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JWHracing Baja
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whats that thing sound like with a cat for a muff....?


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whats that thing sound like with a cat for a muff....?

almost like it had a muffler, just not as good.
its a little bit loud with the stinger, but the cat is acting as the baffle.
it will probably get a normal muffler back on it w/o a stinger soon, i hate worrying about rain and other stuff getting into it.


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This weekend I finally decided to spend the time on finishing up the interior. I painted the rest of the inside blue, mainly around the back window and along the roof in the back half of the car.
Then i bought a section of carpet for the package tray area, mainly to help deaden some of the sound, and also to make it look a bit more aesthetically pleasing.
And then I installed the headliner. At first it was a PITA but i eventually got it figured out and in there.

All in all, none of its perfect, but it doesn't have to be show car quality, it just has to kill a bit of the sound, and i'm amazed at how well it does that.








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nice bro.
i want to do some carpet in my car but i have some holes that need a patchin' before that will happen.


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Well, since I finally got my IRS done and everything seems to be okay, I got my new tires today. Very Happy

A set of 31x10.50x15 BFG All-Terrains on 15x7 (minimum offset) Douglas 6061 (.190 thickness) Aluminum Wheels.

They are a drastic change from the old Centerlines and 27 inch tires. Wink








I also had the chance to make some new knobs for the light switch and wiper switch. I will be making one for the ash tray hopefully tomorrow, and also some for the window cranks. Unfortunately I had to leave early to go to the "real" job this afternoon.




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I haven't updated this thread in a while so rather than starting a new one here's the update.

So I spent some time yesterday finally making some nerf bars/steps for the roof rack on my baja. here's the final result:





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They look nice. Let me know when you ready to go test them. It was 60 degrees at The Rolls this morning.

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man how I would have loved to go this morning. I didnt get to bet till about 2:30 last night and I woke up at 1. I'll be ready soon probably. Next weekend is shot for me though


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Looking sweet!


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I still need to hook up and see if we can get some scoops built for my Baja! I need one to send air down over the radiator


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the tach I had was old and slightly falling apart so I opted for a new one and this is what I ended up with:




Works perfectly and man is that shift light bright. Shocked



I also started fabbing up some new side mirrors. I was sick of the heavy, bulky plastic ones it had, so I'm making some tube-style ones.




I will weld in the strap that holds the mirror tomorrow, as well as round off the edges and paint them.

I post up the final product tomorrow.


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I finished the mirrors yesterday morning.
I'm really pleased with them because I can actually see the car next to/behind me.





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Mirrors look cool......... Good job

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I finished the mirrors yesterday morning.
I'm really pleased with them because I can actually see the car next to/behind me.




Now that you are done, how much for a pair?


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Haha! No kidding huh Don? I have to be honest man, when I first saw it I thought they were going to look awkward and honestly, pretty terrible. Well, you sure proved me wrong! They look great man! And way more useful than the one (Yes I said one) that I have.


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