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Old 10-15-2012, 02:47 PM   #1
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1999 GC8 R-STI

Default 1999 Subaru R-STI Build Thread. Dun dun dun!

Just picked up my new project car a few weeks back. Thought i would share. Its my first Subaru- i am coming from the VW scene, building and racing them as a hobbie. Thought i would give Subaru a try! I thought it would be a great chance to learn information on a new platform.

I will be doing some minor DIY additions to this thread. They will include, but are not limited to the following:

-DIY FMIC + Piping
-DIY downpipe (weld, measure and install)
-DIY Caliper Rebuild
-DIY Brake Rotor Install
-DIY Brake Pad Install
-DIY Roll Cage
-DIY Suspension Tune
-DIY ECU Removal/Install

Yes some have been done, yes some are simple. Thought it would benefit some. Comments welcome.

1999 Subaru 2.5RS w/Version 2 STI Swap
Version 2 STI swap which was wired at CANJAM
Cometic metal head gasket
ACL race bearings
ARP head studs
OEM replacement piston rings
OEM front and rear main seals
OEM camshaft seals
AEM Wideband
Timing belt, tensioner and pulleys
Bully stage 3, 6 puck Kevlar sprung clutch
bully stage 3 pressure plate
Syms headers (Was told this when bought and they look identical)
zero sports World Leaguer downpipe
Zero sports world Leaguer Cat back exhaust
poly urethane exhaust bushings
Greddy RS blow off valve
Gab Damping adjustable coilovers with camber plates
Rear white line camber bolts
Rear cusco strut bar
Front cusco Strut bar
Also included but not on the car (suitable for track)
Zeal Function coilovers with camber plates (very stiff)
STI brembos up front
2004 STI steering wheel
Short shifter (cant remember the brand)
Skunk 2 shift knob

OEM Version 6 front bumper with foglight covers and foglights under neath
replica Version 5 rear wing with brake light
reded out taillights
Rear spats (not on car will need to be painted)
replica front lip
Carbon fiber front Grill (I believe zero sports but not 100%)
Blacked out headlights
8000k HIDS
5-zigen Fn01rc wheels 17x8.5 40 offset
gislaved winter tires will come with the wheels
Muteki lug nuts
5mm spacers (rear)


DIY to begin soon! Stay Tuned!

Last edited by Stangy; 10-16-2012 at 10:43 AM.
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