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  2. This engine has been removed from a T25 as the gearbox was badly fitted. Subsequently decided to go for a diesel lump, so this is surplus to requirements. It has covered less than 500 miles since it was refurbished and was running fine before it was removed. Looking to get around £750 but open to serious offers.
  3. had a problem with rear window wiper motor,seized wiper arm spindle and strip teeth on main gear caused by stuck seized spindle,replaced that with good second hand one and now its fully working,new bushes for the new front arms have arrived,gave it a wash before bad weather came.........just the welding now to do and a fuel filler pipe to get also
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  5. Hi Tom, I don't believe it just posted a full message and its vanished. Here we go again, grr. Had two exhausts made there, first time 5/6 years ago was a really long day, circa 7 hours, they'd obviously overbooked which is understandable as they no doubt get a number of no-shows, this summer we were in and out in 2.5 hours, a few decent little cafes nearby so you can get a bite to eat etc. See you are in North Wales, my son had his RA engine and box rebuilt not far from you, but i don't know if the chap concerned is still into Subarus, we are talking probably 10 or more years ago, he used to prepare and rally his own cars and know his classics, if he's still the owner of the business he might have something that would suit you and a lot closer to home. His name is John and its Dutton Tyres, Gronant Rd, Bryn Newydd, Prestatyn 01745 might think a long way from here Northants to his place and it was, but luckily both Russ and i drove car transporters for a living then so whoever was going up there stuck the Subaru on top, if you get to see him for any reason please pass on Brian's (Russell's dad) regards.
  6. Hi Folks! My 2010 Manual Outback has developed am issue, looking for any ideas.... Under heavy acceleration, for example in 3rd gear, going to overtake a slower vehicle, foot to the floor, it goes immediately, but then loses power for a split second, then a bang from the rear, the full power and off we go! Also, anyone recommend a Subaru specialist in Central Scotland area? Described it to a mechanic "Thats a job for Subaru!" Thanks for reading guys!
  7. Hi! Exact same thing on mine. Found one on eBay in the same colour, watched a video on YouTube, told me exactly how to do it....
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  9. Many thanks for the heads up. I'll check it out now!
  10. It ain’t lost loads of Oil it just leaves a little spot everywhere I park. I am a carpenter not a mechanic but sort of know my way around cars. When the bottom end went before I was ringing around to have it fixed people saying £3000 plus I thought fu#k that lol I found this engine and thought I’d give it a go it’s Only nuts and bolts lol it took me two days (A bit of YouTube helped 😂😂 The only thing I find hard is sourcing parts for it I’ve bought parts that don’t fit the car. When I get some space I’m going to try and rebuild my original engine but looking at piston comrods crankshafts bottom ends big ends it gets confusing what type and hopefully the right ones! Any info or knowledge on good parts I’d appreciate the help mate!
  11. Please can anyone help me with my impreza 1994 wrx jdm I need an mot with my decat
  12. Nz has plenty floating around Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
  13. This is documented in various blogs, YouTube, home DIY on forums; Perrin and a company in Netherlands who specialise in supplying H6 turbos (forgot their name) with dyno results of every step, etc. Obviously forged pistons and a manual box is an advantage IMO, however there are people who have ran their supercharged and turbocharged H6 on low boost for years in the US without anything else doing to it but a simple fuel map to match the new output. A lot of the bloggers, including Perrin, state that an STI with 400whp is a norm nowadays and is classed as a safe thing for a stock STI engine. Bear in mind that an STI engine is 4 cylinders, so when they compared their H6 dyno test to a 4 cylinder STI, they note that, and I quote Perrin: "With 6 cylinders, and 440 WHP, that is only 73WHP per cylinder. That is almost 300WHP on an STI. Which is very safe, and this is with non forged pistons. This is just showing that the engine isn't under much stress to get this power". I hope this helps ;)
  14. I had 3 parcels turn up today 😎 Linkg4x v1/V2 plug in ECU , link 3 bar map sensor, ramair filter with spun trumpet and a air intake temperature sensor 😊 So guess I'd better familiarize myself with the new link g4x software and swat up on how to wire in the a.i.t and my aem wideband to a link g4x 😉
  15. Hi guys!! Help needed!! I have a 2007 WRX Hawkeye! I only have 1 remote key fob and want to get a spare one made up! My fob has two buttons and a key blade on I so I need another spare remote keep and does anyone know of anyone who can program it ?
