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1600 engine thoughts
Posted 11 December 2003 - 09:37 PM
I'd like some feedback on the engine maybe some ideas for mods to do.
All in all some general input.
Posted 11 December 2003 - 09:52 PM
Gonna miss it but have gone up in the world to an 87 EA82! Much classier!!
Posted 11 December 2003 - 10:44 PM
Sell the 1600.
Posted 11 December 2003 - 10:57 PM
However, the 1600 in my 78 wagon is a hell of a trooper. More power is always nice, but I can't fault my little EA-71. She gives it her all each and every time, and has never let me down.
If it ever gives up the ghost, I'll upgrade. Till then I see no real reason to.
Posted 11 December 2003 - 11:03 PM
Don't get me wrong, the 1600 is a fine engine, but EA81's are dirt cheap, and if you can get a little more power (you WERE talking about mods....), then there's not much reason not to.
You can probably break even if the thing runs good - people with Gen 1's are now and then looking for good running EA71's because it's a bit of work to swap a Gen 1 over to the EA81. (unless you happen to have an '81 Brat lying around for parts).
Posted 12 December 2003 - 01:44 AM
Posted 12 December 2003 - 03:52 AM
i had a japanese motor too. they are great little engines. but now that i'm upgrading tires i am upgrading to a built 1.8L. the other reason why i'm upgrading is i'm making my ideal subaru 4 wheeling machine. clutch can't handle 31 inch tires on a 1600.
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