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Forum: Members' Journals   03-25-2015, 07:34 AM
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Posted By k3nj11
Thanks! Using the SuberDave custom...

Thanks!



Using the SuberDave custom races is actually another hybrid axle.
http://wordpress.suberdave.com/?page_id=275

Basically, there are 2 options for hybrid axles.
1) LGT Spec-B Hybrid...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-24-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 25,157
Posted By k3nj11
Whelp, this is now up here in the PNW as opposed...

Whelp, this is now up here in the PNW as opposed to the SE (Florida) and is set to be delivered tomorrow between 10am-2pm (that's a painfully large window to just be "available" but oh well).

I've...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-19-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 356
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Posted By k3nj11
Yeah, if you end up getting around to doing the...

Yeah, if you end up getting around to doing the 6-spd swap let me know. I know what's needed and why it's needed when it comes to selecting the 6-spd as well as all the follow-on parts. I'm also...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-18-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 356
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Posted By k3nj11
Oh yeah, I also knabbed an STi steering wheel as...

Oh yeah, I also knabbed an STi steering wheel as well as a dual stage airbag to go with it from that same group of people (the ones I bought my swap from off eBay).

It arrived the other day and is...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-18-2015, 07:36 AM
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Posted By k3nj11
Whelp, in another round of news for the Mael...

Whelp, in another round of news for the Mael Strom, I decided to pull the trigger and grab this:
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Complete 6 Speed Transmission Swap EJ257 GD7 2237 | eBay...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-07-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,074
Posted By k3nj11
Hmm, good to know for sure information wise. I...

Hmm, good to know for sure information wise. I have little to no experience with the '04 STi personally although I do have a few friends who have them. My main experience comes from my old '04 XS, my...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-07-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By k3nj11
WHY?! :crying:

WHY?! :crying:
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-06-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,074
Posted By k3nj11
Correct, the Legacy GT Spec-B rear axles are NOT...

Correct, the Legacy GT Spec-B rear axles are NOT a simple drop in application and require a bit of work to get right. The general synopsis is that you take the Legacy GT Spec-B rear axles and remove...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-06-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,650
Posted By k3nj11
Nice write-up so far, fairly similar to how it's...

Nice write-up so far, fairly similar to how it's done with an SG as well so kudos there.

I'm still trying to iron out a few details here and there for my coming swap as well into my '07 FXT...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-06-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,074
Posted By k3nj11
Comparing all of these, you can basically see...

Comparing all of these, you can basically see that the base ratio here in the USDM market was what was dropped into the '04-'06 6MT's. in '07 they gave us a longer 2/3/4 to get us a little better but...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-06-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,074
Posted By k3nj11
No worries, I just didn't want any misinformation...

No worries, I just didn't want any misinformation floating around out there is all.



Yup yup, the Spec-B transmission is identical in that regard.

6th gear for the JDM Spec-B is/was 0.756...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-06-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,074
Posted By k3nj11
IIRC, that's another option using the SuberDave...

IIRC, that's another option using the SuberDave races as opposed to the Spec-B axles.

With the SuberDave races, you effectively swap the inner CV joint on the WRX/FXT axles for the STi unit so you...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-06-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,074
Posted By k3nj11
There is a little bit of misinformation in these...

There is a little bit of misinformation in these posts I'll try to clear up.


The '04 and '05 USDM STi transmissions had a 3.90 front and a 3.90 rear final drive with a 1.0:1 transfer gear ratio....
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-06-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,074
Posted By k3nj11
According to these two threads: FS: (For Sale)...

According to these two threads:
FS: (For Sale) Spec B rear axles for R180 with WRX hubs/brakes!! - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2120749)
AND
Can a 6spd use a legacy...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-06-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,074
Posted By k3nj11
BOOM!!! :rock: awesome news! So then they should...

BOOM!!! :rock: awesome news! So then they should work right? Just get the two axles and swap in our outer cvs. I think I might give it a shot.
Thanks man!
Doug[/QUOTE]



Bump back from the...
Forum: Members' Journals   02-27-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 25,157
Posted By k3nj11
I FIXED IT! :woohoo: Seriously, I FINALLY...

I FIXED IT! :woohoo:

Seriously, I FINALLY have all those codes resolved.....the seat swap is a solid 90% complete as of right now......just the last 10% to go and they'll be perfect and exactly as...
Forum: Parts For Sale   02-24-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,011
Posted By k3nj11
BUMP! (PM sent.)

BUMP!

(PM sent.)
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   02-24-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By k3nj11
Nope, not as of just yet. I think I've just...

Nope, not as of just yet.

I think I've just decided to do what I call the "poor man's 6-spd swap" for the time being so I can yank my 5-spd, tear it apart to find out what the deal is, fix it, and...
Forum: Parts For Sale   02-18-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,605
Posted By k3nj11
You might want to try again, I haven't received a...

You might want to try again, I haven't received a PM from you as of yet.



The AMS performance exhaust fit great on my STi. The only key was to find the correct length exhaust hangers but that...
Forum: Parts For Sale   02-16-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By k3nj11
No springs come with these, they are just the...

No springs come with these, they are just the struts themselves at this point but if I had to make a recommendation, I would have to say either the RCE Blacks or RCE Yellows would fit them...
Forum: Parts For Sale   02-16-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,605
Posted By k3nj11
Bumpage!

Bumpage!
Forum: Parts For Sale   02-04-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,605
Posted By k3nj11
PM replied.

PM replied.
Forum: Members' Journals   02-02-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 25,157
Posted By k3nj11
Come on you guys/gals, help me fund the...

Come on you guys/gals, help me fund the replacement of my transmission in my XT!

(Bump!)
...
Forum: Parts For Sale   02-02-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By k3nj11
Come on you guys/gals, help me fund the...

Come on you guys/gals, help me fund the replacement of my transmission in my XT!

(Bump!)
Forum: Parts For Sale   02-02-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,605
Posted By k3nj11
Come on you guys/gals, help me fund the...

Come on you guys/gals, help me fund the replacement of my transmission in my XT!

(Bump!)
Forum: Members' Journals   01-31-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 25,157
Posted By k3nj11
Yeah, I noticed that about the rear diff and the...

Yeah, I noticed that about the rear diff and the various years needing to match the STi and it's front diff. I'm "pretty" sure I've got the ratio's down correctly though so that should work out in ...
Forum: Members' Journals   01-30-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 25,157
Posted By k3nj11
Yeah, that is the biggest issue, knowing what...

Yeah, that is the biggest issue, knowing what you're getting your hands on is always going to be the single hardest issue to get over/around.

That being said, I think I've narrowed it down to only...
Forum: Members' Journals   01-30-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 25,157
Posted By k3nj11
That is also my gut instinct as well, to just go...

That is also my gut instinct as well, to just go 6-spd and be done with it all. This mostly stems from it's durability as well as overall reliability, however, the price tag for what I can see so far...
Forum: Members' Journals   01-29-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 25,157
Posted By k3nj11
*sigh* Alright, I'm looking for input from...

*sigh*

Alright, I'm looking for input from anyone who might've done this before so I can get a realistic idea.

What is or would be a realistic cost to do a 6-spd swap into my Forester XT? So...
Forum: Parts For Sale   01-29-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By k3nj11
2005-2007 STi fitment Ohlins Fixed Perch Struts (5x114.3)

I've got a bunch of parts taking up too much space in my garage and storage unit so it's time to sell off a bunch of stuff as best I can (plus I need the $$$ to get my XT fixed or better yet, get my...
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