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Old 10-06-2009, 10:58 PM   #13
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Member#: 122990
Join Date: Aug 2006
Chapter/Region: RMIC
Location: Wyoming
2004 WRX
JBP Wagon


If you go with a clutch Look at South Bend Clutch, very solid quality and outstanding price.

I just replaced my clutch in my 04 WRX wagon and it was... interesting.

Don't look to the guides on NASIOC, I found around four of them together were very helpful, but alone just confused me or skipped steps.

You don't have to pull the motor, it helps ALOT when freeing the transmission from the motor itself but its a lot of work to get it out. Plus its a tight squeeze with it in there.

The hardest part of the install was getting the transmission to break free, after 75K of wyoming winters and road debris it was a challenge but nothing a giant pry bar at a slow steady pace couldn't fix

If you have the money, have someone do it for you. If you can't imagine your baby in the hands of someone else (my case) its not that bad, a 4 out of 5 in difficulty though.
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