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My 91 Legacy SS

Old 06-24-2008, 10:27 PM
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My 91 Legacy SS

This is definitely an on-going project. I bought the car back in October, 2007 and it's only been driven about 8000 miles. Car was all stock at time of purchase. Car is now running and tuned for both 91 octane and e85 (5/3/13)

Just got it back on 5/3 and going to run the car on e85 for the moment.

Mod List:

Engine and tranny
EJ207 Version 8 motor (new rings, bearings, coated JE pistons)
ARP headstuds
JDM non-dccd 6 speed with flossy shift ****
Link ECU
Blouch 1.5 xtr with avo wastegate actuator
ID1000 topfeed injectors
Tomei catless downpipe with Borla Hush with kartboy long hangers
Walbro fuel pump
Visteon Radiator

Suspension
kyb agx with whiteline springs
group n front strut tops
whiteline front and rear sway bar
whiteline front endlinks
whiteline alk sport
Whiteline outrigger bushing
whiteline steering rack bushing
MSI Engine mounts
Group N Tranny mount
kartboy rear endlinks
gc8 trailing arms with whiteline bushings (the noltec ones disintegrated)
group n control arm bushings
cusco front and rear strut tower bar
cusco gc8 turbo lower brace
Subframe bolts
Jnorth fender brace
goodridge stainless steel brakelines with smurf fluid
1" spacers in rear
17"x7.5" SSR Competition

Interior
02/03 wrx front and rear seat
Defi gauges (Boost, Oil Pressure, and EGT)
Wideband o2 sensor
Zeitronix Ethanol Analyzer

11/15/08
New AC compressor with lines (thanks unit91 and gbmotorsport) - removed
Relocated metal WRX overflow tank - removed
Goodridge Stainless Steel Brakelines with the smurf stuff
Head resurfaced and valve adjusted, headgaskets replaced
New belts, waterpump, thermalstat, seals
All belts Replaced

11/16/08
K&N air filter installed
desnorkeled

11/27/08
New OEM inlet hose and coffee cup mod - removed

4/19/09
Rebuilt td05-18g with upgraded through gpopshop - removed
Remanufactured Front Axles installed
Rear LSD seal replaced.

5/2/09
02/03 wrx front seats.
black out grill and painted emblem skyblue

5/15/09
STI overflow radiator cap - don't know where it went....
Pivot bushings for shifter
rear diff race bushings

7/7/09

02/03 wrx rear seats

8/1/09
door dings and driver side rear quarter panel fixed and painted
Replaced Driver side Taillight
Diamond Coil Pack Installed - removed

9/18/09
16" rs rims (painted black) with hankook rs2 215/45/16

3/23/10 - further updates
Hydra 2.7 getting installed and Tuned at EQ Tuning - Didn't work out
800cc modified sti injectors with 91 legacy n/a fuel rails - removed
engine and tranny mounts from GroupN - removed
ACT street clutch with streetlite flywheel - sold
Cusco H brace from turbo gc8
Subframe Bolts

5/20/10 - Car to FLI


8/15/12
Installed Cusco front strut brace

5/5/13
Installed JNorth fender brace
Installed ebay front lip
Installed beatrush alt cover

6/1/13
Installed Defi boost, egt, and oil temp gauges with controller
Installed PTP turbo blanket

8/12/13
rear diff bushings from powerflex - Installed by RBMS 8/11/13
kartboy short shifter and bushings - Installed by RBMS 8/11/13
whiteline front front roll center adjustment kit - Installed by RBMS 8/11/13
1" spacers in rear struts - Installed by RBMS 8/11/13
front axles - installed by RBMS 8/11/13
Kartboy crossmember bushings - installed by RBMS 8/11/13

9/2/13
Front and Rear Brakes Installed (Porterfield)

9/9/13
Installed Momo Steering wheel

9/19/13
SSR competition 17x7.5 wheels with 3mm spacers installed

9/20/13
Rears fenders rolled by RMS

9/28/13
Went with a 1990 legacy honeycomb grill

2/8/14
Windows Tinted by Rocky Mountain Window Tinting in Livermore
5% back windows and rear, 55% fronts

