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Forum: Newbie Forum   Yesterday, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Subarufan123
Do all stock WRX clutches have a high engagement point?

02-07's specifically, do they all have high engagement points? I've been curious about this for a while and wanted to get opinions. My Bugeye engages 3/4's of the way up from the floor. No signs of...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Subarufan123
I'll look at Tirerack some more tonight. i really...

I'll look at Tirerack some more tonight. i really want a deep dish wheel this time on my WRX. Depending on what Tirerack has I may order both from them and go with 225's instead. I work at a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-24-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Subarufan123
Thank you for the heads up. I'll just order the...

Thank you for the heads up. I'll just order the wheels from Wheeldude.com then order the tires from tirerack. I'm willing to spend more if I need too.



So I'd be alright with 235/40R18's? I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-23-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Subarufan123
Well it looks like I'll be going with those and...

Well it looks like I'll be going with those and 235's. Thanks for the help!



So I'm planning on making the purchase through wheeldude.com for the Rota's and NEXEN tires. Is that a good place to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Subarufan123
What's the widest I can go? just curious without...

What's the widest I can go? just curious without doing any sort of modification to the suspension.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-22-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Subarufan123
17x8 Rota Boost's on stock suspension?

Will I have any problems with rubbing and what not? do I need to roll the fenders? Planning on purchasing coilovers down the road. What's the best tire size to run with 17x8's?

The specs:
Wheel...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-11-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By Subarufan123
VIS Carbon Fiber STi Style Hood Install?

Hey guys,
Due to the recent hail storm we had here in Colorado, my Bugeye got pelted and destroyed my hood. I ordered the VIS STi style Carbon Fiber Hood for it and it just came in today. It looks...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-09-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Subarufan123
It went great. Installed the downpipe and then...

It went great. Installed the downpipe and then flashed the stage 2 tune. No check engine light on the start up and hasn't appeared yet.

Here's what she sounds like now...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-08-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Subarufan123
Sweet, thank you for the quick feedback. I'm...

Sweet, thank you for the quick feedback. I'm pretty excited for the install and how she's going to sound. I'll post up a video after everything is done later today. Thanks again for the help.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Subarufan123
I figured I could do that. Wasn't to sure if it...

I figured I could do that. Wasn't to sure if it would pop up again after resetting the ECU?



Will I be okay to use the stage 2 map till I go and get a ProTune? My buddy has been running a fully...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-08-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Subarufan123
How do I tell it what to not illuminate?

How do I tell it what to not illuminate?
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-08-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Subarufan123
Will the Accessport clear the check engine light once I change to the Stage 2 map?

Installing my catless downpipe today. It finally arrived, My 03 WRX will be completely catless with no muffler. Will the Accessport clear the check engine light once I change to the stage 2 91 octane...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-07-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By Subarufan123
My Catless downpipe finally arrived for my...

My Catless downpipe finally arrived for my Bugeye. I will be fully catless with no muffler. Will the Accessport get rid of the Check engine Light when I install it tomorrow and change over to the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-26-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Subarufan123
I've gone through a quarter tank of the 85 with...

I've gone through a quarter tank of the 85 with no problems or knock. I put in some octane booster as well. I've been keeping myself from boosting very much and it's driving with no hiccups on my...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-25-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Subarufan123
I've been monitoring it with my Accessport with...

I've been monitoring it with my Accessport with no signs of knock. If anything it's very little knock on occasion.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-25-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Subarufan123
Just 85!

Just 85!
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Subarufan123
Accidently put 85 instead of 91 in my Stage 1 03 WRX?

I put 20 dollars of 85 in my gas tank this morning not even realizing it. Will I be okay to run it in my car till it's empty?
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By Subarufan123
Hell yeah, well my birthday is coming up so I...

Hell yeah, well my birthday is coming up so I will be surprising my Bugeye with a nice new catless downpipe when I get paid :). Figured I get some reassurance on here before I order one. Thanks man!
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-23-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By Subarufan123
Sweet! Thanks for the feedback. Just wanted to...

Sweet! Thanks for the feedback. Just wanted to make sure my car would be safe. Looks like I'll do that next month so I can finally complete the exhaust.



Thank you for the feedback. Sounds...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-22-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By Subarufan123
Always man, Maintenance is extremely important to...

Always man, Maintenance is extremely important to me. Every other couple days I get some knock feedback though, -2.11 and I rarely see -4.22 but it does show up occasionally. I need to fix my boost...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-21-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By Subarufan123
Okay well that makes me feel a little better. Are...

Okay well that makes me feel a little better. Are you running a LWG Map? I just don't see any point in spending 600 bucks on Cobb's catted downpipe, seems like a waste to me lol. How are you liking...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-21-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By Subarufan123
Cobb Stage 2 91 octane Tune and An Invidia Catless Downpipe? 03 WRX

Currently stage 1 with my 03 WRX. Will I be prone to boost creep? I always heard that 02, and 03 wrx's didn't have problems with boost creep after going catless. I just need my aftermarket downpipe...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-04-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By Subarufan123
So the ticking from our motors is normal? My...

So the ticking from our motors is normal? My Bugeye has been ticking ever since I got her at 108,xxx miles. I don't really ever feel any power loss most of the time, and I'm currently Stage 1 with...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-28-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Subarufan123
Gotcha, Thank you for explaining. I can't wait to...

Gotcha, Thank you for explaining. I can't wait to install it, my only problem is finding time. Got a busy week ahead of me but I'll be talking to my mechanic to see when he could install it. I don't...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-28-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Subarufan123
This may be a stupid question but how does a...

