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STI-WOLF is getting Lifted!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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#1 one eye

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Posted 16 August 2009 - 07:09 PM

T-Roy made his way up to my place this weekend and we made his car a little taller.......................

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This is just a 2" lift like all the others....................:grin::grin::grin::):banana::banana:

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#2 The Beast I Drive

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Posted 16 August 2009 - 07:37 PM

Jeff, if I may make a suggestion, I noticed on those straps you use in the rear you have no bracing to keep them from bending in a hard drop, maybe weld a small plate brace in on the inside edge of the straps for the added strength, and maybe a brace between them to keep them from swinging front or rearward.... Of course this is just my thoughts, I build all my stuff way overkill :grin:

Looks good though :headbang:

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Posted 16 August 2009 - 08:27 PM

T-ROY!!!
Looks like you're a lil better off for evans now. :banana:
If you ever make it back up this way, you've just gotta try the "faceplant hole" again...prob make it fine now!

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Posted 16 August 2009 - 10:28 PM

T-roy has made it back to my place as he has blown his motor.............. he is getting bolts right now at the local Lowes....... but we have another motor here at least, it has been a long assed day so far.............:-\:rolleyes:

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Posted 16 August 2009 - 10:31 PM

Jeff, if I may make a suggestion, I noticed on those straps you use in the rear you have no bracing to keep them from bending in a hard drop, maybe weld a small plate brace in on the inside edge of the straps for the added strength, and maybe a brace between them to keep them from swinging front or rearward.... Of course this is just my thoughts, I build all my stuff way overkill :grin:

Looks good though :headbang:

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Bill it would be a good Idea but there has been no problems so far, none of them have spun off to the side............ one guy has been able to blow the strut off the bottom side and all the blocks stayed in there place.......

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Posted 16 August 2009 - 10:46 PM

Bill it would be a good Idea but there has been no problems so far, none of them have spun off to the side............ one guy has been able to blow the strut off the bottom side and all the blocks stayed in there place.......

Jeff


Hey if it works, let it be :banana: Like I said, Im overkill :grin:

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 03:42 AM

too bad I broke down right after i got the lift..:-\ I guess I'll have to test it tomorow evening. :grin:

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 11:37 AM

Holy cow!!

Man those lil block lifts are the way to go huh?!!

Anybody have input yet if that would go in new gen subies?

I've interested in an inch of lift (via blocks) in my 95 OB-strutted legacy.

Thanks and looks good, and SO simple..

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Posted 18 August 2009 - 09:11 PM

I'm also wondering if this would work on a new soob

GLs are extinct in this part of the country (MI) I have the only GL 3 door I've ever seen in person, wich has this lift, but is getting rusty. I just picked up a 98 Outback sport, and did the Legacy OB lift, But would do more if anyone knows about wear and tear.

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Posted 19 August 2009 - 01:50 AM

Thats only 2"!!?? Looks higher then mine, is he running 15s? Might be why..

Anyhoo, Jeff looks awesome. I take it Troy is happy now? :-p Too bad you guys gotta swap engines right before EC :rolleyes: But hows it coming along?

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Posted 19 August 2009 - 10:19 AM

i think its looks so much taller is because the tire size as well as the fact that the fender wells are choped out a bunch.

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Posted 19 August 2009 - 01:12 PM

Anyhoo, Jeff looks awesome. I take it Troy is happy now? :-p Too bad you guys gotta swap engines right before EC :rolleyes: But hows it coming along?

-Tom :)


We got the motor in and everything swaped out over the next day, It was quite a bit of work but Rick and I got it done................


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Posted 19 August 2009 - 02:02 PM

Yea thats probably why it looks taller,

Jeff, whoot! Its good when you have another person to help out! btw, We need a far veiw shot by another vehicle to see the extra 2":headbang:

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 03:41 PM

Nice job. And looks like a clean job on those drilled out rims.

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Posted 26 September 2009 - 09:20 PM

what size tires are those?

looks sweet! i'm gunning for the same setup. :D

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Posted 26 September 2009 - 10:51 PM

30's!!!!

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 11:08 AM

Holy cow!!

Man those lil block lifts are the way to go huh?!!

Anybody have input yet if that would go in new gen subies?

I've interested in an inch of lift (via blocks) in my 95 OB-strutted legacy.

Thanks and looks good, and SO simple..


With outback struts on a Legacy, you have already pushed the springs up. If you put a block onto of that, you're axles will be at too extreme of an angle.

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 11:11 AM

I'm also wondering if this would work on a new soob

GLs are extinct in this part of the country (MI) I have the only GL 3 door I've ever seen in person, wich has this lift, but is getting rusty. I just picked up a 98 Outback sport, and did the Legacy OB lift, But would do more if anyone knows about wear and tear.


Go to bangor my mom now has the only 6 inch lifted 1986 wagon with no rust in michigan she is the post office worker in bangor and people are like what the f/// is that thing

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 11:28 AM

With outback struts on a Legacy, you have already pushed the springs up. If you put a block onto of that, you're axles will be at too extreme of an angle.


But by putting blocks on, doesn't that just push the body up off the suspension, like body lift vs. a suspension lift of the 'ol 4x4s?

Ooh, wait its a unibody, so pushing the body up pushes engine/tranny up too, huh?
Hmmmm, I see. Well i did just recently get the engine x-member blocks from a forester and the rear sway arms and brackets from an outback to fit into my lego.. So that'll push the engine down close to an inch and lesses the axle angles up front, then the rear swing arm bracket also pushes things down the same distance so that should help angles too, right?

I'm thinking scorpion springs and considering scorpion raised spings vs. a 1" block kit (like from jackson rally, but this looks simpler and cheaper)...

:-\

BTW, Nice work on these little lift block sets ya'll!!!

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 01:38 PM

30's!!!!

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Not 44"s?

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 02:22 PM

^ 37s :-p

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 09:24 PM

Not 44"s?

:D


That's what I ment 44's..............:grin:

44

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 06:20 PM

love it ,any picts of the steering linkage u joint?

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 09:55 PM

love it ,any picts of the steering linkage u joint?


It's stock, this is all in the struts, none of the crossmembers are dropped

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