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    Hello from Almond, NY

    Ive been a member on here for a little while but have never introduced myself. My name is Ben and I am from Montreal Canada and I have just graduated from Alfred University in Western, NY.

    I drive a 2000 Impreza 2.5rs with a few mods. Bought the car about 3 years ago. Used to be a hardcore dsm man myself, but I saw the light and said goodbye to DSMs forever.

    Well did all the work myself in the garage except for the tuning bit. Tuning was done by 944 Enhancement in Marietta, NY.

    Anyways...few mods of the car:

    Engine/Power Modifications:
    2004 2.5 Sti shortblock, CP pistons, Sti Rods, ARP head studs, Wrx oil pan/pick-up + Sti oil pump, Forester watercooled oil cooler, Vishnu custom Catch can, Ej251 heads (Port & Polish, TWE retainers, TWE Dual springs, Delta cams 2000, SS nitrile valves), Walbaro 255lph fuel pump, Vishnu Custom Billet high flow fuel rails w/ AN fittings, SX adjustable fuel pressure regulator, FIC BLUEMAX 1350cc injectors, Fuelab -6an fuel filter, Precision Turbo SC6262SP, Tial 38mm wastegate, Tial 50mm bov, Vishnu (stage 3) 2.5"ss up-pipe, Vishnu (Stage 3) 3" ss downpipe w/ race clamp connections, Hybrid front mount intercooler and aluminum piping, Rallispec mandrell 3" stainless cat back w/ magnaflow,interchangable high flow cat and test pipe (all connections using ss race clamps, Borla ver.4 ss headers

    Electromotive Tec 3 standalone, Magnacore wires, STM small battery Kit, Hella Supertone horns

    Driveline Modifications:
    03 WRX PPG Helical cut transmission, ACT Heavy duty clutch/Flywheel, R160 Rear end, Kartboy Rear shifter bushing, DSS rear axles front rear bushing

    Suspension Modifications:
    Jic-flt-a2 adjustable coilovers, Whiteline anti-lift kit, Whiteline 20-24 adjustable rear sway bar and heavy duty mounts , Strut top bars f/r, Whiteline HD front/rear solid endlinks

    Other Modifications:
    5 autometer gauges boost/vacum,egt,electrical fuel pressure, oil pressure,water temp., Sparco Speed seats, Sparco 4 point harnesses, Harness Bar

    17" 5zigen fire balls w/Hoosier Drag radials

    Ver.6 chin spoiler, JDM sti rear tail lights , HID headlights
    Last edited by mtcs; 05-07-2010 at 08:20 PM.

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    Alfred, NY
    Few pics:

    Last edited by mtcs; 05-07-2010 at 08:35 PM.

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    Welcome aboard, nice RS
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    Alfred, NY
    Thanks for the welcomes...

    Will post up some numbers this week.

    Car is being tuned in Syracuse, NY on monday. Drag strip on wednesday.

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