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Forum: The Hangout   Yesterday, 03:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,117
Posted By sleepr
After the front end of the car was put back...

After the front end of the car was put back together, we could finally install the endlinks!

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/Other/IMG_20140820_144052_zpsf941881d.jpg...
Forum: The Hangout   Yesterday, 03:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,117
Posted By sleepr
As explained before, I wanted to replace the...

As explained before, I wanted to replace the throw out bearing due to a stupid mistake I had made (stepping off the clutch with the car in gear at a dead stop idle).

Last week we separated the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Yesterday, 02:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,595
Posted By sleepr
check out the Scosche website (use "usb charger"...

check out the Scosche website (use "usb charger" in their search field). They have all kinds of quality 12V adapter usb chargers with a variety of power ratings to suit your application. Lots of...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-26-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By sleepr
haha... "BF" has the same meaning as when it...

haha...

"BF" has the same meaning as when it is used in "BF hammer"...It's just a no name Ebay oversized top mount (used at the discretion of my tuner) that works fine and has never given me any...
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   08-25-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By sleepr
Are you able to provide a picture of the actual...

Are you able to provide a picture of the actual downpipe that is in your possession?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-25-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By sleepr
I hope more people can post to this thread. It's...

I hope more people can post to this thread. It's fascinating to see the differences in turbo "sizes" displayed in graph form (in one thread).
Forum: New Member Intros   08-25-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Looks like a pretty good find! ...

Welcome! Looks like a pretty good find!

You might want to find a stock intake and use it to replace the short ram. Put the short ram on the shelf and reinstall it if you ever decide to have...
Forum: The Hangout   08-25-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By sleepr
Glad to hear you are okay. I too got rear ended...

Glad to hear you are okay. I too got rear ended (in Korea) about 4 weeks ago by someone who never even attempted to stop. I saw her coming and within 1 second almost completely turned out of her...
Forum: New Member Intros   08-25-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 135
Posted By sleepr
I would suggest searching for and taking a look...

I would suggest searching for and taking a look at fidrat's build thread on this site.

Welcome!!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-17-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By sleepr
based on the video, I must admit I misunderstood...

based on the video, I must admit I misunderstood your description. I was expecting more of a hesitation when you "blip" the throttle. But in your video, I don't see or hear any hesitation, which is...
Forum: The Hangout   08-15-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,117
Posted By sleepr
(current) A week after the accident, the...

(current)

A week after the accident, the body damage has been repaired:

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/Other/IMG_20140730_161909_zps832f3c14.jpg...
Forum: The Hangout   08-15-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,117
Posted By sleepr
(as of the end of July 2014) Since the...

(as of the end of July 2014)

Since the "engine mount tuning", I have been really happy with the performance and reliability of my Tib. It feels great to drive and does everything beyond my...
Forum: The Hangout   08-15-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,117
Posted By sleepr
(as of mid July 2014) ...So, after the first...

(as of mid July 2014)

...So, after the first round of my flywheel/clutch adventure, I started hearing this "rubbing/grinding sound" coming from the transaxle area. From my past experiences, it...
Forum: The Hangout   08-15-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,117
Posted By sleepr
Some updates (as of June 2014): Replaced the...

Some updates (as of June 2014):

Replaced the motor mounts (not the roll stoppers) with new OEM mounts due to a rattle that I though I was hearing.
...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-15-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By sleepr
I had these symptoms once...on a 350 V8 with a...

I had these symptoms once...on a 350 V8 with a Quadrajet carb.

Mine was a different motor entirely, but could his be getting too much gas and not enough air at the moment he steps on the pedal...
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   08-14-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By sleepr
Please include photos in your post. ;) Edit:...

Please include photos in your post. ;)

Edit: Thanks!!! :D
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By sleepr
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/Ot...

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/Other/IMG_0550_zps87b52581.jpg (http://s76.photobucket.com/user/imlicknem/media/Other/IMG_0550_zps87b52581.jpg.html)

Opensource tune by Yimi Sport...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-13-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By sleepr
220 ft/lbs from (just about) 3000rpm to 5000rpm! ...

220 ft/lbs from (just about) 3000rpm to 5000rpm! What a fun car that would be to drive!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-12-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By sleepr
I agree with Brockton...and a failing throwout...

I agree with Brockton...and a failing throwout bearing will usually make more of a rattling sound that isn't always perfectly in sync with the revs of the engine (in my experience).
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-11-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 277
Posted By sleepr
The ambitious side of me is licking my chops in...

The ambitious side of me is licking my chops in anticipation of the creation of a turbo motor swapped into an RS. "Imagine how low the insurance will be!" is the voice in my head that tries to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-11-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By sleepr
Yesssss! I wi.....wait, YOU WIN!!! ...

Yesssss! I wi.....wait, YOU WIN!!!

Congratulations!

Are you able to post your dyno graph? I'm (We're) really interested to see how your torque curve looks!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-09-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By sleepr
Leave early so your car can cool down before they...

Leave early so your car can cool down before they start.

222 WHP / 208 WTQ

You will be smiling all the way home!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-03-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By sleepr
Are you planning on selling it? It might be...

Are you planning on selling it?

It might be something to consider since you may not have to pay full price. "Value" is quite subjective so it's hard to say.

Show us a picture of your side...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-03-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By sleepr
I don't know what some of our other members...

I don't know what some of our other members think, but in picture 18 I see what looks like dried water (coolant?) on the radiator and the accessory belt cover. It makes me think that this particular...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-02-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By sleepr
The thing is, I usually don't know where to start...

