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Racecomp Engineering Tarmac 2 Coilovers Review

February 21, 2010 2 comments

I was in the market for a coilover system for my 2005 Subaru STi. I did not want a JDM brand due to the stiffness overkill for the crappy roads in Los Angeles. I heard great reviews of the KW variant 3 coilovers from many STI owners so I figured I could not go wrong with getting those. But as I was about to drop my hard earned cash on them, Racecomp Engineering (RCE) announced their coilover made by KW to their specifications.

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How To: NRG Catch Can in a 2005 Subaru STi

February 21, 2010 Leave a comment

A catch can is a small container, that collects oil blown out of the PCV valve or valve cover intake hose (blow-by). The idea is to keep the oil out of the intake, which helps keep the intercooler running at maximum efficiency. This is because there is less oil vapor condensing on the inside of the intercooler. It is necessary to periodically empty the catch can to prevent it from overflowing. Some cans provide a drain for this purpose.

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EBC Yellowstuff Brake Pads Review

February 21, 2010 3 comments

Here’s a quick review of the EBC Yellowstuff Brake Pads I purchased. My brake setup is ATE Gold brake fluid, Goodridge stainless brake lines, EBC Redstuff pads and stock rotors in the rear, EBC Yellowstuff and DBA 4000 slotted rotors in front.

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Welcome to HPDEdriver.com’s new home!

February 21, 2010 Leave a comment

Since the old site was in blog form, I did not renew my hosting plan and just opened the free account here. I hope you all enjoy the new format!

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