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Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-22-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By Fidrat
I think I'm going with mosc on this one. Also,...

I think I'm going with mosc on this one. Also, Big Ron says,"How much torque will the OEM 5MT and 6MT clutches hold? Though no one knows for sure, common knowledge say that the 5MT will hold 300 TQ...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-20-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By Fidrat
Dang it you guys, I'm not at stock power levels...

Dang it you guys, I'm not at stock power levels anymore!!!>:D
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-20-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By Fidrat
None taken, I have a thicker skin than most. I...

None taken, I have a thicker skin than most. I hand it out and I can take it too.;)

So, stock clutch and flywheel will be best at 300WHP autocross? Or you telling me to upgrade the whole tranny?...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-20-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By Fidrat
NO! not one little bit. The last person who...

NO! not one little bit. The last person who didn't heed my advice about tires is now DEAD!!! He leaves twin baby girls and a loving wife behind. Thank GOD they weren't in the car with him!

Famous...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-19-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By Fidrat
My clutch started slipping Friday. The stock...

My clutch started slipping Friday. The stock clutch lasted 115,000mi. 107,000mi at stock power level. My new clutch has to withstand weekend autocross and daily driving at 300whp (eventually) Will...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-18-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By Fidrat
Read post #29 of this thread....

Read post #29 of this thread. http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f103/looking-advice-2002-wrx-engine-replacement-54194/index2.html Find Junior Barrios at | Prime Motoring...
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   01-17-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Fidrat
How about full catless on 91 octane? And velocity...

How about full catless on 91 octane? And velocity stack airbox mod? What about all those nice free flowing Samco intercooler pipes? Can it tune for that?

I payed good money for a pro-tune from a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-17-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Fidrat
Differential FAQ: - NASIOC...

Differential FAQ: - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15812529) Give this a look. Knowledge is power!!!:D
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-17-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By Fidrat
Unabomber's Manifesto - NASIOC...

Unabomber's Manifesto - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=533787)

Read it,know it ,live it!!!:D
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   01-17-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Fidrat
This is exactly why I'll probably never buy one....

This is exactly why I'll probably never buy one. I'd use it twice then I'd be stuck with an expensive/awesome paperweight. Maybe I'm just an old man that doesn't know any better but why are people...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-15-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By Fidrat
Any WRX? Ummm...From 02 to 07 they came with the...

Any WRX? Ummm...From 02 to 07 they came with the worlds worst all-seasons known to mankind. (not sure about 06-07)

isnt necessarily designed for winter? What WRX did you buy? I can't speak for...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-11-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Fidrat
This is why I'm gonna' have a trusted shop look...

This is why I'm gonna' have a trusted shop look at it before I do anything. Make sure your shop has one if these....
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-11-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Fidrat
Different cars do different things. Maybe he had...

Different cars do different things. Maybe he had a bad throw out bearing too and didn't know it. Or something...Maybe that is what it does right before it fails completely. Or maybe that is what he...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-11-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Fidrat
Start here...Post #15 paragraph 3 of this...

Start here...Post #15 paragraph 3 of this thread...http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f51/whats-good-transmission-02-wrx-55193/

And here for more detail...Post #6 don't let the thread title fool you...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-10-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,566
Posted By Fidrat
<a...

<a href="http://s1371.photobucket.com/user/fidrat24/media/1875b5c3-7b4e-46c7-a9bd-c51b0e70ea40_zpsc5d0f261.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   01-06-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,277
Posted By Fidrat
:mad:STILL WAITING!!!:mad:

:mad:STILL WAITING!!!:mad:
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-06-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,161
Posted By Fidrat
You have chosen....wisely!:D

You have chosen....wisely!:D
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-01-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Fidrat
Off topic ... again . Read here....

Off topic ... again . Read here. http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f52/getting-tune-monday-51897/
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-01-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Fidrat
Off topic,I will PM you soon with more info or we...

Off topic,I will PM you soon with more info or we can start a new thread.:)
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   12-31-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Fidrat
I think this is a bad idea all around, it will...

I think this is a bad idea all around, it will rust and sound like crap!! IMHO of course. I think you should wait and see what the market will bring when it catches up with the 2015 model. Warranty,...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-31-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Fidrat
Check this...

Check this out...http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f52/my-evil-plan-build-thread-50946/index3.html for how I installed a Borla cat-back solo! starting at post#33 of this thread.:D

I got it on...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-31-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Fidrat
Tune RECOMMENDED not NECESSARY on an 02. 04+ yes,...

Tune RECOMMENDED not NECESSARY on an 02. 04+ yes, 02-03 no tune needed for a bunch of stuff on an 02-03 WRX! You will be amazed how much stuff you can bolt on an 02-03! I bolted on all this...
...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-29-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By Fidrat
Naa, It's easy and you have ME!:D 1; Get...

Naa, It's easy and you have ME!:D

1; Get some of this...http://www.autozone.com/miscellaneous-cleaners-and-degreasers/electrical-parts-cleaner/crc-mass-air-flow-sensor-cleaner/36011_0_0/
2;...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-29-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Fidrat
All STi and 06+ turbo Subaru models have a...

All STi and 06+ turbo Subaru models have a catless uppipe. The big difference is that that the STI or 06+ turbo Subaru went from 2.0 to 2.5 displacement. Buscher Racing (post 318 and on) proved that...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-29-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By Fidrat
Do you know how to clean a MAF censer?

Do you know how to clean a MAF censer?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-29-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By Fidrat
Ok, so you have a wet filter. So do I. This has...

