91 SS to RSRA Spec bare shell complete restoration/build

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Re: 91 SS to RSRA Spec bare shell complete restoration/build

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Nick,

Thanks for sharing the photos, they're great :)
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Re: 91 SS to RSRA Spec bare shell complete restoration/build

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What a sight for sore eyes. Beautiful machine that 22b.
Some things I noticed that I hadn't previously in other pictures, red timing cover, wasted spark, and the clutch pedal appears to be sitting at a slight angle.
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Legacy777 wrote:Nick,

Thanks for sharing the photos, they're great :)
You are welcome, I'm actually glad to see someone is actually following my thread, it's tough to keep it going with the limited amount of work going into the Legacy at this time. I'm expanding into a second building now and will have a lot of work to update it to the same as my current building. When that's finished I hope to bring over the Legacy and Impreza
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dankberries wrote:What a sight for sore eyes. Beautiful machine that 22b.
Some things I noticed that I hadn't previously in other pictures, red timing cover, wasted spark, and the clutch pedal appears to be sitting at a slight angle.
The timing cover and wasted spark were factory with the 22B, The pedal pads were not factory, the car was a Japan export to NZ so it's got the gauges and steering wheel and pedal pads that aren't factory. I actually just had that new wheel put on before I made my trip, the old blue sparco wheel it had was falling apart.

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Engine bay is in great condition except the red manifold has the paint peeling which is common on these. I have intentions to restore the car back to like new condition in the future.
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I also found my old photo album with these two photos, both cars I worked on in the early 90's

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The main thing I find interesting about the 22B is the wasted spark ignition. I feel it gets a bad reputation, however that car appears to have an 8,000 rpm redline. So with some high boost and high redline I assume there's no ignition issues. I would suspect it uses the same coil & igniter setup found on the Legacies.

Anyway, just something interesting to note :)
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Love seeing all the latest photos! Great work all around.
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Bikes have been using wasted spark ignition for since the 70's and they turn a lot more rpm than that and there were boosted bikes in the early 80's with that ignition setup. I would say that bad reputation has no basis in fact.
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I have created a Facebook page for my business, it features many of my builds over the years. Unfortunately I haven't figured out how to do a direct link, however here is what the page looks like for those that would like to follow my work on Facebook .
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Here's a link to Nick's Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/carbuildsbyslade
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Re: 91 SS to RSRA Spec bare shell complete restoration/build

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question where did you get the roof vents?
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BC622B05STI wrote:Possum Bourne Motorsports in NewZealand did those roof vents
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I've finally been doing some work on the Legacy, mainly just some details on fitting into the car so I've put the engine which is missing all the internals in the car and I'm now looking at getting some of the mounts for the intercooler finished as well as getting a pedal box in the car and master cyl and clutch cyl installed . I also need to fit steering linkage. I might have the exhaust made while it's in also.

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208ss wrote:question where did you get the roof vents?

They are from Possum Bourne Motorsports New Zealand
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Looks good Nick!
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