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2004 Subaru Forester XT Cayenne Red 5MT

Engine:
Cobb Stage 2
Helix catted downpipe
Helix uppipe
Cobb ss 3" catback
Perrin Pulley

Drivetrain
Kartboy shortshifter
Kartboy bushings

Suspension
Tein H techs

Brakes
Powerslot front and rear rotors
Goodridge SS brakelines
ATE super blue brake fluid

Tires
stockers

Interior
GReddy 52mm Boost,EGT and oil temp
Auto Dimming mirror w/ compass

Exterior
PIAA H4 Extreme whites (now I can see the road!)


Future Plans
SSR comps in 16" w/ Conti Extreme Contacts, 02/03 Sti Hoodscoop, walboro fp, SBR GT-10, Helix tmic, modded injectors, and Ecutek tune.
 

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Exterior
clear headlights
painted oem side skirts
lamin-x fogs
sti cf sidemarkers
"boost is better" sticker
pink star emblem
complete rear debadge
Interior
stock
Rollers
5zigen/black racing pro n1s 17x7.5
Tires
falken ziex 235s
Stiff Stuff
Tein s-tech springs
Engine
perrin intake
Turbo xs midpipe and rfl axel back
erz uppipe
erz downpipe
oem gaskets
manual boost controller set at 15.5psi
Electronics
Blitz dual tt w/boost guage
 

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canvas - 2004 PSM WRX Sedan - premium package

exterior
  • cleared headlights
  • chromed amber blinkers in front & rear
  • autospeed aluminum front bumper trim
  • 35% tint on side windows, 17% on back window & sunroof
  • painted side skirts with strakes
  • silver painted brake calipers
interior
  • aluminum prodrive shift knob
  • prodrive floor mats
  • dropped clutch aluminum shifter trim
  • autospeed aluminum "WRX" dead pedal
  • momo door sills
performance/engine bay
  • Cobb Accessport - stg. 1 (93 oct.)
  • Prodrive oval-tip axle-back exhaust
  • Lineage grounding kit
  • Kartboy short throw shfiter
  • Kartboy polyurethane shifter bushings
  • K&N drop-in panel filter
  • GT Spec radiator shroud
suspension
  • Perrin adjustable rear sway bar with mounts
  • Perrin endlinks
  • Prodrive springs
  • H&R rear camber bolts
  • Gram Lights 57s - 17" x 7.5" +48
  • BF Goodrich T/A KDW 2 - 225/45/17
electronics
  • Alpine 9831 head unit
  • Alpine SPX-F17A component speakers - front
  • Alpine SPS-130A 2-way speakers - rear
  • JL Audio 10w6v2 subwoofer in needforspeedpower.com custom impreza enclosure
  • JL Audio 300/4 amplifier
  • JL Audio 500/1 subwoofer amplifier
 

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04 GGA+​


GO
  • Ecutek tuned by RallyPerformance
  • Delta Dash monitering/logging
  • Omori 45mm boost gauge in oem pod
  • Omori 45mm egt gauge in oem pod
  • STi uppipe
  • ScoobySport semi- divorced downpipe
  • ScoobySport muffler
  • P&P oe manifolds/Jet Hot coated
  • STi panel filter
  • silencer delete elbow
  • Samco MAF hose
  • Samco turbo inlet hose
  • STi intercooler w/ STi splitter
  • Motul v300 5W40 (summer)
TURN

  • Volk 16X7.5" TE 37's w/ Bridgestone S02 225/50/16-"summer" duty
  • Ray's lugs
  • RS 16X7 rims w/ Nokian NRW's 205/55/16- "winter" duty
  • STi Tarmac springs 324/275 ft lbs/in
  • Koni SA inserts/oe wagon strut bodies
  • RCE camber plates "canted"
  • Group N rear tops
  • STi GC aluminum control arms
  • STi Group N transverse bushings
  • 05 front aluminum lateral links/05 front aluminum links converted to rear
  • STi Group N bushing front/rear lateral links
  • STi Group N bushings traiing links f/r
  • STi pink 21mm front/rear sway bars
  • Poltec pillowball front/rear sway links
  • STi ti front strut bar
  • STi wagon rear strut bar
  • STi lower arm bar
  • STi side cowl bar
WHOA

