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Car: 1993 Subaru Impreza L 5dr

Table of Contents:
Post 2 - Story
Post 3 - Mod List/Dyno Sheet
Post 4 - Pictures, Parts Pictures
Post 5 - RSB, Wagon Mafia
Post 6 - Frantic Four - Where she came from
Post 29 - JDM Roof Rails
Post 61 - GF8 STi Wings Picture Reference
Post 91 - STi BBS and Interior
Post 114 - 2002 GG WRX rear seat STi fabric

Current pics.





Since I like this picture so much, I'll leave it up.

 

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Story

Some of you may know that I owned a 1997 OBS.



I recently traded the 1997 OBS + cash for a 1993 L with an EJ22T/EJ20G stroked to a 2.4. The car was built by Frantic Four in Tacoma/Seattle Washington. The swap was done back in 2005. I had a local shop check the motor before the trade. Leak/Ops check good.



My best friend (Skoolymarm) documented this journey in his blog. It all starts on the first page. Here is his red frankenwagon, Hail2theThief's old GF, and mine after we got back home.



I dyno'd the car at Surgeline Tuning in Portland, OR days after picking it up . Tim and his staff are great. My car dyno'd at 261hp and 279ft/lbs. Good numbers, but the motor is destined for more!

Thats all for now. Enjoy some pictures. I'll try to work on the layout when I have more time.

Cheers!


 

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*Updated Dec 2010
Modifications

Engine:
EJ22T
Stroked to 2.4
Wiseco Stroker Pistons
48mm Chromoly H Beam Rods
EJ25 Phase I Crank
ACL Bearings​
USDM Turbo Legacy;
ECU/harness
Intake Manifold​
EJ20G DOHC Heads
JDM Legacy RS & GT (turbo) Transmission MY97-98 TY752VBCBA 4.11
440cc injectors
Walbro 255
VF-39 on 15psi
SS Autochrome FMIC
HKS SSQV III
K/N Cone Filter
HKS turbo timer
HKS Fuel Cut Defender
SpeedTech Catless Bellmouth DP
Invidia N1 Cat-back Exhaust w/ resonated midpipe
No cruise control :(

Suspension/Brakes:
Eibach Pro-Kit
AGX front struts
GR-2 rear struts
02-05 WRX Wagon Rear Lateral Links
Whitline Adj. 20-24mm rsb
OEM HD RSB mounts
Whiteline solid endlinks
'94 Turbo Legacy 4 Wheel Disc/Caliper Upgrade (Vented Rears)

Wheels:
Enkei RP02-J 17x7.5 +48 15.6 lbs/ea
Bridgestone Potenza RE960 A/S Pole Position - 225/45R17


Interior: V8 meaning 04-05 STi
V8 STi front seats
GG WRX Rear seat with V8 STi fabric. Lower seat reupholstered.
V8 Blue Carpet
V8 Black STi floor mats
Autometer Cobalt EGT gauge and standard boost
2006 Impreza Single CD player
6.5" Pioneer T1643R Front and Rear speakers 180w 2 Chanel
PW/PL :D
cargo dome light from a 2000 Outback
Still got the trunk full of groceries!!!

Exterior:
V5/6 Front Facia
JDM LW Front and Rear bumper beams
OBS GF mid wing
JDM OEM GF8 STi Upper Wing
Depo crystal clear headlights
OEM JDM clear corners
V5/6 Fog Light Covers
JDM/EDM roof rails
OEM side skirts
V4-6 JDM/EDM rear facia w/Lightweight Beam
JDM/EDM rear spats
Rally Armor Basic Mud Flaps

Future plans:
Looking at different power options in the spring. I will be acquiring parts over the winter.

To buy list:
EJ255 Heads/Intake Manifold/Engine Harness/ECU
Wideband



 

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*drool*
God damn it looks amazing!

I'm not 100% sure, but I don't think it's a good idea to be running a fuel cut defender. I saw a thread on another forum that was perty much a "What is fuel cut?" thread. It had a bunch of info on it and how you're not supposed to use it. I'll see if I can find it.

EDIT: Found it.

SHOULD I GET RID OF FUEL CUT?
NO NO NO NO NO...Do not use any device to eliminate fuel cut. Fuel cut is there for a reason. If you are hitting fuel cut the ECU believes that you are moving more air than the fuel system can safely deliver. If you are having to eliminate fuel cut with some sort of defender either you have an inadequate fuel system, inadequate tuning tools, or a leak somewhere.

Here's the thread:
http://www.dsmtuners.com/forums/frequently-answered-dsm-questions/186971-what-fuel-cut.html
 

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GF12!?!?! I kinda like that! LOL

As for the V5/6, I had already acquired most of those parts prior to swapping wagons. I do plan on keeping the V4 bumper and later find a STi front lip or perhaps the JUN lip.
 

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Yes I did and yes I do. Thanks Kellen. Im hoping to have some time soon to work on it. So my next set of pictures should show the wagon lowered, roof rails equipped, interior, etc.
 

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Haha, I still feel like a dumbass for missing the first lincoln meet of the year. The bad part is I planned it, lol. I had to go help a friend fix his car and I lost track of time. I need to stop bein so nice.
 
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