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"New" utility Brat
Posted 31 October 2012 - 05:53 PM
your neighborhood looks alot like mine!
Posted 07 August 2015 - 05:19 PM
so i am reviving this thread for updates on the yella beast
i guess its been almost 3 years......
have been using the crap out of this, has been running pretty well with very few major issues
has been due for some maintanence for a while but it keeps on running.
Front axle joints have deteriorated to the point of being dangerous - even at 15mph.....
so it finally grabbed the wheel out of my wifes hands while approaching the bridge.....
this is the result
not dead but severly wounded at this point, have all i need to fix but it might be a winter project
engine is getting pulled for the brown one pictured on the first page and in the background here
so to fill the immediate need and expand our fleet i picked up this ugly bird from Twitch last weekend
my first GL brat......brings the Brat total to 4, 50% working at the moment....
runs and drives great - a bit breezy and lots of dents
will run it like this for the rest of the summer - will get busy with a windshield then...
am still contemplating the direction for this one, came with fenders and such but i am considering a non-fendered or "jeep type" look with slightly bigger tires (say 27") for a little better clearance and maybe widen out the stance a bit for hillside stability
Edited by wallaby, 07 August 2015 - 05:25 PM.
Posted 26 August 2015 - 02:31 PM
Engine is out of the yellow one, brown one is alive again! it been about 3 years.....
brown one was my first subaru - still drives like i remember.....
Posted 07 June 2016 - 02:59 PM
it the ugly bird coming along nicely....
removed carpets and bedlinered the interior, installed the GL10 seats i had, fixed the radio
and not so ugly now
still needs a windshield , rear tow hitch and some trim
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