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My new project eg33 swapped 81 westy.
Posted 01 July 2011 - 01:02 PM
I currently have an EG33 swapped 1995 legacy that I run for rally-X.
But the body is toast and I need a new home for that sweet six. I found the van locally and it is great shape, has a blown wasser in it but the rest of the van is solid enough for an east coast canadian van.
I plan on buying the bellhousing, but would like to build the rest myself. Anyone have any pics of homemade mounts/brackets/headers for an EJ or EG swap.
I should have the van in the yard in the next little bit, pics to follow.
Posted 02 July 2011 - 09:30 AM
Since the 81 was originally an aircooled van there is less space then the newer water cooled versions.
I plan on reversing the intake manifold/coolant manifold and relocating the alternator. I can mock all this up on the spare EG33 and will test it in the legacy to make sure it runs right before pulling the motor from the rally-x car.
I am going to run the KEP adapter plate and build my own engine mount using the original subaru crossmember and some fab work.
I am going to run a front mount radiator with dual fans, probably a OEM vanagon setup. And no heater core, at least right away.
Today I will start testing the revesed intake setup and mocking up the alternator relocation.
Posted 01 November 2011 - 12:31 PM
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