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FE fact or bullshyte?


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#1 the sucker king

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Posted 20 November 2005 - 04:57 AM

i was told that fe's had a different cam and possibly different heads than the standard ea71s. is it true? they got better mileage and were sopposed to be zippier then regular ea71s so something was different. there is one in a jy in denver, i want to pull the engine if it is truely special. anyone? bueller......bueller.......

it's got some good interior stuff if anyone needs....

#2 moosens

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Posted 20 November 2005 - 09:17 AM

i was told that fe's had a different cam and possibly different heads than the standard ea71s. is it true? they got better mileage and were sopposed to be zippier then regular ea71s so something was different. there is one in a jy in denver, i want to pull the engine if it is truely special. anyone? bueller......bueller.......

it's got some good interior stuff if anyone needs....


Get the engine!!!Higher compression pistons.They were indeed a blast to drive.

Heads are there own animal,similar to the rest of the line from the outside.
Camshaft is different too.

Get the engine,please.
If the ignition switch has a key and works you might want to get that too.Same for external voltage regulator for those wanting to stay stock.

What color interior?

#3 75subie

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Posted 20 November 2005 - 09:20 AM

GRAB IT and post pics

i put an FE motor in my 75, and it seemed alot zippier than original, also used the 5 sp tranny out of the fe.could churp the tires in 2nd:lol: good luck,
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Posted 20 November 2005 - 08:45 PM

I had one in my '78 Brat and lemme tell you, holy crap! I could roast the rear tires in 2nd gear and it would kick it sideways if I dropped it from 3rd to 2nd. I also had a Holley 5200 on it and an electronic disty as well. Coupled with some aftermarket exhaust it was a fast little car!

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Posted 20 November 2005 - 09:03 PM

Just a quick question from a newbie: Is Fe just an engine designation like Ea or Ej? Or was it a package on the car itself? Thanks, Kurt

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Posted 20 November 2005 - 10:43 PM

It's the car designation, it's an FE instead of a GL/DL etc...

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Posted 20 November 2005 - 11:59 PM

"Fuel Efficient" - FE

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 04:06 PM

i just pulled a nice FE engine out of a '79 coupe and would let it go for a song if someone is interested. I pulled it because i am doing an electric conversion but the the engine ran great; i drove it back to maine from vermont. More than a chirp in second, more like a genuine peel-out, but i suppose that has to do with how much you are willing to abuse your clutch. it also has the weber carb which i believe is a 32-36. this engine is complete except for the flywheel because i need that to mate up with the electric motor. also have complete original exhaust, fuel tank, radiator- anything associated with internal combustion. i think the motor has 124k on it.

#9 75subie

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 04:28 PM

i`ll take it if you are interested in letting it go cheap.pm sent

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 04:29 PM

actually, my pm box is full, could you please email me at ruppenduro@yahoo.com

let me know what you want for it, thinking about putting it in the 78 brat.:D

thanks
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Posted 21 November 2005 - 05:38 PM

i just pulled a nice FE engine out of a '79 coupe and would let it go for a song if someone is interested. I pulled it because i am doing an electric conversion but the the engine ran great; i drove it back to maine from vermont. More than a chirp in second, more like a genuine peel-out, but i suppose that has to do with how much you are willing to abuse your clutch. it also has the weber carb which i believe is a 32-36. this engine is complete except for the flywheel because i need that to mate up with the electric motor. also have complete original exhaust, fuel tank, radiator- anything associated with internal combustion. i think the motor has 124k on it.


Hey,didn't we talk about this?I'm interested.I've got plenty of songs to offer.

#12 75subie

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 06:09 PM

i`ve got cash to offer:brow:

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 07:46 PM

AND THEY'RE OFF!! moosens in the coupe, 75subie in the brat... and the results!?! you'll find out next time here on USMB CHANNEL 49

#14 75subie

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 08:09 PM

:lol: :rolleyes: :drunk: :confused:

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 05:16 PM

hi moosens- yeah we talked about it before but I didn't here back from you so I wasn't sure if you were interested- I didn't want to be a pest. you have first dibs and then i'll offer it to 75 sube and then i'll post a general listing in the classifieds. I'll email you both with details. sure would love to clear up some space, put some batteries in my lectrick sube, and help another gen 1 a few miles down the road.




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