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Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   11-17-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,339
Posted By mxboy15u
Download firefox, download the extension for...

Download firefox, download the extension for firefox that is called adblockplus. I have not seen an ad on any website in months now. No banner ads, no sidebar ads, no imbedded ads nothing.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-28-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By mxboy15u
ACT Sprung Hub 6 puck...if you choose this clutch...

ACT Sprung Hub 6 puck...if you choose this clutch just make sure it is the sprung one and not the unsprung one. Sprung is way more street friendly. Do NOT get this clutch unless you are running PPGs...
Forum: The Hangout   09-09-2007, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By mxboy15u
I decided I need something a tad more reliable,...

I decided I need something a tad more reliable, more fuel efficient, quiet and all around more practical. I am not selling it, but trading it in as soon as I get back home. Most of my parts are...
Forum: The Hangout   09-08-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By mxboy15u
Unhappy Goodbye WRX

Well after long and careful consideration I will be getting rid of my WRX in the next 2 weeks. All of the parts are coming off and going up for sale, and soon I will no longer be able to relate to...
Forum: The Hangout   08-27-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By mxboy15u
Meh, I stopped comparing cars. Cars will be...

Meh, I stopped comparing cars. Cars will be faster, cheaper, better looking whatever. I like my car, I really don't picture myself ever getting rid of it.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-27-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By mxboy15u
It is going to be surprisingly expensive. If you...

It is going to be surprisingly expensive. If you broke your transmission upgrade it, don't replace it.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-26-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By mxboy15u
Do they have drag strips in Beirut? I know...

Do they have drag strips in Beirut? I know Aussies love drag racing like we do, but you never really hear about them anywhere besides here and Australia.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-26-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By mxboy15u
I hate brake dust...I know of no real cure though.

I hate brake dust...I know of no real cure though.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-21-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By mxboy15u
Just get a stock clutch and flywheel again unless...

Just get a stock clutch and flywheel again unless you plan on racing the car. Even if you wanted to upgrade a little I would just get an ACT street clutch. But seriously, the stock clutch is very...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-21-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,187
Posted By mxboy15u
That sounds like a pre-turbo exhaust leak to me.

That sounds like a pre-turbo exhaust leak to me.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,863
Posted By mxboy15u
And you stand the very real probability of...

And you stand the very real probability of blowing your stock 3rd gear and taking out your PPG gears. I would not recommend stock gears when you are paying so much for a transmission. Either do it...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,863
Posted By mxboy15u
Call andrewtech and talk to them about your...

Call andrewtech and talk to them about your options. There is the Legacy transmission option which is stronger and very cheap.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-19-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By mxboy15u
^^^Good points, far cheaper to have custom tunes...

^^^Good points, far cheaper to have custom tunes made with opensource. Just make sure you are using a reputable tuner.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-18-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,163
Posted By mxboy15u
I have used 2 different types of synthetic in my...

I have used 2 different types of synthetic in my rear diff...and definately no leaks.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-17-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,892
Posted By mxboy15u
That is not a WRX turbocharger.

That is not a WRX turbocharger.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-12-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By mxboy15u
This sounds like fuel cut because of...

This sounds like fuel cut because of overboosting. To the OP, you need to get engine management on your car, it is far superior to a boost controller, the stickies will let you know your options for...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-11-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,024
Posted By mxboy15u
That is the rear diff clunking, and as mentioned...

That is the rear diff clunking, and as mentioned earlier turn in concepts sells a kit to fix it. My personal opinion is that if you are shifting into second hard enough to make that clunk happen you...
Forum: The Hangout   07-25-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,234
Posted By mxboy15u
Number 2

Number 2
Forum: The Hangout   07-16-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By mxboy15u
As far as I knew SPEED canceled WRC last season,...

As far as I knew SPEED canceled WRC last season, and no one else has picked it up. Correct me if I am wrong though.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-15-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,268
Posted By mxboy15u
Are the interior lights even coming on when you...

Are the interior lights even coming on when you turn the key?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-05-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By mxboy15u
Never heard of this, and I highly doubt it is...

Never heard of this, and I highly doubt it is possible.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-03-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By mxboy15u
Good luck finding one that is going to...

Good luck finding one that is going to work...tuners that can tune ALL systems are very hard to come by. Best bet is to learn the popular ones yourself and then farm out the more complicated and...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-02-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By mxboy15u
Contact andrewtech automotive...ask about legacy...

Contact andrewtech automotive...ask about legacy 5 speed gearset for your car. It will cost around the same as a used stock transmission, and be stronger.
Forum: The Hangout   06-29-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By mxboy15u
Hydra EM...nice.

Hydra EM...nice.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-23-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,696
Posted By mxboy15u
A couple of weeks to around a month depending on...

