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Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-24-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By oldspower71
You gonna keep it stock? That will play a huge...

You gonna keep it stock? That will play a huge role in what you want to do.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-24-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By oldspower71
Pictures are SICK!!! #1 and #4 looked...

Pictures are SICK!!! #1 and #4 looked photoshopped. They almost look TOO GOOD TO BE REAL! What camera did you use?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-24-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,059
Posted By oldspower71
No way a shifter by itself would/should make any...

No way a shifter by itself would/should make any gear whine that I know of. I think you are psyching yourself out. I cant hear what you are describing in the video (a little whine maybe, but I heard...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-24-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By oldspower71
Not familiar with the '12s. But congrats on the...

Not familiar with the '12s. But congrats on the new purchase and welcome to the club!! '12s are Awesome looking cars!
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   04-24-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By oldspower71
Sam, if it's a choice between the 08 & 09, spend...

Sam, if it's a choice between the 08 & 09, spend a little more and go with an 09. Most bugs were out by then. Forget the 08, you will end up saving $$ in the long run with an 09. A friend of mine...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-11-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By oldspower71
Great replies! Yeah Kirt that is a great article....

Great replies! Yeah Kirt that is a great article. I'm looking at the mag it was published in right now! March 2011 Import Tuner. That's funny because I bought it for that article. One of 3 Import...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-09-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By oldspower71
Just curious. For those of you with a turbo upgrade?

Like it says. I'm just curious. Might help me in making future decisions. If there is something similar anywhere, please disregard and point me in that direction. I was talking to my tuner about this...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-07-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
Blaze2099 you should see the rest of it. We're...

Blaze2099 you should see the rest of it. We're talking mad scorpions, flames and skulls....even a coiled up rubber snake in the back window!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-07-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
Thanks! Yep we had a couple 80 degree days in...

Thanks! Yep we had a couple 80 degree days in mid-march here in the Chicagoland area. It went from winter to summer.....now it's 55-60 pretty much every day.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-07-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
Lol That's my tenant's mustang.......yeah.

Lol That's my tenant's mustang.......yeah.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-07-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
This is what I look at every time I walk into my...

This is what I look at every time I walk into my office. Is it wrong to buy parts instead of spending the money on my wife???? I THINK NOT. We gotta have our fun too!!!

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Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-06-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
First wash & wax of the year!

First wash & wax of the year!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-06-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
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Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-06-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
Thanks for the replies. I was actually looking...

Thanks for the replies. I was actually looking into prosport gauges, that is what the perrin setup comes with. But I agree with brfatal, I cannot justify the cost for the AFR gauge....as I am not...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-05-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
@newtothegame, did you mean preservation of the...

@newtothegame, did you mean preservation of the trans?? Sorry I think that's what u meant but I was confused. I did not know I needed a tune for the trans as well, haven't looked that far ahead. I...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-23-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
Yep. I did it when I put the kit on and I lubed...

Yep. I did it when I put the kit on and I lubed averything again after the spring install when the noise started. I have the sways set at the meduim setting.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-23-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
DO I have EVERYTHING required for a bigger turbo?...

DO I have EVERYTHING required for a bigger turbo? Im not positive, but I think I do....besides a BPV (from my understanding the stock one is not happy past 300whp). My problem is, as said earlier, I...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-22-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
A tune is apparently much more expensive there...

A tune is apparently much more expensive there now. $450 per car + $100 for E85 map. I paid $250 for my last tune (3 years ago) at P&L.

@RcrsWetDream Thanks! Thats good to know.

I have talked...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-21-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By oldspower71
What are your power predictions?????

The time has come....fellow wrxtuners. I have been collecting parts for 2 years and it is nearly time to get them installed. I can't put it off any longer. Here is how my car (2007 WRX) sits right...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-22-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,215
Posted By oldspower71
Sounds like my car. I have the AP protuned at...

Sounds like my car. I have the AP protuned at P&L, Cobb turboback, SPT intake w/AEM filter, Mode Racing short shifter w/ Kartboy bushings, Perrin sways/stout mounts & endlinks, Swift Sports, and...
Forum: The Hangout   04-26-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,082
Posted By oldspower71
@RcrsWetDream Lol that's actually WHY I paid...

@RcrsWetDream
Lol that's actually WHY I paid mine off.....needed it paid off to get pre-approved for the amount I wanted for a home loan.
Forum: The Hangout   04-25-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,082
Posted By oldspower71
Bringing this tread back to life. As of today,...

Bringing this tread back to life. As of today, PAID OFF!!!!! Just excited and thought id throw out a post LOL
Forum: Handling Tech   03-29-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By oldspower71
Had it on a lift I mean.....

Had it on a lift I mean.....
Forum: Handling Tech   03-29-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By oldspower71
No vid....but today I had it on a left and...

No vid....but today I had it on a left and grabbed the passenger side rear wheel where the nise is coming from, and I could compress it by lifting up on the tire.....couldn't do that on the other 3
Forum: Handling Tech   03-28-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By oldspower71
07 WRX Strut Clunk....Now what? Koni questions..

Hey guys... Before I put my car away for the winter, I noticed a slight clunk coming from the rear end. Didn't know what it was......car has 27K on it. Figured the swaybar setup needed greasing. Have...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   02-17-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,620
Posted By oldspower71
Just my .02 but when I first got the car i...

Just my .02 but when I first got the car i purchased a spt intake/heatshield (this was before I really planned on modding it). When I finally got it tuned by jorge he said that the car DOES need to...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   02-16-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,448
Posted By oldspower71
I assume GS does all of the p/p/c? Are there any...

