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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Fidrat
That's the last oil on earth I would use. I'm...

That's the last oil on earth I would use. I'm almost 50 and I've been told not to use that oil since I was 9.:o I suppose next you are gonna' tell me you use Fram filters.:laugh: And about the synth,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
If you use...Angled O2 Simulator, Angled O2...

If you use...Angled O2 Simulator, Angled O2 Simulator clears p0420 / p0430 check engine light (http://www.bigdaddiesgarage.com/angled-cel-fix.html) (As pictured) Or something similar your ecu won't...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Yesterday, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,482
Posted By Fidrat
I thought this was the 11th commandment...0:)Thou...

I thought this was the 11th commandment...0:)Thou shalt use synthetic in a turbocharged car.0:)
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-23-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 391
Posted By Fidrat
He was talking french before his third sentence....

He was talking french before his third sentence. All those numbers made my eyes roll back in my head. Can they E-mail me back in time to prevent a catastrophic failure on the way home from work? If...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-23-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 391
Posted By Fidrat
Thanks for the link. It answered a lot of...

Thanks for the link. It answered a lot of questions. Now I know for sure. I will never ever ever get one of these. EVER!
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-23-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 391
Posted By Fidrat
Your not being a wise ass. I truly want to know....

Your not being a wise ass. I truly want to know. Datalog? Just a bunch of random numbers to me. Might as well be Chinese algebra. Access tuner race software? I didn't know this. Is it free? My tuner...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-23-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 391
Posted By Fidrat
It's hard for me to talk crap about something I...

It's hard for me to talk crap about something I don't have, So let's do a little test...Look on your Assessport and see if it can tune for...
91 octane
Intake silencer delete,
K&N drop-in air...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-23-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 391
Posted By Fidrat
Tuning options that come with tunes for their...

Tuning options that come with tunes for their other hardware. Sounds like a good marketing ploy to me...Boy,everyone seems to know an awful lot about a car that came out 6 months ago.:laugh:
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Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-23-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By Fidrat
Huh? Did I miss something? I don't get...

Huh? Did I miss something? I don't get it.:confused: I guess I want to know what parts i need to prevent this. Or can an engine be built to avoid these problems?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-23-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 391
Posted By Fidrat
Cobb,Cobb,Cobb... Dare to be different. If we...

Cobb,Cobb,Cobb... Dare to be different. If we only make one choice than one choice is all we'll ever be able to get and we won't learn or discover anything. I think this sucks the fun out on modding....
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-23-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By Fidrat
What appropriate upgrade parts are you talking...

What appropriate upgrade parts are you talking about arcticscythe? I have a 2.0L and that's how I want it to stay. So, I'm not so worried about ringland failure but this bearing thing has me...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-22-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
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Views: 638
Posted By Fidrat
I"m confused??? They were recommended...

I"m confused??? They were recommended here...post#4 http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f52/getting-tune-monday-51897/

Big Ron says,"Do I need a colder spark plugs? A rule of thumb is one heat range...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-22-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 413
Posted By Fidrat
I guess I'm just too old school. I wouldn't know...

I guess I'm just too old school. I wouldn't know what to do with an A/F gauge. How to read and react to the readings.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-21-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
I did the uppie and down pipe at the same time so...

I did the uppie and down pipe at the same time so let's get them prepped and in order.
The uppipe...Invidia Uppipe Subaru Models (inc. 2002-2014 WRX / 2004-2015 STI) HS02SW1UPP at...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-20-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 413
Posted By Fidrat
Anybody like Defi Blue Racer? I was thinking...

Anybody like Defi Blue Racer? I was thinking EGT/boost/oil press
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-20-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
Patience young Padawan, I promise my next section...

Patience young Padawan, I promise my next section will include intercooler love. All will be revealed! Thanks for the encouragement. :) Plus I have a good camera and wicked bad a$$ pics of the whole...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-20-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By Fidrat
Like what? I push it sometimes.>:D I always...

