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Old 04-01-2012, 10:00 AM   #11
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Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bay Area
2002 ver 7 EJ207 WRX

Default Got the EJ205 out!!!

With a buddy's help, I finally got the old motor out. If it wasn't because I had to pull the axles out to loosen the bottom two nuts on the bell housing, it would've taken only half an hour. But alas:

Here what a stock 160K clutch looks like. This is just normal driving, without hard launches, or high RPM shifts.

Close-up look:

While looking over the vacuum lines, I noticed that the JDM EJ207 does not have this valve, I believe the EVAP checkvalve, as the inlet on the intake has been sealed with a bolt.

Lastly, I broke this vacuum line that goes from the turbo to the BCS, right where the "connector" is. Can I simply replace it with a longer vacuum or do I have to purchase the line with the connector from the dealership?

To be continued.
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