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About DaveAP

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    Prescott, Arizona
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    Fond of vintage subys
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  1. Still has points, alternator putting out 14.
  2. I haven't started the brat for 10 years. It has a low mile import 1600 motor with weber. So i drained the tank with the handy drain plug, also pulled the fuel line at the pump and blew it out. Put 2 gallons in and primed the carb. No go. So i pulled the line out from the pump and used a large syringe stuck into the end of fuel line as a temp gas source, worked great. I can get about a minute run time from that syringe. Pump still wasn't picking up, so i used compressed air and a rag to seal it and pumped the gas tank up. Worked like a charm. It was last registered in 2003 and been a yard ornament in my driveway for 15 years. It clicked over like i ran it yesterday. But it is all coming back to me... oh yeah.. stripped axle, cv grease burning on the exhaust, way loose shifter, shifter boot loose at the tunnel, no heater, forgot the cab was that small...there's more. It is worth it though. It has a 3 in lift,14" on steel wheels, low roll bar, camper shell, tow ball, custom front bumper. I've forgotten most of what i knew about these beasts so will be hitting you all up now and then.
  3. Find a drift pin the appropriate diameter, and long enough to drive it out. That would work on 80's axles, not sure on yours.
  4. Drive it back out from the other side ?
  5. DaveAP

    1983 GL Wagon build thread

    Nice job on your rebuild. Even for a soob, that is alot of miles.
  6. DaveAP

    1979 Brat Dual Carb EA81 Swap

    Really nice job! I just read through your thread. Hope it lights a fire under me. I have a 78 in the driveway needs to reincarnate. I would like to put the dual range tranny in it. I have the fat case, a good running ea71 and a 2nd gen brat for the tranny. I haven't been on usmb for a long time. Again, thanks for posting all this. Great job.
  7. I see you are here....little more older. Me too. I think my '78 brat has sat too long. Want to get it going. Later
  8. I haven't been on here for a long time. Thought I'd give a shout out to Moosens. I still have my '78 lifted brat, sitting in the driveway. dave in Prescott Az.
  9. I haven't been on board for a few years. Still have my gen 1 sitting in the driveway, but isn't running. I see Moosens is still about (howdy Paul). Time to get the suby back on the road. Dave in Prescott Az.
  10. DaveAP

    Subaru Based Buggies , lets build a few

    There's a subaru powered dune buggy for sale on craigs in Prescott Az. . It's been on for 2 or 3 days. Going for 500.00. dp
  11. My '78 brat had the same problem. I noticed a wet spot on the lower weld for the back right fender. Opened up the panel and noticed a vent line ? end was wet. I ended up daylighting that hose and all was well. (It didn't drip all that much) dp
  12. Surprised to see that others have looked to you for Brat support in Prescott as well. I found the forum via google. I'm wondering if I should snatch up a '79 in Lake Havasu City. Is your second gen the one I often see parked on Grove Ave? If you are able please email me at sbrams@prescott.edu. -- Sam Brams

  13. Do you have the dual range tranny? Sorry about your rust. I live in Arizona. '78 '87 brats
  14. Thanks, will be looking into it. dp