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Old 02-22-2007, 09:39 PM   #51
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This thread was helpful for me any way I kept wondering how I would go about doing the same thing. I'm still a subi noob at this stuff.
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Old 02-22-2007, 10:27 PM   #52
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I did the front end conversion on my wagon. I love the way it looks but I wish there was a cheaper option for converting the rear....

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Old 02-22-2007, 11:12 PM   #53
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I did the front end conversion on my wagon. I love the way it looks but I wish there was a cheaper option for converting the rear....


That looks really good man! Well done my friend, a 2 inch drop would make it look perfect IMO....and I hate the thought of the price when it comes to doing the rear too
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Old 02-23-2007, 01:21 PM   #54
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-> I have a friend who already works at Subaru of Las Vegas and he has the same GGF as mine. He already converted his front-end to a GDF STi, he said it costs him 'round USD$2,000 for everything (including paint & labor). He is in the same boat as I do in regards to the rear end, he is looking of ways for making it possible. (:
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Old 02-23-2007, 08:35 PM   #55
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SubieNewbieToo: I may be wrong with this, but the guys at the Subaru dealership I deal with said that having a bugguard will also deflect the air ment for the hood scoop and intercooler. Like I said, that is just one opinion I don't know for sure ( lack of my own windtunel ). Just letting you know.

+ 1 for the front, one day my wagon will be wider.
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Old 02-23-2007, 10:26 PM   #56
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SubieNewbieToo: I may be wrong with this, but the guys at the Subaru dealership I deal with said that having a bugguard will also deflect the air ment for the hood scoop and intercooler. Like I said, that is just one opinion I don't know for sure ( lack of my own windtunel ). Just letting you know.

+ 1 for the front, one day my wagon will be wider.
Thanks for the comment.....BTW in regards to the deflector, when you see it in person, you will realize that thing aint deflecting anything. Besides, this is the one made by SOA specifically for the WRX..... good luck with the conversion....P.S. Make sure you also pickup sedan fender liners for a cleaner look.....makes a huge difference.
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Old 02-23-2007, 10:43 PM   #57
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Old 02-24-2007, 02:23 PM   #58
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the flared rears on post#2 look really nice
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Old 02-25-2007, 11:21 AM   #59
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the flared rears on post#2 look really nice
I hear that guy spent something $8,000 to get that done.....
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Old 02-25-2007, 01:40 PM   #60
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Aussies always have the most creativity!

Love that car.
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Old 03-06-2007, 01:08 AM   #61
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Old 03-09-2007, 04:37 PM   #62
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Aussies always have the most creativity!

Love that car.
This method is likely the easiest and most affordable method because the wide-fender on the rear quarter is press-on, not welded IIRC. Going with sedan rear quarters will require exactly what Token-Negro mentioned about my wagon to get it to match.

BTW the wagon on #2 and #26 are one in the same. Danny sold me his wagon w/ the fender conversion, then I did a full sti swap to get the widetrack among others. Now we just completed an 06 front end swap cuz I wrecked the front end playing some deer dodging and its getting a paint job too, pics later.

And for clarification:

- its not TS side skirts in that pic, at the time of the pic, i had no side skirts.

-02-03 rear bumpers can easily be cut to fit 04+ lights to save money

-anyone considering this conversion, you wheels will sit inside your wheel well until you do a wide track conversion, get spacers, find a wheel about a +20 offset

-you can see my wiener dog in that pic

-that aussie wagon looks tight! anyone know what wheels those are?
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Old 03-10-2007, 05:07 PM   #63
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^ If you guys notice, theres a mini overfender over that sedan's wide profile that is exclusively featured on the '05-'07 STi. Because I would really like to install this on my wagon:



-> Thanks a lot, fellow wagon guys! (:
does anyone know what skid plate is on the back of this car? or what ever it is protecting everything? i want it!
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Old 03-10-2007, 05:57 PM   #64
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does anyone know what skid plate is on the back of this car? or what ever it is protecting everything? i want it!
FYI its not a skid plate it is a defuser for air going underneath the car, not something for offroad if thats what your thinking.
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Old 03-12-2007, 03:56 PM   #65
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-> It is made by HKS-Kansei Service, Japanparts and Gruppe-S have it on stock. (:
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Old 03-13-2007, 12:49 PM   #66
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This method is likely the easiest and most affordable method because the wide-fender on the rear quarter is press-on, not welded IIRC. Going with sedan rear quarters will require exactly what Token-Negro mentioned about my wagon to get it to match.

BTW the wagon on #2 and #26 are one in the same. Danny sold me his wagon w/ the fender conversion, then I did a full sti swap to get the widetrack among others. Now we just completed an 06 front end swap cuz I wrecked the front end playing some deer dodging and its getting a paint job too, pics later.

And for clarification:

- its not TS side skirts in that pic, at the time of the pic, i had no side skirts.

-02-03 rear bumpers can easily be cut to fit 04+ lights to save money

-anyone considering this conversion, you wheels will sit inside your wheel well until you do a wide track conversion, get spacers, find a wheel about a +20 offset

-you can see my wiener dog in that pic

-that aussie wagon looks tight! anyone know what wheels those are?

Awesome!!

So that wagon on post #2 is yours?
Thanks for clearing up all the information about the track, offset, bumper fitment, etc.

This thread has been one of the most informative and useful threads I've read on this site

Oh, and Bump for some more pix and wide wagon wannabes!

p.s. has anyone attempted this conversion on their 06'+ wagon? That would look cool.
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Old 03-14-2007, 08:07 PM   #67
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There is a blue 06 in my neck of the woods sporting sedan fenders (Hudson Valley, NY). Caught me off guard as I walked passed it into the bank one day. It may have been the only exterior mod on the entire car. No pics, so I guess this post is pretty useless, eh?
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Old 03-14-2007, 10:45 PM   #68
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not useless at all, I've never heard of someone doing it to an 06', but it's good to hear that someone has done it in your area. I wonder if he/she is a member on here..?

Anyways, Bump for the Evening.
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Old 03-15-2007, 12:57 AM   #69
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hmm, it's possible that it's an older car with an 06 nose... We have a crap load of deer out this way.

Either way, I was going to spam it and put a business card with my website on it, but I had none on me
[spam] www.Wagonator.com [/spam]
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Old 03-15-2007, 02:21 AM   #70
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It would seem that with the costs involved in getting a sedan rear quarter on a wagon, you might as well go all out and order a real widebody kit. I know there's a place in england who makes 22b style widebodys for GFs, so I'm sure someone makes one for a later model.
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Old 03-15-2007, 02:38 AM   #71
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I think the 04-05's w/ the sedan fenders looks fairly balanced, whereas the bugeye looks a little off? JMO

I will not stop untill i've got the "Work" wagon in white w/ staggered rims... It might be the best looking Subaru i've ever seen!

lets keep this thread alive... ALIVE!
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Old 03-22-2007, 10:40 AM   #72
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TO CHINOWRXL : Thank you for the priceless info. Well done on your car.
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Old 03-24-2007, 08:19 PM   #73
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Old 03-25-2007, 05:38 PM   #74
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does the front fenders bolt right up. what did u do to make them work
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Old 03-25-2007, 06:57 PM   #75
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does the front fenders bolt right up. what did u do to make them work

Yeah, they bolt right up. The wagon front bumper can be stretched to accommodate the added width, however your best be it to install the sedan bumper while you're at it. They will look funny though without switching to the sedan's front control arms because the track width is 20mm less on the wagon.
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