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

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: Charliepopco
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 3552

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 122
Total: 122
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Baja Forums
02: AMAZON.com
03: AMAZON.com
04: AMAZON.com
05: AMAZON.com
06: Baja Forums
07: Baja Forums
08: AMAZON.com
09: Baja Forums
10: AMAZON.com
11: AMAZON.com
12: AMAZON.com
13: AMAZON.com
14: Event Calendar
15: Pictures
16: Baja Forums
17: AMAZON.com
18: Baja Forums
19: AMAZON.com
20: AMAZON.com
21: AMAZON.com
22: AMAZON.com
23: AMAZON.com
24: Baja Forums
25: AMAZON.com
26: AMAZON.com
27: AMAZON.com
28: Baja Forums
29: AMAZON.com
30: AMAZON.com
31: Baja Forums
32: AMAZON.com
33: Baja Forums
34: AMAZON.com
35: AMAZON.com
36: AMAZON.com
37: AMAZON.com
38: AMAZON.com
39: Event Calendar
40: AMAZON.com
41: Baja Forums
42: AMAZON.com
43: Baja Forums
44: Baja Forums
45: Baja Forums
46: Baja Forums
47: AMAZON.com
48: AMAZON.com
49: AMAZON.com
50: Event Calendar
51: AMAZON.com
52: Baja Forums
53: Baja Forums
54: Baja Forums
55: AMAZON.com
56: AMAZON.com
57: AMAZON.com
58: Baja Forums
59: AMAZON.com
60: AMAZON.com
61: AMAZON.com
62: Baja Forums
63: AMAZON.com
64: AMAZON.com
65: AMAZON.com
66: AMAZON.com
67: AMAZON.com
68: Event Calendar
69: Baja Forums
70: AMAZON.com
71: Baja Forums
72: Garage
73: Baja Forums
74: AMAZON.com
75: Baja Forums
76: AMAZON.com
77: AMAZON.com
78: AMAZON.com
79: Baja Forums
80: Baja Forums
81: AMAZON.com
82: Event Calendar
83: AMAZON.com
84: AMAZON.com
85: AMAZON.com
86: Event Calendar
87: AMAZON.com
88: AMAZON.com
89: Baja Forums
90: AMAZON.com
91: AMAZON.com
92: Baja Forums
93: AMAZON.com
94: AMAZON.com
95: AMAZON.com
96: Baja Forums
97: Baja Forums
98: AMAZON.com
99: AMAZON.com
100: Baja Forums
101: AMAZON.com
102: AMAZON.com
103: AMAZON.com
104: Baja Forums
105: AMAZON.com
106: Baja Forums
107: Baja Forums
108: AMAZON.com
109: AMAZON.com
110: AMAZON.com
111: AMAZON.com
112: AMAZON.com
113: Baja Forums
114: AMAZON.com
115: AMAZON.com
116: AMAZON.com
117: AMAZON.com
118: AMAZON.com
119: AMAZON.com
120: AMAZON.com
121: AMAZON.com
122: AMAZON.com

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Toggle Content GPS

Baja Forums -:- AzBaja.com Members -:- Projects and Builds -:- 71 baja build
Amazon Store

71 baja build
Tell us about your Project, Were you at in tyour build. Post Pictures etc.
Users browsing this topic: None
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
OldSchoolBlake
Recruit
Recruit

OldSchoolBlake

Offline

Joined: Jul 24, 2013
Posts: 9
Location: Marion, Louisiana
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: 71 baja build
Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:57 PM
Reply with quote

Started off as a class 11 job, coil overs and 7.00-15 tires. Wanted to make it a bit taller and put some more tire under it, so I stared the Lifted Beetle project which is now a lifted baja project, due to all the rust and dent issues and it not being a pre-68.
So I put it up on jack stands and started pulling parts!


I didn't know at the time that you could just reindex the rear so I found a buggy that had a good reduction trans with a JJS no hop kit installed and transplanted.


That gave me 3.5 inches of lift in the rear, so I went with the tweeds 3.5 lift spindles in the front.


