'99 forester gets dropped - Subaru Forester Owners Forum
Subaru Forester Forum
ebay search
Subaru Forester Forum
Go Back   Subaru Forester Owners Forum > General Forums > Member Gallery > Modz Pics
SubaruForester.org is the premier Subaru Forester Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-26-2013, 11:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 29
Location: 203, CT
Car Year: 1999
Car Model: Forester
Transmission: 5spd
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default '99 forester gets dropped

I figured I'd post up my progress so far. I still have plenty of room to go low... I just need to figure out how to get exhaust tucked up and needs some maintenance before I do so. Hope you dig it.

17x8 et20 rotiform NUE with 205/45 Kuhmo ecsta

02-07 Raceland Ultimos


DSC01194 by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr


Untitled by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr


rotiform 1 by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr


rotiform gf by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr


rotiform 2 by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr
timakatim is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-26-2013, 12:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
Forum Member
Contributing Member
Supporting Member
 
SGXTGuY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 160
Location: NYC
Car Year: 2005
Car Model: FXT
Transmission: 4EAT
Gallery: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 6 reviews
Default

Nice, very nice. Like the random hot chick in the 4th pic too! About the exhaust, maybe you could look into some after market hangers? Kartboy and etc..
SGXTGuY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 12:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
Forum Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 29
Location: 203, CT
Car Year: 1999
Car Model: Forester
Transmission: 5spd
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SGXTGuY View Post
Nice, very nice. Like the random hot chick in the 4th pic too! About the exhaust, maybe you could look into some after market hangers? Kartboy and etc..
haha my girl tries to ruin all my pictures...




2450 by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr

She has yet to ruin the M3 and the bike though.. give it time


I'll look into shorter hangers as well. I was going to have a 2.5" fabbed up from the headers straight back.. finish off with a magnaflow oval 2.5" in / out.
timakatim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 12:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
Forum Member
 
Subiciv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 1,844
Location: Chicago
Car Year: 2007
Car Model: Forester Premium
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by timakatim View Post
haha my girl tries to ruin all my photos
Mine too! I don't get it. Its looking good tho! If my driveway ever needs plowing, I'm calling you cuz that's pretty low.
__________________
07 GRP Foz
09 SWP Foz

Last edited by Subiciv; 01-26-2013 at 01:41 PM.
Subiciv is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 01:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 79
Location: NYC's 5 Boros
Car Year: 1999
Car Model: Forester S
Transmission: Auto
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Default

Looks great & i love the nues..
bonafyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 01:40 PM   #6 (permalink)
Forum Member
 
DillChill_36's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,766
Location: Salt Lake City
Car Year: 2001
Car Model: Sorta Frush Forester
Transmission: 4EAT
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Wow looks dumped on those coils i like it! how was the install? i ordered my GD ultimos from raceland and theyre on back order so i have to wait but did you have any issues?
DillChill_36 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 03:01 PM   #7 (permalink)
Forum Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 29
Location: 203, CT
Car Year: 1999
Car Model: Forester
Transmission: 5spd
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DillChill_36 View Post
Wow looks dumped on those coils i like it! how was the install? i ordered my GD ultimos from raceland and theyre on back order so i have to wait but did you have any issues?
I have roughly another 2 inches to go down front and rear. Just need to remove stuff.. like fender liners, and subframe spacers, and make sure i dont need frame notches (new to subies)

The install is straight forwards.. the front top hats for the 02-07 wrx seem to be a little different than the forester. The bolts lined up with the holes, but my camber adjustment is not at 3-9 like it is supposed to be.. it is actually like 1-7. I need to unbolt and see if i was just stupid that morning and installed them wrong.. or if i need to drill 3 more holes in the strut towers.. or go buy and swap forester top hats.. other than that.. not problems


BTW my impreza ultimos are 9k front / 7k rear and for a daily driver they ride fine. I can drive spirited on the roads if I want , no problems other than tire rubbing. I can't go too crazy as the exhaust is roughly 1" off the ground and I drag it through waterbury daily. Low life: sucks to roll hard.
timakatim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 04:48 PM   #8 (permalink)
Forum Member
 
fozzyWOZZY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 1,466
Location: Orange, Ca
Car Year: 98
Car Model: forester
Transmission: 5 speed
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

lookin good!
fozzyWOZZY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 05:04 PM   #9 (permalink)
ɹoʇɐɹǝpoɯ ɹǝdns
 
Duderotomy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 20,321
Location: ナイアガラ
Car Year: 2007
Car Model: XT Sport
Transmission: 5MT
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 110 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 19 reviews
Default Re: '99 forester gets dropped

Looks pretty sweet so far. Nice and simple.
Quote:
Originally Posted by timakatim View Post
The install is straight forwards.. the front top hats for the 02-07 wrx seem to be a little different than the forester. The bolts lined up with the holes, but my camber adjustment is not at 3-9 like it is supposed to be.. it is actually like 1-7. I need to unbolt and see if i was just stupid that morning and installed them wrong.. or if i need to drill 3 more holes in the strut towers.. or go buy and swap forester top hats.. other than that.. not problems
Sounds like you have GD impreza front top hats. You can rotate them all you want, but they won't line up correctly. You'll need the GC impreza front camber plates for the correct geometry.
__________________
Duderotomy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2013, 03:41 PM   #10 (permalink)
Forum Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 29
Location: 203, CT
Car Year: 1999
Car Model: Forester
Transmission: 5spd
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Duderotomy View Post
Looks pretty sweet so far. Nice and simple.


Sounds like you have GD impreza front top hats. You can rotate them all you want, but they won't line up correctly. You'll need the GC impreza front camber plates for the correct geometry.
Sounds like money. haha I'll look into this, thanks for the input.

So... plans are to get lower and wider. These rollers wont cut it. Deadline is dubs on defrost at april 6th.


Do werk son!!!
timakatim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 09:23 AM   #11 (permalink)
Forum Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 29
Location: 203, CT
Car Year: 1999
Car Model: Forester
Transmission: 5spd
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Ordered exhaust gaskets, and new hangers all around. I'm hoping that the hangers are worn and I'll be able to raise it up. I will NOT be beaten by a dragging exhaust. Low> all. :rofl


...and CT got some snow with their salt.



DSC01196 by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr



DSC01197 by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr
timakatim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 10:50 AM   #12 (permalink)
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 627
Location: Norway
Car Year: 2003
Car Model: forester 2.0 xt
Transmission: at
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 13 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Default

I love the rotiforms!
ballemann is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 11:43 AM   #13 (permalink)
Forum Member
 
Prettym1k3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 1,607
Location: San Jose, CA
Car Year: 2004
Car Model: Forester XT
Transmission: Manual 5sp.
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 27 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Default

Fozzy looks great.
Mk3 on 'Vette wheels looks great.
Mk4 looks great.

This guy. He knows what's up.
Prettym1k3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2013, 10:06 AM   #14 (permalink)
Forum Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 29
Location: 203, CT
Car Year: 1999
Car Model: Forester
Transmission: 5spd
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Please excuse the sniffling and mouth breathing lmfao I'm stuffed up like crazy.

Destroy ALL the speedbumps.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkVd...e_gdata_player
timakatim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2013, 11:39 AM   #15 (permalink)
Forum Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 29
Location: 203, CT
Car Year: 1999
Car Model: Forester
Transmission: 5spd
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Washed... needs to go down more.



060 by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr


070 by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr


065 by Tim AKA Tim, on Flickr
timakatim is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Subaru Forester Owners Forum > General Forums > Member Gallery > Modz Pics

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:25 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.