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Forum: Handling Tech   05-25-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By baumgartenb
I have cobbs on my car and it is much less gap...

I have cobbs on my car and it is much less gap but I also have 215 45 18 tires...
Forum: The Hangout   05-23-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By baumgartenb
lets say it has papers...idk imo if a motor blows...

lets say it has papers...idk imo if a motor blows i would rather do the work myself...its just always thrown a red flag up when a car has a rebuilt motor.
Forum: The Hangout   05-23-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By baumgartenb
what is everyones opinions on buying a car with a...

what is everyones opinions on buying a car with a rebuilt motor?
Forum: The Hangout   05-22-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By baumgartenb
yeah basically. I have 130000 on my wrx and I...

yeah basically. I have 130000 on my wrx and I figured I will never get an offer this good again. The only white ones I found so far it looks like the owners didn't treat them so well...id like to...
Forum: The Hangout   05-22-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By baumgartenb
hey now! As much as I love my wrx, you just can't...

hey now! As much as I love my wrx, you just can't beat american muscle! And you got it all wrong...mullets are for el camino owners. :)
Forum: The Hangout   05-22-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By baumgartenb
selling the bug eye

well, come friday I will be getting rid of the wrx...my buddy offered me a good price on it, so I will be looking for a hawk eye sti or an evo 8...any suggestions on what to look out for? I'm tying...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   05-14-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By baumgartenb
I have heard great things about them. Also you...

I have heard great things about them. Also you might as well drop another 30 on bushings...I just installed perrin bushings and an ark short throw in my car...it feels great now!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-09-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By baumgartenb
I get around 22 with mine...but I'm sure I would...

I get around 22 with mine...but I'm sure I would get better if I took the wing off the back. I have been debating on doing it for a while now.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-09-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,576
Posted By baumgartenb
If you guys ever want to do this without having a...

If you guys ever want to do this without having a faded matte look you could use clear coat with just a little bit of black mixed in with it. You will get a glossy product that wont fade after a few...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-07-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,235
Posted By baumgartenb
-Clark Turner tune. What hack. In the long run...

-Clark Turner tune. What hack. In the long run this man cost me +$10,000 in repairs because he couldn't tune his way out of a paper bag.


I'm glad thats out of the way...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-06-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,235
Posted By baumgartenb
It wasn't dead, it just drank too much coffee and...

It wasn't dead, it just drank too much coffee and crashed...no?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-06-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,235
Posted By baumgartenb
1. Cheap headlights...different bulbs and they...

1. Cheap headlights...different bulbs and they are decent but still trying to get the ambition to retrofit my stockers.
2. Mounting Hella's to my bumper without a light bar. I have two holes in my...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-04-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By baumgartenb
I would def ask him the miles, and what color the...

I would def ask him the miles, and what color the title is...but if it's a clean title and the paint job is that way because of neglect, he most likely neglected the rest of the car...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-27-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By baumgartenb
very rarely do I see a suby when I go out of...

very rarely do I see a suby when I go out of town...another thing is that I have to much paint on my car, so I don't fit in lol...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-27-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By baumgartenb
^ it's just that where I'm from everybody drives...

^ it's just that where I'm from everybody drives pos neons and live their lives an 1/8th mile at a time...If ya know what i mean lol
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-27-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By baumgartenb
the first step to recovery is admitting your...

the first step to recovery is admitting your addiction :) or something like that...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-26-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By baumgartenb
I have a spare set but I don't want to pay...

I have a spare set but I don't want to pay someone to do it...I seen a custom build on one of the links. I may call them and see which kit they would prefer because they do not have any specific...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-26-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By baumgartenb
I only knew about the one on the bell...

I only knew about the one on the bell housing...and I had to take my IC off in order to see it...same plaque our paint code is on?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-26-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,007
Posted By baumgartenb
Happened to me when I took my gauge and dash...

Happened to me when I took my gauge and dash apart...I thought I had put something together wrong, took me about 15 min to realize it was that switch lol
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-26-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By baumgartenb
Pop your IC off and look on the top side of the...

Pop your IC off and look on the top side of the bell housing. If the last two letters are BA then you have the "better one" if they are AA then its not...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-26-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By baumgartenb
+1 ^^ many people will argue that...but my 02 has...

+1 ^^ many people will argue that...but my 02 has the upgraded tranny...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-26-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By baumgartenb
[QUOTE=gangster;260343]^^^^Love that red on red...

[QUOTE=gangster;260343]^^^^Love that red on red bugeye :)

Thank you, you are one of the few lol
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-26-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By baumgartenb
Do you know of any websites that have the kits...

Do you know of any websites that have the kits for bugeyes?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-26-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By baumgartenb
This is great!

This is great!
Forum: Rallycross/Rally Tech   04-26-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,558
Posted By baumgartenb
Good call on the mudflaps but you forgot to...

Good call on the mudflaps but you forgot to mention that they need to be very wide and dragging on the ground...and also make sure you go through and put lots of pop rivets and zipties on the car to...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-26-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,285
Posted By baumgartenb
The only way you would have a chance on getting...