I liked the full body look but there is too much nasty on it for me, and it would be costly for me to have all the parts shipped to me so I guess it is baja time!
That's an awful lot of fender clearance on a 30" tire guess ill be going bigger, will see after I set the spring plates back down a bit.



In the process of replacing the floor pans, rear luggage area, quarter panels and fitting the fiberglass pieces.





_________________
Be good or be Good at it ;)

Last edited by OldSchoolBlake on Thu Jul 25, 2013 05:00 AM; edited 4 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile
OldSchoolBlake
Recruit
Recruit

OldSchoolBlake

Offline

Joined: Jul 24, 2013
Posts: 9
Location: Marion, Louisiana
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: 71 baja build
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:00 AM
Reply with quote

Hm.... Pictures aren't working out for me, how do you work that part of it?


_________________
Be good or be Good at it ;)
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: 71 baja build
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 02:14 AM
Reply with quote

If your using photobucket move the mouse over the astrick in the upper right of the picture click get links then click the last choice whick copies it and paste it in your post

Back to top
View user's profile
OldSchoolBlake
Recruit
Recruit

OldSchoolBlake

Offline

Joined: Jul 24, 2013
Posts: 9
Location: Marion, Louisiana
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: 71 baja build
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 02:55 AM
Reply with quote

I was trying to upload them in the gallery and use like a forum link.


_________________
Be good or be Good at it ;)
Back to top
View user's profile
OldSchoolBlake
Recruit
Recruit

OldSchoolBlake

Offline

Joined: Jul 24, 2013
Posts: 9
Location: Marion, Louisiana
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: 71 baja build
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 05:04 AM
Reply with quote

perrib wrote:
If your using photobucket move the mouse over the astrick in the upper right of the picture click get links then click the last choice whick copies it and paste it in your post
Thanks, I made a photobucket account and figured it out.


_________________
Be good or be Good at it ;)
Back to top
View user's profile
Conundrum
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Conundrum

Offline

Joined: Jan 08, 2008
Posts: 736
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Karma: +5

Post Post subject: 71 baja build
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 01:56 PM
Reply with quote

WOW Nice!


_________________
Like .02, Opinion is subject to inflation. 4x4 Table Mesa0-60 Baja
Back to top
View user's profile Skype
AzBaja
1st SGT.
1st SGT.

AzBaja

Offline

Joined: Mar 06, 2006
Posts: 4511
Location: Mesa, AZ
Officers (Dues)
Recruit
Karma: +16

Post Post subject: 71 baja build
Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 06:11 PM
Reply with quote

Wow. Lots of work. Cool


_________________
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
OldSchoolBlake
Recruit
Recruit

OldSchoolBlake

Offline

Joined: Jul 24, 2013
Posts: 9
Location: Marion, Louisiana
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: 71 baja build
Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 02:03 AM
Reply with quote








Almost time for paint.


_________________
Be good or be Good at it ;)
Back to top
View user's profile
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page

 Topics   Replies   Author   Views   Last Post 
Announcement
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Baja Bugs on Wiki needs HELP!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baja_Bug
4 Admin_AzBaja 4593 Baja Bugs on Wiki need...
 Sat Dec 22, 2012 04:57 AM 
MojaveRacer208 View latest post
Sticky
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion what did you do to your buggy/baja/Thing/Sandrail today?
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1 ... 103, 104, 105 ]
1567 mufasavnvmc 776240 what did you do to you...
 Tue Aug 15, 2017 03:29 AM 
Azdrtdog View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Baja sightings
Saw a baja driving around town somewhere? Post it up!
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1 ... 18, 19, 20 ]
285 MusicManiac 193602 Re: Baja sightings
 Thu Jan 23, 2014 03:41 AM 
MojaveRacer208 View latest post
Normal
No new posts Projects and Builds The Socal Honda Build
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1, 2 ]
26 1963BAJA 2620 The Socal Honda Build
 Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:15 AM 
1963BAJA View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Considering buying a Baja Bug, but I have questions 4 AutomotiveDino 2475 Considering buying a B...
 Mon Jun 19, 2017 09:39 AM 
daelan37 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