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SuperBeetle to Baja
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
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Post Post subject: SuperBeetle to Baja
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 03:09 AM
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What are the downsides of converting a super beetle to a Baja? Would one be better off converting a standard bug to a Baja?

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Post Post subject: Re: SuperBeetle to Baja
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Go standard and leave the sb for the road guys. The headache you avoid will well worth it.

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If you go full cage etc. You will replace the front anyway if not go with a normal Bug.


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Post Post subject: SuperBeetle to Baja
Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:48 AM
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I agree with the others. You CAN offroad a SB, but not very much and not very hard. You COULD offroad a Honda Civic...

The McPherson Strut front suspension on a Super just isn't well suited to it. But if you build a full on tube framed Baja and cut the front of the frame off and install a beam setup supported on the tube framework, or weld on the whole front end of the pan for a beam Bug, then OK.

There is another Forum which has a whole section of forum set up to tell newbs all about why not to build a Baja out of a Super.


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