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#1 Nico

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 09:24 PM





the parts car for awd and 5x100 86 xt6



my old baby now parts car 93 legacy turbo 426hp 390tq. built forged ej22t with ver8 STi heads all stock, on its way full race twin scroll bw S200SX 7670.



the refresh block to my old legacy block which is going in the GL-10



what i have done so far is striped down the xt6 for all its parts to convert. the block will take me a day to build, so ill get it ready on a later date. the full race should be on its way soon and my legacy turbo is still my dd.

when it gets warm out, i pull the legacy apart for the rest of my parts to go in the

whats in store quick run down

what i have all ready for the car
(in legacy) ej22t, ver8 heads, sti 3.9 6mt non dccd, r180, vi-pec, bosch pump, brembos, bbs, cusco motor tranny mounts.

what is on the way
full race twin scroll, new bushings bearings oem, powder coat allot.

most likely
hsd coilovers, whitline products all over the place

maybe if i use wrx 4pot 2pot (leaning this way for light and stupid fast) enkei rally racing rims RC-G4 15" gold, r comp racing tires.


Edited by Nico, 17 September 2014 - 02:03 AM.


#2 obk25xt

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 11:01 PM

So lemme get this straight....

You're gonna take a PRISTINE GL-10 sedan, 5 lug swap it, ej22T swap it, 6 speed swap it, put WRX brakes on it, and drive the livin' hell out of it?!?!

SWEET!

#3 Stubies Subie

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 11:21 PM

So lemme get this straight....

You're gonna take a PRISTINE GL-10 sedan, 5 lug swap it, ej22T swap it, 6 speed swap it, put WRX brakes on it, and drive the livin' hell out of it?!?!

SWEET!


I'm speachless, and I ain't sure why, it's either the end of a pristine GL-10, or the thought of what's about to happen to it .....

#4 TheLoyale

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 11:45 PM

I will be watching this build! :banana:

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 01:08 AM

Are those a set of 14" subaru alloys on it now? They sure look like it!

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 01:17 AM

I like it...

when you are ready to put the R180 rear diff in that thing. let me know ill build you some hybrid axle shafts. or sale you the parts you need to build your own. see ===> http://forums.nasioc...light=suberdave
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that thing will be one sweet ride...

however you are going to want some better brakes on that than just the XT6 brakes. talk to me about putting the turbo leg brakes on it.

and the 6 speed trans will not fit into a 86 trans tunnel, without modification. but im sure it can be done. it fits just fine in an 87.5+ GL.

i will be watching this thread. will be a sweet build.

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 03:32 AM

*subscribed*

that car is really clean, I can't wait to see how it turns out.zzz

#8 Nico

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 03:48 AM

So lemme get this straight....

You're gonna take a PRISTINE GL-10 sedan, 5 lug swap it, ej22T swap it, 6 speed swap it, put WRX brakes on it, and drive the livin' hell out of it?!?!

SWEET!


I'm speachless, and I ain't sure why, it's either the end of a pristine GL-10, or the thought of what's about to happen to it .....


i know i should not but i tried to sell the car to subaru of america attic & subaru of canada ! you know what happened ! nothing !! they don't want the worlds first wrc model & sti so be it.

on the bright side look what is going to happen to this new born lion ! king of the black top jungle ! ready to take on anyone or anything lol.

I will be watching this build! :banana:



lol glad you like so far

Are those a set of 14" subaru alloys on it now? They sure look like it!



i think 13" the car is put away right now i forget.

I like it...

when you are ready to put the R180 rear diff in that thing. let me know ill build you some hybrid axle shafts. or sale you the parts you need to build your own. see ===> http://forums.nasioc...light=suberdave
and
http://forums.nasioc...light=suberdave

that thing will be one sweet ride...

however you are going to want some better brakes on that than just the XT6 brakes. talk to me about putting the turbo leg brakes on it.

and the 6 speed trans will not fit into a 86 trans tunnel, without modification. but im sure it can be done. it fits just fine in an 87.5+ GL.

i will be watching this thread. will be a sweet build.

-=Suberdave=-
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Dave Dave Dave Dave Dave !! thank the lord you found me & i have found you !! lol i have so many questions for you if you don't mind ? but ! your email does not work for me at all. is it me ? or is there something wrong on your contact on your web page ?

lol also every time everyone says it does not work i say look at this wagon it has been done !! hope you don't mind its my motivation !


we need to talk about all in what i have to do and buy off you to make this work smooth for me, can you please send me a email to impreza22bturbo@sympatico.ca

#9 suberdave

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 09:23 AM

email sent...

