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  1. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    More before and after....... ...

    More before and after.......

    https://thefactoryfiveforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=101111&d=1548182049

    https://thefactoryfiveforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=101112&d=1548182059
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  2. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    So I shaved as much of the extra material off the...

    So I shaved as much of the extra material off the thick flange as I could with the mill, and I have been painstakingly manually grinding everything to the shape and finish that I want. I forgot to...
  3. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    Kurk, I have seen different recommendations...

    Kurk,

    I have seen different recommendations for lubricant, and given the sensitivity of our lungs for any of those products that off gas during high speed grinding........ I have never been...
  4. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    Sorry this video is a little shaky its incredibly...

    Sorry this video is a little shaky its incredibly hard to hold the phone while operating the fordom. Hahahaha. Normally when I do this I get to use both hands.

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  5. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    Removing the EGR port from the intake ...

    Removing the EGR port from the intake


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7atz6XeM580

    Once the mill has removed as much material as possible the rest has to be done by hand
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  6. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    So the intake manifold is where I got grossly...

    So the intake manifold is where I got grossly side tracked once again. If it wasn't for this intake I would probably already have the brakes and harness in the car. The intake is really cool, but it...
  7. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    The intake I want to use is the one on the left....

    The intake I want to use is the one on the left. Stock intake on the right. The NA intake has larger straighter runners as well as a larger plenum.
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  8. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    I was so stoked that I finished the fabrication...

    I was so stoked that I finished the fabrication work, and in my head I wasthinking well things should speed up substantially since its mostly just bolting things together now...... so I started...
  9. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    Well to be honest I was pretty frustrated at how...

    Well to be honest I was pretty frustrated at how non-user friendly the forum was for hosting photos and I almost gave up. I came back a month later with more patience and learned how to use the...
  10. Fits perfectly. need to test it for "feel" but my...

    Fits perfectly. need to test it for "feel" but my car is quite a ways from being done/driveable.

    100400
  11. Thread: Art's 818 build

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    I really enjoyed your build up. Thanks Eric

    I really enjoyed your build up.

    Thanks

    Eric
  12. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    So all the fab work to make this trans work...

    So all the fab work to make this trans work correctly has really paid off. The support no longer blocks the filter, the drain plug is easily accessible, the trans pan drops down into the recess I...
  13. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    Once I had the frame modified and everything...

    Once I had the frame modified and everything tacked in place, it was time to figure out how to fabricate a trans mount bracket, fabricate a bracket on the frame, and also figure out what trans mount...
  14. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    LOVE LOVE LOVE my old antique bridgeport. Don't...

    LOVE LOVE LOVE my old antique bridgeport. Don't know what I would do without this machine.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9SHhgxvw2U
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  15. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    It might seem like I have a huge headstart given...

    It might seem like I have a huge headstart given that my car is already a roller...... I am realizing now that given fab work and changes required to use the forester and the automatic trans are...
  16. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    So I took delivery, and from day one i had parts...

    So I took delivery, and from day one i had parts absolutely EVERYWHERE. It was pretty exciting to see the roller and all the boxes. I was a little disappointed because the fiberglass rear end had a...
  17. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    Thanks Bob, I downloaded them. I hope to be...

    Thanks Bob, I downloaded them. I hope to be diving into the wiring harness over the next month or so.


    These are the photos I was sent for the partially complete 818 kit I bought.
    I think I had...
  18. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    This is where I will be building the 818. It is...

    This is where I will be building the 818. It is really not quite big enough to hold all the donor parts and all the kit parts, and all the extra stuff the car came with but I am making the most of...
  19. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    Things that make this build different from the...

    Things that make this build different from the others:

    1. This car is built from a forester donor rather than a wrx donor.
    2. We are attempting to use a 32bit SAVCS forester wiring harness and...
  20. Thread: Puma's 818 Build

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    Puma's 818 Build

    My name is Eric, but my close friends call me Puma. In college I studied architecture then went back to school for engineering. At one point I used to own a speed shop, and I am fairly handy when it...
  21. Finally got the package after fighting with...

    Finally got the package after fighting with USPS..... worst shippers ever.
    I really wanted to get it installed yesterday (friday while I was off work) but I might be able to get to it tonight or...
  22. Quick update, tracking says it will be here the...

    Quick update, tracking says it will be here the 20th. I will get it installed over the thanksgiving break and report back with photos etc. Thanks for the help and advice guys!

    Eric
  23. Bought the second one. Should be here this...

    Bought the second one. Should be here this Saturday. I will keep you guys posted!

    Also, what difference does it make if its an automatic trans or not? Mine is automatic (i completely redesigned...
  24. I am going through this same issue with mine...

    I am going through this same issue with mine right now. I am about 40% done with my build and I just got the opportunity to drive a finished one with willwood manual brakes and I refuse to go manual...
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