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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
Most Current with the 295's.



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  • Ver3 EJ20K Engine swap complete wiring with ECU
    EJ20K Stroker
    STI Nitrate Treated Crankshaft - 12200AA330
    ACL RACE Main Bearing Set - 5M8297H
    ACL RACE Rod Bearing Kit - 4B8296H
    Manley Stroker Dish Pistons w/ Rings - 620005C
    -Stroke 79mm +4mm
    -Bore 92.5mm +0.5mm
    -Compression 8.5:1
    STI Connecting Rod - 12100AA180

    Heads By Drew Rebuild
    Rebuild Head & lash valves In .008 & Ex .012 2
    By removing shim & going to titanium retainers we lightened up each valve 15 grams
    DrewZilla Bowl Job
    Machine for 1mm over valves
    Supertech Intake Valves SIVN-1015 1mm over
    Supertech Exhaust Valves SEVI-1015 1mm over Inconel custom longer tip
    Supertech springs SPR-TS1015/SU1
    Supertech titanium retainers RET-TS60/WRX1
    Spring seats SEAT-TS/SUB-2

    Original spring pressure 1.670/72lbs.
    .400 lift/140lbs. .450 lift/155lbs. coil bind/.460 lift
    New spring pressure 1.370/74lbs.
    .400 lift/192lbs. .450 lift/210lbs. coil bind/.590 lift

    ATP GTX3071R
    NGK One Step Colder Spark Plugs
    Killer B Aluminum Oil Pan
    Killer B Ultimate Oil Pick Up
    Killer B Oil Baffle Windage Tray
    Project Kics Magnetic Oil Plug
    Grimmspeed Heat Shield
    DEI Turbo Blanket
    2004 STi 6MT
    Suba Performance Built R180 - Extra Clutch Packs added.
    Subaru Extra-S 75w-90
    Custom Single Piece Driveshaft
    Spiider/DCCDPro DCCD Control Unit
    DCCDPro Cluster Integration
    DSS 600hp Front Axles
    OEM Front 04 STi Axle Stubs
    2007 STi Rear Axles
    ACT 6MT 6 Puck Clutch
    Kevlar Coated 6 Puck
    ACT Heavy Duty Pressure Plate
    ACT Streetlite Flywheel
    Grimmspeed Lightweight Crank Pulley
    Kartboy Rear Shifter Bushing
    Whiteline STi 6MT Shifter Front Bushing
    Whiteline STi 6MT Shifter Rear Bushing
    Group N Transmission Mount
    Group N Dogbone
    MSI Solid Aluminum Engine Mounts
    Optima Red Top Battery
    Rally Tech Battery Tie Down
    Rally Tech Stainless Steel Battery Rods
    Rally Tech Fuse Box Cover

Fuel & Tuning

  • Haltech Platinum 1000 Engine Management System
    Haltech PnP V3/4 Harness
    Injector Dynamics ID1000 Top Feed Injectors
    Injector Dynamics PnP Harness
    GM Flex Fuel To Regular Gas Sensor
    Slodrive Flex Fuel Patch to Haltech
    Grimmspeed Boost Control Solenoid
    Carl Davey Top Feed Injector Adaptors
    Gates Barricade Green Shield Fuel Lines
    WRX Top Feed Fuel Rails
    Walbro 255 Fuel Pump
    Charcoal Canister Delete
    E85 to 91 On The Go Tune By The Boost Creep

