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EA71 with a EA82 xmember question


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#1 adema2626

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 08:49 PM

So i was trying to measure both the xmembers and it seems to me that the EA82 it a little bit bigger then the EA71's xmember. I tryed finding if i could use a EA82 xmember and i couldnt find if i could i saw i could us a EA81 xmember but i dont have one of those. Can i use a EA82 xmember in a 79 brat? Thanks

Oh also i would like to use the hub/brake set up front the front of the EA82 and the struts looked different how they bolted to the hub from the brat and the gl. I saw that the 87 used a 3 bolt pattern when the brat only used a three. I could drill 3 new holes and get the strut to fit but is there a way i could use the Brats struts? I looked for this but no such luck either.

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Posted 10 August 2008 - 05:28 PM

anyone?

#3 The Beast I Drive

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Posted 10 August 2008 - 05:41 PM

EA82 x member is too wide, needs to be narrowed. EA71 balljoint connects to the lower arm totally different. If you want to use EA82 knuckles, you need EA81 lower arms. The EA71 struts will fit in the EA82 knuckles. BUT, I believe you will need to make hybrid EA71/EA82 axles to fit the hubs.




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