As noted earlier in this article series, we would be tackling a race intake system to go along with our bolt-on unit. So what makes the race system different? For this particular system we are using a larger-diameter intake pipe with a larger MAF housing. This means greater intake flow, but it also means it will no longer function with the factory tune. This system is meant specifically for drivers who want aggressive professional tunes so they … Continue Reading ››
Time to see what kind of power gains we are able to achieve with our intake design! First, we strapped this Launch Edition to the dynamometer.
Then we began making pulls. On our first day … Continue Reading ››
After experimenting with some boxed designs in Part 1 of this write-up, it was time to turn our attention to a shrouded setup, similar to what we offer for the 2008–2014 models. We’re hoping we could utilize the piping from our existing kit, which is well designed and has proven power gains. After placing the shroud into position, we found that it would certainly fit, but would require some modification. The fabrication work began! Check out … Continue Reading ››
Our team is finally working on some cool components for the new 2015 Subaru STI! As you know, the 2015 STI is essentially a hybrid of old and new Impreza components. It features the newer body style paired with the trusty EJ engine, instead of the new DIT motor featured in the … Continue Reading ››
Many of you followed along as our team developed a variety of new products for the 2015 WRX. Recently, we were lucky enough to come into contact with a gracious 2015 STI Launch Edition owner who was willing to lend us his vehicle for a few days of product development, test fitting, and of course dyno testing. Check out a neat gallery of images featuring the vehicle and a video featuring dyno pulls with our prototype performance … Continue Reading ››
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