Big C's Legacy SS Build

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Big C's Legacy SS Build

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A little background before we get into the gritty details. I bought the 91 legacy turbo from a high school friend who beat it up pretty good. Found it barely running, sputtering poping and banging and pretty much on the verge of going to the junkyard. Was told for 400$ it was mine to take. Needless to say i speed to the bank and became the proud owner of the leggy! After towing it to a friends we through some plugs in it and wires, to fix some of the rough running but still wasnt quite right. Before this id never had a turbo car and made the mistake of filling the car with 85 fuel instead of 91. After realizing the mistake i ran the piss out of it with cleaner and octane booster till i was able to refill with 91. After reading and trial and error to figure out Inwas having a low fuel rail pressure on the passenger side. I replaced the fuel pressure regulator which made the difference between small boost and full boost.
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Congrats! Can't wait to see photos.
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So havent been able to figure out pic and video uploading and been away working on a crank no start issue, went through the entire car from fuel to ignition to ecu to wiring come to find out the car had jumped time due to one tooth broken off on The timing pulleys. Thank goodness no bent valves or smacked pistons! Car is now running and idling strong however i began to notice hesistation from the dig so going to have to look into what maybe the cause. Pics to come
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Subaru's only non-interferance turbo ej motor! As to pics, you'll have to upload your pics to Flickr or photo bucket or similar, and post the IMG links here
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GOOD JOB! I just got one they are fun, is everything else stock?
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Not at allmost of the caris entirely aftermarket hoping to only keep minimal stock
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This is the original set up after a basic cold air was thrown on
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Car at rocky mountain subaru fest in 2015
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Donor engine from a 97 ouback with the ej25d dohc heads on the new turbo motor!
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After block rebuild and heads installed with cometic head gaskets
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Old 16g turbo vs the brand new 20g turbo!
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After the fcd was installed on the first couple pulls after narrowing in the settings! Boost, go fast!
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New clutch, flywheel and full exhaust for the frankenstein motor
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The 97 heads all torn apart waiting for head gaskets to properly shim cams after
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Sporting some wrx seats for comfort and some actual stability during the corners
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Getting those parts ready for the hybrid motor!
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Block after heads removed to begin the hybrid head project

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Most recent picture of the suby since the coilovers went on and the interior was redone
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Video of the sub after the frankenstein engine installed and bugs worked out of the tune! Love the sound:)

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Finally got some pics up hope yall like what ive done! Lately been dealing with a hard fuel cut at 6lbs on a robtune and a limp mode on the stock ecu, not to sure the cause yet but continuously showing code 45 , the pressure exchange soleniod and pump basically, assuming thats probably the issue.. however im also seeing an abs code from the rf wheel speed sensor, any thoughts if that could actually be the issue?
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Found this old pic from the day we picked it up and started building!
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This is shaping up really nicely. Same color as my first SS I think. Congrats!
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