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Old 08-07-2017, 08:42 PM   #426
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The normal front wrx axles fit the sti transmission. The rear wrx axles will need the inner cups removed and sti cups installed to snap into the sti R180 rear diff. To do that, you will need the bearing race adapters that Suberdave sells. http://wordpress.suberdave.com/?page_id=275 You will have to also get a set of 04-07 rear sti axles and remove the inner cup to use with your wrx axles.

I have a 95 impreza with normal front and rear axles but 2011 sti transmission and rear differential. I'm using the Suberdave adapter kit for the rear axles.
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Old 09-28-2017, 11:37 PM   #427
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:26 PM   #428
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I have a 2005 WRX with an EJ207. I'm looking to swap in an sti transmission to handle around 400hp but I am on a budget. What would be the best transmission to get without spending too much and without switching the rear differential? There is so much information in this thread and it is hard to understand it all. Any help would be great thank you
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Old 10-06-2017, 10:39 AM   #429
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I have a 2005 WRX with an EJ207. I'm looking to swap in an sti transmission to handle around 400hp but I am on a budget. What would be the best transmission to get without spending too much and without switching the rear differential? There is so much information in this thread and it is hard to understand it all. Any help would be great thank you
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I just did this. I made a spreadsheet to track everything. It's still not very cheap. YMMV



The key is to use an 06 or 07 STi transmission with an automatic driveshaft, then you can keep your R160. Not sure about the front axles on an 05, if they are currently female axles you'll have to use the axle stubs, seals, and circlips listed above. If they're male axles, I have no idea if they work.

P/N: TY856WW7MA 2006 STi transmission
P/N: TY856WW8MA 2007 STi transmission
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Old 10-07-2017, 02:27 PM   #430
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I have a 2005 wrx. Theres a great deal locally on a jdm 6 speed ver. 7 transmission. E3-TY856WB1CA thatís the tranny code but it only comes with r180, 4 axles, and driveshaft. Will I need to convert my hubs and knuckles or will this fit in to my stock 5x100 set up. According to the seller itíll fit in with all my stock setup including brakes. It seems too good to be true. Any one have any experience with the ver 7 swap?
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Old 10-24-2017, 10:12 PM   #431
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So is there anyone here thatís good with 6 speed swaps in a 2010 wrx? Iíve run into a issue with mine and canít figure it out for the life of me
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Old 10-26-2017, 12:19 PM   #432
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Whats your issue? Did it in my 09
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Old 12-24-2017, 06:10 PM   #433
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I apologize if this specific issue has been covered somewhere but I can't find any information on it.

I've swapped an 08 STi MT6 into my 08 OBXT. I've also installed a Spiider Plus DCCD Controller from @DCCDPro.

Everything works great until I tap the two "Rear ABS Sensor" wires from the Spiider Plus into the rear abs speed sensor wires on the car.

Once I the tap the rear ABS speed sensor wires and start the car, the following lights come on:
- Check Engine Light (CEL),
- ABS light,
- the light that indicates Traction Control is not on...
And of course the cruise control light flashes slowly.

I was having the same issue with the Front ABS Sensor wires but I switched the polarity of the wires and I no longer have an issue with the front.

Hoping this would also fix the rear I switched the polarity of the Rear ABS Sensor wires, but it did not fix the problem.

Can anyone provide help with this?

For what it's worth, I'm taping into the car's right rear abs speed sensor wires under the rear passenger seat. The wires (under the car) coming from the sensor are black and white. At the plug under the car, black changes to pink and white changes to blue. (I have checked and rechecked this to make sure.) The blue and pink (twisted) wires go into cabin under the rear seat. This is where I tapped into them (see photos).

Like I said if tried both polarities:
black Spiider wire to pink on car (black at sensor) and white Spiider wire to blue on car (white at sensor), and the opposite way. And in both cases it causes the CEL light, etc come on.

Any help you can provide would be appreciated.

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Old 05-25-2018, 04:05 PM   #434
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Trying to find information on more recent 6MTs.

Looking at an 04 wagon with a 2012 sti 6mt in it. The speed sensor isnt hooked up so there is no speedo working. There is also no DCCD controller so im assuming its just defaulting to the 49/51 or whatever ratio is for 2012.

Would any of this be hard to fix or make work with an 04? I'm trying to figure out since it was swapped and the r160 is still in it if the ratios even match or if its a time bomb.
Any help appreciated.
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Old 05-27-2018, 03:25 PM   #435
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Trying to find information on more recent 6MTs.

Looking at an 04 wagon with a 2012 sti 6mt in it. The speed sensor isnt hooked up so there is no speedo working. There is also no DCCD controller so im assuming its just defaulting to the 49/51 or whatever ratio is for 2012.

Would any of this be hard to fix or make work with an 04? I'm trying to figure out since it was swapped and the r160 is still in it if the ratios even match or if its a time bomb.
Any help appreciated.
There is no speedo gear on the 2012 6mt, so you'll have to add an aftermarket wheel speed sensor if you want the speedo to work (mapdccd or vsspro).

The center diff will operate at it's "default" amount of slip. Contrary to popular belief, the DCCD does not change the front:rear torque bias. It's an electromechanical adjustment to the lsd clutch that limits slip between front and rear. The DCCD controller allows you to decrease the allowed slip, in other words make it closer to locked. Without the controller, it is still a LSD - it does not become an open diff - it just can't be adjusted to be more limited.

For gear ratios I'm not positive. I have an 09 6mt in an 02 wrx with the stock r160. Subaru couldn't make up their mind on gear ratios and they change by year though. Check cars101.com.
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