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Throwback Thursday - Josh’s STI on Titanium Chrome Torques

Josh’s STI on Gold G-Forces

Josh’s FRS Running 18×8.5/18×9.5 Grids - Now on Coilovers

A Part of History - Josh’s STI on Gold Rota T2R’s

Josh’s STI on 17×9 Hyper Black Torques

Throwback Thursday - Josh’s STI on Titanium Chrome Torques

Owner: Josh(flatbooost on Nasioc)
Car: 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
Wheels: 18×9.5 Rota Torque - Titanium Chrome (5×100/e35/73)
Tire Size: 225/40/18
Suspension: BC Racing BR Series Coilovers

We said it before and we will say it again, Josh’s STI is one of the cleanest out there.


Mod List
Cobb SRI with Airbox
HKS Catless Downpipe
Blitz Nur Spec R Catback
Cobb Accessport v2
BC BR Racing Coilovers w/front & rear camber plates
Whiteline Steering Rack Busings
AEM Digital Wideband Air/fuel Ratio Gauge
AEM Digital Boost Gauge
A-Pillar dual gauge pod
WC Lethe Werks White Copolymer Shift Knob
Plasti-dipped Trim Pieces
Viper Alarm
Alpine Full-Screen Head Unit
Alpine 500watt amp
Alpine Type R Single 12″
Rota Torque 18×9.5 +35
10mm front spacers
Red Hella Super Tones
Viper 2-way Alarm
V-limited replica front lip
De-Badged rear end
JDM rear tail light conversion
Rolled/pulled Fenders
Mature Carbon Fiber Diffuser
OEM Wingless Trunk
OEM WRX Side Skirts
Bayson-r Aero Guards
Bayson–r Strakes

Josh’s STI on Gold G-Forces

Owner: Josh
Car: 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
Wheels: 18×9 Rota G-Force - Gold (5×100/E35/73)
Tires: 235/40/18
Suspension: Tein Lowering Springs

Josh sent over some pictures of his STI just chilling by the beach. It must be nice to take out your baby to places like that once in a while. :p

Josh’s FRS Running 18×8.5/18×9.5 Grids - Now on Coilovers

Owner: Josh
Car: 2012 Scion FRS
Wheels: 18×8.5/9.5 Rota Grid - Hyper Black (5×100/e44F/e38R/73)
Tires: 225/40/18 Front; 245/35/18 Rear
Suspension: BC Racing BR Series Coilovers

We featured Josh and his car on our blog way back in July and he was definitely one of the first FRS owners to run the Rota Grids. (Previous feature here.)

At that time, Josh was still running the stock suspension and we remember a lot of people posting comments that he needed to lower his car. Guess what, Josh is back and his car is on aftermarket suspension now. He even took it a notch higher and went with coilovers instead of lowering springs. Looks great doesn’t it? :)

A Part of History - Josh’s STI on Gold Rota T2R’s

Owner: Josh
Car: 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
Wheels: 18×9.5 Rota T2R - Gold (5×114.3/e38/73)
Tire Size: 235/40/18 Federal Tires
Suspension: BC Coilovers

The Subaru blue and gold color combination has been around for quite some time now and most of us have memories of watching the Subaru World Rally Team dominating the World Rally Championship. That memory plays a great role for most people when setting up their Subarus today which is the reason why a lot of people run the blue and gold color combination. If you think it is overplayed, wait until you see Josh’s STI.

More pictures here.

Engine/Power
Cobb Accessport tuned by John Visconti
ACL Bearings
Nitrated crank
Manley turbo tuff rods
CP pistons
Cosworth head gaskets
ARP studs
GSC stage 2 cams
Supertech springs and retainers
Gates HD timing belt
11mm STI oil pump
Killer B oil pickup tube
ID2000 injectors
T1 Fuel rails
HTA3586
Perrin tuner rotated kit
TGV deletes
GMS thick gaskets
Aeromotive FPR
8AN SS fuel lines and fittings
Perrin rotated intake
Perrin stealth FMIC
Perrin Blow-thru boost tube
Perrin Recirc BPV
Perrin EL header
Perrin Coolant Catch Can
Ball Racing SS AVCS/turbo oil feed line
Walbro 400lph
Tial 44mm EWG
Grimmspeed 8mm Penolic intake manifold spacers
Invidia catless DP
Cobb 3″ CBE
Hallman MBC
Clutchmasters FX400
Clutchmasters Chromoly flywheel
OMNI 4 bar MAP sensor
Crawford AOS
Deka ETX14 LW battery

Suspension/Handling
BC Coilovers with rear extenders
Whiteline Rear camber bolts
Black Wheeltek lug nuts
Hawk HPS F&R brake pads
Kartboy short throw shifter
Kartboy Front and rear bushings
Group N Pitch mount
Group N Rear diff mount
Group N Engine mounts
Group N tranny mount

Interior/Exterior
STI limited replica front lip
STI limited console
Hella supertones
04 WRX side skirts
Wingless trunk
Killer B radiator shroud
DIY red grill stripe
JDM Hazard button
Sparco Prodrive seats
Cleared/painted headlights
Red LED running lights
White LED interior lights
20% tint all around
35% windshield tint
04/05 taillights
Rally Armour UR flaps
Innovative wideband
STRI Boost, Oil Pressure, EGT 60mm Gauges
ATI clock pod
Bride Shift boot
Bride E-brake boot
Euro Plate

Thanks to Jim Davis A.K.A. Killerblackbird and Dan Purpora of CFD Productions for the mind blowing pictures.

Josh’s STI on 17×9 Hyper Black Torques

Owner: Josh
Car: 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
Wheels: 17×9 Rota Torque - Hyper Black (5×100/e30/56.1) (running spacers all around)
Tires: 215/45/17 Bridgestone RE11
Suspension: Coilovers / -3 camber front and rear

Josh a.k.a. Grippy Monkey has been in the Subaru wheel fitment game for the longest time. He is one of the pioneers when it comes to aggressive wheel fitment on Subarus. After two years of having the same set up, Josh changed things up a bit on his car.  He recently installed these sticky Bridgestone RE11 in 215/45/17. If you noticed, Josh also has the Chargespeed D-1 OEM look wide fenders on his STI to accommodate that extremely low offset set up.

Check out Josh’s blog here.