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Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-27-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 43,073
Posted By metroscub
Just to add, Next month Ixiz has a really top...

Just to add, Next month Ixiz has a really top notch MANUAL EBCS coming out, so that may be a good option for everyone!
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-27-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,985
Posted By metroscub
^^^ I come to Lafayette often. To the OP: It...

^^^ I come to Lafayette often.

To the OP: It is your car brother, if you like it, then rock on! Forget what others say, when it is in the form of naysaying, learn to drive(if you do not already)...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-27-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By metroscub
You say enough for a turbo, but as mentioned...

You say enough for a turbo, but as mentioned above, I suggest taking into consideration a host of other things:

Fuel Pump?
Injectors?
Intercooler?
other than stock boost control?
If it is a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-27-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By metroscub
70k on an 05 is probably close to normal,...

70k on an 05 is probably close to normal, considering normal driving will put a vehicle at around 12k miles per year, but that asking price seems high to me as well, but you must also realize that...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-27-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By metroscub
That BOV, venting 100% like it is, could...

That BOV, venting 100% like it is, could eventually play hell with your idle and more than likely will cause misfires gallore down the trail, lose it and the intake for sure bro..... The stock blow...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-27-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By metroscub
It is possible to use your stock brackets if that...

It is possible to use your stock brackets if that is what you are talking about, to do so, just cut them offm and fabricate as necessary to make them level, then mount the sliders, however, for ease...
Forum: The Hangout   12-19-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,261
Posted By metroscub
All in all, about 20k after all the parts and...

All in all, about 20k after all the parts and labor for the tune and some other stuff I had put on while I am here in Iraq.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-26-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By metroscub
Hmmmmm, I ran a 14.1 bone stock back in the day...

Hmmmmm, I ran a 14.1 bone stock back in the day with my 06. I cannot guesstimate very well on what you might accomplish, though I must say itis a worthy investment in sheer driving sensation and will...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-24-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,055
Posted By metroscub
Fuel cut from over boosting? I do not know enough...

Fuel cut from over boosting? I do not know enough about them bro, keep it at the top.
Forum: Handling Tech   11-22-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By metroscub
Doesn't the Navy "deploy" more often than us Army...

Doesn't the Navy "deploy" more often than us Army guys? I mean, everytime you go to sea is some sort deployment right?

This time I paid off a TON of debt and now have an 18G, FMIC, and a host of...
Forum: The Hangout   11-22-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By metroscub
I have the DC Chicanes? and the other pair (no...

I have the DC Chicanes? and the other pair (no clue, high top, ugly as sin, both gifts), these are very nice for the Represent yo' set factor ;)
Forum: Handling Tech   11-22-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By metroscub
Keep them paws warm bro! Good luck on day 2!

Keep them paws warm bro! Good luck on day 2!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-22-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By metroscub
Well, that is a very respectable stance on it, at...

Well, that is a very respectable stance on it, at least you know what you want. I have always been in love with the look of FMICs and the way it opens up the engine bay makes some stuff easier. Good...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-22-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,307
Posted By metroscub
can you add a " ] " to the end of that? either...

can you add a " ] " to the end of that? either that or I cannot see another pictures posted. But as far as black rims go, i like a lot of the rota wheel choices out there. I am currently using 5zigen...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-22-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By metroscub
You can also try and get some adjustable shocks,...

You can also try and get some adjustable shocks, though they can be more than coilovers a lot of times. I used tein h-techs and kyb agx shocks for a while and they proved to be "spirited" during...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-22-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By metroscub
I feel that if you are going with a larger than...

I feel that if you are going with a larger than ANY OEM SUbaru turbo, then you need a more efficient Intercooler than ANY OEM intercooler. WHy are you so against front mounts? They aren't really too...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-22-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By metroscub
Those look really nice on your car! Looks like a...

Those look really nice on your car! Looks like a good buy to me!
Forum: Handling Tech   11-22-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,355
Posted By metroscub
Well, they are a budget buy, but I think you get...

