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ironworkerboomer last won the day on January 16 2015

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About ironworkerboomer

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    USMB Regular
  • Birthday 06/24/1968

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    Salmon, Idaho
  • Interests
    anything outdoors
  • Occupation
  • Referral
    I was searching web for Subaru info on Baja
  • Biography
    Born in NW Montana. Owner member of detention Company.
  • Vehicles
    05 Baja 81 Brat 86 DL wagon

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  1. ironworkerboomer

    Greetings from Idaho

    There are a few of us in Idaho. Welcome
  2. ironworkerboomer

    New Member from Socal!

    Love your subi welcome to the pack.
  3. I have flat towed my Brat from east coast to west coast several times with no issues. Stock bumper with a 1/2 inch by 2 inch flat bar full length on inside of bumper tow bar is bolted to this. All nuts have been tack welded so they don’t back off.
  4. ironworkerboomer

    1979 Brat w/ Weber Carb issues

    I would start over. I mean take a breath/ have a beer. +1 on fuel pressure gauge. Pull the weber off the car, clean the base plate. Rebuild the Weber, kits available from $30 up. make sure it has accelerator pump ect and not just gaskets. I soak my old carbs in cleaner available at any parts store in gallon size. Take your time take photos and notes when tearing it apart. (I do this because I get interrupted and may be weeks before I can continue) Check for vacuum leaks when you get it back on. Crazy stuff happens when you rebuild motors. I use Diethyl ether to check the base plate and vacuum ports for leaks. Quick shots don't get all wild You will get the fun Brat back into trouble faster than a body swap Guaranteed !
  5. ironworkerboomer

    Opinions on Leaded Fuel? EA-71

    In Idaho you can get super with or without ethanol. I do agree with GD after time all goes to tar, but non-ethanol in my brat a year and didn't turn to varnish.
  6. ironworkerboomer

    Opinions on Leaded Fuel? EA-71

    I have only run super non- ethanol in the wagon and the Brat for the last three or four years now just for that reason. I am able to run a little more timing, and even when they sit for months I've had zero issues starting. It's worth the 30 cents a gallon upcharge to me.
  7. ironworkerboomer

    Seat belt rebuild?

    Update: did this fix work? there is a guy here in my hometown that bought a parts Brat I could see if he will sell the belts. PM me
  8. ironworkerboomer

    Seat belt rebuild?

    I pulled all the slack out sprayed the bejeezis out of the roller mechanization with contact cleaner then worked the belt in and out put a few drops of tri flow lube and they put started working again. These were the jump seat belts and they were basically froze when I started. Hope this works as well for you.
  9. PM sent interested in door cards seats and belts, visors, and mirrors.if your pm doesn't work yet reply here i'll subscribe. Thanks,
  10. ironworkerboomer

    78 GL and 79 DL Brats

    I love the Brat. Welcome to the party.
  11. ironworkerboomer

    wagon wheel center cap tricks or tips?

    A couple of dabs of clear silicone and you will never lose a cap.
  12. ironworkerboomer

    1978 brat trany wont stay in 4WD

    My old 78 brat started that and it cost me a transmission rebuild. The gears were just wore out. This was years (decades) ago when you could still get them rebuilt.
  13. ironworkerboomer

    Mechanical fan

    I would go with an electric fan it moves more air and is two wires power and ground.
  14. ironworkerboomer

    1980 GL Wagon "My quest for something different"

    What were the longer struts out of? and what snorkle did you use? it fits nice. Great build