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#1 bakerman1


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Posted 08 January 2005 - 03:46 PM

I am highly considering putting and ej22 and 5speed awd swap into my 84 Brat. It curently already has a 3" lift installed. and some other minor mods, but nothing big. I was thinking of picking up a whole car(legacy early 90's awd) for the swap. What all is involved and is it a major pain? Let me know. Thanks


#2 Qman


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Posted 11 January 2005 - 11:46 AM

Hey Ken, call John in Eugene. He has done a couple of them and can probably give you most of the details you need. You can email him at mudrat79@hotmail.com as well.


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Posted 11 January 2005 - 03:47 PM

Instead of the awd, why not a 5spd d/r? Mudrat makes a conversion kit for that.

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Posted 12 January 2005 - 08:43 PM

Qman...I have e-mailed john but have not gotten a reply, can you e-mail or pm me his phone number? Northguy: I just might do the 5speed d/r.......that would probabbly be better............Thanks for the tip.


#5 RavenTBK


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Posted 12 January 2005 - 08:49 PM

I emailed John a few days ago myself.. no reply here yet either. :confused:

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Posted 12 January 2005 - 09:04 PM

john is a busy man, after all he does alot of work on subies to make a living, it may take him some time to answer your questions, or ask me, and ill give ya some pointers. But i have no experience with EJ22's going into brats, so all my info will be from what ive been told or read from this board, and searches of course.

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Posted 13 January 2005 - 04:54 PM

a whole car would be a cool idea, but all you realy need is the engine, harness, and the computer.
that leaves a whole lotta legacy to get rid of.

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 12:56 AM

Well, I'm on my way to almost double the horsepower!!! I Talked to John and I'm having him do the swap. He has found a motor and I paypaled him the money for that. Oh how sweet my brat will be when finished. Hopefully early March. Anyways, I will keep you posted.


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Posted 17 January 2005 - 01:28 AM

if you use a dual range you can keep the rear diff and tranny mount, and also your axle s will fit.

if you use the awd you would have to make a tranny mount, and also either modify the suspension to use ea82 parts and 25spline turbo axles, or have a custom ea81 axle with 25 spline doj

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Posted 17 January 2005 - 05:12 AM

Getting Ken taken Care of.....

Did I e-mail you back Raven....? I can't remember.....:(

Sorry its Been Super busy here lately.....I've now Got 4
2.2 Conversions to do........before May...... :drunk:

Let me know Raven.....


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