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

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: BustedKnuckleGarage
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 3598

People Online:
Members: 1
Visitors: 146
Total: 147
Who Is Where:
 Members:
01: Northmountainauto > Baja Forums
 Visitors:
01: Baja Forums
02: Baja Forums
03: Baja Forums
04: Baja Forums
05: AMAZON.com
06: Event Calendar
07: Baja Forums
08: Event Calendar
09: Baja Forums
10: Baja Forums
11: Baja Forums
12: Event Calendar
13: AMAZON.com
14: AMAZON.com
15: Event Calendar
16: Baja Forums
17: AMAZON.com
18: Event Calendar
19: AMAZON.com
20: AMAZON.com
21: AMAZON.com
22: Baja Forums
23: AMAZON.com
24: AMAZON.com
25: Event Calendar
26: AMAZON.com
27: Event Calendar
28: AMAZON.com
29: AMAZON.com
30: Event Calendar
31: Event Calendar
32: Baja Forums
33: Event Calendar
34: Baja Forums
35: Baja Forums
36: AMAZON.com
37: Event Calendar
38: Baja Forums
39: Event Calendar
40: Baja Forums
41: AMAZON.com
42: Event Calendar
43: Baja Forums
44: Event Calendar
45: AMAZON.com
46: AMAZON.com
47: Event Calendar
48: Event Calendar
49: Event Calendar
50: AMAZON.com
51: AMAZON.com
52: Baja Forums
53: Baja Forums
54: AMAZON.com
55: Baja Forums
56: Baja Forums
57: AMAZON.com
58: Event Calendar
59: AMAZON.com
60: AMAZON.com
61: Baja Forums
62: Baja Forums
63: Baja Forums
64: AMAZON.com
65: AMAZON.com
66: AMAZON.com
67: Event Calendar
68: Baja Forums
69: Event Calendar
70: AMAZON.com
71: Event Calendar
72: AMAZON.com
73: Baja Forums
74: Event Calendar
75: Event Calendar
76: AMAZON.com
77: AMAZON.com
78: Event Calendar
79: AMAZON.com
80: Baja Forums
81: Event Calendar
82: Baja Forums
83: Baja Forums
84: AMAZON.com
85: Baja Forums
86: Event Calendar
87: Event Calendar
88: Event Calendar
89: AMAZON.com
90: Baja Forums
91: AMAZON.com
92: AMAZON.com
93: AMAZON.com
94: Baja Forums
95: Baja Forums
96: Baja Forums
97: Event Calendar
98: AMAZON.com
99: Baja Forums
100: AMAZON.com
101: Event Calendar
102: AMAZON.com
103: AMAZON.com
104: AMAZON.com
105: Baja Forums
106: Baja Forums
107: AMAZON.com
108: AMAZON.com
109: Baja Forums
110: AMAZON.com
111: AMAZON.com
112: AMAZON.com
113: AMAZON.com
114: AMAZON.com
115: AMAZON.com
116: Event Calendar
117: AMAZON.com
118: AMAZON.com
119: Baja Forums
120: Baja Forums
121: Event Calendar
122: Event Calendar
123: Baja Forums
124: AMAZON.com
125: AMAZON.com
126: Baja Forums
127: AMAZON.com
128: AMAZON.com
129: Home
130: Baja Forums
131: AMAZON.com
132: AMAZON.com
133: My Account
134: Event Calendar
135: AMAZON.com
136: Event Calendar
137: Event Calendar
138: Baja Forums
139: Baja Forums
140: AMAZON.com
141: Baja Forums
142: AMAZON.com
143: Baja Forums
144: Event Calendar
145: Event Calendar
146: AMAZON.com

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Toggle Content GPS

Baja Forums -:- AzBaja.com Members -:- Projects and Builds -:- My Blue Baja Build...
Amazon Store

My Blue Baja Build...
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
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
Baja_Blue
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Baja_Blue

Offline

Joined: Dec 17, 2009
Posts: 426
Location: Murrieta, CA
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2010 06:45 AM
Reply with quote

New engine I got ended up having bad rings! low compression(90psi) on one cylinder and 95psi on the rest.

