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#1 92loyale59

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 01:07 PM

so i got this car about the end of last summer. it had about 125000 miles on it. this is how i bought it . blown HG and everything

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so i took engine out and resealed the whole thing got a new oil pump water pump timing belts resurfaced heads and replaced almost everthig else including the lifters

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 but after adding a lift bigger tires and a whole winter of redlining  i blew the headgasket. . . again. here are some pictures of my car before i blew it  

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#2 92loyale59

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 01:23 PM

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 01:24 PM

now its time for the EJ swap D/R tranny and LSD diff



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Posted 10 August 2013 - 12:58 PM

so i tore apart my stock 3.9 diff this morning and removed the insides . i had to take one of the ring gear bolts off to be able to take out the gears of the housing. i used a 1/4 inch 8mm deep socket to take off the axle stubs but when i got to the LSD diff the axle stubs would not come off. so noe im trying to fing the correct tool which is a external torx socket . only problem with finding that is i need a deep one. none of the sockets i have found have been able to fit inside to actually reach the bolt. any suggestions on where to find the right tool?? also stopped by lithia subaru and picked up my seals o rings and gasket for my diff. still waiting to find a cheep legacy to buy for the swap also



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 08:38 AM

Had you discovered the cause of why the 1.8 loyal was blowing head gaskets? I'm working with a 1.8 turbo mpfi and haven't before. Just wondering if there are some things to look out for.

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 09:41 AM

Looks like your front grill is missing.



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 05:37 PM

i assume i blew the head gaskets multipule times because i have huge tires on the car and i would drive it very hard hah. but yeah the picuters where my grill is gone is because i was painting it black and just left it off untill i installed the KC spot lights. also i was pulling the engine that night installing that bumper i made and the piaa fogs so i just left the grill off a week or so. to make sure panit cured fully



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Posted 23 August 2013 - 01:40 PM

so i got my lsd swap done and installed it in my car. now i just need to find the axle pins i took out of the right rear axle... sucks working on a gravle driveway on a hill ......Thought i would also take a picture of the reinforced mustach bar i made. i took two and cut the ends off one welded them together. drilled some holes in the center all the way down it and welded those parts together also. actually managed to get the piece of metal that wraps over the bolts and top of the diff back on . painted and installed

 

 

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Posted 23 August 2013 - 01:42 PM

reason for the beefed up bar was i twisted mine i think from trying to slide around in 4wd on the pavment just after it rained .



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Posted 23 August 2013 - 01:44 PM

Had you discovered the cause of why the 1.8 loyal was blowing head gaskets? I'm working with a 1.8 turbo mpfi and haven't before. Just wondering if there are some things to look out for.

oh and it might have gotten a bit hot before i blew it. keep th ea 82's cool and they last long time hah



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Posted 23 August 2013 - 02:46 PM

Old radiators and corroded water pumps plus lack of regular coolant changes cause these engines to run hot. Take care of your cooling system and your ea82 will take care of you.



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Posted 24 August 2013 - 07:36 AM

What size lift? What size tyres? Did you covert/drill the hubs or running 14" pugs? Did you biy or build the front bumper?

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 02:43 PM

What size lift? What size tyres? Did you covert/drill the hubs or running 14" pugs? Did you biy or build the front bumper?

custom home made 2 inch lift. i spaced my engine x member and my tranny x member and the radius rod bracket down 1.5 inches so my axles are only a half inch off stock angle on it right now are 195 75 r14 but in the winter i run 27 x 8.5 r14 general grabbers . i have two full sets of pugs so thats what i havee been running but i just picked up a set of toyota 6 lug rims and going to be drilling them out and filling in extra holes and re painting. and i built the front bumper and got all the lights off craigslist for under 200 bucks. all were new in box



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Posted 24 August 2013 - 02:45 PM

Old radiators and corroded water pumps plus lack of regular coolant changes cause these engines to run hot. Take care of your cooling system and your ea82 will take care of you.

very true



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Posted 15 September 2013 - 02:30 PM

so i am hoping some one will be able to help me out here. i bought a
full set of white powder coated peugoet 14 inch rims and one of them
were a bit bent on the out side edge . i have these pictures but im not
sure how easily it can be seen . im basically wondering if i am able to
bend the edge back flat some how . or how much it will even affect the
tire holding air?. thanks for the input

i already tired hammering it back with a block of wood and it didnt do much but mess up the paint

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 02:37 PM

summer wheels and tires

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and this is my winter tire and wheel set up

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i also have a extra general grabber with about 70% tread for a matching spare



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Posted 15 September 2013 - 03:43 PM

do you still have your stock bumper beam and cover? if they're in good shape I might be interested in buying them.

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 03:46 PM

i sadly do not i took it off and put it on my old loyale befor i sold it because that one had a bad bent bumper



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 01:22 PM

so i am hoping some one will be able to help me out here. i bought a
full set of white powder coated peugoet 14 inch rims and one of them
were a bit bent on the out side edge . i have these pictures but im not
sure how easily it can be seen . im basically wondering if i am able to
bend the edge back flat some how . or how much it will even affect the
tire holding air?. thanks for the input

i already tired hammering it back with a block of wood and it didnt do much but mess up the paint

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Still wondering. Any feedback ?



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Posted 21 September 2013 - 01:56 PM

so i brought my D/R tranny into GD's shop last week to get resealed . i figured it couldnt be to hard to do my self but i just dont have time with work  and i would rather someone who knows what he is doing to mess with the tranny.cant wait to get this all back together



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Posted 25 September 2013 - 01:09 PM

got my EJ 2.2 engine yesterday.it is out of a 93 legacy auto. its a bit leaky looking so i think im going to reseal it before i install it . heading to u pull it to see if i can get a ECU and wiring harness along with some sensors from a 95 or 96 legecy manual



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Posted 27 September 2013 - 01:21 AM

took my wiring harness into SSI today so it can be trimmed down. i also picked up an EJ adapter plate and brought my flywheel in to get drilled out. tomorrow i plan on clearing out my work space and start tearing down the EJ so i can reseal it.



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Posted 03 October 2013 - 06:07 PM

so i have been busy working and the time off i get its raining so not
much has got done . today i replaced the steering rack and got the
tranny under the car and ready to be installed .i got the steering rack from discount imports and it is re manufactured . it says koyo on it and so did the stock one .

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 08:27 PM

so today ended up being nicer than i thought it would be so i had a friend come over and help me install the tranny. I also hooked up the linkage and the driveline. Im pretty excited to find out how the D/R tranny will drive compared to the S/R



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Posted 05 October 2013 - 06:31 PM

Here are some photos of my car with the D/R tranny installed

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I began to disassemble my engine today . when i got the intake
manifold off i noticed a lot of what looks like oil that leaked into the
intake ports and  on to the valves on all four intake ports. Does anybody know
if that will cause a problem ? was it just bad intake manifold gaskets? do i
just need to clean it up or can that cause a problem ?        here are some pictures of the engine

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also i was wondering if this looks like it has a blown head gasket . my guess is yes

 

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Thanks a lot in advance for any help i am not to familiar with ej series engines .






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