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Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-24-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,254
Posted By Kramericaa
5x114's I believe? It's off a stock 05 STi. ...

5x114's I believe? It's off a stock 05 STi.

Yea, I want some new all season tires so I'll be set for winters for the years to come. This year with the tires I got on it sucked, because they're...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-22-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,254
Posted By Kramericaa
Thinking of selling 4 STi bbs's with tires

I'm just curious what most of you would sell this for?

I have 4 of the STi BBS's along with maxxis summer tires.(They're horrible in snow, great on dry pavement.)

-The rim's are off my 05 STi...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-22-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,124
Posted By Kramericaa
05 STi stage 2 data log results

So I finally did some data logging and pulled it up on excel spreadsheet. Let me know if some of these numbers sound right to you guys.

Weather: 800ft above sea level, temp 15F.
Mods: HKS...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   12-08-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By Kramericaa
Yea, that is some major BS.:pity: That Shiz is...

Yea, that is some major BS.:pity: That Shiz is flat out, out of control. I mean we are talking about PADS and ROTORS, am I missing something?
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   12-07-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By Kramericaa
Yea I already have all the parts sitting in my...

Yea I already have all the parts sitting in my garage right now, and plan on taking care of it this weekend.
That's a good question about why only the front brakes. I wondered...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   12-07-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,261
Posted By Kramericaa
Damn, that all sounds very nice, I'm sure it does...

Damn, that all sounds very nice, I'm sure it does literally. How much do those headers add? You get a protune? How many miles you got on her now? It does look better I must say. BBS's will look...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   12-07-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,261
Posted By Kramericaa
That car looks very familiar. Looks sick, I...

That car looks very familiar. Looks sick, I hardly recognize it. Glad to see you up on the forums. I do miss the old rex I must say. You do any other mods to her? I would love to hear the low down, I...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   12-07-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By Kramericaa
The Scooby Stealers are Crazy...

So I need new front pads and have decided to just get new rotors as well. I've been looking a lot online and pretty much knew what I wanted, but decided to call Subaru and see how much it would be...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-05-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,526
Posted By Kramericaa
Glad to hear your overall satisfied. Yea, I plan...

Glad to hear your overall satisfied. Yea, I plan on doing the same thing minus the flywheel unless it can't be re-surfaced. I'll be curious to know whether that chatter goes away after a thousand...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-04-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,526
Posted By Kramericaa
Your not damaging anything with "strut clunk". ...

Your not damaging anything with "strut clunk".

Yea it may really not be a bad idea to put a new flywheel on there if you don't mine the extra $. Do you know how much the Exedy flywheel weighs?...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-04-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,526
Posted By Kramericaa
I'm scratching my head on this whole flywheel...

I'm scratching my head on this whole flywheel thing:confused:. Should be able to resurface it, I know I definitely don't plan on buying one unless I have to. Either way let us know. I only asked for...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-03-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,526
Posted By Kramericaa
That sounds suspect to me.(But, I don't trust...

That sounds suspect to me.(But, I don't trust Subaru for that reason, they quoted me 4 grand to get rid of my infamous "strut clunk" !Laugh!) I know when I upgraded the clutch in my old rex, all's...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-30-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,526
Posted By Kramericaa
Yea exactly. With a higher gear you are loading...

Yea exactly. With a higher gear you are loading it up more than a lower gear. It happened to my old rex as well. I first noticed it one day on the highway trying to pass someone without droppin it...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-29-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,526
Posted By Kramericaa
Yea about 450 all day long on ebay for the stage...

Yea about 450 all day long on ebay for the stage 1 exedy's.
Let us know slayer. I am curious. I'll be ordering in the next couple weeks if I can nurse mine some more as it is starting to slip in...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-28-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,526
Posted By Kramericaa
Cool thanks for the quick post. I guess my real...

Cool thanks for the quick post. I guess my real question is- what does the stage 1 exedy offer over OEM? Besides holding a lil bit more power, is it supposed to be more durable and last any longer?...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-28-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,526
Posted By Kramericaa
Sorry to slightly highjack this thread, but I'm...

Sorry to slightly highjack this thread, but I'm in the same boat. 05 stage 2 STi, not looking to do anything more or track it. I'm leaning on a stage 1 exedy. Any other thoughts?
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-24-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,496
Posted By Kramericaa
I run the stock 05 bbs's and I'm in michigan. I...

