I finally got it to work as a repeater bridge. Its a good quality router with the latest DD-WRT install. If you are looking to use this as a repeater bridge, it will work. You will need to get better setup directions on-line. Once you understand how the config software works for different applications, this router becomes pretty powerful.
DD-WRT Forum :: View topic - Repeater with VPN connection Dec 07, 2016 Turn Your Old Router into a Range-Boosting Wi-Fi Repeater If you can connect to 192.168.1.1 on your computer browser and see a setup page for DD-WRT, do a (final) 30/30/30 "hard" reset on your router, then check that you still see the DD-WRT setup. If so What is VLAN & How to Setup VLANs in DD-WRT - (Router FAQ)
Repeater / Repeater Bridge - Extend the Wireless access area using a second router WIRELESSLY connected to the primary. The secondary router must have dd-wrt installed; the primary does not need dd-wrt. Repeater Bridge - A wireless repeater with DHCP & NAT disabled, clients on same subnet as host AP (primary router).
DD-WRT Forum :: View topic - Solution: To set-up Repeater Jul 14, 2010
Using a Wireless Repeater as a Dedicated VPN Connection in
How To Set Up A Repeater Bridge in DD-WRT - FlashRouters How To Set Up A Repeater Bridge On Your DD-WRT Router. To begin, make sure that the main router has a 192.168.1.X subnet and leases a DHCP address in the same pool. The secondary router must be running DD-WRT. To ensure easy setup, always click Save and not Apply between steps. Reset to Factory Defaults on the secondary DD-WRT router. Wlan Repeater - DD-WRT Wiki