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post #1 of 44 (permalink) Old 06-05-2017, 08:39 AM Thread Starter
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2015 FXT -> STI Build Thread

I'm doing a full STI swap on my 15 FXT and here's the build thread.

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post #2 of 44 (permalink) Old 06-05-2017, 08:41 AM Thread Starter
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Step 1: Come up with insane idea and purchase used 2015 FXT Premium - $16500

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post #3 of 44 (permalink) Old 06-05-2017, 08:43 AM Thread Starter
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Step 2: Purchase wrecked 2015 STI - $9000
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post #4 of 44 (permalink) Old 06-05-2017, 08:48 AM
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Do it and do a write up and lots of pics along the way. I would love to do this with my xt!!!

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post #5 of 44 (permalink) Old 06-05-2017, 08:57 AM Thread Starter
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Step 3: Strip STI to bare metal
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Omg this is actually happening..

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post #7 of 44 (permalink) Old 06-05-2017, 09:53 AM Thread Starter
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Btw, I forgot to mention that I already have a built engine, 6spd dogbox, PTE6870, radium dual pump fuel system, 2000cc injectors, aos, etc for this project. I'll take pics as I go.
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post #8 of 44 (permalink) Old 06-05-2017, 12:12 PM
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2015 FXT -> STI Build Thread

Sub'd!!

....... and this will definitely be a very exciting thread.

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post #9 of 44 (permalink) Old 06-05-2017, 04:04 PM
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Awesome! Looking forward to seeing how this progresses...


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Awesome! Excited to see this come to life!


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Wowza!! Definitely following this thread!

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Holy ****, watching this thread closely.
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Awesome, following this!

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+1 on how awesome this looks


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Finally, an SJ thatll actually sound good.
HAHAH, sorry.

And sweet idea!


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