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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-04-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,793
Posted By mfarnham
Correction. PFF7 (close enough). I believe Rota...

Correction. PFF7 (close enough). I believe Rota makes a knock off of these wheels if you were interested.

To answer your question, the car left me to pay bills while I was unemployed. No regrets.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-31-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,793
Posted By mfarnham
^^^^^ Nice to be back :-) Here's my old...

^^^^^ Nice to be back :-)

Here's my old subie.
http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k299/af1rockstar/WRX_renew-1.jpg
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-30-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,793
Posted By mfarnham
In my opinion, you could put any gold wheel on a...

In my opinion, you could put any gold wheel on a "World Rally Blue" Subaru and it would look good.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-30-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By mfarnham
I guess the easiest thing to do is pull...

I guess the easiest thing to do is pull everything apart again and look for signs of rubbing.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-29-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By mfarnham
I think that's a likely diagnosis. But is it...

I think that's a likely diagnosis. But is it possible that they are shifting only turning the wheel to the right? Not the left?
Forum: Handling Tech   04-29-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By mfarnham
Grinding After Axle Install

I replaced the front drivers side axle in my Subaru. Had an issue with the caliper mounting bracket and a bolt breaking. Long story short I bought and installed a new bracket. Everything seemed to...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-29-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By mfarnham
I'd love to come up but I don't think that's...

I'd love to come up but I don't think that's going to happen with the kids. I was wondering if it was acceptable to max the negative camber though. Thanks for your input.
I have to put a new...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-28-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By mfarnham
That would have been good to know. Is there a way...

That would have been good to know. Is there a way to get it aligned in my driveway?
Forum: Handling Tech   04-28-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By mfarnham
Adjustment Bolt on Strut

I replaced a front axle today in my Subaru and noticed one of the bolts that attaches the strut to the steering hub is shaped differently. From what I can gather this seems to be for camber...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-21-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,456
Posted By mfarnham
The broken bolt is super old and rusty. I'd be...

The broken bolt is super old and rusty. I'd be too afraid of breaking the "easy out" in which case I'd be in a lot of trouble.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-21-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,456
Posted By mfarnham
Broke Bolt Removing Caliper

Went to replace a ball joint and axle today on my front drivers side. Unfortunately the bolt head snapped off that holds the brake caliper on the wheel hub. I know I can drill the rest of the bolt...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-10-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By mfarnham
Hmm... I didn't think of that. Probably makes...

Hmm... I didn't think of that. Probably makes sense since the knock came a few months after the squeal.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-09-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By mfarnham
Knock & Squeal

Going over bumps I get a knocking noise from the front of my car. Sounds like the passenger side. Also, when turning the wheel while stopped or moving slow I hear a loud squealing. Again seems to be...
Forum: The Hangout   12-28-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,404
Posted By mfarnham
My first Subie was a 06 WRB WRX TR as well. I had...

My first Subie was a 06 WRB WRX TR as well. I had everything modded short of a turbo upgrade and I still daily drove it. It's easier to commute when you enjoy driving. And my kids liked my "fast" car.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-08-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By mfarnham
STi Side Skirts - Body Kits and Spoilers...

STi Side Skirts - Body Kits and Spoilers (http://fastwrx.com/stisideskirts.html)
Forum: The Hangout   10-29-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 625
Posted By mfarnham
Instagram

Who hear has Instagram? Post your screen name so we can find each other.
You can find me at #mfarnham
I mostly post pictures of my car and car shows I go to.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-18-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,444
Posted By mfarnham
Sounds like bad spark plugs to me. I'd try...

Sounds like bad spark plugs to me. I'd try changing those while your at it.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-09-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,489
Posted By mfarnham
I definitely can't afford to fix it right now....

I definitely can't afford to fix it right now. I'll keep that in mind though. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-09-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,489
Posted By mfarnham
Keith Thanks for the advice. Cullen What...

Keith
Thanks for the advice.

Cullen
What fluids are potentially being burnt that I should keep an eye on? Oil and coolant?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-09-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,489
Posted By mfarnham
If thats the case, then I either need a rebuild...

If thats the case, then I either need a rebuild or a new turbo, right?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-08-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,489
Posted By mfarnham
Up to temp. And like I said, I notice it after...

Up to temp. And like I said, I notice it after idling for a few minutes.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-08-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,489
Posted By mfarnham
Lots of white smoke after idling

Basically I've noticed a lot of white smoke coming out my exhaust after I sit and idle for a few minutes. If I'm not mistaken, white smoke means coolant. What could be leaking that it's getting in my...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-04-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,603
Posted By mfarnham
Guess I'll just have to take a drive to the...

Guess I'll just have to take a drive to the junkyard.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-03-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,603
Posted By mfarnham
Oh ok. I didn't know it was a universal piece....

Oh ok. I didn't know it was a universal piece. I'll have to see what I can scrape up.
Forum: The Hangout   10-03-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,738
Posted By mfarnham
Rain X Latitude Expense but worth it.

