1985 subaru brat

Asked by Feb 15, 2012 at 12:41 PM about the 1985 Subaru BRAT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1985 brat runs fine and all of a sudden shuts down like it is out of gas, cranks over but will not fire, leave sit for a while re starts with no problemand runs fine I can not figure out why it does this

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its your distributor.inside there is something that when it heats up it seperats,breaking contact.then it cools off,makes contact and away you go.till it heats up again.so find a good used distribator? and you should be go to go..c ya,Todd

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Oh PS,check out Ultimate subaru message board or miles fox subaru......lots of cool stuff for subaru brats

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Hey Miles,That guy has been sitting in his driveway for some time now...hahaJust Jiving ya. I couldn't open the link.Todd, with the rollover brat ,"The Thrasher"...,we met at the subaru meet at Woodby(sp) Island,west of Mt Vernon.many years ago. I bought you a spare tire..

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