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Forum: Newbie Forum   12-19-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By sicc_soul
what about when I plugged in the accessport it...

what about when I plugged in the accessport it would say to verify that its being used on a 2010 WRX?
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-19-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By sicc_soul
Can I sell my AccessPORT to another year WRX?

Yeah, perfect question for a Noob forum I guess. Basically I traded in my 2010 WRX (needed a truck) and Im trying to sell my COBB accessport and intake, I know the intake will fit 08+ WRX's and...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-01-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,594
Posted By sicc_soul
yeah, lesson learned.

yeah, lesson learned.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-30-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,594
Posted By sicc_soul
So has anyone heard of any late effects of too...

So has anyone heard of any late effects of too much oil? I mean, it runs fine now (no leaks, smoke or anything) but is it going to blow up next week?? Ok, maybe not next week but you know what I mean
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-29-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,594
Posted By sicc_soul
So subaru's findings: "Found engine oil...

So subaru's findings:
"Found engine oil overfilled approx 1.5qts. Oil is blowing by pistons and being forced up into intake and out of intake seals"......."Not a matter for warranty"

FML!!!
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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-29-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,594
Posted By sicc_soul
I drove for about 350 miles with too much...

I drove for about 350 miles with too much oil.....how bad is this? I did once notice white smoke on start up but that was it. Otherwise its been driving fine and no issues.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-29-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,594
Posted By sicc_soul
Word from Subaru. So, apparently when I took my...

Word from Subaru. So, apparently when I took my car to Firestone auto care for an oil change they put way too much oil in. Subaru told me this is "very bad", but I cant remember where they said oil...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-28-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,594
Posted By sicc_soul
2010 WRX 19k miles oil leak, WTF?!?!?

Just noticed my '10 WRX with only 19k miles is leaking. I've found oil on the top of the block so I know its not a simple plug or filter leak. All I have done to my vehicle is a CBE and stage 1 Cobb...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-08-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,768
Posted By sicc_soul
eh, if you didnt move it the water would have...

eh, if you didnt move it the water would have probably got in to the cabin and totaled it anyway
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-23-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By sicc_soul
.....I still want my $20 from brfatal :p

.....I still want my $20 from brfatal :p
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-23-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By sicc_soul
Its all very simple, there's even a video or 2 on...

Its all very simple, there's even a video or 2 on youtube showing how to install an intake. When he said Cobb certified, I think he just ment buy it from Cobb and/or get the map(s) from them. The...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-23-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By sicc_soul
COBB Stage 1 tune with SF. Would you like me to...

COBB Stage 1 tune with SF. Would you like me to PM you my Paypal account info???!Laugh!
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-17-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By sicc_soul
Having lived in Sacramento, you'd defanitely want...

Having lived in Sacramento, you'd defanitely want to check to see if the first one has a salvage title
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-16-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,055
Posted By sicc_soul
reguardless it has 275 HP, a V6 Camaro has 305...

reguardless it has 275 HP, a V6 Camaro has 305 and the WRX will spank it daily (with a studded leather belt mind you). This Kia is in no way a competitor to the WRX, its a family sedan with a turbo....
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-15-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,055
Posted By sicc_soul
!Thumbs Up

!Thumbs Up
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-15-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,055
Posted By sicc_soul
wow, is this a real conversation?!?! You buy a...

wow, is this a real conversation?!?! You buy a Kia because you dont have any interest in cars, it's just transpotation to you. You buy a WRX because you are into cars, performance, and tuning. If...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-15-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By sicc_soul
for the parts question, try partstrain.com, used...

for the parts question, try partstrain.com, used 'em a few times, they have everything and decent prices.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-14-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,649
Posted By sicc_soul
yeah, i just did a COBB stage 1 with SF and I'm...

yeah, i just did a COBB stage 1 with SF and I'm more than happy with the results.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-14-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By sicc_soul
yeah, you can occasionally get a good deal on a...

yeah, you can occasionally get a good deal on a salvage title (had one in HS and never had any issues), just gotta be careful and look over EVERY inch of the car, ie. body lines line up and are...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-12-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By sicc_soul
Stage 1 Cobb with SF 91ACN octane: 11.7% HP...

Stage 1 Cobb with SF 91ACN octane: 11.7% HP increase (31 HP)
....contacted COBB, without intake its about a 6% increase (91 octane)
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-12-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By sicc_soul
Show me a stage 1 with intake setup for 02-07 WRX...

Show me a stage 1 with intake setup for 02-07 WRX that gives 30hp, because thats what you get with an 08+ (on 91 octane mind you)
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-12-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By sicc_soul
Cant speak for the drop in, but if its like...

Cant speak for the drop in, but if its like anything else with the WRX you'll probaly need a tune (even Perrins intake needs a tune). COBB's AP is simple and user friendly. 30hp increase defanitley...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-12-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By sicc_soul
Yes on intake for '11 WRX (with tune). Intakes...

Yes on intake for '11 WRX (with tune). Intakes for older WRX's can be pointless, but for the 08+ different story. I see you live in Cali so you're stuck with 91 ocatane like myself, but COBB's stage...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-12-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By sicc_soul
could also just be SPT exhaust tips, either way,...

could also just be SPT exhaust tips, either way, can you hear your exhaust or is it quiet? The SPT is "loud" (not a loud as others, but loud), like you have a hole in your muffler
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-12-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By sicc_soul
car fax will show you little to nothing, all it...

car fax will show you little to nothing, all it will say is that it was in a wreck or stolen, wont give detail. Gotta be careful with salvage titles, basically it was either totaled in a wreck or was...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-09-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,649
Posted By sicc_soul
going off of COBB's web page, a stage one on 93...

going off of COBB's web page, a stage one on 93 octane will give you 8.6% more HP, while a stage one with an intake will give you 16.6%.......Looks like an intake with tune adds power (significant)...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-08-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By sicc_soul
Cheap HP yes, AT FIRST. Filling up that bottle...

