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by moonbuggy
Wed May 27, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: My Car
Topic: Ellie the Brumby (1991)
Replies: 11
Views: 8507

Re: Ellie the Brumby (1991)

Looking really good!!! I noticed though that the cone in that rear disc was sitting out. I hope you did all of your castellated nuts up on the CV shafts to "I stood on the 4 foot long breaker bar after I did the nut up as tight as I possible could" otherwise you risk failure of all of your wheel be...
by moonbuggy
Sun May 24, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: My Car
Topic: New member - Perth WA
Replies: 6
Views: 5625

Re: New member - Perth WA

Hi Ernest

Welcome! You scored yourself a stunner there. Look forward to seeing where you take this little lady.

Cheers
Sarah
by moonbuggy
Tue May 19, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: My Car
Topic: Ellie the Brumby (1991)
Replies: 11
Views: 8507

Re: Ellie the Brumby (1991)

There’s so much work that can go into any vehicle and they still look the same to anyone else! But at the end of the day, the satisfaction experience is one of the reasons why we do this! Ha, yep, I'm already braced for a whole lot of 'so you took all that time to do what exactly?' said with an air...
by moonbuggy
Tue May 19, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: My Car
Topic: My Vortex Project
Replies: 194
Views: 35882

Re: My Vortex Project

Hi Johnny That's a stunner of a ride you have there, but you don't need me to tell you that. :) There's a Vortex at a SA U Pull It I'm hoping to get to later this week. It was broadcast on facebook so it could be picked clean by now, but I'm happy to have a look and grab the trim and panels you need...
by moonbuggy
Sat May 02, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: My Car
Topic: Ellie the Brumby (1991)
Replies: 11
Views: 8507

Re: Ellie the Brumby (1991)

December feels a lifetime ago with everything that's already happened this year and there's still seven odd month's to go. (Feel free to chill out 2020) But things have progressed in fits and starts. The CV boots were next on the to-do list as the notorious driver's side was split and spitting. Afte...
by moonbuggy
Sat May 02, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: My Car
Topic: Ellie the Brumby (1991)
Replies: 11
Views: 8507

Re: Ellie the Brumby (1991)

Looks pretty good. In my experience they don't rust easily in the wheel arch/fender/guard liner area. My first one was inches deep in mud/muck, but no rust luckily. Every single wheel arch and guard area was like this and worse (one had moss growing in it) but it's exactly as you say: good as gold ...
by moonbuggy
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Subaru chat
Topic: Merry Christmas and a safe and happy new year for 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 3950

Re: Merry Christmas and a safe and happy new year for 2020

A very Merry Christmas to all from me, too. Hope everyone is staying safe and cool, and has a cracker of a new year. My brumby was spoilt this Christmas, so she’ll be keeping me very busy in 2020 and beyond. The wish list never stops growing. Thank you to everyone past and present who have made this...
by moonbuggy
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: My Car
Topic: Ellie the Brumby (1991)
Replies: 11
Views: 8507

Re: Ellie the Brumby (1991)

You will always end up with two! Ha! I still need that sky blue targa, so that's two. And I'd love an L Series wagon, a parts car... Fortunately I don't have the room/money or this could get out of hand very quickly! The rust hunt was unfortunately fruitful... https://i.imgur.com/2xhIpt0.jpg https:...
by moonbuggy
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: My Car
Topic: Ellie the Brumby (1991)
Replies: 11
Views: 8507

Ellie the Brumby (1991)

Not the targa I've been on the hunt for, but I couldn't resist: https://i.imgur.com/FNloCfQ.jpg For SA, she was a good price for a brumby with minimal rust, and red was my first brumby love so... I am now the third owner. The first owner had her until 2016; she kept on top of the maintenance and onl...
by moonbuggy
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Subaru chat
Topic: Greetings from Adelaide
Replies: 8
Views: 1952

Re: Greetings from Adelaide

Hey Bennie Heh, I've noticed people tend to have at least two brumbies or MY series cars. Given the cost of parts and the handiness of having access to spare parts when something goes wrong, it's making more and more sense! I've started considering snapping up a brumby in less than ideal (body) cond...
by moonbuggy
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: El Freddo
Topic: Red Targa Brumby
Replies: 140
Views: 24505

Re: Red Targa Brumby

Yeah cheers! I love looking at it while driving, not enough to be a hazard on the road though :P I'm guessing the opposite! You're just very conscientious about your speed, which just so happens to require frequent glances to the lovely dash. :P Gah, you always hope it's the fix you think it will b...
by moonbuggy
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Subaru chat
Topic: Greetings from Adelaide
Replies: 8
Views: 1952

Re: Greetings from Adelaide

Hey, Bennie That's a big part of the appeal of a brumby, other than it's dashing good looks. I'm looking forward to developing my skills and aim to do as much as possible myself. I'm getting waaaay ahead of myself here, but was thinking I may need to take it somewhere for things like big AC problems...
by moonbuggy
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: El Freddo
Topic: Red Targa Brumby
Replies: 140
Views: 24505

Re: Red Targa Brumby

That dash is awesome! I keep ooh-ing over it. I'm sure it doesn't make up for all the work yet to be done, but it's a little oasis of lovely that can at least distract from it a bit. Also, perfect 'fun top' weather right now.
by moonbuggy
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Subaru chat
Topic: Greetings from Adelaide
Replies: 8
Views: 1952

Re: Greetings from Adelaide

Hey, fellow Adelaidian! Yeah, like yourself, I'm thinking it may take a while to find the right brumby for me in SA, so I've picked up a 'cheap and cheerful' 2002 Outback to keep me going in the meantime. I've seen the thread on your brumby and the past member who used to own it. Seems whoever owned...
by moonbuggy
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Subaru chat
Topic: Greetings from Adelaide
Replies: 8
Views: 1952

Re: Greetings from Adelaide

Hi Bennie Thanks for the welcome. I'm very familiar with Redback as I've been pouring over that thread a lot the past day. What a journey you've been on with that li'l guy. Down the track I might have some questions about converting to a six gauge cluster/dash because they look pretty slick, but of ...