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

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: BaldEric
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 1
Overall: 3539

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 297
Total: 297
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: AMAZON.com
02: AMAZON.com
03: AMAZON.com
04: AMAZON.com
05: AMAZON.com
06: Baja Forums
07: AMAZON.com
08: AMAZON.com
09: AMAZON.com
10: AMAZON.com
11: Baja Forums
12: AMAZON.com
13: Baja Forums
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: Baja Forums
25: AMAZON.com
26: AMAZON.com
27: AMAZON.com
28: AMAZON.com
29: AMAZON.com
30: Baja Forums
31: AMAZON.com
32: AMAZON.com
33: Baja Forums
34: AMAZON.com
35: AMAZON.com
36: AMAZON.com
37: Event Calendar
38: AMAZON.com
39: Home
40: AMAZON.com
41: AMAZON.com
42: AMAZON.com
43: AMAZON.com
44: AMAZON.com
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: Event Calendar
54: AMAZON.com
55: AMAZON.com
56: AMAZON.com
57: AMAZON.com
58: AMAZON.com
59: AMAZON.com
60: Baja Forums
61: AMAZON.com
62: Baja Forums
63: Baja Forums
64: AMAZON.com
65: Baja Forums
66: AMAZON.com
67: AMAZON.com
68: AMAZON.com
69: AMAZON.com
70: AMAZON.com
71: AMAZON.com
72: AMAZON.com
73: AMAZON.com
74: AMAZON.com
75: Event Calendar
76: AMAZON.com
77: AMAZON.com
78: AMAZON.com
79: Baja Forums
80: AMAZON.com
81: AMAZON.com
82: AMAZON.com
83: AMAZON.com
84: AMAZON.com
85: AMAZON.com
86: AMAZON.com
87: AMAZON.com
88: Event Calendar
89: AMAZON.com
90: AMAZON.com
91: AMAZON.com
92: AMAZON.com
93: AMAZON.com
94: AMAZON.com
95: AMAZON.com
96: AMAZON.com
97: Baja Forums
98: AMAZON.com
99: AMAZON.com
100: AMAZON.com
101: Event Calendar
102: Event Calendar
103: AMAZON.com
104: Baja Forums
105: AMAZON.com
106: AMAZON.com
107: AMAZON.com
108: AMAZON.com
109: AMAZON.com
110: Baja Forums
111: AMAZON.com
112: AMAZON.com
113: AMAZON.com
114: AMAZON.com
115: AMAZON.com
116: Baja Forums
117: AMAZON.com
118: AMAZON.com
119: AMAZON.com
120: AMAZON.com
121: AMAZON.com
122: AMAZON.com
123: AMAZON.com
124: AMAZON.com
125: AMAZON.com
126: AMAZON.com
127: AMAZON.com
128: AMAZON.com
129: Baja Forums
130: AMAZON.com
131: AMAZON.com
132: AMAZON.com
133: Baja Forums
134: AMAZON.com
135: AMAZON.com
136: AMAZON.com
137: AMAZON.com
138: Baja Forums
139: AMAZON.com
140: AMAZON.com
141: AMAZON.com
142: AMAZON.com
143: AMAZON.com
144: AMAZON.com
145: AMAZON.com
146: Baja Forums
147: AMAZON.com
