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Brat body questions
Posted 23 February 2004 - 12:30 PM
I picked up the Brat last friday and am excited to start working on it. The body is the main problem. Looks like someone's ex-girlfriend took a sledge hammer to it. There are dings and dents everywhere you look. Most of the stuff can be taken care of when I ge the thing painted, but the front end was in an accident and it needs a new front bumber, both fenders and a hood. THe car is a 1987. I am assuming that the hood, fenders and bumbers are all the same on any sube of that body styling. Since I know the Pick-n-Pull lots around here have lots of wagons and hatches, but usually no Brats, I am hoping these parts are all the same. Can someone confirm this for me? Also, the tailgate on the Brat is beat up. Does anyone in Northern CA have a tailgate that is in good condition? And how about the chrome trim that goes around the top edge of the bed?
Posted 23 February 2004 - 12:53 PM
Posted 23 February 2004 - 07:00 PM
I picked up one on Thursday.
I am having the same problem as you in regards to the tailgate trim.
I may go to a metal fabricator and see if a piece can be made for it. Will keep you appraised.
Posted 24 February 2004 - 02:18 AM
there are ea81, and ea71 motors of the era, and a n older version of the ea71 in 80-82,
the 80-82 had external voltage regulator and different coil, so try 83 and up for a good match of most parts
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