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#76 jono

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Posted 12 August 2011 - 07:28 PM

Original EA81 fitted to 01/92 makedate Brumby, only solid lifters sold in Oz

074839

Cannot see a month / year cast into this block either , usual method of finding age

#77 okie bill

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Posted 13 September 2011 - 11:14 AM

1987 BRAT
Built 10 of 86
Engine 251279 came in bed of truck. Sometimes I think it's original. Sometimes I wonder. Seems to track with 81EA81's BRAT

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 02:50 AM

1985 Brat

MFG: 04/85

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Edited by tundrabrat, 05 November 2011 - 02:55 AM.


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Posted 22 November 2011 - 07:39 PM

04/83 ea81 twin carb #226449 nz

#80 turbosubarubrat

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Posted 03 July 2012 - 02:06 PM

need to check some motors today have like about 10 to check:-\about 5 ea71, 2 ea81, 3 ea82, except i only know about what year some of these came out of, have 5 subarus right now:cool:so i right down some numbers the earliest one i have came out of a 76 wagon and the latest one is out of a loyale

#81 TheLoyale

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 03:52 PM

1983 GL Wagon 4spd D/R

MFG: 04/85

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#82 turbosubarubrat

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 05:15 PM

ea82's

367704 dl wagon 5 speed push button 4wheel drive
85 gl wagon 607754 and 628108 not sure junk yard motor put in dads 94 loyale

ea81's

86 brat 135049 dont have anymore
327653 japenese import so not sure what year it came out of but its on its way back in my 85 brat:D

ea71's

not sure bought it from a guy for a hundred think its from a junkyard out of a brat 314925
76 wagon 231041
79 brat 712034
78 brat 066221
have another brat motor out of 78 didnt want to get the numbers because its 2 storys up on a sell in are farms pull bar

Edited by turbosubarubrat, 12 July 2012 - 05:17 PM.


#83 Dinky26

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:59 PM

So where do I find the serial # on the engine? Found the EA81 that was easy to find.

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 03:34 PM

1985 Subaru GL 2 door Hatchback, unknown build date(no sticker or plate in door jamb?/shrug)

Gold don't adjust valve stickers on the valve covers.

Unknown if original motor or not.

EA81 number 600850


Edited by RatRob, 24 March 2013 - 03:36 PM.


#85 Bantum

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 01:13 AM

S/N, where do you find this number ?

 

So where do I find the serial # on the engine? Found the EA81 that was easy to find.

 

As per here ... :)

 

Cheers, Bantum ...


Edited by Bantum, 25 April 2014 - 06:40 AM.


#86 Bantum

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 07:16 AM

Just checked my brumby rego papers for a 1985 model :

 

VIN : JF3AU5FR01G5 ******

Engine No: EA81 110685

 

Dunno if that helps, but I'm also not sure if that is the orginal engine ... :huh:

 

Ciao, Bantum ...



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Posted 10 May 2013 - 03:48 PM

I have a chiltons manual that list numbers for 1970-88 model subarus. I have all these numbers. Hopefully they are readable

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 03:11 AM

EA71 / EA81  79 to 84  JDM for Leone 2nd gen.

EA71 / EA82  84 to 93 JDM   for Leone 3rd gen.  (then since 94  Impreza with EJ engines)

EA71  78 to 81 NZDM for Brat  1st gen.   (last of 1st gen in 81 had EA81+MT D/R)

EA81  82 to  94  NZDM  for Brat 2nd gen.

 

Understand that USDM dates a year behind in some cases, and the Brat was discontinued in US in  late 80's?

 

.http://en.wikipedia....ki/Subaru_Leone

 

Surely  Subaru USA has a database to find out about its (year) history (engine number ) if USDM.


Edited by subnz, 27 October 2013 - 03:53 AM.


#89 jono

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Posted 30 December 2013 - 07:18 PM

jf3au5 6/89 build got ea81  882505 [now deceased - autopsy looks like minimal oil/young boy driver with tacho ]

 

Forgot I even posted this up !!

 

OK, no one has mentioned that some EA81 blocks did not have the extra 14mm hex keyed plug at the front of the distributor side block - into the water jacket? I have one without the plug or threaded hole. The crank that went with it did not have the space at the back behind the flywheel for that oh so pricey orang seal/washer/whatever it is meant to be. Came out od my 3/84 sedan auto

 

074839 for a jan 92 made EA81 Brumby , suspect it sounds like hydro ??

 

604825 for 3/84 EA81 this one has the no room for seal on crank or the water plug at front

 

882505 for 6/89 EA81


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Posted 22 February 2014 - 08:10 PM

EA71 / EA81  79 to 84  JDM for Leone 2nd gen.

EA71 / EA82  84 to 93 JDM   for Leone 3rd gen.  (then since 94  Impreza with EJ engines)

EA71  78 to 81 NZDM for Brat  1st gen.   (last of 1st gen in 81 had EA81+MT D/R)

EA81  82 to  94  NZDM  for Brat 2nd gen.

 

Understand that USDM dates a year behind in some cases, and the Brat was discontinued in US in  late 80's?

 

.http://en.wikipedia....ki/Subaru_Leone

 

Surely  Subaru USA has a database to find out about its (year) history (engine number ) if USDM.

 

My 87 NZDM Brumby (Brat)  off original registration papers:   dated 30-3-1987

 

Subaru MV 4WD  chassis no :  NAU 5EG 11448

                             engine no.  :  EA81 153623

 

this was pre VIN days,before this became a requirement.



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Posted 24 April 2014 - 12:33 AM

81 nz assembled brumby
555055

Edited by cubastreet, 24 April 2014 - 12:33 AM.


#92 xnlife

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Posted 27 April 2014 - 01:33 PM

Best two years with ea81 engines are 1983-4

#93 Dinky26

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Posted 03 July 2014 - 09:26 PM

So after reading all these posts I'm fairly certain I have a very early EA81.

Gold stickers on valve covers saying 'Don't adjust Valve Clearance' Hydro lifters I am guessing

Serial # on block 002766

With a NiiponDenso dizzy

Oh On a 86 Brat with build date 12/85.

#94 JuhaKankkunen

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Posted 28 July 2014 - 04:58 PM

My engine starts #557 but is a JDM. It is 1980.

Edited by JuhaKankkunen, 28 July 2014 - 04:59 PM.





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