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Forum: NorCal WRX Forum   02-02-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,294
Posted By tofushopguy
Tint shops around San Jose

Hi all,

Any recommendations for a good tinting shop near San Jose?

Thanks.
Forum: Handling Tech   01-14-2007, 03:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
I had a chance to drive up Mt. Hamilton Rd. in...

I had a chance to drive up Mt. Hamilton Rd. in San Jose tonight. The car handled great!!! :D
Forum: Articles: Handling Mods   01-14-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,712
Posted By tofushopguy
BEFORE JACKING UP THE FRONT 1. Remove the...

BEFORE JACKING UP THE FRONT
1. Remove the center dust cover to expose the 17mm top strut nut.
2. Use the 17mm deep socket to break loose the top strut nut (only 1-2 turns do not remove the nut)...
Forum: Articles: Handling Mods   01-14-2007, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,712
Posted By tofushopguy
STI Pinks spring install on 06 TR sedan

I did this on my 06 TR so not all information may be valid for other years. I am providing these tips for information purposes only. I am not responsible for anything that happens as a result of...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-13-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
Sure does. Instead of paying someone to do it, I...

Sure does. Instead of paying someone to do it, I now have tools for future mods !Thumbs Up
Forum: Handling Tech   01-13-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
Ok I've had a chance to drive for a bit. The...

Ok I've had a chance to drive for a bit. The springs make the ride slightly stiffer, but not too much. The drop is not too noticeable. It's slightly lower than stock (some people don't like this,...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-13-2007, 04:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
So I completed the install tonight without a...

So I completed the install tonight without a hitch. It was an easy install, but it took time...6 hours! I was taking my time to make sure everything was right.

I have a question. I scratched...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-12-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
Really?? I was thinking about doing that but I...

Really?? I was thinking about doing that but I wasn't sure if it would adversely affect anything.
Forum: Handling Tech   01-12-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
Thanks. I've always been taught to remove the...

Thanks. I've always been taught to remove the nut side. I didn't want to break a bolt :)
I'll let everyone know how it goes.
Forum: Handling Tech   01-12-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
So do I attack the bottom nut or the bolt for the...

So do I attack the bottom nut or the bolt for the rear struts? Right now, the only way I see is to loosen the bolt side... :confused:
Forum: Handling Tech   01-11-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
From the posts I've read the spring should just...

From the posts I've read the spring should just come out after the top strut nut is removed.
Forum: Handling Tech   01-11-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
The spring is out of view. You can just barely...

The spring is out of view. You can just barely see it in the picture. I'm in the same boat you are...:)
Forum: Handling Tech   01-11-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
There's a bolt beneath the one in the picture. ...

There's a bolt beneath the one in the picture. It sits right behind the disk just above the boot. I don't know if a breaker bar would have enough clearance around the disk and the fender. Any...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-11-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
So I rotated my tires and soaked the bolts with...

So I rotated my tires and soaked the bolts with Pb blaster. All was well until I saw the rear strut bolts. How am I going to get those off? When you did your springs did you loosen the bolt or the...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-10-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By tofushopguy
SPT springs install on '06 TR

Hi all,

I just got my SPT Springs today and I figured I'd post a few pics before I do the install this weekend.

Is anyone interested in my doing a complete tutorial for my install? I've...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   05-30-2006, 01:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By tofushopguy
California Options

I don't have the car yet, but planning on getting an 06 WRX pretty soon. If these questions have already been answered please point me in the direction because I've been searching and couldn't find...
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