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Old 07-13-2008, 04:52 PM   #1
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Got my car in the summer of 2008 and have been a rs25.com addict ever since. Started this "journal" about two weeks after getting it, so it pretty much covers everything I have ever done to/with it. Enjoi .

Car:
2001 Impreza 2.5RS Coupe
Aspen White
5 Speed Trans.
~105,000 miles

Modifications:
V4 JDM STi Front and Rear Seats
JIC Magic SF-1 Coilovers with Cusco Camber Plates
Subaru 4/2 Pot Brakes with Hawk HPS Pads
STi Catback Exhaust with Kartboy Hangers
Borla Replica UEL Headers
JDM STi Carbon Fiber Front Strut Bar
Option Racing Short Ram Intake
Whiteline Adjustable Rear Lateral Links
04 STi Trailing Arms
JDM Clear Corners

Summer Wheels:
17x8 OZ Ultraleggeras wrapped in 245/40/17 Dunlop Direzza DZ101s

Winter/DD Wheels:
16x7 Subaru Six Spokes wrapped in 205/55/16 Kuhmo all-season tires

Red Line oil in the transmission and Royal Purple in rear differential

Current Projects/To Do List:
1) Fix some minor rust areas
2) Replace clutch
3) Change HGs

















Future Projects/Mods:
Red/White Rally Armor Mudflaps
Steering wheel swap
V5/6 lip and rear spats
Fresh coat of AW


Table of Contents:

Post #2: My reserved space for whatever
Post #14: Suspension Upgrade - struts, springs, trailing arms, rear sway bar
Post #26: Exhaust Upgrade - STi Catback and Kartboy Hangers
Post #35: First Time Off-roading (with special guest WaynO)
Post #37: Front Strut Bar added
Post #48: V4 Front and Rear seats added
Post #54: First Pics of Rims/Tires (not on car)
Post #61/62: Coilovers, Brakes, and Rear Lateral Links Installation
Post #76: Painted/Installed UEL Headers
Post #77: Summer Setup and Wicked Big Meet 2009

Thanks for visiting, feel free to leave thoughts/comments!

- Evan
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Old 07-13-2008, 04:52 PM   #2
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Old 07-13-2008, 04:54 PM   #3
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Preeettttyyy. Looking forward to the progress.
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Old 07-13-2008, 04:56 PM   #4
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welcome man. Love the white RS's. You should drive up to visit us umass motorsports drivers sometime. Good luck with the suspension!
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Old 07-13-2008, 05:20 PM   #5
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thanks for the love. sound good sleeper, when my buddy from boston comes back from cali with his 99 rs we will def make some trips up to umass for that.
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Old 07-13-2008, 05:28 PM   #6
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Nice car man, good luck!
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Old 07-13-2008, 05:58 PM   #7
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Road trip woooooh I'm down
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Old 07-13-2008, 06:56 PM   #8
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i thought GD suspension wouldn't fit the GC body... did i miss something somewhere?

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Old 07-13-2008, 07:00 PM   #9
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yeah it fits, people have just told me i might need to reuse the GC tophats
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Old 07-16-2008, 01:12 PM   #10
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did some research and seems like a lot of people are happy with red line oils for the tranny and rear diff ... so i bought some =)



EDIT: Do NOT put Red Line's heavyweight gear oil in your rear diff

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