|10-17-2011, 09:34 PM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Western New YorkVehicle:
NY: 2004 WRB STi $9,000
This is my "Stage 2" 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STi
The Bad: While at auto x noticed a large amount of blue smoke behind the car and noticed a large power loss, I drove the car back to the staging where I immediately shut it off (I have not I repeat I have not attempted to restart the car after this). After trailering the car home and assuming the turbo blew a oil seal (stock VF39) I drained the less 500 mile old Brad Penn Oil and pulled the turbo and found it was toast. Due to this I wanted to check for any other possible issues so I had a leak-down preformed, the result cylinder 4 failed miserably and the general consensus is the infamous ring-land failure..........
Having just purchased my wife a new Forester and attempting to purchase a house I am not in a financial state to fix this car so as much as it pains me I need to sell it ASAP. This car will make a perfect starting point for someone trying to build a rally car or track car.
VIN for carfaxing:
Price:$9,000 OBO (realistic)
Walbro 255 fuelpump
Cobb Pro Dyno Tune from Innovative Tuning
Cobb AP V2
Turbo XS Standard tip down pipe and exhaust (Catless)
Innovate LC-1 Wideband O2 gauge and Sensor. (not completely installed)
Rota Torques (Gunmetal, 17x8 wrapped with Dunlop Direzza Z1 Star Specs)
Gates Kevlar Timing Belt (done at 93K)
Gates water pump
New cross joint shifter bushings
Cobb short throw shifter
Rear diff and tranny fluid recently changed with Subaru Extra S
Koni Strut inserts
Stainless Steel front and rear braided brake lines
Stoptech's Stage 2 Kit which includes:
hawk hps + pads
Motul RTF 600 fluid
Rally Armor Mudflaps from the Scoobies for Boobies campaign.
I am the 4th owner of this car, and it's been well maintained and no corners have been cut.
Now, onto the pictures.
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|10-18-2011, 06:24 PM||#5|
Join Date: Sep 2011
hey i was looking to buy a new subaru when i was done school and i was wondering if this is something that happens often to sti's or is it just one of those why me kinda deals that happens from time to time....
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