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Tom’s Bugeye on 18×9 Rota G-Force in Gold

Subydude’s WRX on 18×9 e42 Flat Black Grids

Josh’s 02 WRX on 18×9.5 ET30 Linea Corse Lemans

Blake’s Sonic Yellow WRX on 17×9 e42 Hyper Black RT5

18×9.5 HG5 in Hyper Black on the Dude’s Bugeye

18×9.5 Huck Gee in Gold on the Dude’s Bugeye

Brendan’s Ultra Aggressive Bugeye on 18×10 Rota SVN-R - Titanium Chrome

Rota DPTs on track! (awesome pix inside)

Tom’s Bugeye on 18×9 Rota G-Force in Gold

Owner: Tom
Car: Subaru Bugeye Wagon
Wheels: 18×9 Rota G-Force - (5×100/E35/73) in Powdercoated Candy Gold
Tires: 245/40r18 Nitto Nt05
Suspension: Whiteline front & rear Sway Bars & Strut Braces, Raceland Ultimo Coilovers
Mods:Fully built 2.0l with forged internals, bc272 cams, ARP headstuds and a JDM v7 STI Spec C long runner Intake Manifold, JDM v7 STI Spec C powersteering cooler; JDM v7 STI type RA 6 speed swap, Brembo Gran Turismo Brakes with cross drilled rotors all around; Full JDM v7 STI front end, JDM v7 STI Spec C roof vent, full JDM STI Wagon interior.

“I bought this wagon as a fully stripped shell a year and a half ago. I just went to town building my dream subie!”

Instagram: @stiwgn

Subydude’s WRX on 18×9 e42 Flat Black Grids

Wheels: 18×9 Rota Grid - Flat Black (5×100/e42)
Tires: 235/40/18
Suspension: BC coilsovers

Photo by: Jody Troxel “@subijody”

Josh’s 02 WRX on 18×9.5 ET30 Linea Corse Lemans

Owner: Josh (@Jdroelle001on Instagram)
Car Model: 2002 Subaru WRX
Tyres: 225/40/18 Yokohama S-Drive
Suspension: ST Suspension Coilovers

Whiteline Max-C Motorsport Front Camber Plates
Group N Rear Strut Tops
Eibach Rear Camber Bolts
Whiteline Front and Rear 24mm Adjustable Swaybars
Kartboy Swaybar Endlinks
Whiteline Steering Rack Bushings
TiC Fender Cowl Braces

Engine and Drivetrian:
VF39 w/ Billet Wheel
STI Intercooler
Injector Dynamics ID1000cc injectors
DeatschWerks DW200 Fuel Pump
TurboXS 50/50 Recirc Valve
NGK Plugs
Cobb SF Intake
GTSpec UEL Header
GTSpec Catless Uppipe
Edo Performance downpipe
Espilir JGT500 JDM Catback
STi Short Shift Linkage
Kartboy Short Shifter
Kartboy Shifter Bushings
Kartboy Rear Shifter Bushing
Kartboy Rear Subframe Outrigger Bushings
Kartboy Rear Subframe Lockout Bolts
TiC Rear Diff Mount Bushings

Exterior:
Morimoto Mini H1 Retrofit Headlights
Blue Demon Eyes
JNA Performance Front Lip
JDM STi Hood Scoop
Debadged Trunk
Carbon fiber Exhaust Garnish
Yellow Foglight Films
Color Matched Sideskirts
Rear Bumper Spats
RallyArmor Mudflaps
35% Tint

Interior:
Flocked Dash
OEM Gauge Pod
OEM All Weather Floormats
WC Latheworks teardrop shift knob
JDM Red Hazard Button
Custom Factory Heated Seats
Pioneer AppRadio2
Custom Red LED Gauge Cluster

Blake’s Sonic Yellow WRX on 17×9 e42 Hyper Black RT5

Here’s another photo submission from one of our customers. Just in case you didn’t know yet, you can send us pictures of your car at gallery@wheeldude.com if you are running Rota/Linea Corse wheels.

Owner: Blake (@rollforever22)

Car: 2003 Sonic Yellow WRX

Wheels: 17×9 Rota RT5 - Hyper Black (5×100/e42/73)

Tires: 245/40/R17 Bridgestone Pole Position S-04’s

Suspension: BC BR Coilovers(8k/6k) spring rate with Eibach Camber Bolts in the rear.

