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Forum: Newbie Forum   09-19-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,374
Posted By awd4life
If it were me, I would fix the body. I would...

If it were me, I would fix the body. I would like that I was faster, but I wouldnt feel good about being fast, and having people admire it all while I was waiting for the inevitable, "What happened...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-09-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,591
Posted By awd4life
You have some reading to do... ...

You have some reading to do...

http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f108/first-drive-2009-subaru-impreza-wrx-23989/

http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f108/2009-subaru-wrx-priced-below-25-000-a-23948/...
Forum: Site Automotive News   09-05-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,322
Posted By awd4life
Paris Preview: Subaru debuts boxer diesel Forester and Impreza

http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2008/09/mh008031020_opt.jpg

Subaru debuted its new 2.0L diesel boxer engine earlier this year in the Legacy and Outback, and soon it will also...
Forum: Site Automotive News   09-02-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,023
Posted By awd4life
Colin McRae tribute convoy reaches 30-miles long

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Forum: Newbie Forum   08-25-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,734
Posted By awd4life
I might have been misleading in my assertion. I...

I might have been misleading in my assertion. I dont think that you will get HP gains out of the Up pipe cat delete, but you stand a chance to gain better flow out of it, and you also reduce the...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-25-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,239
Posted By awd4life
Also you have to take into account the fact that...

Also you have to take into account the fact that the AP is a module that is designed for 50 State compliance. It is an off the shelf programmer. You WILL be able to do it cheaper, but you WILL NOT...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-25-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,591
Posted By awd4life
There are going to be no real updates for the 09...

There are going to be no real updates for the 09 STi, so if you can find an 08, with a few miles on it, that would be the better play on the $$$. Just my $.02 though. I do not know the release...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-25-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,734
Posted By awd4life
You should look into replacing the Up and Down...

You should look into replacing the Up and Down pipes. The up has a cat that you dont really need. This is different starting in 06. The 06-07 Up pipe does not have a cat. If you replace the Down...
Forum: Northwest WRX Forum   08-25-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,976
Posted By awd4life
Welcome home man! So glad to have you back...

Welcome home man! So glad to have you back stateside. I can only imagine how glad you are to be back and with the family. You said "in-laws," so I am assuming that you are married, and I bet she...
Forum: Site Automotive News   08-25-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,134
Posted By awd4life
20-mile-long convoy of Subarus to celebrate life of Colin McRae

http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2008/08/colin-parade-300.jpg

The picture at right was taken a just a day after the rally legend was killed in a tragic helicopter crash near...
Forum: Site Automotive News   08-15-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,025
Posted By awd4life
First Drive: 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX

http://cache.gawker.com/assets/images/12/2008/08/494x_2009_Subaru_Impreza_WRX_Review.jpg

"Stop Speeding Yanks!" "Slow the f#*k down!," "Go home!" Something about the 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX makes...
Forum: WRX Video Links   08-14-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By awd4life
Time Lapse Rally Car Build

Here is a time lapse of the build up of the 199 car of good ol' Mr. Pastrana.

Subaru Rally Team USA - Rally Car Timelapse (http://www.rally.subaru.com/timelapse.html)

Check it out.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-13-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By awd4life
Yeah, I think that I would have had to cry a lot...

Yeah, I think that I would have had to cry a lot of tears before I would have thought that it was the brand new fuel pump. It is great that it wasn't anything terribly major.
Forum: Site Automotive News   08-08-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,406
Posted By awd4life
2009 Subaru WRX Priced Below $25,000

http://a332.g.akamai.net/f/332/936/12h/www.edmunds.com//media/il/news/2008/0807/2009.impreza.wrx.r34.500.jpg

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Subaru's new 2009 WRX will start below $25,000, Inside...
Forum: Site Automotive News   08-07-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,228
Posted By awd4life
Fast and the Furious 4 STi

http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2008/08/2736876298_450.jpg

Remember this story (http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f108/fast-furious-4-sti-revealed-22114/)?

