Archive for July, 2008

Out of action for a while

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

I had surgery on Friday for a small hernia, so I'm out of action for a bit.  The swap is slowly nearing completion, and I'm getting to the point where things are beginning to get buttoned up, but it'll be at least a week or 2 before I'm able to ...

Steering Linkage Swap

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

When swapping a turbo motor into an older Impreza or Legacy, the front crossmember must also be swapped for the turbo piece in order to clear the uppipe.  This is pretty straightforward and doesn't cause any major problems, but it usually means unbolting the shiny new WRX or STi steering ...

Legacy, Meet EJ20

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Today was the day for the EJ20 to finally take its place in the engine bay, a big day for any swap project. I had prepped the motor over the weekend by bolting up the exhaust manifolds, uppipe and turbo so all that needed to be done was to lift it ...