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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-12-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By sekretskwirl
Hmm still have the 'problem' It has to be simple...

Hmm still have the 'problem' It has to be simple as everything was replaced. I did replace the fuel pressure regulator with an adjustable one and that did not cure it. Teh internals are fine....it...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-11-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,318
Posted By sekretskwirl
Uhhh I thing he's having the shop install it. For...

Uhhh I thing he's having the shop install it. For info sake Harbor Freight has a decent gearbox jack for dirty cheep
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-10-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,318
Posted By sekretskwirl
Drop as in rev the engine to hell and 'sideslip'...

Drop as in rev the engine to hell and 'sideslip' your foot off the clutch pedal...ie 'drop' as in wave Buh Bye to your gearbox as it explodes BAM!!!, breaks gears etc. because all 4 wheels strain to...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-07-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,318
Posted By sekretskwirl
De badge is cool but so cliche IMO totally...

De badge is cool but so cliche IMO totally de-badged looks 'bare'. I'm all about low key though. The my white Bug i is going to have only the S U B A R U on the trunk...no W R X to keep the cops from...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-07-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,318
Posted By sekretskwirl
really? well someone must have bailed after...

really? well someone must have bailed after winning. As far as the smog deal I gave Mr. Cheng' all the stock exaust and stuff to Reg' the car. In fact I registered it the day before I sold it to Mr....
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-07-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,318
Posted By sekretskwirl
hehehe...your wrong there Mr. Shoafster. I am...

hehehe...your wrong there Mr. Shoafster. I am very happy that he has the car. Finally the old girl has a proper home. When it was sitting at teh car lot for a month I was sad because it was like my...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-07-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,318
Posted By sekretskwirl
6th owner...not 60th:D . AND we actually did ALL...

6th owner...not 60th:D . AND we actually did ALL the work. The car was stock when it came to us. The 2 idiot clowns:beatentod that owned it between me and you barely drove it and only had it a...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-06-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,318
Posted By sekretskwirl
ROFL you guys are crazy ehehehe....it's just a...

ROFL you guys are crazy ehehehe....it's just a car forum but thanks just the same. Is this guy going to repost or what? When he finds out he's the 6th owner I want to see his reaction!Cry!
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-06-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,318
Posted By sekretskwirl
yeah blazin' yella'. I used to be in the Blaze...

yeah blazin' yella'. I used to be in the Blaze Yella' club but was aced out when I sold Ole Yella'. Amazing where a used car ends up and who's driving itWTF. Carbon Fibre looks great w/blaze IMO
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-06-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,318
Posted By sekretskwirl
NOT!!! I sold it to some Asian but...

NOT!!!



I sold it to some Asian but he wasn't Japanese. His name was Ching or Chang or something....he sold it to some Car lot shortly after because he was dumb ass and couldn't afford it in...
Forum: Handling Tech   02-04-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,113
Posted By sekretskwirl
check out CRUCIAL progressive springs

check out CRUCIAL progressive springs
Forum: Handling Tech   02-04-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,113
Posted By sekretskwirl
Four Star Motor Sports in Canada. Google it. Not...

Four Star Motor Sports in Canada. Google it. Not sure if they have them for wagons but I think it's worth a call. Really good guys ready to help and lots of parts laying around they need to sell...
Forum: Handling Tech   02-03-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,113
Posted By sekretskwirl
If you want TO get away with murder go for...

If you want TO get away with murder go for Version 7 STI springs. They lower a little bit but the handling is the way the car was designed for. I got them for a meager 100$ from a place in CANADA.:...
Forum: The Hangout   02-01-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,330
Posted By sekretskwirl
Pics? I want to see what 13.5 get's you these...

Pics? I want to see what 13.5 get's you these days from a dealer
Forum: The Hangout   02-01-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,330
Posted By sekretskwirl
there are a ton of low mileage WRX' and STI' on...

there are a ton of low mileage WRX' and STI' on EBAY...if your willing to do your homework you might end up wilh a bargain. Risky sure but I've seen many clean ones go waaay under 'book
Forum: The Hangout   02-01-2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,330
Posted By sekretskwirl
Ah the rare color...same as mine which I bought...

Ah the rare color...same as mine which I bought in Wapakoneta, Ohio off of EBAY. I LOVE that color and it's rare>not silver, blue or black. Mine had 84K on it and a bad #3 hole. 8400$. I promptly...
Forum: Handling Tech   12-23-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By sekretskwirl
I just upgraded my entire break sytem. My car is...

I just upgraded my entire break sytem. My car is an '02 with 88K. FULL Wilwood/TCE 16" big brake set up> 12 1/4 F and 11 3/4 R. Great and then we put on the PERRIN BRAKE BRACE >REALLY HELPED firm up...
Forum: Handling Tech   12-06-2006, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By sekretskwirl
Perrin front and rear...and my car creaks like an...

