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Hub swap impreza/ legacy


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#1 camosuba

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Posted 25 August 2003 - 02:53 AM

Can anyone tell me will a drum brake rear hub for a awd 98 impreza interchange with a 92 legacy awd rear hub? I have found some cheap hubs and am wondering if they will fit my legacy?


thanks in advance

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#2 rallynutdon

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Posted 25 August 2003 - 11:26 AM

They should. But isn't your Legacy disc brakes? Why whould you want to swap to drums?

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Posted 25 August 2003 - 04:38 PM

the 1998 AWD impreza (RS/OBS) was rear disc as well

AS A MATTER OF FACT...
the 98 impreza and 1992 Legacy
have the same rear hubs...

part ##26750AA014

exact... same... part number :eek:

so yes, they will fit

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#4 rallynutdon

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Posted 25 August 2003 - 08:04 PM

But he said "drum brake rear hub" ;)

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Posted 25 August 2003 - 08:54 PM

the rear emergency brake "drum" inside the hat? It's all one piece.


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Posted 26 August 2003 - 01:49 PM

Originally posted by rallynutdon
But he said "drum brake rear hub" ;)



ahh that he did....
and even STILL the WHEEL hubs are the same part numbers...

unless he's referring to some other part specific to the drum brakes??? :confused:

oh well.. i tried.. i'll help if i can... :D
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Posted 30 August 2003 - 03:54 AM

thanks for the replies but i have since discovered that to remove the backing plates to swap over to the discs you have to remove the drive flange and that damages the bearings so i have replace them anyway so i'll do my own instead :(




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