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    I'm looking for any constructive input for what I have planned for my 2018 FiST over the next two to three years! My goal is 300-320hp/300ftlb at the wheels on 93oct (no ethanol blends or WMI if possible) with a very solid base to support it.

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    "Groundwork":
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    Rear Motor Mount AWR 88a
    Passenger Side Motor Mount Turbo Tech
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    Cooling:
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    Brakes:
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    Suspension:
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    "Stage 3:"
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    Cosmetic/Other:
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    (full fascia, hood, fenders, A-pillars)
    (Partial mirrors & roof)
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    Seat Heater Retrofit Harness Self-Developed :)
    Wheel Lugs Muteki SR35 - Black


    Again, my goal is to aim for 300-320 horsepower and 300ftlb torque at the wheels. I plan to make this as solid and trackable as I can, without sacrificing too much low-end or requiring forged internals (so no 350whp+ for me) while still being capable of being a reliable daily that I can simply fill up with 93oct at the pump.

    All suggestions and advice appreciated!
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    Hps 5.0 pads suck imo compared to the stock performance pads.

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    I despise the dust that the OEM pads produce. Do you have an alternative? EBC, perhaps?

    Brakes are low on my list, honestly - the OEM ones perform perfectly fine for now, I only plan to replace them when needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krug View Post
    I despise the dust that the OEM pads produce. Do you have an alternative? EBC, perhaps?

    Brakes are low on my list, honestly - the OEM ones perform perfectly fine for now, I only plan to replace them when needed.


    I haven’t found a good replacement yet. I feel that most pads are a downgrade over stock and when making more power I’ll take dust over clean wheels and worse performing pads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krug View Post
    I despise the dust that the OEM pads produce. Do you have an alternative? EBC, perhaps?

    Brakes are low on my list, honestly - the OEM ones perform perfectly fine for now, I only plan to replace them when needed.
    EBC Redstuff has been a very popular alternative to the Hawk HPS 5.0 that most suggest and use instead of OEM.

    If you decide to go with the RT330 revo turbo kit you will not need the Mishimoto charge pipes since the kit is complete with charge pipes
    You'll also easily max out the stock fuel system with the RT330 on 93 octane.
    The stock exhaust manifold will flow more than enough for the power level you are aiming for. If you do decide to grab an extra manifold to port match, not a huge power bump but it's piece of mind for sure making sure there are no flow obstructions

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plainrt View Post
    I haven’t found a good replacement yet. I feel that most pads are a downgrade over stock and when making more power I’ll take dust over clean wheels and worse performing pads.
    Fair enough. I will keep it in mind.

    Quote Originally Posted by ron@whoosh View Post
    EBC Redstuff has been a very popular alternative to the Hawk HPS 5.0 that most suggest and use instead of OEM.
    Excellent, I will consider them!
    Quote Originally Posted by ron@whoosh View Post
    If you decide to go with the RT330 revo turbo kit you will not need the Mishimoto charge pipes since the kit is complete with charge pipes
    Well, I need a cheap alternative for the interim, as I plan to do this in stages, and am not keen on keeping the stock charge pipes. The turbo upgrade comes last, and my main goals for it are stock-like fitment, stock-ish spool, and of course higher power.
    Quote Originally Posted by ron@whoosh View Post
    You'll also easily max out the stock fuel system with the RT330 on 93 octane.
    I figured, which is why I am considering an aux system. My main question is whether or not 93 is sufficient for my goals (fuel starvation being the primary limitation), or if ethanol blends or WMI are suggested (octane being the primary limitation).
    Quote Originally Posted by ron@whoosh View Post
    The stock exhaust manifold will flow more than enough for the power level you are aiming for. If you do decide to grab an extra manifold to port match, I personally like doing that whenever possible when building my own projects because I know how off the OEM manifold castings are compared to the head in most cases. Not a huge power bump but it's piece of mind for sure making sure there are no flow obstructions
    Matches what I have read. I have the tools and time and steady hand to dedicate a weekend for porting my manifold. IIRC, a replacement OEM manifold is not terribly expensive, so no biggie if I screw up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krug View Post
    Fair enough. I will keep it in mind.


    Excellent, I will consider them!

    Well, I need a cheap alternative for the interim, as I plan to do this in stages, and am not keen on keeping the stock charge pipes. The turbo upgrade comes last, and my main goals for it are stock-like fitment, stock-ish spool, and of course higher power.

    I figured, which is why I am considering an aux system. My main question is whether or not 93 is sufficient for my goals (fuel starvation being the primary limitation), or if ethanol blends or WMI are suggested (octane being the primary limitation).

    Matches what I have read. I have the tools and time and steady hand to dedicate a weekend for porting my manifold. IIRC, a replacement OEM manifold is not terribly expensive, so no biggie if I screw up.
    we will have the Peron 4 port AUX fuel kits here next week just to offer another option

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    Quote Originally Posted by TDavis View Post
    I dig the organization we got going on here!
    Thanks! I've found that laying everything out and visualizing has always paid back in dividends, even when things go sideways.

    Quote Originally Posted by ron@whoosh View Post
    we will have the Peron 4 port AUX fuel kits here next week just to offer another option
    Interesting! Can you clue me in as the the cost and comparison to Stratified's 4-port aux? Different controller, perhaps a superior design or spray pattern?

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    Ron got me thinking - thanks Ron! - since I am leaning toward the RT330 turbo kit which includes charge pipes, in order save myself a few bucks and cut down on waste, would it be more viable for me to forgo the Mishimoto charge pipe kit and instead get the Whoosh noodlepipe and symposer delete?

    For clarification, I plan to do a "stage 3" install first, and then a turbo upgrade later. Would replacing the resonated noodle pipe and deleting the symposer while keeping the rest of the stock charge pipe components be an issue? I can't think of a major reason why it would.

 

 
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