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    Quote Originally Posted by Midnight blue View Post
    Oil seals knackered. Rebuild kit on the way hopefully that sorts it.

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    Just wondering. Was in at a subaru garage today to get a part. The old UK reg and vin showed up on the invoice but said its a spec d. Wondering if this is just a mistake or was it originally a spec d? It's a hawk sti type UK. I'll attach a pic.


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    Spec D had the sunroof option with leather seats in the hawkeye?

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    Yes I think so and the leather seats and low spoiler? Just found it strange it says spec d.

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    car mapped today. Can be driven on now.

    No mods on car, just mapped for fuel, I am suprised by BHP on our crap fuel
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    Quote Originally Posted by TurboPaul View Post
    car mapped today. Can be driven on now.

    No mods on car, just mapped for fuel, I am suprised by BHP on our crap fuel
    That’s a good result what fuel you use and how it feel now

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    Quote Originally Posted by TurboPaul View Post
    car mapped today. Can be driven on now.

    No mods on car, just mapped for fuel, I am suprised by BHP on our crap fuel
    Well done , must be healthy engine👍
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    Sweet man 😃
    Enjoy it now, then modify it, then map it, and enjoy it more lol 😂😂
    Congrats man, well done!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary sti View Post
    That’s a good result what fuel you use and how it feel now
    i hadn't really pushed the car up to now. Didn't notice a huge difference immediately but drove out to Conemara afterwards and much smoother once revs go above 4000rpm or so.
    The car really flies up to 6500-7000 now
    fair play to Aonghus, he's a sound man

    Must say I'm lovin the car now.

    Fuel was from Circle k
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eoinmack View Post
    Sweet man 😃
    Enjoy it now, then modify it, then map it, and enjoy it more lol 😂😂
    Congrats man, well done!
    That's what I'm afraid of🤣

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pedro555 View Post
    Well done , must be healthy engine👍
    power delivery of jap engine is magic. Engine seems very sweet to me, lots of evidence of oil changes by previous owner should have helped

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    Good man Paul enjoy it now jdm a different beast alright enjoy
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    Nice one, what's the big difference in 291 jap and 291 Irish to drive power wise.

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    What did you do to your car today?

    Gave her some love time by plastidipping wheels.
    Here is a photo before (while preparing wheels):

    And here is final result. 8 coats of gold Matt plastidip and 3 coats of shine lacquer on top of it.
    Not ideal as it was my first time plastisipping anything but I am more than happy with result. Took me whole day today to get it done.
    Hold my beer. 'll show you how to do it :-D

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    Good work

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    Would have been 10 times easier and cleaner of a job to remove the wheels tbh good job tho

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    Quote Originally Posted by enda View Post
    Would have been 10 times easier and cleaner of a job to remove the wheels tbh good job tho
    I know but I couldn’t do it that way. My lock nuts on all wheels are made that if I will screw them in, they would rip plastidip off. That’s why all was done on car. But I hear what you are saying.
    Thanks for kind words.
    Hold my beer. 'll show you how to do it :-D

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    Like the color and... Lower, lower, lower the car

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    Quote Originally Posted by dontommy View Post
    Like the color and... Lower, lower, lower the car
    Haha, it’s as low as it’s possible on Eibach springs. Keep in mind that this photo was taken 30s after taking it off lift so probably didn’t settled yet :-) there will be no coil overs in this car, for sure:-)
    Hold my beer. 'll show you how to do it :-D

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    Quote Originally Posted by przemcio007 View Post
    Gave her some love time by plastidipping wheels.
    Here is a photo before (while preparing wheels):

    And here is final result. 8 coats of gold Matt plastidip and 3 coats of shine lacquer on top of it.
    Not ideal as it was my first time plastisipping anything but I am more than happy with result. Took me whole day today to get it done.
    Nothing wrong with them they look great set the rest of car off

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