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are all late 80's EA82 Manual FWD transmissions the same?


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#1 grossgary

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 01:18 PM

do they have the same 5th gear ratio's and final drive ratio's? i'm going to convert my 4WD XT into a FWD. if loyale, XT's, GL's are all the same gear ratio's then it doesn't matter where the trans comes from. i have leads on a couple different FWD EA82 trans. one is 1990 Loyale FWD trans then other is a 1987 GL sedan FWD trans (that's EA82 i think right?).

i know the stock 88 XT FWD manual trans get awesome gas mileage, so i want to get a trans close to that in gear ratio.

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 02:43 PM

Non-definitive, but I do not recall anyone typing that there is any difference.

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 05:35 PM

If I had to guess, I would say the XT6 ones are probably geared differently.

EA81's used the same FWD manual too.... so really that tranny hasn't changed since like 1980.

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 05:45 PM

EA81's used the same FWD manual too.... so really that tranny hasn't changed since like 1980.

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Which means lots and lots of replacements!!!

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Posted 02 December 2006 - 07:54 PM

If I had to guess, I would say the XT6 ones are probably geared differently.

XT6's weren't offered in FWD manual transmissions, only the XT's. but you're headed the right direction in that the XT6's used a different final drive ratio on the AWD manuals. the turbo XT's use a 3.7 final drive and the XT6's use a 3.9 when of the manual gender.




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