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My 86 Brat project
Posted 07 September 2013 - 03:44 PM
1st, I bought both rear break calipers for a... 85 - 91 subaru brat, dl, gl or a 90 - 91 loyale, or 88 - 91 TX6.
First I can't find a mounting plate for the rear calipers, any sites or other compatibility options would be helpful.
2nd, can I use any pre-2000 legacy motor wire harness, say from 93 to 99, to do the ej22 upgrade?
If my questions are redundant, I apologize ahead of time.
Posted 07 September 2013 - 04:09 PM
You need the backing plate and hubs from a Turbo GL, GL-10, or XT to use the disc brakes.
Yes any harness will work.
90-94 ECU and harness are simple/stupid computers that work well for the swap. Non-interference motor all dual port no EGR.
Newer model leagacies(95-99) the ECU will want to see fuel temp/pressure sensors which won't be on the Brat. Easier to strip, OBD-II compatible......but more likely to have a CEL On for something missing like EGR, Fuel temp...etc..... I keep getting a code in my 96 harness swap for "Mnufacturers EMmissions Control" that I can't figure out how to get rid of even with temp/pressure sensors installed. Motors vary, some EGR, some not. 95 Dual port non-interference. 96 Single port non-interference. 97-98 single port interference. 99 phase II block/heads interference single port totally different heads/intake more like SOHC 2.5
IMO 96 EJ22 Impreza is best harness to use for easy strip and OBD-II. But OBD-I ECUs are better for not throwing CEL.
Posted 07 September 2013 - 05:39 PM
Posted 07 September 2013 - 05:41 PM
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