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This is a discussion on Comprehensive WRX Modification List within the Builds forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; 2002 Silver WRX 5-Speed PDE Up-Pipe 2.5 Inch Catback Turbo XS high performance MBC Intake resonator removed Grounding Mod Autometer ...

  1. #16
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    2002 Silver WRX 5-Speed

    PDE Up-Pipe
    2.5 Inch Catback
    Turbo XS high performance MBC
    Intake resonator removed
    Grounding Mod
    Autometer Boost Guage
    Hankook Ventus Plus 205-55-16 tires

    DE-BADGED sticker

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  3. #17
    Registered User polkaband's Avatar
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    Aug 2001
    Injen Cold Air Intake
    M2 Up-pipe
    M2 3" exhaust
    Unichip (Tuned by Cobbtunning)
    TurboXS Blow off Valve (As if it makes a difference)

    MY best time is a 13.5. That was in Houston, Texas. For some reason when in my home state of Missiissippi I can't manage a better time than a 13.7
    Orin's 2002 WRX Features.....
    Injen Cold Air Intake, M2 Up-Pipe, TurboXS Blow Off Valve, M2 3" Turbo Back Exhaust, M2 Up-pipe, Unichip (Tuned by Cobbtuning)
    VF30 Turbo, Walbro Fuel Pump, STI Fuel Injectors, 18" Konig Tantrums, Wings West Pro Wing, etc...

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    Nov 2001
    WRBP sedan: clear bra, tinted windows, clear foglight protectors, armrest extension

    Now in:

    Cobb Tuning Access ECU (Stage II)
    PDM turbos flex uppipe
    Vishnu Twin dump downpipe
    Prodrive Muffler
    K&N filter
    Kartboy shifter + bushings
    Momo Race Airleather shift knob
    Infinity Basslink
    grounding mod, 3/8" mod
    Autometer dual pod a-pillar
    Autometer ultralite boost gauge
    Autometer ultralite EGT gauge
    White front badge
    Bel 906 radar detector
    Continental ContiExtremeContact tires
    Last edited by wrxinthehouse; 09-09-2003 at 03:18 PM.

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    Mar 2002
    Leonard, Michigan
    SILVER manual (the only cool color....many of you agree!)
    Carbon Fib Trim, Stick and Pk Brake
    factory boost gauge
    cd changer


    Injen CAI
    Samco IC Hoses
    Godspeed Upper
    Godspeed Downer
    Blitz Spec Nur Catback
    Grounding Mod
    SBC-ID...(56 boost, 13 gain=approx 15.6 psi/4th gear)


    Nothing but...

    Replaced drivers front quarter, headlight, doorhandle and hood after DEER hits me at 2200 miles....interestingly....$2200 damage!
    Silver 2002 WRX...far from stock

    An error made on your own is safer that ten truths accepted on faith, because the first allows you the means to correct it, but the second destroys ones ability to distinguish truth from error.--Ayn Rand

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    Registered User All8up's Avatar
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    Jan 2002
    Ashburn VA
    Edited * 5-19-4*
    Factory equiped with the following:
    arm rest
    CF interior
    Sti shortshifter
    premium sound system (what a joke and it is gone now!)
    boost gauge

    What I've put in:
    Sony MP3 player
    Diamond diamond aluminum pro components
    Infinity reference rear speakers (not worth it, you can't hear it anyways)
    Diamond 150x2 amp
    Fultron 75x 2 amp
    Single Polk DB 10"

    USDM STI shortblock
    USDM STI cams
    Titanium retainers
    Axis shimless buckets
    JUN Upgraded valve springs
    5 angle valve job
    Ported TGV
    Ultimate racing up-pipe
    Ulitimate racing 780C injectors
    Injen CAI
    Turbo XS UTEC, custom tuned by Phil @ Element
    Forced Performance Green w/ ported WG
    Greddy EGT
    Turbo XS catless stealth back
    Prodrive WS
    Perrin FMIC
    Kartboy poly shift bushings
    4 gauge grounding mod
    Hawk brake pads
    Motul fluid
    Good ridge SS brake lines
    Redline MTL
    Eibach springs
    Momo Air leather knob
    denso plugs
    Helix Front & Rear sway bars
    Walbro 255 fuel pump
    Buddy Club P1 racing wheels 17x7
    Khumo 712s, 225, 45, 17

