How to convert the floorpan to Subaru transmission?

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BlobDK
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How to convert the floorpan to Subaru transmission?

Post by BlobDK » Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:21 am

Hello

I have an buggy, with IRS rear, and a 2,6L typ4 engine.

In order to be able to use the power and torque that the engine have, I am thinking about going from a std. transmission to a Subaru transmission.
I have seen the youtube videos that Subarugears has uploaded, about how to flip the diff. ect.

But I would also like to see how much that needs to be done at the floorpan, before I start the project.
So does any of you know where I can find some good information about what modifications that are needed? Or a build tread where somebody has described what to be done?

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Re: How to convert the floorpan to Subaru transmission?

Post by GS guy » Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:44 am

Check the Subarugears website for the clearancing information required. I believe if you use their nose-cone, you just need minimal clearancing around the engine support forks.

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Re: How to convert the floorpan to Subaru transmission?

Post by 56SemaRag » Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:52 pm

Actual floorpans, nothing. You will need to clearance the rear sheet metal where the transmission snout passes through. If you are just looking for strength and don't mind a 4 speed I would stick with a built VW trans. It will easily handle the type 4 power. Going the Subarugears will require a new forward mount and shift linkage along with the 5 speed kit.
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Re: How to convert the floorpan to Subaru transmission?

Post by BlobDK » Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:58 am

Thank you for the informations.


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