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Air Oil Separator (AOS) vs Catch Can

Editorial | News : May 12, 2021

 For this article, we will look at the application of an Air Oil Separator from IAG to a 2015+ Subaru WRX featuring the FA20 engine.   Some features will vary from vehicle to vehicle, but overall terms and features should be applicable between various makes/models.What is an Air Oil Separator (AOS) and what does it do?The AOS, […]

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Golden Power: Victor White’s 815whp 2008 Subaru STI

Dyno | Editorial | Media | Projects | Subaru | WRX STI : April 21, 2021

 One of the best parts of being in the automotive community and building cars is seeing the different evolutions and phases of builds through the years. Victor White’s Subaru STI is a great example of this.  Victor came to us with his 2008 Subaru STI ready for the next phase of its life, going from a […]

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The Art of Sound – Aural Automotive Pleasure

Editorial : February 2, 2009

There are some sounds that just hit people the right way. Whether it be the sharp, raucous bark of a Porsche flat 6, the whine of a ported Eaton, or the low thrum of an STi, there’s a sound for everyone. Read on for the list…

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The New Subaru/Toyota Coupe – The AE86 Rebirth?

News : December 8, 2008

A new AE86? I know I’m interested. There hasn’t been a fun, cheap RWD sportscar in recent years, and I think Toyota/Subaru knows exactly what we need. A joint product between the two companies, the new Rear Wheel Drive coupe is sure to strike home with tuners. With a 2.0 liter Naturally Aspirated boxer motor […]

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What is Gymkhana?

Editorial | Gear and Tech : November 13, 2008

Gymkhana For those wondering, Gymkhana is basically a mixture of autocross and drifting, with other additional skillful maneuvers thrown in as well. Cones represent obstacles to navigate through. The “obstacles” involve many highly difficult driving maneuvers such as 360 spins, parking boxes, and figure eights…in other words my daily commute. For those of you talking […]

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National Speed Christmas List: Performance Parts for Subaru Owners

Gear and Tech : November 7, 2008

With Christmas time right around the corner, we here at National Speed have compiled a list of gift ideas specifically for Subaru owners. Factory Top Mount got you down? Stock Blow off valve just not cutting it? Perhaps you’re looking for some coilovers to slam your car and go terrorize a road course. Whatever your […]

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