All Wheel Engineering, LLC was founded in 1999 to serve the U.S. market demand for upgraded components on Subaru Impreza 2.5RS vehicles. Due the increased demand for the vehicle, All Wheel Engineering developed the kartboy line of products and services. With the addition of the Subaru WRX to the 2002 model line, the product line has expanded. In addition to retail customers, All Wheel Engineering acts as consultants to professional racing teams. All Wheel Engineering is the Effort of Tom Deadrick, based in San Diego, California. Tom "Kartboy" Deadrick, 45, is an aerospace fabricator by trade. His skills include advanced composite fabrication and manufacture, as well as high performance metallic structures fabrication and welding.