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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-22-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By brfatal
*smh* Why are you even turning the car on,...

*smh*

Why are you even turning the car on, much less running it into high boost? That breaking up? That's the car crying.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-19-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By brfatal
TGV CEL is automatic limp mode. I'm surprised...

TGV CEL is automatic limp mode. I'm surprised that this is all you're noticing.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-19-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By brfatal
~50 whp.

~50 whp.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-12-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By brfatal
Budget?

Budget?
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-06-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By brfatal
Up-pipe Down-pipe + tune

Up-pipe
Down-pipe + tune
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-05-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By brfatal
Do you want a diffuser or spats? There are wagon...

Do you want a diffuser or spats? There are wagon specific diffusers

This is the bugeye Subaru kit someone stuffed on a wagon. The fitment is not the same since the bumpers are different shapes...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-04-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By brfatal
LOL. The picture they used with the white car...

LOL. The picture they used with the white car isn't even the same rear spats. They are completely different.

Those are NOT '02-'03 rear spats. They won't fit a bugeye sedan properly much less a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-31-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By brfatal
Why do you need to pull the e-brake?

Why do you need to pull the e-brake?
Forum: The Hangout   05-28-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 534
Posted By brfatal
I won a raffle drawing at Boxerfest. I know one...

I won a raffle drawing at Boxerfest. I know one of the people in charge at Subie Events and he was pissed when he saw what I won. Vendor agreement required one +$200 item or 2 +$100 items. What...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-28-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By brfatal
BC cams in general are garbage. Low quality and...

BC cams in general are garbage. Low quality and prone to failure or poor fitment. In addition they are all bark and no bite. Adjustable cam gears are basically required to 'fix' their poor timing...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-28-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By brfatal
How many miles were on your car when it failed? ...

How many miles were on your car when it failed? +120,000? Will you own your car in another +120,000 miles?

:p
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-27-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By brfatal
An aluminum radiator is a waste of money on your...

An aluminum radiator is a waste of money on your car. Get an OEM replacement.
Forum: Handling Tech   05-26-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,528
Posted By brfatal
I am running 17x9 +45s. I have less inner...

I am running 17x9 +45s. I have less inner clearance than 17x8 +53. There is absolutely zero reason to run spacers.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-20-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 700
Posted By brfatal
I noticed that and that's actually my problem. 2...

I noticed that and that's actually my problem. 2 of my 3 gauges are dimmer when there is more light and brighter when there is less light. I don't know how to reverse them so they are correct.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-20-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 700
Posted By brfatal
boo-key, I have the same gauges. Any issues with...

boo-key, I have the same gauges. Any issues with some being brighter than others? My boost gauge is so dim, esp compared to the wideband.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-20-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 700
Posted By brfatal
My AEM oil pressure gauge actually required that...

My AEM oil pressure gauge actually required that the oil light be deleted.
Forum: The Hangout   05-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By brfatal
These are going on the bugeye. These are 9" +45,...

These are going on the bugeye. These are 9" +45, but will probably end up needing the 3mm spacers I bought (all 4) to clear the rear suspension.
Forum: The Hangout   05-20-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By brfatal
255/40/17

255/40/17
Forum: The Hangout   05-19-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By brfatal
Shit. I think I went too big. I'm not open to...

Shit. I think I went too big. I'm not open to fender pulling.

http://i.imgur.com/yZ8KVcS.jpg
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-17-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By brfatal
The harder you drive/the more aggressive the...

The harder you drive/the more aggressive the setup, the more blow by you will have, the more of a problem it can be.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-17-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By brfatal
Is Carbon Buildup a Problem With Direct-Injection...

Is Carbon Buildup a Problem With Direct-Injection Engines? - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2694853)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-17-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By brfatal
It's not that they are more prone to blow by, but...

It's not that they are more prone to blow by, but that GDI sprays fuel directly into the combustion chamber, rather than spraying into the intake ports in the cylinder head. Because of this the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-15-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By brfatal
For street driving you will like those.

For street driving you will like those.
Forum: The Hangout   05-13-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By brfatal
The 2 I looked at were 38 and 40 2014.

The 2 I looked at were 38 and 40 2014.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-13-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By brfatal
That splitter is sized for the JDM STI TMIC,...

That splitter is sized for the JDM STI TMIC, which is larger than the USDM STI TMIC.

The grille is $271 + shipping pre-painted.

https://www.japanparts.com/parts/detail/3380
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-13-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By brfatal
Pre-2015 WRX or any STI, depends on how you...

Pre-2015 WRX or any STI, depends on how you drive. For a 2015 WRX, mandatory.
Forum: The Hangout   05-12-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By brfatal
Yep. :p ...

