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Old 05-30-2019, 08:54 AM   #901
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More tube bending. You can se the old coolant tank color here as well. It wasn't a good color; it didn't pop. I redid it in black chrome and it looks WAY nicer.












If you ever do hard lines again and want a bend with a shorter leg coming off the fuel rail let me know. I've got a little trick that helps keep it shorter.
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Old 05-30-2019, 11:34 AM   #902
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Bump?
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...of a thread full of great content.
I wish for more of these threads in today's NASIOC
Thanks. I put a lot of work into this thread.
My empire of dirt.

New hobbies, new house, new job, new kid... All slowed me down a bit. Life changes and it's bittersweet. I have an itch to build something mechanical again or maybe try something new on this car. Flex fuel, bigger turbo on the wagon or electric shifter kart...?

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Yeah all of the Subaru owners have went to the Facebook groups....
I really dislike the Facebook groups. Different feel and different people. I miss NASIOC.
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Old 05-30-2019, 11:35 AM   #903
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If you ever do hard lines again and want a bend with a shorter leg coming off the fuel rail let me know. I've got a little trick that helps keep it shorter.
I'm curious. Those long legs were frustrating.
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Old 05-30-2019, 01:43 PM   #904
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I really dislike the Facebook groups. Different feel and different people. I miss NASIOC.
Won't ever be the same. Forums (not just NASIOC) are much slower due to the FB groups. Definitely a shame
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Old 05-30-2019, 03:56 PM   #905
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...I have an itch to build something mechanical again or maybe try something new on this car. Flex fuel, bigger turbo on the wagon or electric shifter kart...?
Ken, I vote for something related to this Subaru so we can read about it here.

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Won't ever be the same. Forums (not just NASIOC) are much slower due to the FB groups. Definitely a shame
Agreed and equally disappointed Apparently 10" wheels, tire paint, and wraps just can't provide any interesting content outside of IG photos.
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Old 05-30-2019, 08:19 PM   #906
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Jay and I were just talking about this thread at the Flat4 Marina meet on Saturday

Good to see you're still around
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Old 05-31-2019, 12:09 PM   #907
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I'm curious. Those long legs were frustrating.
I'll try my best to explain, but it may be hard to understand without pictures:

1. Install tube nut & sleeve
2. Flare end of tubing
3. Place 1/4" extension into tubing and place tubing into bender. Place tube nut sleeve as close to start of bend radius as possible. The 1/4 extension is the part that hits on the arm of the tubing bender which allows you to get the bend 1/4-3/8" shorter.

Here's a picture showing the length of leg with this method:


Also, kudos on the rotated turbo. I've often thought of doing this exact as thing, but the last car I was going to do it on couldn't be done because the compressor housing was too large and hit on the cylinder head when rotated (HTZ green).
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Old 06-26-2019, 02:28 AM   #908
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Still building this thing?
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Bump. How's she running?

I'm selling dbw adapters for JDM long runner if anyone interested.
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Old 02-10-2020, 11:21 PM   #910
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Bump (and salut) for a fellow procrastinator.

And an *internet pat on the shoulder.
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