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Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-08-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By 2006WRXTR
I will not be able to get to an autox until I get...

I will not be able to get to an autox until I get Keith for awdtuning.com to look at my car. I might have a problem with my injectors.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-07-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By 2006WRXTR
I need new Springs for my 2006 WRX

I currently have Cobb's on my WRX. But after 50,000 miles, including some autox, my rear is down a half an inch.

So, do I get new Cobb springs or RCE Yellows?

They need to fit the existing...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-17-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,072
Posted By 2006WRXTR
My mistake.

My mistake.
Forum: Handling Tech   03-14-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,072
Posted By 2006WRXTR
245 is most likely the widest tire you can go...

245 is most likely the widest tire you can go without rubbing. 235's will easily fit the stock 17x7 wheel.
Forum: Handling Tech   03-07-2008, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Most of the time, I only have my kids in the back...

Most of the time, I only have my kids in the back seat. But I do take people from work to lunch in my car [4 people] and when I autocross, I am am loaded down going to/from the event: extra set of...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-23-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,343
Posted By 2006WRXTR
prosports are great gauges. i recommend them. if...

prosports are great gauges. i recommend them. if you get an O2, get the one from innovate motorsports.
Forum: Handling Tech   02-23-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By 2006WRXTR
I have Cobb's. I love them. I also just put 245's...

I have Cobb's. I love them. I also just put 245's on the car, and they fit perfectly under the wheel well.
Forum: Handling Tech   02-16-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Sounds like you might just need an alignment, and...

Sounds like you might just need an alignment, and not a camber kit. Camber kits are installed to increase camber, not to decrease camber.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-05-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,561
Posted By 2006WRXTR
19.5 would be the ideal psi, but the ECU...

19.5 would be the ideal psi, but the ECU compensates for air temp, etc. It only going down from 19.5.



For the most accurate reading, it is best to drill the manifold. I am not a whiz at this...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-26-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By 2006WRXTR
What is the offset of those?

What is the offset of those?
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-07-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,573
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Get the 18g. The APS DR525, while retaining...

Get the 18g.

The APS DR525, while retaining the bumper beam and fog lights, still requires cutting off some bits, both metal and plastic. Go to their website for installation details.

I still...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-06-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,573
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Do you eventually plan on getting a larger turbo?...

Do you eventually plan on getting a larger turbo? If not, a TMIC will be more than enough.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-06-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Yup. This is only 200 bucks. And plugs right into...

Yup. This is only 200 bucks. And plugs right into your computer for logging with either StreetTuner or Enginuity. Nice. No need for a gauge for this; but hey; why not. :D
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-29-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By 2006WRXTR
When you disconnected the battery, you reset the...

When you disconnected the battery, you reset the ECU. Give it a little time to cycle through.

As for the sound, did you previously have the stock intake on? If so, you might just be hearing the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-29-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,305
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Yes. It is. I stand corrected. Thanks! Spray that...

Yes. It is. I stand corrected. Thanks! Spray that part only... try not to spray it 'directly' as it it could damage that portion.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-27-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,305
Posted By 2006WRXTR
It is easy. On my intake, the MAF on the intake...

It is easy. On my intake, the MAF on the intake tube; the black square held on by two bolts between the two clamps. The MAF in the picture below is stock, so yours will look the same, or similar....
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-27-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,561
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Not digging a hole, just stating your preference....

Not digging a hole, just stating your preference.

I like the EGT myself. :D
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-27-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,561
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Agreed. If you are not tuning yourself, you...

Agreed. If you are not tuning yourself, you really do not need all of the gauges.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-26-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,561
Posted By 2006WRXTR
I have Prosport boost and EGT. I installed both...

I have Prosport boost and EGT. I installed both myself. Easy to do. I think I have a pic in my gallery of them. I used Autometer single gauge pods and attached them to my a-pillar. I just liked this...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-26-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By 2006WRXTR
You should definitely feel a difference. Reset...

You should definitely feel a difference. Reset you ECU and elet the computer do its thing again.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-26-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Give it a little time. Other then an increase in...

Give it a little time. Other then an increase in boost pressure, you will not have 'instant' results. The computer needs up to 100 miles to set itself up.

You will notice the change today.
Forum: The Hangout   12-24-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,588
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Plain and simple. Wait. Then reward yourself by...

Plain and simple. Wait. Then reward yourself by spending that 810 bucks you just saved on insurance, by waiting, on some go fast bits.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-24-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By 2006WRXTR
You'll be fine with the AEM; the difference is...

You'll be fine with the AEM; the difference is the 'diameter' of the intake pipe over stock. In theory you need to calibrate the MAF to compensate for the extra air coming in. The stage one map is...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-24-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By 2006WRXTR
I have Cobb's StreetTuner software. My...

I have Cobb's StreetTuner software. My progression into tuning was starting with Cobb's AccessPort [v1] and putting the Stage 2 map on my WRX. From there, I focused on just reading about tuning....
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   12-17-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Yeah, mine was that too; 9.99. You cannot input...

Yeah, mine was that too; 9.99. You cannot input over 10 seconds. I just took it off for the time being.

And LOTS of street racing going on... I noticed that too.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-17-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,507
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Lease's are not ideal for a buy out. They are...

Lease's are not ideal for a buy out. They are meant for returning them after the contracted time. If you are planning on buying it, just take a 5 or 6 year loan out on the car; and pay it up in a few...
Forum: The Hangout   12-17-2007, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Na. That would be the most responsible thing to...

