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nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:30 am

hey guys
thought I would start an actual build journal for my wagon
the first bit was all done last year but will give you a brief history of where the car came from and where its going


WHEN I BOUGHT IT
1993 legacy L
N/A, auto, no sunroof
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next too my old wagon and donor car
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Was fully stripped down and painted 51E subaru aspen white
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Car was then put together as a full turbo car with dohc heads vf10 turbo wrx top mount and five speed
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STAGE ONE OF CAR ON THE ROAD

wheels got painted 07 STI BBS gold
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over the summer the car got a few small things
edm glass headlights
jdm fog lights
06-07 v-limited front lip
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and thats how she sat when i parked the car nov. 1 2011

FULL MOD LIST AS OF END OF 2011
Exterior:
full paint job subaru aspen white
turbo hood
turbo bumpers
password jdm rear tow hook
jdm legacy fog lights
06/07 sti v-limited lip
EDM glass headlights with electric leveling motors
4cam 16valve Turbo Intercooled Awd decals
amber removed from rear tail lights

Wheels:
raderwerks p90's 16x7.5 +30
205/50/16

Interior:
98 impreza rs front seats
6.5 alpine type-s speakers
10" JVC sub in custom box built in the passenger storage area
AEM truboost gauge
AEM wide band o2 gauge
alpine i-pod only head unit
cobb double adjust short throw (from an 05 modded to fit)
STI front floor mats
dyed rear floor mats to match sti front floor mats
JDM STI Nardi steering wheel

Suspension:
Bc racing coilovers
front 05 sti sway bar
rear 05 sti sway bar
rear rs lateral arms and sway bar endlinks
camber bolts in rear

Engine and drive-train:
ej22t block with dohc heads
full turbo wiring harness and ecu
newer style coil pack wired into turbo harness
AEM truboost controller
AEM wideband o2
jdm legacy vf10 turbo
04 wrx top mount intercooler
custom intercooler sprayer hooked to 7psi boost switch
relocated coolant reservoir
misimoto y pipe lengthened to fit
subaru group N motor mounts
5 speed swap
maganracing wrx 3" downpipe
full 3" exhaust to magnaflow muffler
walbro 255 fuel pump
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Updated Mod list going into winter 2018

1993 subaru legacy wagon

Exterior:
3M 1080 Gloss White vinyl wrap
turbo hood
turbo bumpers
06/07 sti v-limited lip
4cam 16valve Turbo Intercooled Awd decals
SS Turbo Decal
Antenna delete
Non-turbo grill
Oem Rear lip

Lighting:
jdm legacy fog lights
EDM glass headlights with electric leveling motors
amber removed from rear tail lights
3000k/6000k colour switch LED headlights and fog lights
cluster lights swapped to red LED

Wheels:
Miro STP-1 16x7.5 +30
Wheels custom painted 07 STI BBS gold
205/50/16 Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

Brakes:
JDM 4 pot front brakes
Usdm wrx 2 pot rear brakes
stainless lines
Slotted front rotors

Interior:
95 JDM STI Seats
6.5 alpine type-s speakers
AEM truboost gauge
AEM wideband A/F gauge
alpine i-pod only head unit
STI front floor mats
dyed rear floor mats to match sti front floor mats
dyed black headliner\sun visors\grab handles
JDM STI Nardi steering wheel
Red STI shift knob
STI shifter surround
Output Motorsports reverse lockout
Output Motorsports 6 speed badge

Suspension:
Bc racing coilovers
front 05 sti sway bar
rear 05 sti sway bar
OBX Trailing arms and Lateral Links
camber bolts in rear
Front JDM STI Strut tower brace
Rear Cusco Carbon Strut tower Brace
Mine's Lower control arm brace

Engine\engine bay and drive-train:
ej22t block
Wiseco .020 forged pistons
Scat Rods
Ver9 JDM STI heads intake avcs
ARP Head studs
Perrin Light Weight Crank pulley stock size
STI oil pump
AEM wideband o2
VF37 Twinscroll Turbo
WRX Dark Blue injectors "565cc"
CX Racing front mount with custom piping
Moroso coolant reservoir
Dual oil catch can
Optima Yellow Top
BWR battery tie down
Custom grounding kit
Killer B oil pick up
Killer B oil baffle
Apex-i intake
AVO Turbo Inlet pipe
subaru group N motor mounts
STI six speed
R180 rear diff
DCCDpro diff controller
ACT 6 puck clutch
ACT heavy duty pressure plate
ACT street lite flywheel
AVO Turbo Twinscroll downpipe adapter
Ver9 JDM intake manifold (non tgv)
9mm phonolic intake spacers
Synapse BOV recirculated
Ver9 JDM Twinscroll Equal length header. wrapped
Custom Stainless Downpipe 3"
full 3" exhaust to magnaflow muffler
walbro 255 fuel pump
Mishimoto Power steering resevoir with full stainless braided lines
Boomba Fuel Rail kit with full stainless braided lines
Fuellabs -6 fuel filter
Zerosports radiator air guide
Grimmspeed 3 port EBC

Tuning:
Jdm Ver9 Sti Ecu
Converted to OBD2 by I-wire
Open source speed density tune by JM Auto
306hp 350tq
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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:40 am

now that we are caught up

since december ive been collecting parts and finally pulled car into garage last night to put it all together for spring

parts pile so far

05 sti injectors
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U8 ecu that has been RobTuned
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AEM patch harness wired to accept jdm U8 ecu
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ACT six puck and pressure plate
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Stock 3.9 LSD
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Red LED's from V-LED's for cluster lights
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EJ20K cams and TD05 turbo
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Just pulled motor tonight to start swapping everything i'll keep updates coming as stuff goes back together
also considering STI oil pump while the motor is apart

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:57 am

pulled apart the motor tonight to take heads over to buddies house to swap cams and valve springs

The new style hydraulic tensioner - after looking closer today discovered it not only had oil around the pin but had about a 1/4 of play by hand. this will be swapped out for the old style tensioner when it all goes back together
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engine bay - needs to be cleaned and have a few wires tucked that were added in after the last time the motor was out
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heads - torn down and getting ver.4 sti cams and sti valve springs
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old DOHC NA cams that just came out
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motor torn down - with a certain purple legacy being worked on in the background
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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:58 am

sorry for the shitty pics guys

bad camera + bad lighting = shitty pics

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by CAV3MAN227 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:09 am

-Its looking good, I like it! Keep the pics coming!

-Joe
-I'd rather loose by a mile because I built my own car, than win by an inch cause someone else built it for me. Your car, is your story, so don't let someone else write the book. ~Moog

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by silver03 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:10 pm

Outstanding!

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:58 am

Little more work done today removed crank gear and old oil pump. the crank gear was a pain in the ass due to some sort of bearing compound the previous owner put between the gear and the crank. also removed the oil pan cleaned it up and resealed it.

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then spent most of my night cleaning up the engine bay. relocated my boost switch (pressure activated switch that at 7psi completes a circuit that turns on my intercooler sprayer) and redid the wiring for that. also rewired my fog lights in preparation for the H3 3000k HID's i got for them. and because since my original swap my cruise control doesnt i work i fifnally got around to remoing all the cables and control boxes

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:13 am

lots of work done today and it was payday so picked up all my parts from the dealer
grabbed the sti oil pump and o-ring, front crank seal, coolant crossover o-rings, downpipe gasket, head gaskets, all turbo crush washers, clutch release bearing springs, fuel rail o-rings and from the auto parts store i work at i grabbed a timing kit with all pulleys and belt and grabbed both coolant sensors and oil pressure sensor

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ill do a better write up later im exhausted after a 9 hour day in the garage

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by PhyrraM » Sat Mar 17, 2012 5:16 am

Looks good. Especially the patch harness!

Your not adding AVCS or any other oil comsuming device over stock. So, unless you really opened up your bearing clearances, you only need a small bump in oil pump capacity - if any.
'93 Winestone SS Auto, '91 Pearl White SS.
'93 Pure White SS EJ20G slanty intercooled, SIDESWIPED! In stasis.
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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:19 am

yea the oil pump was just one of those while Im in there type things . the ecu is tuned with a 7500 rpm rev limit just want to make sure everything is well oiled at those speeds

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:30 am

here is a pic for you guys . motor coming together . all new pulleys on front brackets painted new oil pump block cleaned

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by Subiman91ss » Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:14 am

looks great
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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:37 am

well today i got the intake all taken apart a painted it a long with a few other small pieces
then went over to my buddies house and tore apart the heads
replaced the 25dohc NA valve springs and cams with 04 STI valve springs and ej20k cams and reshimmed the buckets for the new cams

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:18 am

so the motor is back together heads on intake and exhaust manifolds and new turbo all plumbed up!

just need to give the engine bay a quick wash and delete the ABS then motor will be back in the car

sorry for no pics on this update been very busy. my father just purchased a 95 legacy wagon that needed a water pump so thats my job tomorrow instead of working on my car

