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Forum: New Member Intros   Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 38
Posted By man show
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-22-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By man show
I demand to see a video of this ^ lol

I demand to see a video of this ^

lol
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-19-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By man show
I don't particularly like the looks of mine, but...

I don't particularly like the looks of mine, but my green and white Interstate battery hasn't let me down yet.
Forum: The Hangout   11-19-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By man show
This thread makes me sad.

This thread makes me sad.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-19-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By man show
The first couple of times, I used a dab of...

The first couple of times, I used a dab of anti-seize on my rear diff drain and fill plugs, but I don't really even worry about that any more - I just wipe them off and torque them to the recommend...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-19-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By man show
All I can say is I'm rocking a set of Dunlop...

All I can say is I'm rocking a set of Dunlop Winter Sport 3D 205/50/17 tires on my stock 17x7 +55 wheels and they fit nicely - slightly narrower tread to cut through snow and slush and a slightly...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-17-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By man show
Personally, I use the Andrewtech cocktail in my...

Personally, I use the Andrewtech cocktail in my trans and change that every 15k:

add:
(2x) 1 Qt. Redline Lightweight Shockproof Gear Oil 75W-140
(1x) 1 L. Motul Gear 300 75W-90

top off with...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-17-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By man show
mosc Where you at buddy?

mosc

Where you at buddy?
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By man show
I've been using Motul Gear 300 in my rear diff...

I've been using Motul Gear 300 in my rear diff and changing it every 15k
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 993
Posted By man show
You can always change the color of your wheels. ...

You can always change the color of your wheels. I've painted several sets with rattle cans and they turned out nearly perfect. It's tedious masking off the tires, but if you take your time, prep...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 825
Posted By man show
And my car still ran with two cracked cylinders -...

And my car still ran with two cracked cylinders - not very well though. It was smoking like crazy out of the exhaust and it had very little power, but it still got me to my destination :)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By man show
A speed density tune is not right for you at this...

A speed density tune is not right for you at this point. You should also not install any type of aftermarket BOV either unless it is set up to fully recirculate the air. Otherwise, you'll just be...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-16-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By man show
During my last round of mods, I ditched my MAF...

During my last round of mods, I ditched my MAF sensor and got a speed density tune on my 2007 WRX. My list of modifications is pretty extensive and I only did that because my MAF sensor was...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-15-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By man show
I didn't spin a rod bearing, but I cracked my...

I didn't spin a rod bearing, but I cracked my block in two places earlier this year - can I join the club?

I outsourced my ground-up rebuild due to a lack of time and general laziness - price is...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-12-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 374
Posted By man show
I would like to think I got mine because it...

I would like to think I got mine because it directs a little extra air through my radiator, but I think it's really just more of a dress-up piece. I have a black Subtle Solutions radiator shroud and...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-11-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By man show
I have two sets of McGard spline drive lug nuts -...

I have two sets of McGard spline drive lug nuts - chrome for the winter and black for the summer. They haven't let me down yet and they still look good after several years. The nice thing about...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-11-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By man show
I'm gonna go with: routine maintenance. I...

I'm gonna go with: routine maintenance. I generally try to use pretty good materials and I halved the change intervals for most things (spark plugs, coolant, trans and rear diff fluids, etc.). I...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By man show
Ain't that the truth :crying:

Ain't that the truth :crying:
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-10-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By man show
No matter how much you plan, there will almost...

No matter how much you plan, there will almost always be unexpected expenses, so be sure to leave some wiggle room in your budget. When you're building a complete engine, some of the smaller items...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-09-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 825
Posted By man show
Looks like she's got some pretty good bones. ...

Looks like she's got some pretty good bones. With your mechanical ability and willingness to find the right deals, I have no doubt you'll get her back on the road for a fairly reasonable amount of...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-09-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By man show
+1. Plan the work and work the plan.

+1. Plan the work and work the plan.
Forum: New Member Intros   11-08-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By man show
Welcome! Keep us updated :)

Welcome! Keep us updated :)
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   11-08-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By man show
I've been terribly busy with work and school...

I've been terribly busy with work and school lately, so I've pretty much been just commuting with my WRX. There are regular meets on Thursday nights in Frederick and Friday nights in Urbana that...
Forum: The Hangout   11-05-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 26,719
Posted By man show
^ Hello from the future < Broke all 4 tires...

^ Hello from the future
< Broke all 4 tires loose in first "by accident" this morning on the way to the dentist
v Likes bread
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-05-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By man show
I'm thinking you'd be happier with a 6 speed swap

I'm thinking you'd be happier with a 6 speed swap
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   11-05-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,388
Posted By man show
Me too, size L.

