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Forum: Handling Tech   04-15-2009, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,796
Posted By HUMANPIE
The one place I found is in Boulder and it is...

The one place I found is in Boulder and it is called The Tire Source. Its $25 per tire and he will need the tire(s) for a few days to get to it. I don't remember the address but the phone # is...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-24-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,651
Posted By HUMANPIE
Ya I checked all heat shields under there and...

Ya I checked all heat shields under there and didn't find anything that was loose. I should have clarified more on which cat. I do have a cat-less aftermarket bell mouth DP so the only cat i have is...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-24-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,651
Posted By HUMANPIE
Metal rattle from catalytic converter?

So a few days ago I started to notice a metal rattle coming from under my 02 WRX while at idle. It's spontaneous but does go away once I rev the engine or start to drive away. I also notice it for a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-06-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By HUMANPIE
Good to know. Thank you for the input.

Good to know. Thank you for the input.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-06-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By HUMANPIE
Indexing Spark Plugs

Has anyone indexed their spark plugs on their WRX? I was wondering if it was worth it or not? Any tips for how to do it specific to our engine?

I need to change my plugs soon and thought if they...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-13-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,796
Posted By HUMANPIE
Thanks again Mosc. Your logic and math makes...

Thanks again Mosc. Your logic and math makes sense to me and that helped alot. I appreciate your time.
Forum: Handling Tech   01-13-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,796
Posted By HUMANPIE
Thanks for the help Mosc. I have called all the...

Thanks for the help Mosc. I have called all the tire stores in my city and none of them shave tires anymore. I did however find a tire store in another city that can do it. $25 and the guy said I...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-13-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,796
Posted By HUMANPIE
one tire with different tread depth than others, problem?

Ok so I was on the way to work this morning and driving through a bunch of snow in Denver with my Blizzak Revo 1's. Some plastic piece came flying off a car and across the Highway with perfect timimg...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-12-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By HUMANPIE
I would agree as well that it's not necesary....

I would agree as well that it's not necesary. However, with that said, I had it put in my summer tires because there was a deal going on and it was free, so I thought why not. Anyway, the one thing I...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-02-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,137
Posted By HUMANPIE
Here are some links that should help you read...

Here are some links that should help you read further into what could be your problem. Has it been very cold at night when this happens i.e below freezing? If so this is a very common for your year...
Forum: The Hangout   10-26-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,504
Posted By HUMANPIE
I nominate the Scion XB to the list.

I nominate the Scion XB to the list.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-11-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 32
  E85?
Views: 14,194
Posted By HUMANPIE
I was looking into this as well. I am no expert,...

I was looking into this as well. I am no expert, but I can share what little I found out.

I do believe you will need to have a higher flowing fuel pump and larger injectors to run E85. You end up...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-28-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By HUMANPIE
Uh what?

Uh what?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-04-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,242
Posted By HUMANPIE
Here is what i did with my tail lights... ...

Here is what i did with my tail lights...
http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f73/changed-my-taillights-21039/
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-04-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,132
Posted By HUMANPIE
Just an update. I did buy and install the armrest...

Just an update. I did buy and install the armrest extention. I am glad i got it! It's at the perfect height (so nice not to have to lean to rest my elbow now!)and love the extra space.
Forum: Gulf Coast WRX Forum   05-04-2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,765
Posted By HUMANPIE
Has anyone used AMSOIL or have any knowledge of...

Has anyone used AMSOIL or have any knowledge of the info presented in this link? I have always heard about how good RP is never any cons. This link is the first...however it is from a competitor. So...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-03-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,079
Posted By HUMANPIE
Well I used Super Rupair in Boulder, when Harvey...

Well I used Super Rupair in Boulder, when Harvey was still doing the dyno tunes. He was real good. Ryan has taken over now for them, not too sure on his experience but I haven't heard anything bad....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-01-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,079
Posted By HUMANPIE
Those numbers for the 16g seem low to me. Unless...

Those numbers for the 16g seem low to me. Unless your tuner was talking the smaller 16g not the EVOIII 16G. I'm at about the same elevation and at stage 2 with not a very agressive tune am hitting...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-16-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,182
Posted By HUMANPIE
To the OP. Here are some links that should help...

To the OP. Here are some links that should help you read further into your problem. Which is very common for our year models in cold weather. If you fix it yourself you will save alot of cash because...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-12-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,657
Posted By HUMANPIE
Nice! Good to see that took care of the problem....

Nice! Good to see that took care of the problem. I'll have to do that now.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-07-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,128
Posted By HUMANPIE
Sounds good. Hopefully one of the members with...

Sounds good. Hopefully one of the members with more experience will chime in here and help clarify your questions. I would like to know more as well.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-07-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,128
Posted By HUMANPIE
I am not sure if the car in the video is a WRX or...

I am not sure if the car in the video is a WRX or a Saab 92x. Those are the cars that that company makes products for. Either way though, they are pretty much the exact same car.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-07-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,302
Posted By HUMANPIE
Cool, thanks for the information.

Cool, thanks for the information.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-06-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,302
Posted By HUMANPIE
Thanks dumdum, Ya at that price I may just...

Thanks dumdum,

Ya at that price I may just have to go with a 3" $17 one.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-06-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,128
Posted By HUMANPIE
Sure, no problem. There is a link for a review on...

Sure, no problem. There is a link for a review on that product at the bottom of the page. Apperently it's better than just a catch can because it drains the oil back into your engine. I might go this...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-06-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,128
Posted By HUMANPIE
Sorry, I can't really help you on your specific...

Sorry, I can't really help you on your specific questions. But I found this product the other day.

