Figured id go ahead and make a little enjoy my head thread out of my shopping list thread that i hope to update with pictures so maybe it will be of some help to other that might attempt this project in the future. fair warning my writing and spelling skills sucks so bare with me
Not to sure how fast this ones going to move but im going to try and take pictures and write something everytime i touch the car.Pictures will be added as soon as i start tearing the car apart.
: Oil pressure droped from 80 psi to 40 psi. Ended up with the knock of Death. Called Amber had her dad bring the truck and trailer and off to the house we go.
: I decided my best route of travel with this car is going to be full Ver. 7 Jdm Sti swap including Morot,ecu,harness,6 speed transmission,brembo brakes all the way around and Sti pink suspesion.( looking for a package deal on all the parts). Got home from work took the subie off the trailer 5 psi oil pressure on idel and 80 psi on start up which should be 110 on start up and 30 on ideal.
Sep 19 2006
Pulled most of the small stuff off so i could get the the motor mount and get ready to get the old motor out. only worked on it for about 30 to 45 mins so not alot was done, but more then I figured id get done.
Tomorrow should be the alternator and everything on top and get it done to pretty much nothing but block heads and transmission.
Sep 23 2006
Got all the coolant lines fuel lines and all wires disconnected All that is needed to be removed now it the Bolts to the drive shaft the transmission mount and motor mount and Out she comes. Its actually alot eaiser then i thouhgt i working in between storms today so im only able to work on it for about 20 mins at a time.
Hopefully later on tonight ill be posting the pics of an empty engine bay
Its ready to come out except for some reason one of the motor mount bolts is stripped so now i have to deal with that....and not to mention the damn weather
Ran into a snag while pulling it out seems the transmission didnt want to let go. Ill finish it up tomorrow.
I got it to seperate but not lal the way something on the bottom is sticking but it started raining so i had to stop for a few