Rides: Various applications
How Much: starting from $700
Strong, lightweight: two great features of a forged wheel. SSR’s GTF01 wheel uses the same forging process that were used to develop wheels for the Mugen ARTA CR-Z GT race cars, so they’re not only race proven but plenty good for the street. Ranging in sizes 17 through 20-inches and your choice of either Flat Black or Semi-Gloss Gunmetal, these will also clear big brake calipers.
What: Polished stainless steel turbo downpipe
Rides: ’08-’09 Subaru WRX sedan/WRX STI; ’05-’09 Subaru Legacy GT
It’s been said that laying pipe is necessary to keep people happy. In this case, Sube heads should recognize that DC’s stainless turbo downpipes will keep their cars happy. They’re made of the good ‘ish—that’s T304 stainless steel—and are TIG-welded by hand and polished to a show quality finish.
What: P1 extended ball joints
Track your S2 much? Then listen up: Buddy Club’s P1 extended ball joints should be a must-have; they’re adjustable pieces that connect to your car’s lower control arms, giving you more correct suspension geometry between the upper/lower control arms, resulting in a more predictable roll center. This kit also comes with a roll center adjuster and has the ability to adjust camber—ultimately, you’ll gain more surface contact, traction and stability.
What: Magnum FLOW air filter
Rides: ’06-’11 Honda Civic (1.8L)
Keep your stock intake box but ditch the paper filter for aFe’s FLOW replacement that’s help increase airflow, improve throttle response and gas mileage without stabbing you in the financial gut. Opt for either the Pro 5R (which requires regular cleaning/re-oiling) or Pro Dry S filter (oil-less).