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Forum: The Hangout   Today, 04:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By sleepr
happy tuning day!!! looking forward to hearing...

happy tuning day!!! looking forward to hearing the results!
Forum: New Member Intros   Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By sleepr
Tough way to go, to say the least... The new...

Tough way to go, to say the least...

The new WRX looks fantastic in all black! Blacking out the headlight housings (not the cover, but the inside) would look downright sick in my opinion!
Forum: Newbie Forum   Yesterday, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! If you haven't read this already: ...

Welcome!

If you haven't read this already:

http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f51/what-do-first-59649/
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-20-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,348
Posted By sleepr
Congratulations! I'm curious to hear more about...

Congratulations! I'm curious to hear more about your impressions of the motor. I am also looking to rebuild mine and found myself gravitating towards many of the same parts you chose.
Forum: The Hangout   05-16-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,423
Posted By sleepr
Here is the first picture after the install. The...

Here is the first picture after the install. The ride height (measured from the ground at the front and rear jackstand locations) was set at equal heights. This gave the appearance and driving feel...
Forum: The Hangout   05-16-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,423
Posted By sleepr
Finally the day has come to upgrade to coilovers!...

Finally the day has come to upgrade to coilovers!

First, out with the old. These are SMA lowering springs. They are progressive rate springs that have served me very well (including a couple of...
Forum: The Hangout   05-16-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,423
Posted By sleepr
Here's a video of the engine/exhaust sound. This...

Here's a video of the engine/exhaust sound. This was shot early in the morning in the track's paddock area. It's not a boxer rumble, but it still has a nice loping sound.
...
Forum: The Hangout   05-16-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,423
Posted By sleepr
This past Sunday (April 26th) was a track day at...

This past Sunday (April 26th) was a track day at Inje Speedium. This time around we were attacking the full course. Additions to the "A" course were substantial: a double hairpin "S", a sweeping...
Forum: The Hangout   05-16-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,423
Posted By sleepr
Track day on Sunday (April 26th)! I wasn't...

Track day on Sunday (April 26th)! I wasn't expecting one until later, so I could only prepare by having race pads and new tires installed. Other things on the list will have to wait. It may seem...
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   05-16-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,211
Posted By sleepr
Thanks for all the pictures. I particularly like...

Thanks for all the pictures. I particularly like the shots of cars leaning mid-turn. I'm so envious! It's great to see our members together at these types of events too!
Forum: The Hangout   05-16-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By sleepr
my radiator was around 105k my stock turbo was...

my radiator was around 105k
my stock turbo was around 85k when it started to give off random wisps of smoke every three weeks or so. It could've lasted longer I suppose.

...and my stock...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-16-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 544
Posted By sleepr
Nope, you have an aftermarket hood scoop (for the...

Nope, you have an aftermarket hood scoop (for the US market at least). Take a look at the very first picture on Fidrat's build thread.
...
Forum: The Hangout   05-15-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By sleepr
Orange!!! dare to be different! swim...

Orange!!!

dare to be different! swim upstream! leave all other opinions in your wake! blind haters with your highlighter orange wheels!


That being said, have you given any serious thought...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-14-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 224
Posted By sleepr
Nice to see some new people from my general area....

Nice to see some new people from my general area. You might see me driving around those parts in my WRX during the months of January and February. As for the rest of the year, I live across the...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-14-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 544
Posted By sleepr
I like the JDM STi hood scoop. +1 for...

I like the JDM STi hood scoop.

+1 for starting to set aside money for an aluminum radiator.

Welcome!
Forum: The Hangout   05-12-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Are you really going to be able to...

Welcome!

Are you really going to be able to wait until the warranties expire? Hmmm...;)
Forum: The Hangout   05-12-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By sleepr
Don't know if you had that license plate...

Don't know if you had that license plate previously, but I like it!
Forum: New Member Intros   05-07-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
  New Guy
Views: 227
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: New Member Intros   05-07-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! We like pictures!

Welcome! We like pictures!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-07-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By sleepr
If your engine is running properly, you should...

If your engine is running properly, you should have no problem passing smog. For extra piece of mind, go in with everything at operating temperature when you get the test done. There are many smog...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-05-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 36,032
Posted By sleepr
Really happy to see this update! I'd like to see...

Really happy to see this update! I'd like to see some pics (including some of the interior, or lack thereof)!
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-05-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Spend some time looking at the cars of...

Welcome! Spend some time looking at the cars of some of the more active members of this forum. You will start to realize the various methods and ways that they spend their money and time...
Forum: The Hangout   05-02-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By sleepr
Please forgive me if my explanation is not...

Please forgive me if my explanation is not perfect...

Due to the tendency of a car to lift the rear under (straight line) braking, more braking force in the rear may actually cause the rears to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-02-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!!! Don't forget to take pictures of...

Welcome!!! Don't forget to take pictures of everything you do. Needless to say, we love pictures!
Forum: The Hangout   04-29-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,423
Posted By sleepr
This past Sunday was a track day at Inje...

This past Sunday was a track day at Inje Speedium. This time around we were attacking the full course. Additions to the "A" course were substantial: a double hairpin "S", a sweeping "S", another...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-24-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By sleepr
"You must spread some Reputation around before...

