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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-14-2005, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Sphinx1
Well I could not tell you, because when I tried...

Well I could not tell you, because when I tried the first time, I said the hell with that.
With all the stuff I have done myself to the car, those plugs were ridiculous. I let someone who has done...
Forum: Tri State WRX Forum   02-09-2005, 12:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,347
Posted By Sphinx1
I am game whenever in the KOP area. YEAH...

I am game whenever in the KOP area.

YEAH BOY!!!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-09-2005, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Sphinx1
I'll do that. thx

I'll do that. thx
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-09-2005, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Sphinx1
Well with the info you asked for, do you have any...

Well with the info you asked for, do you have any ideas or do you just think it's electrical???
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-09-2005, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Sphinx1
The set that is in there now are Denzo's. I got...

The set that is in there now are Denzo's. I got them before any mods when the car was pretty new. Currently 39k miles.

vf34
sti inject
fuel pump
sti top mount
turboxs shorti
full...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-09-2005, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Sphinx1
Hesitation/mis-fire

Not sure what is happening, but from time to time when WOT, the car will hesitate around 5k rpm, usually 2nd & 3rd gears when I am WOT the most. It's quick, almost like it mis-fired, or coughed or...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-08-2005, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By Sphinx1
Try and replacing both the fuel filter &...

Try and replacing both the fuel filter & resister.
You never know, & they are both cheap.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-10-2004, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Sphinx1
I have my GFB running 50/50 as well. Do you...

I have my GFB running 50/50 as well.
Do you have a number I could call you at? PM me.
Let me know.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-07-2004, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Sphinx1
Hey Blue, are you from that area where Rallispec...

Hey Blue, are you from that area where Rallispec is located?
I have bought the majority of my parts form them. They are good & intelligent people there. They did my turbo, inject., pump, ecu, etc....
Forum: Handling Tech   04-13-2004, 07:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,028
Posted By Sphinx1
Polished??? Damn! They are very nice. I would...

Polished??? Damn!
They are very nice. I would get them. There is also a orange Rex, that some company uses for marketing, that has what appears to be the same wheels. I have the Rotas that have...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-29-2004, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By Sphinx1
I believe the turbo inlet may increase spool...

I believe the turbo inlet may increase spool slightly.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-17-2004, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Sphinx1
Help With Cel

Everytime in 4th gear, cruising at 50-55 mph. the frikin cel light comes on. WHY???
I can run the car hard as hell. Whether going through the gears or breakin the grip @ 120+. But cruising in 4TH...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-17-2004, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Sphinx1
That AEM cai is not helping any either. Maybe...

That AEM cai is not helping any either. Maybe every car is different, but my car ran like crap with that installed. Of course, it was removed. Very noticable.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-17-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By Sphinx1
I have a similar set up to Cosmo & my mpg has...

I have a similar set up to Cosmo & my mpg has dropped from stock bigtime. I get about 200 miles per tank if I baby it. If I run it hard, forget it.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-29-2004, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,956
Posted By Sphinx1
Gruppe-s. $75

Gruppe-s. $75
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-27-2004, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,956
Posted By Sphinx1
I pd $75 for my Greddy, the original version. No...

I pd $75 for my Greddy, the original version. No complaints on cost here.
Forum: Handling Tech   01-27-2004, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,561
Posted By Sphinx1
DAMN...

DAMN...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-20-2004, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,561
Posted By Sphinx1
Consider cost of the wheels, WEIGHT & of course...

Consider cost of the wheels, WEIGHT & of course your tires will cost more as well.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-20-2004, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By Sphinx1
I have a Red Top Optima & grounding kit already. ...

I have a Red Top Optima & grounding kit already. I am thinking or I was wondering if the grounding kit had anything to do with it. Maybe I did not ground it correctly.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-20-2004, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By Sphinx1
WRX or STi???

WRX or STi???
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-20-2004, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,956
Posted By Sphinx1
I have one. Greddy. They do serve a purpose &...

I have one. Greddy. They do serve a purpose & is a nice looking piece under the hood. Installation is straight forward.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-12-2004, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By Sphinx1
Alternator

This may be a dealership question...
At idol, everything on my car loses power, meaning, lights dim, heater does not blow as hard & even blows cold air. But when you go, lights brighter, heat...
Forum: The Hangout   12-31-2003, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By Sphinx1
I have not, but heard nothing but good things. ...

I have not, but heard nothing but good things.
I can not wait until GT4. GT series of games is, I think, UNMATCHED.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   12-30-2003, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,378
Posted By Sphinx1
The tranny can't handle it??? There has got to...

The tranny can't handle it???
There has got to be a threshold on what the internals before sh.. starts breaking down inside. 425hp w/ no worries?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   12-29-2003, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,378
Posted By Sphinx1
Ok. I ask this, what is safe, in terms of crank...

Ok. I ask this, what is safe, in terms of crank horse power, in the std. Rex Cosmo? Kobi is running 500hp. How is that possible to do safely w/o going internal?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-29-2003, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,396
Posted By Sphinx1
I have a question...can the stock wires, etc, be...

I have a question...can the stock wires, etc, be used with a new gauge?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   12-24-2003, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,378
Posted By Sphinx1
I was under the impression that 400-450 is easily...

I was under the impression that 400-450 is easily capable in the STi. And there is no comparison between the standard Rex & STi. EVERYTHING in the STi is better & stronger, inside & out. I have a...
Forum: The Hangout   12-24-2003, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Sphinx1
DAMN...Enough said!!!