This may be a stupid question but how does a stainless steel clutch line change the feel compared to OEM? What causes the changes? I guess I'll be installing it soon then. Thanks.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-27-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Subarufan123
SS Clutchline? Is it worth it?

I have a brand new Goodridge SS Clutch line sitting around. Do you really get a better feel out of the clutch after installing it?
2003 WRX
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-27-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By Subarufan123
Crawford Performance makes some high quality...

Crawford Performance makes some high quality pieces. I'm running the Gymkhana 1 setup on my WRX, the axle back alone cost me 600 bucks but it was worth it.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-16-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Subarufan123
I will keep that in mind as well. I'm looking to...

I will keep that in mind as well. I'm looking to buy my sway bars, strut tower bars, and intake then get the Lip out of the way.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-16-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Subarufan123
Speaking of Blaze Yellow. I Finally got Pic of...

Speaking of Blaze Yellow. I Finally got Pic of one, 1 of 2 that I've seen in Fort Collins, CO. I'm digging the LNR Lip, I like the simple, low profile ones. Sick Blaze Yellow, I know I've said that...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-16-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Subarufan123
I'll keep it in mind. That's a little pricey...

I'll keep it in mind. That's a little pricey right now man. Definitely what I want though. Looks amazing!
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-15-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Subarufan123
It's Sonic Yellow. Thanks!

It's Sonic Yellow. Thanks!
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-15-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Subarufan123
Pictures? And price?

Pictures? And price?
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-14-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Subarufan123
I'm thinking more of a low profile Lip. Just...

I'm thinking more of a low profile Lip. Just something basic that looks real nice. Nothing over the top, I like keeping my car simple.
and thanks, it's Sonic Yellow by the way haha.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-14-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Subarufan123
What Front Lip would look good on my Bugeye?

Wanted to get a nice Front Lip soon for her. Getting Ideas.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-14-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By Subarufan123
I would say it made a massive difference with my...

I would say it made a massive difference with my Bugeye. When i first got my Subie I noticed that I'd have hard time getting into first as well as reverse especially in the winter. I noticed the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-10-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By Subarufan123
Already did my research a while back and went a...

Already did my research a while back and went a head and changed to Uncle Scotty's 1000 or so miles ago. It helped for sure.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-09-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By Subarufan123
Luckily I haven't smelt my clutch burning so I...

Luckily I haven't smelt my clutch burning so I guess I'm doing some things right. I've been driving my WRX for close to 7 months now and starting out in first still stumps me but I will put your...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-08-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By Subarufan123
Advice for smoother up shifting and downshifting?

Shifting from 1st to 2nd? And starting out in 1st for a smooth take off? How do I get consistent downshifts? I'm a perfectionist to say the least and I over think up shifting and downshifting...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-22-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Subarufan123
WRX tranny hesitates/twitches when it starts snowing?

It "twitches" randomly as I'm driving when it snows till it fully warms up. I let the car sit for 10 minutes before I even drive it. When it's warmer out nothing happens so it's hard to duplicate...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-22-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Subarufan123
Should I take it to my Subaru Dealership to get a...

Should I take it to my Subaru Dealership to get a compression test done to see if they are out of spec?
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-17-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Subarufan123
Can someone explain to me what knock feedback is?

Thought I'd ask, I have noticed cruising that every now and then on my Accessport it'll show a -2.11 on Knock Feedback. Is that something to worry about? I have a loose heat shield that rattles like...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-17-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Subarufan123
Turns out it's my computer. I downloaded the...

Turns out it's my computer. I downloaded the Accessport manager on a different Computer(windows vista) and it connected no problem.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Subarufan123
Perfect, I'll give that a shot when I get off...

Perfect, I'll give that a shot when I get off work tonight. It's a Nokia charger.



I am running the program on Windows XP. I uninstalled the Manager then installed It again. I'll give that a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-13-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Subarufan123
I tried most of the USB's I have and it won't...

I tried most of the USB's I have and it won't pick up the Accessport still. I'll try and get Cobb to send me a new one.



I will contact them today to let them know the issues I'm having and see...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-13-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Subarufan123
V3 Accessport won't connect to Accessport Manager?

I've tried using different USB's but the Accessport Manager still won't pick up my Accessport. Anyone else had these issues?
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-28-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Subarufan123
I'll give that a shot. I was just curious because...

I'll give that a shot. I was just curious because they've been around for a while. Thought maybe someone on the forums has ordered from them at some point or another.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-27-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Subarufan123
Anyone Order Any Subaru parts from Vivid Racing?

Ordered my Axle back a week ago and haven't gotten any tracking info for it. Emailed them 4 times to try and get this problem resolved and no replies back. Anyone ever ordered parts from Vivid...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-24-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 880
Posted By Subarufan123
I have that covered. I'll more than likely be...

I have that covered. I'll more than likely be hard headed and keep it on even if I get in trouble lol. I'm not an obnoxious driver who likes to show off or anything though so I don't think I'll get...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-24-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 880
Posted By Subarufan123
Sweet man, love it. I can tell the video doesn't...

Sweet man, love it. I can tell the video doesn't do it justice. Sounds pretty insane!
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-24-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 880
Posted By Subarufan123
Yeah, I dont normally haul in my WRX. I'm...

Yeah, I dont normally haul in my WRX. I'm normally cruising in the lower rpm range. 3-3.5k rpm's. I should be okay, just going to be careful. I dont see any reason why I should get pulled over when...
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