148: AMAZON.com
149: AMAZON.com
150: Baja Forums
151: AMAZON.com
152: AMAZON.com
153: AMAZON.com
154: AMAZON.com
155: AMAZON.com
156: AMAZON.com
157: AMAZON.com
158: AMAZON.com
159: AMAZON.com
160: AMAZON.com
161: AMAZON.com
162: AMAZON.com
163: AMAZON.com
164: AMAZON.com
165: AMAZON.com
166: AMAZON.com
167: AMAZON.com
168: AMAZON.com
169: AMAZON.com
170: AMAZON.com
171: AMAZON.com
172: AMAZON.com
173: AMAZON.com
174: AMAZON.com
175: AMAZON.com
176: AMAZON.com
177: AMAZON.com
178: Baja Forums
179: AMAZON.com
180: AMAZON.com
181: AMAZON.com
182: AMAZON.com
183: AMAZON.com
184: Baja Forums
185: Baja Forums
186: Baja Forums
187: AMAZON.com
188: AMAZON.com
189: AMAZON.com
190: AMAZON.com
191: AMAZON.com
192: AMAZON.com
193: AMAZON.com
194: AMAZON.com
195: AMAZON.com
196: AMAZON.com
197: Baja Forums
198: AMAZON.com
199: Baja Forums
200: AMAZON.com
201: Baja Forums
202: Baja Forums
203: AMAZON.com
204: AMAZON.com
205: Baja Forums
206: AMAZON.com
207: AMAZON.com
208: AMAZON.com
209: AMAZON.com
210: AMAZON.com
211: AMAZON.com
212: AMAZON.com
213: AMAZON.com
214: AMAZON.com
215: AMAZON.com
216: Baja Forums
217: AMAZON.com
218: AMAZON.com
219: AMAZON.com
220: AMAZON.com
221: Baja Forums
222: AMAZON.com
223: AMAZON.com
224: AMAZON.com
225: Baja Forums
226: AMAZON.com
227: AMAZON.com
228: AMAZON.com
229: Baja Forums
230: AMAZON.com
231: AMAZON.com
232: AMAZON.com
233: AMAZON.com
234: Baja Forums
235: AMAZON.com
236: AMAZON.com
237: AMAZON.com
238: AMAZON.com
239: AMAZON.com
240: AMAZON.com
241: AMAZON.com
242: AMAZON.com
243: Baja Forums
244: Baja Forums
245: AMAZON.com
246: Baja Forums
247: Baja Forums
248: AMAZON.com
249: AMAZON.com
250: AMAZON.com
251: AMAZON.com
252: AMAZON.com
253: Baja Forums
254: Baja Forums
255: AMAZON.com
256: AMAZON.com
257: AMAZON.com
258: AMAZON.com
259: AMAZON.com
260: AMAZON.com
261: AMAZON.com
262: AMAZON.com
263: AMAZON.com
264: AMAZON.com
265: Baja Forums
266: AMAZON.com
267: AMAZON.com
268: AMAZON.com
269: AMAZON.com
270: AMAZON.com
271: AMAZON.com
272: Event Calendar
273: AMAZON.com
274: AMAZON.com
275: AMAZON.com
276: AMAZON.com
277: AMAZON.com
278: Baja Forums
279: AMAZON.com
280: AMAZON.com
281: AMAZON.com
282: AMAZON.com
283: Baja Forums
284: AMAZON.com
285: AMAZON.com
286: AMAZON.com
287: AMAZON.com
288: AMAZON.com
289: AMAZON.com
290: AMAZON.com
291: AMAZON.com
292: AMAZON.com
293: AMAZON.com
294: AMAZON.com
295: AMAZON.com
296: AMAZON.com
297: AMAZON.com