Me too, size L.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-05-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By man show
Responses beginning with letters Y and V are...

Responses beginning with letters Y and V are true. A and E are questionable at best.
Forum: Wheels/Tires - For Sale   11-05-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By man show
Somebody buy these and paint them some godawful...

Somebody buy these and paint them some godawful color so mosc can get all cranky... glws!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-03-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By man show
IAG Performance just put together a 2015 STi with...

IAG Performance just put together a 2015 STi with a GTX3076 with a top mount and it made good numbers. That's the same turbo I have and I'm using a front mount. At some point, it's sort of a grey...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-03-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By man show
<-- GrimmSpeed 3 port EBCS. Purchased...

<-- GrimmSpeed 3 port EBCS.

Purchased December, 2011 @ ~86,200 miles.

It's survived through several different setups and four tuning sessions so far:
238 whp/308 wtq (Jorge @ IAG)
330 whp/338...
Forum: Site Announcements   10-30-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By man show
I'm probably going to burn 3 tanks of gas just...

I'm probably going to burn 3 tanks of gas just getting there, 1 while I'm there, and another 3 getting home... totally worth it, I guess.
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   10-30-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 698
Posted By man show
What all is done to your car?

When people ask me what all is done to my car, I don't really know how to answer them any more :nerd:

4 BAR MAP sensor
20% window tint
ACL race main/rod bearings
ACT heavy duty street clutch...
Forum: Want to Buy/Want to Trade   10-30-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By man show
+1. Tossed or burned up!

+1. Tossed or burned up!
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   10-30-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By man show
Honestly, you'll probably have better luck...

Honestly, you'll probably have better luck finding one for a decent price in the NASIOC classifieds. I have had good luck selling most of my used items over there.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-30-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By man show
Thanks for the clarification Brockton... I didn't...

Thanks for the clarification Brockton... I didn't realize the 15s came with 6 speeds.
BLAZE2099: :: Hand goes up :: I also came from DSM to Subaru - black 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 5MT :)
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   10-30-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,388
Posted By man show
I'll volunteer to babysit little mosc for the...

I'll volunteer to babysit little mosc for the weekend >:D
Forum: New Member Intros   10-27-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By man show
^ Yeah, what he said.

^ Yeah, what he said.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-26-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By man show
As a WRX owner for nearly 8 years, I've been...

As a WRX owner for nearly 8 years, I've been through many different stages with my car. I've upgraded almost everything and I still have a bit of STi envy (brakes, hubs, differentials, resale...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By man show
What did you gap your spark plugs to?

What did you gap your spark plugs to?
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-25-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
  New guy
Views: 407
Posted By man show
Welcome! Do you have any mods yet, or is...

Welcome!

Do you have any mods yet, or is your car still stock?
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-19-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 993
Posted By man show
I also strongly recommend the ZIIs. They're...

I also strongly recommend the ZIIs. They're absolutely great.

For reference, here's 17x9 +42 wheels with 245/40/17 tires at stock height vs. lowered on BC BR coilovers with about a 1 finger gap...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-18-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 993
Posted By man show
YES! >:D I'd recommend sticking with 17s...

YES! >:D

I'd recommend sticking with 17s though for several reasons:

1. Tires are cheaper. Think about it - stuff happens. If you get one gnarly flat for whatever reason and have to replace...
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   10-18-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By man show
I see what you did there. I think?

I see what you did there. I think?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-18-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By man show
I planted a tree once - trees clean the air - it...

I planted a tree once - trees clean the air - it balances out, right?
Forum: WRX Sedans - For Sale   10-18-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
  06 wrx
Views: 410
Posted By man show
Sweet hawkeye, GLWS!

Sweet hawkeye, GLWS!
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   10-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By man show
SOLD! SOLD!! SOLD!!! Woo hoo!!! :D

SOLD! SOLD!! SOLD!!!

Woo hoo!!! :D
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   10-17-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,388
Posted By man show
I just subscribed to this thread. Don't know why...

I just subscribed to this thread. Don't know why it took me so long.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
  hi all
Views: 333
Posted By man show
Welcome! Please don't put low offset wheels,...

Welcome! Please don't put low offset wheels, stretched tires, and air bags on your car :)

On that note, I'm curious to see how people mod their 15s
Forum: New Member Intros   10-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By man show
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-17-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By man show
After a while, the catalytic converter in my Cobb...

After a while, the catalytic converter in my Cobb downpipe clogged up a bit too. I noticed my EGT temps were higher than they should have been and after switching to a catless downpipe, my car ran...
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