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Forum: The Hangout   Yesterday, 03:14 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 30,311
Posted By Fidrat
I just got it out of the shop. New...

I just got it out of the shop. New clutch,resurfaced flywheel, braided ss clutch line and high pressure power steering line. $1305!!! :o Ok, now I'm truly broke but the Subie is very happy.:D
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-25-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By Fidrat
The coolest BOV ever!...

The coolest BOV ever! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pbUMXZvfi8

Also read and heed! http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f51/bov-s-newbs-32071/
Forum: The Hangout   03-22-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By Fidrat
Well, now I got my...

Well, now I got my https://pandlmotorsports.com/shop/pl...teel-line-kit/ delivered Friday afternoon. When I got it the box it was in looked very small. When I opened it sure enough it was...
Forum: The Hangout   03-18-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By Fidrat
Sorry, I was just on the Subaru home page and I...

Sorry, I was just on the Subaru home page and I was drooling over the 2015 WRXes that went back to the 2.0L Not the STI. I just can't get myself into the STI mindset because I'll NEVER be able to...
Forum: The Hangout   03-18-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Posted By Fidrat
Nah,I'm good. Just watching. Fun times tho.;)

Nah,I'm good. Just watching. Fun times tho.;)
Forum: The Hangout   03-17-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By Fidrat
Wow! that looks VERY familiar. Mmmm 2.0 liter....

Wow! that looks VERY familiar. Mmmm 2.0 liter. Like coming home!:D
Forum: The Hangout   03-17-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Posted By Fidrat
I'm goin' with sleeper on this one. He guessed...

I'm goin' with sleeper on this one. He guessed mine right on the bean.:D
Forum: The Hangout   03-17-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By Fidrat
Or, the REAL service manager got back from out of...

Or, the REAL service manager got back from out of town and told them to back off. I noticed he's answering his own E-mails now.:D That huge price tag is a Subaru part not braided line aftermarket.
Forum: The Hangout   03-17-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By Fidrat
Well, that .High Pressure Stainless Braided Power...

Well, that .High Pressure Stainless Braided Power Steering Hose 2002 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX | eBay...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-16-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By Fidrat
Just the fact that it has a blow off valve, An...

Just the fact that it has a blow off valve, An unshielded hot air intake and the intercooler doesn't look like it is installed right sends up red flags for me. My 03 looks better under the hood and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-16-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Fidrat
Subarus are solid. Quality second only to Toyota...

Subarus are solid. Quality second only to Toyota and Toyota is slipping. Do it!!!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-14-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By Fidrat
I just thought of something... You say you just...

I just thought of something... You say you just bought it with 104,297mi on it? Unless the previous owner already did it your timing belt change is due in 703mi!!!:o

Find out for sure or get this...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-13-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Fidrat
My Borla cat-back! 1,000,000mi warranty! ...

My Borla cat-back! 1,000,000mi warranty!

Amazon.com: Borla 140053 Cat-Back System Exhaust: Automotive



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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-13-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By Fidrat
I've had my K&N drop-in panel filter for TEN...

I've had my K&N drop-in panel filter for TEN YEARS!!! And I have had ZERO problems with it. You have to clean and re-oil it every 50,000mi. The problems you have "heard " about come from boneheads...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-13-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By Fidrat
Take your cold air intake back( At this power...

Take your cold air intake back( At this power level and in an 03 they are useless) and get a k&n drop-in filter and a light weight crank pulley of your choice instead. They won't get you more power...
Forum: The Hangout   03-11-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By Fidrat
Well, I just got back with my estimate today. ...

Well, I just got back with my estimate today.

Clutch replacement is $872 in labor alone!:o Holy shnikees!!:o I kind of expected that. I was thinking closer to $700.

Replace power steering...
Forum: The Hangout   03-10-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By Fidrat
Here is an up date... I kept my appointment for a...

Here is an up date... I kept my appointment for a diagnostic and estimate. They said they wouldn't do any work until they diagnosed it their selves. Fair enough. I put the parts I got in a box and...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   03-08-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,058
Posted By Fidrat
Auto-X season starts soon and I STILL have no...

Auto-X season starts soon and I STILL have no stickers to show support for WRX Tuners.com Ya' know ...the ones I already paid for with my lifetime membership? Oh well...maybe I'll just make one out...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-08-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By Fidrat
Look for the "BA" on the tranny ID plate on the...

Look for the "BA" on the tranny ID plate on the drivers side strut tower. 1/2 way through 03 they gave it thicker gears. "AA" means a weaker tranny.
Forum: The Hangout   03-05-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By Fidrat
Good idea except my tuner is in Chicago and I'm...

Good idea except my tuner is in Chicago and I'm in Iowa City 4 hrs away!


I've seen a vid of the process and they did it on the show Wheeler Dealer and Ed China had to take the whole car apart ...
Forum: The Hangout   03-04-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By Fidrat
Yea, I don't think so. A muddy driveway,limited...

Yea, I don't think so. A muddy driveway,limited tools and this ain't my old 77 Celica. I need this car up and running NOW! If I did it it would take 6 months. I would basically have to take apart the...
Forum: The Hangout   03-04-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By Fidrat
That's just great,now what?

I just found out the only trusted subie shop suddenly won't install costumer supplied parts anymore! So what am I supposed to do with the parts I got. I can't do a clutch and center diff bearings...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-22-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Fidrat
Don't let lifetime a warranty sway you. Didn't...

Don't let lifetime a warranty sway you. Didn't you read the rest of the thread or did you read just the last post? Everyone said the Mishimoto rad was "JUNK" I dodged a bullet by getting a Koyorad. ...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-22-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Fidrat
There seems to be a rash of this noise developing...

