Cliff Notes: I bought a new '06 STI on November 2006 with the intention of making it a race car one day. I finally started seriously working on it winter of 2010 and this is a journal of that experience. Hope you enjoy! Table of Contents: Pre-2011 History Blown Motor Re-Build 2012 Racing Update #1 1st Time Out on New Motor Installing Suspension and Brake Upgrades (I now have Brownbo's) 2012 Racing Update #2 Oil Cooler Time 2012-13 Winter Work/Upgrades/Updates Personal Best Laps and Sessions Race Motor Update – First Birthday AP Racing Track BBK - 325 x 32MM Trailer Bitc* and Exhaust Time! Aftermarket Fuel System and Custom Trunk Firewall Hydroplaning + Concrete Wall = Trouble .