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Meanwhile, still quietly stock piling parts for the sedan...

These will probably go on the Sedan until its gets the STI drivetrain and then I will have to figure out what I want to do.






Few more bits from Cusco





Radium Fuel Pump hanger

This thing is automotive art work



Kartboy Short Shifter


Some Torque Solutions shifter bushings

 

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Nice bits! Since it seems like you're going for Chassis Stiffness, have you looked at any of the Ultra Racing stuff. I have a few products from them and they all seem to be just as good of quality as the Cusco and Beatrush stuff I have. The large front/rear braces took a lot of the chassis flex out of my car. I used to be able to set the car on 4 equal height jackstands in my uneven garage and the car would flex to them. Once I installed the braces I had to use boards to get the car to sit on all four.

 

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I have those braces from Cusco too. I have seen some of those white braces on ebay.. I was quite interested in the one that mounts ahead of the front lower control arms but I think it is quite expensive and probably wouldn't do much more than just the Cusco H brace.



We had a fire at the house back in October so I currently dont have access to any of my tools or even access to my garage.. Still looking forward to getting my car back from the bodyshop though.
 

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Is there anything hard about installing the JDM smooth rear bumper? Do you recall if you had to remove or cut any support beams that gets in the way, or is the bumper just plug and play?
 

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Is there anything hard about installing the JDM smooth rear bumper? Do you recall if you had to remove or cut any support beams that gets in the way, or is the bumper just plug and play?
It is plug and play if you switch to a JDM rear bumper support beam, like I did. I believe you need to trim the USDM bumper support beam if you don't switch to the JDM one.
 

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Ahh, should of guessed you had the Cusco units. I'm too cheap for them. As far as the front of the LCAs I went with the Beatrush Lower arm bar. Got it for significantly cheaper than anywhere else by ordering it directly from Japan. It's a nice unit. Install was a real pain. Wish I had done it when I initially swapped all the JDM front end parts in.

 

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Ahh, should of guessed you had the Cusco units. I'm too cheap for them. As far as the front of the LCAs I went with the Beatrush Lower arm bar. Got it for significantly cheaper than anywhere else by ordering it directly from Japan. It's a nice unit. Install was a real pain. Wish I had done it when I initially swapped all the JDM front end parts in.

Ah yes, thats a nice item. I have subframes on order from TSS Fab so I'm not sure if that will even work for me.
 

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Nice load! Where's you get the Ohlins from? I just got myself a brand new center console as well. Gotta get this stuff while we still can.
 

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Nice load! Where's you get the Ohlins from?
The Ohlins came from Japan. Its the only place where Ohlins still sell Coilovers for anything pre-GR Chassis - I just wish they were anodized gold like they are supposed to be. I ordered from RHDJapan.

I just got myself a brand new center console as well.
Gotta get this stuff while we still can.
Yeah, thats what I have been thinking too.. I actually ordered more parts than showed up but after you place the order, they reply saying that some parts are unavailable... It pisses me off when you order both side vents but then only end up with one side. I would love to find a new lower dash panel, the piece that goes underneath the steering wheel, the only new one I found is for RHD.
 

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Gold is always better, that's a bummer.

Where do you order most of your OEM parts from? I've ran into that too. I've since been dealing with Brian at Heuberger Subaru and I'll usually give him a list of what I'm looking for and he can let me know real time stock in case something is showing available, when it actually isn't. I need to order the radio surround too before it's unavailable. I already put off ordering window seals, and now they are NLA. :( I'm sure you already have, but I woudl set up a saved search on eBay with the part number for the steering wheel trim piece, and see if anything pops up.
 

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OHLINS is life! Sweet updates, sorry to hear about the fire. Hope it all pans out in your favor.
 
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