The Dadwagon STI

Post By: Cory Jeter

Date: 12/31/2023

The Story

I bought the car new with the anticipation of the 2.4L in it getting in the upcoming WRX so that I could make a sleeper wagon. One thing I didn't count on was the stock trans being so terrible... I do take this thing to the track occasionally. It has surprised people everytime I take it out for a lap or down the strip. It's not the fastest by any means but it will keep up with a surprising amount of things till I swap out the transmission.

Current Setup

  • Performance: Full Cat-back Exhaust from Nameless
  • Exterior: custom carbon fiber hood from Compressivetuning
  • Wheels: Konig Hypergram 18x8.5 +45mm HG88514458
  • Tires: Cooper CS5 Ultra Touring 225/55 R18
  • Performance: Perrin oil cooler
  • Exterior: Swapped the roof rack for the one from a 2018 premium package
  • Performance: ETS top mounted intercooler

Planned Upgrades

  • Suspension: Air suspension is planned
  • Performance: Transmission getting swapped out for an STI 6 speed


Cory Jeter

I've got a few vehicles I am currently enjoying working on. I do a lot of track events almost one a month. Mostly grip/time attack events and a little drifting and drag racing mixed in.