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#501 xbeerd

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Posted 11 December 2009 - 09:47 AM

good lord why!

thats something i'd see in the area north of me in milwaukee. we call that area "the barrio" as in latin hood. they got the most goofy rump roast lookin ************ up there but i give them props for having pride in their ride. even if it is goofy. i was told it was because like 10 people live in the same house, they gotta pride something!

#502 Ricearu

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Posted 11 December 2009 - 01:24 PM

is that a tumor on your wagon?

anyways, I slapped on some rodeo 16" redrills!

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I painted them all black last night in the dark so they at least match now

and I am getting 2 new (smaller) tires for the fronts to match the rears on saturday

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#503 vagen

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Posted 11 December 2009 - 08:12 PM

picked up a replacement axle for the rear of my RX today I'll be installing it tomorrow.


I installed the axle tonight the one that came out was a mess. It had a torn boot and a cracked cage. I was literally driving on borrowed time... I also found loose bolts on the diff mount(mustache bar) the control arms and the struts :eek: everything is tight now and the car is much more solid feeling and handling is sharper:headbang:

#504 james32

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Posted 11 December 2009 - 10:23 PM

My friend, the volvo owner, put me up to it. I can't take all the abuse so I performed a bit of surgery today and successfully removed the tumor. I think she'll live.:dead:

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Posted 11 December 2009 - 10:36 PM

My friend, the volvo owner, put me up to it. I can't take all the abuse so I performed a bit of surgery today and successfully removed the tumor. I think she'll live.:dead:


Seeing how you corrected the blasphemy, I removed the pic.

This should be a reminder to everyone.....if you post a pic of a embarrassing nature, I will save it and keep until its the right time to repost it ;)
I'm not immune either :rolleyes:

#506 The Beast I Drive

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Posted 11 December 2009 - 10:53 PM

Seeing how you corrected the blasphemy, I removed the pic.

This should be a reminder to everyone.....if you post a pic of a embarrassing nature, I will save it and keep until its the right time to repost it ;)
I'm not immune either :rolleyes:



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#507 one eye

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Posted 12 December 2009 - 11:48 AM

John (markus56) and I worked on the Brat and got it going........................ then the alternator quit...............

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#508 rainman19154

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Posted 12 December 2009 - 03:13 PM

95 Lego... odometer reads 112K but I think it's a swapped out meter from jy. I believe 200K+ is more correct. Paperwork and inspection stickers show 200k, mega rust underneath. No Carfax but I'm curious. I only paid $1300, so I'm not crying too loud. Car is in good shape and runs great, TB issues aside.

Purchased in late October.

Nearly immediately installed FWD fuse. Torque Bind, "but, of course".

Replaced missing CEL bulb in dash. Pulled codes. Replaced Knock Sensor and cleared codes. Mileage increased from 15-17 mpg to 21-22.

Early November put on four new tires, pulled FWD fuse.

Have done several one and two gallon swaps on ATF. Torque Bind now felt only mildly, only occasionally. More drain n replace cycles to follow.

Late November swapped front pads n rotors
Just did rear pads n rotors with LR caliper.

Pending: O2 Sensor and parking brake shoes (life on a budget)

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Edited by rainman19154, 12 December 2009 - 03:26 PM.


#509 hardtail_pride

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Posted 12 December 2009 - 03:25 PM

Went out and played in the snow. It was about 4-6 inches, just behind my house. Ran out of gas after though. Super fun, because a new 4 runner was trying to make it up to where i was but couldn't get enough traction! :lol:

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#510 Ricearu

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 04:41 PM

Replaced another dad gum driver CV axle. It was clicking before the height adjustment, then POP goes the weasel. One yank from a parts cow later, viola!:lol:

I am really considering a pair of remans from Oreilly just for the lifetime warranty

#511 wagonist

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 06:27 PM

Test fitted the factory Subaru rubber roof spoiler onto my wagon.
I've never seen another, and once the RX "ground effects" kit is on, this will definitely be the most unique wagon in Aus.

