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Forum: Newbie Forum   12-28-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,327
Posted By anxiouz
Whoa. I just installed Rally Armor mud flaps on...

Whoa. I just installed Rally Armor mud flaps on my 11 WRX hatch this afternoon. Regardles...that warping you have is NOT normal. That plastic liner is pretty darn rigid so to see it warp like that...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-28-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,562
Posted By anxiouz
100hp difference? WTF What planet are you on? ...

100hp difference? WTF What planet are you on?

I have an 11 WRX and was originally looking at 08+ STI's and Evo X's. Once I saw the cosmetic 11 changes to the WRX, I was sold on it. It's down 40...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-28-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,159
Posted By anxiouz
Sounds like a syncho problem to me. Maybe your...

Sounds like a syncho problem to me. Maybe your tranny fluid isn't robust enough for the weather?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-27-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,788
Posted By anxiouz
How is the gauge angled? Would 0 be completely...

How is the gauge angled? Would 0 be completely level or is it on an angle?

Do a few full boost pulls in 4th gear and see what the reading is. Without the car on I wouldn't be too concerned with...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-30-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,315
Posted By anxiouz
FWIW I went Perrin downpipe + Perrin cat-back for...

FWIW I went Perrin downpipe + Perrin cat-back for my hatch. It's pure sex and I absolutely love it. Real nice and deep and very quality sounding.

The Perrin cat-back for the WRX hatch is just...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-29-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,047
Posted By anxiouz
I'm coming from back-to-back Evo 8's....the last...

I'm coming from back-to-back Evo 8's....the last one running E85 and pushing nearly 400whp. The '11 WRX changes (especially the gunmetal rims and STI widebody look) really hooked me. But...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-29-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By anxiouz
A local shop here does engine swaps all the time....

A local shop here does engine swaps all the time. I think it's like $k or something for labor if you supply the engine. But they do it right.

Even at $3-$4k for the car I think you'd be better...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-29-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By anxiouz
Can't go wrong with Perrin, I love their stuff. ...

Can't go wrong with Perrin, I love their stuff. !Thumbs Up
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-29-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,047
Posted By anxiouz
The STI issues were happening to stock and modded...

The STI issues were happening to stock and modded cars, and it even happened to some people more than once even after Subaru replaced their entire longblock.

I have an 11 WRX myself and I think...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-29-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By anxiouz
The 08 WRX "stay away" comments are really just...

The 08 WRX "stay away" comments are really just about the lack of power and the lackluster suspension. That doesn't apply to the STI, just the WRX. Reliability is no concern with the 08 though.
...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-27-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,753
Posted By anxiouz
I hit up Perrin during one of their many sales. ...

I hit up Perrin during one of their many sales. Their high-flow catted downpipe + cat-back exhaust + AccessPort Stage2 tune rocks. Youtube for the sound...it's amazing!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-27-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,065
Posted By anxiouz
Coming from highly-moded Evos I have to say the...

Coming from highly-moded Evos I have to say the Subies are generally speaking more sensitive to mods.

Cobb has stage 1 maps + AEM intake. Stock cat-back or after-market cat-back = stage 1. So...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-27-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By anxiouz
It takes about 100 miles for new exhaust pieces...

It takes about 100 miles for new exhaust pieces to work out their lubricants and powders and what-not. It'll go away since you have a hfc version. However, catless you'd smell misc exhaust forever....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-24-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,557
Posted By anxiouz
I'm glad you guys helped because my only thought...

I'm glad you guys helped because my only thought while trying to read this was:
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-21-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,777
Posted By anxiouz
+1. It'll be gone within 100 miles.

+1. It'll be gone within 100 miles.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-17-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By anxiouz
I've heard nothing but good things about the...

I've heard nothing but good things about the nvidia dp. I don't think you can wrong there.



Personally, I went with the Perrin dp and cat-back combo. I love the sound, the quality of their...
Forum: The Hangout   11-14-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By anxiouz
All of those things going bad so quickly isn't...

All of those things going bad so quickly isn't normal by any means. I wouldn't say you have a lemon but you do certainly have a car with more problems than I've heard of tons of people combined.
...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-11-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,345
Posted By anxiouz
That's BS. It cannot void the warranty. It CAN...

That's BS. It cannot void the warranty. It CAN void parts of the warranty like the catalytic converters or something exhaust related. But it won't void stuff like the motors for the power windows,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,245
Posted By anxiouz
I kinda like the stock HU so I was planning on...

I kinda like the stock HU so I was planning on just finding some nice component speakers + an amp (under passenger seat) for the front doors. In the past that has always sounded 10x better than just...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,414
Posted By anxiouz
My only advise is to do the research, save up,...

My only advise is to do the research, save up, and do it right the first time. Don't experiment with random parts just because someone is selling them cheap. I did that on my first Evo and was...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-08-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,770
Posted By anxiouz
I think an older STI will suit you better. ...

I think an older STI will suit you better.

As for a newer WRX...the 08's are too underpowered so you'd have to rule that year out which leaves you with an 09+ which (even used) will be real close...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-08-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,634
Posted By anxiouz
I know this is comparing apples to oranges, but...

I know this is comparing apples to oranges, but on my first Evo 8 (LOTS of mods) I had a ported fp green that was only putting down around 325whp on 91 octane (DynoDynamics). But it drove like a...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-05-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,532
Posted By anxiouz
Looks real nice. Personally I decided to go...

Looks real nice. Personally I decided to go Perrin HFC downpipe + Perrin cat-back. So if you're looking at dp's then I would recommend Perrin.

But to your original question of the HFC in...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-05-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,621
Posted By anxiouz
^^^ Yep. I just had to move the car a hair...

