California's All-Subaru Shootout and Showoff

Santa Anita Park - Arcadia, CA
** October 21, 2018 **

Andy Kuo's 2007 Impreza WRX

Car Show Entry (Best Impreza/WRX/STI 06-07)



Car Description:
Andy Kuo’s 2007 WRX: “Function = Form”

I've owned my car since it was brand new and 100% stock fresh off the dealer lot for over 11 years now. To me, this car is all about a build exemplifying a harmonic symphony of authentic parts that go towards improving all aspects of the function of the car, which ultimately improves all facets of the form of the car. For over a decade, the car has been daily'ed, shown, tracked, canyon-carved, loved, and built with passion and genuine purity for what building cars should be all about; not fueled by superficial, vapid considerations such as IGfame, instalikes, recognition, etc, and only built for increasing my appreciation for the car and furthering my driver's experience.

This is the first public debut of my car after my car was slammed into by a hit-and-run DUI drunk driver whom subsequently fled the scene and left the driver's side of my car completely destroyed. I've spent half a year rebuilding the car by hand myself in my garage to overcome and bring the build to the point at which it's at now.

Mod list:
Power/Engine:
- YimiSport Protuned – 302whp/324wtq @ a conservative 17 PSI
o Whp/wtq now increased due to CF Driveshaftshop lightweight Driveshaft
- Ported and Polished VF39
- Ported and Polished STI TMIC
- STI TMIC Scoop Splitter
- Walbro 255 Fuel Pump
- Prodrive Cold Air Intake
- USDM STI Genome Axleback
- PDE Catless Bellmouth downpipe
- Cobb Accessport V2
- Grimmspeed EBCS
- Grimmspeed 44mm External Wastegate Uppipe w/ dumptube
- Tial 44mm V-band Wastegate
- Agency Power Pitch Stop
- Carbign Craft Carbon Fiber Alternator Cover
- Motul 8100 X-cess 5W-40 Oil
- Koyo Radiator
- SouthBend Stage 2 Endurance Clutch
- ACT Lightweight Street ‘StreetLite’ Flywheel
- Goodridge Stainless Steel Clutch Line
- Cusco Battery Tie-Down
- Cusco Radiator Cooling Plate
- Zero/Sports Engine oil cap
- Zero/Sports Radiator cap
- Zero/Sports Radiator Shroud
- Zero/Sports Magnetic Drain cap
- ARC Custom Titanium Burnt Alternator Shroud
- ARC Radiator Cap
- ARC custom titanium burnt Alternator Shroud

Wheels/Tires:
- 18x9.5 +40 5x100 Concave SBC NT03
o 255/35/18 Michelin Pilot Sport 4S
- 18x9.5 +40 5x100 Concave Diamond Black TE37SL
o 255/35/18 Michelin Pilot Super Sports
- 18x8.5 +48 5x100 Advan RS Powdercoated Gold
o 235/40/18 Nitto NT05
o 245/35/18 Hankook Ventus Evo V12
- Advan Low-type Centercaps
- Project Kics R40 Neo-Chrome Open Ended Lug Nuts
- ARP Extended Studs (front)

Chassis/Suspension/Drivetrain:
- DriveshaftShop full-CF Driveshaft
- BC Racing BR Coilovers
- Cusco 6-Point Full Roll Cage
- 2x Cusco Carbon Fiber Roll Cage Add-On Bars
- Cusco Rear Camber Plates
- Cusco Front Power Brace
- Cusco Front Strut Bar
- Cusco 25mm Rear Swaybar
- Cusco 25mm Front Swaybar
- Cusco Rear bushings
- Cusco Rear Subframe Brace
- Cusco Rear Diffuser Bracket
- Helix Rear Swaybar Endlinks
- Cobb Front Swaybar Endlinks
- Oswald Performance Rear ‘Triangle Brace’ custom tig welded with additional attachment points painted red
- Oswald Performance Lightweight Front Bumper Beam
- Eibach Rear Camber bolts
- Whiteline Roll Center Adjustment kit
- Whiteline Steering Rack Bushings
- Whiteline Transmission Crossmember Bushing
- Perrin Anti Lift kit/Perrin Positive Steering Response System
- Group-N STI Transmission Mount
- Kartboy Rear Subframe Lockdown Bolts
- Kartboy Shortshifter
- Kartboy Shifter Bushings
- Koyo Wheel Bearings

