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el_freddo last won the day on July 1

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About el_freddo

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    Eat, Live, Breath Subaru
  • Birthday 07/16/1982

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    Bendigo, Vic, Aust.
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    Subaru's, tinkering/fixing things - especially love pulling things to bits then trying to put them back together :D
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    Two eyes, nose, mouth... The usual...
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    '88 L wagon '91 brumby, 93 RS wag

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  1. Sounds like too much stuffing around. If you have the SG it’s a better vehicle I reckon! Cheers Bennie
  2. Especially since you have a spare vehicle for parts etc. learn how to read the codes from the ECU - it might just TELL you what it needs. Also check your cam belts are intact and properly aligned. One cam should be at 12 o’clock and the other at 6 o’clock when the crank is at either of these positions. @Step-a-toe - here’s the link, but all photofucket photos are no longer available https://ausubaru.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=68&t=24721 Cheers Bennie
  3. Thanks for that @Steptoe I guess I’ll be applying some sealant to my windscreen when the weather dries out! It’s not leaking but it would be best to have what the factory says to have! Cheers Bennie
  4. Really? I’ve only ever fitted them dry, no issues. Cheers Bennie
  5. Steering wheel is on the wrong side. It’s not right! Seriously though, a very tidy unit. Those headlight guards are very JDM! So are you making a purchase?? Cheers Bennie
  6. Just as Bollo says in the Mighty Boosh all the time. I hope it’s not that dire! Cheers Bennie
  7. Looks like you’ve got the most common issues covered. I’d start with the vacuum modulator, but really my gut feeling is that the auto might be toast - with that said I have very little experience with autos so cover all bases if you can before calling it quits on it. Someone in the know will tell you more though. And this is the forum to be on for this sort of help! Cheers Bennie
  8. That depends on how you look after them. Cheers Bennie
  9. Using a very sharp blade, cut the rubber away from the inside as close to the metal as you can. Gently push the windscreen out. Remove the windscreen from the rest of the rubber then *carefully* remove the plastic chromed strips for use in the new rubber seal. Cheers Bennie
  10. @andrsn Gen1 and Gen2 have only one O2 sensor. It’s located between the two exhaust pipes coming into the cat converter. Cheers Bennie
  11. ATF does not do the front diff. There’s a separate dipstick for the diff and it uses regular diff oil. If you have an issue there it’s usually a speed related noise. Cheers Bennie
  12. Replace the slave cylinders while you’re there. They tend to leak when they’re this old. Cheers Bennie
  13. el_freddo

    Ea81 head interchangeably

    I’d be diving in. But that’s me... Cheers Bennie
  14. el_freddo

    Ea81 head interchangeably

    The answer you don’t want to hear is no, they’re not interchangeable unless you’re stepping from EFI turbo to NA carb. You need the heads with the injector boss in them. When they said a head was bad, what did they mean exactly? Blown HG?? If it were me in your position, and I had the space to store it while pulling the engine down (and the mechanical knowledge to do it) and the desire to have a unique Sunday cruiser, I’d go for it, even more so if the body is rust free - that’s the bad part to get! A replacement head could be sourced. I might take some time but you’ll find what you need eventually. Cheers Bennie