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09 Thread. Let's see your CURRENT lifted Soob.

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#1 ezapar



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Posted 18 March 2009 - 10:05 AM

A shot or 2 of your car, no more. A brief description and mod list. Let's keep conversation out of this thread to keep clutter down.

I'll start.

1985 hatch.
Custom SJR 4/3 lift.
Custom Superlite wheels imported from AU.
215/75/15 BFG MTs.
Custom Roo Bar imported from AU.
Hella 500s.
Custom altered A-bar.
32/36 Weber Carb.
5 speed swap, XT6 clutch kit.
Custom driveline.

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#2 The Scooby

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Posted 18 March 2009 - 11:09 AM

SJR 2inch lift and 1.5inch spacers on the front X-member
EJ22 MPFI swap
5sp D/R
3.90 rear LSD
Yakima rack and Surco basket with shovel and spare
custom front/rear bumpers
outback seats
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new SSR's from TEX

#3 Scott in Bellingham

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Posted 18 March 2009 - 11:30 AM



Chrome gearshift knob and stickers


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Posted 18 March 2009 - 11:36 AM

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3" BYB Lift
2.2 Swap
OBX Headers
Custom Exhaust
Welded Rear Diff
XT6 Clutch & Flywheel
Lights, Rack, Etc....

Coming Soon:
15" AA Wheels
All Terrain Tires
RX Tranny for AWD awesome

Car is also the 2 year consecutive winner of "Best Truck/SUV" at Battle of the Imports here in Seattle.

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Posted 18 March 2009 - 12:50 PM

1985 BRAT GL
4" lift
Skyjacker rear shocks
3.9 LSD conversion
front stock brushguard
04 Limited leather heated seats
205/75/15 BAJA AT's on Pug split spokes
Hella european spec H1 165mm rectangular headlights and H4 rectangular headlights
original paint never repainted.
AM radio
factory jumpseats
MWE front axles

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#6 mcbrat


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Posted 18 March 2009 - 01:04 PM

Ok. first up is my '86 Brat. 3" BYB lift kit, rear disc brakes, Genuine Subaru 14" Chromed Alloys. Otherwise, entirely stock yet, even the radio. Only 90,400 miles on it. Dash is perfect, seats are perfect... Purchased it in '99 with 75k or 77k on it.... This one sees no winter salty roads, and no offroading... will be my son's first car....

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next up is my '82 Brat. Offroader definitely.... in this pic it had the following...
5" lift (combined BYB, SJR, RX front springs, and some home-brew stuff :grin: )
rear disks
5 speed swap, xt6 clutch set-up, custom driveshaft
weber 32/36 with 155 mains.
MSD 6A Ignition, Accel SuperCoil, recurved distributor
ea81 with Delta torque cam and ea71 pistons
27" SSRs on Toyota wheels
custom bumpers front/rear, 4500# winch
remote oil sender unit
welded rear diff
probably lots more I'm forgetting.....

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and after a few years of wheeling, and breaking stuff, and modifying it to be stronger, I finally had enough of the limits of the IFS/IRS/gearing and the breakage I was seeing. needed too much of the skinny pedal to keep up with the others.... so now it looks like this (mostly. more pics soon with bumper and cage, etc...)

unlifted it, and put the engine/trans back in their stock locations, and had my fab guru friend Chris (BlueJeep) redesign and fab everything....

85 Toyota front axle, 87 Toyota rear axle, 4.10 gears
PowerTrax Lockright Locker in rear
samurai t-case, Toyota driveshafts
TrailTough Rear drive disconnect
4 link rear, 3 link front
toyota IFS steering box, and crossover steering
Subaru power steering pump
coil springs are from a Jeep TJ
lengthened wheelbase (105". stock is 97")
35" tires

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#7 Turbone


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Posted 18 March 2009 - 03:45 PM

Nothing has changed for 09 on mine.

86 Hatchback
8in lift
Subframes for front and rear diffs and divorced Nissan t-case
4.11 gear ratio front and rear, rear is welded
5spd D/R tranny, runs in RWD
EA82 DOJ's on rear axles
30x11.50x15 Super Swampers
Dual shocks in front, Ranchos in rear
Hyd EA81 engine with Weber carb
Cherry Bomb muffler
Custom front and rear bumpers
Warn 6000lb winch mounted to front bumper
Aircraft running lights on top
Driving lights mounted in back
Cobra 40LTD CB
Probably some stuff I'm missing

#8 frogstar7055


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Posted 18 March 2009 - 04:20 PM

My ride,

Dirty(usual state)

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2001 Forester with 2004 engine
2" lift (homemade)
2008 FXT struts and springs (excellent freebie)
Cold air half snorkel (homemade)
Front bash plate (homemade)
Rear diff protector (homemade)
TB spacer (homemade)
Yokohama Geolander AT-S 225/70 15's (store bought)
Hella 500 driving lights (store bought)
Valley roof basket (store bought)
Strut braces (cheapy e-bay)
Underhood grounding kit (homemade)
XM radio (because terrestrial sux!)

In the works.......
4EAT lock switch (got relay and resistors just gotta do it)
Rear LSD
Hitch and receiver mounted winch (got both just gotta put it on)
Bumpers(homemade) need better approach and departure angles
Roof mount the spare (homemade)
Duel/second battery in spare well for acc

That's it so far.

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#9 nipper


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Posted 18 March 2009 - 07:23 PM

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PS does the red brat come with a joystick?


