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Old 02-14-2007, 05:00 AM   #1
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UPDATED MOD LIST:

Exterior
-Blue grill emblem, otherwise de-badged
-Dual Fiamm 132dB horns
-DIY urethane front lip
-Clear turn signals, corner lights & side markers
-Nokya S1 headlights & foglights w/ Autolumination ceramic connectors & DRL delete
-(Almost) All Autolumination LED lighting
-Zola/Rocketz carbon fiber hood & trunk w/ High rise hood scoop
-PPG windshield w/ blue sun strip
-OEM sunroof deflector
-OEM remote fuel door conversion w/ JDM flat fuel door
-JDM tail lights w/ Daily Driven Garage gaskets
-JDM rear bumper spats & '07 STI lower diffuser

Interior
-Brushed aluminum dash kit & gauge bezel
-Blue Autolumination LED dash lighting
-OEM compass pack & Autometer Ultra-Lite boost, volt and oil pressure gauges
-'05 STI steering wheel w/ JDM variable wiper switch & blue STI key
-WRX black/aluminum pedal covers w/ Peugeot 206 deadpedal
-STI piston shift knob w/ Kartboy short throw shifter & bushings, black leather/blue stitching shift boot, handbrake boot and armrest cover
-Colour-matched '14 BRZ front seats w/steel seat brackets & blue pin-stripped OEM rear seats
-Denim cabin & trunk carpet w/ insulation-delete & liquid rubber-sealed cabin & trunk
-Relocated SVX battery
-CompuSTAR keyless entry alarm
-Clarion NX602 head unit w/ video-handbrake bypass
-JBL GTO18T 1" w/ crossovers, JBL GTO626 6.5" 2-way, JBL GTO628 6.5" 2-way
-JBL GTO5355 5-channel amp w/ Remote Bass Control, Earthquake Sound GLI-200 Kleaners & GTO1214D subwoofer in custom enclosure

Powertrain
-Original EJ251 w/ Turbonetics T3/TD04E turbo 0.62ar 46 trim (I believe), cruise control delete & Tial 38mm wastegate w/ 5 psi spring & stainless open dump
-Spearco (I believe) top mount intercooler, aluminum charge pipes w/ 3" cone air filter & red hoses, STI throttle body/intercooler coupling, Honed-out throttle body w/ coolant by-pass & Greddy Type RS BOV
-Customize OEM oil pan w/ Russell stainless braided turbo drain back & OEM magnetic drain plug
-Link G2 ECU w/ STI pink injectors, Aeromotive FPR & Autometer Ultra-Lite pressure gauge, '04 STI fuel pump & Aeromotive 10 micron fuel filter
-NGK BKR7E gapped to 0.0025" w/ NGK blue spark plug wires
-Borla UEL stainless header w/ DIY 2" stainless up & down pipes, Hollow 2.5" Magnaflow universal stainless cat, DIY 2.5" mid-exhaust & BPM 3" stainless over-axle muffler w/ A'PEXi hangers
-Billet STI oil cap & rad cap w/ K&N valve cover vents
-California A&S 90A alternator & A/C delete
-DIY grounding kit & aluminum rad cooling plate
-Megan Racing engine and transmission mounts
-Centerforce Dual Friction clutch w/ reinforced clutch fork, ACT 12lbs street flywheel & OEM diff cover
-Castrol Edge 5W50 & Redline drivetrain fluids

Footwork
-Megan Racing Street coilovers
-JDM Legacy B4 rims w/ 215/40ZR17 BF Goodridge KDW tires & McGard blue lugs
-Whiteline front & rear strut bars
-Whiteline 22mm front & rear sway bars w/Whiteline endlinks, bushings & brackets
-Whiteline steering rack bushings, tie rods & ball joints
-Whiteline front control arm bushings
-OEM 4-pot front calipers w/GD WRX cross-drilled & slotted rotors, dust shield deletes, Russell braided lines & Hawk HPS pads
-Megan Racing rear trailing arms & adjustable rear control arms
-Whiteline rear subframe lock bolts
-3rd gen Legacy rear calipers w/3rd gen Legacy cross-drilled & slotted rotors, dust shield deletes, Russell braided lines & Hawk HPS pads
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Old 02-14-2007, 05:57 AM   #2
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sounds like quite the project! I'm interested in watching the progress

would you be providing some visual aid?
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Old 02-14-2007, 12:17 PM   #3
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well played Chris.
Nice price on the Tial w/g. I'm in the process of aquiring that piece myself.
Anyway, it goes to show that places like Mopac are catering to the money laundering crowd. They're the only ones who can afford to pay those prices.

good luck with the project.
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Old 02-14-2007, 04:23 PM   #4
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Thanks guys!
I can take pix with my now phone now, but have nowhere to host the pix
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Old 02-14-2007, 05:06 PM   #5
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photobucket.com is your pic hosting friend.
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Old 02-17-2007, 04:33 AM   #6
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I think I'll set something up over the weekend
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Old 02-17-2007, 07:55 AM   #7
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is this all on the stock block? sounds like a wicked build!
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Old 02-17-2007, 12:50 PM   #8
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This reminds me of a mastercard commercial....

