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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-17-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Fidrat
I'm a man of my word. Check me out...0:)"Lifetime...

I'm a man of my word. Check me out...0:)"Lifetime premium member"0:)
>:DI can do all-wheel burnouts now!>:D
...Well...not really,but I can spin 'em!:D
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-14-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Fidrat
Final @ 222.99WHP / 223.86TQ <a...

Final @ 222.99WHP / 223.86TQ

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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-12-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Fidrat
As requested; Base vs tuned. <a...

As requested; Base vs tuned.

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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-12-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Fidrat
DEI Reflect-A-GOLD 12 010392 at...

DEI Reflect-A-GOLD 12 010392 at RallySportDirect.com (http://www.rallysportdirect.com/DEI-Reflect-A-GOLD-12-inch-x-24-inch-Sheet)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-11-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Fidrat
I didn't really get to do any good rips coming...

I didn't really get to do any good rips coming out of Chicago at rush hour traffic. Once I got out on the open highway I gave anyone that got too close a face full of TURBO! So high speed pulls is...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-11-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Fidrat
I'm back from my tune.:D We have a WINNER!!!...

I'm back from my tune.:D

We have a WINNER!!! 222.99 WHP / 223.86 WTQ :o How the hell did you do that? Looks like a lifetime membership for me!!! Did I win or lose? I better get a sticker.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-10-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Fidrat
A final preflight check turned up missing and...

A final preflight check turned up missing and loose lug-nuts. I didn't re-torque after I did some brake work. The spare was at 1/2 pressure too! Doh! That could have been bad!!!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-09-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Fidrat
Will do! Too late for the plugs. I'll get...

Will do!

Too late for the plugs. I'll get 'em the next time around. Yes they are doing a pre-dyno inspection. I'm planning on getting there an hour and a half before my tune. She's TIGHT!!!:D...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-09-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Fidrat
Getting a tune Monday!

I was saving this question for the end of my build thread, but this just can't wait. I've been waiting 11 years!!!

I'm going for an open source tune from Junior Barrios on a Dyno-jet 4wd dyno at...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-09-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,268
Posted By Fidrat
Only the 1st batch. We are well beyond that now....

Only the 1st batch. We are well beyond that now. I got the last halogen set from the second batch in June of '13. No cracks! And don't fall for the HID ones. They are sticking HID bulbs in halogen...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-04-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By Fidrat
How To: Disable DRL 02-03 WRX - NASIOC...

How To: Disable DRL 02-03 WRX - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1866966) here are 2 methods that will work up to 06. I'm not sure about STI
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-03-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
These lights used vampire clips and cannibalized...

These lights used vampire clips and cannibalized parts from the stock lights. If they worked out I was going to replace the clips with proper soldering. They didn't work out. I couldn't adjust the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-01-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Fidrat
It's the 4 doors. It gits'em every time.:x

It's the 4 doors. It gits'em every time.:x
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-31-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By Fidrat
I know these have a magnet in them but they will...

I know these have a magnet in them but they will work just fine. Take y'er pick.

Oil-Drain Plugs at RallySportDirect.com (http://www.rallysportdirect.com/Oil-Drain-Plugs)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-30-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
New headlights. What I REAllY wanted was JDM...

New headlights. What I REAllY wanted was JDM projectors. But I couldn't come up with the 2,000 bars of gold pressed latinum needed to buy them. Most of the used ones look like junk and I just don't...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-29-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
So now I got cloudy headlights. Yea,I...

So now I got cloudy headlights. Yea,I know...There are a million products and methods that work very well at clearing your headlights. None of them worked,some made it worse! These products and...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-27-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,708
Posted By Fidrat
Amazon has the silver and black images mixed up!...

Amazon has the silver and black images mixed up! I gotta' see it mounted under the hood on a 02/07 WRX please. LOVE that price!
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-26-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Fidrat
Not only do we HAVE an ABS/ECU some if them were...

