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after 2 and a half years of searching heres my 1980 brat


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#1 skinny664521903

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:13 PM

hopefully yall will be a lot of help for me. this is my first car i dont know how to work on cars but i would like to learn thank god i have my brother. My brother tells me the whole car needs to be rewired and then well go from there. I will eventually get it lifted and do an ej swap paid $800 more than i should have but hopefully it will be worth it. oh and i got the guy to throw in some chrome rims dont even know why anyone would get them but hopefully theyll look cool.
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#2 6 Star

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:45 PM

Looks like a nice straight body!
You found a good one, what is wrong with the wiring?
Maybe it is something simple.

Also, a belated welcome to the board. :D
Lots of good info on here, make use of the search button.


Do those chrome wheels have a little "J" emblem on one of the spokes?
If they do they are Jackmans and are a desireable wheel by the oldschool subaru crowd.

Edited by 6 Star, 27 January 2013 - 03:49 PM.


#3 skinny664521903

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:49 PM

where would the little j be i dont see one

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:56 PM

http://www.indysworl.../jackman15b.jpg

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

yeah theres definitely not a j what would regular chrome rims like this be worth anyway.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:25 PM

Depends on who is buying and how much they want to spend. ;)
I would say swap them onto your Brat, they would look good on there imo.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:24 PM

I talked to the guy who owned these brats, you definitely bought the better one.


I cant imagine the whole car would have to be rewired either

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:59 PM

Very nice looking brat. I would keep it all original but thats just me!!! I think in the long run it would be worth more to a future buyer, especially that its in really nice shape, to keep it stock and as original as possible. Nice brat either way and I even like the color, its like a light olive green I think???

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 11:41 PM

you were the guy thanks a lot and im oing to change a lot of the car because ima have it for many years

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:00 PM

anybody know where i could get the factory service manual for the 1980 brat

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:30 PM

anybody know where i could get the factory service manual for the 1980 brat

ebay
http://www.ebay.com/...manual&_sacat=0

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:36 PM

Yeah, then scan it and let me know cause I need one, lol.

Nice Brat! Let the addiction begin. :drunk:

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:59 PM

Brat looks good! Hope to see a lot of progress pictures with it!

#14 skinny664521903

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:45 PM

is there specifics on what you need from the fsm cause it would take forever for me to scan the whole thing



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Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:54 AM

is there specifics on what you need from the fsm cause it would take forever for me to scan the whole thing

Well, the whole things, yes.  But I don't expect you or anyone to do that.  I keep looking and I miss out on them it seems?



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 07:02 PM

so we figured out why it was getting no spark and its because there is no resistor so we decided to let the car sit until i get enough money to swap the engine so anybody wana buy an ea71 as is in houston??



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Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:42 AM

Swap the engine because of a resistor? <_<



#18 skinny664521903

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 12:02 PM

No that would be retarded i wanted to swap it anyway and if it wouldve been easy getting this motor running i wouldve but its gonna cost me more than i want to pay so why not just swap and put money into something i want



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Posted 20 February 2013 - 06:23 PM

is there a significant difference in power between the ej22 and ej25 my brother wants me to cheap out and go for the ej22 but i was a little skeptical seeing how icould wait and get the ej25 but if its not too big of a difference then ill just go for the ej22






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