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Posted 21 October 2003 - 07:46 PM
Posted 21 October 2003 - 09:59 PM
about your inquiry of the xt suspension, im wondering what exactly has been done to your 4x4 to make it all high..maybe the car has been swapped with adjustable height thingys, and its cranked all the way up? kinda curious as to what's goin on down there...
Anyway, the XT 2WD Strut assemblies will go right into your 4WD XT, no prob. Only thing that would impede that is larger tires and if they rub...
I can sell you the set of 2WD XT Strut Assemblies that I have here. I was going to put em on my Loyale, but my bigger tires wouldn't be havein it, i think. You likely have the 185/70/13's, so youd be cool. any way, if you want them you can e-mail me by clicking on my name, and doing it through my profile...
Hopefully someone can help you with your other inquiries...
Posted 21 October 2003 - 10:15 PM
Posted 21 October 2003 - 10:20 PM
However, you talked about binding in your last post... what exactly is binding up? steering, is your 4wd binding?
The tall suspension shouldn't cause any problems.. just looks a little funny.
Posted 21 October 2003 - 10:35 PM
Posted 21 October 2003 - 11:10 PM
IF the rear gives you such worry - look at them closely they may actually be "semi-adjustable" after all there are a few different spring rear shock sets out there and they have a sort-of diling in ability. IF that makes sense to ya? Kinda like its got a,b,c, and d settings which height do you want kinda thing.
My first (86)GL 4WD wagon had either 3 or 4 settings on the origional rears.
Now as for the wheels in all directions comment, makes me wonder are the tires all balanced correctly?
wonder if the front steering arms and knuckles look like they have been adjusted at all and maybe they could be "deftly" or at least sighted by you with the car on jacks to see if you can "toe it in or out" as necessary to test the front ends allignment.......
with what others have said , is that enough to go from for starters there big guy?
and before i forget... welcome to the neighborhood.
Posted 21 October 2003 - 11:26 PM
As for the engine, you shouldn't have to do much in the way of computer or wiring work, they use the same computers and harness. you will have to swap crossmembers, as the turbo crossmember has room for the turbo exhaust.
Posted 21 October 2003 - 11:37 PM
Posted 21 October 2003 - 11:58 PM
Posted 22 October 2003 - 12:23 AM
Posted 22 October 2003 - 12:51 AM
Does the body and frame of the turbo car have(ignoring the front damaged area) a more solid setup or does the N/A car have the "less rusty/ cleaner, longer life expectancy" body and frame setup?
If you answer the turbo dos then the first thing I'd do is get that car up on stands and prep it for a 4WD swap over that way the engine and ECU and its wiring and turbo plumbing and vacuum lines ALL are ready to go (side not the PSI of the turbo fuel pump is significantly hgier then the N/A FI system). The swapping of the 4WD subframe with the help of a friend or two is honestly a weekend or less project.... especially IF you have access to or own a FSM (Factory service manual). you could do a direct swap of the tranny back of the driveline and it really isn't all that "difficult, just requires patients and a few other things like space, time and a few willing accomplicies.
now about the idea of the shafts... there are TWO different halfshaft designs... there is a 3 RIBBED and a 2 RIBBED design .
That being said the actual shaft has either 2 or three ribbs on it (usually on the wheel side).
the 2 ribs is the 23 splineor 25 spline at 116mm diameter (inside the mouth of the female end(that which slips onto the tranny) called part number AU85 i wanna say....
the 3 ribs are the AU95 and only 25 spines as they are the 130mm inside diameter of the female end of the halfshaft
[this was a seriously frustration time for me with autozone as we had to order then measure after the first fiasco and then the second one didn't measure right but, third timesa a charm sooo the part number 7310 is the AU95 which is the 25 spline large diameter halfshaft for the 4EAT tranny :>) useful trivia for anyone if they so choose... but i'd wanna go reverify before you go off and order a set off this info as the numbers may be swapped in my head.....
Posted 23 October 2003 - 09:37 PM
Posted 23 October 2003 - 10:36 PM
well the only reason I was wondering about the turbo is its already got all the wiring in place and if there wasn't a rust issue with it and the body was in safe condition then swap all the best stuff into it. swap the carpet and seats, swap the dash parts if you want by all means swap the 4WD setup.... its all in perspective the swaping will best be down as a undercar first idea (just my experience) that way all the heavy/hard mounted stuff is done and the less stamina necessary stuff like calipers and disks and seats and doylies et al can be done when you lower on energy and can work with an extension cord and a flood lamp as it would then be too dark to install a (insert here)
okay enough babbling have fun dude.
I still find stuff that is hidden from the average pair of eyes so its not all slim pickens area here just yet. :>)
Posted 07 November 2003 - 08:23 PM
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