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#1 eman_79

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 03:48 PM

this is my on going project seems to never end

this is how it looked when i started not much to look at
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then i did some frame mods to fit a 05 sti motor cleaned up the enging bay
painted it jave black pearl the eventual coluor of the car
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then i started with the suspension mods

first the crossmember modded to fit big uppipe
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then redirlled the control arms for STi ball joints
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modifide crossmember to fit 91 turbo legacy rack
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suspension installed
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then brakes small light car 04-05 wrx brakes with hawk hp+ pads should stop
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then on the the rear brakes and hubs
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custom backing plates to fit wrx rear calipers and rotors
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test fitting wheels
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Then i forgot i needed a hood scoop hmmmmm
2000 subaru RS hood
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then sanding........lots of sanding
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the sti drivtrain is going to be a tight fit
that all for not i will update as soon as the wife lets me spend more money on it

#2 92_rugby_subie

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 03:54 PM

Holy snaps! Thats a lot of work... but it looks like its going to pay off....

Subscribed as this looks really awesome! Keep us updated with pics and news :banana:

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:06 PM

:slobber: Lovin' it so far.

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:12 PM

yeah i got lucky a a local pick a part got a 09 sti 6 speed rear diff drive
shaft axels for CHEEEP then bought 05 sti engine


also made custome STI seats for it as well
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here's rugyver testing them
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Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:14 PM

This is going to be amazing. Keep up the good work :slobber:

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:34 PM

I like this build, very clean and well done so far. Keep it up! The EJ knuckle install is cool.

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:37 PM

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Are you the owner of these awesome subarus?

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Nice build. :headbang:

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:51 PM

wow small world the purple legacy is my roomate and the chaser
is my friend regan lol

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:55 PM

wow small world the purple legacy is my roomate and the chaser
is my friend regan lol


You and your friends have good taste in cars/mods. :D

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 05:00 PM

wow! awesome build! Would you mind telling us about your front suspension mods and what is your plan for axles?

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 05:15 PM

building a set of shortend fronts and a set custom set for the rear
the knuckles are 04 STi rear are xt6/wrx custom mounts from regans brat
those are temp im getting a set of megan coilovers for it verry soon

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#12 eman_79

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:51 PM

my ever expanding cart of goodness

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and where the project is headed performance wise it better be faster then the car beside it
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#13 TheLoyale

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 09:01 PM

Power to Weight ratio should give you the result you are looking for.

No one will ever think an 80s coupe will be quicker then their WRX ;)

#14 AKghandi

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 09:11 PM

So much awesome..:headbang:

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:21 PM

I'm shooting for 350 hp at the wheels
and to be under 2600 pounds



Everyone asks me why I bother I already have a fast sti
They just don't get it

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:25 PM

Nice work. I know and have talked to Regan on several occasions at WCSS.
Got one of my EA/EJ adapters from him in a trade.
And your build is a lot like the one I'm planning, just a different engine (EJ22T).

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:36 PM

love wcss i was hoping to have the car done for this years show but it will be next year for sure


i was the guy with the STi towing a trailer lol

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:43 PM

Awesome....see you sometime in Aug!

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 02:12 PM

got a STi carpet to go in as well have to cut it up but it will fit ok when im done

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 03:50 PM

got a 2.5 sti block now for new crank and rods

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:37 PM

Slowly, but surely. Keep it up :)

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 04:46 PM

picked up wheels for the project

these kinda rare


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Posted 30 April 2012 - 11:44 AM

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six speeds are big lol really big

#24 Loyale 2.7 Turbo

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:49 PM

Holy Cow! ... :eek: ... Six Speed!

Great Work, I Really Like your Project, and it is the Second car that I've seen that the Transmission Swap will let part of it to be inside the Cabin; (but the other one wasn't a Subaru)

I Guess You'll Fabricate a Surrounding cover for it, could I Ask if you already have considered that its Size could Shorten the Pedals Space?

Kind Regards.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:52 PM

dosn't creep into the peddle area at all it's the hight that different it's wider but not too much

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