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Who's Who Two (Roll call for lifted rigs)

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#51 diluded000


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Posted 17 February 2005 - 05:37 PM

Got a 3/2 lift and some 27 or 28" studded snow tires with a tube bumper. This is on an 85' DL 5-spd NA wagon. I built the lift myself, and will finish the write up one of these days.

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#52 chazmataz


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Posted 18 February 2005 - 01:07 AM

well snowman, its a suspension lift that me and a couple of guys from work came up with so my bigger tires would fit better so they wouldn't hit the fenders anymore when i hit bumps to go 4 wheeling one weekend. its temporary until i make something better and permenant however it seams to be pretty strong i haven't broke anything yet, except my transmission after i welded the rear end up and went and played in the mud. anyway, i used rancho shock mount bushing for spacers on the front after i knocked out the old strut mount studs and drilled a bigger hole and ran grade 8 bolts all the way through to the body and i adjusted the bottom spring seat all the way up then i sloted the strut towers so that i could align it to stock alignment specs. on the rear i used air bag brackets bolted to the inner fender well where the strut mounts and bolted the struts to the brackets, which was a spacer for the back struts. i have 11 1/4" ground clearance at y-pipe where the 2 header pipes connect, so i have figured that i have around 5-6" of lift from stock which includes the tires. thanks for asking, chaz

Chaz, how did you do your lift? Is it all suspension? Doesn't look like anything I've seen before.

#53 Ryanb


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Posted 19 February 2005 - 03:43 PM

I have an 83 Subaru GL wagon. Faded factory tan (looking yellow these days).
Where to start here.....
3 inch mudrat lift soon to replaced with a 4 inch lift done the right way. (you should see the halfass rear strut tower braces)
You could say that I have a Webber, but just barely. Must be the most bass ackward one I've seen. I do beleive it was from a Volkswagon , my buddy had to fab me up a custom throttle linkage to make the accelorator cable mount properly, seeings as how it mounts on the right of my ea81 instead of the left. The carb is older than Jesus. (When mudrat drove the car to Portland from Eugene it had a mutha ******* rubber band holding the accelorator cable together)
Reinforced rear diff, soon to be welded. Dual range and a five speed tranny swap.
Power steering conversion. I think thats about it.
Oh yeah, custom mudrat fenders (about the only mudrat thing on the car I'm happy with).
15" crome wheels with 28.5 Schwabby Wildcat all terains, soon to be replaced by 29 swamper TSL's as soon as I get the taxes back.
I do beleive that is all for now.


#54 one eye

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Posted 19 February 2005 - 04:13 PM

Posted ImagePosted Image'82 brat 4" custom homemade lift on 30's


#55 scoobyclimbs


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Posted 27 February 2005 - 08:13 AM

I'm half way there! I just lifted the back of my '03 outback wagon! I'll have to finish the front soon. Before 7 7/8" at factory rear diff. guard, after 9 3/4" . I used Kings Springs KSRR-29's rear , KSFR-32 up front. The King springs are about 25% stiffer and yellow in color (beefy springs!) Took about 40min r/r the rear. So for now I have a raked look , but It drives great (tight). I will do the frotns tommorrow and get an alignment as well . The search will continue for tires/wheels.

#56 Vanislru


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Posted 27 February 2005 - 12:38 PM

This is my second lifted ru, I had a 2" rubber puck strut/shock lift on a previous car and this one before going to 4". I'd amke the pic larger but I'm still struggling with resizing issue's.

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#57 scoobyclimbs


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Posted 02 March 2005 - 02:19 PM

I'm fully lifted now! I finished last night. almost 2" clearance at front and rear. Now I just need some offroad wheels / tires. I'll post pics soon.........

#58 scoobyclimbs


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Posted 07 March 2005 - 12:59 PM

here's pic of my '03 outback liftedPosted Image

#59 Scott in Bellingham

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Posted 23 May 2005 - 02:01 PM

Just got mine on the road its a 88 GL with 6" SJR lift prototype
I started this project earlier this year and can finally drive it, its exciting,

6" SJR lift
215/75-15 snow tires
6 bolt yota rims


#60 offroadsubaruguy


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Posted 24 May 2005 - 08:23 AM

i currently own an 89 gl wagon with the adjustable struts and running 27 inch kumhos, working on a legacy, making it big, goin at least 30's......

#61 singletrack


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Posted 24 May 2005 - 02:40 PM

Safari Wagon!

88 GL
3" BYB lift
14" Pugs with 225/70 Walmart AT's
CCR spfi engine
Industrial strength bike racks
Really big sunroof

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#62 Shadyirishmen


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Posted 24 May 2005 - 03:47 PM

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Allied Armament lift, with custom bumpers, Yakima load warrior rack, tinted windows, Dual Range Tranny, Custom Allied Armament 15inch wheels, Weber carbureator, Custom header, turbo exhaust, Some high out put ignition, THis picture is now outdated, (I have 29" inch super swampers on it and it looks thirty times meaner. I also have an Allied Armament swinging spare tire on the back) more pics to come soon.

