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#76 Prwa101

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 12:38 PM

^i hope so!!

Got all the brake work done she's Rowling pretty good!

Although the clutch pedle is stuff and dosnt return fast like it should... Any ideas?

Going to finish up the exahst soon I hope and get it through deq =)

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 05:51 PM

^i hope so!!

Got all the brake work done she's Rowling pretty good!

Although the clutch pedle is stuff and dosnt return fast like it should... Any ideas?

Going to finish up the exahst soon I hope and get it through deq =)


sounds like you just need to figure out a few quirks and its ready to go:headbang: we got the loyale going after it sat 4 years just need to figure out some stuff on it and its ready to sell because it already passed deq(its going to get a dual range in it if the tranny doesn't starting shifting better).

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 06:10 PM

sounds like you just need to figure out a few quirks and its ready to go:headbang: we got the loyale going after it sat 4 years just need to figure out some stuff on it and its ready to sell because it already passed deq(its going to get a dual range in it if the tranny doesn't starting shifting better).


Nice dude!! I saw atleast 4 the day before last a upullit in boring, most had around 200k but still felt good, prolly going to grab on soon my push button isn't working so I have to put it in 4x by hand. Haha.

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:39 PM

Nice dude!! I saw atleast 4 the day before last a upullit in boring, most had around 200k but still felt good, prolly going to grab on soon my push button isn't working so I have to put it in 4x by hand. Haha.

we already pulled one just debating on whether to put in. we pulled the one in boring with 175k:grin:it was the blue wagon. most of the subarus in there have 200k to over 300k

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:59 PM

we already pulled one just debating on whether to put in. we pulled the one in boring with 175k:grin:it was the blue wagon. most of the subarus in there have 200k to over 300k


Ahhhhg! That was you!! That was the one I was looking for but noticed it was gon! Haha! Oh yeah well over 200k :) there a nice 98 ej22 in there with 76k did you see that? I couldn't find it someone prolly yanked it... Haha

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:00 PM

Looks like I need a new hill holder or rebuild, that's what's causing it to be stiff, it's kinda feel froze up a little sticky... One more thing haha...

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 10:28 PM

Ahhhhg! That was you!! That was the one I was looking for but noticed it was gon! Haha! Oh yeah well over 200k :) there a nice 98 ej22 in there with 76k did you see that? I couldn't find it someone prolly yanked it... Haha


didn't look for a ej but maybe a senior project in the future:brow:last weekend went in looked at the list on the clipboard of what came in and it said a 96 came in. but didn't go in because they didn't get anything older in like brats, loyales, gls, and dls.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 05:27 PM

Mfp*****..... Err..... Ah.... The water pump started leaking antifreeze the other day..... Just got to it today..... I was wrenching up to loosen the t belt tensioner... Pop... Hand sliped hit it on something and disnt relize it until I had almost had it off.. A tare in my glove and a little blood..... Yeah... I sliced the back of my hand open pretty good and deep 1/8" from a good size vain...
Gah... One more set back...

I have no clue when it's going to be done now.....
Fix
Water pump leak
Exahst
Extend the shifter 3"
Seal wire wall under fender....

And start working on my 69 chev pickup for my wedding in the summer...

Life can really get to ya..... Not enough time nor money haha.....

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 07:59 PM

Life can really get to ya..... Not enough time nor money haha.....

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or hands so you can work on things when you get injured. did you get stitches or is it not quite that bad?

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:53 PM

or hands so you can work on things when you get injured. did you get stitches or is it not quite that bad?


Well it's bad and I'm cheap and don't like sewing haha... Little super glue, and duck tape haha. It's about 1" long and I think I saw my tendon.. Haha... Only saw it open as I pulled my glove off...

And for sure, I wishi had some hands on stand by! :)

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 04:08 PM

Well had some time today after class to get back to her, got a new water pump gasket in, timed and back togeather. Drove it in the yard for a second, then heard a pissing noice.... I blew another power stearing line.. This one was a 3/8 400psi that the guy at napa said would work... Gah... Back to the drawing board! But she coming along, atleast I didn't hurt my self this time. Haha. *knock on wood*

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 02:06 PM

well after a long long long amout of time not working on her.. i finnaly got back to it! i finished the power stearing line last week, i used the upper EJ hose and the lower elbo and made a sleave to weld them togeather worked great! AAAND i lowered the shifter linkage! i used a peice of 1.25" knureld stressproof and threaded it to 8x1.25 to screw on to the exsisting bolt. i can make more if any one wants one?? prolly 5-10$?

now i think i might want to exsted the shifter rod. but ill take it for a drive before i do that.

 

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only have one more large thing to do, figure out the exhaust.. i could go with an all new system.. but that to spendy for me.. lol.



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Posted 03 June 2014 - 11:54 AM

well it sure has been a little while sincie ive updated my build. here i am so far. Got married moved into a nice house that has a garage! so no more working in the woods haha.

 

Finished my 6 lug drill, 

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Got a cold air intake hooked up! Thanks DREW! haha

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started my D/R swap go by 3.7 single range! 

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this is me and my buddy (box of pop corn) dropping the single range out haha. 

 

out with the old in with the new!
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lets hope i dont bend this rear diff drop..

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Mounted come gages in the little cubby by the shifter, only have the oil PSI hooked up did see much of a need for the other ones.

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Oh and i finished the exhaust! with a lot of cutting and welding haha this should work for a while until i have Steven make me a new set up. No pix yet though


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Posted 03 June 2014 - 12:52 PM

You're a clever guy - those Chinese gauges are crap.

 

If it was me I would have made a 'T' fitting to go in the block for idiot light switch & mechanical gauge tap. Mount a panel with a 270* sweep oil pres gauge & an idiot light in place of the clock.



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Posted 03 June 2014 - 01:57 PM

Cant beat free though, and the oil psi seems to be pretty accurate. Of course i will prolly upgrade down the line. I plan to make an alluminum plate for that stop and mount my gages for reals with some light switches for the rack i want on it 






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