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Old 04-15-2013, 04:14 PM   #67
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Join Date: Mar 2005
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Seattle, WA
2005 MPS Wagon HTA35
Domtuned Stage $$$$$


I always seem to find out about these things when it's too late, but hopefully I can still play...

Introductions first... I'm Leon and I'm a Subaholic... (You: Hi, Leon...)

I bought the wagon with 500 miles on the ODO in 2005, and within a week I had new rims, and to say that it escalated from there would be an understatement...

It all started with a VF34, STi TMIC and STi pink injectors, then a year and a half later, the hunger for more power started to manifest itself.

So I ended up buying a salvaged STi with 1500 miles on the ODO and had Steve @ Aerosim spend countless hours swapping the whole STi into the wagon.

Then an FP Green with FMIC and then I met Dom @ MPS and that really got the ball rolling... Me being a shopaholic, combined with Dom's passion for trying new things seemed to result in a perfect combo!

Then at A West Coast Subaru Show, Johann Ave and I got to talking and the topic of tire width limitations on the wagon's came up. By that time the car had more than 500 AWHP, yet I was still rolling around on 235's...
He wanted to do another Widebody wagon, as he had had one himself, but this time, he wanted to do an OEM look, and fully welded panels. He made me an offer I could not refuse, so now I can run 17x9.5 rims with 255's

And now the latest incarnation of the car has turned it into a track car, as it's currently getting a full cage welded in... No.way.back...
I always say that I just happen to run into the right people at the right time, making lifelong friends and allowing me to step up my game along the way.

I could not have built this car without them! (Dom, Craig and Dave @ MPS, Wayne @ VTR, Steve @ Aerosim, Johann Ave, William @ TSSFab).

Since I can only upload 5 pics, please check my build thread here:

Base: Complete salvaged 05 STi swap in a wagon body. (yes everything ) Swap done by Steve at Aerosim Research in Costa Mesa, CA !


Beatrush Carbon Brake Ducts
Custom Painted Seibon Carbon Fiber Hatch
Custom Painted Seibon Carbon Fiber Hood
Hella Supertones
JDM STi Side Markers
Kaminari Aerodynamics Carbon Front Air Dam
Kaminari Aerodynamics Carbon Front Splitter
Kaminari Aerodynamics Carbon Rear Apron
Kaminari Aerodynamics Carbon Side Strakes
Oswald Performance rear lightweight bumper beam with Rennen rear tow hook
STi Fenders and liners
STi Bumper cover
Subtle Solutions STi license plate delete
VTR Tint (50% front, Limo rear)


Cobb adjustable rear swaybar bracket
Covert Performance front subframe
Ground Control Front Camber/ Caster Plates
Group-N Bushings everywhere
Kartboy Endlinks F+R
Kartboy Rear Subframe Outrigger Bushings (Race)
MSI Rear Subframe
MSI Trailing Arms
Oswald Performance Rear Triangle Brace
Perrin P.S.R.S.
Q-rack 11.5:1 steering rack
RaceComp Engineering Tarmac 2 coilovers with swift coilover springs 600 F/ 500 R
RaceComp Engineering 25.5mm swaybars F+R
TSSFab Rear Diff T Frame (
TSSFab Sperical Bearing Lateral Links
TSSFab Front Engine Cradle
Turn In Concepts Trailing Arm and Lateral Link Bushings
Vorschlag rear camber plates
Whiteline Balljoint Extenders

Suspension settings:

Camber: -2.6 F -2.4 R
Caster: 4.7 degrees
Rideheight: 14" F 13.75" R


05 STi Brembo's, Custom painted silver with Girodisc Logo's
ARP extended wheelstuds
Beatrush Carbon Brake Ducts
Carbone Lorraine (CL Brakes) RC5+ F+R for DD, RC6 Front and RC5+ Rear for the track.
Cusco Master Cylinder Brace
Girodisc 2 PC rotors F+R with custom anodized red hats
Motul RBF600 fluid
Quantum Super Touring Brake Cooling Kit
Stoptech stainless brakelines

