Body
Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2006 06:34 PM
Reply with quote

get those videos from midamericamotorworks i thing there called bug me

Back to top
View user's profile
baja?
Private
Private

baja?

Offline

Joined: Aug 13, 2006
Posts: 32
Location: Toledo
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Remove Body
Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:47 AM
Reply with quote

Ok so the bolts on the right side underneath the car spin but dont come out. i can hear crunching metal inside the car. what do i do to get them out? i need to take off the body.

Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website AIM Address
Mykul
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

Mykul

Offline

Joined: Mar 18, 2006
Posts: 2162
Location: San Tan Valley, AZ
Karma: +10

Post Post subject: Re: Remove Body
Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2006 02:48 AM
Reply with quote

Cut 'em.



Fix it when you put it back togeter.

Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page

 Topics   Replies   Author   Views   Last Post 
Normal
No new posts Projects and Builds 3" Body Lift, Class 11 cage, Warrior Beam w/ 10" towers, 3x3
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1, 2 ]
24 Kreed 18850 3" Body Lift, Class 11...
 Mon Apr 18, 2016 04:44 PM 
Azdrtdog View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion BODY REMOVAL '66 BAJA (HELP!) 5 ClassZero 3172 BODY REMOVAL '66 BAJA ...
 Sat Sep 07, 2013 05:08 PM 
ClassZero View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Body Lifts 2 Darn_Near 2002 Re: Body Lifts
 Sun May 12, 2013 08:24 AM 
BugZyla.com View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Stretched pan and body
1974 baja build
4 mkingaz 3091 Stretched pan and body
 Mon May 14, 2012 08:49 PM 
mkingaz View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion body lift 2 elryano 1902 Re: body lift
 Thu Apr 12, 2012 09:58 PM 
elryano View latest post
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You can reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Toggle Content Picture Box

Toggle Content Great things to Buy

Toggle Content Other Sites

Toggle Content Parts - For your Car

If you see Errors please E-mail Eric (AT) AzBaja.com X XX XXX
azbaja.com Webutation

eXTReMe Tracker
XXXX
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster. Any use, commercial or educational, requires written permission from the author.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy