So I have been extremely lazy in preparing for gridlife because I really enjoy sleeping and not threatening to burn the Wrx down. That being said the car is almost 100% ready for Gridlife pending a few data logs and checkups this evening. Tomorrow morning I have a doctors appointment then the rest of the … Continue reading May Gridlife prep
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
Brought the car out of storage last weekend and placed a few orders for parts. 5x114 hubs come in two weeks !
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
So 2016 did not exactly go to plan but I learned some good life lessons on who I could trust and how to plan for long term projects. So for 2017 the main goal is to drive the car and see the track at least 5-6 weekends this year mainly around the Midwest. Track days … Continue reading 2017 plans
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
I am lucky enough to have my friend Justin who is really good at Photography and here is the result of his work.
Well its finally done and just in time to go into storage ! The car feels great and other than a bunch of little bolts and trim parts that I need to find it is complete. The Arai struts and springs are amazing. They feel very planted and remind me of my first gen RCE Tarmac … Continue reading Widebody wagon is complete ….For now
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 !