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  Topic: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Dark Earth

Replies: 252
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PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Yesterday 8:58 am   Subject: Re: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
After looking at my schematic comparison closely, the brake light switches were staring at me. I won't be running three two prong switches, I'll be running two three prong switches. So, I went ahead a ...
  Topic: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Dark Earth

Replies: 252
Views: 41985

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:00 pm   Subject: Re: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Does your diagram as shown include the altered wire colors and sizes?

I'm not sure I note any items altered.

Here's the schematic I based mine off of ...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives ...
  Topic: Control arm, trailing arm stuck in beam
Dark Earth

Replies: 7
Views: 200

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:41 pm   Subject: Re: Control arm, trailing arm stuck in beam
Nice !! Applause
  Topic: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Dark Earth

Replies: 252
Views: 41985

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:30 pm   Subject: Re: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Now it's time to install the carpet. But first, I installed the sound deadner. The floor was first, and I covered it all with four pieces. Here's the front right.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/galler ...
  Topic: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Dark Earth

Replies: 252
Views: 41985

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:48 pm   Subject: Re: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Looks good buddy! I can't wait to see it done!

Thanks man !! Slowly but surely. Anxious
  Topic: Nylock nuts
Dark Earth

Replies: 15
Views: 396

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:29 pm   Subject: Re: Nylock nuts
What a load of bull
The primary function of the wave washer is to hide the fact that the washer is bent.
It's passed off as a feature rather than a flaw.
Heat treating causes a washer to bend, a ...
  Topic: Rear Shock mount Bolt Disaster
Dark Earth

Replies: 24
Views: 665

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 5:48 pm   Subject: Re: Rear Shock mount Bolt Disaster
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2165135.jpg

I think as the piece of the Bolt has broken off in the thread and the other end remains stuck that it may be easier to get the lower section that ...
  Topic: May be a dumb question...
Dark Earth

Replies: 8
Views: 361

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:34 am   Subject: Re: May be a dumb question...
Well rats, mine doesn't look like that. What did they use on earlier models?

I think the irs nose cone will work on a swing axle.
  Topic: May be a dumb question...
Dark Earth

Replies: 8
Views: 361

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:13 pm   Subject: Re: May be a dumb question...
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  Topic: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Dark Earth

Replies: 252
Views: 41985

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 12:29 pm   Subject: Re: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Here's another small update ...

I bought some sun visors and clips.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2164172.jpg

I bought some screws.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/216417 ...
  Topic: 1974 Beetle Build By A Girl And Her Beast
Dark Earth

Replies: 20
Views: 756

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:55 pm   Subject: Re: 1974 Beetle Build By A Girl And Her Beast
You should also check out the "HBB Off-Road" forum.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewforum.php?f=9

There's lots of us over there with baja bugs.
  Topic: Mounting Engine on Engine Stand? - Incompatible Mount?
Dark Earth

Replies: 21
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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 5:46 pm   Subject: Re: Mounting Engine on Engine Stand? - Incompatible Mount?
This is what I use.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1624178.jpg
  Topic: Quiet the exhaust system, easy and cheap.
Dark Earth

Replies: 6
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PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 5:40 pm   Subject: Re: Quiet the exhaust system, easy and cheap.
I replaced a stinger with this muffler. It's not real expensive.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1624182.jpg
  Topic: frame head length?
Dark Earth

Replies: 5
Views: 145

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 9:03 am   Subject: Re: frame head length?
Here's a pic from the internet ...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2159920.jpg

I'm not sure how accurate it is.
  Topic: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Dark Earth

Replies: 252
Views: 41985

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 7:54 pm   Subject: Re: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
The windshield gasket makes the new paint "pop". Cool

I've been thinking that the foil on the y-tubes might be to keep the fabric part of the insulation from melting (if synthetic) or ch ...
  Topic: 1970 type 1 turn signal relay 3 prong or 4 prong? cant decide
Dark Earth

Replies: 17
Views: 324

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 7:38 pm   Subject: Re: 1970 type 1 turn signal relay 3 prong or 4 prong? cant decide
Have you checked this connection coming out of the turn signal switch with black/green wires ? The 1.0 wire goes to the right rear turn signal.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2158541.jpg
  Topic: 1970 type 1 turn signal relay 3 prong or 4 prong? cant decide
Dark Earth

Replies: 17
Views: 324

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 9:24 am   Subject: Re: 1970 type 1 turn signal relay 3 prong or 4 prong? cant decide
Nice AshMan40 !! Applause
I learn something from you guys every time I come here.
  Topic: 1970 type 1 turn signal relay 3 prong or 4 prong? cant decide
Dark Earth

Replies: 17
Views: 324

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 4:33 am   Subject: Re: 1970 type 1 turn signal relay 3 prong or 4 prong? cant decide
I got this one for my baja ...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2158342.jpg

I think you need all four because they all have their own purpose.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/ ...
  Topic: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
Dark Earth

Replies: 252
Views: 41985

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 6:01 pm   Subject: Re: '69 Baja - Dark Earth Version
I bought a sound deadening kit for my heater "Y Tubes". One side has an insulating material ...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2158171.jpg

... and the other side has foil.

...
  Topic: oil pressure light power source
Dark Earth

Replies: 6
Views: 198

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:49 pm   Subject: Re: oil pressure light power source
I think I know where you're going with that. Incandescent bulbs don't give a crap which way the current goes, but L.E.D. bulbs do. Some LED bulbs have been made that are set up reverse polarity and ...
 
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