Lawson's 818C

The Complete 818 Coupe Documentation

The Build

See all the work that has gone into making my Factory Five Racing 818 Coupe.

Project Progress
Completion 80%

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Donor Teardown

Teardown of my '04 WRX + 818 kit pickup.


Kit chassis and suspension assembly. Including refurbishment of donor components, and progress until the vehicle is a rolling chassis.

engine and Trans

My eventful engine rebuild, engine replacement, and my trans rebuild.

Air Conditioning

Vintage Air A/C and heat installation in my 818C.


Body fitment, modification, and preparation


Seats, dash, stereo, carpeting, and all my other interior components


My Georgia registration and titling experience


Enjoying the fruit of my 818 build and my opinions on the driving experience.