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Compatability between gen1 & gen 2 stuff..
Posted 12 March 2005 - 06:14 PM
Posted 13 March 2005 - 10:10 AM
If you're gonna restore it, might as well do some mild upgrading to it. You can put the newer style EA81 vented rotors and calipers on it OR if you have access to a metal lathe, you can make new stabilizer bars for the EA81 control arms and use the EA81 control arms, hubs, balljoints, etc. I did this on my '79 wagon because the stock EA71 balljoint was like $36.00 a piece where the EA81 balljoint for a lifetime warrant one was $16.00. Here are a couple pics:
More pics can be seen here in my gallery:
If you have any questions, PM me and I can help ya through it. I've also done some other mods to gen 1s so lemme know if I can help. Enjoy!
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