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what did you do to your buggy/baja/Thing/Sandrail today?
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Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 03:53 PM
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While washing the baja after a weekend of hell-raising I discovered a pretty good sized oil leak around the factory cooler.Picked up some new seals and gonna pull it apart tonight. Hopefully its just the seals and not the cooler

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Post Post subject: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
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Fixed my leaky valve covers, and pulled off the side bars to get them ready to be painted. Hopefully they'll turn out as I'm hoping.


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Post Post subject: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:00 PM
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Got quite a bit done today!!


Replaced the throwout bearing assembly and painted the bell housing...





Replacing the clutch cable is a really really big PITA to do, you have to pull the whole pedal assembly...



Pulling the old cable out...



My cable was just a bit frayed lol



Finding the little tube inside the tunnel is probably what took me the longest, you gotta have really small fingers, which I don't have so I spent almost 20 minutes just trying to get the new cable in the little hole lol



Just a heads up if you plan on replacing your clutch cable don't make the same stupid mistake I did. I got it all back together, thought I was good to go, pushed the clutch petal and it stayed on the floor...noooooooo. Pull the assembly and when I was putting it back together I didn't realize the dumb german design allows for the cable to come off the hook while it's inside the tunnel!!! so I wrapped some bailing wire around the hook and put it back together and it's good to go lol



Tada! All back together with a new clutch cable!



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Post Post subject: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
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Went to BAP to pick up CV parts to repack the joints. Was driving home and the bug died on the on ramp to the 51....OUT OF GAS!!! So i spent the day running 2 miles to a gas station in sandals to get a couple tanks of gas. And When i got home I noticed i forgot to put the gas cap back on. Frack!!! so today....My baja got a new gas cap! Smile

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Hey atleast yours is runnin right now my friend hahaha

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Post Post subject: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
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Drove it to work after welding reinforcment plates over the cracks(which were also welded) in the pan head. To make a long story short it was cracking from where a channel was put in for the long tie rod. Feels much safer now and isnt creaking anymore HAHA.


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WOOHOO!!!! congrats eric atleast one of our cars is back up lmao

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Looked at it, thought Gahhh! This needs to be done already, and then finished my fenders and exhaust.


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Post Post subject: Re: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 09:47 PM
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Baja_Blue wrote:
Got quite a bit done today!!


Replaced the throwout bearing assembly and painted the bell housing...


Good choice getting the "fully welded" cross shaft.


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Painted the side bars.. turned out great!!


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Post Post subject: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
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Fixed the oil leak at the cooler, changed the oil, cleaned and reoiled the airfilters, but it appears I still have another leak to track down Sad

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Post Post subject: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
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WELL! I attempted to fix the busted spot in the crank case. (When attempting to change the pulley seal, i some how managed to pull out a chunck of the case around the seal flange. Seeing as I dont have the $$ for a new crank case OR to get my other engine completely done, I decided to JB weld it. I KNOW its not what everyone would recommend and trust if I had the money to tear the engine back down right now I WOULD, but Im pretty confident this will work great for now. I ground everything down so it was nice and rough, v channeled along the cracks and got it in everywhere really well. If this repair gets me til Jan, Ill be happy. Ill finish putting together my other engine and buy a new case for this one so I have a spare engine. WISH ME LUCK! If this doesnt work, no car for me for Hasayampa... Sad

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Post Post subject: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
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painted rear fenders and sides black. also filled door molding holes with rivets





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Dang that looks GOOD! Very Happy Good idea on the rivets looks good and keeps moisture out. Mind if i ask what that is you used for paint?


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Post Post subject: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
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Adjusted the bajas valves, changed oil and put new valve cover gaskets on of course! Runs amazingzingggglylyly!

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