How far can I push my factory engine?

It’s one of the most common questions we get asked: How far can I push my stock block? And it’s actually a pretty difficult one to answer. We can look to experience. We can consider what results we’ve seen others achieve. BUT, we want to be able to give our customers and followers a confident…

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2015 WRX Tuned Up!


Richard brought us his 2015 WRX wanting a couple of simple, but engine transforming mods. Simple Recipe – Stage 4 package The recipe Richard has used to get his new generation FA20DIT engine performing, is much the same as we’ve used on the older EJ-powered vehicles. To feed more air into the engine, a Mishimoto cold…

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How to create a Super Fun WRX STI


More power is not always the answer in building a fun-to-drive car! It’s easy to lose sight of what makes a car fun and enjoyable to drive on the road. Whilst there is no doubt having stupid amounts of power is exciting, it’s not always sensible, usable, affordable or reliable. Through the experience gained from…

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300KW stock STI block and bolt-on turbo!

PBMS modified and tuned V9 WRX using a stock V7 STI block. Producing 300kw+ at the wheels

The Magic 300! It wasn’t that long ago when producing 300kw was a massive deal, however advancements in engine, turbo and tuning technology have made this magic number very achievable. Lance originally came to us with his limited-edition 2005 WRX wanting a staunch and responsive power increase. The initial plan lead us to upgrade the tiny…

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Classic R32 GTR


When a something special rolls through the doors, the whole PBMS team crowds around to take a look. This 1993 manufactured GTR is an example of just that.   As it stands, the R32 is already a classic. With less than 65,000km on the clock and being in near-new condition, this one takes it to…

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