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Guest Message by DevFuse

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Pennsylvania Brat folks....interested in a little job?

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#1 ettev


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Posted 30 October 2007 - 07:58 PM

It's been a while since I posted on the USMB but figured this would be the place for my proposal. I sold my '87 GL turbo wagon but still have my '85 Brat. It hasn't been on the road in 4 years. One day the exhaust pipe blew apart and it's been parked ever since. Well, my son is going to be turning 16 soon (see where this is going?) and I'm leaning toward putting him in the Brat. I'd like to get some tricks done on it but simply don't have the time, or quite honestly the know-how to do the things I want to do. I'm good to excellent with mechanical stuff but just never really got into bodywork. I'd love to put a lift kit on this thing but just don't want to tackle it. Anybody interested in this job? I live in Pottsville, and if things are still the same on the USMB I'll tell you where that is in relationship to the salvage yards. I'm on Pa. Route 61 between Joe's U-Pull-It in New Ringgold and Harry's U-Pull-It in Hazleton. Anybody? If not you do you know of someone in this area who might be interested. I'll get the thing running again and could drive it to your place and leave it. I'm assuming there may be torches involved and thats something I don't have readily available (but could get them). I do have a space in my basement where this could be done but I'd rather have it done someplace else so I can hide the thing from my kid until it's ready to go. Thanks in advance. I do have some pics of my Brat someplace if you'd want to see what you're getting into.

#2 subyrally


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Posted 30 October 2007 - 08:29 PM

what kind of body work is needed? and how bad is it i guess i should be asking.

#3 ettev


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Posted 31 October 2007 - 05:07 AM

what kind of body work is needed? and how bad is it i guess i should be asking.

Normal stuff: bottom edges of the doors, left front quarter has broken loose at the bottom hem, rear shock upper mounts are probably thin. I just want to get the body solid and knocked down with 300. Rather than paint I'm leaning toward a full body vehicle wrap in snow camo graphic. Interior is perfect. Mechanically its solid except I do want to put a new heater core in it.

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