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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by ride_child » Fri May 03, 2019 5:16 pm

hit it wit ha hammer!! haha
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Fri May 03, 2019 5:28 pm

I honestly may just smash the whole car with a hammer at this point hahaha
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by dankberries » Fri May 03, 2019 7:43 pm

If you are running a manual transmission I don't think it should be an issue having nothing connected to B48.20.

Jumper pins 11 & 12 on the b15 trans connector. Not 1&4.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by dankberries » Fri May 03, 2019 7:49 pm

ride_child wrote:hit it wit ha hammer!! haha
:lol: I carried a hammer in my Impreza for a year and banged on my car daily to get it to start!

For what it's worth , I am in no way recommending you do this joe ! LoL
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Fri May 03, 2019 10:14 pm

dankberries wrote:If you are running a manual transmission I don't think it should be an issue having nothing connected to B48.20.

Jumper pins 11 & 12 on the b15 trans connector. Not 1&4.
When I have just 11&12 jumped the gear indicator isn’t illuminated at all, which I took as it not knowing what gear the car is in, therefore not allowing it to start. When I also jump 1&4 it illuminates neutral. This is assuming that it matters what the cluster reads.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Tue May 07, 2019 5:44 pm

Sublimejoe wrote:Wired and connected the alternator today:
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Also finally was able to remove my steering column surround without breaking it, so I could get to the key interlock controller. As soon as I took the cover off, the key was no longer stuck and im not sure why. Also, the diagram that I am working from does not look exactly the same as mine.

Diagram:
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My setup:
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I imagine that wire is for the solenoid and I can just unplug it, correct?

Joe,

I'd recommend putting a little rubber boot over that post on the alternator.


Regarding the key interlock controller, you don't need to do anything with lock cylinder on the column. You just need to remove the controller box. I have three pictures of the plastic box on my write-up. The link should take you right there.

https://www.surrealmirage.com/subaru/sw ... #shiftlock


If not, this is what you need to remove:

https://www.surrealmirage.com/subaru/im ... oller1.jpg
https://www.surrealmirage.com/subaru/im ... oller2.jpg
https://www.surrealmirage.com/subaru/im ... oller3.jpg
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Tue May 07, 2019 5:50 pm

Sublimejoe wrote:Ok, a couple things.

3. Which one of these is the B15 trans connector, and what is the bottom connector?
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The 4x3 middle connector is the B15 transmission connector.

This is how the B15 connector is oriented/numbered when looking at the chassis side wiring harness.

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I really recommend you slow down and take the time to read and understand the wiring diagrams on my write-up.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Tue May 07, 2019 6:56 pm

Sublimejoe wrote:It seems my ecu does not have a wire going to pin 20 on the b48 connector. Josh, I see you said to snip OR add a wire, but where should that added wire go?

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You have the correct pin identified as pin 20. Since there is no pin there you need to add one. My suggestion would be to get a spare pin from a junkyard ECU connector or maybe someone has one. Open the tab on the connector and put the new pin/wire in there and connect the other end to ground. That will tell the ECU it's now a MT.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Tue May 07, 2019 7:03 pm

Sublimejoe wrote:Another issue I have run across today. I went to snip the wire going to pin18 of the B36 connector and unless I am mistaken, I do not have this wire either:

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These wires are coming from the manual transmission:
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Is the picture of the B36 connector the male or female connector?


Is this a dual range transmission, or does it have an electronic speed sensor? Any chance you could take a picture of where the wires go into the transmission? You should have a neutral & reverse switch. Beyond that, I'm not sure what the other connector is unless it's for the electronic speed sensor.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Tue May 07, 2019 7:05 pm

Sublimejoe wrote:I think I was looking at the connector diagram upside down or something. But either way, I jumped pins 1&4 of the B15 trans connector and now the cluster is showing the car is in neutral! It still does not crank, but thats a step in the right direction.

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I used some jumper cables to see if the starter is working, and it indeed is working.

