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

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: Bear74
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 3544

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 250
Total: 250
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: AMAZON.com
02: AMAZON.com
03: AMAZON.com
04: Pictures
05: AMAZON.com
06: AMAZON.com
07: AMAZON.com
08: AMAZON.com
09: AMAZON.com
10: AMAZON.com
11: Event Calendar
12: Baja Forums
13: AMAZON.com
14: AMAZON.com
15: AMAZON.com
16: AMAZON.com
17: AMAZON.com
18: AMAZON.com
19: Baja Forums
20: AMAZON.com
21: AMAZON.com
22: AMAZON.com
23: AMAZON.com
24: AMAZON.com
25: AMAZON.com
26: Event Calendar
27: AMAZON.com
28: Baja Forums
29: AMAZON.com
30: AMAZON.com
31: Baja Forums
32: Baja Forums
33: AMAZON.com
34: Baja Forums
35: AMAZON.com
36: AMAZON.com
37: AMAZON.com
38: AMAZON.com
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: Baja Forums
48: AMAZON.com
49: Baja Forums
50: Pictures
51: AMAZON.com
52: Baja Forums
53: Baja Forums
54: AMAZON.com
55: Event Calendar
56: AMAZON.com
57: Baja Forums
58: AMAZON.com
59: AMAZON.com
60: AMAZON.com
61: AMAZON.com
62: AMAZON.com
63: AMAZON.com
64: AMAZON.com
65: AMAZON.com
66: AMAZON.com
67: AMAZON.com
68: AMAZON.com
69: Event Calendar
70: AMAZON.com
71: AMAZON.com
72: AMAZON.com
73: Baja Forums
74: AMAZON.com
75: AMAZON.com
76: AMAZON.com
77: AMAZON.com
78: AMAZON.com
79: AMAZON.com
80: Baja Forums
81: AMAZON.com
82: AMAZON.com
83: Baja Forums
84: AMAZON.com
85: AMAZON.com
86: AMAZON.com
87: AMAZON.com
88: AMAZON.com
89: Baja Forums
90: AMAZON.com
91: AMAZON.com
92: AMAZON.com
93: AMAZON.com
94: AMAZON.com
95: Pictures
96: Baja Forums
97: Baja Forums
98: AMAZON.com
99: AMAZON.com
100: AMAZON.com
101: Pictures
102: AMAZON.com
103: AMAZON.com
104: Baja Forums
105: AMAZON.com
106: AMAZON.com
107: AMAZON.com
108: AMAZON.com
109: AMAZON.com
110: AMAZON.com
111: AMAZON.com
112: Event Calendar
113: AMAZON.com
114: AMAZON.com
115: AMAZON.com
116: Baja Forums
117: AMAZON.com
118: Baja Forums
119: AMAZON.com
120: AMAZON.com
121: Event Calendar
122: AMAZON.com
123: Event Calendar
124: AMAZON.com
125: AMAZON.com
126: AMAZON.com
127: AMAZON.com
128: AMAZON.com
129: AMAZON.com
130: AMAZON.com
131: AMAZON.com
132: Event Calendar
133: AMAZON.com
134: Event Calendar
135: Baja Forums
136: Event Calendar
137: AMAZON.com
138: AMAZON.com
139: AMAZON.com
140: AMAZON.com
141: AMAZON.com
142: AMAZON.com
143: AMAZON.com
144: AMAZON.com
145: AMAZON.com
146: AMAZON.com
147: AMAZON.com
148: Baja Forums
149: AMAZON.com
150: AMAZON.com
151: AMAZON.com
152: Pictures
153: AMAZON.com
154: AMAZON.com
155: Baja Forums
156: AMAZON.com
157: Event Calendar
158: AMAZON.com
159: AMAZON.com
160: AMAZON.com
161: AMAZON.com
162: AMAZON.com
163: AMAZON.com
164: AMAZON.com
165: AMAZON.com
166: AMAZON.com
167: AMAZON.com
168: AMAZON.com
169: Baja Forums
170: AMAZON.com
171: AMAZON.com
172: AMAZON.com
173: AMAZON.com
174: AMAZON.com
175: AMAZON.com
176: Baja Forums
177: AMAZON.com
178: AMAZON.com
179: AMAZON.com
180: Pictures
181: AMAZON.com
182: AMAZON.com
183: AMAZON.com
184: AMAZON.com
185: Baja Forums
186: AMAZON.com
187: AMAZON.com
188: AMAZON.com
189: AMAZON.com
190: AMAZON.com
191: AMAZON.com
192: AMAZON.com
193: AMAZON.com
194: AMAZON.com
195: AMAZON.com
196: AMAZON.com
197: Baja Forums
198: AMAZON.com
199: AMAZON.com
200: AMAZON.com
201: AMAZON.com
202: AMAZON.com
203: AMAZON.com
204: AMAZON.com
205: AMAZON.com
206: Baja Forums
207: AMAZON.com
208: AMAZON.com
209: AMAZON.com
210: Baja Forums
211: AMAZON.com
212: AMAZON.com
213: AMAZON.com
214: AMAZON.com
215: AMAZON.com
216: AMAZON.com
217: AMAZON.com
218: AMAZON.com
219: Baja Forums
220: AMAZON.com
221: AMAZON.com
222: AMAZON.com
223: AMAZON.com
224: AMAZON.com
225: AMAZON.com
226: Pictures
227: AMAZON.com
228: AMAZON.com
229: Baja Forums
230: AMAZON.com
231: AMAZON.com
232: AMAZON.com
233: AMAZON.com
234: Pictures
235: AMAZON.com
236: Baja Forums
237: Baja Forums
238: AMAZON.com
239: AMAZON.com
240: AMAZON.com
241: Baja Forums
242: AMAZON.com
243: AMAZON.com
244: AMAZON.com
245: Baja Forums
246: AMAZON.com
247: AMAZON.com
248: AMAZON.com
249: AMAZON.com
250: 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 -:- New Guy With A Super
Amazon Store