Air Flow

  • Tomei Expreme Ti Titanium Catback
    GrimmSpeed Catted Divorced Downpipe
    Kartboy Exhaust Hangers
    DEI Titanium Wrap on Downpipe
    Killer B Motorsport 4-1 Holy Header
    DEI Titanium Wrap on Holy Headers
    Killer B Motorsport EWG Up Pipe
    DEI Titanium Wrap on Up Pipe
    TurboSmart Comp Gate 40mm w/ 14 PSI Wastegate
    Grimmspeed PnP EJ20K Throttle Body
    Grimmspeed Throttle Body Thermal Coat
    Grimmspeed IWG Bracket
    Grimmspeed Gasket Kit
    Grimmspeed PnP EJ20K Intake Manifold
    Grimmspeed Barrier Thermal Coat on Intake Manifold
    Zero/Sports 90mm Air Intake Pipe
    APEXi 85mm Dual Funnel Power Intake
    Silicone Turbo Pipe
    V3 Process West TMIC
    Process West Y-Pipe
    CSF Radiator
    Slim Fans
    JDM Fender Coolant Overflow
    JDM Coolant Hard Lines
    Samco V3 Radiator Hoses
    Beatrush Radiator Cover
    Rally Tech 8mm PFTE Spacers
    Rally Tech Alternator Cover
    Grimmspeed 8mm Phenolic Thermal Manifold Spacer
    A/C Removal
    A/C Firewall Delete Plug
    Process West TMIC Splitter


  • Q-Rack 11.5:1 Ratio
    Whiteline 30mm Steering Rack Bushings


  • GC 5X114 ISC Track (12k/10k) Coilovers
    JDM Carbon Fiber STi Front Strut Bar
    Whiteline Flatout Rear Strut Brace
    M4IF Trunk X-Brace
    Doluck Rear Cross Bar
    24mm Whiteline Front Sway Bar
    20-22-24mm Cusco Rear Sway Bar
    Whiteline Roll Center Kit
    Heavy Duty Whiteline Bushings
    Kartboy Spherical Front Endlinks
    Perrin Solid Rear Endlinks
    Perrin PSRS for GD STi Control Arms
    Cusco Lower Arm Brace Type 1
    Cusco Rear Subframe Brace
    Whiteline Control Arm Bushings
    Knockoff Energy Suspension Bushing Kit
    2xEibach Camber Bolts


  • Alcon Prodrive 4 Pots (Powercoated Green)
    328x28 2 Piece Stoptech Slotted Rotors
    Carbotech Bobcat Front Pads
    2006 STi 2 Pot Rear Brembos
    DBA 4000 Slotted Rear Rotors
    Brembo Rear Brake Pads
    Grimmspeed Master Brake Cylinder Brace
    Motul Super DOT Fluid
    STi Slave Cylinder


  • Full 5x114 Conversion
    2006 STi 5x114 Hubs/Knuckles
    2006 STi Front ABS Sensors
    GD TSS Lateral Links
    GD TSS Trailings Arms
    GD TSS Trailing Arm Mounts
    2004 STi Crossmember
    2004 STi Front Control Arms

Wheels & Tires

  • Summer
    17x10 ET 18 Volk TE37 in Bronze
    315/35/17 Sumitomo HTR Z
    295/35/17 Kumho Ecsta XS
    17x9.75 ET 25 XXR 527 in Gold
    245/40/17 Blizzak LM-22
    Black JDM Mcgard Laser Etched STi Lugs
    Muteki Open Lugs
    CF/Pink STi Black Center Caps


  • JDM V7 STi Seats
    60/40 Split Rear Seat
    Ver 6 10k/280KPH W/ DCCD Cluster
    USDM STi DCCD Thumbwheel
    USDM STi DCCD Switch
    Rally Innovations Harness Bar
    Sparco 4 Point Short Harness for Bar
    Kouki Carbon Fiber Dash Pod
    Maddad Clarity Boost Gauge
    Maddad Clarity Oil Press Gauge
    Innovate MTX-L Wideband wired into Haltech
    JDM STi Pedals w/ Dead Pedal
    GD WRX Wagon Wiper Stalk
    Genuine 22B Steering Wheel
    Genuine 22B Stainless STi Door Sills
    SPT STi Limited Short Shifter/Linkage
    JDM STi Black 6MT Knob
    JDM Hazard Switch
    JDM Headlight Washer Switch
    JDM Lighted Cigarette Lighter
    Dual Cupholders
    Ashtray Delete Pocket
    EDM Airbag Delete Dash Pocket
    JDM Rear Wiper Cover
    Custom Subaru Rubber Trunk Mat
    STi Black/Pink Floor Mats
    Subaru All Weather Mats
    Recaro Child Seat
    Unamused Smiley


