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FS-1998 Impreza L JDM STI Swap
The car originally came with AWD and a 2.2L NA and the first engine swap (EJ20G) was from a '96 JDM GF8. Since then engine components have been changed to the ones listed below.

The current engine has approximately 15k miles on the block. The car is tuned on '91 octane and made ~230awhp/230awtq on EngineLogics dyno at 17psi at 7k RPM. The engine and turbo have room for more but this was plenty for the intended use - daily driver. The chassis has just over 104k miles, but is very clean. It is running a little rich at low RPM and could use a retune. This is a Texas/Arizona car so free of rust :) Lastly I drove the car over 3000 miles from Arizona to Maine and back to Vermont, it is quite reliable. Used a little less than a quart of oil over 3k miles. This would make a great rally car or track car as it already is wired up w/ a link G4 ECU!

Good Stuff

Engine-
EJ205 SB (~ 15k miles), assembled by Foolio (Replaced V4 block)
IM and pulley covers painted high temperature Ford blue
Manley pistons
USDM STi rods
Micopolished crank
Cosworth bearings
JDM 12mm oil pump
OEM water pump and idler pulleys
Gates Racing timing belt
JDM TD05 90 degree inlet turbo
EJ20G Phase 1 / 1.5 intake manifold
Ver4 STi heads (cleaned, decked and lash set by EngineLogics)
WRX coil mod (new coils installed July 2012)
OEM head gaskets and bolts
Walbro fuel pump
DW 650 side feed injectors
Carl Davy injector adapters
Carl Davy fuel rail adapter (for adjustable FPR)
Fuel Lab FPR with gauge
Forge coolant tank (very rare)
Forge BPV
Gimmick lightweight crank pulley
eBay FMIC
Manual boost controller
GM 3 bar Map sensor
Koyo OEM style radiator
Flexalite skinny fans
GT Spec unequal length header and UP (catless, but have the cat that can replace the track pipe currently installed)
'04 STi front crossmember
'98L / EJ20G wire merger by Zephyr
Link G4 Plug-in ECU with analog plug-in harness (will not pass emissions)
Apexi CAI
TXS DP, MP (with race pipe / cat)
Skunk 2 axle back exhaust

Drivetrain-
JDM 5MT (under 85k miles, shifts smoothly)
South Bend stage 1 clutch kit
Gruppe-S streetlight flywheel
'00 RS 4.11 rear diff
'03 WRX rear crossmember
USDM STi trans support
'02 WRX pedal set

Brakes / Suspension-
'06 WRX 4pot / 2pot brakes
'03 WRX rear hubs/knuckles
eBay slotted / cross-drilled rotors (front / rear)
Goodridge SS brakelines
'94 SVX brake MS
'03 WRX rear lateral links
Whiteline subframe lockdown kit
Whiteline tie rods and ball joints
JDM aluminum control arms
JDM carbon fiber front strut bar
Ver4 STi springs, stock top hats
Front camber bolts
Stock strut housings with Koni inserts (less than 10K miles on this setup)
Whiteline front and rear swaybar links
USDM STi swaybar brackets (front and rear)
'03 WRX rear swaybar
'04 WRX GF8 front swaybar

Exterior / Interior-
Ver 4 hood
JDM rear deck lid (wingless)
Ver 1-4 front bumper skin
JDM lightweight bumper beam
JDM amber corners and bumper lights/signals
Hella 500FF fogs
Paint around 4 years old (Subaru color code 47A)
HT Auto CAI scoop
Ver 6 door cards, OEM rear cards
Ver 4 STi seats
Black carpet
RS dark gray lower dash trim and center console
'02 WRX Momo steering wheel
AEM Analog gauges (WT, OP, boost)
CF center gauge cluster and A/C trim
Dual head unit, CD and MP3, generic amp in the trunk
Ver3/4 front grill
Prodrive P7 17" wheels with Kumo all season tires, almost new
JDM tails
Ver 1-4 JDM fog covers painted 47A, uninstalled but will be included
'00 RS driver's side wiper
Faux carbon fiber hood dampers
Power windows and locks (yes they work)
Working AC
Tinted Windows

Drawbacks-
- Salvaged title
- The door cards have few scuffs
- Cracked windshield.
- Every once in awhile puffs a little blue/white smoke on startup, it did this when the last owner had it, doesnt bother me.
- Needs new wideband gauge, may/may not have one sorted before sale


Asking price $sold$
No trades please, this car has over $20K invested in it. It would be hard to build at my asking price. The reason I am selling is because I drive to Maine quite a bit and I need something more economical.
Thanks for looking! text, call, or email!
**No joyrides, test drives are for serious buyers only**
cheers
Erik
 
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