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by mike-tracy
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Wheels, Tires and Brakes
Topic: lightweight 14" for a 1990 wagon?
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: lightweight 14" for a 1990 wagon?

I hate to say it, but people who frequent forums have mostly moved on to Facebook.
by mike-tracy
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: Parts Shed
Topic: free: rare headlight covers seattle area
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: free: rare headlight covers seattle area

I'd be down for those
by mike-tracy
Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Car stalling while driving
Replies: 18
Views: 242

Re: Car stalling while driving

viewtopic.php?f=12&t=634&p=428907&hilit ... gk#p428907

I use NGK coppers, they work great in these cars
by mike-tracy
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Ashtray
Topic: Dankberries STi s209
Replies: 10
Views: 280

Re: Dankberries STi s209

That is really cool! Can you compare/contrast it to your 2019 Limited?
by mike-tracy
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: Mike-Tracy's New 92 SS
Replies: 80
Views: 8225

Re: Mike-Tracy's New 92 SS

1996 ej25d is the same as the lmpreza ej20g gaskets. 97-99 ej25d is close to ej20k (and Forester ej20g), close enough to use if you trim them a little. It's the Legacy ej20g gaskets that are unique. If you're talking combustion Chambers size, then the legacy ej20g and 1996 ej25d are unique in that t...
by mike-tracy
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Wheels, Tires and Brakes
Topic: GC8 Quick Turn Steering Rack in a JDM BF5
Replies: 13
Views: 987

Re: GC8 Quick Turn Steering Rack in a JDM BF5

Lastly, the length of the Legacy knuckle may differ from the GC one, so the welder will need to ensure the developed length of the end result is correct.
by mike-tracy
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Wheels, Tires and Brakes
Topic: GC8 Quick Turn Steering Rack in a JDM BF5
Replies: 13
Views: 987

Re: GC8 Quick Turn Steering Rack in a JDM BF5

I'd reuse the one that came on your car, just to be sure. I have a feeling that a normal LHD 1st gen legacy one would be the same, but I've never tried that. If your JDM gc8 rack didn't come with one, I would try a junkyard GC/GM/GF lhd knuckle, but once again, I don't know if theres a difference be...
by mike-tracy
Wed Nov 27, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Car Lot - Craigslist/eBay
Topic: 1991 Legacy SS in Tacoma
Replies: 1
Views: 183

1991 Legacy SS in Tacoma

There is a 1991 SS 5mt in the Tacoma Pick N Pull
by mike-tracy
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Wheels, Tires and Brakes
Topic: lightweight 14" for a 1990 wagon?
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: lightweight 14" for a 1990 wagon?

I had some 14's that were stock on my 1996 Legacy L, they were pretty light.
These are the ones:

https://www.newcartestdrive.com/reviews ... -legacy-2/
by mike-tracy
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Wheels, Tires and Brakes
Topic: GC8 Quick Turn Steering Rack in a JDM BF5
Replies: 13
Views: 987

Re: GC8 Quick Turn Steering Rack in a JDM BF5

You'll need to have a welder uh weld your legacy knuckle to a GC knuckle. This is SOP when swapping racks, unfortunately. I had one made when I put a GD STI rack in my GC. I believe I paid $40, plus the cost of the second knuckle.
by mike-tracy
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Body, Chassis and Interior
Topic: 1992 Legacy BC Heater Core replacement part
Replies: 11
Views: 699

Re: 1992 Legacy BC Heater Core replacement part

You got to pull the dash, and separate away the AC box if you have one. Double check you removed all the bolts and/or nuts holding the heater core in. Remove the heater core hoses that are in the engine bay. Then, you'll have to use all of your strength to pull the heater core out. It's been held in...
by mike-tracy
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: 1992 Legacy Sun Roof control box relay issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1773

Re: 1992 Legacy Sun Roof control box relay issue

We never got those in the states that I know of. My latest turbo legacy did the same thing as yours, I heard a click but nothing happened. There is some kind of logic that won't allow the motor to operate if the resistance encountered is above a set percentage. Like a primitive limit switch. What wo...
by mike-tracy
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: 02 wrx trans hydraulic conversion
Replies: 7
Views: 598

Re: 02 wrx trans hydraulic conversion

The mechanical speed sensor screws right in where the electronic one goes. As for pedals, a perfect fit of course would be from a 91-94 SS. You can get most of the bolts to line up from other 1990s cars with hydro pedals, such as the 98-01 impreza RS, 97-99 Outback and Legacy GT, or 1st gen Forester.
by mike-tracy
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Misc
Topic: My 91 T-Leg build.
Replies: 12
Views: 356

Re: My 91 T-Leg build.

