Today we said our final goodbye to our good friend and long term club member Grant Rennie at Perth Crematorium.
Grant it was a absolute pleasure to know you and you will be terribly missed by us all.
Cammy and Suzanne our thoughts are with you and all Grants family and friends at this very difficult time.
Re Grants funeral
The family car will be leaving abernethy at 11:45 on wednesday
All the Classic Scotland folks are going to be in the lay-bys on the outskirts of abernethy. Waiting for the family to pass to tag along in convoy....
Cars are meeting up at around 11:15 to 11:30 location TBC
Neil from events is selling his Type 20 of anyone is interested
Previous Owners – 5 (including me)
Full service history
Current mileage – 85300 (will rise as is my daily)
MOT – 07/02/2019
Most recent service @ 82,000 miles
During the period it has been very well looked after as can be seen by the folder of receipts, first by Litchfield, then regularly by Brian Downie Motorsport in Aberdeenshire. Brian is very familiar with the car having worked on it for several years and can attest to its condition. Please feel free to contact Brian for an account of the car if you’re interested.
The MY04/MY05 JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) STi has several improvements over the UK/Euro version including (although some UK cars have some of the below e.g. DCCD):
■ JDM is 2.0ltr
■ VF37 Twin scroll turbo
■ Nitride coated, cross drilled crank
■ 13:1 STi quick rack
■ Slightly larger intercooler design
■ Auto and manual intercooler spray (UK get manual activation only)
■ More aggressive inlet cams
■ Equal length headers
■ Electric folding wing mirrors
■ 235 width tyres (UK get 225) – I have 245 fitted
■ 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th same as UK, 5th and 6th are shorter
■ Reverse Alarm
■ DCCD - Driver controlled center differential
■ Additional yaw sensors for the Active Centre Diff
■ Front STi titanium strut brace
■ Red illuminated dash with variable dimmer with Defi Style Sweep on Start-Up
■ Higher 8k Rev Limit with shift light
■ “Clutch In” only Start
■ Rear window wiper
■ Rear and Back privacy glass
■ HID headlamps (xenons)
Modified by Litchfield Imports to become a Type 20. Apparently they did between 16-20 of these.
■ 3" Miltek exhaust system with sports cat
■ Ecutek ECU remap
■ 3 port boost control solenoid
■ K & N panel air filter
■ AST 12 way adjustable coilover suspension
■ Type 20/25 handling pack
■ STi front lip spoiler
■ Type 20 floor mats
■ Type 20 badges (no longer fitted)
■ 360bhp/350ft lb torque
■ This particular car has JDM Prodrive Forged Alloys fitted
Since it was sold on by Litchfield it has had the following;
■ Shadow gauges (Oil pressure, Oil Temp and boost pressure)
■ Knock Sensor
■ Dipol Security Lock (see photos)
■ Uprated speakers fitted to boot panel
■ Parrot Bluetooth System
■ Sony Bluetooth/CD/MP3 system with Auxiliary port
■ STI Seat Covers
■ RAC Trackster (Not activated)
■ Prodrive Backbox
In my ownership I have made the following changes to the car;
■ New front splitter
■ Full lower Zunsport Grill
■ Recently resprayed front and rear bumper
■ Refurbished Header Tank
■ Mirror Finish Radiator Slam Panel
■ Rallytech bolt and washer set (silver with blue washers)
■ Mishimoto radiator support brackets in Blue
■ JDM Hazard Switch
Included in the sale will be:
■ A set of front Godspeed J-Hook brake discs
■ Subaru sun protector (for those rare summer days)
Thanks for taking the time to review this advert.
The price is £13,000 as this is representative not only of JDM STIs but also due to the rarity of the Litchfield versions, which are getting less and less common.
I am happy to take people out for a drive but no one can test drive without any proof of insurance and I ideally want to sell this to a fellow enthusiast, as it does deserve to be cherished.
Car is based in Aberdeen
Please PM me if you require to know anything else.
Subaru USA on point again Subaru UK need to take note they do nothing here.
They only have few open spots remaining for this unforgettable driving experience on a fro...zen lake in Eagle River, Wisconsin. Gift yourself. Gift your friends. Get schooled by Patrik Sandell and the DirtFish rally school instructors.
Then there has been some movement on our restoration of the Colin McRae '98 Safari car - it has now been completely stripped and inspected prior to a little met...alwork which is needed before returning to us for trial fitting the left hand drive parts. We knew from our original inspection the car was an original Safari spec shell, but it was good to see that when we removed the front wings the mountings were still in place for the bull bars. A little mock up of the original bull bar set to double check position was fun...
It was also quite entertaining to note what it said under the co-drivers footplate!
Hi guys. I know this is last minute for a meet and not the usual week for it but me and a few others meeting
Thursday 11th january at 7pm
Brewers fayre kincardine services...
If anyone wants to join us come along. More the merrier
Great interview with Andy Forrest and excellent insight into the machine that Andy built and pilots.
[TECH TOUR] 1200 HP 7 Second WRX gets the time attack conversion | Andy Forrests ‘Stormtrooper’ (including in-car footage)
With 7.7 second quarter mile heritage..., Andy Forrest of Andy Forrest Performance (AFP) Syvecs Ltd controlled AWD 1200 HP Subaru flat 6 H6 powered ‘GC8’ WRX underwent some radical changes for the 2017 World Time Attack Challenge.
A single Precision Turbo & Engine 8385 turbo pushing out 33 PSI and Nitrous force feeds the H6 that has been bored out to 3.6L. In-house AFP cams & ported heads, Arrow Precision Engineering crank plus MAHLE forged pistons are all vital pieces of the 1200 HP puzzle along with an EcuTek Technologies Ltd tuned GT-R GR6 transaxle dual-clutch gearbox that lives forward of the rear axle with a chain driven Escort Cosworth diff driving the front wheels. This packaging gives the car a balanced 51/49 weight split with the aid of a causal 600 - 700mm engine relocation towards the rear.
Alcon Specialist Brakes & Clutches brake calipers help pull the car up for the corners and Andrew Brilliants AMB Aero input helps keep traction and control at high speed. A Life Racing PDU keypad and AiM Sportline displays allow Andy to make and monitor adjustments on the fly. One interesting future addition in the same vein will be the ability to adjust the ride height on the go via one of Andys own numerous engineering experiments.
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