Category Archives: Baja Bug

The Baja is itching for more dirt. It just needs a new pushrod tube, and a skidplate, and maybe new suspension bushings, and maybe that shift linkage linkage I was supposed to do ages ago. You know, nothing serious. Advertisements

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The Current State Of My Car

Excuse me for being a little proud, but I can’t help but feel like the Baja is looking like the beautifulest bitch ever. I think I’m gonna keep the blue wheels up front alone rather than go blue all around, … Continue reading

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The Baja Bug goes to Willets Point

After seeing this story on ScoutingNY and then this one in the NYT, I decided to take the Baja to the post-apocalyptic, soon-to-be-demolished Willets Point to get a cracked wheel welded. It was as bizarre an outing as I’d had … Continue reading

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What Fast Looks Like: Plymouth Arrow

Broke the Baja twice in 24 hours, covered something near 400 miles in it in anyway. It’s all good because I got to rallycross this orange, rally-prepped 1979 Plymouth Arrow thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger. There were … Continue reading

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Ferrari 308 GTS

I’m not a targa-topped Ferrari man, but Patrick Frawley is. He helped repair a broken throttle cable on the Baja today, so here is a 308 GTS for him.

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My Baja Got Tuerck’d

I found out that a plus of working for Jalopnik means I can e-mail a guy like Ryan Tuerck and he will give me driving lessons. I just have to drive 250 miles to New Hampshire in a 40 year … Continue reading

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The Baja’s Back

So I broke a spark plug on the rougher dirt roads of Fahnestock State Park, but…the Baja’s back!

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