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Forum: Newbie Forum   09-28-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By VisiX
I get 22.5mpg pretty much every tank in my 09...

I get 22.5mpg pretty much every tank in my 09 sti. It's Cobb stage 2 but I got the same mileage before anyway.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-27-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,142
Posted By VisiX
It is legitimately good advice, when seeking...

It is legitimately good advice, when seeking performance gains, not to sacrifice performance for vanity. It is fine if you like "bling", but if you post a question asking why your bling is ruining...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-26-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,761
Posted By VisiX
Might get one, thanks Nick.

Might get one, thanks Nick.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-21-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,506
Posted By VisiX
Shifter install is like 15 minutes, the bushings...

Shifter install is like 15 minutes, the bushings are a pain in the ass though.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-20-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,038
Posted By VisiX
Well... I came into this thread thinking he had...

Well... I came into this thread thinking he had gotten a wrx from the 1100s. I assumed it would be made of wood, bound together with some sort of tar, and pulled by a stable of well fed horses. ...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-20-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 43
  Cobb AP
Views: 4,740
Posted By VisiX
I've still got a tactrix 2.0 cable if anyone...

I've still got a tactrix 2.0 cable if anyone needs it, $155 shipped. I've sold stuff to manshow and airplnmdls on here, I'm sure they'll both vouch for me.

http://i49.tinypic.com/w0s482.jpg
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-20-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,882
Posted By VisiX
Good luck, let us know how it turns out.

Good luck, let us know how it turns out.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-20-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,038
Posted By VisiX
Hey man, welcome to the forum! Just an FYI, the...

Hey man, welcome to the forum! Just an FYI, the apostrophe goes on the other side of the 11. This is because it is taking the place of the 20 in 2011. It is there to indicate the two omitted...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-10-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,814
Posted By VisiX
I had a WRX, it was a great car. Now I have an...

I had a WRX, it was a great car. Now I have an STi, draw your own conclusion.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-09-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,915
Posted By VisiX
I had whiteline sways with kartboy endlinks on my...

I had whiteline sways with kartboy endlinks on my 07wrx, it worked good but the fitment was kind of off and I had to use washers to line everything up. I've read that the whiteline bars work fine...
Forum: The Hangout   09-07-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By VisiX
Probably cafepress or zazzle

Probably cafepress or zazzle
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-02-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,992
Posted By VisiX
Never pay full price for anything. !Thumbs Up ...

Never pay full price for anything. !Thumbs Up
http://i54.tinypic.com/2ngbqcy.jpg
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-26-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
  stage 2
Views: 1,473
Posted By VisiX
It may be all in my head but "eTuning" seems...

It may be all in my head but "eTuning" seems riskier. I've seen lots of complaints about blown motors and bad tunes from people who get their car eTuned but I don't see a lot of complaints about OTS...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-13-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By VisiX
People in the snow states do a lot of modding in...

People in the snow states do a lot of modding in the spring and run out of money midsummer. I imagine people in the South are out of money year round...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-12-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,935
Posted By VisiX
I have no opinion but this review thread may help...

I have no opinion but this review thread may help people decide:
Clark Turner (merged thread) - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1600570)
Forum: The Hangout   08-11-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By VisiX
As I said, I don't believe that the forum post...

As I said, I don't believe that the forum post should be the basis for a conviction, but is sufficient to be the starting point for an investigation. This is no different that someone walking into a...
Forum: The Hangout   08-11-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By VisiX
They used the forum post as a jumping off point...

They used the forum post as a jumping off point and confirmed the story with local witnesses. The posts would likely have been entered into evidence but I find it unlikely that you would be...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-11-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By VisiX
I only sail my boat.

I only sail my boat.
Forum: The Hangout   08-11-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By VisiX
Another reason not to brag about street racing

Aside from breaking forum rules, apparently police/courts (at least in Canada) are using internet forum posts as evidence now:
CBC News - Toronto - Speeder convicted after bragging online...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-06-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By VisiX
This is very true. Basically your dealer can be...

This is very true. Basically your dealer can be as harsh as they want to and make you take them to court for pretty much anything. They may also be cool and fix things even if they may have been...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,128
Posted By VisiX
You don't have to heel toe ever. I know plenty...

You don't have to heel toe ever. I know plenty of people who just press the clutch whenever they brake and then let off the clutch and press the gas when they want to go again. You every drive a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By VisiX
It's not that an SPT doesn't void your warranty,...

It's not that an SPT doesn't void your warranty, it is that your dealership actually warranty's your SPT parts and will replace them if they fail. Obviously they will not warranty your aftermarket...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,128
Posted By VisiX
Use heel-toe to rev match on downshifts, it...

Use heel-toe to rev match on downshifts, it reduces friction on the clutch by matching the revs of the engine with the transmission input shaft. Basically you blip the throttle while braking to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,375
Posted By VisiX
http://i35.tinypic.com/9u27u9.jpg

http://i35.tinypic.com/9u27u9.jpg
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-05-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,961
Posted By VisiX
It's easy to stick to your guns when your car...

It's easy to stick to your guns when your car puts down 150+whp more than a stock STI and you have a fully upgraded suspension. !Thumbs Up
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By VisiX
Ask your dealership if you're worried about what...

Ask your dealership if you're worried about what voids your warranty. I had a discussion with the service manager at mine and he said that if I installed a CBE it wouldn't void the warranty on...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-04-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,506
Posted By VisiX
When cruising the exhaust is about the same...

