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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-18-2004, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,031
Posted By Darkstar
I canít see your picture, but one problem I had...

I canít see your picture, but one problem I had with my fog covers is that the bolts supplied with them were wrong, that was easy to fix.

Try to post your picture again.
Forum: The Hangout   08-18-2004, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,889
Posted By Darkstar
Not long after buying my WRX I went for a drive...

Not long after buying my WRX I went for a drive on the coast Hwy 1. A few guys with very unfriendly faces driving a Honda si started giving me thumbs down. At first I was mad, then a minute later I...
Forum: Handling Tech   12-21-2003, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
  Tires
Views: 638
Posted By Darkstar
Dunlop SP 5,000's. Loved them, but they didnít...

Dunlop SP 5,000's. Loved them, but they didnít last long.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-14-2003, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Darkstar
My family has an Outback as well, so Iím going to...

My family has an Outback as well, so Iím going to do a few mods to it over time. Unless you have a lot of money for a turbo install, thereís not a lot of extra power you can make. There are intakes...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-14-2003, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,241
Posted By Darkstar
Coming up to the stop sign 100 yards from my...

Coming up to the stop sign 100 yards from my house I am about to turn left on to the main Hwy going to the coast, I look left and see a SUV going over the double yellow passing around a car turning...
Forum: The Hangout   12-09-2003, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By Darkstar
Gaspricewatch.com is back on-line.

I don't know why it went off-line for so long, but its back. The problem is that everything is now blank and many of the gas stations have changed names but are not updated yet.

So lets get on...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   12-03-2003, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
  12.93
Views: 1,026
Posted By Darkstar
Very nice. What tire pressure were you running?

Very nice. What tire pressure were you running?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-14-2003, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
  boost
Views: 2,282
Posted By Darkstar
1 atm (atmosphere) = 14.7psi 1 atm = 101,325...

1 atm (atmosphere) = 14.7psi
1 atm = 101,325 Pa (Pascals) or 101.325 kPa
1 Bar = 100,000 Pa or 100 kPa

1 Bar x 14.7psi/1.01325 Bar = 14.5077psi

Therefore, 1 Bar (or 100kPa) on your gauge...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-13-2003, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Darkstar
Take off your turbo heat shield (if you still...

Take off your turbo heat shield (if you still have one), then hold down your Wastegate actuator rod and at the same time rev the engine, if the sound stops then you know what it is. I have the same...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2003, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
  TXS tbe
Views: 502
Posted By Darkstar
I assume you are talking about the version with...

I assume you are talking about the version with the high flow cat.
I donít know what kind of emissions tests they have in NC.

If the shop is going to look around the exhaust to make sure that...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2003, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By Darkstar
2: First off I would drop the stage 3, and just...

2: First off I would drop the stage 3, and just go with a stage 2+ up-pipe. If your going to keep the stock turbo, the stock intercooler is just fine. Use that extra money to buy the best tires you...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-03-2003, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Darkstar
2) I did the recall, no problems. 7) You...

2) I did the recall, no problems.

7) You know when you have brake torqued (or powerbraked) to long when #1: at 4,000 RPMs after you launch your center differential goes bang, and then you no...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-01-2003, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Darkstar
Wait, I think I should correct that. I do race...

Wait, I think I should correct that. I do race with people on twisty roads sometimes. The last time I did this I humbled some guy on a sportbike; he sure thought he was hot, can you say tail...
Forum: The Hangout   11-01-2003, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Darkstar
Welcome, its good to have you here. Make sure to...

Welcome, its good to have you here. Make sure to tell us when you get your WRX.
:)
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-01-2003, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Darkstar
Well I don't race with people on the track or the...

Well I don't race with people on the track or the street. The mods I do are to improve my daily driving enjoyment.
:cool:
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-01-2003, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By Darkstar
Yes the 4eat can take a full boost launch (stock...

