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

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: sunnytran234
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 3528

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 248
Total: 248
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: AMAZON.com
02: AMAZON.com
03: AMAZON.com
04: AMAZON.com
05: AMAZON.com
06: AMAZON.com
07: AMAZON.com
08: AMAZON.com
09: AMAZON.com
10: AMAZON.com
11: AMAZON.com
12: AMAZON.com
13: AMAZON.com
14: AMAZON.com
15: AMAZON.com
16: AMAZON.com
17: AMAZON.com
18: AMAZON.com
19: AMAZON.com
20: AMAZON.com
21: AMAZON.com
22: AMAZON.com
23: AMAZON.com
24: AMAZON.com
25: AMAZON.com
26: AMAZON.com
27: AMAZON.com
28: Baja Forums
29: AMAZON.com
30: AMAZON.com
31: AMAZON.com
32: Event Calendar
33: AMAZON.com
34: Baja Forums
35: Baja Forums
36: AMAZON.com
37: AMAZON.com
38: AMAZON.com
39: AMAZON.com
40: AMAZON.com
41: AMAZON.com
42: Baja Forums
43: Event Calendar
44: Event Calendar
45: AMAZON.com
46: AMAZON.com
47: AMAZON.com
48: AMAZON.com
49: AMAZON.com
50: AMAZON.com
51: AMAZON.com
52: AMAZON.com
53: AMAZON.com
54: Home
55: AMAZON.com
56: AMAZON.com
57: AMAZON.com
58: AMAZON.com
59: AMAZON.com
60: AMAZON.com
61: Baja Forums
62: AMAZON.com
63: AMAZON.com
64: AMAZON.com
65: AMAZON.com
66: Baja Forums
67: AMAZON.com
68: AMAZON.com
69: AMAZON.com
70: Baja Forums
71: Pictures
72: AMAZON.com
73: AMAZON.com
74: AMAZON.com
75: Baja Forums
76: AMAZON.com
77: AMAZON.com
78: AMAZON.com
79: AMAZON.com
80: AMAZON.com
81: AMAZON.com
82: AMAZON.com
83: AMAZON.com
84: Baja Forums
85: AMAZON.com
86: AMAZON.com
87: AMAZON.com
88: AMAZON.com
89: AMAZON.com
90: AMAZON.com
91: AMAZON.com
92: Baja Forums
93: AMAZON.com
94: AMAZON.com
95: AMAZON.com
96: AMAZON.com
97: Event Calendar
98: AMAZON.com
99: AMAZON.com
100: AMAZON.com
101: AMAZON.com
102: AMAZON.com
103: AMAZON.com
104: AMAZON.com
105: AMAZON.com
106: AMAZON.com
107: Event Calendar
108: AMAZON.com
109: AMAZON.com
110: AMAZON.com
111: AMAZON.com
112: AMAZON.com
113: Event Calendar
114: AMAZON.com
115: AMAZON.com
116: AMAZON.com
117: Baja Forums
118: AMAZON.com
119: AMAZON.com
120: AMAZON.com
121: AMAZON.com
122: AMAZON.com
123: AMAZON.com
124: Baja Forums
125: AMAZON.com
126: AMAZON.com
127: Baja Forums
128: AMAZON.com
129: AMAZON.com
130: AMAZON.com
131: AMAZON.com
132: AMAZON.com
133: AMAZON.com
134: AMAZON.com
135: AMAZON.com
136: AMAZON.com
137: AMAZON.com
138: AMAZON.com
139: AMAZON.com
140: AMAZON.com
141: AMAZON.com
142: AMAZON.com
143: Event Calendar
144: Home
145: AMAZON.com
146: AMAZON.com
147: Event Calendar
148: AMAZON.com
149: AMAZON.com
150: AMAZON.com
151: Baja Forums
152: AMAZON.com
153: AMAZON.com
154: AMAZON.com
155: AMAZON.com
156: Baja Forums
157: AMAZON.com
158: Baja Forums
159: AMAZON.com
160: Baja Forums
161: AMAZON.com
162: AMAZON.com
163: Event Calendar
164: AMAZON.com
165: AMAZON.com
166: AMAZON.com
167: AMAZON.com
168: Baja Forums
169: AMAZON.com
170: AMAZON.com
171: AMAZON.com
172: AMAZON.com
173: AMAZON.com
174: AMAZON.com
175: Baja Forums
176: AMAZON.com
177: Baja Forums
178: AMAZON.com
179: Event Calendar
180: AMAZON.com
181: Baja Forums
182: AMAZON.com
183: AMAZON.com
184: AMAZON.com
185: AMAZON.com
186: Baja Forums
187: AMAZON.com
188: AMAZON.com
189: AMAZON.com
190: AMAZON.com
191: Event Calendar
192: AMAZON.com
193: AMAZON.com
194: AMAZON.com
195: AMAZON.com
196: Event Calendar
197: AMAZON.com
198: AMAZON.com
199: Baja Forums
200: Baja Forums
201: AMAZON.com
202: AMAZON.com
203: Baja Forums
204: AMAZON.com
205: AMAZON.com
206: AMAZON.com
207: Baja Forums
208: AMAZON.com
209: AMAZON.com
210: AMAZON.com
211: AMAZON.com
212: Baja Forums
213: AMAZON.com
214: AMAZON.com
215: AMAZON.com
216: AMAZON.com
217: Baja Forums
218: Event Calendar
219: AMAZON.com
220: Event Calendar
221: AMAZON.com
222: AMAZON.com
223: AMAZON.com
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: Baja Forums
233: AMAZON.com
234: AMAZON.com
235: AMAZON.com
236: AMAZON.com
237: AMAZON.com
238: AMAZON.com
239: AMAZON.com
240: AMAZON.com
241: AMAZON.com
242: Baja Forums
243: AMAZON.com
244: AMAZON.com
245: AMAZON.com
246: AMAZON.com
247: AMAZON.com
248: AMAZON.com

