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Forum: General Forum 24th November 2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By El_Freddo
Thanks for the comment on my infamous L series....

Thanks for the comment on my infamous L series. It's pretty awesome but doesn't see enough 4wd'n for my liking...

If you want a manual with an auto vehicle you need to trick the TCU into thinking...
Forum: General Forum 24th November 2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By El_Freddo
Ooh... Not sure what crack they were smoking when...

Ooh... Not sure what crack they were smoking when they first thought about this let alone acting upon said thought.

I don't know what's worse - the mating of the square round body shapes or the...
Forum: Members Journals 23rd November 2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 29,268
Posted By El_Freddo
I bet you're excited! Cheers Bennie

I bet you're excited!

Cheers

Bennie
Forum: General Forum 23rd November 2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By El_Freddo
Drivetrain parts will swap over. Struts are...

Drivetrain parts will swap over.

Struts are longer on the outback.

The outback has body blocks to also help with the lift to raise them higher.

Someone else will know exactly, but by my...
Forum: Members Journals 17th November 2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,050
Posted By El_Freddo
Has this work slowed down? I'm hoping not -...

Has this work slowed down?

I'm hoping not - keep it going, chip away at it and you'll have it sorted in no time, even though it feels like it'll take you ages!

Cheers

Bennie
Forum: Members Journals 17th November 2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 29,268
Posted By El_Freddo
Nice work Rally! So what's the flat metal...

Nice work Rally!

So what's the flat metal plate connected to? I'm guessing it's just floating since it's the electromagnetic plate stopper.

I hope you get a solution sorted for the...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 4th November 2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
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: 163
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: 450
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: 163
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: 165
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: 120
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: 450
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: 99
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: 120
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: 450
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: 120
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: 92
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: 212
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: 6,308
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: 325
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: 56
Views: 1,050
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: 56
Views: 1,050
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: 325
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: 161
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...
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