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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-17-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By Nic17fly
BCS Help

Hey everyone, I just installed a perrin Electronic Boost Control Solenoid on my 02 WRX. I set it up the same way the factory one was set up so it is a slow bleed, I only did this because the stock...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-09-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By Nic17fly
I didnt have a Boost gauge prior to tune so it is...

I didnt have a Boost gauge prior to tune so it is very possible that my car was not performing right and I had no idea. So to say it was running fine is incorrect because it can't be determined.
Forum: The Hangout   02-09-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Nic17fly
I can guarentee that it won't drive the same even...

I can guarentee that it won't drive the same even if you fix it. I would say enjoy the memories of the car be move on.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-09-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By Nic17fly
Sorry it took me so long to reply...it took me...

Sorry it took me so long to reply...it took me this long to get it back up to the shop...I've been really busy. The restrictor pill was missing, when we replaced it the boost will go up to 16-17...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-23-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By Nic17fly
Well I didn't have a boost gauge installed prior...

Well I didn't have a boost gauge installed prior to the tune so there is no way of knowing what my psi was at. I installed the boost and egt gauge at the same time we did the up pipe and TBE. we...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-17-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By Nic17fly
Boost after tune

I just talked with my tuner and he said he is having a problem with getting the factory ecu's boost controller to reflash to over 10 psi. Now I have read the other forums and I gather the stock...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   09-04-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,471
Posted By Nic17fly
Sleeper heh, then go stage 2 or higher on mods...

Sleeper heh, then go stage 2 or higher on mods (quiet exhaust like a borla hush.) Then strip all the badges, spray paint the entire car black so its not glossy. :rocks:
Forum: The Hangout   09-04-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,119
Posted By Nic17fly
AE86 is the corrolla GTS from the 1980's. Its a...

AE86 is the corrolla GTS from the 1980's. Its a rear wheel drive car with a perfect 50 50 weight distro. Extremely easy car to drift, trust me I used to own one (Japanese versions are the trueno...
Forum: The Hangout   09-04-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,398
Posted By Nic17fly
that white one looks like a Sil80

that white one looks like a Sil80
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-04-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By Nic17fly
+1 Mosc I agree, I have made the mistake before...

+1 Mosc
I agree, I have made the mistake before buying a used car w/ mods. It was the worst car I have ever owned simply because of the headache associated with it.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-04-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Nic17fly
The Butt Dyno....Thats pretty good. The Uppipe...

The Butt Dyno....Thats pretty good. The Uppipe on the 02/03 isn't really for power. In my book its for the piece of mind that you don't have a cat 3 inches away from the turbo. And if spool time...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-12-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By Nic17fly
I think there is one near Haslet called AWD...

I think there is one near Haslet called AWD tuners....or something like that. I always see subies and skylines there on my drive down to dfw. Don't know if the are any good, like I said I've never...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-12-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,624
Posted By Nic17fly
I actually found a really nice site in relation...

I actually found a really nice site in relation to what I said earlier.

Engine Tuning Calculator - dew point (http://wahiduddin.net/calc/calc_hp_dp.htm)
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-12-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22
  350whp?
Views: 2,650
Posted By Nic17fly
I will take my stock 02 WRX against a cobra thru...

I will take my stock 02 WRX against a cobra thru a mountain pass any day! You don't buy a Subaru for lots of power, you buy it for a well rounded driving expierence.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-12-2008, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,624
Posted By Nic17fly
If you don't know your altitude, just call up a...

If you don't know your altitude, just call up a local airport, (like the ones Cessnas and small aircraft fly out of, not your big airline airports) and ask them what their actual altitude and density...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-12-2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,540
Posted By Nic17fly
Welcome, and keep us posted on the project car. ...

Welcome, and keep us posted on the project car.

SRT Wheels on a WRX....they are going to hell.
Forum: The Hangout   07-12-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 10
  Wall E
Views: 683
Posted By Nic17fly
I will have to settle for watching it on Blueray...

