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

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: Milkmanbryan
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 3583

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 103
Total: 103
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: AMAZON.com
02: AMAZON.com
03: Baja Forums
04: Event Calendar
05: AMAZON.com
06: Event Calendar
07: AMAZON.com
08: AMAZON.com
09: Baja Forums
10: AMAZON.com
11: AMAZON.com
12: AMAZON.com
13: Baja Forums
14: Baja Forums
15: AMAZON.com
16: Baja Forums
17: Baja Forums
18: AMAZON.com
19: AMAZON.com
20: AMAZON.com
21: Baja Forums
22: AMAZON.com
23: Baja Forums
24: AMAZON.com
25: AMAZON.com
26: AMAZON.com
27: AMAZON.com
28: Baja Forums
29: AMAZON.com
30: Baja Forums
31: AMAZON.com
32: AMAZON.com
33: AMAZON.com
34: AMAZON.com
35: AMAZON.com
36: AMAZON.com
37: AMAZON.com
38: AMAZON.com
39: AMAZON.com
40: Baja Forums
41: AMAZON.com
42: AMAZON.com
43: AMAZON.com
44: AMAZON.com
45: Baja Forums
46: AMAZON.com
47: Baja Forums
48: Baja Forums
49: AMAZON.com
50: AMAZON.com
51: AMAZON.com
52: Baja Forums
53: AMAZON.com
54: AMAZON.com
55: AMAZON.com
56: AMAZON.com
57: Baja Forums
58: AMAZON.com
59: AMAZON.com
60: AMAZON.com
61: Baja Forums
62: Baja Forums
63: AMAZON.com
64: AMAZON.com
65: AMAZON.com
66: AMAZON.com
67: AMAZON.com
68: AMAZON.com
69: AMAZON.com
70: AMAZON.com
71: AMAZON.com
72: Baja Forums
73: Baja Forums
74: AMAZON.com
75: AMAZON.com
76: AMAZON.com
77: AMAZON.com
78: AMAZON.com
79: AMAZON.com
80: AMAZON.com
81: AMAZON.com
82: AMAZON.com
83: AMAZON.com
84: AMAZON.com
85: AMAZON.com
86: AMAZON.com
87: AMAZON.com
88: AMAZON.com
89: AMAZON.com
90: AMAZON.com
91: AMAZON.com
92: AMAZON.com
93: Baja Forums
94: AMAZON.com
95: AMAZON.com
96: AMAZON.com
97: AMAZON.com
98: Baja Forums
99: AMAZON.com
100: Baja Forums
101: AMAZON.com
102: AMAZON.com
103: AMAZON.com

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Toggle Content GPS

Baja Forums -:- AzBaja.com Members -:- Projects and Builds -:- JWHracing Baja
Amazon Store

JWHracing Baja
Tell us about your Project, Were you at in tyour build. Post Pictures etc.
Users browsing this topic: None
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page
<
1 2 3 ... 9 10 11
>
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
JWHracing
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

JWHracing

Offline

Joined: Aug 17, 2008
Posts: 881
Location: Mesa
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 02:22 AM
Reply with quote

hell, just put a plate from something else on it. and don't give the cops any reason to pull you over

Back to top
View user's profile
wazhier
Sergeant
Sergeant

wazhier

Offline

Joined: Jul 26, 2007
Posts: 292
Location: maricopa
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 04:08 AM
Reply with quote

we are going to do that. ive got about 4 plates with current tags from other things!

Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
jamesr6168
Command Staff
Command Staff

jamesr6168

Offline

Joined: Feb 02, 2007
Posts: 2114
Location: The Great WHITE NORTH! Hibbing,Mn
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 04:14 AM
Reply with quote

the actions of posters on this forum ,are not in anyway ,the responsablity of azbbaja,,or its staff,,so kids dont try this at home Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing


_________________
... HAMMER IT TO FIT,,PAINT IT TO MATCH !!! A people that values its privileges above its principles ,Will soon lose both!
Back to top
View user's profile Skype
JWHracing
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

JWHracing

Offline

Joined: Aug 17, 2008
Posts: 881
Location: Mesa
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 05:29 AM
Reply with quote

sounds to me like a good way to have some fun. Laughing

man i wish mine was running so i could come play with you guys. Mad

Back to top
View user's profile
neon99
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

neon99

Offline

Joined: Dec 27, 2007
Posts: 74
Location: Maricopa
Karma: +1

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 06:29 AM
Reply with quote

Good job guys just get us all in trouble why dont ya !! James looks like ya got some more paint on the driver side also !!!

0
Back to top
View user's profile
JWHracing
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

JWHracing

Offline

Joined: Aug 17, 2008
Posts: 881
Location: Mesa
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 06:34 AM
Reply with quote

neon99 wrote:
Good job guys just get us all in trouble why dont ya !! James looks like ya got some more paint on the driver side also !!!

yeah, its getting there. i have more sanding to do on the front end then i'll prime and paint it. the roof is just gonna go primered for a while cause it has a lot of body work to be done to it.
its really just piddly stuff that needs to be done to get it driving. hopefully i can get it done in time to take it to the Foddrill show.

