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Forum: The Hangout   01-02-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By wrxman420
As long as your doing injectors, you might as...

As long as your doing injectors, you might as well do the TGV deletes.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-02-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 22,906
Posted By wrxman420
Personally I use 3qts. Redline lightweight...

Personally I use 3qts. Redline lightweight shockproof and the rest Motul 75w90 gear oil.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-25-2008, 01:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,769
Posted By wrxman420
If you got the spare $$, do it. If not, dont put...

If you got the spare $$, do it. If not, dont put yourself in debt. They are great gears for a street car you can beat on. Just keep in mind you may not see the full potential of the ppg's unless your...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-23-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By wrxman420
Someone correct me if I am wrong, But arn't the...

Someone correct me if I am wrong, But arn't the axle splines different from an 02 and a 04? I could swear I read about this on Nasioc.

And yes the gears are slightly larger (1mm wider I believe),...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-23-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,769
Posted By wrxman420
Tuner Ready, I sent you a pm.

Tuner Ready, I sent you a pm.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-22-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,769
Posted By wrxman420
Gotta love the straight cut PPGs! !Thumbs Up I...

Gotta love the straight cut PPGs! !Thumbs Up I went with the 1-2 sc and 3-4 hc gears and upgraded shift forks.

You don't need anything but the gears themselves, and install kit, new synchros and...
Forum: The Hangout   12-16-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By wrxman420
Happy Birthday Bro! I just joined the 21 club...

Happy Birthday Bro! I just joined the 21 club about two weeks ago too. Remember don't get smashed and drive.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   12-15-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By wrxman420
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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-10-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,849
Posted By wrxman420
I seen the AMS evo at HIN Chicago dyno at over...

I seen the AMS evo at HIN Chicago dyno at over 1100awhp in person. There is a video on youtube somewhere I believe.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-10-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By wrxman420
The smell isn't that bad. I vote for Grimmspeed.

The smell isn't that bad. I vote for Grimmspeed.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-30-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By wrxman420
Did you check the offset of that wheel? For a...

Did you check the offset of that wheel? For a good fit it sould be close to a +48 offset.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-30-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By wrxman420
Enkei RPF1! They come in gold if you wish, and...

Enkei RPF1! They come in gold if you wish, and they are the lightest reasonably priced wheel arould.

02-07 WRX & STi Enkei Racing Series NT03+M, RPF1, RP03, & GTC01 Lightweight Wheels...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-30-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,166
Posted By wrxman420
Why dont you get an electric cutout for your...

Why dont you get an electric cutout for your downpipe? You still have the look of a tbe, but with the flip of a switch you have open dp.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-28-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By wrxman420
Check this out, Rota makes great wheels for a...

Check this out, Rota makes great wheels for a great price. The are a little heavier, if weight is a biggie.

Rota Wheels - Wheeldude.com - Professional wheel dealer. #1 Rota Dealer....
Forum: The Hangout   11-28-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By wrxman420
I paid $3100 for these, I got them cheap while...

I paid $3100 for these, I got them cheap while the AU dollar was down.



I have been talking with Andrewtech and my local tuner (P&L Motorsports). From what I gather there is no need to modify...
Forum: The Hangout   11-27-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By wrxman420
Look what I got the other day!

PPG 1/2 Straight cut 3/4 Helical cut gears. I also picked up 1-4 billet shifter forks.

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo146/wrxman420/PB260188.jpg
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-24-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,177
Posted By wrxman420
I have been talking with someone from Cobb. They...

I have been talking with someone from Cobb. They are currently working on and plan to release LC sometime soon for the 2.0L owners.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-03-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,000
Posted By wrxman420
$3,000 for a 1/2sc 3/4hc synchro box. Thats a...

$3,000 for a 1/2sc 3/4hc synchro box. Thats a pretty significant drop from $4800 which I got quoted at 3-4 months ago. If you do plan on buying, HURRY while the AU dollar is still down.

I believe...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-02-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,000
Posted By wrxman420
I just ordered my ppg's this past week and...

