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Old 11-30-2021, 09:31 AM   #401
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All look good... but I am partial to black or dark grey wheels on a white car, so I really like the Enkei's (choice #1)
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Old 11-30-2021, 09:49 AM   #402
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Bringing it forward. Tell me what you think???

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Curious...... Which Wheel do you like better?????....

The Base STi Enkei OEM:



The STi BBS Limited OEM :



Or the Factory BBS Goldies OEM:

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Old 11-30-2021, 09:50 AM   #403
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All look good... but I am partial to black or dark grey wheels on a white car, so I really like the Enkei's (choice #1)
Thank you.. I appreciate it.. I am kinda on the fence. Also thinking about making them gold also.. We'll see

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Old 11-30-2021, 11:51 AM   #404
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Out of the 3 those Enkei's are the best looking IMO.
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Old 11-30-2021, 01:48 PM   #405
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Out of the 3 those Enkei's are the best looking IMO.
appreciate it

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Old 11-30-2021, 02:30 PM   #406
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Heres the wheels I 'reeeeaaly' want.. S203 Forged BBS 18x8.5 offset47

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Old 11-30-2021, 03:27 PM   #407
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I like the Limiteds, unless you can find the S203 wheels. Then, definitely those.
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Old 12-03-2021, 11:20 AM   #408
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Looking around some of the JDM sites I know of.. These are some expensive wheels... Cheapest I have found is $3300 PLUS Shipping
I will continue my search.. who knows I might luck up

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Old 12-03-2021, 11:48 AM   #409
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Found some interesting Factory STi Wheels in Japan...its about $1000 just to ship them.

OEM STi Spec C: not bad looking...Believe they are made by ENKEI



The next options are from a S4 ..there are 3 types..

This one is the S4 Option Wheel:



The next one is a Base S4 Enkei thats painted



Same wheel as above only polished out...

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Old 12-03-2021, 12:08 PM   #410
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Having a thought... Hmmmmm I wonder if VA STi Front Struts will fit the GD Chassis...I found some OEM BILSTEINS from a S208.... hmmmm I 'think' since they require 5x114 wheels.. the Hubs should be pretty much the same from 05-current???? Can someone Verify that..???

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Old 12-06-2021, 07:00 PM   #411
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Carbon Drive Shaft has shipped I think I am looking forward to this one more than some of my mods that I have done..

KillerBee Oil pickup/Baffle showed up today..

Slowly but surely gathering engine parts.. no big hurry..

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Old 12-07-2021, 06:47 PM   #412
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Got a coool little goodie ... *STi Shifter pattern..

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Old 12-10-2021, 07:40 PM   #413
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Thinking about wrapping a set of my wheels gold.. Anybody have a vinyl code for BBS gold???

In other news.. I received my Carbon Fiber Driveshaft today.. man that thing is light.. looking forward to installing that.... have a couple of goodies waiting to install.. S204 Ti Exhaust..

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Old 12-10-2021, 10:09 PM   #414
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Awesome! What are you doing with your old exhaust?
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Old 12-11-2021, 02:23 PM   #415
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Awesome! What are you doing with your old exhaust?
Keeping it for a little while.. in case I don't like the S204... at least for now.

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Old 12-15-2021, 06:55 PM   #416
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New Goody ordered.... Authentic JDM SPEC C Power steering cooler. Have no idea when it will be here.. not in to much of hurry..

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Old 12-15-2021, 07:04 PM   #417
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New Goody ordered.... Authentic JDM SPEC C Power steering cooler. Have no idea when it will be here.. not in to much of hurry..


Youíll be cooling the power steering as a mod?
Today I learned something
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Old 12-15-2021, 08:03 PM   #418
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Today I learned something
Absolutely... it goes along with my OEM+/JDM theme nicely ...

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Old 12-16-2021, 04:03 PM   #419
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Hey Bill, just found this thread and glad I did. Glad you found your old STI. I was extremely jealous of your car back in the day. I remember the old Publix meet ups at the town center and Subaru challenges.

Even recently I went for a hunt to find your Stiís livery and found a few images online while searching.

Makes me want to find my old bug. Hope youíre doing well.

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Old 12-16-2021, 05:35 PM   #420
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Carbon Drive Shaft has shipped I think I am looking forward to this one more than some of my mods that I have done..

KillerBee Oil pickup/Baffle showed up today..

Slowly but surely gathering engine parts.. no big hurry..

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I think I saw that they were going to make a 2 piece CF driveshaft to help with fitment. Did you get that or the 1 piece?

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Old 12-16-2021, 09:56 PM   #421
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I think I saw that they were going to make a 2 piece CF driveshaft to help with fitment. Did you get that or the 1 piece?
Its the one piece... have aftermarket engine and Tranny mounts along with group N Rear Diff/outrigger bushings so it should be fairly solid.. and shouldn't interfere with the driveshaft...*I hope
Good to hear from ya.. ... the Publix meets were some of the best times ever.. ..heres one for ya



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Old 12-17-2021, 04:43 AM   #422
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Bringing it forward. Tell me what you think???
BBS Limited for sure. And while I'm not really a fan of the Enkei, they look really good on your car.
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Old 12-17-2021, 10:06 AM   #423
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Its the one piece... have aftermarket engine and Tranny mounts along with group N Rear Diff/outrigger bushings so it should be fairly solid.. and shouldn't interfere with the driveshaft...*I hope

Good to hear from ya.. ... the Publix meets were some of the best times ever.. ..heres one for ya







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Yep, those were good times. I subscribed to follow your build. Iím doing something very similar. Found a 07 STI limited from the north east and restoring it. Going for an OEM+ build.
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Old 12-17-2021, 06:59 PM   #424
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Having a thought... Hmmmmm I wonder if VA STi Front Struts will fit the GD Chassis...I found some OEM BILSTEINS from a S208.... hmmmm I 'think' since they require 5x114 wheels.. the Hubs should be pretty much the same from 05-current???? Can someone Verify that..???

2015+ struts are a full 1" shorter. You would also need different top hats.

As someone who has S209 Bilsteins I would say hard pass. Not worth the hassle for minimal performance gain. The Dampmatic II are great struts for comfort and performance, but again not worth it for you GD.
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Old 12-18-2021, 07:14 PM   #425
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Yep, those were good times. I subscribed to follow your build. Iím doing something very similar. Found a 07 STI limited from the north east and restoring it. Going for an OEM+ build.
Well if you need any help...LMK.. Believe it or not..Subaru Still has parts stocked in warehouses still.. I was able to get Factory Painted Arches. Door handles, Mirror Covers and some other goodies I replaced.. window Belt Moldings. Roof Molding. Cowl panel . Wiper Arms and some others.


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2015+ struts are a full 1" shorter. You would also need different top hats.

As someone who has S209 Bilsteins I would say hard pass. Not worth the hassle for minimal performance gain. The Dampmatic II are great struts for comfort and performance, but again not worth it for you GD.
Noted.. and Thanks..With the loss of inch.. and having to change out the tophats anyway.. I have a extra set of Camber plates that will satisfy that inch loss.. Adding Camber plates raise it back up.. Curious to see how much of a drop it would be for the GD.. IF I do this.. it would be WAY WAY Down the road.. I have a decent riding suspension currently on it.. (Amazon Height adjustable only with Comparable stock Spring Rates).. Just trying to think outside the box since I have a OEM+/JDM thing going.. and they are cheap enough.. I can get then shipped for about $500.. they are take-offs from a JDM S208

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