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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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    1985 Subaru "BumbleBeast" Wagon, and other Two

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  1. Dual Range Forester 👍 any recent Updates?
  2. ...and had Serious Rust issues all around! 😮 However, is always more fun to drive an old slow car, Fast; rather than being driving a Fast car, Slowly... Completely agree with that phrase. in my case, I've had good times swapping better, stronger parts from other cars' brands, to build my "BumbleBeast" as a Reliable car and seems like I achieved my goal long ago, as the Subie tends to not give almost any problem for years... Greetings from Honduras.
  3. Oh my God, that's a Big Difference! Awesome Built! Kind Regards.
  4. Here is a short video, from the Test after all this were done: (featuring weird background music to avoid copyright issues and laugh a little)
  5. ...completely and thoroughly deep Cleansed the Engine Bay and Painted it:
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Eating your Favourite Snack and Soda will help you to be Patient enough...
  9. 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.
  10. 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:
  11. 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:
  12. I purchased the T-299 belt, the T-300 belt and a set of valve covers' gaskets, online at RockAuto:
  13. Well, long ago the Mileage Challenge got Surpassed as I couldn't find a new timing belts' kit on time; but now I have to update this Thread with new information: I had to buy separately the left and right timing belts in Gates brand, the T-299 and the T-300. The old Timing belts worked Coverless for more than Eleven Years almost reaching twelve and also reached a total of 114,XXX Kilometers, which means a little above the 70,000 Miles and those belts doesn't looked as bad as other timing belts that I've changed in other cars, even in this mere Subie in the past, when it had the covers for the timing belts; so, the warm air blowing from the radiator and the centrifugal action has helped these belts to be cleaner and last longer, being Coverless; as the covers tends to get oily and dirty.
  14. Recently, I had to change the Rubbers for the Engine Crossmember as they were worn and the "KiaStein" was making noises, but didn'y find replacements in my area, but an artisan who makes custom rubbers for trucks, here; and I asked him to make a set for me:
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