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Old 06-26-2007, 02:10 PM   #26
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whats the color code for the paint that you used on those wrx rims?
ya know, i get asked that all the time and i'm not sure what the name is. its the engine enamel spray can...there are only a select colors to choose from in the engine enamel and its the gold/bronze one.


lol, sorry i'm not more descriptive

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Old 06-26-2007, 03:28 PM   #27
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the L fuel tank should work since its an AWD fuel tank
you need the wrx tank for emisions, I needed it for my 96 brighton wrx swap.
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Old 06-26-2007, 03:32 PM   #28
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you need the wrx tank for emisions, I needed it for my 96 brighton wrx swap.
and if my state doesnt have emissions testing?
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Old 06-26-2007, 04:14 PM   #29
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and if my state doesnt have emissions testing?
then you're one lucky SOB, Massachusetts FTL
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Old 06-26-2007, 04:14 PM   #30
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hurry up! so that we can run! hahahah...!!! goodluck justin
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Old 07-12-2007, 11:35 AM   #31
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tried to get those fenders wider so i can fit the wide r-compounds underneath. didnt turn out as well as i wanted but my buddy(pictured) is coming back to help redo them.








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Old 07-14-2007, 05:05 PM   #32
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Hmm, interesting. I'm torn between what to do about my rubbing issues. I'd like to keep the GD track width, and in a perfect world i'd even like to go alot wider with my wheel/tire setup, but I rub so bad right now.. I'm torn between bringing my track back to GC width, or trying to keep the GD and source other ways to deal with it. Im not sure which is worth it or not. I'm running rota torques 17x8 with only 215/45/17's on em'... rubs during hard cornering or when going over good sized dips or potholes. Any suggestions? I'm not sure i'd want to roll/pull the fenders as much as you have here.. but maybe i'll have a different opinion when i've seen the final product.
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Old 07-15-2007, 10:21 PM   #33
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Hmm, interesting. I'm torn between what to do about my rubbing issues. I'd like to keep the GD track width, and in a perfect world i'd even like to go alot wider with my wheel/tire setup, but I rub so bad right now.. I'm torn between bringing my track back to GC width, or trying to keep the GD and source other ways to deal with it. Im not sure which is worth it or not. I'm running rota torques 17x8 with only 215/45/17's on em'... rubs during hard cornering or when going over good sized dips or potholes. Any suggestions? I'm not sure i'd want to roll/pull the fenders as much as you have here.. but maybe i'll have a different opinion when i've seen the final product.
we actually only flared them out about an inch..looks like so much more though. where exactly on the wheel well is your tire rubbing?
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Old 07-15-2007, 10:48 PM   #34
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how much camber are you running?
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Old 07-15-2007, 10:57 PM   #35
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how much camber are you running?
not sure yet. i havent thought that far ahead lol
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Old 07-16-2007, 11:16 PM   #36
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we actually only flared them out about an inch..looks like so much more though. where exactly on the wheel well is your tire rubbing?
Not on the tread or sidewall, pretty much right where its curved between those two sections. It's not doing much damage eithor really.. I can see a little mark/line it makes but nothing thats really putting the tires at risk. The fronts rub worse because the rears are rolled a bit, but nothing crazy. If I have people in the back seat then the rears will rub kinda bad.
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Old 07-17-2007, 02:07 AM   #37
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Not on the tread or sidewall, pretty much right where its curved between those two sections. It's not doing much damage eithor really.. I can see a little mark/line it makes but nothing thats really putting the tires at risk. The fronts rub worse because the rears are rolled a bit, but nothing crazy. If I have people in the back seat then the rears will rub kinda bad.

have any pics of it?

my philosophy is you can never have enough room under the wheel well when you like driving your car hard.
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Old 07-18-2007, 05:15 PM   #38
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The pic was taken from a lower point I believe so it may (or may not) look like theres a bit more gap than really is..

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Old 07-19-2007, 01:34 AM   #39
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The pic was taken from a lower point I believe so it may (or may not) look like theres a bit more gap than really is..

GC + brembos......I think I need a napkin


that's hott!
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Old 07-20-2007, 02:14 AM   #40
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for the love of keeping the outside as stock as possible i needed to fit the front mount underneath the stock L bumper. it went ok, there was definitely ALOT more cutting to do to the L bumper cover than the wrx bumper cover. i was able to salvage about 2/3s of the bumper beam(see cut pieces above). i'm very happy with the turn out....looks sooo sleeperish. i do wish i was able to keep the fogs but i couldnt manage to do that...i'll have to think of a way to mount some hellas somewhere.







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Old 07-20-2007, 11:10 AM   #41
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pretty nice fitment of that small aps!!
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Old 07-21-2007, 10:40 PM   #42
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u did a pretty good job, looks a bit cleaner then mine too!



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Old 07-25-2007, 12:31 AM   #43
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dang thats a huge fmic mxpunk. nice work fitting it behind the L bumper.

ok i think i'm going this route for the ebrake. will be plumbing the two rear calipers into this...supposedly you can lift it up a 1/2" and it will be full lock!!! :twisted:

http://www.ksportusa.com/products/ebrake.html


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Old 07-25-2007, 01:54 AM   #44
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I realize that our parking brakes are really terrible, but isn't a hydraulic setup a little bit of overkill?

Should be fun for hairpins though


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Old 07-28-2007, 07:05 PM   #45
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nice project man, looks good!
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Old 07-29-2007, 01:49 AM   #46
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thanks grimspeed, it is big considering im using a td04 for now..but i should be able to shoot like 22 psi with a td04 through it and not worry about hot air..lol

dude..that eBrake is way sick. looks like tons of fun. cant wait to see how the car turns out!
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Old 07-31-2007, 02:07 PM   #47
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have you thought of lightening the hood some? i saw on tv once this guy used a weird drill bit to cut out holes in sheet metal on an sti hood, he didnt drill straight through ofcoarse, more like along the support braces that are on the hood.
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Old 07-31-2007, 04:15 PM   #48
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have you thought of lightening the hood some? i saw on tv once this guy used a weird drill bit to cut out holes in sheet metal on an sti hood, he didnt drill straight through ofcoarse, more like along the support braces that are on the hood.
yeah actually i was thinking about cutting off the entire second laying support piece on the underside of the hood...i'm just scared i'll nick the top layer and put a freakin hole in it.
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Old 08-01-2007, 12:41 AM   #49
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so we were able to get the engine, drive shaft, rear diff, and all the axles out. all of the axels came out fine except for one major PITA corner...i'm going to have to pick up another hub assembly.





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Old 08-01-2007, 01:29 AM   #50
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looks nice. i see you have a rear sway bar. that must be something they started in 96 cause my 95 dosent have one. I am really hopeing they bring the new diesel to the US or at least that it is not too expensive to import so I can swap it into my L coupe. I really think, if the engine is up to it, it could be a stronger swap than the WRX or even STi.

BTW, you have a right side marker on your left fender.
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