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Power window differences???


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#1 subiekid

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Posted 25 April 2004 - 01:12 AM

I was just wondering if the power windows in a 1985 GL wagon and a 88 XT were the same. The cable for the window in the xt is all screwed up and won't stay on the reel so I was wondering if I could just rob the setup out of my 85 GL and put it in the XT. Thanks!!
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#2 Adam N.D.J.

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Posted 25 April 2004 - 01:14 AM

I've never torn apart an XT's doors, so I don't know much about their power windows, but by your saying "cable" I'm going to say they are different. Cause the GL-10's (which I've torn quite a few apart), have gears that run the regulator off the motor. But don't take my word for gospel.

#3 subiekid

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Posted 25 April 2004 - 01:16 AM

yeah, the XT has some weird cable system to operate the window. It is one pain in the arse! Thanks!
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#4 Hocrest

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Posted 25 April 2004 - 09:42 PM

Yeah there is a definate difference between the two. The only other soob door that I have been inside of that has a cable drive is the SVX. And that regulator is slightly different.

A couple of guys on subaru-svx.net have mentioned that they replaced the cable with brake/gearshift cable from a bicycle shop....

I do have a passenger side XT regulator in my basement that I can get photos of if you need help with the spooling...

email me if I can help

#5 subiekid

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Posted 26 April 2004 - 12:32 AM

hocrest: you have mail!




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