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Forum: Transmission and Driveline 4th November 2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 396
Posted By El_Freddo
Ok after looking very closely between your pic jf...

Ok after looking very closely between your pic jf and the pic I dug up I can see what you mean. Very strange.

As for L series/My r160 rear diffs - pretty much the same as the R160 diff in the pics...
Forum: Wanted 3rd November 2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By El_Freddo
Sorry turbo1600; I didn't mean to knock the wind...

Sorry turbo1600; I didn't mean to knock the wind out of your sails.

I understand that people often sell pistons second hand - it's just not often that they're oversize. That's all I pointing out....
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 3rd November 2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 396
Posted By El_Freddo
A lot can happen to a car in 21 years - pre...

A lot can happen to a car in 21 years - pre granpa ownership mod?

https://www.scoobynet.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=65476&d=1502131792

R180 on the left, R160 on the right
...
Forum: Wanted 2nd November 2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By El_Freddo
Best of luck with that. I've never heard of...

Best of luck with that. I've never heard of anyone selling second hand oversized pistons.

Why second hand?

You're better off going new as they won't be warped etc - this can occur with used...
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 2nd November 2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By El_Freddo
If not already done, loosen your suspension...

If not already done, loosen your suspension bushes with the car as is - no jack stands etc.

This releases any bind in the bushes that will lead them to a premature death, especially those ones on...
Forum: Engine Swaps 2nd November 2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By El_Freddo
Correct. Just keep the cam belt clean and...

Correct.

Just keep the cam belt clean and note the direction it rotates if the markers have worn off already.

Cheers

Bennie
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 2nd November 2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 396
Posted By El_Freddo
Now I understand what you're talking about. (I...

Now I understand what you're talking about. (I tried borrowing a pic from the linked forum but it wouldn't allow this)

What you have is an R180 and an R160.

Second row, left pic, R180 on the...
Forum: Electrical and Lighting 1st November 2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By El_Freddo
Via the wiring the runs down the side of the car,...

Via the wiring the runs down the side of the car, there will be a horizontally mounted grommet in each rear corner - have a look near the window wiper motor.

One side will be packed out with...
Forum: Engine Swaps 31st October 2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By El_Freddo
From reading bits of this thread (last post seems...

From reading bits of this thread (last post seems good) http://www.rs25.com/forums/f5/t171730-ej251-vs-ej253.html and some other reading on NASIOC it sounds like the intake etc on the EJ251 and EJ253...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 31st October 2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 396
Posted By El_Freddo
R180 should be easy. ARB used to make them for...

R180 should be easy. ARB used to make them for the datsun 720 front diff and most likely a number of other nissans that used a rear R180 setup in a live axle configuration - apparently these were...
Forum: Engine Swaps 31st October 2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By El_Freddo
Welcome to the forum Corona! I can't answer...

Welcome to the forum Corona!

I can't answer all your questions - I presume your RS impreza has an EJ20 of some sort in it? Or is it already rocking an EJ25?

1) If the engine is of the same...
Forum: Under the Bonnet/Hood 28th October 2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By El_Freddo
It seems to reason that the pistons could be...

It seems to reason that the pistons could be different if the angle of the valves are different between the DOHC and SOHC heads.

You would have to look at both pistons to check the angle of the...
Forum: Under the Bonnet/Hood 21st October 2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 176
Posted By El_Freddo
Also check your heater circuit. If there's a...

Also check your heater circuit. If there's a blockage this can cause issues with the heating of the thermostat and thus it's opening.

That or you've lost coolant somewhere and have low coolant...
Forum: Members Journals 17th October 2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,001
Posted By El_Freddo
That's awesome. Needs a snorkel :lildevil: ...

That's awesome.

Needs a snorkel :lildevil:

Top effort. I wish I could make bar work like what you've been doing!

Keep up the good work - and stick with it, don't let this die because "it's...
Forum: Computing 16th October 2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By El_Freddo
Sent packing via the phishing scam button :cool: ...

Sent packing via the phishing scam button :cool:

And really, an affair? Did you fall for that? Scammed! They want your money, not your body or sexual prowess in the bedroom (or car/local park -...
Forum: Members Journals 16th October 2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 903
Posted By El_Freddo
Pics show up for me now when I'm logged in or...

Pics show up for me now when I'm logged in or not.

Anyway... Your project looks just like any good EJ conversion :D

http://www.offroadsubarus.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2063&d=1508075977...
Forum: Members Journals 14th October 2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 903
Posted By El_Freddo
Working awesome once logged in! Thanks for...

Working awesome once logged in!

Thanks for that!

Andy, I was going to say that the square engine mounts are better than the round ones - I think they sit better and I've heard that they last...
Forum: Computing 14th October 2017, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By El_Freddo
Well I've checked out as all good. And that...

Well I've checked out as all good.

And that email turned out to be a scam of some sort - got a reply email asking to have an affair or some ****. And had other emails with the exact same...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 14th October 2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By El_Freddo
Ok so there's two issues at play now. The...

Ok so there's two issues at play now. The screaming sound happens with the engine running? If so, your PS pump might be worn with that old stuff running through it, or there could've been air that...
Forum: Electrical and Lighting 14th October 2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By El_Freddo
You'll actually need to reference a wire from the...

You'll actually need to reference a wire from the relay and I think the green wire.

I'll double check this tomorrow when my sister's liberty (Gen3) is back near me for a few hours...

Here's the...
Forum: Members Journals 14th October 2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 903
Posted By El_Freddo
Andy, I pulled this out of an L series for use...

Andy, I pulled this out of an L series for use in my L series ;)

You might find that a brumby (BRAT) or MY wagon fuel lines may be very similar.

I reshaped mine at the firewall to follow the...
Forum: Members Journals 13th October 2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 28,450
Posted By El_Freddo
Sounds good! Pun intended ;) Cheers ...

Sounds good!

Pun intended ;)

Cheers

Bennie
Forum: Members Journals 13th October 2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 903
Posted By El_Freddo
Maaate! You really need to start resizing your...

Maaate! You really need to start resizing your images - either through your image host program or by editing the size prior to uploading to the hosting site (this is how I do it).

I'd recommend...
Forum: Forum Help 9th October 2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 812
Posted By El_Freddo
I don't know how true this is but I've heard that...

I don't know how true this is but I've heard that facebook purchased photobucket. Seems like they're trying to further kill off forum usage to get it on facebook.

Conspiracy theory much? Maybe...
Forum: Computing 9th October 2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By El_Freddo
Hey Kevin, good info to know! Firstly, the...

Hey Kevin, good info to know!

Firstly, the have I been pawned link doesn't work - unless that's part of a scam... :p

Secondly, I recently had an email from an old friend who only gave their...
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