Na. That would be the most responsible thing to do. Not ready to do that. :D
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-15-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,452
Posted By 2006WRXTR
I use the Pennzoil full synthetic. It's nice. I...

I use the Pennzoil full synthetic. It's nice. I heard RP is hands down the best, but with that said, if you are not racing your car a lot, RP is overkill. Just my two cents.
Forum: The Hangout   12-15-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By 2006WRXTR
You're right. I assumed it was not big deal being...

You're right. I assumed it was not big deal being that the mounting points are the same; but that is not the case. Maybe I can just get some really stiff bushings to replace the existing ones.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-14-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Thanks! I have gotten a lot of compliments on my...

Thanks! I have gotten a lot of compliments on my gauges. Seems like people just assume you need the gauge pod if you plan on putting them on your a-pillar.

The intercooler kit is from Nitrous...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-14-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By 2006WRXTR
I have the Prosport electrical boost gauge....

I have the Prosport electrical boost gauge. Highly recommended. Easy to install. I slpiced right into my fuse box. I have a pic in my gallery. I used Autometer single gauge pods that I mounted to my...
Forum: The Hangout   12-14-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Crank pulley's... that would be good. Not sure...

Crank pulley's... that would be good. Not sure about the TGV delete's as do not know how to tune for them just yet. but I will research it now. Great suggestions. Thank you.
Forum: The Hangout   12-14-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Got 700 bucks, suggestions on buying?

Going to buy some Christmas goodies. Looking into the following:

1. New top mount intercooler.
- Still running stock turbo, but have upp'd the boost a bit with Cobb's StreetTuner

2....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-03-2007, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,890
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Sounds like you will need to replace the clutch....

Sounds like you will need to replace the clutch. When getting another one, you might as well replace the flywheel as well. :)
Forum: Handling Tech   10-23-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,389
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Perfect. Thank you. Planning on installing my...

Perfect. Thank you. Planning on installing my RCE's on Friday. Also installing front end links. I can't wait.
Forum: Handling Tech   10-23-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,389
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Front camber plate install guide?

I searched the forums and had not found anything. Can anyone help me find a good install guide?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-28-2007, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Any modification you make could still be...

Any modification you make could still be considered a 'daily driver' car. It all depends on how much you are will to compromise.

With that said, adding a bigger turbo will not change the actual...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   08-27-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,825
Posted By 2006WRXTR
If it is relatively humid with 95 degree...

If it is relatively humid with 95 degree temperture, I doubt a stage two WRX will hit 13.6 or better.

Living in Texas, I had a 1.899 second 60' time; and a 14 second 1/4 mile. The STG2 STi's...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-23-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Is it not boosting at all? Or are you trying to...

Is it not boosting at all? Or are you trying to get it to boost more then stock?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-21-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By 2006WRXTR
I have a red rex.

I have a red rex.
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Per Square Inch. That's imperial.

Per Square Inch. That's imperial.
Forum: Handling Tech   08-17-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By 2006WRXTR
^^ Too funny. I will have to try that. ...

^^ Too funny. I will have to try that.

There is a divisional here tomorrow. I am excited to take my WRX on the course. Dang thing feels like it is on rails. It will be interesting to see how it...
Forum: Handling Tech   08-17-2007, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By 2006WRXTR
^^ Starts at highway speeds on any road... pretty...

^^ Starts at highway speeds on any road... pretty consistant. Nothing dangerous, but just a little more 'squirrelly' than it used to be. I have the Southwest SCCA divisional this weekend. I am...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-17-2007, 05:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,266
Posted By 2006WRXTR
what type of rallying?

what type of rallying?
Forum: Handling Tech   08-16-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Ha! I do use the bathroom scale... it is how I...

Ha! I do use the bathroom scale... it is how I know when to stop eating. I keep it under the kitchen table.

I have the G-Tech/Pro RR. It is an accelerometer. I love it. You type in your cars stats...
Forum: Handling Tech   08-16-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Mostly flat... there is usually a corner or two...

Mostly flat... there is usually a corner or two that is either a little on/off camber. As for loading the car, I run R-comp slicks. It is not unusual to be 1.15 - 1.2g's on the sweepers and almost...
Forum: Handling Tech   08-16-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Well, I will be getting camber plates very soon....

Well, I will be getting camber plates very soon. I purchased the RCE non-lowering plates. I do a lot of autox and need more camber. More camber! :)

Yeah, I will go to a more stock-like camber once...
Forum: Handling Tech   08-16-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Good question. Not entirely sure of the toe and...

Good question. Not entirely sure of the toe and camber on the front. I know that when I got the springs installed, the guys at Subaru of Dallas made the camber slightly 'sporty'; toe I figure would...
Forum: Handling Tech   08-15-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Sorry. The back end is not drifting. That's...

Sorry. The back end is not drifting. That's staying put. Instead, I need to make many more steering inputs to keep it going straight. So I guess the steering is very responsive. And it is not a front...
Forum: Handling Tech   08-15-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By 2006WRXTR
Cobb sway / Whiteline rear endlinks | drift on highway

I used to have the stock rear endlinks attached to the middle position of my cobb rear sway bar.

Recently, I replaced the OEM's rears with Whiteline endlinks. At the same time I attached them to...
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