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Forum: Newbie Forum   06-25-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By DB_VW
I wouldn't risk it myself, I'd either throw some...

I wouldn't risk it myself, I'd either throw some octane boost in it, or just fill it up with 91.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-25-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
  Brakes!
Views: 498
Posted By DB_VW
Great! So it looks like stoptech is a pretty...

Great!

So it looks like stoptech is a pretty legit alternative, the reviews I've read have all been positive. I am a bit of a "weekend warrior", I don't do much tracking - but I like to drive it...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-23-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
  Brakes!
Views: 498
Posted By DB_VW
Brakes!

Hi all,

Its about that time that I replace my rotors and pads... Upon doing a quick search I noticed that this is quite expensive!

So I had a few questions, IS EBC a good brand for rotors? I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-27-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By DB_VW
Alright, What about VF remanufactured...

Alright,

What about VF remanufactured turbo's? Quite a few on eBay that are going for 4-500 less, and they are still OEM.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-27-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By DB_VW
a VF from eBay, so it would still be plug and...

a VF from eBay, so it would still be plug and play with the Cobb shelve maps.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-26-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By DB_VW
Would I be better off investing in an eBay turbo?...

Would I be better off investing in an eBay turbo? I've heard mixed things about them.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-24-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By DB_VW
Should I upgrade my turbo?

Hi! Recently did some modifications to my 08 WRX, and now, I'm bored. Currently sitting at stage two, and the power is nice, but not that nice.

I found a turbo off a MY10 wrx VF-52? I believe, for...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-06-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By DB_VW
Great!

Great!
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-06-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By DB_VW
Endlinks help

I was super pro was top quality for endlinks in my 08, then perrin, kartboy etc.

I was told to stay away from whiteline, from the folks on nasioc.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-06-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,137
Posted By DB_VW
If you want brighter fogs (which is indeed...

If you want brighter fogs (which is indeed counter productive on fog), I suggest piaa xtreme whites. I have them in my car, huge difference. Won't blind people, but definitely way better ...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-06-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,324
Posted By DB_VW
I like the new style... But decided to hang on to...

I like the new style... But decided to hang on to my 08 till they develop this gen more (with aftermarket parts).

By the time the 16's come out there will be plenty of bolt ons out there.. and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-03-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By DB_VW
+1 on nameless.. they are built to order. Good...

+1 on nameless.. they are built to order. Good quality, small business.

Nameless is high end, while megan is more eBay quality.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-01-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,770
Posted By DB_VW
I like the spoke pattern in #1, But they...

I like the spoke pattern in #1,

But they seem a little too Fast and Furious for my liking.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-30-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
  Struts
Views: 704
Posted By DB_VW
This is the set up: Eibach pro plus kit KYB...

This is the set up:
Eibach pro plus kit
KYB agx struts
whiteline endlinks

Even the people that don't like the pro plus kit admit that the swaybars and added endlinks make a night and day...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-29-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
  Struts
Views: 704
Posted By DB_VW
I do enjoy the drop, its not major 1.2 inches....

I do enjoy the drop, its not major 1.2 inches. The swaybars and endlinks are more for the performance.

What would be your spring of choice then? I mean i'd say 9/10 reviews i read on this kit are...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-27-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
  Struts
Views: 704
Posted By DB_VW
+1 one ordered the struts. Pricing out endlinks. ...

+1 one ordered the struts. Pricing out endlinks.

The prokit for the $$ is a great option. And like I mentioned this is only to give me summer "performance" while I wait for the left over 15's.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-27-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
  Struts
Views: 704
Posted By DB_VW
I thought the eibach kit came with endlinks as...

I thought the eibach kit came with endlinks as well.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-27-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
  Struts
Views: 704
Posted By DB_VW
Basically this set up is just temporary (until I...

Basically this set up is just temporary (until I upgrade my ride next summer).

If the stock struts will work -great-. If they will blow 3-4 months after I put the springs in... I might be more...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
  Struts
Views: 704
Posted By DB_VW
found kyb's for 300$

found kyb's for 300$
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-26-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
  Struts
Views: 704
Posted By DB_VW
I've read that eibach's do relatively well on...

I've read that eibach's do relatively well on stock struts.

Mixed reviews of course.

What are a decent set of struts?
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-26-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
  Struts
Views: 704
Posted By DB_VW
Struts

Putting the eibach pro plus kit in my 08 wrx sedan.. Should I look into replacing the stock struts?

Or is it really necessary? (and what brands are out there etc)
Forum: Canada WRX Club   03-26-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,962
Posted By DB_VW
Where do you fella's get rims? Any online...

Where do you fella's get rims?

Any online places? Im having a bitch of a time finding anything./
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-25-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
So 8.5's are still probably a stay away from -...

So 8.5's are still probably a stay away from - unless I want to roll my rear fenders.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-25-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
I thought the 09 WRX had a wider body than my 08?...

I thought the 09 WRX had a wider body than my 08?

Also the stock offset for an 08 STi is indeed 18x8.5 +55.. Wouldn't going down to +45 be an issue?

I just don't want to destroy my car, or get...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-24-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
Isn't 8.5 wide too much for my 08? I like the...

Isn't 8.5 wide too much for my 08? I like the look of those wheels.

