17 Nov 1 Bad Baja!
A side, but important measure of why Rancho has been so successful is the fact that our technicians practice what they preach. They are die hard automotive enthusiasts who not only build the world’s finest transaxles while on duty, but also build awesome street, strip, off road and sporting machines. The latest example of one of these very cool and extremely serious machines in progress is Leno Iniguez’s brutal ’67 based Baja.
Here are some details so far.
Baja Shop build
Full chromoly chassis
8 inch over chromoly beam , 4 inch over arms with Foddril combo double shear spindles , and Jamar Pro X brake combo with 11″ rotor and 4 piston calipers.
80″wide with a 110″ wheelbase
Electric power steering up front with a Saco Magnum rack.
Jamar shifter and pedal assembly.
2.0 King shocks with reservoirs and triple bypass in all 4 corners .
Owner built 091 trans with all Weddle internals in a custom machined 094 case with a locking diff.
2.5 Ecotec engine
Rear torsion housing widened so 3×5 trailing arms match width of the front of the car.
Baja design lights up front controlled by a Switch Pro.
AutoMeter gauges fill the dash
PCI radio’s for communication
Lowrance GPS system
RaceLine wheels wrapped in 33″ Tensioner tires