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Forum: Newbie Forum   09-28-2003, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,675
Posted By Th3Franz
Drop around 3.5g's and get UTEC, turbo upgrade,...

Drop around 3.5g's and get UTEC, turbo upgrade, injectors, FMIC, tuning. Oh, and ditch the cold air intake. Get a short ram instead. Cold air intakes tend to lean out the WRX. Oh, and maybe...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-05-2003, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,722
Posted By Th3Franz
I found some $200 coil-overs.. j/k :D

I found some $200 coil-overs.. j/k :D
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-05-2003, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By Th3Franz
You might want to consider getting an aftermarket...

You might want to consider getting an aftermarket security system. A guy on ClubWRX had a stock security system and some thieves stole his car and stripped most of the stuff out of it. The stock...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-05-2003, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By Th3Franz
Maybe. It was just a suggestion. I haven't had...

Maybe. It was just a suggestion. I haven't had to swap a tranny myself, but I know of people who have done it..
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-04-2003, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By Th3Franz
haha. I haven't learned to drive stick and I...

haha. I haven't learned to drive stick and I will be getting a WRX in a year. You could buy a 5- or 6-speed manual transmission to replace the automatic for less than $2000 probably. I'd just go...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-04-2003, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By Th3Franz
So does the UTEC store different tuning settings?...

So does the UTEC store different tuning settings? Like lets say you want to get the most out of the mods when you go to the track, but if you're driving on a long trip you want to get better gas...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-04-2003, 12:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Th3Franz
Regarding headers, at the ClubWRX forum some of...

Regarding headers, at the ClubWRX forum some of the aftermarket headers for the WRX were actually found to hurt performance and reduce horsepower and torque! Some of the headers helped, others...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-03-2003, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Th3Franz
This is the article I know of. It applies to all...

This is the article I know of. It applies to all 4-stroke engines.
http://mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-03-2003, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By Th3Franz
renichms, you need to download the right codec. ...

renichms, you need to download the right codec. Just open it in windows media player and it should find the right codec automatically. The video file is fine.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-02-2003, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By Th3Franz
And I believe they were doing a 1/8th mile, not...

And I believe they were doing a 1/8th mile, not the 1/4. The STi is so quick off the line..
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-02-2003, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Th3Franz
I'd have to agree with breaking it in harder the...

I'd have to agree with breaking it in harder the first 100 miles or so. Don't red line all the time, but running the car at higher revs occasionally the first 20 miles can help the rings seal better.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-01-2003, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,763
Posted By Th3Franz
4 gauge diameter is skimping? I hope not. :eek:

4 gauge diameter is skimping? I hope not. :eek:
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-27-2003, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,763
Posted By Th3Franz
Anything larger than 4 gauge (ie 2 gauge, 1...

Anything larger than 4 gauge (ie 2 gauge, 1 gauge, etc) is overkill in my opinion.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-25-2003, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By Th3Franz
Altezza head lights! J/k I like the STi...

Altezza head lights! J/k I like the STi headlights
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-25-2003, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
  Tornado
Views: 559
Posted By Th3Franz
But an intake might not help on a WRX since it...

But an intake might not help on a WRX since it has a good enough one to begin with. I've seen the Tornado on TV and I wondered about how well it works. You could try it I guess. Let me know if you...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-24-2003, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,830
Posted By Th3Franz
How hard is it to install a lighter flywheel?

How hard is it to install a lighter flywheel?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-24-2003, 02:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,732
Posted By Th3Franz
lmao.

lmao.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   05-21-2003, 03:53 PM
Replies: 0
  Clutch?
Views: 597
Posted By Th3Franz
Clutch?

Hey,
I was reading on the track talk forum about launching for drag racing. From what I read, it sounds like the suggested launching methods would be hard on a transmission/clutch. Therefore, I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-21-2003, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,934
Posted By Th3Franz
So where does the water go after it sprays..?

So where does the water go after it sprays..?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-21-2003, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,934
Posted By Th3Franz
Evaporation is a cooling process. That's why...

Evaporation is a cooling process. That's why when you get out of the shower and you're just standing there you feel colder. Also, that's how your body keeps its temperature about constant. You...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-21-2003, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By Th3Franz
Go with improved exhaust first. You could keep...

Go with improved exhaust first. You could keep your stock muffler if you wanted and replace the uppipe, downpipe, etc before the muffler. It depends on how loud you want your exhaust to be, but I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-21-2003, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Th3Franz
Sad that that one guy's Mini beat a WRX.. did the...

Sad that that one guy's Mini beat a WRX.. did the WRX driver fall asleep after he got off the line? Still gotta love the WRX.
Forum: The Hangout   05-20-2003, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Th3Franz
Do you mean May 31?

Do you mean May 31?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-20-2003, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
  cat's
Views: 592
Posted By Th3Franz
The government establishes laws to protect the...

