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Money in the Bag --> 1984 Brat
Posted 10 June 2005 - 10:43 PM
I am thinking that this will be a temporary arrangement. I want to keep it for a while but would like to slowly improve it at low cost.
Here's what I'm thinking:
EA82 adjustable shocks
Honda springs (2" higher ride?)
bull bar and roll bar if I can find them
Repaint done by me w/ no experience - just so it looks decent
fix up chrome trim and missing badging
14" Pugeot steels w/ ~ 26" tires
I am looking for the Brat to be little bigger and slightly more aggressive for off-roading and rallying. I imagine that I'll want a webber and open exhaust at some point.
Anyhow, Let me know what you all think. It seems like it would be a fun project. I would like to make $$ buy building this sucker up and selling it sometime this winter (possibly).
Anything you guys would add to my list (or remove)? What are the chances that I could make this profitable?
Posted 10 June 2005 - 11:07 PM
Unless you have that stuff laying around it will probably cause you more to fix up than it it going to be worth. Which is fine if you plan on keeping it, but not ok if you main goal is to make money off of it.
Posted 11 June 2005 - 02:02 AM
lift it, floor it, beat it, junk it...
Posted 11 June 2005 - 02:39 AM
Posted 11 June 2005 - 10:19 AM
Alright, good point - I won't make money on it. But it's still 'Money in the Bag.' I got a Brat and it will be cool.
no doubt about that. brats are good stuff... your first one? they get almost as many looks stock, as my lifted hatch does...
just tryin to be realisitc =] cars are money holes for me. some people make them profitable tho...
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