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Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   02-08-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,441
Posted By WRXtreme
Tire Rack - Koni Shocks 25% off

Haven't been on the forum for a while, but I saw this deal and thought I would pass it on.....


Tire Rack - Koni Shocks 25% off!
For those of you who need new shocks, or want to upgrade, Tire...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-04-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,471
Posted By WRXtreme
Thanks for the help with this. I just got around...

Thanks for the help with this. I just got around to getting to work on my car and after reconnecting the battery and letting it idle for about 5 mins, no CEL. I'll let you know how it is after a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-21-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By WRXtreme
Welcome of the Subaru family!!

Welcome of the Subaru family!!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-21-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,942
Posted By WRXtreme
I have never heard of this issue, but you are...

I have never heard of this issue, but you are supposed to change your oil every 3,750mi anyway according to the owners manual.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-21-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,471
Posted By WRXtreme
That is correct. These are the colors I am...

That is correct.
These are the colors I am dealing with right now.
The wires on the ECU side of the plug are Yellow w/ a Red line, Blue, White and White.
The wires on the rear o2 sensor side are...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-21-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,471
Posted By WRXtreme
I do have a multimeter, but I hate wiring. I have...

I do have a multimeter, but I hate wiring. I have had other people recommend that as well, but don't really know what I am doing when it comes to reading the current.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-21-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,653
Posted By WRXtreme
I didn't proof read the post. Underdrive pulleys...

I didn't proof read the post. Underdrive pulleys AREN'T the best, if you want to do pulleys go for lightweight pulleys that are the same diameter.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-21-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,471
Posted By WRXtreme
Rear o2 sensor problems

Recently my o2 sensor came unclipped from the rest of the harness. I noticed the CEL came on but didn't catch it right away. The plugs on both ends(one going to the o2 sensor the other to the ECU)...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   06-21-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By WRXtreme
Looks like a GFB GT Hybrid. You can vent 100%,...

Looks like a GFB GT Hybrid. You can vent 100%, Recirculate 100% or do a 50/50 Vent/Recirc with that BOV/BPV.
Forum: Handling Tech   06-21-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By WRXtreme
I am running the KYB AGX struts on my car with...

I am running the KYB AGX struts on my car with Tein S-Techs and they work great. The suspension work stiffened up the car a bit but its still very streetable. You might also want to look into getting...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-21-2008, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,653
Posted By WRXtreme
Underdrive pulleys aren't the best mod for our...

Underdrive pulleys aren't the best mod for our cars. Light weight pulleys that are the same diameter as stock will work fine with the car.
Forum: The Hangout   06-21-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,616
Posted By WRXtreme
Congrats, best of luck with everything that...

Congrats, best of luck with everything that follows.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-17-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By WRXtreme
I would bet he means there are no driveability...

I would bet he means there are no driveability issues that he has noticed.
Forum: New Member Intros   06-13-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
  Intro
Views: 617
Posted By WRXtreme
Welcome to the family. Best of luck with the car.

Welcome to the family. Best of luck with the car.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-13-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,410
Posted By WRXtreme
I was confused by the whole evaporating BOV thing...

I was confused by the whole evaporating BOV thing myself. I started wondering if they made a new kind of BOV that I hadn't heard of yet.
Forum: The Hangout   06-08-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 948
Posted By WRXtreme
Congrats on graduating. I disagree. I...

Congrats on graduating.


I disagree. I have friends that are making 50k-85k a year with just high school diplomas. Maybe its my area but there are tons of good paying jobs. I work at a laboratory...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-03-2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By WRXtreme
UTEC runs off all factory sensors.

UTEC runs off all factory sensors.
Forum: The Hangout   06-03-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By WRXtreme
Its not that hard to make a current WRX/STi a RWD...

Its not that hard to make a current WRX/STi a RWD car, just a pain in the @ss. Minor work to the transmission and stronger rear axles. Buy a parts trans and do the work, then a few hours work(when...
Forum: The Hangout   06-03-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2
  Ethos
Views: 607
Posted By WRXtreme
I saw it and read up on it. I would give it a try...

I saw it and read up on it. I would give it a try if it were a free trial, but to pay that much for it and have the possibility of it not working, I don't like that idea. I know they have a full...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-03-2008, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,592
Posted By WRXtreme
PnP manifold is going to help if you currently...

PnP manifold is going to help if you currently have a stock manifold. Make sure you get one of their crossover pipes as well. If you get them heat coated that will help also. The throttle body and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-03-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By WRXtreme
You should be alright going from different...

You should be alright going from different temperatures, I use the same weight oil and the same coolant in my car and the temperatures differ from in the negatives to above 100 sometime and it still...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-28-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,447
Posted By WRXtreme
Previous Foresters had this a believe, somewhere...

Previous Foresters had this a believe, somewhere around five years ago.
Forum: New Member Intros   05-27-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
  Hello.
Views: 652
Posted By WRXtreme
Welcome to the site! Feel free to ask any...

Welcome to the site! Feel free to ask any questions if you have them.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   05-27-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
  reverse
Views: 867
Posted By WRXtreme
Agreed, same thing happens to me from time to...

Agreed, same thing happens to me from time to time.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By WRXtreme
Check NASIOC, I bet someone over there is selling...

Check NASIOC, I bet someone over there is selling the silencer you need and most of the stuff is sold out of the US. You might just have to find someone that is willing to ship internationally.
...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-13-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
  header
Views: 850
Posted By WRXtreme
Check out grimmspeed.com, they do good work at a...

