Word of the Day: Subarist

WOTD 3.16.2018 (subarist) FIN 2

Daily Japanese lesson!
Today: スバリスト(Subarist), is a term coined by Subaru themselves, and was publicly introduced during the Tokyo Motor Show in 2013. This term is defined quite elaborately on Subaru’s official website, and it goes far beyond meaning simply a “Subaru fan” (though written as such in the image due to space constraint). Subaru wishes the public to understand the company’s carbuilding passion behind the creation of their vehicles. In turn, the company is aware that Subaru owners are truly a special breed who
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2000 Subaru Impreza WRX STI ver.6

FOTD 2018.3.09 (impreza gc8 white) FINAL* 2.0L intercooled turbo, AWD, 5MT
* TEIN Flez Z coilovers
* TEIN EDFC damping force controller
* FUJITSUBO lightweight RM01A exhaust
* STI chambered fuel pump
* DIXCEL brakes PD DAV
* RALLY mudflaps
* WORK Emotion wheels
* NANKANG NS2R tires (50% tread)
* ATE half of the toast (50% bread)
* KTS mesh wheels also
* BRIDGESTONE RevoGZ tires also
* STI fog light caps
* ONLY just 155,000km/96,300mi actual
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1999 Subaru Impreza Casablanca edition

Fact 2018.2.21 (Impreza Casablanca) FINAL* produced for one year
* only 5,000 built
* base vehicle: Impreza wagon
* unique front end, taillights, and
* chrome bumper accents
* chrome door handles
* chrome mirror housings
* striped upholstery
* because retro/classical style was popular in ’90s Japan
* also sold in Taiwan
* also featured here in our “Good Buy or Goodbye” series!
* more pics, click here ↓ →

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2000 Subaru Legacy B4 Blitzen shop democar

FOTD 2018.2.7 (legacy blitzen sedan red)* INTERCOOLED twin-turbo, AWD, 5speed manual
* FEATURED in Hyper Rev magazine
* DEMOCAR of Ray Bros Osaka tuning shop
* BUILT for high-speed Wangan runs
* TRUST air cleaner
* IMPREZA spec airflow
* SIMS adjustable exhaust manifold
* DARKSIDE front pipe
* DARKSIDE center pipe
* DARKSIDE exhaust
* BLITZ boost controller
* BLITZ turbo timer
* SARD fuel pump
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2001 Subaru Impreza WRX version NB

FOTD 2017.9.13 (black cheap bugeye impreza) FINAL* 2.0L, 5MT AWD turbo
* BLITZ filter (stock replacement type)
* GPSPORTS Exas exhaust
* LARGUS coilovers w/ front pillow setup
* ENKEI 17 inch wheels (215/45)
* 15MM wide tread spacers
* CUSCO front tower bar
* DIXCEL front/rear brake pads
* MOMO 33Φ steering wheel
* STI pedals
* STI hood
* HID headlight kit
* CUSTOM shift knob
* BRIDE semi-bucket seat
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1999 Subaru Impreza WRX GF-GC8

FOTD 2017.8.30 (Impreza WRX sti grey GC) FINAL.png
* 2.0L, intercooled turbo, 5MT AWD
* STI lowering springs
* STI heavy duty front upper mounts
* STI front dampers
* KYB SR rear dampers
* BABY needs pampers
* GDA 17inch wheels
* PINSO 205/45 tires
* SANYO 2DIN memory navigation
* AIRBAG cancelling steering boss
* PERSONAL steering wheel
* CUSTOM clear side markers
* AUX boost gauge
* CUSTOM horn
* STI Ver.6 meter panel
* STI Ver.6 meters
* IRIDIUM plugs
* FUEL filter replaced
* FUEL pump replaced Continue reading

2005 Subaru Impreza WRX blob wagon

FOTD 2017.5.15 (Impreza Blob wagon) FINAL

* 2.0L turbo AWD 5MT
* WORLDRALLY Blue Mica factory exterior
* ONLY just 95,000km/59,030mi actual
* CORAZON front bumper
* CUSCO Street Zero-A full-range coilovers
* CUSCO tower bar with cylinder stopper
* CUSTOM exhaust (good sound)
* SPARCO semi bucket driver’s seat
* FRONT driveshaft replaced
* A/F sensor recently replaced
* O2 sensor recently replaced
* HID lighiting conversion
* CUSTOM rear spoiler Continue reading

2001 Subaru Forester S/tb Impreza conversion

FOTD 2017.5.1 (Forester Impreza conversion) FINAL* 2.0L, intercooled turbo, 5MT
* HKS turbo timer
* HKS EVC4 boost controller
* HKS FCD fuel cut defencer
* ZEROSPORTS intake pipe
* COTOSPORTS air bypass valve
* SYMS front pipe
* GDB-B VE30 turbine
* GC8-E meters/instrumentation
* GC8-E DCCD close ratio transission
* GC8-E R180 mechanical rear diff
* GDA/GDB-B rear crossmember
* GDA/GDB-B lateral link
* GDB-V rear knuckles
* GDB-B rear driveshaft
* GC8 steering rack Continue reading