Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Thursday December 18, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC General > Member's Car Gallery

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-29-2006, 07:51 PM   #1
WorldOne
Vendor
 
Member#: 22731
Join Date: Aug 2002
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Seattle, WA
Vehicle:
2002 WRB Do-Luck GDA
worldoneperformance.com

Default Element Tuning Time Attack Car at Subiefest

Greetings all,

Two weeks ago, Subaru enthusiasts from all over the nation decended upon Pacific Raceways in Kent, WA for the first annual Subiefest, put on by Subiesport Magazine. One of the main events at Subiefest was the All-Subaru Time Attack, so we invited Phil from Element Tuning to bring his car up from California to compete. Phil was already down in California, first for SEMA and then the Primedia Time Attack at Buttonwillow Raceway, so making the drive up to Washington would be no biggie. Here it is while it was still in California:



As it turns out, the car had to be driven up to Seattle, so we sent Jonathan to meet the car half way in southern Oregon and drive it back up. Driving 14 hours straight, Jonathan has his own story about the drive down and back, so I'll let him fill everyone in later In any case, the car arrived and Phil wanted to switch out the bolt-on GT52 turbo kit for the GT65 kit, as well as do some suspension tweaks and brake ducting. Thus, we had the car up on the lift just about as soon as it drove in:



As you can see, here's a shot of the Prodrive GC-010G race wheels with 275 Toyo RA1 rubber, with no rubbing under the rolled fenders:



Switching out the bolt-on GT52 for the rotated mount GT65, along with the suspension and brake duct tweaks, was no simple task. The World One techs worked with Phil throughout the night to get the car prepped and ready for the Time Attack the next morning. Most everyone got maybe half an hour of sleep that night. Having the longest commute out of the World One crew, I was fortunate enough to get 4 hours of sleep.

The next day I was back down at the shop at 6 am. We caravaned down to Pacific Raceways with the two Perrin cars as well as Project One, entering the gates at around 7 am. Garret rode along with Phil during his first practice runs, tweaking the Hydra EMS to match the track. Phil's not one to really take it easy on any track, resulting in running off the track once and causing some body damage to the Zerosports front bumper, but it wasn't anything that duct tape wouldn't temporarily fix. With the practice laps out of the way, Phil was on his own and the first out on the track for the Time Attack.



After 3 hot laps, Phil ended up with a best time of 1:33. The next fastest was PDX Tuning's own Mick the Ginge, lapping the track at 1:37. Unfortunately, a track accident caused the rest of the Time Attack to be cancelled, so no official winner could be named. Very thankfully, the driver ended up with only relatively minor injuries, despite how scary things felt for the rest of the day. Nevertheless, the near all-nighter paid off with a very respectable time for the Element Tuning Time Attack car, which according to Phil was still running on the low boost setting of 25 psi.

I was fortunate enough to be able to take these pictures following Subiefest, and drive the car around our building! Haha, w00t! Thanks for looking...enjoy!









Armin @ W1

WorldOne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 07:53 PM   #2
D Money
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 109948
Join Date: Mar 2006
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Jersey bro!!!
Vehicle:
. Most famous car
on Nasioc ever. :/

Default

badass for sure.
D Money is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2007, 01:46 PM   #3
SoCalTxn
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 124416
Join Date: Aug 2006
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: In The 760
Vehicle:
2004 Former STi now
04 E320 & 02 Boxster

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by D Money View Post
badass for sure.

+1...
SoCalTxn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 07:54 PM   #4
topend
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 70886
Join Date: Sep 2004
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: NB,CT
Vehicle:
02 S2K // 98 Civic
Blue // Red

Default

looks like a track monster
topend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 07:57 PM   #5
9vapors
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 92582
Join Date: Aug 2005
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: NY
Vehicle:
*

Default

Awesome, looks like that front end has seen some better days though...
9vapors is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 07:58 PM   #6
99subi
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 78118
Join Date: Dec 2004
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Westchester NY
Vehicle:
2002 Corvette coupe
05 Legacy

Default

sure is a beast, but not my tatse at all
99subi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 08:02 PM   #7
spazegun2213
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 91208
Join Date: Jul 2005
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: San Diego
Vehicle:
the 05 Sti-zzle

Default

Phils car is INSANE!!! i cant wait to be passed by that monster in 07 :-D
spazegun2213 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 08:10 PM   #8
Russell Rogers
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 27261
Join Date: Oct 2002
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Wa
Vehicle:
1999 www.prjct1.com
I'm Ron Burgundy?

Default

nice car
Russell Rogers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 08:28 PM   #9
protein
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 86500
Join Date: May 2005
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Yankee Stadium
Default

lovin it
protein is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 08:29 PM   #10
Poweredbysnail
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 74753
Join Date: Nov 2004
Chapter/Region: BAIC
Location: Snail Performance
Vehicle:
2003 Wrx 2.5Lw/gt30r
Team Snail

Default

That thing is bad ass
Poweredbysnail is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 08:35 PM   #11
gnarwhale
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 95976
Join Date: Sep 2005
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Lake Oswego, Oregon
Vehicle:
2005 Impreza 2.5RS
Silver

Default

looks like my poo
gnarwhale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 08:42 PM   #12
WRBWRXVII
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 66801
Join Date: Jul 2004
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: Garbage Grove, Kali
Vehicle:
GDB 03 dirt FTW
NO Hardpark HERE!!!

