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fwd l series saloon 4wd conversion?
Posted 18 November 2012 - 04:53 AM
My question is, would the drivetrain from any other subaru bolt up to the car? The engine will also be changed to a ej20 or ej22.
I have heard of a 2.2 legacy 4wd that is laid up in my area, but havent approached the guy yet, as he is a bit of a hoarder. Any help would be great , Thanks, Justin
Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:37 AM
Buying a parts car over here and having it shipped over might be your best bet or just have the parts you need shipped over. Seems like a trade would be easy if you could come up with a D/R EJ 5MT transmission:brow:
Posted 21 November 2012 - 04:36 PM
Posted 21 November 2012 - 04:56 PM
I have came accross a 4wd estate in England, so hopefully that works out. That dual range transmission you mentioned, what car did that come in over here?
It sounds like it should work. I think theres a couple write-ups on how convert to 4wd, so I'd try searching around and see what you find. The search function in the forum can be buggy, so I just use google and include ultimatesubaru.org in the search.
As far as the EJ Dual Range..one out of a forester xt would suit me well, it has a 4.44 final drive. I think they also came in outbacks and some legacys, but were geared a little higher(4.11 ands 3.90). I'm not sure about the year, but as long as it has a hi/lo shifter and it has an EJ motor, its good. If you could line up some ej d/r transmissions and a way to ship them, it might be worth some side cash for you. I'd buy one!
Posted 22 November 2012 - 11:31 AM
What year are your cars?
Posted 24 November 2012 - 01:30 PM
What year are your cars?[/QUOTE]
My estate l series is 1986. The saloon is 1991. The car in England is far south, which leaves it hard for me to get collected. I am waiting to see if I can find another closer.
Posted 24 November 2012 - 01:37 PM
Some pictures would be great too!
I cant figure out how to upload pics at the min. I put some up on ausubaru today.
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