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Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   Yesterday, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Brockton
Yeah, I get weird looks at the autoparts store...

Yeah, I get weird looks at the autoparts store sometimes.

I have no warranty, so I aint got no worries.
Forum: Newbie Forum   Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Brockton
I'm not even sure what parts are available for...

I'm not even sure what parts are available for the 15 yet
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 141
Posted By Brockton
The T6 only comes in 5w-40, 5w-30 is the T5 I...

The T6 only comes in 5w-40, 5w-30 is the T5 I believe. You want the T6.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   09-14-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 141
Posted By Brockton
Rotella T6

Rotella T6
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-13-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By Brockton
^This, just got a oem replacement.

^This, just got a oem replacement.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-13-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By Brockton
JDMfanaticVinyls | Vinyl Overlays | Vehicle Wraps...

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Forum: The Hangout   09-13-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By Brockton
Maybe factory sub?

Maybe factory sub?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-12-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By Brockton
When I put my exhaust on I started getting a...

When I put my exhaust on I started getting a rattle at a certain RPM on de-accel, turned out to be the heat shield over the rear end of the drive shaft rattling around.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-12-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Brockton
I would keep communicating with FP and your tuner...

I would keep communicating with FP and your tuner to get everyone on the same page.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-09-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 473
Posted By Brockton
I didn't manufacture them.

I didn't manufacture them.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-08-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 473
Posted By Brockton
They are identical. Instead of oem, if you go...

They are identical. Instead of oem, if you go that route, try the cusco's, they look a lot like the oem, but stronger.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By Brockton
No, I was smart and checked them when I got them...

No, I was smart and checked them when I got them out of the box, changing them was a huge pain, wasn't about to have to turn around and do it all over again.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-08-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By Brockton
I think you found your problem. Also double...

I think you found your problem. Also double check the gaps on pre-gapped plugs, my pre-gapped Denso's ranged between .30 and .42 =/
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-08-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By Brockton
What did you gap the plugs to?

What did you gap the plugs to?
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-06-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By Brockton
Crank hp is the 256 stock, its making that at the...

Crank hp is the 256 stock, its making that at the crankshaft. The power you are getting to your wheels is probably closer to 210-220. Its because that power is having to be transferred through the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-06-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By Brockton
That would be a good start, then try to get it...

That would be a good start, then try to get it tuned. There's no telling what kind of stuff it was tuned for before the previous owner put things back to stock.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-05-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By Brockton
Mod list would help. p0171 can be caused by a...

Mod list would help. p0171 can be caused by a lot of things.

Year? Mod list? Other symptoms that might be happening?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-05-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By Brockton
Rick from RRE complains about them a lot. He can...

Rick from RRE complains about them a lot. He can tune them, but he said they are not as consistent as other alternatives. He's constantly fixing the minehart tunes that require them.

I believe...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-04-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By Brockton
Also, they are very finicky to tune compared to...

Also, they are very finicky to tune compared to other 3ports, just a heads up.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-03-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 473
Posted By Brockton
I meant just the process of removing them. On...

I meant just the process of removing them. On your topic though, why would you get beefy bars and keep the flimsy endlinks?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   09-01-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Brockton
They don't sell kits as far as I know. I order...

They don't sell kits as far as I know. I order mine through buysubarupartsnow.com

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They have convenient...
Forum: Handling Tech   09-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 473
Posted By Brockton
There's a really high chance of messing up the...

There's a really high chance of messing up the stock endlinks when installing the sway bars, so might as well switch them out at the same time.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-27-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Brockton
It's also common for a small leak to appear in...

It's also common for a small leak to appear in the rear where the driveshaft is. Mine's had a very small leak since i've had it. Fluid levels never change but you can see evidence of it.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-27-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Brockton
Having a accessport is a good thing though. It's...

Having a accessport is a good thing though. It's a useful tool and is much more user friendly than doing opensource. (laptops and programs) Any tuner worth tuning your car should be able to do it...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-26-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Brockton
V1? Try getting a V2 atleast.

V1? Try getting a V2 atleast.
Forum: New Member Intros   08-24-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By Brockton
It's debated. Better safe than sorry.

It's debated. Better safe than sorry.
Forum: New Member Intros   08-23-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By Brockton
You need a tune for aftermarket downpipes. ...

