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Old 08-16-2019, 09:43 AM   #1126
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Cleaned out the rear end some and mocking up camera finally



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Old 08-16-2019, 02:12 PM   #1127
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2 new door strikers(with the plastic coating)
2 new door switch rubber boot covers
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Old 08-19-2019, 10:53 AM   #1128
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Very nicely done!

Hit any snags along the way?

What made you replace the front half shafts?
The two front half shafts had play in them and i had a pair laying around with almost no play. So might as well change them

I didn't really hit any majoy snags tbh.
Parts are a little hard to come by in The Netherlands, so I've imported most parts from the UK and USA.
Almost no BE/BH Outbacks around here (and not very much subies in general).
And my USDM Outback varies slightly from the EUDM Outbacks.
I need some more small optical stuff, but I have to import that too. (I need a coin tray for example, that's missing :P)

I've caught the headgasket just in in time, it was already leaking oil at one side. Took the heads apart, cleaned them, new valveseals, new headgaskets and rebuild the blok with new timing belt, waterpump etc.

Replacing the outback transmission with a 2.5RS transmission was a straight swap, but I've notived that my speedo is off after the swap (Reads 7% LESS than I'm actually going). So i need a VSS adjuster to get the correct speeds and prevent speeding tickets :P

It's a really easy car to work on fortunately. The subaru technicians really thought maintenance through.
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Old 08-19-2019, 11:01 AM   #1129
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The two front half shafts had play in them and i had a pair laying around with almost no play. So might as well change them

I didn't really hit any majoy snags tbh.
Parts are a little hard to come by in The Netherlands, so I've imported most parts from the UK and USA.
Almost no BE/BH Outbacks around here (and not very much subies in general).
And my USDM Outback varies slightly from the EUDM Outbacks.
I need some more small optical stuff, but I have to import that too. (I need a coin tray for example, that's missing :P)

I've caught the headgasket just in in time, it was already leaking oil at one side. Took the heads apart, cleaned them, new valveseals, new headgaskets and rebuild the blok with new timing belt, waterpump etc.

Replacing the outback transmission with a 2.5RS transmission was a straight swap, but I've notived that my speedo is off after the swap (Reads 7% LESS than I'm actually going). So i need a VSS adjuster to get the correct speeds and prevent speeding tickets :P

It's a really easy car to work on fortunately. The subaru technicians really thought maintenance through.
Great to hear, bud!
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Old 08-19-2019, 10:56 PM   #1130
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Finally ordered a long overdue indoor car cover for my STI (.. and Golf-R).
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Old Yesterday, 01:05 PM   #1131
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Just bought a Raceseng shift knob for my Ď19 STI, should come in tomorrow!
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Old Yesterday, 02:12 PM   #1132
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Nice, I run the Topology in my WRX. Excellent.
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Old Yesterday, 06:28 PM   #1133
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Nice, I run the Topology in my WRX. Excellent.
Awesome! Glad to hear youre happy with the fitment/build quality. I've only heard good things about this brand.

I went for the Prolix, for a few principal reasons - I wanted something heavier for smoother and easier shifts, higher up so my hand doesn't leave the wheel as far, and most importantly more grippy as my hand tends to slide off of the plastic "viewing window" for the shift pattern on top of the stock knob.

the prolix, being 685g, 3.5 inches tall, and having a textured metal surface will hopefully solve all my issues
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Old Yesterday, 06:41 PM   #1134
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This is the first thread I saw as I opened up nasioc so why not. Iíve had exhaust finishers for the longest time and always wanted to add the OEM rear diffuser, but never wanted to spent the $500ish for a new one. I finally found a used one for a good price and snagged it. Iím *finally* content with how the rear end looks on my car.

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Old Today, 01:12 AM   #1135
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Tracking down electrical Gremlins from a terrible wiring harness merge. Why would someone swap the entire bulk head harness from an impreza into a forester?
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