Hello internet ! I have been neglecting this page and I am sorry. Lots of stuff has been going on in my personal life and work life which led to me slacking off in updating this. This is just a list of some of the crazy stuff I have been able to do this year … Continue reading 2018 a year in Review
The STi S202 was one of the first S20X cars that subaru ever made and probably the first one that did not make you want to gouge your eyes out like the S201. Making an S202 wagon sounds stupid because it is really stupid , but luckily I am an expert in stupid. The … Continue reading S202 Wagon Conversion begins
Swapped out the Koyo radiator for a CSF radiator , Its far larger than the Koyo and had no issues with coolant temps for entire sessions and also brought oil temps down at least 20-30 degrees. Now the coolant temps barely rose over 210 and oil got no where near 250 like it did at … Continue reading Waterford Hills Track day
Disclaimer This is just advice I have learned from friends , experience and reading after owning Subarus for the last 7 years. It primarily applies to turbocharged Subarus but I would apply the same logic towards an EZ30 or EJ25D powered car as I would with my EJ207. Here is the Subaru maintenance schedule that … Continue reading Maintaining and Modifying your Wrx / STi
Going to be making more videos here in 2018 and I started with a recap of the last five years of ownership. Should also have a few other videos documenting local builds and maybe even an SCCA RallyX championship winning car ! https://youtu.be/a4G1qyIQ7Kw
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
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
As spring begins to rapidly approach I am starting to get my oem parts order of doom ready so that I have spares and all the parts needed to run a season of track days and finish the dam 5x114 conversion. Speaking of 5x114 the 18x9 +35 Enkei RCT4 are up at my powdercoaters shop … Continue reading March Madness
I am lucky enough to have my friend Justin who is really good at Photography and here is the result of his work.
So I have been just focused on work and school for the last month now while really missing driving my poor wrx. That should change here shortly and I should be able to put some miles on the car in October. Max was also nice enough to bring out his Version 7 STi conversion ! … Continue reading September Update , Widebody incoming !