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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-26-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,451
Posted By Arthur
I don't know exactly how loud the Invidia systems...

I don't know exactly how loud the Invidia systems are however I am running an HKS Hi Power with an HKS catless downpipe and mine isn't really that loud in my opinion. This all depends on what you...
Forum: Gulf Coast WRX Forum   01-30-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By Arthur
Any Texas people coming to Austin for Cupcake...

Any Texas people coming to Austin for Cupcake Meet #9 and or Monster Energy Block Party (hosted by Ricekiller.com) in Dallas? Both are Feb 5th, Block Party in the morning, huge cruise from Dallas to...
Forum: Gulf Coast WRX Forum   01-29-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By Arthur
That would be great, maybe a cruise around the...

That would be great, maybe a cruise around the hill country in Austin, Texas. I along with many others know a lot of excellent roads across the area.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-23-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By Arthur
Correct, no sound what so ever while driving...

Correct, no sound what so ever while driving straight, however, when I start to turn right (only right, left doesn't do it) under 30 MPH it squeals, brake, it squeals.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-23-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By Arthur
I'll need to go check the levels, but I know they...

I'll need to go check the levels, but I know they were serviced less then 4 weeks ago when I bought the car.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-22-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,590
Posted By Arthur
This post is going to last long...

This post is going to last long...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-22-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By Arthur
Brake and Steering Squeal

Today, I tracked my car for the first time, it was a L1 course for the day, and to be honest, my car wasn't driven THAT much, maybe a total of 2 hours, and this is with breaks and what not in...
Forum: The Hangout   01-21-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,623
Posted By Arthur
Rice Citation

This is quite new to me... But today someone gave me a stack of about 10 of these "Rice Citations", he said put them in your glovebox, and when you see rice, write him a "Rice Citation"... Take a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-20-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,524
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums and congradulations on that...

Welcome to the forums and congradulations on that new ride!
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   01-15-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Arthur
I've never asked about modifications, but this is...

I've never asked about modifications, but this is something that I have noticed in threads about modifications. I'm neutral, doesn't apply to me either way.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-13-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,476
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums! Great looking car!

Welcome to the forums! Great looking car!
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-11-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,305
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums and congrats on your new...

Welcome to the forums and congrats on your new car, pics! lol
Forum: The Hangout   01-06-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Yeah, they are legal, but its making them comply...

Yeah, they are legal, but its making them comply with the standards thats going to impossible, unfortunately. You have to find someone who knows how to bring the OBDII harness or something like that...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-06-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums!

Welcome to the forums!
Forum: The Hangout   01-06-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Hot damn, 200,000 smacks. See IMO (don't bash...

Hot damn, 200,000 smacks. See IMO (don't bash me), I believe the only reason why this car is popular and now known, is one, the price, and two how long it took to design it. No one goes talking about...
Forum: The Hangout   01-05-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
How much is the retail on one of those (LF-A)? ...

How much is the retail on one of those (LF-A)?

Sorry I have to add it lol... To much for you pal... Ferrari

No but really how much are they going for when they release?
Forum: The Hangout   01-05-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
According to the Ministry of Transport, Japan...

According to the Ministry of Transport, Japan used vehicles have to be in good condition to run on the road. The Ministry of transport constantly checks the road worthiness of the vehicle through a...
Forum: The Hangout   01-05-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Remember though, it is extremely expensive to own...

Remember though, it is extremely expensive to own a used car in Japan, in case you don't know why, I can give you a detailed explanation on that as well.
Forum: The Hangout   01-05-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Whatever else you need answered just ask, here to...

Whatever else you need answered just ask, here to help. And he said you will not have any problems finding a much cheaper Supra since you plan on living there. He was restricted to Japan-Partner's...
Forum: The Hangout   01-04-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Emailed him to get you a response a little...

Emailed him to get you a response a little earlier... Here is what I have

Price of Toyota Supra

Price of vehicle: $11,875
Price of vehicle + FOB (loading and unloading on/off ship): $12,500...
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Specifically he imported a 1998 Toyota Supra TT,...

Specifically he imported a 1998 Toyota Supra TT, and I can tell you he paid 11,700 FOB (Price of car + loading onto ship and unloading, this doesn't include shipping, I'll figure that for you).
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
I will be heading out to Houston in the next 2 or...

I will be heading out to Houston in the next 2 or so weeks, I'll speak with him, if you have a specific list of questions you want answered, post em up and I'll write em down and ask and I'll post up...
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
There ya go, exporters get the car to the port,...

There ya go, exporters get the car to the port, RI will handle it from there. But yeah if you plan on actually being in Japan, buying the car there, you will simply need to research how to get it...
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
About your previous comment regarding the RI...

