2005 Subaru WRX with a Turbo BMW Inline-Six

2005 Subaru WRX with a turbo BMW M50/M52 inline-six

When this 2005 Subaru WRX rolled out of the factory it was powered by a 2.0 L EJ20 flat-four and all-wheel drivetrain. However @hellalight had other plans involving a lot of BMW parts and custom work. Under the hood sits a turbocharged BMW inline-six built by Lodynamics in Santa Rosa, California. The engine features a … Read more

2006 Subaru WRX with a 1JZ-GTE Inline-Six

2006 Subaru WRX with a Turbo 1JZ-GTE Inline-Six

BDR Fabrication is a company in Santa Cruz, California specializing in welding and custom fabrication. Two years ago the company completely swapped the powertrain on their 2006 Subaru WRX to create a fun street car and showcase their fabrication skills. Under the WRX are a custom tubular front subframe built by BDR Fabrication and custom … Read more

Subaru Impreza WRX with a Turbo EG33 Flat-Six Update

Subaru Impreza WRX with a Turbo EG33 Flat-Six

It’s been two years since we first shared Aleck Kazakovski’s time attack Subaru Impreza WRX (GC8) built at his company Got It Rex in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Since then they upgraded the front suspension with custom billet hubs from Roger Clark Motorsport. They also redesigned the turbo system with new headers and turbocharger location. The … Read more

2000 Subaru Impreza WRX with a 2JZ-GTE Inline-Six

2000 Subaru Impreza WRX with a 2JZ-GTE Inline-Six

A reader recently shared this 2000 Subaru Impreza WRX built in Russia. The factory boxer engine was replaced with a 3.0 L 2JZ-GTE inline-six. The engine features HKS connecting rods and pistons, factory crankshaft, ported head, 272/272 camshafts, Brian Crower springs, and Blitz K6 850R turbocharger. It is fed fuel from two 300 lph fuel … Read more

Subaru LSx V8 Subframe Kit

V8WRX Subaru LSx V8 tubular subframe kit

V8 WRX is a company in Springville, Alabama that specializes in making LSx V8 swap parts for Subaru vehicles. The company offers a subframe kit for 2002-2007 Impreza WRX/STI, 2003-2006 Baja, 1998-2002 Forester, and 1993-2004 Legacy. They also offer a subframe kit for 2008-2014 Impreza WRX/STI and 2005-2009 Legacy. The kits costs $2,075-$2,275 depending on … Read more