Like what? I push it sometimes.>:D I always thought the ring land thing was a 2.5L thing and not necessarily an STi thing. Regardless, everyone is gonna' spin a bearing, right? Even with a mild tune...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-19-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
That is a very good question. I could say never...

That is a very good question. I could say never and be done with it but there is a point where I'll be satisfied. My ultimate goal is 300WHP 300TQ And bulletproof on a 2.0L. Right now The car and I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-19-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
On to the pipe. A very important thing that isn't...

On to the pipe. A very important thing that isn't mentioned a lot is clearing out the new uppipe. In mine there was some slag from where the o2 sensor bung was welded in. I had to take after it with...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-19-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
Yea. I've done that before on other cars. I...

Yea. I've done that before on other cars. I always had trouble lining things up and I'm alone. These hood struts really make it a non issue and class things up a bit. ;)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-19-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
First, I gotta get that damn hood prop out of the...

First, I gotta get that damn hood prop out of the way. These are Grimmspeed hood struts. $118.88 shipped Autoplicity. A must have. They are vehicle specific,they have a few things over the other ones...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Fidrat
Just wait 'till it snows and leave the Speed3...

Just wait 'till it snows and leave the Speed3 behind!;) My brother has one too. After 70,000mi it started rattling. Nobody seems to know what is causing it. It also boinks and groinks. The damn thing...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-17-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
Now it's time for some power!!!>:D First up, the...

Now it's time for some power!!!>:D First up, the uppie! I chose this...Invidia Uppipe Subaru Models (inc. 2002-2014 WRX / 2004-2015 STI) HS02SW1UPP at RallySportDirect.com...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-17-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By Fidrat
He wiped out a special edition 06 eclipse. At...

He wiped out a special edition 06 eclipse. At least nobody got hurt. ;)I followed the path without even knowing I was doing it. I guess we share the same common sense.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-17-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
Now It's April 2014. The money on her card is...

Now It's April 2014. The money on her card is getting low. I still gotta' uppie, downpipe, EBCS and other stuff to install before my tune in August. Looks like I'm gonna have to spend more time under...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-16-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
Yes it is. I installed this over a year ago. I...

Yes it is. I installed this over a year ago. I commute 300mi a week for work and run it down to fumes every Friday. I just started autocross this year. Not a peep (or buzz) from my fuel pump. It's so...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-16-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Fidrat
No! He has two different wheel sizes front to...

No! He has two different wheel sizes front to rear. No No NO!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-16-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
Ok, The thing I did different from the link I...

Ok, The thing I did different from the link I posted was to help cut down on vibration and fit it better in the bracket. I got the installation kit And found a use for everything in it except the new...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-16-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,891
Posted By Fidrat
Ok, Fuel pump. This was one of my favorite mods...

Ok, Fuel pump. This was one of my favorite mods to do. Fun and easy. Second only to my new radiator. I want to start off by saying this was part of my original plan that included a turbo upgrade and...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-16-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By Fidrat
Agreed...I kind of get offended a little when...

Agreed...I kind of get offended a little when people call it that. Still waiting for Manshow to pop in with his stripped gear pics any time now.:laugh:
Forum: New Member Intros   05-15-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By Fidrat
One more note on that rad. Don't let the old...

One more note on that rad. Don't let the old reviews of this rad fool you about its size. In 2013 they redesigned it to be thinner and fit better (same volume). And the hardware to bolt on the stock...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-15-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By Fidrat
Hella horns will blow people out of your way! At...

Hella horns will blow people out of your way! At 118db I've blown deer out of my way on the highway!!!>:D

Stock clutch. Think of it as a fail-safe for the "glass" tranny. ;)
Forum: New Member Intros   05-15-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By Fidrat
The aluminum one I linked to is the exact one you...

