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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   Yesterday, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Fidrat
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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-20-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By Fidrat
Wait a sec...JUMPER CABLES? I'm sorry did I miss...

Wait a sec...JUMPER CABLES? I'm sorry did I miss something? Do you have an auto tranny? If not why don't you just pop (push) start it?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-19-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By Fidrat
Duralast Platinum and Optima red top are both AGM...

Duralast Platinum and Optima red top are both AGM and sold at Autozone
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-19-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By Fidrat
I have the Optima red top. I had to put in a...

I have the Optima red top. I had to put in a longer positive cable and fits a little big but I got it back in 07. Iowa winters are extreme to say the least. It has never let me down and it looks...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-18-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Fidrat
In my rear diff, I use Redline 75W90 at the...

In my rear diff, I use Redline 75W90 at the recommended interval in my owners manual. I went with "uncle Scotty's cocktail" in the tranny last spring. Now I can downshift into 1st from a roll. Just...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-16-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Fidrat
One of the 1st things I bought for my car was a...

One of the 1st things I bought for my car was a nice craftsman random orbit buffer. I used it twice. I gave up on it after I realized it was too much for my needs. Maybe a smaller one would have been...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-15-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Fidrat
I went stage 2+ at 107,000mi. I'm now at...

I went stage 2+ at 107,000mi. I'm now at 114,000mi. When should I become a member of the spun bearing club?
Forum: Handling Tech   11-15-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Fidrat
When I was waiting for my tune at P&L Motorsports...

When I was waiting for my tune at P&L Motorsports I was shooting the breeze with the folks in there and I asked the specific question..."What's next?" Gauges or sways & strut bars? They asked "what...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-11-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By Fidrat
Me too,This was my 1st and probably the last...

Me too,This was my 1st and probably the last brand new car off the showroom floor. So everything wrong with my car is my fault or a manufactures defect/oversight. If something broke I would get it...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-11-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By Fidrat
C'mon you guys, I know there is more than that....

C'mon you guys, I know there is more than that. How many of you goons are rockin' a grounding kit? Or the nut jobs that change their oil every 3000mi just like grandad did? You know who you are....
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 902
Posted By Fidrat
I'm rooting for ya!!!!Thumbs Up Another bugeye!!...

I'm rooting for ya!!!!Thumbs Up Another bugeye!! !Thumbs UpAnd a wagon to boot!!!:D GO MAN GO!!! :rocks:WOO HOO!! Don't scrap 'em, bring 'em back!!!:rocks: Bugeyes-4-life!!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-11-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By Fidrat
piece of mind?

Just for fun and piece of mind,lets do a piece of mind thread!:nerd:
What have you done,want to do or heard of doing for no other reason than"piece of mind"?:D

I'm trying to think what I've done...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-11-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Fidrat
Allright...That did it!!! You said "piece of...

Allright...That did it!!! You said "piece of mind" :hurl::hurl::hurl::hurl::hurl::hurl::hurl::hurl: I still might get a set.;)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-11-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,748
Posted By Fidrat
:Update: I went to the tuner with everything on...

:Update: I went to the tuner with everything on my brief list in post # 33. Right before my tune I discovered I needed both front axle shafts and I broke the front windshield and the under engine...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Fidrat
Meh..After 114,000mi and 12years on the stock...

Meh..After 114,000mi and 12years on the stock clutch in the same 5-speed tranny I quit worrying about it. I would like to see what EXACTLY this thing does. Looks like more "snake oil" to me. And if I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-08-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By Fidrat
I was always wondering about that. I originally...

I was always wondering about that. I originally wanted the elbow when I did my intake silencer delete. But they became unavailable(I hear you can get them again) so I went with a velocity stack in...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-08-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By Fidrat
I really need to get my build thread going again....

I really need to get my build thread going again. I have before and after dBA measurements and everything.

What is better? Louder? raspy?deep throaty? *giggitty*:D
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-06-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Fidrat
Where did you hear a bov on a Subaru? It's a good...

Where did you hear a bov on a Subaru? It's a good bet it was on a car that the owner didn't know squat about Subies. They cause nothing but problems.

Here is a good thread on the subject. Read...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-06-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Fidrat
Cobb,Cobb,Cobb...There are other choices you...

Cobb,Cobb,Cobb...There are other choices you know? I'm stage 2+ and the only thing Cobb I have is a lightweight crank pulley. Why don't we all stop calling our cars Subarus and just call them Cobbs?...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-06-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Fidrat
This is what I did. It's probably different for...

This is what I did. It's probably different for the 2015 but you can get an idea of what I'm talking about....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-05-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By Fidrat
Cool, I already have one and I didn't even know...

Cool, I already have one and I didn't even know it.:D
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-05-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Fidrat
I love the sound of the blow off valve too. Hence...

I love the sound of the blow off valve too. Hence the intake silencer delete. And it's FREE!!!

We just don't want to see another nice new subi underperforming because someone treated it like a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By Fidrat
Awesome!!! What is an EWG? Do I need one? Does it...

Awesome!!! What is an EWG? Do I need one? Does it come in different colors? Do chicks dig 'em? Can I get a bigger one? What does it taste like?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-05-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Fidrat
Leave the intake alone! While your at it leave...

Leave the intake alone! While your at it leave the BOV alone too! your a long long way from where an intake would do any good, if ever. When I first got my car I went after the things Subaru fell...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-03-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By Fidrat
I looked at the Cobb closer and it looks like it...

I looked at the Cobb closer and it looks like it has a 2.5" flange with a doughnut gasket so you should be fine. Check with Cobb to be sure. I still don't know why anyone would squeeze down a 3" pipe...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-03-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By Fidrat
The cat-back you picked has a 2.5" pipe. The...