  • STi gravel four pots front, two pot rears
  • Ferodo DS2500 front street/autox
  • Ferodo DS3000 track
  • Ferodo DS2000 rear
  • DBA 5000 two piece front rotors
  • Motul 600 RBF
  • Goodridge ss lines
  • master cylinder brace
  • 02 fitted oe brake ducts
  • custom fog lamp brake ducting
SHOW

  • painted side skirts
  • jdm aero guards
  • debadged trunk
  • derailed top
  • pink I badge
  • STI fog covers
  • oem painted grill
  • "euro" cleared headlamps
  • AU headlamp covers
  • jdm fog lamps
MISC

  • jdm front bumper beam
  • Odyessy 680 lightweight battery (summer) w/ custom shield
  • STi Group N pitch rod
  • STi Group N engine mounts
  • STi short shifter
  • STI Group N tranny mount
  • STI Group N rear diff mount
  • HIR 9011 high beam bulbs
 

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That about covers it...

Here goes...

Engine Room:
Lightened crank, power steering and alternator pullies
Vishnu IC hoses
Vishnu up pipe and TBE
Ecutek tuned by Ben (Ecutek) and Stephan (Lachute Performance)
Block heater
on order:
TEC 18g turbo
STi 565 injectors
APS TMIC
Worx BOV
Walbro fuel pump

Sprung and Unsprung:
DMS 40 mil coilovers
Stoptech big brake kit with steel braided brake lines at all four corners
Subaru two pot rear calipers with DBA rotors
Rota SDR wheels with Yokohama 225/45/17 AVSe100s
Whiteline anti lift kit and front swaybar endlinks
MRT 22 mil adjustable rear swaybar and endlinks

Outside: STi hood scoop with splitter and rubber hood
Morette HID lights with 100 watt high beams

Inside: Lachute short throw shifter
Subaru gauge pack
Armrest extension
Off/On ABS switch
 

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lets see what i got....



VF34
Cobb AccessPort
STi 565cc injectors
Walbro fuel pump
Denso iridium IK22 plugs
Helix uppipe
Helix downpipe
Espelir catback
Samco intercooler hoses
Omori boost & EGT gauges in Autometer cluster pod
Kartboy short shifter & bushings
Prodrive springs
Helix rear sway bar & endlinks
17x7.5" Royal Black Rota Subzeros w/ 225/45/17 Fuzion ZRi tires (as seen on pimp my ride :barf: good tires, but that show bothers me!)
STi hood scoop
STi side skirts
Katzkin leather seats (black w/ red stitching)
Kenwood excelon KDC-X679 w/ Sirius
Matching dead pedal
35% tint
JDM rear Subaru badge
Cleared headlights
Valentine One w/ remote display


Future plans, after I buy a beater :D probably going to get an Ecutek tune unless the bugs are worked out of the streettuner, black FMIC, foglight covers, RS hood, and a more stock-ish looking catback... Going to try to make my car look like an RS :D except for the side skirts that is... oh well.
need a gearset and a few other things too. but Im almost done :D
 

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'00 RS + '02 WRX motor.....

vf30 turbo
pde up-pipe
helix down-pipe (catless)
jic exhaust wit jic electronic silencer
greddy fmic
tial bov
sti injectors
walbro fuel pump
ecutek 17.5psi... 260hp/240tq... road tuned
c/r radiator
stock tranny
sti tranny mount
sti picth mount

jic coilovers
jic lower bar
syms front/rear strut bars
whiteline rear swaybar
wrx front swaybar
18' gramlights 57pro
falken 451 225/40/18
front brembo gold brakes

c-west front bumper
c-west side skirts
shinestreet spoiler
blk/red custom leather
defi 52mm link gauges (water temp/oil temp/egt/oil press)
omori boost gauge
sparco steering wheel
sti pedals
sti shifter
sti titanium shift knob

needs to get re-tuned....
never been on teh 1/4 mile track....




