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John’s 2003 Subaru Impreza WRX

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suspension

Koni shocks (shortened and custom valved for Ground Control) in Ground Control housings $1200 from Ground Control – May 2007
Front: Ground Control camber/caster plates $400 from Ground Control – May 2007
Rear: Vorshlag camber plates $300? from Turn in Concepts – May 2008
Ground Control coilover kit $400 from Ground Control – May 2007
Hyperco OBD springs (450f, 500r) $250 from RE Suspension – March 2008
Whiteline front swaybar $100 from Kevin
Kartboy front endlinks $70 from Annapolis Subaru
Cobb rear swaybar $165 from Spun Autosports – August 2007
Kartboy rear endlinks $75 from elgorey – November 2003
Cusco Type OS rear strut tower brace $120 from elgorey – November 2003
TrunkMonkey $15 from some museum – 2003

engine

Hayward & Scott (Scoobysport) Muffler $100 John Sever – May 2005
Kartboy Hangman extended hangers $28 from kartboy.com – 2004
TurboXS downpiipe w/ 2x OBD-II certified high-flow cats stealthback $500 from elgorey – November 2003 – downpipe $400 from TurboXS April 2008 – sold old downpipe to Andrewtech for $150
Cobb AccessPort $555 from Cobb – March 2004
PDE solid uppipe (with OEM EGT sensor :diaf:) $180 from elgorey – November 2003 – installed Nov 2004
Borla coated exhaust manifold $275 from a forum member – September 2005
Samco turbo inlet pipe $339 from Mach V – February 2006
K&N Typhoon intake $100 from Jard
Kartboy crank pulley $110 from kartboy.com
Cobb STX map v1.32 see next
Odyssey PC680 battery $90 from eBay

drivetrain

STi short shifter $150 from mr2guru – May 2003
STi Grp N engine mounts $90 from W+L – 2004
STi Grp N transmission mount $47 from W+L – 2004
Kartboy shifter bushing $20 from tom@kartboy – May 2003
Whiteline steering rack bushings $30 from Myles
Redline Lightweight Shockproof transmission fluid $? from OG Racing

wheels & tires

Winter: 17×7.5″ Version 7 STi wheels w/ 215-50-17 Bridgestone Blizzak WS50′s $1150 from Mike “I suck at customer service” Wagle – July 2003, $150 for tires from nhluhr
Autox: 17×8″ White Enkei ES-Tarmacs w/ 235-40-17 Advan Neovas Enkeis: $900 from Rallispec, February 2006 ; FK451′s: $750ish from DTD, March 2008
Autox: 17×8″ White Enkei ES-Tarmacs w/ 235-40-17 Bridgestone RE-01Rs Enkeis: $900 from DTD March 2008 ; RE01Rs $800 from TireRack March 2008

brakes

StopTech 328×28 front BBK $700 + stock brakes from mav1c – December 2005 – new rotors $500 JSC Speed March 2008 – new hats $300 JSC Speed March 2008
StopTech 290×10 rear rotors w/ SOA ‘H6′ caliper bracket $200 from stoptech, $105 from Beyer Subaru
StopTech stainless steel lines $100 from a board member – 2004
Front: BHP XPS pads $50 x 2 sets from BHP, March 2008
Rear: Hawk HPS pads $80 from fastwrx.com (rear)
ATE Super Blue Brake Fluid $10 from ogracing – 2004

interior

Sparco Evo seats $1100 from Piper Motorsport – November 2004; $800 brackets/install – March 2007
Schroth Quickfit Harness $220 from SoloRacer.com – May 2008
Version 7 STi instrument cluster $250 from BDR on NASIOC – September 2005
Kartboy Knuckleball shift knob $30 from tom@kartboy – 2003
wrxtra.com gauge pod $?? from J-spec – August 2003
Omori 45 mm mechanical boost gauge $100 from J-spec – August 2003
Omori 52 mm electrical oil temperature gauge $?? from J-spec – August 2003
Omori 52 mm electrical oil pressure gauge $?? from J-spec – August 2003
Omori 52 mm electrical EGT gauge $?? from J-spec – August 2003
Autospeed “matching” dead pedal $50 from RaceComp Engineering – 2004
JDM S203 red hazard button $31 from Subietuning – July 2005
JDM STi8 rear seat w/ passthrough $250 from MD04WRX – May 2006
JDM STi7 door cards $220 from jdmpartstx.com – May 2006
USDM STi8 carpet $100 from prez1967@hotmail.com – April 2008

exterior (rice)

Version 7 STi projectors (LHD) $150 from European guy – April 2005
Version 7 STi grill $200 off ebay – May 2005
Version 7 STi solid fog covers (summer) $60 from MDRex
STi mesh fog covers (winter) $220 from japanparts.com – 2004
STi key $20 from someone on the board – 2003
OEM painted sideskirts $260 from Stohlman’s – March 2003
OEM front lip $272 from W+L + $60 for painting the middle by John Sever – bought 2003 – installed 2004
OEM rear lip $326 from W+L – bought 2003 – installed 2004
Kaixen 5000K H1 HID kit $300 from autodoodad.com – NASIOC – May 2006
Superbrightleds.com taillight bulbs $60 from superbrightleds.com
Tein hood struts $109 shipped from JSC speed

Future plans / wishlist

Staying in STX.

Stuff no longer on the car

Cobb front swaybar $160 from Annapolis Subaru
JIC FLTA2-RS coilovers $1300 from SELGP – March 2005; free rebuild by JIC, March 2007
FHI 17mm rear swaybar $15 from slim speedy – April 2005
Cusco Type OS front strut tower brace $120 from elgorey – November 2003 – sold to jbwrx – June 2007
Winter: 17×7.5″ Bronze/Black Rota Subzeroes w/ 215-50-17 Bridgestone Blizzak WS-50′s $450 from Evan – Paid Nov 2003 – Picked up 2004; $150 from nhluhr on NASIOC, December 2005 – wheels given to Al for $0
Whiteline 27-29mm adjustable front swaybar $180 from RCE
Cobb front endlinks $70 from Tim-
Wings West Prowing $350 from evan – November 2003
TSL Motorsport sidemarkers $70 from tslmotorsport.co.uk – May 2004
TurboXS stealthback w/ high-flow cat $500 from elgorey – November 2003
STX ProTune from Doug @ TopSpeed (234 whp, 232 ft/lb) see next
Street ProTune from Doug @ TopSpeed (247 whp, 242 ft/lb) $533 – $350 for first map, $50 for second map, $133 dyno fee
Cusco radiator shroud – may need to sell this $110 shipped from Annapolis Subaru ($100 Subaru bucks for $75 + $10 paypal)