Not only do we HAVE an ABS/ECU some if them were calibrated wrong from the factory. Check out this thread. I copied a TSB word for word in post #7...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-21-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By Fidrat
I ain't sagign'. I've been in briefs since I was...

I ain't sagign'. I've been in briefs since I was two. It's the current gens fault for bringing back the boxers and the saggin'.;)

Now that we're on the subject of sagging, look how my pipe is NOT...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-19-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By Fidrat
All those noise makers are fine for kids....

All those noise makers are fine for kids. Grownups use this...2002-2007 Borla Cat-Back Exhaust Touring part # 140053 AKA; "hush" I got mine for $570.

<a...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-15-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By Fidrat
"those things" You saw on TV by the way work...

"those things" You saw on TV by the way work excellent! I got one about 2 weeks before the ads started. I don't know if it will fix your problem but for recharging your system they work great. The...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-13-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Fidrat
I'm sorry.I didn't mean to come off like that....

I'm sorry.I didn't mean to come off like that. I'll be 49 next month. Unless I live to be 98 (possible but not likely) I'm beyond middle aged so I guess that makes me old. I was actually trained on...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-13-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Fidrat
Humph,Lookit' my date registered: Apr 2003! Yer'...

Humph,Lookit' my date registered: Apr 2003! Yer' all a bunch-o- newbs Plus I grew up with shaker hood scoops. I like it but you ain't showin' me nuttin' new. What's next? An "Air Grabber?"
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-10-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Fidrat
Any fresh oil will produce your results. I don't...

Any fresh oil will produce your results. I don't think they are exclusive to that particular oil. I tend to stay away from Pennzoil and Quaker State due to their high paraffin content. However, this...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-09-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
The next thing that needed help was my...

The next thing that needed help was my headlights. Back in April 03 I had just made my 1st payment so I did some overtime. It hailed that day at the factory (not at home) doing $1,800 in damage to my...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-08-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By Fidrat
Junior? Is this the same Junior I'm trying to get...

Junior? Is this the same Junior I'm trying to get at P&L Motorsports? Is this a guys name or a tuner company's name?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
Actually they are brand spankin' new! As of...

Actually they are brand spankin' new! As of 03/24/14. What you're seeing is a waxy coat of mold release. They spray the mold with it like Pam cooking spray so they can get the part out of the mold....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-08-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By Fidrat
Woh! Hang on there Ringo! don't put on that ebcs...

Woh! Hang on there Ringo! don't put on that ebcs until you get to your dyno! Don't drive around with that on there and no tune.

Other than that go for it! I'm into my 2nd week with downpipe,uppie,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-08-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
Well,it doesn't rain every day. Life goes on,and...

Well,it doesn't rain every day. Life goes on,and so did I. Fast forward to 2012. I got a job making refrigerators. I moved into the house Mom left me with my cat and my long time girl friend and her...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-06-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
Hella horns:Christmas 05, you guessed it,from...

Hella horns:Christmas 05, you guessed it,from brother. I had a hard time Finding a spot under the hood that never gets wet to mount the relay.The contact points inside the relay were always getting...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-05-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
Random do-dads... Window tint:rear windows...

Random do-dads...

Window tint:rear windows only. Visor strip too.
Hard-wired radar detector:

Passport 8500 X50 w/blue LEDs

<a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
Whiteline steering rack bushings: Not long...

Whiteline steering rack bushings:
Not long after I got my sticky tires I started wearing out steering rack bushings. The first set wore out in about 12,000 mi so under warranty they put in some new...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-05-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
Lots of torque low down grunt.Fast spool. Redline...

Lots of torque low down grunt.Fast spool. Redline comes up so fast I have to shift sooner.It kind of messes me up.But in a good way. I just gotta'git outta' 1st gear quicker. Throttle response is...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-05-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
My evil plan(build thread)

Why is my plan evil?>:D I live in a hotbed of tree hugging liberals that would cringe at the fact that I'm now running "catless". "Phew"! (It smells like 1973 around here!) And I'm doing it without a...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-26-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,268
Posted By Fidrat
No retro-fitting needed, unless that's your bag...

