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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-12-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By General-Leo
arcticscythe I appreciate your information, and...

arcticscythe I appreciate your information, and williness to help. I kind of like the look of a light bar along with some lights to go with it. I will def keep this in mind if I am unable to get the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-10-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By General-Leo
Light Bar with Skide Plate?

So I have a question that is kind of a shot in the dark but its better than not asking.
I recently got an aftermarket header along with some other things. My tuner said that while my stock skid...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-30-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By General-Leo
Headers?

Hey guys I am in the market for headers, I did a little research and found a few different companies out there that seem to be good companies. But I wanted to see if anyone out there had a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-04-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By General-Leo
I have the box that goes around it. and now I...

I have the box that goes around it. and now I will let this thread die as I'm sure it is annoying other people as it is always at or near the top of "active topics"
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-04-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By General-Leo
It seems every time some kid pops a hood on a WRX...

It seems every time some kid pops a hood on a WRX the first thing they want to do is get a CAI (without a tune) and a BOV! which is exactly what you DON"T want to do to a WRX.

Now back on topic......
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-03-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By General-Leo
not weak... but who wants to blow up a...

not weak... but who wants to blow up a transmission? haha

And you were right, I read that they made the gears thicker sometime in 2003.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-03-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By General-Leo
From what I have found, the 08+ do have a more...

From what I have found, the 08+ do have a more stout transmission
If I'm not mistaken the gears in the wrx are basically the same as LGT Gears.
So they are stronger yes... but nowhere near as...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-03-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By General-Leo
I appreciate the info guys. and while I would...

I appreciate the info guys. and while I would love nothing more than to slowly turn my car into a monster. I am afraid that I would eventually strip the gears because of the infamous "weak tranny" in...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-03-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By General-Leo
One step colder?

So I am posting to ask everyone's opinions on whether I need/should get one step colder plugs. I am asking this because I have read conflicting advice on the matter. some people say that its only...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-18-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By General-Leo
according to the instructions that came with the...

according to the instructions that came with the wing riser kit you can adjust the angle of the wing, which would give you some play with how far the truck can open. that being said I don't think it...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-17-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By General-Leo
26073 26081 26089 Like I said it...

26073

26081

26089

Like I said it doesn't open very far at all

Sorry for the delay in posting
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-16-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By General-Leo
correction. 1. its much darker out than I...

correction.
1. its much darker out than I thought.
2. I discovered that the battery to my camera is missing. I am going to go buy a new one right now.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-16-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By General-Leo
I can almost guarantee that you would not (you...

I can almost guarantee that you would not (you have to bend over so low that you would know that its right above you. LOL)

I will go and grab some pictures of my car in a min
Forum: The Hangout   03-16-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,528
Posted By General-Leo
three hundred and forty ONE... just kidding ...

three hundred and forty ONE... just kidding

I'm not great with this but i would say at least 400hp looks like a pretty extensive list.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-15-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By General-Leo
I recently got the wing riser kit you are talking...

I recently got the wing riser kit you are talking about and it does help with keeping the back window quite a bit cleaner. I could post some pictures if you like... I'm no pro but I can try to get...
Forum: Handling Tech   02-09-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By General-Leo
Sway Bars

For anyone who cares I wanted to let you know that I just got my sway bars put on this weekend. 22mm Perrin Brand (set to stiffest setting) front and back

OMG what a difference it makes, for the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-06-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By General-Leo
So I called the company directly (talked to them...

So I called the company directly (talked to them twice now) they have AMAZING service
the first time I called and asked to speak to a specific person and they were on the phone in seconds. (they are...
Forum: Handling Tech   02-02-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By General-Leo
BTW what is the best thing you can do to the car...

BTW what is the best thing you can do to the car in your opinion? or is it the master cylinder brace? lol
Forum: Handling Tech   02-02-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By General-Leo
I will def look into the brace guys thank you for...

I will def look into the brace guys thank you for the advice... When I got this car (prev car was an RX8) I was very dissapointed with the brakes... to the point that I thought something was wrong...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-02-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By General-Leo
Perrin TopMount advice?

I swear one day I will stop asking questions...
So I bought a perrin top mount intercooler, my question is about the shroud that directs air into said intercooler. I cant find a perrin one. and I...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-25-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By General-Leo
Thank you I thought maybe it was named something...

Thank you I thought maybe it was named something else or something. I couldn't find one anywhere. not only does this news save me some money, but now I can go ahead and order everything! I didn't...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-25-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By General-Leo
I'm going to start off saying that I am not great...

I'm going to start off saying that I am not great at haggling, and I am pretty skeptical when it comes to "stealer ships" But that being said...

You called them asking if you could come by and...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-24-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By General-Leo
sway bar help

So I'm looking to upgrade a few things on my car in the next few days and I have never been great at sorting out suspension upgrades, soooooo.
here is my wishlist:

Rear Endlinks w/ Spherical...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,006
Posted By General-Leo
Blast Plate

So I was telling a fellow subaru owner the other day of my concern with the WRX transmission being weaker than the STI one. while I'm sure its not a huge deal otherwise people wouldn't be buying the...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-09-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,285
Posted By General-Leo
I Second the Cobb XLE whenever it comes out. I...

I Second the Cobb XLE whenever it comes out. I have one on my 13 and you have hear it chirp a little set to fully recirc. my friend has one with a an intake as well and you can hear his turbo spool a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-03-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By General-Leo
Damn maybe I didn't get the right model of viper...

Damn maybe I didn't get the right model of viper alarm, but mine couldn't do all that. I didn't ask about AC control, but i was told that you cant get the proximity entry. (without leaving the key in...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-03-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By General-Leo
[QUOTE=jizzlets;459970]I just bought a 2013 WRX. ...