RANDi
 

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Engine:
Deadbolt TD05H-18g
Ultimate Racing 785cc injectors
Cobb AP - PDXTuning ProTUNE 329whp/315wtq
TurboXS TMIC
NGK Iridium spark plugs - 1 step colder
Samco hoses
Perrin LW pulley
Helix UP/DP
Greddy Evo2 catback
Crucial Racing Radiator cap & T-stat
APS BOV
Cobb SF Intake
ProDrive BCS

Suspension, Brakes, Tires, Wheels:
Goodridge coated stainless lines
Hawk HPS pads
painted calipers
Group-N Tranny & engine mounts
Cobb Sport Springs
ProDrive P1's
factory installed short shifter
kartboy shifter bushings
Cobb Sways
Cobb End-links
Noltec Sterring rack bushings

Exterior:
Orciari mirrors
Debadging
grill mod
cleared headlights
removed roof rails
20% and 5% tint
STi hood scoop
silver bulbs that flash amber (turnsignals)
5000k HIDs
Narva gold fogs
OEM painted side skirts
STi fog covers

Interior:
V1 (hardwired)
Alpine headunit w/Sirius tuner
Alpine speakers
Forester DIN pocket
painted silver trim black
OEM boost guage
AutoMeter guage bezel
GReddy EGT guage
Innovate! LC-1 WBO2 & XD-1 guage
 

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ENGINE
Crucial Racing Up Pipe
Crucial Racing Coolsafe Thermostat
Thermal Coated Helix Downpipe (Crucial Downpipe is gone :sadwave: )
Greddy Evo 2 Cat Back
INJEN SRI
COBB Reflash (Hopefully UTEC or XEDE soon)

HANDLING
Tein H-Tech Springs
Rota Attack 17x7.5 w/ Dunlop FM09 225/45 soon to be ADVAN RGII's w/ ADVAN A046
Stop Tech Stage 2 Brake Kit:
Slotted Rotors Front and Rear
Axxis Ultimate Pads
Motul 600
BF Goodrich SS lines

NEXT UP
V.7 STi RA Spec C Struts w/ springs
Pink Injectors
VF39 or JDM VF37 Twinscroll turbo conversion
STi TMIC
UTEC or XEDE
 

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WRX said:
2002 WRX
WRB
4EAT transmission

Old setup included: uppipe, downpipe & catback, Ecutek reflash


power mods:
Perrin Uppipe
Invidia catback
APS downpipe without cat
APS SR30 turbo
PE 650 injectors
Walbro 255l fuel pump
APS Fuel Rails
APS DR500 Front Mount Intercooler (black)
APS Dual Vent Blow off Valve
APS short ram intake
Custom ECUtek tune/dyno tune: 248whp and 204lb/ft torque


other:
Autometer triple gauge pod
Greddy boost gauge
Greddy EGT gauge
Greddy Oil pressure gauge
Hey is that 13.45 @ 101mph with you old setup, or with your new setup with the SR30 turbo, injectors, fmic, etc.
 

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I bought my Sonic Yeller Rex on April Fool's day this year (05) From a private seller. I found it through www.autotrader.com while joking w/ my girlfriend that I could afford one :rotfl: I saw the price and realized I COULD afford one. And I have a problem w/ buying rare cars (I own 3 1990 Turbo grand Prix's, of which there were ~3000 made) so when I realized how rare it was, I HAD to have it. Here's my mods:

Go Pedal Parts
Go Fast Bits (GFB) FX Stealth BOV (Fully adjustable)
Megan Racing Headers *Installed* (11-13-05)
Tsudo ETS SS Catless DP
Blitz Nur Spec 3" axleback
X02 racing TMIC *Installed* (12-29-05)
Turbo XS UTEC w/ all the goodies *Installed* (11-21-05)
Remflex 3” 2 hole gaskets

Interior
Custom Body color Interior Panels (was fake factory "Carbon Fiber")
Custom Aluminum Tread Plate Deadfoot pedal

