DIY - 1990-1994 1/2 EJ22 Subaru Conversion with stock ECU

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Re: DIY - 1990-1994 1/2 EJ22 Subaru Conversion with stock EC

Post by TimS » Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:32 am

You are welcome, Ed. Yellow red doesn't sound like a speciality wire it sounds like an "ignition on" wire. I may have got that wrong. Glad your running.
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Post by Snowcat Operations » Thu Jul 23, 2015 4:37 pm

I joined this Forum just because of this thread. Thank You very much for taking the time and considerable effort into addressing the issues involved as well as the How To aspect of this engine swap. I am looking at a used Subaru today to purchase. I will start my own thread with tribute to you. Thank you again.

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Post by ezytroopy » Thu Aug 27, 2015 9:06 pm

Joined the forum due to reading this post. I am starting a EJ22 conversion from a 93 Liberty into our 69 Kombi. Both the engines are out and adapter kit is on its way. The best reference material i have found on the wiring conversion. Great job and Thanks.

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Post by TimS » Fri Sep 04, 2015 4:48 pm

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Re: DIY - 1990-1994 1/2 EJ22 Subaru Conversion with stock EC

Post by ezytroopy » Sat Sep 05, 2015 2:08 am

I checked the ECU plugs today and there wire colour is different to what you have. I then downloaded the Subaru wiring, It was alittle different to yours and to mine as well? I pulled the harness out in one piece. I will over the next few days(weeks lol) start checking the wires from my ECU to the sensor plugs and rewrite what you have done. The Australian 92 Liberty wiring must be alittle different to the overseas variant. I will post it up when sorted if you think it might help somebody else. Cheers

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Post by TimS » Sat Sep 05, 2015 6:27 am

I think nilza, a couple pages back, did an Australian conversion and outlined the differences. Yes, this is based on usdm cars. I would happily add an Australian supplement if you'd like to put something together.
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Post by joelzy » Fri Sep 11, 2015 4:25 pm

Hey everyone, noob here swapping a 95 EJ18 into my 69 standard beetle.
Been doing a lot of research and i must say that this is hands-down the best source i've found so far and what will probably become my saving grace while tackling the wiring portion.

Thank you TimS!

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Post by ezytroopy » Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:10 am

Hey, quick question, how do you rejoin the grey shields once cut? Cheers

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Post by TimS » Sun Sep 13, 2015 10:15 pm

ezytroopy wrote:Hey, quick question, how do you rejoin the grey shields once cut? Cheers
Crimp. They are aluminum, I think, and I couldn't get them to solder.
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Post by ezytroopy » Tue Sep 15, 2015 6:03 pm

Yep, your 100% right TimS . Cheers mate.

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Re: DIY - 1990-1994 1/2 EJ22 Subaru Conversion with stock EC

Post by TimS » Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:12 pm

After many years of using the automatic beetle starter, I just put in a starter from a 2001 jetta tdi. Works great.
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Post by D2NE » Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:42 pm

Tim,

Did you have to do anything to the holes on the starter to make it fit?

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Post by TimS » Thu Sep 24, 2015 8:32 pm

Yes. You can get away with ovaling out one hole, but I modified both holes a bit to keep as much meat on the engine mounting stud. I just used a dremel and a raspy-thingy used to cut tile.
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Re: DIY - 1990-1994 1/2 EJ22 Subaru Conversion with stock EC

Post by ezytroopy » Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:50 pm

Can you use the subi stater motor?

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Re: DIY - 1990-1994 1/2 EJ22 Subaru Conversion with stock EC

Post by Prtexx » Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:43 am

Only on a buss if you use the aftermarket bellhousing with hyd clutch.
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