Josh/Kaeo_15’s bugeye | Reinventing Originality

WHAT: It’s getting harder and harder to stand out from the pack with bugeyes these days.  This guy does a really great job of it.  This bugeye just doesn’t look like any other bugeye you’ll ever see on the road.

This car has things that just don’t see elsewhere like the frontend consisting of one-offed retrofitted HID projectors in OEM headlights, offset nicely by painted chargespeed brake ducts more common as of late (still rare), but you don’t see them painted often, and ARC magic front lip splitters which were never even made for Subarus (these were meant for a JDM Evo 6 GSR).  It rolls on Black chrome finish Work XD9 wheels.  Oh yeah, and the Prodrive lip?  It’s real.

side note:  I hooked him up w these ^^


Actual mods list —

JDM STi hood scoop
JDM STi grille
JDM STi Spec-C roof vent
JDM Rain guards
Retrofitted factory headlights with FX35 projectors (clear lense upgrade), E55 shrouds, and Greddy 35w HID kit
Chargespeed brake ducts (paint matched)
Prodrive lip
ARC Winglets
Paint matched side markers
OEM Subaru side strakes
OEM Subaru rear lip
04-05 WRX tail lights
20% rear window tint
Hella Supertones (painted matte black)

Prodrive Recaro sport seats
V4 STi rear seats
DIY black door cards
Prodrive floor mats
Cobb delrin shift knob
Blitz BLM boost and water temp gauges

Wheels, tires and brakes:
Work Emotion XD9 18X10 +33 custom black chrome (Street)
255/35/18 Hankook Ventus V12 Evo
Work Emotion CR Kai 17X9 +34 in matte gunmetal (Everything else)
MXP purple lug nuts
Custom powdercoated Lollipop purple 06 WRX 4-pots
Hawk HPS pads
Techna-fit SS teflon coated brakelines
ATE super blue fluid

Stance GR+ Coilovers (F & R camber plates)
Cusco 24mm adj. rear sway bar
Whiteline fixed 22mm front swaybar
Whiteline steering rack bushings
Kartboy rear subframe outrigger bushings

Original EJ205, transmission and clutch (138k miles)
FP TD05H 18g 7cm
OEM sti intercooler
Gruppe-S y-pipe
Samco TB hose
Walbro 255 lph fuel pump
Denso 625cc injectors
Turbo XS stealthback
Prodrive round-tip muffler
DIY cadmium coated and gold foiled turbo heat shield
SMC methanol injection
Cobb accessport with protune by “Jesus” @ HB speed (285whp ~20 psi)
Prodrive oil cap
Beatrush alternator cover
Perrin radiator cooling plate
Kartboy short shifter
Kartboy shifter bushings

two more pics:


I’m half tempted to censor out the fitment stickers but Josh = good people, and “the Supreme Court has roundly rejected prior restraint.” haha : D

1 Comment

  1. Stumbled across your blog my man. I like it. Thanks for the props/inspiration and hooking me up with the ARC winglets…;).

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