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Rob Barkley Shows Off Turbo Charged 2008 Subaru WRX at SEMA 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada

2008 Subaru WRX at SEMA 2011
2008 Subaru WRX at SEMA 2011
Bringing his first SEMA project vehicle, Rob Barkley spoke with K&N regarding his custom Turbo charged 2008 Subaru WRX. "This will be my fourth year coming to SEMA and my first year that I have a vehicle in SEMA," reported Barkley. "I have always loved cars and I've modified every vehicle I have ever owned which ranged from Jeeps, trucks, Mustangs and Acura's to now the Subaru." Barkley went on to say that this car has been a work in progress for nearly 2 years and that he has been making modifications to vehicles since his first truck at age 15.
2011 SEMA Subaru WRX Project Vehicle
2011 SEMA Subaru WRX Project Vehicle

The WRX has been outfitted with these modifications:

KW Variant 3 Coilovers
Agency-Power Rear strut bar
Agency-Power Cat-back Exhaust system
Agency-Power catless uppipe/downpipe
Rotated mount GT3071R Turbo setup
Agency-Power front mount intercooler
Agency-Power manual boost control
TIAL 41mm wastegate with dump pipe
Agency-Power Fuel rails
Rob Barkley's 2008 Subaru WRX at SEMA 2011
Rob Barkley's 2008 Subaru WRX at SEMA 2011
800cc Fuel injectors
Walbro 255 LHP fuel pump
Agency-Power Pulley
Tuned by Travis Barnes from Snail Performance 
Dyno test - 462 hp 373ft/lbs Torque at 15.8psi
Custom White carbon-fiber looking vinyl with black cloth seats
Custom White Carbon-fiber looking vinyl with black suede headliner
White painted dash trim
JVC 7” Double-Din DVD/CD player with Ipod
Rockford Fosgate Components
2- 12” Rockford Fosgate P3 subs in a custom fiberglass box wrapped in white carbon-fiber looking vinyl and black suede- Designed and built by
1 Rockford Fosgate t1000.1 mono block amp for the subs
1 Rockford Fosgate T400.4 amp for the components
2011 SEMA Show Car Subaru WRX
2011 SEMA Show Car Subaru WRX

"It is my daily driver. Although after SEMA it will spend most of the next year in a shop for an entire makeover," mentioned Barkley. " [I plan to] Do a complete overhaul on the Subaru and start on a new project. Mercedes Benz C63 AMG or a Nissan GTR [they] are my top two choices right now... but I change my mind a lot so who knows!" When asked about K&N products Barkley replied, "K&N products speak for themselves; they are a well known name that has always proven to be a better product than the rest." "I have used K&N air filters and/or air intake systems in almost all of my vehicles." Hi-Flow air filters and other K&N products can be found online at, or by contacting your local authorized K&N dealer.

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