4/16/14
Perrin afta maf hose and perrin turbo inlet

7/30/14
New 04 STI steering rack installed - Thanks RBMS

8/23/14
Installed Mishimoto Intercooler Hoses

9/20/14
Swapped out wrx front seats for STI front seats

9/21/14
Hella Horns Installed - Thanks Rufino

2/15/15
Driver side diff o-ring replaced - thanks RBMS

2/28/15
STI rear seats installed

3/30/16
IAG fuel rails with braided fuel lines
Aftermarket cone filter
IAG AOS
STI brembos front and rear with ferodo pads and slotted rotors
Grimmspeed Brake master cylinder brace
Cusco rear v brace

10/18/16
whiteline trailing arm bushings and whiteline lateral links

1/17/17
hella 550 fog/driving lights
flatout 5000 coilovers

Future Plans:
manual seat belts
rear axles
fog lights
sounds

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Old 08-23-2008, 02:40 AM
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So whats been goin on with this? Any pics???
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Old 09-02-2008, 11:52 PM
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lets get some pics
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Old 09-03-2008, 07:34 AM
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Old 09-07-2008, 09:41 PM
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pics. sorry for the delay.

project is on hold due to financial difficulties.

i need to get this rear quarter panel fixed one of these days.....

pics looked ALOT better than seeing this in person
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Old 09-08-2008, 03:04 PM
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looks like a sleeper, what does it put down for power?

any engine shots?
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Old 09-08-2008, 03:32 PM
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still stock boost so i don't think a whole lot more than stock (160 hp, 181 tq).

i'll get pics of the engine bay later.
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Old 09-09-2008, 10:42 AM
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trying to do the same...i feel ur pain
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Old 09-09-2008, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Hardware89 View Post
trying to do the same...i feel ur pain
i see. old car..means more prone to issues.

still haven't figured out engine management.

car has radiator fluid leak.....

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Old 11-17-2008, 12:18 PM
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here is a picture of the engine shot. just got it back from the shop.

need to get an inlet hose....i think there's a broken connection..
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Old 12-15-2008, 09:14 AM
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Originally Posted by chochocho View Post
This is definitely an on-going project. I bought the car back in October, 2007 and it's only been driven about 2000 miles. Special thanks to gbmotorsports in hayward for working on this car.

Car was all stock at time of purchase. there was damage to the rear quarter panel and driver side taillight. So that will eventually need to be taken care of.

Mod List:

prosport boost gauge (thanks damey1)
hks turbo timer
06 wrx intercooler (thanks woodard)
samco radiator and intercooler hoses
Used TD-05 16g turbo with the 90 degree inlet (from legacycentral.org)
Helix catted downpipe with borla hush (sorry, forgot who you were) and kartboy
long hangers
Sard bov
Walbro fuel pump
Visteon Radiator
02 sti short throw shifter with linkage (speed element) and kartboy black shift ****
Kartboy front and rear shifter bushing
kyb agx with whiteline springs
group n fron strut tops
whiteline front and rear sway bar
whiteline front endlinks
whiteline alk sport
whiteline steering rack bushing
kartboy rear endlinks
gc8 trailing arms with noltec bushings
group n control arm bushings
cusco rear strut tower bar
alignment done (auto innovation, thanks)

11/15/08
New AC compressor with lines (thanks unit91 and gbmotorsport)
Goodridge Stainless Steel Brakelines with the smurf stuff
Head resurfaced and valve adjusted, headgaskets replaced
New belts, waterpump, thermalstat, seals
All belts Replaced

11/16/08
K&N air filter installed

11/27/08
New OEM inlet hose and coffee cup mod

Future Plans:
manual seat belts
upgrade front and rear seats
front strut bar
engine management or install boost controller and fuel cut defender and/or injectors and n/a fuel rails
16" rs rims (i painted a set black)
repaint car and body work on car
tint windows
replace rear driver side tail light
12/15/08
Damn, need to rebuild the 16g (if it's rebuildable).
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Old 03-11-2009, 10:55 PM
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update. turbo has been rebuilt. need smog now at a test center. wish me luck.
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Old 05-04-2009, 10:28 AM
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painted the grill emblem sky blue
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Old 08-01-2009, 05:20 PM
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just got the car back from the shop. the dents (most of them) are fixed up.
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latest pics....got the saggy ***...think 1/4" spacer would work?
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