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Posted 15 December 2003 - 05:22 PM
Mt. Vernon WA
Posted 15 December 2003 - 05:26 PM
Posted 15 December 2003 - 05:41 PM
what year is the car, what trans, and is the car the motor is going to carb, or spfi?
i believe chef tim has done the swap also
Posted 15 December 2003 - 05:47 PM
Posted 15 December 2003 - 05:47 PM
Posted 15 December 2003 - 05:52 PM
nothing too special just stock overhead cam carb. to stock push rod 1800
Posted 15 December 2003 - 06:51 PM
but you will have to use the ea82 flywheel, and the timing marks are different. but if you leave the distributor alone, that wont matter. dont forget to grind the bellhousing on the motor for the flywheel. use the ea81 flywheel bolts
the ea82 carb manifold will bolt up to the ea81 motor. but the egr will be in the way of the distributor.
either make a block-off plate for the egr, or do this:
mark the distributor position and take it out. take off the distributor mount off and install it upside down so it faces the other way. put the distributor in 180 deg backward, but keep the rotor alignment the same.
install your plug wires 180 off on the cap, so they are correct with the rotor
that will be the only MAJOR issue
or you can just leave the brat carb/intake with the brat motor
the pitch bar mount on the ea82 motor will swap to the ea81
ea81 motor mounts will fit in the ea82 car
connect the dist wires to the coil like normal(you will have to lengthen the wires, or move the coil to the other side of the car
you can leave all the spfi wiring connected to the coil, and leave all the spfi wiring hanging around, just tuck it out of the way
the tachometer will still work normally. for oil pressure and water temp, you will have to find the right pin on the spfi harness and tie into that, or simply go with mechanical gauges
one of those triple gauge sets from wal-mart will fit nicely on top of the steering column, for example
Posted 15 December 2003 - 07:40 PM
Originally posted by chef_tim
Miles has you pretty well dialed in. Just ask if you need more help. Tim
PS one hose for the P/S will need to be manufactured and the coolant hose will also need some moding, I used a 90º piece of 2" (?) copper to make mine.
on the glf with te ea82, i used an ea82 power steering lines to adapt the two
with the ea81 in the sedan and DL, i used the ea82 water pump, and power steering pump. in order to do like this, i had to make a custom alternator pulley. but an AC-less alternator would have worked, if i had one.
the ea82 water pump will match the radiator hose. use the ea82 water pipe off the top of the motor so it fits the ea82 heater hose.
use this if you are using the brat motors existing belt system
the ea82 water pump, ps pump, and alternator belts will be in line. but it will be slightly offset from the crank pulley, but it will still work. but it may wear the belt prematurely.
both of mine got junked when i was away. i never driven them. its a crying shame, because the sedan only needed the rocker nuts torques, and the dl needed the timing set correctly.
but they both ran and had the belt system i just described
the ea82 ac pump bracket will also swap over, as i had in both of mine
Posted 15 December 2003 - 08:08 PM
Posted 15 December 2003 - 08:31 PM
same with transmissions too.
all my stuff so far is based on what i have done with soobs myself
all this knowledge comes from the fact i had spare parts to play with.
but round up all my projects, all the parts were from the cars in my stable. just mixed around between them, no spares between projects
very frugal with my combinations
Posted 16 December 2003 - 11:37 AM
If I have any more Q's i'll talk wichya again.
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