^^^ Yep. I just had to move the car a hair forward and then it went right into reverse just fine.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-04-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By anxiouz
Well, it works for everyone...when you use the...

Well, it works for everyone...when you use the right buttons. ROFL
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-04-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,621
Posted By anxiouz
This sounds normal to me. I had an 02 bugeye...

This sounds normal to me. I had an 02 bugeye ages ago and it felt the same way as my 11 tranny does. Getting into 1st and Reverse sometimes takes some massaging. And it's not so much a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-04-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By anxiouz
+1. The right knob changes tracks. The SEEK...

+1. The right knob changes tracks. The SEEK buttons fast-forward/rewind within a song.

You can also use the steering wheel UP/DOWN buttons to change tracks.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-01-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,150
Posted By anxiouz
It didn't occur to me that I didn't order floor...

It didn't occur to me that I didn't order floor mats when I got my car. But later that night when I went back into the garage to confirm, I saw that I did in fact have floor mats. So I guess my...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-19-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,050
Posted By anxiouz
I had a 350Z Track a few cars back. I really...

I had a 350Z Track a few cars back. I really loved it but along with several of my Z buddies...we one-by-one start trading them away to get something faster (I went with an Evo). The Z is a great,...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-19-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,588
Posted By anxiouz
Every one I've ever used has been about the same....

Every one I've ever used has been about the same. The last one I got was just what I found on the shelf at Autozone. It was around $90 I think. I only use it to read/clear codes so I can't comment...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-15-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,650
Posted By anxiouz
My best advice when in heavy traffic is to give...

My best advice when in heavy traffic is to give more space between you and the car in front of you. That way you can give the car a decent amount of gas to engage the clutch more smoothly when...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-14-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,345
Posted By anxiouz
If you want it for the sound then it's a nice...

If you want it for the sound then it's a nice exhaust.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-14-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By anxiouz
Going from an RS I think you'd be fine with a WRX.

Going from an RS I think you'd be fine with a WRX.
Forum: The Hangout   10-12-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By anxiouz
I got tint on my Evo at Tint Plus in Lake Forest....

I got tint on my Evo at Tint Plus in Lake Forest. Way up in the OC for a San Diego resident to drive but their work was outstanding. It was like $225 all around IIRC and that was a premium level...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-12-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,599
Posted By anxiouz
Up-pipe, downpipe, AccessPort.

Up-pipe, downpipe, AccessPort.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-07-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
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Views: 3,465
Posted By anxiouz
On my last Evo 8 the different between 91 octane...

On my last Evo 8 the different between 91 octane and E85 with no change in boost (20psi for both tunes) was around 60whp. All you need on those cars is larger injectors (1000cc) and a fuel pump and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-01-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,829
Posted By anxiouz
I've purchased gap insurance before but only when...

I've purchased gap insurance before but only when I went into a car way upside-down. If I'm not bringing negative equity to the table I don't get it. But peace of mind is valuable so if people want...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-30-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,884
Posted By anxiouz
All of the pics I saw of this showed the gauge...

All of the pics I saw of this showed the gauge locations blocking too much. I'm keeping an eye on it but would rather just bolt in single pods to the steering column from what I've seen so far. I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-30-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,829
Posted By anxiouz
What do you have? Ap for the 11 WRX is still in...

What do you have? Ap for the 11 WRX is still in Beta.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-24-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,226
Posted By anxiouz
I heart DGM. !Thumbs Up Any plans for the...

I heart DGM. !Thumbs Up

Any plans for the car? Keeping it stock?
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-24-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,063
Posted By anxiouz
I thought the pics of the 2011's that people were...

I thought the pics of the 2011's that people were posting looked great. But on Tues when I went to the dealer to place my order (I went DGM hatchback) I got to see the new STI blue which is a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-23-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By anxiouz
The scoop has nothing to do with pushing air into...

The scoop has nothing to do with pushing air into the engine. The scoop just brings cooler air (from outside the engine bay) across the intercooler (which in return cools the air entering the...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-23-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,334
Posted By anxiouz
The numbers seem fine for so few mods. I've...

The numbers seem fine for so few mods. I've never seen a single dyno # post where the person didn't claim that it was done on a "low reading" or "heartbreaker" dyno. Ever. I like that you're ok...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-23-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,125
Posted By anxiouz
I think that you could probably sell your current...

I think that you could probably sell your current car and get a 5MT one for less money than trying to source parts for the swap.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-23-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,641
Posted By anxiouz
I'm a big fan of the dual-exhaust symetry,...

I'm a big fan of the dual-exhaust symetry, especially on the hatchback. It just looks more eye pleasing to me.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-23-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By anxiouz
The CAI puts the air filter way down low so if...

The CAI puts the air filter way down low so if you live in a place where you get lots of rain or snow that melts and leaves big puddles...there's always a chance that the intake could get wet. And...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-22-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By anxiouz
What you're describing does sound like a...

What you're describing does sound like a non-optimal design. I suspect it was a cheaper way to make the part, but even with that design flaw it's better than stock and is still a good upgrade. ...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-22-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By anxiouz
With that big of a budget you can go nuts. I...

With that big of a budget you can go nuts. I would just go read a ton of forums to see what other people have done. It sounds like you don't know too much about modding these cars so I can't...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-20-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,578
Posted By anxiouz
Downpipe for sure #1. And with an 08 I would...

Downpipe for sure #1. And with an 08 I would upgrade the turbo with a VF to put you comparable to an 09+.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-20-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By anxiouz
On my previous car I had a road tune done and to...

On my previous car I had a road tune done and to heighten the feeling of more power the tuner spiked boost. So it felt great and hit boost high and quick, but then boost tapered severely because he...
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