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BUILD LOG:
WRX-maniac's 2012 STi Limited Sedan



STi 4 by Matthew Brumage, on Flickr

STi 13 by Matthew Brumage, on Flickr

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STi 2 by Matthew Brumage, on Flickr

The Story:
I traded in my 2011 WRX for this STi in June of 2016. It has been my dream to own an STI since I could drive. With finally owning one, my goals are to eventually end up making this car my weekend warrior/track car. Although I will have to DD it for a few years. My main focus will be making good horsepower, while building up the suspension and drivetrain components at the same time. Overall I just want this car to be everything I have always envisioned it to me in my mind, and have fun while doing it. Hope you enjoy!


The Car:
2012 Subaru STi Limited sedan
World Rally Blue
Chassis Mileage :59,XXX
Built motor mileage :COMING SOON!

FULLY BUILT, ROTATED TURBO GOODNESS

Current Modifications:

Short block:
-V4 closed deck from Outfront Motorsports
-Manley platinum series forged pistons (oversized 99.75)
-Manley turbo tuff I-beam rods
-ACL main and rod bearings
-ARP 1/2 inch head studs
-new STi nitrate treated crankshaft
-Secondary air pump delete w/Andrewtech block off plates


Oiling Components:
-Killer B ultimate pick up
-Killer B oil pan and baffle
-New STi 11mm oil pump

Heads:
-Kelford 272 camshafts
-Supertech Dual Valve Springs set
-Supertech Spring Seat Locatorset
-Supertech Titanium Retainer set
-Multi-Angle valve job
-Adjusting valve clearance
-Disassemble and Assemble Cylinder heads (includes valve stem seal replacement)
-Deck cylinder heads


Engine/Exhaust/Performance Mods:
-Turboxs rotated turbo kit
-Garrett GTX3582r gen 2 turbo
-Turboxs FMIC w/ powder coated wrinkle black piping
-Tial 38mm external wastegate
-Turboxs bov
-Speed density sensor
-MAF sensor (to read air intake temps only)
-Invidia q300 catback with titanium tips
-PTP lava turbo blanket
-Cobb Accessport V3
-Cobb FPR
-Cobb fuel pressure sensor
-Grimmspeed 3 port ebcs
-ID1050x injectors
-AEM 340lph fuel pump
-IAG AOS (comp. series) in Red
-IAG TGV deletes in Black
-IAG v3 fuel rails in Red w/ IAG fuel lines
-NGK 1 step colder spark plugs

Brakes-Current setup:
-GoodRidge Gstop Stainless steel brake lines
-Motul 5.1 brake fluid

-DBA T3 clubspec 4000 series rotors
-Hawk HPS pads

Exterior/Aesthetic:
-Perrin 2 inch shorty antenna w/ navigation
-Perrin front license plate delete plate
-Debadged trunk
-Grimmspeed license plate relocater
-Vinyl overlays for tail lights. Red blinker overlay and smoked reverse light
-Subaru JDM R205 Black Side Ornaments
-20% window tint, plus windshield strip
-Gloss black window chrome deletes
-JNA Performance C-Style polyurethane front lip

Drivetrain/Transmission/Suspension:
-ACT Xtreme Duty Performance Street clutch kit and new FHI oem flywheel
-Kartboy short throw shifter + bushing kit
-Turn in Concepts transmission crossmember bushings
-Turn in Concepts Shifter Pivot bushings
-Group N Transmission mount


Engine bay dress-up:
-Perrin Rad Shroud in Red
-Perrin pulley cover in Red
-Perrin ebcs cover in Red

Interior:
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JBL club 6520 front door speakers
-SMY Dual gauge cluster
-AEM UEGO wideband AFR gauge
-AEM oil pressure gauge

-SMY 52mm accessport mount
-SOLiDMods 52mm vent pod
-Autostyled Black Leather shift boot w/ red stitching for short shifter
-Autostyled Black Leather E-brake boot w/ red stitching
-Billetworkz weighted shift knob

The Future:

Engine/Exhaust/Performance mods:
-ID1700cc injectors
-ID f750 fuel filter
-Visconti fuel basket with Walbro 485lph pump; OR Radium dual walbro 450's
-Aeromotive manual fuel pressure regulator
-Cobb flex fuel sensor

Drivetrain/Transmission/Suspension:
-Whiteline rear diff positive power kit inserts
-Beatrush forged pitch stop mount
-Whiteline rear subframe inserts
-Whiteline steering rack bushings
-STi Group N motor mounts
-Coilovers (Probably going with Feal 441's or HKS Hipermax GT's)

Exterior:
-Aeroflow dynamics front splitter
-Aeroflow dynamics side skirt extensions
-Aeroflow dynamics rear diffuser

Wheels and Tires:
-Konig hypergrams in BRONZE (18x9.5)
-Tires 255/35/18.....undecided on which tires
 

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Received my antenna and side ornaments from RSD yesterday. If the weather is nice next week when I am off I am going to try to get the window chrome deletes and side ornaments done.

 

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Officially did my first modification yesterday. This one is near and dear to me, came from my wrx.

Perrin License Plate Delete Plate.
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Perrin 2 inch super shorty antenna w/nav and sat radio.
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Posted a few pics from the dealer today so you guys can actually see the car. Picking it up hopefully this Wednesday as long as everything gets done on my car. A lot more pics will be coming soon!
 

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Looks good, shame it's no wagon. I want an sti wagon but I can't justify the premium they want for the hatch.

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Looks good, shame it's no wagon. I want an sti wagon but I can't justify the premium they want for the hatch.

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Thanks man. And you know, my last two wrx's were hatch's, and I loved them. But I always told myself that if I got an STi, I was getting a sedan. Don't know why...... I guess the look of the big wing? lol. I don't know.
 

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Debating ordering the window chrome delete vinyl from Premium Auto Styling....... Can't decide between gloss black, or matte black..... leaning towards matte black. What do you guys think?

Im debating what route I want to take with my STi, looks wise. My last three Subaru's have been WRB, in which I have put gold wheels on. Although I love the gold wheels on a WRB car, im thinking about blacking out my car. Tinting the windows, blacking out the window trim, black side garnishes, and maybe even black wheels one day. Not gonna lie though, for the first time ever I am considering keeping the stock wheels as my summer wheels and buying cheap winter beater wheels. I actually really like the look of the BBS's that come on my car.

Thoughts?
 

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Ordered my window chrome deletes today from JDMFanaticVinyls in gloss black. Next week I will be making an appointment to get my windows tinted (20% all the way around) and hopefully ordering my black side garnishes and shorty antenna.
 

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Should hopefully be debadging the trunk in the next few weeks too. All this together should give my car a whole new look!
 

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Just placed an order with RSD today for a couple more exterior goodies. Check out the original post!
 

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Updated and changed OP to show my future build plans in more detail. Few parts arrived today, will post pictures soon.
 

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Spent about 70 bucks on cleaning stuff today. Just need to wait until the weather is nice and I have a day off to get her all shiny.

 

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Also did some maintenance to the car today. Changed the oil and filter, as well as the cabin air filter.
 
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