  16. I'm reducing this to £10,995 at the weekend, but putting it out to the Subaru community at that price early in case I don't need to pay for adverts. Call on 07738257062 if interested or want to know more. Cheers, Matt.
  17. My 5 pence here. I've previously owned a 2004 2.0i saloon and it was a very good / reliable car. It was super basic though in terms of options (no park sensors and so on). The 2.0i was gutless and returned the same MPG as my 3.0 flat 6. As mentioned above, the tax band is cheaper if you go for an earlier reg, however you'd miss out on refinement, more power and so on - of course, this all depends on what you want. I bought mine in July after my new Golf GTi broke down and went back to the dealer for a refund. I bought (then only example in the UK) an 09 3.0r Spec B. It is more powerful than earlier models, it shifts exactly as quick as the manual - thanks to Si Drive. It packs all the options. Yes, I pay £520 tax but who cares? If you're buying a petrol car with such a big engine then the last of your worries should be tax and MPG. I could never understand people asking what's the MPG on a 3.0 litre and how economical it is - if these are the kind of questions to ask then it clearly isn't the car for you (IMO). Service wise, it isn't as cheap as Toyota or Honda, but reliability of the 3 litre is the best when comparing to 2.0 or 2.5 litre variants. Cutbacks are amazing cars. I've owned another 06 Legacy estate which was also a 2.0 litre and it was a great car, but again, gutless. If you live in the countryside then overtaking may prove to be difficult. I'm selling my legacy now as I've placed an order for an SUV and this was a temporary car so that I'm not left without wheels in the interim. But in my short ownership, it is one of the best cars I've ever owned! The only big downside is that you can't place child seats at the front and this was a deal breaker for me when I found out about it a week ago.
  18. You need to speak with Tim Farmer at SUBBUS. He told me that he has done a gearbox swap for a legacy not long ago along with an engine swap. I think he has been noted around forums since 2008 (that's the earliest I've seen his name around Subaru forums). Check out my thread as I was looking for a local garage and stumbled upon him. He's a nice bloke and I'm sure he'll answer your questions. I have an 09 3.0R Spec B and in order to get the best out of a turbo bolt on, I'd need a manual box and I just didn't want to get involved.
  19. HI All I am currently living in Australia and looking at bringing my 2.5L Subaru Forester back home with us. I see that UK do not do the 2.5 version and was wondering if anyone had either done the same and can guide me or can give some insurance companies that will insure for a reasonable price car will have new speedo installed to MPH from KMH and rear fog light added. Thanks all
  20. If it's just the inner driveshaft seal , they're about £15 for a genuine seal and they just pry out and tap back in (gently). You'll have to split the bottom balljoint and track rod end that side , remove the split pin in the inner c.v and swing the front leg out with the drive shaft attached. You'll need to refresh the gearbox fluid as it will leak out when you remove the seal from the gearbox stub axle. As for a more major damage ,any second hand 5 speed with the same ratio as your existing box , will fit and would be cheaper than a rebuild .
  22. Hi Guys, has anyone using a n/a EJ20 swapped to a turbo crank? Wondering if it will run probably as long as its kept n/a? Any helpful ideas welcome. Please no undermining.
  23. As mentioned above ,its more likely to be rocker cover gaskets and half moon seals , as they tend to get brittle with the heat cycles from the up pipe and headers . Not too sure how north in Kent you are but I know a few that use f.b tuning in essex , might be worth trying if they're close enough to you
  24. Try looking up csk autoworx On face book hes in lanarkshire guy called cammy he should be able to fix it.
  25. Subaru Impreza Turbo 2000 AWD 2 previous Keepers 114,000 miles 12 month mot just put on it with no advisories (vehicle has been SORN since 2013) 2 keys and alarm fobs Full leather interior Full STI body kit JVC radio / Sat nav system Full Thatcham cat 1 alarm Part service history Full V5 New head lights Two new front tyres Carbon engine strut/brace New front wish bones New battery No warning lights New brake pads at front Factory Black Leather Interior The vehicle has been off the road in a garage /stored SORN for the past seven years with nothing being done to it. Vehicle is in great condition but obviously still needs a little tlc around rear wheel arches . £5995. Call Ray 07989 415558
  26. Thank you! That will be a bit of a beast! I will keep you all posted with the project. My donor Spec. B is now ready to be taken away. I've fully stripped the car. Have got some parts for sale now 😉 Andrew
  27. What 02 sensor did you swap it with? I had a quick scan on other forums and theres a few people saying they had same problem until they put a genuine sensor in. Have you checked the exhaust manifold for any leaks?
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