I had major oil leaking because of all the positive crank case pressure from bad rings.

This is at idle...



that would be abou 55psi!!

Called the guy up, he completely backs up his work fortunately. and he is replacing it with a new one tomorrow for free! woo!

Glad I at least bought an engine from a guy who isn't a scam


_________________
1600DP, Class 11 Roll Cage, Crow Harnesses, Fuel Cell, IRS Conversion, Ball Joint, mostly stock but so much fun!!

Matthew 5:14-16

Last edited by Baja_Blue on Thu Jan 28, 2010 08:52 AM; edited 1 times in total
Back to top
View user's profile
Baja_Blue
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Baja_Blue

Offline

Joined: Dec 17, 2009
Posts: 426
Location: Murrieta, CA
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 08:52 AM
Reply with quote

wellll, looks like the the guy I got it from is pretty stupid. I got the new engine back(he put different heads and rings on), and I got it running and it would not stop popping from cylinder 1! adjusted the valves, set the timing, looked it over... did NOT know what was wrong.

took off the valve cover again cuz I figured the exhaust or intake valve was sticking.

The guy did not put the pushrod into the little hole on the rocker arm!!!! so the valves weren't even opening. all fixed now. car runs great!


_________________
1600DP, Class 11 Roll Cage, Crow Harnesses, Fuel Cell, IRS Conversion, Ball Joint, mostly stock but so much fun!!

Matthew 5:14-16
Back to top
View user's profile
DONT
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

DONT

Offline

Joined: Sep 20, 2006
Posts: 2044
Location: GILBERT, AZ
Karma: +19

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:02 AM
Reply with quote

Glad you found it was an easy fix


_________________
66 Baja Project, slowly making progress.
Back to top
View user's profile
Baja_Blue
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Baja_Blue

Offline

Joined: Dec 17, 2009
Posts: 426
Location: Murrieta, CA
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2010 11:01 PM
Reply with quote

Wow it has been a long time since I have updated this!

Things completed...

-Class 11 cage with alot more bars added
-IRS Conversion
-Cut and turned front beam, new bushings
-Summit Racing 10 Gallon fuel cell w/foam mounted behind the seats
-Two 6x9 Speakers and a Sub
-Replaced ALL brake lines, hardlines, wheel cylinders, and pads


In the works...
-Full front cage work to replace frame head


_________________
1600DP, Class 11 Roll Cage, Crow Harnesses, Fuel Cell, IRS Conversion, Ball Joint, mostly stock but so much fun!!

Matthew 5:14-16
Back to top
View user's profile
jon6.0
Sergeant
Sergeant

jon6.0

Offline

Joined: Oct 23, 2007
Posts: 320
Location: 331st Ave and Baseline Rd
Karma: +2

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2010 11:07 PM
Reply with quote

Pics or it didn't happen...


_________________
1967 Baja
2005 GTO
2009 Speed Triple
Back to top
View user's profile
Baja_Blue
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Baja_Blue

Offline

Joined: Dec 17, 2009
Posts: 426
Location: Murrieta, CA
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2010 11:42 PM
Reply with quote

lol for sure, I'll get some pics this weekend


_________________
1600DP, Class 11 Roll Cage, Crow Harnesses, Fuel Cell, IRS Conversion, Ball Joint, mostly stock but so much fun!!

Matthew 5:14-16
Back to top
View user's profile
Baja_Blue
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Baja_Blue

Offline

Joined: Dec 17, 2009
Posts: 426
Location: Murrieta, CA
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2010 03:40 AM
Reply with quote

Haven't got the motor back in yet but here are the pics you requested.

Reinforced Tie Rods



Roll Cage







Rhino Liner On top and bottom of the pan



Before the IRS conversion was sagging a bit lol




Still sagging after conversion




Took the front suspension apart for a cut and turn. Ended up having to buy a new beam since mine was bent beyond belief so I bought an already cut and turned one and swapped all my parts from the old beam into it.