Default

i would like to see a vid of this bad boy in action
WRBWRXVII is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 08:37 PM   #13
nxttruck2002
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 90879
Join Date: Jul 2005
Chapter/Region: TXIC
Location: Houston, Texas
Default

Is that condensation in his left headlight?
nxttruck2002 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 08:46 PM   #14
spazegun2213
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 91208
Join Date: Jul 2005
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: San Diego
Vehicle:
the 05 Sti-zzle

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by nxttruck2002 View Post
Is that condensation in his left headlight?
probably.. last time i saw that car, both the lights were a little messed up from the GT live event.
spazegun2213 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 08:44 PM   #15
BREWPUBEAVER
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 84547
Join Date: Apr 2005
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: PDX S-SE
Vehicle:
06, Lafawnduh
Fender rolling king

Default

amazing car, never driven the track befor and laid`d down a 1:33... insane.


Phil wasnt the only one that had front bumper issues....
BREWPUBEAVER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 08:58 PM   #16
sTiknight
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 77543
Join Date: Dec 2004
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: Birmingham
Vehicle:
2005 Stage 2 STi
OPB/Silver RPF1s

Default

this car is a big miss for me so ill just move on to the next thread.
sTiknight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 09:16 PM   #17
InfamousDX
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 25413
Join Date: Sep 2002
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: North NJ
Default

sawwwwwwweeeeeeeet
InfamousDX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 09:37 PM   #18
Turn in Concepts
NASIOC Vendor
 
Member#: 93646
Join Date: Aug 2005
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Vehicle:
Many Track Records
Let us help you go fast!

Default

Awesome car. What is the aspect ratio on those tires and what size rims?

Tony
Turn in Concepts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 09:47 PM   #19
WorldOne
Vendor
 
Member#: 22731
Join Date: Aug 2002
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Seattle, WA
Vehicle:
2002 WRB Do-Luck GDA
worldoneperformance.com

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Turn in Concepts View Post
Awesome car. What is the aspect ratio on those tires and what size rims?

Tony
Hi Tony,

The tires are 275/35/18 if I remember correctly, with an 18x9.5 +44 offset. He had to run spacers for this particular set, but Prodrive says that a +39 offset will clear with no problems or need for spacers.

Armin @ W1
WorldOne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2006, 03:59 PM   #20
javid
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 54304
Join Date: Feb 2004
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: Atlanta
Vehicle:
04 STi
TopSpeed-dAng!

Default

Nice write-up and congrats to Phil.


Quote:
Originally Posted by WorldOne View Post
Hi Tony,

The tires are 275/35/18 if I remember correctly, with an 18x9.5 +44 offset. He had to run spacers for this particular set, but Prodrive says that a +39 offset will clear with no problems or need for spacers.

Armin @ W1
FYI, rear strut to wheel fitment with 9.5 +39 will depend on what suspension you are running. For struts it should work, some coilovers will need a few more mm of space depending on camber settings with the bolt.
javid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2007, 05:41 AM   #21
reallyslow
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 111792
Join Date: Apr 2006
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Phoenix
Vehicle:
2008 slammed E92

Default

w00t for Phil @ Element Tuning and the World One crew!
reallyslow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2007, 05:52 AM   #22
BlackSTI2006
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 105404
Join Date: Jan 2006
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Fitchburg, MA
Vehicle:
2006 FPGreenSTI SOLD
04 GMC 2500HD Duramax CC

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by reallyslow View Post
w00t for Phil @ Element Tuning and the World One crew!
^that was need on a 3-month old thread
BlackSTI2006 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 10:03 PM   #23
advanwrx
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 48229
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Virginia Beach
Vehicle:
BMW E28 M5, E39 M5
Racetracks near you

Default

If my car was still running, i would've like to run against Phil, it would've been cool to see how the two cars line up.
advanwrx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 10:08 PM   #24
CatfaceType-R
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 81102
Join Date: Feb 2005
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Location: Only if you believe, brodo. x2
Default

bad a$$....wow those wheels and tires look mean grrr....
CatfaceType-R is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2006, 10:23 PM   #25
BrigadoonB
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 100524
Join Date: Nov 2005
Chapter/Region: RMIC
Location: Denver
Vehicle:
2012 WRX
SWP

Default

I want one please......what's it specs?
BrigadoonB is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Element Tuning Time Attack 06 STi Hydra EMS 570 whp 148 MPH Crash Video Element Tuning Proven Power Bragging 248 01-14-2014 01:52 PM
Element Tuning Time Attack STI- From Grassroots Motorsports GrassrootsMotorsports NASIOC Official News, Articles and Polls 43 05-03-2010 04:28 PM
TopSpeed Time Attack car dyno'd @ Cobb Tuning in SLC Badazzcr Proven Power Bragging 47 07-14-2008 08:20 PM
Element Tuning Time Attack Race Car Wallpaper WorldOne Member's Car Gallery 18 04-21-2007 07:41 PM
Element Tuning Time Attack Project Element Tuning Member's Car Gallery 55 11-03-2004 01:18 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:57 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.