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Old 12-07-2011, 10:08 PM   #1
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After doing what many young WRX swappers do (reference 93 WRX journal), I hunted on Craigslist for a specific vehicle: a 1996 Impreza Outback Sport. First off, wagons are awesome. Then, it's AWD, and is the only year and model that an Impreza wagon came with rear disc brakes from the factory. These are loaded with crap like power locks, windows, and mirrors, and funky acid trip interior.

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swap with 93 wrx everything, rhd and all

The Red car is going to be stripped of everything on the front clip, then the Blue car will be stripped in the same fashion. A little bit of firewall modification here and there, and the Blue car will be reassembled into a 1993 rhd wrx wagon with a 1996 obs unibody.

This swap will be done in less time than my last one. Stay tuned while we harvest the Red car for all of its parts...

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Old 12-07-2011, 10:10 PM   #2
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wish mine came stock with rear disc what a bitch that was to do. cant wait to see this though i wish i could afford a clip and do a rhd/swap on my wag
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Old 12-07-2011, 10:14 PM   #3
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nice and congrats on the wagon..it seems like its the next step for us coupe/sedan guys before we go into the newer models i went from my sedan to wrx swapped wagon..just not rhd lol
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Old 12-07-2011, 10:29 PM   #4
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how do you do a rhd conversion with out swapping firewalls?? Can't wait for this build to unfold.
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Old 12-07-2011, 10:51 PM   #5
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a few cuts i believe and just moving it from the right to left side if im not mistaken?
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Old 12-08-2011, 06:42 AM   #6
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Same way I did it last time, read my 93 WRX Journal!

SO glad to have a wagon again, I missed having a Wagon every day I was driving the Sedan. Back to roots for me.
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:15 PM   #7
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back in the wagon game woohoo!
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:41 PM   #8
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Is it done yet?!?
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Old 12-14-2011, 09:44 AM   #9
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Haha, I haven't done anything to it. Red car is waiting for further teardown and then once everything is out of the red car, I'll strip the blue car next to it.

Karla, the blue car, is simply my daily driver, getting over 26mpg with ease. I <3 this wagon
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Old 12-29-2011, 04:37 AM   #10
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