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Forum: Handling Tech   Today, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Brockton
There's a really high chance of messing up the...

There's a really high chance of messing up the stock endlinks when installing the sway bars, so might as well switch them out at the same time.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-27-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Brockton
It's also common for a small leak to appear in...

It's also common for a small leak to appear in the rear where the driveshaft is. Mine's had a very small leak since i've had it. Fluid levels never change but you can see evidence of it.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-27-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Brockton
Having a accessport is a good thing though. It's...

Having a accessport is a good thing though. It's a useful tool and is much more user friendly than doing opensource. (laptops and programs) Any tuner worth tuning your car should be able to do it...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-26-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Brockton
V1? Try getting a V2 atleast.

V1? Try getting a V2 atleast.
Forum: New Member Intros   08-24-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 148
Posted By Brockton
It's debated. Better safe than sorry.

It's debated. Better safe than sorry.
Forum: New Member Intros   08-23-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 148
Posted By Brockton
You need a tune for aftermarket downpipes. ...

You need a tune for aftermarket downpipes. NASIOC has loads of guides regarding mods as well.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-22-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Brockton
I'll go ahead and assume you are talking to me,...

I'll go ahead and assume you are talking to me, arcticscythe, or both. There is a huge difference between politely saying don't do it, and being and asshole. For instance, could have said it makes...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-22-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Brockton
Also, not trying to insult your intelligence, but...

Also, not trying to insult your intelligence, but a lot of people seem to not know this. No body kit is bolt on. You will have to find a shop that has had experience with kits. They usually have...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-22-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By Brockton
Yeah, I rep'd you as well, great info man.

Yeah, I rep'd you as well, great info man.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-22-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By Brockton
Very nice, post some pics when you can!

Very nice, post some pics when you can!
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-21-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Brockton
If you are talking about skirts and bumpers,...

If you are talking about skirts and bumpers, please dont. (No offense^)
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-20-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By Brockton
Ah good info, they weren't specific, so I assumed...

Ah good info, they weren't specific, so I assumed the rubber lines were at fault since they are usually the weak points.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-19-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By Brockton
Anybody get the letter in the mail?

I believe it was 08+ wrx's and STI's were effected by it. In certain states, mainly ones that use salt on the roads. There was a recall due to potential brake line failures. If you bought the car...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 242
Posted By Brockton
Really cold weather makes it worse too. This...

Really cold weather makes it worse too. This past winter it sounded like I was running a dog box.

That was the first time my car had ever seen temps around 0 degrees. It lived its live around el...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-19-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By Brockton
I didn't read the other replies so if mine are...

I didn't read the other replies so if mine are redundant I apologize.

1: With all seasons and sensible driving techniques, its a 10. Unless the snow is so deep you are shoveling it with your...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Brockton
It helps if loosen the mounts and jack up the...

It helps if loosen the mounts and jack up the rear of the motor a bit so its slightly angles. It helps the tranny go back on much smoother.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 242
Posted By Brockton
I got cobb's poly bushings, and a kart boy short...

I got cobb's poly bushings, and a kart boy short throw. Its definitely a great mod, relatively cheap, I would recommend it was a first mod. The stock bushings are okay when they are new, but they...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 242
Posted By Brockton
I just noticed more gear whine in 1-3rd. With...

I just noticed more gear whine in 1-3rd. With bushings and short shifter installed all at once. I hardly notice it anymore, but occasionally a passenger will ask about it.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-16-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By Brockton
Sounds like a terrible shop, find a better one.

Sounds like a terrible shop, find a better one.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-15-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By Brockton
Sounds more like it just falls on its face for a...

Sounds more like it just falls on its face for a few seconds when you give it gas, so it would be before he spools.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   08-15-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By Brockton
Its possible. Its just tricky putting the cover...

Its possible. Its just tricky putting the cover back on while not messing up the gasket and having to line it back on to the cover. A 10mm ratcheting box wrench is a must have though. once you have...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   08-14-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By Brockton
I just had to replace mine on that side, do...

I just had to replace mine on that side, do yourself a favor and replace it while you have it off. It is a PITA because of clearance. I think your motor has the gaskets for the bolts as well, get...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-14-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By Brockton
Could be. Usually if there is an issue with a TGV...

Could be. Usually if there is an issue with a TGV a code will pop for it and the car will be thrown into limp mode though.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-14-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Brockton
Take the cap off of the reservoir and turn the...

Take the cap off of the reservoir and turn the wheels all the way left to right while watching the inside of the reservoir for bubbles. If you are getting bubbles you have a leak. If not it could be...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-12-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Brockton
I've never heard a throwout bearing sound like...

