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Forum: The Hangout   08-21-2013, 02:33 AM
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Posted By Herknav
Does the Boss cost less now?

Does the Boss cost less now?
Forum: The Hangout   05-11-2013, 12:58 AM
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Posted By Herknav
You could have bought a Boss 302 for less.

You could have bought a Boss 302 for less.
Forum: The Hangout   01-21-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Herknav
Thanks man. Every time I drive it, I like it a...

Thanks man. Every time I drive it, I like it a little bit more. It was my deployment/retirement gift to myself. Just got back from deployment (landed Christmas Eve of all things... even made the...
Forum: The Hangout   01-18-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,984
Posted By Herknav
First car I spent serious money on was my 05...

First car I spent serious money on was my 05 Mustang GT vert (blown, etc). It motivated me to "improve" my WRX.

All told, I started slow...
'89 Ford Escort, (used, ended up burning to the ground)...
Forum: The Hangout   02-19-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,047
Posted By Herknav
Welcome home bro, enjoy the car... and wife......

Welcome home bro, enjoy the car... and wife... and fast food, alcohol, TV, internet, hot water, etc...
Forum: The Hangout   02-18-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,131
Posted By Herknav
...and the bad news is I curbed a wheel the other...

...and the bad news is I curbed a wheel the other day... damnit.
Forum: The Hangout   02-13-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
No stress dude... my bro is complicated, and the...

No stress dude... my bro is complicated, and the WRX I sold to my Dad... though I am looking for....something...
Forum: The Hangout   12-20-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
I am almost positive he is infantry (11Bravo?)....

I am almost positive he is infantry (11Bravo?). His deployment in 06 was to Al Asad and he worked convoy security in a gun truck (dangerous time then). His last deployment, (ended this year) was to...
Forum: The Hangout   12-18-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
I have no clue what unit, (other than 10th ID). ...

I have no clue what unit, (other than 10th ID). I believe he is straight infantry. He was in the MN Guard for his first deployment, then Riley (1st ID) for his second. He is promotable to E-5, but...
Forum: The Hangout   12-11-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
My brother just PCS'd from there to Ft Carson.

My brother just PCS'd from there to Ft Carson.
Forum: The Hangout   08-21-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Herknav
I will miss the car... but I am excited to...

I will miss the car...

but I am excited to think about what I might get to buy...
Forum: The Hangout   08-20-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Herknav
Selling the WRX...

Well, I am leaving the Subaru family. I recently returned from overseas after being gone for three years. While I was gone, I left my car in the care of my Father. Now I am back and he is still...
Forum: The Hangout   07-09-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
bah, the Deid is NOT a deployment... they have a...

bah, the Deid is NOT a deployment... they have a below-ground swimming pool, fast food, and a bar.
Forum: The Hangout   06-06-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
Aviano... been there many times. I hated parking...

Aviano... been there many times. I hated parking there...
Forum: Handling Tech   06-06-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
The Tein's are off now. Dad says one is leaking...

The Tein's are off now. Dad says one is leaking but the others look pretty good. I will be up there myself in a few weeks to look them over.


In other news, he also says the car handles very...
Forum: The Hangout   06-05-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
I think that aviation is different between AF and...

I think that aviation is different between AF and USA as well...
Forum: The Hangout   06-03-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
Flying is everything... well, to me. I have had...

Flying is everything... well, to me. I have had some of the most amazing experiences of my life flying...
Forum: The Hangout   05-21-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
Oh yeah? What's your rate? Where in Guam are...

Oh yeah? What's your rate? Where in Guam are you? I spent 2 years there at NAS Agana (back when there was an NAS Agana). I was an AT in HC-5.



You should take a drive up to the Ring. Memorial...
Forum: The Hangout   05-19-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
Thanks man. What are you looking to reclass to?

Thanks man. What are you looking to reclass to?
Forum: The Hangout   05-19-2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By Herknav
I hope you are contributing to TSB (tax-free...

I hope you are contributing to TSB (tax-free while deployed and exempt from the $16,500 limit) and the 10% interest savings account...

Al asad... last time I was there the Marine's owned it and we...
Forum: The Hangout   05-17-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By Herknav
Where in the The Suck (v2.0) are you? My brother...

Where in the The Suck (v2.0) are you? My brother is currently there as well, (coming back from his R+R right now). I know how it is with deployment money piling up in the bank and how you get all...
Forum: The Hangout   05-17-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,174
Posted By Herknav
Speaking of bringing things back from the dead......

Speaking of bringing things back from the dead...

I'm 3 weeks away from moving back stateside after 3 years of being in Germany (with 6 months of Afganistan to break it up). I'm less than 5 months...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-02-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
I'm looking forward to (eventually) seeing how...

I'm looking forward to (eventually) seeing how the setup is, but that will have ot wait until I get the car back after I go back stateside.



Sorry I didn't respond to you PM. I would be willing...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-01-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
Well, I went with GR2s and Swift springs, just...

Well, I went with GR2s and Swift springs, just ordered today (work has been busy). Of course, the springs are back-ordered for a damned month!
Forum: The Hangout   03-31-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,131
Posted By Herknav
The good news is the color is dirt-friendly......

The good news is the color is dirt-friendly... and I have a LOT of q-tips since the doc told me to quit sticking them in my ears...
Forum: The Hangout   03-25-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,131
Posted By Herknav
I dunno if I am a nut... not yet... I am a big...

I dunno if I am a nut... not yet... I am a big Mustang fan, (I am on my 3rd) and I love my Scooby... I bet it would look great in that color!

