Enter: The Green Z

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With a couple of drift ready 350z’s under way, we figured now was a better time than ever to scoop up another for the shop.We picked up this beautiful emerald green 350z that had an unfortunate meeting with a wall. With the entire radiator support pushed back a good 6 inches and driver frame end equally as mangled, this Z has quite the bumpy road ahead, but we will get her fixed up.

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Prepping your car for the next track event!

Are you finally looking to get some seat time at your local track? If this is your first time, you may be a little nervous. Let’s walk through a series of steps to make sure your car is ready and most of all, you are ready.

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Tech inspection prep is different for everyone, but for the most part, making sure your car adheres to the local tracks tech is a must. Fire extinguishers, roll cages, battery tie downs, the latest fire rated safety gear are just a few things that may or may not always be included when signing up for an event. Making sure your car will pass tech makes your life easier and also lets you know that your car is not only safe for you, but also everyone else involved.  Tech inspection lists can be found on the web page of almost every event.

2015 WRX upgrades!

Summer upgrades!

We got a call from one of our customers, they were looking to squeeze a little more power out of their car. Current mods included an aftermarket Cobb jpipe paired with a Cobb intake and a stage 2 map from their Cobb accessport. They were happy with the current mods, but as always its hard to stop modding our cars when they have such huge aftermarket support and power potential.

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Spring is here! Show season prep!

Spring is here and that means so is show season!

Well it’s that time of year again. We spent months freezing all day and seeing the gray gloomy weather that Winter brings us in New England. Short amounts of daylight and uncomfortable temperatures mean many car enthusiasts spend their time buying all of their car parts and stockpiling them inside until those first few Spring days show up.

 

Now that the snow is melted and the temps are starting to rise, more and more enthusiasts are prepping their car for show season. Let’s take a look at the things we should focus on to make sure our car is ready.

Scion FRS ISC Suspension and Whiteline upgrades!

 

We see quite a few BRZ/FRS owners brining there car in for some suspension upgrades. Today was no different. Looking for performance without sacrificing ride quality, this customer chose to run the ISC N1 Street sport Coilovers in combination with the ISC Suspension lower control arms.

 

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ISC N1 Coilover Features:

32 way dampening adjustment

Independent ride height and preload

Front camber plates

Thrust bearings to eliminate spring bind

And a 5 year warranty!

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Toytec Suspension Upgrades on a 2016 Toyota 4Runner

We recently did a nice suspension upgrade on our customer’s 2016 Toyota 4Runner. The vehicle is used as a daily driver but our customer also enjoys off-roading it on the weekends. Finding the balance between a daily driver and a dedicated off-road Toyota can be challenging. Personal preference and needs come into play, and there is no right or wrong approach to this.

AJW Performance is an authorized Toytec Suspension dealer, and Toytec makes a bunch of great options for, you guessed it; Toyota!

2009 E90 xDrive Suspension Overhaul

 

Many of you know we specialize in Subaru. From simple oil changes to full motor builds and upgraded aftermarket parts. What you may not know is we also offer a variety of services for other makes and models as well.5C938DCB-C284-4F96-BA44-3D7FE8B00569_zpslomn4max

We had a customer give us a call about upgrading the suspension on his 2009 335xi. With blown shocks making the handling and ride quality unbearable, it was time to upgrade to ISC Suspension N1 coilovers!

The ISC Suspension E90 xDrive coilovers (part number B005-4) offer 32 way dampening adjustment as well as ride height adjustment and 3 separate valving options.

06 STI OEM Motor build pt. 2

After making a solid list of everything that was needed to get this car back on the road, parts started showing up! We started with assembling the heads and making sure all the valves/buckets had the proper clearances. Once we had our measurements the proper buckets were ordered.9b1bc56a-9852-49ae-b53f-4787904ed47c_zpsjvkheoxr-1

Next we started working on the brand new short block and started installing all of the short block parts. A brand new oil cooler and oil pump are on!

After the heads and block are assembled, its time to piece them together with a set of ARP head studs!

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06 STI OEM Motor build pt. 1

We received a phone call from a car dealer in New England with some terrible news. They had a very clean 2006 STI that developed a noticeable knock.  They were referred to us from a previous motor build customer, which we always appreciate!

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It is never fun to see such a clean car break, but as always we are ready to tackle the job! We received the car and began the tear down process. The oil pan was full of different size bits of metal, we could tell this wasn’t going to be pretty. After removing the motor from the car and separating the heads from the block, this is what we found in cylinder 3:

Subaru Service Plans

We offer a full array of Service plans for any model Subaru here at AJW Performance. From a stock Subaru outback to a built 500WHP STi.

We offer dealership style service plans, but generally are hundreds less. Same quality, same parts, less money!

Here are some details on what is involved with various Subaru service plans.

Check out Some of the other services we offer as well:

Alignments:

Alignments

Subaru Engine Building:

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Winter Prep Packages:

Winter Prep Packages