    Next up:
    clutch & flywheel, gear set
    Last edited by All8up; 05-19-2004 at 06:16 AM.
    e46 M3 (new toy)
    02 wrx w/257 swap (now sold)
    IS 300 5spd w/ NAV (hers)

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    Registered User Flyboy's Avatar
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    Mar 2002
    9200' Golden, CO
    From the factory:
    Sti short throw shifter
    center gauge pod (boost/oil temp/voltmeter)
    auto dimming mirror/compass
    arm rest extension
    rear spoiler

    Aftermarket performance:
    K&N filter
    Godspeed uppipe
    Joe P MBC
    Turbo XS downpipe, midpipe, and race pipe
    Prodrive axelback

    Aftermarket appearance:
    18" Rota Battles (silver)
    Yokohama AVS ES100 225/40/18
    Sprint 1.8" drop springs
    PSM side skirts
    embroidered headrests
    Momo race air leather shift knob
    limo tint all around with 30% on windshield
    Last edited by Flyboy; 08-02-2003 at 08:45 PM.
    2011 SWP Premium Hatchback
    Flapatax Mud Flaps
    Kartboy STS with front and rear bushings
    Cobb AP Stage 1 (for now)

  9. #22
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    Jul 2001
    Colorado Springs
    Upgraded stereo
    Security System
    Auto Mirror
    Armrest Extension.

    The car was originally ordered by someone at the dealer and when the car showed up the person whom it belonged to was nowhere to be found. Back to the lot it went. I grabbed it 3 weeks later.

    Kartboy Short Shifter with bushings
    Whiteline 22mm rear swaybar
    Whiteline Superlow Springs
    PossumLink ECU
    TCG Intake kit with K&N
    VF30 Turbo
    Samco IC Hoses
    Forge BOV
    STi 565cc injectors
    Perrin Uppipe
    Scoobysport Downpipe/Catless Mid
    TurboXS muffler section
    Greddy EGT/Boost 52mm
    i drive a jeep n stuff.

  10. #23
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    Mar 2002
    South Jersey
    2002 Aspen White WRX Sedan 5 speed

    Performance Mods:
    - IHI VF30 Turbo
    - STi 550cc Injectors
    - TurboXS Utec (Stage 4 + FMIC map)
    - TurboXS/Hyperflow FMIC
    - GP Moto Short Ram Intake
    - PDE Downpipe
    - Godspeed Uppipe
    - Bosal Dual Tip Catback
    - Greddy Version 2 Catch Can
    - Kartboy Exhaust Hangers
    - Kartboy Short Shifter
    - Kartboy Shifter Bushings
    - Autometer Dual A-pillar pod with VDO Boost and Oil Pressure gauges
    - VDO Boost Gauge mounted on steering column

    Suspension Mods:
    - 18 x 7.5 Maxxim Harpoons
    - 225/40-18 Kumho Ecsta Supra 712s
    - Eibach Pro Kit Springs
    - Cusco Rear Sway Bar
    - Poltec Endlinks
    - Cusco V2 Underbrace
    - STi Replica Front and Rear Strut Bars
    - Whiteline ALK

    Cosmetic Mods:
    - CF STI V1 Lip
    - OEM painted side skirts
    - OEM side skirt strakes
    - OEM Rear Lip
    - Replica CF STI GT Wing
    - Custom Reverse Scoop/Vent
    - Pink "I" grill badge
    - CF STi Sidemarkers
    - Stonguard Yellow Fog Light Film
    - Katzkin Black Leather/Charcoal Suede Seat Covers
    - Greddy Counterweight Shift Knob
    - STI Shifter Trim

    Coming Soon:
    - Painted Headlight Mod
    - Zerosports Front Bumper
    - Wings West Sideskirts
    - TWR 310mm Front BBK
    - Custom Dyno Tune
    Last edited by atf78; 01-24-2004 at 07:37 PM.

  11. #24
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    2002 PSM Sedan w/ 33,5k miles. Dyno tuned 09 Nov 03. 270hp/251tq @ 16psi on 93 oct.
    26 Sept 04 Redyno'd but not retuned: 281HP/258TQ. Will retune in a few months.