- Removed/Trimmed fender liners
- Relocated/Tucked wiring harness
- Rolled & Pulled front fenders
- Rolled, Pulled & Cut rear fenders

Brakes:
- 04 STI Front Brembo calipers powdercoated 3 stage candy apple red with flake
- DBA 4000 Series T-Slot Slotted Rotors
- Project Mu NS front pads
- Stoptech Streets Front pads
- Project Mu B-Spec rear pads
- Stoptech Stainless Steel lines
- Centric Premium Blanks Rotors
- Motul RBF 600 Fluid
- Cusco Brake Master Cylinder Brace

Exterior:
- Zero/Sports Front Bumper
- Zero/Sports Rear Bumper
- Zero/Sports Sideskirts
- Zero/Sports Badges
- Voltex Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser
- Voltex Style Front bumper with Canards w/ Carbon wrapped endplates
- Voltex Sideskirts
- Voltex Badges
- STI JDM Door Garnishes
- STI Rear flare-arches
- Chargespeed Bottomline Sideskirt Extensions
- Chargespeed Front Lip
- Chargespeed Carbon Fiber Mirrors
- CF Ganador Mirrors
- L’aunsport WRC Grill
- Seibon CWII Carbon Fiber vented hood
- Debadged 2007 STI Trunk
- 2007 STI Lower Wing Portion
- SYMS Upper Wing Portion w/ adjustable Carbon Blade
- Custom C/F SYMS wing blade Gurney Flap
- 2005 Rear Taillights
- Ureshi Roof spoiler
- Beatrush rear chassis mounted Tow-Hook painted red
- Carbign Craft Carbon Fiber Rear License Plate Surround
- Carbign Craft Carbon Fiber Exhaust Shield
- Lamin-X Yellow Foglight overlays
- OEM STI Foglight Covers for OEM bumper
- Type RA-R Pignose Trim on OEM bumper and on Voltex bumper
- Full LED Headlights, Taillights, & Plate lights
- STI door decals
- STI Front plate delete

Interior:
- Recaro Speed Driver’s Bucket
- Recaro SR-Zero Passenger’s Bucket
- Custom Recaro Gradation Shift Boot
- Custom Recaro Gradiation Center Console Wrap
- Version 8 Prodrive STI Cluster
- Cusco 6 Point Full Roll Cage
- 2x Cusco Carbon Fiber Roll Cage Add-On Bars
- GoPro 3 Hero w/ GoPro attachment mount to Cusco Add-on Bar
- SweidIt Suede wrapped blue doorcards
- Sweidit Suede wrapped full center console
- Pioneer AVIC-F900BT Head Unit
- DEFI Gauge Pod
- Prosport Boost Gauge
- JDM STI 5-Speed Shift Knob
- Prodrive STI 5-Speed Shift Pattern Badge
- JDM Red Hazard Button
- Alcantara wrapped OEM STI Steering wheel with Yellow race stripe and red stitching
- STI Floormats
- Full White LED Interior Dome/map lights + Trunk Lights
- Gutted rear interior/seats
- Beatrush Rear Bulkhead Division Plate/Rear Seat Delete
- Fire Extinguisher

Andy's Social Media Info:
- http://www.facebook.com/KuostA
- http://www.instagram.com/KuostA

Favorite Subaru Facebook Group:
- Top Shelf & Rare Parts: https://www.facebook.com/groups/257149197982070/
- Top Shelf: Quality Used Subaru Parts Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/505578726224347/

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