you track a lot right. I signed up for a TNiA at Pittrace in a couple weeks. Right now im just on as a track tour laps, a few paced laps to get to see it. But They have them each month and if i want to go back in May i want to be prepared. Couple things I'm worried about:
-Oil Pan, stock ej205 style
-tires, probably get some GT Radial SX2's for now
-Brakes, I have stock Legacy GT brakes, 336mm fronts with sliding calipers. pads i dunno, wearever gold ceramic maybe on there now
Fuel cell install almost complete, cage will be painted black and wiring needs to be finished.
Plan was to cut out the spare tire well and drop the fuel cell in but there isn't room. Sway bar would be in the way and after searching other coupe builds with fuel cells you either mount the fuel cell on the trunk or go smaller fuel cell. Should be good though to help balance out my weight in the car.
Added to first page mod list:
Fuel Safe Enduro Fuel Cell ( FIA-FT3 certified, 15 Gallon, powercoated Black)
Radium Engineering Fuel Cell Surge Tank (20-0491-21)
AEM 50-1200 E85 Fuel Pump
Radium Fuel Level Sender (20-0247-09)
Yeah, I'll be getting a firewall and fire suppression soon after. I don't ever plan on doing W2W because I love my car too much... maybe time attack some day but for now I just want to do HPDE events at tracks across the country
NCM Motorsports Park is insane. Took me four sessions to finally get most of the 20+ turns down. At the end of the day it was so hot that my brake pedal was going to the floor a bit faster than usual so I called it a day. Got lucky after my second session and noticed a screw just sitting on my tire.... *whew* (pic below)
I got a new Rammount for the GoPro, I'll have to mount it a little lower next time. Zero fuel issues but did get a bunch of check engine codes that I'm going to try and get fixed.
Lets get to the point.
Donor car: 2005 sti slightly modded.
Was fun while it lasted.
Fun in the snow.
And on the track.
Then some water happened along with a crazy idea and this was purchased.
and the FUN begins.
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So, this is my second RS. Not much else to say. All of the info from my first RS can be found here:
Equinox's Impreza 2.5 RS - Crashed - Subaru Impreza GC8 & RS Forum & Community: RS25.com
So. On with it.
This is my 1998 Impreza RS in Rally Blue Pearl. Look...
This is mostly the progress of my srp 2001 L coupe, but also some 98L and 2018 brz stuff.
I got the car in August 2011 with 100,500 miles. It was my first car, and it had lots of problems at the start. Almost sold it a few times, but once I read about all the swap stuff, I...
The next phase for my car is a Aegean Blue 96 Impreza L Coupe. I have swapped shells over from my 95L getting ready for the carbon Aerosim kit(I couldn't bring myself to install the carbon kit on a salvaged title car).
Picture of the 1996 L coupe the day I bought it.