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Old 08-09-2004, 20:53   #1 (permalink)
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What to do??

ok it's been awhile since I've been on... but I don't know what to do with my old ea (it a ride off). It's just sitting in the shed.. should I try and sell it or get a shell of an ea and put it all in that inc the turbo kit???

what do you guys think??
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Old 08-09-2004, 21:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: What to do??

i think you mean write-off :0)

Parts are worth more than the car as a whole usally, I would sell everything possible except the turbo, then look to buy an eb or newer and turbo that, depends how much money you got to spend.
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It might even work out cheaper to wreck the EA as Dellboy suggested but put the funds towards adapting the turbo kit to the EL. I only say this because double rego/insurance/etc does add up.
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Old 08-09-2004, 21:05   #4 (permalink)
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Re: What to do??

well I can get a ea shell for $200, and a mate will respray the car for me.. If I do got that I'm thinking of spraying it BA blood orange... then I don't know it I'll want to sell it..
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It might even work out cheaper to wreck the EA as Dellboy suggested but put the funds towards adapting the turbo kit to the EL. I only say this because double rego/insurance/etc does add up.
yeah i agree with jack....

sell it for as much as you can and mod the EL in some way. The EA would be a money pit
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Sell it off and turbo the EL. It wont cost much to adapt the kit. You already new piping and an intercooler because you want to run a front mount, they will be the only parts you have to change to get it all going.
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im oppostie what every ones saying, re-shell the ea. looks heaps better then a ef/el (no offence i still like them but much prefer the ea-ed look) plus there lighter arent they???

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yeah the ea-d are lighter than the el-f. I like the look of the entire e series so looks don't bother me...

so what would be involved in turboing the el compared to an ea??

the kit I have it set up for and ea-d with a top mount intercooler, and 2 large injectors that squirt into the tb... so i'm not too shore how well the el would take it... also the ea would be manuel...
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