Stage 2 with basic Bolt on’s:
Complete list of mods I’ve done so far whether its for looks or performance.
Engine, Exhaust, and Transmission Mods:
Mishimoto Intercooler Hose Kit
Mishimoto Radiator Stays
TIC Shifter Linkage Update
Kartboy Shifter Bushings
Kartboy Rear Shifter Bushing
Kartboy Transmission Mount Bushings
Group N “STi” Transmission Mount
Crawford Performance Gymkhana 1 Axle Back
Turboxs V2 Midpipe
Invidia catless Uppipe
Invidia Catless Downpipe
Thermo Tec Header wrap(Downpipe)
Grimspeed Light Weight Crank Pulley
Cobb Accessport(Stage 2 91 Octane)
Kartboy 15mm Exhaust Hangers
Kartboy Pitch Stop Mount
Cobb SF Intake and Box
Cobb Post MAF Hose
Killer B Motorsport Alternator Shroud
Killer B Motorsport Radiator Shroud
Suspension Mods:
BC BR Coilovers(8k F/6K Rear)
Eibach Camber Bolts
Interior Mods:
Perrin Slim 5MT Shift Knob
Whistler CR85 Radar Detector
Turbosmart Universal 52mm Mechanical Boost Gauge
ATI ePod Double Pod Steering Column 52mm
Alpine CDE-W235BT CD Receiver
Exterior Mods:
DRT Component Polyurethane Mudflaps
Grimmspeed Antenna Delete
Muteki Lug Nuts 12×1.25 Open Ended
Prova Carbon Fiber Valve Stem Caps
02-03 WRX STi Style Carbon Fiber Hood by VIS Racing
02-07 Subaru WRX carbon Fiber “Demon” Trunk by VIS Racing
Perrin Oil Filler Cap
Grimmspeed Relocation Kit
Cobb Front Plate Delete

18×9.5 HG5 in Hyper Black on the Dude’s Bugeye

Owner: The Dude
Car: 2002 Subaru Impreza WRX
Wheels: 18×9.5 Rota HG5 - (5×100/e38/73) in Hyper Black
Tire Size: 225/40/18 Dunlop
Suspension: JIC Magic Coilovers

We got the Dude’s bugeye on the new Hyper Black HG5. First few sets just arrived. Be sure to grab your set!

Available in different fitments and a huge variety of finishes. For any questions, please send us an email at sales@wheeldude.com.

Subaru WRX Wheels

18×8.5 Rota HG5 - Hyper Black (5X100/+44)

18×8.5 Rota HG5 - Gold (5X100/+44)

18×9.5 Rota HG5 - Gold (5X100/+38)

18×9.5 Rota HG5 - Hyper Black (5X100/+38)

FR-S, FT-86 and BRZ Wheels

18×8.5/9.5 Rota HG5 - Hyper Black (5X100/+44F/+38R)

18×8.5/9.5 Rota HG5 - Gold (5X100/+44F/+38R)

Subaru STi Wheels

18×9.5 Rota HG5 - Hyper Black (5X114.3/+35)

18×9.5 Rota HG5 - Gold (5X114.3/+35)

18×9.5 Huck Gee in Gold on the Dude’s Bugeye

Owner: The Dude
Car: 2002 Subaru Impreza WRX
Wheels: 18×9.5 Rota HG5 - (5×100/e38/73) in GOLD
Tire Size: 225/40/18 Dunlop
Suspension: JIC Magic Coilovers

It’s been a while since we last mounted up some wheels on our Bugeye. Introducing our latest wheel style, the Rota HG5 in Gold on the Dude’s Bugeye.

First up, we have the classic Blue and Gold color combo.

Brendan’s Ultra Aggressive Bugeye on 18×10 Rota SVN-R - Titanium Chrome

Owner: Brendan C.
Car: Subaru Impreza WRX
Wheels: Rota SVN-R 18×10 +30 - Titanium Chrome
Tires: 255/35/18

This bugeye is simply bananas. There’s not much more I can say about this. BANANAS. Bananas is good. Be sure to click “read more” to see his mod list at the end of this post.

PS: These 18×10 SVN-R’s are dual drilled, so ALL the Imprezas can get in on this aggressive action.

Click to read his mod list!
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Rota DPTs on track! (awesome pix inside)

Customer: Yann Quimper
Car: 2002 V7 STi
Wheels: Rota DPT 17×9 Matte Bronze
Tires: 275/40/17 R Compounds

Rota DPT wheels have been getting a lot of track use. The setup shown here is just one example. Bunch of EVO and Subie’s have been getting track setups such as this one. HAPPY TRACKING! :)

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