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Forum: Handling Tech   07-24-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,805
Posted By sfelix818
I agree with you on the handling part Mosc, which...

I agree with you on the handling part Mosc, which is why I’m finally going with the new setup. I have noticed my handling slowly get more and more poor. I know you said my springs will kill my struts...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-19-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,820
Posted By sfelix818
It all boils down to how much of a d*** the...

It all boils down to how much of a d*** the officer is. If he/she sees something that isn't OEM they have the option to question it and give you a fix it ticket. But it is rare if they ask you to...
Forum: Handling Tech   07-19-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,805
Posted By sfelix818
Will post up pics when I get it all installed Man...

Will post up pics when I get it all installed Man show..

At 52000 miles and about 42000 of them have had the swift spring still doesnt feel all bad, have'nt had any complaint on ride quality but...
Forum: Handling Tech   07-19-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,805
Posted By sfelix818
Well got a hell of a deal for my KYB AGX struts...

Well got a hell of a deal for my KYB AGX struts ($480 shipped) so im gonna go with this setup.. Swift springs with some KYB AGX struts and my sways that i just got in yesterday. Should have it all on...
Forum: Handling Tech   07-16-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,805
Posted By sfelix818
Strut replacement opinions

OK so its now time to change my struts. I just ordered my front and rear sways and can't make up my mind on what struts I want to go with. Right now I have swift lowering springs with stock struts...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-16-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,266
Posted By sfelix818
If you have aftermarket blue lights that will be...

If you have aftermarket blue lights that will be the reason why you melted the connector for the light (more watts). Now as far as replacing the connector just buy the ones from autozone should work...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-02-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By sfelix818
If its the driver side best way is to remove the...

If its the driver side best way is to remove the battery to get to it. If its the passanger side remove the plastic piece for the intake that you see as soon as you open the hood thats held on by 2...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-01-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,761
Posted By sfelix818
Its all good Blaze... Just wanna give it a real...

Its all good Blaze...
Just wanna give it a real good cleaning.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-01-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,761
Posted By sfelix818
Just gonna do it the right way and pull the ic...

Just gonna do it the right way and pull the ic off and the throttle body after I buy the new gasket on Monday from Subaru. Thanks anyway.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-30-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By sfelix818
Cat on the up pipe coming apart would have killed...

Cat on the up pipe coming apart would have killed the turbo. As far as smoke goes I would have to say its the wd40 you sprayed all over the engine just burning off. As far as your whistle sound check...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-30-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,761
Posted By sfelix818
Simple question asked don't need any smart a**...

Simple question asked don't need any smart a** response. I know how to remove the ic just wanted to know if there was any other way that's all.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-30-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,761
Posted By sfelix818
throttle body question

I was wondering if there is any way of cleaning the throttle body without removing the top mount intercooler on an 07 wrx. If so how can I do that? Thank you .
Forum: Handling Tech   04-17-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,760
Posted By sfelix818
I think I am going with this setup to try it out....

I think I am going with this setup to try it out. Worst comes to worst sell it and go with the Whitelines.
Forum: New Member Intros   04-14-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By sfelix818
Congrats on your new rex. Welcome to one of the...

Congrats on your new rex. Welcome to one of the best forums. Great place for any info you need and great people on here.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-14-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,760
Posted By sfelix818
Yeah just for daily driving, I'm not or even plan...

Yeah just for daily driving, I'm not or even plan on doing type of auto-x. Just paid off my car so looking to just improve suspension before my next turbo upgrade.

And Vew that was one good...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-13-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,760
Posted By sfelix818
Need opinion on Eibach sway bars

I have this link I found while shopping at prices for whiteline sways.

Eibach Sway Bar Kit Front 22mm / Rear Adjustable 22mm Subaru WRX Sedan 2004-2007 at RallySportDirect.com...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-25-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By sfelix818
Thanks Mosc. Comparing prices from 235/35/18 to...

Thanks Mosc. Comparing prices from 235/35/18 to 245/35/18 and fitment issues, I think i'll go with the 235/35/18
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-22-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By sfelix818
Thanks for those replies, someone else I know...

Thanks for those replies, someone else I know recommended I go with 245/35/18. Do you think there will be any issues?
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-22-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By sfelix818
Need Help!!

I know this is a subject that a lot of info but i just purchased a set of rota g-force 18x8.5
+48 offset. The help I need is what tire size should go with. I have an 2007 wrx with stock struts and...
Forum: Handling Tech   10-22-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 49
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Views: 68,618
Posted By sfelix818
Just ordered some 18x8.5 +48 offset wheels for my...

Just ordered some 18x8.5 +48 offset wheels for my 07 wrx. What tire size should I go with? Will 245/40/18 fit ok or should i do 235 or 225. Suspension is stock struts with swift springs.
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   03-24-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,278
Posted By sfelix818
I have one for sale 03wrxboxer look 2007...

I have one for sale 03wrxboxer look

2007 Wrx stock parts - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1943615)

willing to take offers
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   03-24-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By sfelix818
Live in San fernando Valley. Why you ask?

Live in San fernando Valley. Why you ask?
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-18-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By sfelix818
I would check the turbo inlet hose if its running...

