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To start this thing off, Wicked Innovation has been my #1 go to performance shop! The people there (Matt, Tom, Jay, and Jimmy) are awesome and have helped me a lot thru the years. I recommend them to everyone i meet :)

Well, My name is Max and I own this 2009 WRB WRX. I am the original owner of this car and purchased it new in 2009. I purchased this specific car because I was in search of a vehicle that was safe and reliable with my 3 month old newborn son, but yet something that would be a great build in the future. I wanted something new so I had no worries of it breaking down as it would be my only vehicle at that time. The WRX proved itself a reliable source of transportation in any given weather condition, which was exactly what I was looking for.

My WRX quickly became a weekend toy (within 3,000 miles lol) when I purchased my second Subaru, a 2002 impreza ts wagon, as a daily driver. I’ve been modifying my WRX non-stop since then! At this time (3/6/13) she puts down 450whp and 400wtq on a low boost tune with a water/methanol mixture at 22psi. These numbers were pulled out of a mustang dyno as well. She is still running the stock WRX 5 speed transmission with an upgraded clutch and seems to be holding up just fine.

There are LOTS more parts on the "list of wants/needs"! my goals for now are to break into the 10's, and have an output of 550whp using just meth (no water mixture) @ 30-33psi ish.

Hope use all enjoy! This did take a few hours to make lol....

[EDIT] 6/10/13 car makes 570whp and 500wtq @ 32psi on a mustang dyno!


----------ENGINE----------

-Forged/Nitrided EJ257 crank

-Eagle Rod’s w/ ARP Hardware

-100mm cp forged piston’s

-ARP case bolt’s

-ACL Race Bearings (main and rod)

-Killer B Oil Pickup

-Killer B Windage Tray

-08+ 10mm STI Oil Pump

-Kelford 272 Camshaft’s

-Manley Valve Spring’s

-Manley Retainer’s

-All OEM Gasket’s

-Gate’s Racing Timing belt

-Group N Motor Mount’s

-Rotella T6 Full Synthetic Heavy Duty 5w-40 Oil


----------DRIVETRAIN----------

-04 STI 6MT DCCD suretrac LSD transmission

-Group N Transmission Mount

-STI Flywheel

-STI Slave Cylinder

-03 WRX Starter

-GR STI Driveshaft

-GD STI Shift Linkage

-Kartboy Short Throw

-Competition Stage 5 (4 puck un-sprung) Clutch

-Motul Gear 300 oil



----------PERFORMANCE----------

-Perrin Rotated Catless Downpipe

-Perrin Rotated Catless Uppipe

-Perrin Equal Length Exhaust Manifold (ELH)

-Invidia “race” N1 Style Catback Exhaust

-Garret Gt3582R Ball Bearing Turbo

-Precision Turbo 46mm EWG

-Wicked Innovation custom 4" intake with use for speed density

-Grimmspeed EBCS

-AEM 4 bar map sensor

-AEM IAT sensor kit

-Perrin FMIC (piping powder coated white)

-Perrin Top Feed Fuel Rail’s

-Deatschwerks 1300cc Injector’s

-Deatschwerks 300LPH Fuel Pump

-Aeromotive Fuel Pressure Regulator

-Aquamist HFS-3 Water/Alcohol Injection System

-JDM Spec C Methanol Tank

-Crawford AOS

-Wicked Innovation custom oil catch can

-Tial “Q” BOV

-TGV Deletes

-Air Pump Delete

-Perrin Coolant Overflow Tank

-PTP Turbo blanket

-COBB Accessport



----------SUSPENSION----------

-ISC Street coilover's

-Agency Power ADJ. Rear Control Arm’s

-Whiteline Rear Lateral Links

-H&R Camber Bolt’s

-Cusco Rear Strut Tower Bar

-Cusco Front Strut Tower Bar

-Whiteline Fixed 22mm front Swaybar

-Whiteline Adj. 24mm Rear Swaybar

-Whiteline Rear Swaybar Braces

-Whiteline Rear subframe bushings

-Whiteline Rear diff bushings

-Perrin Front Endlinks

-Perrin Rear Endlinks



----------EXTERIOR----------

-Carbon Creations GT Concept Carbon Fiber Hood (custom paint by Wicked Body Works)

-18x10 +18mm Work Emotion XD9’s In White

-BFGoodrich G-Force KDW2’s 235/35/R18

-Work Blue Valve Stem’s

-SR48 Blue Lug Nut’s

-Painted tail lights (Done by Wicked Body Works)

-Window Tint (5% sun strip, 20% front, 15% rear, 5% hatch)

-Perrin License Plate Delete

-Yellow Fog light Overlay’s

-Rally armor Mud flaps

-Hella Horn’s (powder coated white)

-Perrin License Plate Frame

-Perrin Radiator shroud

-Perrin Alternator cover

-CS style front lip





----------INTERIOR----------

-SMY Cluster Maker Dual Gauge Pod

-ATI 3 Gauge Clock Pod

-Aquamist Water/Alcohol Injection Gauge

-Innovate Motorsports Wideband Gauge

-STRI DSD-SLM ll Oil Pressure Gauge

-STRI DSD-SLM ll Oil Temp Gauge

-STRI DSD-SLM ll Fuel Pressure Gauge

-Prosport Boost Gauge

-Killer B WRC Rep White Shift Knob

-Corbeau cr1 seats

-Corbeau 3" camlock harness

-Corbeau seat rails




(updated 6/2/13)



I will keep my build list up to date, so what you read is whats installed :) ....... now for the pictures!