Perrin front and rear...and my car creaks like an OLD MAN:eek: I've lubed them with every possible space age lube, torque' them to spec with upgraded washers so they don't come loose and still the...
Forum: The Hangout   11-30-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By sekretskwirl
got married while this forum was down...

and I'm pregnant...with twins.NOT. I could've considering how long it's been down. WHAT HAPPENED?
Forum: Handling Tech   11-13-2006, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By sekretskwirl
+1 what the 'Gome said. Also 40 psi is a lot....

+1 what the 'Gome said. Also 40 psi is a lot. Dont' mess around get those winter tires off and put some real rubber on the car...then post the results.
Forum: Handling Tech   11-13-2006, 01:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By sekretskwirl
So you bought the car with winter tires? Not the...

So you bought the car with winter tires? Not the best handling tires for sure...some new tires and A few little handling tweaks and you'll have a 300 HP GO KART but right off you've got to get some...
Forum: The Hangout   11-12-2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,274
Posted By sekretskwirl
HEY! ease up on the blondes:mad: SO 'Kid go with...

HEY! ease up on the blondes:mad: SO 'Kid go with the sleeper' theme...I keep mine quiet with an STI muffler that tones down my Invidia Header and Full TBE Katless exaust+my ride heighth is close to...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-11-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By sekretskwirl
Thumbs up Actually I purchased the V part at Import...

Actually I purchased the V part at Import Image:vendor on NASIOC. The strut bar top is an E Bay bar which was CHEEP. A freind had one laying around so I tried it and it fit no prob' with the CUSCO...
Forum: The Hangout   11-11-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,082
Posted By sekretskwirl
That last part about 'You Guys' in the US with...

That last part about 'You Guys' in the US with our softer suspension...? Maybe you should start a seperate thread on the subject...:tease: entitltled: In case your deaf, dumb and blind and live in...
Forum: The Hangout   11-11-2006, 12:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,082
Posted By sekretskwirl
Thumbs up your right...I am a big fan though. I really like...

your right...I am a big fan though. I really like the body style of the 3. I did take a 3 out for a test drive-stock mind you-and thought it handled pretty darn good for the price,...but that 2.3...
Forum: The Hangout   11-11-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,082
Posted By sekretskwirl
I guess I got that bass akwards...I meant AWD to...

I guess I got that bass akwards...I meant AWD to match up with that motor. They are great motors IMO. The test drive in the 6' TURBO was fun. ONE thing I did not like were the ratios in 6 speed. I...
Forum: The Hangout   11-10-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,082
Posted By sekretskwirl
If MAZDA had made this with ALL WHEEL DRIVE I...

If MAZDA had made this with ALL WHEEL DRIVE I might take a look see...Actually I was hoping they would to match it up with the new 2.3 and w/direct fuel injection and turbo. I test drove the '6...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-10-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By sekretskwirl
Talking GREAT POST...Of course I must get these. I love...

GREAT POST...Of course I must get these. I love any thing that's STIFF;) Stiffens the chasis that is. If I had the time and $ I would take my body off of the chasis and seam weld and reinforce it to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-08-2006, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By sekretskwirl
Who is selling the car...a dealer or private...

Who is selling the car...a dealer or private party? Sounds CLEAN but be sure to have it cheked out real good by someone you trust. I think the 13.5 price sounds more realistic and that's low mileage...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-07-2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
  H Brace
Views: 1,513
Posted By sekretskwirl
You too? lol,,I bought a pretty pink one on EBAY...

You too? lol,,I bought a pretty pink one on EBAY and no way was it going on the car without considerable grinding>I think we broke the worlds record for H-BAR TOSS with that thingROFL Next time I...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-05-2006, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
  H Brace
Views: 1,513
Posted By sekretskwirl
EASY INSTALL> The rear mounts are the A-ARM...

EASY INSTALL> The rear mounts are the A-ARM mounts...you might need a gun to get them off the first time or a breaker bar though. The fronts mounts on the SUB-FRAME and will be obvious once you line...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-05-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By sekretskwirl
Thumbs down +1 For this recipe...it did wonders for my 84K...

+1 For this recipe...it did wonders for my 84K '02. The ROYAL PURPLE that I first used actually made it harder to downshift and was NOISY
Forum: Handling Tech   11-05-2006, 12:12 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,589
Posted By sekretskwirl
+5 for an appropriate statement summing up this...

