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Western NC 2004 Forester XT brembos, 2014 wrx wheels and new tires, 4eat, OEM hid's

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Im looking for local cash deals to start. If the items fit in a flat rate them Ill ship.

Please text with any questions

2004 forester with 242 on body and transmission but most everything else has been replaced. I recently found rust in the rear strut towers and got me contemplating this so here it goes. Its gonna be a full partout but im starting with brembos, 2014 wrx wheels and almost new nitto SN2 tires, OEM JDM hid lights.... just look at the list.

Id like to keep this mobile for at least a month as I need it to warm up before ripping it all apart. I have OEM replacements for items listed above so starting there.

$OLD Caruso motorsports Skid Plate
$OLD 2014 WRX wheels plus nitto sn2 oversized tires and quality spacer
$OLD JDM 4.44 Suretrac diff (amazing) $400

100% OEM JDM HID headlights with leveling motors $300
Grill $100
JDM Forester Sti aluminum arms $250 (has antilift kit build in from the factory)
Brembos with good rotors and new pads $700

Exhaust Turbo XS downpipe and HKS Hi-power cat back $350
2.5 Engine with all accessories, 160k miles runs like a top $1500
4eat with high mileage 242K but works exactly as expected. Ill warranty it for 30 days has almost new fluid, comes with converter and ill swap back the MPT center diff $400

Baja VCD center diff, Baja TCM and sport shifter conversion stuff $400
Walboro 255 $50
XT factory Struts $250
Rear H6 brakes, calipers, new rotors, brackets $125
OEM Dash pod plus nexus tablet $140

AEM Wideband $140 maybe 6000 miles
Front knuckles $75 each with good bearings
2014 Sti intercooler $200
Grimmspeed brake brace $75

Doors 50 per a door but will need your old ones. We can swap them on the spot
Tailgate 100 but Ill need your old one
Rear black leather seat $100
JDM sti rear pillowball / spherical lateral links $200
Group N Motor mounts $75
2006+ Sti pickup / oil pan $100 (COMES WITH MOTOR)

2008 STi Steering rack $200
vf39 with rebuild kit installed $400 (off car)
front turbo subframe 2004 $100 (off car)
2006 wrx rear subframe with t bar $100 (off car)
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better pics of the grill?

Its plasti dipped. The back has flexible hooks to mount steel mesh if wanted. When it gets warm, Ill throw another layer of plasti and take additional photos. Maybe mount the mesh also.
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Nobody wants a set of decent brembos?
Sold the car so pretty much everything is gone aside from the brembos...

$600 shipped and paypaled for brembo calipers. I can have them out next day USPS insured.
Do you have a write-up for the TCM/Sport Shifter Swap? Or something that you referenced?

OR was it as simple as plug and play? Swap the TCM, swap the diff and and shifter then call it a day?
Do you have a write-up for the TCM/Sport Shifter Swap? Or something that you referenced?

OR was it as simple as plug and play? Swap the TCM, swap the diff and and shifter then call it a day?
Minor wiring for the sport shift itself. You extend the wires from the shifter add a couple pins to the TCM connector. Otherwise all plug and play. Worth every penny. If you have the parts and means to swap them DO IT! It became a totally different vehicle. I have all the wiring diagrams and will upload them to this post. You can find them on this forum but lets make it easy...
This was a word document I was saving that had certain forum posts and part numbers. It should help anyone looking to add the steering column pinky shifters. Its mostly bullet points but still.... keep this info together...

Originally Posted by robbiegreene508 View Post
Bringing this topic back from the dead... Sorry, but has anybody successfully installed onto a NON SPORT 4eat tranny? I too have an 04 FXT, and I'm anxiously awaiting confirmation to order and install!! Thanks
You need to get a SportShift capable TCU (PN: 31711AJ300 or 31711AJ301) and either the paddles or the actual floor shifter assembly.
Originally Posted by pdawgped View Post
Guys, can anyone help me out ? I ordered the part numbers:

SW Assy Paddle

Column Cover Assm

Upon opening the box, i found the Paddle Assembly, and the cover.. but i NO harness, or instructions. The instructions i can do without, but i'm kinda stuck on the harness part.

was there a separate part number for for the harness?? i really don't think so, but i'm going back to the Subaru dealership here in Izumo Japan where i'm staying with a picture of the part in hopes i can at least order it.

Anyone else not get a harness? or at least have the part number for the harness?

Thanks guys!
You can build your own harness. Or scroll up to see nepbug's post.

hi lukesbizzy:

How do you connect the two up/down shift wire from the paddle to the wire from the stick manual shift?

I think there are four wires from the stick for shifting up/down, so which two should we connect to the paddle?It seems they are two white wire and two black wire, are the black two for ground and two white for signal?
Today we spend a whole afternoon in the shop but the guys there are not sure which wire should use, so we are waiting for a definite answer...
Originally Posted by lukesbizzy View Post
if you dont have the plug with the 3 wires you can just cut the wires from the back and make your own as seen in this pic
the middle wire needs to be a short one as this is attached with a screw to the paddles when installed and is the ground
the blue wire is to shift up and yellow for shifting down

if you are installing paddles in an sg forester you will need the following parts to make it fit with ease (wish my set had been this easy)
column cover - shorter than the sh one i used and no cutting is needed to fit it

bodi combi switch - as the sg one wont fit paddles

this way you get to keep the parkers switch on top of the column cover and no cutting and modding of the column cover and modding of the stalks is needed

the 2 wires run down to the sports shift stick and you connect one to up and the other to down and this is the same for sh

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