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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-21-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By brfatal
Not assuming you're being argumentative, just...

Not assuming you're being argumentative, just bringing up points that were overlooked.

It's not just about how much they flow @ peak efficiency. You have other items to take into consideration. ...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-20-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By brfatal
That intercooler won't support that turbo.

That intercooler won't support that turbo.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-20-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By brfatal
But it does because each brand runs different...

But it does because each brand runs different parts.


It's a no go Boss Hoss.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-12-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By brfatal
Stock TMIC can handle that 18G, though I...

Stock TMIC can handle that 18G, though I recommend an quality (re: not eBay) aftermarket TMIC.

If you're running a TMIC that frees up room to change from a SRI to a CAI, which would result in...
Forum: The Hangout   01-12-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By brfatal
As for the value you left stuff out. Mileage,...

As for the value you left stuff out. Mileage, brands some of the parts are, etc.
Forum: The Hangout   01-12-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By brfatal
500. ...

500.

http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/2013/06/brick-lol.gif
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-07-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By brfatal
02-07. Interior panel is different on +05s, but...

02-07. Interior panel is different on +05s, but outside they are the same.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By brfatal
You won't notice any differences. Only the tuner...

You won't notice any differences. Only the tuner will.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-07-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By brfatal
Yes. Email alegre.daniel@yahoo.com and let him...

Yes. Email alegre.daniel@yahoo.com and let him know you want that bracket and see what he wants for one.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-06-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
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Views: 834
Posted By brfatal
Other mounting options: Primitive Racing or Rally...

Other mounting options: Primitive Racing or Rally Innovations bars I know someone who can make a bracket for you to put 2 Hella 500s in your grille, though mounting it will be up to you.
...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-06-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
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Views: 834
Posted By brfatal
With the Kartboy mounts they replace your stock...

With the Kartboy mounts they replace your stock foglights.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v329/strat81/DSC00006.jpg

There are different versions of Hella 500s with different lenses (clear,...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-06-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
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Views: 834
Posted By brfatal
110w output on 55w power is a marketing delusion....

110w output on 55w power is a marketing delusion. It's not going to happen without changing the type of bulb (halogen, LED, HID, etc).

You want these:
Hella 500 Series Clear Halogen Fog Lamp Kit...
Forum: Handling Tech   12-04-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By brfatal
Aftermarket option, not a dealer one. Not...

Aftermarket option, not a dealer one. Not sanctioned by Subaru, also it's VERY outdated.

There were several official Prodrive models, just not in the US.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-04-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By brfatal
Former Subaru service adviser here. They didn't...

Former Subaru service adviser here. They didn't know it was a Cobb flash, just the car had a map on it. There is nothing that says "this is a Cobb tune' vs "this is Open Source"
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-25-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By brfatal
You are risking the inlet collaping under...

You are risking the inlet collaping under pressure on some of the cheapy ones. You can get used OEM (get one with as low mileage as you can) for cheap and Perrins could be had for under $200 last...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-18-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By brfatal
All of them are 56.1mm.

All of them are 56.1mm.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-16-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By brfatal
A UTEC. Depending on whether it's a Delta or not...

A UTEC. Depending on whether it's a Delta or not it will use a USB cable or a serial cable. You're not going to find anyone who still tunes those, but it is still usable if you intend on tuning...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By brfatal
Those are shields and not really meant to be...

Those are shields and not really meant to be replaceable, hence being welded on from the factory. No real harm in not having them . H6 upgrade even requires their removal.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-08-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By brfatal
Is the secret Whataburger's Spicy Ketchup?

Is the secret Whataburger's Spicy Ketchup?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-08-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By brfatal
Catless will.

Catless will.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-08-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By brfatal
:nerd: Just pointing out that at peak...

:nerd:

Just pointing out that at peak exhaust flow not all of my exhaust is going down my DP. :p My last tuner told me to go bigger but that would mean replacing my TBE, and no thanks unless I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-08-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By brfatal
It's more a heat shield than anything else. ...

It's more a heat shield than anything else.

Fidrat. Up to you. Can't say it's really hurting anything being left in place, but it's also not really doing much either.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-08-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By brfatal
Once you take the stock airbox off the scoop is...

Once you take the stock airbox off the scoop is non-functional. Air is not forced into it, it's sucked in. Once you remove that closed off vacuum, it's very debatable how much it actually continues...
Forum: Wheels/Tires - For Sale   11-06-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By brfatal
Mosc, any good powdercoaters in your area who can...

Mosc, any good powdercoaters in your area who can refinish the chipped wheel for under $100? DC area rates are preposterous. $175-215 a wheel just to be coated.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-05-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By brfatal
I'm at 400 whp on a 2.5" downpipe. I have an EWG...

I'm at 400 whp on a 2.5" downpipe. I have an EWG though.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-03-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By brfatal
See PM. I would honestly recommend used before...

See PM. I would honestly recommend used before this.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-02-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By brfatal
TMIC if fine.

TMIC if fine.
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   10-31-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,200
Posted By brfatal
Perfectly matches WRX interior colors, is the...

