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EA82 fuel tank?


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#1 Uberoo

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 02:52 PM

I am wondering if EA82 fuel tanks are bigger than their EA81 counterparts?EA81 tanks are as follows:

4WD Hatch 11.9 Gallons

FWD Hatch 13.2 Gallons

4WD wagon 14.5 Gallons

FWD Wagon 15.9 Gallons

 

On my 81 hatch I have to re-work all of the rear "frame" because due to bad luck and chance most of it has been ripped away while out offroading. So because I have to modify that area anyways it wouldn't be too hard to mount in a larger fuel tank.My 81 hatch started as a FWD,but the EJ22 sucks the fuel down pretty good at full throttle..



#2 Uberoo

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 01:49 PM

ok is there a EA82 fuel tank bigger than 15.9 Gallons?



#3 jj421

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 02:26 PM

My owner's manual states 15.9 gallons, but it didn't list any body styles. Mine is a 4WD wagon though.



#4 TomRhere

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 04:25 PM

Only thing I can say is that the EA82 tanks are wider side-to-side, and longer front-to-rear than EA81 tanks.

 

Thinking the width of an EA82 tank would be the biggest issue. Front/rear size can be accomodated by moving crossmembers. Moving framerails would be another story.

 

My EA82 '88 Wagon says it has a 15.9 gallon tank. I have yet to run it dry, and the most I've put in is 13.9xx gallons.






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