There seems to be a rash of this noise developing in 02-03's getting up over 100,000mi. I have a noise like that too. While it could be many things, I'm convinced its the center diff bearings going...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-21-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Fidrat
Don't feel bad . Mine went too a few weeks after...

Don't feel bad . Mine went too a few weeks after my tune. here is what I had to go through. Lots of good advice here...http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f52/radiator-cracked-52842/
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-15-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By Fidrat
That's a great idea...Now if only we were talking...

That's a great idea...Now if only we were talking about turbos and not center diff bearings since post # 6 of this thread, you'd be all set!WTF
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-10-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Fidrat
Trade is free and I just bet someone somewhere...

Trade is free and I just bet someone somewhere has crashed an STi you can get used seats from cheap!

Or,just check the bolts and tighten them.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-10-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Fidrat
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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-10-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Fidrat
Actually there was a recall for the seat bolts on...

Actually there was a recall for the seat bolts on the 03. I think it was the passenger side. One was too short. Also, If you're a hefty fellow may I suggest trading seats with a skinny fellow that...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-08-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By Fidrat
I guess we do have a transfer case....

I guess we do have a transfer case. http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f69/transfer-case-reseal-new-bearings-30908/ Anyway I'm getting this done very soon.
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-03-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,386
Posted By Fidrat
The intake silencer delete with the velocity...

The intake silencer delete with the velocity stack in the fender and a K&N drop-in. All you will ever need.;)
http://www.scoobymods.com/showthread.php/intake-silencer-removal-113p2.html?t=113&page=2...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-22-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Fidrat
I think I'm going with mosc on this one. Also,...

I think I'm going with mosc on this one. Also, Big Ron says,"How much torque will the OEM 5MT and 6MT clutches hold? Though no one knows for sure, common knowledge say that the 5MT will hold 300 TQ...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-20-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Fidrat
Dang it you guys, I'm not at stock power levels...

Dang it you guys, I'm not at stock power levels anymore!!!>:D
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-20-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Fidrat
None taken, I have a thicker skin than most. I...

None taken, I have a thicker skin than most. I hand it out and I can take it too.;)

So, stock clutch and flywheel will be best at 300WHP autocross? Or you telling me to upgrade the whole tranny?...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-20-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Fidrat
NO! not one little bit. The last person who...

NO! not one little bit. The last person who didn't heed my advice about tires is now DEAD!!! He leaves twin baby girls and a loving wife behind. Thank GOD they weren't in the car with him!

Famous...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-19-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Fidrat
My clutch started slipping Friday. The stock...

My clutch started slipping Friday. The stock clutch lasted 115,000mi. 107,000mi at stock power level. My new clutch has to withstand weekend autocross and daily driving at 300whp (eventually) Will...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-18-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By Fidrat
Read post #29 of this thread....

Read post #29 of this thread. http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f103/looking-advice-2002-wrx-engine-replacement-54194/index2.html Find Junior Barrios at | Prime Motoring...
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   01-17-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Fidrat
How about full catless on 91 octane? And velocity...

How about full catless on 91 octane? And velocity stack airbox mod? What about all those nice free flowing Samco intercooler pipes? Can it tune for that?

I payed good money for a pro-tune from a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-17-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By Fidrat
Differential FAQ: - NASIOC...

Differential FAQ: - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15812529) Give this a look. Knowledge is power!!!:D
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-17-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By Fidrat
Unabomber's Manifesto - NASIOC...

Unabomber's Manifesto - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=533787)

Read it,know it ,live it!!!:D
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   01-17-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Fidrat
This is exactly why I'll probably never buy one....

This is exactly why I'll probably never buy one. I'd use it twice then I'd be stuck with an expensive/awesome paperweight. Maybe I'm just an old man that doesn't know any better but why are people...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-15-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Fidrat
Any WRX? Ummm...From 02 to 07 they came with the...

Any WRX? Ummm...From 02 to 07 they came with the worlds worst all-seasons known to mankind. (not sure about 06-07)

isnt necessarily designed for winter? What WRX did you buy? I can't speak for...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-11-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By Fidrat
This is why I'm gonna' have a trusted shop look...

This is why I'm gonna' have a trusted shop look at it before I do anything. Make sure your shop has one if these....
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-11-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By Fidrat
Different cars do different things. Maybe he had...

Different cars do different things. Maybe he had a bad throw out bearing too and didn't know it. Or something...Maybe that is what it does right before it fails completely. Or maybe that is what he...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-11-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By Fidrat
Start here...Post #15 paragraph 3 of this...

Start here...Post #15 paragraph 3 of this thread...http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f51/whats-good-transmission-02-wrx-55193/

And here for more detail...Post #6 don't let the thread title fool you...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-09-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,918
Posted By Fidrat
<a...

<a href="http://s1371.photobucket.com/user/fidrat24/media/1875b5c3-7b4e-46c7-a9bd-c51b0e70ea40_zpsc5d0f261.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   01-06-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,058
Posted By Fidrat
:mad:STILL WAITING!!!:mad:

:mad:STILL WAITING!!!:mad:
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-06-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,817
Posted By Fidrat
You have chosen....wisely!:D

You have chosen....wisely!:D
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-01-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Fidrat
Off topic ... again . Read here....

Off topic ... again . Read here. http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f52/getting-tune-monday-51897/
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-31-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Fidrat
Off topic,I will PM you soon with more info or we...

Off topic,I will PM you soon with more info or we can start a new thread.:)
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