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Forum: New Member Intros   06-22-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By sleepr
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: New Member Intros   06-20-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By sleepr
You came to the right place! Welcome!

You came to the right place! Welcome!
Forum: Handling Tech   06-19-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,166
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, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-16-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
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, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
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, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
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, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
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, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
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, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
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, 05:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,176
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, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,479
Posted By sleepr
GSMNZ, would you be able to post your dyno graph?

GSMNZ, would you be able to post your dyno graph?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-31-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By sleepr
Here's my serious answer to your question: ...

Here's my serious answer to your question: Unless you are driving on a complete frictionless surface, don't do it.
Forum: New Member Intros   05-31-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By sleepr
Get the short throw. As with any car, get an...

Get the short throw. As with any car, get an intimate feel for the engagement point and range. If you can keep from shock loading the drivetrain (engaging the clutch too fast), you and your car...
Forum: The Hangout   05-31-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By sleepr
You're right, breaking in the motor hard...

You're right, breaking in the motor hard shouldn't affect the throwout bearing. It is shock loading the transmission/clutch/driveline that will most likely affect the throwout bearing.

That being...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-31-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By sleepr
I'm going to go out on a limb and propose that it...

I'm going to go out on a limb and propose that it might harm your e-brake.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-29-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,176
Posted By sleepr
I meant bushings for control arms, steering rack,...

I meant bushings for control arms, steering rack, shifter linkage, trailing arms, rear differential carrier, etc.

I should have been clearer with my suggestion, my apologies.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-28-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,176
Posted By sleepr
Polyurethane bushings...

Polyurethane bushings...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-24-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
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=235-45-17X8ET55&wheel2=265-35-18X9ET45&fcl=50mm&wcl=30mm&scl=50mm)

This site makes it very easy...
Forum: The Hangout   05-22-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,479
Posted By sleepr
happy tuning day!!! looking forward to hearing...

happy tuning day!!! looking forward to hearing the results!
Forum: New Member Intros   05-21-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
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   05-21-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,317
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: 39
Views: 3,461
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: 8,679
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: 8,679
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: 8,679
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: 8,679
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: 8,679
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: 150
Views: 11,110
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: 257
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: 599
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: 11
Views: 254
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: 256
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: 599
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: 341
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: 281
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: 262
Posted By sleepr
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: New Member Intros   05-07-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
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: 42
Views: 2,176
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: 37,052
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: 443
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: 176
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: 42
Views: 2,176
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: 8,679
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: 635
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: 8,679
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: 390
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: 35,492
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: 8,679
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: 731
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.
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