Right now, Frozen Grey is an Individual color and you...
Forum: The Hangout   03-25-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,131
Posted By Herknav
You want to see a sexy M3, google m3 in Frozen...

You want to see a sexy M3, google m3 in Frozen Grey.... ugh that looks hawt.
Forum: The Hangout   03-25-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,899
Posted By Herknav
Meh, the looks of my car(s) are for me, not for...

Meh, the looks of my car(s) are for me, not for other people. I like the way these are looking. If I find the need, I would get another WRX (maybe if my bugeye dies or something)...
Forum: The Hangout   03-25-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,131
Posted By Herknav
I thought I did... hmmmph... ok, fixed: ...

I thought I did... hmmmph... ok, fixed:

http://www.wrxtuners.com/wrx_gallery/files/5/7/3/3/dsc03826.jpg

http://www.wrxtuners.com/wrx_gallery/files/5/7/3/3/dsc03824.jpg
Forum: Handling Tech   03-24-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
so if I need to buy tophats for all four corners,...

so if I need to buy tophats for all four corners, I might as well match them front and back, with the back being the determining factor... but how do I tell what year the springs are good for???
...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-24-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
Unless the tophats are required for coilovers...

Unless the tophats are required for coilovers (with EDFC), I don't have them...

How do I tell if new tophats are required for the springs I chose?

I am pretty much set on the GR2s...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-24-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
Thanks for the link, that's about the best price...

Thanks for the link, that's about the best price I've seen for those.

I always wonder what it is my Dad is telling these folks, since it seems so obvious to me that these prices quoted are too...
Forum: The Hangout   03-24-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,131
Posted By Herknav
Yep! It's a week old now. It is an...

Yep! It's a week old now.




It is an amazing car to drive for sure.

The break-in is kinda rough... no more than 5500 rpm or 106 mph for the first 1200 miles... in the land of the autobahn!...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-23-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
That is what I am thinking of doing... purchase...

That is what I am thinking of doing... purchase the parts online and have them shipped to my Dad's house. He said he would give them a call this evening after work.
Forum: Handling Tech   03-23-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
I'm not no, but my Dad is, and one or both of the...

I'm not no, but my Dad is, and one or both of the rear coilovers are clunking loudly (need a rebuild I assume) not to mention the ride is something aweful for a daily driver... especially for an old...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-23-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
For the Kyb struts at the shop: 334304...

For the Kyb struts at the shop:

334304 struts-(front) $185.00 (x2)
springs Subaru qriginal equipt. $102.40 (x2)
334305 struts-(rear) $185.00 (x2)
rear springs...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-23-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
It would be nearly impossible for me to do the...

It would be nearly impossible for me to do the work... car is in the Twin Cities with my Dad, I am stationed in Germany. Like I say, I am doing this by remote control.
Forum: Handling Tech   03-23-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
The price is including alignment. The first price...

The price is including alignment. The first price is from a tuner shop in the Twin Cities, the second price is from the local Subaru dealership.

I asked him for the breakout (leave it to my Dad to...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-23-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
I had my Dad go get quotes for removing/replacing...

I had my Dad go get quotes for removing/replacing my coilovers, (he is driving the car right now, I'm a continent away). The prices seem high to me:

Kyb struts and Subaru springs: $1935.70 parts...
Forum: The Hangout   03-19-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,686
Posted By Herknav
Oh yeah? Where in Iraq are ya? My brother is...

Oh yeah? Where in Iraq are ya? My brother is over there right now too...

Yeah, I know, OT... but it's the Hangout, isn't everything OT?
Forum: The Hangout   03-17-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,131
Posted By Herknav
The break-in is gonna kill me...

The break-in is gonna kill me...
Forum: The Hangout   03-16-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,686
Posted By Herknav
I'm familiar with how the system works. However,...

I'm familiar with how the system works. However, he stated his family owned a bodyshop. If the company suspects he got the quote for work done there, and then proceded to get the work done cheaper at...
Forum: The Hangout   03-15-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,686
Posted By Herknav
I'd be careful about what I admit to on a public...

I'd be careful about what I admit to on a public forum. It would be foolish to think people in the industry don't peruse forums...
Forum: The Hangout   01-11-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,131
Posted By Herknav
I'll post pics when I get the car. I ordered the...

I'll post pics when I get the car. I ordered the sedan in Space Grey.
Forum: The Hangout   01-11-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,131
Posted By Herknav
Well, 2 years later and the car is still working...

Well, 2 years later and the car is still working fine... and with the weather we have had lately...

But all good things must come to an end, so I am getting rid of it, probably next month. I am...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-10-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
No worries. Now looking at that chart (missed it...

No worries. Now looking at that chart (missed it the first time through) is doesn't mention that they are compatible... hmmm....

I'd go back to the stock setup, but I want just a tiny bit more...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-10-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
Yeah, I read that one. That is where I got the...

Yeah, I read that one. That is where I got the idea of the STi springs/struts. But I wasn't sure if they would fit my bugeye.
Forum: Handling Tech   01-10-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Herknav
Getting rid of my coilovers, what now?

Currently have Tein coilovers and I just don't like the ride. The car will likely never be tracked and I just want a more comfortable ride (one that doesn't make chiropractors smile). Will the STi...
Forum: The Hangout   11-20-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,758
Posted By Herknav
Easier than a wheel, shifter, and 3 pedals?

Easier than a wheel, shifter, and 3 pedals?
Forum: The Hangout   11-20-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,758
Posted By Herknav
err, the "smg trans" is an option and you can "do...

err, the "smg trans" is an option and you can "do without" and just use the 6 speed manual... (never heard it called that).

And yeah, I did compare it.... many people suffer from the "American...
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