Probably, but I'm sure you'll find out soon! :) That's a huge hurdle, finding phase 2 dohc cam gears with phase 1 timing marks on it. You lucked out.
by mike-tracy
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Misc
Topic: My 91 T-Leg build.
Replies: 12
Views: 356

Re: My 91 T-Leg build.

My version 6 ej207 had the old style timing, so yours might already be the right one
by mike-tracy
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Misc
Topic: My 91 T-Leg build.
Replies: 12
Views: 356

Re: My 91 T-Leg build.

Sounds great, I'm interested to see what you do about the intake manifold electronics and the difference in timing markers between the phases
by mike-tracy
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: anybody out there + Megasquirt
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: anybody out there + Megasquirt

Haven't heard of anyone successfully running megasquirt on an SS/TW. Something about not getting a good signal from the cam or crank sensor. I've heard of people successfully running it on ej20g based imprezas, and those sensors and triggers are the same as ej22t. So maybe board members didn't try h...
by mike-tracy
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Suspension
Topic: Jamal's blanket suspension recommendations
Replies: 74
Views: 23358

Re: Jamal's blanket suspension recommendations

1992 also has the old style lateral links, but you can use the newer style bars.
by mike-tracy
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Enduring Solutions ECU board and why you should buy it
Replies: 56
Views: 8395

Re: Enduring Solutions ECU board and why you should buy it

My ESL is still running good after a couple years, and I just checked their website (http://www.enduringsolutions.com) and the price is down to £315. I paid £410. A really good deal if your local tuner is willing to deal with it. They never added the "motorsport pack" to the ej20g version, that's st...
by mike-tracy
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: Mike-Tracy's New 92 SS
Replies: 80
Views: 8225

Re: Mike-Tracy's New 92 SS

1600 miles and counting. I replaced the valvecover gaskets with oem ej25d ones. There are small but important differences between the ej20k and ej25d gaskets that I've never seen anyone mention. There are several "nubs" that have nowhere to go in the ej20k heads. I cut them off and haven't had any l...
by mike-tracy
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: GC8 cluster in 92 rhd legacy
Replies: 1
Views: 388

Re: GC8 cluster in 92 rhd legacy

Physically it's not a direct swap, and plugwise it's not either. You should contact Iwire to see what's involved in rewiring it, I'll bet with Impreza cluster plugs you could repin it to work. If I were going to do it, I'd take everything out of the legacy cluster's case and put the guts of the GC c...
by mike-tracy
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Build Journals
Topic: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build
Replies: 565
Views: 41295

Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Sublimejoe wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:18 am
JDM, OEM, turbo specific projector fogs right?

Yes, post face-lift too
by mike-tracy
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Motor seized and looking for other options that is n/a for a 1994 legacy wagoooon
Replies: 5
Views: 334

Re: Motor seized and looking for other options that is n/a for a 1994 legacy wagoooon

That would solve most of the issues other than the timing crank and cam sprockets being wrong. Someone in the UK (Carl Davey?) Created conversion spacers. However... The intake manifold has to be cut in half and widened! Better bet is to swap in any EJ shortblock between your 2 best heads. As long a...
by mike-tracy
Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: The infamous limp mode!!!(5psi)
Replies: 23
Views: 843

Re: The infamous limp mode!!!(5psi)

Constant blinking (code 11) means all clear, no saved or active codes. Solid light means a saved or active code.
by mike-tracy
Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Motor seized and looking for other options that is n/a for a 1994 legacy wagoooon
Replies: 5
Views: 334

Re: Motor seized and looking for other options that is n/a for a 1994 legacy wagoooon

Nope, electrically it is incompatible, and short of machining custom parts to physically adapt your phase 1 ej22's iac, throttle body and etc, as well as building resistor patch harnesses for the injectors it won't work.