Handling
18x8 Falken Torque 5's (Gray with polised lip) (Installed April-07)
225/40/18 Falken Ziex ZE 512's (installed April-07)
Tein SS-P Coilovers full pillowball mounts with EDFC (installed April-07)
Whiteline WRX 2 way front Adjustable Sway Bar
Whiteline STi 3 way rear adjustable sway bar
Kartboy WRX Front Endlinks
Kartboy STi rear endlinks
Unabombers sexy rear end (TiC Klunk Killer (Race version) and Whiteline Rear subframe lock bolts)
Holy Shift kit (Kartboy 6MT front stay bushing, Kartboy rear stay bushing,TiC linkage bushings, and TiC pivot bushings)
TiC Tranny x-member bushings (Cherry Blossom Red- IOW STi Pink)

Brakes
JDM Ver. 8 STi Brembos
Goodridge SS Brake lines
Motul RBF 600
CarboTech PantherPlus Pads

Driveline
JDM Ver. 8 STi 6mt swap
R180 rear subframe
STi hubs, axles, and rear subframe

Soon to be installed:
Innovate Motorsports LC-1 W/B 02 controller (waiting to install)
TiC Giuyngmyo Fender Cowl Braces
Remflex Headers gaskets
Remflex X-over gaskets
Whiteline Steering rack bushings
Cusco Twin Disc Clutch
SSA FMIC with Perrin Blow through
Perrin Rotated Mount GT35R turbo kit
2.5L Fully forged SB with LGT heads
 

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I bought my Sonic Yeller Rex on April Fool's day this year (05) From a private seller. I have a problem w/ buying rare cars (I own 3 1990 Turbo grand Prix's, of which there were ~3000 made) so when I realized how rare it was, I HAD to have it.
I thought you might want to know: There were only 1500 Sonic Yellows produced, divided between sedans and wagons, and were only available to North America. The sedans even had their own special VIN#s.

I also wanted to mention, my wife had a 1990 turbo GP... nice when the turbo spooled up, but what a hunk of $#!T.
 

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OEM
2003 Sonic Yellow Impreza WRX Sport Wagon
5-speed Manual
Armrest extension
Premium sound package w/sub
Auto dimming compass mirror
All weather mats
cargo mat


PERFORMANCE Stage 4
USDM STI ej257 Motor
JDM vf37 twinscroll turbo
Enginuity Engine Management
Apex-i AVC-R boost controller
Tomei Catless Twinscroll downpipe
JDM twinscroll split uppipe
JDM STI equal length headers
Turbo XS axleback
WBR500 Front Mount Intercooler
Perrin short-ram intake
Perrin turbo inlet
Perrin Crank Pulley
Power Enterprises Timing Belt
STI Group N Motor Mounts
STI Group N Pitch Mount
STI Group N Tranny mount
DeatschWerks 650cc injectors
Walbro 255lph fuel pump
NGK Iridium spark plugs -stock temp
Samco Silicone Ancillary hoses
STI IC water sprayer kit


HANDLING
Prodrive 18" P1 Anthracite wheels (summer)
Khumo Ecsta SPT 225/40/18 (summer)
Graphite WRX 16" Wheels (winter)
Bridgestone Potenze RE92 205/55/16 (winter)
Subaru FHI 4-pot front brake calipers
Subaru FHI 2-pot rear brake caliper
DBA 5000 slotted 2pc front rotors
DBA 4000 slotted rear rotors
Kartboy Rear 2-pot Brake Bracket
Hawk Brake Pads front and rear
Goodridge Braided Stainless Steel Brake Lines
KYB AGX adjustable struts
Gold-line springs (lowered 1-1/2" all around)
Cusco 22mm front swaybar
Whiteline 24mm adj rear swaybar
Whiteline strut tower bar
Whiteline quick-release skewers
Motul 600 Dot4 brake fluid
Energy Suspension Hyper-Flex kit
Alignment: -2.25 deg front camber / -1.0 deg rear camber


