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Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   Today, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By boo-key bear
Sway bars will help MUCH more than strut tower...

Sway bars will help MUCH more than strut tower braces.


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Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   Yesterday, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By boo-key bear
Might try the fuel filter. Im not sure about the...

Might try the fuel filter. Im not sure about the 05 but on my 06 its in the tank. Its highly overlooked because of its location. Subaru part # 42072FE020

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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   Yesterday, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By boo-key bear
I bought ebay led bulbs. They were cheap and look...

I bought ebay led bulbs. They were cheap and look just fine. Take forever to get here cause they come from China, Hong Kong, or somewhere like that via snail mail. I buy the ones with the flat panel...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   07-28-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By boo-key bear
Good find bro! Glad you posted this up before I...

Good find bro! Glad you posted this up before I bought mine.

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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-28-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By boo-key bear
Have you took a look at the plugs? Sent from...

Have you took a look at the plugs?

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Forum: Newbie Forum   07-28-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By boo-key bear
Start yourself an intro thread of your own and...

Start yourself an intro thread of your own and include some pix.....yeah, we like pix!

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Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   07-27-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By boo-key bear
Gates for timing belt and components. Six star or...

Gates for timing belt and components. Six star or oem for head gaskets.
The main thing with the gaskets is to make sure the heads and block are tru and don't need to be decked. Also proper torque,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-26-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,005
Posted By boo-key bear
Umm, that's pretty much what I said mosc lol....

Umm, that's pretty much what I said mosc lol. Maybe the way I worded it was confusing. I've never really had a way with words.

Back to your regularly scheduled thread. Carry on.

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Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-25-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By boo-key bear
If you have the code number ill look it up in my...

If you have the code number ill look it up in my service manual when I get home and tell you what it says.

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Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-25-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By boo-key bear
I was referring to converting 03 MT to 03 AT....

I was referring to converting 03 MT to 03 AT. Here's one thread on it. It is not the one I saw before though that has all the good info. I can't seem to find that one now.

WRX 5MT manual to 4EAT...
Forum: New Member Intros   07-25-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,661
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Forum: New Member Intros   07-25-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,661
Posted By boo-key bear
Got the finishing touches to my brake system a...

Got the finishing touches to my brake system a few days ago. I now have Stoptech SS brake lines (installed), Stoptech pads for all four corners (not installed), Stoptech drilled rotors for all four...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-25-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By boo-key bear
Did the wheel bearing come already greased or if...

Did the wheel bearing come already greased or if not did you pack it? That could be the metel on metal sound your hearing

As far as ABS goes,there are few components to it so, troubleshooting is...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-25-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By boo-key bear
Mine did that at one time also. I checked it all...

Mine did that at one time also. I checked it all out and saw no problems so, I just went on my merry lil way and it eventually stopped. If you have high performance pads they tend to make more noise...
Forum: The Hangout   07-24-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
  Poll: Sexiest Platform
Views: 124
Posted By boo-key bear
Seriously??? 8 votes and a 3 way tie is how this...

Seriously??? 8 votes and a 3 way tie is how this thread is gonna die?
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-24-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,005
Posted By boo-key bear
Holy thread revival batman!! No differences in...

Holy thread revival batman!! No differences in WRX vs STI uppipes unless you have a pre 05 WRX which has a cat in the pipe. Pretty sure the DP's are not different between the two and I dunno about...
Forum: The Hangout   07-24-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 20,457
Posted By boo-key bear
Found time on my lunch break at work to install...

Found time on my lunch break at work to install my master cylinder brace. Haven't had a chance to drive it yet. Ill see if I can feel any more firmness in the pedal on the way home and give my...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-24-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By boo-key bear
It would be way more trouble than its worth. You...

It would be way more trouble than its worth. You would need a tcm, trans, trans cooler or AT radiator that has one in it, driveshaft, rear diff with same ratio, wiring harness, center console,...
Forum: The Hangout   07-24-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 20,457
Posted By boo-key bear
Looks good! Now time to throw a lip on for a...

Looks good! Now time to throw a lip on for a little lower look in the front.......if you like that look. I took mine off the other day to repaint it and couldn't believe the difference it made in...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-23-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By boo-key bear
You should give one of the techs at crutchfield a...

You should give one of the techs at crutchfield a call. They Will be able to answer all your questions.

Www.crutchfield.com

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Forum: The Hangout   07-22-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
  Poll: Sexiest Platform
Views: 124
Posted By boo-key bear
Yeah, I should have included that. I have a...

Yeah, I should have included that. I have a feeling the 3G's will run away with it because of how many are out there, how long they were produced, and how many people own them.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-21-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By boo-key bear
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Broadway+mirror+with+autodimm...

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Broadway+mirror+with+autodimming+and+compass+wrx

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Forum: Newbie Forum   07-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By boo-key bear
Welcome. You made a great choice on your first...

Welcome. You made a great choice on your first import. Don't feel bad about the audi. Some of those things are beast and at a pretty hefty price tag as well. Plus he must have been a real douche...
Forum: The Hangout   07-21-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
  Poll: Sexiest Platform
Views: 124
Posted By boo-key bear
First I've ever heard it called that. I'm sure...

First I've ever heard it called that. I'm sure there are several terms it could be called though. I'm just using what myself and some of the other forum members have been using. Stink eye is fine...
Forum: The Hangout   07-21-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
  Poll: Sexiest Platform
Views: 124
Posted By boo-key bear
Here's the order that i like them from most to...

