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Forum: Handling Tech   02-09-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
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, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
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, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
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, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
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, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
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, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
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, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
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, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
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, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
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, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,458
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, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
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, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
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, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,042
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, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,270
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, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
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, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
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, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
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, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
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, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
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, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
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, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,053
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, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
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, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
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, 07:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,562
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, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
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, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,021
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, 08:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,306
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, 05:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,620
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, 05:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,306
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, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
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   09-23-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
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, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,337
Posted By General-Leo
Thank you for the reccomendations guys.

Thank you for the reccomendations guys.
Forum: The Hangout   09-16-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,337
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, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,337
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, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,337
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...
Forum: The Hangout   09-14-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,337
Posted By General-Leo
^ yes it is a 2013 WRX, and I was running the...

^ yes it is a 2013 WRX, and I was running the cobb stg2 OTS map
Forum: The Hangout   09-13-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,337
Posted By General-Leo
Thank you, allthough it was on a dynojet which...

Thank you, allthough it was on a dynojet which apprently reads a little high from what I have read.
Forum: The Hangout   09-13-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,337
Posted By General-Leo
My dyno results

So I finally got to dyno my car the other day, and while it was nothing spectacular it had me grinning from ear to ear listening to my car. car is stock except for a catted incidia downpipe and a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-02-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By General-Leo
Headlight Question

Allright so I looked around the forum, I have been looking around the internet, and even called a few places to no avail. I allready know quite a few people are going to try to steer me away from...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-01-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,620
Posted By General-Leo
I don't have any pictues but that is basically...

I don't have any pictues but that is basically where I put mine. I just went and bought a cell phone holder from best buy and stuck it to the left of the cluster like you were talking about.
Forum: The Hangout   08-27-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 29,148
Posted By General-Leo
I took my car to a local auto hobby shop, and...

I took my car to a local auto hobby shop, and attempted to replace my DP.
what ended up happening was I stripped the face off of one of the nuts that connects the turbo to the DP. Ended up messing...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-23-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By General-Leo
I don't see why I can't. Don't get me wrong I...

I don't see why I can't. Don't get me wrong I know these are not small Upgrades by any means, but like I said I plan to do these over time... like when my brakes need replacing, why not upgrade them...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-22-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By General-Leo
It really depends on what you plan on doing. ...

It really depends on what you plan on doing.
Me personally I plan on over time replacin quite a bit on the car with better aftermarket parts, time and money pending haha.
So It would have been...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-21-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,620
Posted By General-Leo
Does anyone have any new info on the V3 releases?...

Does anyone have any new info on the V3 releases? I have been checking cobbs website to see if they have released anything and I didn't see anything.
I'm just ready to get my hands on the tuner......
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-20-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
  GoPros?
Views: 470
Posted By General-Leo
Apprently its the gopro hero 3 here is a link ...

Apprently its the gopro hero 3
here is a link

How to Stream Gopro hero3 LIVE to Mac and Windows - YouTube
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-16-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 53
  ap+cai
Views: 2,902
Posted By General-Leo
No I don't plan on getting alot of mods and then...

No I don't plan on getting alot of mods and then getting a protune, right now my downpipe should be coming in today. and then I will have to wait for cobb to ship my tuner (luckily I should be...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-16-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 53
  ap+cai
Views: 2,902
Posted By General-Leo
I have a quick question, I talkled to a tuning...

I have a quick question, I talkled to a tuning shop here about pricing and etc for a custom tune one my car and he told me that before he could really do anything worth my or his time I would have to...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-10-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By General-Leo
yeah I'm sure I will be happy with it, it just...

yeah I'm sure I will be happy with it, it just sucks right now because the catless one has not come in yet for me to be able to return it for the money... so right now my credit card looks a little...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-09-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By General-Leo
well thank you for helping but I decided that I...

well thank you for helping but I decided that I didn't want to mess with the headache or constaely worrying about something bad happening so I just bought ordered a catted pipe after learning that I...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-09-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By General-Leo
So just so I am understanding you I could get and...

So just so I am understanding you I could get and external wastegate and not worry about getting the catted DP?
Also if I go with the EWG is there anything I have to do besides install it?
and...
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