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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-01-2010, 09:54 PM Thread Starter
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New Project, Not Chevy

I bought a brand new, Bradley GT II Kit Car. The guy bought it in 1978 and it has been in his garage every since. Everything is there and still in boxes and packages. I also got a 68 VW rolling frame with it.
The best part is, it don't have rust!! Almost forgot, paid $1800.00 for the works.
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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-01-2010, 10:04 PM
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Need to throw a V8 in it

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Impala
Year: 1971
Doors: 4
Motor: 400 V8
Tranny: TH350
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Don,

Sounds like a deal. but I hope your not to old, because grtting in and out of those takes some effort.
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I just wanted a nice project, I have the Impala for driving. And, I am old,lol
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post #5 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-01-2010, 10:52 PM
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You don't need a V-8 a 140 horse power Corvair will provide all the power the transaxel can handle.

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That'll be fun Don, congrats on the find. Those are kinda odd little rides though!

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On the show Chop Cut Rebuild they rebuilt one of those. They had a real problem with fitting of the doors and other panels. But in the end it turned out nice.

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A friend in high school had the "Avenger" kit car. VW chassis and a corvair motor, (I think we had to install a reverse cam because the Corvair and VW spin different directions) that car was a lot of fun...until you got over 60 mph!

Sounds like you have a fun little project, pics?
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We need pictures. Is this a track car? Dune Buggy? or stret cruiser?
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On the show Chop Cut Rebuild they rebuilt one of those. They had a real problem with fitting of the doors and other panels. But in the end it turned out nice.

Larry,

you sure that wasnt the Brickland?
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Could have been a Brickland I guss. But the roof and doors gave them fitts.
Looks like a full size AMT model kit . Does it come with paint and glue?

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Could have been a Brickland I guss. But the roof and doors gave them fitts.
Looks like a full size AMT model kit . Does it come with paint and glue?
Doesn't need paint, it is gel coat. And yes all the glue was included
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