2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Limited – The Limited – Import Tuner Magazine

25 May 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Limited – The Limited – Import Tuner Magazine

James Pepion’s rare STI

into cars for only the five years, James to own six different cars before on the flagship Subaru. Testing from a ’92 Integra to a Corvette, you can say James is definitely not to any specific type of car. As a head and business owner needed something fresh would represent his company, Supply.

Swag Supply is a company that supports sneaker heads and car enthusiasts fresh and fashionable gear. having an NSX in mind for the build, canned that idea and with the STI since he wanted to display what the Northwest was all Having help from such as Wrong Fitment and Lower Class Men, was able to form the show car it is today.

One of the biggest issues during build as expected was fitting is considered to be enormous wheels the STI fenders. No easy task on type of car, the fenders in the don’t leave much to roll out. Staying to the legitimate fitment game, is a firm believer that and fitted cars should be static. This means under no circumstance do you ever use an suspension.

James pulled out all the stops to this work, using a set of BC BR coupled with front and camber plates, and adding bolts for even more Not ending there, James needed to stretch a 225/40-18 Indy 500 tire on the 10-inch-wide Even still, James had to down the rear quarter-panel and roll them out as much as

This is the type of dedication to complete a legit fitted and we are glad James took the to do it.

To ensure this car will an E85 station every 15 miles or so, EJ25 engine is fueled by a Aeromotive Stealth fuel that is tamed by a Turbosmart feeding through Perrin rails into massive DeatschWerks injectors. Making that you keep all 10 digits on hands, James added the HKS Induction intake system Samco inlet to feed the Tuning GT52 turbocharger.

This is then run through a intercooler and bypass valve for the ladies. Keeping the engine internally so he doesn’t blow it on his hot is a set of Element Tuning rods with Forged CP Pistons and 278 cams. The turbo is powered by an Tomei Expreme exhaust regulated by a Tial 38mm

Finally, the engine is exhausted by a Invidia open bell-mouth and pacified using a Cobb after-cat system (so your doesn’t wake up when you out in the middle of the night). The power is put to the via an ACT XTSS clutch system. being a turbo car, bound to be subject to some issues.

These issues been addressed by adding a of parts using a large aluminum radiator, lower thermostat, Carbing cooling and a higher-pressure HKS radiator cap. The carbon-fiber ARC hoodscoop, ARC alternator and COBB turbo heat have cured the external heat issues. Just you think James has all his bases he goes the extra mile and has a slim fan shroud made.

I think it is safe to say James not want to have an overheating while he is parking lot pimping on the

Doing most of the work on the car James left some of the tedious work to the experts. One of experts was a man named Bobby at PRE Race Engineering). Bobby was by James to build the internals of the before working his tuning utilizing AEM’s latest 2 stand-alone system and a host of BF gauges (oil temp, EGT) sitting in a carbon-fiber gauge pod above the dash.

Bobby was able to squeeze out 426 whp and 450 of torque from the 2.5L engine.

James stays busy running his company, Supply, and organizing car meets his club, Proper Attire. he isn’t busy with you can find him hanging around the Portland cars and coffee The Rock Vancouver Meet, and Acres Drift Events. for building this beauty James; we love it.

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