Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

Put an ea81 motor in an ea82 car


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 MilesFox

MilesFox

    Catch this Fox!

  • Members
  • 10,351 posts
  • Madison/Milwaukee, WI

Posted 15 August 2003 - 03:39 AM

Has anyone on the board attempted this? I know it can be done! I'll hold out on what i know until i get a few replies............

#2 MilesFox

MilesFox

    Catch this Fox!

  • Members
  • 10,351 posts
  • Madison/Milwaukee, WI

Posted 18 August 2003 - 12:11 PM

sorry to reply so late, the library computers have been down......

i had one in my sedan(its gone now during my absence)

here is what i came up with

I used the ea82 pitch bar mount and bracket, olts to the ea81 the same.
I used the ea82 water pump and water pipe to match up frot he radiator.
the crank pulley is aligned differently than the ea82 pump, so i spun on some fan nuts, and then the pulley.
i doubled up the alternator pulley by welding another one on, but the non ac style ea82 pulley would work the same
I used the ea81 engine mounts
i used the ea82 carb and intake, and the ea82 water pipe off the water pump
the exhaust fits the same(you have to use the ea82 pipe, because the ea81 doesnt come down far enough to clear the front crossmember.

i got it to run and drive out the building, but the nuts were loose to the rocker shaft(i got the motoor on trade, didnt know they were loose) all the pushrods fell out, i put it back together, was waiting for a feeler gauge, took a road trip, the car got junked while i was gone.

so how did you go about yours? whivh water pump did you use?

I also put an ea81 in a sedan with a 2wd auto. the bellhousing has to be more modified to fit the flexplate, and you have to put a spacer between the crank and flexplate.
my plan was to use an ea71 with an ea81 bellhousing modified to fit an ea82 tranny, but it got junked too

#3 Flowmastered87GL

Flowmastered87GL

    WCSS Drunk

  • Members
  • 6,093 posts
  • Portland, Oregon

Posted 19 August 2003 - 01:21 AM

Hey you put an EA82 in the trashwagon at WCSS5... so why cant you go the oppsosite route... simple as that....

I have actually SEEN overseas pictures of EA81 engines in EA82 (body) vehicles :D




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users