Just a couple of small mods.
Kinda maaad (fake) JDM
I initially wanted to wait to install the R180 before the sway bars, but the mod bug got the better of me. Also, the R180 will probably require more parts than I initially anticipated. I have a full STi suspension, so I picked up the sway bars from RSD via Kyle at Subiewerks. The firstContinue reading “Install: Cusco Front/Rear Sway Bars (22mm)”
I have done very little chassis bracing in the rear of the WRX even though I know it helps. After installing the front Cusco Subframe Brace, I decided to order the rear Cusco Subframe Brace. The install should have been pretty straightforward. Remove the four bolts holding the swaybar mount brackets in place, pop theContinue reading “Mod: Cusco Rear Lower Subframe Brace”
After the 6MT swap, I noticed that my steering response went down. This could be from the additional 80lbs of mass from the 6MT, the extra rotational weight of the diffs, the front diff adding additional loads on the front suspension, or all of the above. I figured it might be a good time toContinue reading “Mod: Cusco Lower Brace II (JDM)”
Adding almost 100 lbs for better gearing.
There is a Nasioc thread over increasing the voltage of the alternator (up to 14.8v) to improve performance. They insert a diode into the ALT-S fuse in the engine bay and it tricks the voltage regulator to put out a bit more voltage. One aspect of the BRZ EPAS retrofit I was concerned about wasContinue reading “Mod: Subaru WRX (02-07) Voltage Booster Mod”
Do you even lift?
Carbon fiber all the things!