The government establishes laws to protect the public and the environment. That's why they require cat's on cars and speed limits. Going faster is more dangerous. A seat belt isn't going to do...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-20-2003, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By Th3Franz
You've just got a bit more talkative Subie I...

You've just got a bit more talkative Subie I guess. :D
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-19-2003, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Th3Franz
Go easy on the caps lock please. ;)

Go easy on the caps lock please. ;)
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-19-2003, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By Th3Franz
Unless it's the exhaust pipe moving around since...

Unless it's the exhaust pipe moving around since it's just on hangers? If that's the case you shouldn't have to worry really unless it's moving around a LOT.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-18-2003, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By Th3Franz
True. It's your call. I'm an audiophile so I...

True. It's your call. I'm an audiophile so I guess I'm biased toward the aftermarket. The instances in which a professional messes up an install are quite unlikely. Just make sure it's from a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-17-2003, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By Th3Franz
I haven't heard the sub/amp upgrade myself, but...

I haven't heard the sub/amp upgrade myself, but checking the specs and that, you'd be better off getting aftermarket sub(s) and amp. It's probably cheaper to get aftermarket speakers too, btw. It's...
Forum: The Hangout   05-17-2003, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By Th3Franz
haha. good point

haha. good point
Forum: The Hangout   05-17-2003, 02:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By Th3Franz
haha I wish i was a repo man..

haha I wish i was a repo man..
Forum: The Hangout   05-17-2003, 02:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,723
Posted By Th3Franz
7 as in jack daniels? :D

7 as in jack daniels? :D
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-15-2003, 11:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,251
Posted By Th3Franz
I'll never buy a Mitsubishi car simply because of...

I'll never buy a Mitsubishi car simply because of the fact that they made many war planes for Japan during WWII. Why support a company that helped kill your fellow Americans (if you're American...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-15-2003, 02:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By Th3Franz
Generally I've heard that Subarus are quite...

Generally I've heard that Subarus are quite reliable. My grandparents had an old mid-eighties subaru they drove a lot and they sold it a few years ago but last I heard it is still running.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-14-2003, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Th3Franz
why do they have 3 cats then?

why do they have 3 cats then?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-14-2003, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By Th3Franz
Hey, I'm a college student and it will cost me a...

Hey, I'm a college student and it will cost me a lot just to get the WRX (if I do, even). :p
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2003, 11:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,251
Posted By Th3Franz
Wanna buy me a car? :D

Wanna buy me a car? :D
Forum: The Hangout   05-13-2003, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By Th3Franz
You have to be a member to see their forum? Aw,...

You have to be a member to see their forum? Aw, I don't want to waste time to register there.
Forum: Regional WRX Clubs   05-13-2003, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By Th3Franz
I don't live in Chicago but I go to college in...

I don't live in Chicago but I go to college in Madison, WI. Also, I don't have a WRX yet but it still would be fun to see what you guys have. !Thumbs Up
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2003, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By Th3Franz
Even if you just get a better head unit, your...

Even if you just get a better head unit, your speakers will sound better. Stock head units don't push much power usually. In my car I left the stock speakers alone and added a Pioneer Head unit. ...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2003, 04:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,251
Posted By Th3Franz
Hm... Where are these from again?

Hm... Where are these from again?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-13-2003, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By Th3Franz
What do you guys do to measure WHP? Are there...

What do you guys do to measure WHP? Are there AWD dynamometers near where you live? I'm not sure if there are any near me..

And oh yeah, do you have the link to where you got that from sphinx?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2003, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
  cat's
Views: 592
Posted By Th3Franz
cat's

I just wanted to give my personal opinion on people removing cat's for a performance exhaust system. The cat's are there for a reason to limit emissions, and I'm no green peace member or whatever,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2003, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
  Gas
Views: 706
Posted By Th3Franz
So what MPG are you getting?

So what MPG are you getting?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2003, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By Th3Franz
I listened to most of them but I'm not sure which...

I listened to most of them but I'm not sure which one sounds the best.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2003, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
  Gas
Views: 706
Posted By Th3Franz
I was wondering about how much the premium gas is...

I was wondering about how much the premium gas is over regular unleaded as well.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2003, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By Th3Franz
If you touch the ground with your foot while you...

If you touch the ground with your foot while you are still seated in the car, that should ground you. It could be from static generated from the seats. This happens often in my car (not a WRX), and...
Forum: The Hangout   05-13-2003, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By Th3Franz
What RPM were you shifting at?

What RPM were you shifting at?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2003, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Th3Franz
Uh oh. I don't think I want to know what...

Uh oh. I don't think I want to know what happened, but I have a guess.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2003, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,070
Posted By Th3Franz
I don't have WRX yet but I was wondering if there...

I don't have WRX yet but I was wondering if there were any suspension upgrades that would improve handling and the ride quality both? I've ridden in Buicks all of my life, but I could probably get...
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