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Old 01-03-2017, 01:22 PM   #1
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Default AARP 99RSti 207 v9 In Progress

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Bought this 99 in 2016 with original 253 engine/body at 175K miles with TB slipped destroyed head/valves with intention JDM 207 swapped. Having my buddy doing all the swapped for me.

Exterior:

- All stock as of now.
- JDM smooth bumper will be replaced later.
- JDM tails.

Interior:

- V4 Sti red stripes F/R seats.
- V5 JDM cluster converted to MPH.
- USDM WRX pedals.

Suspension:

- Tanabe GF210 springs/AGX struts with rear sagging spacers.
- JDM 4/2 pot rebuilt mate with new rotors/pads.
- Replaced all 4 corners wheel bearings with Toyo.
- JDM H-brace.
- JDM fender brace.
- New aftermarket steering rack.
- JDM turbo motor mount.
- Group N engine/transmission/pitch stop.
- JDM V8 GD aluminum LCA F/R.
- Whiteline Roll Center Kit.
- SuperPro ALK caster added bushings.

Wheels:

- 98 5 spokes silver.

Engine/Transmission:

- JDM EJ207 V9 @ 40-50K miles
- JDM Forrester V9 4.44 FD @ 40-50K miles
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Old 01-03-2017, 01:26 PM   #2
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Bought this from an owner had TB slipped, bent heads.





253 head valves bent, can see pistons contacted markings on valves.


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Old 01-03-2017, 01:32 PM   #3
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Towed to my buddy's place for 207 V9 swapped.



One of my favorite picture.


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Old 01-03-2017, 01:47 PM   #4
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Start stripping engine/transmission for 207 V9 and 4.44 tranny

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Harness send to Iwire.





and they came back as these.



With #694



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Old 01-03-2017, 01:51 PM   #6
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I believe front LCA came from 207 V8 car non-caster added, a bit wider, and installed ALK SuperPro added caster.




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Old 01-03-2017, 01:52 PM   #7
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Got these F/R seats and smooth bumper from a local importer



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Add some stiffness to fenders, JDM 3 point brace.




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New Tanabe GF210 springs, AGX, and 4/2 pot, brakes/pads installed.


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Old 01-03-2017, 02:06 PM   #10
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**** that chassis is clean.
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