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This car is my one and only car, when it runs it is my daily driver. I'm currently lookig for a beater haha

Car is a *2006 Subaru legacy gt limited


Ej257 case

07 STi nitrite crank

Killer b oil pickup

Acl race and rod bearings

Stock connecting rods

Cp 9:1 compression forged and friction coated pistons

Ported heads

Gs power division titanium spring and retainers*

Gs power division cams 272

STi intake manifold

Larger STi oil pump

42 autosports tgv deletes

Gms 3 port boost control solenoid

Perrin turbo inlet

Perrin short ram intake

Factory avcs

Gfb bov

Avo legacy fmic


Turbo and fueling:

Amr cxr 550 STi fitment

850cc deatchwerks injectors

300 lph deatchwerks fp



Greddy up pipe

Invidia catless downpipe

Magnaflow catback

Stock exhaust manifold



STi slave cylinder

05 STi 6mt

Act 6puck

Act lwfw

05 legacy 4eat driveshaft

07 legacy gt spec b rear axles*

05 STi r180

05 STi shifter linkage



Dba 4000 front and rear rotors

Hawk hp+ pads front and rear*


Suspension is stock except for tein lowering springs


Story of my cars engine build can be found here: http://legacygt.com/forums/showthread.php/funny-noise-turned-out-terribly-153761.html


Well short story of my car and it's history. I bought the car back in 2008 with 9k on the odo. Soon as I got it I was already changing stuff around to make it faster, it started out with a intake and some 04bbs goldies. Well back in January of 2011 my engine popped on me. I had just paid the car off in full about 6 months prior. So the motor build started. It started off with just a simple rebuild with some forged piston. Then it got a bit out of hand I was ready to build a monster with a stock location turbo. So onward with the heads cams high compression pistons etc etc. so the motor was built I got it back and after 173 miles it popped. So back to the shop it went until September 2011. I finally got it back after another few grand was dumped into it. I drove it for abor 2000 miles then the 5speed crapped out on thanksgiving weekend. So then I began purchasing all the parts for the 6mt swap into it. Got it all together in my garage and it wouldn't start. So off to the shop. I got it back for st patties day weekend and off to the dragstrip i went. I was hopping for a 12 sec pass, anywhere in the 12's and I was gonna be happy. First run out I shattered the record for legacy gt 1/4 mile times with a 11.668 @124 prior fastest legacy ran a 12.094 @118. On my third run out something popped and I was hoping it was the new clutch but act claims the clutch is fine. So at the shop my car sits as of today. Soon as I get some money saved up, since I'm in school right now im gonna go for 10's. My next planned mods are a radiator, intercooler sprayer, meth injection, header, and on down the line I'm gonna go rotated with a 35r sized turbo. Also will be doing brakes and some much needed suspension ASAP!










Second run out I was told to slow down since I didn't have a helmet, so I just dumped it from about 6 grand

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Yea it's the stock exhaust manifold. The cams make for a really awesome choppy idle sometimes, I personally like it. It is also nice to be able to rev the engine over 8000rpm. And gas mileage is better than stock, when im not driving it very hard, my guess is because the turbo is big enough to where it isn't spooling everytime you get near the gas. But the way I normally drive, well my gas mileage is absolute crap, like 10 city and maybe 16 highway. But I did not build this thing with fuel economy in mind. I'm all about some smiles to the mile!!
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Do you have dccd on your six speed?


Just a thought but a buddy of mine shaved almost a quarter of a second off his time by biasing the rear. He thought it was a fluke at first.. but it was a consistent change when gone back and forth.

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Why only a 35r why not go a little bigger ? We had a GT3576R on a 1.6L.


You know you will need a roll bar once you hit 11.50 then it's more bars when you get faster.


Ten's is not cheap...

304,000miles 5/2012 ej257 short block, 8/2011 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.


Engine Build - Click Here

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I see where your from, have you heard of RLZ Engineering ?


Brad took care of the D16z6 head we had on our Civic. I have spoken to him on the phone afew times.


Howard is the Tuner they say he's pretty good.



304,000miles 5/2012 ej257 short block, 8/2011 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.


Engine Build - Click Here

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I can't believe they let you run with no helmet. Thats crazy....


Looks like you can achieve low 11's or even high 10's in your current power setup.


This is what you may need to get into those goals.


-Improve in your launch with a 1.7 60'

-stiffer suspension/or preload on the launch so your not dipping your rear end so much off the launch

-street slicks


I always believed that when you are running at the 1/4 track, you should run it in the same setup as you are running on the street. That is the only way to really prove that your car is that fast on the street. The track may shave a few hundred of a sec off but that's nothing on the streets.


You see cars that run low 11's and high 10's at the track all the time but they are fully gutted and they run on slicks. But once they are on the street, they are running shitty tires and full interior.


Thats the difference between street and track.

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