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Forum: Newbie Forum   07-14-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By n8mcd
Honestly, I had a friend who put a vf39 on his...

Honestly, I had a friend who put a vf39 on his wrx along with the Sti injectors and so on... And it felt almost exactly the same as my car.... He used a nope source tune that had good reviews and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-14-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By n8mcd
Falling out of love please help....

Well, I have had my 05 wrx for about 2 years now, I went from a completely stock, wingless car that I bought from an older guy at 100k, to now stage 2 open source, fancy wheels, lowered, Sti wing,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-17-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By n8mcd
Yeah I am from cadillac/traverse city area

Yeah I am from cadillac/traverse city area
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-13-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By n8mcd
Yeah I had a couple of dsms before my wrx, I had...

Yeah I had a couple of dsms before my wrx, I had a 2g with a big16g with 650cc injectors and meth injection and all the other goodies. Ran 22psi and it was fast as balls, the other was a 1g that was...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-11-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By n8mcd
I assumed I would have to get injectors at least...

I assumed I would have to get injectors at least and maybe a fuel pump, I have an exhaust and intake. It would be sweet to make 280-290 hp with just a compressor upgrade... Would almost make the vf39...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-11-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By n8mcd
20t compressor kit?

I have read about the 19t compressor kit and have been pretty interested in doing the swap because you get almost stock spool but it's capable of 270whp/tq

While browsing around looking at 19t...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-06-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By n8mcd
From the dyno graphs I have seen e85 is not a...

From the dyno graphs I have seen e85 is not a waste, decent power gain and big time torque gain. I'm more looking to hear from people with actual experience in what I'm asking for, I don't see how my...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-05-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By n8mcd
E85 stage 2 2005 wrx?

E85 fuel FAQ - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=803341)

According to that link all you need to run e85 would be a set of sti pink 565cc injectors on anything stage 2 or...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   03-28-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By n8mcd
Yeah I think if I had 8 mm less offset they might...

Yeah I think if I had 8 mm less offset they might fit... Guesse I'm gonna have to find a fender roller... Or a baseball bat...

I actually could use more clearance... It will raise it up but not...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   03-28-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By n8mcd
2005 wrx sedan.

2005 wrx sedan.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   03-27-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By n8mcd
No no spacers, and the tires are used and only...

No no spacers, and the tires are used and only have about 60-70 percent left.... I'm lowered 1.5 inches and if I put those tires on the car it is not even driveable at all it will destroy the fenders
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   03-27-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By n8mcd
Rpf1, mr7, or xxr 527

Rpf1, mr7, or xxr 527
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   03-27-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By n8mcd
225/50/17 on a 2002-2005 wrx

I just wanted to report back my findings, I did some searching and I wanted to get beefy tires for my 17" wheels, from what I was finding a 225/50/17 with a 40 offset on 17x7 would fit.... I hate to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-16-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By n8mcd
Yeah, I'm just gonna keep an eye out on...

Yeah, I'm just gonna keep an eye out on craigslist I guesse, I can't seem to find any in my area though, I've been looking for months, $350 for the cheapest new ones from discount tire might be my...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-16-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By n8mcd
My car is catless and there is no muffler, just...

My car is catless and there is no muffler, just 4" straight pipe, I think that maybe cutting the resonator off and leaving the muffler, or even replacing the muffler with the shortest glass pack or...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-16-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By n8mcd
A couple tire questions....

Hey all, I have a couple tire questions, I bought a set of wheels for $90 that I refinished and they look nice now, they came with tires and one of the tires has a crease all the way around the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-04-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By n8mcd
Take a picture of the housings with the lights...

Take a picture of the housings with the lights off and post it here, and yes you can just go back to standard bulbs as long as whoever installed the kit didn't cut or mess with any wiring.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-04-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By n8mcd
I had to wire up my hids using a relay off of the...

I had to wire up my hids using a relay off of the stock plugs because just plugging them in didn't work for me either. You just use the stock plug to activate a relay and run a power wire from the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-03-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,560
Posted By n8mcd
If you have any cats or even sharp bends it will...

If you have any cats or even sharp bends it will lose some spool sound and noise... I still have my stock upipe... I am also tuned for stage 2 with opensource so my car spools quicker than a stock...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-03-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 906
Posted By n8mcd
Boner soup

Boner soup
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-03-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,560
Posted By n8mcd
My car is straight piped, turboback 3in with 4in...

My car is straight piped, turboback 3in with 4in peice of straight pipe as a tip with no resonators or cats or mufflers. It's loud, but it sounds good, you can hear the turbo spooling like crazy. I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-02-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 981
Posted By n8mcd
Now if you could just send the sti scoop my way...

Now if you could just send the sti scoop my way that'd be greeaaaattttt..... Lol
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-02-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By n8mcd
No tune is required on a bug eye for turboback...

No tune is required on a bug eye for turboback exhaust.... However you won't notice any big gains without a stage 2 tune... My car is straight piped and I like the sound... It's definately loud. I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-01-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By n8mcd
If you've for the defrosters on it turns on the...

