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Forum: The Hangout   ,
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By elgorey
ahh....much better. thanks

ahh....much better. thanks
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By elgorey
Is anyone else having problems with the 1-2 shift...

Is anyone else having problems with the 1-2 shift when driving hard? I really have to SLAM the gear it with a lot of force to get it to go in 2nd. Under normal driving it is a little harder to get...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By elgorey
hahah maybe so :D do you notice it when you...

hahah maybe so :D
do you notice it when you are shifting hard? For me its like the gear doesnt want to engage. It just stops when it hits the synchros, then I have to really muscle it in the...
Forum: Handling Tech   ,
Replies: 26
Views: 1,910
Posted By elgorey
it is my impression that the lower arm bars are...

it is my impression that the lower arm bars are pretty much unneccessary unless you plan on seriously road racing your wrx. You are going to see a much better cost/benefit from coilovers, sway bars,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 32
Views: 6,929
Posted By elgorey
I second what mike said, except instead of A/F I...

I second what mike said, except instead of A/F I would go with Oil Temp.
A/F is pretty much just dancing lights, it doesnt really tell you much.
And if you are never going to track your car, ...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 32
Views: 6,929
Posted By elgorey
CT thats a great idea. There is a pretty new...

CT thats a great idea. There is a pretty new system, I _think_ it is from HKS (maybe greddy.... or another) that is meant to be hooked into a monitor. Its crazy expensive though, but if you are...
Forum: Handling Tech   ,
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By elgorey
I assume you are talking about the M2...

I assume you are talking about the M2 coilovers....which are actually DMS Gold 40mm coilovers with 225 lb springs front and rear.
Forum: Regional WRX Clubs   ,
Replies: 3
Views: 1,137
Posted By elgorey
They dont call him Colin McCrash for nothing! :D

They dont call him Colin McCrash for nothing! :D
Forum: Regional WRX Clubs   ,
Replies: 3
Views: 1,137
Posted By elgorey
RallyCross Experience

The RallyX was on saturday in Orange,VA: "next to Fredricksburg" I was told. Yeah right. I allowed what I thought was plenty of time to get there, but ended up being about 30 minutes late. So I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By elgorey
There really isnt any comparison between the STi...

There really isnt any comparison between the STi and the WRX. Its not like last year when people were saying "should I get an Integra or wait for the RSX". The STi is a completely different beast...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By elgorey
Oh yeah and Im not going to let you guys get away...

Oh yeah and Im not going to let you guys get away with rippin on the STi :wink:
It will be at least as fast as a Lan Evo and have a bombproof sixspeed (evo still uses a 5 speed) with variable...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By elgorey
Nice! I love the action shot. Ive got some...

Nice! I love the action shot. Ive got some autoX pics that Ill post too when my server goes back up.
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By elgorey
Phast its all about left foot braking! :D

Phast its all about left foot braking! :D
Forum: Handling Tech   ,
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By elgorey
I drive on Sumitomo HTRZ II and am very pleased...

I drive on Sumitomo HTRZ II and am very pleased with the performance. They are the same price (or cheaper) as the kuhmos. I havent driven Kuhmos to compare, but all the research I did, ...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By elgorey
I get the clattering noise at about 3k rpm. This...

I get the clattering noise at about 3k rpm. This is starting to worry me bigtime, and I will take it in to the dealer next chance I get. I also just started getting some clutch shudder and an...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By elgorey
yes these rims will clear any 4 pot kit and most...

yes these rims will clear any 4 pot kit and most 6 pot kits (but who needs 6 pots anyway?!!)
Forum: Regional WRX Clubs   ,
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By elgorey
I didnt really care too much about launching...

I didnt really care too much about launching until I started AutoXing. Its a little embarrasing to bog right in front of the starter and timer guys.



I have heard that the best way to launch...
Forum: The Hangout   ,
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By elgorey
why dont we do a user level (like iclub scoobie...

why dont we do a user level (like iclub scoobie newbie, scoobie specialist) but do it with rally classes.



Open

Group N

Production GT
Forum: The Hangout   ,
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By elgorey
aaahhh! its invasion of the i-macs! <IMG...

aaahhh! its invasion of the i-macs!

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Forum: The Hangout   ,
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By elgorey
We could put www.clubsti.com in our i-club...

We could put www.clubsti.com in our i-club profiles
Forum: The Hangout   ,
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By elgorey
dammit I want user levels! and the avatars...

dammit I want user levels!
and the avatars dont work!
and....umm....ok Im done bitching :wink:
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By elgorey
Hey guys, just put on my Rota Subzeros this...

Hey guys, just put on my Rota Subzeros this weekend with Sumitomo HTRZ II tires. Check out the pics

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Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By elgorey
Well I wont be able to really push them hard...

Well I wont be able to really push them hard until I run an autoX next month, but so far they seem great. Much quieter than re-92s at low speeds and slightly louder at highway speeds. The sidewall...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By elgorey
Yeah they are bronze. Its a dark bronze,maybe a...

Yeah they are bronze. Its a dark bronze,maybe a tad too dark, but as much as I love the rally car, I just cant bring myself to do the bright gold.



The drawback to the bronze is that you get...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By elgorey
As for the mudflaps, I got them from fastline on...

As for the mudflaps, I got them from fastline on i-club, but I have to say that I do not recommend them.



The fronts have fallen off 3 times already, twice in one trip in the snow. Its very...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By elgorey
We didnt even get the 2002 jdm "refresh" so dont...

We didnt even get the 2002 jdm "refresh" so dont count on the prodrive reskin anytime soon even _if_ it comes out at all.