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 02:38 PM

.......Can I have your GL-10 guts? :) lol

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 03:07 PM

i was under the impression that 85,86 bumpers were the short ones and then in 87 they got longer(read: turn signals in tunnels). is the gl10 an exception? wrecked in its short life? sweet build btw:popcorn:

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 03:12 PM

This bumper is still different the 1987 bumper. If you notice, there is a bumped up ledge on top of the bumper, and the Blinker canals look to be two piece? Strange!

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 03:19 PM

ya, i saw that too, must be some weird canuck deal, eh?

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 03:20 PM

ya, i saw that too, must be some weird canuck deal, eh?


I actually want one of those for my Loyale (But all Black) its kinda 1-off :headbang:

#15 Nico

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 01:50 AM

^ sorry I'm new to all the old stuff but what part are you gentleman talking about that is rare ?

.......Can I have your GL-10 guts? :) lol


Do I have a deal for you depending on what happens, would you be interested in buying the motor and tranny ? And to top it all off I have a spare motor and a spare tranny because a very long time ago I had a Xt turbo which is the same and you could have that free in the hole deal ! So 2xmotor 2xtranny I need space and I'm being buried alive under it all.
you live in NJ and I have a cuisine that lives right over on your side Ny. So if we did agree, I'll tell him to come get it and you can pick it up on your side :) !

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Posted 03 March 2012 - 03:36 PM

^ sorry I'm new to all the old stuff but what part are you gentleman talking about that is rare ?



Do I have a deal for you depending on what happens, would you be interested in buying the motor and tranny ? And to top it all off I have a spare motor and a spare tranny because a very long time ago I had a Xt turbo which is the same and you could have that free in the hole deal ! So 2xmotor 2xtranny I need space and I'm being buried alive under it all.
you live in NJ and I have a cuisine that lives right over on your side Ny. So if we did agree, I'll tell him to come get it and you can pick it up on your side :) !



PM will be sent lol :slobber:

#17 Lukas

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 05:31 AM

That´s a sad day, seeing it getting destroyed!

#18 MilesFox

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 09:15 AM

The popular opinion agrees this car is rare due to the low mileage, clean condition, combined with a low year and model package. IT is worthy pof showroom collection.

As far as building up a car, one could find grandma's ld gl that diesd from lack of oil changes, and doesn't necessarily hae to be turbo to begin with.

Do a proper clean build, and leave the appearance and interior of the car as stock-looking as possible.

Did you pay a ridiculous price fr this car?

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 12:23 AM

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 12:33 AM

Well Nico...

Glad youre back and planning to build this...

Hopefully you get the result youre after.... I think itll be sweet.

I plan to do kinda the same thing...
EJ22t
AWD
5 lug
WRX brakes
Lower
Etc etc etc... I have an 86 GL as well, but mines N/A and has 177K miles.

#21 Nico

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 07:37 PM

^^ yes i'm back and i tried to sell it to subaru america or canada no go with those to :horse: @E#@!$# !! LOL.... but it looks like you got a nice build going on all most like mine.


sorry guys been busy with my legacy
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so today i took my little gl-10 out of storage i just love this car lol no pics yet the weather is crappy but ill take some soon.

so i started on the motor because i will be ordering some new old school parts from the dealer and it takes for ever ! cars to old lol.

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so i found some good stuff, whiteline makes these parts
W81061 radius rod gl-10
W12249 steering rack gl-10
W51458 control arm bush xt6

also will get new sway bar bushings from whitline also.

and i found the part number for the trunk wing the little one on the back from the factory i got that coming in also.
x9601ga001

should look like this
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Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:35 AM

Did you order the spoiler from Subaru?!?! I purchased a GL10 Turbo 4wd just like this but in lite blue.

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 10:23 PM

Are those a set of 14" subaru alloys on it now? They sure look like it!

..the wheels are 13"..I have 3 at home looking for another one ..very difficult to find that 4th wheel..

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Posted 28 March 2012 - 06:44 PM

Did you order the spoiler from Subaru?!?! I purchased a GL10 Turbo 4wd just like this but in lite blue.


i did order from subaru then my cuz said no it to old they will not bring it in :banghead:


..the wheels are 13"..I have 3 at home looking for another one ..very difficult to find that 4th wheel..


well if you want i can sell you all four and with brand new toyo tires i got on them !
PM me for more info.


build is moving along
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cusco motor tranny mnt
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ARP head studs, Cam & Crank sensor new oem
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done
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Posted 28 March 2012 - 08:24 PM

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