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Forum: The Hangout   04-26-2007, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By latinWRX
Subarus in Snowy Places

Ok, so as my profile says, I'm from Puerto Rico so it's not cold...at all. I'm gonna move to the upper states where it's cold and snowy to study. Question is: if I take my WRX wagon, will the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-19-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By latinWRX
Even better....they're Latinwrx's retrofits!!...

Even better....they're Latinwrx's retrofits!! :sneaky: :cool:

And yeah....I've had HID's for quite some time now, but I wanted to make my headlights legal and cooler, so I went the retrofit way....
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-27-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By latinWRX
Yup....those angel eyes are in the foglights, but...

Yup....those angel eyes are in the foglights, but like I said, the HID's outshine them. But, they look cool when they are turned on alone.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-27-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By latinWRX
Na man...not really. I've done my research and...

Na man...not really. I've done my research and leveled the beams good. Also, I tested it out with several cars and the height is good (obviously not perfect).

As for the high beams, the light...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-26-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By latinWRX
Sorry for the late reply...

Sorry for the late reply...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-20-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By latinWRX
I'll post a picture with the headlights and the...

I'll post a picture with the headlights and the foglights on. the foglights have the angle eyes (actual BMW), but the HID's don't let them shine...they did before I got the bulbs and they look...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-20-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By latinWRX
I took them to a place to have them buffed cause...

I took them to a place to have them buffed cause they had all the goo from some eyelids I had on them before the retrofit. Also, the lens from the close up was my test headlight and I accidentally...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-19-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,938
Posted By latinWRX
I dunno man....but unless you paint the side...

I dunno man....but unless you paint the side skirts silver, it's gonna look kinda bad IMO.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-19-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By latinWRX
No....not that I need them :). I mean, the HID's...

No....not that I need them :). I mean, the HID's light up the whole road and I also have the fog lights HIDs so it's like driving during the day.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-17-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By latinWRX
New Custom Headlights. Tell me what you guys think!!

Ok... so I want your thoughts on these headlights. They are custom made HID projector headlights. They took me quite some time, but they are nicely aligned and have a great cut-off (Stanley...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-11-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,580
Posted By latinWRX
Yeah....I've had the GFB Hybrid BOV for almost 5...

Yeah....I've had the GFB Hybrid BOV for almost 5 years and it has always reacted like that. And I've taken it out and put it back on several times and my car still behaves like that. Now, it's only...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-10-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By latinWRX
I sorta understand the solenoid thing now. But,...

I sorta understand the solenoid thing now. But, if I haven't installed the UTEC yet, then I should simply tune it regularly (just following the gauges) right? The lowering 30% of the boost map is...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-05-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By latinWRX
Ok...Im a bit confused.WTF How can I controll...

Ok...Im a bit confused.WTF How can I controll boost if I dont have a boost controller? I mean, the aftermarket solenoid only controlls the wastegate actuator, but does not limit the boost (I'd have...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-25-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By latinWRX
Ok...so Im thinking about this setup to controll...

Ok...so Im thinking about this setup to controll the boost: I'll get the GM solenoid to control higher boost levels while using the ABC from the UTEC to control the boost itself (aka. control the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-24-2006, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By latinWRX
where can I find the gm bcs?

where can I find the gm bcs?
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-23-2006, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By latinWRX
Yup, it sounds like your clutch is slipping. Time...

Yup, it sounds like your clutch is slipping. Time to get a new one.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-23-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By latinWRX
Perrin Universal Electronic Turbo Boost Controller...any good?

So im searching for an EBC cause over here in Puerto Rico, people don't use the ABC that the UTEC brings because we've found that it gives under high boost, and it doesn't allow for fine...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-25-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By latinWRX
Yup... all you need is that adapter to ensure a...

