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Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-31-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By sleepr
Your tuner should be able to pull up the torque...

Your tuner should be able to pull up the torque graph on his computer. Why it was not put on the printed graph I have no idea.
Forum: New Member Intros   01-31-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,677
Posted By sleepr
Interesting design on the Crawford "muffler". Is...

Interesting design on the Crawford "muffler". Is there even any material on the inside that works to deaden sound? (I've never seen one up close.)
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   01-31-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! I suppose that I am the other owner...

Welcome! I suppose that I am the other owner here that regularly calls upon the services of Yimi Sport, and they will not steer you wrong for sure. Other options may exist in Orange County if you...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   01-31-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 469
Posted By sleepr
Thanks for taking the time to document your work....

Thanks for taking the time to document your work. It was a great read! Hope to see more of your feedback after putting some miles (kilometers) on the engine.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-31-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 223
Posted By sleepr
Rim & Tire Size Calculator. Custom Offsets -...

Rim & Tire Size Calculator. Custom Offsets - Wheel-Size.com (http://www.wheel-size.com/calc/?wheel1=225-45-17X8ET47&wheel2=235-40-17X8ET47&fcl=51mm&wcl=30mm&scl=51mm)

I will share with you a site...
Forum: The Hangout   01-20-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By sleepr
Well, my motor has been finished for...

Well, my motor has been finished for approximately 3 months now. The break-in is finished and it has received the final tune.

The motor is nothing too crazy, just a simple stroker motor (changes...
Forum: The Hangout   12-13-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By sleepr
I was gonna say with all the Nismo Kias and TRD...

I was gonna say with all the Nismo Kias and TRD Hyundais that I encounter on a weekly basis, the STi sticker wouldn't even phase me. Putting it on the back window of a truck seems to be appropriate...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   12-07-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By sleepr
Ah yes, I remember that now. Thanks for...

Ah yes, I remember that now. Thanks for reminding me Adair. Sorry to rehash things that have already been explained.

/thread
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-07-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By sleepr
Not that you need me to tell you this, but some...

Not that you need me to tell you this, but some SS braided brake lines will also help with the brake feel (even if your stock rubber lines aren't very old). It's a relatively inexpensive upgrade...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   11-28-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By sleepr
Current problems with forum (desktop)

After posting in the "Spam!" thread, I clicked the "NEW POSTS" link and the "Spam!" thread does not show in the updated list at all. I have tried clicking the link again, refreshing, opening in a...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   11-28-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 13
  Spam!
Views: 410
Posted By sleepr
I've been reporting religiously since the site...

I've been reporting religiously since the site format changed, and the tide has not turned.

There are other Autoguide forums that I frequent that have stricter rules on posting links for new...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   11-27-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
  Spam!
Views: 410
Posted By sleepr
agreed. I report spam every time I come on this...

agreed. I report spam every time I come on this site, but it has gotten to the point where I spend more time reporting spam than reading actual posts.

Why don't the other Autoguide forums (that I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-23-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By sleepr
Thank you for taking the time to create and share...

Thank you for taking the time to create and share this article.
Forum: New Member Intros   11-19-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By sleepr
Welcome to our little corner of the internets! ...

Welcome to our little corner of the internets! We look forward to seeing any pictures you would like to share with us!
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-04-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,564
Posted By sleepr
Throwing money and parts into a car whose driving...

Throwing money and parts into a car whose driving characteristics one is not yet intimately familiar with has been known to "beat" even the most well-intentioned drivers. In my humble opinion, it is...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-29-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By sleepr
...and if you are willing to wait, it is worth it.

...and if you are willing to wait, it is worth it.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-29-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By sleepr
Many years ago, one of the first mods I did was...

Many years ago, one of the first mods I did was put on Prodrive blue springs and KYB AGX struts. It felt good and body roll was reduced, but my car did not handle like it was on rails. Next up were...
Forum: New Member Intros   09-21-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: New Member Intros   09-16-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-15-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By sleepr
It's not like you can just choose to leave the...

It's not like you can just choose to leave the "Bugeye Mafia" you know...there are, let's say, "consequences".
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-15-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By sleepr
Not to take away from the great advice already...

Not to take away from the great advice already given, but I think the OP has already answered his own question. He states that AWD isn't that big of a factor, he doesn't really need 5 seats, and he...
Forum: New Member Intros   09-07-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Great angle of the car in your pics. ...

Welcome! Great angle of the car in your pics. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: New Member Intros   09-07-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
  Hello
Views: 148
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! We look forward to seeing some pictures...

Welcome! We look forward to seeing some pictures when you have a chance to share!
Forum: New Member Intros   09-07-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Tell us about what car(s) you have...

Welcome! Tell us about what car(s) you have (even if it isn't a WRX). We like hearing about these kinds of things!
Forum: The Hangout   08-21-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,347
Posted By sleepr
Me too... However, and I don't mean to burst...

Me too...

However, and I don't mean to burst your bubble, but that is a mid 90's Hyundai Excel painted to look like the Initial D car. It actually fooled me the first time too when looking at it...
Forum: The Hangout   08-21-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,347
Posted By sleepr
So on Thursday afternoon (8/13/2015), some of the...

