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Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 12:49 PM
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Hello all
New guy here and I'm sure glad I found this site! I'm an Allison Transmission re builder from the central Florida area. I have been into rails in the past and just made the switch to building a Baja. I purchased a 72 reg beetle and I'm in the tear down stage,taking the body off to replace the pans and such. The plan is for 3x3 trailing arms,3" raised spindles,and a slight tweek to the new 27mm torsions. May go with a body lift also but I want to see how the car will sit on the 31" rear and 29" front TSL's first. This site is going to be a huge information resource to me and I would like to say thanks up front. If anyone ever has any Allison Transmission questions PM me I will be happy to try and answer them. Here are some pics of current status and parts in the man cave.











I will start a post on the build as I go and figure out how, Thanks

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Welcome to the site. Looks like you had Christmas at your shop already thats a lot of parts to start with. Keep us posted on progress.

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Your right, Santa did show up real early, "But Mrs Claus is not a happy camper this year!" That was just one side of the room here's the other side!



I might be staying in the man cave soon!

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Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 06:31 PM
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personally, stayin in the man cave doesn't really seem all that bad from the pics.. she'd be fightin to get me outta there..!! haha Twisted Evil


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oh.. pardon my bad manors.. welcome to the site.. Cool


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Thanks, I haven't had to sleep out there yet but I guess i could if it came down to it!

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ha!! who needs sleep with all those parts to install..!! Twisted Evil lol...


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Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 09:18 PM
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Welcome to the site....

As I tell everyone... If moma likes it... Buying parts and working on your Baja is ok..

If she rode in your rail... She will love riding in the Baja... Wink


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Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 01:25 PM
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Welcome

cant wait to watch your build.......looks like youre going to have some fun.


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Welcome!

So where's the tubing for the cage to support the shocks for those 3x3s?


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That is in the works,plans call for a roll cage just to the rear. That way the kids will still have a back seat. I think I'm going to bend it from 1 5/8 or 1 3/4 tubing.

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Welcome to AzBaja. Nice pictures and build.

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Thanks for the welcome!

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