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Will300's Subaru BRZ Build

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Introduction:

Hello everyone, I've decided it's about time I did a proper build thread for my 2nd Subaru BRZ as thing are now starting to get more interesting.

My plan is to build a fast road car with some track focused additions. The car is my daily vehicle so I'm not planning to strip it out and turn it into a track monster. Just something that is easily to live with during the week but gets thrashed at the weekend.

Thanks for looking

Will

Here is my current list of modifications:

Engine and Exhaust:

ACE Header - CS400 Manifold – Ceramic Coated by Performance 1 Coatings in Volcanic Black
Rogue Motorsport 2.5" Front pipe with CAT and Resonator
Rogue Motorsport 2.5" Resonated Catback exhaust
Hel 19 Row Oil Cooler
SPA Design - Oil Temp & Oil Pressure Gauge (Block8Head guage holder)
Cosworth Sump baffle
Cusco Sump plug
Perrin 3” Big MAF Cold Air Intake
Tuning Developements Ecutek remap
HEL Performance braided clutch line
STi Engine Mounts

Previously Installed: 

AVO 2.5 Non-Resonated Cat Back Exhaust (Previous)
Tomei Type 80 Titanium 3” Exhaust (Previous)
Stock 2nd CAT (Previous)
Cosworth Low Temp Thermostat (Removed - Standard item refitted)

Suspension, Chassis & Brakes:

Tein Flex A Coilovers – Approx 35mm drop
Summit Rear Control Arms
Whiteline Anti-Roll bar kit - BSK016 (F: 20mm - R: 16mm)
Custom AP Racing Big Brake kit by Reyland Motorsport - AP Racing CP9200 Calipers, AP Racing 330x28mm discs
Subaru WRX STi Rear Brembo with DBA Rear Brake Disc - DBA42656-10
Ferodo DS2500 Front Brake Pads
Endless MX72 Rear Brake Pads
Hose Technic Braided Brake lines
Cusco master cylinder brace
Perrin shifter bush
Powerflex rear diff mount Left & Right bushes
Powerflex front and rear subframe inserts
MTEC Shift Springs
MTEC Clutch Spring
3" Shift Extension from Ebay

Wheels and tires:

Current Setup:

Wheels: Rays Gramlights 57CR 17x9 +38 in Gold
Tyres: Michlin Pilot Spot 4 in size: 245/40/17

Spare:

Wheels:949Racing Wheels 17x8 +40 in Black
Tyres: Yokohama Advan AD08RS in size: 225/45/17

Winter Setup: n/a

Previous Setup's:

Wheels: Japan Racing JR29's 17x8 +35 in Bronze
Tyres: Michelin Pilot Sports 4 in size: 225/45/17

Wheels: Rota Grid Drifts 17x9 +42 in White
Tyres: ContiSport Contact5's in size: 245/40/17 

Wheels: Japan Racing JR18 17x8 +35 in Custom Bronze colour
Tyres: Goodyear Winter Tyres in size: 215/45/17

Exterior:

Tinted rear window & rear side windows
Debadged
Rear Spoiler Delete
TRD Fender Fin in D4S Black
Rays Dura-Nuts L42 Blue wheel nuts
Verus Engineering Race Splitter with end plates
Verus Engineering Non-Aggressive Diffuser

Previous:

Genuine SARD LSR GT Wing (Previous)
White side stripes (Previous)

Interior:

Alpine INE-W925R Head unit with Navigation
Cobra Nogaro bucket seat with custom Rogue Motorsport Seat mounts (using OEM sliders)
Intec High Level Brake Light
Perrin Cam Solenoid covers
Schroth Rallye 3 ASM Harness
Top Sage Bonnet Struts

Possible Future Modifications:

See: https://www.gt86.org.uk/forums/forums/topic/4097-will300s-subaru-brz-build/?do=findComment&comment=115677

Pictures:

Current:

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Previous:

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Dyno Plot - Current:

ACE Header / AVO Exhaust / Cosworth Panel Filter / Fensport Remap - Green

ACE Header / AVO Exhaust / Perrin 3" Big MAF Cold Air Intake / TD Dyno Remap - Red

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Dyno Plot - Previous:

Stock Car / Cosworth Panel Filter - Green

ACE Header / AVO Exhaust / Cosworth Panel Filter / Fensport Remap - Purple

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9 hours ago, Keethos said:

About time you created a build thread.....but why you selling your white wheels Will?  They go so well with the white stripes :D  

Agree ^^

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9 minutes ago, S18 RSG said:

Ah good, you can help persuade me away from turbo. I still haven't made my mind up.

It just depends on what you've after, if ultimate goal is power then turbo would be better. I personally don't like the top mounted turbo solutions. 

That's not to say I wouldn't have one, I had been debating which way to go for the past week really. I just though SC would suit me better.

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12 hours ago, DanJ said:

Excellent choice (not that I'm biased in any way shape or form!)

No that's not enough. You need to write a 3 page essay on why this is the best kit on the market! :lol:

Will be good to have another FI car in the mix.

@will300 are you considering beford auto in decemebr? 

 

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Am I seeing this correctly, with a manifold, and exhaust system the car made no more power ( graph figures ) over stock. I can see the change in curve etc...

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1 minute ago, KevinA said:

Am I seeing this correctly, with a manifold, and exhaust system the car made no more power ( graph figures ) over stock. I can see the change in curve etc...

It doesn't mention anything about mapping, so chances are it's still running stock map. In that case, the ECU probably hasn't adjusted for the new parts. I'm surprised, if that is the case, that it isn't making significantly less power.

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4 minutes ago, S18 RSG said:

It doesn't mention anything about mapping, so chances are it's still running stock map. In that case, the ECU probably hasn't adjusted for the new parts. I'm surprised, if that is the case, that it isn't making significantly less power.

Good point, these NA cars are so fickle :D

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33 minutes ago, Minion said:

When I spoke to him at the weekend he said he had it mapped at fensport but not sure if this is before or after said exhaust

Yeah, it may well be mapped, but if it was mapped pre-header, then not re-mapped when it was fitted, it will produce similar results.

I had mine mapped as stock, then had a UEL manifold fitted and took it back to Abbey for re-mapping. On the initial run the car was around 5hp down on the previous run with stock manifold. By the end of the day it was up 5hp and torque curve completely transformed. These modern engines rely so much on sensors and software that just changing parts often doesn't do a lot, at least not for a few hundred miles until the car adjusts its brain to calculate using new readings.

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