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Can you use the distributor off a 1988 subaru on your 1978 subaru?

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Can you use the distributor off a 1988 subaru on your 1978 subaru?

:grin:

 

Any ideas welcome..

 

If it's off an '88 hatch, sure... if it's aything else, it will be a FI disty...

 

of course you didn't say if you sill ad the '78 engine or not :)

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If it's off an '88 hatch, sure... if it's aything else, it will be a FI disty...

 

of course you didn't say if you sill ad the '78 engine or not :)

 

Lets assume hes not pulling the disty off a beautiful hatch and it is simply an ea82. In that case the answer would be no.

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And , correct me if I'm wrong , he's going to want the automatic for the advance curve - yes?

 

Std. model or Hatchback - not Loyale .... he knew that. :)

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Advance curve is the same between 4WD/2WD. There is no difference according to the graphs in the FSM.

 

As stated - anything other than a Hatchback will be fuel injected and thus will not work.

 

GD

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anything other than a Hatchback will be fuel injected

 

 

'85 thru mid '87 you've got carb'd "Loyales" .... FYI.

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but he mentioned it was off a 88.

 

 

I'm just letting GD know about something in relation to what he offered. Pay attention please. :rolleyes:

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Can you use the distributor off a 1988 subaru on your 1978 subaru?

:grin:

 

Any ideas welcome..

 

Yea, we need more information!

 

While we're at it...The NIPONDENSO carb distributor has two governor springs and 2 flyweights. I've swapped out many of those both...just not on a Subaru before.

 

Generally speaking, heavy cars and automatic transmissions use a different advance then manual trans and lighter weight.

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