Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by Laecaon » Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:17 pm

Well no sexy engine bays now.

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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by HRH » Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:24 pm

Any of the following responses are acceptable:

1. Holy fuck, that's just what I would do!
2. Whoa. - Keanu Reeves style.
3. That's so awesome I have no response at all. I am dumbfounded by your wizardry.
4. Just sell the wagon and get a lowered AWD Subaru, that's what the cool kids do. :D

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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by HRH » Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:25 pm

Oh, it will be sexy. And it will lay bigger patches of tire. At lower rpm.

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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by HRH » Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:47 pm



Holy shit, this guy is super smarter than me. Wish I had the electrical knowledge he does!

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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by flatcat19 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:50 am

HRH wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:24 pm
Any of the following responses are acceptable:

1. Holy fuck, that's just what I would do!
2. Whoa. - Keanu Reeves style.
3. That's so awesome I have no response at all. I am dumbfounded by your wizardry.
4. Just sell the wagon and get a lowered AWD Subaru, that's what the cool kids do. :D

Sell the wagon and slam the Subaru you ALREADY OWN!!!

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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by DRIVEN » Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:00 pm

^^This guy already knows^^
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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by HRH » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:15 pm

Lol, then I'd have to be a hipster and start wearing flatbill hats. Plus, after I finish, I'm going to waste all the lowered Subaru Foresters I see, in my lowered Maxima wagon. :) Because Datsun.

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Post by HRH » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:26 pm

This is how it will be. Wynona and I will be crocodile dundee. ;)


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Post by HRH » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:10 pm

Or I might do something else, just to keep you guys in suspense. ;)

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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:21 pm

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Post by HRH » Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:05 pm

So I have a 1400 hp turbo LS ready to go in the wagon....... :fry:



No, not really. But I spent quite literally all day going back and forth between options for engines for the wagon, or selling the wagon and buying a newer wagon like a 2000 Nissan Stagea RS Four. In the end, I like what I have and it will be much cheaper to swap in an RB20. And If I got the Stagea, I would have had to sell the wagon, and I'm just not ready to do that. Can't give in, I love her too much. She's more my style. Not to mention, with the stock RB20DET, it will have plenty of power to be fast, but not enough torque to break the rear end or twist the chassis, and it should get reasonably decent mileage also.

So quick, reliable, daily driver. Check. And not the 13,000 the Stagea was going to be after taxes, license, all said and done. Figure I'm probably going to spend about 3500 on the wagon with purchase and installation accessories (intercooler, mounts, exhaust) and some shop time to wire it up. I'm not doing the wiring. I'm paying my master tech to do that.

Pulled the trigger just now on ebay, shipping out and should be here on or before October 2nd from IchibanJDM. 100% good reviews, checked through, lots of motor sales, looked like legit feedback. Engine inlets and outlets taped off appropriately. Should be good I think. Woo hoo!

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Post by HRH » Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:49 pm

And to top it off, the steel wheels I got for the wagon are massively out of balance. I suspect that's why they were circle track made to order. They figure you're going to ruin them in pretty quick order. Decided to order a set of wheels since I'm splurging. And while I could go with something super trick and expensive, I've had really good luck with Rotas, and while I originally wanted Shakotans, I'm actually going with some Grid V instead. 6 spoke looks a little nicer I think.

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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:05 am

So...October 3rd reveal?
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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by HRH » Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:40 am

Lol, wish I were that good! Hopefully by next Canby. I'd also like to yank the diff again and put one of those 2 way block LSDs in it. Not the greatest, but my Datsun guru ran one and said it was effective enough to not be a one tire fryer.

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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:46 am

Next Canby, like 2019?
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Post by HRH » Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:57 am

I hope to have the motor in before winter. I'd like to put this project to bed by the time the snow flies. So yep, should be ready by next Canby I'm thinking.

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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:54 am

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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by Laecaon » Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:22 am

I was gonna mention that Draynor has a RB20DET coming out of his R32... But that is because he cant figure out how to get it to fire...

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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by HRH » Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:21 pm

That's why I'm paying my master tech to wire it. ;) I hate electrical.

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Re: Wynona the wagon's resurrection!

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Post by DRIVEN » Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:29 am

Done yet?
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