DAMN...Enough said!!!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-24-2003, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By Sphinx1
Do all that you can. Plugs, oil, fuel & air...

Do all that you can. Plugs, oil, fuel & air filter, tranny fluid, trade in for STi, etc. LOL
It can't hurt. Will only help.
Forum: Handling Tech   12-24-2003, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
  Spacers
Views: 1,033
Posted By Sphinx1
Spacers

Does anyone have any experience in using spacers for wheels?
I want to get the Subaru brake kit & utilize my 16" wheels. These calipers must be used with a 16x7 wheel, atleast.
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   12-22-2003, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,585
Posted By Sphinx1
Not exactly. We always see each other around...

Not exactly. We always see each other around town. Nothing was ever arranged to just hangout.
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   12-17-2003, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,585
Posted By Sphinx1
I know I am a little late in responding but I am...

I know I am a little late in responding but I am in Phoenixville. Always looking for Rex buddies. There are three of us in town with nice Rex's.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-17-2003, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By Sphinx1
So did you get the IC? That silver RC is BAD...

So did you get the IC?
That silver RC is BAD huh? The wagon was not there the last time I was.
Forum: Handling Tech   12-15-2003, 09:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,028
Posted By Sphinx1
I can dig it. It's his or her car. But what...

I can dig it. It's his or her car.
But what the hell is a Bimmer???

just kidding.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-15-2003, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By Sphinx1
The ones for the US STi may not fit but are those...

The ones for the US STi may not fit but are those even availabe for aftermarket & who sells those anyway other than the dealership. The other ones from Japan that went on the new age sti will fit. ...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-12-2003, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By Sphinx1
THAT IS NOT TRUE. It fits PERFECTLY. NO MODS...

THAT IS NOT TRUE. It fits PERFECTLY. NO MODS NEEDED. I have it. It bolts right in.
Call anyone who sells it. Ask the PROFESSIONALS at Rallispec.
I think they know what they are talking...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-10-2003, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By Sphinx1
You could call it that. I have nothing from TXS....

You could call it that. I have nothing from TXS. But I have all of the supporting equipment, (turbo-back, custom up-pipe, injectors, fuel pump, etc.) including engine mana. If I understand...
Forum: The Hangout   12-10-2003, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Sphinx1
I have mentioned in other posted threads that I...

I have mentioned in other posted threads that I once had a 2000 rs. The reason I don't anymore is because I was F!@#ing around with an SVX on the highway. When I tell you we were moving I mean...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-10-2003, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By Sphinx1
Yes it will fit. I have an STi IC, which is...

Yes it will fit. I have an STi IC, which is slightly bigger than the new one in the states. It will do just fine with the VF30. I am running the 34. I got the IC, splitter & seal as a kit at...
Forum: Handling Tech   12-08-2003, 02:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,028
Posted By Sphinx1
I have only seen one Rex with chrome wheels that...

I have only seen one Rex with chrome wheels that looked GOOD. Blue wagon w/Racing Harts on it. I personally, well it doesn't matter what I think. Eithers spend the hundreds a piece to get a chrome...
Forum: Handling Tech   12-08-2003, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
  Snow
Views: 565
Posted By Sphinx1
Snow

I got to tell you guys, I put a set of Dunlop winter tires on my stock wheels & DAMN!!! We got hit in PA with a little snow storm. What a difference those tires made. I could still play at will. ...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-08-2003, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By Sphinx1
I hope changing the BOV does. I will never buy a...

I hope changing the BOV does. I will never buy a BOV that vents 100% to the atmosphere. My car ran like crap when I had the GFB venting 100%. What a difference it made when I put it 50/50. Less...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-01-2003, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By Sphinx1
So you guys are saying that it is ok??? It was...

So you guys are saying that it is ok???
It was suggested to me today that it might be a leak at the up-pipe.
What do you guys think?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-24-2003, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By Sphinx1
I have a similai problem. I swear the car is...

I have a similai problem. I swear the car is either leaking oil or burning it off, quickly. Can't find any leaks. It is well maintained as far as oil changes go. I don't know what it is.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-18-2003, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By Sphinx1
It is a GFB BOV. (venting 50/50) I would not be...

It is a GFB BOV. (venting 50/50) I would not be surprised if it was that. I have had it for some time now. So you are saying the valve is causing the turbo to make the noise? It is not the valve...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-17-2003, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By Sphinx1
Turbo Noise

I have a vf34 with all the needed upgrades including engine man.
As I slow down, especially in 2nd gear, I hear a high pitched fluttering sound. It sounds like it is coming from the turbo. I can...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-14-2003, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Sphinx1
It was the big difference in price that made me...

It was the big difference in price that made me wonder.
So if I get the PWR, will it handle pretty much whatever I throw at it?
Does anyone use or know of anyone who uses PWR?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-13-2003, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Sphinx1
Question Radiators

Is there any difference between the PWR & Fluidyne?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-06-2003, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By Sphinx1
Custom pde up-pipe, wrapped, with egt bong, o2...

Custom pde up-pipe, wrapped, with egt bong, o2 bong & bong for turbo timer. Very nice, expensive, but nice.
I always run the best gas possible.
It's not ca intakes in general. It's something...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-06-2003, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Sphinx1
It's all about emissions.

It's all about emissions.
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