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Guest Message by DevFuse

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What carburetor do i have?

Carburetor Brat 1985 4wd

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#1 ADK



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Posted 26 October 2013 - 02:59 PM

Hey whats up guys, I have a 1985 brat 4wd and im in the process of rebuilding the carburator. I thought i had a dcz 328, but when the rebuild kit arrived i realized the gaskets dont match up. I searched around but cannot find a straight up answer as to which carb i really have and which rebuild kit i need. Id rather not waste more money on kits i cant use, can anyone help me out?

#2 Gloyale


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Posted 26 October 2013 - 03:17 PM



look it up as an 83 brat to exlude any of the later type EA82 carb kits (what you got)


here's a link to a kit at autozone that works



#3 turbosubarubrat


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Posted 26 October 2013 - 03:18 PM

My 84 factory manual say the carb part number is DCP306-24 if its orignally from  california and if not its a DCP306-27.

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:17 PM

That looks much more accurate, gaskets match up much better. I should have done more research than just go with what the chilton said, damn book. Thanks guys hope this works so i can get my car up an running again

#5 Uberoo


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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:29 PM

the problem is not the book but the way the parts house list things.The parts houses think that ANY subaru 1984 or newer is EA82.So for a brat or hatch even its made in 89 if have to call it an 83 to avoid confusion.

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 07:38 PM

the book says if you have a 1.8 liter it uses the dcz 328, i didnt think about the ea82 i assumed it would be the carb under my hood. my fault really, as i said before i should have looked into it a bit more.

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