"You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to arcticscythe again."

Thank you for the thorough, insightful writeup. I look forward to giving you more "rep" after I spread the love a...
Forum: The Hangout   04-14-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,423
Posted By sleepr
...so I found myself at a racetrack this past...

...so I found myself at a racetrack this past weekend:


http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/Other/IMG_20150412_091121_zpsdpgrsxhg.jpg...
Forum: New Member Intros   04-03-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
  Hello
Views: 359
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Our group is pretty good at staying on...

Welcome! Our group is pretty good at staying on topic in our threads. This makes searching through threads less frustrating compared to other forum sites.
Forum: The Hangout   03-28-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 34,653
Posted By sleepr
Put it on a flatbed and had it towed to my shop...

Put it on a flatbed and had it towed to my shop for an engine rebuild. (Lost cylinder #4 and possibly spun a bearing.)
Forum: The Hangout   03-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,423
Posted By sleepr
lol...at least this "girl" treats me right and I...

lol...at least this "girl" treats me right and I know where she's been.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-24-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By sleepr
If you are referring to a visual inspection, once...

If you are referring to a visual inspection, once it's installed you can't even see it because there's so much other stuff in the way. Don't sweat it.
Forum: New Member Intros   03-22-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By sleepr
My basic understanding was that the 9-2x Aero is...

My basic understanding was that the 9-2x Aero is essentially a Subaru from a mechanical standpoint and that SAAB retuned the suspension rate(s) and switched the front clip. However, there are some...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-22-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By sleepr
Really enjoyed reading these articles, as they...

Really enjoyed reading these articles, as they are to the point without wasting words. Thank you for sharing them with us!
Forum: Northwest WRX Forum   03-19-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Glad to have you here!

Welcome! Glad to have you here!
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-17-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By sleepr
Honestly, I can't bring myself to confidently say...

Honestly, I can't bring myself to confidently say yes even if it was free. I want to, but there is a part of me that is screaming to myself not to do it. Putting in the work to part the car out,...
Forum: The Hangout   03-17-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By sleepr
this is beyond my expertise but here goes: ...

this is beyond my expertise but here goes:

368whp

334wtq
Forum: The Hangout   03-15-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By sleepr
Route that hose to the outside so everyone can...

Route that hose to the outside so everyone can hear your BPV!!! ;)
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-15-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By sleepr
1) hard to say, but there is much more to be...

1) hard to say, but there is much more to be concerned about than just the differential(s)
2) very
3) -$3,000 (re: you'd have to pay me $3,000 to "buy" that car)

Politely refuse if he/she really...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-12-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By sleepr
not exactly what you want to hear most likely,...

not exactly what you want to hear most likely, but replacing the factory up-pipe with an aftermarket catless up-pipe would be where I start if I were in your shoes.
Forum: The Hangout   03-12-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By sleepr
Sounds like a certain shop wants to possibly...

Sounds like a certain shop wants to possibly guarantee themselves a markup on parts...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   03-11-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,658
Posted By sleepr
sleepr Well that's interesting, now it is...

sleepr

Well that's interesting, now it is automatically adding the "=6478" in the first part of the code {MENTION=6478}. Before, it was not adding that {MENTION}.

It seems to be working...
Forum: The Hangout   03-10-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,423
Posted By sleepr
Next up, Ingalls "Smart Arms" rear lateral links!...

Next up, Ingalls "Smart Arms" rear lateral links!

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/Other/IMG_20150228_101143_zpsrvcksdkj.jpg...
Forum: WRX Video Links   03-09-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By sleepr
That's the kind of stuff that will get you...

That's the kind of stuff that will get you nominated for the "Best Dad Evaaah!" award.
Forum: The Hangout   03-09-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By sleepr
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/IM...

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/imlicknem/IMG_20150228_143855_zpsomf3ebkl.jpg (http://s76.photobucket.com/user/imlicknem/media/IMG_20150228_143855_zpsomf3ebkl.jpg.html)
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   03-09-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,658
Posted By sleepr
Here is what happens when I try to use "mention"...

Here is what happens when I try to use "mention" tags around a line of text:

blah blah blah

it adds a semi-colon and doesn't actually highlight the text as a "mention"
Forum: The Hangout   03-06-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By sleepr
Oh! That's exciting! Looking forward to hearing...

Oh! That's exciting! Looking forward to hearing more about your new STI as time goes by. Did you "trade in" your old STi with a dealer?
Forum: New Member Intros   03-03-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By sleepr
Welcome to the site! We are glad to have you...

Welcome to the site! We are glad to have you here!
Forum: New Member Intros   03-03-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Great shot of your car. Looks really...

Welcome! Great shot of your car. Looks really aggressive in all black. Have you thought about blacking out the headlight housings?
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   02-25-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By sleepr
there sure are a lot of white splotches (dried...

there sure are a lot of white splotches (dried liquid) on the top of your radiator and (what looks like a spray pattern on top of your) belt cover...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-24-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By sleepr
If they bother to even look under the car, then...

If they bother to even look under the car, then by the letter of the law you should not pass the visual. But Jason makes a great point about being a "nice guy". Don't go in acting like you are...
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