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Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sun 18th June 2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Cliff R
New radiator arrived. Short and Long stories...

New radiator arrived.

Short and Long stories following. Sorry it's all a bit long but stick with all of this as it tells a good story.

Short story first.
Radiator went straight in with both...
Forum: Open slather Wed 14th June 2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By Cliff R
I wont be able to deal with this for a while but...

I wont be able to deal with this for a while but my daily driver is a 98 model Suzuki Grand Vitara.
With talk of Suzuki Swift seats being a fit for an MY I might look into the GV seats and see if...
Forum: Open slather Sun 11th June 2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By Cliff R
Also seem to recall someone stating in the forum...

Also seem to recall someone stating in the forum that Ford Laser seats (KF model) may be an option for the MY's.
Anyone confirm this ?
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sun 11th June 2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Cliff R
For other reference I found the following on line...

For other reference I found the following on line in the Subaru engine manual Chapter 03 page 3-72.

In reference to installing the crankshaft pulley & bolt.

27) Install crankshaft pulley on...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sun 11th June 2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Cliff R
Oh yes, anyone have a factory Subaru manual or...

Oh yes, anyone have a factory Subaru manual or know for certain what the tightening torque is for the pulley bolt.
I have manuals which are telling me anywhere between 53 and 74 Nm. This is a big...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sun 11th June 2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Cliff R
Thanks Bennie. When I pulled the pulley bolt off...

Thanks Bennie. When I pulled the pulley bolt off I noted I must have used some silicon under the bolt head as there was a rubber "washer" under the head of the bolt that would have been created from...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sat 10th June 2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Cliff R
EA81 front crankshaft oil seal replacement.

I have the front crankshaft pulley off (long story in itself to get this off) and I am about to pull the old seal behind the pulley.
Any advice on installing the:
- New seal - on the OD, fit it...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sat 10th June 2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Cliff R
I plan to keep all info and pass this on to the...

I plan to keep all info and pass this on to the forum.
The price I am being charged is $211 delivered and if it is no good it can go back. This is a bit more expensive than the likes of ebay but...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Fri 9th June 2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Cliff R
Ordered a new aluminum radiator. Be here...

Ordered a new aluminum radiator.
Be here Tuesday hopefully.
Informed it will fit early Brumby's and Leone's and will fit dual elec thermo fans.
If it isn't right it can go back.
Here's hoping it...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Tue 6th June 2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Cliff R
Bugger.... Replaced the fan thermo switch into...

Bugger....
Replaced the fan thermo switch into the radiator and now I have a pin hole leak in the radiator tank next to the switch.
Spose it has gone 34 years so cant complain.
Off to the wreckers...
Forum: Open slather Tue 6th June 2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By Cliff R
Just to keep this issue bubbling along, I...

Just to keep this issue bubbling along, I understand L series seats fit straight into an MY but like the MY seats they are getting old so probably not much point in this direction.
What I would like...
Forum: Electrical, wiring and lighting Sun 28th May 2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Cliff R
Sounds logical. I have no patience with this...

Sounds logical.
I have no patience with this Nissan alternator right now (or maybe in the future).
Too much other stuff going on at the moment.
Forum: Electrical, wiring and lighting Thu 18th May 2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Cliff R
Car started fine this morning and this afternoon....

Car started fine this morning and this afternoon.
The only change ?
Swapping the new alternator out to the old one.
Still don't know why the alternator would drain the battery but it appears that...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Wed 17th May 2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Cliff R
I think the thermo switch that controls the...

I think the thermo switch that controls the electric fans and screws into the radiator is a Trident P/N TFS195.
Can anyone confirm this or suggest another brand/part number ?
Forum: Electrical, wiring and lighting Wed 17th May 2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Cliff R
A while ago I bought this of ebay. ...

A while ago I bought this of ebay.
http://www.ausubaru.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=19&pictureid=2465

I fitted it to the wagon soon after I bought it but had issues like what I have described...
Forum: Electrical, wiring and lighting Tue 16th May 2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Cliff R
MY EA81 starting circuit

Went to start the wagon yesterday morning and all that I could hear was what I think was the clicking of the starter solenoid.
The battery is new so I rolled it off to the side of the driveway and...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Tue 16th May 2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Cliff R
Bennie The 5/16" fuel hose will be OK and...

Bennie

The 5/16" fuel hose will be OK and isnt kinking to any great extent.
The issues I think is the original hose is formed to stay in the shape it is so it wont rub on the manifold where it...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sun 14th May 2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Cliff R
EA81 MY inlet manifold coolant hose

Anyone know if we can still get new ones of that pesky small coolant hose that runs from the passenger side of the inlet manifold on an EA81 and runs from the the manifold (just below where the carby...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sun 14th May 2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Cliff R
I have been pretty slack with the A/C. What...

I have been pretty slack with the A/C.
What with family stuff, moved houses, getting our old house ready for sale, car isn't a daily driver etc the years have flown.

On the plus side, yes, it...
Forum: Subaru chat Sat 13th May 2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 139,449
Posted By Cliff R
Can't even begin to think about wrecking/crushing...

Can't even begin to think about wrecking/crushing the car so no danger of this as long as I have a say in things.
82 Touring wagons aren't something I have seen for a very long time.
This got me to...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sat 13th May 2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Cliff R
Ended up getting time to pull the wires off the...

Ended up getting time to pull the wires off the drier, used a lead to join them together and started the car.
Both the fans started up when the cabin fan was switched on and the A/C button pushed so...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sat 13th May 2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Cliff R
Thanks again, will have a look at your...

Thanks again, will have a look at your suggestions for the A/C test tomorrow and let you know how I go.
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sat 13th May 2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Cliff R
Silverbullet. Your the man !!!! From...

Silverbullet.

Your the man !!!!

From your info re the radiator thermo switch turning the main radiator fan on I thought that the thermo switch should be a normally open type and when it gets to...
Forum: Engine, gearbox and diff Sat 13th May 2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Cliff R
MY EA81 radiator cooling fans

Anyone have any knowledge on the wiring and purpose of the radiator cooling fans on an EA81 fitted with A/C and twin electric fans.
The twin electric radiator cooling fans in my 82 model EA81...
Forum: Subaru chat Sat 13th May 2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 139,449
Posted By Cliff R
Yes, thought about that but I feel that if...

Yes, thought about that but I feel that if someone is going to be a member of a club they need to be involved and take part.
I don't see me being able to do this at this point in time (or there...
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