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Forum: The Hangout   06-29-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 349
  Read me: Wave to fellow WRXs?
Views: 31,313
Posted By red08WRX
Most times I give a modified peace sign along...

Most times I give a modified peace sign along with a head-nod to all WRX drivers. I get about a 90% return. Sometimes I notice the other driver will flash his fogs and get my attention.
Its good...
Forum: The Hangout   06-27-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,244
Posted By red08WRX
My 3rd deployment. In doing the deed the Deid...

My 3rd deployment. In doing the deed the Deid with P3's. Its hotter then hell here this time of the year.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-12-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By red08WRX
The NAPA auto parts store here rents Tap&Die...

The NAPA auto parts store here rents Tap&Die sets. Most "Good" sets have a thread gauge.(reads the thread pitch and size)
Depending how jacked the threads are you may have to go up one size.
The...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-12-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By red08WRX
08 STi Sedan:confused:

08 STi Sedan:confused:
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-20-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By red08WRX
True, this can be easily noticed by knowing your...

True, this can be easily noticed by knowing your car and driving it on a day-to-day basis. You live in sunny CA, well do you drive up to the mountains to ski or snowboard? If so Subaru is choice...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-20-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,126
Posted By red08WRX
I ordered them from my dealership. If your...

I ordered them from my dealership. If your dealership wont give you them at cost your best bet is from subarugenuineparts.com they usually have the best prices from my research. They are kind of...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-20-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,126
Posted By red08WRX
08 STi pedals

Finally had an oppertunity to install them. I would say it was very easy to do. I heard people not taking off the gas pedal to do it but I highly recommend taking it off. Two nuts and a cannon...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-20-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,121
Posted By red08WRX
I was going to say..My Stg 1 map has a target Psi...

I was going to say..My Stg 1 map has a target Psi of 17lbs of boost. Even if the STi peak boost is 14lbs its a modest stock tune. Im just happy someone chimed in saying that its safe. I would...
Forum: Handling Tech   12-10-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,948
Posted By red08WRX
I dont know, I think both would work out fine. ...

I dont know, I think both would work out fine. If you can attach an attitude to a color, the gun metal, charcol, dark grey colors all have a mean look. I think if you could see the color in person...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   12-10-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,579
Posted By red08WRX
I was just wanting this STi spoiler.

I was just wanting this STi spoiler.
Forum: Handling Tech   12-03-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,948
Posted By red08WRX
Id say all of those color options will work fine....

Id say all of those color options will work fine. Ill add my $.02 tho, get any color other then silver since your OEM's are silver.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   12-03-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By red08WRX
+1 Dont put ebay specials on your car, leave...

+1
Dont put ebay specials on your car, leave that to the Honda guys. You can find good deals too, you just have to find them. Key like newtothegame says. Patience
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-29-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,579
Posted By red08WRX
STi Front lip spoiler.

I cant find it anywhere where you have to have the Impreza Front Lip Painted Under Spoiler (https://www.subarugenuineparts.com/popup_image.php?pID=1286) to install a STi front lip spoiler...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-29-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,091
Posted By red08WRX
Well let me start off by saying, I had an earlier...

Well let me start off by saying, I had an earlier post saying some stuff bitching about my WRX. Ill have to say it was mostly due to being bitter over the 09 WRX.

I learned some more things...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-29-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,408
Posted By red08WRX
Just so future DIY'ers know whats going on with...

Just so future DIY'ers know whats going on with this. Yes the car is wired for the fog lights. The kit comes with a new directional arm with the fog light function on it. The kit comes with a...
Forum: New Member Intros   11-29-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By red08WRX
I replaced my grill and it has to be one of the...

I replaced my grill and it has to be one of the best upgrades you can do for looks.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-27-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By red08WRX
I would be highly impressed, if you see that kind...

I would be highly impressed, if you see that kind of gain with replacement of plugs. $25 per/plug is pretty expensive. 4-10 Hp increase, yea maybe if you had fouled plugs before install.
Forum: Handling Tech   11-27-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,349
Posted By red08WRX
mosc I have a question also. I just put on...

mosc I have a question also. I just put on 18x8's w/+45 offset the tire is a 225/40/18, am I really damaging my cars suspension?
Second I would like to eliminate some wheel gap, nothing like 1"...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-26-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,906
Posted By red08WRX
Interesting, well keep us other 08 guys informed...

Interesting, well keep us other 08 guys informed with the outcome. Hope all goes well.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-26-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,906
Posted By red08WRX
Not going into gear really doesent mean a burnt...

Not going into gear really doesent mean a burnt out clutch. Not going into gear has to do with the Syncro's. Usually it will seem like you have to force it into gear, with grinding of the gear. I...
Forum: Northwest WRX Forum   11-25-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,962
Posted By red08WRX
Every party has a party pooper ill have to be...

Every party has a party pooper ill have to be that guy going on gravel roads. Im not scared of mud but gravel on the other hand eh. Its only that i have a 08 and not trying to destroy the paint too...
Forum: Northwest WRX Forum   11-25-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,962
Posted By red08WRX
Im down on saturdays and sundays. A little heads...

Im down on saturdays and sundays. A little heads up would be cool though. Dont want my GF to get pissy if we had prior plans.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-24-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,185
Posted By red08WRX
I just ran into this problem myself. Realizing...

I just ran into this problem myself. Realizing that the sensor is mounted directly below the valvestem. Well I swapped out my wheels the other day Im going to either get use to the fact having a...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-23-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,608
Posted By red08WRX
Dang, these forums are a bad influence. The more...

Dang, these forums are a bad influence. The more and more i read about coilovers and reading real reviews its making me feel even more negative on just springs. I have been that route once and it...
Forum: The Hangout   11-23-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By red08WRX
Yes resistance against the "grey area" is futile....

