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Old 09-08-2019, 12:58 AM   #26
stikid2005
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any power goals?
I am going to do it in stages. I plan to be continually working on the car. It's not a daily, and I am not in a rush. I do not have a goal in mind, but I do have a plan for the build which I will start in late winter if other projects don't take over (suspension, bodywork, interior, and the rest of the drivetrain). I am going to see how it feels when I get there and if I want more power I will adjust the car. I see it being around or slightly north of 500whp. But the car may be around 425-450 for a while? Who knows? Not trying to hit a number but more of a sweet spot that I like.

My last STi had a stock location 1st gen Dom. 3.0 with a 10cm hot-side on a stock block. It made just under 400whp I think? I can't remember, I know I had a fuel issue. But that felt nice for a while and at the time was the fastest car I had driven. I have now been in and owned cars that have a couple hundred more horsepower than that. So I know I want more than 400whp as a starting point at least.

Sorry for the long-winded answer. Can't sleep.

Also, on a side note. I have an extra short block with forged rod and pistons (open deck). That's the motor I will be building while the stock one remains in the car.
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Old 09-10-2019, 12:37 AM   #27
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Looking good and I especially like the lip, glad to see the fitment is there. I should have ordered one.
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Old 09-10-2019, 12:48 AM   #28
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Looking good and I especially like the lip, glad to see the fitment is there. I should have ordered one.
Thank you. Yea I was pleasantly surprised.
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Old 09-13-2019, 02:43 PM   #29
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some quick updates. I have work this weekend but I plan on getting some stuff done before going in.

add some reflective tape to stock IC.



and started to work on the Track Spec Motorsports vents. These came in today and I wanted to at least fit one side. These vents are a "universal application" vent from them. Construction is awesome for this style vent. Fitment needs some massaging but it's there.







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Old 09-13-2019, 06:47 PM   #30
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Well, I got off from work tonight. I was able to finish up the fender vents. Came out perfect. Highly recommend Track Spec Motorsports products. Now my daughter is at her Grandparents and my wife and I will be having deserved date night.



my Nephew's WRX doing some visual upgrades.









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Old 09-18-2019, 02:02 PM   #31
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I cleaned up the stock trunk and put on the stock wing while I address the hazy clear coat on the Vis carbon trunk. I will be using the carbon trunk for a more aggressive setup. I just can't wait till the car is all one color...


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