#10 one eye

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Posted 18 March 2009 - 07:59 PM

The Wheeler Wagon
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86 GL Wagon
SJR 2" lift
15X10 toyota Wheels
Black doors, hood and hatch:rolleyes:
Locked Rearend
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The Brat
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83 GL Brat
4" BB lift (Ben Butler)

The First Brat
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82 GL Brat
4" Jeff Pearson Lift
Straight pipe
On its second motor and Third Trans in 6 years!!
Locked rearend


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#11 86HatchShelby


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Posted 18 March 2009 - 08:34 PM

No lift :-\
Soon to be a 4" homemade lift and 28" MT´s.
But I wheel it anyways :)

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5sp Dual Range tranny swap
Welded rear
Lots of dents
Cherry Bomb


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#12 JacksonRally


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Posted 20 March 2009 - 07:05 PM

2006 WRX wagon
Jackson Rally 1'' Lift kit
Mix of STI and WRX struts
27'' BFG AT's
Slightly modified approach and departure angles :lol:

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#13 monstaru


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Posted 20 March 2009 - 08:42 PM

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this is her.this is her backside....pretty hot huh?
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here she is again...
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235/75/15 hankooks
5spd d/r
samurai t-case with 6.5:1 gears
4.44 diff ratios
subframe w' lift
custom radius rods
a nip and tuck here and there.should be fun.will be to the testing stage soon.then tear her all down and paint everything.

hope you enjoy.oh and by the way,this weekend she will get radius rodded.....although she is a roller now:banana:cheers, brian

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 11:54 AM

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Well, almost CURRENTLY on the road...


#15 ezapar



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Posted 07 April 2009 - 12:57 PM

Delian! Who's that guy doing the cutting?


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Posted 07 April 2009 - 03:16 PM

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Ahw, he's just some bum from the West side.
Drinks Bud light and plays with cars all day.

Title and collector plate coming. Don't need no stinking tabs mang...

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 04:39 PM

ROXY,is a 1985 RX
4inch front and 5 inch rear lift
28.5 swampers on 15inch pug flatface alloys
stock 1.8 ea82 turbo, downpipe 22 inches long wide open.
stock 4 wheel disc
Coming Soon:
dual rear shocks, factory coil over, and bilstein with bolt on overload springs.
converted 3.9 LSD rear (now in), 3.9 non RX d/r 5sp p/t trans.
10 pt jegs pre fabbed rollcage,(plymout k/dodge aries) $159.00
tied into the lift and bumper to bumper. pre runner styled
baja inspired flaired fenders.

#18 kingbobdole


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Posted 21 April 2009 - 12:44 AM

87 GL SW
carb to SPFI converted EA82, soon to be turbo
4" AA lift
15" bent AA wheels
235/75R15 29"ish tires
LSD rear
useless winch
04ish Toyota kick plate
'03 Legacy heated leather interior:banana:
'03 legacy all weather floormats.. coolest mod ever.

next mod:
SJR rear bumper

Front and cleaned up
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In front of the folks house:lol:
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#19 michael appel

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Posted 22 April 2009 - 08:13 AM

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This is my moms 1986 subaru GL
5 speed dual range
brand new swampers 27 radials
toyota hub swap
94 interior
SJR 4 inch lift
cool paint scheme
rebuilt motor and tranny

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1987 subaru GL weberized
needs a rebuilt motor
26 inch hankook Ipikes
2 1/4 pipe to flowmaster 2 1/2
4 inch allied arliment
It now has the swampers and toyota hub swap
interior needs work
But I now have a dog gate
I have a nice rack from HTI johnson from the board
3 kc 100 watt lights
cobra cb radio
custom front bumper with hitch hook up
high lift jack mount I made
Tire holder I made

#20 one eye

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 08:51 PM

I got another one to add on this thread

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2" WH lift
225/60/16 mud and snow tires


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Posted 10 May 2009 - 06:01 PM

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vtd auto 4.44
3" lift 27s

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vtd auto 4.44
6" lift, lots of cutting and 31's

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#22 The Beast I Drive

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 06:29 PM

Still rockin' the Beast, but with about 1/4" of free play on the crank and a gallons per hour oil leak, it doesnt see much wheelin ATM :rolleyes:

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1987 GL wagon
stock 5 speed D/R
open rear diff
homemade 6" lift came out to 7" in the front and 8" in the rear
31x10.50xR15 Maxxis Bighorn tires (kick rump roast)
redrilled Toyota wheels
EA81 w/Weber swapped
dual exhaust w/Cherry Bombs
Custom bumper/roof rack
plexiglass rear window
first flames I ever painted on a car (did it around midnight at that!)


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#23 Uberoo


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Posted 19 May 2009 - 01:06 PM

heres a pic of my lifted roo after some mudding. It seems I might have picked up a nail and had a small leak.Thats why the tire is flat.And the mud was hosed off..


1984 Subaru GL
2" lift
stripped interior
had roof lights but they got broken off..

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Posted 26 May 2009 - 03:54 AM

just because i can, 99 impreza TS with:

-04 FXT struts
-FXT springs in the front and wrx springs in the rear.
-rocket rally short throw shifter
-yakima roof rack (yakima tracks w/ landing pads and control towers) and a thule spirit cargo box.
-hella 500's and lumax fogs
-80/100w upgraded headlights.

here i am at the local off-road place.

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up in the interior of BC at the annual thunderbird rally.

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Posted 26 May 2009 - 08:51 PM

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4" SJR lift
6 lug conversion
15" Nissan wheels
General Grabber AT2's
Cherry Bomb turbo muffler
Weber carb w/ match ported intake
Accel superstock coil
Yakima rack with custom 1/2 rack basket
Cobra CB and 3' firestick antenna

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