The only way you would have a chance on getting 1000 for them is by selling them separately, and that is still a maybe...but I doubt you want to do that.
Forum: The Hangout   04-25-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,175
Posted By baumgartenb
I owe 2600 but I always take out loans on cars...

I owe 2600 but I always take out loans on cars then pay them off after a year just to build my credit...trans am has been paid off for a while :)
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-24-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By baumgartenb
you may want to change the up pipe in it as well...

you may want to change the up pipe in it as well unless that was part of the exhaust you mentioned...the cats in our up pipes like to break apart and go into the turbo...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-24-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
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Views: 2,779
Posted By baumgartenb
I'm still debating on which seats to buy for my...

I'm still debating on which seats to buy for my car, but I got to thinking about it and I have side airbags on my seats...would the jdm sti seats or any subaru seat have the airbag and is it a direct...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-24-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,935
Posted By baumgartenb
Your best bet would be using a heat gun and a...

Your best bet would be using a heat gun and a roller ball to get the left over adhesive off...and if you get lucky enough you could get it all off by wet sanding and polishing...but if it has been on...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-23-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By baumgartenb
A cobb intake with a perrin inlet makes for a...

A cobb intake with a perrin inlet makes for a good setup...i run the cobb with a cover so it stays a little colder, and once I do my turbo upgrade I'm going to run the perrin inlet. I know alot of...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-23-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By baumgartenb
are you talking about the turbo inlet hose?

are you talking about the turbo inlet hose?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-23-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,884
Posted By baumgartenb
I checked mine last night and it was the...

I checked mine last night and it was the TY754VN2BA...how much stronger is that transmission?
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   04-21-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,818
Posted By baumgartenb
My buddies evo that pulls 380 whp with launch...

My buddies evo that pulls 380 whp with launch control runs 8.1 sec in the 1/8 mile...so yes, very, very impressive!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-21-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,782
Posted By baumgartenb
right on the dot dumdum! I did another log today...

right on the dot dumdum! I did another log today which is a day after reflash and seen better numbers. thanks again.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-21-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,782
Posted By baumgartenb
no the dyno plot with the el header was in...

no the dyno plot with the el header was in another thread that you had posted on. And thanks I'm probably going to take it out tonight so I can take my time with it. I'll do another log tonight then...
Forum: The Hangout   04-20-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,172
Posted By baumgartenb
Ive been researching E85 and all I have come up...

Ive been researching E85 and all I have come up with is that with the poor gas mileage you receive that it basically levels itself out to where its not even worth it? what do you get for mileage...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-20-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,331
Posted By baumgartenb
Very true there is a set of morettes in michigan...

Very true there is a set of morettes in michigan craigslist for 5 or 600 I think...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-20-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,552
Posted By baumgartenb
I had a Potenza s-04 completely shred from the...

I had a Potenza s-04 completely shred from the sidewall...but I'm sure it was just a 1 in a million thing. And whatever you do don't get Toyo's...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-20-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,782
Posted By baumgartenb
results

well I installed the pnp'd stock mani on last night. I did a couple logs and used the virtual dyno to test it. The first one is without reflashing, and the second is after the reflash to cobb stage...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-20-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,331
Posted By baumgartenb
I'm sorry... And the nice thing about these...

I'm sorry...

And the nice thing about these headlights Subajet, is that you can install a better projector kit because they do not like to aim right with the way they come when you buy them.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-20-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,075
Posted By baumgartenb
that may be true with subarus...ive never broke...

that may be true with subarus...ive never broke in a subaru engine..but I know on the race motors we build that put out anywhere from 400-700 hp are broke in either on an engine stand or idling at...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-20-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,390
Posted By baumgartenb
I run pulstar plugs, but the only reason is...

I run pulstar plugs, but the only reason is because they should last as long as I have the car...one less thing that will ever need to be replaced...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-20-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,331
Posted By baumgartenb
what's different about them besides the blinker...

what's different about them besides the blinker portion? I bet with some fabricating work you could make mine look like them...I don't know how good you are with that kind of stuff...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-20-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,331
Posted By baumgartenb
looks like the same projectors I have except he...

looks like the same projectors I have except he retrofitted his blinker. You can find them on almost any online store.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-18-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By baumgartenb
ohhh theee anticipation...

ohhh theee anticipation...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-18-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,075
Posted By baumgartenb
dont redline it lol keep out of full boost and...

dont redline it lol keep out of full boost and under 4500 rpms. I usually change the oil after 500-800 miles then again after 1500.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-18-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By baumgartenb
sounds like a boost leak, how is the bpv gasket?...

sounds like a boost leak, how is the bpv gasket? And did you hook up the recirculation hose up correctly?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-17-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By baumgartenb
if they are the wrong ones I would take them...

if they are the wrong ones I would take them out...it only takes about 20 min to lift the engine and switch them up...there is a reason why the mounts are a specific size.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-17-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By baumgartenb
does that mean there are no washers in the tranny...

does that mean there are no washers in the tranny mount? You might want to get that taken care of soon...u might be putting added stress in the wrong places...
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