Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by originalcyn » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:55 pm

Exciting~~!

Congrats.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:16 am

originalcyn wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:55 pm
Exciting~~!

Congrats.
Thanks! Super pumped for sure!
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:58 pm

What do you guys think about something like this to take care of my exhaust issue:

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https://www.privatelabelmfg.com/product ... e-down.htm
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:02 pm

Use these scans to fix code 42.

You really should try and get the throttle body back to as close to what it was before it was messed with, and then adjust the idle switch per the instructions in the third scan.

https://www.experiencetherave.com/subar ... sting1.jpg
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https://www.experiencetherave.com/subar ... sting3.jpg
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:05 pm

I'm not sure how that turndown pipe is going to take care of your exhaust issue. It's still going to be an open header more or less.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:52 am

Legacy777 wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:05 pm
I'm not sure how that turndown pipe is going to take care of your exhaust issue. It's still going to be an open header more or less.
It won't really I guess, but it will make it at least exiting somewhere other than directly into the bottom of my hood haha.

Thanks for the scans. I am going to work on the car tomorrow. It has been brutally hot here in Virginia and even inside the garage with fans on it is unbearable.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:10 pm

Sublimejoe wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:52 am
I am going to work on the car tomorrow. It has been brutally hot here in Virginia and even inside the garage with fans on it is unbearable.
Welcome to my world in Houston....hahaha :lol:
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:01 am

So over the last few weeks I have noticed an increasing amount of oil present on the ground under the car, but have been unable to find where its coming from. Yesterday I spent some time under the car cleaning all the gunk off the bottom of the motor and I have located the problem, there is a pinhole in the oil pan that I suppose is bad enough to really be letting a lot of oil out.

Ordered a new oil pan, gaskets and a magnetic drain plug. I will probably change the crossmember to a non-turbo one while I am replacing the pan, so that will solve my exhaust problem.
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Legacy777 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:59 pm

That sucks about the oil pan. Was it rusted and that what caused the pin hole leak?
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:13 pm

I’m honestly not sure. It seems pretty unlikely that it just happened out of nowhere but there is no visible damage to the pan, and the spot where it is leaking is on the side, so I can’t imagine something making contact. Also, the car was never driven with this motor in it.

It’s a mystery
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Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build

Post by Sublimejoe » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:05 am

Updates:

I took the car to a friends house to replace the pan, which was successful and also a pain in the ass. We also did a slew of other little things that needed to get done.

Attached GD wrx sway bar, bled brakes, finally put the pins in the axles, and attempted to get power steering installed but that was not a success. Even with several LHD parts cars we couldn't piece together lines that would work for my RHD rack. I am ordering these fittings, which should allow me to run just generic lines.

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So today we got everything put back together and taken care of. Started the car and drove it around the property for about ten minutes. Just as we were about to head out to the main roads there was some smoke coming from under hood, turned the car off to investigate and there is oil coming from behind the cover directly under the crank pulley, which was dripping on the header. Oh well, at least I wasn't out on the road. So now I have to figure out the problem, and decide if its worth it to put more money into this motor or try to get yet another one.

Anyway, here are the pictures from today. Driving it around was so rad.

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Drove my Toyota there today with hopes of driving the Legacy home, but no dice.
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