Patrick
Patrick MegaDork
8/13/19 1:34 p.m.

Working on the wrx, noticed the front subframe is gone under the left lca.  Need a clean one, anybody have one?  Apparently it was a recall at some point but at 17 years old it’s not getting fixed at the dealer.  

Knurled.
Knurled. MegaDork
8/20/19 5:46 a.m.

The subframe wasn't recalled, the "hoop" was.  (The bit that reinforces the subframe to the radiator support) Unless you mean the hoop.

 

Good luck finding a used one, but new ones may still be available for very cheap.

Patrick
Patrick MegaDork
8/20/19 7:02 a.m.

It is the hoop.  Apparently this was a usdm addition due to crash testing and the jdm yo! cars didn’t even get it.  So being a relatively unnecessary part i shall let it continue rusting.  Aside of the one little guy behind the passenger back wheel it’s the only real rust on the car 

Robbie
Robbie UltimaDork
8/20/19 9:05 a.m.

After you get your xjr you won't be worried about this part anymore!

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