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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-26-2006, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,931
Posted By brcewane
Here's what I made for my car ...

Here's what I made for my car
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/brcewane/gauges/finished.jpg
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-04-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By brcewane
Here you go: ...

Here you go:

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=756477&highlight=painted+stock+rims

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=986744&highlight=painted+stock+rims
Forum: Handling Tech   05-02-2006, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By brcewane
will they work under stock WRX 16" rims??

will they work under stock WRX 16" rims??
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-27-2006, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,894
Posted By brcewane
You should also look into the SSAutochrome FMIC...

You should also look into the SSAutochrome FMIC to go with that 20G.. I have their kit and it is a great core and has everything you need except a couple of silcone reducers.. You can usually pick...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-27-2006, 05:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By brcewane
I did a sanding with 800 grit sandpaper to scuff...

I did a sanding with 800 grit sandpaper to scuff down the gloss.. then I went through about 2 cans of duplicolor graphite paint and 1 can of duplicolor clear..

Turned out pretty good:...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-13-2006, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By brcewane
I noticed over on NASIOC that there are some...

I noticed over on NASIOC that there are some people who are putting in FXT 5-speed transmissions into the WRX that are supposed to have better strength and much better gearning making the car feel...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-12-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,466
Posted By brcewane
I got my black anodized plate cover from...

I got my black anodized plate cover from fastwrx.com... looks good.. I have the CF side markers as well.

http://www.wrxtuners.com/wrx_gallery/files//2/2/9/5/front2.jpg
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-10-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By brcewane
All the research that I have done shows that the...

All the research that I have done shows that the RA gearset is the same width as the late 03-06 transmissions. If my 02 gearset goes, I will likely just go with an 04 tranny instead of re-building...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-10-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,466
Posted By brcewane
Here is the DIY project that I am embarking on.....

Here is the DIY project that I am embarking on.. just need to get some free time to make some more progress

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=962510
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-31-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,848
Posted By brcewane
If I were you, I would honestly look at going...

If I were you, I would honestly look at going with a 20G, or a PE1818 kind of power range. For any of those turbos you are going to want to upgrade your fuel system and most likely clutch to deal...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-31-2006, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By brcewane
Actually the 02's are the worst.. the 03's...

Actually the 02's are the worst.. the 03's actually got the same gear width as the RA gearset.

From everything that I have read, there isn't that much difference at all between the strength of the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-09-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,617
Posted By brcewane
The hood is Seibon, and the trunk is a VIS lid......

The hood is Seibon, and the trunk is a VIS lid... I was rear-ended sitting at a light by a cube van, and I talked to the bodyshop that I had dealt with before and worked the CF trunk lid in there...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-06-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,617
Posted By brcewane
It all depends on the rims you get.. mine I would...

It all depends on the rims you get.. mine I would say are pretty heavy.. you can get heavy 17's as well... but you can get light 18's too.

I don't think it really slowed me down noticeably. With...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-06-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,617
Posted By brcewane
Actually now that I check that site, it isn't a...

Actually now that I check that site, it isn't a bad price.. $1300 including Falcon 225/40/R18 rubber
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-06-2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,617
Posted By brcewane
They are similar to those, but are a bit...

They are similar to those, but are a bit different.. they are sold under a few different names. ICW, Primax.. and some others.. but mine are Primax 786 18x7.5 with 42 offset

Here is a link to one...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-06-2006, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,617
Posted By brcewane
I did the CF trunk, hood thing with my WRB......

I did the CF trunk, hood thing with my WRB... Turned out pretty good for my tastes... I think I will paint my rims gloss black and the intercooler black to complete the black/blue look... thinking...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-06-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,193
Posted By brcewane
I'm happy with the customer support and...

I'm happy with the customer support and performance of my Deadbolt small 16G... They have free re-builds for life as well on their turbos. You will like the power of the 16G :)

Just looked on...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-15-2005, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By brcewane
Yes I do have one Cat installed in the car.. one...

Yes I do have one Cat installed in the car.. one in the downpipe. Don't know if it will be "too loud" or not, it is a very subjective question. I know guys that have exhausts that would make your...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-13-2005, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By brcewane
I have the APS 3" TBE and I love it.. great sound...

I have the APS 3" TBE and I love it.. great sound not too loud at highway speeds but the car definately sounds mean.. even meaner on the 2.5L.

My mechanic was very impressed with the quality of...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-09-2005, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By brcewane
If you don't know how to tune yourself.. don't...

If you don't know how to tune yourself.. don't get the street tuner.. Just go to someone around you that can give you a custom pro-tune.

Then you can choose whatever turbo/injectors/etc that you...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-09-2005, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,774
Posted By brcewane
Next mods in order =========== - catless...

Next mods in order
===========
- catless Up-pipe
- Cat-back
- AccessPort, Ecutek or other with custom tune..

That will get you somewhere close to 300whp on the stock STi turbo

Like many...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-31-2005, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,589
Posted By brcewane
Very, Very True.. STi = better: - Pistons ...

Very, Very True..

STi = better:
- Pistons
- Rods
- Crankshaft
- AVCS
- Heads (cams, valves)
- Intercooler
- Turbo
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-31-2005, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By brcewane
One thing you should check too.. since I noticed...

One thing you should check too.. since I noticed you were in Quebec, there is a ton of stuff in the classified sections of the Toronto Subaru Club www.toronto-subaru-club.com Local shipping and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-20-2005, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By brcewane
My WRX heads just have been bolted up with the...

My WRX heads just have been bolted up with the 2.5L block yesterday.. engine goes into the car today with new FMIC and hopefully will be ecutek tuned tomorrow..

I have my 16G, sti pink injectors,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-24-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By brcewane
I have their small 16G and it pulls like a...

