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Old October 27th, 2015, 03:02 PM
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Rebuilding Brandon Rabbie - A Tinderella Story

As many of you know, Brandon is on a mission of doom around the country in his new SIII lightweight. A huge cloud has been following him and he's been hit with several setbacks including:

head gasket job in the tetons
engine teardown to get new lifters installed, which were then lost by UPS
transmission failure, losing 2nd and 3rd gears
getting in a car accident
and most of all- getting his tools and belongings stolen

As some of you know, Brandon would do anything to help a person out. This especially includes working on your truck. He had amassed quite a selection of tools to do this. We want to make sure he gets back on track, and has the equipment necessary to install the transmission he just bought.

Please shoot me an email if you want to ship items direct to him, as he will be in Nebraska soon and Rob's address is good to ship to. Zack@Roversnorth.com

Otherwise, and probably more beneficial to him, please donate what you can to the GoFundMe account I set up. He is the sole user with withdrawal rights. I just know he would have never made an account, because he's too generous.

www.gofundme.com/m47aseg4

Here's the original thread - http://www.defendersource.com/forum/...duh-65263.html

Cheers! Let's get Brandon home...I need him to do some stuff on my Rover
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Old October 27th, 2015, 03:11 PM
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Awesome Zack thanks for opening this. Sent!
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Old October 27th, 2015, 03:17 PM
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Nice Zack
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Old October 27th, 2015, 03:26 PM
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Thanks everyone, very helpful! Trevor Griffiths of British 4x4 also just offered $100 towards parts for his transmission swap as well. Thanks to all
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Old October 27th, 2015, 04:20 PM
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Zack, thank you for doing this!
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Old October 27th, 2015, 04:23 PM
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As some of you know, Brandon would do anything to help a person out. This especially includes working on your truck.
And yelling at me until I fix my own truck.
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Old October 27th, 2015, 04:52 PM
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$36 away from the goal already and within only 2 hrs!!
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Old October 27th, 2015, 04:57 PM
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So close...who's going to put it over??
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Old October 27th, 2015, 04:58 PM
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And now at the goal!
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Old October 27th, 2015, 04:58 PM
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Kid deserves it big time. Cant wait to host him at my new place for a Rover fixing party upon his return.
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Old October 27th, 2015, 05:01 PM
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Awesome! I upped it to $2k to see if we can make it...tools are pricey! Kids got to get a new bag of clothes too.

Thanks to everyone for being so generous, if you knew Brandon you would be happy to help him out
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Should we space out the donations a bit so that he doesn't blow it all on one Ed Hardy bedazzled skull t-shirt?
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Old October 27th, 2015, 05:15 PM
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Brandon you must have made quite an impression on this one...
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1987 RRC- "Chewy 2"
2008 RRS SC- "The Supersofa"

Past:
1959 SII 88"- "The Little Green Beastie" last seen in NY
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1988 90 "Eric the Half a Bee" half a truck, sold for parts
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Old October 27th, 2015, 05:24 PM
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Honestly I hope he takes some of it and has a Lamar Odom weekend
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Honestly I hope he takes some of it and has a Lamar Odom weekend

When he gets to Omaha we're going to throw a party for the whole trailer park
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When he gets to Omaha we're going to throw a party for the whole trailer park
Awesome! Can't wait.
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I'm so happy to see everyone pitching in for him. This is pretty cool to see. Faith in rover humanity and all that.
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Rebuilding Brandon Rabbie - A Tinderella Story

Absolutely Tim, great to see people coming together for someone in a predicament!


Happy to say Brandon is on his way to Gavin Kwait's in Plano. Gavin has always been extremely generous and will be giving Brandon a place to sleep and eat for the night. Love the network of rover owners,
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All he wanted was some underwear.
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Should we space out the donations a bit so that he doesn't blow it all on one Ed Hardy bedazzled skull t-shirt?
If he does he better post pics of the shirt. Funded. Drew
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