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Old 01-18-2011, 11:22 PM   #1
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Default Zzyzx85's "Emi" - 2011 GR STI 5-door

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Hello SCS!

After waiting 8+ weeks (from 11/15 to 1/18), I picked up my '11 Dark Gray Metallic STI 5-door from Renick Subaru.

options ordered:
- wheel locks
- seat back cargo net
- rear cargo net
- cargo tray
- Homelink and auto-dimming mirror

This is my daily-driver-able-but-mostly-for-the-weekend fun machine.

Build List (planned)
- Cobb Accessport
- Tomei Expreme equal length headers
- Invidia catted divorced downpipe
- Harman Motive/AQ cat back
- Pro-tuned at Cobb Tuning SoCal (332 hp/362 lb-ft @18psi, 326 hp/329 lb-ft @15 psi) (here)
- Killer B oil pickup and windage tray
- Grimmspeed 3-port EBCS
- Cusco oil catch can (rebreather mode)
- DW65C fuel pump
- TGV deletes
- Perrin turbo inlet
- ID1000 fuel injectors
- GD style fuel pressure regulator
- engine oil cooler [awaiting install]

- WL steering rack bushings
- KB pitch stop mount
- KB front and rear shifter pivot mounts
- WL rear diff inserts
- WL rear subframe inserts
- TWM Short Shifter (uninstalled; back to stock shifter)
- TiC crossmember bushings
- TiC shifter linkage bushings
- Cusco rear chassis brace
- Cusco 4 point underbrace
- PST carbon fiber driveshaft
- powersteering cooler [awaiting install]

- WL 24mm front/22mm rear adjustable sway bars w/ Kartboy endlinks
- JRZ RS Pro coilovers, 200 psi nitrogen
- 450 lb-in Eibach springs (~8 kg-mm) all-around
- Vorschlag front camber plates
- modified stock rear top hats
- Cusco rear lower lateral arms
- alignment (by Platte Forme a.g.) specs: Camber: -2.0 F/ -1.6 R; Toe: 0 all around

Wheels and Tires:
- OE BBS - Hankook Ventus R-S3, 245/40-18
- Gram Lights 57Xtreme, MF (matte graphite) - 18x9.5 +40, Sumitomo HTR ZIII - 265/35-18 (here)
- Enkei RC-T4 - street/winter - Kumho 4X

- DBA 5000 2-piece front rotors, OE rear rotors
- Carbone Lorraine RC6E front, RC6 rear brake pads (track)
- StopTech Street Performance Pads (street)
- StopTech Stainless steel braided lines
- Motul RBF600 brake fluid
- DIY brake cooling ducts with Quantum Motorsports backing plates. (here, here, and here)

- windows tinted (50% front, 20% rear)
- WC Lathewerks co-polymer teardrop shifter
- ProSport Premium boost gauge
- Weathertech floor liners
- Sparco Evo II US (here) and (here)
- CGLock for passenger
- Defi Advance ZD - oil pressure and temp, water temp (here)
- harness bar
- 6 point harness
- AFR meter

- Rally Armor Urethane mudflaps w/ red lettering
- VentureShield PPF
- JNA V-limited replica front lip
- Blue Bat rear overlays (cutout style)
- foglamp delete (for brake ducts )

- prototype Swift Spec R Sport springs (Front: 6.0 kg/mm (335 lb/in) Rear: 7.2 kg/mm (402 lb/in))
- CL RC5+ pads (track/street) (done after 3 full track days at Buttonwillow)

Lap Times
- Horse Thief Mile CW: 1:10.4 (April 2011)
- Streets of Willow CCW: 1:34.9 (August 2011)
- Buttonwillow 13CW: 2:13.2 (March 2013)
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Old 01-18-2011, 11:26 PM   #2
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Nice! Congrats! I would be terrified to park in your garage, looks like things could fall from any direction, especially the bikes, I see people get scrapes from pedals and stuff all the time in garages.
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Old 01-18-2011, 11:29 PM   #3
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Old 01-18-2011, 11:33 PM   #4
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damn. nice ride. ya if i had a brand new ride, id cough up 7 bills and get it fully clear bra'd...
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Old 01-18-2011, 11:35 PM   #5
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Congrats! Well worth the wait, I'm sure!
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hope u love it =]
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Old 01-19-2011, 07:04 AM   #7
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Very Nice!!! Cant wait to see more!
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:04 AM   #8
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Thanks guys!

I am loving every second I'm in it.

yeah...the garage. I'm scared of parking in there as well. Not only from stuff falling but the fact my mother loves to put stuff on top of which ever car is in there when she's looking for stuff :O. (She doesn't get the idea that if she didn't have so much crap in there it'd be easier to find, which is where I'll come in this spring and start cleaning out and putting in a garage closet system.

But after I clear bra it it will be going back outside until the junk is gone. Maybe we'll be able to put two cars in there (yeah right).
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:15 AM   #9
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Congrats on the new STI.

My garage was similar to yours until I got the new car. Had to clean it out to make room for car. Now my car spends every night there.
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Old 01-31-2011, 12:35 PM   #10
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A bit of an update.

new photo:

I've passed 550 miles. On my second tank of gas and I've been averaging 20 mpg (not that it really matters but I'd like to keep track anyways) with mostly city driving. I find myself enjoying S-mode all the time. i-mode is pretty cool with the up-shift light when I want to cruise around smoothly.

I've installed my R/A flaps. Unfortunately, I had an issue with a front bracket bolt shearing off (!) when the self-locking nut jammed. But I should be getting a replacement back soon.

Still waiting to get back from Magic Film on getting the PPF installed. I'm about to go elsewhere if they don't respond this week.

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