The thing is, I usually don't know where to start either. So I go to the search page and start doing keyword searches. Gradually, I start narrowing things down with extra keywords. I'm not going...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-02-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By sleepr
I would recommend registering yourself on NASIOC....

I would recommend registering yourself on NASIOC. You will find a lot of good information on that forum with respect to car parts, what works, and what doesn't work. There's a lot of banter as...
Forum: Handling Tech   08-01-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By sleepr
You picked the wrong car to literally throw into...

You picked the wrong car to literally throw into corners at high speed. However, if you can slow it down a bit you will find that this car is a good tool for developing precision driving techniques....
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-31-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By sleepr
I never thought of an STI as "cougar bait"!...

I never thought of an STI as "cougar bait"! >:D
Forum: The Hangout   07-31-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By sleepr
Wagon spotting!

So I was flipping through the latest edition of Option magazine (Japanese), and this caught my eye:

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/IMG_20140730_151714_zpsba1320b9.jpg...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-24-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By sleepr
I agree with brfatal, however, a quick search on...

I agree with brfatal, however, a quick search on TireRack.com reveals that 235/40R17 tire brand and performance category options are very limited. I know they don't stock every brand on the planet,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-24-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! I would propose that the "clutch"...

Welcome!

I would propose that the "clutch" (re: drivetrain) feels different because you are engaging all 4 wheels at the same time. The drivetrain will not tolerate laziness in the left foot, and...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-24-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By sleepr
I wonder if there are any AT Forresters with a...

I wonder if there are any AT Forresters with a turbo in Australia? Then you could spend your money on swapping suspension pieces (and seats?) to match or exceed the WRX's suspension performance.
...
Forum: The Hangout   07-22-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
  Poll: Sexiest Platform
Views: 168
Posted By sleepr
Only taking "sexiness" into account: Bug ...

Only taking "sexiness" into account:

Bug
Hawk
Blob
Stink
Evo
Forum: New Member Intros   07-22-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By sleepr
That's funny, I used to think I was billy badass...

That's funny, I used to think I was billy badass in my '85 Calais Supreme...

Welcome! We look forward to hearing your experiences on your way to achieving your goals!
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-18-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By sleepr
Lovells Suspension - For The Ride of Your Life -...

Lovells Suspension - For The Ride of Your Life - Product Catalogues (http://www.lovellsauto.com.au/cats.php)

For what it's worth, there's a picture of a GC wagon on their (Subaru) gallery page...
Forum: Want to Buy/Want to Trade   07-16-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By sleepr
I just did a search of the internets using the...

I just did a search of the internets using the keywords "2011 sti equal length header" and found too many hits to list them all here. I won't be angry if you copy what I did. ;)

Please let us...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-15-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By sleepr
start upgrading suspension pieces if you haven't...

start upgrading suspension pieces if you haven't already...

(hard to know what you have and have not done by looking at your profile)
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-13-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By sleepr
I forget who makes it, but the grill surround...

I forget who makes it, but the grill surround (between the headlights) is an aftermarket piece and yes it is (easily) interchangeable. The front bumper is OEM.
Forum: The Hangout   07-13-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,117
Posted By sleepr
:o omg, that person stacked it on top of...

:o

omg, that person stacked it on top of the OEM low-rise wing...


If you heard me now, you wouldn't be able to tell if I was laughing or crying.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-13-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By sleepr
Good to see you! The hood/scoop looks really...

Good to see you! The hood/scoop looks really clean!
Forum: The Hangout   07-10-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By sleepr
Can't seem to get this topic out of my head, so...

Can't seem to get this topic out of my head, so I've been doing some digging. I hope you like physics...

Here's a good discussion that addresses my first suggestion:

bore vs stroke - LS1TECH...
Forum: The Hangout   07-09-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By sleepr
It might be better to first compare a...

It might be better to first compare a hypothetical 6L V8 "stroker" (longer stroke means smaller piston head diameters) to a hypothetical 6L V8 that relies on larger piston head diameters and a...
Forum: New Member Intros   07-08-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,055
Posted By sleepr
personally, I like the stenciled 8-spoke look :D

personally, I like the stenciled 8-spoke look :D
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-07-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By sleepr
I was going to say an idle air control solenoid...

I was going to say an idle air control solenoid and/or something on the throttle body is sticking (not returning to its proper place).
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-07-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,595
Posted By sleepr
I'm sitting here thinking what it might be like...

I'm sitting here thinking what it might be like to wash dried out worm mush off one's car...

Nice seat covers!
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-06-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By sleepr
maybe I sounded to harsh... please come back...

maybe I sounded to harsh...

please come back DirtyVibe and tell us what you found/did! :)
Forum: The Hangout   07-06-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 11,474
Posted By sleepr
Dealership markup

Dealership markup
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-04-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By sleepr
I'm suspicious, I wonder what he actually did...

I'm suspicious, I wonder what he actually did with those wires...

Yes, he may have gotten the car to start but that is not the same as properly fixing the (original) starting problem. I think you...
Forum: The Hangout   07-01-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By sleepr
The videos of the bikes on this course are...

The videos of the bikes on this course are amazing, but a first person view of the full course in a car is phenomenal. Not until now did I really understand how narrow and truly unforgiving the...
Forum: New Member Intros   06-25-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! This information would make a...

Welcome!

This information would make a pretty impressive "About Me" section on your Profile page!
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