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THE ESSENTIALS
Owner: Rodney Manandik
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Vehicle: 2002 Subaru WRX
Power: 362whp with 374 lb-ft.

 

ENGINE
Subaru EJ25 2.5L boxer-4
ENGINE MANAGEMENT
Turbo XS UTEC
Blitz SBC-iD Boost Controller

DRIVETRAIN
ACT 6-Puck Clutch
ACT lightweight flywheel
Spec-C Synchros

ENGINE MODIFICATIONS
EJ25 2.5L STi Block
EJ20 2.0L Heads
Brian Crower 272 Cams
Wiseco Pistons
Eagle H-Beam Connecting Rods
Garrett Ball Bearing GT3760R Turbo
GodSpeed Intercooler
Blitz DD blow-off Valve
TiAL 38mm Wastegate
Walbro 255lph Fuel Pump
Power Enterprise 650cc Injectors
Custom Stainless Steel Up-Pipes and Downpipes
Megan Stainless Steel Exhaust

WHEELS, TIRES, BRAKES
Work XD9s 18x8-inch Finished in Gunmetal
BFGoodrich KDW 215/40R18 tires
StopTech Cross-Drilled Rotors
Hawk HP Plus Pads
Stainless Steel Lines Brake Lines

SUSPENSION
Endura-Tech Coilovers

EXTERIOR
C-West Front and Rear Bumper
S202 JDM WRX Grille
S202 JDM WRX Spoiler
Seibon Carbon Fiber Hood

INTERIOR
Cusco 6-Point Bolt-in Roll Cage
Sparco Racing Seats
Schroth 4-Point Harnesses
Grey Suede Interior Accents
Defi 60mm Gauges in a Triple Gauge Pod
MOMO Steering Wheel

AUDIO / MULTIMEDIA
Sony LCD Flip-screen Monitor
Infinity Amplifier
Infinity Subwoofer

SHOUTOUTS
Endura-Tech
BFGoodrich
Meguiars
Sping Mountain Auto Body (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Uehara Motor Werks (Las Vegas, Nevada)

 

 

 



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