The aluminum one I linked to is the exact one you want. I got mine on Amazon. Yours is different than mine and I took your 2002 into account when I posted that link.
Forum: New Member Intros   05-15-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By Fidrat
Disregard anything you were told about using the...

Disregard anything you were told about using the hand brake while driving. You can't find anything on it because that's is not the way you do it! Practice finding the "friction point" Pretend the...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-15-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By Fidrat
You may like that sound but the way to get it(BOV...

You may like that sound but the way to get it(BOV and CAI) will hurt your car. There is a way to get it without hurting your car. I invite you to check out the links in my build thread about this and...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-15-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By Fidrat
Hold up there tiger, I've been watching your...

Hold up there tiger, I've been watching your posts this week and you're all excited about your new ride and want to mod. That's good and all but now it's time to come down to earth. arcticscythe,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-15-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
I wouldn't disregard RalltSportDirect all...

I wouldn't disregard RalltSportDirect all together. They have excellent customer support. Sure, Some of the things I got were more expensive there. Like my radiator, hoses and hood struts. So I got...
Forum: The Hangout   05-15-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 183
Posted By Fidrat
:hurl:ugh...neither :hurl:

:hurl:ugh...neither :hurl:
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-13-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Fidrat
Noted on the splitter. Thanks. How about some STi...

Noted on the splitter. Thanks. How about some STi side skirts.

I can't wait to see what my car will look like when it's done. Done, HA!:laugh: I just made myself laugh. I'll never be done and I...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-12-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By Fidrat
Open the hood! I wanna' see some engine porn

Open the hood! I wanna' see some engine porn
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-12-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Fidrat
Holy crap!!!:o What a great price!!! You rule!...

Holy crap!!!:o What a great price!!! You rule! They have a splitter too for like 68 bucks. I'm gonna' get the Grimspeed splitter though. lighter better built and it fits their intercooler....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-12-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Fidrat
NO. The 06 WRX intercooler is a different shape....

NO. The 06 WRX intercooler is a different shape. So is the scoop and the hole it goes in. I don't know about the STI Probably not.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-12-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Fidrat
Link? Is it a genuine Subaru part? Ive been...

Link? Is it a genuine Subaru part? Ive been looking for this for a long time and haven't found one for that cheap. Anything I've found close to that was a bad fake one. Not the real deal.

Found...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-11-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
One more thing. How old is your radiator? If it...

One more thing. How old is your radiator? If it is the original one (over 100,000mi)then look for it to crack on the top tank right in front of the upper hose.
This one will last 10 years Koyo OEM...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-11-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By Fidrat
First Place: 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX...

First Place: 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX (http://www.caranddriver.com/features/the-quickest-cars-of-2007-20000-to-25000-first-place-2007-subaru-impreza-wrx-page-1)...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-11-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
Nothing wrong with looking good As long as it...

Nothing wrong with looking good As long as it doesn't degrade performance or reliability. Those spacers will do both. I just don't like the pipes from that intercooler going over the turbo heat...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-10-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Fidrat
Ok. I'm back. Go to Rally Sport direct. There you...

Ok. I'm back. Go to Rally Sport direct. There you will find all you need for a clean OEM fit 03 STi,JDM hood scoop and splitter for an STi intercooler. you will have to get it painted but this is the...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-10-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By Fidrat
The first thing to remember when learning to...

The first thing to remember when learning to drive a stick is for the first few weeks you will look like a fool driving it. A lot of people can't get past that and give up. Get past that and don't...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-10-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Fidrat
Hold up right there bud! There is a much better...

Hold up right there bud! There is a much better way! I'll tell you all you need to know about that after I run a few errands. Ill be right back.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-10-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fidrat
Looks good. Get the box that goes with the CAI....

Looks good. Get the box that goes with the CAI. Otherwise it is a HOT air intake! I'd go with the Grimmspeed intercooler and pipes. While we are on Grimmspeed check into their hood struts. Ditch the...
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