Looks like a good build. You got a pretty good price on it too. I had a good deal on a car just like it. I won't say the price but I'll say it was less than half of what you payed for your car. Plus it ran. Had a full swap, brembos, 6mt and all.
Well....it's all done....
Motor is completely apart and it is time to drop it off at the machine shop for a hot tank session, hone, and deck. Hope to have it back together with my forged internals in a month. Tranny is a different story...
Killed 2 bits on those covers....pretty ridiculous!
Anyone need sti pistons and rods?
I have 2 sets of sti rods and one set of pistons....
Got the block back from the machine shop finally yesterday. Had it hot tanked, honed for my CP pistons, cleaned, and the eagle rods checked to make sure they were ok.
Today, my 2005 LGT transmission came through R+L Carriers. Not too happy about the transmission. I was under the impression that it was a complete tranny. For what I paid, it should have included the transmission, sensors, wiring harness, dip stick, throw out bearing, fork, cover shift link, and the stubs. Instead I got only the transmission box and that’s it. Pretty pissed about it. Hope I can use most of the missing parts off of my blown 2.5rs tranny…hope…
Going to assemble the shortblock on the weekend and get this thing back together.
Next I have TWE fully built SOHC heads and an aquamist HSF-5 kit to put on and im done.
Canabolized tranny that im going to have to piece together:
anyone know if I can use most of the parts off my RS tranny to make up for the lack of parts on my lgt tranny...?
I know for sure I am not going to use the 2.5rs fork, id rather get a stronger legacy one.
This is mostly the progress of my srp 2001 L coupe, but also some 98L and 2018 brz stuff.
I got the car in August 2011 with 100,500 miles. It was my first car, and it had lots of problems at the start. Almost sold it a few times, but once I read about all the swap stuff, I...
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So, this is my second RS. Not much else to say. All of the info from my first RS can be found here:
Equinox's Impreza 2.5 RS - Crashed - Subaru Impreza GC8 & RS Forum & Community: RS25.com
So. On with it.
This is my 1998 Impreza RS in Rally Blue Pearl. Look...
This is the story of my Rev D 2.5 manual 2003 Outback BH5. It has 423,000km and looks the part.
This car will take over daily duties from my GF8 so I can repair the rear end damage.
My parents bought this car second hand in roughly 2006 to replace an old Mazda 626 wagon. It had about...
picked me up another chassis. $600 and it runs, mostly!
Still have the ej20g, gearbox, RobTune and iWire harness, stance coilovers (I had just bought to replace my godspeed crap) and lots of other parts... so here we go again!
From the ashes, she will rise!
past build for...
Welcome to my journey of ruining my RS sedan, bit by bit.
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From the 2005 STi (~40k miles):
EJ257, ECU+immobilizer, 6 speed trans, driveshaft, rear diff, axles, 5x114 hubs, Brembo brakes
Front subframe w/ steering rack, sway bars+endlinks, front aluminum control...