The WRX is a beautiful car, the longer you look at it the more you...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   ,
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By elgorey
are you sure its borla not the STi muffler? (the...

are you sure its borla not the STi muffler? (the dealer may just be clueless)
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By elgorey
http://www.clubsti.com/forum2/viewtopic.php?t=144...

http://www.clubsti.com/forum2/viewtopic.php?t=144

My "tight ass rims"
:wink:
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By elgorey
Those are Rota SubZeros, they are copies of...

Those are Rota SubZeros, they are copies of Racing Hart CP-035. They come in dark grey, bronze, gold, and silver. The silver has a polished lip and looks really good.
They are only $500 a set and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By elgorey
2003?!! wow, I hadnt heard that those were out....

2003?!! wow, I hadnt heard that those were out. Is it getting delivered in the summertime?

Do you know if anything changed from the 02?
Forum: Handling Tech   ,
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By elgorey
the best suspension you are going to find for...

the best suspension you are going to find for street (and track too) would probably be the M2 DMS 40mm coilovers. A whole lot more comfortable than any of the JDM coilovers or teins.
I believe they...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 5
  APC WRX
Views: 710
Posted By elgorey
anyway aside from that rant about APC, :wink: ...

anyway aside from that rant about APC, :wink:
I think the car looks nice. the blue stripe actually looks pretty good
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 5
  APC WRX
Views: 710
Posted By elgorey
hrm? The headlights on the APC car are the JDM...

hrm? The headlights on the APC car are the JDM WRX headlights, which is also what vivid (and plenty of other vendors) sell for around $900.
Are you saying that APC has in fact made JDM replicas?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   ,
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By elgorey
unfortunately just like any other turbo upgrade, ...

unfortunately just like any other turbo upgrade, you will have to upgrade the fuel system to take advantage of the turbo :(
Not as expensive as it used to be though, STi injectors can now be...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   ,
Replies: 8
Views: 2,294
Posted By elgorey
temperature can effect your boost pressure a...

temperature can effect your boost pressure a little bit, like maybe .5 psi, but it shouldnt make a 1.5psi difference
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   ,
Replies: 9
Views: 8,397
Posted By elgorey
What Phast said. Atmospheric venting...

What Phast said.
Atmospheric venting _definately_ slows your car down.
Just because you havent thrown a cel doesnt mean that it isnt slowing you down.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   ,
Replies: 9
Views: 8,397
Posted By elgorey
Yeah the only reason to get a BOV is sound. And...

Yeah the only reason to get a BOV is sound. And I have to admit, the HKS SS sounds sooo nice (a friend has it on his gsx) but Im not willing to sacrifice the performance to get the sound. I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By elgorey
hey man. Personally I like the 22B wing. I...

hey man.

Personally I like the 22B wing. I just dont think the 'elegant' cwest winggoes well with the car at all.
I have the Renick/Wings west wing and it looks pretty good.

The wheels look...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By elgorey
My recommendation would be to sell your integra...

My recommendation would be to sell your integra (sell not trade in) and put that money towards your down payment of the WRX.
Prices on cars are still pretty low and you should be able to get a good...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   ,
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By elgorey
Yeah Ive got this, it is essentially useless. ...

Yeah Ive got this, it is essentially useless.
Makes no power, and the velocity stack actually extends pretty far into the airbox, so only about half of the airbox is being used.
not recommended. ...
Forum: Handling Tech   ,
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By elgorey
Price/Performance of the Subzeros cannot be beat....

Price/Performance of the Subzeros cannot be beat. They just happen to look good too :)
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 2
Views: 1,897
Posted By elgorey
Big problems with my new 2002 WRX

Its not possible to buy a car with zero miles on it. Are you sure it wasnt 6 or 7?
How did they tow your car? Was it on a flatbed? Were the back wheels on dollies? If any of the wheels were...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By elgorey
Really??!! Cool! Ive never heard of that. Ive...

Really??!! Cool! Ive never heard of that. Ive got a big dent right on the corner of the fender flare that I would love to take out.
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By elgorey
machV sells the components "ala carte" ...

machV sells the components "ala carte"

www.fastwrx.com

I was just there to buy my turboXS turbo back on saturday. Top notch service. Dan is a great guy. They are one of the biggest DSM...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 5
  APC WRX
Views: 710
Posted By elgorey
yeah if APC would get their heads out of their...

yeah if APC would get their heads out of their riceboy asses they would realize that they could make a killing off STi replica headlights.........instead they just make crappy looking altezzas for...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By elgorey
You are right that is what a BOV does, but the...

You are right that is what a BOV does, but the wrx comes with a bov. Copper colored cap looking thing right by intercooler.


then by all means put the stock bov back on! you should be able to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 5
  new CEL
Views: 604
Posted By elgorey
new CEL

Personally I like the Apexi AVCR. It has the most features such as setting the boost by RPM
about $460 from german-autowerks.com
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By elgorey
the USDM 03 WRX will be exactly the same as the...

the USDM 03 WRX will be exactly the same as the 02.
The "refresh" was JDM only (at least for now)
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By elgorey
IMO there shouldnt be seperate forums for each...

IMO there shouldnt be seperate forums for each vendor, but a system such as seperate forums for in stock, group buys, clearance/hot buys
Forum: Newbie Forum   ,
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By elgorey
Yeah the vendor forum on i-club has become...

Yeah the vendor forum on i-club has become complete bullshit. After the whole german-autowerks fiasco where Imprezer banned German-Autowerks because his prices were too low, and Imprezer admitted to...
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