Scion's FR-S and Subaru’s BRZ have spurred massive aftermarket support in more ways than any other platform released in recent memory. To call them big hits within the enthusiast community still doesn't do them justice – both have proven as much (or more) of successes outside our community, and have done well to welcome new enthusiasts into the fold. Whether you're one of these newcomers, just discovering the world of aftermarket performance, or a seasoned vet in the middle of your umpteenth build, take a look at these selected parts for your consideration.
AVO Turboworld offers a turbocharger kit for the 2013 and up Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ, with an innovative low-mount design and OEM quality fit and finish for an easy install. Power from its base kit runs 250whp at 5psi of boost pressure with the base map, and the kit is designed to be easily upgraded with bolt-ons making it capable of 400whp on E85 ethanol fuel blend.
Energy Suspension offers a Hyper-Flex Master set for the 2013 to 2016 Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ, which includes front and rear anti-sway bar bushings with end-links, front and rear control arm bushings, steering rack bushings, and a shifter bushing for improved stability and control. All of Energy’s bushings are made with its specially formulated Hyper-Flex polyurethane material and each component is also sold separately.
MSRP: From $400 to $500
Boost your manual or automatic transmission 2013 to 2016 Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ to the next level of performance with the centrifugal supercharging system from Vortech Engineering. Complete systems include a 50-state CARB E.O. calibration using an EcuTek programmer and all the necessary components to boost your FR-S / BRZ to 294HP and 210 lb.-ft. of torque with 9PSI of boost pressure at the factory redline.
The Koyorad all-aluminum filler neck for the 2013 to 2016 Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ is designed with a billet aluminum cap seat as well as an integrated 1/8 PT sensor port (supplied with plug) to accommodate sensors provided by most Japanese water temp gauges. Koyorad’s piece is a direct replacement for the stock plastic filler neck, compatible with OEM hose clamps, and allows the user to convert their radiator cap to the stronger and more popular deep plunger-style radiator cap (not included). Part number for the Koyorad FR-S / BRZ all-aluminum filler neck is FN2320.
Koyorad offers an all-aluminum radiator for the 2013 to 2016 Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ that features a “VH” series, 36mm high-density “Hyper” core to optimize heat transfer and increase coolant volume while keeping overall weight to a minimum; the narrow yet efficient core is ideal for forced induction and high powered naturally aspirated applications where engine bay space is limited. The unit features precise tube and fin alignment, Nocolok-R brazing, and a mirror-polished finish, and is designed and manufactured as a direct replacement for the OEM radiator, bolting to the factory fan shroud. Part number for the Koyorad FR-S / BRZ all-aluminum radiator is VH012663.
The MXP unequal length header with overpipe is a bolt-on, high-flow system designed to maximize performance and emit a distinct "rumble" sound. The system starts with 13.5mm thick head flanges to prevent warping; 43mm runners channel exhaust gases to a 4-1 merge collector and out to a 59mm overpipe, which is included. The plumbing is constructed of SUS304 stainless steel for long-lasting performance.