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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?






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