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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Fidrat
Cm'on guys, Find Waldo...Here is another pic....

Cm'on guys, Find Waldo...Here is another pic. Where did I goof?


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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Yesterday, 05:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Ok, I'm back,,, Put on the flared flange...

Ok, I'm back,,,

Put on the flared flange pipe thingie on over the doughnut gasket. Leave it kinda' loose for now.

POP QUIZ!!! Extra credit for anyone who can tall me why I'm a BONE HEAD in this...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-31-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
So here I am in my little garage all by myself VS...

So here I am in my little garage all by myself VS a Borla cat-back. Here is how it's done SOLO!

This is with the stock downpipe.
I put it up on ramps in the rear and stands in the front so the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-31-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Sing it with...

Sing it with me...:DBub-bub-bub-bub-bub-bub-b-BrOOOOmmm-BrOOOOOmmm-bub-bub-BrOOOOmmm-bub-bub-BrrOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMMM-PAH-Chawww!!!>:D

Quiet when I want it,loud when I NEED it!;)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-31-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
As read from the Borla instructions; "Place the...

As read from the Borla instructions; "Place the flared front pipe/flange assembly in position as shown in fig 3 securing it using the supplied hardware and the WTFORIGINAL GASKET"WTF


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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-31-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Now I'm into what I call "Subie week". It...

Now I'm into what I call "Subie week". It actually started with the Timing belt change. While White Dog was doing my timing belt they also put on my new under engine cover (the old one was a duct...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
For the past few weeks I've been buying parts....

For the past few weeks I've been buying parts. Before I can start putting on power mods I had to address my warped front brakes. I went with this...

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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Originally, my "evil plan" included,750cc...

Originally, my "evil plan" included,750cc injectors,Grimmspeed intercooler and a Bloush upgraded stock turbo.

S**t happens and my budget was whittled down to less than half of what I wanted. I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Thanks man. I grew up with all the famous muscle...

Thanks man. I grew up with all the famous muscle cars swirling around me. Imagine seeing a Plumb crazy Purple 'Cuda Hot off the showroom floor! There was a '70 Judge within eyesight of my bedroom...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-29-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By Fidrat
Great... You just made me pee myself! "GM" 3...

Great... You just made me pee myself!

"GM" 3 port BCS?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-29-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By Fidrat
Ditto...+1:)

Ditto...+1:)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Right before I took her in for the timing belt I...

Right before I took her in for the timing belt I started to gather(in no particular order) a few nick-knacks for a bolt-on engine build.

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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Ok, So I got through another Iowa winter...

Ok, So I got through another Iowa winter relatively unscathed. That's #11. I haven't always been so lucky in the past. One of the first years daddy "snap over-steer" made me his bitch!

Now it's...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
All summer I was happy with my new JDM replica...

All summer I was happy with my new JDM replica headlights and new car stereo. By Fall it was getting close to the time to get my timing belt change. I figured I could squeeze one more winter out of...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-28-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Fidrat
Yea well, My Subie has outlasted most marriages...

Yea well, My Subie has outlasted most marriages at 11 years and still goin' strong!

I heard on CNN that over 50% of all marriages end in divorce. If you were to get on a plane that had a sign on...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-28-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Now it's spring 2013. I'm leading up to something...

Now it's spring 2013. I'm leading up to something big so I get my oil analyzed.


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Forum: Newbie Forum   08-27-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Fidrat
Get The Subie. Ditch the chick! J/K>:D

Get The Subie. Ditch the chick! J/K>:D
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-27-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
My science officer says "For music you should be...

My science officer says "For music you should be fine charging your phone from the USB port on the radio but to get away from that quirk use the cig lighter to recharge and let the blue tooth handle...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-27-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Great! Now I have to go out to my car to take...

Great! Now I have to go out to my car to take another pic to show how I solved this. Be right back!;)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-27-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Next up, car stereo. Around this time is when I...

Next up, car stereo. Around this time is when I skinned off my mirror on my tinny garage door. DOH!!!

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Forum: Newbie Forum   08-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By Fidrat
I'd be FREAKIN' OUT!!!:rocks: What color?

I'd be FREAKIN' OUT!!!:rocks: What color?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-25-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Fidrat
Samco for me too! I really can't tell you why I...

Samco for me too! I really can't tell you why I picked Samco.

The install went smooth until I got to removing the lower pinch clamp from the stock bov return hose. I had to destroy the clamp to...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-25-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By Fidrat
I agree. Like, I see you have pretty much the...

I agree. Like, I see you have pretty much the same mods as I have and a bigger turbo+injectors. That will get me about 30hp if I get the same ones you did.

BTW what is a "BF" TM intercooler and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-17-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Fidrat
I'm a man of my word. Check me out...0:)"Lifetime...

I'm a man of my word. Check me out...0:)"Lifetime premium member"0:)
>:DI can do all-wheel burnouts now!>:D
...Well...not really,but I can spin 'em!:D
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-14-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By Fidrat
Final @ 222.99WHP / 223.86TQ <a...

Final @ 222.99WHP / 223.86TQ

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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-12-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Fidrat
As requested; Base vs tuned. <a...

As requested; Base vs tuned.

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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-12-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Fidrat
DEI Reflect-A-GOLD 12 010392 at...

DEI Reflect-A-GOLD 12 010392 at RallySportDirect.com (http://www.rallysportdirect.com/DEI-Reflect-A-GOLD-12-inch-x-24-inch-Sheet)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-11-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Fidrat
I didn't really get to do any good rips coming...