EXTERIOR
JDM Smoked headlights modded by LightWerkz
- s2000 HID projectors
- OEM Gen 2 Matsu****a Ballasts
- Phillips D2S Bulbs
- Custom Wiring Harness
- Chrome Amber Blinkers
- 5 LED Indicator Bulbs
EDM/JDM STI Wagon Front lip
JDM STI Front Grille
JDM STI Blue Impreza "I" Badge
VIS CWII Carbon Fiber Hood painted sonic yellow
Color-matched Sideskirts
Color-matched Mirror Pillars
Aerosync mudguards
OEM Sedan 3-piece rear lip
NRG polished stainless hood struts
JDM rear Impreza badge (red trim)
JDM rear WRX badge (red trim)
JDM rear STI Type RA badge (carbon)
STI carbon fiber corner markers
Hella Supertones (118db) in parallel to the OEM horns... hold your ears
PIAA Extreme white reverse lights
Debadged
Derailed
20% Tint


INTERIOR
STI front seats
STI chrome door handles
Defi Blue Racer Boost Gauge
Defi Blue Racer Oil Pressure Gauge
Defi Blue Racer EGT Gauge
Defi Blue Racer Water Temp Gauge
Defi Blue Racer Volt Gauge
ATI gauge Pod w/ blue trim insert
2004 WRX Gauge Cluster with Blue LED back-lighting
2007 Factory STI Limited Stereo with Blue LED back-lighting + Sirius Satelite and AUX jack
STI aluminum shifter trim
Autometer gauge cluster bezel pod
All trim painted Sonic Yellow
Momo harness pads
Prodrive Polished/Blue shift knob
Blue LED HVAC mod
Blue LED cruise control button
Blue LED fog light switch
All weather mats
High-back racing kids seats :p
JDM Red Hazard Button


AQUIRED
Nothing uninstalled lately

desired
JDM Spec C roof vent
Black Alcantara Interior
Kartboy short shifter
TGV deletes
Homelink Auto dimming compass mirror


I'll be updating my site with new info and pictures at http://ride.chrisarella.com

Baseline: 194 whp / 195 wtq on a DynoJet with no mods
Current estimate: 335 whp / 350 wtq

Special thanks to my Father-in-law Tony Variale for the help. I couldn't have done it with out you.

Exterior





Someone drooliing at the WBM2007


Interior




Lighting

 

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2005 Aspen White NON premium WRX Sedan 5 M/T

EXTERIOR:
APR Carbon Fiber Radiator Cooling Plate
Shaved Factory Spoiler Holes

SUSPENSION:
Tanabe GF-210 Drop Springs
SPC Camber Correction Bolts

PERFORMANCE:
HKS HiPower Cat Back
HKS Up Pipe
HKS Down Pipe
HKS SSQV
AEM Short Ram Intake

FUTURE:
225/40YR18 Yokohama Parada Spec 2
18" Wheels in Gold or Bronze (early summer)
COBB Accesport Stage 2
FMIC
Fiber Images 2.5rs Carbon Fiber Hood (scoopless)
 

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carella said:
I thought you might want to know: There were only 1500 Sonic Yellows produced, divided between sedans and wagons, and were only available to North America. The sedans even had their own special VIN#s.

I also wanted to mention, my wife had a 1990 turbo GP... nice when the turbo spooled up, but what a hunk of $#!T.
Nice when the turbo spooled up? Hell, both my running TGP's (1 auto, 1 manual) have FULL boost (13.5 psi auto, 15-16 psi manual) at 2200 RPM (auto) or 1300 RPM manual!!!! That coupled w/ the massive torque (well over 300 lb/ft on a chipped (my chip) manual) made for a nice little mid 14 sec. $1000 car. :wiggles: I love them, but NO comparison to my Sonic Yellow Snow Cone.

