Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:02 pm

Rad! I’m in Virginia, just outside of DC. Where you headed?
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:45 pm

One thing to note is that if you use a 90 degree silicone on the inlet side of the turbo make sure it's beefy and/or rated for vacuum. Others have reported the silicone 90's collapsing under hard acceleration when the turbo is drawing in a lot of air.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by ride_child » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:02 pm

good note.
ive found the stuff from siliconeintakes.com is pretty beefy and i havent had an issue with their stuff yet
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by ride_child » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:04 pm

dang thats a little too far north, ill be going from orlando to north carolina
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:54 pm

Ah man. That is a nice drive though. Are you stopping anywhere in particular along the way?
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:28 am

Ordered another silicone 90* and ten feet of 3.5mm vacuum hose. Thanks to everyone who explained to me ten times that I also need a section of pipe to go between things!

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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by ride_child » Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:03 am

visiting friends in orlando, then a buddy in atlanta, then my cousin in nc!
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:32 pm

Oh nice! HOTLanta!
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by ride_child » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:07 pm

HOTlanta for sure haha!
sorry i havent got you pictures of my intake setup yet. did you get it all figured out?
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:19 am

Hahahahaha, I honestly haven't been there since 2000, but I imagine its the same.

Its all good. I have all the information, now I just need to make it happen. I did get some 3.5mm vacuum hose today though, so thats a good start.

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I should've gotten black.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:01 pm

Alright, went to the garage today for a couple minutes and I put the new silicone 90 on the turbo. The intake manifold smooshes the 90 a bit, I envision that will be a problem, yes?


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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:24 pm

Here are the photos:

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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by ride_child » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:55 pm

see if you can trim more off of the turbo side of the elbow. to make it more extreme of an angle if that makes sense.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:59 pm

Looking at the 90 I feel like I could cut over an inch off it and still have room for clamp
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by JimBos Legacy » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:14 pm

I had the same problem with some plumbing hose that I used for my 90 degree elbow. I just bought a 90 degree silicon hose that’s made for turbos online line for like $5. You have to shave it really close to make it fit perfect.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by ride_child » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:10 pm

yep i owuld just trim a little at a time and see how it fits every time. i find when i do silicone cutting i always cut too big first and fuck it up haha
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:13 pm

Ok, I trimmed one of the legs about as far as I could It definitely helped a bit, but the intake manifold still crushes it maybe 15%. If I rotate the 90 clockwise a little it helps, but it of course turns the 90 the wrong direction. I used a piece of PVC to test fit.

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Thoughts on all of this?
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by ride_child » Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:22 am

looks pretty tall and looking from the front it looks to be "leaning back" a bit. how is the hood clearance? the hard plastic will make it easy to weld in your ports.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:32 am

The hood won’t close because I used a turbo radiator, so I’m not too worried about the hood clearance quite yet. I should probably just take the turbo to a friend and have them weld a 90 on. Shouldn’t I?*


Edit * - Are all cast elbows the same for the most part? This one is a super tight radius 2.5"

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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by ride_child » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:23 pm

i think you should be good with that cast elbow, if you are going to find someone to weld cast aluminum you might as well have them put on a little extension just to make sure you have enough material to clamp to.
if i was in your position, id go this route. i dont know if that should make you feel better hahaha
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by ride_child » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:25 pm

if you wanted to stick with the silicone 90, id say you could cut a bit off the vertical portion to suck the hard 90 down to more tolerable levels.
im leaving that statement open for all to tear apart hahaha
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:15 am

ride_child wrote:if you wanted to stick with the silicone 90, id say you could cut a bit off the vertical portion to suck the hard 90 down to more tolerable levels.
im leaving that statement open for all to tear apart hahaha
Hahahahah


Also, received these today. Map sensor etc. These should be the last of the turbo specific sensors I need.

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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:19 pm

Well, my lovely internet friends, I made a quick decision for once and pulled my ej20 and dropped in a running ej22. My friend Skylar came down from dirty Jersey and we pulled the 20 out and dropped in the 22 in a couple of hours. Got everything bolted down and plugged in. The car didn’t crank for some reason, but the accessory power worked and all of the exterior lights and dash lights worked, for the first time in many years!

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I’m not entirely sure why it’s not cranking but it was pretty late by that time so I put everything away for the night. I know that all of the grounds are not connected. Another issue I have is the exhaust manifold doesn’t fit because I have a turbo crossmember, any suggestions to work around that?

Those AUSDM tail are fire.

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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:13 pm

Do you mind refreshing us on what all that's been done....sorry I know should review the previous posts, but have limited time.

What ECU are you running? Was the car original auto or 5spd and what is in it now? Have you tried a manual start button to see if you can bypass the ignition key and get the starter cranking?

I know it may be a silly question, but is the battery fully charged and good?
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:41 pm

The car was originally automatic and is now five speed. I am running the stock ecu still. I pulled the week old battery out of my truck, so it is pretty good to go.

I have not bypassed the ignition to try starter yet.
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