No retro-fitting needed, unless that's your bag baby. :D
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-26-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By Fidrat
I thought you were talking about the sensor in...

I thought you were talking about the sensor in the uppie. That would be the EGT,the one to use the resistor cel fix on. Not the front o2 sensor. I've never heard of anyone putting a resistor in that...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-26-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By Fidrat
Funny...My uppie has an EGT sensor in it.(well,...

Funny...My uppie has an EGT sensor in it.(well, not anymore) My exhaust manifold has a front o2 sensor and my down-pipe has a rear o2 sensor. Why get a new one when you can just unplug it and put in...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-25-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
  Brakes!
Views: 447
Posted By Fidrat
Just a note. Hawk HPS pads are very low dust....

Just a note. Hawk HPS pads are very low dust. Look at my pic. That's a front rim. I can't remember the last time I cleaned them. Lookit' em' shine.:D Plus the rotors have a coating that has kept...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-24-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By Fidrat
I'll tell all in my build thread. (If I ever get...

I'll tell all in my build thread. (If I ever get to it);)
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-23-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
  Brakes!
Views: 447
Posted By Fidrat
I went with this... <a...

I went with this...

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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-21-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By Fidrat
I'm in the exact same boat....

I'm in the exact same boat. 03,uppie,downpipe,pump,very modded stock airbox,Borla twin tip catback 110,000mi and my tuner is 3.5hrs away. The only difference is I didn't play with the AP or any...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-19-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,355
Posted By Fidrat
Wow, boo-key bear.Nice fly-by. That was so far...

Wow, boo-key bear.Nice fly-by. That was so far over my head I just hope you didn't bump your head on an orbiting satellite.

I'm 49 yrs old. I just got my 1st smart phone last Saturday. I still...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-18-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,355
Posted By Fidrat
"If it needs a wide band,I don't know."...

"If it needs a wide band,I don't know." Hmmmmm,now where have I heard this before? Oh yea! I said it. Post 17, 2nd sentence, this thread.WTF

I don't know what run a few logs with your open...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-18-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,355
Posted By Fidrat
I like the idea of more data too. But what it...

I like the idea of more data too. But what it really comes down to is MONEY. I just don't have the cash to do everything the best way.:crying: Ya' know what? This is the wrong place for this...I'm...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-18-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,355
Posted By Fidrat
For what? I'm not E-tuning. I'm not tuning it...

For what? I'm not E-tuning. I'm not tuning it myself. I'm not falling for that (I know I'm gonna' get flamed for this) Cobb access port B.S. If it needs a wide band,I don't know. But $650 for a thing...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,355
Posted By Fidrat
I'm actually going to install a Invidia catless...

I'm actually going to install a Invidia catless Uppipe and a Invidia catless down pipe this weekend. I'm mating it up to a 3" Borla catback twin tip. Can't wait to hear it!

All wrapped up and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-16-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,355
Posted By Fidrat
You heard correctly. (from Big Ron) Do I...

You heard correctly.

(from Big Ron) Do I need engine management with a downpipe? For 02/03 WRX and 04-06 STI users, no. For 04+ WRX and 07+ STI users, it's pretty much a requirement as the open...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-16-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
  decals
Views: 535
Posted By Fidrat
I reserved the right rear window for stickers....

I reserved the right rear window for stickers. But only from parts I have,venders I use and organizations I'm a member of.

Does that make me a bad person? :crying:
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-16-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By Fidrat
If you have a 3port BCS then none of this...

If you have a 3port BCS then none of this matters. If you were stock when you were having a problem then this might have been it.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-15-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By Fidrat
Ok, here's the "T" fitting. Look at the hose...

Ok, here's the "T" fitting. Look at the hose going to the compressor housing nipple.(gigitty) It's bulging like a snake swallowed a big rat. That "rat" is the restrictor pill. AKA "orifice" Present...
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