If I can manage a suitable repower in the future

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If I can manage a suitable repower in the future

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I like this look! Maybe a little too radical.
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Andy's rig is goals.
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I love this car, its from @andyjgolesch on instagram. Those tires and basset rims are a mixed blessing though, I believe he has been plagued by transmission issues.
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I’m hopeful a little body lift and reasonable tires will keep my future project a daily driver, but a more capable, powerful daily.

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What size is reasonable? I have 195/75/14 ATs on my lifted T4 and it's about as sluggish as I can take. I don't know how some ppl can take the 27s or bigger. What are you running/plan on running?
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Able,

I'm running similar 14s to yours on my 85' and it drags around pretty well. If/when I proceed with my "keeper" build, it will hopefully include a repower with more torque. Then I would have to be careful not to tear up the tranny.

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The ever present Achilles heel. There's gotta be some other motor/4x4 drive line that can be squished in there somehow.
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Abletobecain,

I have 195/75/14's on mine but they are actually around 26.3 inchs or so. I would agree that they are about the limit for the power coming from the 3A. This car is an auto too.
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Abletobecain wrote: Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:54 am The ever present Achilles heel. There's gotta be some other motor/4x4 drive line that can be squished in there somehow.
there are several engines that can be installed with some messing around, but I do not think there is anything to replace the trans.

the early 4x4 toy trucks, with the 4 cylinder 20R engine, might be made to work, the configuration of the trans is similar to the T4wd, it is just a bit larger. again, that would take some messing around to fab mounts, drive shaft, linkage, etc.
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Abletobecain wrote: Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:13 am ...I don't know how some ppl can take the 27s or bigger...
Life off-road begins with 27 in. tires... Oh wait, that's just with old Subarus. :lol: http://www.cardomain.com/ride/3236877/1986-subaru-gl/

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Is that a Justy? I just bought an engine stand off a guy with 30 Justys on his compound. Looks like a fun little car. Did you have to swap motors to push those tires?
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Abletobecain wrote: Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:02 am Is that a Justy? I just bought an engine stand off a guy with 30 Justys on his compound. Looks like a fun little car. Did you have to swap motors to push those tires?
Nope, it's an '80-89 hatchback. Stock engine and trans, but this particular one has a Nissan transfer case as well with a stock rear diff mounted below the engine driving the front wheels. (Belongs to a friend of mine)
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