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Moving slow on the progress. Went to pull the bumper beam to prepare for cutting..


its bent. Awesome. I hope the rest of the chassis can be straightened out fairly easilly.


fitted the lip and attached the new foglight brackets..


anyone have spare bolts for the fogs?


and fuuckkyes! Look what finally came in the mail
 

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WTB:
fog light bolts (6)
seatback hardware (bolts got lost in transit I guess)
JDM front crash beam
 

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thanks, yeah theyre pretty pristine. only flaw is just under the side bolstering on the right in the picture. looks like a little white spot.

also need to figure out what paint pens people use to touch up the logos..
 

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got the beams, thanks!
Also working on fixing my brake noises.. (and some nozzles!)

 

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Switched to the butt..
Made a bit of progress in disassembly. So nice the car isn't all rusted and seized like the first wagon! Need to find a shop to press out all the bushings and get these things powdercoated and back on!

Debating on having the whole car sand blasted while I'm gutting it like this....
Apparently there's a company that comes out to you and will do it in the driveway. Thoughts?



Wheels and tires - going slightly less wide this time to pull out some camber. -4 was too much.



New Flywheel
OEM is from my ej20g v2 clip
Exedy is the 02-05 wrx oe replacement.



 

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Time to lay out the iWire harness, gonna pull the dash beam and remove the AC part of the heater core stuff..

I have factory wiring running to the (blank) plug under the hazards.. is that fog wiring?
cuz I didn't see the other end in the engine bay anywhere...



EDIT: NEVERMIND found it.. its cruise control. was hoping it was fog lights. Womp womp.
 

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Sorry dude, fogs are on the left.

As far as the mobile sandblasting thing, that sounds pretty convenient. What's the price tho?

Too bad you're across the country, I'd be happy to take that 1.8 off your hands...
 

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yeh, bummer. I might be able to still use the wiring. It at least gets into the engine bay.

I haven't asked them about pricing yet. They responded and wanted me to call them. Go figure. But the engine bay is cleaner than I anticipated so I may skip that part.
 

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GONDOR CALLS FOR AID!

J/k.. burning old bushings probably gave me aids.
Gonnna get all this shit sand blasted and powder coated.

Thoughts on powdercoating hubs?
Debating on painting everything instead of powder coating. 4x4 guys seem to say paint will hold up better than pc. But painting means I'm doing it all myself instead of dropping it off somewhere.





 

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Decided I'll be splitting the heads.
Gonna use the 1.6mm MLS OEM ej20k head gasket, do the valve seals and then seal it back up. New timing stuff and new cam, crank, main seals etc..

Recommendation for valve seals? OEM?
 

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All bushings/bearings out
Now time for powder coating!

These fuckers gave us some hell!


Complete list of things I will powder coat this round (intake manifold and brake calipers will be different color)



Front turbo crossmember
rear cross member
outrigger
A arms
Hubs (4)
transmission crossmember
lower outrigger diff braces (2)
Outrigger mounting plates
trailing arm brackets
rear sway brackets (not pictured)

Thoughts on color? I was thinking of a candy blue.
Wagon will be painted 86F.
 

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Press out old ones, powder coat, then press in the new stuff.
Its easier to mask.

Yeah thast what I was thinking.
 

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more tear down


carpet and dash out. Zealous carpet is on the way.
removing ABS wiring and airbag wiring. Going to a 93 model dash without pass airbag and I will have aftermarket steering wheel so no point in dead weight.





anyone know the part number for the non-abs version of the passthrough plugs?


 
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