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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-22-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,494
Posted By AkSoul
try the switch on the center of the top of the...

try the switch on the center of the top of the steering column. That switch got me for a awhile the first time I detailed my car.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-30-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,690
Posted By AkSoul
I'm catless, I noticed a big smell difference. I...

I'm catless, I noticed a big smell difference. I dont mind it, it reminds me of my old suburban I used to drive..
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   07-03-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,715
Posted By AkSoul
I had read the thread on Nastysock about the EPIC...

I had read the thread on Nastysock about the EPIC springs. they look good and appear to make alot of people happy, I'm gonna go with the wagon springs for my 04 when the time comes to replace...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-29-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,322
Posted By AkSoul
I used foaming engine brite just spray it on...

I used foaming engine brite just spray it on twice a year to a cold engine let it soak for ten minutes rince it off with lots of water
Forum: The Hangout   06-26-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,286
Posted By AkSoul
Ordered mine, I think i'm gonna put it on my...

Ordered mine, I think i'm gonna put it on my snowboard.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-20-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,560
Posted By AkSoul
I have 27 percent also. happy with it even more...

I have 27 percent also. happy with it even more so than 20 percent.
Forum: The Hangout   05-20-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By AkSoul
I'm a railroad conductor, I run frieght trains,...

I'm a railroad conductor, I run frieght trains, It pays good plus its stabil work in these tougher times. I've been doin it for about 4 years now and plan on doin it for the foreseable future. I work...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-04-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By AkSoul
I'm runnin a sony xplod deck with a aux and usb...

I'm runnin a sony xplod deck with a aux and usb input in the face. Up front 5 1/4" MB Quart preimum component with 200 watt amp pushin those. Back doors i have 4 1/2" pioneer fillers running of deck...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-17-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,149
Posted By AkSoul
I just got done washing my car my wheels looks...

I just got done washing my car my wheels looks like they could use some love maybe some paint. Nagyhead how did you not paint the back of the wheel? Just taped off behinf the spokes?? It has also...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-28-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By AkSoul
Thanks Nagyhead, I was able to get one bolt with...

Thanks Nagyhead, I was able to get one bolt with the window up and the other with the window all the way down. Window stays in...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-27-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By AkSoul
Removing glass

So, The body shop that painted the my drivers door didnt put the handle/lock back to together very well. A bolt fell out and the lock fell into the door. The bolt fits in behind the glass no way for...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-25-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,225
Posted By AkSoul
Thanks mosc. I decided to not get the 18s. I feel...

Thanks mosc. I decided to not get the 18s. I feel like they were too big. I've seen em other cars, but lookin at em on a wrx seems impractical. All this time I thought I wanted 18s, looks like 17s is...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-24-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,225
Posted By AkSoul
18x7 wheel tire size

I'm thinking about buying some 05 LGT spec b 18's for my 04 wagon, I'm concerned with running a 225/40/18 ona 7 inch wide wheel. Does anyone have any input on this ? I would normally like to get at...
Forum: The Hangout   02-27-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,738
Posted By AkSoul
Obsidian Black Pearl - oregon

Obsidian Black Pearl - oregon
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-02-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,216
Posted By AkSoul
i second the non engine parts statement. I've...

i second the non engine parts statement. I've been shopping on ebay for years and have bought many things. Dont expect awhole lot and you won't be disappointed. I bought a surewin products catback...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-26-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,985
Posted By AkSoul
I've decided that when car goes in for a full...

I've decided that when car goes in for a full respray i'm gonna go with satin black. Thats a good looking wagon. Good Job
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-25-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,550
Posted By AkSoul
To me that gap looks like what happens to older...

To me that gap looks like what happens to older cars when the door grabs the fender. Happed to my 93 shadow in High School
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-24-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,731
Posted By AkSoul
great idea. I have to do the fog light mod first...

great idea. I have to do the fog light mod first so I can run the fogs by themselves.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-24-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,731
Posted By AkSoul
Fog Light Adjustment

I would like to raise the beam on my fogs a little. I've found the screw, does anyone know which direction to turn the screw? Its so soft and wobbly I don't want to start in the wrong direction....
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-31-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,667
Posted By AkSoul
I've used nightshades it looked kinda purple i...

I've used nightshades it looked kinda purple i thought. But I was satisfied. It ended up comin off when I layed another coat on after a few months. It was a mess but my mistake. I'm thinkin about...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-24-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,322
Posted By AkSoul
I used stoner tire shine when i had a truck it...

I used stoner tire shine when i had a truck it lasted for ever. Big fan of the products.
Forum: The Hangout   12-04-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By AkSoul
I love to ride. I grew up in Alaska so I've got a...

I love to ride. I grew up in Alaska so I've got a good amount of experience riding big mountains, lots of huge powder. I've riden a few different kinds of boards, I second what Smokin' Joe is sayin...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-30-2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 38,062
Posted By AkSoul
I waited for 7 days i think. put some tape over...

I waited for 7 days i think. put some tape over your controls so you dont use em before you supposed to.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-12-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,224
Posted By AkSoul
I would go for the wagon but i'm a little partial...

I would go for the wagon but i'm a little partial to 04 OBP Wagons
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-09-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 38,062
Posted By AkSoul
Out here in Oregon, pickups, SUVs, Vans, Taller...

Out here in Oregon, pickups, SUVs, Vans, Taller Vehicles, etc dont have a limit on tint. For cars it's 35 % The shop that i went with had 28%. I found that was perfect for me no issuses with cops or...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-24-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,983
Posted By AkSoul
I use Royal Purple 75-90w gear oil no probs so...

