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Old 06-16-2013, 04:23 AM   #1
Board junkie
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Join Date: Mar 2011
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: SnoCo
Vehicle:
2003 Wrx Wagon
306awhp/277awtq-EWG/FMIC

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So these are the Chronicles of my First Subaru, a 2003 Wrx Sport Wagon Midnight Black Pearl.

I bought this car in March of 2011 from a shady ass dealer off Lake City Way. It came with a missing MAF housing, a ripped out boost tee (and gauge), as well as two different sized tires in the front and back. I traded in my 98' Chevy Silverado Z71 in mint condition for this car; I was instantly in love the minute I laid my eyes on her.

She came mostly stock, however obviously someone had an aftermarket DP & Intake on it at some point because it had a missing turbo heat shield, and MAF Housing,yet a stock DP upon purchase.... It had the Koji headlight mod (blacked out) and some black 08' wrx wheels.

Here's a pic of it shortly after lowering it...




I went stage 2 rather quickly as well. I did my fair share of DIY mods, and just putting top of the line parts where needed along the way. I had my first child during the middle of all this a year later. So I took time off from modding, and focused on the family. I had been acquiring parts for over a year and the more parts I got the more eager I wanted to bolt them on. Being at Stage 2+ I knew the next level was a FMIC, Bigger Turbo, injectors etc....and a good tune + pray to god that my 150+k mile motor holds.

So moving along rather quickly through time we end up where I currently am now.

Power:
PDX 330 Turbo ported, polished, and coated
Perrin Top Feed Fuel Rails
ID1000 Top Feed Injectors
340lph Stealth Fuel Pump
APS 65mm CAI (custom wrinkle black)
APS Turbo Inlet (custom wrinkle black)
APS DR525 FMIC Stealth Black w/ custom wrinkle black piping
DIY TGV Deletes Ceramic Coated
Grimmspeed 8mm phenolic tgv spacers
Grimmspeed AOS
Grimmspeed UP w/ 38mmEWG Tial Coated Black
Grimmspeed 3-port EBCS
GFB TMS “response” Stealth BOV
Titek Downpipe - Black Ceramic Coated, Catless
Nameless Stealth black wrapped 3″CBE
DIY P&P/Ceramic Coated Stock Exhaust Manifold w/ Grimmspeed Hi-Flow Cross Pipe
Cobb Lightweight main crank Pulley
ACT Streetlite Flywheel
ACT HDSS clutch w/ HD pressure plate
IAT Relocated to FMIC piping
Optima Yellow top battery
Koya racing Aluminum Radiator 33% larger
NGK BKR7EIX Iridium plugs-One step cooler
Cobb AP v2 – soon to be Maxwell Pro Tune by Dom


Handling
:
04 Sti Struts W/ Megan Racing Springs on ” Saggy Butt Spacers
178 +38 KOYA CrTek in Matte Black
235/40/17 BFGoodrich KDW 2
DBA 5000 D&S Front Rotors
DBA 4000 Slotted Rear Rotors
08 Stock 17’s w/ Toyo Studless for winter
STi Group N tranny Mount
MSI Solid Engine Mounts custom PC Green
Agency Power Aluminum Pitch Stop custom PC Green


Interior
:
DIY Black Headliner and Pillar trim
Kartboy Shifter bushings and Short throw Shifter
Custom 2x10 Sub enclosure w/ 1000w amp
Green LED lights
Homelink rear view w/ temp & compass
Custom door cards (in the works)


Exterior:
JNA Front lip

JDM Rear mid waist spoiler
JDM replica Rain Visors
JDM replica Fog Light Covers
Plastidipped OEM side skirts
Hella Supertones custom DIY PC green
 (not yet installed)
Blacked out and cleared headlights

Debadged
Saab 92x Rear Windshield wiper arm (not yet installed)
Muteki Lug Nuts custom PC green
Custom Window Tint
Custom Roof Rail delete/ hybrid roof rack combo
Wishful items in the near future-
Grimmspeed license plate delete
" " license plate relocate kit
" " antenna delete w/ antenna relocate
" " black radiator shroud
" " master brake cylinder




Right now I've got the intake manifold pulled (gasket matched/polished/ soon to be powder coated), the TB ported and polished w/ new low profile screws, and cheap spray on ceramic coat, waiting on my Perrin Fuel rails to get here...
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