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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-13-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,165
Posted By LiL Shoaf
"Driving style" really isn't the issue to blowing...

"Driving style" really isn't the issue to blowing Transmissions.. I"ve blown a few. The stock gear set will hold up and last if you drive smart. I was running an early year 2002 WRX stcok 5 speed...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-11-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,188
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I didn't read all the replys here but.. Fight...

I didn't read all the replys here but.. Fight the ticket. Fight all tickets. 90% of the time they will be willing to knock it down which will help out your situation.. WRX insurance at 17 isn't...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-11-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,317
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Hey man.. Make sure you notify any Dyno operator...

Hey man.. Make sure you notify any Dyno operator that you run a dedicated 30/70 split.. I was told that you can't or shouldn't run that kind of setup on some Dynos. I could burn up your center...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-01-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,853
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Yeah, he wasn't happy at all NA... new wrx is...

Yeah, he wasn't happy at all NA... new wrx is really nice too... I'm tempted...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-01-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,853
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Sure was Kirt.

Sure was Kirt.
Forum: The Hangout   08-01-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By LiL Shoaf
My youngest is almost 16 months.

My youngest is almost 16 months.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-01-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,826
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Pick up a tratic cable and run Rom raider. Last...

Pick up a tratic cable and run Rom raider. Last I saw was only like 60 bucks for the cable and the software.was.free... do a quick look in the tuning section of the forum and you should find it...
Forum: The Hangout   08-01-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By LiL Shoaf
The house.. Before. ...

The house..
Before.
http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n160/Lil_Shoaf/Wrxtuners/6800_1133122062031_1646679759_339207_4077880_n.jpg
...
Forum: The Hangout   08-01-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I'm going to be a Daddy... Again..

Well, my last Daddy post was over 15 months ago. This time it's a boy.. I can't wait to take him carting..

My oldest stepdaughter....
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-01-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,853
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I was in a 2011 Wrx Hatch last weekend that had...

I was in a 2011 Wrx Hatch last weekend that had the SPT exhaust on it. Sounded really good. Not too loud but deep. The owner said he still can set off car alarms if he so wishes...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-01-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
  Rebuild
Views: 1,889
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Thanks Kirt.. good idea Rick... wait till you...

Thanks Kirt.. good idea Rick... wait till you have plenty of disposeable income to throw into it before you do a big build.. it costs a lot to build and rebuild... do what you said with the 20g...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-01-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Hard to say.. I hit up the vintage grand prix...

Hard to say.. I hit up the vintage grand prix with a bunch of local subies and got a bug to get mine fixed.. finding time to play on here is hard to c ome by. But I need to get back in the loop to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-31-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
  Rebuild
Views: 1,889
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I'd like to suggest "DONT DO IT".. I've spent...

I'd like to suggest "DONT DO IT".. I've spent more on my 2002 wrx then I have on my house and I still can't keep in on the street.. I've done it all and done it right but reliability is yearly to a...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-31-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Thumbs down For those of you who remember me and Phobos...

Well, since there isn't a good place to post this I'll put it here.. Phobos went and did it to me again.. After some fun last year I put her in storage for the winter. I pulled her out this year...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-30-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,382
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Glad your good to go..

Glad your good to go..
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-06-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Nice, lookd good.. Have fun with your dyno tune....

Nice, lookd good.. Have fun with your dyno tune. What type is the dyno?
Forum: The Hangout   05-27-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,286
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Is it really free??

Is it really free??
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   05-25-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,623
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I agree as well. I'm running UEL just to keep...

I agree as well. I'm running UEL just to keep that sound.. But I could have netted a few more Peak numbers with El..
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   05-21-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I got mine resurfaced for 40 bucks..

I got mine resurfaced for 40 bucks..
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-19-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,337
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Any more info? Does it still boost fully?? Does...

Any more info? Does it still boost fully?? Does it still idle smooth?? have you checked for a leak in the vac / boost lines??
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-17-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Watch shock loading your gears.. Stuff WILL...

Watch shock loading your gears.. Stuff WILL break...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-16-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Agreed....

Agreed....
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-15-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Any modifications will shorten the life of the...

Any modifications will shorten the life of the car.. However some less then others.. The best thing you can do for "Fun" and drivability is really simple. Free up the air flow. (I know the stock...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-13-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,584
Posted By LiL Shoaf
The Up-Pipe is deffinitly a "Since your in there...

The Up-Pipe is deffinitly a "Since your in there might as well do it".. mod.. LOL. You have to pull off the Down pipe to replace the Up-Pipe so you might as well change it now since you want to go...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-12-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,584
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Just keep in mind that a Pro Tune is the best...

Just keep in mind that a Pro Tune is the best bang for your buck when it comes to power..

However I agree that a good starting point is a full Turbo Back Exhaust, an Up-Pipe and the AP would be a...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-10-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,716
Posted By LiL Shoaf
it's hard to say.. Your 120000k motor might hold...

it's hard to say.. Your 120000k motor might hold up longer then my 40000 one did.. It's a blind luck thing. Your going to shorten the life of the motor with any modifications but by how much is...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-09-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,496
Posted By LiL Shoaf
DID someone say SUPRA.. "DROOL....

