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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-18-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By man show
Also, torque is what you feel. For a daily...

Also, torque is what you feel. For a daily driver, to maximize fun, you want to maximize torque. I'm slightly jealous because his car feels faster, but he's slightly jealous because mine is. I'll...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-18-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By man show
Stock or stock equivalent

Stock or stock equivalent
Forum: CARiD.com   01-18-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By man show
Ok, great. So the car won't rock around as much...

Ok, great. So the car won't rock around as much in any direction - but what about suspension geometry? I'm with mosc on this one. Cosmetic, not performance.

I'd argue that a good set of tires...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-18-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By man show
I upgraded to an ACT heavy duty street clutch...

I upgraded to an ACT heavy duty street clutch (still have my stock flywheel) at 140k miles. It chatters a bit when going into 1st gear from a stop if I don't let it out quickly enough, but it's very...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-18-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By man show
Keep in mind that there are high performance...

Keep in mind that there are high performance winter tires and high performance snow tires. If you drive on dry roads in the winter like I do, you might be better off with something like the Dunlop...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-18-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By man show
I have a local buddy who has a very similar build...

I have a local buddy who has a very similar build as mine...

GTX 3076 .82, rotated, forged internals, FMIC, similar cams, etc.

Except, he has stock intake and exhaust manifolds and he is making...
Forum: New Member Intros   01-18-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By man show
Congrats on graduating! I just finished up my...

Congrats on graduating! I just finished up my MBA, so I will be devoting the majority of my newfound free time to my car addiction. WRXTuners has always been my hang-out spot. I use NASIOC for...
Forum: New Member Intros   01-18-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By man show
Based on what you've written, I think it's time...

Based on what you've written, I think it's time for a rebuild.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-18-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By man show
I think I might be just shy of 600 hp at the...

I think I might be just shy of 600 hp at the crank (442 hp at the wheels) - if that's your goal, you'll need a larger turbo than a 20G plus a significant list of supporting mods.

Is this your...
Forum: The Hangout   01-12-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By man show
I'd guess probably blue book value + $1-2k if you...

I'd guess probably blue book value + $1-2k if you find the right buyer.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-12-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By man show
For what it's worth, I had a stock clutch and a...

For what it's worth, I had a stock clutch and a Turbo XS TMIC when I had my stock location 20G and both worked just fine.
Forum: The Hangout   01-08-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 27,291
Posted By man show
Thank you sir. The trunk survived. Considering...

Thank you sir. The trunk survived. Considering the amount of labor that went into it and the time it took to get it, I'm reeeally happy it did. The idiot who hit me should be happy too - I've...
Forum: Want to Buy/Want to Trade   12-29-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By man show
Just so you know, the 06/07 hood and 04/05 hood...

Just so you know, the 06/07 hood and 04/05 hood are not interchangeable - you'd have to swap the whole front clip. I have seen 04/05 STi style "snow shovel" hood scoops that are compatible with the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-29-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By man show
If you're going through that much oil and you...

If you're going through that much oil and you don't see any puddles under your car, odds are it's getting in your cylinders and burning up. Have you done a compression test?
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   12-29-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By man show
I have a similar one (Cobb knob) and it looks...

I have a similar one (Cobb knob) and it looks like a little pearl in your interior once it's installed. GLWS
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By man show
Hooray pics!

Hooray pics!
Forum: New Member Intros   12-11-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By man show
And the prize for the best new member...

And the prize for the best new member introduction goes to...
Forum: The Hangout   12-08-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By man show
I think the ragged edge on the bottom would look...

I think the ragged edge on the bottom would look badass
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-08-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
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Views: 849
Posted By man show
I'm using an H-shaped front license plate bracket...

I'm using an H-shaped front license plate bracket from a Volvo S40. It was cheap and it locates my front plate up a few inches without looking too terrible. There are multiple holes in it, so there...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By man show
I guess my point was if you're just trying to get...

I guess my point was if you're just trying to get the car back on the road again, stock replacement gears would work and be your cheapest option. If you want to enjoy the car for a while and not...
Forum: New Member Intros   12-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
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Views: 218
Posted By man show
Any 09+ WRX with the stock VF-52 turbo would be...

Any 09+ WRX with the stock VF-52 turbo would be awesome if you can find one in that price range with relatively low miles. Although there's nothing wrong with them, the 08 and previous models came...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-07-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By man show
@ ~84k miles and 300-something whp, I sheared the...

@ ~84k miles and 300-something whp, I sheared the teeth off of my stock 07 WRX 3rd and 4th gears (banging through them like an idiot instead of shifting smoothly), so I upgraded to Albins helical 1-5...
Forum: The Hangout   12-07-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By man show
Congrats on the purchase and the speeding ticket!...