If you've for the defrosters on it turns on the air conditioning compressor, the compressor makes a clunk when it engages and it will engage/disengage to keep the pressure in the ac lines proper....
Forum: Midwest WRX Forum   12-01-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,531
Posted By n8mcd
Up north near traverse city if you need me lol

Up north near traverse city if you need me lol
Forum: The Hangout   11-30-2013, 12:50 PM
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Views: 22,590
Posted By n8mcd
Post pictures ###

Post pictures ###
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-25-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By n8mcd
In 06/07 they had 3 levels of wrx... Wrx tr...

In 06/07 they had 3 levels of wrx...

Wrx tr (what that car is) came with all basic options and didn't have painted mirrors, interior was cheap, climate control was like standard impreza, radio...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-25-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,642
Posted By n8mcd
You can't gap iridium plugs, you might of bent...

You can't gap iridium plugs, you might of bent the wire thin electrode tip... Also, I know you said all stock but I have to ask... Stock flywheel and clutch?

See if switching the plugs around...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-23-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By n8mcd
Looks nice bro, needs exhaust ;)

Looks nice bro, needs exhaust ;)
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-23-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By n8mcd
Welcome to the site man, this is by far the best...

Welcome to the site man, this is by far the best "wrx" site, nasioc sucks as far as informative members. Post up some pictures ;).
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-22-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By n8mcd
Not a bad deEal, however cam seals are a pretty...

Not a bad deEal, however cam seals are a pretty involved job to replace
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-22-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By n8mcd
^ was not aware of that, if all else fails get an...

^ was not aware of that, if all else fails get an exhaust shop to make it fit for you and tell them they can't cut off the flange for the stock downpipe. It should not cost that much... 40 bucks or so
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-22-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By n8mcd
Wrxusa.com

Wrxusa.com
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-21-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By n8mcd
Subaru Legacy Rear Hub Bearing - YouTube i...

Subaru Legacy Rear Hub Bearing - YouTube

i was hoping it would be similar to this.... but it doesnt look like it :(
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-21-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By n8mcd
!Thumbs Up

!Thumbs Up
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-21-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By n8mcd
how much did it cost to have the shop do it?

how much did it cost to have the shop do it?
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-21-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By n8mcd
id go with the same size bolt, i think i had to...

id go with the same size bolt, i think i had to drill my holes on the downpipe a little to get the bolts to fit.

id use lock washers for sure though
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-21-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By n8mcd
if you still have the stock bolts in there there...

if you still have the stock bolts in there there is a good chance you will break them, mine broke, id pick up some new bolts. its not that youll need longer ones, youll actually want shorter bolts...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-21-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By n8mcd
I would just wait for the adapter to arrive, you...

I would just wait for the adapter to arrive, you might be able to get by without it but if not youll have a leak and have to do the work twice
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-21-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By n8mcd
2005 wrx rear wheel bearing

hey all, the time has finally come, after 125k to replace my left rear wheel bearing. the job looks pretty straight forward but i have a few questions so that i can do it as quickly as possible (its...
Forum: The Hangout   11-20-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By n8mcd
All of my old cars, pink 1ga Dsm (16g), green 2ga...

All of my old cars, pink 1ga Dsm (16g), green 2ga Dsm (16g), and my first car, 1992 camaro rs

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd264/tips_000/image_zpsb070f58b.jpg...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-20-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By n8mcd
If the dealer has no interest in taking your...

If the dealer has no interest in taking your money to fix your car then I would suggest going to a different dealer or even a good non-dealer shop. It sounds like maybe your temp control switch may...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-19-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By n8mcd
Well the fact that it's a "northern car" is not...

Well the fact that it's a "northern car" is not really that big of a deal, as long as you take good care of it.

The fact that it needs some work and stuff however is up to you, for myself it...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-17-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By n8mcd
^ could be, I don't know much about sound systs

^ could be, I don't know much about sound systs
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-17-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By n8mcd
I don't see any, they sound good it just seems...

I don't see any, they sound good it just seems like when I first turn them on they hit harder then after a few minutes they back off to a normal level
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-16-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By n8mcd
I think that mine might be that way because I...

I think that mine might be that way because I have it turned up pretty far and it hits really hard for a minute or so then it doesn't hit as hard
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   11-16-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,738
Posted By n8mcd
Won't really be able to see matte black if it's...

Won't really be able to see matte black if it's going on a window, especially a tinted one... I hope the silver is at least close to psm... That's what I'd get... Also a black shirt with wrxtuners...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-15-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By n8mcd
^ honestly that's the way to go, if I buy a newer...

^ honestly that's the way to go, if I buy a newer wrx it's certainly going to be 09+ just because of the bigger turbo, and if someone sold me a car with a 2009 vin number and it was in fact an 08 I...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   11-14-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,738
Posted By n8mcd
I'll be watching, I'd love a flat brim and some...

I'll be watching, I'd love a flat brim and some stickers
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-13-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By n8mcd
^ lol

^ lol
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