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Introducing the Subercoupe Now with 50% more cyl’s and 100% more RWD!

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Took the Subercoupe for its maiden voyage today...

 

went about 15 miles. car ran awesome. needs an alignment very bad. ill take it to work tomorrow and do that.

 

currently working on the trans and clutch issue. hope to have that done before WCSS...

 

ill try to get some more pics tomorrow when i have it on a lift.

 

-=Suberdave=-

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Awesome! ... I really love to see Pics of that wonderful Subie. icon14.gif

 

Very kindly let me ask you this questions about the engine inside the Cabin:

 

► How hot will become the Cabin during Normal Driving?

 

► Does it blows odors / fumes to the Cabin?

 

► Do you plan to isolate the Engine's heat & gasses?

 

 

I ask because it Could be Dangerous to Drive with the Windows up (in example during Rainstorms).

 

All those issues could be solved, also I know it is not built to be a daily driver; but I am curious about the Overall car Behaviour and I have some ideas that could Help you to solve the above listed situations. :D

 

Kind Regards.

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Yeah Jezsek, I think he mentioned he'll be working on a firewall in the back. But for now, just run without the hatch. :D

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it has a firewall between the cabin and the engine. it has a plexie glass window in the top half so i can see out the back.

 

in the back on each side of the licence plate i have a 175CFM fan. they both turn on when the engine temp gets to 80*C or if the engine room temp gets to 40*C...

 

i am currently installing a 2005 WRX transmission and a stage II Exedy clutch.

 

-=Suberdave=-

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i am currently installing a 2005 WRX transmission and a stage II Exedy clutch.

 

-=Suberdave=-

 

Nice! How are you handling the transfer case? Just weld the center diff?

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it has a firewall between the cabin and the engine. it has a plexie glass window in the top half so i can see out the back.

 

in the back on each side of the licence plate i have a 175CFM fan. they both turn on when the engine temp gets to 80*C or if the engine room temp gets to 40*C ...

 

Thank you for the Kind Answer! :)

 

I Believe it is a Really Good Idea to have automatic electric fans there, also the Plexi Glass... so you already controled the situation.

 

 

I was thinking about to install there some heat & Noise isolating barrier,

 

Like this ~► http://www.soundproofingamerica.com/ECHOLESS-ROLL-MAT.pdf

 

Because I used a very similar product in a VolksWagen Bus, long years ago, with great results.

 

 

I Really Like your Nice & Powerful coupe, almost can't wait to see it on a Video. :burnout:

 

Kind Regards.

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got the new trans and clutch in tonight.

 

still have to put the suspension back together and a few bolts up top.

 

but its after midnight and i have to get up at 5:30am so id better get to bed...

 

-=Suberdave=-

 

P.S. ill get some more photos and even a video this Saturday or Sunday.

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Nice! Very short vid, but plenty effin loud! It's weird to hear a sooby boxer motor with forced induction, and hear it rev and let off WITHOUT hearing a massive woosh from the BOV. :D

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Awesome!

 

I Watched your video on a large widescreen via a game console XBox 360, and I was stunned, your Subercoupe is truly impressive, very well done and the rear engine is a very clean installation. icon14.gif

 

I Believe that this Thread should be Moved to the "Members Rides" Section.

 

Best regards and congratulations.

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Thanks for this dave,it proves that what I am thinking of doing is actually doable,it will be very very similair EXCEPT the shell will be my brumby and the engine maybe a EZ30r :) oh and maybe no super charger for starters :)

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well took the Subercoupe to the WCSS this last weekend.

 

220 miles round trip.

Overall about 6 hours of run time on the engine.

Used 11.25 gallons of gas.

That's 19.5 MPG... not bad, since it has not been totally tuned yet.

Took home plaque for best Old School Engine Swap. witch i have won 3 out of the last 4 years with my wagon.

 

Did the whole trip without any issues, other than my but was kinds sore. i guess race seats are not meant to be sat in for hours on end...

 

-=Suberdave=-

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not much for mods...

 

 

Built by Suberdave

 

Tuned by

The Dyno Station at Drift Office

 

1987 GL Coupe

 

Engine: 1994 SVX EG33 (from junk yard, 100% stock)

Custom Made Intake Manifold

Supercharger: Eaton M90

Soon to be 2.7" pulley

ECU: Link G4 Extreme

Wheels: 2002 WRX

Front brakes: 2005 WRX front brakes

Rear brakes: 2002 WRX front brakes

Brake Lines: SS from Ebay

AWIC: Just-Intercoolers kit

Exhaust: DynoMax muffler and a lot of 2.5" mandrel bent pipe

 

Radiator: WRX (front mounted)

Radiator Hoses: 1.5" .062" thick aluminium pipe and lots of old Subaru hoses

Fuel System: STi Sidefeed 550cc

Pro Fuel Delivery 15G fuel cell

Mallory 110 GPH fuel pump

40 micron pre pump filter

100 micron post pump filter

-6 an fuel line

 

Transmission: 2005 WRX

Clutch: Exedy Stage II

(good to 400WTQ)

Custom 14 foot hydro clutch line

WRX pedal box

Axles: 2002 WRX front Axles in the rear

Center diff was pulled, cut and welded to run in FWD only

Custom built tail shaft block off plate

 

Seats: Ebay race buckets

Belts: are 5pt Gforce

Cage: BD Racing ( pre-bent for a 93-99 Impreza)

Firewall: Sheet metal and plexi-glass

Steering wheel and hub: Cheep Ebay

Tach: Autoguage 5"

Body kit: 1988 Subaru RX

Rear Wing: 1988 Subaru RX

Vent Fans: 120mm waterproof 175cfm fans (come on when engine bay gets to 105*F)

 

Engine is running full sequential fuel and spark. GM IAC and TPS, and AEM MAP but everything else is Subaru.

 

-=Suberdave=-

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nope. i talked to some VW guys that put the EG into buses, they said they never use an extra pump.

 

the hottest it has gotten is 201*F and that was in stop and go traffic on a 85*F day. normally runs right at 194*F.

 

-=Suberdave=-

 

Front mounted radiator huh? The stock water pump doesn't have trouble pushing the water that far?

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