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#26 turbosubarubrat

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 05:26 PM

Nice brat! Um you do know the caliper pistons screw in right? They don't slide in and out like a regular caliper since the park brake is up front. Learned that the hard way myself.

I tried screwing it in for 20 minutes with no luck so i took off then i hit it twice with sledge and put it back together. Once it was bled i tested it out to make sure it was working right which it was. I test brakes on gravel so i can tell what brakes are grabbing from the skid trails from hard stops.



#27 turbosubarubrat

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 07:34 PM

Just got the title in the mail today and went up to DMV to get the title transferred.



#28 Flowmastered87GL

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 08:46 PM

Glad someone on here got that BRAT.  I saw it on Craigslist, but really don't have anywhere to keep it or work on it otherwise I would have called them the second I saw the ad.  Nice that it has Cruise and AC.  If it had Power Steering it would be awesome.



#29 turbosubarubrat

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Posted 16 August 2014 - 04:25 PM

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plug mount made.

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welded on to the hitch and painted.

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#30 turbosubarubrat

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Posted 16 August 2014 - 04:48 PM

Fixed the dip stick.

10624826_499286313539845_23569660670451910487424_499286863539790_683254929837417replacement reverse light switch from pick n pull.

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took off the front plate and put it on the dash.

 

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original switch broke a terminal. While i was down there i drain the transmission fluid and put in new 80 90w

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Replaced the rear tires today. I had a set of 2 almost new tires mounted on plain black stealies which i didn't even know i had or where i got them. So i dismounted the tires on those and the junk year tires on the brat. Then i put the the new tires on the white spokes rims that came with the brat and balanced them.

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The fronts are almost new snow tires with the studs pulled out so there's lots of tread left.10599345_499288326872977_715236446715339Old tire machine has saved thousand of dollars and trips to les-swab and only cost $40.

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