B,B,B,BANTAM!

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B,B,B,BANTAM!

Post by Unibuddy » Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:57 pm

I had the absolute and distinct pleasure of assessing quite possibly the most complete and unrestored BRC left on the planet today. BRC1306 seems to be about as nut and bolt original as humanly possible. The only items I was unable to fined were the air cleaner, carb, radiator, and spare mount and spare rim. Otherwise it appeared to complete. I even found the crank handle. I will be working with the current owners to develop a plan for the jeep and will be looking to begin restoration middle of next year. I am very excited to be part of this process moving forward. Enjoy, fellers!
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Re: B,B,B,BANTAM!

Post by Unibuddy » Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:01 am

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Re: B,B,B,BANTAM!

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Re: B,B,B,BANTAM!

Post by YLG80 » Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:56 am

Incredible discovery. Thanks for sharing the pictures.
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Re: B,B,B,BANTAM!

Post by Ladislav » Mon Dec 21, 2020 6:14 am

Wow, congrats! Great find. The parts you are looking for will be a little problem in original probably. But here is I think good place...
The carb will be less problem.
I am also looking for orig. air cleaner... :). Can post some more pics?
My BRC 2124 is 2-nd serie's.

But nice find, 1-st serie's...!

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Re: B,B,B,BANTAM!

Post by GPW1263 » Mon Dec 21, 2020 9:24 am

Can anyone tell me (please) just a little bit about those particular tail light buckets...particularly the bucket door? I just found one when I was cleaning out the garage.

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Re: B,B,B,BANTAM!

Post by Ladislav » Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:26 pm

These are early BRC, GP and Dodge correct.

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Re: B,B,B,BANTAM!

Post by Brian Wolf » Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:35 am

Is there any possibility of using the original top bow brackets to make a pattern of to cast new ones?
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Post by Unibuddy » Tue Dec 22, 2020 9:32 pm

Absolutely, but it won't be anytime in the immediate future. I'm shooting to be back up in a month or so to take a very accurate inventory and will discuss the possibility with the owners.

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Re: B,B,B,BANTAM!

Post by gpwmke » Mon Dec 28, 2020 1:19 am

What a great project

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Post by Unibuddy » Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:48 pm

Thanks, Gpwmke. I'm pretty fired up about it. Praise be that most of it is still rhere

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Re: B,B,B,BANTAM!

Post by vwlfan » Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:33 pm

Nice! That will be a great project. - Bob
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