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My '66 Baja
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Jox, pumping is only normal on vehicles that require brake work.

Sample, can you see any bubbles come up through the reservoir when somebody pumps the brakes?

It ended up being the passenger rear wheel cylinder leaking. I ordered new brake parts from Chirco today.

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Also, I think I may take the title paperwork to a third party service.

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Post Post subject: Re: My '66 Baja
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New here but been lookin for some time...
I second, third aww hell looks great.
I also like the tilt seat, had something in mind like that also, coulds you post a better pic of the actual mechanism. If you don't mind I might obtain some kind of a better idea of how to do it..
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Post Post subject: Re: My '66 Baja
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It is legal now. Plate and all! Had it up to 65.

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Post Post subject: Re: My '66 Baja
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Meh, it ran great for the first 15 miles of the journey to work. Hit the little hill westbound on the 60 before Gilbert Rd. Running at about 65-68mph started sputterinng and popping and died. I coasted off the freeway, came to a stop, tons of smoke coming out of my breather.


Let it sit awhile, now the timing seems too far advanced. Got it started, won't stay idling but I limped it home down southern.

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I've been monkeying with the timing on mine too. So far, running it out of gas this afternoon in the neighborhood is the only trouble it's given me though! Do you still want to check out that Dellorto book I've got? Lemme know if you wanna come by...


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I've been monkeying with the timing on mine too. So far, running it out of gas this afternoon in the neighborhood is the only trouble it's given me though! Do you still want to check out that Dellorto book I've got? Lemme know if you wanna come by...


Ha, I ran out of gas once too. I also over filled my gas tank this morning, all over the ground.

I would love to look at that dell book, I will have to find a time.

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Chris-

I work at Power and the 60, and pretty much set my own hours. I live at Power and McKellips, so if you wanna stop by the house, that's fine too. I can bring the book to work if you want to swing by there.

Lemme know.

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Well, I just traded the BAJA for a 20 ton shop press from Harbor Freight and $500.

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Sounds like yougot the better end of that deal! Laughing


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Now ain't that a bummah...


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How's that press workin' out for ya? Gonna use it to work on your next baja project? Laughing


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I rigged it up to bend the pipe for my go-kart project.

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did you really sell it??


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