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#1 sumoco

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 07:49 PM

So I've had this thing for a while now, done some work on it but nothing to extreme. Figured I should start one of these before I start to get crazy on it though.

Couple days after I bought it
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Going across the country a couple days later
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I then swapped over my set of re drilled hubs, added some 2 inch spacers, got a new set of tires from the schuwab, found a canopy( which is for sale if anyone is looking ) and jacked my shocks and torsion bar as high as they would go. A temporary fix for the rubbing.
I also added some "sweet" electrical tape racing stripes( I know you're all super jealous of those)
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Soon I shall be putting a 6 inch lift, a d/r 5 speed and an ej22.

#2 Scooner

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 08:24 AM

Very nice brat! I drive by that Wyoming sign at least twice a week. Where were you coming from?

#3 sumoco

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 01:34 PM

Thank you been wanting one for a while.

I was driving my buddy to Colorado and decided to make a trip up to Jackson hole


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Posted 14 August 2014 - 03:23 PM

Bring that canopy / topper to Santa Cruz California and I'll buy it!

#5 sumoco

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 10:47 PM

Bring that canopy / topper to Santa Cruz California and I'll buy it!



If I wasn't so busy I would, just to leave Oregon for a couple weeks

Also I picked up some aftermarket bumpers for the brat today for only 40, dude seemed like a rad guy and even offered to help me put them on. Finally have a free day tomorrow so they shall be mounted and properly photographed,

but for now

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 11:59 PM

So I've been seriously considering completely rhino lining my brat, has anyone done this to a Subaru? I know a lot of Tacoma guys do it but wanted some knowledge from a Subaru forum before I actually set out on this mission

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 04:07 PM

Finally convinced myself to chop my front end off for the new bumper

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Getting a 6 inch lift from sjr this Thursday in trade for a different brat I got in a trade :headbang:

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Posted 04 September 2014 - 06:21 PM

Added a light bar, and bolted in a tool box I found at pick n pull

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 11:15 PM

Heading up to sjr's place to trade him a brat for a lift

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Posted 17 September 2014 - 12:13 AM

Okay so never going to tow that far with my brat again, it's a strange feeling getting passed up a hill by a semi truck towing 3 trailers, plus my fans completely burned out their wiring so i was trying my hardest to keep it away from the red line of death, and I made it all the way to scotts driveway before it started whining and i had to shut it off for a few minutes.
Anyway!! I got the lift kit, and lost my phone while venturing in the woods with scott in his sweet chopped up gl wagon, but alas there is a karma god!! scott just messaged me saying he found it and shall mail it to me upon receiving the title that i stupidly forgot. 
Spent a few hours looking at scotts museum of chopped up and lifted subarus (Those cast aluminum lift blocks blew me away scott) drooling and planning my own creation, I'm thinking a nissan transfer case with dual subaru rear differentials to keep the squishiness






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