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Tangerine Orange 2013 Subaru WRX – EJ257 Swap

One of the cleanest 2013 Subaru WRX’s we’ve seen just left the shop with a new lease on life! With only 200 of these Tangerine Orange editions produced that year, you can say it was definitely worth saving! While the original engine succumbed to rod knock at 115,000 miles, Olivia took this opportunity to revive […]

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2002 Subaru WRX – EJ207 Swapped

When it comes to Bugeye WRX power plants, it really is hard to top the EJ207: out-of-the-box 8,000RPM+ redline, semi-closed deck block, AVCS intake camshafts, no TGVs, and in the case of the Version 8, a rumble-eliminating header feeding a twin-scroll IHI VF37 turbocharger good for 300awhp+ — in short, it’s one seriously fun package! […]

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2016 Subaru WRX STI – IAG Stage 2

Jorge brought us his 2016 Subaru WRX STI to get the engine built and ready for the next steps in power!Up first in the shop, starting with a Stage 2 short block from IAG Performance, John rebuilt the EJ257 with brand new OEM Subaru gaskets & seals, WRX STI 11mm oil pump, V2 oil pump […]

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2013 Subaru WRX – XR ZERO 86HTZ Turbocharged

After sitting with the engine removed for quite some time, Josh brought us his 2013 Subaru WRX to have it brought back to life and made better than ever!Up first in the shop, starting off with a new long block from IAG Performance featuring a Magnum Closed Deck short block and Stage 2 CNC pocket […]

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2013 Subaru WRX – IAG Stage 2

Manny made the trip up from Georgia with his 2013 Subaru WRX to have the EJ255 built for his long term power goals!Up first in the shop, starting with a Stage 2 short block from IAG Performance, John rebuilt the EJ255 with brand new OEM Subaru gaskets & seals, WRX STI 11mm oil pump, fasteners […]

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2014 Subaru WRX

After experiencing a connecting rod bearing failure with his 2014 Subaru WRX, Chris decided to take the opportunity to build the EJ255 for improved performance, resilience, and reliability for the long run!Up first in the shop, we removed the EJ255 to determine the extent of the failure and identify which components required replacing, then starting […]

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