1971 Cal Baja Bug

This baja is fun to drive 

I am constantly 'tinkering' with it; Not Done, Not Cheap 

California Legal with plates & tags

Meticulously built out, no short cuts.


New Brothers Machine Shop 1915cc engine 

69mm stock stroke crank with a 94mm bore

Dual port heads

original Tri-Mil header

stainless Magnaflow muffler, 

stainless turnout tip


Bosch coil

Kuhltek Motorwerks distributor

MSD wires

REAL dual 44 weber carbs (dual carbs net more horsepower)

Facet electric fuel pump

External oil cooler and filter

Valvoline VR1 Racing SAE 40 every 3k miles or 3 months 

Dyno Chart and Build Receipts


4 speed manual

Built- Low 1st & 2nd

EMPI Quick shift


Bilstein shocks

General Grabber Tires

5 lugs

Exterior -

Paint-Rattle can flat black

Fiberglass one piece front end with Dzus fastners

Roof Rack

Roof basket

pop up Sunroof

Instruments -

Stewart Warner Stage III tachometer

Stewart Warner speedometer 

GPS speedometer/odometer 

VDO fuel gauge

VDO voltmeter

Glowforge digital and dial temperature 


blade type fuse panels

Halogen headlights 

LED turn signal

LED light bar on front bumper

Rear firewall mounted battery disconnect


Roll cage

Rear seats and harness

seats 4

Slide driver seat

Tilt passenger seat 

3 point harness front seats (2)

3 point harness rear seat (2) 

Aluminum dash

Fully carpeted 

To be continued wish list - 

Front Suspension- 6" wider beam, 4" longer arms, 2.0" fox coilovers, king kong spindles, aluminum hub disc brakes, center rack with hydraulic or electronic power steering. 16" spun centerline wheels and 7.50-16 truck tires.

Rear suspension- disc brake, 3x3 arms, spring plate replacement heim plates, 2.5"King coilovers, bump cans with aluminum stops, Bus CV flange stub shafts. 15' centerlines with BFG Baja T/A's.

A recent Dirty Dubz VW meetup at California City, CA Borax Bill Park

Dispersed minimalist camping.