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Forum: Newbie Forum   10-21-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By texasmr2
"Stepping on toes", are you for real :eek: ??? I...

"Stepping on toes", are you for real :eek: ??? I do not step on toes, unless they have ego issues. I only offer another educated opinion/perspective . "You no likely you no reply"! ;)



You are...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-21-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By texasmr2
I actually do understand forced induction engines...

I actually do understand forced induction engines ;) yet now I have doubts you understand them. If there is a MAP already on the car in what way is it not used in the "traditional sense" and why is...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-21-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By texasmr2
Any BOV can be recirculated very easily...

Any BOV can be recirculated very easily regardless of make or model and HKS makes a quality product. I ran a Greddy 'open vent' for a short time on my MR2 yet the engine would almost stall because...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-21-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By texasmr2
Nathan, I do not believe in the idea that a...

Nathan,
I do not believe in the idea that a modern engine does not require/need a break-in period so on that note I would refer to your owners manual. If it does not say anything about a break-in...
Forum: The Hangout   10-18-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By texasmr2
Other cars you know and love.

A few months back when I took the dogs to the groomer I spotted this E30 M3 and could not stop drooling. Long story short I finally remembered my cellphone so I could take some pics. Great guy, the...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-15-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,406
Posted By texasmr2
1. Why the hell are you hitting the rev limiter...

1. Why the hell are you hitting the rev limiter while parked? :notgood:
2. The BOV only reacts when the engine is under load ie being driven. ;)

It sounds like to me you are just abusing the car...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-15-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,242
Posted By texasmr2
FINALLY someone else who actually understands...

FINALLY someone else who actually understands that the journey is just as important/enjoyable as the goal.

NEVER EVER build your car based upon others opinions of what you should do. Be patient...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-15-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,169
Posted By texasmr2
If they won't it would most likely be due to a...

If they won't it would most likely be due to a warranty issue. I worked at a Toyota dealership and had them rebuild my 3SGTE and had them install a set a JE pistons/rings, no questions asked.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-15-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,169
Posted By texasmr2
Smile Although you purchased the car, a trade-in I...

Although you purchased the car, a trade-in I assume, from a dealership it was not a Subaru dealership but that does not matter either way. I have purchased several vehicles over the years from...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-14-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,169
Posted By texasmr2
Can I assume you did not have a PPI performed...

Can I assume you did not have a PPI performed before you committed to the purchase?
Forum: The Hangout   10-14-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,863
Posted By texasmr2
Full range of motion and full flex at the 'top'...

Full range of motion and full flex at the 'top' of the movement is key. I fell in love with the 'pyramid' concept.
Forum: The Hangout   10-14-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,918
Posted By texasmr2
I am 'old school' and when I want this type of...

I am 'old school' and when I want this type of info I always go directly to the source ie contact the manufacturer.
Forum: The Hangout   10-14-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By texasmr2
I see this disgusting application a lot and I...

I see this disgusting application a lot and I always make sure, if possible, the driver see's me laughing at him. :D
Forum: The Hangout   10-09-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,919
Posted By texasmr2
Avoid valet parking like I do, I can walk another...

Avoid valet parking like I do, I can walk another 30ft.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-09-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,153
Posted By texasmr2
Actually changing trans fluid is not a necessity...

Actually changing trans fluid is not a necessity but there is no harm in upgrading it. As well the factory does not 'break-in' an engine they simply put in on a in-house dyno and make sure everything...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-07-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By texasmr2
From what the car magazines are saying the 2014...

From what the car magazines are saying the 2014 model is mechanically the same with only minor interior/exterior upgrades. If money is no object for you then do as you please but if you want my...
Forum: The Hangout   10-07-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,272
Posted By texasmr2
Thanks! I will some day reap the rewards of what...

Thanks! I will some day reap the rewards of what I sow now beit towards man or beast. In addition about one month ago I was out and about and spotted a limping adolescent Possum trying to cross the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-05-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 55
  '07 wrx
Views: 1,881
Posted By texasmr2
It was actually OBD II.

It was actually OBD II.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-05-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 55
  '07 wrx
Views: 1,881
Posted By texasmr2
Through the car itself. With my MR2's I could...

Through the car itself. With my MR2's I could pull up codes if needed and a simple intake/exhaust upgrade never threw codes. If there are any owners of this model/year who live on the west side of...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-05-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 55
  '07 wrx
Views: 1,881
Posted By texasmr2
With some makes a engine check light 'code' can...

With some makes a engine check light 'code' can be accessed manually so how do I do perform this check on this specific model/year? A lot of dealers do not expect to have a potential customer who is...
Forum: The Hangout   10-05-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 23,294
Posted By texasmr2
LOL!! Wash her when it is raining :D.

LOL!!

Wash her when it is raining :D.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-05-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,422
Posted By texasmr2
I would say you are spot on. !Thumbs Up

I would say you are spot on. !Thumbs Up
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-05-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 55
  '07 wrx
Views: 1,881
Posted By texasmr2
Good call! !Thumbs Up

Good call! !Thumbs Up
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-05-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 55
  '07 wrx
Views: 1,881
Posted By texasmr2
I can only blame myself for this oversight but a...

