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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-18-2013, 05:46 PM
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Posted By joker97
radiator has been replaced at 50,000 miles

radiator has been replaced at 50,000 miles
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-18-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By joker97
Spark plugs +/- ignition leads +/- etc?

Hi apologies I don't know which heading to ask under - got a general maintenance question:

2001 bugeye STI wagon JDM - 100% stock
60,000 miles (110,000ks) SERVICE - what should I do? My mechanic...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-31-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,006
Posted By joker97
the first bit of the body of the hawkeye is...

the first bit of the body of the hawkeye is amazingly smashing .... BUT
i think if you look at the hawkeye as a whole it looks like justin bieber on steroids! just like every other newage the rump...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-30-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By joker97
Downpipe design question

Sorry for asking but why does the stock downpipe obliterate the waste hole?

That you ahve to buy aftermarket to have either divorced flow setup or big hole setup?

And final question - do they...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-30-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,006
Posted By joker97
the subaru wrx has never been pretty (well apart...

the subaru wrx has never been pretty (well apart from blob eye)! it's always been bang for buck!

you'd think they could hire someone else to draw better lines!
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-22-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By joker97
(and get more power!)

(and get more power!)
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-22-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By joker97
Haha yeah oops ... Unrelated dumb question ......

Haha yeah oops ... Unrelated dumb question ... How come the stock maps run 9.0 to 10.0 afr on their maps!!! If i tune it down to 11.1 will we save fuel on boost?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,456
Posted By joker97
note to self ... don't wait till these useless...

note to self ... don't wait till these useless hankooks are toast, just get the f1 assymetrical 2 s ... soon!
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,456
Posted By joker97
haha ... i am more confused than ever :) ...

haha ... i am more confused than ever :)

anyway it's been raining and just today everytime i try to pull on third gear (err ... 40% throttle?) out of any corners the whole car slides wide not just...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-18-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By joker97
AFR for 98 fuel?

Hi there ... complete noob who has done too much yet not enough reading on romraider tuning ...

the thing is they keep saying target AFR 11.1-11.3 but that is for 91-93 fuel ... what is the...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-16-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,456
Posted By joker97
V7 JDM STi - what diff and torque split?

Sorry I have really searched google and the site but can't find this very old info -

Does anyone know what torque split and what kinds of diff is in my JDM bugeye STi?

My rear end likes to let...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-16-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 963
Posted By joker97
Need: WET handling > low noise > comfort

Sorry I don't live in the States hence my options for performance tyres are

Goodyear Eagle F1 Assymetric 2
Goodyear Eagle F1 Directional 5
Bridgestone Potenza Adrenaline RE002

It rains...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-15-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,068
Posted By joker97
hi again guys i've spent a bit of time at...

hi again guys i've spent a bit of time at romraider trying to understand a few things but not quite have the time to start tuning - my main drawback is installing the wideband ... no one here seems...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-15-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,665
Posted By joker97
it doesn't beep at any rpm. only beeps when i...

it doesn't beep at any rpm. only beeps when i twist the knob (perhaps a failure beep?)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-13-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,665
Posted By joker97
ok thanks!!! any ideas about the shift light?

ok thanks!!!

any ideas about the shift light?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-13-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,665
Posted By joker97
The obvious?

The obvious?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-12-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,295
Posted By joker97
well shining the sun onto other drivers' eyes -...

well shining the sun onto other drivers' eyes - it's not safe that's all i wanna say, really ... but sounds like you can't care less about that :poorme:
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-12-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,665
Posted By joker97
Bugeye - shift light & clock not working - where to start?

Hi got a JDM bugeye sti hatch recently ...

the clock is not working

the shiftlight does not come on and has no beep

when i turn the shiftlight knob adjuster it beeps loudly

- i have...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-04-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,452
Posted By joker97
As i have said the 2013 impreza wrx is the same...

As i have said the 2013 impreza wrx is the same as the current thing you see hooning around ... The NEW WRX has not been announced yet, but will be a completely new product distinct from impreza...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-04-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,316
Posted By joker97
in early 2013 almost certainly the NEW WRX won't...

in early 2013 almost certainly the NEW WRX won't be ready for sale hence it will be exactly the 2012 model ...

but the NEW WRX (whenever it is announced) hopefully will be a world beater -...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-04-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By joker97
in early 2013 almost certainly the NEW WRX won't...

in early 2013 almost certainly the NEW WRX won't be ready for sale hence it will be exactly the 2012 model ... but if the NEW WRX will be released in 2013 then there would be 2 2013 models ......
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-04-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,452
Posted By joker97
oops another rephrased Q ... it's a...

oops another rephrased Q ...

it's a difficult question to answer. in early 2013 almost certainly the NEW WRX won't be ready for sale hence it will be exactly the 2012 model ... but if the NEW WRX...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-04-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,452
Posted By joker97
note: the canadian site's 2013 model is NOT the...

note: the canadian site's 2013 model is NOT the "new" WRX, it's just the 2012 one ... not sure why they're advertising it as 2013 as there is still half a year left of 2012 ... but then again i don't...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-04-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,452
Posted By joker97
dude, as far as i know there ain't gonna be a...

dude, as far as i know there ain't gonna be a 2013 wrx before 2013 at the earliest.

what is most likely is it won't be based on the 2012 platform (otherwise it'd be announced already, but the...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-02-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,068
Posted By joker97
aah ... :) all in japanese :( think i'll...

aah ... :) all in japanese :(

think i'll have to live with my nothing-wrong-with-it car for the mo' ... i'll try some aussie tuners but they're not very helpful at the mo'
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-02-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,068
Posted By joker97
Haha i live in bottom new Zealand but i guess...