I use Royal Purple 75-90w gear oil no probs so far after 75k miles
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-28-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By AkSoul
I don't know what your current audio setup is...

I don't know what your current audio setup is your car. I think beyond a 4" would require some simple cutting with a dremel tool or something similar. I would suggest you take your door panel off and...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-27-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By AkSoul
I just replaced my rear speakers with some 4". I...

I just replaced my rear speakers with some 4". I would think there would be no problem putting a deep 6.5" driver in there. The window dosen't go all the way down so there isn't a clearence issue. I...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-27-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,461
Posted By AkSoul
I'm not sure i'd still be a suby owner if i hit...

I'm not sure i'd still be a suby owner if i hit the lotto...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-15-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,865
Posted By AkSoul
i've been runnuing royal purple 75w90 in my...

i've been runnuing royal purple 75w90 in my tranny and diff. for a couple years both work great. I've used Royal Purple in all my other vehicles and i have nothing but good things to say. I used to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-13-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 720
Posted By AkSoul
Higher Output Alternator

I've seen some alternators on line that are 140A, could i replace my 75A stocker with that if it fits?
I'm having an issue with my lights dimming and my idle dropping when my fan kicks on. It's been...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-12-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,099
Posted By AkSoul
If you used a wiring harness its just a matter of...

If you used a wiring harness its just a matter of connecting the wire to the matching color.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-12-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,099
Posted By AkSoul
Orange wire is for the dimmer. The wire for the...

Orange wire is for the dimmer. The wire for the side of the bracket is a ground. The blue one is the antenna booster, a must have for the radio to work.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-27-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,570
Posted By AkSoul
I used goo gone and a little plastic putty knife,...

I used goo gone and a little plastic putty knife, worked fine. I had to do some rubbing to get rid of the out line of the letters. One of the best things i've done to my car.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-13-2009, 03:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,789
Posted By AkSoul
The key to waxing is starting with a smooth...

The key to waxing is starting with a smooth surface. Getting the old stuff off is key to a good finish. A clay bar works but I use Mcguires Ultimate Compound and a Powrball for paint. I take all the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-02-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,139
Posted By AkSoul
I had the option between a sedan or wagon, I...

I had the option between a sedan or wagon, I chose the wagon and it has been a great decision. I do a fair amount of outdoors stuff. Having the little extra cargo area really helps. I like the look...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-01-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By AkSoul
nice, thanks a lot stage 2 here i come

nice, thanks a lot stage 2 here i come
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-01-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By AkSoul
Torque Specs For Exhaust

I'm gettin ready to install my up and down pipe on my wagon. I've searched around and wasn't able to find what i should torque the bolts on the exhaust to. Anyone have any info on this.
Thanks
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-10-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,172
Posted By AkSoul
When i used to have leather seats I would use...

When i used to have leather seats I would use Mcguires Leather Wipes. It works our some of the creases and lessens the deep ones and it smells good.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-17-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,207
Posted By AkSoul
I have a APv1 for an 04 that I am selling. PM me...

I have a APv1 for an 04 that I am selling. PM me for the details if your interested.
Forum: WRX Video Links   06-01-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By AkSoul
That video was rad! Not fond of the exhaust note

That video was rad! Not fond of the exhaust note
Forum: The Hangout   05-29-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,031
Posted By AkSoul
I worked til sunday morning. I went out to the...

I worked til sunday morning. I went out to the Oregon coast to meet my family from Idaho, Ran around with the kids on the beach for hours. A bit windy but sunny nonetheless. Monday me and a friend...
Forum: Handling Tech   05-19-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,694
Posted By AkSoul
I think some proxes are better than others in the...

I think some proxes are better than others in the snow. The Proxes 4 are being run by alot of guys out here in oregon we all seem to get up and down the mountain in the snow okay. I've not tried the...
Forum: Handling Tech   05-19-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,694
Posted By AkSoul
I just got toyo proxes 4 put on. They are quiet...

I just got toyo proxes 4 put on. They are quiet they look good and hold the road nicely. I was torn between the Sport Sigs and The continentals also. I got my toyos online for $67 a piece. Home Page...
Forum: Northwest WRX Forum   05-06-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,234
Posted By AkSoul
I'll be up on friday night for the walk through...

I'll be up on friday night for the walk through in Portland. Hood River is a decent haul from Portland i'm not sure i'll make that. Maybe I'll see some of you on the 15th.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   05-03-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 45,634
Posted By AkSoul
Prestone Conditioner and Collant, along with some...

Prestone Conditioner and Collant, along with some royal purple 'purple ice'. seems to be workin fine for me. I think the most important thing you can do is use distilled water.
Forum: Handling Tech   05-03-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,696
Posted By AkSoul
Toyo proxes 4

I am in the market for a high performance all season tire. I was set on the proxes 4. I look at the Dunlop Sport Signature also a great tire for the price. Both tires have good reviews. Turns out i...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-02-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By AkSoul
I think your best bet for sound quality would be...

I think your best bet for sound quality would be to get an aftermarket head unit. The stock stereo doesn't put out enough wattage to even power the stock speakers sufficiently. With an aftermarket...
Forum: The Hangout   04-24-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By AkSoul
Thats a good photo Crazy Taxi, I'll vote

Thats a good photo Crazy Taxi, I'll vote
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-23-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
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Views: 780
Posted By AkSoul
I've been looking for a V1 AP for my 04. The V1's...

I've been looking for a V1 AP for my 04. The V1's are year specific right. I couldn't get one from a 05 could I?
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