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Guest Message by DevFuse
 

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I bought Ronald Reagan's Brat.


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#1 Guest_Shackk_*

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Posted 23 July 2003 - 04:50 PM

Ok. My wife let me. Actually, she almost made me do it. $5100.00 for a piece of history, and a great little vehicle to boot !
Turns out there's quite a story attached to the little red beast. Seems that the Brat was given to Ronald Reagan by Subaru of America. I'm working on finding out all of the details.
I will most likely be transferring the little piece of history to the Ronald Reagan Ranch Museum in Santa Barbara.

I'll find out all the details I can on it's past life and post it to the board.

Imagine that. Ronaldus Magnus in a Suby. Just proves how wonderful a man he truly is.

Shackk

#2 Guest_Syrinx_*

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Posted 23 July 2003 - 05:49 PM

Right on Man! My wife and I were wondering if a board member might get it!!

Just goes to show one helluva Pres. had on helluva cool rig!
Kurt

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Posted 23 July 2003 - 07:56 PM

More power to ya, I've been watching that one since it went up for sale. I was astonished to how much it went for. I would have bought stewart c's if I was gonna spend that much money, but then again u were buying it because of the owner, not the actual car. Awesome, Keep us informed with what u find out about it.

#4 Guest_StaceyVX_*

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Posted 23 July 2003 - 08:20 PM

Can I see a link to this?

P.S. Congrats.

#5 Guest_Snowman_*

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Posted 23 July 2003 - 08:21 PM

I watched that one on ebay too. Too expensive for my taste, but a good find nonetheless.

#6 Guest_RTFMharpua_*

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Posted 23 July 2003 - 10:03 PM

cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/w...2424322894

here is the link to the auction....

#7 Guest_moosens_*

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Posted 23 July 2003 - 10:16 PM

I KNEW that eBay name was familiar...congrats.Enjoy owning it.

#8 Guest_StaceyVX_*

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Posted 23 July 2003 - 10:28 PM

Thanks, RTFMharpua.

I still think that's pretty cool. Congrats, again.

#9 Guest_Turbone_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 02:34 AM

Way to go Shackk. Glad it was someone from the board, and I appreciate your donation to the Museum, thats real generous. Keep us posted on the story.
Rob

#10 Guest_x silvershad0w x_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 06:59 AM

Wow, this is something you don't see every day. Congratulations on a very unique purchase! That is also an incredible thing to do, donating it to the museum. This should be archived, let it be known that Ronald Regan's Brat passed through the USMB. Cool.:cool:

#11 Guest_Ratty2Subaru_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 09:15 AM

Cool! your gonna post pictures right? ;)

#12 Guest_NV Zeno_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 09:24 AM

I'd like to see pix of the autographed pink slip:) .

#13 Guest_moosens_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 11:48 AM

Check for Nancy's rolling papers under the ashtray.:rollin: :rollin: :rollin:

Better make sure all the seeds have been vacuumed out too.:eek: :lol:

#14 Guest_Snowman_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 08:02 PM

One of my jobs includes washing a 1946 Packard that was owned by Ronald Reagan. He must have owned a lot of cars.

#15 Guest_DaveAP_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 10:52 PM

Nancy thought no meant yes.




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