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by NICO
Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:02 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

ordered up the aluminum tubes for the intercooler and radiator pipes https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272891461_f2ae10e816_b.jpg first step was get the radiator pipes made up, lower & up pipes for both sedan and wagon https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272891046_0387cf53e2_b.jpg more ali...
by NICO
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

these Subarus don't really have a proper toe adjustment so I came up with a heim joint with threads so I can adjust the Alignment much easier, and its all made out of SS so it will never rust original subaru leone https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50273059417_1cee53b3a3_b.jpg Version 1 : hard to a...
by NICO
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:53 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

Setrab oil cooler fits so nice ill have to convert the sedan to this model soon https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272218728_906deba5b4_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50273057752_dfcd206df4_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272218618_fc087f9294_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr...
by NICO
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

got the turbo sorted out so the wastegate won't hit the wall https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272219773_ca27b45d23_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50273058832_9c3288fd5a_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50273058742_e36c29d11d_b.jpg SS feed lines and fittings so never rust htt...
by NICO
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

found a original front lip in Japan so it looks like the sedan https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272218343_76e3777f34_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50273049777_1e4ee135c5_b.jpg was time to take care of the intercooler and like the sedan I got a nice BELL intercooler made up https://l...
by NICO
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

Goodridge brake lines made up in all SS including the bolts https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272215828_e9013e7c24_b.jpg picked up a set of VOLK RAYS 16x8 ET42 5x100 Wheels so I can put the power down the some bigger rubber 225/45R16 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50273053382_4d078b73b3_b.j...
by NICO
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

finally found the 5mt trim plastic for the Leone and bonus button that will go with it https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272220323_206150e752_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272891766_def21ff8d4_b.jpg also found in Japan new door tops https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272215833_7...
by NICO
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

no more need for the hoist so its time to work outside and finish this wagon https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50273060507_cc0843c692_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272895006_c9ea062baf_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50273060347_a5c912d90b_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.co...
by NICO
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50273060592_53268649cb_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272895221_8b0d98f4e7_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50272221458_520c18ea14_b.jpg my room of mess and my SS made pistons along with pins so there is never rust https://live.staticflickr....
by NICO
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

DerFahrer wrote: Mon May 11, 2020 3:46 am Everything looks fantastic, NICO. Keep the updates coming.
thank you :D, its moving along now. in 2 weeks I get the intercooler pipes and wiring done then its time to drive
by NICO
Sun May 10, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

well the sedan is out of storage and ready to get the upgrade steering rack https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49877117336_e2a27cfc20_c.jpg half of the wagon came home lol, guess its time to install stuff https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49877117711_b7f3a62f3c_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com...
by NICO
Sun May 10, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

I'm gonna be the one to derail the conversation about Subarus and ask about that yellow M100 Lotus Elan in the background of one of those pictures ;-) I knew I couldn't have been the only one to notice that. Car is looking good, NICO. Of course the STi rack bolts right in to the GL10 crossmember (m...
by NICO
Sun May 10, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

I'm gonna be the one to derail the conversation about Subarus and ask about that yellow M100 Lotus Elan in the background of one of those pictures ;-) lol its my fathers car 1 of to many, but its all stock he fixed it up now its a summer car. he needs to sell all these cars to be honest haha he is ...
by NICO
Sun May 10, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

Awesome work as usual Nico!! pretty sure this is the last build I do, getting to old now lol :lol: :lol: I hear you on that one ;) we've been around to long now :-D ... some how I found you're brake booster page on my quest to upgrade my single booster, I have no room so I gave up lol
by NICO
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:58 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

today was exciting !. A 2004 Subaru STi Steering rack showed up, its time to install this into my old school 80s subaru engine cross member https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49835251628_184c42d638_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49836088327_c974f1f60f_c.jpg so here is the issue, the line...
by NICO
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

Awesome work as usual Nico!! pretty sure this is the last build I do, getting to old now lol Single Stage White 80's paint for my 88 GL-10 TURBO https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49831955691_aced2bcf73_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49831421803_003a99cb91_c.jpg https://live.staticflick...
by NICO
Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

all primed up and ready for the single stage white paint job to match my sedan https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49807801913_93690a8a89_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49807801828_f973e3bb13_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49808358316_8a79b315e2_c.jpg here is the pistons I made...
by NICO
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

That's cool you can use BRZ parts :) Regarding the shifter, I've been happy with mine. I used TiC's poly bushings on everything and it's very solid feeling. its like a smorgasbord in here of parts 😂 👏👏 the shifter makes the car feel so much better when you stiffen it up, so much more enjoyment for ...
by NICO
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

ADDCO 22M front and rear sway bar set up for the wagon https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48016575187_f3f03a1d2a_b.jpg Battery tray removed so I can slide them spark plugs in in seconds & front mount intercooler holes cut before paint work https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48053199972_3d6cffd...
by NICO
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

instead of rubber or plastic I made brass so copy original's, then that busing I pressed in was the same size as the rear control arms from svx pillow ball and made bushing to take the slack for bolt like stock. the tricky part is the pillow ball with race and cup to fit in the lower section of lea...
by NICO
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

mike-tracy wrote: Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:46 pm I think the reason people usually go with oversize pistons is the cylinders sometimes aren't perfectly round after time. They become slightly ovaled and the boring out brings them back to basically perfect again.

yes correct, all the blocks I've owned seem to be fine over time
by NICO
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

originalcyn wrote: Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:29 pm This reminds me of those "how to draw a thing" memes where it's just first draw a circle, then make a portrait.

Here's a table of parts, bam now we have a rad car. lol.

Thank goodness you're better at documenting things that a lot of people.

lol lol thanks
by NICO
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

many parts have come in for the motor now its time to dig a ej22t block out and build it while I wait for paint work. Wossner Made in Germany forged 22B pistons and connecting rods, STD size pistons means no messing around with my ej22t block & machine shop 👌.... I should have just built all my ...
by NICO
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

well here it is ready to get sent for paint and now we are all caught up with the build thread on the wagon. insert EJ22T ( forged built bottom end ) EJ207 STi V8 big port heads, Turbo ?? maybe ( twin scroll / single scroll ) rotated & 6MT six speed STi R180 diff. https://live.staticflickr.com/6...
by NICO
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: 86 Subaru Leone
Replies: 488
Views: 87543

Re: 86 Subaru Leone

I can't remember where I left on but lots of new stuff and building stuff has started also decided to construct my own shifter setup because Subaru won't sell me there version short video of the day & night shifter feel https://www.instagram.com/p/Bju3YLXn3op/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Nico, ...