Cheap HP yes, AT FIRST. Filling up that bottle with defanitely empty your pockets overtime. I ran a 65 shot on my dohc del Sol back in the day. Never had any engine problems, but I was dropping...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-08-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,649
Posted By sicc_soul
COBB intake with accessport

COBB intake with accessport
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-08-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,649
Posted By sicc_soul
Nope. Perrin claims their intake is safe (which...

Nope. Perrin claims their intake is safe (which it might be), they show air/fuel ratio numbers on their website, BUT interestingly enough they DONT show any graphs with HP gains. I was dumb enough to...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-07-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,994
Posted By sicc_soul
AZ, CA, & NV SUCK!!!.....well the fuel does...

AZ, CA, & NV SUCK!!!.....well the fuel does anyways :-p
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-06-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,994
Posted By sicc_soul
91 is the minimum. AZ, CA, and NV only have 91....

91 is the minimum. AZ, CA, and NV only have 91. You can do plenty with 91 octane, but 93 or higher will always be better. To the tuning question, COBB makes specific maps for 91 octane. Interesting...
Forum: The Hangout   08-06-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,663
Posted By sicc_soul
Shit, I live in the desert, I would have 3rd...

Shit, I live in the desert, I would have 3rd degree burns if i drove barefoot with my metal pedals
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By sicc_soul
You better get a paternity test if that happens:p

You better get a paternity test if that happens:p
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By sicc_soul
Had bad experiences buying Chinese made parts,...

Had bad experiences buying Chinese made parts, ie. cheaper material, dont fit correctly ect (Had a friend whos chinese made CF hood decided to fly off on the highway, even had hood pins). This insert...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By sicc_soul
yeah some good prices BUT made in China, so I...

yeah some good prices BUT made in China, so I wouldn't buy a complete hood or anything big/major
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By sicc_soul
STI/WRX 2010 same hood?

Ricey or not I want to get a carbon fiber hood scoop insert for my 2010 WRX. I found one but it says for STI, aren't the STI and WRX hoods the same for my generation WRX?

Subaru Impreza/WRX STI...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   06-15-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By sicc_soul
Simple, cars that are threats to thiers, they...

Simple, cars that are threats to thiers, they dont like. Kinda like the whole import vs domestic BS.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-31-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,564
Posted By sicc_soul
um, with how picky these motors are, I would...

um, with how picky these motors are, I would never run less than 91 octane.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-29-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,589
Posted By sicc_soul
+3, I think when everyone first puts on an...

+3, I think when everyone first puts on an exhaust their MPG's go down because their driving habbits change due to being able to now hear the exhaust.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-28-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,366
Posted By sicc_soul
TAILS!!! (everyone loves some tail:D)

TAILS!!! (everyone loves some tail:D)
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-28-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By sicc_soul
I'd call/email COBB or whoever you have your off...

I'd call/email COBB or whoever you have your off the shelf tune by and see whats best (they might even be able to make a custom map for you). It sucks only having 91 octane when all the tunes are...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-28-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By sicc_soul
Your in my same boat (l live in AZ) Take note...

Your in my same boat (l live in AZ) Take note though, if you go with COBB and you have to use CA, NV, or AZ gas, a stage 1 with an intake might give you more HP than a stage 2. I'm well aware this...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-23-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,586
Posted By sicc_soul
Option #2: park it in a bad neighborhood, leave...

Option #2: park it in a bad neighborhood, leave doors unlocked with keys in the ignition. Collect insurance, then buy a WRX :p
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-23-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,756
Posted By sicc_soul
Pictures!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-)

Pictures!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-)
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-10-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By sicc_soul
hmm, 14 second 1/4 mile or 13 second 1/4 mile and...

hmm, 14 second 1/4 mile or 13 second 1/4 mile and 0-60 in less than 5 seconds....no brainer, 09.
Forum: New Member Intros   04-08-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,342
Posted By sicc_soul
"You get a sports car, a family car, and the all...

"You get a sports car, a family car, and the all weather capabilities of an SUV all in one package."

I have to say, I think you said it best right there. That's the perfect description of WRX's...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-05-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By sicc_soul
I know when I had a honda back in HS (2000, damn...

I know when I had a honda back in HS (2000, damn im getting old), bigger rims significantly slowed my car down in the 1/4 mile, just a thought. With my '10 WRX I wanted purpose over looks so I stayed...
Forum: New Member Intros   04-05-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,342
Posted By sicc_soul
only downfall of an STI vs a stang is that you...

only downfall of an STI vs a stang is that you can tinker and mod your stang in your own garage, where as a STI will need to be tuned after EVERY modification. (only thing i dont like about my WRX)
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-04-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,042
Posted By sicc_soul
2nd that, 08+ no longer have the "snorkus", it's...

2nd that, 08+ no longer have the "snorkus", it's ram air.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-30-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,245
Posted By sicc_soul
yeah so, im an instigator

yeah so, im an instigator
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