A couple of weeks to around a month depending on machine shop etc to build a block. And why put the same shitty pistons back in there? Better to upgrade while the engine is apart. You are right...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-23-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,696
Posted By mxboy15u
The 2.5l pistons are NOTORIOUS for this kind of...

The 2.5l pistons are NOTORIOUS for this kind of failure.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-23-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,591
Posted By mxboy15u
But speed density fueling on its own is good for...

But speed density fueling on its own is good for performance...but I agree doing that for a BOV is a little silly.
Forum: The Hangout   06-23-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,994
Posted By mxboy15u
I like Mohegan Sun more than Foxwoods.

I like Mohegan Sun more than Foxwoods.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-21-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,630
Posted By mxboy15u
Read the dates, those good experiences were years...

Read the dates, those good experiences were years ago. Sad that a company would fall apart like that. From what I understand most people eventually get their parts, so they are not complete scammers,...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-21-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,630
Posted By mxboy15u
Vivid huh? Here it goes... ...

Vivid huh? Here it goes...

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=337726

I hope it is not this vivid racing...
Forum: Road Course/Autocross Tech   06-17-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,409
Posted By mxboy15u
Make sure you document how you do it and the...

Make sure you document how you do it and the results and keep it posted here!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-17-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By mxboy15u
QTP and it was about $100 to install it the way I...

QTP and it was about $100 to install it the way I wanted it.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-17-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By mxboy15u
I run one, no way I picked up 30whp, I did pick...

I run one, no way I picked up 30whp, I did pick up 10whp on the dyno though. I use it at the track ONLY because it is super loud when open. I needed to adjust my tune a bit to compensate for a boost...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   06-17-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By mxboy15u
Top right tab...it says classifieds. Just...

Top right tab...it says classifieds. Just underneath the top banner ad.
Forum: The Hangout   06-12-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,603
Posted By mxboy15u
***WINNER!!!!*** Nic17fly is the winner for...

***WINNER!!!!***

Nic17fly is the winner for going that extra mile to get some great Suby action shots!
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-12-2007, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By mxboy15u
Yeah, some people end up having great luck with...

Yeah, some people end up having great luck with them, but I would much rather go with a company like ACT or Exedy.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-11-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,876
Posted By mxboy15u
Kaaz gearsets have an extremely short...

Kaaz gearsets have an extremely short ratio...just making sure you know that.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-11-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By mxboy15u
A SPEC clutch with a problem! Shocking! Do some...

A SPEC clutch with a problem! Shocking! Do some searching over on Nasioc about SPEC clutches...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-10-2007, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By mxboy15u
There are some downsides, I run UTEC by the way,...

There are some downsides, I run UTEC by the way, a UTEC does not have any memory for knock events, so it never "learns" like the factory ECU, it can pull timing when knock is sensed, but it is always...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   06-09-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,657
Posted By mxboy15u
You live in Hartford...check out xxtuning. I used...

You live in Hartford...check out xxtuning. I used to live about 15 minutes away down rt. 2 from hartford. I want to move back home :( Ever go to the pike? Or down to Brainard?
Forum: New Member Intros   06-07-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By mxboy15u
Doesn't England speak the same language as us?...

Doesn't England speak the same language as us? You would never tell from that post...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-07-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,249
Posted By mxboy15u
I was just going to say that to you...

I was just going to say that to you...
Forum: The Hangout   06-06-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By mxboy15u
I need to get back up to CT and hook up with you...

I need to get back up to CT and hook up with you guys...that would be fun. Maybe next time I am home we can do something. Even though you guys are from the wrong part of the state...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-06-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,063
Posted By mxboy15u
A transmission that can handle 700+whp on a...

A transmission that can handle 700+whp on a weekly racing schedule for just $4500? I am not too sure what your definition of ripoff is...but that is not it.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-04-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,063
Posted By mxboy15u
Your right, a much better idea would be to spend...

Your right, a much better idea would be to spend $1500+ on a stock or RA gearset and have it break again. That makes much more sense.

This is your car's second broken transmission...do you really...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-04-2007, 05:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,063
Posted By mxboy15u
Yes, unless you are making some serious power...

Yes, unless you are making some serious power (500whp+).
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-03-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,063
Posted By mxboy15u
I shift into 3rd in the long video, the helicals...

I shift into 3rd in the long video, the helicals are very quite...just barely louder than stock. I have 1-2 straight 3-4 helical.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-03-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,342
Posted By mxboy15u
A STI shortblock is cheaper than what you want to...

A STI shortblock is cheaper than what you want to do...$1700
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-03-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,063
Posted By mxboy15u
Lol...since we are talking gears again (which is...

Lol...since we are talking gears again (which is my favorite subject) here are a couple of videos of my gears. PPGs all the way! Don't be cheap, do it right and do it once!...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-02-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,063
Posted By mxboy15u
It failed because things break. You obviously...

It failed because things break. You obviously were "enjoying" the power of your car, and it was stressing the gears too much. What are you going to replace it with?
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