I've never heard a throwout bearing sound like that. And they make the most noise when you push the clutch in.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-12-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Brockton
My guess would be the input shaft bearing.

My guess would be the input shaft bearing.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-10-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By Brockton
^Not always. There are cases where people have...

^Not always. There are cases where people have cracked ringlands and their compression numbers come back okay. Do a leak down test as well.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-08-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Brockton
You are literally the first person I have ever...

You are literally the first person I have ever heard bash them. Godspeed makes cheap crap. Mishimoto goes through a lot of R&D and testing of their products.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-08-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Brockton
Haven't seen white, sounds like it would be hell...

Haven't seen white, sounds like it would be hell to clean anyway.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-08-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Brockton
Process West, Mishimoto is a great brand as well...

Process West, Mishimoto is a great brand as well if they make one for your year. Stay away from the cheap ebay crap if you are looking for quality parts.
Forum: Handling Tech   08-01-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Brockton
Also note that subaru's are typically less...

Also note that subaru's are typically less forgiving of driver error than a lot of other cars.

Its a 50/50 split between axles, if you come from rwd or fwd or certain other awd/awc's there is...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-21-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Brockton
Video? You could just be extra paranoid now and...

Video? You could just be extra paranoid now and be noticing the loud valvetrain/injector noises these motors make. A decent video of the noise would help though.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-15-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Brockton
He's still on a TD04, theres not much left to...

He's still on a TD04, theres not much left to push after stage 2, maybe a few more PSI until it turns into a giant hair dryer.

To OP, If all you wanted was something that just goes fast in a...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-10-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Brockton
Beat me to it, it happens alot on the older years.

Beat me to it, it happens alot on the older years.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-09-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By Brockton
Not sure about on the AP, but with open source...

Not sure about on the AP, but with open source you can go into the rom and turn off the codes, when you hook up a obdII code reader they won't appear. So you can pass smog and not be bothered with it.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-05-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Brockton
I always wondered about those valves, they seem...

I always wondered about those valves, they seem really convenient, but I'd be constantly paranoid that something would happen and it would dump it and i'd end up with a spun bearing. I have a oil...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-01-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Brockton
As always when changing oils, keep and eye out...

As always when changing oils, keep and eye out for consumption.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-30-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Brockton
It just came out, i would be surprised if anyone...

It just came out, i would be surprised if anyone here has used it yet and could tell you much. Put it in and see.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-27-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By Brockton
Take the ends off, then re-install it. It could...

Take the ends off, then re-install it. It could also be a boost leak elsewhere. Boost leak test will tell.

Could also be your timing being pulled, what mods do you have?
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-26-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By Brockton
In turbo cars the turbo itself creates back...

In turbo cars the turbo itself creates back pressure. Just thought i'd throw that out there
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-24-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By Brockton
No idea, haven't seen one without the engine...

No idea, haven't seen one without the engine cover on. Its just an intercooler though, there is nothing tricky about them, just look at it and figure it out.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,605
Posted By Brockton
Being a WRX I'm sure parts will come quickly, a...

Being a WRX I'm sure parts will come quickly, a lot of stuff is already in developement. Next year or two and there should be quite a bit.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-24-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Brockton
Could also be your fuel pump going out, how does...

Could also be your fuel pump going out, how does it drive normally? any surging or power loss under throttle?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-24-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Brockton
He's saying the car is stalling, not just the...

He's saying the car is stalling, not just the common dip when coming to a stop that a lot of subaru's do, I've had my intercooler off and my car still ran at idle.
Forum: New Member Intros   06-23-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Brockton
Last post was over 8 years ago dude XD Go...

Last post was over 8 years ago dude XD

Go introduce yourself!
Forum: The Hangout   06-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Brockton
I've been thinking about getting rid of my car...

I've been thinking about getting rid of my car next year. Its up there in miles for an 08, and the 08's are one of the ugliest years subaru made. XD

There's a very good chance I'm going to be...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-23-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
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Views: 459
Posted By Brockton
I have Parts store front rotors and duralast gold...

I have Parts store front rotors and duralast gold pads, car stops just fine. If you aren't tracking it, OEM replacements are perfectly fine. A better use of money would be the grimmspeed brake...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-23-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Brockton
Any check engine lights? and what mods do you...

Any check engine lights? and what mods do you have done to the car?
Forum: Handling Tech   06-19-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Brockton
I've had 60 tapers on my stockers before, 0 issues

I've had 60 tapers on my stockers before, 0 issues
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-18-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,371
Posted By Brockton
What does having a AP have to do with getting a...

What does having a AP have to do with getting a wideband? Widebands are good for any kind of tune, and give you a heads up if you start running too lean or too rich, both can damage your motor.
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