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
- - - - -

79 Wagon with Height Adjustable front struts.. Are they stock??


  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 Hondasucks

Hondasucks

    Subaru Technician

  • Members
  • 4,760 posts
  • Vancouver, WA

Posted 02 September 2003 - 03:24 AM

Caboobaroo's 79 DL wagon has height adjustments on the front struts, much the same as my 84 GL wagon. I was never aware of the 70's style having the height-adjustable front struts, so does he have EA81 struts up front??

#2 Qman

Qman

    Happiness is... no lag!!

  • Moderator
  • 11,119 posts
  • Sumner

Posted 02 September 2003 - 03:43 AM

Can't say for sure on the '79 but my '81 Brat had the adjustable fronts on it.

Qman

#3 GLCraig

GLCraig

    Livin' the live

  • Members
  • 2,706 posts
  • LV, Washington

Posted 02 September 2003 - 06:02 AM

I've seen adjustable struts on a 81 brat. As far as having ea81 struts in a 79, I would have to say no. struts from an ea81 are longer, have a bigger spring diameter and the spacing between the studs on the strut tops are different.

#4 SUBARU3

SUBARU3

    Moderator

  • Moderator
  • 2,719 posts
  • Dallas, Ft. Worth, Texas

Posted 02 September 2003 - 11:56 AM

All Gen one Brats and and 4WD wagons had adjustable front struts. The 2WD version cars and wagons did not. However, ALL struts from this vintage will interchange. Someone has put 4WD struts on your 2WD wagon at some point.


Todd




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users