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Mark’s WRX Wagon on 18×8.5 Rota Grids in Hyper Black

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

Justin 2004 WRX on G-Forces 18×9 +35

The new Rota Roku on the Dude’s bugeye

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

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

Blake WRX on 18×9.5 Rota Torque’s in Hyper Black

Gagan’s Track/Time Attack GC8

Erik’s 06 STi on 18×9.5 Grids Gold

Recent Customer Submission

Mark’s WRX Wagon on 18×8.5 Rota Grids in Hyper Black

Owner: Mark (@fizzytoucan on Instagram)
Subaru Impreza WRX Wagon.
Tyres: Nankang NS2, 225/35/R18
Suspension: Tein Shocks, Low Down Spec Cool Style Master and Tein Lowering Springs
Engine Mods: Top Mount STi intercooler, with Spray; GReddy BOV, Cosworth High Flow Induction Kit; Turbosmart internal wastegate; Zero Sports World League Exhaust System.
Exterior Mods: Sedan front conversion; Eyelids; Roof rack deletes; Rear Wiper delete; STi wagon front splitter.
Clean, sexy and simplicity at its best.

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

Justin 2004 WRX on G-Forces 18×9 +35

Owner: Justin (@justinchapmanjc)
Car: 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX
Wheels: 18×9 Rota G-Force - White (5×100/E35/73)
Tires: 255/35/18
Suspension: air suspension

Clean, sexy and simplicity at its best.

The new Rota Roku on the Dude’s bugeye

After doing the HG5 shoot. We installed the new Rota Roku in 18×9.5 +38. They actually look pretty good! What do you guys think?

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

Flat Black

Hyper Black

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.

Blake WRX on 18×9.5 Rota Torque’s in Hyper Black

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/Rundfaren wheels. These wheels always went well on any Subaru’s. The concave and shape of the 9.5″ width Torques flows with the curves of the WRX. Hyper Black always looked nice on white cars.

Owner: Blake (wrxblake555 on Instagram)
Car: Subaru Impreza WRX
Wheels: 18×9.5 Rota Torque - Hyper Black (5×100/e35/73)
Tires: 245/35/18
Suspension: Eibach pro kit lowering springs

Gagan’s Track/Time Attack GC8

This feature doesn’t require much words. The pictures speak for themselves. Be amazed by this beast of a track car.

Owner: Gagan
Car: 2000 Impreza 2.5 RS-T
Wheels: Rota Grid Custom 17×9.5 + 15
Tires: 255/40/17 Nitto NT01 Competition Tires
Suspension: Cusco Zero1R Coilovers
Builder: Sinclair Macgregor (SDMIdeas)
Tech Support / Crew Chief: Josh Durham (Swicked Racing)
Travis (Snail Performance)
Engine: 2.0L EJ20 Turbo
Power: 270WHP 250WTQ 17PSI
Weight: 2550lbs / Wet / with Driver
Purpose built: Track days / Time Attack


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Erik’s 06 STi on 18×9.5 Grids Gold

Erik is a long time customer and he’s back with an updated look on his 06 STi. He did a few mods (wingless, lip kit, and wider tires) to get this STi looking lean and mean. Check out his old feature and tell us what you think about the new look.

Old Feature

Owner: Erik
Car: 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STi
Wheels: 18×9.5 Rota Grid - Gold (5×114.3/e38/73)
Tires: Michelin Pilot Super Sport 245 40R 18
Suspension: BC BR Series Coilovers

Recent Customer Submission

Tanner’s 2012 WRX on 18×9.5 Rota GKR

Jared Hardware’s 435i M-Sport on Staggered LC818

Josh’s 2015 WRX on T2R 18×9.5 Gold

Adam’s WRX on 18×9.5 Flat Black Grids

Casey’s EVO8 on Custom painted Rota Grids

Alex’s Subaru WRX on 18×9.5 Rota Grid in custom painted Green

Alan’s STi on Aggressive RT5 18×10 +30 in Hyper Black