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#76 Psyko

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Posted 12 March 2011 - 07:07 AM

The covers aren't that rare, are they? My dad and I each have a set.

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Posted 13 March 2011 - 03:03 PM

The covers aren't that rare, are they? My dad and I each have a set.


I dare you to try finding a NOS set of those, not a re-pro'ed set.

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 06:30 AM

sorry quote of a quote didnt quite work =/
the duel carbs set up like that came from nz not aus and *none* esist, nor did they ever exist...

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Sorry you are wrong they did exist and no doubt some still do somewhere in Japan,they were listed on the factory rally options brochure that I have a copy of somewhere.
I also saw them in real life having been involved in the Original Southern Cross rally in the Port Macquarie region,an event that started originally in the coastal side of the Snowy Mountains during the sixties and continued into the mid eighties.
Real rallying day and night stages with some special stages over 200 KM of competitive for just one stage,What you enter these days Spike competition wise is a poor reflection of what rally Sport events once were.

The Southern Cross which was the first event outside of Japan for Subaru as well as most japanese teams covered on average around 4,500 KM not the piddling mileages events cover these days.

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 09:01 AM

the glove box mirrors came on all second gen 81-82 GL's originally. maybe '80 too, but none after that.

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 10:23 AM

SUbaru Justy dash clocks.

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 11:45 AM

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NOS SOA foglights, with switch, and the mounting template. Does that count as rare?

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 02:39 PM

NOS SOA foglights, with switch, and the mounting template. Does that count as rare?


Yes, Nice Score!

...the duel carbs set up like that came from nz not aus and *none* esist, nor did they ever exist...


Sorry you are wrong they did exist and no doubt some still do somewhere in Japan, they were listed on the factory rally options brochure that I have a copy of somewhere.

I also saw them in real life having been involved in the Original Southern Cross rally in the Port Macquarie region,an event that started originally in the coastal side of the Snowy Mountains during the sixties and continued into the mid eighties.

Real rallying day and night stages with some special stages over 200 KM of competitive for just one stage,What you enter these days Spike competition wise is a poor reflection of what rally Sport events once were.

The Southern Cross which was the first event outside of Japan for Subaru as well as most japanese teams covered on average around 4,500 KM not the piddling mileages events cover these days.


There is a Thread with Pictures about the "SAFARI RALLY SUBARU" here:

http://www.ultimates...ad.php?t=126780

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 06:01 PM

Sorry you are wrong they did exist and no doubt some still do somewhere in Japan,they were listed on the factory rally options brochure that I have a copy of somewhere.
I also saw them in real life having been involved in the Original Southern Cross rally in the Port Macquarie region,an event that started originally in the coastal side of the Snowy Mountains during the sixties and continued into the mid eighties.
Real rallying day and night stages with some special stages over 200 KM of competitive for just one stage,What you enter these days Spike competition wise is a poor reflection of what rally Sport events once were.

The Southern Cross which was the first event outside of Japan for Subaru as well as most japanese teams covered on average around 4,500 KM not the piddling mileages events cover these days.



this one coxy =P
yeah the rallies we do now are based on the sothern cross, (dad did it a couple of times) instead of stages its navigational. 300 km of competition for 100$A rather than the ones my brother does 500km transport, 200km competition and a cost of 1500$A

at least this gives us a lead, because we were told it was Aus and NZ when i chased them i was told they didnt exist and the set that did was destroyed.

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 02:56 AM

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Friend of mine who owns the Subaru dealership up here gave this to me... never used... original from the 80's!

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 12:08 PM

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Friend of mine who owns the Subaru dealership up here gave this to me... never used... original from the 80's!


Do want. :headbang:

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 11:51 AM

I swear the more I look at that Safari twin carb pic it looks like a Turbo rig with the huffer loading into the can in the back with the hoses bringing the pressure to solid wall cans on top of the carbs.

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 02:30 PM

I swear the more I look at that Safari twin carb pic it looks like a Turbo rig with the huffer loading into the can in the back with the hoses bringing the pressure to solid wall cans on top of the carbs.


I had the same thoughts going, I wonder if there's any more information about that?

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 05:05 PM

the glove box mirrors came on all second gen 81-82 GL's originally. maybe '80 too, but none after that.


huh, my 86 BRAT had the glove box mirror. I know it was the original dash, so maybe the glove box was changed out at some point?

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 06:49 PM

I had the same thoughts going, I wonder if there's any more information about that?


Just found this.
http://www.ausubaru....read.php?t=6077

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Posted 26 October 2011 - 03:42 AM

huh, my 86 BRAT had the glove box mirror. I know it was the original dash, so maybe the glove box was changed out at some point?


I know I did the door swap on a couple. seemed that the 83+ ones didn't have as good of a paint coating on them... at least the ones I had seemed to rust more, and it was primarily older 80-82 ones I was parting out at the time that I had spare doors from....

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Posted 26 October 2011 - 05:14 AM

Anyone ever see a little sheet metal cover over the water pump snout/shaft? Came on a car without AC, where the plastic fan bolts to the water pump, EA 82. I had one but sold it with the car.

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 03:58 PM

I've Never seen that... any Pics?



Well, I Just came across this one:


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Posted 29 December 2011 - 11:58 PM

German 14" EA82 alloy wheels. i bought these and had them shipped from germany. took a long time and cost alot, but they were sweet. only set in the US and they are floating around here somewhere.. :) they were genuine subaru wheels:banana:
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Posted 30 December 2011 - 12:04 AM

ohh and i came across this odd little hatch once upon a time :)
87' ea81 4wd hatchback
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odd grille and headlight setup.. only one i have ever seen...

and check out this dash.. even rarer i think, lol.. basic functionality
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and just to prove it was an 87'
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Posted 30 December 2011 - 12:04 AM

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and yes that is jacked up.

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 12:09 AM

ohh and i came across this odd little hatch once upon a time :)
87' ea81 4wd hatchback
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odd grille and headlight setup.. only one i have ever seen...

and check out this dash.. even rarer i think, lol.. basic functionality
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and just to prove it was an 87'
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This is an "STD" hatchback. The STD's all had that grill, they were made in the early ea81 era also. The dash is the DL trim level for ea81s. All ea81 (stock) DL dashes look this way.

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 12:47 AM

Heres some more shots of STD's just for reference sake. :-p

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And here is the GL and DL comparison for dashes in a '82 Brat ad.

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 01:10 AM

something is odd on the hatch above it has a 2 spoke steering wheel, and the rear defogger button is not there, same stuff as a brat....

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 01:20 AM

something is odd on the hatch above it has a 2 spoke steering wheel, and the rear defogger button is not there, same stuff as a brat....


Its a DL.

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 01:07 AM

I've Never seen that... any Pics?



Well, I Just came across this one:


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This is a common "feature" in the GL sedans and the touring wagons in oz. It's a cigarette ash tray in the rear door handle...

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