Engine/head specs:

Maxwell Power Services 2.6L Long Rod Track Series Block:
2.6L STI semi-closed deck case (8.5:1)
ACL rod bearings
ARP case bolts
Custom JE Pistons (102.5 mm)
Fully balanced & blue printed
JE Pro Seal Piston Rings
King Main Bearings
Maxwell Power Services shimmed STI oil pump
Maxwell Power Services (Seanz) +2mm Rods
Subaru 79mm Nitrited crankshaft
STI Group-N Kevlar timing belt
Subaru Factory engine gasket kit
WRX water pump

RAW Performance (Axis) Signature Series heads:
Kelford "B" 264 camshafts
Custom hand porting work
5-Angle intake valve job
3-Angle & radiused exhaust valve job
Ferrea oversized intake valves (+1mm)
Ferrea oversized Inconel exhaust valves (+1mm)
Ferrea dual valve springs
Valves lapped into head
Titanium retainers- new spring seats
Subaru valve stem seals
Shimless Subaru buckets
Flow bench tested

ACPT Carbonfiber Drive Shaft
ACT Extreme street clutch and Light weight flywheel
Accusump 2QT with 55-60 EPC Valve
APS DR525 FMIC with Custom Crawford and Maxwell Power Services FMIC Piping kit.
Braille racing 11lbs battery and mount
Chase Bays Power Steering Reservoir
Cobb oil cap
Covert Performance Twinscroll manifold, uppipe and downpipe, Swaintech coated
Crawford Performance Air oil separator and Fuel Surge tank combo
Cusco tranny mount
Garrett GT3582R with Forced Performance HTA 82 upgrade and Swaintech coated twinscroll 1.06 hotside.
Grimmspeed Jet Hot coated side feed TGV's
Injector Dynamics 1000cc injectors
JIC Spartan DE Type 1 (Bullet style) Full Titanium Exhaust
Kartboy pitch stop mount
Killer B Oil pan, Baffle and pick up
KSTech 8mm Phenolic Spacers
KSTech 83mm mafless CAI with K&N Filter
Mocal Oil Filter Sandwich Plate
MPS Side Top Feed conversion fuel rails
P&L braided Power steering line
Setrab 19 row oil cooler with custom Top Mount Brackets.
Synapse Engineering Synchronic BOV VTA
TIGWerks solid motor mounts
Vi-Pec V88 EMS

Fuel Setup:

Aeromotive A1000 Fuel Pressure regulator
Bosch 044 Motorsport External Fuel pump
Crawford Performance Air Oil Separator Fuel Surge tank Combo
Golan Fuel filter
Startlite Fuel hose
Wallbro 255 In tank fuel pump
Zeitronix Ethanol Content Analyzer with Siemens Sensor


Complete Customs Full Welded Roll Cage with BSCI FIA 8857-2001 Type A Homologated Roll Cage Padding
DAMD Round, red sitch JDM steering wheel
GFB STi Super Short Shifter (with all the Kartboy bushings)
PDE rally pedals
Planted Aluminum Seat Brackets
RaceTech (TRS) Magnum Ultralite 6pt harness with OEM seatbelt still working (Driver)
Schroth Profi III-6 6pt harness with OEM seatbelt still working (Passenger)
Sparco Circuit seat (Driver)
Sparco Pro2000 seat (Passenger)
Subtle Solutions Ashtray gauge bezel
Turn in Concepts shifter bushing kit
WC Lathe werks Stainless steel sphere shift knob with 2.5 extension


Enkei RPF 1 Silver 17x9.5 +38 with 255/40/R17 Hankook RS-3 (Street)
Enkei RC-T4 White 18x9 +35 with 245/40/R18 Toyo R888 (Track)

With all of this it was tuned by Dominic at and it puts down 562 AWHP and 503 AWTQ

Some pics:

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