DID someone say SUPRA.. "DROOL....
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-09-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 611
Posted By LiL Shoaf
You might has just heated it up, i don't how you...

You might has just heated it up, i don't how you shift and how much you slip in on your shifts.. Mine always feels wierd after I hit the strip.. The abuse can cause things to heat up and expand...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-09-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,496
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Does the OEM one have a War?? I got one for my...

Does the OEM one have a War?? I got one for my Jeep 8 months ago and it took a crap on me... They offer a 1 year war on theirs so I swapped it out and problem went away..

Edit, you are correct,...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-09-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,716
Posted By LiL Shoaf
The COBB (Off the shelf) maps are Universal as...

The COBB (Off the shelf) maps are Universal as they have plenty of fuell in them so that you will not run lean and heat things up.. The have maps for generic setups.. I.E. catted or catless DP and...
Forum: The Hangout   05-08-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
  Ricers?
Views: 1,628
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Well said Sleeper

Well said Sleeper
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-06-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,251
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Photoshop??

Photoshop??
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-06-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,348
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Just searched Google and found this.. It's custom...

Just searched Google and found this.. It's custom but I'm pretty sure it's what you want. if it is I can probably make it for you at work if the boss allows... LOL.. Would look good with the gear...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-06-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,348
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I've never seen one this way. Would also be...

I've never seen one this way. Would also be interested in seeing it.. I have however never searched for a plate... You missing gears???
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-05-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,382
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Even if it doesn't come with a cap you can pick...

Even if it doesn't come with a cap you can pick one up on ebay pretty cheap. I have seen Blitz ones and stuff like that cheap on there.

As far as a cheap Rad. I can't really help you much...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-04-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Stock 2002 setup.

Stock 2002 setup.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-04-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,382
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I think it would depend on the replacment that...

I think it would depend on the replacment that you purchase. I have an 02 sedan. I replaced (or rather upgraded) to a Koyo Alumn Radiatior. I didn't need anything else, however the Koyo doesn't...
Forum: The Hangout   05-01-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,094
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Thanks guys.. (2) of the deaths that we had were...

Thanks guys.. (2) of the deaths that we had were kinds of expected, not that it makes losing loved ones any easier however they lived long amazing lives..

the other (2) however were very...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-30-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,168
Posted By LiL Shoaf
My clutch really isn't that bad, at least the...

My clutch really isn't that bad, at least the pressure on your foot. I would actually like to get a stiffer pressure plate..

If my wife could drive a stick I would let her drive Phobos. she is...
Forum: The Hangout   04-30-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,094
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Alas no. We have had 4 deaths in the family this...

Alas no. We have had 4 deaths in the family this past month and half which took me away from finishing the house.. She is in our room with us anyway at this point so I still have time to get her...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-27-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,314
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I have heard about WRX guys grabbing RS hoods to...

I have heard about WRX guys grabbing RS hoods to go scoopless for the sleeper look so I'm going to say yes is should fit, besides the body lines apear to be the same.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-27-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,176
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I also have a clunk. I just racked it up to the...

I also have a clunk. I just racked it up to the Perrin Links that I'm running. When I get the time I'm going to have to look into this. Keep us posted as to what you find out.. I only have 60k...
Forum: The Hangout   04-27-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,094
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Congrats on the Twins turning 6mths.. It's...

Congrats on the Twins turning 6mths..

It's amazing having her home.. I was only able to take a week off work so I'm back to work this week which sucks but it's nice when I get home. I clean up...
Forum: The Hangout   04-27-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,094
Posted By LiL Shoaf
It's no longer "Going to be". I'm now a father...

It's no longer "Going to be". I'm now a father to a beautiful helthy baby Girl. She was born April 19th at 5:10. She tipped the scales at 8lbs 6 ozs and pulled the tape to 20 and 1/2" long.. She...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-27-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,168
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Glad to see you went PPG. What setup did you...

Glad to see you went PPG. What setup did you get?

be specific, as there are a few options to say the least. Also what do you use the car for? How do you drive it? All these will help you...
Forum: The Hangout   04-23-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By LiL Shoaf
He has some ablities.. I wish my body work...

He has some ablities.. I wish my body work finished out like that. he has a good eye and did a nice job.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-23-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,811
Posted By LiL Shoaf
LOL. More then it's "Worth". LOL..

LOL. More then it's "Worth". LOL..
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-22-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,811
Posted By LiL Shoaf
Honestly I would drop that cash into the...

Honestly I would drop that cash into the transmission and clutch coupled with an agressive tune on the stock turbo. This way you can spool quick and have some fun power (till the turbo goes from the...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-18-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,784
Posted By LiL Shoaf
I picked up a Kaaz rear LSD for my 02 for around...

I picked up a Kaaz rear LSD for my 02 for around 700 and put it in myself.. It's not that hard to do.. It's a clutch type so it's a little stronger, but it's noisier.
Forum: The Hangout   04-15-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,374
Posted By LiL Shoaf
As usual MOSC is correct. I'm trying to show you...

As usual MOSC is correct. I'm trying to show you how much your going to have to spend on this project in hopes that you will put the money to better use.. Honestly at this point I would much rather...
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