Finally Reindexed rear with IRS and Ball joint front end cut and turned




Fuel Cell mounted behind seats not completely finished yet




yeah, it happened jon6.0 haha


_________________
1600DP, Class 11 Roll Cage, Crow Harnesses, Fuel Cell, IRS Conversion, Ball Joint, mostly stock but so much fun!!

Matthew 5:14-16

Last edited by Baja_Blue on Sun Dec 05, 2010 07:37 AM; edited 1 times in total
Back to top
View user's profile
Baja_Blue
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Baja_Blue

Offline

Joined: Dec 17, 2009
Posts: 426
Location: Murrieta, CA
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 04:20 AM
Reply with quote

Motor is in and the fuel cell is welded in!!








Also, VDO Voltmeter installed



_________________
1600DP, Class 11 Roll Cage, Crow Harnesses, Fuel Cell, IRS Conversion, Ball Joint, mostly stock but so much fun!!

Matthew 5:14-16
Back to top
View user's profile
Baja_Blue
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Baja_Blue

Offline

Joined: Dec 17, 2009
Posts: 426
Location: Murrieta, CA
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2010 08:23 AM
Reply with quote

Snapped a clutch cable offroading in stoddard, that's okay, it was fraying anyways and needed replacing. There a big pain to replace...




pulled the pedal assembly...


Trying to find the tiny little tube to put the new cable into...



_________________
1600DP, Class 11 Roll Cage, Crow Harnesses, Fuel Cell, IRS Conversion, Ball Joint, mostly stock but so much fun!!

Matthew 5:14-16
Back to top
View user's profile
Baja_Blue
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Baja_Blue

Offline

Joined: Dec 17, 2009
Posts: 426
Location: Murrieta, CA
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 02:24 AM
Reply with quote

NEW TORSION!!!!! 28mm 26-9/16" Sway a way!!!



These things are thick!



_________________
1600DP, Class 11 Roll Cage, Crow Harnesses, Fuel Cell, IRS Conversion, Ball Joint, mostly stock but so much fun!!

Matthew 5:14-16
Back to top
View user's profile
Baja_Blue
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Baja_Blue

Offline

Joined: Dec 17, 2009
Posts: 426
Location: Murrieta, CA
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:25 AM
Reply with quote

Pictures with the new torsions in...





Also notched my spring plates 1/4"




AND, new Alternator!!!!




Up Next, VW Thing Axles/CV's. Type 2 Drive Flanges and stub axles!


_________________
1600DP, Class 11 Roll Cage, Crow Harnesses, Fuel Cell, IRS Conversion, Ball Joint, mostly stock but so much fun!!

Matthew 5:14-16
Back to top
View user's profile
Baja_Blue
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Baja_Blue

Offline

Joined: Dec 17, 2009
Posts: 426
Location: Murrieta, CA
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: My Blue Baja Build...
Posted: Wed Feb 23, 2011 03:17 AM
Reply with quote

Got some Bilstein 5150 Shocks for the rear...





Mounted them today, I'll get some pictures tomorrow when it's light out.

Also replaced the master cylinder with a dual circuit, finally fixed the brakes problem!!


_________________
1600DP, Class 11 Roll Cage, Crow Harnesses, Fuel Cell, IRS Conversion, Ball Joint, mostly stock but so much fun!!

Matthew 5:14-16
Back to top
View user's profile
<
1 2
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
5 Admin_AzBaja 8335 Baja Bugs on Wiki need...
 Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:40 PM 
SteveSmith40 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 ]
1569 mufasavnvmc 1058619 Re: what did you do to...
 Sat May 11, 2019 07:20 PM 
locutisj 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 255241 Re: Baja sightings
 Thu Jan 23, 2014 03:41 AM 
MojaveRacer208 View latest post
Normal
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion FREE VW BAJA'S 0 azdesertrat87 1207 FREE VW BAJA'S
 Fri Jan 18, 2019 06:00 AM 
azdesertrat87 View latest post
No new posts Projects and Builds Shop Baja
Shop Baja
0 Northmountainauto 2175 Shop Baja
 Wed Apr 18, 2018 09:00 PM 
Northmountainauto 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