Journal for my imported 1993 Impreza WRX (12/92 build).
Goal for this car has been to build an OEM+, "period correct", GrA style car with only authentic parts if possible.
I bought my car at auction in Japan in June 2017. I've been importing parts for a couple years so I had the necessary connections to do the work myself for the most part. The car landed in December 2017, complete with a number of issues I was fully expecting:
1. A number of paint issues
2. An idle issue and hesitation
3. Seriously bad tires
I quickly found the issue with the idle and hesitation was an unplugged MAF, and the tires were swapped out with a set of wheels/tires I had waiting for the car when it arrived.
[I'll try and come back and add more story but for now I'm going to skip to the mod list and photos]
Subaru 4 pot front brakes (calipers, rotors, ss lines)
Tecnomagnesio 201b 17x7+52 magnesium alloy wheels
l'Aunsport P555 WRC exhaust
Subaru OEM optional aero mirrors
STi Pink link set
Headed to the port:
With my son, collecting the car from the port in Tacoma, WA:
First light autocrossing:
Photoshoot in the mountains:
Did some night shots before the Alaskan Way Viaduct was shut down in Seattle:
More to come soon...