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I know it's an old topic but I did an ej22 swap in a brat a few years ago and never did get the original oil pressure gauge to work. I've heard the ea81 and ea82 senders are the same. How did the oil filter sandwich work out for you? Do you have any pics with the oil pressure sender installed?

 

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This is how I've done mine - stock EA oil warning light sender on one end and aftermarket mechanical gauge on the other. It all fits under my alternator. To fit your pressure sender unit which is much larger, I've seen it done with a line extension to an area where it's easy to access and clear of any other objects. Worked a treat for them.

 

Cheers

 

Bennie

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Right on. I've been thinking of running an oil cooler myself. I ordered a sandwich but I haven't found all of the adapters yet. I did find this,

 

http://store.42draftdesigns.com/VW-Oil-Pressure-Relocation-Kit_p_314.html

 

it might be of some help in your application. Good luck. Post some pics when you finish. I would defiantly like to see how you install a cooler.

 

Why not use a Forester Oil Cooler? I think I could piece together a kit if needed but otherwise a junkyard run and not too hard to install.

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That's the way to go. It bolts right up to a EJ22 with factory parts. I recommend new hoses rather than used to make sure it lasts for a good long while.

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Today I put in a marine grade 12v outlet in the rear cargo are for the ARB fridge/freezer. The 12v is switched off of the panel in the center console which gets its power off of the auxiliary battery. It will run the fridge for 18 hours before needing to recharge. So letting it go over night while camping is no problem. The dual battery system will monitor this for me and when I start up the car again it will recharge the aux battery automatically. This all translates to fresh food when out on a long camping trip!

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Today I put in a marine grade 12v outlet in the rear cargo are for the ARB fridge/freezer. The 12v is switched off of the panel in the center console which gets its power off of the auxiliary battery. It will run the fridge for 18 hours before needing to recharge. So letting it go over night while camping is no problem. The dual battery system will monitor this for me and when I start up the car again it will recharge the aux battery automatically. This all translates to fresh food when out on a long camping trip!

 

That's a pretty awesome setup! :headbang:

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Pretty sure I saw you this morning on HWY 22 just east of the Aumsville exit. Lol I was driving the ambulance going westbound. Got an 86 here in town that is getting ready to take off as soon as I finish painting my WRX

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Hopefully I can make this a Summer 2013 project.. could you enlighten me to the overall cost, roughly? PM is fine.

 

 

For an over all ej swap? There are a lot of other threads on costs,

Good Engine 500-600+

Stripped harness 250$+

Add plate 150$

Clutch kit 180$

Miss 200$

There's prolly more I'm missing I can't remember all I had to buy and spend. I did almost all of my build my self, total cost for me counting the car and a home built 4" lift and 235/75's maybe 700-1000$ but like I said I did it all my self and traded work for the engine.

 

Plan on spending about 1000-1500$ you can also use the search button for costs for ej swap ;) haha.

 

As for this build! This was my inspiration for my build! You've gon and awsome rig man!

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^^ Thanks dude - and yeah, this thread.. inspiration. Have to start planning.

 

No problem! This is what this site is for! Good luck!

 

-Prwa

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For an over all ej swap? There are a lot of other threads on costs,

Good Engine 500-600+

Stripped harness 250$+

Add plate 150$

Clutch kit 180$

Miss 200$

There's prolly more I'm missing I can't remember all I had to buy and spend. I did almost all of my build my self, total cost for me counting the car and a home built 4" lift and 235/75's maybe 700-1000$ but like I said I did it all my self and traded work for the engine.

 

Plan on spending about 1000-1500$ you can also use the search button for costs for ej swap ;) haha.

 

As for this build! This was my inspiration for my build! You've gon and awsome rig man!

 

That's about what I spent getting all of the bits needed for the engine. Mines a daily driver so I spent the money where its important, on a good motor.

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Pretty sure I saw you this morning on HWY 22 just east of the Aumsville exit. Lol I was driving the ambulance going westbound. Got an 86 here in town that is getting ready to take off as soon as I finish painting my WRX

 

Yep you did! I was heading up to the N. Fork of the Santiam to Opal Creek area for some work/fun!