    Factory Options:
    -spoilerless now
    -boost gauge
    -auto dimmer rear view mirror
    -keyless remote entry/alarm
    -armrest ext

    -STi JDM IC
    -STi IC Y-pipe
    -STi injectors
    -STi LHD headlights
    -STi hood scoop/splitter
    -STi tranny mount
    -STi pitch rod
    -STi JDM Spec C suspension
    -STi OE BBS silver rims w/ RE070's
    -Espelir springs
    -Walbro 255Lpm FP
    -Vishnu up pipe
    -TXS stealthback and cat w/ USDM STi axleback
    -Cusco front strut bar
    -Cusco adj. rear sway bar
    -Cusco shifter bushings
    -Perrin radiator hoses
    -Perrin end links
    -Goodrich SS brake lines
    -TRU front lip
    -Gruppe-S rad shroud
    -RockBlocker Lamin-x foglight kit in yellow
    -Greddy gauges (EGT, Oil Temp,FP) in center pod
    -Amsoil 75/90 Gear Lube

    In the Future:
    Paint job
    More suspension mods
    Retune and dyno

    WishList: JDM STi ver8 engine/tranny
    Last edited by stickman; 11-26-2004 at 04:28 PM.
    2002 WRX silver
    -281HP/258TQ @ 16 psi

  12. #25
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    Chicago area

    WR blue, 4k miles

    Factory stuff
    Auto Mirror
    Wheel locks
    Security system
    Sub woofer
    upgraded speakers

    Performance Mods
    Vishnu stage 0
    Crank Pulley
    Dawes, boost controller
    Boost Guage

    Suspension Mods
    HR spring kit

    Perforated leather intereior (black)
    Color matched interior trim pieces (silver)
    front spoiler
    side skirts

    On order (subaru
    Rota wheels
    Falen Azensis
    Wings west rear wing
    front mount intercooler kit
    Rear spoiler kit

    thats about it so far

    OH and I have some stickers that are good for about .5 sec in the quarter

  13. #26
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    Sep 2001
    Brook Forest, Colorado

    Let's keep this thread solely for WRX modifications. If we wish to post regarding other vehicles, we can do so in 'Off Topic'.



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    A little late but here it goes:

    2002 Platinum Silver Metallic Impreza WRX Sedan.

    5 speed MT.
    Arm Rest Extension.
    Security Upgrade.
    Premium Sound Package.
    Auto-Dimming Mirror & Compass.
    STI short shifter.
    Factory Spoiler.
    CF interior.

    OEM gauge pod with Boost, A/F, EGT guages.
    Autometer EGT probe on driver side exhaust manifold.
    Autometer Pro Shift Lite.
    Clear Headlights (orange piece removed)
    Hyper Blues all around.
    Red lighted front grill badge.
    Painted sideskirts.
    Painted brake Calipers.
    Colgan CF bra with intake mod.
    IC Scoop bug screen.
    Silencer mod with 3" OD velocity stack.
    K&N filter panel.
    Kniftedge IC inlets/Outlet.
    Godspeed uppie.
    Earthing mod.
    Rear PVC oil catch filter.
    3/16 connector mod.
    Boostvalve MBC at 16psi.
    Dawes solenoid factory/MBC dual mode hybrid system.

    In coming:
    Prodrive WR sport axle back.
    Clear side markers.
    Vividracing rear endlinks.
    STi Intercooler Spray Nozzles (2 for IC spray system).
    12 VDC water pump (IC sspray system).
    Aluminium water tank (IC spray system).

    Boost pressure switch (IC spray system).
    Samco IC hoses.
    Front/rear sway bars.
    Anti-lift kit.
    Eibach pro-kit
    KYB AGX struts (when the correct rear struts is out).
    Bridgestone RE730.
    Front and rear upper tower bars.
    Front and rear lower body braces.

    and on and on
    What mods, dude this baby is stock
    2002 Platinum Silver 5spd sedan.

  15. #28
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    Nov 2001
    Laurel, MD USA
    2002 Platinum Silver Metallic WRX sedan (auto trans)

    OEM Carbon Fiber look dash
    OEM Color matched sides
    OEM Rubber floor mats
    OEM "Upgraded" Stereo
    OEM Subwoofer
    OEM Autodimming mirror
    OEM rear spoiler
    OEM Armrest extension