Finish putting your car together and finding some extra bolts... priceless
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Old 02-17-2007, 04:32 PM   #9
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This reminds me of a mastercard commercial....

Finally getting your new girlfriend naked and finding some extra parts... priceless
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Old 02-17-2007, 06:13 PM   #10
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Old 02-18-2007, 02:41 AM   #11
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It better be priceless cause I don't feel like doing it twice
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is this all on the stock block? sounds like a wicked build!
Stock block for now. Down the road I wanna pick up an extra engine on the side to build up a bit.
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Old 02-20-2007, 04:09 PM   #12
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I've added pix now!
Photobucket was easy, Hypa!
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Old 02-28-2007, 05:52 AM   #13
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I haven't posted in a while, I've taken the plates off my car to save some money while I get work done to it. Some of it seemed to happend all at once, and some of you might expect me to say it's cause of the previous owner again, so I won't officially say so! However, nothing "Subaru" about my car has failed

Basically, what started as no boost lead to a burnt out wastegate (this is the 2nd HKS product to fail me). Followed by my revlimit becoming 5000 rpm, then 4500, then 4000, then just enough to keep speed in traffic in 5th, which the dying fuel pump is the cause.

So, I've decided to go ahead and fix all that properly. The turbo piping was of mild steel and wrapped in exhaust wrap and rusted to hell. The manual fuel riser thing under the hood killed to supposed Supra TT fuel pump (cause we should all mash Toyota parts into Subarus) Anyways, I'm in the collecting parts phase, all online and all new, and think I'm gettin stuff at a pretty good deal (except for flanges, they're not much cheaper).
My exhaust list:

- stainless T3 inlet flange and exhaust flange, and stainless deltagate flanges from Turbonetics (I got em straight from Turbonetics cause I'm not 100% sure what turbo I have, and didn't wanna get the wrong bolt pattern, especially for the inlet flange) $190 USD (couldn't find supplier locally)


- 3' of stainless 2.25" straight pipe and 2 u-bends, and 1' of 1 3/8" pipe and u-bend for cheap from Burns Stainless $170 USD (got quoted $500-$800 by Resnik? Reznick?)


- Tial 38mm wastegate for cheap off eBay $190 USD ($300-$350 CAD at Mopac) came with small/green spring


- Tial small/red spring for cheap off eBay $20 CAD ($90 from Mopac)

- 4 stainless, 2.25" two bolt exhaust pipe flanges off eBay $130 USD ($250 CAD locally at Lordco)

- 4 stainless O2 sensor bungs for cheap off eBay $18 USD ($80-$100 CAD locally at Mopac)

- found a Magnaflow (of all things) hiflo, stainless cat off eBay for cheap $43 USD ($200-$300 locally at Lordo and Mopac)



My fuel list:

- Sti pink injectors for cheap (at the time) off eBay $350 USD (though I've had em for a year now and never got around to putting them in NOT gonna ask Subaru for local price hehe)


- Walbro 255 gph fuel pump for cheap off eBay $75 USD ($300-$350 locally at Mopac)

I'm gonna be doing the work and a friend of mine is gonna be doing the welding. The car also needs a new windshield and alarm, but I'd like to have it all done for summer. Really wish the car didn't have to die, but oh well, I'm not minding now cause I can still get around on the scooter, so I'm saving a lot of money on insurance and gas hehe

As of right now, what's arrived is my injectors, eManage support kit, piping, flanges, wastegate and wastegate spring.

The 4 stainless, 2.25" two bolt exhaust pipe flanges showed up!

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Old 02-28-2007, 11:57 AM   #14
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Nice flanges!
You'll find when the time comes to replace the block, that these cars are like Lego. Much easier than the days of Hondas, and so much more rewarding.
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Old 03-02-2007, 06:26 PM   #15
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O2 bungs have arrived.
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Old 03-05-2007, 04:05 PM   #16
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Fuel pump finally showed up... after almost a month... in ziplock bags... it's actual Walbro at least, I hope it works
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Old 03-05-2007, 05:15 PM   #17
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Yeah, its funny how it comes in a ziploc. 255lph FTW.
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Old 03-06-2007, 05:33 AM   #18
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don't all good things come in a zip lock???
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Old 03-06-2007, 05:37 AM   #19
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It comes like that from Walbro?
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Old 03-06-2007, 12:17 PM   #20
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It sure does. Normally a ghetto box and a ziploc bag.
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Old 03-06-2007, 03:20 PM   #21
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Oh... hehe.... *stretching collar*
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Old 05-31-2007, 03:26 PM   #22
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Fuel pump is installed, and was gonna start the rest of the fuel parts under the hood, when I noticed I don't have an FPR, just some block-off/adapter thing.

Was informed to get an Aeromotive FPR which is now on it's way.
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Old 06-09-2007, 03:18 AM   #23
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FPR showed up. Get to figure out how to fittings to this thing...
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Old 06-10-2007, 01:32 AM   #24
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Sounds like a big overhaul on the RS-T....
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Old 06-11-2007, 04:09 AM   #25
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Somewhat, ya. I'll get it running again so I can go get the windshield replaced on it...
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