Well, they are a budget buy, but I think you get a lot for the money and will be happy with them. Great choice!!!
Forum: Handling Tech   11-22-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By metroscub
I say roll cage because of the need for it in...

I say roll cage because of the need for it in certain circumstances, I.E. Club Racing, which I have to have one to do. I added it there because it will stiffen the structure SOME. I am not saying...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-21-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By metroscub
Well, if you are doing all of this, I will assume...

Well, if you are doing all of this, I will assume you want to track it, so maybe a Cusco bolt in cage? WIll stiffen her up a little, and give you a nice harness bar to boot ;)
How about trailing...
Forum: The Hangout   11-21-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By metroscub
I must say that I am partial to your choice of...

I must say that I am partial to your choice of vehicle, and that you now represent some cool mofo's, so keep it realz.:cool:
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-21-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,494
Posted By metroscub
I picked up my mFactory gearset for 2k, and with...

I picked up my mFactory gearset for 2k, and with a total of gears, install and shipping from NC to IL I have around 2800 in my transmission(excluding clutch and flywheel, add 800 for those)
Forum: Handling Tech   11-21-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,355
Posted By metroscub
I used those struts for a total of 15 races and...

I used those struts for a total of 15 races and about 10k miles. Very nice strut when coupled with a good spring, no matter what you do with the car. They are not harsh at all if that is what you...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-21-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By metroscub
I have a set of Megan Track series, and as far as...

I have a set of Megan Track series, and as far as these VS the Helix DNA's, they are made at the same plant, a taiwanese company called Bor Chuann, who makes helix and some Apexi models as well. I...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-30-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,494
Posted By metroscub
another alternative to PPG's depending on the...

another alternative to PPG's depending on the application are mFactory gears. I had 1-4 installed in mine and they are working well, at least that is what my tuner has said, I have not, and will not...
Forum: The Hangout   10-23-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By metroscub
you did not mention where you got them, was it...

you did not mention where you got them, was it optionsauto by any chance? I have bene considering this for a few weeks now.
Forum: The Hangout   10-22-2008, 01:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,507
Posted By metroscub
I like both black and white, white was your...

I like both black and white, white was your choice, and a wise one at that.

I just have black everything, but also am addicted to car detailing, it is healthy for your soul.
wax once per week,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-22-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,817
Posted By metroscub
I have always heard both good and bad, not really...

I have always heard both good and bad, not really too much pull either way for me.
I am in no way knocking their product, I do agree with mosc on this part though, you might just get what you pay...
Forum: The Hangout   10-08-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By metroscub
Oh man, I am soooo sorry about that. It made me...

Oh man, I am soooo sorry about that. It made me sick to my stomach, it looked like mine.
Good luck with the insurance adjuster.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-08-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,511
Posted By metroscub
My Apology.

I was trying to convey that I have been down both roads, with multiple cars. One being the open source option, and the second being an APV2. I have an APV2 now, you were correct in making the...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-24-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,511
Posted By metroscub
tnot, you are an absolute bafoon if you think...

tnot, you are an absolute bafoon if you think that the awhp numbers associated with any car make a difference in what the actual car drives/ or FEELS like.

Secondly, you are clearly new to this,...
Forum: The Hangout   07-19-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,700
Posted By metroscub
Hands down, Porsche 911 GT3, otherwise, I love my...

Hands down, Porsche 911 GT3, otherwise, I love my roo, as it is honestly one of the sweetest things I have ever driven.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-15-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,790
Posted By metroscub
Hmmmmmm, buy a BMW 135i, or copy my mod list!...

Hmmmmmm, buy a BMW 135i,
or copy my mod list! LOL ;)
But really man, the above post about the 16G will help, in a straight line as mentioned earlier, but around corners, you will need some new...
Forum: Handling Tech   07-13-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,193
Posted By metroscub
I am have pretty much been absent from this site...

I am have pretty much been absent from this site for a minute, slow load times in Iraq, plus I help moderate another forum, But anyways, here is my opinion, as suspension is my LOVE!

