The Version 7 STi and its many Trims

About two years ago I stumbled upon a thread on Nasioc called "EJ207 Owners". It completely changed my mind when it comes to the GD subaru chassis. For years in the Subaru community we have had problems with the motor in the USDM STi mainly due to poor piston design and some very sketchy tuning. … Continue reading The Version 7 STi and its many Trims

Oil Changes: Why you should do them.

Two weeks ago I spent the weekend back at home in Detroit working on a 2004 Mazda3 I bought. The problem: Blown motor. Now, blown motors are nothing new to me, in fact the first car I ever drove around had a blown motor when I bought it. This motor though... definitely something I have … Continue reading Oil Changes: Why you should do them.

Project Mu Type NS400 Pads ordered along with Brembo OEM Rebuild kits !

Today I ordered a set of front pads for the Brembos and got them at a really good price. $105 shipped to my door for quality street pads !   Here is the sale thread on Nasioc http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2619303   The oem brembo rebuild kits should show up sometime next week and hopefully everything can be … Continue reading Project Mu Type NS400 Pads ordered along with Brembo OEM Rebuild kits !

How to Overnight Parts from Japan the Right Way !

Today I felt like the Nintendo 64 kid opening up his Christmas gifts http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFlcqWQVVuU   This showed up at my door after I abused my wallet last week. A package like this will usually run you anywhere from $3600-$4500 Shipped. Glorious parts that were sent overnight from japan , Well not really actually. They were … Continue reading How to Overnight Parts from Japan the Right Way !

Importing JDM Subaru parts and picking the Right Vendor

Hello Everyone !   Over the last two weeks I have been contacting every vendor that stocks Version 7 -9 STi parts in North America and even some in Japan. Overall its a rough experience but I have learned some valuable lessons.   For starters my favorite telltale sign of the quality of a product … Continue reading Importing JDM Subaru parts and picking the Right Vendor