Well, we have news...
Forum: Site Automotive News   07-31-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,122
Posted By awd4life
'08 Buyers, You Have Been Had!

http://cache.jalopnik.com/assets/resources/2008/07/2009_Subaru_WRX_5_Door.jpg

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX: A Taste Of STI At 265 HP

For 2009, the Subaru Impreza lineup will get a good shakeup for...
Forum: Site Automotive News   07-29-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,317
Posted By awd4life
Over/Under:Pastrana/Block

Over/Under:Pastrana/Block

Travis Pastrana and 0-60’s guy that jumps stuff, Ken Block go out and…jump stuff together.

C’mon, you had to see this coming. Did you really think Pastrana, the man...
Forum: The Hangout   07-28-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By awd4life
Holy crap man! I am glad that you are safe. I...

Holy crap man! I am glad that you are safe. I am pulling for you in that insurance thing.
Forum: New Member Intros   07-28-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By awd4life
Yeah, looks awesome man!!! Did the...

Yeah, looks awesome man!!!

Did the dealership take care of you, did they put up much of a fight?
Forum: New Member Intros   07-23-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By awd4life
I dont know much about the new interior, but I do...

I dont know much about the new interior, but I do know that I bought my 06 from a dealer, and they had put a pinstripe on the car like a week or two before I bought the car, and I told them that I...
Forum: The Hangout   07-23-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By awd4life
I had to share.

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x301/djmatthew75/rednecktubetop.jpg

Redneck Tube Top!!!!!! - Cherokee SRT8 Forum (http://www.cherokeesrt8.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16948)
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-22-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 991
Posted By awd4life
Get this!!! Cosworth...

Get this!!!

Cosworth (http://www.cosworth.com/news_detail.php?id=89)
Forum: Road Course/Autocross Tech   07-22-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By awd4life
Great to hear about someone that gets to do what...

Great to hear about someone that gets to do what we all want to! Thank you sir!
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   07-22-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,377
Posted By awd4life
Please do! Nice to have you in the site, and...

Please do! Nice to have you in the site, and showing times and your progress.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-22-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By awd4life
Thank you for the trump card Vew.

Thank you for the trump card Vew.
Forum: Site Automotive News   07-22-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,108
Posted By awd4life
London Motor Show: Subaru shows off Impreza trifecta

http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2008/07/03_subaru_concepts_london_450op.jpg

PRESS RELEASE

HIGH-PERFORMANCE HAT-TRICK FROM SUBARU

* Three new high-performance Special...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   07-21-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,377
Posted By awd4life
You should update your mod list so that the new...

You should update your mod list so that the new guys that are looking to get these kind of numbers can not have to ask you what you have done.
Forum: Handling Tech   07-21-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,283
Posted By awd4life
Search = The best way to find the answer to this...

Search = The best way to find the answer to this and other common questions.

http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f53/need-advice-brake-pad-22959/
...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-21-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By awd4life
Interesting. I had never noticed that. I looked...

Interesting. I had never noticed that. I looked on eBaymotors and it looks like the silver is the 04 and the black is the 05. You could see if you could dig up a 04 steering wheel out of a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-18-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,515
Posted By awd4life
How on Earth did a thread about the EASIEST mod...

How on Earth did a thread about the EASIEST mod that you can do to your car get to be 3 pages?!?

The AP comes loaded with base maps and you plug it into your car and 15 min later, you have EM and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-18-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By awd4life
I would steer away from the older CTS-V! They...

I would steer away from the older CTS-V! They are nice and they are fast, but they have aluminum rear ends. They have been known to literally blow up. They have made it a point with the new one to...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-18-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,454
Posted By awd4life
It could be as simple as a bad balance on the...

It could be as simple as a bad balance on the tires.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-18-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,409
Posted By awd4life
Made a damn good picture!

Made a damn good picture!
Forum: Site Automotive News   07-18-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,505
Posted By awd4life
Leaked Memo Claims 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX To Get 265 HP, New GT Level Model

http://cache.jalopnik.com/assets/resources/2008/07/2009-Subaru-Impreza-WRX.jpg

A member of the NASIOC forum has posted what appears to be a memo leaked from Subaru to the company's dealers...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-17-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,515
Posted By awd4life
Haha, Basics for the layperson. EM= The...

