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Forum: The Hangout   05-02-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By sleepr
Please forgive me if my explanation is not...

Please forgive me if my explanation is not perfect...

Due to the tendency of a car to lift the rear under (straight line) braking, more braking force in the rear may actually cause the rears to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-02-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!!! Don't forget to take pictures of...

Welcome!!! Don't forget to take pictures of everything you do. Needless to say, we love pictures!
Forum: The Hangout   04-29-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,034
Posted By sleepr
This past Sunday was a track day at Inje...

This past Sunday was a track day at Inje Speedium. This time around we were attacking the full course. Additions to the "A" course were substantial: a double hairpin "S", a sweeping "S", another...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-24-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By sleepr
"You must spread some Reputation around before...

"You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to arcticscythe again."

Thank you for the thorough, insightful writeup. I look forward to giving you more "rep" after I spread the love a...
Forum: The Hangout   04-14-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,034
Posted By sleepr
...so I found myself at a racetrack this past...

...so I found myself at a racetrack this past weekend:


http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/Other/IMG_20150412_091121_zpsdpgrsxhg.jpg...
Forum: New Member Intros   04-03-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
  Hello
Views: 293
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Our group is pretty good at staying on...

Welcome! Our group is pretty good at staying on topic in our threads. This makes searching through threads less frustrating compared to other forum sites.
Forum: The Hangout   03-28-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 33,804
Posted By sleepr
Put it on a flatbed and had it towed to my shop...

Put it on a flatbed and had it towed to my shop for an engine rebuild. (Lost cylinder #4 and possibly spun a bearing.)
Forum: The Hangout   03-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,034
Posted By sleepr
lol...at least this "girl" treats me right and I...

lol...at least this "girl" treats me right and I know where she's been.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-24-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By sleepr
If you are referring to a visual inspection, once...

If you are referring to a visual inspection, once it's installed you can't even see it because there's so much other stuff in the way. Don't sweat it.
Forum: New Member Intros   03-22-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By sleepr
My basic understanding was that the 9-2x Aero is...

My basic understanding was that the 9-2x Aero is essentially a Subaru from a mechanical standpoint and that SAAB retuned the suspension rate(s) and switched the front clip. However, there are some...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-22-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By sleepr
Really enjoyed reading these articles, as they...

Really enjoyed reading these articles, as they are to the point without wasting words. Thank you for sharing them with us!
Forum: Northwest WRX Forum   03-19-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Glad to have you here!

Welcome! Glad to have you here!
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-17-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By sleepr
Honestly, I can't bring myself to confidently say...

Honestly, I can't bring myself to confidently say yes even if it was free. I want to, but there is a part of me that is screaming to myself not to do it. Putting in the work to part the car out,...
Forum: The Hangout   03-17-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By sleepr
this is beyond my expertise but here goes: ...

this is beyond my expertise but here goes:

368whp

334wtq
Forum: The Hangout   03-15-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By sleepr
Route that hose to the outside so everyone can...

Route that hose to the outside so everyone can hear your BPV!!! ;)
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-15-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By sleepr
1) hard to say, but there is much more to be...

1) hard to say, but there is much more to be concerned about than just the differential(s)
2) very
3) -$3,000 (re: you'd have to pay me $3,000 to "buy" that car)

Politely refuse if he/she really...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-12-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By sleepr
not exactly what you want to hear most likely,...

not exactly what you want to hear most likely, but replacing the factory up-pipe with an aftermarket catless up-pipe would be where I start if I were in your shoes.
Forum: The Hangout   03-12-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By sleepr
Sounds like a certain shop wants to possibly...

Sounds like a certain shop wants to possibly guarantee themselves a markup on parts...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   03-11-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,066
Posted By sleepr
sleepr Well that's interesting, now it is...

sleepr

Well that's interesting, now it is automatically adding the "=6478" in the first part of the code {MENTION=6478}. Before, it was not adding that {MENTION}.

It seems to be working...
Forum: The Hangout   03-10-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,034
Posted By sleepr
Next up, Ingalls "Smart Arms" rear lateral links!...

Next up, Ingalls "Smart Arms" rear lateral links!

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/Other/IMG_20150228_101143_zpsrvcksdkj.jpg...
Forum: WRX Video Links   03-09-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By sleepr
That's the kind of stuff that will get you...

That's the kind of stuff that will get you nominated for the "Best Dad Evaaah!" award.
Forum: The Hangout   03-09-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By sleepr
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/IM...

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/IMG_20150228_143855_zpsomf3ebkl.jpg (http://s76.photobucket.com/user/imlicknem/media/IMG_20150228_143855_zpsomf3ebkl.jpg.html)
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   03-09-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,066
Posted By sleepr
Here is what happens when I try to use "mention"...

Here is what happens when I try to use "mention" tags around a line of text:

blah blah blah

it adds a semi-colon and doesn't actually highlight the text as a "mention"
Forum: The Hangout   03-06-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By sleepr
Oh! That's exciting! Looking forward to hearing...

