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Forum: The Hangout   07-21-2006, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By genkidama20
See ya later...

I'm out. Piece!
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-21-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,430
Posted By genkidama20
I'm part of the 10% who didn't do it. !Thumbs Up...

I'm part of the 10% who didn't do it. !Thumbs Up

(Two reasons: Sounds like Darth Vader and Placebo effect of feeling like the car ran slower)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-21-2006, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By genkidama20
I felt like the car was weak at low RPMs when I...

I felt like the car was weak at low RPMs when I did my silencer delete too. Also, I didn't like the new sound. So I put it back on and was happy again. It's most likely a placebo effect, but I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-20-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By genkidama20
You have a lot to learn my young Padawan... Let's...

You have a lot to learn my young Padawan... Let's see, follow these steps below:

STEP 1
Do you have a COBB AP already?
If you do, then continue to STEP 2.
If not, go to cobbtuning.com...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-20-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,256
Posted By genkidama20
Dyno Proof that gutted stock uppipe performs the...

Dyno Proof that gutted stock uppipe performs the same as an aftermarket uppipe:

Gutted vs. Aftermarket (http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/showthread.php?threadid=10366&perpage=20&pagenumber=1)
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-20-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By genkidama20
Yeah, I bought my Helix DP from them. I had a...

Yeah, I bought my Helix DP from them. I had a few issues. Come to find out they were having communication problems between themselves. CVR consists of two guys that do the work there and somehow...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-18-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,605
Posted By genkidama20
Here is dyno proof that an uppipe DOESN'T do much...

Here is dyno proof that an uppipe DOESN'T do much for performance:

Gutted Uppipe vs. Aftermarket (http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/showthread.php?threadid=10366&perpage=20&pagenumber=1)

Here is a...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-18-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By genkidama20
Don't know if this would help, but this is from...

Don't know if this would help, but this is from NASIOC:

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1046711&highlight=knocking+a%2Fc
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-18-2006, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 557
Posted By genkidama20
Most performance cats will work the same... the...

Most performance cats will work the same... the difference is minimal.

The closer you put the cat to the turbo the more efficient it will be at burning un-burnt fuel. But, some argue that putting...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-18-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By genkidama20
It's the stock turbo: TD04 ...

It's the stock turbo:

TD04
http://www.wrxlinks.com/images/turbo_lg.jpg

Guess he was either lying or has NO clue what he's talking about.
Forum: The Hangout   07-15-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By genkidama20
Expertise: IT Education: Computer...

Expertise: IT

Education: Computer Engineering @ NC State

Salary: $$$ - $$$$$$(taxes) = enough to support me and my wife as she finishes up college.

Age: 24

Why Subaru?: The WRX has always...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-14-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By genkidama20
It'll cost you like $150 (unless they increased...

It'll cost you like $150 (unless they increased the price) to reflash the AP with 02WRX info.

Then, once they make it 02 compatible, you can download new maps and flash your ECU and you'll be...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-14-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By genkidama20
Helix

Helix
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-14-2006, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,605
Posted By genkidama20
Higher turbo noise is normal. Depends on how...

Higher turbo noise is normal. Depends on how loud this whistle is. If it's annoyingly high, then you should check for leaks.

Without and EM, you are running the risk of lower performance. Some...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-14-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By genkidama20
True, but not always true. Imagine if you had a...

True, but not always true. Imagine if you had a 4.75" pipe? Talk about no back pressure.

Either way, I think it's just a placebo affect. Unless something is wrong with you car, dyno plots prove...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-14-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By genkidama20
Why would you want to do that? You get ZERO...

Why would you want to do that? You get ZERO power gains. And noise/ricer gains are minimal as well. Are you trying to go back to stock?

Anyways, to answer your question, only the axel back part...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-14-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By genkidama20
:eek: ... do some more reading (unless we are...