About your previous comment regarding the RI Brandon, I need to correct you, my bad if I led you in the long direction, but the RI is American, basically, here is a basic run down.

1) Order a car...
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
No nothing wrong with the R32, in fact I heard it...

No nothing wrong with the R32, in fact I heard it handles a lot better and you tend to see R32s being used in ammy drifting a lot more then the R33, and I doubt its money related, there must be a...
Forum: Rallycross/Rally Tech   01-03-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,751
Posted By Arthur
Pacenotes Write-Up

I thought I would take some time and explain how to make pacenotes and or understand what they mean/are. Keep in mind this is the very basics of pacenotes, nothing complicated or technical.

Topic...
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Wait till 2018, first year R33s will be...

Wait till 2018, first year R33s will be everywhere, and no just for race use, everyone loves the R33.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   01-03-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 29,067
Posted By Arthur
Can't wait to see the evolution of the project,...

Can't wait to see the evolution of the project, looks good so far.
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Brandon, I'll ask him about how much he paid in...

Brandon, I'll ask him about how much he paid in total for the full importation, out of door price I guess we could call it, stateside that is.
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Yes that is correct, first year R32 Skylines will...

Yes that is correct, first year R32 Skylines will probably be imported but mostly for race use is what I would assume. They will not be required to pass the DOT/EPA laws and therefore comply no...
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Some cars are a lot easier to modify to comply...

Some cars are a lot easier to modify to comply then others, heck some only need very very very minor modifications like a swapped out speedometer. Others, like the R33 Skyline (only legal Skyline...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-03-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums

Welcome to the forums
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Yes, no matter what car, whether it be a Subaru...

Yes, no matter what car, whether it be a Subaru Impreza WRX STI or a Honda Civic, you will need a registered importer to edit the vehicle to comply with U.S. standards. Think of it this way, a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-02-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums, please go over the grammar...

Welcome to the forums, please go over the grammar again though, we like to keep a positive image of this forum. Our forum is one of the better WRX forums so we'd like to keep it that way. The forum...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-02-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums

Welcome to the forums
Forum: The Hangout   01-02-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Not a problem, again if you have any major...

Not a problem, again if you have any major questions just ask, another thing you could do is sign up on the Skyline Owners USA forum, whatever you do, don't ask about how to do it, they hate that,...
Forum: The Hangout   01-01-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,326
Posted By Arthur
Okay I was actually a huge nerd about all this...

Okay I was actually a huge nerd about all this stuff recently so I find myself half educated about the subject, basically everything you stated is 100% correct, and yes there are loop holes...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-01-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,199
Posted By Arthur
This isn't completely legal in the state of Texas...

This isn't completely legal in the state of Texas anymore but I use suction cups hooked through the 4 pins on the plate and stick it on the inner right side of my windshield.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-29-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 946
Posted By Arthur
Hey Charlie, congradulations on your purchase and...

Hey Charlie, congradulations on your purchase and welcome to the forums. I'm feeling a catback next you won't regret it
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-29-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
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Views: 437
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums, nice WRX

Welcome to the forums, nice WRX
Forum: The Hangout   12-27-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Arthur
Thanks for replying and yeah I understand the...

Thanks for replying and yeah I understand the noise being something we all eventually hate sometimes... I've had the car for a little over a week and my neighbor asked me to stop revving it as I was...
Forum: The Hangout   12-27-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Arthur
First Pull In My WRX

As some of you may already know I recently acquired a 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX. This car is bonestock besides a 5zigen catback exhaust. It has a standard transmission and because I wasn't a proficient...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-27-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Arthur
Very nice garage Dustin, welcome to the forums

Very nice garage Dustin, welcome to the forums
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-27-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
  Newbie
Views: 473
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums scubin

Welcome to the forums scubin
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-26-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By Arthur
I guess I didn't explain what I meant correctly,...

I guess I didn't explain what I meant correctly, Hondafan is right, "daily drivability" will not be affected, its not like you will run into problems driving an STI daily compared to a WRX, what I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-26-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums Kunk. After reading what...

Welcome to the forums Kunk. After reading what you are proposing about possibly getting into motorsport for fun but not being a super experienced driver on high performance vehicles like most of us,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-26-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Arthur
First off welcome to the forums. In response to...

First off welcome to the forums. In response to your question, in my personal opinion you could get a turbo upgrade with a full tune, there are some guys around the forums with different types of...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-25-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Arthur
Welcome to the forums Riley

Welcome to the forums Riley
Forum: The Hangout   12-25-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By Arthur
I envy this, merry christmas

I envy this, merry christmas
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-24-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Arthur
Any internal modifications done at all?

Any internal modifications done at all?
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