I will have to settle for watching it on Blueray when I come home. We can buy DVDs here but alot of times they are somebody in a movie theater with a video camera.:notgood:
Forum: The Hangout   07-12-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16
  totaled
Views: 1,555
Posted By Nic17fly
I agree with you completely, I think when my kids...

I agree with you completely, I think when my kids can drive I am going to see if I can set the govener for top speed of 55mph.
Forum: The Hangout   07-12-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By Nic17fly
Upgrade to the STi might of had something to do...

Upgrade to the STi might of had something to do with that.ROFL
Forum: The Hangout   07-10-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
  Jasmine
Views: 542
Posted By Nic17fly
that sucks dude, is the other guys insurance...

that sucks dude, is the other guys insurance paying for it?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-10-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,611
Posted By Nic17fly
I agree completely. If you want to upgrade...

I agree completely.

If you want to upgrade the turbo I would go with the Evo III 16G or a 7cm TDO5H-18G as dumdum said. Or I hear Garret came out with an adapter kit for the GT28RS on our cars,...
Forum: The Hangout   07-10-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By Nic17fly
I always want a WRX from the time they came out...

I always want a WRX from the time they came out in 02, it was just a matter of getting one. However I think my love for the WRX comes from my love for the 911 turbo S. Think about it, both AWD,...
Forum: The Hangout   07-09-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By Nic17fly
Question Whats Your Dream Car?

I was thinking about this earlier today and just for the hell of it I looked up my dream car on autotrader and realized I was about 160,000 dollars short. But then I thought; I wonder what is yall's...
Forum: The Hangout   07-09-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 349
  Read me: Wave to fellow WRXs?
Views: 32,472
Posted By Nic17fly
I wave but my windows have a lot of tint, so I...

I wave but my windows have a lot of tint, so I think I will start flashing my lights or honking too. Either way it is always a good feeling to get a wave.

I remember my first wave, I was driving...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-08-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By Nic17fly
Do you have to grind it for a stock turbo?

Do you have to grind it for a stock turbo?
Forum: The Hangout   07-08-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By Nic17fly
No it makes it harder for someone to look at your...

No it makes it harder for someone to look at your profile; unless you invite the creepy perv to be your friend he/she/it won't be able to look at your profile.
Forum: The Hangout   07-08-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By Nic17fly
We have 83 days left, and today we were making a...

We have 83 days left, and today we were making a RIP/TOA plan for them to take over, I'll tell you what...talk about light at the end of the tunnel.



Keep in mind I like my beer like motor...
Forum: Handling Tech   07-08-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,066
Posted By Nic17fly
So what would you suggest with stock springs and...

So what would you suggest with stock springs and dampners...simply because funds will run out before I can buy them

I want a slight bit of oversteer but I am a grip driver.
Forum: The Hangout   07-07-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By Nic17fly
LOL, I'll take the drink but I'm already married....

LOL, I'll take the drink but I'm already married. However we are on the downhill now. Its always nice when the unit replaceing you is calling on the phone to find out all the details of the...
Forum: Handling Tech   07-06-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,066
Posted By Nic17fly
What size sway bars are you going to go with? ...

What size sway bars are you going to go with? Because I was going to do Sway bars in October and am still debating on the 22 or 24 for the rear. Probably stick with the 22 in the front though.
Forum: The Hangout   07-06-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By Nic17fly
Nicolas Snyder - Embry-Riddle Alumni and U.S....

Nicolas Snyder - Embry-Riddle Alumni and U.S. Army networks

That would be pretty sweet to have a group on there for WRX's
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-06-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By Nic17fly
Hey mosc, you said to only get a bellmouth but...

Hey mosc, you said to only get a bellmouth but what about the downpipe from APS which uses a "High Flow Turbo Outlet"?

APS High Output Exhaust...
Forum: The Hangout   07-06-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By Nic17fly
Newtothegame I am feeling the same way, we are on...

