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Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-08-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Pakal13
Makes good sense - yeah, deciding on which tires...

Makes good sense - yeah, deciding on which tires is the next step to worry over. Going with 245/40/17's, thinking of Michelin Pilot Super Sports or similar, since these will also be my summer...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-08-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Pakal13
Thanks arcticscythe & brfatal for the...

Thanks arcticscythe & brfatal for the explanations helps a lot to understand why some go 1 way or the other.

And, yeah, should've realized that I was asking for info about stuff folks might have...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-07-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Pakal13
ideal tire size for 17X9 +42 offset wheels on '12 WRX?

Newb question on ideal tire size, hoping to get it together to track this year.

I have '12 WRX, stage 2ish, suspension modes are Koni dampers, RCE "regular guy" black springs, sways & endlinks and...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-16-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Pakal13
Since you mention Nameless... I had a similar...

Since you mention Nameless... I had a similar noise, just on cold starts on my '12 hatch after putting on a Nameless TBE.

Traced it down to the heat shield that's just above the midpipe v-clamp,...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-05-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,008
Posted By Pakal13
Thanks for the quick reply - good luck with, and...

Thanks for the quick reply - good luck with, and enjoy the Grimmspeed EBCS and the protune!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,008
Posted By Pakal13
Sorry for the bump, but wondering what the end...

Sorry for the bump, but wondering what the end result was.

I have the same in my '12 WRX for 4 or so months now, no issues at all and very happy with it; just curious if Forge resolved things to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-03-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,384
Posted By Pakal13
As long as the AP is 'married' to your car you...

As long as the AP is 'married' to your car you can log it, so you can log the stock tune if you want. I think it'll read codes without marrying first, kinda nice it does that.

I ran with Cobb's...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-04-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,395
Posted By Pakal13
Makes sense texasmr2. For the items I've...

Makes sense texasmr2.

For the items I've done so far in the drive train, I think it's actually better for the car overall - in the sense that, given the same load, the stiffer bushings absorb more...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-03-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,395
Posted By Pakal13
I did the master cylinder brace, pitch stop and a...

I did the master cylinder brace, pitch stop and a few other things for my '12 wrx hatch.

The master cylinder brace I did because of all the stories I head that worried me about the flex cracking...
Forum: Handling Tech   09-24-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Pakal13
I'm in a similar boat General-Leo, and I decided...

I'm in a similar boat General-Leo, and I decided to go with some RCE blacks, the 'regular guys springs', since I understand it's okay to use them with the stock struts, and they don't drop the car...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-28-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By Pakal13
Hope no one minds me bringing my own thread back...

Hope no one minds me bringing my own thread back from the dead but -

Just wanted to post that over time, I put in kartboy front & back shifter stay bushings, group n tranny mount and some better...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-21-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By Pakal13
Heh, didn't think about that - I'll have to check...

Heh, didn't think about that - I'll have to check if I can swap a "sedan shifter" from the dealer ;) Thanks for replying to my newbie question, I'll give it some more time then and not worry so...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-16-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By Pakal13
factory short throw shifter downshift trouble '12 wrz

Have a '12 wrz with the factory installed st shifter, and I'm having trouble with downshifts finding the gate going from 5-4 & 3-2.

Still breaking it in too (less than 1000 miles), so was...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-15-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 728
Posted By Pakal13
'12 WRX wet front passenger side carpet (solved)

Heya,

Already fixed, but thought I'd post in case someone else gets hit with this too (not sure how common this might be).

Have a '12 WRX premium, and noticed water on the front passenger side...
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