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UPDATE:  the Subie has been passed on to a new owner who is taking it to the next level.  I'm sure hes on here so I'll let him introduce it when hes ready.  It went to a perfect home and will be around in the community.  Just wait till you all see the new upgrades!  

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Update 14 January 2015:

 

The 1992 Subaru Loyale is still alive and well. Here is the current
modification list and some updated photos. I recently also launched a
website www.subaru-adventures.com to share the trips with the Loyale and my plans on bringing it to Europe in 2016. I also have some updated photos of Scoobyclimbs 84' GL Hatch.

 

Enjoy,

 

Bryan

 

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Engine:

  • EJ-22 motor 68,000 miles 1993 Legacy – (148,000 @ 312,000chassis) Timing Belt done @ 275,000
  • Subaru group N motor mounts
  • 2004 Legacy 100amp Alternator
  • Perrin catch can
  • Perrin pulley cover
  • Perrin lightweight crank pulley
  • 2 ¼ Custom Exhaust with Magnaflow Muffler
  • Dual electric radiator fans (ECU & AUX)
  • Custom Brazed 90 degree Elbows on Radiator for EJ22 Swap
  • Primitive Racing rear skidplate
  • Rallitek exhaust hanger bushings
  • SPT Oil Filler Cover
  • Hot water Power Shower Heat Exchanger
  • Surflow Water Pump with Plumbing
  • Custom Brazed 90 degree Elbows on Radiator for EJ22 Swap
  • Mechanical Oil Pressure Gauge
  • Custom Oil Sump Guard fitted with ARB Bumper
  • Burrito Pan

Suspension/Steering:


  • Allied Armament 4″ lift kit
  • KING Spring Suspension (progressive wound)
  • KYB GR2 struts
  • Perrin rear sub frame bushings
  • AVO steering rack bushings
  • GL-10 4 wheel disc brakes w/ G-Stop braided steel lines
  • 14″ Powder Coated Semi Gloss Black Peugeot 505 alloy wheels w/ BFG All Terrains Big Horn Maxi TL13804000 27X8.50R14LT

Transmission:


  • 5 SPD HiLow D/R transmission
  • LSD rear differential from 89’ Subaru GL10 – Swapped 3.7Ring Gear to 3.9
  • Perrin rear diff cover (first prototype) with extra differential fluid capacity with aluminum cooling fins
  • XT6 clutch kit
  • SJR adapter plate

Interior:


  • Custom illuminated center console switch panel w/ 12v, USB, AUX stereo input
  • 1987 XT6 front seats (First Bucket Seats Subaru Ever Made)
  • Rear cargo light (not installed on Loyales)
  • Front dome light (not installed on Loyales)
  • Fire bottle mount
  • Mag Light mount
  • Primitive Racing Rally Roof Vent: Driver & Passenger
  • Full LED Lighting Interior Exterior
  • Full GL interior spec: Center Console, Door handles, Dead pedal
  • Window Tint
  • Map light
  • Subaru BAJA rubber floor mats
  • 03’ Subaru Outback Cupholder
  • WRC Seat Covers for XT6 Seats (Import from Greece)
  • 2005 Subaru Legacy Rear Boot Floor Mat
  • Dual Pod on A Pillar for Oil Pressure Gauge and OAT Gauge
  • Power Towel Dispenser
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Pepper Spray Mount
  • Extended Rear Floor Board (Hinged)
  • New Rear Carpet
  • Rear Back Seat Organizer with Pockets/Table
  • Cup Holder Table w/ USB Christmas Tree

Exterior:


  • GL-10 Rear bottom door corner guards
  • Custom Rally Mudflaps
  • Warn Industries BRAT brush guard (previous ARB Bumper)
  • Yakima roof basket and accessories mounts
  • Hi-Lift Jack w/ mount
  • Yakima Shovel/Axe holder
  • Dune flag nut mount on Yakima rack
  • Custom Jerry Can mounts
  • HTI rear bumper,
  • HTI tail light guards
  • HTI spare tire rack (first prototype)
  • Master the Mountain Subaru Promotion Sticker – Official car for US Ski Team (previous)
  • A Pillar Custom aluminum wire bundle guard with welded nuts & SS hardware
  • Subaru DL Dual Headlight conversion
  • ARB 6.5’ Awning with Custom Brackets
  • ARB 84’ Hilux Front Bumper Custom Fitted
  • Solar Panel Mount with Custom Bracket for Solar Controller w/ wiring
  • 22B Impreza Hood Vents
  • 91’ Legacy Turbo Hood Scoop shortened 2”
  • Fishing Rod Holder on Front Bumper
  • Fishing Rod 3” Tube on Roof Rack
  • Fender Flares with All Stainless Steel Hardware
  • Toyota Prado Snorkel Intake Installation with custom resizing for Washer Reservoir
  • Australia L Series “Subaru 4WD” Rear Side Door Trim Replacement
  • Bottle Opener Rear Bumper

Electronics:


  • National Luna Dual Battery System from South Africa
  • Lamphus Cruiser 36” 6.5″ LED Overhead
  • Optima Red top battery
  • Optima Yellow top battery with custom military style mount bracket
  • Fuse/relay accessory box
  • Cobra 75 WX ST
  • Brunton New Solarflat 15 Rigid Solar Panels (15 Watt)
  • Outside/Inside Air Temperature Gauge
  • WARN XT40 Winch w/ Wireless Remote with Custom Bracket
  • Primary /Secondary battery Fuse Box
  • Primary/Secondary Bus Bars
  • LED Light Strip For Front Bumper Winch
  • Engine Bonnet Overhead LED Lamp Switched to 4WD on Gear Shifter
  • Light Force 170 Lights and Wiring
  • Rear LED Brake Light wiring
  • Roof Top Ham Radio Antenna wire routing
  • YAESU FT-1900R VHF FM Transceiver FT 1900R
  • Installation of 2each relays with Independent Switches for DL Dual Headlight Conversation
  • Custom Fabrication for fitment of Australian L Series “protruded Amber” Corner Indicators
  • Custom Fabrication of Relocation of DL Dual Headlights 1.5” Inboard for fitment of Corner Light Indicator
  • Starter Kill Switch
  • LED Floor Lights
  • Interior Christmas Lights with Switch on Lower Right Passenger Console
  • Check Engine Light Code Reader Switch

Maintenance:


  • New Right Hand Control Arm due to damage from WBCDR (Rock during water crossing)
  • New Hood Release Cable
  • Corrosion Removal and Paint on Battery Tray
  • Corrosion Removal and Paint around Window Seal
  • Respray Roof Top
  • Respray Rear Bumper and Accessories
  • Relocation of Registration Plates
  • Adjusted Idle to prevent vibration @ Idle
  • Found missing Nut Shift Linkage – Replaced Hardware
  • Custom Exhaust Work
  • Troubleshoot Fuel System Electrical faul
  • Troubleshoot Rheostat for Dashboard Dimming
  • Troubleshoot Blinker Flasher Relay
  • Replaced Drivers Side Door Handle
  • Readjusted Locking Mechanism on Rear Hatch
  • Rewiring Engine Bay
  • Repaint of interior centre console
  • Cut & Polish
  • Installed New Pin Striping (Charcoal/Black)
  • Sent in Switch Panel for replacement of Transistor for “Rock Light” Switch Illumination
  • Disconnected “Seat Belt ON” Light by Removing Pin from Connector
  • Disconnected “DOOR LOCK” Light on Gauge Panel by Removing Pin from Connector
  • Replaced All Hardware on Rear Bumper/Mudflaps/Fender Liner with Stainless
  • Removed Access Wiring for EJ22 MAF Sensor, Igniter Plug Sensor, and Alternator Wiring

Modification Photos:

http://subaru-adventures.com/1992-subaru-loyale-build/modification-list-of-1992-subaru-loyale/

 

Photo Gallery Here:

http://subaru-adventures.com/92-loyale-gallery/

 

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