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My 83 2dr GL

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this is my on going project seems to never end

 

this is how it looked when i started not much to look at

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then i did some frame mods to fit a 05 sti motor cleaned up the enging bay

painted it jave black pearl the eventual coluor of the car

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then i started with the suspension mods

 

first the crossmember modded to fit big uppipe

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then redirlled the control arms for STi ball joints

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modifide crossmember to fit 91 turbo legacy rack

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suspension installed

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then brakes small light car 04-05 wrx brakes with hawk hp+ pads should stop

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then on the the rear brakes and hubs

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custom backing plates to fit wrx rear calipers and rotors

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test fitting wheels

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Then i forgot i needed a hood scoop hmmmmm

2000 subaru RS hood

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then sanding........lots of sanding

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the sti drivtrain is going to be a tight fit

that all for not i will update as soon as the wife lets me spend more money on it

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yeah i got lucky a a local pick a part got a 09 sti 6 speed rear diff drive

shaft axels for CHEEEP then bought 05 sti engine

 

 

also made custome STI seats for it as well

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here's rugyver testing them

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wow small world the purple legacy is my roomate and the chaser

is my friend regan lol

 

You and your friends have good taste in cars/mods. :D

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building a set of shortend fronts and a set custom set for the rear

the knuckles are 04 STi rear are xt6/wrx custom mounts from regans brat

those are temp im getting a set of megan coilovers for it verry soon

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my ever expanding cart of goodness

 

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and where the project is headed performance wise it better be faster then the car beside it

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Power to Weight ratio should give you the result you are looking for.

 

No one will ever think an 80s coupe will be quicker then their WRX ;)

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I'm shooting for 350 hp at the wheels

and to be under 2600 pounds

 

 

 

Everyone asks me why I bother I already have a fast sti

They just don't get it

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Nice work. I know and have talked to Regan on several occasions at WCSS.

Got one of my EA/EJ adapters from him in a trade.

And your build is a lot like the one I'm planning, just a different engine (EJ22T).

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love wcss i was hoping to have the car done for this years show but it will be next year for sure

 

 

i was the guy with the STi towing a trailer lol

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Holy Cow! ... :eek: ... Six Speed!

 

Great Work, I Really Like your Project, and it is the Second car that I've seen that the Transmission Swap will let part of it to be inside the Cabin; (but the other one wasn't a Subaru)

 

I Guess You'll Fabricate a Surrounding cover for it, could I Ask if you already have considered that its Size could Shorten the Pedals Space?

 

Kind Regards.

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dosn't creep into the peddle area at all it's the hight that different it's wider but not too much

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