Yes the 4eat can take a full boost launch (stock 13.5 PSI with a boost controller 16 PSI). Thatís one plus of the 4eat, it is stronger then the 5speed.

You just have to be careful and not...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-30-2003, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By Darkstar
Yes its called brake torqueing. And the best way...

Yes its called brake torqueing. And the best way to do this is to vacuum lock" our brakes first. This is done by:

Shifting into neutral
Pressing on the brake as far as it will go
Revving the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-30-2003, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By Darkstar
I really disagree with those who say that 4eat...

I really disagree with those who say that 4eat WRXs are not nearly as fun. It really depends on what you think a fun drive should be in a car like this. If fun to you is gunning it from a stop...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-15-2003, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Darkstar
Its not a dumb idea at all, others have done it. ...

Its not a dumb idea at all, others have done it. If you do a search on different WRX forums Iím sure that you will find some threads on how to go about it. Its not the best turbo for an RS, but it...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-15-2003, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,965
Posted By Darkstar
I would say no to that question. May I ask, are...

I would say no to that question. May I ask, are you going to put this on a otherwise stock WRX? If you are that may not be the best idea, many have had reliability problems doing that without...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-12-2003, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Darkstar
For a moment I thought you stole my repair bill,...

For a moment I thought you stole my repair bill, very similar damage, so I can feel your pain. I hope your not too worse-for-wear.
One tip: make sure that the shop covers your WRX when there not...
Forum: The Hangout   10-11-2003, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By Darkstar
Great picís, thank you for posting it.

Great picís, thank you for posting it.
Forum: The Hangout   10-11-2003, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Darkstar
Honda-Tech.com (http://www.honda-tech.com)

Honda-Tech.com (http://www.honda-tech.com)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-11-2003, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
  Poll: Time for wheels
Views: 790
Posted By Darkstar
Of those SDR steel gray is the best. I just got...

Of those SDR steel gray is the best. I just got Rota actions in gunmetal, almost went with steel gray.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-11-2003, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Darkstar
Thatís the problem this site has had from the...

Thatís the problem this site has had from the beginning when it was clubSTI. Only a few people posting compared to the other forums.

But in some ways it can be a good thing, on the other sites...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-11-2003, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Darkstar
Thank you TheRex and Tut4u2. Tut4u2 may I ask...

Thank you TheRex and Tut4u2. Tut4u2 may I ask how much damage you have? It scared me a lot learning that they would have to replace part of the left frame rail and the sub-frame, but it turned out...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-08-2003, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Darkstar
Been a long time, wanted to say hi.

Haven't been on the site in a long time, thought I would say hi. I see that there is a lot more members then the last time I was here, (that was like 7 months ago). How is everybody?

I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-26-2003, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Darkstar
If you have the money go for it. When it comes...

If you have the money go for it. When it comes to street racing a moded WRX is a stoplight to stoplight king. It takes very little money to make these cars a lot faster. On the other hand its not...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-02-2003, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By Darkstar
I would love to have what you are talking about (...

I would love to have what you are talking about ( 75% of my driving is on twisty roads), but I have not seen it. I ended up just using my car cover to keep things from flying around back there. If...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-02-2003, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By Darkstar
Thank you for replying, but I already fixed it...

Thank you for replying, but I already fixed it before I went on my trip, just forgot to post that I did. It was just a stupid mistake, the u-brackets were not on right. It was a great road trip...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-13-2003, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By Darkstar
Cusco rear swaybar will not stop clunking, please help.

I installed a Cusco rear swaybar (stock endlinks) on my 2002 WRX sedan a few days ago. Now every time I turn fast or slow there is a clunk like noise. I need to fix this very soon because I am...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   01-07-2003, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Darkstar
We need an STI forum.

We need an STI forum. With the announcement of the release of the STI WRX there is going to be more and more questions about it. And when it hitís the streets people are going to be looking for...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-07-2003, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By Darkstar
I would put money down right now if I had it. ...

