What's Inside?

Want to see what parts have gone into my build? Below is a list of all the major Factory Five, Subaru, aftermarket, and custom components that have gone into build.

Kit Order Options

  1. Factory Five Racing 818 Coupe Kit
  2. Powder-coated frame
  3. K-tuned shifter
  4. Wiper kit

Donor Car

  1. 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan
  2. 5 speed manual transmission
    • Rebuilt using 2006 WRX gearset and 2004 WRX ring/pinion gear.
"Hybrid engine" - 2.0L heads on a 2.5L STi block Died on the dyno September 2019. RIPVf-43 turbo

Engine Replacement

  • Version 8 Ej207 JDM Subaru engine
    • Twin-scroll 2.0L engine from the JDM STi
    • 8k redline, something like ~280HP crank
    • Stock tune, AVCS wired and functional on JDM ECU

Aftermarket/Upgraded Subaru Parts

  • OBX Limited Slip Differential
    • With spring washer and bolt rebuild kit ($35). This is needed to make sure the diff is well put together, which many aren't from OBX.
  • Mishimoto radiator
  • Subaru 4-2 pot brakes
  • Ebay Chinesium cold air intake
    • Didn't have a choice because the OEM one hits the wheel wells. It does actually plumb nicely to the side scoop.
  • ACT Heavy Duty clutch/pressure plate
  • iWire Wiring Harness
    • +ABS wiring, window, and HVAC wiring
  • Competition Clutch Lightweight Flywheel
Engine Rebuild Parts :(OEM STi complete gasket kitJE Hybrid Pistons (for reducing compression of the EJ257/EJ205 "hybrid" engine)King Bearings rod and main bearingsOEM STi 11mm oil pumpOEM water pumpGates Racing timing belt, pulleys, and tensioner ARP head boltsUsed STi OEM oil pan, pickup, and baffle.Used STi side-feed injectors, TGVs, and fuel rails.

Additional Parts

  • Avanti Storm S1 Hyper Silver 17x8-40 and 17x9-45 Wheels
  • Dunlop Direzza Star Spec ZII Tires 215/40 and 255/40
  • Vintage Air Mini II AC System
  • Corbeau A4 Seats
  • NC Miata Brake Booster with Infiniti G37 1" Bore Master Cylinder
  • Customized Boig Motorsports Exhaust
    • Had to modify it to work on my EJ207
  • Pumpkin 7" Android Head-unit
    • Plus one USB and one RCA camera for reverse light and dash cam functionality
    • Verizon 4G wireless USB modem for internet
    • Rockefeller two-way speakers
  • Amazon special keyless entry lock controller kit
  • Holley Hydramat fuel pickup sock

Custom Components

  • Seat brackets to floor mount my Corbeau A4s
    • Same design accommodates the driver and passenger sides as well as sliders for the driver's seat. Spacers were necessary on the back of the passenger seat because of the lack of sliders.
    • Available on GrabCad here
  • Radiator Mounts

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