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:16 am

not a huge update since last time as i took a break over the weekend from working on my car to working on my dads car :P

so since my chassis is a 93 shell and the harness is from a 92 turbo car the abs plugs were different on the harness so i have never had ABS. finally took the time to T off my brake lines and clean it up and remove the ABS pump
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cleaned up motor and heads on. coolant tank relocate to front of intake manifold to allow clearance for top mount
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TD05 mounted up
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and greddy catch can that is going to go where the abs pump was
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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:38 am

finished up the timing belt and put all covers back on motor tonight then went about modifying the U8 ecu case to fit in factory location of the legacy one

tomorrow the engine bay gets washed
dads car gets new front brakes

and friday the motor goes into car with first fire planned for saturday if all goes to plan

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by Legacy777 » Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:26 pm

Nice work!
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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Thu Mar 29, 2012 6:20 am

since my modification to the U8 ecu worked so well to mount it in stock location we decided to do the same thing to my brothers ( bmxkelowna ) drift car, this time taking a few pics to show you guys
( sorry we missed pictures for a few steps)

first thing you have to do is take apart the casing from your stock ecu and new ecu pulling the board out of the new ecu by removing the two outer screws.

the stock brackets are spot welded on so just drill those out to remove brackets giving you a nice smooth surface
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take the stock ecu and cut the outer ridges off so you are left with a nice smooth surface with the two mounting studs
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take your favourite adhesive and attach the two cases together. you can tack weld these together but in our case we used really good double sided tape
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finished product after you bolt case back together is stock size and now can be nicely tucked into stock location
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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by Legacy777 » Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:37 pm

That's a pretty neat way to retrofit the ECU.
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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:24 am

got motor in car today should be fired up first thing in the morning

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:01 pm

so the car has been on the road for close to two weeks
been busy driving it hence the lack of posts

car at home jdm fog lights with H3 3000K HID's installed
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motor all together catch can installed
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got an apexi intake today for it
sounds a lot nicer and seems to pick up quicker too
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im still having issues with the car not being able to run anything over wastegate boost as it stumbles trying to go wide open throttle and anything higher

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by Subiman91ss » Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:21 pm

nice car.. came together really well. give me hope for mine :)
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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:40 pm

thanks man !
im excited to see what it will run like when its running full boost cause she is quick at 9psi

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by nosyt » Fri May 04, 2012 5:52 pm

well i was finally able to figure out my stumbling issue the coil was bad resulting in blowing out spark
swapped that out and car runs great and very fast up to 18psi

updated mod list

current spec
1993 subaru legacy wagon

Exterior:
full paint job subaru aspen white
turbo hood
turbo bumpers
rear password jdm tow hook red
06/07 sti v-limited lip
4cam 16valve Turbo Intercooled Awd decals

Lighting:
jdm legacy fog lights
EDM glass headlights with electric leveling motors
amber removed from rear tail lights
H3 3000K HID bulbs in fog lights
cluster lights swapped to red LED

Wheels:
raderwerks p90's 16x7.5 +30
Wheels custom painted 07 STI BBS gold
205/50/16

Interior:
98 impreza rs front seats
6.5 alpine type-s speakers
AEM truboost gauge
AEM wideband A/F gauge
alpine i-pod only head unit
cobb double adjust short throw (from an 05 modded to fit)
STI front floor mats
dyed rear floor mats to match sti front floor mats
JDM STI Nardi steering wheel

Suspension:
Bc racing coilovers
front 05 sti sway bar
rear 05 sti sway bar
rear rs lateral arms and sway bar endlinks
camber bolts in rear

Engine and drive-train:
ej22t block
dohc heads
EJ20K cams
04 STI valve springs and retainers
STI oil pump
Aurora ignition wires
full turbo wiring harness
AEM truboost controller
AEM wideband o2
TD05 Turbo
05 STI yellow top injectors "550cc"
04 wrx top mount intercooler
Custom intercooler sprayer controlled by 7psi boost switch
relocated coolant reservoir
Greddy oil catch can
Apex-i intake
misimoto y pipe lengthened to fit
subaru group N motor mounts
5 speed swap
ACT 6 puck clutch
ACT heavy duty pressure plate
maganracing wrx 3" downpipe
full 3" exhaust to magnaflow muffler
walbro 255 fuel pump

Tuning:
93 JDM WRX ECU
AEM patch harness to convert from 4 channel to 2 channel ignition
custom RobTune chip
tuned for 18psi
7500 rpm rev limit
launch control
CEL triggered by knock sensor

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Re: nosyt's 93 turbo legacy wagon

Post by robertpaige » Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:55 am

Nice bump lol

But seriously my favorite TW.
Had more Legacy's than I know what to with...
Current: 92' SS

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