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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-03-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,589
Posted By midniteblack
You're best bet is to talk everything over with...

You're best bet is to talk everything over with whoever is going to tune the car. Do some research and make sure it's someone you will trust. Tell him what you're looking for in your car and he...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-04-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,502
Posted By midniteblack
I have never heard of drilling a hole into the...

I have never heard of drilling a hole into the block. Punch your friend in the face. Got any pictures of this hole you put in the bock? Most people just tap a T into their BPV/BOV line and call it a...
Forum: The Hangout   01-30-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By midniteblack
Very nice numbers.

Very nice numbers.
Forum: The Hangout   01-30-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,515
Posted By midniteblack
Google painting a car and read up like crazy. A...

Google painting a car and read up like crazy. A lot of the final result relies on how much time you take on the prep work prior to actually laying the color/clear down(filling in dings/dents,...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-24-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,778
Posted By midniteblack
I agree. Get a JDM STi bugeye scoop.

I agree. Get a JDM STi bugeye scoop.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-24-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,183
Posted By midniteblack
I'm tuned and my car runs perfect. Except for the...

I'm tuned and my car runs perfect. Except for the occasional flames coming out of my exhaust:) I didn't go vent to atmosphere for the sound though.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By midniteblack
Subaru Voluntary Recall: 2002–2003 Impreza WRX...

Subaru Voluntary Recall: 2002–2003 Impreza WRX Cold Weather Fuel Line/Hose Seep - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1893471)
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-13-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By midniteblack
What are all of the engine mods on the car? If...

What are all of the engine mods on the car? If any, is there any sort of Engine Management?
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-13-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,119
Posted By midniteblack
I have the HKS Hi Power and it is pretty loud. I...

I have the HKS Hi Power and it is pretty loud. I do have the resonator removed and a straight pipe welded in place which adds some more noise. Be aware though, I have read about a lot of people...
Forum: The Hangout   01-09-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By midniteblack
I didn't give Santa any ideas so i got a bunch of...

I didn't give Santa any ideas so i got a bunch of random stuff. I did get tools though. I'll be asking for a kstech big maf filter, grimspeed bcs and another tune for my birthday coming up though!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-07-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,572
Posted By midniteblack
If the car is tuned for the mbc and other...

If the car is tuned for the mbc and other mods(which i hope it is). Make sure you're getting another tune when you switch back to the stock parts. Do not drive your car hard with the over boosting...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-07-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,598
Posted By midniteblack
My neighbor just had a windshield replaced...

My neighbor just had a windshield replaced because it kept doing this. I guess the glass company said something about it being a faulty windshield. I assume you have warranty still. Try taking it to...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-07-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,885
Posted By midniteblack
I'd get that fixed asap man. I've heard of...

I'd get that fixed asap man. I've heard of multiple cars burning to the ground due to power steering leaks.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-31-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,885
Posted By midniteblack
Try looking around in the area you see the smoke...

Try looking around in the area you see the smoke and look for any signs of oil on anything. Jack up the car and look around also. The wrap from your exhaust should have stopped smoking a long time...
Forum: The Hangout   12-30-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By midniteblack
I hope he's paying for it.

I hope he's paying for it.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-30-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,885
Posted By midniteblack
Could be a leaking oil return line off of the...

Could be a leaking oil return line off of the turbo or something else. There could be a ton of different areas it could be coming from. If you can see the smoke coming out of the scoop from a stop...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-30-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,390
Posted By midniteblack
What he said^ New injectors or headers are not...

What he said^ New injectors or headers are not going to fix a rich fuel mixture. I would install a catless up pipe on the car and get a tune that is safe enough for the cylinder that is on its way...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-29-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,789
Posted By midniteblack
Try contacting prosport themselves. From the huge...

Try contacting prosport themselves. From the huge thread they have on Nasioc it seems they do a pretty good job of helping people with problems or replacing faulty gauges/senders.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-29-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
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Views: 468
Posted By midniteblack
Nice man. Hope you enjoy it.

Nice man. Hope you enjoy it.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-28-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,631
Posted By midniteblack
This might help. Subaru Turbo List - NASIOC...

This might help. Subaru Turbo List - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1141476)
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-13-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,417
Posted By midniteblack
That's the thing, with a good suspension set up,...

That's the thing, with a good suspension set up, you can drive the speed limit and take a sharp turn much faster while still going the speed limit and have a ball doing it. A lot of people people...
Forum: The Hangout   12-12-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By midniteblack
That is actually a thread mostly full of pro...

That is actually a thread mostly full of pro Subaru people compared to some other ones I've read before.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-12-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,681
Posted By midniteblack
Here ya go Turbo XS...

Here ya go Turbo XS (http://turboxs.com/faq/wrx.htm)

Edit: I didn't realize your little google link led to the same site. Ha
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-12-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,464
Posted By midniteblack
I have the DEFI advance bf and I love them. ...

I have the DEFI advance bf and I love them.

If you read that thread I posted Johnnyswrx you will find there are many people that are satisfied with the Prosport and many that aren't. Another...
Forum: The Hangout   12-06-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By midniteblack
White would be one of my first choices. Are you...

White would be one of my first choices. Are you going to to the door jams, engine bay and all that good stuff?
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-06-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,464
Posted By midniteblack
I have never heard of passport. Do you mean...

