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#1 tizzle

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 04:17 PM

Never really posted many pictures of my RX over the years.  Got it back in 2004 for $1100.

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Threw in another EA8T pretty much right away.

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Added ceramic coated TWE exhuast/custom exhaust, superpro bushings all around

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Ran into Ron Sorems rally prepped RX

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put the hubcaps back on.  Seen here at a Washington RX meet

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Hella fogs and Gold Enkeis

 

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Head problem again, slapped a Gen3  in there

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#2 tizzle

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 04:18 PM

Just had to buy these Cibies

 

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#3 tizzle

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 04:24 PM

Decided to do a 5 lug conversion for better braking, and tire options

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#4 tizzle

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 04:38 PM

I redid the strut setup and brakes several times, so I can't quite remember what I have on there, but..

Removed hill holder, added STI brake booster and master cylinder, and WRX proportioning valve, which required some custom brake line routing

Drilled through floor to re-route e brake to rear, E brake handle from Honda CRV I think.  I work at an auto wrecker, so i was just grabbing stuff that looked right.

Did calipers and rotors as WRX fronts and LGT rears, then Re-did with WRX 4/2 pots all around, which required different rear backing plate.

xt6 swaybars

Had wrx struts/front knuckles in with lowering springs in the front, which required lots of smashing with a big mallet, and enlarging a couple holes.

retained RX control arm with EA81 tie rod end

Swapped in Forester front strut instead? cant remember, it was too low

Got some Miata  Koni's from work for the rear, NB front's I think?


Edited by tizzle, 16 March 2015 - 09:39 PM.


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Posted 15 March 2015 - 04:40 PM

Getting the kinks worked out, had my Legacy's wheels on there.  16x7  Magnesium Speedline WRC Tarmac wheels from Japan.

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#6 tizzle

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 04:41 PM

Why not get the mouse nest out of there from 4 years ago, and do the heater coil.

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 04:43 PM

Found some 16x7 Enkei WRC Tarmac wheels

 

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 04:44 PM

Added some chickens for good measure
 

 

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 04:46 PM

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#10 tizzle

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 04:50 PM

Concerned with the rust in the rear lid, and availability of body parts, I jumped on an 87 RX in town for $500, engine was taken apart.

 

 

 

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And that is all I got for now,  Think I am going to have to tear into it for some clutch work. I will try to get some better pics of the brakes.


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#11 Skylar

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 06:58 PM

Nice ride man! I just picked up a running 87 RX for $50 bucks and a snickers bar. What are you doing with the parts car? I could use a white Rx front bumper mine came with a black 85-86 GL bumper..

#12 tizzle

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 08:33 PM

I guess my plan is to get the other RX running just because, and to hoard parts.



#13 Nico

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 05:46 AM

looks amazing with that rim choice !! your RX is amazing cant wait to see more you got me drooling !

#14 tizzle

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 09:44 PM

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Posted 18 March 2015 - 09:58 AM

I remember seeing you driving around Bellingham on the gold Enkeis back when I was in school.  Great looking RX man, suuuuper clean!



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Posted 02 May 2015 - 07:37 PM

Looks good I just grabbed a rx also! Keep connected!

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Posted 02 May 2015 - 07:49 PM

Glad to see you still have it!

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 10:34 AM

Sex on wheels mate!

 

Love it.  I want one :(

 

Cheers

 

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Posted 10 May 2015 - 10:15 AM

Thanks Bennie. 

 

Glad to see you still have it!

Of course Russ.  I'm in it for the long haul



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Posted 10 May 2015 - 10:17 AM

Looks good I just grabbed a rx also! Keep connected!

Nice, congrats.



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Posted 17 June 2015 - 09:05 PM

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Posted 21 October 2017 - 07:52 PM

I had to repair this thread because Photobucket sucks.

 

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New Clutch

 

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Car was not driven much after the new clutch. I believe the ethanol blend gas went bad or there is gunk in the tank, so I need to remove the gas tank.


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#23 carfreak85

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Posted 24 October 2017 - 12:11 PM

Sell it to me instead!



#24 tizzle

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Posted 25 October 2017 - 07:58 AM

Ha,  I get way too much enjoyment just having the car and looking at it car parked in my driveway to sell it.



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Posted 25 October 2017 - 09:14 AM

But, but.... You have TWO!  Trade me?






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