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Subaru Firewall Repair done right | Knowing the right way to get back to your performance standards

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2018 7:00:00 AM / by Mike Wiener posted in Subaru Firewall Clutch Pedal Repair, High Performance Shop

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Broken or damaged welds on the firewall of some Subaru models is a topic we have discussed many times before.

Getting it repaired correctly so that you don’t have to worry about it coming back isn’t as easy as some shops claim. Not all firewall repair techniques are the same.

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More power, more responsibility | Performance Wheel Studs

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM / by Mike Wiener posted in High Performance Shop, Brake Upgrades

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Stronger Wheel Studs | As we turn the power up on a vehicle, added stress affects almost every component of your vehicle.

To prevent premature failures, we often use stronger hardware made with stronger materials than the stock parts. A very common example of this are the bolts used to attach the engine head to the block. Not only ares these studs 3-6 times stronger than the stock bolts, they are reusable.

A part that is often overlooked when it comes time to strengthen things up, are wheel studs. In fact, most people never even think of the part until a lug nut get’s seized or a stud breaks off while changing wheels.

Wheels studs are probably one of the most imports pieces of hardware on your vehicle. They attach the wheels to the car and hold the brake rotors in place. If the wheel studs fail, the wheel falls off and may cause a major accident.

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