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Old 07-19-2021, 06:31 AM
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What type of shocks have you got in there?
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Old 07-19-2021, 07:17 AM
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Gecko "race" coilovers. We'll see how well they hold up. If they are miserable, I may just make custom control arms to utilize STI hubs since my brake kits is meant for them anyway. More on the brakes next month as I won't see them for a while

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Old 07-19-2021, 11:13 AM
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Will you need to cut a hole in the hood? It look like it might just fit.


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Most of my electrical work I can do is sorted. So I have begun final assembly. I do need to get my hot pipes wrapped but that's not too big of a deal.




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Old 07-19-2021, 11:47 AM
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Hood will definitely require some modification

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It would look more interesting without one Tom.
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Old 07-22-2021, 06:20 AM
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It would look more interesting without one Tom.
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

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Old 07-27-2021, 04:37 PM
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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 parameters for the Holley ecu. Since it's dbw the engine will not start without a properly calibrated tps. I have the correct pedal coming for tomorrow. I will have to make another adapter plate for the new pedal. I did hotwire my fuel pump and adjust the fuel pressure regulator and ensure the preliminary wiring is good. Tomorrow I will work on wiring in my fans and relays and find a way to use the vss from the trans to work with the ECU inputs. I will try and put up a first start video if I get the pedal early enough to do it without the neighbors calling the fuz. It's really coming together!

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grrrrrr! Neighbors.
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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 body was causing a tps error. Whenever this happens it cuts fuel. I plopped a spare truck throttle body on it and fired up without issue. So now I get to shop for a real deal tb. Not really a big deal since this one came with the intake manifold but still a bummer.

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WOW! Looks great, sounds great!

Congrats on the first start, and thanks for letting us follow you journey.

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