Should be getting the re-trimming interior back at the end of the week:slobber:

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#512 87glsubie

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Posted 15 December 2009 - 01:01 AM

I recently did a rebuild on my hi-crappy carb. New fuel pump and filter too. definetly runs better. idles steady and doesnt randomly shut off when at idle hah. if i loaded up the engine(25 in 4th or 5 th) and floored it that would fix the random shut off when idling. idk how but it did. it left me with a giant backwards question mark in my head. BLEHH. I tubbed the interior of most plastic and door panels. cut out the door pockets though. i use those hah. tinted my tail lights and window light too. blacked out my rear emblem and key hole. oh ditched the plastic gutter/slider for roof rack. ditched the "wing" and the back trim pieces and gas cap. im gettn a lockn one soon though noones gonna ever get more than a gallon or two out of my tank. hell theyll prolly get dirt or silt.

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#513 Speed Kills

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Posted 15 December 2009 - 09:45 AM

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Got my coilover conversion on my winterbeater XT6. Legacy turbo front struts and 2WD XT6 rears. Took me a little over 2 hours, including spreading the flanges for the front struts, and changing out the top hats. Just need to fix my mysterious oil leak, and sloppy shifter, and I'll really be in business!


PS, that pic was before I had driven the car at all. The crazy pos. camber has since settles. Drives a heckuva lot nicer than the non-op air struts!

#514 vagen

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 05:19 AM

I have coil overs from JWX and XT6 sways from Grossgary coming..... can you say gocart hehehehe....

#515 KristjanJohann

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 10:14 AM

Stripped my GL-10 down to pieces last night, and now it's ready for a new paintjob :D

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#516 subynut

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 02:03 PM

My roo:
Ripped the front wiring harness apart to remove no longer needed devices and replace with new wiring for new devices. Redoing the power feed to the stereo for better sound, redoing the grounds - ground loops are evil!
Relocating the EJ wiring harness to make it look cleaner, converting to 5-lug, replacing struts, decide what wheels I want....and the list goes on.....:grin:

#517 Twitch de la Brat

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 06:49 PM

Glared at the BRAT, used some "choice" words on Xandra and failed to notice to parts lego.

I'm gonna need to start a "Tear Apart" thread for Xandra if she doesn't stop
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#518 wagonist

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 06:56 PM

I got my re-trimmed interior back this morning.
Early checkered sedan interior changed to suit the wagon.
Front seats reboltered & covered, rear seat cut up & re-sown to suit the wagon rear seat.
Seatbelts changed over
new carpet for the cargo area
hood lining trimmed

#519 87glsubie

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 08:49 PM

picked up an alternator from a nissan 3.0 v6. did the swap into my 87 ea82 carb. literally bolted right up except for about an 1/8in worth of washers. so far so good. multimeter said 15.4 volts from the alternator(disconnected battery negative) so far so good. used female plugs for the plug-in

#520 TheLoyale

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 09:03 PM

I done this today :grin:

Wheel is from Zap, I cleaned and painted it and the tire is a 27x8.5 General Grabber AT-2 "C-load range" The tire was put on today.


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#521 xbeerd

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 10:27 PM

fun!

Today we pulled my 5spd d/r donor car to the swap spot, amongst some other fun like strippin a trashwagon and sending it on its way to the junkyard in the sky. LOL.

#522 LPGsuperchargedBrumby

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Posted 17 December 2009 - 03:18 AM

i've been doing the 5 lug swap on my brumby using xt6 bits and imp struts....an having alot of issues with things not quite fitting:mad:

#523 chefgeoff

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 07:21 PM

Replaced the carb on the 88 justy gl. now I need to re adjust it:Flame::banghead:

#524 vagen

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 07:51 PM

I finally modified the front miata struts for my RX now I'm just waiting for the postman to bring the coil overs.

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#525 xbeerd

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 08:47 PM

we got my motor pulled out, replaced some seals and what not, gettin ready to swap the trannies tomorrow. yay.

when we took a look at it, it seemed the timing belts, pulleys, cam seals etc had been done previously.

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