Perfectly matches WRX interior colors, is the right thread, and cost under $30. :p

http://i.imgur.com/z0t73G6.jpg
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   10-30-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,200
Posted By brfatal
ENGINE: EJ255 Shortblock CP Forged Pistons ...

ENGINE:
EJ255 Shortblock
CP Forged Pistons
Eagle H-Beam Connecting Rods
ACL Race Bearings
ARP Headstuds
STI B25 Heads
Ferrea 36mm Intake Valves
Ferrea 32mm Exhaust Valves
Ferrea Endurance...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-29-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By brfatal
170k is a LOT of miles on a WRX. It's not going...

170k is a LOT of miles on a WRX. It's not going to be a cheap 'investment' by the time you're done with it.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-27-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By brfatal
Just paid $500 for my Hyundai's 30k. The only...

Just paid $500 for my Hyundai's 30k. The only fluid changed was the oil. :crying:
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-26-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,089
Posted By brfatal
Let me know ASAP. I'll be buying something in...

Let me know ASAP. I'll be buying something in the next few days.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-26-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By brfatal
Never heard of that shop. That's a lot of money...

Never heard of that shop. That's a lot of money for an EJ205.

LOL. I just did an engine how I'd do it, and $7,664.25. That's waaaay too much. You can buy, build, and wire up a V8 EJ207 or...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-26-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,089
Posted By brfatal
Mosc, I still want your wheels. I'll buy them if...

Mosc, I still want your wheels. I'll buy them if you're getting rid of em soon. Let me know. Otherwise I'm about to drop on some 17x9 +45s in the next few days and run 255/40 RS-Rs (yes, I know...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-09-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By brfatal
WRXs are either rated for 1,500 lbs (GD) or not...

WRXs are either rated for 1,500 lbs (GD) or not rated (GH, GV, GR) at all depending on the year.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-05-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By brfatal
You should not run stage 2 on a stock up-pipe. ...

You should not run stage 2 on a stock up-pipe. They aren't expensive, just do it while the other parts are doing in.
Forum: New Member Intros   10-03-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By brfatal
What is your budget and intended use for the car...

What is your budget and intended use for the car (what do you do with it to justify coilovers)?
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-03-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By brfatal
Even with the purchase of an Accessport, I would...

Even with the purchase of an Accessport, I would still get the car tuned rather than running the OTS free maps for any significant length of time.
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   10-03-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,033
Posted By brfatal
It handled well. Enough tire width though? ...

It handled well. Enough tire width though? Absolutely not. The tires overheated half way through each lap (one in, one out). I ran through half of the usable tread on the tires (~4/32") between...
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   10-02-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,033
Posted By brfatal
At the time I did that: Built Hybrid ...

At the time I did that:

Built Hybrid
TD06H-20G
Etc Etc
356 whp and something similar in torque.

Since then I've spend a few grand more. Different engine, different turbo, different front...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-02-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By brfatal
Have the shop that's tuning you send a base map. ...

Have the shop that's tuning you send a base map. Once you start getting into more complex, less standard setups there are too many variables to tune for (ie different injectors).
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   10-02-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,033
Posted By brfatal
Yes. I made a detour on my drive from Texas to...

Yes. I made a detour on my drive from Texas to Virginia. Those were probably the last pictures of my Morettes on my car because one of them broke in a fender bender 2 days after I got to VA.
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   10-01-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,033
Posted By brfatal
https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1....

https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/223216_10100170498890890_712692_n.jpg?oh=9af3d7cb31858f870cd43095b8d8be10&oe=54C6A6EE
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Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   09-29-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By brfatal
The only people I know of who use it are home...

The only people I know of who use it are home mechanics, however all of the mechanics I know who do it for a living don't recommend this stuff or other similar cleaning products on really high...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-27-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By brfatal
That's more than $10k John. :p

That's more than $10k John. :p
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-27-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By brfatal
I paid cash for my WRX all those years ago...

I paid cash for my WRX all those years ago ($24,500 OTD).

What mods depends on what year model. Engine only?
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-25-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By brfatal
All of the defective '09s had sorted themselves...

All of the defective '09s had sorted themselves out long ago. If a car had the defect it would have failed by 10-20k miles.

I think you will be happier with a newer model though.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-25-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By brfatal
Are they loose or bolted down? Something is not...

Are they loose or bolted down? Something is not matching up. There is no way that these rub on either a sedan or wagon.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By brfatal
Mosc is running 255/40/17s on 17x8.5 +48s. No...

Mosc is running 255/40/17s on 17x8.5 +48s. No rubbing except on his rear fenders. I'm about to throw on 17x9 +45 and run the same tire size.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-24-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By brfatal
They shouldn't. 17x8 +53 - 6.59" of...

They shouldn't.

17x8 +53 - 6.59" of backspacing.
18x8.5 +48 - 6.64" of backspacing

18x8.5 +48 is a very common fit on GD Imprezas.

GR STI wheels (18x8.5 +55) clear without hitting GD struts...
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