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: 327
Total: 327
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Baja Forums
02: Baja Forums
03: Baja Forums
04: Baja Forums
05: AMAZON.com
06: AMAZON.com
07: Baja Forums
08: AMAZON.com
09: AMAZON.com
10: AMAZON.com
11: AMAZON.com
12: AMAZON.com
13: AMAZON.com
14: Baja Forums
15: Baja Forums
16: AMAZON.com
17: AMAZON.com
18: Event Calendar
19: AMAZON.com
20: AMAZON.com
21: Baja Forums
22: AMAZON.com
23: AMAZON.com
24: Baja Forums
25: AMAZON.com
26: AMAZON.com
27: AMAZON.com
28: AMAZON.com
29: AMAZON.com
30: AMAZON.com
31: AMAZON.com
32: Event Calendar
33: Baja Forums
34: AMAZON.com
35: Baja Forums
36: AMAZON.com
37: AMAZON.com
38: AMAZON.com
39: AMAZON.com
40: Event Calendar
41: Baja Forums
42: AMAZON.com
43: AMAZON.com
44: AMAZON.com
45: AMAZON.com
46: AMAZON.com
47: AMAZON.com
48: Baja Forums
49: AMAZON.com
50: Baja Forums
51: AMAZON.com
52: AMAZON.com
53: AMAZON.com
54: AMAZON.com
55: AMAZON.com
56: AMAZON.com
57: AMAZON.com
58: AMAZON.com
59: AMAZON.com
60: AMAZON.com
61: AMAZON.com
62: Baja Forums
63: AMAZON.com
64: AMAZON.com
65: Pictures
66: AMAZON.com
67: AMAZON.com
68: AMAZON.com
69: AMAZON.com
70: Baja Forums
71: Pictures
72: AMAZON.com
73: AMAZON.com
74: Baja Forums
75: Pictures
76: Baja Forums
77: Baja Forums
78: Event Calendar
79: AMAZON.com
80: Baja Forums
81: Event Calendar
82: AMAZON.com
83: Baja Forums
84: AMAZON.com
85: Baja Forums
86: AMAZON.com
87: AMAZON.com
88: AMAZON.com
89: AMAZON.com
90: AMAZON.com
91: AMAZON.com
92: AMAZON.com
93: AMAZON.com
94: AMAZON.com
95: AMAZON.com
96: Baja Forums
97: AMAZON.com
98: Pictures
99: AMAZON.com
100: Event Calendar
101: Event Calendar
102: Baja Forums
103: Pictures
104: AMAZON.com
105: AMAZON.com
106: AMAZON.com
107: AMAZON.com
108: AMAZON.com
109: AMAZON.com
110: AMAZON.com
111: AMAZON.com
112: Baja Forums
113: AMAZON.com
114: Baja Forums
115: AMAZON.com
116: Baja Forums
117: AMAZON.com
118: AMAZON.com
119: AMAZON.com
120: Event Calendar
121: AMAZON.com
122: AMAZON.com
123: AMAZON.com
124: AMAZON.com
125: AMAZON.com
126: Baja Forums
127: AMAZON.com
128: AMAZON.com
129: AMAZON.com
130: AMAZON.com
131: Baja Forums
132: Baja Forums
133: AMAZON.com
134: AMAZON.com
135: AMAZON.com
136: AMAZON.com
137: Baja Forums
138: AMAZON.com
139: Baja Forums
140: Baja Forums
141: AMAZON.com
142: AMAZON.com
143: AMAZON.com
144: Pictures
145: AMAZON.com
146: AMAZON.com
147: Baja Forums
148: Baja Forums
149: AMAZON.com
150: AMAZON.com
151: Baja Forums
152: Baja Forums
153: AMAZON.com
154: Baja Forums
155: AMAZON.com
156: AMAZON.com
157: Baja Forums
158: AMAZON.com
159: AMAZON.com
160: AMAZON.com
161: AMAZON.com
162: Baja Forums
163: Baja Forums
164: AMAZON.com
165: Baja Forums