Back to top
View user's profile
1970_baja
Private
Private

1970_baja

Offline

Joined: Sep 21, 2008
Posts: 30
Location: Arizona
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 06:56 AM
Reply with quote

i really like the aluminum fenders. i think i might do that to my bug

0
Back to top
View user's profile
JWHracing
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

JWHracing

Offline

Joined: Aug 17, 2008
Posts: 881
Location: Mesa
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 07:14 AM
Reply with quote

1970_baja wrote:
i really like the aluminum fenders. i think i might do that to my bug

its really not too hard. you just need a big enough sheet of aluminum to make both sides. some fenders you'll see will make the mounts all in one piece with the aluminum but some of those line up poorly. i made separate pieces of aluminum and bent them so they would be flat to the fender and flat to the original fender mounts.
i cut mine with a band-saw. so in some way or another you need to be able to cut the aluminum.
if you mount them the way i did, make your mounts and drill the holes then bolt them on. then lay your fender piece on top, mark the holes on the fender, drill them and bolt it on. you should have a pretty decent looking fender.

if you look my driver fender doesn't line up perfectly near the back. my passenger one is much better since i did that one after some experience.

if you'd like more pictures let me know.

Back to top
View user's profile
JWHracing
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

JWHracing

Offline

Joined: Aug 17, 2008
Posts: 881
Location: Mesa
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 02:19 AM
Reply with quote

UPDATE:

so the other day I purchased about 5 yards worth of fabric (4 grey, 1 blue) so that I could reapholster my stock rear seat and redo my door and quarter panels. The fabric I got actually exactly matches the fabric in my PRP suspension seats that are going in the front.

this is how the seat turned out:


I will take pictures once its in the car.

I also started on my rear bumper/engine cage. I will take pictures of it tomorrow after its finished.

Back to top
View user's profile
JWHracing
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

JWHracing

Offline

Joined: Aug 17, 2008
Posts: 881
Location: Mesa
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 08:13 PM
Reply with quote

here's my engine cage. this is just the basic concept is done. now I just have to make tabs for certain things (oil cooler, oil filter, lights, license plate, etc.)









its all .090 wall 1 1/2" tubing except for two pieces and the hoop I'm building which will hold the oil cooler.

Back to top
View user's profile
neon99
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

neon99

Offline

Joined: Dec 27, 2007
Posts: 74
Location: Maricopa
Karma: +1

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 06:24 AM
Reply with quote

Hey James what kinda of distributer are you running?

0
Back to top
View user's profile
JWHracing
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

JWHracing

Offline

Joined: Aug 17, 2008
Posts: 881
Location: Mesa
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 07:25 AM
Reply with quote

neon99 wrote:
Hey James what kinda of distributer are you running?

its actually an HEI distributor out of a Chevy Vega. Its some different stuff. Its actually the same distributor we're running in the vw buggy. It just gives more reliable spark and is a lot better with the turbo. You'd have to talk to my dad more about it, that's basically all i know. I just know it looks good. haha

Back to top
View user's profile
AzBaja
1st SGT.
1st SGT.

AzBaja

Offline

Joined: Mar 06, 2006
Posts: 4516
Location: Mesa, AZ
Officers (Dues)
Recruit
Karma: +16

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 03:33 PM
Reply with quote

Did you make provisions to remove the cage for things like and engine or trans change etc.


_________________
There has been a hostile takeover by an extreme militant group with an unknown agenda, I have lost complete control of AzBaja.com..... ︻┳デ═一

AzBaja.com founding officer and CEO



www.scoutmagazine.com
www.IMRRO.com
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
JWHracing
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

JWHracing

Offline

Joined: Aug 17, 2008
Posts: 881
Location: Mesa
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 05:34 PM
Reply with quote

AzBaja wrote:
Did you make provisions to remove the cage for things like and engine or trans change etc.

yes. it has tabs at each mounting point to the car. The two to the fire wall for the main tube is actually just a big square plate with four bolts and a plate on the other side (future roll cage point) And the other four spots are just 1.5 inch by 3 inch by quarter pieces of flat steel with the pipe welded at one end and a hole for a bolt at the other end.

Back to top
View user's profile
JWHracing
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

JWHracing

Offline

Joined: Aug 17, 2008
Posts: 881
Location: Mesa
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: JWHracing Baja
Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 10:41 PM
Reply with quote

UPDATE 10/5/08:

I got my tail lights mounted today.
this is what they look like:


I also did a lot of hooking up wires to the right locations. I filled the motor full of oil and put a battery in to try and start it.

It started, has oil pressure, (the dummy light works and shuts off) it seems like its running fine, and all of a sudden, oil's going everywhere! it ended up blowing the rubber gasket out of the oil filter. So now we need to put a pressure regulator on it. It made a nice mess too. But atleast I got to hear it run. Smile

Back to top
View user's profile
<
1 2 3 ... 9 10 11
>
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page

 Topics   Replies   Author   Views   Last Post 
Announcement
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Baja Bugs on Wiki needs HELP!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baja_Bug
4 Admin_AzBaja 6523 Baja Bugs on Wiki need...
 Sat Dec 22, 2012 03:57 AM 
MojaveRacer208 View latest post
Sticky
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion what did you do to your buggy/baja/Thing/Sandrail today?
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1 ... 103, 104, 105 ]
1568 mufasavnvmc 983617 Re: what did you do to...
 Fri Feb 23, 2018 08:35 PM 
BaldEric View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Baja sightings
Saw a baja driving around town somewhere? Post it up!
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1 ... 18, 19, 20 ]
285 MusicManiac 237382 Re: Baja sightings
 Thu Jan 23, 2014 02:41 AM 
MojaveRacer208 View latest post
Normal
No new posts Projects and Builds Shop Baja
Shop Baja
0 Northmountainauto 1308 Shop Baja
 Wed Apr 18, 2018 09:00 PM 
Northmountainauto View latest post
No new posts New Members Baja hiding in Chandler 9 Upsbaja 3668 Baja hiding in Chandle...
 Sat Mar 31, 2018 08:27 AM 
AzBaja 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