Nice to know those numbers BTW, I knew it was ~1500 but didn't realize it was NA only and split sedan's/wagons. I get alot of pooo about the color, but I wouldn't have it any other way! :thumbup:
 

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04 java Black WRX

Engine Mods
DC Sports Turbo Manifold/header
DC Sports Upipe
HKS Downpipe
TurboXS Type-H RFL
AEM Short Ram Intake

Interior Mods
All interior lights changed out to blue
Greddy Turbo Timer

Exterior Mods
STI Hood Scoop
STI foglight covers
Blue JDM Impreza Emblem
Cleared out Headlights
 

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I bought my car brand new bone stock in june of 2001 with 7 miles on it.

since then I have done (sorry its in no specific order.)

aps short ram intake
aps sr-40
aps dr-500
aps bov
perrin fuel rails
perrin front sway bar
perrin rear sway bar
perrin rear end links
perrin rad shroud
perrin short throw shift adapter
pwr radiator
samco radiator hoses - upper and lower
samco turbo inlet hose
hks grounding kit
gt spec II header
gt spec uppipe
turbo xs bellmouth downpipe
turbo xs cat pipe
turbo xs mid pipe
turbo xs mbc
blitz nur spec axelback
act street clutch
defi gauges - boost, oil temp, egt.
momo shift knob
ecutek reflash done by GRD in Naperville IL
CF hood
Rota Subzeros
toyo t1-s tires
tein flex with edfc
sti tranny mount
stoptech slotted front rotors
stoptech rear rotors
hawk brake pads
steel braided brake lines
motul brake fluid

I have bought parts from

Vivid racing
Genesis racing and development
friends
misc other sites. too many to count

Now I have 89000 miles on it and last time I had it dyno'd it was at 308 awhp ACCORDING TO THE DYNO AT GRD.

I would guess somewhere around there now but alittle higher.

I installed everything myself with the help of my cousin and a few friends THANKS EVERYONE WHO HELPED.

I have also bought a lift amidst all this so add my
Eagle auto two post clear floor lift

see a few pictures here
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan

Helix Flex Uppipe
Stromung Shorty 2.5" downpipe
Stromung 2.5" catback
Kartboy Short Throw Shifter
turboxs type-h bov
Blitz DTT
Eibach Pro-Kit
18" Silver Prodrive P1's w/ Nitto 555 tires
CF sidemarkers
painted sideskirts
cleared headlights
factory spoiler
tinted windows (35%)
STi Titanium Shift Knob
 

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2002 Platinum Silver Metalic Sedan


Engine/Drivetrain:
USDM STi vf39 Turbo
JDM Pink Injectors
SSAC FMIC
BPM Divorced Down/Pipe (Jet Coated)
BPM Highflow Cat
BPM GT Spec Cat Back
ERZ Up/Pipe
Hallman MBC (17.5psi)
TurboXS Utec w/ remote
STi Tranny Mounts
TWM Short Shifter
Kartboy Shifter Bushings
7 Point 4 Gauge Grounding Mod


Suspension:
KYB AGX Adjustable Struts
Hotchkis Springs
STi Control Arms
Motegi MR-7 18x8 Rims (Gunmetal)

Interior:
Autometer Gauge cluster
Omori EGT Gauge
Omori Boost Gauge

Exterior:
Wingless Trunk
STi Side Skirts
Carbon Fiber Fog Covers W/ Silver SPT Decals
SPT Door Decals (Blue/Black)

Future Mods:
Water/Meth Injection
Walbro 255L Fuel Pump
 

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2005 STi

Engine
TurboXS Utec
TurboXS Turboback exhaust RFL-Ti w/ race pipe
K&N Typhoon Intake
Tial blowoff-valve
GT-Spec Header w/ Uppipe
Tial 38mm External Wastegate
XS-Power FMIC
Perrin Turbo Inlet Hose

Exterior
Greddy Lip
Cleared out headlights
Shaved Subaru badge in grill

Other
Kartboy Short Shifter w/ shifter bushings and rear shifter bushings
Kartboy rear Differential Bushings

Interior
Defi 60mm BF Boost gauge (Amber)
Defi 60mm BF EGT Gauge (Amber)
Valentine 1 radar detector

Suspension
Toyo T1-S tires
 
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