|04-30-2012, 10:34 PM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Windsor Locks, CT
Build: The ECS Performance RallyCross WRX
About a year ago a long time customer and friend of ours named Robert Champion approached us about jumping into a fairly new style of racing in the US called RallyCross. If you don't know him, he runs SubieEvents (Subiefest, WBM, etc) and DRT Components. If you haven't heard of RallyCross, think X Games Rally or just picture motocross with cars. Eager to do something with our caged yellow bug eye shell, the opportunity to try a new and exciting style of build was perfect.
Obviously the modification list is a little crazy, as the amount of custom fabrication is in the many hundreds of hours. We've obviously got a bunch left on our plate before it's ready for its first race in July, but like any fresh race car build, we're pretty much always evolving this car, so expect updates as time goes on!
Expect to see this car in action at WBM, Rally America RallyCross events at NJMP, and misc events around the Northeast!
2.5L ECS Stage 1 STI Motor w/ 9.0:1 CP Pistons
JDM Ver. 6 STI RA Dccd Drivetrain w/ Exedy Twin Disk Clutch
Garrett GT2871 Turbo (soon to be restricted)
ECS T3 Rotate Turbo Adapter
ECS DBW Pedal Adapter
Tail 44mm EWG
Standard Suspension ENR55's
ATL Fuel Cell + A1000 Fuel Pump
Tilton 900 Series Overhung Pedal Assembly w/ remote reservoirs
Simpson Racing Drivers Window Net
Sabelt Taurus Racing Seats x2
DCCD Pro - Controller kit
Painless Switch Panel
DRT Components Mud Flaps / Skid Plate
Custom Fab highlights:
Relocated driver position - Vehicle Center
Removable Diamond Plate floor pans
Custom ECS Tin Door Skins
MSI Hydraulic e-brake assembly
Custom ECS 10 point roll cage w/ nascar style door bars (1.75" OD 1.25" wall thickness DOM Tubing)
Custom ECS Rear mounted radiator W/ 4500cfm Fan
Moroso Inline Water Pump
Custom ECS FMIC
Lexan windows all around
ERN Adjustable steering column and quick ratio rack with hub removed wheel
VT Sports Car style splitter
So here you have it, the ECS Performance RallyCross WRX:
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|05-01-2012, 12:23 AM||#6|
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Portland, OregonVehicle:
1999 Built! RSTI
FP Red, E85, IM FAST!
Nice work! looks great, man that would be a blast to drive!
|05-01-2012, 01:48 AM||#7|
Join Date: Jun 2009
2004 STI !
seen the car in person and wow ! this thing is a beauty and a work of art
i wish you guys all the best with these upcoming events!
|05-01-2012, 04:48 PM||#10|
Join Date: Dec 2007
2002 WRX (VF-39)
Cool stuff. Haven't seen this car (or the shop) for a long time.
|05-01-2012, 09:02 PM||#13|
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Charlottesville, VAVehicle:
2007 WRX STI
|05-02-2012, 03:55 PM||#14|
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Cambridge, MAVehicle:
14 Impreza STI
Fortunately when there is danger in the manifold these floor pans will not explode outward.
|06-23-2012, 10:39 AM||#15|
Join Date: Feb 2007
2015 Subaru STI
2001 Honda S2000
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