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#1 ezapar

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 11:40 AM

Got 'em on yesterday. Spent the afternoon cutting and banging to get them to stop rubbing here and there. I'm satisfied that with 2 more inches they'll barely rub at all.
Pretty much they only rub on the front of the fender when turning. Rather than cut into it, I'll wait to see if the lift will make it better.
Most likely, I'll do like Austin and cut the bottom of the bumper off for approach.

Anyways. . . For those who say it can't be done, there's better than a half an inch of clearance btween the rear strut and tire. The wheels have the perfect offset.

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hey, nice butt. lol
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clearance clarence
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#2 A DOG

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 12:46 PM

Very nice indeed! I like the old school subaru badge on the back of your imp. That thing is looking really nice.:clap: Turbo the engine then go to the mud drags.:headbang:

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 05:14 PM

:headbang: :headbang: the way that subaru should look!! :banana: :banana:

#4 Subarutex

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 06:41 PM

Looks hot Zap!

#5 Scott in Bellingham

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 10:03 PM

looks good!! ...........bring on the dents!!:eek:

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 10:29 PM

Yummy is the only word that comes to mind...

#7 P K

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 11:03 PM

Daaaaaaaamn!
Beautiful wheels too.
Two more inches will be perfect.
:banana: r/ PK

#8 Andyjo

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 01:28 AM

Holy Lugs batman!
those are dead sexy... nice work zap!
i really should get working on my OBS again, to keep up with you guys ;)
again, HOTT!!! :banana:

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 02:54 AM

just looking at the pic from the rear, it looks like those wheels have a bit less offset than stock, which might help the strut clearance.


in any case...looks hot! are those 29s?

#10 baccaruda

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 04:10 AM

what kind are they?

#11 ezapar

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 10:31 AM

what kind are they?


lol

27/9.50/14 Super Swamper SSR.

Should be all lifted and ready to rock at the WCSS this year.

#12 Mike W

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 11:24 AM

And the wheels? What's the offset?

#13 baccaruda

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 05:04 PM

don't you lol at me, sucker. ;) I thought they looked swamperish but the sidewalls strongly reminded me of the snow tires I've got on my coupe now..

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 05:08 PM

I'm not seeng a 2.2 litre badge on the back, but I hope the car has one in it to turn those.

Looks awesome. How much rubbing under flex?

#15 Numbchux

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 11:54 AM

27/9.50/14 Super Swamper SSR


oh....there's the explanation and proof....29s would be pretty much the biggest you could run.

#16 ShawnW

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 08:39 PM

DAMN that looks good!

#17 Rooinater

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 04:47 AM

so, you taking the OBS out on my yota's maiden voyage?

#18 Jerry DeMoss

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 07:36 AM

Looks really good!What gears you running in your car? 3.9 or 4.11,4.44? That really changes the attitude of the car.:headbang:

#19 NoahDL88

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 01:42 PM

Thats a tasty impreza




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