Category Archives: Ryan Speaks

Owning a High Horsepower Subaru

Here at Fine Line Imports we regularly build 400-500WHP cars for customers who use them for both road racing (all-out track car), or a very fast street car. What tends to get overlooked once these cars leave Fine Line Imports, is the need for proper maintenance and upkeep in order to make sure your high […]

MSI subframe from design to production

A major problem when lowering a Subaru vehicle is the change in the center of gravity and the negative impact it creates on the vehicles camber curves and bump steer properties.  Camber curves and bump steer are the paths a wheel travels throughout the range of the suspension travel.  This is true when changing the […]

FLI road tests DMS 50mm coilovers

Since the purchase of my 2008 Forester XT my main complaint and one of the only for me has been the way the car handles. Compared to my 2002 Subaru WRX, this car has a lot of unwanted body roll. I figured that it would, but I did not realize how much it would effect […]

Gear Box Engagement Explained “The Albins Edge”

Recently, Mark Moore from MSI showed me a good article he wrote in conjunction with Albins Australia and Rocket Rally, on the differences between types of gear sets, and the advantages of using an Albins gear set. I copy and pasted the article below with the hope that this might answer some questions people might have. […]

FLI Travels to MSI / DMS North America

Recently Fine Line Imports took a trip to MSI / DMS North America located in Quebec Canada for suspension, chassis and brake system training. MSI / DMS has been designing top quality products and manufacturing them for more then 10 years. DMS started out with manufacturing high end suspension systems for gravel and tarmac rally. […]

FLI’s STI Stage 2.5 Brake Upgrade

Fine Line Imports is proud to release the FLI two piece rotor upgrade kit for any 2004-2009 STI (FLI Stage 2.5). This rotor kit has been perfected with many hours of hard work. In conjunction with WR racing we have designed and tested a heavy duty two piece rotor that can not only withstand your […]

Up close look at DMS camber plates

We at Fine Line Imports have been using the DMS camber plates for a number of years now with great success. I have found though that people are not to familiar with the DMS camber plates and what makes these camber plates unique as compared with there competitors. While these may not be the end […]

Modifying Your Car: Where Do I Start?

      One of the most frequently asked questions I hear at the shop is “ I have X amount of money. What should I do first?” This is always a tough question to answer because what I would do may not be what you are looking for in your car. If you are […]