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Toggle Content GPS

Baja Forums -:- AzBaja.com Members -:- Projects and Builds -:- Baja Ghia
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

Baja Ghia
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
<
1 2 3 ... 9 10 11
>
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
_-Mad-Max-_
Corporal
Corporal

_-Mad-Max-_

Offline

Joined: Aug 18, 2010
Posts: 100
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Baja Ghia
Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2011 11:14 PM
Reply with quote

also another quick question about your fuse box... where did you get it at and does the whole fuse box power your ghia? and how hard was it to wire it up for vw use? pics of the completed fuse box would help greatly...

thanks


_________________
im in need of a new front clip for my 74 ghia, i dont care what year its from but i need one in order to fix my front end, can anyone help out?
Back to top
View user's profile
bajaghia
Sergeant
Sergeant

bajaghia

Offline

Joined: Jul 13, 2006
Posts: 244
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Karma: +5

Post Post subject: Re: Baja Ghia
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 05:12 AM
Reply with quote

So, got my latest version of HotVWs Mag today. Thumbing through the pages and came upon the coverage of BugORama and guess what........there was the BajaGhia!!! page 59. Never thought I would have a car of mine make a magazine. I gotta say, feels pretty good. Actually, inspired me to do a little work on it. It's been sitting in the garage ever since the show, just waiting for me to do some final touches on it. Took the front end off and replaced the fuel sender. Next I need to address the steering.

Back to top
View user's profile
jk97
Private
Private

jk97

Offline

Joined: Jun 13, 2009
Posts: 33
Location: Pheonix
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Baja Ghia
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 06:29 AM
Reply with quote

Congrats !!! That's Cool.


_________________
Jim
jk97
'66 Berry Mini-T IV
Back to top
View user's profile
AzBaja
1st SGT.
1st SGT.

AzBaja

Offline

Joined: Mar 06, 2006
Posts: 4501
Location: Mesa, AZ
Recruit
Officers (Dues)
Karma: +16

Post Post subject: Baja Ghia
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 09:41 AM
Reply with quote

Looks like I need to get a copy of that.


_________________
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
locutisj
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

locutisj

Offline

Joined: Jan 27, 2007
Posts: 702
Location: Western NC
Karma: +5

Post Post subject: Re: Baja Ghia
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 02:48 PM
Reply with quote

bajaghia wrote:
So, got my latest version of HotVWs Mag today. Thumbing through the pages and came upon the coverage of BugORama and guess what........there was the BajaGhia!!! page 59. Never thought I would have a car of mine make a magazine. I gotta say, feels pretty good. Actually, inspired me to do a little work on it. It's been sitting in the garage ever since the show, just waiting for me to do some final touches on it. Took the front end off and replaced the fuel sender. Next I need to address the steering.

Sweet!
I subscribed to HotVW before I moved to NC. Just waiting to get a permanent address to sign up again. I will have to go find a copy so I can check out your ride, even tho I've watched it's progress here. What month is it in?
Again, congrat's!


_________________
Done enough! Yeah Baby!
MY GARAGE LINK
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
crestfallen
Corporal
Corporal

crestfallen

Offline

Joined: Jan 20, 2011
Posts: 125
Location: Wheeling, WV
Karma: +2

Post Post subject: Baja Ghia
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 03:57 PM
Reply with quote

Saw it in the mag! Cool man congrats!


_________________
s392.photobucket.com/a...midt/baja/
Back to top
View user's profile
siacs
Sergeant
Sergeant

siacs

Offline

Joined: Mar 11, 2008
Posts: 392
Location: tucson
Karma: +4

Post Post subject: Re: Baja Ghia
Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 01:17 PM
Reply with quote

I saw it too. Looks like it was parked next to the Fasty ?

Back to top
View user's profile
Dirtjunkie
1st Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant

Dirtjunkie

Offline

Joined: Apr 21, 2006
Posts: 1999
Location: Looking for that tool I just set down.
Officers (Dues)
Karma: +13

Post Post subject: Baja Ghia
Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 02:58 PM
Reply with quote

Congrats! I like the caption as well.... Baja Ghia....Only in Arizona!


_________________
Current AZBaja"El Presidente"

A very wise man once said:
Suspension is the key to going fast off-road. Without it, a big motor is a waste of power and gas.
Back to top
View user's profile
bajawarrior
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

bajawarrior

Offline

Joined: Feb 21, 2007
Posts: 881
Karma: +23

Post Post subject: Baja Ghia
Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 07:33 AM
Reply with quote

Just picked up a copy....that is awesome. There are pics of 3 cars I worked on in there, of course bajaghia is the best! Looks great Dave!

