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Old 10-11-2013, 04:38 PM   #1
Nico01
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Join Date: Feb 2013
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Location: Cincinnati / Chicago
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2004 Impreza OBS

Default Anybody around Chicago have an 02-07 on stands?

I'm planning to fabricate a light bar and skid plate for my car but I don't have a garage or driveway, and while I have jackstands, I just have the wimpy wind-up jack.

If someone has a car that's up on blocks or on a lift, I'd really appreciate being able to come over for an hour or two and take some measurements of potential mounting points, etc.
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Old 10-11-2013, 04:45 PM   #2
I Like It Sideways
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Location: Rockford, IL
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How crazy are you looking to go with the lightbar? I used a few feet of 1" x 1" steel tubing, some 1/4-20 bolts, and two 3/8-16 threaded rods to mount to the bumper beam. It's pretty damn strong, and took very little measurement. Subaru conveniently has two holes perfectly spaced and sized for the 3/8" threaded rod in the bumper beam already. My only concern is how much easier the airbags would get set off.

It doesn't look nearly as nice as a Gorilla bar, but it was cheap ($17 in material) and easy to make

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Old 10-12-2013, 09:33 PM   #3
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Contact gorilla Performance or off-road.. they are local

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Old 10-12-2013, 11:10 PM   #4
manys
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I have a 05 wrx on stands ..

And you can copy the skid plate that's sitting on the floor by the car.

It's a nice one made by some rally company but I forgot which one. PM me if you want.
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Old 10-18-2013, 05:19 PM   #5
ekaplin
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I got a lift at work you can use on a sat or sun but im located in the city (Chi)
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