The cat-back you picked has a 2.5" pipe. The downpipe you picked has a 3" pipe. Sounds like you will need an adapter to me. I got the Borla WRX/ WRX STI 2002-2007 Cat-Back Exhaust Touring part #...
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   11-01-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By Fidrat
Oops, forgot the list,:D intake silencer...

Oops, forgot the list,:D

intake silencer delete with velocity stack in the fender,
K&N drop-in air filter,
Samco airbox Hose,
Samco intercooler hose kit,
Samco upper and lower rad hoses,
Koyo...
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   10-31-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By Fidrat
114,000 miles and never running stronger. After...

114,000 miles and never running stronger. After 12 years I'm still in love.:x
<a href="http://s1371.photobucket.com/user/fidrat24/media/IMG_2569_zps94a54dd2.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Site Announcements   10-31-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By Fidrat
Hey, This is about STICKERS! And where the heck...

Hey, This is about STICKERS! And where the heck is MINE?
Forum: Site Announcements   10-28-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By Fidrat
Still waiting on mine:|

Still waiting on mine:|
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-25-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By Fidrat
I put my Walbro in last March. I take it down to...

I put my Walbro in last March. I take it down to fumes every week and I drive like a madman since my tune and I haven't had any trouble at all.;)
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-24-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Fidrat
It's probably this...Transmission noise fixed!...

It's probably this...Transmission noise fixed! center diff bearing - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1170285) I have that whine too. I don't think it means the center diff...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-23-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Fidrat
No traction control on an 03 WRX unless you count...

No traction control on an 03 WRX unless you count the limited slip differentials. And the handbrake only works the rear wheels so the fronts were the only ones that could move.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-23-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By Fidrat
I'm sorry I didn't see this thread sooner. I'm...

I'm sorry I didn't see this thread sooner. I'm also sorry I kind of petered out on my build thread.

thekamikaze kid,I've been watching your threads and I can see you are up to the same thing I...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-19-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,048
Posted By Fidrat
225/45/17 on 17"x7.5" rims with stock offset. 17...

225/45/17 on 17"x7.5" rims with stock offset. 17 offers more tire choices. Anything bigger is just for showing off. You could go with 18's but you would have to go with a lower profile hence a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-11-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Fidrat
The Subaru part # is,L1010SS000, I looked this up...

The Subaru part # is,L1010SS000, I looked this up a long time ago. the number might not still be good. But it DID exist. It's for the wagon only because Subaru didn't want to make two versions of it...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-10-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Fidrat
My 2003 brochure says "towing capacity 2000lbs" ...

My 2003 brochure says "towing capacity 2000lbs"

Subaru Impreza Trailer Hitch - 2003 | etrailer.com (http://www.etrailer.com/hitch-2003_Subaru_Impreza.htm)
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-09-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,600
Posted By Fidrat
I was thinking of getting this one. Any thoughts?...

I was thinking of getting this one. Any thoughts? PW is just too dang expensive for me.

Top Mount Intercooler - Subaru - GrimmSpeed (http://www.grimmspeed.com/top-mount-intercooler-subaru/)
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   10-09-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,271
Posted By Fidrat
PMed.

PMed.
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   10-09-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,271
Posted By Fidrat
It's been over 2 months now since I got my...

It's been over 2 months now since I got my lifetime premium membership. Where is my sticker?

<a href="http://s1371.photobucket.com/user/fidrat24/media/IMG_2550_zps2d67cd30.jpg.html"...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   10-08-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Fidrat
91 Conoco no alcohol no choice :crying: dang Iowa...

91 Conoco no alcohol no choice :crying: dang Iowa piss-water. My tuner said even for 91 it was crappy. I could tell he hated tuning for it.:(
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-06-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Fidrat
Looks kike I need to finish my build thread....

Looks kike I need to finish my build thread. Sorry,I'll get right on that. ;)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-02-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By Fidrat
I was looking for hose clamp kits and I ran...

I was looking for hose clamp kits and I ran across this...http://www.nolimitmotorsport.com/samco/apps.html

Have fun.:D
Forum: The Hangout   10-02-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Fidrat
It sounded crazy to me too. I think $800 is...

It sounded crazy to me too. I think $800 is closer to the mark. I hit boost leaving their lot.>:D
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-30-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By Fidrat
Yup,got about an inch or so on the alternator...

Yup,got about an inch or so on the alternator pulley and 3/4" on the PS pulley. It fits perfectly! This was the easiest rad install I've ever done in my life! It went in like a giant cassette...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-29-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By Fidrat
It's In!!! The install went very smooth. I...

It's In!!! The install went very smooth. I Enjoyed it very much. I had a T-bone,my science officer had a few burgers and my GF had an Italian marinaded chicken breast. Oh. and the radiator went in...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-25-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By Fidrat
Thanks for the heads-up. I'll look for some write...

Thanks for the heads-up. I'll look for some write ups. any suggestions? Are you talking about the 6 screws across the top? If so Koyorad included 6 screws,washers and lock washers. Also blind nuts on...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-24-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By Fidrat
Well, the JB-Weld idea isn't working at all!!! ...

Well, the JB-Weld idea isn't working at all!!! It's not like it's not sticking. It's more like it's just not strong enough. The crack opens up right in the middle of it. For the trip back home from...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-23-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Fidrat
I know it's whining It started at about...

I know it's whining It started at about 95,000mi. I'm at 111,000 now. Ether it quieted down or I've gotten used to it. I've been just turning up my radio and ignoring it. I need to know if it is...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-23-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Fidrat
Anyone?:|

Anyone?:|
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