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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-26-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,202
Posted By jonathang
The DRLs are actually the high beams running at...

The DRLs are actually the high beams running at low voltage. That's why they look more yellow and why you can't get rid of them. One option is to install halo lights and disable the DRLs, or for a...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-19-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By jonathang
If you want to learn how to be a locksmith to...

If you want to learn how to be a locksmith to save yourself $100, go ahead, but it would be a lot quicker to pay the $100.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-15-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,612
Posted By jonathang
On the 08+ the best way is to disconnect the DRL...

On the 08+ the best way is to disconnect the DRL module. It is located in the right side wheel well under the fender. It may be necessary to remove the bumper to get to it.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-13-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,235
Posted By jonathang
http://www.scoobymods.com/fog-driving-lamps-highbe...

http://www.scoobymods.com/fog-driving-lamps-highbeams-t1022.html?s=&threadid=1022
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-29-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By jonathang
The factory approved break-in procedure is in the...

The factory approved break-in procedure is in the owner's manual. So is a lot of other really good information.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-15-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By jonathang
It applies to all manual transmissions. If you...

It applies to all manual transmissions. If you rest your hand on the shifter you are applying pressure to the shift forks which will then wear faster.

It sounds like the latch isn't engaging...
Forum: Road Course/Autocross Tech   06-09-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,770
Posted By jonathang
I'm not sure they were actually competing. This...

I'm not sure they were actually competing. This could have been the warmup/familiarisation lap and the noob was in way over his head.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-07-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,573
Posted By jonathang
Clutch pedal squeak (Not clutch, TOB, or linkage)...

Clutch pedal squeak (Not clutch, TOB, or linkage) (http://www.3gwrx.com/forum/index.php/topic,9261.0.html)
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-03-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By jonathang
Sounds dumb, but post some pics and you may be...

Sounds dumb, but post some pics and you may be able to convince me otherwise.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-31-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,955
Posted By jonathang
You can run 89 if necessary as long as its not...

You can run 89 if necessary as long as its not too hot outside and you are not really pushing the engine. But, then put some 91 in as soon as you can.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-30-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,399
Posted By jonathang
Have you considered leaving them OEM?

Have you considered leaving them OEM?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   05-30-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,875
Posted By jonathang
Spearco is also working on one.

Spearco is also working on one.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-27-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,388
Posted By jonathang
...or somewhere in between if you buy rebuilt...

...or somewhere in between if you buy rebuilt heads.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-24-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,252
Posted By jonathang
True, but he said three switches. The light...

True, but he said three switches. The light dimmer and leveler are only two.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-20-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,252
Posted By jonathang
Does it look like this? ...

Does it look like this?

http://www.japanparts.com/images/ImageFromDB.php?base=1&no=33568
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-20-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,252
Posted By jonathang
Can you post a picture? The only ones that I...

Can you post a picture?

The only ones that I can think of would be below the dash light brightness knob and above the mirror adjustment button, and they would be:

Left Mirror Select, Right...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-20-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By jonathang
Sound like it could be the CV joint(s) in the...

Sound like it could be the CV joint(s) in the axle shaft. Does the noise get louder when you turn corners?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-17-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,854
Posted By jonathang
The other possibility could be a loose ground...

The other possibility could be a loose ground connection between the engine and body.
Forum: Rallycross/Rally Tech   05-17-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,219
Posted By jonathang
Are you actually planning to rally competitively...

Are you actually planning to rally competitively or are you just going for "the look"? If you are going to rally then join your local rally club and start talking to people. Volunteer at some events...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-16-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,285
Posted By jonathang
I think that's called the Tow Hook Cover.

I think that's called the Tow Hook Cover.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-13-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 764
Posted By jonathang
3G 5 door Signal/Reverse lights

I don't like the fact that the hatch portion of the rear light (the reverse light) is used so rarely when it could be used more often. I don't think there is enough room in the housing for an extra...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-13-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,854
Posted By jonathang
Sound like a loose connection affected by G...

Sound like a loose connection affected by G forces. Look at the plug that connects to the instrument cluster and make sure that it is on correctly.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-12-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,647
Posted By jonathang
You'll be looking for something like this, which...

You'll be looking for something like this, which will bolt right on:

https://www.subarugenuineparts.com/product_info.php?products_id=915
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-10-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,100
Posted By jonathang
I believe that the coolant runs through the...

I believe that the coolant runs through the heater core at all times. There is no valve. Turning on heat just directs air through the core and into the cabin, it does not affect coolant flow, so this...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   05-10-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,489
Posted By jonathang
I'm glad someone reads old threads.

I'm glad someone reads old threads.
Forum: Rallycross/Rally Tech   04-26-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,219
Posted By jonathang
Your best bet would be to go to some of the...

Your best bet would be to go to some of the rallies around you and check out what is actually being used "in the field". You will get a lot of great ideas just by hanging around the different teams.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-25-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,132
Posted By jonathang
So that you can leave the parking/marker lights...

So that you can leave the parking/marker lights on without leaving the key in the ignition. Since the lights automatically turn off with the key this is a very good idea.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-25-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,417
Posted By jonathang
Start simple and check that the battery terminals...

Start simple and check that the battery terminals and cable connections are clean.
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