Bolt Metric Conversions

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Standard to Metric bolt conversions. Not proud but I did swipe this from Elgin Fasteners.  I’ve read that the holes in the Subaru WRX STi (VAB) front bumper are #10 and to use #10 well nuts.  But what if I wantedRead More

Rear Front Lateral Link aka Rear Toe Arm

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Rear toe on the WRX STi (VA) chassis is said to be far to negative.   Removal and install is pretty straight forward.  You will need: Ball join separator 22mm box end wrench 19mm socket (1/2 preferred) 17mm socket 19mmRead More

STi – Cobb AccessPort Relevant Values

Article to discuss default ranges and values for parameters to log using the Cobb AccessPort on a 2015+ Subaru STi. Let’s read this, Cobb Tuning Guide Also this was the setting that Ed, my tuner configured for the gauges:

Front Brake Pad Change – Mini Cooper Countryman F60

To change the brake pads on an F60 Mini Cooper Countryman, you are going to need these tools (jack with pad not pictured):   Secondly, look everything up using the newtis so that you know the torque spec and disassembly instructions.Read More

Subaru STi 2015+ (VA) Alignment Spec

UPDATE: After reading this article on iWSTi, and observing my tires for about 1,000 miles, I believe that the car will benefit from additional addition camber in the front and accordingly, 1/2 of that in the rear.  So with theRead More

STi – Coilover Suspension Install NeoMax Silvers

Coilover Install!   UPDATE: 20MAY30 – Fronts: 14 clicks Rears: 12 clicks Felt much better.  The car is more stiff and responsive.  7 clicks in the rear was way to low.  12 seems to match the bump better.  +1 betweenRead More

STi – Brembo Caliper Mounting Torque Specification

FRONT BREMBOS: use 60ft-lbs lubricated with copper anti-seize! REAR BREMBOS: use 36ft-lbs lubricated with copper anti-seize!   The story… the torque spec listed in the manual are wrong for the front caliper mounting bolts. Torque specs for front brembo caliperRead More