Oh! That's exciting! Looking forward to hearing more about your new STI as time goes by. Did you "trade in" your old STi with a dealer?
Forum: New Member Intros   03-03-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By sleepr
Welcome to the site! We are glad to have you...

Welcome to the site! We are glad to have you here!
Forum: New Member Intros   03-03-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Great shot of your car. Looks really...

Welcome! Great shot of your car. Looks really aggressive in all black. Have you thought about blacking out the headlight housings?
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   02-25-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By sleepr
there sure are a lot of white splotches (dried...

there sure are a lot of white splotches (dried liquid) on the top of your radiator and (what looks like a spray pattern on top of your) belt cover...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-24-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By sleepr
If they bother to even look under the car, then...

If they bother to even look under the car, then by the letter of the law you should not pass the visual. But Jason makes a great point about being a "nice guy". Don't go in acting like you are...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   02-22-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By sleepr
I wonder if the old clamps were reused on some of...

I wonder if the old clamps were reused on some of the cooling hoses that are buried on the back side of the engine (connecting to the turbo). That was one of the annoying problems when I had my...
Forum: New Member Intros   02-22-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By sleepr
Awesome! I have always had a soft spot for the...

Awesome! I have always had a soft spot for the clean lines of the SAAB front clip on the WRX.

Welcome!
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-22-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By sleepr
After 3 rounds (once every 2 years) of switching...

After 3 rounds (once every 2 years) of switching out my aftermarket turbo back exhaust (this includes the downpipe) with a stock system, this year my tuner said it was not necessary due to some...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-19-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,949
Posted By sleepr
I'll admit that I have no experience with...

I'll admit that I have no experience with sponsorships. However, I wonder if you could use your Manley Performance sponsorship as a "carrot" to obtain sponsorships from other vendors and shops (like...
Forum: The Hangout   02-19-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,034
Posted By sleepr
Happy Lunar New Year! ...

Happy Lunar New Year!

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/Other/IMG_20150218_105858_zpsfvuowii9.jpg...
Forum: The Hangout   02-18-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 33,804
Posted By sleepr
I was able to have some parts installed in...

I was able to have some parts installed in January that I have been wanting for a long time...

Along with the installation of a new clutch (Exedy OEM replacement) and new flywheel (OEM), a SS...
Forum: New Member Intros   02-16-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! We look forward to seeing pictures of...

Welcome! We look forward to seeing pictures of your new car!
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   02-13-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By sleepr
Insurance on a WRX will be less than on an STI...

Insurance on a WRX will be less than on an STI (in almost all cases).
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-13-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By sleepr
It's not a bad word, just not a real word. ...

It's not a bad word, just not a real word. That's the reason for the "###". On this forum we try to practice proper English, and there is a mechanism to enforce that.

Keep in mind that posts...
Forum: Handling Tech   02-11-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,544
Posted By sleepr
I just had a second set of AGXs installed last...

I just had a second set of AGXs installed last month. I really like them...

Have you considered an Anti-Lift Kit? Here's a good explanation of what it can do.

Unabomber's Manifesto - ALK FAQ...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-11-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By sleepr
an auto upholstery shop might be a good place to...

an auto upholstery shop might be a good place to check out
Forum: New Member Intros   02-08-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! You've come to the right place! ...

Welcome! You've come to the right place! Looking forward to seeing more pictures.
Forum: New Member Intros   02-08-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: The Hangout   02-07-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By sleepr
The rear end of that car has been fugly and...

The rear end of that car has been fugly and uninspiring since day one.

However, I am looking forward to reading the reviews of its performance and comparisons to other cars within its "class".
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   01-07-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,066
Posted By sleepr
I can assure you that every spam post I see is...

I can assure you that every spam post I see is immediately reported to Mods (I visit this forum daily). I hope the adjustment(s) help the situation because I am getting tired of reporting spam that...
Forum: New Member Intros   01-04-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,125
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! We look forward to your questions!

Welcome! We look forward to your questions!
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   12-29-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By sleepr
email sent

email sent
Forum: The Hangout   12-26-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By sleepr
Merry Christmas! Drive carefully out there!

Merry Christmas! Drive carefully out there!
Forum: The Hangout   12-26-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By sleepr
New Forum Category for '15 WRX motors?

Looking at the Tech forum page, it seems that a new category (e.g. Bolt-on Tech for the 2015 WRX 2.0L motor) would be a welcome addition. What do you think? Is some housekeeping in order, or is it...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-26-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: The Hangout   12-14-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,034
Posted By sleepr
Korean classes have taken all of my weekend time...

Korean classes have taken all of my weekend time for the past 2 months, but this past weekend I was finally able to make a trip to my shop where 2 things were waiting for me: an Injen "SP" Cold Air...
Forum: New Member Intros   12-12-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! We like pics!

Welcome! We like pics!
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