I run the stock 05 bbs's and I'm in michigan. I would wash the salt of as much as possible, but they're not chrome so you should be good. I guess it depends on how much you like those rims.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-24-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By Kramericaa
Yea I'm leaning towards hawks on all four. My...

Yea I'm leaning towards hawks on all four. My rotors are still good anyways so it would just be wasteful to get anything else.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-21-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By Kramericaa
Thanks for the quick reply. Yea I kind of figured...

Thanks for the quick reply. Yea I kind of figured there was not point unless your were to track it often. But, I won't be doing any of that so I'll just stick with OEM replacements.(which seems to be...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-21-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By Kramericaa
need new brake pads. suggestions?

I am going to need new brake pads very soon, as I only have about 20% left. My rotors are still good, but I am contemplating the idea of going with 4 slotted/drilled rotors with the new pads. Anybody...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   10-02-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,313
Posted By Kramericaa
Ahh yes, I remember that first test drive. It's...

Ahh yes, I remember that first test drive. It's really the only way to drive a rex. Enjoy, once you swap for an aftermarket catback it will be plenty loud.(depending what you get)
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-16-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By Kramericaa
Like others have said, it is a better idea to...

Like others have said, it is a better idea to stick with the stock clutch. Although, I previously had an 02 wrx("glass tranny") and when I bought it, it had 36000 miles on it. Clutch went out within...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-15-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,796
Posted By Kramericaa
Yea I would like to be able to do it myself, but...

Yea I would like to be able to do it myself, but in reality the most I do on cars are oil changes, exhausts, and other minor shit like that. I have not attempted struts. I would probably get into...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-15-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,796
Posted By Kramericaa
I just called up Subaru today for the H*** of it,...

I just called up Subaru today for the H*** of it, and asked about the "infamous strut clunk"
He said pretty much everything we all ready know. He said it's more than likely the strut mounts...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-31-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,796
Posted By Kramericaa
That's good, I dont really feel like shelling out...

That's good, I dont really feel like shelling out the money right now. I'll probably just wait to the 60k mile service and do everything at once.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-29-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Kramericaa
Great info! I'm still trying to digest all of...

Great info! I'm still trying to digest all of that. Just to help me understand...What if we left the dccd in auto and if we lifted the front two wheels of the pavement and kept the rears on the...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-29-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,796
Posted By Kramericaa
Thanks mosc. That looks and sounds pretty legit....

Thanks mosc. That looks and sounds pretty legit. Anyone have these? So I wonder what kind of further damage I can expect by not doing anything, and how long I would have?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-29-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,268
Posted By Kramericaa
HKS is loud, better bring ear plugs if you want...

HKS is loud, better bring ear plugs if you want to keep your hearing. Does sound damn good though.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-29-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,796
Posted By Kramericaa
I just got an 05 STi a week ago and have the...

I just got an 05 STi a week ago and have the exact same problem with the struts. Sounds like there is a drum set back there. I've been told it's more of annoyance then anything else? But, I too would...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-29-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 814
Posted By Kramericaa
05 STi 1st gear clutch engagment noise?

I'm not new to Subarus, I just recently sold my 02 wrx and now have an 05 STi. I am hearing a squeak(almost duck like) when I'm from a stop and engage the clutch in first. I don't know if it would be...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-27-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Kramericaa
Just brought her back from Arkansas to Michigan...

Just brought her back from Arkansas to Michigan yesterday.(900 miles, not a comfortable ride when your 6'4) Got it Cobb stage 2 tuned already. Just rolled 47,000 miles and took it home for 16k. It...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-22-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Kramericaa
$16000. He's trying to get out of his payments....

$16000. He's trying to get out of his payments. It's in Arkansas and I'm in mich. Gonna be a long drive, but 16k with only 46000 miles on it is too hard to pass up.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-21-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Kramericaa
buying and 05 STi in a couple days!

So I finally found a 05 STi (after selling my 02 wrx 3 weeks ago) with 46000 miles on it. Alls it has is a full turbo back exhaust with no cats and no tune. I already bought the cobb access port for...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-01-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,553
Posted By Kramericaa
05 sti mod questions

So Im looking for a used 05-06 sti to buy. I found a 05 all black sti with 53,000 miles. The guy said he would sell it to me for 19200 out the door (its at a dealer). I can tell he doesn't know much...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-28-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By Kramericaa
Yea that makes sense. My 02 wrx (glass tranny so...

