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Loyale 2.7 Turbo

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About Loyale 2.7 Turbo

  • Birthday 05/07/1975

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    Roatán, Honduras.
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    Besides my profession, I'm also: Musician, Mechanic, Cabinet Maker, Graphic Designer, etc...
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    Lawyer, Attorney at Law.
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    Myself from EZ Board (Loyale27Turbo)
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    I've learned a Lot with the "Do-it-Yourself" method and I Love to Share the Knowledge.
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    '85 Subaru "BumbleBeast" '69 Mercury Coupe '00 Kia

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  1. Welcome fellow from Costa-Rica, Greetings from Honduras... ...The same thing here. Yes, you can see how I drive my Subaru "BumbleBeast" with a Redrilled 114.3 Pattern, since the 1990's Decade: ~► https://www.ultimatesubaru.org/forum/topic/174295-reverting-6-lug-to-4x140-then-adapter-to-4x100/?do=findComment&comment=1441832 Kind Regards.
  2. Changed all eight old worn Hydraulic Lifters with a set of brand New ones, with their oil filler holes already aggrandized. Changed the old worn valve covers' Seals. Changed both Timing Belts. Changed the worn old Pilot Bearing from the Clutch... ...completely and thoroughly deep Cleansed the Engine Bay and Painted it:
  3. Once the Lifters were Ready, I had to ask to a local friend who has a small repair shop, his kind help and letting me to pull the engine in its place with his tools...
  4. My "BumbleBeast" it has being running with Valvoline's "MaxLife" semi sinthetyc multigrade oils; however it ran on mineral multigrade oils in the past and after all these years and miles, I decided to change the Hydraulic Lifters with a fresh set of new ones with their tiny holes already Drilled in order to improve the oil flow to them. The back from a 5/64" drill bit, fits perfect on the tiny holes, but its cutting knives on its other side are wider up to the next size of it, you'll never know how many of these bits I wasted until I found a suitable one that could drill their metal, it is amazingly hard and even tungsten carbide drill bits were wasted by the dozen... so, it is better idea to get the Hydraulic Lifters to a professional lathe shop and let them do that aggrandizement for you, if you can... in my case I done that manually. Then, a deep cleansing of each Hydraulic Lifter were nessesary. Eating your Favourite Snack and Soda will help you to be Patient enough...
  5. I decided to remove the Engine from the Car for three reasons, one was to do a deep Cleansing and repainting all the Engine bay; other reason was to change the Pilot Bearing from the Clutch, as it became loudly Noisy; and finally I decided that it was time to change the old, worn Hydraulic Lifters with a fresh set of new ones... even change the timing belts is easier outside the car, so I did everything at once. I obtained a set of new Hydraulic Lifters' at eBay: My beloved Subaru "BumbleBeast" has the oil pump and its Mickey Mouse Shaped seal, in healthy conditions, so the noise that the old, worn Hydraulic lifters were doing, was not the TOD ("tick-of-death") sound; the clockwork noise were coming from their normal wear at this age and mileage... As I've read several times, long years ago on these Forum; certain members exposed that the oil access holes on the Hydaulic Lifters' body, are so tiny that with age and usage, the varnish and sludge of these engines could restrict and even block the access of the oil at them, making them to work dry and noisy. Furthermore, experienced mechanics suggested that such small openings on the Hydraulic Lifters' bodies, could be drilled and opened to the next size, in order to minimize clogging and let them get the oil pressure in a better way which may lead to a self cleaning operation. Here's an example:
  6. So, I did a Double challenge, long term experiment with these Coverless Timing Belts, One challenge was mileage lifespan (to reach certain Mileage) and the other challenge was time lifespan (Endurance in time); and the Coverless Belts definitely Surpassed both challenges by far, with flying colors, way better than the covered ones, due to multiple reasons; but someting to consider is that here, in Central America / Honduras, climate tend to be very Stable and Never Snows; however, the belts were exposed to mud, dust, small gravel, small branches and different fluid spills, even an accidental screwdriver dropage during this more than a decade long test / experiment, everything was Repelled by the spinning belts, even they cleansed by themselves, due to their centrifugal action. You can read Further, see photos and discuss the subject, Here: ~► https://www.ultimatesubaru.org/forum/topic/123470-timin-belt-covers/page/3/#elControls_1408538 Kind Regards.
  7. Pretty interesting... except for the part when you got hurt. I hope soon you'll be alright and Healthy again. Kind Regards.
  8. This is a Nice Project, please share Photos with us as it goes. Saw the Brat industries website, very interesting... Kind Regards.
  9. Yes ... ...I agree that it is the Best option, 4 X 114.3 ... ... as the Wheels for that pattern usually has the proper offset for our Subies. This is what I did it, very Long years ago: Kind Regards.
  10. Thank you for your Kind Words which I really appreciate. in fact, I just had a surgery on the other Knee too. _____________________________________________________ Greetings fellows, I have Just a Little Update and a simple Question: - Update: Thanks to God, this Lifted & slightly modified 2012 Sorento has been Running Flawlessly, we have done hundreds of errands locally and also too many weekend voyages of hours on highways too, with all the family and even our paranormal Dog involved. The engine runs equally on Super gasoline and Regular Gasoline, despite the low quality of the fuels available locally, I guess the GDi computer adjust the fuel / air mixture on the fly... - Question: as far as I know, the two Timing Chains on this 4 cylinder, GDi 2.4L (G4KJ) "Theta II" engine, are intended to be used during the engine's Lifetime, theres the main timing chain and a smaller one for the oil pump; However, local mechanics has emblazoned the idea of changing them, along their tensioners and related paraphernalia, somewhere around the 100 K or 150 K miles, depending on age and usage. The user manual is not clear regarding the subject. So, what is the best interval to servicing the Timing Chains on these engines? Any information / experience \ suggestion about this, will be welcome. Kind Regards.
  11. Also I'm doing the same, since 1985 However, he has everything to go to the dark side EJ route already, So I wish the best luck. EJ engined old subies feels like another car, by the way... Kind Regards.
  12. You've missed this Legendary Thread for sure: ~► (for USMB members, only) Kind Regards.
  13. I live in the Caribbean area of the World and the Subaru Dealer disappeared years ago, wiyhout aftermarket support, I had to use other brands' car part, and I lifted and improved mine, to the point that the New suspension seems to be Bullet Proof, as the thing runs and has stayed Strong, like new, since years ago... Here you can read my Writeup regarding Suspension improvements, mainly for lifting a little and extra Duty / Load: ~► https://www.ultimatesubaru.org/forum/topic/106807-improved-shock-absorbers-and-spring-coils-on-loyales/ Kind Regards.
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