And, haven't heard back from tirerack yet.

As for international shipping it was 809$ shipped from discount, and it was 897...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-23-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
Put in a request seeing if tirerack would match...

Put in a request seeing if tirerack would match the shipping that discount tire will.

Because tirerack has 10x the tires that will fit my wrx - including the bremmer kraft ones.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-23-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
Figures. Doesn't look like discount tire really...

Figures. Doesn't look like discount tire really has much to offer.

I don't mind some of the "drag" brand wheels. seem to be a popular replica choice.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
That's the thing about them.. There isn't an...

That's the thing about them.. There isn't an offset listed. However from what I've read online, if it is listed under "fits" your vehicle - it will - or they will give you your money back (which...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-23-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
Seems discount tire direct has some pretty...

Seems discount tire direct has some pretty reasonable shipping rates to Canada (free with a 200 duty charge). So basically 200$ shipping.

Tirerack is upwards of 350. And they also guarantee no...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-22-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
Yep. Tirerack wants 250-300$ shipping plus...

Yep. Tirerack wants 250-300$ shipping plus whatever hidden duty fees I get when it hits my door.

Makes a 600$ set of rims over 1200$ with tax/duty/shipping.

Which makes me cringe. I put a hit...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-21-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
I really enjoy those brimmer kraft wheels as...

I really enjoy those brimmer kraft wheels as well.

Too bad I can't find a company in Canada lol.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
I guess I should tell you my second dilemma - I'm...

I guess I should tell you my second dilemma - I'm looking at companies/supplies in CANADA. Tirerack.com has atleast 100 sets that fit my car both 17/18. However the 350$ shipping is killing me.

I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-20-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
Have been searching just for wheels that will...

Have been searching just for wheels that will even fit my car properly - not even looking at styling and its taken forever.

The best I've found is 18/8 ET45 (and maybe one +48)

17's that are 8...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
standard 225/50/r18 I'm entirely lost on...

standard 225/50/r18

I'm entirely lost on wheels unfortunately.

Almost to the point that idk if its even worth it.

so not having the widebody - does that mean the +40 is even worse?
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By DB_VW
if you are going to buy ANY performance add on it...

if you are going to buy ANY performance add on it should be the Cobb Accessport.

COBB Tuning - Subaru Accessport (http://www.cobbtuning.com/Subaru-Accessport-p/ap-sub-003.htm)

That should be...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
yep same specs

yep same specs
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
Fast Rennen: ...

Fast Rennen:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/1098030_489330261151315_896121828_n.jpg

sorta similar.
...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
If the spokes weren't awful I'd go for these ...

If the spokes weren't awful I'd go for these

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c305/memorax/strutbar038.jpg

http://www.maximwheels.net/images/faststaggb.JPG

18x8 +45
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
What are my options here. I want a good set of...

What are my options here. I want a good set of sneakers for my car.

Not looking spend a pile of cash (temporary till January when I upgrade to an STi).

Looking for something concave, thick...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
Jesus. I need wheels, but I don't want to...

Jesus.

I need wheels, but I don't want to destroy my car... I like the "concave" look but if the 18x8 won't be that concave than whats the point?

I'm having some serious difficulties trying to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
So with the 18/8/+40's what is going to happen?...

So with the 18/8/+40's what is going to happen? In terms of stance how will it sit? - Also what will happen to my ride quality that was mentioned above.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
I honestly like the ones I previously mentioned...

I honestly like the ones I previously mentioned before, the 18x8 +40.

The 18x8.5 +48's are BBS CH knock offs
...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-18-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
I'm entirely lost. I want to stick to the...

I'm entirely lost.

I want to stick to the fast wheels line simply because.. I get it for cost.

What size/offset should I be looking for, I understand the higher the better but the highest...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-18-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By DB_VW
I paid 14k for my 08 WRX bone stock with two sets...

I paid 14k for my 08 WRX bone stock with two sets of wheels - with 37000 miles.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-18-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
I'm having trouble trying to find an "ideal"...

I'm having trouble trying to find an "ideal" offset.

I'm set on an 18 inch wheel. Function is important - but would sacrifice a bit. Plan on throwing the eibach pro plus kit (springs and sway bar...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-17-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By DB_VW
75$ part that will ruin a 7500$ motor. Seems...

75$ part that will ruin a 7500$ motor.

Seems legit.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
http://www.tunerworks.com/products/images/products...

http://www.tunerworks.com/products/images/products/lg_DSC_6930copy_4812.jpg

Fast wheels Hayaku 18x8 et +40

Only on a black 08 sedan.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-17-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,928
Posted By DB_VW
Hi guys, updating this thread.. Found...

Hi guys, updating this thread..


Found wheels that are 18x8 +40 offset. Is that still too aggressive?
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-04-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By DB_VW
Hi - to clarify I do get after burns. Only when...

Hi - to clarify I do get after burns. Only when I'm decelerating.

My current set up is - invidia catted DP, invidia N1 exhaust, Cobb short ram intake, and Cobb AP with the Cobb stage 2 w/ intake...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-17-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By DB_VW
And from what I've read this is the single...

And from what I've read this is the single biggest setback in the new gen STi (and the internals - which still haven't been released - ).

So no spec increase in over a decade. Wouldn't that be...
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