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Old 08-12-2012, 12:45 PM   #776
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Old 08-12-2012, 01:27 PM   #777
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you planning on doing the roof and pillars?

its a good color, but if your not going to match the top, at least give it a fresh coat of gloss black or something

make it all match

cool color
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Old 08-12-2012, 01:39 PM   #778
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It's all time dependant at this point. I'm going to finish the rest of the body then if I have time, the roof and pillars.
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Old 08-13-2012, 01:25 AM   #779
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I'm just pic whoring at this point.

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Old 08-13-2012, 04:25 AM   #780
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Nice color, I like it.
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Old 08-15-2012, 07:41 PM   #781
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you have one sick rs. i recently missed out on a chance of buying a mint rs.. aw hopefully i get one
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Old 08-15-2012, 09:45 PM   #782
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Thanks

It's faaaar from mint tho!
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Old 01-06-2014, 09:50 PM   #783
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Number 2 rod bolts let go, wedged the rod between the crank and the case. Somehow one of the rod bolts went through the side of the cylinder wall. I dont really get that, but there it is.

Case is finished, crank is finished. Oddly enough my Killer-B oilpan is finished too. The other rod bolt got fired downwards at high speed and broke one of the oil anti-slosh plates. Bummer.

What survived:
Near as I can tell, the other 3 rods and pistons are completely undamaged, the heads are both in perfect shape. The piston luckily got wedged at the bottom of the bore, not into the heads. The Killer-B oil pickup tube is in good shape too, just full of bearing material. Nothing a good cleaning wont take care of though.


I'm not going to build another EJ motor after this one. I've had enough. I'll probably put the heads up for sale once I clean all the oil off and inspect the cam journals for any sign of gouging.
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Old 01-06-2014, 10:40 PM   #784
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Ouch.

sucks dude. if you're not building another EJ motor, what will you do?
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Old 01-06-2014, 10:54 PM   #785
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Maybe an EG. It won't be for a while tho. I need to get my new career off the ground and figure out where Im going to be first.
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Old 01-06-2014, 11:51 PM   #786
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Maybe an EG. It won't be for a while tho. I need to get my new career off the ground and figure out where Im going to be first.
I may have one your familiar with . After of course priorities of getting the career going.

Sucks regardless to lose a motor.
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Old 01-06-2014, 11:53 PM   #787
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Sorry to hear about this. I actually hadn't seen this thread before and after reading some of it in the early pages I was wondering why someone would modify an EJ so much and then I skipped to the last page and saw the inevitable. Best of luck in your next project.
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Old 01-08-2014, 02:04 AM   #788
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Maybe an EG.
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Old 06-01-2014, 02:38 AM   #789
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Well, I'm finally done school and I'm back in the workforce. Which means it's time to start wrenching again!


Moved her to her new home today, and picked up a few other goodies on my way. *cough*eg33*cough*
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Old 06-01-2014, 03:28 PM   #790
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Where are you working at? I saw you joined the ok subaru club page, you should come out to Kelowna sometime.
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Old 06-01-2014, 07:45 PM   #791
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I'm working at transwest helicopters in Oliver

I might make it out to Kelowna sometime but it's a long haul just to go to a coffee meet hahaha.

The Impreza won't be back on the road for a year or so, I have so much I want to get done on her. Driving the Brat for now.
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Old 06-02-2014, 03:04 PM   #792
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How do you like Oliver? GL with the new job.
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Old 06-02-2014, 09:34 PM   #793
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Let's put it this way... I'll have plenty of time to spend wrenching
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Old 06-02-2014, 10:17 PM   #794
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nothing to spend money on either, more project parts!
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Old 06-03-2014, 01:10 AM   #795
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I'm working at transwest helicopters in Oliver

I might make it out to Kelowna sometime but it's a long haul just to go to a coffee meet hahaha.

The Impreza won't be back on the road for a year or so, I have so much I want to get done on her. Driving the Brat for now.
Congrats on the new job! Keep us posted on your build.
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:10 PM   #796
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Picked up a generic 20G for cheap, mostly got it just for fabbing and tuning purposes.

Genuine FP on the left, 'TBO' chinese on the right

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Old 06-21-2014, 03:46 AM   #797
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Change of plans

Twin turbo is going to be a pain in the ass.

Going single. Probably a GT4094R

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Old 06-21-2014, 11:38 PM   #798
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Hopefully I'll be able to move her into the garage soon and yank out this boat anchor

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Old 07-10-2014, 12:09 AM   #799
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Got her in a garage again for the first time in years!

Here we go!

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Let the fab work begin

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