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KpWRX's '08 WRX Build Journal! Brembo Conversion Installed

Brembo Conversion on Page 19
The "new" CUSCO bits page 12

New parts! page 7!!!!!!!

New STi Seats, HVAC Controls, Shifter Trim and hazard button Page 6
New window vinyl rap on page 5
New SSR rims and rear DIY bumper mod on page 5
Better pic's of the '09 WRX grill on page 4

New pic's of my new '09 WRX grill page 3 5/12/10
NEW PIC"S ON PAGE 2
New pic and Video on page 2 10/16/09

Hey everyone!
I just found this site for our cars and I love it. I'm on a bunch of other Subaru sites as well. Here's a little history on my car.

Well, I bought my '08 WRX January 4, 2009. I went to test drive an '09 WRX and I was impressed. The salesman proceeded to tell me they have one '08 WRX left on the lot. I told the salesman that he would have to basically give the car to me if he thinks I'm going to take it. After about 2hrs of going back and forth, I walked out with a 100,000 mile warranty and the car for $18,241. I figured that I would be replacing most of the things that make '09 WRX what it is anyway. So, I bought it.

So, My goal is to have an sedan that will keep up with and STi. I'm also doing my best to make this car not look so plain. It also handled like a Cadillac, but with the suspension mods it now handles great. I'm not going too crazy with this car's engine because she is my DD. Onto the mods.

Engine mods:
1. Perrin intake
2. COBB AccessPort
3. Perrin Stage 2 Map
4. Invidia catted Down Pipe
5. SPT Cat-back exhaust
6. TurboXS 50/50 Hybrid BOV

Suspension:
1. BC Racing Coilovers
2. Rallitek Front 22mm sway bar
3. Rallitek Rear 19mm sway bar
4. Rallitek HD Front endlink
5. Rallitek HD Rear endlink
6. Cusco front upper strut bar
7. Cusco adjustable Lateral control arms
8. Whiteline Rear adjustable toe arms
9. Whiteline Anti-Lift/Caster kit
10. Whiteline Front Roll-Center/Bump-steer adjustment kit

Wheels:
1. SSR Type-Fs 18x8.5 +45 offset
2. Falken-912 245/40ZR18

Brakes:
1. 2006 STi Brembos
2. 2004 STi DBA Street-series Slotted Front rotors
3. 2008 STi DBA Street-series Slotted Rear rotors (Dual drilled 5x100/5x114.3)
4. Rear Brembo adapter brackets (fastwrx.com)
5. Grimmspeed Master cylinder brace
6. Technafit Stainless Steel Brake Lines
7. StopTech Front Brake Pads
8. StopTech Rear Brake Pads

Exterior:
1. Factory front lip
2. Factory fog lights
3. I painted the rear chrome piece on the trunk to match the car.
4. 50% tint front and 35% rear
5. '09 WRX Grill
6. DIY painted Flat Black rear diffuser
7. Vinyl Black overlay for chrome window trim
8. STi wing

Interior:
1. Pioneer AVH-P4400BH
2. Front DLS 6-1/2" 2-way Gothia Series Component System
3. Rear DLS 6-1/2" Reference Series 2-way Coaxial Car Speakers
4. Earthquake DBxi 12"
5. Old-ass Rockford Fosgate Punch mono-block amp (when they were still a really good brand)
6. Pioneer GM-D9500 4-channel
7. NVX Sound Dampening
8. Extended Arm rest
9. SPT Boost gauge
10. STi 5-speed shift knob
11. STi JDM NAV bezel
12. STi HVAC controls
14. STi Hazard Button
15. STi center console/shifter trim
16. STi Front seats
17. STi Pedals

Future mods:
1. Forced Performance 68HTA Turbo
2. Tomei Arms unequal Length Header
3. Either a Process West TMIC or TurboXS FMIC
4. DeatschWerks 1000cc injectors
5. DeatschWerks 65C (265lph) Fuel Pump
6. Protune
7. Side skirts and rear spats
8. Liberal Front bumper

Here she was stock.





Here she is as of now with more mod's to come.




 

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Re: Hey Eveyone! My '08 WRX inside (mods and pic's included)!

Here are some more pic's






Here's a engine shot.



Thanks for looking!
 

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Looking good man. Nice and fresh. keep up the great work :)
 

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Thanks man! It's still a work in progress.
 

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your car is one of my favorites on here! i love the look with those rims. good job.
 

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Re: Hey Eveyone! My '08 WRX inside (mods and pic's included)!

Nice deal on the car, and nice pics. Mind if I ask what state you're in? Looks like you have some really fun, twisty roads for taking the WRX on. ;)
 

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Very nice pics! Sedan FTW!
 

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Riken Raptors! I've got the same tires (smaller)..the dealer installed them..I actually kind of like them.
 

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SSM FTW!!! Looks good man I like your mods list as well. Will love to see this one come together. I kinda wish they had an STi style wing for your cars. Maybe not as high but along the same lines.
 

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I love that lip. Thinking about getting it for my car. Also thinking about side skirts and spats. It's just so damn expensive...
 

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Man you got a good deal on the price. Have fun with the mods.......they never really stop.
 

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i know you from nasioc! :D
 

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Re: Hey Eveyone! My '08 WRX inside (mods and pic's included)!

Thanks everyone for the warm welcome. I am on NASIOC among many other forums. The pictures were taken in the Santa Monica Mountains. Specifically Piuma Rd. and Latigo Canyon RD. I love all of my mods so far and I haven't had any problems with them. I am considering putting on an S202 wing on my car. I think its a little flashy, but it might look good. If I do that I might change the wheels for something a little more aggressive. Let me know if you have anymore questions. Thanks again for the warm welcome.
 

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Re: Hey Eveyone! My '08 WRX inside (mods and pic's included)!

Your car is hot, and some of your pics are SOA advertising worthy!!
 

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Your car is hot, and some of your pics are SOA advertising worthy!!
Thanks man. I'm still definitely learning photography. I love taking pictures of cars. I always use natural light, so I would like to get into using strobes and what not.
 

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Man you got a good deal on the price. Have fun with the mods.......they never really stop.
It definitely was a good deal. And I know they never stop. This isn't my first time modding. It's really an addiction.
 

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Re: Hey Eveyone! My '08 WRX inside (mods and pic's included)!

Ive seen your pics on NASIOC and the Blitz wheels look great. Youve got one of the cleanest sedans Ive seen. Welcome to the "Toyota Corolla" forum bro ;)
 

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Ive seen your pics on NASIOC and the Blitz wheels look great. Youve got one of the cleanest sedans Ive seen. Welcome to the "Toyota Corolla" forum bro ;)
Thanks man. I love my wheels too, but I'm getting the urge to get new ones. Oh, and I love this new "Corolla forum!"
 
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