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Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2009 11:31 AM
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wow, got boared at work, and look what I found

www.kaboodle.com/revie...unner-baja

my car listed for sale in 2006. I didn't get it till last novemeber. and I bet it sat from when this guy sold it till I got it.

8,500, wow. and I recognize the crappy blue cage color, the old school air filter setup, and there are enough part similarities to say that is my baja. haha

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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
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Well thanks to 57 Baja I have some type IV cv's on the way. with thing axles to boot. was cheaper than just getting the CV's.

also need some ideas on where to put the Ignition box. Thinking about a plate over the radiator, or between the cage bars so its inside of the cage and next to the motor. either way i need to weld a plate in someplace for it.


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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2009 07:32 PM
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i dont know much about much but im put in my two cents
i would say spot b above the radiator i just think it would look better
the whole car look great by the way

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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
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the downside to B is having longer cables on the ignition. although not the plug wires, I can put the coil closer to the distributor.

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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:54 PM
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went with A


not a great welder, but the tabs are solid.

also got both sides setup for when the coilovers show up. I got the springs today, but no shocks yet.

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Post Post subject: Re: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:17 AM
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navynuke wrote:
went with A


not a great welder, but the tabs are solid.

also got both sides setup for when the coilovers show up. I got the springs today, but no shocks yet.
Shouldnt the ignition box be inside the car? (as in out of the elements) Seems like it will be getting sprayed from the rear tire where you are going to mount it.

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Post Post subject: Re: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
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Well thanks to 57 Baja I have some type IV cv's on the way. with thing axles to boot. was cheaper than just getting the CV's.

also need some ideas on where to put the Ignition box. Thinking about a plate over the radiator, or between the cage bars so its inside of the cage and next to the motor. either way i need to weld a plate in someplace for it.

I put it in the car less dirt & water[img][/img]

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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 04:31 AM
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there isn't really an in the car for me. the whole package try is gone. floor ends at the back of the pan, and the fenders are barely it down low in the back.

you can see it better in this older pic from before I painted it


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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 02:52 AM
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the shocks showed up today. got the springs on them, and pressurized em at my buddy's shop with some nitrogen. gotta sawzall some more to make room for them though.

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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:28 AM
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well got the drivers side coilover setup, and the brake line.



mounted the pedals, and some other stuff tonight. gotta go get a couple things tomorrow when I get up.


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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 09:18 AM
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well its rolling again. new steering wheel installed, clutch bled. started on bleeding the brakes, was a good night. hope to finish bleeding the brakes out tomorrow, and possibly tow it down to bugzylla's for getting the coilover mounts done up right.




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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 04:15 PM
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what shocks did you put on it?? that thing is bad ass man, i would recomend making some sort of firewall for that thing. its gonna be a dusty mess in that thing the first time you drive it without the back of the body.

looks sick tho man..kudos


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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
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firewall and floor over the fuel cell are both things I want to do. firewall first, money is getting tight.

and the shocks are 14 inch 2.5 coilovers from FOA

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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:53 AM
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very nice. those shocks look good would like to get a report on how they work..i may end up getting some for the front of my car


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Post Post subject: Navy nuke building a baja for Play/Race
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 06:26 AM
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won't have much to compare them too. unless you count the swing axle rail I used to have with torsions, and rancho shocks. hahaha, but maybe get you a ride in it once its running.

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