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Here's the wagon. Thought I'd take some pics before getting to work on the STi; it's in for a clutch job. Looks a lot different from the old days. Well..not really that much different. I'm back to my 15" Legacy Turbo wheels, nothing special. I will get my 5Zigens in the next week or so; tires waiting (235/40/17 RT-615). My STi Version 5 wings are still upstairs in the attic, hA!

Much Thanks to GT for merging the wires.
Mod are:
'91 EJ22T complete engine swap; oil cooler!
XS Power 4-1 headers w/ uppipe
x3racing 3" bellmouth DP w/ SPT catback
TD04L w/ WRX TMIC & Perrin modded y-pipe
TurboXS FCD/Boost controller @ average 15psi; 17psi peak in 5th gear at midrange RPMs
Autometer Electronic Sport Comp boost gauge; love the MAP sensor
2.5RS tranny; open rear diff now, no more VLSD, but KAAZ will come.
WEIGHT: 2860 w/ full tank w/o me
Mustang dyno numbers: peak boost in 3rd gear [email protected] on a mid afternoon
178whp at 5600rpms (holds steady above 150whp from 3600-6400)
244ft lbs at 3600rpms (torque drops off quick to 120ft lbs at 6400rpms)







ZIP TIES FTW!!!
 

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Quick update
I went WOT.....boost rolled in and like "CRUNCH!" Serisouly it was like CRUNCH!!!
My RPMs shot up and it was a little shaky until no more pull. I knew what happend. So I stuck her in 3rd and drove the rest of the way.

This wasn't a WOT run going 1st into 2nd, this was in 2nd gear, on load, and WOT at 2500ish RPMs.

SO.... time to look for a Outback tranny. Unless I will just put in the gears from my L tranny onto this one since my L tranny hasn't given up yet. hA! Same gearing! muahaha Actually.... I can press out the 3.900 pinion gear and put the 4.111 onto it and then VOiLA!

244ft lbs of torque too muchie?
 

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i heard that thing is a skreet monster it pull away from the st.paul pd a few times....
 

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Nice Wagon, I wish mine was black.

I also broke second gear on my '99 OBS-T.
I swapped in a '04 TS tranny (1/05-with 1k miles on it) which has held well for 2+years now. The TS tranny has better 2nd, 3rd, & 4th gear ratios than the '99 OBS tranny.
I have 2 JDM's WRX Trannys (4.444 & 4.111) ready to go in when the TS tranny dies, but it is holding strong.
 

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Nice! You don't hear of many EJ22T swaps.
Why don't you put the wings on? It would look a lot better. Those wheels might look nice in gold, too.
 

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hoyin said:
Where did you get that black corner light from?
the mcorners come straigth from the UK. Costed me some $110 shipped. They pretty alright. Gives me that skyline look to it.
 
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