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#251 RustyBrat

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 08:29 PM

CANT WAIT!



#252 Kevint143

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 11:39 AM

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A few photos of the progress!



#253 RustyBrat

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 11:08 PM

:slobber:  :slobber:  :slobber:  :slobber:



#254 Kevint143

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 01:01 PM

10500399_580481402060408_3703403529187747795_n by Kevin Talley, on Flickr 

 

Test fitted that beast last night!



#255 Kevint143

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 07:09 PM

So we did another test fitting last night and got the motor sitting pretty close to where we need it. It's tight gonna notch the frame rails take a few ore measurements mod the cross members for the motor and trans mounts. Progress is coming along

 

 

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#256 Kevint143

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 11:08 PM

So I am in way over my head and have no help. Thinking about giving up and just selling as a shell Bleh

#257 Mechanical_misfit

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 04:47 PM

Its never too late to re-install the old drive train! 



#258 Kevint143

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 03:32 PM

I am all talk. I am just getting overwhelmed. It will be finished.



#259 Kevint143

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 07:28 PM

Alright so back on it. Got everything measured and modified to get the motor mounts to sit in where they need to be. Now to work on the trans mounts!

 

on a side note..... My friend sent me these photos 

 

15202899722_c21bc09d7f_z.jpg10517575_712066308832015_6618366717201366968_n by Kevin Talley, on Flickr

 

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He was in CO and hauled this blue brat off to the crusher. But he brought me back the Roll bar as a surprise! So that was a silver lining to seeing the pictures.


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#260 turbosubarubrat

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 07:53 PM

What the hell happened to that brat it used to look like this brat.jpg

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#261 Kevint143

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 07:57 PM

Yup from What I can tell and was told it was flipped into something and had body damage they didn't want to tackle. The damage on the second photo is why it was scrapped. My buddy had to crush it with a forklift before taking it to the wrecker. Sad day indeed



#262 Kevint143

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 08:00 PM

I guess they made this out of the suspension and some other parts

 

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#263 KiwiGL

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Posted 11 September 2014 - 05:38 AM

Pity, the body on the BRAT didn't look that bad apart from the pillar dent. It's never nice seeing a crushed BRAT.



#264 Brett!

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Posted 24 November 2014 - 11:22 AM

Any updates?



#265 Kevint143

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Posted 30 December 2014 - 08:28 PM

So I started a new job that puts me on the road a lot. I have been working on it where I can but other things in life are getting in the way. Now that the holidays are over I have about a month before I hit the road again so I am trying to get things done.



#266 jonas

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Posted 30 December 2014 - 09:23 PM

What the hell happened to that brat it used to look like this brat.jpg

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Dunno if anyone answered but that belonged to Subarubrat, he's on here. Unfortunately it fell victim to rust so he parted it out I believe.
 



#267 Kevint143

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Posted 03 January 2015 - 02:16 AM

roll
  this is all that is left


#268 6 Star

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Posted 03 January 2015 - 02:29 PM

It is a shame that Brat met its end, but parts of it will rise from the ashes like a phoenix in other cars!

I was debating with myself about buying it when it went up for sale, but it was just too far away.

 

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#269 Kevint143

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 05:00 PM

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So I have been rearranging the garage and moved the brat off the jack stands and on the ground for the first time in almost a year! Seeing it sitting on the ground made me fall in love all over again.



#270 Scooner

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 11:18 PM

You must be working on the EJ install still? I am seriously considering an EJ22 swap into my 80' Brat, i do believe it would be hilariously fast. Your car is looking good bro!

#271 Kevint143

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Posted 05 January 2015 - 02:05 AM

Yea between the new job and family stuff it got pushed aside but on it again been making progress

#272 Kevint143

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Posted 15 July 2015 - 11:58 PM

If anyone wants to take this project over bring a trailer and $500



#273 RustyBrat

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Posted 19 July 2015 - 08:09 PM

too far for me or i would...






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