I didn't really get to do any good rips coming out of Chicago at rush hour traffic. Once I got out on the open highway I gave anyone that got too close a face full of TURBO! So high speed pulls is...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-11-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Fidrat
I'm back from my tune.:D We have a WINNER!!!...

I'm back from my tune.:D

We have a WINNER!!! 222.99 WHP / 223.86 WTQ :o How the hell did you do that? Looks like a lifetime membership for me!!! Did I win or lose? I better get a sticker.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-10-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Fidrat
A final preflight check turned up missing and...

A final preflight check turned up missing and loose lug-nuts. I didn't re-torque after I did some brake work. The spare was at 1/2 pressure too! Doh! That could have been bad!!!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-09-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Fidrat
Will do! Too late for the plugs. I'll get...

Will do!

Too late for the plugs. I'll get 'em the next time around. Yes they are doing a pre-dyno inspection. I'm planning on getting there an hour and a half before my tune. She's TIGHT!!!:D...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-09-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Fidrat
Getting a tune Monday!

I was saving this question for the end of my build thread, but this just can't wait. I've been waiting 11 years!!!

I'm going for an open source tune from Junior Barrios on a Dyno-jet 4wd dyno at...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-09-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,394
Posted By Fidrat
Only the 1st batch. We are well beyond that now....

Only the 1st batch. We are well beyond that now. I got the last halogen set from the second batch in June of '13. No cracks! And don't fall for the HID ones. They are sticking HID bulbs in halogen...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-04-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By Fidrat
How To: Disable DRL 02-03 WRX - NASIOC...

How To: Disable DRL 02-03 WRX - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1866966) here are 2 methods that will work up to 06. I'm not sure about STI
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-03-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
These lights used vampire clips and cannibalized...

These lights used vampire clips and cannibalized parts from the stock lights. If they worked out I was going to replace the clips with proper soldering. They didn't work out. I couldn't adjust the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-01-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By Fidrat
It's the 4 doors. It gits'em every time.:x

It's the 4 doors. It gits'em every time.:x
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-31-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Fidrat
I know these have a magnet in them but they will...

I know these have a magnet in them but they will work just fine. Take y'er pick.

Oil-Drain Plugs at RallySportDirect.com (http://www.rallysportdirect.com/Oil-Drain-Plugs)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-30-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
New headlights. What I REALLY wanted was JDM...

New headlights. What I REALLY wanted was JDM projectors. But I couldn't come up with the 2,000 bars of gold pressed latinum needed to buy them. Most of the used ones look like junk and I just don't...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-29-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
So now I got cloudy headlights. Yea,I...

So now I got cloudy headlights. Yea,I know...There are a million products and methods that work very well at clearing your headlights. None of them worked,some made it worse! These products and...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-27-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,824
Posted By Fidrat
Amazon has the silver and black images mixed up!...

Amazon has the silver and black images mixed up! I gotta' see it mounted under the hood on a 02/07 WRX please. LOVE that price!
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-26-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Fidrat
Not only do we HAVE an ABS/ECU some if them were...

Not only do we HAVE an ABS/ECU some if them were calibrated wrong from the factory. Check out this thread. I copied a TSB word for word in post #7...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-21-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By Fidrat
I ain't sagign'. I've been in briefs since I was...

I ain't sagign'. I've been in briefs since I was two. It's the current gens fault for bringing back the boxers and the saggin'.;)

Now that we're on the subject of sagging, look how my pipe is NOT...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-19-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By Fidrat
All those noise makers are fine for kids....

All those noise makers are fine for kids. Grownups use this...2002-2007 Borla Cat-Back Exhaust Touring part # 140053 AKA; "hush" I got mine for $570.

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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-15-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By Fidrat
"those things" You saw on TV by the way work...

"those things" You saw on TV by the way work excellent! I got one about 2 weeks before the ads started. I don't know if it will fix your problem but for recharging your system they work great. The...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-13-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By Fidrat
I'm sorry.I didn't mean to come off like that....

I'm sorry.I didn't mean to come off like that. I'll be 49 next month. Unless I live to be 98 (possible but not likely) I'm beyond middle aged so I guess that makes me old. I was actually trained on...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-13-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By Fidrat
Humph,Lookit' my date registered: Apr 2003! Yer'...

Humph,Lookit' my date registered: Apr 2003! Yer' all a bunch-o- newbs Plus I grew up with shaker hood scoops. I like it but you ain't showin' me nuttin' new. What's next? An "Air Grabber?"
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-10-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Fidrat
Any fresh oil will produce your results. I don't...

Any fresh oil will produce your results. I don't think they are exclusive to that particular oil. I tend to stay away from Pennzoil and Quaker State due to their high paraffin content. However, this...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-09-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
The next thing that needed help was my...

The next thing that needed help was my headlights. Back in April 03 I had just made my 1st payment so I did some overtime. It hailed that day at the factory (not at home) doing $1,800 in damage to my...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-08-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By Fidrat
Junior? Is this the same Junior I'm trying to get...

Junior? Is this the same Junior I'm trying to get at P&L Motorsports? Is this a guys name or a tuner company's name?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By Fidrat
Actually they are brand spankin' new! As of...

Actually they are brand spankin' new! As of 03/24/14. What you're seeing is a waxy coat of mold release. They spray the mold with it like Pam cooking spray so they can get the part out of the mold....
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