Homemade Intake Defroster for a Baja Bug

Intro: Homemade Intake Defroster for a Baja Bug

Blizzard-proof your carburator using only a cardboard box, duct tape, and dryer vent.



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    9 months ago

    Many years ago I drove my baja at the end of October in BC from Golden to Creston. I had an open hood with a scoops directly into the carbs. On the trip my bug kept getting slower until I had to stop. The carbs were a solid blocks of ice. It took me an hour to sort it all out and get going again. I Wish I'd had this then.

    looks nice. if you want it to last, take my advice and don't move anywhere that they have to salt the roads in the winter :)


    10 years ago on Introduction

    If there was ever a potential Instructable hiding in a slideshow, this one is it. I have no idea what you did, what you used, how you did it, how it works...I got nuthin but an idea from this.

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    Mike Whippledchall8

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    I Would have made this an Instructable, but i didn't have any pictures of the actual construction. basically it uses warm air from the heater to feed the engine to keep ice from forming inside the carb.