Haha, Basics for the layperson.

EM= The door to a house.
Tune= What you do in the house.
Forum: Site Automotive News   07-16-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,111
Posted By awd4life
Subaru WRX STI Spec C Spotted Testing In Germany

http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg309/n_autoforums/Subaru-WRX-STI-Spec-C.jpg
The sneaky car-spies at KGP have nabbed shots of what they claim to be a rally-style Subaru WRX STI Spec C testing on...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-16-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By awd4life
Yeah man, save the dollars and the headache.

Yeah man, save the dollars and the headache.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-16-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,236
Posted By awd4life
02-03 Impreza & WRX Headlight & Fog Light...

02-03 Impreza & WRX Headlight & Fog Light Protection Kit - MA-SB001C- (http://www.headlightarmor.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=1025)

This should be what you are talking about.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-16-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,472
Posted By awd4life
You just answered your own question there. If...

You just answered your own question there. If she likes the wagon, get her the wagon. Then take the extra cash in hand and make it hers. Performance, visual, the whole thing. If you go with the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-15-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,939
Posted By awd4life
Other than the locking feature, a hood pin is a...

Other than the locking feature, a hood pin is a hood pin. There is not really a big difference in them. It is pin that sticks thru your hood, and that is about it.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-15-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By awd4life
You should find out if the wheels were painted,...

You should find out if the wheels were painted, or powder coated. The baking process that comes with the powder coating process has been known to weaken wheels.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-15-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,472
Posted By awd4life
A. How old is your GF? I dont think that she...

A. How old is your GF? I dont think that she would appreciate having that wing gigantic wing on there if she is older than 25.

B. For the money you can do much of the same things with the WRX. ...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-15-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,515
Posted By awd4life
You have some great places to start, but it all...

You have some great places to start, but it all depends on where this guy wants to go with his car. There is so much information on this site, so he should get cracking and read read read.
Forum: The Hangout   07-13-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,201
Posted By awd4life
HAHA! For sure! That might have just pushed you...

HAHA! For sure! That might have just pushed you over the top on that one.

I have been lucky enough to have had my last two REALISTIC dream cars. I have a long way to go to get the DREAM dream...
Forum: The Hangout   07-11-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,201
Posted By awd4life
It gets a little sexier for sure. ...

It gets a little sexier for sure.

http://cache.jalopnik.com/assets/resources/2007/03/lamborghini_murcielago_lp640.jpg

And yet sexier!
...
Forum: The Hangout   07-09-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,201
Posted By awd4life
My Perfect Garage: Vantage ...

My Perfect Garage:
Vantage
http://www.pictures-of-cars.com/Aston-Martin-Vantage.jpg
Defender 110
http://www.4x4offroads.com/image-files/2005-land-rover-defender-110-limited-defender.jpg...
Forum: Canada WRX Club   07-09-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,587
Posted By awd4life
Congrats man! I hope you like it!

Congrats man! I hope you like it!
Forum: Handling Tech   07-07-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,111
Posted By awd4life
I had the SP Sport A2 Plus tires on my 02 wagon...

I had the SP Sport A2 Plus tires on my 02 wagon years ago, and granted they were a different class of tire, but the A2 + scored .5 more for wet traction/hydroplaning resistance on their scale than...
Forum: Site Automotive News   07-01-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,270
Posted By awd4life
Interceptors learn some tricks of the trade

http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2008/06/essexpd-prodrive.jpg

PRESS RELEASE:

Interceptors learn some tricks of the trade

The Essex Police ANPR* team, known as the...
Forum: Site Automotive News   06-11-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,325
Posted By awd4life
Those Lucky Aussies!

Australia gets market-specific Subaru Liberty GT tuned by STI

http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2008/06/au_lib_sti_450_05.jpg

PRESS RELEASE:
Liberty GT Tuned for Perfection...
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