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#1 RMPC

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 07:27 PM

Hi, just wanted to introduce myself and hope that some of you veterans can help me out. I have a 1980 (11/79) Brat the I am trying to get the steering wheel of of and was wondering if it takes a puller or just remove the main nut and remove? I've been thinking of restoring it and looks like I have found the site to go to! I just came across another Brat (a 1978) at a junkyard that is mostly intact for $400. So I may be picking that one up as well. Any help would be great!

#2 Olnick

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:18 PM

Welcome! Yeah, you found a great place for everything Subaru--great, helpful people here too.

If you put your question in the Older Generation Forum you'll get a lot more response.

#3 RMPC

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 11:45 PM

Thanks!

#4 Uberoo

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Posted 22 June 2011 - 01:36 PM

I used to live in pocatello.about 7 years ago now I think.

regarding any question about your GEN 1 brat-the best forum would be the historic forum, seconded by the older gen forum because some stuff crosses over.

while a 1980 brat is technically older gen most of the powertrain belongs in historic-ie EA71,single range 4wd...

#5 biffanyus

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Posted 25 June 2011 - 11:46 PM

welcome and please post pics...

#6 cowby327

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Posted 26 June 2011 - 10:23 AM

gday im new at this also ,but the question about the steering wheel what i do in the bush is undo the nut so its flush with the top of the thread sitting in the drivers seat put your both knees under the wheel and apply pressure to the out side of the wheel ,have a brass dolly and hammer belt the shaft top one good hit and shes off hope it works just dont dammage the thread or nut cheers ...rick




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