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Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 109
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Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Making a little more progress. I've got the mid pipe done. I will definitely be installing mufflers. Now to find some that will fit. Tried to tuck it as much as possible. Not so easy with a 3.5"...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 10-10-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Reverse lights wired and working ✅

Speed sensor with converter wired and needs checking ✅

Hood pins installed and fitted ✅

Now to start making the exhaust system
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Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 10-05-2021, 03:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

This is what I have coming for now

https://i.ibb.co/c1s5hNV/Screenshot-20211005-054202-Amazon-Shopping.jpg (https://ibb.co/ZVbszh7)

Tom
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 10-05-2021, 03:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

When I say scoop what I mean is a cap. More or less just something to cover it. I'd love to just make a hump but with the throttle body poking through it makes the shape a little tough. I'll put pics...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 10-04-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Idk why my photo hosting won't load. I'm not really in love with the intercooler but I don't hate it enough to take it all apart and take the top 4 rows off and reweld the end caps just yet. I put it...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 10-03-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Hood is on. A little tweaked from being stored on the roof for over a year. I ordered a mild scoop to cover it up. I did get my seat plate installed. I might have to ditch the sliders unfortunately...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 10-02-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Got my seat, brackets, and sliders all set. Still waiting on the base plate to bolt it all to. Mocked seat and it feels pretty good. Also installed passenger seat and oem seat belts for street use
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Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 09-25-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Finally got my headlight harness done!!! So I was able to get the front end fitted and check all my lights. Everything is working perfectly!

https://i.ibb.co/Ld01JB5/20210925-123413.jpg...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 09-22-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

I found a local Impreza guy parting one out near me. I got headlights and corners. I had to modify the lights as the charge air cooler intrudes on their real estate. Gotta finish up the modification...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 09-13-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

That would be epic!! They by no means need to be perfect. I will clean them up. No to mention I may need to "clearance" them anyway to fit with the charge air cooler anyway. Please let me know!

Tom
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 09-12-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Got my rings and lugnuts today so I did a thing.

https://i.ibb.co/DVdQk8W/20210912-163112.jpg (https://ibb.co/qy6p9Wj)
https://i.ibb.co/4RMCC0Y/20210912-163106.jpg (https://ibb.co/PG4JJV9)...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 09-11-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Sorry just saw this. If you want to go rwd just use a brz trans. If u want a cd009 might as well get rid of the eg33 while you are at it. That engine needs attention and there are several more...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 09-11-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

So I was able to finish up my light wiring and verify my rear lights working well. I still need to make the headlight harness but I confirmed my chassis harness has all the right things in all the...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 09-09-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Been a while since I have had an update. Got some used rotas that'll be good for street tires. More or less wanted something cheap to put the car on the ground with. I am still in desperate need of...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 08-12-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Update on the front brackets. After trimming and painting. Got everything reinstalled with the correct studs and it's a perfect fit! Now to work on connecting the lines but I want to get safety wire...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 08-12-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Well it wasn't incredibly hard per say but I did have to remove the factory fuel tank and already planned on a custom driveshaft. To do it in an otherwise stockish svx would be a huge waste of time...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 08-10-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

For anyone curious about the rears. I have swapped in a complete Nissan 350z rear subframe. So I was able to use a complete no fuss bolt in kit

https://i.ibb.co/2kKYDHH/20210810-142644.jpg...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 08-10-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

So, kind of came up with a better way to trim the brackets which I will document in the following set of pictures and instructions. Primary issue is that the brackets are meant for a tighter mounting...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 08-09-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

It's an off the shelf kit from wilwood. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/wil-140-12875

Will also require replacing the studs with shorter ones p/n 230-9078. Will require 4 new studs. I don't...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 08-08-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

I got to mock up one side today. Someone at wilwood fudged the parts catalog for the wrx 13 and 14" kits. It is supposed to use the same radial mount for both kits just utilize a spacer for the 14"...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 08-06-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Early arrivals!! Don't know if I will get to fool around with them this week but we'll see

https://i.ibb.co/JdvHpYM/20210806-180954.jpg (https://ibb.co/7znKp36)

Tom
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 07-29-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

Thanks guys. I probably have over 100-200 hrs into this so far. Been working for a year already. I know it looks like a total mess right now but it's good I got it started. Have some bugs to work out...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 07-28-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

We'll it was short lived but it's alive!!! https://youtu.be/uPV1dAc5-Ls

Long story short I couldn't get it to restart again lol. Talking to Holley tech support and found the aftermarket throttle...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 07-27-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

So got really close to starting it for the first time today. Unfortunately I will not be able to use the Subaru throttle pedal I wanted to as the sensor values are outside of the acceptable...
Forum: Proven Engine Enhancements 07-22-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,098
Posted By TomsSVX
Re: Lsvx-t

I wish I could but the room is simply not there. Hopefully I can find a creative way to make it look like it's supposed to be there

Tom
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