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 Post subject: easyest way to do an EL conversion to an ED?
Posted: Thu May 28, 2009 5:54 pm 
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it looks like i can get a EL mont cheap and im wondering what would be the easiest way to swap over the engine and interior into my ed wagon? i have space restrictions too. anyone got any ideas or tips would be great.

 

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 Post subject: Re: easyest way to do an EL conversion to an ED?
Posted: Thu May 28, 2009 7:44 pm 
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ausedwagon wrote:
it looks like i can get a EL mont cheap and im wondering what would be the easiest way to swap over the engine and interior into my ed wagon? i have space restrictions too. anyone got any ideas or tips would be great.

Take a look at my build thread for my wagon. I have done just as you have described - mines basically an ED bodyshell with everything else EL....

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=1994 ED Wagon GLi body/EL Fairmont spec with *ALL* EL running gear.=
Build Thread: viewtopic.php?f=53&t=65695
=1998 EL Futura Sedan - The EF Fairmonts Replacement=
Build Thread: viewtopic.php?f=53&t=106588

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 Post subject: Re: easyest way to do an EL conversion to an ED?
Posted: Thu May 28, 2009 7:45 pm 
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And heres a handy link for you :)

viewtopic.php?f=53&t=65695

 

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=1998 EL Futura Sedan - The EF Fairmonts Replacement=
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 Post subject: Re: easyest way to do an EL conversion to an ED?
Posted: Fri May 29, 2009 8:25 am 
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Or, you can do it like I have.

Mod the existing ED wiring to work with the EL components.

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 Post subject: Re: easyest way to do an EL conversion to an ED?
Posted: Fri May 29, 2009 4:23 pm 
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well really ide just like the dash and engine at least.and the handbrake... im looking at a t5 in the future.

 

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