IxizAOSep (http://www.ixizconcept.com/ixizaosep/ixizaosep_pd.htm)

Thought it was pretty cool....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-06-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,302
Posted By HUMANPIE
Where to get a 4" velocity stack

dumdum,

Where did you get your velocity stack? I can only find the 3" one you mentioned on summit racing.

Spectre Industries 8788 - Spectre Air Intake Velocity Funnels - summitracing.com...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-04-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,657
Posted By HUMANPIE
So that's what it is?!?!. That noise has confused...

So that's what it is?!?!. That noise has confused me for a while now. I changed to a highflow crossover pipe at the same time as installing PnP manifolds and heard that new clicking. I was convinced...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-28-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,440
Posted By HUMANPIE
Sounds cool, now i just need to patch my rom...

Sounds cool, now i just need to patch my rom correctly and I'll get to try for myself.

Has anyone else with MY02 had problems with the Patch.bat file on tinyrex's site? It keeps saying “Error:...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-28-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,070
Posted By HUMANPIE
^ It's a glitch on the site...alot of peoples...

^ It's a glitch on the site...alot of peoples times were changed to that for some reason
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   02-27-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By HUMANPIE
+1 ^ I recently purchased the ixizconcept short...

+1 ^ I recently purchased the ixizconcept short shifter II and installed it with the kartboy bushings. Awesome product. Well made and as already mentioned adjustable not only on throw reduction but...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-26-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,440
Posted By HUMANPIE
Could someone explain exactly what launch control...

Could someone explain exactly what launch control is? I thought it was just setting an rpm limit through the ecu for launching.

That video shows his boost building up and staying...how does that...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-23-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By HUMANPIE
+1 to what nosenuggets said, 100 bucks per light?...

+1 to what nosenuggets said, 100 bucks per light? im telling you man it may be worth your while to check out local junk yards and such, Could save you some big $$$. FWIW. good luck man, in which ever...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-22-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,132
Posted By HUMANPIE
Lol...awesome. Nagy, thanks I didn't know you...

Lol...awesome. Nagy, thanks I didn't know you just reused the existing lid. I appriciate all the help guys. That solidifies it for me then....another treat for my car!!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-21-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,132
Posted By HUMANPIE
hmm. Well if it matches then all is good. I am...

hmm. Well if it matches then all is good. I am slightly colorblind so that could be messing me up :D It just looks like a different lighter color on the top than the rest of it. Maybe its the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-21-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,132
Posted By HUMANPIE
Armrest Extention questions

I was looking into geting the armrest extention and had a few questions for those that have it.

I see that grey is the only color available. Does it look bad with the surrounding interior?
I...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-21-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By HUMANPIE
If you dont mind the stock ones, i suggest...

If you dont mind the stock ones, i suggest checking local junk yards or a mechanic shop that deals in only subarus. They may have some in stock. I replaced mine for some that were in really good...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-14-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 29
  Rims
Views: 1,915
Posted By HUMANPIE
I like the top ones better. But I am more of a...

I like the top ones better. But I am more of a fan of simplistic looks, I dont like having too much to look at. FWIW anyway
Forum: Handling Tech   12-13-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,002
Posted By HUMANPIE
Ha, I read about those somewhere a while back....

Ha, I read about those somewhere a while back. Apparently it did smell kind of like lavender when you smelled the tires (who smells their tires?) but when they did a burnout that smell was replaced...
Forum: The Hangout   12-12-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 398
  Read me: Wow... you're ugly!
Views: 45,127
Posted By HUMANPIE
Last year in Fallujah.

Last year in Fallujah.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-04-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,885
Posted By HUMANPIE
By all means "bite" away. If you want some tips...

By all means "bite" away. If you want some tips let me know.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-28-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,152
Posted By HUMANPIE
I am in agreement with allot of people that the...

I am in agreement with allot of people that the WRX looks better in person. But I dont really like the direction Subaru went with the exterior. It's not that the '08 is an ugly car to me, just that...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-12-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,977
Posted By HUMANPIE
So in your guys opinon, at what size turbo would...

So in your guys opinon, at what size turbo would it be worth the hassle? Say on a 2.0L? and a 2.5L?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-11-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,885
Posted By HUMANPIE
Thanks for the comments. I agree with you...

Thanks for the comments. I agree with you nagyhead. It cost me less than $30. So, I can put more money towards power mods.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-10-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,885
Posted By HUMANPIE
Changed my taillights

So, I had tint covering the entire tail light, but thought it drew to much negative attention. In an effort to keep some tint and also be legal I cut out certain parts of the tint and this is the...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-24-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By HUMANPIE
True, in fact the reason im asking is partially...

True, in fact the reason im asking is partially to determine if my gauge is accurate. I had my manifolds ported, polished and coated. I thought that would lower the EGT i was seeing before. However,...
Forum: The Hangout   10-23-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By HUMANPIE
As much as I agree that its a waste of money and...

As much as I agree that its a waste of money and stupid. It really isn't as crazy to the rich if you put things in perspective. For example if you own a $1,000,000 car then a $10,000 wax is 1/100th...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-23-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By HUMANPIE
Ok, well, for some reason i have it in my head...

Ok, well, for some reason i have it in my head that if EGT gets to 1650 or above then damage can result to the engine. I guess im just confused because if that's true then I couldn't run my car at...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-23-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By HUMANPIE
What is your EGT temps?

Just curious as to what EGT temps you guys are seeing while you are
1) at idle (mines around 850 degrees)

2) at highway crusing speed, say 75 mph in 5th gear (mines around 1400)

3) WOT in...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-16-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By HUMANPIE
I think he is saying a computer for your car...

I think he is saying a computer for your car would be the way to go. Lots of people have built computers that will fit in there car and put the screen where the head unit goes. If you have good...
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