166: Baja Forums
167: AMAZON.com
168: AMAZON.com
169: Baja Forums
170: AMAZON.com
171: AMAZON.com
172: Baja Forums
173: Baja Forums
174: Event Calendar
175: AMAZON.com
176: AMAZON.com
177: AMAZON.com
178: Baja Forums
179: AMAZON.com
180: AMAZON.com
181: AMAZON.com
182: AMAZON.com
183: AMAZON.com
184: AMAZON.com
185: AMAZON.com
186: AMAZON.com
187: Event Calendar
188: Baja Forums
189: AMAZON.com
190: Pictures
191: Baja Forums
192: AMAZON.com
193: AMAZON.com
194: AMAZON.com
195: Pictures
196: AMAZON.com
197: Baja Forums
198: AMAZON.com
199: AMAZON.com
200: AMAZON.com
201: Pictures
202: AMAZON.com
203: Baja Forums
204: Baja Forums
205: AMAZON.com
206: AMAZON.com
207: Event Calendar
208: Baja Forums
209: Event Calendar
210: Baja Forums
211: AMAZON.com
212: AMAZON.com
213: Pictures
214: AMAZON.com
215: AMAZON.com
216: AMAZON.com
217: AMAZON.com
218: AMAZON.com
219: AMAZON.com
220: AMAZON.com
221: AMAZON.com
222: Baja Forums
223: Baja Forums
224: AMAZON.com
225: AMAZON.com
226: AMAZON.com
227: AMAZON.com
228: AMAZON.com
229: AMAZON.com
230: AMAZON.com
231: AMAZON.com
232: AMAZON.com
233: AMAZON.com
234: Baja Forums
235: AMAZON.com
236: AMAZON.com
237: Pictures
238: AMAZON.com
239: Pictures
240: Event Calendar
241: AMAZON.com
242: Pictures
243: AMAZON.com
244: AMAZON.com
245: Baja Forums
246: AMAZON.com
247: Baja Forums
248: AMAZON.com
249: AMAZON.com
250: AMAZON.com
251: AMAZON.com
252: AMAZON.com
253: AMAZON.com
254: AMAZON.com
255: Pictures
256: AMAZON.com
257: AMAZON.com
258: AMAZON.com
259: AMAZON.com
260: Baja Forums
261: Baja Forums
262: AMAZON.com
263: AMAZON.com
264: AMAZON.com
265: AMAZON.com
266: Baja Forums
267: AMAZON.com
268: Baja Forums
269: AMAZON.com
270: AMAZON.com
271: Baja Forums
272: Baja Forums
273: AMAZON.com
274: Baja Forums
275: AMAZON.com
276: Event Calendar
277: AMAZON.com
278: AMAZON.com
279: Baja Forums
280: AMAZON.com
281: Baja Forums
282: Event Calendar
283: AMAZON.com
284: AMAZON.com
285: AMAZON.com
286: AMAZON.com
287: AMAZON.com
288: AMAZON.com
289: AMAZON.com
290: Pictures
291: AMAZON.com
292: Event Calendar
293: AMAZON.com
294: AMAZON.com
295: AMAZON.com
296: AMAZON.com
297: AMAZON.com
298: AMAZON.com
299: Baja Forums
300: Home
301: AMAZON.com
302: AMAZON.com
303: AMAZON.com
304: AMAZON.com
305: AMAZON.com
306: AMAZON.com
307: Baja Forums
308: AMAZON.com
309: Baja Forums
310: Baja Forums
311: AMAZON.com
312: AMAZON.com
313: AMAZON.com
314: AMAZON.com
315: Pictures
316: AMAZON.com
317: AMAZON.com
318: AMAZON.com
319: AMAZON.com
320: AMAZON.com
321: Baja Forums
322: AMAZON.com
323: Baja Forums
324: Baja Forums
325: AMAZON.com
326: Event Calendar
327: 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 -:- Ventilation
Amazon Store

