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I think Ima build a streetcar.. :)


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#1 monstaru

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 12:11 AM

I have pretty much done what I have wanted to do in the Offroo'd arena.Kinda.

So, now I am thinking on building a streetcar.I think I want to use a frankenmotor, D/R EJ 3.9, and VLSD.
I would like to go a skosch lower than stock , but not ridiculous.
I also think that some adjustable Pinks, strut bars, and rear lateral links would prove sweet.
I wanna keep it tight to drive, absolutely streetable, and quick as ************.I might consider having someone help me change the transmission to a 4.11,but I think that 3.9 will suffice for a while.

Gotta figure on getting off of the steelies, and into some other wheels....
This'll take a bit.Don't even have the car yet LOL.
But even when I get it I'll have to pick up some snow tires, and do some basics to make it DD worthy.
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Posted 14 November 2012 - 12:30 AM

Gen 1 GL coupe, Full STi drivetrain and modified STi suspension, dropped on 16" aluminum slotted mags, flat black with some red gloss trim, and a full race interior. Pure. Win. :headbang:

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 02:28 AM

I know just the car for this project.......

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:34 AM

start with 06 or 07 wrx engine and drivetrain, except , maybe find 87-88 rear diff with true lsd - not worn out viscous.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:41 AM

05 STI...then go from there.

Or 2000 RS 2 door coupe, with a 05 STI swap.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 12:15 PM

Yeah,
I wasn't asking for opinions.lol
I was stating my intentions.
;)
I will be using the recipe I stated above.
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The title is rhetorical ;)$
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Posted 14 November 2012 - 12:18 PM

I know just the car for this project.......


Me too ;)
Hopefully I own it next week!
See ya Sunday!
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Posted 14 November 2012 - 03:00 PM

Sounds good. I'll be keeping an eye on this thread. If it's anything like your offroad work this thing will be sick!

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:49 PM

Sounds good. I'll be keeping an eye on this thread. If it's anything like your offroad work this thing will be sick!


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nuff said.... LOL
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Posted 14 November 2012 - 10:02 PM

Sounds like my OBS... minus the D/R

Why would you put D/R in a streetcar?

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 11:20 PM

Sounds like my OBS... minus the D/R

Why would you put D/R in a streetcar?

Have you ever driven an RX?:popcorn:
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Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:40 AM

I like the 2nd gen legacy lineup for street cars. It's basically an impreza platform that's a bit longer wheelbase. All the wrx suspension bits bolt directly on, so there are tons of options for upgrades there.
Personally, I wouldn't bother with a d/r for a street car, I'd just go with the 4.11 LGT transmission (not the turbo pull clutch, just pre 05). They're pretty damn strong and easy to find.
d/r could be fun, but how well do they hold up to abuse from over 165hp crank down to pavement.

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 10:54 AM

I like the 2nd gen legacy lineup for street cars. It's basically an impreza platform that's a bit longer wheelbase. All the wrx suspension bits bolt directly on, so there are tons of options for upgrades there.
Personally, I wouldn't bother with a d/r for a street car, I'd just go with the 4.11 LGT transmission (not the turbo pull clutch, just pre 05). They're pretty damn strong and easy to find.
d/r could be fun, but how well do they hold up to abuse from over 165hp crank down to pavement.




Well,I Imagine a D/R designed for an EJ series would hold up just fine.
;)
I will most likely be picking up an Impreza for this,and already have
Most of the drivetrain bits .Need to pick up a nice Vlsd and were om our way!
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Posted 15 November 2012 - 11:10 AM

Dont make me have to show you up at some stop lights now...




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