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#1 Pooparu

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 11:09 AM

Body: 1986 Subaru BRAT


Engine: EJ25D block, EJ22 single port heads, Delta

Cams (torque grind), Stainless steel UEL headers, Under drive pully,
K&N drop in filter, JDM EJ25D injectors, Forester oil cooler, NGK
plugs and wires, Red top Optima battery


Transmission: 3.9 XT6

R&P, RX gear set, 1.59:1 low range gears in an RX case with FT4WD
and diff lock, XT6 clutch kit, Custom one piece drive line
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Interior: removed carpet and all stereo stuff,

rubberized the floors, installed early model Legacy seats, added some
switches and push button start, B&M shifter, Isuzu Trooper
inclinometer,


Other: Duel smoke stacks, trailer tongue box

installed in the bed, BOSS 3in lift, Rancho rear shocks, BOSS front and
rear bumpers, rear disc brakes, LSD rear differential, Front wench, AA
15in rims, Boxed and reenforced EA82 control arms, EA82 front Axles
(widen the front wheel base), Welded and reenforced front radiator
support, Custom grill, Custom taillight and front corner marker
protectors, Big mud flaps, Duel yellow KC fog lights, Added power
steering (EA81 rack and JDM EJ pump),





















Here's a link to what Bill did to it:
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http://ultimatesubar...ad.php?t=104790


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#2 SoobieDoo

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 11:20 PM

Looks great, and at least a lot of the major work is already done! You might want to add a seatbelt retractor to the list as well.......just a pet peeve of mine. :rolleyes:

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 09:56 AM

Subsribed :)
I have seen this brat on here before didn't realize you ended up with it. I really liked how the rear quarters were cut and the bumpers look awesome. Can't wait to see progress on this one!

#4 Pooparu

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 01:01 PM

Got my grill finished:

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 01:20 PM

another of the entire grill:

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 01:21 PM

and now to get to work on the inside:

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#7 Pooparu

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 11:06 AM

I got the floor painted yesterday. I still need to put a second coat on then I can start to put the interior back in. I put some photos up after I get everything back together.

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#8 Pooparu

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 11:07 AM

If anyone knows where I can score a Tailgate & Passenger Door please let me know.

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 01:19 PM

I have a door from a Hatch.

And I like this idea, I cant count how many corner lights I've broken on my Hatch.
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#10 Pooparu

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 03:08 PM

PM me a price and I'll snag it from ya.:)

#11 Pooparu

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Posted 18 April 2011 - 01:47 PM

I got the Legacy seats installed the other day. Now I just have to get some water proof seat covers installed on them.

#12 Uberoo

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Posted 18 April 2011 - 03:09 PM

are the bumpers getting painted?

#13 Pooparu

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Posted 18 April 2011 - 08:00 PM

are the bumpers getting painted?


Yes, I'm going to strip and then powder coat them. They are the best hand built bumpers I've ever seen on a subaru. Bill is an artist.

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Posted 18 April 2011 - 08:11 PM

Yes, I'm going to strip and then powder coat them. They are the best hand built bumpers I've ever seen on a subaru. Bill is an artist.

yes, he is an artist.i always liked that a bout that guy.....nice work man.cheers, b

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Posted 21 April 2011 - 09:20 PM

for you rob Ill bring you some to the show 60 bucks

I have a door from a Hatch.

And I like this idea, I cant count how many corner lights I've broken on my Hatch.
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#16 Pooparu

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Posted 28 April 2011 - 08:50 PM

So I hope to get to work on my BRAT this sunday. I'll post some photos and information on Monday.

#17 Pooparu

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 05:36 PM

I made a car domain page for the BRAT too: http://www.cardomain...aru-brat/page-1

#18 Turbone

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 05:50 PM

for you rob Ill bring you some to the show 60 bucks


Not sure if serious :-\

#19 Pooparu

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 06:54 PM

Not sure if serious :-\


I'm sure he is. He made mine and that's what he charged me.

#20 Turbone

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 07:26 PM

Well, all I said it was a good idea.
I'll be sure to not make a exact copy tho if I decide to make some.

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Posted 06 May 2011 - 06:03 PM

copy away i dont mind it is here for you and others to share thanks

Well, all I said it was a good idea.
I'll be sure to not make a exact copy tho if I decide to make some.



#22 Pooparu

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 03:01 PM

Update:

So I've got the Legacy seats installed & all the interior painted, but not put back together yet 'cause I still have to swap out transmissions.

I have been working on the rear end though. Swapping out the open diff for an LSD one, replacing the drum brakes with disk brakes. While doing this I discovered that the driver's side rear wheel bearing was toast so I've got to put a new set in. Also I had a lot of trouble removing the pin from the outer end of the axle. So I'm working on removing that too. Then I'm going to rebuild the axle. After I get all of that back together I'll replace the transmission then get the interior put back together and finally paint those beautiful bumpers and skid plate.

Here are a few photos of my current progress:

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Just so you know the punch is stuck.

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 07:27 PM

Thats because you are using a standard punch, instead of a drift punch.

#24 Pooparu

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 08:54 PM

Thats because you are using a standard punch, instead of a drift punch.


I would think that a Drift Punch would get stuck easier 'cause of the tapered end.:confused:

I was using a nail punch.

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Posted 27 May 2011 - 08:35 PM

Sorry, I should have said drift PIN punch.

I do not have any true drift punches. I find them useless, and yes, they would become stuck too.

All of my drift punches are technically drift pin punches. No taper, at all.




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