I assume GS does all of the p/p/c? Are there any how-tos on nasioc or anywhere else that gives instructions for removing the manifold/TGV delete install? What thickness phenolic spacers should I go...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   02-15-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,448
Posted By oldspower71
Sorry, I am getting a BCS. Forgot to add that. I...

Sorry, I am getting a BCS. Forgot to add that. I was talking to Jorge at P&L....I cant remember the brand off hand but, he is getting me the one he prefers to tune with. He said that the turbo is up...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   02-15-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,448
Posted By oldspower71
Advice needed 07wrx

Hello! Ive been a member here for awhile but rarely post because it seems every question is answered for me already and is easily found by searching, as im sure this one is somewhere. I have an 07...
Forum: The Hangout   07-26-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,759
Posted By oldspower71
Yeah just by looking at it, I dont think it does...

Yeah just by looking at it, I dont think it does either. But i wouldnt think it would be much better than a cut stock one if it doesnt completely seal. Maybe someone who has one can chime in. I...
Forum: The Hangout   07-25-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,759
Posted By oldspower71
REALLY? Nice thanks man ill look into that 4...

REALLY? Nice thanks man ill look into that 4 sure. Ive heard good things about DS1. 450 Ft/lbs is more than enough for what I plan on doing.....and 3k is alot better than 4.5!! BTW...What do you like...
Forum: The Hangout   07-25-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,759
Posted By oldspower71
Doing a PPG gearset is about the same cost...

Doing a PPG gearset is about the same cost installed....if not more. P&L will swap it with a brand new 6spd for 4500 installed. I was gonna do it myself to save on install, ive done it before....but...
Forum: The Hangout   07-23-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,759
Posted By oldspower71
Hey what splitter are you gonna run with that...

Hey what splitter are you gonna run with that TurboXS? Or are you just gonna cut the stocky? Im installing a spearco and looking at options for a good splitter. VERY nice setup BTW, im looking at...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-21-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By oldspower71
yeah it will have a factory alarm...although I...

yeah it will have a factory alarm...although I would prefer if you gave me your address and left the doors unlocked with the keys in it. haha jk
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-20-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,410
Posted By oldspower71
dont know....something could have got messed up...

dont know....something could have got messed up running a tuned map on 6lbs of boost. Try reflashing maybe. Other than that, clogged injectors??? Just guessing though. Might want to take it to your...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-19-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By oldspower71
need an intercooler upgrade if you dont have...

need an intercooler upgrade if you dont have one.....you didn't mention it
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-16-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,232
Posted By oldspower71
Here it is! My new toy

wish the stencil would havebeen more centered when the guy did it. oh well. $350!

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Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-16-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,232
Posted By oldspower71
yeah ive read the sticky about tmics on nasioc, I...

yeah ive read the sticky about tmics on nasioc, I really want one that will increase efficiency by covering the entire surface of the spearco. Like the one from Process West. Plus im not really a fan...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-15-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,232
Posted By oldspower71
Got the Spearco and it was the right one....thank...

Got the Spearco and it was the right one....thank God. It's just the tmic.....so what else do I need to make it work? hose, clamps and splitter of some sort?? I think thats all... What type of...
Forum: Midwest WRX Forum   07-12-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,820
Posted By oldspower71
I see....yeah I read that in a motortrend article

I see....yeah I read that in a motortrend article
Forum: Midwest WRX Forum   07-11-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,820
Posted By oldspower71
Nice pics man.....I thought the world record was...

Nice pics man.....I thought the world record was 1000?
Forum: Midwest WRX Forum   07-11-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,820
Posted By oldspower71
What did you guys think? I had fun checking out...

What did you guys think? I had fun checking out everyones cars, that parade was kinda ridiculous.....thought it was pretty short.....and what was up with us sitting on that road for so long? One guy...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-09-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,232
Posted By oldspower71
I was told the mountings on the sti spearco tmic...

I was told the mountings on the sti spearco tmic vs the wrx are totally different.....but I dont understand this because, as you said, many people have an sti tmic on their wrx
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-08-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,232
Posted By oldspower71
P&L Motorsports in Franklin Park, IL has them, I...

P&L Motorsports in Franklin Park, IL has them, I think they're getting 900 for them
Forum: Midwest WRX Forum   07-08-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,820
Posted By oldspower71
Im all registered...im just wondering if there...

Im all registered...im just wondering if there will be any kind of show/meet&greet after the parade. Id love to check out some other subies!! Yeah I really like the 09s too! Waaaay better than the...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-08-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,232
Posted By oldspower71
Anyone? Spearco only makes 2 subaru TMICs if im...

Anyone? Spearco only makes 2 subaru TMICs if im correct......one for the STI and one for the WRX...Damn I hope im right, I wanna use the thing. I havent recieved it yet otherwise id just check to see...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-08-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,232
Posted By oldspower71
Spearco TMIC issues

I just bought a brand new spearco tmic for a steal at $350. My question is: is there only one Spearco intercooler made for the wrx? The part # on this ic is trbntic-001-wrx, it seems to be different...
Forum: Midwest WRX Forum   07-02-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,820
Posted By oldspower71
You guys going to Itasca on the 11th??

You guys going to Itasca on the 11th??
Forum: The Hangout   07-02-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By oldspower71
Ill be there with my wrb 07 wrx and my friend's...

Ill be there with my wrb 07 wrx and my friend's black 06 wrx......30 mins away!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-12-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,599
Posted By oldspower71
yeah with the uppipe gasket I would expect a...

yeah with the uppipe gasket I would expect a different kind of noise.....guess not tho
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