Subaru conversion start

Discussion in 'Modified Shizzle' started by pkrboo, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. 3.9 would make it slower of the line but lower rpm for cruising
     
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  2. Keep the pics coming - cant wait to have a chat about your progress this weekend over a steak and stilton sandwich!
     
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  4. so with a 4.44:1 ratio Diff 5th gear at 3000 rpm will be 69mph

    3.9:1 diff will be 78mph

    4.11:1 will be 75mph.

    if you want the middle ground go 4.11 if you want awesome acceleration like i need for towing then 4.44 if you want a lazy cruiser go for 3.9

    i put this into the gear ratio calculator using a 5 speed non turbo ratio gearset. an 26.7 inch tyres but not sure what they actually are.
     
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  5. Hi, did the Rad pack come with any hoses or pipe fittings ?
     
  6. No, no hoses or pipes, that's my next dilemma on what to do about pipes etc.
     
  7. davidoft

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  8. Viper performance.
     
  9. Do RJES advise a secondary coolant pump over and above the engine driven one with their kit? I have one which I haven't fitted as it's seemed to only be to feed the heater matrix which had been higher than the engine on the splitty. However I spoke with chap the other day who was adamant it was needed regardless ?
     
  10. No not seen the secondary pump setup before.

    I think if you put a heater matrix under the front belly pan into the totem pole it will be ok

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  11. That's what I thought...... hopefully find out tomorrow ! :)
     
  12. What heater matrix do you have?

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  13. It was a unmarked black box..... so nothing I can advise you on sadly.
     
  14. Made a start on the gearbox tonight.

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  15. Any updates Matt?
     
  16. not yet, hoping to do another couple of hours on the gearbox tonight. will do some pics.
     
  17. PIE

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    Mate what size is your engine?
     
  18. Subaru is 2.0 litre

    VW type 4 is 2.0 litre

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