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Old 17 March 2017, 01:51 PM   #151
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Ohhhh, 5 Pages Ty ! half way there buddy

Looking fresh after a lick of paint. !!
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Old 17 March 2017, 05:02 PM   #152
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Ohhhh, 5 Pages Ty ! half way there buddy

Looking fresh after a lick of paint. !!
6 pages now, only 4 to go.

It's been more modified than I originally planned though.


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Old 17 March 2017, 05:05 PM   #153
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I am Page 6......SLAMBER here we come !!!
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Old 18 March 2017, 03:02 PM   #154
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I am Page 6......SLAMBER here we come !!!
It's surprising how much the traffic and posts have dropped off in the Welsh section, compared to how it used to be.

I know the SWS Facebook page is quite busy but not everyone uses Facebook, shame really to see the Welsh section slowly die off.
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Old 18 March 2017, 04:56 PM   #155
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Today saw the fitment of the STi rear suspension goodies, plus the intercooler hose and header tank cap.

So next is to get the suspension geometry put back to factory settings, I'm looking forward to seeing the improvement in the handling.














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Old 20 March 2017, 02:49 PM   #156
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Great to see the parts fitted... I call this a tech **** for real !
Hope to get my car soon to start with the build, this leaves me want for more
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Old 20 March 2017, 08:27 PM   #157
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Great to see the parts fitted... I call this a tech **** for real !
Hope to get my car soon to start with the build, this leaves me want for more
Thanks, the STi parts are very nice it's just a pity (for my wallet that is) that they weren't factory standard items, instead of retaining the standard STi model items.

Good luck with your car, it's a very slippery slope when you start spending.
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Old 21 March 2017, 07:52 PM   #158
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Yes it is the Preseli Mountains, I love that road from Haverfordwest to Eglwyswrw it's a really nice stretch of road.
i probly passed you some time as i use that road alot
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Old 22 March 2017, 12:18 PM   #159
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Old 25 March 2017, 04:46 PM   #161
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The car breezed through it's MOT test, no advisories and flew the emissions test.

The geometry alignment has been done to factory STi settings, they suit me and I don't see the need to change them.

The centre heater / radio panel was scratched by myself when changing over the head unit, this was redone by Ryan to a better standard than the previous job.



Just the rear carbon spoiler to be relacquered and then I'll pick her up.
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Old 25 March 2017, 05:24 PM   #162
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looking good Ty
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Old 25 March 2017, 07:52 PM   #164
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High 6 to the man from Leominster
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That made me chuckle.
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There's no stopping you Ty
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Cheers Simon, I'm picking her up later today.

I'm looking forward to seeing her better than before.
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Well I picked the RA up yesterday and what a difference to the handling of the car.

It's now far more precise and direct, you can turn direction far quicker than before and the car goes exactly where you want it to go.

Before with the wishbone bush failing it was obviously effected, but the improvement with the STi Group N wishbone bushes and the STi rear suspension upgrades have made is night and day.

The car just goes where you want it, it's like a different car.

If you are considering the upgrades I've had fitted then I'd definitely recommend them 110%, they're not cheap but in my eyes they're well worth it.
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Great work iam very attracted to do the same !


Does the handling improvment came from the wishbone bushes or does the rear Suspension upgrade so much difference to the car ? what is the improvment beside the bling bling and the new bushes over the Standard rear Suspension ?


I would do the Ra Heater control conversion with the black ***** to finish the look of the Center console.

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Great work iam very attracted to do the same !

Does the handling improvment came from the wishbone bushes or does the rear Suspension upgrade so much difference to the car ? what is the improvment beside the bling bling and the new bushes over the Standard rear Suspension ?

I would do the Ra Heater control conversion with the black ***** to finish the look of the Center console.

Having driven the car very briefly before the wishbone bushes became a problem I would say that the STi lateral and trailing arms have made a big difference. The car is now steady when cornering and the back end tracks without feeling like it's going to step out, it gives you far more confidence in the corners and the steering is dynamic and precise.


I dare say the STi Group N wishbone bushes have helped as well but not as much the rear suspension upgrades have, I would definitely recommend the upgrade.


I have looked for the S204 heater control ***** but it doesn't look like you can buy them separately, although you can source stickers to cover the ***** but they are a compromise rather than a solution.
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The genuine s204/ type ra-r silver ***** and black centres are available from Japan parts were you got the rest of pink bits from not jealous at all honestly
but they are alittle pricey though ehhh
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They do look nice
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The genuine s204/ type ra-r silver ***** and black centres are available from Japan parts were you got the rest of pink bits from not jealous at all honestly
but they are alittle pricey though ehhh
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They do look nice
I have to agree that they would look far nicer than my present *****, I'll have to look into it when my wallet has recovered from the recent damage inflicted upon it.
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Old 04 April 2017, 03:16 PM   #174
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It's all worth it at the end pal the satisfaction is priceless knowing you've done it how you want it that's why every scoob is DIFFRENT imo
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It's all worth it at the end pal the satisfaction is priceless knowing you've done it how you want it that's why every scoob is DIFFRENT imo
That's quite true, as long as it's tastefully done and doesn't look like the car has been driven through Halfords at speed.
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All dressed up and nowhere to go.

I cleaned the car ready for PCAD at Castle Combe which was on the 8th of April, unfortunately due to a last minute hitch I couldn't attend the show.


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Some people pics from an early morning drive out to the Elan Valley, great roads and the car performed faultlessly.














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Old 15 April 2017, 07:58 PM   #178
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Nice !

Was as a nice surprise when my sti came with those arms when I collected it from the docks



Where did you get the half heinght sun sports grill ?
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Nice !

Was as a nice surprise when my sti came with those arms when I collected it from the docks



Where did you get the half heinght sun sports grill ?
That's a nice surprise.

I bought mine from Zunsport themselves, I had a discount code from them which made it the cheapest price online.
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