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by RickBaja06
Mon Sep 10, 2007 9:48 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Any recommendations for brake rotor upgrade?
Replies: 18
Views: 9704

I have upgraded to Semi Metalic Pads with slotted and drilled rotors. I bought the entire front and rear rotors and pads for $225.00 from Brakeplanet. You can see pics on my cardomain site. http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2875013 Slotted and drilled rotors do have there flaws. Slots cause a wherring n...
by RickBaja06
Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:31 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: 2006 Baja Turbo Engine Knock when Cold
Replies: 8
Views: 4393

I thought my car suffers from piston slap but I actually think it is coming from an either an electrical component or an injector. Reason for that assumption comes from the fact that I can trigger the knocking sound by turning the ignition on and a growling sound is heard which is not a normal every...
by RickBaja06
Tue Sep 04, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: Anything Baja
Topic: Baja Specific Car Clubs????
Replies: 4
Views: 2885

If I can't find one I might just have too!
by RickBaja06
Tue Sep 04, 2007 7:40 pm
Forum: Anything Baja
Topic: Baja Specific Car Clubs????
Replies: 4
Views: 2885

Baja Specific Car Clubs????

I am looking for a Baja Specific car club in Massachusetts, can anyone point me in the right direction.

Thanks
Rick
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by RickBaja06
Tue Sep 04, 2007 7:24 pm
Forum: Anything Baja
Topic: How to clear bed drain holes?
Replies: 6
Views: 3978

The plastic liner is 1st held in place by the torx bits, but then you must remove the side panels to lift the liner off the bed. It is also tucked under the front cover of the bed near the access door. I left that area alone as seen on my cardomain page, I just gently tugged and got it to come loose...
by RickBaja06
Tue Sep 04, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: Anything Baja
Topic: Find a really pimped baja
Replies: 10
Views: 6787

I'm just starting the upgrades and odds and ends.

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2875013

Exhaust and Audio are on the list.
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by RickBaja06
Tue Sep 04, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Vented Brake Rotors...
Replies: 2
Views: 2745

I just finished upgrading my rotors and brake pads this weekend. I have the exact rotors shown in the picture. I bought 4 rotors and brake pads for $200.00 from Brake Planet. Check out the pics http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2875013 They are loud when stopping, they make a werrring sound, but they st...
by RickBaja06
Tue Sep 04, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: Anything Baja
Topic: How to clear bed drain holes?
Replies: 6
Views: 3978

My drain holes were clogged from pine needles so I took the bed apart. I removed all of the plastic and found plenty of junk under the plastic bed liner.

Check out my Cardomain sight for pics.

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2875013
by RickBaja06
Tue Sep 04, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Blown head gasket at 20k
Replies: 10
Views: 5904

I have had my drivers side headgasket start leaking at 22K miles on my 2006 non turbo baja. The dealer found the issue and was quick to repair it. I did start to notice a string smell of anti-freeze when walking past the front of the car but really thought nothing of it as the car was serviced by th...
by RickBaja06
Tue Sep 04, 2007 5:08 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: 2006 Baja Turbo Engine Knock when Cold
Replies: 8
Views: 4393

Thanks for the info, my engine must be slap happy because you can hear it inside the cab.
by RickBaja06
Tue Sep 04, 2007 5:03 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: 2006 Baja Turbo Engine Knock when Cold
Replies: 8
Views: 4393

2006 Baja Turbo Engine Knock when Cold

I have read about engine noise when 1st starting a cold engine. But my engine is making a very loud knocking sound when 1st started after being left off for over 8hrs. Once the engine is warm the knock starts to go away. The knocking sound goes away completely after about 5 minutes. I do not have is...
by RickBaja06
Tue Sep 04, 2007 4:58 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: 2006 Baja Turbo OBDII Connection Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 1693

2006 Baja Turbo OBDII Connection Problem

My Equus 3120 Diagnostic Tool is not able to connect (Talk to) my 2006 Baja turbo. I have checked the tool and updated the software and still have not been able to connect. The tool is functioning properly with a 2006 non turbo model and even connected with a 1998 Nissan Maxima. Has anyone else had ...