#63 suberdave



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Posted 15 July 2005 - 12:25 AM

sorry its so small
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#64 soobmater


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Posted 15 July 2005 - 01:25 AM

i dont have any pics but,

i have a 4inch mudrat lift, mudrat roof rack,
its in my sig

#65 Numbchux


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Posted 15 July 2005 - 06:56 PM


1988 Subaru GL Wagon, 5-speed, D/R 4WD, 4" AA lift, AA rear bumper, dual gutter mount CB antennae, Realistic CB radio, roof-mount yakima bike rack with fairing and custom light tabs, generic lights taken off my dad's old plow truck with Eagle Eye II covers, GL-10 rear wagon wing, pioneer head unit, removed mechanical fan, manually switched electric fan, Garmin GPS 45 (my automatically recalibrating speedo...), 15" pug alloys painted flat black, 27" GoodYear UltraGrip tires, XT6 seats, Thrush glasspack, rear disc brakes, braided SS front brake lines...and I think that's about it, for now.

Chux and the Chuxwagon:
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the first pic of my AA rear bumper:
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next up is an AA bullbar with tabs for my fog/driving lights, and spare tire mount for the back (and a better spare tire to put on it), along with dual e-brake (got the handles, just have to connect the cables), and rear LSD

#66 WoodsWagon


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Posted 15 July 2005 - 07:33 PM

No pics, but
1992 Loyale wagon
4/4 BYB lift (PK)
sackless EA82 SPFI mated to an eaqually sackless pushbutton 4wd 5spd. All to be upgraded soon.
30" mud King tires on 15" chevy 6 lug rims.
No bumpers.
due to 2 stripped bolts and my constant procrastination not rolling yet. but it is sitting on 30"s and has >12" of ground clearance :headbang:

#67 electryc_monk


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Posted 28 August 2005 - 08:33 AM

better late then never; I'm here with the 3" Ozified setup. I'll have a set of pug's on 'er when i get it back to tejas too.....

#68 soobmater


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Posted 28 August 2005 - 12:23 PM

i dont have any pics but,

i have a 4inch mudrat lift, mudrat roof rack,
its in my sig

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#69 4x4mudrat


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Posted 29 August 2005 - 06:56 AM

1987 Subaru GL 4WD Sedan


BYB 100mm body lift
40mm suspension lift
King Springs front and rear
Custom radius arms

215/75x15 BFGoodrich Mud Terrains
Custom 15x6 rims

Custom alloy bumper with 8mm steel winch cradle
IPF 800 series projector driving lights

EJ20 conversion w/power steer and AC
2.5" cat-back Exhaust with Lukey muffler, custom 2" headers
Part-time 4WD 3.9:1 dual-range 5-speed manual
3.9:1 rear WRX LSD

Sports seats
Sony Xplod MP3 CD player
Sony Xplod 444 4 channel Amp
Rear Sony Xplod 220 Watt 6x9s 4-way speakers
Front Sony Xplod 220 Watt 6" 3-way speakers

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Future Mods:

Haultech Traction Control
5-stud conversion w/15" WRX Alloys
Another 30mm of suspension lift

These two rigs also feature Haultech Traction Control:

#70 A DOG


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Posted 29 August 2005 - 08:34 AM

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1981 GL
3in BYB Lift
15in Chrome toyota Rims
215/75/15 Hankook Dynamic MT
toyota six lug swap
custom Bull Bar
Cherry Bomb exhaust
CB Radio
fender flares
sylvania headlights
Optima Battery
Clarion Pro Audio
Alpine 5 1/4 type S speakers
Sony Xplod triaxial 6x9s
2 12in MTX Thunder 2000s
Jensen Low Pass 600 watt amp

Future Mods
8in lift
solid rear axle
leaf springs
EJ22T conversion
33x10.5x16 super swampers
ARB front locker
rear locker
nissan T-Case
bead lockers
.50 caliber machine gun turret

#71 Forester_Ranger


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Posted 31 August 2005 - 04:40 PM

this is my 1st and only Lifted Subaru I've owned.

Off-road mods;

2" Suspension lift
2" Body lift
EA-82 5-speed Dual-range
Phantom Grip front LSD
Subaru rear LSD
29" Super Swampers
Suba-Xtreme Sump Gaurd
Subaru Rear Diff Gaurd
CB Radio
More to come I hope

Here's a couple pictures. click on my Forester link in my signature to see more.
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#72 FirstSubaruGLwagon


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Posted 04 September 2005 - 08:41 PM

See post #1.

#73 NoahDL88


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Posted 04 September 2005 - 09:31 PM

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Both BYB/Ozified Lifts, Never had any problems.

#74 TheSubaruJunkie



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Posted 04 September 2005 - 09:32 PM

Noah... is that a TWB Front bumper/guard on that EA82 of yours?

Here's my lifted rig:
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#75 NoahDL88


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Posted 04 September 2005 - 09:46 PM

Noah... is that a TWB Front bumper/guard on that EA82 of yours?

Why yes it is. The rear one apparantly holds air, but i havn't had the chance to fool around with that, still working on getting it moving on its own power.

Since they both will be EJ22, i'm thinking EJ Army for the licence plates, # 1, 2, and 3. could be fun

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