New Guy With A Super
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
<
1 2 3
>
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
_SLY_
Recruit
Recruit

_SLY_

Offline

Joined: Oct 17, 2006
Posts: 20
Location: Livermore, CA
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2006 03:09 AM
Reply with quote

I gotta be honest, I'm completely lost, I know that a link pin is the easiest to do, but so far, It's looking pretty expensive.

Can anyone tell me exactly what I'll need, or where I'll find a list that'll tell me what i need, to convert to a linkpin, or even ball joint, suspension?

Back to top
View user's profile
madman74
Sergeant
Sergeant

madman74

Offline

Joined: Sep 28, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: apache junction az
Karma: +2

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2006 03:47 AM
Reply with quote

I think your best bet (if you keep the super) would be to get a cage welded in the bug, cut off the complet front end everything from the firewall forward, Run tubes from the front hoop of the cage to whatever style front beem you want dont forget to triangulate, so the front tubes you added dont just flop and bend around. If its just going to be a duner the balljoint should work fine, and is usually easeir to find in good condition cheap, but the linkpin is easier to get travel out of.


_________________
Oops it broke!
Back to top
View user's profile
69bapbaja
Sergeant
Sergeant

69bapbaja

Offline

Joined: Apr 21, 2006
Posts: 287
Location: Mesa,Az
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2006 04:11 AM
Reply with quote

the only other problem is the fact of what year super... 73 and later have a huge fish tank window so the one piece front end is useless and would not recomend cutting it that to match the window. doesn't end up right..


_________________
OWNER OF

Two Kats Tats
5030 W. Peoria
Glendale, AZ
85302
(623) 934- 9197
Back to top
View user's profile Yahoo Messenger
_SLY_
Recruit
Recruit

_SLY_

Offline

Joined: Oct 17, 2006
Posts: 20
Location: Livermore, CA
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2006 05:23 AM
Reply with quote

it's a '72

Back to top
View user's profile
S_K_S
Recruit
Recruit

S_K_S

Offline

Joined: Oct 24, 2006
Posts: 6
Location: California
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 07:29 AM
Reply with quote

yea im sly's friend with the bug, thought id post some pics.



