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Post by steptoe » Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:57 pm

Thems the legendary markings and you get no idea from yous eh ?

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Post by T.Farm.Brumby » Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:01 pm

steptoe wrote:Thems the legendary markings and you get no idea from yous eh ?
Well I don't know really haha. '93 or '94???
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Post by RSR 555 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:20 am

There are 2 main types of EJ22 engines for the Legacy/Liberty, think of them as early and late. The early EJ22 was produced from 89 to early 91, then the later models where produced from 91 to late 98. As these engines are all about the same design, it doesn't really matter what year it is other than the early had the smaller grey injectors and the later had the red ones. Wiring harness is different on either one
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Post by T.Farm.Brumby » Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:32 pm

RSR 555 wrote:There are 2 main types of EJ22 engines for the Legacy/Liberty, think of them as early and late. The early EJ22 was produced from 89 to early 91, then the later models where produced from 91 to late 98. As these engines are all about the same design, it doesn't really matter what year it is other than the early had the smaller grey injectors and the later had the red ones. Wiring harness is different on either one
So if I can get a look at the injectors I'll be fine? Wilco.

Also going to degrease the whole engine bay and spray off the engine. Might spray the rocker covers too if they aren't too hard to get off. Any idea how hard that'd be? From an initial look they look somewhat inaccessible :(
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Post by RSR 555 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:08 pm

T.Farm.Brumby wrote:So if I can get a look at the injectors I'll be fine? Wilco.

Also going to degrease the whole engine bay and spray off the engine. Might spray the rocker covers too if they aren't too hard to get off. Any idea how hard that'd be? From an initial look they look somewhat inaccessible :(
This is a quick way to identify the early or late EJ22. From memory, all of them produced after 1994 had the month/year on the inside of the cap. Also all the EJ22 engines after 1994 had Crank and Cam Angle Sensors without long wires on them.

The rocker covers are easy in a Liberty, so I'm thinking they shouldn't be too hard in the L.Series just undo the 3 (10mm sized head) bolts and the covers should just fall off.
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Post by T.Farm.Brumby » Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:19 pm

RSR 555 wrote: The rocker covers are easy in a Liberty, so I'm thinking they shouldn't be too hard in the L.Series just undo the 3 (10mm sized head) bolts and the covers should just fall off.
Should be fine then, cheers.
Was thinking red or black with the text and stripes ground back to bare alloy and then clear coating the lot.
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Post by RSR 555 » Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:12 pm

Red Rocker Covers = 10hp more

I'd do like you say, paint them red than sand off the lines and Subaru, then clear coat.. should look smick.. and we want pics ;)
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Post by GOD » Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:58 pm

Go the black rocker covers.
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Red might be a bit much :shock:

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Post by T.Farm.Brumby » Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:09 pm

Hmmm, black does look pretty good :/

Gotta decide yet. Still trying to fix this FPITA surging problem still :( :( :(

Today I changed all the fluids and the fuel and air filters and put some injector cleaner in and it went great guns on the first run. Got home, got some more cash, went back to ARB to get some wheel arch flares and the bitch was doing it again from the start. So infuriating!
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Post by NachaLuva » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:02 am

I like colour coding the engine bay...if you've replaced the leads with blue ones, you could colour code the rocker covers blue too :cool:

Personally, I like red. Plus, as RSR stated, its a well known fact that red goes faster :twisted:

There's lots of other red or blue bits you can put in there to brighten things up, just depends how far you wanna go...
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Post by 60766244 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:39 am

Colour coding sounds sweet. :cool:

Found some examples of painted up bays on a cruise through the web:

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And my favourite: (Painting it blue adds +10 cooling effect) ;)
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Post by T.Farm.Brumby » Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:03 pm

60766244 wrote: And my favourite: (Painting it blue adds +10 cooling effect) ;)
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This.

I was thinking blue, since the leads I'm getting should be blue, and I can replace a fair bit of the hosing with blue intercooler hose ;) custom hoses for days!
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Post by 60766244 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:40 pm

Blue, Red and Gold - Subaru Racing Colours. ;)

You could get all the bolts/straps/clips/pipes done in Golden Galv. And paint the rest Blue and Red. :P

Expensive as hell, but it'd look pretty sweet. :cool:
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Post by T.Farm.Brumby » Sat Mar 23, 2013 6:29 pm

60766244 wrote:Blue, Red and Gold - Subaru Racing Colours. ;)

You could get all the bolts/straps/clips/pipes done in Golden Galv. And paint the rest Blue and Red. :P

Expensive as hell, but it'd look pretty sweet. :cool:
Ain't nobody got time for dat.

I'll just do the rocker covers, hoses and leads. Might spray the callipers blue as well :p
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'89 Brumby "Brumbylicious"
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Post by 60766244 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:54 am

T.Farm.Brumby wrote:...Ain't nobody got time for dat...
Totally read it in that voice. :D Hahaha

Time... If only there was enough of it.
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