I have never heard of passport. Do you mean Prosport? Here is a huge thread on Prosport. prosport gauges? - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1086074&highlight=prosport)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,664
Posted By midniteblack
If I were to buy my car new it would for sure...

If I were to buy my car new it would for sure have one on it, especially to help out the weak Subaru paint. But I bought my car used with rock chips already on it, so it was too late!Notfunny!
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-05-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By midniteblack
So the mechanic charged you extra because he...

So the mechanic charged you extra because he figured his worked wasn't good enough in the first place and you'd be back for him to fix something he looked over? Sounds pretty shady. As for the noise,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-05-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By midniteblack
A tune would be a wise choice after getting a...

A tune would be a wise choice after getting a turbo back for your car. Either buying a Cobb Accessport and uploading a map to your car that fits your mods, or an open source would be some good...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-17-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By midniteblack
How about an 03-04 Mustang Cobra? ....Just saying.

How about an 03-04 Mustang Cobra? ....Just saying.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-17-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By midniteblack
If we knew your price range we could give a...

If we knew your price range we could give a better response. Either way both cars are going to be night and day from your rs. The wrx tranny is known to be fairly weak when adding more power compared...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-17-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By midniteblack
about 1500k sounds good. After time you'll be...

about 1500k sounds good. After time you'll be able to hear/feel if you're letting the clutch out to slow or fast.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-17-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,651
Posted By midniteblack
In traffic that slow it's mostly little blips of...

In traffic that slow it's mostly little blips of the throttle, clutch in/out and some coasting.
Forum: The Hangout   10-05-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,870
Posted By midniteblack
Love the E30 M3! I would love to have one of...

Love the E30 M3! I would love to have one of those but there still pricey and hard to find!
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-05-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,427
Posted By midniteblack
One of the stock oil galley plug locations will...

One of the stock oil galley plug locations will work. If your sending unit has a 1/8" pt thread here is here is the 1/8" pt plug needed to do the install.
RallySportDirect.com - Subaru OEM Main Oil...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-29-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,594
Posted By midniteblack
I've always made sure the engine bays on my cars...

I've always made sure the engine bays on my cars are clean. The way i went about it was to warm my engine up to make the grease/grime easier to remove and spray the engine with a 50/50 mix of simple...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-29-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,068
Posted By midniteblack
To be honest, you're probably not the one that is...

To be honest, you're probably not the one that is going to have to do the commute to trade trunks. Wingless trunks are very sought after in the Subaru community. I tried searching Nasioc.com for your...
Forum: The Hangout   02-21-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By midniteblack
haha, that's funny. I haven't seen anything like...

haha, that's funny. I haven't seen anything like that in years. I would love for them to see me give them the thumbs down.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-21-2010, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,811
Posted By midniteblack
They're just decals. Mine came right off with a...

They're just decals. Mine came right off with a little help of a heat gun. The spoiler is simple to take off. Just undo the bolts that holds the wing on then pull that bad boy off. I made a wrx...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-21-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,303
Posted By midniteblack
Your best option would be to find a tuner and...

Your best option would be to find a tuner and talk to him about what your goals are. With the turbo you want to use, i would go with a top mount but see what your tuner has to say and go from there....
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-31-2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,227
Posted By midniteblack
It's not really that difficult of a job but that...

It's not really that difficult of a job but that sometimes depends on the turbo your installing. The stock turbo inlet is very fragile and can sometimes break on you when trying to reinstall the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-02-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,542
Posted By midniteblack
Actually a heavier shift knob makes for a more...

Actually a heavier shift knob makes for a more solid and easier shift.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-27-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,600
Posted By midniteblack
Maybe your rear window is too dark for the mirror...

Maybe your rear window is too dark for the mirror to start working? My tint is 35% and i can tell when mine kicks in because everything in the mirror turns a greenish color.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-19-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,600
Posted By midniteblack
I love my auto dimming mirror. I feel like i'm...

I love my auto dimming mirror. I feel like i'm going blind when i drive in my other car and someone is behind me. Ratfink sounds right, as long as the mirror doesn't detect any light behind it at...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-28-2009, 03:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By midniteblack
Are you on the stock suspension? Some coilovers...

Are you on the stock suspension? Some coilovers or springs wouldn't be a bad idea. It would majorly increase your cars handling(depending on which coilover/spring you went with) while also getting...
Forum: The Hangout   11-26-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,768
Posted By midniteblack
Although i agree with some of this stuff, there...

Although i agree with some of this stuff, there are a lot of people who don't want to buy a car and put thousands of dollars of mods into it just to never see that money again when it comes to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-26-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By midniteblack
Yes, the CEL fixes do work. I've used them a...

Yes, the CEL fixes do work. I've used them a couple of times. It's said to be ok to run the 02-03' wrx and a turbo-back exhaust without a tune, although a tune will give you the best gains.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-25-2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By midniteblack
Contact your local tuner and talk to him about...

Contact your local tuner and talk to him about your goals with your car. They should point you in the right direction and let you know about everything you will need before your tune.
Forum: The Hangout   11-14-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By midniteblack
Get your launch down and you'll get into the...

Get your launch down and you'll get into the 13's. Your 60' is a little slow.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-13-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,873
Posted By midniteblack
Try driving your car through PHOENIX in the...

Try driving your car through PHOENIX in the middle of summer! It takes all the fun out of it.
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