Here's the order that i like them from most to least. I do love them all though.

1. Hawk eye
2. Evo eye
3. Eagle eye
4. Bug eye
5. Blob eye
Forum: The Hangout   07-21-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
  Poll: Sexiest Platform
Views: 124
Posted By boo-key bear
Sexiest Platform

Hey tuners members! I'm curious what the consensus thinks is the all around best looking USDM WRX or STI platform. I know which one I like most but, I'm biased. Feel free to vote and then comment...
Forum: New Member Intros   07-21-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By boo-key bear
Hey Logan. Nice intro. Hope to see more progress...

Hey Logan. Nice intro. Hope to see more progress in the future.

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Forum: New Member Intros   07-17-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,661
Posted By boo-key bear
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Forum: New Member Intros   07-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,661
Posted By boo-key bear
Ups man came bearing gifts today. Sent from...

Ups man came bearing gifts today.

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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-16-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By boo-key bear
Okay, that explains a lot. Your belt probably...

Okay, that explains a lot. Your belt probably just needs tightened or at worst replaced. It will be okay to drive to the shop without the ac on. If your gonna have them replace it, you can just go...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-15-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By boo-key bear
Yeah, sounds like a locked up ac compressor . ...

Yeah, sounds like a locked up ac compressor .

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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-15-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By boo-key bear
Sounds like the ac compressor or pulley is either...

Sounds like the ac compressor or pulley is either locked up or locking up. Take the belt off and see how it spins by hand. If it only does it when you turn the ac on then this probably won't help...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-14-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By boo-key bear
You say your not gonna spend $ on a pro tune but...

You say your not gonna spend $ on a pro tune but some of the things like turbo inlet, intercooler, headers, and meth kit will require one anyway sooooooo.....better just stick with the other stuff...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-13-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By boo-key bear
I believe the fronts will bolt right up but the...

I believe the fronts will bolt right up but the rears will need an adapter bracket which kartboy makes.

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Forum: Newbie Forum   07-13-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By boo-key bear
Randy will be able to answer all your questions...

Randy will be able to answer all your questions next time he's on here.

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Forum: New Member Intros   07-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,661
Posted By boo-key bear
Yeah, that's rust spots from the hubcaps. I have...

Yeah, that's rust spots from the hubcaps. I have started preping them for paint already. They are gonna get professiinally primed and painted black by a good friend of mine who does it for a living....
Forum: The Hangout   07-13-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,773
Posted By boo-key bear
I figured you would get a kick out of that. ...

I figured you would get a kick out of that.

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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-13-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By boo-key bear
Your welcome. Its good to see you back on. Im...

Your welcome. Its good to see you back on. Im slowly trying to talk kirt (turmic) into coming back. There are also some newer names around here that are great contributions as well. Were not all...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-12-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By boo-key bear
I don't like it.....I LOVE IT! Sent from...

I don't like it.....I LOVE IT!

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Forum: The Hangout   07-11-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,773
Posted By boo-key bear
This ones for you buddy :D Sent from...

This ones for you buddy :D

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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-09-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By boo-key bear
http://www.roadandtrack.com/rt-archive/subaru-reca...

http://www.roadandtrack.com/rt-archive/subaru-recalls-some-outback-and-impreza-wrx-models

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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-08-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 827
Posted By boo-key bear
A catless uppipe would be idea also. You wouldn't...

A catless uppipe would be idea also. You wouldn't want pieces of the stock cat going up into your turbo causing damage. If its been a while I would go ahead and change the spark plugs before your...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-08-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By boo-key bear
This is a great read. Kinda like a suspense, it...

This is a great read. Kinda like a suspense, it keeps me on the edge of my seat. Im sure you know and have fixed it by now but, I spy a crack in your CV boot.

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Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   07-08-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,936
Posted By boo-key bear
Yes, it Now says $40. Thanks for the fix. Also, I...

Yes, it Now says $40. Thanks for the fix. Also, I got my stickers !!

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Forum: New Member Intros   07-07-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,661
Posted By boo-key bear
Here's a pic of my free budget winter wheels. I...

Here's a pic of my free budget winter wheels. I plan on having them repainted with a automotive (not rattle can) base/clear gloss black. This will be my first ever dedicated winter set. I usually run...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-07-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By boo-key bear
Well, all I could find was a set of 2 cam gear...

Well, all I could find was a set of 2 cam gear wrenches on the snap-on truck. I don't see myself needing them anytime soon so, I didn't get them. I did however order a subaru oil filter socket off...
Forum: The Hangout   07-07-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 20,457
Posted By boo-key bear
Cleaned my air filter. You just really can't tell...

Cleaned my air filter. You just really can't tell how dirty these things are until you take them off and clean them.

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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-07-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By boo-key bear
Awww shux! I was half right anyway. Great idea...

Awww shux! I was half right anyway. Great idea for a little forum fun! Glad it was an easy fix.


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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-07-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By boo-key bear
Cruise control cable. If Im not mistaken there...

Cruise control cable. If Im not mistaken there was either a recall or tsb on this. Something heats up and causes expansion which in turn makes the cc cable tighten up and rpm's rise.

I wear xl ;)...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-06-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By boo-key bear
400 miles, 6 hours, & $50 worth of fuel later I...

400 miles, 6 hours, & $50 worth of fuel later I have a "free" set of 16" steel wheels off a 08 impreza. 2 forums, 3 Facebook groups, & research until my eyes bleed couldn't answer my question if...
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