    STI replica foglight screen covers
    STI v2 front lip
    STI Pedals
    JDM OEM Side Visors
    SPT Muffler/Exhaust
    Clear sidemarkers
    ClubWRX sticker
    Upgraded Horns
    Embroidered Headrests ("WRX Imprezza" logo)
    Defi guage pod
    Autometer Z series (black on black) boost, A/F and clock 52mm guages
    K&N panel filter
    Grounding mod
    Battery quick disconnect
    HKS MBC (vented relief valve type)
    Forge 100% atmos BOV
    Cusco front and rear swaybars
    Cusco rear CF strut bar
    Duffguard Stainless steel rear dif protector
    Samco intercooler hoses (black)
    Goodridge brakelines
    Carbotech Bobcat brake pads
    Famotto oil drain plug
    Rev-labs rear endlinks
    Rota SDR 17 inch wheels (sliver)
    Bridgestone S03 tires

    Have but not yet installed:

    Whiteline ALK
    mud flaps

    Last edited by iceNine; 04-01-2003 at 05:07 PM.

  16. #29
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    367 WHP / 460 at the Crank!
    2002 World Rally Blue Pearl Impreza WRX
    5 speed MT Sedan

    Performance Mods:
    Semi-Closed Deck 2.5L EJ257 Engine ShortBlock
    STi EJ257 Crankshaft
    STi EJ257 High Strength Forged Piston Set
    STi EJ257 Forged High-Carbon Connecting Rods
    STi EJ257 Sodium-Filled Exhaust Valves
    STi EJ257 Subaru Bearings
    STi EJ257 Subaru Piston Ring Set
    STi 550cc Injectors
    Walbro 255lph Fuel Pump (#342)
    GFB Pulley Kit (2 piece)
    Hyperflow Top Mount Intercooler
    Samco InterCooler Hoses
    K&N Typhoon Air Intake System (CAI installation)
    KMD Manifold/Header
    ATR Up-Pipe
    IHI VF30 Turbocharger
    TurboXS High Performance MBC set at 18psi
    TurboXS Down-Pipe
    TurboXS Mid-Pipe w/Cat
    TurboXS Catless Mid-Pipe (race days)
    TurboXS Rear-Pipe
    TurboXS Magnaflow Muffler (off for race days)
    TurboXS UTEC
    Grounding/Earthing mod
    STI Group N engine mounts
    STI Group N Tranny mount
    Exedy Sport/Performance Clutch Kit
    NGK BKR7E plugs
    STI short shifter with STI Titanium Shift Knob (factory)
    OEM Boost Gauge (factory)
    NOS Nitrous Wet Kit (presently off car)

    Cosmetic Mods:
    Morette Headlights
    STI Hood Scoop
    STi Mesh Foglight Covers
    Rear Wing Spoiler
    Removed Sideskirts
    Painted Brake Calipers Red
    Painted Rims Gold

    From the Factory Extras:
    Premium Sound Package
    Auto-Dimming Mirror & Compass
    Arm Rest Extension
    Upgraded Security System
    Underseat Sub-Woofer
    Interior Air Filtration Kit
    Rear Wing

    Delta Dash
    AP-22 Performance Meter
    Bel Vector 95 Radar Detector

    Coming Soon:
    Tinted Windows
    MIL Eliminator (keeps check engine light OFF)

    284 hp at the wheels on 9/20/02 at TurboXS on pump gas at 17.5 psi boost with one cat and muffler in place.
    Add a shot off N2O and I'm at 367 hp at the wheels!
    That's approximately 460 hp at the crank.

    No dyno yet with 2.5L upgrade

    Last edited by Carlo; 12-13-2003 at 03:53 AM.

  17. #30
    Registered User Kira's Avatar
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    May 2002
    Aurora, CO
    Stock: 2002 Silver Metallic WRX Sedan, 5 speed, upgraded security package, spoiler, clearmask.

    Kartboy STS & Bushings
    Momo leather/alum. cobra shift knob
    Panasonic CQDFX570U CD/MP3 Player
    Aluminum Shifter trim plate
    Reverse indiglo gauges
    Mobil 1 Synthetic
    AEM Short Ram air intake
    AEM Tru-power underdrive pulley
    Removed silencer
    And mystery prize to arrive in early January.

    Upcoming: (Hopefully)
    BPM TT Turboback exhaust
    Diablo Racing D283 Rims.
    Last edited by Kira; 12-27-2002 at 12:37 PM.
    "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the former."
    Albert Einstein

    Mods: Kartboy shifter,Mobil 1 syn. AEM Short RAM, AEM Underdrive Pulley, Scorpion Axle-back exhaust.

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