So on Thursday afternoon (8/13/2015), some of the other drivers in our group that goes to trackdays were talking about doing some sort of "gymkhana" event this (past) weekend. In Korea, "gymkhana"...
Forum: The Hangout   08-18-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By sleepr
I spent last night losing sleep over how I am...

I spent last night losing sleep over how I am going to design and mount a functional underbody rear diffuser panel for the Tiburon, not because I'm worrying about it mind you but because of how...
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By sleepr
Right now there are approximately 132,000 miles. ...

Right now there are approximately 132,000 miles. For the past 6 years, it has seen approximately 3k-4k miles per year (being driven at once per week intervals). Before that, it was my daily driver.
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,347
Posted By sleepr
As for my day, it was another day of testing and...

As for my day, it was another day of testing and learning. Previously, I found coilover settings that suited my driving style. This time around, I spent all of my time trying out different tire...
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,347
Posted By sleepr
Here are a couple of short videos that give you...

Here are a couple of short videos that give you an idea of the sounds these other cars were making. The screamers are the N/A 2.7L Tuscanis. There is a Chevy Cruze turbo diesel and a couple of...
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,347
Posted By sleepr
Last weekend (8/8/2015) I attended another track...

Last weekend (8/8/2015) I attended another track day but this one was a bit different than the others. This one was on a Saturday (instead of a Sunday) and the next day there was a sanctioned race. ...
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,347
Posted By sleepr
July 5th was my next opportunity to go back to...

July 5th was my next opportunity to go back to the track. This time there would be only 3 sessions for my class during the day. As mentioned in a previous post, my goal was to test if the...
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,347
Posted By sleepr
So the day before track day I walked out to my...

So the day before track day I walked out to my car and found this:


http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/Other/IMG_20150628_194007_zpsqsu4r2ic.jpg
...
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,347
Posted By sleepr
The stock power steering "cooler", which is just...

The stock power steering "cooler", which is just a hard line that just runs halfway across the front crossmember and back, was replaced with a 4 row cooler that has vanes (like a radiator). The size...
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,347
Posted By sleepr
Went to the shop with the intention of having...

Went to the shop with the intention of having some windage baffles (for lack of a better term) welded in to the oil pan to keep oil from "sloshing" side to side under extreme cornering. However,...
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By sleepr
Please bear with me as I play a bit of "catch up"...

Please bear with me as I play a bit of "catch up" from the beginning of the year (2015).

In January, I had new KYB AGX struts installed. I continue to use the authentic Prodrive blue springs I...
Forum: The Hangout   08-17-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By sleepr
Sleepr's bugeye (The Reincarnation)

Hi there! Some of the regulars around here may know me as the guy who maintains a Hyundai Tiburon build thread on this forum. ( http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f56/my-new-korean-girlfriend-31595/ ) ...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-06-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By sleepr
Just some questions out of curiosity and a lack...

Just some questions out of curiosity and a lack of experience with the newer models:

Would only replacing the exhaust after the catalytic converter really cause this type of situation? Are there...
Forum: New Member Intros   06-22-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: New Member Intros   06-20-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By sleepr
You came to the right place! Welcome!

You came to the right place! Welcome!
Forum: Handling Tech   06-19-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,368
Posted By sleepr
*gasp!* this is the type of plot twist you...

*gasp!*

this is the type of plot twist you never anticipate...

What exactly do you mean by "different"?
Forum: New Member Intros   06-17-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-16-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By sleepr
This thread had some really good information that...

This thread had some really good information that helped to confirm some things that I thought to be true, but wasn't really sure about. I want to view some of the other threads that you have...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-16-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By sleepr
I searched for "TMIC" and "clean" and this was...

I searched for "TMIC" and "clean" and this was one of the first threads I found. I'm so thankful you started this thread!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-16-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By sleepr
This is a great thread! Thanks for starting it!

This is a great thread! Thanks for starting it!
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-16-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By sleepr
The appropriate thing to do would've have been to...

The appropriate thing to do would've have been to start your own thread...because it would be yours and not someone else's. No offense, but it is hard to believe that you are sorry since you went...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-03-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By sleepr
those seem to be a much better fit! I you must...

those seem to be a much better fit! I you must have black, you could always try your hand at applying plasti-dip (or paint).
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-03-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By sleepr
"Developed as a high-offset 15” gravel wheel,..."...

"Developed as a high-offset 15” gravel wheel,..."

This means that it is designed for dirt/gravel roads and 15" diameter means you will have to run a tire with a very tall sidewall, that is if you...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-02-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,987
Posted By sleepr
google "2002 WRX bushings" and you will find a...

google "2002 WRX bushings" and you will find a plethora of goodies. Use any one of the component names I originally wrote, and your results will be more specific. Personally, I like looking at the...
Forum: The Hangout   06-02-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,082
Posted By sleepr
GSMNZ, would you be able to post your dyno graph?

GSMNZ, would you be able to post your dyno graph?
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