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Preston's Baja Project "Smokey" UPDATED - 10/26/09
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The following users give thanks for this topic AzBaja - Sun Jan 18, 2009 06:04 AM, Anonymous - Sat Apr 25, 2009 09:18 PM
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Post Post subject: Re: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 4/23/09
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thanks Very Happy


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Post Post subject: Re: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 4/23/09
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Very cool Meangreen! and don't worry, you weren't even close to a thread jack Rolling Eyes Very Happy

my next project will be my grandfathers Trike he left me, it's been sitting for 10+ years and all i know about it is it has a dual part vw motor of somekind and it needs a lot of work. Can't wait to get her started though, should have the trike down in July. (trailering it from my home state: Washington State, along with a 1970 Chevy C-10 Pickup which will be doing the towing Cool )

Cool Man,

Please post pics of both the trike and truck. You are one lucky fella.


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Post Post subject: Re: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 4/23/09
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will do!


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Post Post subject: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 4/23/09
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Post Post subject: Re: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 4/23/09
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well, due to another family feud with the trike, it's staying in Washington for the time being, i'll be getting a written document from my grandmother at somepoint stating that it does belong to me so that this stops happening... i Will be picking up the chevy though.

ON ANOTHER NOTE!

Some updated pictures of my baja, since it hasn't been up in a while along with some news:

things that have broke since the last time i posted: valve spring - fixed,

Brake Drum - fixed, it stripped out smooth last night, made a purty sound too Very Happy

Here are some newer pictures:
Pulling motor to change Heads & Pistons:


Motor:




Cracked Cylinder Heads:



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side turn signal:

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front & side signals:


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Post Post subject: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 4/23/09
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Lookin' good!

That motor looks like it fell right there behind the car... (or got dropped maybe??) Rolling Eyes Smile


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Post Post subject: Re: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 4/23/09
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not bad for a budget build huh? Cool


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Post Post subject: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 6/16/09
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Not at all. You've got some good hook-ups though too- helps quite a bit, no?


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Post Post subject: Re: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 6/16/09
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Bajawarrior Fabrication and Bugzyla Fabrication!!!

Cool Cool Cool


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Post Post subject: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 6/16/09
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Way to go Preston it looks really good....can't wait to see it in person.....cya soon, Joe and Grace


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Post Post subject: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 6/16/09
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Looking good...Trike????


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Post Post subject: Re: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 6/16/09
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Looking good...Trike????

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Post Post subject: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 6/16/09
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Looking good. need any help?

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Post Post subject: Re: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 6/16/09
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nah, thanks NavyNuke Bajawarrior is picking up "Smokey" in the morning and we're going to work on it at their place since they actually have tools Rolling Eyes my house seems to be a black hole when it comes to tools, everything dissapears! Shocked Laughing


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Post Post subject: Re: Preston's Baja Project !!!UPDATED!!! - 6/16/09
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Update:

it WASN'T the clutch after all, ended up being a stripped brake drum. Embarassed Rolling Eyes

well, $10 fix beats a $110 fix any day right? Cool


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