Congrats on the purchase and the speeding ticket! Good luck with the registration process and take that ticket to court - if the cop doesn't show, they might just throw it out! Welcome to the club...
Forum: The Hangout   12-04-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 29,129
Posted By man show
^ All I want for Christmas is gas money < Needs...

^ All I want for Christmas is gas money
< Needs to stop procrastinating and finish up his paper
v Wonders what happened to ebola
Forum: The Hangout   12-03-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 29,129
Posted By man show
^ Truth! < Wants to drink a beer with grumpy...

^ Truth!
< Wants to drink a beer with grumpy old man one day and listen to his stories
v Is ready for some SNOW!!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-03-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By man show
It only took me 8 years :)

It only took me 8 years :)
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-02-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By man show
Technically, I can't afford it either. It...

Technically, I can't afford it either. It definitely pays to have good credit though - I paid off what I could and balance transferred the rest for $0 and I have 0% interest for 15 months. ...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-01-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By man show
Yeah, but you have some sweet brake calipers.

Yeah, but you have some sweet brake calipers.
Forum: Want to Buy/Want to Trade   12-01-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By man show
I think you'd have better luck searching the...

I think you'd have better luck searching the classifieds on NASIOC
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-30-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By man show
I caused sparks with mine a couple of times -...

I caused sparks with mine a couple of times - mostly while being careless with jumper cables when I was trying to help other people jump start their cars. I don't think I ever blew a fuse, so I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By man show
I see Keith was paying attention >:D

I see Keith was paying attention >:D
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-30-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By man show
They're hidden in the list - I wanted to see who...

They're hidden in the list - I wanted to see who was actually paying attention :)
Forum: The Hangout   11-30-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By man show
They might help out a tiny bit with aerodynamics,...

They might help out a tiny bit with aerodynamics, but for the speeds you will probably be traveling in public, they're mostly for aesthetics.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-30-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By man show
Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that I use regular...

Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that I use regular car wash soap too, not just water :)
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-29-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By man show
Holy crap, that's an understatement! It can...

Holy crap, that's an understatement!

It can be done on a budget, but remember the golden rule when it comes to modifying Subarus: reliable, fast, inexpensive... pick two.

Be prepared to fill...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-29-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By man show
If you have an exposed air intake filter, cover...

If you have an exposed air intake filter, cover that up with a plastic bag or something and seal it with a rubber band or some tape. Try to avoid getting too much water in/on your alternator. ...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By man show
Not sure, but it doesn't sound good. Good luck...

Not sure, but it doesn't sound good. Good luck and keep us posted!
Forum: The Hangout   11-29-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By man show
I think those are either called strakes or spats...

I think those are either called strakes or spats - sorry, I'm too lazy to look up the correct term. I believe they're held on mostly with double-sided tape... maybe a screw or two for good measure....
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 799
Posted By man show
Awesome. Hopefully this thread will help others...

Awesome. Hopefully this thread will help others who might be interested in doing the same thing. Keep the food info coming!
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-27-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 799
Posted By man show
I can tell you the part numbers I use: Hawk HPS...

I can tell you the part numbers I use:
Hawk HPS Front (HB178F)
Hawk HPS Rear (HB179F)
DBA 4000 T-Slot Front (4650S)
DBA 4000 T-Slot Rear (4653S)

I know they work with my stock 17x7 +55 wheels....
Forum: New Member Intros   11-27-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By man show
Welcome! What kind of car do you have or are you...

Welcome! What kind of car do you have or are you thinking about buying?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-27-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By man show
There are claims of Perrin silicone turbo inlets...

There are claims of Perrin silicone turbo inlets collapsing under high pressure and eBay items are always hit or miss. It looks like that eBay inlet comes with a warranty, so you could always...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 799
Posted By man show
My 2007 WRX has the stock 4 pot front and 2 pot...

My 2007 WRX has the stock 4 pot front and 2 pot rear calipers. Besides that, I'm running ATE Super Blue fluid, Hawk HPS pads, DBA 4000 T-Slot rotors, and Goodridge SS lines all around - no master...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-27-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By man show
I've had mine for almost 4 1/2 years now

I've had mine for almost 4 1/2 years now
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-24-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By man show
I'm kind of partial to red, but you can't go...

I'm kind of partial to red, but you can't go wrong with black either. Either way, you better get them on before you get another nasty snow storm.
Forum: The Hangout   11-24-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 27,291
Posted By man show
I bolted on this bad boy today :nerd:

I bolted on this bad boy today :nerd:
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-24-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By man show
As long as it has all the appropriate connections...

As long as it has all the appropriate connections and seals properly, go for it. You don't see very much of it anyway.
Forum: New Member Intros   11-23-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By man show
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-22-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By man show
I demand to see a video of this ^ lol

I demand to see a video of this ^

lol
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-19-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By man show
I don't particularly like the looks of mine, but...

I don't particularly like the looks of mine, but my green and white Interstate battery hasn't let me down yet.
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