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Toggle Content GPS

Baja Forums -:- AzBaja.com Members -:- Projects and Builds -:- Rebuild and engine swap 69 baja bug
Amazon Store

Updating Server
AzBaja.com is on new server. Any problems or strange things going on let me know so I can fix them ASAP - Thanks AzBaja aka Eric Hall

Rebuild and engine swap 69 baja bug
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
bajabuggy69
Recruit
Recruit

bajabuggy69

Offline

Joined: Aug 27, 2014
Posts: 1
Location: san diego
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Rebuild and engine swap 69 baja bug
Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:19 AM
Reply with quote

hey everyone! i jus got this 69 1600cc baja buggy and wanted to beef it up quite a bit. i got a 2.2 ecotech engine that i'll be doing an engine swap with (any tips plz reply) and wanted to put long travel in the front adding a few inches on both sides in the front, as well as will be rewelding a lot of the frame since whoever did it before didn't do very good welds.

any advice/tips/recommendations? As it is right now it handles great in dirt, but I want to beef it up to handle in sand and dunes as well, hence the engine swap longer aarms, new shocks, etc. This is my first project so any/all advice is appreciated! Very Happy



_________________
Just a girl and her bug
Back to top
View user's profile
wideopenmotorsports
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

wideopenmotorsports

Joined: Feb 16, 2009
Posts: 1316
Karma: +12

Post Post subject: Rebuild and engine swap 69 baja bug
Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 04:55 PM
Reply with quote

I have an ecotech 2.2 in my 10 car. Plan on a bus box upgrade with a quality gear stack. If you plan on going fast in the dirt plan on some rear suspension work to handle the new power and torque. Check out the "my 69 project" thread on Daltons car. He will have some very good insight on cooling problems using a radiator on a bug.

Good luck with your project. Looks like you are starting off with a solid platform. Looking forward to seeing lots of pics.

My 69 Project Link

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

MojaveRacer208

Offline

Joined: Oct 13, 2008
Posts: 703
Location: Lake LA - SoCal Mojave Desert
Karma: +9

Post Post subject: Rebuild and engine swap 69 baja bug
Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 01:24 AM
Reply with quote

Well I see that you have indicated on here that you live in the Sandy Eggo area. I asked on SoCal. Do you have any other photos of the car?


_________________
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
Dalton
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

Dalton

Offline

Joined: Apr 25, 2012
Posts: 1906
Location: peoria, az
Karma: +4

Post Post subject: Re: Rebuild and engine swap 69 baja bug
Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 01:38 AM
Reply with quote

wideopenmotorsports wrote:
I have an ecotech 2.2 in my 10 car. Plan on a bus box upgrade with a quality gear stack. If you plan on going fast in the dirt plan on some rear suspension work to handle the new power and torque. Check out the "my 69 project" thread on Daltons car. He will have some very good insight on cooling problems using a radiator on a bug.

Good luck with your project. Looks like you are starting off with a solid platform. Looking forward to seeing lots of pics.

My 69 Project Link


Save your self a lot of trouble... Put the radiator up front in the air flow... it looks like you have the room..


_________________
Click here to see more photos of My 69 Baja project:


s1053.photobucket.com/...%20project




Back to top
View user's profile
thing
Corporal
Corporal

thing

Offline

Joined: Sep 27, 2011
Posts: 135
Location: Mesa
Karma: +1

Post Post subject: Rebuild and engine swap 69 baja bug
Posted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 03:43 PM
Reply with quote

Keep it a VW baja, use an air-cooled VW engine.

Back to top
View user's profile
spheromike
Recruit
Recruit

spheromike

Offline

Joined: Aug 24, 2014
Posts: 6
Location: United States
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Rebuild and engine swap 69 baja bug
Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 06:23 AM
Reply with quote

Yes i got a 2110 FI forsale Smile

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 Events and Get Togethers World Wide DO YOU NEED A HAND WITH YOUR BAJA?
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1 ... 3, 4, 5 ]
71 kevin 54522 Re: DO YOU NEED A HAND...
 Thu Jan 26, 2017 01:12 AM 
TINMAN View latest post
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 4136 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 ... 102, 103, 104 ]
1558 mufasavnvmc 707765 what did you do to you...
 Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:28 AM 
Baja_Boy 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 179081 Re: Baja sightings
 Thu Jan 23, 2014 03:41 AM 
MojaveRacer208 View latest post
Normal
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion VW engine stand 1 ghs215 443 VW engine stand
 Mon Dec 19, 2016 02:44 PM 
Dalton 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