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Old 12-19-2018, 01:29 AM  
LYH45
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Default Luke's BH9 Outback - EJ251 Turbo

This is the story of my Rev D 2.5 manual 2003 Outback BH5. It has 423,000km and looks the part.

This car will take over daily duties from my GF8 so I can repair the rear end damage.

My parents bought this car second hand in roughly 2006 to replace an old Mazda 626 wagon. It had about 100,000-130,000km on it. Since them they've put another 300,000km on it. In the 13 years of ownership the only mechanical failure was the clutch at 300,000km. This car has had battles with several kangaroos and wombats and lived to see another day. It has hauled cows, sheep and alpacas and much more in the boot. It burns oil like a 2 stroke and it still won't die.

As it has reached 423,000km it has been retired into my hands.

Mod List (Red is not installed)

Engine
- Twin Scroll Equal Length Headers (Unknown Brand)(Wrapped in Heatwrap Tape)
- Twin Scroll to Single Up-pipe (Unknown Brand)(Wrapped in Heatwrap Tape)
- 57mm (2.25 inch) Intercooler Piping
- Front Mount (65mm x 180mm x 550mm)(2.5" x 7" x 21.5")
- TD04 off a 2004 WRX Sedan (EJ205)(Using 5-6 PSI Wastegate)
- New Age Alternator Cover
- Custom 2.5" exhaust

Handling
- Front Sway Bar off a GC8 WRX Wagon
- Steering Rack off a GC8 WRX Wagon

- 316mm 2 Pot Front Brakes off a 2007 Spec B H6 Wagon
- Koni Front and Rear Adjustable Struts
- Gen 4 GT Springs
- B4 Rear Sway Bar
- Liberty (Legacy) Rear Bumpstops

Internal
- Black Leather Front Seats off a 2000 Liberty Sedan
- Black Leather Rear Seats off a 2000 Outback Limited (Not Originally from that Car)
- Leather Armrest off a 2000 Outback Limited
- Leather Door Cards off a 2000 Outback Limited
- Sony XAV-AX100 Head Unit


External
- GT-B Legacy Hatch and Wing
- Rev D Turbo Bonnet
- Front and Rear Spats
- JDM Legacy Centre Garnish
- Custom Outback Grill

Wheels
- Advan RG1's 17x7.5 +45
- Bridgestone RE003 235/45R17

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Stock Options Equipped

Engine
- EJ251
- 5 Speed Manual Low Range Gearbox

Exterior
- JDM Headlights
- Front Fender Indicators
- Clear Rear Indicators
- AUDM Bumpers, Wheel Arches, Sideskirts and Door Panels (All slightly different from the USDM ones for reasons I guess)
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Components Replaced. Either as Listed Above or Due to bad Condition

- Front Bumper
- Front Seats
- Rear Seats
- Glove Box Cover- Radio Trim
- Rear Cup Holders
- Door Cards
- Boot Scuff Panels
- Spare Wheel Cover
- Mirrors
- Rear Tailgate
- Tailgate Center Garnish
- Drivers Fog Light
- Subframe
- Steering Rack
- Radiator Cap
- AC Tensioner
- Drivers Sun Visor





Luke
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