Newtothegame I am feeling the same way, we are on our 12th month of a 15 month deployment.
Forum: The Hangout   07-05-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,876
Posted By Nic17fly
Nice numbers Mosc. That turbo looks like it...

Nice numbers Mosc. That turbo looks like it spools up really quick, must be a blast to drive.

Hey are you selling that cobb access port from your WRX?
Forum: The Hangout   07-04-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By Nic17fly
I don't think you overreacted at all...now if you...

I don't think you overreacted at all...now if you followed through with the threat that would have been walking the line. The way I always look at it is if some idiot does something like that to me...
Forum: Handling Tech   07-04-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,739
Posted By Nic17fly
Ok thanks, that makes sense. But when you say...

Ok thanks, that makes sense. But when you say new struts do you mean the OE or is their a particular brand that would work well with these springs?
Forum: Handling Tech   07-04-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,739
Posted By Nic17fly
H&R Sport Springs

First off I have an 02 WRX, my question is do the HR-54456 H&R Sports Springs work with the stock dampeners. I have looked about 8 different websites and they don't say either way. I just don't...
Forum: The Hangout   04-23-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,303
Posted By Nic17fly
I almost bought a 1990 FC turbo convertable back...

I almost bought a 1990 FC turbo convertable back in college, the guy wanted way to much for it. But it was a blast to drive.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-23-2008, 04:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By Nic17fly
I have an 02 with 80000 on it, when I found it...

I have an 02 with 80000 on it, when I found it looked like the previous owner only did non performance modifications. i.e. CD player with iPod hook up, bose speakers, keyless entry, stripped the...
Forum: Photography/Photoshop   03-29-2008, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,721
Posted By Nic17fly
Very Nicely Done

Very Nicely Done
Forum: Handling Tech   03-29-2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Nic17fly
Mosc, Everything I have read thus far says if you...

Mosc, Everything I have read thus far says if you want put a 24mm sway bar on the rear then upgraded springs are highly suggested. I was looking into the COBB Sports springs that work with the stock...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-28-2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,552
Posted By Nic17fly
On a low budget the cheapest mods you can do...

On a low budget the cheapest mods you can do would be a Tactrix cable, you can plug it into your computer, download a stage 1 map and upload it to the car. You will notice a bit of power increase...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-28-2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Nic17fly
Springs?

I found some springs that will work with the stock struts on my 02 WRX that lower the car 2" upfront and 1.5" in the back, I know after I install them I need an allignment, will I need to put any...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-26-2008, 02:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By Nic17fly
Do you know how much it lowers the car? Reason...

Do you know how much it lowers the car? Reason I'm asking is I want to keep around the same ride height for the occasional offroad excursion. !Thumbs Up
Forum: Handling Tech   03-25-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By Nic17fly
According to that article for autoX I don't want...

According to that article for autoX I don't want to have bigger than a 24 in the back but I want a 24 to 26 up front.

Now here's another question. Is there such a thing as an upgrade to the...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-25-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By Nic17fly
Width...Diameter we were talking about the same...

Width...Diameter we were talking about the same thing, I guess I just used the wrong term, sorry.

I do alot of autocross, I basically want as much grip as possible. Also If I want more oversteer...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-25-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,639
Posted By Nic17fly
If you look at the link the kumho's are only...

If you look at the link the kumho's are only 90.00 each. Last I checked 90x4=360 and if you remember that little aligator symbol from the 5th grade 360<400.

That concludes today's math lesson....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-25-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,639
Posted By Nic17fly
I've heard the APS Up pipe is really good, what...

I've heard the APS Up pipe is really good, what do ya'll think?
Forum: Handling Tech   03-25-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By Nic17fly
Question Sway Bars

I have been looking into getting a set of sway bars for both front and rear. Can anyone tell me what the differance between the 22mm, 24mm, and the 27mm.

Now I know if I do front and rear the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-24-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,283
Posted By Nic17fly
Awsome, thanks for the advice guys.

Awsome, thanks for the advice guys.
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