When cruising the exhaust is about the same volume as the tire noise with my WS60s on. It is nowhere near as loud as a tractor trailer, a subway, or a blender. It doesn't bother my wife, it doesn't...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   07-26-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,506
Posted By VisiX
Yes, that is in 6th gear. The gears are short...

Yes, that is in 6th gear. The gears are short :eek:
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   07-26-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,492
Posted By VisiX
Definitely should be covered under warranty. ...

Definitely should be covered under warranty. Best way to get this solved is to call them directly. If you can't get a hold of them and don't hear back right away PM all their vendor accounts on...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   07-26-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,506
Posted By VisiX
I have a Perrin exhaust and it doesn't drone at...

I have a Perrin exhaust and it doesn't drone at all. It is loud enough to hear on the highway going 65+ but it isn't a droning/resonating thing. At 75 I'm cruising at nearly 3000 rpm so I'm going...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-17-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By VisiX
If you are using a standard configuration like a...

If you are using a standard configuration like a stock, or just a turboback you can use off the shelf maps to get gains. If you have a random assortment of aftermarket parts like intake, bov,...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-15-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,028
Posted By VisiX
Do you have a short shifter?

Do you have a short shifter?
Forum: Handling Tech   07-15-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,171
Posted By VisiX
Just a guess, but I would imagine they use the...

Just a guess, but I would imagine they use the same forges to manufacture for multiple different cars to save money on production. The length issue is likely within their established tolerances. ...
Forum: The Hangout   07-14-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,358
Posted By VisiX
No worries syno, true genius is never appreciated...

No worries syno, true genius is never appreciated until well after the fact. I fully expect everything you say to be proven right around 2030.

Seriously though, there is no need to have such a...
Forum: Handling Tech   07-14-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,171
Posted By VisiX
I installed without them and the endlinks were...

I installed without them and the endlinks were probably a good 15 degrees off perpendicular. I reinstalled with 3 or 4 washers (50 cents at the hardware store) extra to fix the angle. This picture...
Forum: The Hangout   07-13-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,358
Posted By VisiX
I'm pretty sure I've seen you refer to yourself...

I'm pretty sure I've seen you refer to yourself as a genius in at least 2 posts. :D
Forum: The Hangout   07-13-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,358
Posted By VisiX
I project that there is a 100% chance that the...

I project that there is a 100% chance that the guy you talked to has no information about it and was just making something up. In any case I agree with pretty much everyone in this thread about...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-13-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,303
Posted By VisiX
Based on your post I'd say remove it. ...

Based on your post I'd say remove it.
http://www.scoobymods.com/intake-silencer-removal-t113.html?t=113
Forum: The Hangout   07-13-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,358
Posted By VisiX
Is the price for the 2011 WRX published yet?

Is the price for the 2011 WRX published yet?
Forum: The Hangout   07-13-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,358
Posted By VisiX
Why's that? (assuming you aren't just talking...

Why's that? (assuming you aren't just talking price)
Forum: Handling Tech   07-13-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,171
Posted By VisiX
I had the same sways and the same endlinks on my...

I had the same sways and the same endlinks on my 07 wrx and it was awesome. You will not be disappointed.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-13-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By VisiX
I have a Cobb AP as well. I was very satisfied...

I have a Cobb AP as well. I was very satisfied with the Tactrix cable when I was using it, I just don't need it anymore. I can get another one for a similar price if I want it again so I figure I...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-13-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By VisiX
Buy it from me, $160 shipping included. I've...

Buy it from me, $160 shipping included. I've sold to other people on here who I'm sure will vouch for me.

http://i49.tinypic.com/w0s482.jpg
Forum: The Hangout   07-12-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By VisiX
In my old wrx I drove in ridiculous weather...

In my old wrx I drove in ridiculous weather conditions in the winter, through feet of snow and sheets of ice. I've been stuck once, when I came over a hill, hit a 1 foot snow drift caused by some...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-09-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By VisiX
If you care about handling you should get...

If you care about handling you should get swaybars, endlinks, and new tires.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-08-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,215
Posted By VisiX
I think that is a ridiculous price and you should...

I think that is a ridiculous price and you should jump on it immediately if it checks out.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-08-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,215
Posted By VisiX
A stock wrx just doesn't feel like a race car. ...

A stock wrx just doesn't feel like a race car. You can expect similar acceleration to a stock V6 Ford Mustang, VW GTI, Audi A3/A5, Honda Civic Si, Hyundai Genesis 2.0, etc regardless of which wrx...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-07-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By VisiX
Free map from Osecuroms.org made by ev8siv3 (XPT...

Free map from Osecuroms.org made by ev8siv3 (XPT guy) see attached...

Here is a link to the thread where he posted it, you'll have to sign up for the forums to view:
A4TF800F - MY05 OSECU Custom...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-06-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,286
Posted By VisiX
A check valve allows flow in one direction but...

A check valve allows flow in one direction but not the other, 100% restrictive in one direction 0% restrictive in the other (it's actually a little more than 0 since it has to have enough force to...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-06-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,981
Posted By VisiX
I have used both and both work well. I had an...

I have used both and both work well. I had an XPT stage 1 my 2007 wrx for about a year with no issues. I had XPT stage 1 on my 2009 STi for about 8 months through the winter with no issues also. I...
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