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Do I have struts?
Rocketdog posted a topic in Old Gen.: 80's GL/DL/XT/Loyales...I'm looking to replace my suspension. Nothing fancy, just correct parts ordered the first time. I have a 2wd 87 3door and I think it's struts all around... I think. Can anyone help me with some direction to a good website to get these struts?
Rocketdog posted a topic in Old Gen.: 80's GL/DL/XT/Loyales...The pulley that adjusts the power steering belt (unsure of what it is called) has seized. Is there a way to loosen it up by cleaning and lubricating it? Or do i need to replace the pulley altogether? I have an 87 3door with a FI 1.8. If i need to replace it, I sure could use some advice on where to find one. THANKS!
Rocketdog posted a topic in Old Gen.: 80's GL/DL/XT/Loyales...How does one change a fuel filter (not the one under the hood) in a 87 subi 3door?
wheel bearing stuck on axle
Rocketdog posted a topic in Old Gen.: 80's GL/DL/XT/Loyales...After FINALLY getting my cv axle out of the front passenger hub to replace the bearings, the inner bearing came out with the axle! 'Tis stuck pretty good on there and I need some tips on how I can get it of without ruining a good axle. 87 FWD GL 3door
heater switch mystery
Rocketdog posted a topic in Old Gen.: 80's GL/DL/XT/Loyales...Heater switch, er HVAC was wonky when I bought my 87 gl. It required constant pressure to work the heater. I used duck tape for a while until it completely failed me. Upon pulling the HVAC line out, some of its "bearings" were loose because parts of it were melted. I pulled one from another car that appeared fine and swapped it. I also replaced the resistor and heater blower motor with brand new ones. AND GUESS WHAT?! It still acts weird, needing pressure or to be pressed just right to work when you let go. Granted all fan settings work now instead of only the 4th one with the original melted pos. Please, someone tell me what I am missing here.
whining from alternator belt?
Rocketdog posted a topic in Old Gen.: 80's GL/DL/XT/Loyales...There has been a very obnoxious whining/whistling coming from my engine. I've checked all the vacuum lines, the air filter and in the process replaced both of my belts. This sound appears to be coming from one of my belts that gets louder upon acceleration. It sounds like the alternator belt, but I'm obviously lost on this one. Loosening/ tightening were attempted as well, but no dice. I've been ignoring my car sounding like a UFO for a few months now and it hasn't gotten any worse...or less annoying. Would this issue have anything to do with a loss in power when accelerating? (that could be a completely different issue.) 87 gl 3-door 5speed
fixing air ducts with holes chewed
Rocketdog posted a topic in Old Gen.: 80's GL/DL/XT/Loyales...Upon removing my worthless heater blower resistor, I looked up into my dash and suddenly realized why I thought my vents weren't blowing air as strong as I remembered in my last subi. I also remembered thru my blind excitement of finding this car,(winter of 2014) that I pulled nesting material out of my glove box. MICE! I doubt they area still inhabiting my dash since the damage or nesting fluff wasn't accompanied by any smell or obvious recent damage. Then I again, I do have outside cats that may have assisted with their murderings. All that being said, there are indeed holes chewed into my air ducts, (not any wiring) with the absence of any visible "fluff". These holes aren't exactly gaping in my opinion. I will try to get some picture up here soon. I'm still paranoid and am looking forward to removing my front seats and dismantling my entire dash. I WILL find all, if any remaining "fluff" and any more possible destruction. My question here is what are the steps in fixing this? Is there a way to avoid replacing air ducts if damage is minimal? I don't need any tips or tricks on how to get rid of an infestation. Any tips on how to unclog airways? Diagrams or pictures of the entire air duct system would be a huge help. This is in my 87 Subaru 3door.