Yup... all you need is that adapter to ensure a nice tight fit. As for the setup, that's the setup that I'm aiming for as well.... so far I've got the Helix UP/DP (all of my money went to suspension...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-20-2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By latinWRX
no you dont but you will need an adapter for the...

no you dont but you will need an adapter for the helix dp and the borla:

http://www.daddysscp.com/dcart4/product.php?productid=47&cat=0&page=1

But, if you are gonna raise boost, get an uppipe!!!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-17-2005, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By latinWRX
It seems that you picked a rather strange wire to...

It seems that you picked a rather strange wire to power the gauge. I might be wrong, but check and see that the wire that you used is not linked to the turning signal nor the brake HAHAHA (sorry... I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-24-2005, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By latinWRX
Like you said.... when in the 50/50 mode...

Like you said.... when in the 50/50 mode (position) the wooosh is not as loud; it's half as loud (jejeje.... I don't know the REAL fraction).
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-18-2005, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By latinWRX
The most secure way is to buy the adapter from...

The most secure way is to buy the adapter from daddysscp to make a clean and secure joint. It will make the buldged Borla joint flat-flanged to mate with the flat-flanged Helix.

Adapter:...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-16-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By latinWRX
For what it seems, we could assume that it only...

For what it seems, we could assume that it only does it at low revolutions (before entering boost and after venting/shifting). Have you changed the engine oil lately? To put a worse case scenario,...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-16-2005, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By latinWRX
Ok, I had a similar issue. My problem was that...

Ok, I had a similar issue. My problem was that one of the intercooler bolts was loose and I was loosing boost pressure to the atmosphere. It sounded like I had a cat (no, not the car part, but the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-15-2005, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By latinWRX
make sure all the connections and tubing are...

make sure all the connections and tubing are sealed tight. At idle you do get vaccum,but you won't read full boost if you are just revving.... you have to actually accelerate the car (ie it should...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-11-2005, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By latinWRX
C'mon... I know someone must have some insight...

C'mon... I know someone must have some insight about this...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-10-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By latinWRX
HAHAHA cali is on another league.... Also, I...

HAHAHA cali is on another league.... Also, I wanna have a cat cause it'll be on my conscious if i dont, and like i said, just for that visual security if cops want to bother someone.
BTW--- I went...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-10-2005, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By latinWRX
Txs Unichip

Ok... so this kid wants to sell me this unichip for 75 bucks. He has a 98 impreza and bought it bought it was for 02-03 models (whatever... that's his story). My question is: is it worth it to buy...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-02-2005, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By latinWRX
Environmentally conscious/friendly !Thumbs Up And...

Environmentally conscious/friendly !Thumbs Up And I have that visual inspection part... dont care if it's a bit harder to see than the rest plus I won't get that black smoke like some subies I've...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-31-2005, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By latinWRX
I'm really more concered with the power...

I'm really more concered with the power differences. Also, will the sound be sorta "can-like", taking in consideration that I will be using the stock muffler (eg. stock resonator) for a much larger...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-31-2005, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
  HID's
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Posted By latinWRX
i dunno... but my HID install does not look like...

i dunno... but my HID install does not look like the top picture... its more like the bottom one. I thought you could only get the top picture with projector headlights?!?!?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-30-2005, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By latinWRX
helix vs bosal dp HELP!!!!

I'm not sure which to get. Helix catted or bosal. The helix has a highflow and is 3in all the way which makes me think that it is better, but it is a lot louder (i think). On the other hand, the...
Forum: Handling Tech   10-28-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By latinWRX
If you want it for your wife (a nice, stable,...

If you want it for your wife (a nice, stable, confortable ride), I would suggest the TEIN Comfort Street. Put them on soft for her and when ever you want to run, put'em on hard. I have them for my...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-20-2005, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By latinWRX
You will burn the clutch a little, but that is...

You will burn the clutch a little, but that is normal... and don't drop the clutch...ever. IF you drop the clutch, be prepared to buy a new tranny at the least... unless you are lucky (there are...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-14-2005, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By latinWRX
BIENVENIDO!! WELCOME!! With 1700 dollars you...

