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:

Subaru Engine Building

 

Winter Prep Packages:

Winter Prep Packages

 

Product Spotlight: Perrin E4-Series Equal Length Headers

Perrin has just release their latest version of their Equal Length Headers. This time they have dubbed them the E4-Series. This series of headers comes in a normal sized Equal Length variant as well as a Big Tube Variant that makes more Horespower. Both are lovely looking pieces and have Perrin’s quality welds and are made of 304 Stainless Steel. Perrin has always impressed us, and that’s why we use a lot of their products. We still currently have their previous version of the big tube headers on our RSTi.

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Above: The Perrin E4-Series Equal Length Header

Product Spotlight: 08-14 WRX and STi Coilovers by ISC Suspension

We talk about ISC Suspension a lot here at AJW Performance it’s primarily because we are such huge fans of their products! ISC Suspension has been creating quality and affordable coilovers for quite a few years now. They know what people want and they find ways to give it to them without breaking the bank or cutting corners. Their coilovers for the 2008 – 2014 WRX and STi are no exception. These two vehicles (WRX, and STi) have been huge sellers for Subaru in the past few years. The GE, GV, GH, and GR have been some of the best sellers for AJW Performance over the past few years. Primarily we see the most demand coming from the GR and GV crowd. Introducing the Widebody to the WRX was a great move on Subaru, and allowed Subaru owners with WRX’s to have a great looking car with a little bit more wheel base.

ISC Suspension now Offering BRZ/FRS Drift Bars!

ISC Suspension is always coming out with new and innovative products. To continue their drifting oriented products and following a great year of Clubloose North Drifting they are now release the Drift Bar that they used during the season to the public. This Drift Bar is amde of the same material and in the same process as the one that was on their drift BRZ. It’s a solid piece and looks and feel great on the car. It fits right under the front bumper like an OEM crash bar and is much more secure than the bar that the car comes with. It is worthwhile to note that this is for people who drift or track their car. This is not a replacement for the OEM crash bar and has not been tested in front end collisions. However it is great for avoiding barriers as well as tire barriers :).

ISC Suspension Releases Ford Mustang Coilover Suspension Kits

The boys and girls at ISC Suspension have done it again. This time they have released a new coilover kit for the 2015-2016 Ford Mustang. The New Ford Mustang has really been a head turner as more and more tuners turn to Mustangs and other Ford vehicles. Ford has really begun to turn heads with their recent addition of the Ecoboost Mustang, Focus ST, and coming soon, the Focus RS. These Mustang Coilovers are really incredible and we’re excited to have them in our store!

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Happy Holidays from AJW Performance

The Holidays are getting closer and closer! Christmas is only 2 days away! Are you rushing to do some last minute Christmas Shopping? Why not take advantage of some of AJW Performance’s special deals. While physical gifts will be difficult to get before Christmas and AJW Gift Card is always available digitally or physically! Values can be whatever you’d like! The sky is the limit.

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We have also been offering the following specials

  • Free Shipping from now until January 8th with code: FREESHIP
  • FREE Manly Pistons with all motor builds from now until January 8th

Debunking Cracked’s Car Myths

A friend of mine recently shared an Article by Cracked.com about 6 “myths” when it comes to your vehicle. After reading this article I was upset that my friend who is not an automotive fan would believe some of the things written in the article. Now it wasn’t all fiction, there are a few things that I do agree with in the article. However I felt it was necessary to put some good info down in an article for those who many not be as informed.

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Brett Haynes BRZ Coilover Install

This week we had the opportunity to work on a clean 2013 Subaru BRZ Limited. Brett purchased the coilovers from us during our Black Friday event and got a great deal on the coilovers and on the labor and the alignment.

The Subaru BRZ is a formidable track vehicle. It’s been designed to be that way and it handles great but there is always room for improvement. We fitted Brett’s BRZ with a set of ISC N1 Coilovers. We utilized the street sport option since Brett wasn’t actively tracking the car all the time. Street Sport is a great option for those individuals who want to have a lowered car that handles great but also won’t break your back being super stiff. They are just stiff enough to notice a difference but comfortable enough for the street.

AJW Performance Black Friday Sale

AJW Performance is excited to annouce it’s Black Friday sale! Starting midnight on November 26th AJW Performance will be offering multiple items at the lowest prices possible as well as some other free goodies!

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Our first large sale is for ISC Coilovers. We’re one of the largest re-sellers for ISC Suspension. All coilovers will receive Free COilover Covers ($110 value) and FREE Rear Extenders ($35 Value).

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Every purchase at AJW Performance enters you for a chance to win $100 in AJW Cash. AJW Cash can be used towards anything in store as well as service!