Rain X Latitude
Expense but worth it.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-03-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,603
Posted By mfarnham
Removed hitch, no exhaust hanger

I removed the trailer hitch from my 02 wagon. One of the exhaust hangers was attached to the hitch. Now half my exhaust is free floating. Is there a different hanger attachment for people without a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-01-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,763
Posted By mfarnham
I try to drive in 5th gear as much as possible. ...

I try to drive in 5th gear as much as possible.

Just got back from my honeymoon in NH. Got 25-27 mpgs on mountain roads.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-22-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By mfarnham
Very nice T-bucket! That thing must haul @$$!!!

Very nice T-bucket! That thing must haul @$$!!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-20-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,898
Posted By mfarnham
Catch cans are pretty universal. If you want...

Catch cans are pretty universal.

If you want to get the most out of a tune, get a downpipe first.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-19-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,324
Posted By mfarnham
Got the fuse splitter, put it in, and BAM!...

Got the fuse splitter, put it in, and BAM! Working gauge. Thanks everyone.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-18-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,324
Posted By mfarnham
Ok I'll just pick up some fuse splitters...

Ok I'll just pick up some fuse splitters tomorrow. Thank you very much.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-18-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,324
Posted By mfarnham
I found a how to but need some help with it....

I found a how to but need some help with it. Where can I find the ACC power shown in pic 3?

http://www.scoobymods.com/mod-prosport-electrical-boost-gauge-t7912.html?t=7912
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-17-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,324
Posted By mfarnham
I did the install today. Something isn't right. I...

I did the install today. Something isn't right. I need a 12v power source and accessory power. What can I use for power?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-16-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,324
Posted By mfarnham
Do I need to take my dash apart to access that...

Do I need to take my dash apart to access that hole?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-16-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,324
Posted By mfarnham
Prosport electric boost gauge install

Just bought a Prosport electric boost gauge. First question, where is the best place to run wires through my firewall. Second question, is the cigarette lighter a good place to pull 12v power from?
Forum: The Hangout   09-16-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By mfarnham
Haha I ask only because they changed "women" to...

Haha I ask only because they changed "women" to "spouses"
Forum: The Hangout   09-15-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By mfarnham
Was my thread title really that offensive?

Was my thread title really that offensive?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-15-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,813
Posted By mfarnham
Sent you a PM, Cullen.

Sent you a PM, Cullen.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-15-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,813
Posted By mfarnham
Definitely doing the UP install on Saturday. Wish...

Definitely doing the UP install on Saturday. Wish me luck.
Forum: The Hangout   09-14-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By mfarnham
Actually found everything cheaper on Amazon....

Actually found everything cheaper on Amazon. Andrewtech cocktail here I come!
Forum: The Hangout   09-14-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By mfarnham
Might just do that. Redline is $14/qt from...

Might just do that. Redline is $14/qt from Grimmspeed, and Motul 300 is $28 on FastWRX.com
Forum: The Hangout   09-14-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By mfarnham
Haha my bad. Didn't realize USC stood for Uncle...

Haha my bad. Didn't realize USC stood for Uncle Scotties Cocktail.

At this point will anything help me? So Andrewtech, Motul 300, or Subaru Extra S... Hmm...
Forum: The Hangout   09-14-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By mfarnham
Well I guess I'll be putting in an order to...

Well I guess I'll be putting in an order to Grimmspeed asap. Thanks for the help again guys.

Like I said, no offense to women. My fiancé just didn't know you have to completely stop to put it in...
Forum: The Hangout   09-14-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By mfarnham
I've never changed my own trans fluid before. Why...

I've never changed my own trans fluid before. Why does everything I read talk about mixing different oils? Is it bad if I buy one type of transmission fluid and use only that?
Forum: The Hangout   09-13-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By mfarnham
Don't let spouses drive a stick

So I made the mistake of letting my fiancé drive the subie a while ago. She then tried jamming in 1st gear while going 30+ mph. Ever since it occasionally grinds when putting it into 1st. So I know...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-13-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By mfarnham
Definitely check the battery terminals and the...

Definitely check the battery terminals and the ground.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-12-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,813
Posted By mfarnham
No. I think I'm going to install it this Saturday.

No. I think I'm going to install it this Saturday.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-11-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,652
Posted By mfarnham
Looked at radioshack and advance auto, couldn't...

Looked at radioshack and advance auto, couldn't find the right relay. I just hooked up the horns without the relay. They are working perfect and I hear absolutely no difference in sound. Thanks for...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-11-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,813
Posted By mfarnham
I'm heading to the White Mountains for my honey...

I'm heading to the White Mountains for my honey moon in a couple weeks. I've been there twice before. There is no place I'd rather be.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-10-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,843
Posted By mfarnham
Check Out My Subaru - YouTube

Check Out My Subaru - YouTube
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