I...
Forum: New Member Intros   07-13-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By metroscub
here is my idea for ya bro:

Get a plan, as in what your goal is, like a power hungry daily driver, a track car, or autocross, or both, drag strip junky? Or do you just want subtle spirited driving changes, after those questions...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-19-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By metroscub
Engine management, when mentioned on here and...

Engine management, when mentioned on here and other forums definetely relate to "tuning" your engine. Or remapping the stock configurations and definitions for thigns like AFR, timing, injector duty...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-19-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,030
Posted By metroscub
450? You better save for some PPGs or six speed...

450?
You better save for some PPGs or six speed conversion....Plus all of the supporting mods you will for that swap.

I have a TD0618G(deadbolt) and still upgraded to PPG gears and a host of...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-29-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,718
Posted By metroscub
PPGs= Big money now, smooth sailing pretty much...

PPGs= Big money now, smooth sailing pretty much for the life of those gears, even for a shitty driver.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-28-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,638
Posted By metroscub
the air flow is effectively changed starting...

the air flow is effectively changed starting around 60 MPH, but depending on the rear downforce element on your particular vehicle, may or may not do anything, there have been some inconclusive tests...
Forum: The Hangout   02-28-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By metroscub
I am in the Army, but not a medic, though I am a...

I am in the Army, but not a medic, though I am a paramedic, I also am ACLS,BLS,Dfib, and a gang of other certifications qualified, you do not get paid shit for that though, so basically I got...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-28-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,718
Posted By metroscub
that sounds like a far cry better than most I...

that sounds like a far cry better than most I have heard of, I would go for it.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-26-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By metroscub
I think, if you plan on going bigger in the...

I think, if you plan on going bigger in the future, save a little longer a spring for better than RA, I did that and am now having the PPG 1-4 installed, and feel I will not need to worry about my...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-26-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,211
Posted By metroscub
My car is currently in the shop(I am in Iraq and...

My car is currently in the shop(I am in Iraq and want it done when I get home) having a deadbolt TD06 18G, FMIC, Injectors, Fuel Pump, CAI, BOV, EBCS, PPG gears(1-4) and a pro tune, the installation...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-25-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,506
Posted By metroscub
make the sure the green connectors are NOT...

make the sure the green connectors are NOT connected. This could cause it.

Also, I agree with the above

And, is Harvey near fort polk at all>?
Forum: The Hangout   02-13-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By metroscub
Ok..... In Louisiana: Random man: is that...

Ok.....

In Louisiana:
Random man: is that a Saturn?!?! Boy that thang sure is sharp lookin.
Me: Yep, it is a saturu actually, they have merged with subaru.
Man: wow, i did not know that.
Forum: Handling Tech   02-13-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By metroscub
I have those same rims for autocrossing, so I...

I have those same rims for autocrossing, so I mounted Falken Azenis rt-635 235-45-r17 tires and let me say that they are definite winning combination.

Another great option is the Bridgestone...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-13-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,979
Posted By metroscub
I don't get it man, I am 22 and have 2 WRX's,...

I don't get it man, I am 22 and have 2 WRX's, they are both insured with full coverage for 155 per month(for both), that is through geico.
Forum: The Hangout   02-12-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,576
Posted By metroscub
I only have 11 out of 15 months left to go here...

I only have 11 out of 15 months left to go here in downtown Baghdad. My scooby goes next weekend to boxer4racinf for a few installs.....18G, FMIC, injectors...etc etc.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-25-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By metroscub
wrxtr, my dad is taking mine up there next month...

wrxtr, my dad is taking mine up there next month as well, for my 18G, FMIC, 750cc injectors, perrin ebcs, walbro FP, and some other things, good with the tune, and in case you get yours finished...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-14-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By metroscub
getting an accessport will be the most economical...

getting an accessport will be the most economical option in the long run. They have online updating, and you can tune for every "stage" with the APV1 and 2. i would suggest a 2 due to the new...
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