I would put money down right now if I had it. Iím going to start my STI fund, I will have enough buy one in the year 2006 maybe 2005.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-07-2003, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Darkstar
I was very happy to read that the STI will have a...

I was very happy to read that the STI will have a Suretrac front differential, IĎm dieing to have one. I donít know a lot about this kind of differential, but I do know that a great deal of ...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-06-2003, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By Darkstar
What the hell! The STI is a 2.5!!

300 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm! 300 lb. Torque @ 4,000 rpm! And it has DCCD! All I can say is what the hell! I am dumfounded, I did not expect this. Darkstar drops to the floor.

...
Forum: The Hangout   01-04-2003, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,775
Posted By Darkstar
It is true that it may be just or even more fun...

It is true that it may be just or even more fun to drive without that stuff, but it does not mean that it is just as fast or even close to as fast an EVO with that stuff. It wonít do nearly as well...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-04-2003, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Darkstar
Yes there are kits available for the 2.5 RS, and...

Yes there are kits available for the 2.5 RS, and more then a few people have done it. A lot of the people that had this done did it because the WRX was not here yet. In the end a WRX is a better...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-04-2003, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By Darkstar
The 3000GTís biggest disadvantage when it comes...

The 3000GTís biggest disadvantage when it comes to handling is their weight, I think between 3,500-4,000 lbs. Depending on trim level, but Iím not sure. They have a very sophisticated AWD and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-04-2003, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Darkstar
Well I have AAA insurance and they donít classify...

Well I have AAA insurance and they donít classify it as a sports car, just an sedan. Iím 24 and have a good record, I pay about $1,100 a year. I think the STI will be different.
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2003, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,775
Posted By Darkstar
Link to the specs. EVO...

Link to the specs.
EVO (http://mitsubishicars.com/MMSA/jsp/evo/tech.jsp) Itís a bit slow, a lot of people are going to that site.
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2003, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,775
Posted By Darkstar
Cool Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution release.

Well its released today and we know the numbers. Hp 271 @ 6500, torque 273 @ 3500. And has a 29,000 price tag. Not bad at all, I really expected it to have less power when it came here. On the...
Forum: The Hangout   01-03-2003, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Darkstar
Thanks for the info and link Gerlando. :cool: I...

Thanks for the info and link Gerlando. :cool: I will keep an eye on it.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-03-2003, 01:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,500
Posted By Darkstar
A few points: #1 It is front wheel drive and has...

A few points: #1 It is front wheel drive and has an open front differential, very bad on twisty roads. #2 The stock turbo it has is at its limit. #3 Neonís are on a list of cars to avoid, very bad...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-30-2002, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By Darkstar
He was just making a joke. Like someone saying,...

He was just making a joke. Like someone saying, that STI sticker you have on your trunk gives you about 20 hp.
;)
Forum: The Hangout   12-24-2002, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Darkstar
Iím not but my Mom is, she was in the car at the...

Iím not but my Mom is, she was in the car at the time. It was an inside joke between us.


:cool:
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-22-2002, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By Darkstar
Well you never take the first offer. Keep in...

Well you never take the first offer. Keep in mind that 14k is not a small amount of miles, I donít even have that many miles on my WRX yet and I got it last April. Who knows what they were doing to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-22-2002, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By Darkstar
I canít believe how many times I have had people...

I canít believe how many times I have had people ask me, when are you getting a CAI? I tell them all the same thing, just because it works for your Honda doesnít mean its good for a WRX.

Some...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-19-2002, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By Darkstar
Well the WRX looks like what will fit your need. ...

Well the WRX looks like what will fit your need. By 2004 used WRXs will be going for a very good price, because by then a lot of WRX owners will be selling theirs to be able to get the STI WRX. ...
Forum: The Hangout   12-19-2002, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Darkstar
This is my first dig camera, I canít help myself.

This is my first dig camera, I canít help myself.
Forum: The Hangout   12-19-2002, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Darkstar
I love the ocean! Its different every day.

The places my WRX sees every other day.
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