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Liberty10 08-08-2011 09:01 PM

What'd you do to your FIRST Gen. Subaru today?
 
What we lack in numbers we can make up in enthusiasm, right? :)

I'll go first...

Let's see, nothing too exciting but I drove back up to the Auto Wrecker's. The fellow told me that relay fuses were $10 each. I said, "$10?! Are you kidding?". I seriously thought they were only $5 new (for some reason).

He quickly added, "Well, I'll only charge you $5 then.. " There are few more than I could've bought but I have to watch the finances rather closely this month, at least 'til my new job gets going.

I didn't know it was that easy to "barter". Just freak out!:lol:

So, I bought two relays for the hood fuse box.

Legacy Wagon 08-09-2011 05:19 AM

Well you have to think they're going to lose that money when they crush it into a cube. Besides, most people probably pocket that part anyway haha He was probably shocked that you didnt.

This weekend I put a new driver seat in from a 99 2.5RS. My 98's were looking nasty and they dont take long to put in. Only got around to doing one though.

Liberty10 08-09-2011 08:37 AM

Hi Bud,

(Yippee!! The sun is out again.. Doesn't get any better than sunlight pouring through the drapes, does it? Well, maybe having a morning coffee).

How does that whole auto wrecker scene work anyway? Do they just keep cars on the lot until the most profitable parts have been purchased? Maybe they squish them when something better comes along and they need the lot space.

So, shall I infer that your answer would be, "I don't pay for them, are you crazy?!".. lol

New seats.. It's so amazing to me how "you guys" keep changing things up all the time. That'd be kind of fun to do.

Legacy Wagon 08-09-2011 11:37 AM

Ugh...I get enough sun in this stupid state. I'm moving to Scotland haha

Yep and yep. They crush them and scrap the metal bits.

Nah, I pay for everything. I like my junk yard and Rhonda sells me
stuff cheap a lot of the time. Like a hydraulic tensioner that would
be $90 new she'll sell me for $1.

Why not? It's 4 bolts and a seatbelt bolt per side. You use a set of seats til they wear out and then onto the next set. That way you always have seats that are comfortable and hold you well. Who knows...maybe someday I'll get some of those STi seats with the Alacantara. Mmmmmm :)

http://image.importtuner.com/f/93295...+sti_seats.jpg

Or even better...the JDM ones. They hold you in better because the side boltsters are more narrow :D


http://www.jdmplace.com/Images/Products/DSCN0586.JPG

Maybe after I sell my RS and get some money I'll be able to get some of those
and some new struts and stuff for the Legacy :D

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...a/IMG_0019.jpg

enzotheracer 08-12-2011 09:39 AM

that's sexy. i have two corbeau seats that a friend of my mine (also a fellow suby owner 94 wagon awd) gave me. just need to get brackets.

Legacy Wagon 08-12-2011 01:04 PM

I know. Those seats are freakin gorgeous. And I love the feel of them. Some day *sigh*

How do they feel? And maybe you can find someone to weld it to your stock brackets.

92.Legacy.SS 08-13-2011 01:27 AM

well i havent done anything to my car in a little while since june but i have lowered it will coilovers that sits low lol and i would rather get some recaro seats with lower set brackets lol

AmericanClubRacer 08-13-2011 04:22 AM

On the docket for the next week are:

Replace the stock door and rear deck speakers with some plain jane replacements. Kenwood brand if it matters.

Go to my girlfriends grand parents and grab the evap purge solenoid off their old wagon to put on mine (seeing as my check engine says it's an issue)

grease the locks on all the doors (they've been sticky since I got the car)

Get my muffler put on, is there any sort of after market pipe I should look for first? or is the stock pipe good?

Oh, on the subject of locks, mine has power ones but no power button on the keychain. Any way to get a new unlock/lock dongle?

sqc151 08-13-2011 12:43 PM

installed wheels and front lip on my 1st gen.

Liberty10 08-13-2011 01:01 PM

Used a package of cheapo muffler repair wrap.. does that count? lol. Well heck, at least I can hear the radio a bit better now.

It's only temporary. Just until I get a new life.

enzotheracer 08-14-2011 12:01 PM

magnaflow manifold (300 usd) to straight pipe to magnaflow muffler (90 usd). quite at low rpm and a nice low tone in high rpm.
i want the correct brackets for them cuz one is going in the suby and the other is going into my ole lady and i's '80 vette. i told her i would share. i still need to get a new front end on the suby though. too much cancer. TT.TT

47ka 08-15-2011 02:47 AM

Nothing...studying for boards sucks. However, hoping to tackle the sunroof soon - will open under its own power, but will not close in the same manner. I think something's loose.

Legacy Wagon 08-15-2011 05:30 AM

I may or may not have made my exhaust less than desirable for trying to pass emissions, but it seems to run better now :D I also painted my WRX 2-pot calipers black and they're getting installed next weekend. I put a set of 99 RS seats in and threw the 98's in the garbage where they belong.

Liberty10 08-15-2011 09:43 AM

This morning I'll be replacing the bulbs in my headlights. And yes, both; even though only one side is burnt out.

I remember changing a bulb in another vehicle and learning about how you're not supposed to touch the actual glass part of the bulb. It seemed so weird to me so that the information stuck inside my brain. I think that I'll save the not-so-bad bulb in the emergency box of "stuff". Frugal is as frugal does :)

That's about all I can afford at the moment but at least it's doable.

I'm glad to see more First Gennies showing up these days. Who's bringing the potato salad?

Legacy Wagon 08-16-2011 05:50 AM

Does it kill the other one faster to only replace one?

Yep. If you touch the glass it will transfer the oils of your skin onto the surface and when it heats up it will explode...or something like that.

I dont blame you. I only change on bulb at a time. I just keep a spare
with me wherever I go. Rally shortens the lives of bulbs I've found out haha

By potato salad do you mean pizza? Cause Little Caesars has a deal going on ;)


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