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How hard is it to find this car with a DR?


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#1 bigo1966

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Posted 28 January 2008 - 09:52 AM

http://www.ultimates...LEONE-RXIIQ.jpg I cant seem to find one anywhere.

#2 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 28 January 2008 - 10:01 AM

That's an RX coupe. 87 through 89.

You just have to look harder.

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Posted 28 January 2008 - 10:28 AM

My old coupe had a D/R.
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Just keep looking

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Posted 28 January 2008 - 09:31 PM

An old friend of mine had one of those...

I would think in Colorado they would be pretty easy to find. Although when I was looking for a DR wagon I couldn't seem to find one for the longest time and I live in Washington where they practically grow on trees. Keep looking.

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Posted 28 January 2008 - 10:10 PM

Pretty hard, I have an '89 RX that's a 4speed automatic:rolleyes:. Some people don't believe me.

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Posted 28 January 2008 - 10:26 PM

i have that in a sedan and my friend has the three door version, mine is part time 4wd (fwd, 4wd hi, and 4wd low) his is full time 4wd dual range with the center diff lock.

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Posted 29 January 2008 - 03:04 AM

[quote name=''[HTi]Johnson']Pretty hard' date=' I have an '89 RX that's a 4speed automatic:rolleyes:. Some people don't believe me.[/QUOTE']

I believe you... We used to get them from Japan. they are the same box as the Legacy, just with the EA front diff and housing.

You could always buy a car with the single range and change it to the dual setup.

#8 bigo1966

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Posted 29 January 2008 - 10:29 AM

not a bad idea, hopefully something will just fall in my lap for 300 bucks:grin:

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Posted 29 January 2008 - 10:53 AM

ARe the 2wd's set up for a bolt on application if i wanted to convert one to a 4x4?

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Posted 29 January 2008 - 02:36 PM

I found my 87 RX on Craigslist :grin:

#11 bigo1966

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Posted 29 January 2008 - 02:51 PM

with a DR?

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Posted 29 January 2008 - 03:18 PM

with a DR?



Yep :) Its a 87 RX 3 door Turbo 5 Speed with D/R trans
This is mine Minus the white hubcaps and the Kid in the back.The wheels were replaced with the 8 spoke wheels and the kid is from the previous owner who took the pics

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Posted 29 January 2008 - 03:59 PM

Yup, that looks just like mine, except mine's an 88, has white wagon spoke wheels on it, a hood scoop(with associated TMIC and turbo goodies) and a red stripe instead of the grey/blue one.

The dual trans came in a lot of the wagons, but to my recollection (and correct me if I'm wrong) ALL RX with manual transmission has the dual range ALL WHEEL DRIVE, not FOUR wheel drive, this unit is special and quite hard to find as only the RX and some XT6(I think) had the AWD unit with Diff Lock.

Fit and function is the same, except the 4wd D/R box has an option for front wheel drive, four wheel drive, or Low range four wheel drive. These will interchange with the AWD units, I believe. The gearing can be different, though, so be careful switching them around.( since the ft diff is part of the trans, a matching rear diff will have to be found)

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 09:39 AM

ARe the 2wd's set up for a bolt on application if i wanted to convert one to a 4x4?


All the ones I've seen don't have the nuts in the body but I have converted a 2WD using this attached method

http://www.aboveboar...ind/nutsert.htm

Lots of work but if you want it... anything is possible :grin:

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 10:00 AM

Cool thanks. I could buy 5 wagons but i really think those coupes look cool. If anyone comes across one let me know.




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