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Part Compatibility 82,84,86 GLW 4WD
Posted 21 February 2004 - 12:36 PM
I have an 82 GL Wagon 4WD that runs (albeit roughly) but is a serious rust bucket. No apparent drive train problems and the EA81 just needs a serious tune up. CW carb, 4MT
I also have an 84 GL Wagon 4WD that runs (a couple quirks I am still working out) which is in good shape all the way around. EA81, Hitachi carb, 4MT
I am going to look at an 86 GL Wagon I believe is an EA82T, 5 speed MT and was told that the front drive (axel(s)??) is/are messed up. Not sure what all is wrong but engine is supposedly good and body is in fairly good shape.
All three have less than 170K and I am trying to decide if I should pick up the 86 for parts/fixer and if any of the 82 parts will work with the 86? Is there a definitive information source that I can access that would tell me what parts are interchangeable between all years and models of Subaru (both body and mechanical) instead of wasting your time asking these (stupid) questions here on the board? I've learned alot from reading messages on this board and you guys are great!
Posted 21 February 2004 - 01:19 PM
Interchangeability is pretty much based on body style.. there are a few minor exceptions(aren't there always a few)
However, if the only thing wrong with the 86 is a couple of crapped out axles, and its cheap, I would get it anyway.. But thats just me.. I like EA82 Turbo cars..
Posted 21 February 2004 - 09:51 PM
Posted 21 February 2004 - 10:34 PM
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