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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by psmwrx » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:56 pm

As of right now, we are going to keep the roof rack setup. I'll let you know if we decide to take it off.
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by psmwrx » Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:48 pm

Finally got a chance to work on this again. My work schedule is crazy now that the govt (at least my branch) has money to burn. I mainly did a lot of cosmetic little things that I really didn't photo document. I got my wagon windows into the STi doors, STi side skirts installed, and all the brake stuff done.
So here is how she looks now:
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I am actually going to have to sell the rear WRX hub to STi Brembo conversion since I am going full swap and these wont work with the swap:
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Then after that, I tackled the rusty engine crossmember, subframe and trans removal:
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An example of the cancer under the hood:
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And this is the other project slowing down the wagons progess:
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by Mr Kleen » Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:08 pm

That crossmember rust looks pretty serious. You plan on fixing it or just getting a replacement that's in better shape?

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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by psmwrx » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:26 am

A new one is on order. Just waiting on shipping.
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by PGT » Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:06 pm

I'm sure you've already seen it, but Mach V was parting out a 2009 STI. They had the engine/tranny combo for $5500 (available separately too) and the wire harness for $450, IIRC. No idea of market prices but I'm sure they're on the high side otherwise they've be gone by now.
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by psmwrx » Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:26 pm

PGT wrote:I'm sure you've already seen it, but Mach V was parting out a 2009 STI. They had the engine/tranny combo for $5500 (available separately too) and the wire harness for $450, IIRC. No idea of market prices but I'm sure they're on the high side otherwise they've be gone by now.
I did see that and $2700 isnt terrible for the engine, but it looks like is no longer a complete long block as he has removed the TGV's, fuel rails, and other small things. Thanks for the heads up though.

On a side note, that Jeep seen some trails yet?
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by PGT » Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:44 pm

Yep....a private farm up in MD. I've got the trails scratches to prove it. LOL. Once on stock suspension/tires and the second time with the 3.5" lift and 35's. AMAZING capabilities...seriously. climbing up an off-camber hill in the mud at a 45 degree up the hill
...sliding one direction (down) while pulling sideways around trees and such. Locking diffs FTW.

I'm not counting the beach trip to Corolla....that's hardly a test of its capabilities. :P
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by psmwrx » Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:44 am

Yeah, lockers are the way to go. I have a Grizzly in the rear of mine. Trying to decide what I want for my 60 up front. I need to get mine out on the trails soon. Need to source a winch first though.
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by sirwilliam » Tue Apr 23, 2013 2:25 pm

Nice project! 8)
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by Sabre » Mon May 06, 2013 5:19 pm

Looks like some good progress!!!
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by psmwrx » Wed May 29, 2013 5:29 am

Looks like this project will have to go on the chopping block. To many other projects need to take priority over it. Will put a ad in the sales section for the project as a roller or maybe part it.
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by drwrx » Wed May 29, 2013 6:59 am

Sorry to see it go. I thought you were making good progress. Is there a new project in the works?

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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by psmwrx » Wed May 29, 2013 11:50 am

Not another project yet. I have a house to finish and (3) other vehicle to maintain. Maybe in a year or so.
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by Sabre » Thu May 30, 2013 11:01 pm

Very sad to see this go :(
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by ElZorro » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:42 pm

Bummer man...
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by Mr Kleen » Mon Jun 03, 2013 11:40 am

I was afraid this was too awesome to be real. :cry:

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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by psmwrx » Fri Jun 07, 2013 5:47 am

Car is sold. Looks like it went to a fellow Subaru enthusiast.
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Re: Project Secondhand

Post by Sabre » Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:39 pm

psmwrx wrote:Car is sold. Looks like it went to a fellow Subaru enthusiast.
:nana:
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