Yes resistance against the "grey area" is futile. Bottom line you will in most cases will loose the battle.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-23-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By red08WRX
I agree with mosc. Find out what are your states...

I agree with mosc. Find out what are your states vehicles inspections involve. I can tell you this if they do emissions you wont pass a sniffer. That means dont go with a de-catted converter. I...
Forum: The Hangout   11-23-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By red08WRX
Hearing this makes me think. I wanted to get...

Hearing this makes me think. I wanted to get this information last week, so i did. First I called my dealership, basically anything modded FWD of the cat-back voids warrenty and any other part...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-22-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By red08WRX
Well I have to say US army dets or deployments...

Well I have to say US army dets or deployments are much more longer. 2nd part of your Q is correct. I for one never been boned in a sence that my det was extended. I know its happened, 6 month...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-22-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By red08WRX
Ahh yes deployment. My Subaru would be a wrap if...

Ahh yes deployment. My Subaru would be a wrap if I ever go on deployment. Just changed platforms so im in a whole different side of the navy. Ill have to say when I do and come back with some...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-22-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By red08WRX
Thanks yes im in the market for springs. I dont...

Thanks yes im in the market for springs. I dont feel the need to spend 1-2 grand on coilovers. I do understand its really a proper way of lowering a car other then just springs. But ya know...Im...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-22-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By red08WRX
Goodbye OEM rims

Well I had recently posted that i was getting these exact wheels but in the color gold. Well I was snuffed by the guy who was selling them. I came across these wheels on craigslist thur and happy i...
Forum: WRX Video Links   11-21-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,831
Posted By red08WRX
People who drive like that in neighborhoods have...

People who drive like that in neighborhoods have no regards to younger kids. "Go around the corner" WOW i was.......not impressed. His idea would work if he was to go 4-wheelin with that lame...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-16-2008, 02:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,493
Posted By red08WRX
I think the Black and Gold looks marvelous. My...

I think the Black and Gold looks marvelous. My Gf is going to hate it if i get gold rims too. I tell her she dont even know..
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-13-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By red08WRX
I installed some 10k's on mine, they are pretty...

I installed some 10k's on mine, they are pretty nice. Better then candle light!

P.S. What do you mean when you mentioned cutt off?:confused:
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-13-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By red08WRX
thanks for the response. I guess i dont really...

thanks for the response. I guess i dont really pry about whats ok to do, in regards to modding. I dont know if they are cool with it.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-13-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By red08WRX
Cobb AP mode

Well this weekend im getting a stereo installed on my car. For the simple reason, I love music and the stock stero is a straight POS. Well atleast the speakers are, most likely the deck is also. ...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-13-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,182
Posted By red08WRX
I called and he asked me specific what have i...

I called and he asked me specific what have i done to the car. I told him, plus i have very basic things..actually i wouldnt call them anything: SPT cbe and a filter. Not to hard to sum up to what...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-13-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,029
Posted By red08WRX
yelljack....i know this is off topic but...you...

yelljack....i know this is off topic but...you have military written all over your posts..literally and im going to have to be on Army?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-13-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By red08WRX
In regards to mosc says, yes that would def cause...

In regards to mosc says, yes that would def cause problems+damage to the turbo if you do this. Perrin tech personnel did mention the up-pipe is good to go. The DP is the issue if you were to go...
Forum: The Hangout   11-12-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By red08WRX
I like the interior a lot. I reminds me when...

I like the interior a lot. I reminds me when Infiniti came on the scene with its plush interior, with their very clean look. Im 31 and I still also remember how they boasted of the placement of the...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-12-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By red08WRX
Yes the stock is terrible. The only thing I...

Yes the stock is terrible. The only thing I noticed after installing this exhaust was a better sounding car.:)
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-04-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,067
Posted By red08WRX
Ill measure mine and repost. How long did you...

Ill measure mine and repost. How long did you have the exhaust? was it on when you purchased the car. Im asking because some exhaust got in circulation before SPT realized a design flaw. Hence i...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-02-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,067
Posted By red08WRX
I noticed you have an 07. I wouldnt know what...

I noticed you have an 07. I wouldnt know what the reason is. On my 08, the union where the two pipes meet to go towards the rear is the lowest point of the exhaust. I havent had any rubbing...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-22-2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,067
Posted By red08WRX
The exhaust sounds pretty dang good. The stock...

The exhaust sounds pretty dang good. The stock exhaust is a joke. Getting the exhaust with the entire back-order issue had to be really dissappointing. It was a manufacture flaw that was...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-22-2008, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By red08WRX
Should have mine this week. Its def looks a...

Should have mine this week. Its def looks a whole lot better then OEM grill. Just waiting on that paint to match replacement of the chrome trim piece on the trunk.
Forum: The Hangout   10-21-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,244
Posted By red08WRX
4yr E5, Navy (Powerplants)

4yr E5, Navy (Powerplants)
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-20-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,201
Posted By red08WRX
Orange peel is exactly what my problem is. The...

Orange peel is exactly what my problem is. The day i bought the car it was sunny and was freshly detailed. Your right my attention to detail was def to blame here. I cant argue that.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-20-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,201
Posted By red08WRX
Just after owning the car i think its over-priced...

Just after owning the car i think its over-priced for what you get. I did do research and the car was know for its quality "Subaru". Im missing it. To me QC is a major make or break in loyalty...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-19-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,201
Posted By red08WRX
Question Not Pissed about owning a 08 just sorta but-hurt,...

Not Pissed about owning a 08 just sorta but-hurt, who wouldnt?. The funny thing is if you have about $2500 the 08 will be a 09. Then it becomes a $ issue that people are getting out of the factory...
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