Ventilation
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
>
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
Gunpilot
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

Gunpilot

Offline

Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 70
Location: Enterprise AL
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2011 11:34 PM
Reply with quote

Just purchased a 72 Baja. Thus no heat and no ventilation at all. With a one peice window mod no air is drawn in from the little split windows. Anyone ever do any tinkering around with ducting running from the front of the car to the inside? Or some of those under the dash fan/blower units. Temps are getting high here in LA (lower Alabama) lately!

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

AzBaja

Offline

Joined: Mar 06, 2006
Posts: 4506
Location: Mesa, AZ
Officers (Dues)
Recruit
Karma: +16

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:57 AM
Reply with quote

Pictures would be great, I have bored two holes in my car that let air in, but my baja has a one piece hood.


_________________
There has been a hostile takeover by an extreme militant group with an unknown agenda, I have lost complete control of AzBaja.com..... ︻┳デ═一

AzBaja.com founding officer and CEO



www.scoutmagazine.com
www.IMRRO.com

Last edited by AzBaja on Mon Aug 01, 2011 09:04 AM; edited 1 times in total
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Gunpilot
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

Gunpilot

Offline

Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 70
Location: Enterprise AL
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Ventilation
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 05:29 AM
Reply with quote

A friend suggested some small hood scoops and some flexible ducting. Sounds feasable, I may need to get creative with a valve.


_________________
Charlie Don't Surf!
Back to top
View user's profile
AzBaja
1st SGT.
1st SGT.

AzBaja

Offline

Joined: Mar 06, 2006
Posts: 4506
Location: Mesa, AZ
Officers (Dues)
Recruit
Karma: +16

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 09:05 AM
Reply with quote

That would work to or evan sum sort of sun roof etc.


_________________
There has been a hostile takeover by an extreme militant group with an unknown agenda, I have lost complete control of AzBaja.com..... ︻┳デ═一

AzBaja.com founding officer and CEO



www.scoutmagazine.com
www.IMRRO.com
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
tsutt
Corporal
Corporal

tsutt

Offline

Joined: Jun 29, 2006
Posts: 169
Location: Faribault, MN
Karma: +1

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:17 PM
Reply with quote

these are spendy but it's what they are made for. They are all machined anodized alum.

www.steinair.net/store...ductid=312

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

perrib

Offline

Joined: Nov 25, 2007
Posts: 3352
Location: Chandler
Karma: +51

Post Post subject: Re: Ventilation
Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 06:13 PM
Reply with quote

Might be time to find a couple of unmolested doors.

Back to top
View user's profile
MojaveRacer208
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

MojaveRacer208

Offline

Joined: Oct 13, 2008
Posts: 711
Location: Lake LA - SoCal Mojave Desert
Karma: +9

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 06:56 AM
Reply with quote

Maybe restore the cowl vent system that originally vented through the front hood ahead of the cowl.

It's funny all the old hot rodders used to remove the cowl vent from their 1930s cars to be "cool". Now I see articles on how to put them back in ....VW guys seem to be the same. I don't get all the people who disable all the vents in their Baja Bugs, then run their tube frame rail buggy with no body panels. Then it's cool to have pop-out 1/4 windows in the Bug... and heated seats in the rail...

Most people take the heater boxes out of their Bajas, then look for other ways to heat the car.

Just can't make all the people happy all the time...


_________________
Richard
A.R.T.S. Off Road Race Tech Inspection
M.O.R.E. / MDR
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Gunpilot
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

Gunpilot

Offline

Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 70
Location: Enterprise AL
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Ventilation
Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 07:41 AM
Reply with quote

AzBaja....Sunroof yes would be cool but planning on a serious roof rack, currently have 2 Kayak racks, 2 bike racks, and an interchangable surfboard / ski rack on my FJ cruiser. Wife likes her outdoor hobbies!

tsutt....Good Idea! First thing that came to mind was aircraft parts with the price then looked at the company name. know aircraft part oh too well but great Idea.

peribb....Unmolested doors yes! Even better was me being a newb and ordering wipers and channels for a 72 and not even noticing it was changed.

