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sheepdog
08-05-2009, 02:38 PM
What's been up everyone? It's been quite a while since I've been lurking around SL-i. Site looks good, and big!!!

Anyways, I got done rebuilding my new GC recently. Some of you may have seen it on other sites, but I figured I'd post it over here as well for some of the SLi OG's out there :cool:


I'll just throw a few pictures out there, if you want more information ask me, or I have a photo/written walkthrough of the whole build here ---> http://www.rs25.com/forums/f145/t107451-devil-details-gc-goodness-inside.html

Trust me, it's worth it. There are pictures from the entire build.

The bedliner is on the entire bottom of the floor pans, wheel wells up to the strut tops, tow hooks and that area, inside the trunk and trunk panels, door sill trims, front/rear bumper accents, grille, and rain gutter/window trim. I actually ran the bedliner up to the dropoff under the rear seat so I can pop it out and take the dog were I to HAVE to put him in my car lol.

I used flocking on the dash, A-pillars, center console, and other assorted trim. I even got the seatbelt sliders. Blue is microsuede I tracked down off good old NASIOC here. Door panels were dyed.

Color is a khaki beige with a matte clear.

Mods list:

Chassis
-- 1995 Impreza L 2.2l AWD 5 speed unibody
-- Khaki Beige paint, Matte clear
-- 3M undercoat top to bottom
-- Bedlined wheelwells, trunk insides, and bottom floorpans
-- RS front end conversion w/ aluminum hood
-- Black housing headlights
-- JDM power folding mirrors (working ;) )
-- Door guard strips shaved
-- JDM tails
-- Flat fuel door

Engine
-- 2005 WRX EJ20
-- WRX radiator
-- 5 speed, drivetrain from the same WRX
-- WRX fuel tank
-- Megan Racing catback, flat-blacked

Suspension
-- 05' WRX subframe/suspension/brakes swap
-- SS brake lines
-- Tein Flex Coilovers w/ EDFC
-- Tein front and rear strut bars


Interior
-- 05' WRX dash swap w/ functioning auto climate control
-- STi seats front and rear
-- bedlined black door sill trim
-- Flocked dash, center console, pillars, and other trim
-- Plasti-dipped silver center console pieces
-- Blue suede headliner
-- RS door panels, dyed black and blue suede inserts
-- New black carpet
-- Way overkill security system
-- Some Clarion double din head unit that looked good lol

Remaining Money to be thrown at it:
-- JDM rear glass w/ wiper
-- Brembos
-- Power adders for the motor
-- Wheels powdercoated
-- 6-speed (someday :( )

Let me know what you think!

https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2009/08/IMG_1775-1.jpghttps://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2009/08/IMG_1787-1.jpg
https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2009/08/IMG_1793-1.jpghttps://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2009/08/IMG_1805-1.jpghttps://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2009/08/IMG_1811-1.jpg

sheepdog
08-05-2009, 02:40 PM
Some cliffnotes pictures of the build. These all have descriptions, etc in the RS25 thread.

https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2009/08/IMG_1153-1.jpg

https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2009/08/P1310059-1.jpg

https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2009/08/P2080123-1.jpg

https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2009/08/P3120252-1.jpg

https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2009/08/IMG_1820-1.jpg

Huffer
08-05-2009, 04:57 PM
Dude that is UNREAL. Props to you for a sweet looking car!

I know what you need though - a Beatrush Aluminum Bulkhead (GC) $250 OBO SHIPPED
Beatrush/Laille aluminum bulkhead for the GC. This part attaches to the spot behind the rear seat or in place of the rear seat, using the included hardware. It adds some rigidity to the rear (and possibly a bit of bling). The hardware, a Beatrush Laille sticker, and instructions are included.
http://www.rs25.com/forums/f14/t113973- ... e-hks.html (http://www.rs25.com/forums/f14/t113973-bakemono-partial-container-zerosports-launsports-gramlight-work-prodrive-hks.html)

:D

chaksq
08-05-2009, 10:34 PM
Dude that is UNREAL.That sums it up better than I ever could. This car is sweet!

sheepdog
08-06-2009, 02:05 PM
Thanks guys! How have things been over here at SLi?

Huff, it's been a while since I bumped into you on teh innernets!

Huffer
08-06-2009, 03:23 PM
Thanks guys! How have things been over here at SLi?

Huff, it's been a while since I bumped into you on teh innernets!

LOLZ OMG

badbasser98
08-06-2009, 05:50 PM
Car looks great. Props on a sweet build. Didn't this thing used to be a panda a few years ago, or am I thinking of something else? :smt017

sheepdog
08-06-2009, 06:35 PM
Yep, it was a Panda in a previous life. The white car was hit and totalled in March 08'.

I used the drivetrain and dash from the first swap, and used the 95'L chassis to rebuild it all on to. This time, I got to do everything the way I wanted from the ground up, hence the bedliner and flat paint.

Reason
08-14-2009, 10:46 AM
Sheepdog what's up buddy, I LOVE the new GC! Very unique build :smt023