+5 for an appropriate statement summing up this thread. I think the man from Monterrey made his point about tires and all....however you can never talk me out of a SUPERIOR BRAKE set-up which was...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-04-2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,681
Posted By sekretskwirl
yes I would have to get a more serious winter...

yes I would have to get a more serious winter tire if I lived in a place like GUNNISON where even when the sun comes out it's still cold and the snow or ice does not melt. My mom lives in Ketchum...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-04-2006, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,681
Posted By sekretskwirl
Tahoe get 'stupid snow' also except once the sun...

Tahoe get 'stupid snow' also except once the sun comes out it melts rather quickly...roads are clear most of the time. SURE I would LOVE to have two sets of tires and wheels >one with Hakkas and the...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-04-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,681
Posted By sekretskwirl
I say PIRELLI>I just mounted a set for the winter...

I say PIRELLI>I just mounted a set for the winter on some 16"s..after much research all signs pointed to the P ZERO's. Go online to the TIRE RACK site and read hundreds of reviews on both of the...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-04-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,589
Posted By sekretskwirl
Wink +1...'love the feel of a SUPERIOR brake...

+1...'love the feel of a SUPERIOR brake set-up...good nite and see you old dumb thread:beatentod
Forum: Handling Tech   10-26-2006, 12:17 AM
Replies: 12
  swaybar
Views: 895
Posted By sekretskwirl
get a 3 way adjustable bar and find out for...

get a 3 way adjustable bar and find out for yourself...this way you can find out just where your car's balance lies+an adjustable one for the front as well.
Forum: Handling Tech   10-25-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
  swaybar
Views: 895
Posted By sekretskwirl
....some of are at least>.the ones that own...

....some of are at least>.the ones that own SUBARUS:rocks:
Forum: Handling Tech   10-25-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
  swaybar
Views: 895
Posted By sekretskwirl
NO WORRIES...once you get the U sub-frame off...

NO WORRIES...once you get the U sub-frame off it's a SNAP. It would help if you had a 'gun but a socket wrench works fine. One thing I did to make it easier is to leave the rear bolts of the U...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-24-2006, 01:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,613
Posted By sekretskwirl
Now that's a transmission...have any idea what...

Now that's a transmission...have any idea what the price tag is? No need to double clutch with this box-no need for the clutch period:rocks: I think I'm starting to get 'tingly' too....uhhhh better...
Forum: WRX Video Links   10-23-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By sekretskwirl
A M A Z I N G...he does say in the video that the...

A M A Z I N G...he does say in the video that the English engineers made 400 bhp out of the little 'demon'. Hopefully someday my car will be on that level...the level where it's so much fun to drive...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-22-2006, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By sekretskwirl
A X E L

A X E L
Forum: The Hangout   10-22-2006, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By sekretskwirl
Ahh...good for you Desi'. I can't wait for that...

Ahh...good for you Desi'. I can't wait for that day. I know it's going to:rocks: Though I think I have easily doubled or tripled that $figure preparing my car for that glorious day (a long week off...
Forum: Handling Tech   10-22-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By sekretskwirl
If you want reviews on SNOW TIRES go online to...

If you want reviews on SNOW TIRES go online to the TIRE RACK and they have at least a hundred reviews on all the tires they sell including SNOW TIRES. Not much beats the Hakk's though:rocks: ...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-21-2006, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,725
Posted By sekretskwirl
GOOD LUCK with your new car..sounds like you...

GOOD LUCK with your new car..sounds like you talked yourself into it. I'll give you a scary example of typical DEALER ABUSE: One nice summer day awhile back a salesperson at RENO SUBARU let me take...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-21-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,664
Posted By sekretskwirl
YEP'....and to the GOOSE' sure 18's are great and...

YEP'....and to the GOOSE' sure 18's are great and have your Dad pick up some 16's for your winter set-up....and maybe some R' compound tires for the track to go with those 18's. So that's 2 sets of...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-21-2006, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,664
Posted By sekretskwirl
It's on the list...hehe .....NOT. Seriously subie...

It's on the list...hehe .....NOT. Seriously subie parts for Christmas:rocks: Sorry Ian I'll be Thailand for the holidaze.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-20-2006, 11:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,664
Posted By sekretskwirl
Depends on what Santa's little helper has to...

Depends on what Santa's little helper has to offer;) :cool:[/QUOTE]:p Meet me under the MistleToe and we'll see what gifts the 'Lil Helper' has for a good boy:shhh:
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-20-2006, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
  06 sti
Views: 1,024
Posted By sekretskwirl
I'm a big fan of the '05 over the '04. The...

I'm a big fan of the '05 over the '04. The changes they made to the front LSD, DCCD, INTERIOR and STEERING RACK make the car near perf'. That's what I would do...on EBAY you will find a lot of them...
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