I can only blame myself for this oversight but a friend of mine pointed out that the 'engine check light' is on in the following picture. I was about to add that the engine is on and idling but I...
Forum: The Hangout   10-03-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By texasmr2
I am on your side ;) .

I am on your side ;) .
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-03-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,497
Posted By texasmr2
If that was actually legal I would have done it...

If that was actually legal I would have done it years ago!! :D

On another note I really like the wingless look on your car, stealthy is cool! ;)
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-03-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,497
Posted By texasmr2
This awesome car makes me want to knock on one of...

This awesome car makes me want to knock on one of my neighbors doors and ask them why they never drive their WRX, the same Gen, and ask if it is F/S.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-03-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,714
Posted By texasmr2
You are contradicting yourself.

You are contradicting yourself.
Forum: The Hangout   10-03-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,919
Posted By texasmr2
Your probably not too far off! :D

Your probably not too far off! :D
Forum: The Hangout   10-03-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,272
Posted By texasmr2
Smile Back in '07 when I worked for the Parks Dept we...

Back in '07 when I worked for the Parks Dept we were/are required to work one Saturday per month. So this particular Saturday I was making my rounds and I spotted this poor starving puppy walking up...
Forum: The Hangout   10-03-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By texasmr2
A police officer must have 'probable cause' to...

A police officer must have 'probable cause' to pull you over so if you are driving the speed limit, using your blinker to change lanes and your inspection/registration is valid he has no valid reason...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-03-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,422
Posted By texasmr2
I understand what your are saying and my take is...

I understand what your are saying and my take is that regardless of the make or model upgrading drivetrain bushings is a good idea because,
1. Stock bushing are rubber and they degrade quickly.
2....
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-03-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 55
  '07 wrx
Views: 1,881
Posted By texasmr2
Thanks I will. :)

Thanks I will. :)
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-02-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,422
Posted By texasmr2
Thanks. !Thumbs Up These are bracing mods...

Thanks. !Thumbs Up


These are bracing mods that should not effect or add any additional interior 'noise' if I understand them correctly.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-02-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,422
Posted By texasmr2
My internet is not slow, I am! :D Thanks.

My internet is not slow, I am! :D

Thanks.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-02-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,422
Posted By texasmr2
Could someone same me search time and simply just...

Could someone same me search time and simply just inform me what a 'brake brace' and a 'pitch stop' are?

Gracias
Forum: The Hangout   10-02-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,924
Posted By texasmr2
Classic but take solace in knowing you are not...

Classic but take solace in knowing you are not alone. :D

Any who here is another addition too my play list. A beautiful song with great meaning and hopefully the "older dogs" here will like and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-02-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 55
  '07 wrx
Views: 1,881
Posted By texasmr2
I publicly retract my ricer implication and my...

I publicly retract my ricer implication and my comment about having driven longer than others because the last thing I want to do is argue with you guys. I really enjoy everyone's input and help and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-02-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By texasmr2
I myself am not sure what brand of struts and...

I myself am not sure what brand of struts and springs the Subaru crowd but I am a fan of Bilstein and Eibach. The upgraded springs will lower the car and could give you the 'stance' you are looking...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-01-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 55
  '07 wrx
Views: 1,881
Posted By texasmr2
I disagree simply because I have probably been...

I disagree simply because I have probably been driving longer than you have been alive. Regardless of this fruitless debate this is my thread so....back on topic ok? ;)
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-01-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By texasmr2
Am I the only one who finds it a tad odd that the...

Am I the only one who finds it a tad odd that the lights are not sealed?
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-01-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By texasmr2
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-01-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
Posted By texasmr2
Congrats and the color is oh so sexy, good...

Congrats and the color is oh so sexy, good choice. :)
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   10-01-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By texasmr2
I always log out. What seems to be completely...

I always log out. What seems to be completely over looked every time I mention this issue is that this could very well be a website issue but everyone skates around it and makes excuses.

"I am...
Forum: The Hangout   10-01-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,272
Posted By texasmr2
I never will understand why some people think...

I never will understand why some people think snakes are pets, I weep for the snakes. !Cry!
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   10-01-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By texasmr2
I do not know who the owner of this forum is but...

I do not know who the owner of this forum is but they need a new 'web master' or need to upgrade their servers. Over 2mins waiting for this forum to load is totally unacceptable,yes I timed it.
Forum: The Hangout   10-01-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,272
Posted By texasmr2
Great pictures!! :)

Great pictures!! :)
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-01-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 55
  '07 wrx
Views: 1,881
Posted By texasmr2
The wagon, for me, is not a 'life stage' it is...

The wagon, for me, is not a 'life stage' it is just more appealing.
Forum: The Hangout   10-01-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,924
Posted By texasmr2
Pink Floyd Cheap Trick ELO The Guess Who ...

Pink Floyd
Cheap Trick
ELO
The Guess Who
Badfinger
The Scorpions
BTO
The Beatles
Ringo Star
George Harrison
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-01-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,185
Posted By texasmr2
I do know enough about tuning to express my...

I do know enough about tuning to express my opinion though. ;)
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