Main issues right now:

Pin18 on B36 does not have a wire going to it
Pin20 on B48 ECU connector also does not have a wire going to it


Jumpering pins 1 & 4 together is going to make the neutral light go on in the dash, that's it. Pins 11 & 12 will allow the engine to crank/start.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Tue May 07, 2019 7:07 pm

Sublimejoe wrote:
dankberries wrote:If you are running a manual transmission I don't think it should be an issue having nothing connected to B48.20.

Jumper pins 11 & 12 on the b15 trans connector. Not 1&4.
When I have just 11&12 jumped the gear indicator isn’t illuminated at all, which I took as it not knowing what gear the car is in, therefore not allowing it to start. When I also jump 1&4 it illuminates neutral. This is assuming that it matters what the cluster reads.
What the cluster reads doesn't matter.

Look at the page below. Do you see where it notes pins 11 & 12 and ignition circuit. The other pins don't do anything else when you are MT.

https://www.surrealmirage.com/subaru/fi ... wiring.jpg
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Wed May 08, 2019 4:45 am

Well thanks to some help and some more help from Josh the car fired up today! It only has a header on it right now because of the crossmember situation so I only let it run for a few seconds. This is supposed to be a video of the car running, but for some unknown reason it is not.

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I am so super stoked that it finally starts. Need to grab a few things from auto parts store and I should be just about ready to drive it!

Also wired up my power folding mirrors today:
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Wed May 08, 2019 5:58 pm

Glad we were able to get it running :)
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Wed May 08, 2019 6:00 pm

Joe,

Check out this post regarding the ECU pin/connector.

viewtopic.php?f=15&t=56490&p=451945#p451945
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Sun May 12, 2019 12:17 am

Picked up a fuel filter today. Instantly realized that the bracket I tossed a couple months ago was for this.

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This connector is right next to the MAF sensor and I cannot figure out what it goes to:
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Mon May 13, 2019 5:45 pm

I wonder if it's the connector for the brake light float on the MC. I keep forgetting things are reversed since it's a RHD.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Wed May 15, 2019 7:30 pm

Swapped out my blue radiator stays for some titanium ones that a friend sent me.

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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by nosyt » Wed May 15, 2019 9:35 pm

are you planning on removing the rear window? I made the mistake of pulling mine off when I wrapped my car and you cant install the bottom molding while the glass is still in the car. the good news is that I was able to get a brand new molding from Subaru just haven't been able to put it on yet

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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Wed May 15, 2019 11:10 pm

Nah I definitely will not be removing the rear window. Is your lower molding not on still?
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by nosyt » Thu May 16, 2019 2:58 am

Nope I ran a strip of electrical tape to sorta make a clean line and no one has noticedye yet

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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Mon May 20, 2019 6:38 pm

Going to drain all of the old fuel today and get some fresh stuff in there!
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Fri May 24, 2019 4:01 am

Thursday Night Update!

Drained the fuel and then put a couple of gallons of good fuel in. Started the car up, but it dies after 7-10 seconds. I haven't had the time yet to troubleshoot what could be causing this, especially because its still open header and my neighbors already hate me so so much.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Sun May 26, 2019 2:01 am

It runs, and stays running! The problem ended up being just bad fuel.

https://youtu.be/1LZsbuN6Nss

I can’t drive it yet because I need to change the tie rod ends and can’t get them off. I’ve tried pb blaster and a torch but they won’t budge.

If I fail again tomorrow I’ll have the car trailered to the shop right down the street to have them do it, and then an alignment.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by allnines' » Sun May 26, 2019 2:18 am

I though the corner marker lights I sold you were not broken :(
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Sun May 26, 2019 3:58 am

Sublimejoe wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 2:01 am
I can’t drive it yet because I need to change the tie rod ends and can’t get them off. I’ve tried pb blaster and a torch but they won’t budge.

If I fail again tomorrow I’ll have the car trailered to the shop right down the street to have them do it, and then an alignment.
Are you using a propane or MAP gas torch? MAP gas is going to get hotter if you want to try.
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