MojaveRacer208....Another good idea! Nothing original is really left, the back side of the dash is another mess. Original owner closed off glove box, ashtray and vents with fiber board and bondo'ed over it. Dash is smooth but back side has duct tape etc and looks like ass!

Thank you for all your replies!

Bobby


_________________
Charlie Don't Surf!
Back to top
View user's profile
Gunpilot
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

Gunpilot

Offline

Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 70
Location: Enterprise AL
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 07:58 AM
Reply with quote

Sorry for no reply, I know you guys take the time to answer and I owe you one back. Had a small mishap at work and investigations locked up my time.

Have aquired some aircraft aluminum gaspers (that was a great idea tsutt -- Thank you), next step is to find some scoops for the sides. If I do a 3 piece fiberglass mod to the front end, should have some room for them.

Was 103 today in Abalama, windows down at 60, was still 103!

Thanks for your replies!

Bobby.......


_________________
Charlie Don't Surf!
Back to top
View user's profile
tsutt
Corporal
Corporal

tsutt

Offline

Joined: Jun 29, 2006
Posts: 169
Location: Faribault, MN
Karma: +1

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 01:12 PM
Reply with quote

Did you get those? Now you nee a couple of NACA ducts. They are aircraft also. They look like a smooth cross section of a funnel, what they are is actually a cross section of a venturi. And are below flush mounted when air flows over them they create a vacuum and draw the air in instead having something sticking out in the wind creating drag. I don't know if stein has them but Vans aircraft sells them and they are fiberglass.

Back to top
View user's profile
Gunpilot
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

Gunpilot

Offline

Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 70
Location: Enterprise AL
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 06:01 PM
Reply with quote

Doood! Another good Idea! Spruce has them a little cheaper but I found some plastic ones for cars. My wife is asking why we dont get some for the Tiger. Didnt buy the exact gaspers you suggested but aquired some from another aircraft I fly.

Thanks.....

Bobby


_________________
Charlie Don't Surf!
Back to top
View user's profile
tsutt
Corporal
Corporal

tsutt

Offline

Joined: Jun 29, 2006
Posts: 169
Location: Faribault, MN
Karma: +1

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:55 PM
Reply with quote

No prob. Happy to help.

Back to top
View user's profile
Gunpilot
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

Gunpilot

Offline

Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 70
Location: Enterprise AL
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 05:38 AM
Reply with quote

Okay NACA duct installed, now just need to work out a few logistics on ducting, valves and gaspers but will post pics when I do!





Bobby


_________________
Charlie Don't Surf!
Back to top
View user's profile
Gunpilot
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

Gunpilot

Offline

Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 70
Location: Enterprise AL
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 05:48 AM
Reply with quote

No harsh comments on my rivets please!!!!!!


_________________
Charlie Don't Surf!
Back to top
View user's profile
Gunpilot
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

Gunpilot

Offline

Joined: Jul 26, 2011
Posts: 70
Location: Enterprise AL
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Ventilation
Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 04:03 AM
Reply with quote

New pictures of the vent system, yes its getting out of control!

In a nut shell, I used a Naca duct, 4 inch marine bilge blower, aircraft aluminum heater box and y ducts, aircraft gaspers, 2 inch silicone hose, 1 inch silicone hose, various pvc splices and silicone couplers. Im running 3 gaspers under the dash and the two outer defog vents too.

Let me know what you think so far, dont have the defog vents run yet!

Bobby...........








_________________
Charlie Don't Surf!
Back to top
View user's profile

1 2
>
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page
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