[QUOTE=jizzlets;459970]I just bought a 2013 WRX. Does it come with a factory car alarm? Or do i need to purchase an aftermarket alarm?

It does have a factory alarm, but I can say that it is not...
Forum: Handling Tech   06-19-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,557
Posted By General-Leo
I don't know for sure if they fit but I have...

I don't know for sure if they fit but I have these for my 2013 in red, and they were pretty chipped up when I received them. and have chipped even more since I got them. You can def still tell that...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-15-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,625
Posted By General-Leo
I have a 13 wrx which in which all the stock...

I have a 13 wrx which in which all the stock parts are the same from what I understand (someone correct me if I am wrong please) and when I put JUST the K&N filter in it started running like crap....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-15-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By General-Leo
Allright so I finally got around to updating my...

Allright so I finally got around to updating my AP and reflashed my ECU with the new map and its running fine as far as I can tell. I'm relived it wasn't a bigger issue.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-05-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By General-Leo
So now I'm confused was that face palm for me???...

So now I'm confused was that face palm for me??? hahaha
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-05-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By General-Leo
I do have a stock intake, and the BPS is set to...

I do have a stock intake, and the BPS is set to 100% recirc.
I would love to get a pro tune but the one shop that does them around here (that I know of) said that because the wrx intercooler...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-01-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By General-Leo
13 Overboost/Fuel Cut

Ok so I have a 13 WRX with a catted invidia DP, and cobb catback. And am currently running the COBB STG 2 LWG map. after I installed the DP and used the tuner to take it stage 2 the car seemed to run...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-01-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,851
Posted By General-Leo
Its a catted DP, and the weird thing is I have...

Its a catted DP, and the weird thing is I have taken it to a dyno and they ran it saying that they had no issues. The guy even said he was trying to make it over boost.
I'm just going to start...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-01-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,851
Posted By General-Leo
[QUOTE=man show;418298]Get some type of Stage 2...

[QUOTE=man show;418298]Get some type of Stage 2 tune as soon as possible and you'll be ok.

Ok so I can make a new thread, but figured since he is allready talking about it I would just ask here. ...
Forum: The Hangout   11-16-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,834
Posted By General-Leo
Just found this 2015 Subaru WRX STI headed for...

Just found this
2015 Subaru WRX STI headed for Detroit, more WRX details leaked - Autoblog (http://www.autoblog.com/2013/11/15/2015-subaru-wrx-sti-detroit-wrx-details-leaked/)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-08-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,621
Posted By General-Leo
Everyone i talked to around here (tint shops, and...

Everyone i talked to around here (tint shops, and tuning shops) all said that overlays are not the best route... Apparently it is only a matter of time before the overlays will start to crack and...
Forum: The Hangout   10-01-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By General-Leo
yes to done correctly / tuned right after install...

yes to done correctly / tuned right after install (before driving)
and you could say spirited driving, nothing too crazy haha
Forum: The Hangout   10-01-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,845
Posted By General-Leo
^ People make me ####ing sick! excuse my langauge...

^ People make me ####ing sick! excuse my langauge but I hate animal cruetly. if I ever see someone hurting an animal they better hope I don't have my GLOCK on me...
And now you guys know how I feel...
Forum: The Hangout   10-01-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By General-Leo
(Theoretical) selling question

So I was reading through the sorums today when I thought of a question for some of the more knowledgeable guys on here.
Assuming you test drove a WRX with fairly low milage (for whatever year) and...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,364
Posted By General-Leo
I'm in the military as well what branch are you...

I'm in the military as well what branch are you in? if you are NAVY I'm 90% sure navy federal said that they will cover everyone with an active duty checking account at least for this paycheck.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-27-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,425
Posted By General-Leo
is that intercooler the regular size on the 06's?...

is that intercooler the regular size on the 06's?
mine looks taller where as that one looks longer and a little bigger???
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-26-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,415
Posted By General-Leo
I tried using that on my car for my backup camera...

I tried using that on my car for my backup camera when the chep aluminum mount broke, I replaced it with this stuff and it held way better

3M? Dual Lock? Reclosable Fastener Information - Buy...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-26-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,425
Posted By General-Leo
I'm sure someone else will have something else to...

I'm sure someone else will have something else to say but. from what I have seen STG 2 should be fine as far as reliablity goes and you will def FEEL the increase in power. I took my 13 wrx stg 2 and...
Forum: Handling Tech   09-25-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,840
Posted By General-Leo
Thank you again guys, trying to figure out what...

Thank you again guys, trying to figure out what will and won't work with what I have gets a little frustrating sometimes.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-22-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,840
Posted By General-Leo
Suspension question

Ok guys this may not be the right way to go about it but I really don't have the money to throw down on struts and springs right now. I would like to get some stiffer springs (I understand this will...
Forum: The Hangout   09-19-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,442
Posted By General-Leo
Thank you for the reccomendations guys.

Thank you for the reccomendations guys.
Forum: The Hangout   09-16-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,442
Posted By General-Leo
Yeah after doing some reading I saw that to get...

Yeah after doing some reading I saw that to get an FMIC on the wrx (they didn't specify what year) that I would have to cut or remove the front bumper beam... I'm not sure if this needs to be done...
Forum: The Hangout   09-14-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,442
Posted By General-Leo
I'll prob go with a front mount to leave my...

I'll prob go with a front mount to leave my optoins open in the future, in case I ever decide to upgrade my turbo. (which I don't currently plan on doing)
Forum: The Hangout   09-14-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,442
Posted By General-Leo
The shop I had it dynoed at said that to get the...

The shop I had it dynoed at said that to get the best bang for my buck with a protune I should really get an aftermarket intercooler (because the WRX intercooler is smaller and parts of it are...
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