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SUBILGTFTW20052124 10-08-2012 05:21 PM

2013 legacy mods
 
Just picked up a 2013 legacy. Was wondering if the 2012 gt hoods would fit to replace the stock hood for the 2013 cause they discontinued the gts. Also was wondering if all of the 5th gen performance parts would work for the 2013 models?

One last thing-- has anyone thought about making the 2013 into the gt by turbocharging it? Is this possible and if so, what work would have to be done in order to do so.

Thank you Subi family

zambazil 10-08-2012 05:28 PM

Haven't seen this one yet but why didn't you just pick up the 2012 LGT?

PrimeRib 10-08-2012 05:33 PM

His reason is probably the same reason why I didn't buy and LGT...I couldn't effing afford one.

zambazil 10-08-2012 06:23 PM

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Originally Posted by PrimeRib (Post 4106133)
His reason is probably the same reason why I didn't buy and LGT...I couldn't effing afford one.

Nice & clean used one won't suffice I presume?

CL21376 10-08-2012 06:25 PM

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Originally Posted by SUBILGTFTW20052124 (Post 4106118)
Just picked up a 2013 legacy. Was wondering if the 2012 gt hoods would fit to replace the stock hood for the 2013 cause they discontinued the gts. Also was wondering if all of the 5th gen performance parts would work for the 2013 models?

One last thing-- has anyone thought about making the 2013 into the gt by turbocharging it? Is this possible and if so, what work would have to be done in order to do so.

Thank you Subi family

:lol:

Go trade your car in on a used GT.

DeltaSniper 10-08-2012 09:59 PM

Well.... you could have just bought a 2012 GT and tossed the 2013 front end on it... would be a lot cheaper.

Too late for that I guess.

No point trying to "make" a GT by adding parts, its either you do an engine/transmission swap or you stay happy with a non turbo engine.

pfoyle 10-09-2012 06:41 AM

Spray it! :spin::lol:

TcDavis 10-09-2012 07:06 AM

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Originally Posted by DeltaSniper (Post 4106446)
Well.... you could have just bought a 2012 GT and tossed the 2013 front end on it... would be a lot cheaper.

Too late for that I guess.

No point trying to "make" a GT by adding parts, its either you do an engine/transmission swap or you stay happy with a non turbo engine.

I 2nd that! That's what im gonna do:D. Found a GT motor for 2000.00! Reconditioned. Just gotta get everything else:rolleyes:

Tc Davis

AZP Installs 10-09-2012 07:13 AM

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Originally Posted by SUBILGTFTW20052124 (Post 4106118)
Just picked up a 2013 legacy. Was wondering if the 2012 gt hoods would fit to replace the stock hood for the 2013 cause they discontinued the gts. Also was wondering if all of the 5th gen performance parts would work for the 2013 models?

One last thing-- has anyone thought about making the 2013 into the gt by turbocharging it? Is this possible and if so, what work would have to be done in order to do so.

Thank you Subi family

Having been around the block since 1999 with subies, here is my take...

Since they changed the headlights, my guess is the hood will not work.
Suspension parts and brakes should work from 2010-2013
Making a 2.5i into a gt is possible but would cost a lot more money than buying a slightly used one. With infinite dollars, anything is possible, but not practical.

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zambazil 10-09-2012 07:16 AM

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Originally Posted by TcDavis (Post 4106711)
I 2nd that! That's what im gonna do:D. Found a GT motor for 2000.00! Reconditioned. Just gotta get everything else:rolleyes:

Really goin down his route? You'll be the first I think.. I've seen an impreza on nasioc & in the end it was 8K+.

AZP Installs 10-09-2012 07:19 AM

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Originally Posted by zambazil (Post 4106726)
Really goin down his route? You'll be the first I think.. I've seen an impreza on nasioc & in the end it was 8K+.

8k is on the low end.

Mike

DeltaSniper 10-09-2012 07:28 AM

Realistically, I would say closer to 10,000 to 15,000 for a engine/transmission swap.

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Originally Posted by AZP Installs (Post 4106723)
Having been around the block since 1999 with subies, here is my take...

Since they changed the headlights, my guess is the hood will not work.
Suspension parts and brakes should work from 2010-2013
Making a 2.5i into a gt is possible but would cost a lot more money than buying a slightly used one. With infinite dollars, anything is possible, but not practical.

-Mike Paisan

http://www.pbase.com/paisan/image/91072632.jpg http://www.pbase.com/paisan/image/14...8/original.jpg http://www.pbase.com/paisan/image/133406601.jpg http://www.whiteline.com.au/images/logos/perf1.jpg
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Not that I support getting a GT hood for an N/A car, but I wouldnt say that its impossible just yet.... from my preliminary observations, the headlight seems to have the same fastening points as the old headlight, which may make a front end swap for pre facelift and post facelift versions possible.

Even the bumper seems to have the same fastening points.

zambazil 10-09-2012 08:45 AM

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Originally Posted by DeltaSniper (Post 4106743)
Realistically, I would say closer to 10,000 to 15,000 for a engine/transmission swap.

Not that I support getting a GT hood for an N/A car, but I wouldnt say that its impossible just yet.... from my preliminary observations, the headlight seems to have the same fastening points as the old headlight, which may make a front end swap for pre facelift and post facelift versions possible.

Even the bumper seems to have the same fastening points.

Are you swapping the 2013 front end delta? THAT will be uber cool. How abt the front of the hood meeting up with the 2013 grille?

Anyways for the swappers, might as well fabricate an FMIC set up with that much amount of money. Could save on a non-GT hood.:)

minuccims 10-09-2012 03:46 PM

It can never be a GT. The higher compression engine demands a low boost situation; like 7 psi, 9 max.

The new engine would be difficult to tune as well as their is little to no support for it currently.

Go for suspension mods and be happy.

Blizzard 10-09-2012 08:34 PM

Please don't waste money on a GT hood and paint for it. You'd be better off putting the money towards coilovers and new wheels/tires.


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