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Now more than ever, Subaru fanatics have a wealth of factory and aftermarket performance upgrades at their disposal. In High-Performance Subaru Builder's Guide, author Jeff Zurschmeide explains in detail the similarities and differences between the Subaru models, and describes how to modify each for performance on the street and at the track. He uses over 300 black and white photos to show you how to modify your Impreza, Legacy, WRX, or STI for improved acceleration, handling, braking, and style.

The book provides detailed chapters explaining how to modify the intake, exhaust, turbocharger, and computer systems for more horsepower and torque--plus info on upgrading your drivetrain to handle all that power. If taking corners is your thing, you'll find chapters on the suspension, steering, chassis, brakes, and wheels and tires. A special chapter even shows you how to get started in your favorite type of racing, including examples of successful racers and their cars.

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The photos in this edition are black and white.

Now more than ever, Subaru fanatics have a wealth of factory and aftermarket performance upgrades at their disposal. In High-Performance Subaru Builder's Guide, author Jeff Zurschmeide explains in detail the similarities and differences between the Subaru models, and describes how to modify each for performance on the street and at the track. He uses over 300 black and white photos to show you how to modify your Impreza, Legacy, WRX, or STI for improved acceleration, handling, braking, and style.

The book provides detailed chapters explaining how to modify the intake, exhaust, turbocharger, and computer systems for more horsepower and torque--plus info on upgrading your drivetrain to handle all that power. If taking corners is your thing, you'll find chapters on the suspension, steering, chassis, brakes, and wheels and tires. A special chapter even shows you how to get started in your favorite type of racing, including examples of successful racers and their cars.

Pages : 144
Size : 8.5 X 11 (inches)
Format : Paperback / softback
Illustrations : 300 b/w
Publisher : CarTech
ISBN : 9781613251348
Product Code : SA141P

Introduction

A Brief History of Subaru

Building Your Car Right

 

Chapter 1: Model/Buyer’s Guide

What is a VIN? 

Subaru VIN Code Reference

About The Engine Bay ID Plate

Example VIN Number Decoding

Choosing Your Subaru 

 

Chapter 2: The Subaru Engine

The Subaru Boxer Engine 

Subaru Engine Types

 

Chapter 3: The Induction System

How the Engine Does itsWork

Getting Air Into Your Engine 

Getting Fuel into your Engine 

Controlling the Engine: ECU Upgrades

 

Chapter 4: Turbochargers and Related Components 

About Turbochargers

Some Example Turbochargers 

Intercoolers and Other

Turbo-Related Parts

Intake Manifolds 

 

Chapter 5: Exhaust Components 

Catalytic Converters 

Exhaust Headers 

Up and Down Pipes

Cat-Back Exhaust Systems

 

Chapter 6: Clutch, Transmission and Drivetrain 

Manual Transmissions

Automatic Transmissions 

Differentials 

Final Drive Gears

Front and Rear Axle Upgrades

 

Chapter 7: Suspension & Steering

Sway Bars

Strut Bars and Braces 

Bushings and Control Arms 

Steering Rack Upgrades

Shock Absorbers and Struts

Suspension Upgrades 

Alignment and CornerWeights

 

Chapter 8: Brakes 

Upgrading Your Brakes

Brake Hydraulics

Brake Pads 

Calipers 

Rotors

Big Brake Kits 

 

Chapter 9:Wheels and Tires 

The Physics OfWheels

SelectingWheels

Selecting Tires

 

Chapter 10: Body and Interior

Aerodynamic Devices 

Body Kit Basics

Chassis Stiffeners

Lights

Gauges and Indicators 

SteeringWheels & Shift Knobs 

Safety Equipment 

 

Chapter 11: Getting Exotic

JDM Parts 

Exotic Turbochargers

Intercooler Sprayers 

Water/Alcohol Injection

Nitrous Oxide

Exotic Engine: H6 Turbo/6MT

Exotic Transmissions

The Bottom Line on Exotics 

 

Chapter 12: Subarus in Competition 

Autocross

Track Day

Time Attack

Hill Climb

Drag Racing

Amateur/Club Racing

Pro Racing 

Drifting

Rallycross

Stage Rally 

TSD Rally

Car Show Competition 

 

Appendix A 

Websites, Clubs, Books, Resources

 

Appendix B 

Engine Tables

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