I would check the turbo inlet hose if its running lean to make sure there isnt any unregistered air going into that motor. End result of running lean is BOOOOOM.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-25-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,502
Posted By sfelix818
Open source tune will be cheaper for you, just...

Open source tune will be cheaper for you, just find a good tuner in your area that people recommend.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-03-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By sfelix818
+1 Paul at Yimi Sport. Great tuner good price.

+1 Paul at Yimi Sport. Great tuner good price.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-03-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By sfelix818
Try Uncle Scottys Cocktail mix for your tranny....

Try Uncle Scottys Cocktail mix for your tranny. It helped my 07 shift a lot better and smoother especially 1st gear.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-02-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,472
Posted By sfelix818
+1 for the advise ^^^^ but you should also look...

+1 for the advise ^^^^ but you should also look into a catless up pipe since your cars an 05 and has a catted up pipe. Reason for this mod is not as much for power but to prevent the stock cat from...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   02-07-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,039
Posted By sfelix818
If you do a catless downpipe our (06-07) cars...

If you do a catless downpipe our (06-07) cars without a tune or some kind of EM get boost creep = no good. I would recommend getting some kind of EM first for a great power mod, then your able to get...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-04-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By sfelix818
If your not sure if its the hub or the bearing I...

If your not sure if its the hub or the bearing I hope your not driving the car. If it is the bearing your risking the chances of it seizing on you. I would replace both if your going to have it...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-25-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,890
Posted By sfelix818
Try to clean the MAF. Might just be the MAF...

Try to clean the MAF. Might just be the MAF acting up from the CAI.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-25-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,014
Posted By sfelix818
Sounds like turbo gave out due to pieces of the...

Sounds like turbo gave out due to pieces of the cat from the up pipe. Does it only happen when the car hits full boost?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-22-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,397
Posted By sfelix818
Didn't see that my fault.

Didn't see that my fault.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-22-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,397
Posted By sfelix818
Im not sure if you forgot to list this but do you...

Im not sure if you forgot to list this but do you have bigger injector or stock injectors? You will have to upgrade your injectors if they are stock.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-12-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By sfelix818
If he's lucky the cars in limp mode but like Mosc...

If he's lucky the cars in limp mode but like Mosc said you've probably done irreparable damage to your car.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-11-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By sfelix818
You have a 16g turbo, no EM...... Did you have...

You have a 16g turbo, no EM...... Did you have your car tuned for the 16g turbo??
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-09-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,666
Posted By sfelix818
You will need to upgrade the fuel pump so your...

You will need to upgrade the fuel pump so your not pushing the stock one but your injectors will be ok for a vf39 turbo.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-29-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By sfelix818
Paul at Yumi is a good tuner you should be in...

Paul at Yumi is a good tuner you should be in good hands. Thats where I get my work done. A+++++++
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-24-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,576
Posted By sfelix818
Best car alarm system YouTube - monkey...

Best car alarm system


YouTube - monkey car alarm (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XhHJcQcpgM)
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-22-2008, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,241
Posted By sfelix818
But running a catless 06+ wrx without a good tune...

But running a catless 06+ wrx without a good tune or map= Boost creep.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-15-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,071
Posted By sfelix818
The sqeak you are hearing isn't from the rubber...

The sqeak you are hearing isn't from the rubber piece, it's from 3 plastic clips that hold the windshield wiper hose. Just remove the rubber piece under the hoodscoop (its ok to do this) and remove...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-24-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,090
Posted By sfelix818
??????????????????????????????????????????????????...

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A bracket does not make your turbo spool. I dont think thats your issue.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-21-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,090
Posted By sfelix818
By a tune we mean get the cars ecu tuned for the...

By a tune we mean get the cars ecu tuned for the mods you have installed not just a tune up.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-21-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,090
Posted By sfelix818
Getting a nice tune will help and it will also...

Getting a nice tune will help and it will also bring out the true performance.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-09-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By sfelix818
Fourth and fifth gear will always go above target...

Fourth and fifth gear will always go above target boost. If you hitting you target boost on 3rd and then it spike up past target on fourth and fifth gear thats normal.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-08-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,907
Posted By sfelix818
With a stock turbo a fmic won’t do you any good...

With a stock turbo a fmic won’t do you any good really, I would stay top mount for now. For a stage 2 your stock is good enough.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-04-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,004
Posted By sfelix818
Left side of the drivers side under the steering...

Left side of the drivers side under the steering wheel.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-04-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By sfelix818
You won't need injectors if you do a vf39 upgrade...

You won't need injectors if you do a vf39 upgrade but downpipe alone will give nice gains.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-03-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By sfelix818
Do you have any form of EM?

Do you have any form of EM?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-30-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,621
Posted By sfelix818
You might have sucked up a piece of your stock...

You might have sucked up a piece of your stock up-pipe cat into the turbo. Your car is more likely in limp mode due to turbo issue.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-25-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By sfelix818
Ive had a similar problem like that but somebody...

Ive had a similar problem like that but somebody told me reset the battery and tighten up the gas cap. It worked so now everytime I fill up I give the gas cap about 8 clicks to make sure the oring...
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