-the day i got my wrx.....my girlfriend was as excited as i was lol. 251978_399571213428240_1655640085_n.jpg 392564_399571286761566_728364631_n.jpg

-first few mods, then an open source tune from wicked 281580_213407442045204_4375471_n.jpg 216670_213409862044962_3285257_n.jpg 184139_213407578711857_1152008_n.jpg
 

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-ordered elh and mashed my hand on a factory heat shield when trying to remove an 02sensor...it healed up ok. nothing like good old battle scars 252071_210929222293026_5053547_n.jpg 281446_210929488959666_5716498_n.jpg

-saved up and purchased a massive amount of bolt on's and supporting mod's. Girlfriends are never pleased with "car part" boxes in the spare room. 198740_213404628712152_5530427_n.jpg 223070_210930198959595_3668854_n.jpg 267375_210929768959638_6717997_n.jpg
 

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hopped up on the dyno once again and made 376whp and 346wtq @22psi on the stock block. 299304_249239535128661_525859443_n.jpg 316253_248283008557647_1458978201_n.jpg


heres a link to show the car on the dyno. this pull was at 23psi and made 400whp. I didnt want 400 on the stock block so we down tuned one psi and stood with the 376whp.......and yes, motor mounts were def in mind after this day lmao.






I then went and got the car aligned by a good friend..... 431219_329938960392051_2099302777_n.jpg
 

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bought front and rear strut tower braces from cusco.....looking fancy :) 388299_281734038545877_327377576_n.jpg 382583_283483941704220_758041205_n.jpg 387402_283557078363573_106010827_n.jpg

Now here's a bunch of pics of me enjoying the car by going to local meets, cruises, and car shows. i also want to add that i met alot of good people along the way! 296475_183486491727731_635740231_n.jpg 307542_242534199132528_675469935_n.jpg
 

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After a year later, i saved up another large amount and decided to go built, along with wheels, and suspension upgrades! Heres some pics of my wheels and tires when i got them. 526742_376869765698970_1136561365_n.jpg 33943_376869799032300_1467042239_n.jpg 528680_369966209722659_866826282_n.jpg 74767_376869979032282_1607185122_n.jpg
 

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Here's a few pictures of some new parts. 536067_377572292295384_1112683280_n.jpg 563447_355966097789337_236099323_n.jpg 527423_355965994456014_1359969287_n.jpg 561047_354929184559695_1253509662_n.jpg
 

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and now the stock block is out, and not looking bad at all for 376whp for about a year! 006.JPG 007.JPG

new block setup is all together and ready for the heads! 540774_354926894559924_190107077_n.jpg
 

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554438_354929791226301_498167559_n.jpg some locking power and some killer b oil goodies... 555291_354930871226193_1287103624_n.jpg 574956_380362908682989_116431456_n.jpg


also, while motor is being built/put together, i wanted to be unique and had wicked paint my carbon fiber hood 528595_380368175349129_2104671132_n.jpg 35488_381234201929193_733081319_n.jpg
 

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Had some suspension work done, fenders rolled/pulled, and wheels fitted. Also had my rear lights painted a pearlescente red see thru color 543603_380938541958759_662303796_n.jpg 403488_381234148595865_115982089_n.jpg 534878_380366905349256_1883370855_n.jpg 545706_382219831830630_284831276_n.jpg 534177_393351687384111_327876035_n.jpg
 

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wicked made a custom welded and riveted bracket for my jdm spec c 3gal meth tank/setup. Came out GREAT! 462643_10100276164141784_14307707_43623688_968917166_o.jpg 463134_10100276164975114_14307707_43623699_1115508404_o.jpg 470421_10100276803510484_14307707_43625634_256604558_o.jpg

getting everything wired up for gauges. i went alittle above and beyond lol, i wanted to make sure i can keep an eye on everything! 398316_387419504643996_606633577_n.jpg 562118_388169524568994_664484048_n.jpg
 

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we tested out how much camber we could pull out of the rear...lmao... 403546_386931824692764_635960800_n.jpg 534454_386933841359229_1488496961_n.jpg 575297_387419584643988_281671132_n.jpg

motor is finnaly put together and to be put back into the car :D 521402_387419417977338_916962341_n.jpg 542085_387419264644020_1820112431_n.jpg
 
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