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I Need Rear Support!
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Post Post subject: I Need Rear Support!
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 01:43 AM
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This is for the Yellow "non Baja" Project of mine. I got her torn down and the rear is all supported by a 1" angle iron frame and 4 bolts. Got any ideas how to build this so the ass of my car won't fall off, or kill me in an accident? I was thinking a whole new chassis type frame since I need new pans anyhow. Got Photoshop? Help me out if you can, I need ideas.


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Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 06:32 AM
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what about putting an X in the back, with supports to the frame horns?

that is a sweet looking toy. too. I'm planning to be back up to havasu in a few weeks, glad your making progress on it

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Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 04:13 PM
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Although that thing is neater than hell, I think you're gonna have to face the fact that it's a rolling potential deathtrap! I wouldn't be able to NOT drive it either- don't get me wrong.

What about building a tubular rear subframe? That should be a LOT stronger than what you've got.

I love that little car. I think it's the neatest VW-based abortion I've ever seen.


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Post Post subject: Re: I Need Rear Support!
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 04:23 PM
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I really think that the frame horns are the only way to beef this thing up even a little. With a new frame system and more support I think it'll at least be better than what they had. Thanks, guys!

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Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 04:36 PM
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I posted this question over at Samba and someone posted this for me. It's the same thought of going for the frame horns for support.
www.thesamba.com/vw/fo...p?t=354776

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Post Post subject: I Need Rear Support!
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 05:40 PM
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I have a set up on my baja that looks almost the same as this. The horns are tied of the the upper roll cage.

I'm just thinking you could build a simple to box fram and tie it into a small hoop role cage... If your going the cage route.



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