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WRX I/C in 87 Turbowagon


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#1 Hondasucks

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Posted 16 October 2003 - 05:36 PM

Well, I bid on a WRX I/C on Ebay, hopefulyl I get it. Does anyone want to offer me some help on how to pipe it in and stuff?? It should be fairly simple, but I know there are people on here who have done it before (Skip?) Dangit where is Sean when I need him :-P

#2 Subarutex

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Posted 16 October 2003 - 08:30 PM

Hondasucks...because of my spider intake...I will be remaking my bracket. I will sell you my bracket...and all my premade hose stuff if you'd like. Pretty simple install.

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Posted 16 October 2003 - 10:27 PM

Andrew, what's your ebay name? I can tell by the picture of Tex's car, I'll need one too, looks like there are plenty to go around but I don't want to step on your bid.

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Posted 17 October 2003 - 12:08 AM

That looks like it would work on an ea81T too. Mind sharing the kit parts list with me too?

Thanks!!!

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Posted 17 October 2003 - 12:53 AM

Hey tex.. whats the diaphragm thingy in the front of the intercooler and where does it go?

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Posted 17 October 2003 - 01:02 AM

looks like same mod I will have to do when I get my turbo motor

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Posted 17 October 2003 - 01:17 AM

Calebz, thats the stock WRX BOV and it looks like its Vented into the Intake, im pretty sure of this but i could be wrong.

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Posted 17 October 2003 - 02:00 AM

my Ebay name is bigbadsubaru. Tex, what do ya want for the bracket and stuff?? $25 bucks?

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Posted 17 October 2003 - 02:31 AM

I was thinking $40.... It cost me $30, just to have my buddy weld that up. But if that doesn't work, lets talk.

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Posted 19 October 2003 - 12:05 AM

well I didn't ge the I/C, but I am still interested in your bracket. $40 sounds good enough for me, I'll let you know when I get the $$$ if ya hang on to it for me...

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Posted 19 October 2003 - 02:13 AM

No problem. I'm still using it...will be a week or two before I get my new one made. Drop me an pm or email and we can talk. I might have a line on another intercooler (WRX of course).

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Posted 19 October 2003 - 08:28 AM

does the I/C fit under the hood ok or do you need to modify the hood any more, other than fitting a scoupe of course? to me it looks like it fits perfectly under the hood. nice job.

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Posted 19 October 2003 - 09:48 AM

Subarutex:
Where did you get the MAF adapter for your intake?

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Posted 19 October 2003 - 11:04 AM

Arg! I want the piping! lol..... I'm getting ready to purchase an intercooler, and I was looking at your pics. Any kind of parts list for that stuff? :D Hondasucks: let me buy it and I'll replicate. :D I may know where another cheap intercooler is as well.

btw: Hondasucks: are you or were you registered on rs25.com? Just remember seeing that name there.

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Posted 19 October 2003 - 11:09 AM

Tex.. The piping for your IC.. is that PVC of the home depot variety?:D Looks great.

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Posted 19 October 2003 - 12:27 PM

i just bid on one with the BOV :D and i dont' even have my car running again yet .. i'm a sick sick man..

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Posted 19 October 2003 - 01:21 PM

The PVC part is a great idea, but where did you get the metal peice that comes off the turbo and where did you get the peices of rubber hose that connect the pvc pipes? ive tried finding this stuff but im not havin any luck

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Posted 19 October 2003 - 03:25 PM

The intercooler fits no problem under a stock hood. With the BOV, i have about an inch of space left above it.

All the piping was gotten from home depot and schucks. From the turbo to the intercooler, i have a piece of radiator hose going to a copper pipe reducer, with another radiator hose going from that to the intercooler.

From the intercooler to the intake, its all ABS plastic piping. The rubber things i found on the same aisle. Word of caution. Don't use the cheaper thinner light gray rubber things. They don't stand up to the heat or pressure.

The MAF adapter for my intake was already on the car when i bought it from MikeW. I should post some updated pics of the engine compartment....

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Posted 19 October 2003 - 06:44 PM

so what are we talkin here, bracket piping and intercooler :-) I'd really liek one with the BOV cuz I dont' want to go spend a bunch of money on an aftermarket BOV, the stock WRX one is noisy enough for me :-)




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