  • Replica 22B Front Fenders
    Replica 22B Rear Fenders
    Replica 22B Sideskirts (molded into doorjams and rear fenders)
    Genuine 22B Trunk Badge
    Genuine 22B Titanium Fender Badges
    Genuine Morrette Headlights
    Genuine P1 Spoiler
    Genuine P1 Fog Light Kit
    Multicolor GD "P1" Style Fogs
    Genuine EDM Headlight Washer Setup
    Genuine JDM Rear Windshield with Wiper
    Genuine JDM Corner Lights
    Genuine JDM V6 Grill
    Genuine Pink I Badge
    Half Carbon V5/6 Chargespeed Type 2 Lip
    Password JDM Clips for Bumper
    Password JDM Clips for Lip
    VIS Carbon Fiber Hood
    Carbon Fiber S201 Scoop
    Carbon Fiber Mini Induction Scoop
    Carbon Fiber 22B Vent
    Carbon Fiber Aero Guards
    07 STi Rear Diffuser
    Cusco Diffuser Brackets
    JDM Clear Bumper Turn Signals
    Painted Bumper Vents
    STi Engraved License Plate Delete
    WRC Carbon Fiber Mirrors
    Subaru Sunroof Deflector
    Hella Supertones
    JDM Ver 5/6 Smooth Bumper
    JDM Ver 5/6 Rear Spats
    JDM Rear License Plate Holder
    JDM Lightweight Rear Beam
    JDM STi Tail Lights
    25% Tint



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Discussion Starter · #2 · (Edited)
Reserved for HISTORY still.

I started looking for RS's in 2001. I bought this car back in 2002 off of eBay. I was 18 and my mom said she would co-sign on a loan for me if I could find a car for under 10k. This was a tough thing to do since I really really wanted a four door but they were just a year or two old and were going for much more that that.

I almost bought a handful as follows-
2001 RS-T - Been wrecked on the side and my mom blasted that idea.
1998 RS - In NYC, the door had been opened into on coming traffic. Later found out that it was a salvage title and wasn't willing to go that route.
2000 RS Sedan - This one was money! It had 20k and it was in Florida...I called him and was all ready to go down when I found out it was an auto!
2000 RS Sedan - Contemplated buying this from a friend but it also was an auto and couldn't do it at the time.
2002 TS Wagon - This one was a done deal for about a month. The guy was supposed to drop the car off during Thanksgiving. We chatted everyday and I had gotten a bigger loan for 12k because heck, it was only a year old! The day before he was supposed to drop it off...he decided to keep it and sell it to his dad. I was pissed.
1999 RS Coupe - Found on eBay for 10kish...and bam, didn't let it go!

I bought this car when I lived in Virginia. I bought it on eBay from Pittsburgh and it was greatness! It was within my price range, White, clean interior, clean exterior, and most importantly...bone stock!

This car has been through up and downs...and a lot of downs. After I bought it, I drove it for a while to find out that I had rod knock in 2003. The previous owner did not like to use oil, or at least replace it every once in a while. This is where the fun starts! I bought a brand new crate ej22t and had planned to mate it with my stock heads and a Ludespeed III kit. Long story short, the engine blew after 5kish AND the turbo kit was "thrown away" while at a guys garage. No one can be that dumb to throw away a T3/T4 turbo, TMIC, and a whole bunch of fixings but I was out of luck.

After going through 2 engines, I was pretty frustrated with Subaru and decided I was done with them. I still had the car but I had a CRX DD that I was rocking and had no concerns of the RS until one day my friend who was storing the car in his yard kinda asked me to remove it if I wasn't going to do anything with it in 2004. I was than into the mode of getting it back on the road. I found another ej25 that a fellow member had pulled out of his car when he did a full STi conversion. So once again, we threw the stock engine in it and it ran like a charm!

