Tag Archives: Subaru BRAT

Chicken Tax-Evading Off-Road Machine!

When it comes to the automotive world, it takes quality or innovative products to help a company survive. (Notice that the two don’t always go together!) By the time the late 1970s had come along, the burgeoning small truck market was being dominated by imports, both captive and direct. Subaru, always a niche maker in […]

Brat Update 3: Sit Down, Dress Up (and Hold On!)

With the bodywork complete and the engine and chassis done, it was time to get things really underway on the BRAT.  This meant getting the interior done, and getting the body into paint. Normally, I’m used to interiors taking quite some time. However, being a pickup, and a small one at that, the BRAT doesn’t […]