You need a tune for aftermarket downpipes. NASIOC has loads of guides regarding mods as well.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-22-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By Brockton
I'll go ahead and assume you are talking to me,...

I'll go ahead and assume you are talking to me, arcticscythe, or both. There is a huge difference between politely saying don't do it, and being and asshole. For instance, could have said it makes...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-22-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By Brockton
Also, not trying to insult your intelligence, but...

Also, not trying to insult your intelligence, but a lot of people seem to not know this. No body kit is bolt on. You will have to find a shop that has had experience with kits. They usually have...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-22-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Brockton
Yeah, I rep'd you as well, great info man.

Yeah, I rep'd you as well, great info man.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-22-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By Brockton
Very nice, post some pics when you can!

Very nice, post some pics when you can!
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-21-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By Brockton
If you are talking about skirts and bumpers,...

If you are talking about skirts and bumpers, please dont. (No offense^)
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-20-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Brockton
Ah good info, they weren't specific, so I assumed...

Ah good info, they weren't specific, so I assumed the rubber lines were at fault since they are usually the weak points.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-19-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Brockton
Anybody get the letter in the mail?

I believe it was 08+ wrx's and STI's were effected by it. In certain states, mainly ones that use salt on the roads. There was a recall due to potential brake line failures. If you bought the car...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By Brockton
Really cold weather makes it worse too. This...

Really cold weather makes it worse too. This past winter it sounded like I was running a dog box.

That was the first time my car had ever seen temps around 0 degrees. It lived its live around el...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-19-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By Brockton
I didn't read the other replies so if mine are...

I didn't read the other replies so if mine are redundant I apologize.

1: With all seasons and sensible driving techniques, its a 10. Unless the snow is so deep you are shoveling it with your...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Brockton
It helps if loosen the mounts and jack up the...

It helps if loosen the mounts and jack up the rear of the motor a bit so its slightly angles. It helps the tranny go back on much smoother.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By Brockton
I got cobb's poly bushings, and a kart boy short...

I got cobb's poly bushings, and a kart boy short throw. Its definitely a great mod, relatively cheap, I would recommend it was a first mod. The stock bushings are okay when they are new, but they...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-19-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By Brockton
I just noticed more gear whine in 1-3rd. With...

I just noticed more gear whine in 1-3rd. With bushings and short shifter installed all at once. I hardly notice it anymore, but occasionally a passenger will ask about it.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-16-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Brockton
Sounds like a terrible shop, find a better one.

Sounds like a terrible shop, find a better one.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-15-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Brockton
Sounds more like it just falls on its face for a...

Sounds more like it just falls on its face for a few seconds when you give it gas, so it would be before he spools.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   08-15-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By Brockton
Its possible. Its just tricky putting the cover...

Its possible. Its just tricky putting the cover back on while not messing up the gasket and having to line it back on to the cover. A 10mm ratcheting box wrench is a must have though. once you have...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   08-14-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By Brockton
I just had to replace mine on that side, do...

I just had to replace mine on that side, do yourself a favor and replace it while you have it off. It is a PITA because of clearance. I think your motor has the gaskets for the bolts as well, get...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-14-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Brockton
Could be. Usually if there is an issue with a TGV...

Could be. Usually if there is an issue with a TGV a code will pop for it and the car will be thrown into limp mode though.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-14-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Brockton
Take the cap off of the reservoir and turn the...

Take the cap off of the reservoir and turn the wheels all the way left to right while watching the inside of the reservoir for bubbles. If you are getting bubbles you have a leak. If not it could be...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-12-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By Brockton
I've never heard a throwout bearing sound like...

I've never heard a throwout bearing sound like that. And they make the most noise when you push the clutch in.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-12-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By Brockton
My guess would be the input shaft bearing.

My guess would be the input shaft bearing.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-10-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Brockton
^Not always. There are cases where people have...

^Not always. There are cases where people have cracked ringlands and their compression numbers come back okay. Do a leak down test as well.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-08-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Brockton
You are literally the first person I have ever...

You are literally the first person I have ever heard bash them. Godspeed makes cheap crap. Mishimoto goes through a lot of R&D and testing of their products.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-08-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Brockton
Haven't seen white, sounds like it would be hell...

Haven't seen white, sounds like it would be hell to clean anyway.
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