I have their small 16G and it pulls like a mother..
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-23-2005, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By brcewane
You could also look at deadbolt's 16G... VF34...

You could also look at deadbolt's 16G... VF34 like spool and VF22 like punch
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-02-2005, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,106
Posted By brcewane
Thanks.. it was fun to work on

Thanks.. it was fun to work on
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-02-2005, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,106
Posted By brcewane
I got the car in April 2004...It is running like...

I got the car in April 2004...It is running like a champ...

Here is the list of mods (I've been busy):

Performance:
=========
- 3" APS Turbo back with High flow turbo outlet Housing
-...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-02-2005, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,106
Posted By brcewane
They were drilled both for 5x100 and 5x114.3 ...

They were drilled both for 5x100 and 5x114.3

There actually is no rubbing unless I have an adult in the back and I Hit a big hole in the road. I am very happy with my WRX now and am running a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-22-2005, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,191
Posted By brcewane
Well it is hard to tell if it actually does do...

Well it is hard to tell if it actually does do much at all.. I have heard many tuners say that it will help your electrical system but don't expect any HP from it... a variance of 5-10hp on the same...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-22-2005, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
Posted By brcewane
Here is my post on Nasioc ...

Here is my post on Nasioc
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=797368
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-20-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
Posted By brcewane
Here is the one I made for my car ...

Here is the one I made for my car
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/brcewane/gauges/finished.jpg
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-11-2005, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,587
Posted By brcewane
Yeah we have a guy in the Toronto Subaru Club...

Yeah we have a guy in the Toronto Subaru Club with an STi running the VF39 with GT Spec genII headers/upipe, hks downpipe, hks carbon-ti catback, aem cold air intake and Ecutek just dyno tuned as a...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-06-2004, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,689
Posted By brcewane
You can work it out either way with him.. you can...

You can work it out either way with him.. you can simply choose Canadian Dollars and it will do the conversion for you.. or he may give you a US$ price and you can pay with US$.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-05-2004, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,689
Posted By brcewane
I have an 02/03 STi hood scoop on my car and it...

I have an 02/03 STi hood scoop on my car and it is an 02... and you can get them in CF.

Also you can get 04 STi hood scoops that will fit on an 02/03, They are not a standard 04 scoop, they have...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-05-2004, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,689
Posted By brcewane
Yeah, I picked them up for $80 CDN = $63 US ...

Yeah, I picked them up for $80 CDN = $63 US

You can check it out at www.M20-performance.com if you like. It is a guy in our local subaru club

When it asks for a postal code, just put in L5M7H2...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-04-2004, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,689
Posted By brcewane
Replicas

Replicas
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-04-2004, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,689
Posted By brcewane
Here are mine painted ...

Here are mine painted
http://www.wrxtuners.com/gallery/data/503/2295side1.jpg
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-20-2004, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By brcewane
Knowing subaru prices, you would probably be able...

Knowing subaru prices, you would probably be able to get a carbon fiber hood for less than the stock replacement... and if you don't like the look of carbon fiber you can always paint it. !Thumbs Up
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-26-2004, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By brcewane
I did it this weekend and it is really simple.....

I did it this weekend and it is really simple.. really hard to screw up and it is fun watching your wife's face as you slide your headlight into the oven....
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-26-2004, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,806
Posted By brcewane
I don't find it too bad in the dark or rain at...

I don't find it too bad in the dark or rain at all eh.. only when I am eating my donuts and dodging the moose :D

Yes it is the V1 front lip and the suspension is stock struts with an Eibach...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-25-2004, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,806
Posted By brcewane
Here is my car with 20% on front, back and rear ...

Here is my car with 20% on front, back and rear
http://www.wrxtuners.com/gallery/data/503/2295side.jpg
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-11-2003, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By brcewane
I was wavering over the same decision for my GST...

I was wavering over the same decision for my GST and eventually went with the 18".. couldn't have been happier that I made that decision for the extra 200-300 it cost

They absolutely made the car
Forum: The Hangout   11-02-2003, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By brcewane
I'll be getting mine in the spring :) Right...

I'll be getting mine in the spring :)

Right now I am doing research on the car to find out what to buy first and how to mod it. Finding lots of good information. It is a totally different world...
Forum: Handling Tech   10-27-2003, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By brcewane
Anyone with 18's - yet another will they fit question

I have a set of 5x100, 18x7.5 rims with a 42 offset.... are these going to fit on a WRX?
Forum: The Hangout   10-27-2003, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By brcewane
Well no wagon for me yet... we have a CRV for...

Well no wagon for me yet... we have a CRV for doing the big hauling... I am still "allowed" :rolleyes: to have something sporty yet... plus the WRX is a lot less $$$ than an S4 and the STI or EVO is...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-26-2003, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By brcewane
I like this style of wing... flame me if you like...

I like this style of wing... flame me if you like ;) 6 inches tall

http://images.channeladvisor.com/Sell/SSProfiles/10056063/Images/MR-Type%20carbon%20wing%20III.jpg
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-26-2003, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By brcewane
Does the Greddy front lip come on/off easily? ...

Does the Greddy front lip come on/off easily?

Just thinking that I could have it on in the summer and then take it off in the winter so that it doesn't become a snow plow:p
Forum: The Hangout   10-26-2003, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By brcewane
yup, that's my car.. thanks for the...

yup, that's my car..

thanks for the compliments. The only thing is I have to put it away for the winters (FWD + Turbo + Snow = Ditch)

Plus we may be having a little one on the way next year so...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-26-2003, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By brcewane
Projector headlights any good?

Just wondering.. are these ebay headlights http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=33710&item=2439369812

any good at all, or are they just plain crap?
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