Yep. :p

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10384271_10104407736622290_1457865428842728412_n.jpg?oh=191fc57716351130599b1922d72deb35&oe=55CF99F5

[edit] Dammit, hate this image...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-12-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By brfatal
STi TMICs are actually very cheap. $250-300...

STi TMICs are actually very cheap. $250-300 typically.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-12-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By brfatal
Yes, genuine. Japanparts.com Part ID...

Yes, genuine.

Japanparts.com
Part ID 009-478-003
$115.37 + shipping

http://i.imgur.com/deS0W1I.jpg
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-12-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By brfatal
Youch. Over priced. The scoops are under $150...

Youch. Over priced. The scoops are under $150 elsewhere. But yes, without a proper splitter you're not taking fill advantage of the IC. You'll want it to match the face of the core and form a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-12-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By brfatal
1. Yes. It's not so far in that you'll get lost...

1. Yes. It's not so far in that you'll get lost trying to figure stuff out.
2. Probably easier than a Jaguar.
3. Statistically less reliable than a factory motor. Depending on what pistons...
Forum: The Hangout   05-12-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By brfatal
Hey, how did that get there? :p Not As. ...

Hey, how did that get there? :p


Not As. Discontinued for the 71Rs, but those are too soft for street use. They still make regular RE-11s though, which is what I got. Jumped on them due to...
Forum: The Hangout   05-11-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By brfatal
So I bought new tires

Am I doing it rite?

http://i.imgur.com/eyZfahq.jpg?2

;)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-07-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By brfatal
Why do you need a turbo timer?

Why do you need a turbo timer?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-06-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By brfatal
It won't fit.

It won't fit.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-29-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By brfatal
As noted above, no they will not fit.

As noted above, no they will not fit.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-26-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By brfatal
1. Do you have a boost gauge? 2. A new AP...

1. Do you have a boost gauge?

2. A new AP will flash over anything currently on there, stock tune or an older AP tune.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-24-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By brfatal
Also note that this helps redistribute the...

Also note that this helps redistribute the braking bias of the car. 02-05 WRXs are way too front biased with the stock brakes. This helps 'correct' that.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-24-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By brfatal
Turbo = all the back pressure you need. ...

Turbo = all the back pressure you need.

Straight pipes are fine as long as you tune for it assuming it also replaces your cat sections. That being said, straight pipes universally sound like ass...
Forum: Road Course/Autocross Tech   04-20-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By brfatal
Spend more. :p ...

Spend more. :p

http://blackarmorhelmets.com/collections/all
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-17-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By brfatal
And take it for what it's worth, plastidip...

And take it for what it's worth, plastidip contains diluted paint thinner.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-16-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By brfatal
Yes, RCE makes spectacular springs. You're gonna...

Yes, RCE makes spectacular springs. You're gonna need to get tuned to run a downpipe. Even a catted one.

As for intake, ETS makes a nice one that doesn't scale too far off from the factory piece.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-16-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By brfatal
Powdercoating is worth it though as long as you...

Powdercoating is worth it though as long as you aren't getting outrageous quotes like $100 per wheel. Mine were redone in the stock color and 7 years later they still look as they did the day they...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   04-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By brfatal
Huh? I have ID1000s and run a Dom3.0 and have...

Huh? I have ID1000s and run a Dom3.0 and have loads of head room. Hell, 850cc will support my turbo and still have room left.... 1,000cc will support pump on a 3582R. :p

Injector size should be...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-15-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By brfatal
What brand 16G are you looking at and what are...

What brand 16G are you looking at and what are your current mods?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-07-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By brfatal
No. Also the rear O2 position is way too far...

No. Also the rear O2 position is way too far away for good AFR readings. The correct placement is only a few inches behind the turbo.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-07-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By brfatal
Late MY02 they upgraded to RA width (1mm wider)...

Late MY02 they upgraded to RA width (1mm wider) gears. By gf's June '02 MY02bugeye had a BA transmission. +08 WRXs are stronger than previous models, but you can still break them with abusive...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-29-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By brfatal
RalliTek doesn't make intercoolers. I have a...

RalliTek doesn't make intercoolers. I have a feeling he is mistaking a radiator shroud as a FMIC. Since the listing would be expired, no way for us to know unless he shares it.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-29-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By brfatal
Welcome and congrats! Are you sure it's a...

Welcome and congrats! Are you sure it's a turboback though? SPT only makes a catback, but does it have some other brand downpipe to make it a turboback? Cobb does make OTS maps for use with their...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-29-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By brfatal
Several tuners have already come out and said...

Several tuners have already come out and said that the Mishimoto intake will require custom tuning to use. If you want a reference, ask Bren Tuning. Honestly, I would go for something inexpensive...
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