BIENVENIDO!! WELCOME!! With 1700 dollars you could get all those things you want except that the rims would have to be Rotas (www.subydude.com), and they are REALLY nice wheels for the price. ...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-13-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By latinWRX
Did it just start a couple of days ago or has it...

Did it just start a couple of days ago or has it been like that since you installed them? Also, if you don't mind, why ARE you selling your coilovers for some springs?

I would change the damping...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-12-2005, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
  Update
Views: 586
Posted By latinWRX
gauges, suspension. After that, you can get a new...

gauges, suspension. After that, you can get a new turbo and fuel system to go with it (oh.... and a Valentines ;) )
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-11-2005, 08:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,965
Posted By latinWRX
I'll try and post some pics soon.

I'll try and post some pics soon.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-10-2005, 09:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,965
Posted By latinWRX
I mean, you COULD use the pentium but it's gonna...

I mean, you COULD use the pentium but it's gonna drain your battery ALOT faster, and I don't know if that box is gonna fit under your driver's seat where I have mine. You can also use the power...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-10-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,965
Posted By latinWRX
right now (because of hardware issues) I have my...

right now (because of hardware issues) I have my laptop as my carPC so I have it with a switch. When I get the RAM for my carPC (prob tomorrow) I'll have it so it turns on from standby (and you...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-10-2005, 08:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,965
Posted By latinWRX
Nice setup bro. If ya need any help or...

Nice setup bro. If ya need any help or suggestions on the carpc holla. I've got a nice setup so if you get stuck or anything.

2002 WAGON (W00T) :rocks:

TEIN CS Coilovers
CUSCO carbonfiber...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-10-2005, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By latinWRX
Ok, assuming you cut the wires (since you don't...

Ok, assuming you cut the wires (since you don't mention it clearly), I would say that the problem might be that the gauge is not getting the correct reading due to voltage problems. Make sure to get...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-10-2005, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By latinWRX
some other GREAT sites are: ...

some other GREAT sites are:

www.mauromotorsports.com (Excellent site, great prices,my personal preference)
www.vividracing.com
www.jscspeed.com
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-06-2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By latinWRX
.1 what? bar, KPa, Pa, mmHg, psi....?? If it's...

.1 what? bar, KPa, Pa, mmHg, psi....?? If it's bar well then it should be reading more than 1 bar (since WRX's read about 1 bar); I'd say about 1.1-1.2 bar (= 16 psi).

EDIT:

^^^ It seems we...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-05-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By latinWRX
Make sure the lines are connected tightly at the...

Make sure the lines are connected tightly at the T.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-30-2005, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By latinWRX
He wants the CLUNK sounds, which comes from...

He wants the CLUNK sounds, which comes from shifting gears and the clutch huging the engine plate.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-30-2005, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By latinWRX
Ok... you want that sweet noise? It's gonna cost...

Ok... you want that sweet noise? It's gonna cost you like 5 grand: buy a new dogbox transmission. It's got that clunking noise. Good luck.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-29-2005, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,358
Posted By latinWRX
Right... stopping is key !Thumbs Up (but, my...

Right... stopping is key !Thumbs Up (but, my opinion, don't go Brembo or Stoptech or anything like that unless you have lots of power; simply get new and better pads like some Hawk RPS).
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-28-2005, 04:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,358
Posted By latinWRX
Ok... first off... you'll hear a 50/50 on where...

Ok... first off... you'll hear a 50/50 on where to put 2 grand: suspension (control the animal first) or power (turn that animal into a beast cause it already handles great). Personally I went the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-28-2005, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
  newbb
Views: 1,794
Posted By latinWRX
Yeah....if you wanna put it into first gear you...

Yeah....if you wanna put it into first gear you gotta do it at less than say 5 mph and you have to sorta slide it into gear.
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