:eek: ... do some more reading (unless we are misunderstanding what you are trying to say)



I think you should just get DP and UP. If your axleback is custom, you may have to custom fit the DP...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-12-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,774
Posted By genkidama20
04 STi ... past 36,000 miles? You're not under...

04 STi ... past 36,000 miles? You're not under warranty anymore?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-12-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By genkidama20
1. Best method of getting tough nuts/bolts is to...

1. Best method of getting tough nuts/bolts is to use a LONG LONG LONG extension. Doesn't have to be anything special... even a long metal pipe would work. Just stick the handle of your ratchet...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-12-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,957
Posted By genkidama20
so true. I read a write-up of one on NASIOC......

so true. I read a write-up of one on NASIOC... then went out and made one myself... then posted it on HERE (http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12995). :P
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-11-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,461
Posted By genkidama20
Just a friendly warning .... ... when you...

Just a friendly warning ....

... when you switch that thing on, it will blow your ear drums out. A local guy has it here, and it's the loudest thing I've ever heard on a WRX.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-11-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By genkidama20
Did you try the dash light dial? It's located on...

Did you try the dash light dial? It's located on the turn signal switch.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-07-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By genkidama20
Underneath the steering wheel column. It's a...

Underneath the steering wheel column. It's a wire with green connectors...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-28-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,030
Posted By genkidama20
That just means you're going to have to start...

That just means you're going to have to start studying/reading a lot more. If you want to get into the 12's you're going to need to know this lingo like the back of your hand.

Like they say, to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-28-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By genkidama20
Oops, I submitted mines before I saw your post. ...

Oops, I submitted mines before I saw your post. Sorry... well, guess you can look at both tutorials now :p


http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/showthread.php?p=104494#post104494
Forum: Articles: Power Mods   06-28-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 12,913
Posted By genkidama20
How to install a custom I/C Sprayer

UPDATE 07-07-2006
Warning - Hooking up power straight to battery may cause battery to drain. I left town for about a week and my battery drianed to zero. There is probably a better way to hook up...
Forum: The Hangout   06-28-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By genkidama20
Better than a serial slasher coming around and...

Better than a serial slasher coming around and slashing your tires...

See my thread over at NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1019997)
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-28-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,692
Posted By genkidama20
Possibly "boost creep"??? Info 1: ...

Possibly "boost creep"???

Info 1:


Info 2:
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-28-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,122
Posted By genkidama20
I don't have a used STI, but I can tell you this...

I don't have a used STI, but I can tell you this ...

... I've ran my scooby VERY hard. Autocross'd almost a whole season, dragged twice, and hard street driving many times. And it's still good. ...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-28-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,158
Posted By genkidama20
Keep shifting at 3000 RPM for daily driving. If...

Keep shifting at 3000 RPM for daily driving. If you go around shifting at 6000 RPM your engine is not going to like you, plus your wallet will be lighter since there will be less cash in it because...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-28-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By genkidama20
I'll get a "How To" going soon... Didn't have...

I'll get a "How To" going soon... Didn't have time last night because my wife wanted to go shopping and she drug me along with her. Hopefully tonight I'll be able to put some time into it.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-27-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By genkidama20
Custom I/C Sprayer

Hey yall,

Just installed my home-made I/C Sprayer this past weekend. Figured it be a nice gadget to have for those hot summer days.

Items Used:
$11.56 - Various Drip Master nozzles, elbows,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-27-2006, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By genkidama20
1-2 hp ... maybe 4 hp if you pray very very very...

1-2 hp ... maybe 4 hp if you pray very very very hard to Jesus.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-27-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,119
Posted By genkidama20
UK = Scooby "Scooby Doo" comes from a...

UK = Scooby

"Scooby Doo" comes from a Cockney pronounciation of "Subaru". Cockney is a language of the really really poor people in London. Kind of like southerners in the US say "You all" as...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-27-2006, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,119
Posted By genkidama20
Yep, it's on your rear window. If it's really...

