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Old 11-03-2010, 02:34 PM   #2
bigboy
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Join Date: Jun 2006
Chapter/Region: MAIC
Location: The Burgh PA
Vehicle:
2003 WRX
sonic

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My Sonic Yellow Bugeye……


Purchased back in late of 2005 it was stock for quite sometime. January of 2007 I went on a short 3 month deployment to japan and that’s when I started buying parts. I picked up some exterior mods( jdm roof vent, jdm grill and fog covers) and then slowly did some bolt on stuff..just intake..full exhaust Cobb AP v1.

My car started getting most of its parts that you see today until I left for Iraq from January 2008 till August 2008. and ever since then, I have slowly added more and more and more to it…

Up until recently the car was running great and then about 3 months ago I spun a rod bearing and out came the motor and transmission. The car currently it sitting at a friends shop awaiting its turn to get a full build with all the goodies…

The reason i bought this car was because of potential. Plus having a rare color helped me decide on my bugeye. I wanted something that stuck out and from the moment i bought it, i knew i wanted to make it into a show and go car. i didnt know much about auto-x or road racing when i bought it..i currently do none of that..i enjoy a nice street car to get me around town and also turn heads.

Here is a link to my interior work done by JPM Coachworks!!! http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=2036123


Here are some pics of what that car looks like inside and out, but first the mod list BEFORE I blew the car up:

Engine:
- VF39 w/ external tial 38mm WG bolted to a custom Perrin Uppipe.
- Cobb spec 565cc injectors
- Cobb AP V2 Protune 283/287 on mustand dyno
- Perrin FMIC w/ blow thru w/ tial bov
- Perrin crank Pulley
- Perrin catch can
- Perrin Turbo Inlet
- K&N Typhoon intake
- GMS Radiator w/ GMS hoses
- Helix 3 inch TBE
- Tein hood Dampers
- Optima Red Top battery
- NGK AFX Wideband

Drivetrain:
- Exedy Orgainc Stage 1 clutch set-up
- Fidanza Lightweight Flywheel
- SS clutch line
- Group-N transmission mount
- Kartboy shifter bushings (front and rear)
- TiC pink cross member bushings
- 07 STI rear diff w/ 04 STI axles and read hub/knuckle/spindle assembly
- Perrin Subframe & lock down system
- Torque Solutions Drive shaft bushings

Brakes & wheels:
- Brembo brakes F&R w/ DBA 4000 slotted rotors
- Hawk HPS pads
- SS brake lines
- Rota DPT 17x9 +42 matte bronze w/ nitto 255/40 tire
- Project Kics lugs

Suspension:
- Tein coilovers w/ EDFC
- Cusco F & R sways
- Kartboy F & R End links
- Gt spec front lower tie brace
- Gt spec H-ladder brace
- Perrin PSRS
- 07 STI aluminum Control arms
- Prodrive steering rack bushings

Exterior:
- JDM headlights retrofitted w/ S2000 HID’s smoked out
- JDM roof vent
- JDM grill
- JDM fog light covers
- JDM hood scoop
- Prodrive front lip
- 04 tails w/ JDM mod smoked out
- 20% window tint

Interior:
- Prodrive Cluster
- Sparco steering wheel w/ NRG hub & quick release
- 5 Greddy SMI JDM gauges w/ data link ATI Pod & Perrin Pod
- JDM hazard button
- Pioneer AVIC FT-900BT head unit
- Sparco Pedals
- JDM Front seats
- JDM rear seat w/ pass through
- 04 STI ebrake handle
- STI blue carpet
- JPM Coachworks A, B, Alcantara work
- JPM Coachworks C pillar alcantara w/ seat belt delete
- JPM Oh crap handles alcantara
- JPM visors and roof vent trim wrapped with alcantara
- Suede headliner
- All remaining gray OEM pieces paninted w/ SEM vinyl Dye
- Complete 05 center console Swap.



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Last edited by bigboy; 11-30-2010 at 11:01 AM.
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