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I don't plan on going too crazy here (edit: OK, I lied!), but figure I may as well start this thread now :) Picked up an '05 GRP OBXT with 5MT on March 8, 2013 w/ 65,xxx miles. Southern car that was purchased near Atlanta, GA and driven back to it's new home in VA.



Right now I have quite a few parts left over from my previous LGT wagon that will go on the car as well as a handful of things that I've picked up to bring the car to stage 2. Will update here as things are installed.




PLX SM-AFR (wideband)


Cryotune Performance Opensource E-tune




BNR 16G, PnP'ed / ceramic coated at SoCalPorting

PTP Turbo Blanket

Cobb SF Intake with box

Invidia Big Tube 1.5 Scroll Headers / Up Pipe, Swaintech Coated

IP&T Filtered Oil Line Kit

TurboXS Catted Downpipe

Prodrive Mufflers

Thermal Zero Downpipe Blanket

Nameless Performance Heatshield

Turbo Blanket

Grimmspeed TMIC

JDM TGV Deletes

Grimmspeed 3mm Phenolic Spacers

Replacement Intake Manifold Gaskets

Forge BPV

Grimmspeed Electronic Boost Control Solenoid

Samco Turbo Inlet

Samco BPV Hose

Samco Vacuum Hoses

TurkeyLord metal "T" fitting




2007 Spec.b 6mt Transmission w/ R180 rear differential

KDT903 Rear Differential Bushing Inserts (rear/upper mount only)

Cobb Tuning Double-Adjustable Short Shifter

TiC shifter linkage bushings (2/4 installed, chose not to install all 4)

Cobb front shifter bushings

Kartboy rear shifter stay bushing

Fumoto F105 Quick Oil Drain Valve

DW65c Fuel Pump

Injector Dynamics 1000c Top Feed Conversion Kit

Stock STi Transmission Mount

Group N Transmission Crossmember Bushings

Stock STi Clutch & Flywheel

Stock 2009 STi Oil Pan

KillerB Oil Pickup Tube and Baffle




RCE Tarmac 1 Coilovers

3/8" Front Spacers, 3/8" Rear Spacers

Front Brembo calipers with Brembo slotted rotors and Stoptech Street pads

Rear LGT calipers with Centric Premium rotors and Hawk HPS pads

Technafit Stainless Steel Brake Lines

Whiteline KTA124 Kit

Whiteline Roll-Center/Bump Steer Kit

STI LCA Bushings

LGT Rear Upper Control Arms with Whiteline Camber Bushings

Grimmspeed Master Cylinder Brace

Hotchkis Front (25mm) and Rear (22mm) Sway Bars

Kartboy Endlinks

AVO RSB Reinforcement Brackets

Energy Suspension Front/Rear Sway Bar Bushings

Alignment: -1.6* Camber up front, -1.1* Camber in the rear, zero toe at all four corners




Summer setup: Enkei Raijins (gunmetal), 18x8/+45 w/ Michelin Pilot Super Sports in 235/45r18

Winter setup: 2004 STi BBS (dipped in Anthracite), 17x7.5/+53 w/ Michelin Alpin PA2 in 225/45r17




DAMD round wheel

Tint (35% Front, 20% Rear)

'07 Head Unit w/ Auxiliary Input

'07 Spec B Steering Wheel w/ Audio Controls

Extending Arm Rest

R-Rev Reverse LED lights

GrimmSpeed License Plate Relocation Kit

Redline Tuning Hood Struts

Moddiction Convex Mirrors

SST Aluminum Undertray




ProSport Oil Pressure Sender
























"Bullet-proof" your OEM TMIC! <<Buy your kit here>>


Not currently in stock :(

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Very nice pick up sir!


Off topic, but are you near the Manassas area? The pics look like they were taken at a school near here.


Anyway, looking forward to the build.

I like to cook my pets and my family.


Use commas. Don't be a psycho.

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You had to go and post that undercarriage pic


the more I look at it the more I understand what "car porn" means.

2005 LGT Wagon Limited 6 MT RBP Stage 2 - 248K

2007 B9 Tribeca Limited DGM - 258K

SOLD - 2005 OB Limited 5 MT Silver - 245K

SOLD - 2010 OB 6 MT Silver - 205K

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