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This Dictates That - iWire Rules Of Thumb

In this blog post we break down our key rules to make sure your project will be a "great success!" For the following, with very few exceptions, you must follow the rule and not mix and match or else you'll run into trouble.   Heads dictate ECU Type When picking...

My Subaru Engine Blew Up - What Should I Replace It With?

Above all else, when looking at an engine replacement of any kind, KNOW WHAT YOU HAVE FIRST.If you are looking to upgrade your car with an engine swap (IE RS to WRX), this is not the post you are looking for, but lucky for you, we have posts that are...

Bucky's GC Radiator Fan Mod

  We’ve been getting many questions about the radiator fan modification to help solve over heating after we helped out Bucky Lasek and his GC build. This solution is geared toward GC models that are overheating at idle and/or low speeds on a hot day. If the car is overheating...

Subaru Auto to Manual Transmission Conversion Basic Overview

This post is a general overview of converting your Subaru transmission from auto to manual. We wish we could offer a product to make this simple, but because of the many changes in Subaru wiring between car models and years, we can't make a product that works for everyone. This works for non-CANbus...

Turbo Kit on a Non Turbo Engine

In this blog post we talk about installing a turbo kit (or any forced induction path) onto a non turbo (NA) engine. We are referring to Subaru engines only in this post as every manufacturer designs their engines differently with their specific goals in mind. Why would someone put a...

Subaru Transmission Swap Wiring - What Do I Need to Make My New Transmission Work?

 When putting in a new transmission in their Subaru project, most people think of fitment and engine compatibility but rarely consider the wiring. Don't get stuck with butt connectors, soldering, or, worst of all, leaving them unplugged! To complete your transmission swap, use one of iWire's simple Plug and Play...

What to Know BEFORE Swapping a Subaru

      This is an iWire PSA - Don't let your swap dreams die! Too many times we have to be the bearer of bad news. This happens enough that our owner Brian has started calling himself the "Wet Blanket." Unfortunately we get a lot of customer calls from...

Subaru Dash Swap Guide

DISCLAIMER! WARNING! ALERT! For those who have a dash swap, we are not trying to pick on you. We understand there are many reasons why people would do it, but we have our reasons for why not. iWire has wired GC swaps in every imaginable way and based on those...