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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-26-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By sleepr
1) rear seats don't fold down (a minor...

1) rear seats don't fold down (a minor inconvenience)
2) visibility out of the cabin, compared to almost all other cars
3) various suspension pieces, bushings, etc. make my car seem unique even...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-24-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
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: 8
Views: 295
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: 259
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: 123
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: 51
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: 164
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: 71
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: 266
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: 341
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: 37
Views: 3,769
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: 406
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: 108
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: 108
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: 52
Views: 1,658
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: 14
Views: 405
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: 13
Views: 616
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: 431
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: 10,670
Posted By sleepr
Dealership markup

Dealership markup
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-04-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
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: 84
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: 134
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! This information would make a...

Welcome!

This information would make a pretty impressive "About Me" section on your Profile page!
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-23-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
  Brakes!
Views: 362
Posted By sleepr
+1 for SS brake lines. I was never really...

+1 for SS brake lines. I was never really convinced how much rubber brake lines actually flexed until I installed SS brake lines on my car.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-23-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By sleepr
Neatly and stylishly stitch the cracks on your...

Neatly and stylishly stitch the cracks on your bumper up with zip ties and you will be getting more compliments than the rest of us!
Forum: The Hangout   06-23-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By sleepr
I try to take a big picture approach: If you...

I try to take a big picture approach:

If you spend an appropriate amount of money for getting the car back to what you expect and/or upgraded to your satisfaction, what point in the future would...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-15-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 14
  decals
Views: 435
Posted By sleepr
Does anyone else wish they were sponsored by...

Does anyone else wish they were sponsored by "panty droppers"?!

...My stickers usually go on the snowboard or the toolbox.
Forum: WRX Wagons - For Sale   06-08-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By sleepr
For what it's worth, a couple of pictures would...

For what it's worth, a couple of pictures would really be to your benefit.

GLWS!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-06-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By sleepr
This question piqued my interest so I started...

This question piqued my interest so I started reading a bit on NASIOC...

Seems like the general consensus is that it helps the turbo spool a bit faster/sooner (because it will "contain the heat...
Forum: The Hangout   06-05-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 20,439
Posted By sleepr
wow! just read up on CQuartz UK, and was...

wow! just read up on CQuartz UK, and was expecting a much higher price given what it is and does. Please let us know your thoughts on the product as time goes by!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-31-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,106
Posted By sleepr
I clicked the link in your quote and it worked...

I clicked the link in your quote and it worked for me just now. I'm using the latest version of Firefox, if that matters.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-30-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
  Newbie
Views: 517
Posted By sleepr
Welcome to the bugeye mafia! We look forward to...

Welcome to the bugeye mafia! We look forward to seeing some pictures of your ride!
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-30-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By sleepr
...after rereading my post, I just wanted to say...

...after rereading my post, I just wanted to say it was written with the intention of being constructive (positive) and not deriding (negative) in any way towards the OP or other contributors to this...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-29-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By sleepr
"...but must sell it to move abroad." I...

"...but must sell it to move abroad."

I don't know if you have or not, but I would not reveal this information to any potential buyer because

1) it's none of their concern, and more importantly...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-21-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By sleepr
Those blacked-out headlight housings really...

Those blacked-out headlight housings really increase the attractiveness of the front end! Looking forward to seeing more great things in this thread!
Forum: The Hangout   05-17-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,769
Posted By sleepr
The next day, the shop owner and I drove over to...

The next day, the shop owner and I drove over to the shop where the dyno was. The name of the company is Oullim Motors, and they are the folks who are responsible for all of the engine electronics...
Forum: The Hangout   05-17-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,769
Posted By sleepr
Let's get back on track here... I was able...

Let's get back on track here...

I was able to pick up some used cams and have them reground by Crower. New specs are .351" lift, 210 duration, and 110 separation. Advertised duration is...
Forum: Diode Dynamics   05-16-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! I am familiar with DD from the...

Welcome! I am familiar with DD from the newtiburon.com forum. Good to see another reputable sponsor join this site!
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   05-14-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By sleepr
you will help your cause if you include a pic or...

you will help your cause if you include a pic or two of the item for sale in your post

GLWS
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-12-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By sleepr
Personally, if I had $18k to spend, I would look...

Personally, if I had $18k to spend, I would look for something in the $13k-$15k price range and use the extra cash for replacing things that are worn (including fluids).

I apologize for not giving...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-01-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By sleepr
ahh, crank HP...thanks for the clarification!

ahh, crank HP...thanks for the clarification!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-01-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By sleepr
I think those horsepower and torque numbers may...

I think those horsepower and torque numbers may be for the STi...

Either way, many smiles are coming your way!

I am excited to hear your feedback!!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-30-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By sleepr
Welcome! Looking forward to the rain stopping in...

Welcome! Looking forward to the rain stopping in NY!
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-28-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By sleepr
Well, it is essentially the same principle (and...

Well, it is essentially the same principle (and material) as brake lines. So, the idea is to eliminate the hose expansion that occurs with rubber hoses. As you may already have considered, the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-27-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By sleepr
yes, do it and be pleased with yourself! Pedal...

yes, do it and be pleased with yourself! Pedal modulation will feel more precise than before.
Forum: The Hangout   04-25-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,937
Posted By sleepr
I want to take a sledgehammer to every person's...

I want to take a sledgehammer to every person's car in my apartment complex who just flings open their doors right into my car. I know exactly who they are because I check my car every night and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-24-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By sleepr
Some may think it to be obsessive-compulsive, but...

Some may think it to be obsessive-compulsive, but check your oil before you start the car at least twice per week during Jason's 2,000 mile recommendation. It is to your benefit to have an intimate...
Forum: The Hangout   04-23-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 20,439
Posted By sleepr
had new cams installed in the Tiburon this past...

had new cams installed in the Tiburon this past weekend and tuned the ecu again...

will post details and pics soon.
Forum: New England WRX Forum   04-22-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!!!

Welcome!!!
Forum: New Member Intros   04-14-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By sleepr
Welcome Gene! We look forward to any pictures...

Welcome Gene! We look forward to any pictures you can share with us!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-12-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By sleepr
Add them!

Add them!
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