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Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:51 am 
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FIrstly its 1988 EA Wagon GL with factory 5 spd
the day we drove it back from yass ( about 2 years ago )
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Today it gets a Engine transplant , the doner motor n box is comming out of my old Grey EL ,
The EL motor got removed yesturday so now i need to get the EA motor n box and start swapping manifolds and pully's over .
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As for Body mods ill be fitting up LTD panels off the DC LTD , including power windows and Electric seat base's .
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Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 12:53 pm 
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OOH do i see a tunnel ram
Need a hand
Am off for a few days from Wednesday
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Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 12:59 pm 
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lol i im going to try and get this running by tonite

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 1:01 pm 
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Well i am available from wednesday arvo if you need a hand
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Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 1:10 pm 
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no probs Brett

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Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 1:22 pm 
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The lane front end on the old coon' looks pretty good mate. Heard plenty of gunna's about doin this mod, now it's done :D
I take it the rego finally ran out on the DC eh Dave?

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:35 pm 
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Is the Lane / LTD front end conversion only for wagons? Has anyone done it to a Sedan?

The LTD front really demands authority... hehe it is a pretty tuff front for the 90's.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 4:21 pm 
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it was the only best front untill the EL XR then it went down hill from there :P

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 6:55 am 
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grr motor didnt get into the wagon , hopefully tonite it goes in

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:16 pm 
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Come on Dave,

Pull ya finger out and get it done LOL

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Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:20 pm 
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Cant wait to see what it looks like painted, ltd front looks great!

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:52 pm 
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the lane fronts will fit sedans and wagons, as you can see from the first pics, the wagon has a sedan/falcon front end.


interesting mod.. you should put the whole EL interior and loom into the wagon

 

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Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 7:02 am 
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lol ,
need the EL interea in the EL , as the EL is only donating the motor n box :)

 

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Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:56 pm 
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hehe , up n runnin with thermos aswell now ,
now for the dash swap from blue to grey and new pedal box to go in :)

 

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Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:08 pm 
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Nice work
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