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Guest Message by DevFuse


New BRAT owner Portland

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#1 LeahDarling


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Posted 25 January 2012 - 01:56 AM


I just purchased my first Subaru! A 1979 BRAT. Love it so far, but am learning that keeping her going and making her look good are going to be a serious labor of love. Any advice/helpful tips are welcome! Thanks!


#2 BratWarrior


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Posted 25 January 2012 - 03:12 AM

My advice is to make really good friends with GeneralDisorder (a mega-poster on this board). He has been my mentor since buying my BRAT and discovering USMB. His shop is in Weat Linn and he knows EVERYTHING. A really great guy too. Discount Import Parts in Milwaukie is a great place for parts and Lithia Subaru in Oregon City is your friend. USMB will pretty much be your new religion. :D

#3 AKghandi


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Posted 25 January 2012 - 04:21 AM

buy a welder for the rust and also get 2 new front c/vs and 2 new rear shocks.(these cars always need those) change the oil and enjoy!

#4 LeahDarling


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Posted 31 January 2012 - 08:46 PM



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