Check out grimmspeed.com, they do good work at a good price.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-13-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,446
Posted By WRXtreme
Check the MAF to see if its clean, that may be...

Check the MAF to see if its clean, that may be the problem.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-10-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By WRXtreme
That seems a bit much for an '02 w/ that amount...

That seems a bit much for an '02 w/ that amount of miles. I wouldn't pay over 12-13k. Just check it to see if there is any indication of previous mods. On the plus side for you, I don' see many...
Forum: WRX Video Links   05-10-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,262
Posted By WRXtreme
All the way from P.R. too!!

All the way from P.R. too!!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-09-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
  Help?
Views: 836
Posted By WRXtreme
I second that.

I second that.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-09-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
  turbo?
Views: 976
Posted By WRXtreme
Last time I checked you can pick up stock turbos...

Last time I checked you can pick up stock turbos for like $100 shipped in good condition.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-09-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By WRXtreme
I have a Helix downpipe and catback that I use...

I have a Helix downpipe and catback that I use most of the time which I would recommend. I also have a TurboXS downpipe an catback which is only on my car for a little(inspection since it has a cat)...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-09-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,034
Posted By WRXtreme
Keep the bug eye and do a FMIC w/ RS hood swap...

Keep the bug eye and do a FMIC w/ RS hood swap and debadge, thats my plan to keep to sleeper.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-07-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By WRXtreme
http://ken-gilbert.com/wrx/mans/4%20-%20TRANSMISSI...

http://ken-gilbert.com/wrx/mans/4%20-%20TRANSMISSION.PDF
Forum: New Member Intros   05-06-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By WRXtreme
Welcome to the site!!

Welcome to the site!!
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   05-06-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,368
Posted By WRXtreme
I have the factory installed short throw shifter...

I have the factory installed short throw shifter an it is nice. All my friends say how close the gears are when they drive it. That being said I am sure they Kartboy is just as nice if not better. I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-06-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By WRXtreme
Every once in a while you can find then on ebay....

Every once in a while you can find then on ebay. I bought just a SSQV and ended up selling it to get another SSQV with the WRX flange included because it was easier that way. The SSQV will also rub...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-06-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By WRXtreme
You could run a preprogrammed map, but custom...

You could run a preprogrammed map, but custom tuned maps would be better. Just make sure you have the supporting mods to go with it, i.e. exhaust, injectors, fuel pump. Larger intercooler would also...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-06-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By WRXtreme
I run open downpipe on my WRX over the summer and...

I run open downpipe on my WRX over the summer and it is LOUD. The electronic cutout is basically the same thing when open, but you have the adjustabality to close it at anytime. Running the current...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-05-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By WRXtreme
I got my WRX when I turned 19 and I got a little...

I got my WRX when I turned 19 and I got a little crazy with the car. I am very glad I didn't get it at a younger age because I would have definatly wrecked it. If you think you are responsible...
Forum: The Hangout   05-05-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,113
Posted By WRXtreme
This is the best one I found.... "I AM...

This is the best one I found....

"I AM SEXUALLY ATTRACTED TO FIRE, I CAN TALK TO GHOSTS, AND PEOPLE LIKE TO TRY AND STAB ME SOMETIMES"

YOU TRYING TO RIDE OUT WITH THE FACE?...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-05-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By WRXtreme
Yes he could just get a new header instead of PnP...

Yes he could just get a new header instead of PnP the stock manifolds, but I see more benefits of the PnP. I agree with removing the original catted uppipe.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-04-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By WRXtreme
Yes it would. What takes away the boxer rumble is...

Yes it would. What takes away the boxer rumble is when you go to equal length headers (stock manifolds are enequal lenght). Also, equal length headers usually require a 2.5l oil pan to be used.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-04-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,124
Posted By WRXtreme
I was just going to say the AC drip tube was...

I was just going to say the AC drip tube was melting, but someone beat me to it. Just snip it off so that it doesn't touch the downpipe but still sticks out from the firewall. I did that 3.5 years...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-04-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By WRXtreme
That all depends on what you want. I personally...

That all depends on what you want. I personally would get the stockers PnPed and a larger crossover pipe, that way you can keep stock look, keep the heat sheilds, increase flow and be able retain...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-04-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,609
Posted By WRXtreme
m10 X 1.25 should be the correct size, take...

m10 X 1.25 should be the correct size, take another one with you just to make sure though.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-04-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By WRXtreme
Subaru was owned in part buy GM a few years...

Subaru was owned in part buy GM a few years back(where the 9-2X came from) and is now owned in part buy Toyota, but only a small share.

I have an '03 w/ 30k on it and no problems. I average 320 a...
Forum: The Hangout   05-01-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
  totaled
Views: 1,469
Posted By WRXtreme
Wow, sorry to hear your car is totalled, but good...

Wow, sorry to hear your car is totalled, but good thing to hear you are ok. Plus, i'm glad you weren't drinking for your sake. I've heard of people walking away from Subarus with only scratches all...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   05-01-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By WRXtreme
STis come with catless uppipe last time I...

STis come with catless uppipe last time I checked, so really no need to replace. I would either go with a CBE or engine management.
Forum: The Hangout   04-29-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By WRXtreme
That guy doesn't seem very professional. There...

That guy doesn't seem very professional. There are ways to tell somone that their paper isn't good by other ways then saying you have the writing ability of a kindergartner. Good responce though,...
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