Yea that makes sense. My 02 wrx (glass tranny so they say) was stage 2 with a pro act clutch kit with a 102000 miles still running strong, so I think I'll be more than fine with any STI tranny. I was...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-27-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By Kramericaa
Looks wise I like the 05 and the 06-07. I've...

Looks wise I like the 05 and the 06-07. I've heard the 06-07 trannies are a little beefier than the 04-05. Any truth to this? Everything I've read basically leads me to believe that all sti trannies...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-25-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By Kramericaa
With $20,000 what year STI do you buy?

My 2002 wrx is up for adoption and has already found a very interested family. So I basically have 20 grand give or take for a new ride. So.... STI is all that is on my mind but, what year? I'm...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-22-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,401
Posted By Kramericaa
Just get a turbo back and a tune. From past...

Just get a turbo back and a tune. From past experience I would do them close to the same time. I did a turboback prior to the tune on my 02 and popped codes within the first week. Your really not...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-01-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By Kramericaa
Turboback exhaust of your choice, and cobb AP...

Turboback exhaust of your choice, and cobb AP would be your best bet. You could do it for under $2000. go to cobbtuning.com
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-01-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By Kramericaa
5 grand to burn. Personally, I would sell it and...

5 grand to burn. Personally, I would sell it and grab an STI or just go stage 2 and throw the rest in the bank. Better yet, take the 5000 and buy a sportbike, then you won't care about modding your...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-01-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By Kramericaa
Right, that was a joke:rolleyes:. They change um...

Right, that was a joke:rolleyes:. They change um for free and I'm not a guy that likes to spend time changing tires in my driveway, but when they put on the wrong tires maybe I should reconsider....
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-30-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By Kramericaa
yea I'm a little upset about the whole thing. I'm...

yea I'm a little upset about the whole thing. I'm sick of dealing with my car right now! I have been in out of the shop and now they can't even get the tire size right. I think I'm gonna save up for...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-30-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,955
Posted By Kramericaa
Yea I kinda figured all of that. I don't know how...

Yea I kinda figured all of that. I don't know how they f'ed that up, I only noticed cause I went to check the pressure an noticed they were 245/45/17 when my other two are 215/45/17. So really the...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-29-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By Kramericaa
245 tires in back 215 in front ok?

I recently had two new tires put on and they put the wrong size on my rims. I have 17's with 215 width. They put 245's on those same rims and stuck um on the front. So now I have the skinny ones on...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-29-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,955
Posted By Kramericaa
Alright so I put two new ones on the front. This...

Alright so I put two new ones on the front. This is the interesting thing: I have 17 inch custom rims and I have been putting 215 width bridgstones on um, well some how they put those exact tires on...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-26-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,955
Posted By Kramericaa
I put the the two new ones on the back, because I...

I put the the two new ones on the back, because I was told they it was better to ride a little higher in the back for awd if anything. I probably have more like 4-5k on the 2 new ones. I mean, I...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-25-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,955
Posted By Kramericaa
Yea that's kind of what I'm afraid of. I've been...

Yea that's kind of what I'm afraid of. I've been driving like that for about 6k miles. I guess I'll throw two more new ones on. These are the times when I hate awd, but I'll love it again next...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-25-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,137
Posted By Kramericaa
Well I got the timing belt, water pump, oil seal,...

Well I got the timing belt, water pump, oil seal, gear oil, and plugs changed( plugs $300, dumb design). Also got the cobb sf intake. Been driving it for a couple weeks now with no CEL's!Thumbs Up I...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-25-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,955
Posted By Kramericaa
Uneven tire wear damage to drivetrain?

Just curious how important ya'll think it is to have even tire wear on all four tires. I have two new ones in the back and two in the front that have about 25k miles on them. (had one go flat so I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-15-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,902
Posted By Kramericaa
Yea that's kind of what I figured. No heat shield...

Yea that's kind of what I figured. No heat shield for me either, I figure that's the intercoolers job. I'm just hoping for no more lean codes to pop and maybe some smoother performance from the cobb...
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