Ok, so you have a wet filter. So do I. This has happened to me before. The filter may be over oiled and collecting on the MAF making it so you have to clean the MAF censer more. See if you can get...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-28-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By Fidrat
I know,;) and you've made a good choice.:) I just...

I know,;) and you've made a good choice.:) I just thought of something...Quick question; do you have a wet or dry air filter?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-28-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By Fidrat
They could be right. Everyone who has been...

They could be right. Everyone who has been reading my posts knows how I feel about CAIs on WRXes under 300WHP so I won't go into it here. But the 03's ECU should be more forgiving than that. If you...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-28-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By Fidrat
I don't think is the hose. As long as there isn't...

I don't think is the hose. As long as there isn't a 90deg bend in the hose and if the the dia is the same then it won't make a difference.

Check that all is tight. Nobody has ever cleaned my MAF...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By Fidrat
How did you clean it?

How did you clean it?
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-27-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Fidrat
Without a press I would have to use a torch to...

Without a press I would have to use a torch to expand the bearing, cooking all the grease out of the bearing. I don't approve of this method. Also I can't have my DD down for that long.:crying:
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-26-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Fidrat
Not yet, alas, I am but a poor factory worker...

Not yet, alas, I am but a poor factory worker living paycheck to paycheck. It will take me months to save up for this but it is next on the list. I think I read on the link I provided it's around...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-26-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Fidrat
Yes,but it is making the noise under load. When...

Yes,but it is making the noise under load. When you put in the clutch you are taking off the load by letting off the gas AND putting in the clutch to shift. Try this...Go down the highway in 4th or...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Fidrat
That is EXACTLY the same sound and the same...

That is EXACTLY the same sound and the same behavior of the sound that I have. Excellent vid of the sound BTW.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-26-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Fidrat
Here is an easy test... Get in whatever gear or...

Here is an easy test... Get in whatever gear or speed that makes it the loudest, push down or side to side on your shift lever without shifting. If the noise changes in any way from doing this than...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-26-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Fidrat
Don't mistake a center diff whine for a turbo...

Don't mistake a center diff whine for a turbo whine. I did so it's easy to do. The way you described it, it sounds like a center diff whine. If it sounds like this it's not your turbo.
...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-22-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By Fidrat
Whoa! whoa! whoa! Hold up there tiger! Your...

Whoa! whoa! whoa! Hold up there tiger! Your tranny makes a noise and the 1st thought that pops into your head is a 6-speed tranny swap? C'mon man! let's work the problem! The fine folks on this...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-16-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By Fidrat
Here ya go...How to: Cut you stock turbo heat...

Here ya go...How to: Cut you stock turbo heat shield to fit bell mouth DP - Subaru Impreza WRX STI Forums: IWSTI.com...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-14-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Fidrat
I'm thinking your bank account will notice too. ...

I'm thinking your bank account will notice too.

Here's the thing...The op sounds like he isn't a mech,he's a computer guy. If this is the case he will get more instant gratification with the AP...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-13-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Fidrat
http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f52/my-evil-plan-b...

http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f52/my-evil-plan-build-thread-50946/index2.html Look here. I updated the head unit below.

Pioneer FH-X720BT CD receiver at Crutchfield.com...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-13-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Fidrat
This is a good question. This is the best answer...

This is a good question. This is the best answer I found. Cobb Accessport (?) VS. Open Source Tuning (http://igotasti.com/vBforum/showthread.php/7211-Cobb-Accessport-%28-%29-VS-Open-Source-Tuning):D
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-07-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
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Views: 892
Posted By Fidrat
Yes,that's them. They are not painted bulbs or...

Yes,that's them. They are not painted bulbs or colored glass. "It's not going to happen without changing the type of bulb" Well... that is exactly what they did!!! They are "Plasma Ion" I don't...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-06-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 18
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Views: 892
Posted By Fidrat
PIAA Plasma Ion Yellow H3 55W In the fogs. They...

PIAA Plasma Ion Yellow H3 55W In the fogs. They are 55W but they have the light output of 110W. At off angle they look a little blue/green to other drivers but the light they throw is yellow. I drive...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   12-06-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,191
Posted By Fidrat
I just saw you have an 02. The 02-03 have a...

I just saw you have an 02. The 02-03 have a unique ECU. Something about the open loop VS a closed loop system (whatever the heck that means) All I know is that it is VERY forgiving. You can slap...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-06-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
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Views: 892
Posted By Fidrat
Do you want to see in the fog,more light for the...

Do you want to see in the fog,more light for the road or is it just for show?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-06-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
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Views: 892
Posted By Fidrat
What do you have now? <a...

What do you have now?

<a href="http://s135.photobucket.com/user/fidrat/media/JDM%20headlights/IMG_1161_zps57ceed02.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-30-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By Fidrat
I hope Santa brings me one.:D

I hope Santa brings me one.:D
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-30-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By Fidrat
Thanks. I think I can handle that.:)

Thanks. I think I can handle that.:)
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-30-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By Fidrat
I was looking for a set of 06-07 calipers and I...

I was looking for a set of 06-07 calipers and I ran into this...

There's a reason why these calipers are factory equipment on the 2006-2007 model year WRX and many European models; they're...
Forum: Site Announcements   11-30-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Fidrat
Hello?...Stickers?...Anyone out there? I don't...

Hello?...Stickers?...Anyone out there? I don't mean to be pushy but it's been a few months now.:(
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