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#1 soobme

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Posted 03 May 2004 - 03:37 PM

I'm doing the "Tansfercase mod" (as some of U know) and I got a compleat '81 Datsun 720 4x4 PU. The rear axle is within 1" of the width of the stock Subaru suspension (EA81) I had planed on doing a strait axle swap any way, but that was icing on the cake :D
The '80-'82 720 4x4's have the R180 front dif, and the H190 rear (I'm told the -H- is for Hitachi :brow: ), in 4.375:1!!!!!!! So now I will have KILLER gearing :clap: :clap:

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Posted 03 May 2004 - 05:53 PM

So with this new gearing,.........what will your crawl ratio be?

Also, I assume your swapping the rear axle for the Datsun, are you also swapping out the front suspension?

Show us pictures as you go!

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#3 soobme

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Posted 04 May 2004 - 03:57 AM

Yes, I plan to take many pics ;) I'm using the R180 front dif for my front, the H190 (solid axle) for the rear, I am building my oun front strut bodies (found a cartrige with 9" of travel :D ) and using dodge "screw in" ball joints for the upper mount (no rubber uper mount to tear out :brow: ) and they will use 2.5"ID coil-over springs (14") I will be able to adjust the front ridehigth to what ever I need, should get 10" of wheel travel, and they will be 3X stronger than stock struts! I will be making lower -A- arms with hime joints.

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Posted 04 May 2004 - 10:19 AM

What are ya gonna use for front axles? How do you plan to get all the travel out of them. (enquiring minds wanna know.) Sounds cool so far Tony.WCSS6 is gonna be a pretty cool place to be for those who like/love monster soobs. Holy Cow.

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Posted 04 May 2004 - 03:26 PM

CR will be 48.2:1, (1st=3.636, S.T.C.=1.462, D.T.C,=2.07, R&P=4.375) will work better than it sounds ;)
I'm gona use EA82 shafts(longer) and do just a little machine work to the DOJ (to get a little more travel) housing. I can put the Subaru R160 stubs in the R180 so they will fit right up :)

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Posted 04 May 2004 - 03:33 PM

Toni, was wondering what was up with you!!! Thought u fell off face of the earth:-p but looking forward to helping all i can :banana:

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Posted 04 May 2004 - 04:46 PM

Watch what you do with the DOJ cups - with that much crawl, if you weaken it with machine work, they will explode like a ripe mellon.

I have an idea I've been toying with.... I'll PM you about it.

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Posted 04 May 2004 - 05:23 PM

is this going into the blue wagon? cause the 5spd dual range STC is a 1.56 ratio

#9 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 04 May 2004 - 05:46 PM

He sold the blue wagon - he's got an EA81 now.

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