Haha i live in bottom new Zealand but i guess wrxtuners have no knowledge of its existence hence Oz is the next closest country i can choose...

Yeah i guess I'm gonna take it slowly from here,...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-01-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,068
Posted By joker97
Hi, I was just going to say Cobb Accessport does...

Hi, I was just going to say Cobb Accessport does not list JDM bugeye as one of the supported models - might try the way of opensource -

just want to check i've got the right idea with opensource:...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-01-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,068
Posted By joker97
How would these improve my EJ207 Bugeye JDM STi?

Hi I think they are more appropriate in the bolt on tech but the bolt on forums do not include EJ207 -

Anyway, I am not sure which turbo is in this JDM engine (??VF30) but the turbo hardly spools...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-23-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By joker97
Ok... :) Just wondering if anyone knows...

Ok... :)

Just wondering if anyone knows where to find wrx hatch 2nd gen or bugeye gen door sensor?

I can't find the sensor for the hatch door :(
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-19-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By joker97
Help diagnosing door ajar light ON - Bugeye Hatch sensor?

Hi I have bought a JDM bugye STi Hatch ... it has an aftermarket alarm but the door ajar light stays on no matter what.

I have played with all the door close sensors and they don't seem to have...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-02-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,242
Posted By joker97
this has got to be the funniest thread in the...

this has got to be the funniest thread in the entire forum history! tell you what - wait till it snows, make sure there's no one else around, you're not near the township power pole or next to the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-28-2007, 03:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By joker97
i guess the jdm legacy GT is very different from...

i guess the jdm legacy GT is very different from the american car would you say? i don't know as i live in neither country!
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-24-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By joker97
2.0L twinscroll single titanium turbo (sourced...

2.0L twinscroll single titanium turbo (sourced from mitsubishi), 286bhp, 252ftlb@2400rpm, 6 speed sti stick, 0-60 in 5.8 seconds. weighs 1500kgs btw
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-24-2007, 05:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,503
Posted By joker97
erm ... hey guys have you seen the new evo X...

erm ... hey guys have you seen the new evo X concept vs new mazdwrx ? gosh! i dont know! now the evo is gonna be miles miles miles!!!! like sea and sky! i say that because at present people know evos...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-24-2007, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By joker97
i think that's called a JDM "Subaru Legacy GTB...

i think that's called a JDM "Subaru Legacy GTB Tuned By STI" :) yes that's the name of the model!
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-24-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,798
Posted By joker97
when tyres roll on tar they do make a "normal"...

when tyres roll on tar they do make a "normal" humming noise, character and loudness depending on how much you paid for them :) just kidding depends on the rubber.

now is it normal? i dont know....
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-01-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,602
Posted By joker97
i think the evo X will reign in terror, SOBS!!!!

i think the evo X will reign in terror, SOBS!!!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-01-2007, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By joker97
coming from a slightly older head, i've been...

coming from a slightly older head, i've been through that situation, wanting a great car i can just about afford, but then when it came to maintenance, that was it, just burnt too big a hole in the...
Forum: Handling Tech   06-26-2007, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By joker97
not a good idea bro!

not a good idea bro!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-26-2007, 03:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,044
Posted By joker97
that's about right :)

that's about right :)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-22-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,602
Posted By joker97
mazda 3

mazda 3
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-19-2007, 12:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By joker97
erm ... tried to launch but engaged 5th thought...

erm ... tried to launch but engaged 5th thought it was first??
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-17-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By joker97
actually deduct more because if 5th gear's gone...

actually deduct more because if 5th gear's gone you can bet about 555 other parts are about to break too.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-15-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By joker97
deduct $2500 from the negotiated price

deduct $2500 from the negotiated price
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-15-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By joker97
usually nothing

usually nothing
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-14-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,666
Posted By joker97
hahaha yeah silly guys who think experts are...

hahaha yeah silly guys who think experts are dumb. and the look on their face when you can tell them exactly what they did that they didnt admit to at first and they go ... umm how did you know sir?...
Forum: Handling Tech   06-14-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By joker97
hell yea. but need more info. any accidents?...

hell yea. but need more info. any accidents? when/what/how did you first notice it? which wheel is it coming from? or isit a noise from other parts eg steering rack/cv joints/suspension/etc etc ???
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-09-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By joker97
erm ... 2.0 needs to be driven at high rpms for...

erm ... 2.0 needs to be driven at high rpms for the kill ... 2.5 can kill at low rpms ... so if you are the average bloke, take the 2.5 but yes note that the displacement exceeds FIA rally...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-09-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By joker97
it does not have weak trannies. it however has a...

it does not have weak trannies. it however has a lot of traction, power and torque, about 3 times more than your average similar car.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-31-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,588
Posted By joker97
hmm what version evo? evo 9 has a monster...

hmm what version evo? evo 9 has a monster advantage over the sti when pushed to its limits due to the computerised handling correction and assistance in the form of sayc... anyway i wont argue with...
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