Fast forward a few years into 2009. I now live in Colorado and I work for a Subaru dealership (still do). It was coming into winter and I had planned on doing a full engine overhaul during the winter months including doing my timing belt. Well, it was winter and I didn't quite make it there! I was driving into work when a timing tensioner seized which threw my timing and my engine! Well, I have had it for too long not to swap it into some more power. A friend out here in CO had a company at the time that specialized in Subaru/Porsche drivetrains. I called him up too see what engines he had and he told me that he had an ej20g, 280 hp version coming in. We discussed the details and I thought it was perfect so I purchased it. Well the next week when it came in, I got a fun message from my buddy saying...hey, you have a full on V3 STi! The paint on the manifold had come all off and when they stocked it it, they had listed it as an ej20g with a VF22. I received the ej20k with forged internals, wiring, ecu, VF23...everything I needed with only 25k on it for 1800. I thought that was a pretty good steal for everything that was included!

Onto 2010...done with engines, but now for sweet bodywork! Ever since I laid my eyes on the RS and started dreaming of one, I always wanted a 22B. I started buying the pieces of the kit back in 2005. At the time, every kit was ridiculously priced for me and the only real one semi available was the Aerosims kit. I started to piece this one together over a few years from the same guy and I spent about 800 overall for the fenders/skirts.

Working on the car lot, we take in a ton of trades including one I personally took in which was a 350Z. This particular one had been recently upgraded to 18x9.5 Rota Torque R's with brand new Nitto tires. Well, I thought these would look fantastic on the wide body whenever I ended up getting it done. So I asked my GM if I could swap out stock Z rims and swipe those which he let me do. I had these pretty rims but nothing to do with them so they sat for a while. Now, a bit while later...I decided that whenever I did do the widebody that I wasn't going to run 18's and I wanted to stay with 17's so I listed them for trade on my local forum out here in CO. To my surprise, the next morning a kid said he had just bent his rim and he would buy them from me for 1000. Overall, I spent 200 on these things so I was thinking...done deal. Right before he got off the phone with me, he had mentioned that he could trade the rims for body work. I asked him what kinda shop and if they work with fiberglass which I was excited to hear that his father owned a shop that worked a ton with fiber because they did boats as well. So, I ended up trading him the rims alone in exchange for my rear fenders/skirt to be molded in and painted. It was only supposed to take about a week but once he got in there, he realized it was going to be a little more intense and a month later...I am the wide body! I ended up selling the tires for about 200 which was my initial investment for the rim/tires so not too shabby of a deal in the end! :D

Now to 2011 and I get a silly deal through my dealership on a 2004 STi 6MT. That is the current project and I will update this when I get a little further into it!

Moved these pics down here from when I first started this journal.


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Discussion Starter · #3 · (Edited)
Reserved for FUTURE PLANS!

Immediate Future -
Going with some extra flares
Molding in GR STi Fender Ducts
Smoothing out doors

Near Future (Not in any order)
E85 Flex Fuel sensor
PnP Intake Manifold
PnP Throttle Body

Distant Future (Not in any order)
Cage it.
Stroke out to 2.2 so i can have my 22B!
Go lightweight 17x10's.

2.0L Turbo
1998 2.5RS Black EJ205
3,870 Posts
At least a little more negative camber!

6,660 Posts
Discussion Starter · #6 ·
Looking good! Lower it :D
In its current's actually a tad higher. I plan on lowering it a little from where it is now, but i don't think it'll get any lower than that.

6,660 Posts
Discussion Starter · #7 ·
At least a little more negative camber!
I can't say i am a big fan of camber, i will probably run a little bit more but until it is a track car only and not my DD...i don't feel like going through the 275's!

22 Posts
did the 22b rear fenders come with a gas cap door?and is the cap like sunken in?super minty car by the way lol

6,660 Posts
Discussion Starter · #9 ·
did the 22b rear fenders come with a gas cap door?and is the cap like sunken in?super minty car by the way lol
It didn't come with a gas cap, i used the stock one. It is sunk in a just have to reach to put gas in now. And Thanks! :D

Cpt. Pontiac
5,290 Posts

noTe got into a pissing match with NW OBS and said "you can't ban me" and apparently he can.


6,660 Posts
Discussion Starter · #18 ·
:lol: well...did he learn his lesson?

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Discussion Starter · #20 ·
Is that when he is allowed to come back? Than i suppose you will be getting a Subaru than! What will you be getting?!?
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