Archive for the ‘DIY 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 […]

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 […]

How To: Fix & Refinish OEM BBS Wheels

First off, let me start by saying that I have never done any type of custom automotive bodywork prior to this project. To be completely honest, I wasn’t sure how this was initially going to turn out, but I said to myself “they are my winter wheels; I don’t care what they look like!”. Now, […]

Custom RCE Tarmac 2 Rear Adjusters

Came across a nice post today over on IWSTI. It seems that forum member BoostJunkie has come up with a unique method of creating rear adjusters for RCE Tarmac 2 coilovers. I happen to have a set of these coilovers on my STi, and have been looking for a easy solution to adjust the rears […]