I also found a 60ish front end for a bug laying around, looks about the same

Back to top
View user's profile
72BajaBen
Sergeant
Sergeant

72BajaBen

Offline

Joined: Jul 28, 2006
Posts: 324
Location: Tampa Florida
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 08:04 AM
Reply with quote

i hate to tell you,but that isnt a super

Back to top
View user's profile
S_K_S
Recruit
Recruit

S_K_S

Offline

Joined: Oct 24, 2006
Posts: 6
Location: California
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 08:16 AM
Reply with quote

the date is 11/71? well thats wondeful

Back to top
View user's profile
72BajaBen
Sergeant
Sergeant

72BajaBen

Offline

Joined: Jul 28, 2006
Posts: 324
Location: Tampa Florida
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 03:35 PM
Reply with quote

that looks like a ball joint front beam if ive ever seen one.

Back to top
View user's profile
_SLY_
Recruit
Recruit

_SLY_

Offline

Joined: Oct 17, 2006
Posts: 20
Location: Livermore, CA
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 03:55 PM
Reply with quote

it is..which is a good thing....i hope

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

BugZyla.com

Offline

Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 4377
Location: Mexicopa County, Barackistan
Karma: +35

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 06:44 PM
Reply with quote

Should make a good baja. BJ beams can handle a good deal of abuse. Not as much as a link pin, but enough for the average part time off roader.


_________________
Bugzyla Fabrication
480-444-2501
www.bugzyla.com


132 (O\!/O) VWs and counting since 1/2005

Hillary for PRISON 2016
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
S_K_S
Recruit
Recruit

S_K_S

Offline

Joined: Oct 24, 2006
Posts: 6
Location: California
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 11:56 PM
Reply with quote

what should we do for a tranny? should we go with a bus one or what

Back to top
View user's profile
kevin
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

kevin

Offline

Joined: Mar 18, 2006
Posts: 2416
Location: MESA, AZ
Karma: +1

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 11:59 PM
Reply with quote

got the $$$?

go t-2 (bus) multi rib (3+).

other wise use a standard t-1 or t-3 trans for now Very Happy


_________________
President of Handyman Guild
www.handymanguildonline.com
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
_SLY_
Recruit
Recruit

_SLY_

Offline

Joined: Oct 17, 2006
Posts: 20
Location: Livermore, CA
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2006 02:09 AM
Reply with quote

haha yeah we don't have the green i think it'll be a type 1

Back to top
View user's profile
S_K_S
Recruit
Recruit

S_K_S

Offline

Joined: Oct 24, 2006
Posts: 6
Location: California
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2006 03:08 AM
Reply with quote

I found a guy who has a type 1 tranny, he doesnt know what its worth tho, hes says its junky but the guy he bought it from (he bought a bunch of parts in a package) said it works, what should I offer for it.

Thanks for all the help guys.

Back to top
View user's profile
kevin
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

kevin

Offline

Joined: Mar 18, 2006
Posts: 2416
Location: MESA, AZ
Karma: +1

Post Post subject: Re: New Guy With A Super
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2006 04:57 AM
Reply with quote

make sure its the proper type for you ...swing or irs.....

start at $100.


can you shift it by hand to all gears?


_________________
President of Handyman Guild
www.handymanguildonline.com
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
<
1 2 3
>
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page

 Topics   Replies   Author   Views   Last Post 
Normal
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Lifting a super beetle front end 1 72sbbaja 1402 Re: Lifting a super be...
 Wed Jul 02, 2014 04:42 PM 
wideopenmotorsports View latest post
No new posts Projects and Builds my 72 super project 2 vtbaja 2223 my 72 super project
 Tue Jan 21, 2014 11:34 PM 
Dalton View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion super baja question 9 vtbaja 2659 super baja question
 Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:07 PM 
Conundrum View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion super beetle baja bug 4 vtbaja 3594 Re: super beetle baja ...
 Wed Aug 14, 2013 04:48 AM 
wideopenmotorsports View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Super beetle vs standard baja kit 3 Voiden 2346 Super beetle vs standa...
 Thu Sep 13, 2012 07:35 AM 
MojaveRacer208 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