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Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   07-26-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By wrx265_8
Is that in the 6th gear? dont you have a sti?

Is that in the 6th gear? dont you have a sti?
Forum: NorCal WRX Forum   06-22-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By wrx265_8
SPT exhaust check it out.

SPT exhaust check it out.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-22-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,218
Posted By wrx265_8
I just put a front strut on mine and noticed...

I just put a front strut on mine and noticed significant changes.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-22-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
Just put the front strut tower bar on. After a...

Just put the front strut tower bar on. After a good test drive through plenty of turns I've noticed a couple things. The front stays much more level during turns. On straightaways it seems more...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-18-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
my new momo nob is perfecto. I got the round...

my new momo nob is perfecto. I got the round steel and black cushioning one. Says momo subaru on the top. Feels so much better than the stock. Looks so much better than the stock. Now I feel like I...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-18-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
Got the CBE on today and just took it for a test...

Got the CBE on today and just took it for a test drive. The sound is just what I was looking for. It seems louder by a couple db inside and has a much deeper smooth purr on the outside, but not much...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-10-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By wrx265_8
Have you had any problems on other parts running...

Have you had any problems on other parts running your set up?
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-10-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By wrx265_8
Wow I didn't know they could tell. I thought you...

Wow I didn't know they could tell. I thought you just flash back and ## good to go.

So I guess increasing hp is not an option for a while.

I'm sure once I put nything thats not subaru on the...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-10-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
It's more expensive because your buying the whole...

It's more expensive because your buying the whole assembly instead of just the lever part. Don't ask me why they do that. They giving it to me for 221. and its got a warranty and if for some crazy...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-10-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By wrx265_8
WRX 265 Goal

HP:
My goal is to increase horsepower to around 300. Most of the time this car has enough power stock for what i use it for(daily driver). Now that summer is here and I've driven it in the heat with...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-10-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
Got it. Thanks for the heads up.

Got it. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-10-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
How do you measure lbft? Just by feel?

How do you measure lbft? Just by feel?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-10-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
The design of the 08+ lower chassis brace...

The design of the 08+ lower chassis brace requires unbolting parts that will shift (lower suspension arm front) if you have the suspension loaded. Must be done using jacks and jack stands. According...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-10-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
After I'm done with this. Its time to paint the...

After I'm done with this. Its time to paint the tail lights. Nice thread by the way RcrsWetDream. Got to reflash somehow too. Think i'm going the OS route.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-10-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
The shifter install seems like it will take me a...

The shifter install seems like it will take me a while. Like you guys said I'm gonna stare at these parts a while ### I definitely want to do it right. The other stuff seems more familiar. Installing...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-08-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
Haven't worked on cars but I have seen a wrench. ...

Haven't worked on cars but I have seen a wrench. I'm pretty sure I can handle this stuff even as a newb. I'm certainly not used to being under cars yet. As for the weather, it's all good. I don't...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-08-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By wrx265_8
Just went crazy at SPT store.

This time next week i'll have my new improved wrx. At first I was just going to get the CB exhaust and short throw shifter. But then I saw the suspension upgrades they had. So i got the lower chasis...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-08-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,599
Posted By wrx265_8
If you want a normal everyday launch that isn't...

If you want a normal everyday launch that isn't pushing the limits of your clutch and tranny, Hold 3000 rpms while you start engaging the clutch. When the clutch engages the rpms will fall resulting...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-07-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By wrx265_8
I'm taking it in tomorrow morning. Ive been...

I'm taking it in tomorrow morning. Ive been worried about the clutch and tranny for a while. This is my first manual and it has seen some rough clutch work. Hopefully they catch the problem before it...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-06-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By wrx265_8
It's got around 5k right now.

It's got around 5k right now.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-06-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By wrx265_8
2010 tranny problem?

While leaving a light I shifted into second from close to 6000 rpm and while taking the clutch out and holding rpm around 4000, it popped out. So i threw it back in with pretty much normal pressure...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-06-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,249
Posted By wrx265_8
If you want a normal everyday launch that isn't...

If you want a normal everyday launch that isn't pushing the limits of your clutch and tranny, Hold 3000 rpms while you start engaging the clutch. When the clutch engages the rpms will fall resulting...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-06-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,599
Posted By wrx265_8
Slipping the clutch isn't as bad as "dumping" the...

Slipping the clutch isn't as bad as "dumping" the clutch on these cars. Getting that smell of burnt clutch isn't as bad as revving up and letting the clutch out too fast and getting that horrible...
Forum: Photography/Photoshop   06-02-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,167
Posted By wrx265_8
Thats one sexy rex. Are you happy with the spt...

Thats one sexy rex. Are you happy with the spt parts?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-22-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By wrx265_8
Tuner in Sacramento?

Does anyone know of a good tuner in Sacramento?
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-11-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,630
Posted By wrx265_8
Cool I'll check em out. Why kartboy front...

Cool I'll check em out. Why kartboy front endlinks but not rear?
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-08-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,630
Posted By wrx265_8
What brand and size sway bars did you go with?

What brand and size sway bars did you go with?
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-08-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,630
Posted By wrx265_8
2010 wrx hatch suspension mod

Ive had my new wrx for about 3-1/2 months and am looking to upgrade the suspension. I am considering changing the bushings and adding front and rear sway bars. Has anyone ran into problems doing this...
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