Yep, it's on your rear window. If it's really bad then you may need to take it back to the dealer.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-27-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By genkidama20
Cobb's List of ProTuners...

Cobb's List of ProTuners (http://cobbtuning.com/links.html#ProTUNER)

Go down the list to TEXAS and it lists two:

Engine Logics
AWD DynoDynamics
12201 Dover St.
Houston, TX 77031
Phn:...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-27-2006, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By genkidama20
The COBB Accessport is an "emissions bypass chip"...

The COBB Accessport is an "emissions bypass chip" in the sense that it gets rid of all emissions type CEL's.

But, nothing will get you to pass a "sniffer" test if you are running rich. Maybe a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-27-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,777
Posted By genkidama20
Off topic Sorry about this, but I'm about to...

Off topic

Sorry about this, but I'm about to go off topic. I'm definately not going back to that track. I think they are biased towards crotch rockets and american muscle cars (those were the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-27-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By genkidama20
A downpipe didn't necessarily make my exhaust...

A downpipe didn't necessarily make my exhaust note LOUDER, it more or less made the tone DEEPER
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-27-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,777
Posted By genkidama20
The Twisties Definately... I would love to see...

The Twisties
Definately... I would love to see how we compare on an auto-x course. I miss auto-x'ing :( Would love to get back into it next season, but the wife is still going to school so we got...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-27-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By genkidama20
Various pics of Borla "Hush" Catback on my car: ...

Various pics of Borla "Hush" Catback on my car:

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b226/xvang/Car/wrx_dock4.jpg
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b226/xvang/Car/wrx_dock2.jpg...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-26-2006, 12:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,397
Posted By genkidama20
HAHAHA! Welcome to the Club of Cheap Paint...

HAHAHA!

Welcome to the Club of Cheap Paint ... the wrx has always been known for it's cheap paint. I have so many paint chips that after a year of owning my rex, I've pretty much given up trying...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-24-2006, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,698
Posted By genkidama20
You mean, .07-.08 MPa right??? theaxemaster, you...

You mean, .07-.08 MPa right??? theaxemaster, you have problems if your 05 only hits 7-8 psi.

Normal boost is between 13-14 psi or .09-.1 MPa for wrx (depending on mods)

(Edited for decimal...
Forum: Photography/Photoshop   06-24-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By genkidama20
Voilà!!! (sorry about subydude logo, i...

Voilà!!!

(sorry about subydude logo, i couldn't find any gold p45f at that angle with no logo)
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b226/xvang/gold_rotap45f.jpg
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-24-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By genkidama20
I'm tempted to say, "Told ya so!" ... but I'm not...

I'm tempted to say, "Told ya so!" ... but I'm not going to because I've been there, done that too. Read this thread, it helped me as a beginner at modding and hopefully it'll help you out too:
...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-24-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By genkidama20
That's about the going price for a good one. I...

That's about the going price for a good one. I bought mines for $50 (but didn't come with heatshields so I had to wrap and coat it).

Install can be anywhere from $100 to $300 if you are having a...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-24-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By genkidama20
If Stage II on regular WRX is sweet, Stage II...

If Stage II on regular WRX is sweet,
Stage II on an STi must be heavenly pleasure.


Do it!!!
Forum: The Hangout   06-23-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By genkidama20
I do agree that this forum gets boring... ...

I do agree that this forum gets boring...

This is why I still have an account over at NASIOC... it fulfills my trolling desires :rocks: ROFL
Forum: The Hangout   06-23-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By genkidama20
In the autocross community around here, the EVO...

In the autocross community around here, the EVO is known as the "Bank Breaker". I know atleast 4 guys who have traded their EVO's in for other cars.

Daily driven EVO's are nice... but drive them...
Forum: The Hangout   06-23-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By genkidama20
wow... time to trade in for an LGT :eek: ......

wow... time to trade in for an LGT :eek: ... beautiful!
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