1980ea71Brat Posted October 25, 2022 Share Posted October 25, 2022 Hey all, I just recently finished a EJ22 swap into my 1987 RX and been driving it around pretty regularly. Unfortunately, now that it is back on the road, a few problems have cropped up. The struts are barely passing the bounce test, and a bushing has started making it's presence known. The dealer no longer has struts available, and rock auto came up with nothing too. Is it worth even looking into aftermarket? Rock Auto does carry struts and shocks for the Loyale, is it worth swapping to those? Additionally - the dual range transmission can be hard to shift and the temperature hasn't even gotten to below zero up here yet. It feels like the 2nd gear Syncro is on its way out, and sometimes it grinds a little bit going into third gear. This gets better after the fluid is warmed up. This is the fluid I used: https://www.amazon.com/Subaru-75W90-Performance-Transmission-Fluid-1/dp/B007L6Q1EK I read on a different post that a member replaced the synchros and bearings in their dual range transmission by ordering the parts individually through Subaru. This was back in 2014 and my local dealer can't find these parts in the data base. Are these discontinued? Looking for any help and recommendations. Are the parts becoming so rare that I should be looking at swapping over to WRX sub frames down the road? Thanks, Matt Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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