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What Have You Done to your Soobie lately? (Please post in here and keep it going)


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#676 TeamCF

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Posted 15 January 2010 - 11:44 PM

Ditched the 4656 sealed beams on my GL for some H4's.
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Then made two seperate wiring harnesses for high and low beam with 10ga wire and big sealed Hella relays.
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(This is only the low beam harness.)

Installed. (Again only the low beam harness in the pic)
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I did the high beam tonight.
Everything works like a charm.
And doing the harnesses just about doubled the light out of the headlights.
Over 14 volts at the bulb running. :grin:

At least after I figured out how Subaru did the stock headlight wiring. Hint: the + is common, the - is switched.
And you have to seperate them as in trigger the high beams off the inner high beam stock wiring, and the low beams off the outer low beam wiring.
Don't just use the outer headlight plug ti trigger both high and low.
Otherwise things tend to crossflow and it all comes on with the low beams.

I would explain more but plenty of how to's can be found on the net for heavy duty headlight harnesses and then you just have to break out the voltmeter and figure out your terminals.
I had some links but they are not on this computer.


Anyway, it's nice to have an even beam pattern with a sharp cutoff. :)

#677 AWD TURBO!

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 03:51 AM

parked next to my buddies ford with 33 with my 27" on my Subaru and i got more ground clearance

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#678 KristjanJohann

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 12:17 PM

Can't really remember if I put these one in here already:

- Slam w/Honda Civic coilover sleeves - http://i272.photobuc...on400/CoilR.jpg
- Yellow tinted headlights
- RWD Conversion
- Toyota Corolla GTi Semi Bucket-seats
- Icelands Best EA82!!!

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#679 The Dude Abides

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 12:22 PM

Curious what yoru ride was like with honda coilovers and be specific on what your setup was. Lots of people want to go lower but its kinda dificult to achieve easily.

#680 KristjanJohann

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 02:57 PM

Curious what yoru ride was like with honda coilovers and be specific on what your setup was. Lots of people want to go lower but its kinda dificult to achieve easily.


Coilover Sleeves...

http://i272.photobuc...on400/CoilR.jpg

They are really bouncy :D So if you have bad roads, not a good idea. Just mounted instead of the stock springs on your shocks. Don't fit 100% right, but with some mods you can make it work.

#681 Sonicfrog

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 06:27 PM

OK. Here's one for you. Those of you who have an EA engine, and HATE the perpetually loose oil cap? Ever wonder if an EJ oil fill spout would fit on an EA82T? YEP!!!!!!!

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You have to drill the bolt holes a bit bigger. The EJ tube has an o-ring slot. You might be able to find a big enough o-ring to seal it. I didn't and was in a hurry, so I simply made a gasket for the engine / oil fill tube.

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#682 Turbone

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 10:42 PM

But its plastic :rolleyes:


My Brat started paying me back today, I put it to work.

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#683 TheLoyale

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 10:48 PM

Holy Cow!!!

#684 Sonicfrog

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 12:00 AM

Meh. I've done better. I see a whole bunch of empty spaces in there!!!!! :grin:

PS. I transfered to several colleges, and had to move several times my junior and especially senior year. I AM the master mover!

PPS. That is a very pretty Brat regardless. I am jealous.

#685 Turbone

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 12:06 AM

Well, it does still have the seats in the back :rolleyes:
GF couldnt believe we got in as much as we did.

#686 hardtail_pride

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 03:23 AM

Hey kristan johan, what was the "minor modifications" to get those coilover sleeves to fit?

#687 T'subaru

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 11:09 AM

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full of ej22 donor stuff, mainly about 900' of wire loom.

#688 vagen

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 02:25 PM

I blew a T-belt today luckily it was the right hand one and the engine stayed running. Unfortunately it broke 50+ miles from home 900cc in a 2500lb car SUCKS but I made it home and put on my new set of belts. it runs smooth and strong again.

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#689 The Dude Abides

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 02:32 PM

How long did it take you to pull the loom.

#690 The Dude Abides

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 02:34 PM

Battery terminals were caked with crud so took them apart cleaned them and the battery up real good. This summer probally need to trim back the wires maybe even replace the cable ends for less beatup ones. Starts much faster now. Didnt get a chance to fix the exhaust leak which sucks, lost my garage and there is water everywhere due to the melting:grin:. On the other hand i drug every tool into the apartment so i can clean them and organize them.

#691 mudduck

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Posted 18 January 2010 - 03:51 PM

Put some cheap chinese driving lights on the front of my wagon to replace the other cheap chinese lights I had that a deer broke them off a while back.

#692 TheLoyale

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Posted 18 January 2010 - 06:58 PM

a deer broke them off a while back.


Those damn Rampage Deer! :lol:

#693 KristjanJohann

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Posted 18 January 2010 - 07:35 PM

those damn rampage deer! :lol:


bwhahahah!

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#694 Jfrock

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Posted 18 January 2010 - 09:44 PM

Swapped welded rear in. Rebuilt both rear axles put one in. Rebuilt front right cv. Car got in a bit of a wreck so figuring out how I'm going to put Toyota corrolla head lights on car. Built a winch bumper, finishing welding it on the brackets then rear bumper. Pictures when it looks a little better.

#695 TheLoyale

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 12:08 AM

Swapped welded rear in. Rebuilt both rear axles put one in. Rebuilt front right cv. Car got in a bit of a wreck so figuring out how I'm going to put Toyota corrolla head lights on car. Built a winch bumper, finishing welding it on the brackets then rear bumper. Pictures when it looks a little better.


Right on! I wanna see this!

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 04:30 PM

I de-riced my 84 wagon :banana:
This has been a long time coming... believe me I was sick of that red!
Before & After pics...

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#697 TheLoyale

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 05:03 PM

Wow! Looks good - how did you paint the dash while in the car? I assume you painted it, yeah?

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 05:09 PM

Thanks!

Yes painted it with regular spray paint (for-exterior-plastic application) Valspar brand. Primed it first. The dash involved taping newspaper to the windshield and trash bags in the compartment area. one coat of primer and two coats of paint done with one can of primer and two cans of the tan paint.
For the detailed tricky areas, I sprayed paint into the cap and used a small paint brush.
But all the rest was piece of cake disassembly and paint away...

#699 Ricearu

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 05:18 PM

man i hate rice. it definately looks nice now!

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 05:22 PM

at the time of purchase I didnt mind or care really... but after a while I realized my blood-pressure was rising each time I got in the Soob... much more relaxing color :)




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