April adventures and breaking things

So the car was feeling nice and fresh so a week or so after the 5x114 swap I decided to go out for a drive. During said drive I managed to explode a power steering fitting which is hilarious because its the only area on the car that has not been overhauled. So now its … Continue reading April adventures and breaking things

Suspension overhaul and 5×114 conversion

So April started off with the 5x114 hub conversion and suspension refresh. It took the entire day to make the suspension feel better than new. Broken / damaged things we found control arm bushings were cracked to death Differential seals were leaking everywhere The steering U joint was partially seized Steering rack bushings were just … Continue reading Suspension overhaul and 5×114 conversion

Bought a 2006 Legacy GT Wagon and didn’t die driving it home

Waking up at 7:30am on a Saturday is one of my most hated things to do but last Saturday I had a good reason to do it as I was about to go out to Grand Rapids to acquire my new daily driver. So myself and my friend Keith hopped in his Tacoma and headed … Continue reading Bought a 2006 Legacy GT Wagon and didn’t die driving it home