Back to top
View user's profile
bajaghia
Sergeant
Sergeant

bajaghia

Offline

Joined: Jul 13, 2006
Posts: 244
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Karma: +5

Post Post subject: Baja Ghia
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2011 03:52 AM
Reply with quote

Thanks for the comments everyone. Been away for a bit, been pretty busy at work, and way to hot to work in the garage.

The Ghia is going through a couple minor adjustments. Got a new rack for the front end (Saco) so in the process of getting that put on along with a dampner. As I mentioned before, the steering on this thing was pure EVIL. This should help. Also working on finishing up a bit of wiring and misc little things that I didn't get to before. Also have plans for a turbo later this fall. Will keep you posted.

Back to top
View user's profile
blg4351
Recruit
Recruit

blg4351

Offline

Joined: Aug 08, 2011
Posts: 12
Location: FT. Eustis, Va
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Baja Ghia
Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 09:07 PM
Reply with quote

Do you have any good pics or advice on mounting the pedals? I have CNC setup and the guy I purchased the car from did a half A$$ job on mounting them. He gut a big ole hole in the front wall with the resevoirs half in and out. Makes filling them up a pain.

Back to top
View user's profile
bajaghia
Sergeant
Sergeant

bajaghia

Offline

Joined: Jul 13, 2006
Posts: 244
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Karma: +5

Post Post subject: Re: Baja Ghia
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 06:06 AM
Reply with quote

Sorry for the delayed response, I reinforced the firewall on either side, then drilled the mounting holes through it so I had a good surface on both sides, then I lengthened the push rods in the pedals to make up for the thickness of the firewall. Was a little tricky, but makes a pretty tidy install in the end. Plus, I don't have any trouble filling the res when I need to. The Challenge came when I need to make room for my big feet. Had to bend the pedals to get just the right position.

Back to top
View user's profile
Dirtjunkie
1st Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant

Dirtjunkie

Offline

Joined: Apr 21, 2006
Posts: 1999
Location: Looking for that tool I just set down.
Officers (Dues)
Karma: +13

Post Post subject: Baja Ghia
Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 04:30 AM
Reply with quote

Anyone know what Happened to BajaGhia? Hasn't been seen or heard from in a while.


_________________
Current AZBaja"El Presidente"

A very wise man once said:
Suspension is the key to going fast off-road. Without it, a big motor is a waste of power and gas.
Back to top
View user's profile
wideopenmotorsports
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

wideopenmotorsports

Joined: Feb 16, 2009
Posts: 1324
Karma: +12

Post Post subject: Re: Baja Ghia
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 01:12 AM
Reply with quote

Spoke with him a the Lundes Vw show. He is busy revamping the steering on the Ghia. You may see him at Bug O Rama.

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

MojaveRacer208

Offline

Joined: Oct 13, 2008
Posts: 704
Location: Lake LA - SoCal Mojave Desert
Karma: +9

Post Post subject: Baja Ghia
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 06:05 AM
Reply with quote

I clicked on this to see the updates, and for some reason, it took me to the very beginning of the thread. I hadn't read it for a while, so the refresher was good.

The model that BajaGhia used for inspiration early in the project was built by Doug Rogers of Desert Racing Models Yahoo group. I've been a member of that group since fairly early on. That group has since merged into another more general offroad model group. But Doug built a bunch of Bajas including a Thing. Like building a full scale Baja Ghia project, a great deal of his Bajas were scratchbuilt.


_________________
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
<
1 2 3 ... 9 10 11
>
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 56286 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 4323 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 ]
1561 mufasavnvmc 734685 what did you do to you...
 Thu Jun 15, 2017 09:28 AM 
daelan37 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 184780 Re: Baja sightings
 Thu Jan 23, 2014 03:41 AM 
MojaveRacer208 View latest post
Normal
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Considering buying a Baja Bug, but I have questions 4 AutomotiveDino 1925 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