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Welcome to my new journal!

Whether we've chatted before or not, just want to let you know this car will definitely not be like the last one :lol:

This time around is going to be a much more DD car and budget-tight. I'm beginning to adult now, graduated and working full time now and from the looks of it... i'm around the corner from getting engaged :cool:

I found this 2008 STi on Kijiji a while ago and it piqued my curiosity and I ended up going to see it. Few hours later, I shook the dealer's hand for a conditional sale!

Later on that evening, I found the previous owner on Facebook and behold! He was actually a person I had previous sold my AC setup to! Cool, right? :lol:
We'll call him X - X told me the car was in an accident and insurance fixed everything... Additionally, they paid for a FULL FORGED BLOCK! ding ding ding.


Current car information:​
2008 WRX STi in Midnight Blue Pearl (this is only the 2nd i've ever seen in my life)

AK2 forged long block from Lachute Performance
Exhaust manifold and up pipe by LP
LP high flow catted down pipe
Magnaflow quad rolled tip exhaust

The car NEEDS lots of love on the exterior, the paint is bad and it needs a few upkeep work.

I'll updating the journal as a I get it to be more of my car as time goes on :tup::cool:

Thanks for stopping by my journal, I'm excited to be back as a regular on IWSTI.
 

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i know i've been making infrequent visit here...

Winter parts list accumulation now has:
- DW1000cc EV14 injectors
- Cosworth TGV deletes
- IAG fuel rails
- BnM rotated kit
- 3076 with the HTA upgrade

"I'm keeping it stock" :lol: :lol: :lol: :banana:
 

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Hi!

I know i've been dead online but i'm still around.

The car is currently apart. i've had lots of trouble recently with it but hey.... apparently this is my kind of punishment.

Run down on shenanigans since April:

- April parted most of the bolt ons on the car
- MIA May
- June I got my old built motor ready, i stripped 2 cam bolts (thanks stupid me for throwing in a 3/8" hex instead of a 10mm) it's been a while since i worked on a Subaru...........

The plan is now V mount with a Mustang billet intercooler.
Car is getting wrapped nardo grey as soon as i chop the fenders and clean up the paint

Few more bits here and there but she should be ready before fall!
 

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Nardo gray to match the bae. :naughty:

I hate myself for even saying that.




Hi!

I know i've been dead online but i'm still around.

The car is currently apart. i've had lots of trouble recently with it but hey.... apparently this is my kind of punishment.

Run down on shenanigans since April:

- April parted most of the bolt ons on the car
- MIA May
- June I got my old built motor ready, i stripped 2 cam bolts (thanks stupid me for throwing in a 3/8" hex instead of a 10mm) it's been a while since i worked on a Subaru...........

The plan is now V mount with a Mustang billet intercooler.
Car is getting wrapped nardo grey as soon as i chop the fenders and clean up the paint

Few more bits here and there but she should be ready before fall!
 

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Nardo gray to match the bae. :naughty:



I hate myself for even saying that.


LOOOOOOOOL!!

We bought 120’x5’ so we can do both cars :naughty:

Except I’ve been a lazy turd and haven’t had/set time aside for my car
 

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LOOOOOOOOL!!

We bought 120’x5’ so we can do both cars :naughty:

Except I’ve been a lazy turd and haven’t had/set time aside for my car

I have a feeling that isn't because you are lazy lol. I know the feeling... I have a steering rack, Front LCA bushings, trunnion bushings, rear subframe inserts, and I'm sure I'm forgetting something ... just been stupid busy. Life happens fast!
 

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So, let's get to business.

Machine shop I used for the motor I assembled, royally screwed me. they used ONE ROD to do bearing measurements on the WHOLE crank. BRUHHHHHHH. Needless to say, when I asked them what happens if a bearing spins because of their poor QC, they laughed and said that has never happened.

Guess who drained their oil and there is a ton of glitter after 1k miles? This guy.

The block will be coming apart, ill either redo it myself or buy a new closed deck block. I've got some 14mm head studs ready to go for it.

I need to raise my income to keep dealing with my luck :lol:
 
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