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Old 09-29-2020, 09:19 PM   #26
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And now I can upload photos again even though I haven't been able to sign up for the image thing. Go figure.

Here's the damage to the front bumper and it being repaired. I'm not going to color match it yet, just apply a clear over the primer for the time being. I'm going to wrap it in satin white until I decide what color I want to paint it.


It's not perfect but it's not bad. I'll touch it up when I get around to painting the final color.
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Old 09-29-2020, 09:21 PM   #27
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EJ207 in place with an 05 STi trans, CF DS, and R180 Suretrack rear diff.
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Old 09-30-2020, 11:08 AM   #28
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Wohoo, progress been made, awesome.
What lip is that ?
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Old 09-30-2020, 08:03 PM   #29
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Wohoo, progress been made, awesome.
What lip is that ?


Just an eBay V limited style. Doesn't take too much effort to fit.

Got a fender today so hopefully I can have all this wrapped up in about a week.
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Old 10-01-2020, 12:25 AM   #30
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V limited for what year model Impreza ?
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Old 10-01-2020, 08:24 AM   #31
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V limited for what year model Impreza ?


04/05 should've thought to included that
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Old 10-06-2020, 11:16 AM   #32
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Cool project. Cheers!
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Old 10-06-2020, 05:56 PM   #33
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Thanks. It's a slow process but it's coming along. Will have another update soon
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Old 10-10-2020, 03:23 PM   #34
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Had to order new wheels today as the Titans don't clear the Brembo calipers even with 5mm spacers. They will be going up for sale once this forum allows me to post pictures again. For some reason one day it will let me and the next it won't. Can't figure out this technology crap to save my life.

New wheels are Enkei TX5 in gunmetal 17x9 +45.
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Old 10-14-2020, 06:58 PM   #35
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Got the turbo in today. 20g XTR


Wheels will be here tomorrow. Brakes just need to be bled and coilovers adjusted for height.

Lots of rain the last couple days so there's a film of rust on things but it will clean up easily at least. Should have it on its wheels this weekend and get the cooling system back together. Fingers crossed it goes smoothly.
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Old 10-14-2020, 08:09 PM   #36
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Yes!!!!!
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Old 10-23-2020, 06:43 PM   #37
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New wheels on. Enkei TX5 Platinum Grey 17x9 +45 concave face wrapped in Nitto 555g2 235/45-17 rubber.

Next up is setting ride height, installing rear sway bar and end links, and getting the exhaust back on.

Once I figure out why ECUFlash isn't reading my base map, then I can get that loaded and start her up. So damn close now.
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Old 10-24-2020, 02:30 AM   #38
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Looking good.
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Old 11-19-2020, 06:52 PM   #39
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Tune was finally done about a week ago and she feels good. I asked for a more linear power band and this is what they came up with. There's a little more in the table but I prefer keeping the tune safer rather than wringing out every last drop of power. Tuned on 91.
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Old 11-20-2020, 09:22 PM   #40
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Torque curve hits up early on the rpm range, must feel good. Who at EFI did the tune ?
Congrats, guess you’ve been driving it.
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Old 11-20-2020, 10:54 PM   #41
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Torque curve hits up early on the rpm range, must feel good. Who at EFI did the tune ?
Congrats, guess you’ve been driving it.

Yeah it comes on nice and strong. But it's definitely a dog under 3000. We were all pretty surprised that it was able to hold almost 21psi all the way to redline.

Calvin. I had planned on having Stephen at iA Tuning do it, but I was having issues with EcuFlash and decided to have them do it. There's just one little dip at 7100 that we can't figure out. He said it's acting like a misfire but not registering as one. So it might be some electrical interference of some sort. It goes a tad rich right at the same moment as well. No knock detected. I'm going to have to check all my wires and make sure there's no exposed copper or corrosion.
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Old 11-21-2020, 01:53 AM   #42
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Do you have all new coil packs ?
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Old 11-21-2020, 08:06 AM   #43
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Do you have all new coil packs ?


Pulled them from my last car because I replaced them less than 10k miles ago. If I can't find anything else as the problem then I'll probably get one coil pack and start swapping it around to see if it makes a difference.
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