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Paul M's 2017 Forester XT Premium

Member #19761 :: Car Show Entry

Car Description:
My build started with the goal of making a SJ Forester XT into what I felt the car should have looked like and been offered as from the factory, from an all-aluminum (1 of 1) scooped a complete STI suspension and brake package... to a full STI Recaro interior with custom color accents. The car has many custom-made parts and parts retrofitted from other models. Once the build started though, my vision changed into building what I hope others will view as the cleanest modified SJ Forester in the world.
Thank you for your consideration!

Modification List =
-Perrin license plate relocation kit
-Custom carbon fiber front and rear Subaru badges (black stars and surround)
-black “tS” emblem from Subispeed
-OEM Subaru Forester Black Edition badges
-Rokblokz Rally Mud Flaps (black on black)
-OEM Subaru window visors/rain guard deflector kit
-OEM Subaru Forester XT front lip (from Subaru Canada)
-OLM wide angle convex mirrors w/ turn signal arrow (blue lens/infinity glass)
-custom aluminum scooped hood w/ OEM STI/WRX functionality w/ SJ Forester fitment
-Compressive Tuning Revugu carbon fiber front lip
-Compressive Tuning carbon fiber adjustable side skirts
-Compressive Tuning Type One Roof Spoiler – carbon fiber skinned
-JDMuscle/Tanzo carbon fiber STI/WRX rear diffuser
-JDMuscle/Tanzo carbon fiber STI/WRX door handle covers
-JDMuscle/Tanzo carbon fiber STI/WRX hood scoop
-OLM carbon fiber STI rear spats (modified to fit)
-Bayson R rear diffuser – carbon fiber skinned
-Damd JDM grill (LED strip removed)
-Hella Horns (super tone) – tropical breeze – and Grimmspeed Brotie

-Weathertech floor mats and cargo mat
-OEM Subaru Forester Touring soft center arm rest w/ silver stitching
-OEM Subaru silver and piano black dash trim
-OEM Subaru S207 JDM console hood w/ silver stitching
-OEM Subaru ( interior door handles and center console trim w/ perforated leather
-Billetworkz piano black e-brake handle w/ tropical breeze e-brake button
-Billetworkz 2015-2020 STI/WRX aluminum climate control knobs - tropical breeze
-GCS automatic flappy paddle extensions – tropical breeze
-JDMuscle custom STI steering wheel modified to fit the SJ Forester – silver carbon fiber w/ perforated black leather and silver stitching
-JDM STI steering wheel airbag (medal Subaru emblem)
-2019 STI Recaro front and rear seats in full leather, custom fit to the SJ Forester w/ teal accent and silver and teal stitching

-Continental ExtremeContact dws06 plus tires
-Volk ze40 wheels in Diamond Dark Gunmetal in 19x8.5 +38 w/ 5x114.3 bolt pattern
-Project Kics R40 Iconix lug nuts and locks

-OLM USDM Colin Shread style sequential LED taillights
-OLM LED rear fog/brake/sequential turn signal reflector lights
-Diode Dynamics license plate LED lights
-Diode Dynamics SS3 Pro LED fog lights – yellow
-Diode Dynamics LEDs (full interior light replacement)
-OEM Touring model fog light button/relay/wiring
-GCS LED bumper vent DRLs (Fang Lights)
-Avest Subaru sequential turn signal mirror lights w/ DRLs
-Circuit Demon custom headlights w/switchback LED turn signals/DRLs, HID headlights, and show mode functionality

Performance/Engine Bay:
-OEM Subaru 2015-2020 STI midpipe w/ ceramic black paint (resonated)
-Subispeed axle back exhaust (muffler delete)
-Grimmspeed polyurethane exhaust hangers
-Renegade Motorsports brake fluid/windshield washer fluid/coolant overflow reservoir caps, oil cap, oil dipstick, and cam solenoid covers – tropical breeze
-Crawford air/oil separator
-Mishimoto street performance top mount intercooler – black
-COBB Tuning Redline carbon fiber engine cover
-PasswordJDM STI/WRX carbon fiber fuse box cover
-PasswordJDM STI/WRX carbon fiber battery cover
-PasswordJDM STI/WRX carbon fiber strut tower covers
-Compressive Tuning carbon fiber intake manifold cover
-Compressive Tuning cold air intake duct – tropical breeze
-Prova Japan carbon fiber air intake duct
-NBR Motorsport carbon fiber vented engine/fender shrouds
-Radium Engineering Fuel Feed Hose Kit
-Custom powder coated engine brackets – tropical breeze

-Perrin brake master cylinder brace – tropical breeze
-FactionFab slotted front and rear 2015-2021 STI rotors
-2015 OEM Subaru STI Brembo 4 pot front/2 pot rear calipers – tropical breeze w/ black STI logos
-Brembo brake pads
-Goodridge G-Stop stainless steel brake lines
-Whiteline front and rear adjustable sway bars (26mm front – 22mm rear)
-ISC Suspension adjustable toe arm kit
-Whiteline front and rear sway bar link kit
-ISC Suspension STI/WRX/BRZ/Forester V3 rear lower adjustable control arms
-Fortune Auto custom 500 series coilovers (top Forester – bottom STI) from Cygnus Performance
-OEM Subaru 2015-2020 STI front and rear complete knuckle swap (5x100 to 5x114.3 conversion)
-UltraRacing USA front and rear upper strut braces – tropical breeze

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