Archive for the ‘Modifications’ Category

Subaru’s Blue Oil Filter Cut Open

It’s been about 4,000 miles since my new motor was installed. I recently had a local shop put a RAW Performance Street Series shortblock into my 2007 STI. So far the car has been running great, and I plan on writing a blog post soon that details my recent build. After draining the Motul 5W-40 […]

Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25

Here in Massachusetts it’s been snowing quite a bit for the last few days. In fact, we’re supposed to get another 8 inches tonight. I finally got to drive my car in some heavy snow this year while out running some errands this morning. At one point, I found myself driving through part of an […]

DIY Pinch Weld Adapter

Recently I’ve found that jacking up my STi has been a lot easier when doing so from the pinch weld of the car. However, I quickly realized that using a standard floor jack could cause possible damage to the pinch weld. Therefore, I’ve created a pinch weld adapter for my floor jack using a hockey […]

PDE Tophat Bolt Length Update

Just posting up a quick update to my previous blog post about the PDE Camber Plates. As I previously mentioned, the tophat bolts that come with the camber plates are not long enough to properly fit a standard aftermarket front strut brace. (In my case, I’m using a larger TMIC Whiteline bar) I took a […]

Kumho Ecsta V710

Today I’m going to be writing about the Kumho Ecsta V710‘s. The Kumho Ecsta V710 is an excellent race compound tire, known most prominently in the autocross world. Last year I took the plunge myself, and finally picked up a set. Let me start by saying that these tires aren’t for the feint at heart. […]