That’s what I was thinking too. I’ve always had it planned in the back of my mind.
I need to get my engine hoist from storage.
I pulled the TMIC and popped the fork, it does appear to be the TOB. Hard to confirm as there isn’t a whole lot to look at. But something is definitely going on. I suppose I should stop napping and start working again lol
Yeah, I honestly had very little intention of doing it, and certainly have enough other things that need to happen. But the overall feedback has been positive. Dom is pretty well respected among "the groups" lol.
My car rarely ever see's coolant temps over 200, even on hot days. So either the thermostat just stays open all the time or... it's super efficient :-D
Also below video(Which i'll be honest, I haven't watched until today lol)
Good news bad news.
Got the car back finally, Clutch is installed it's pretty nice - got 1k miles for break in and then I'll see how it really is.
I'll have to pull the motor myself anyways because there are some oil leaks that weren't mentioned or resolved (not sure why, and I can't even talk about it with out getting mad) at the wrist pin seal covers.
Ended up getting it installed a couple weeks ago. Only took about 20 mins.
So far I really like it, has a great hand feel, maybe even too much lol. For the first week I found myself inexplicably petting the steering wheel. :lol: I think I prefer round wheels as opposed to D wheels.
My Sparco 323 in the poop car was the most ideal steering wheel IMO.
4/5/13 - Car arrives via shipper from Heuberger in CO.
4/26/13 - Chicco Keylock carseat in orange added :) I really wanted the SEMA STI but they don't come in Hatch and I just love hatches.
5/22/13 - Boba Fett keychain! Cannot custom plate Slave1 as that could be oh so misinterpreted...
awenthol's 2013 DGM STi Sedan
Since Photobucket killed all of my links, the full build can be found here.
Build goal--fun toy that can handle weekends, track days and dragstrip as necessary.
-Passport Escort 9500ix Red
-Web Electric One Touch Turn...
I felt the need to start a journal seeing that I have acquired an acceptable amount of modifications for the car, and it is a never ending project for me. Enjoy the thread and always feel free to chime in!
This is how she sits now
DSC_7315 copy 2 by STiGuy22, on Flickr
3rd time is the charm.
It has been quite a long time since I’ve actively been on here and have had any desire to really work or care about cars/car work.
I recently got rid of the rebuilt title 08 STi I had and picked up this 2011 sport tech mode from a military fellow. It’s been sitting in...
Hey there, my name is Alex and I am extremely fortunate to own a car of this nature. My first car was a brand new 2011 VW Jetta in white.
Being a passionate car enthusiast who attended the track every week to watch, I wanted to have a car that I could drive around and turn heads, but also...