I just ordered my ppg's this past week and Andrewtech will be installing them soon. The synchro set is rated @ a conservative 400awhp but Dan @ Andrewtech has seen them hold up to 630awhp with...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-05-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,459
Posted By wrxman420
If you just want it for the look, why pay 1k for...

If you just want it for the look, why pay 1k for coilovers when you can get springs for 200. I would recomend Tein H Techs, and make sure to get an alignment when your done.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-05-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,573
Posted By wrxman420
I'm not doubting your skill, but you are...

I'm not doubting your skill, but you are completely sure that everything is plugged into it's correct place? When I installed mine, I also had to unplug my day time running lights.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-30-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,520
Posted By wrxman420
+1 for factory forged internals and they rev...

+1 for factory forged internals and they rev higher. Either way good luck with the build, your going to need it with a Kazz gearset (I hear they are as good as stock and RA gears)
Forum: The Hangout   09-29-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By wrxman420
You may have to if he continues to rep the VW's!...

You may have to if he continues to rep the VW's! ;)
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   09-29-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,354
Posted By wrxman420
Your turbo being to small is something for you to...

Your turbo being to small is something for you to decide. Some people hate lag, and some people don't mind it- its all personal preference. Do you want a car that handles good, or can go fast in a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-29-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,739
Posted By wrxman420
If you can handle the turbo back yourself, an up...

If you can handle the turbo back yourself, an up pipe shouldn't be a problem.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-22-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By wrxman420
I am running the NGK copper plugs, the only thing...

I am running the NGK copper plugs, the only thing that sucks is they have to be replaced every 15k.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-22-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By wrxman420
I know Buschur Racing is in Ohio, but I'm not...

I know Buschur Racing is in Ohio, but I'm not sure how close you are to them.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-08-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,563
Posted By wrxman420
+1, you will save yourself $600 on parts and get...

+1, you will save yourself $600 on parts and get some bigger displacement! :D
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-07-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By wrxman420
You wont hit 300awhp with a big 16g. If you want...

You wont hit 300awhp with a big 16g. If you want 320-350awhp, I would suggest an 18g or 20g. But again numbers are just numbers. Try and find a car with an 18 or 20g and see how you like it, take it...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-07-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By wrxman420
I have been using the tranny cocktail from...

I have been using the tranny cocktail from Grimmspeed and it is great. I believe the tranny takes 3.8 quarts.

Also you will need a 21mm socket and tq wrench for the oil change.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-23-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By wrxman420
Ive got a Turbo XS knock off and I kept my fogs.

Ive got a Turbo XS knock off and I kept my fogs.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-16-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,923
Posted By wrxman420
Im running 850cc injectors on my WRX and it idles...

Im running 850cc injectors on my WRX and it idles fine.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-14-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,243
Posted By wrxman420
Are those Hyper Black? If so I'm running the same...

Are those Hyper Black? If so I'm running the same wheels. Your car looks very nice, congrats on the new wheels.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-14-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By wrxman420
Wow a 6 puck! Im surprised your trans held up!

Wow a 6 puck! Im surprised your trans held up!
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-14-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By wrxman420
Two thumbs up, I love my wrx, especially since I...

Two thumbs up, I love my wrx, especially since I got it protuned!
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-13-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By wrxman420
There are other clutch's out there like the ACT...

There are other clutch's out there like the ACT Street clutch, but I wouldn't suggest a twin disc on anything less than a STi 6spd or PPG's.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-13-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By wrxman420
Even with RA gears, I would still be a little...

Even with RA gears, I would still be a little carefully if your going to add a twin disc. RA's are not that much stronger than stock, and a twin disc is a strong clutch.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-11-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,183
Posted By wrxman420
Ive got the knock off Turbo XS (CSS, don't buy...

Ive got the knock off Turbo XS (CSS, don't buy from them). It's a little laggy down low, but after you get a tune, its not so bad. I've got a lot more top end now. Personally lag doesn't bother me...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-10-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By wrxman420
I dont believe that you can tune for the richness...

I dont believe that you can tune for the richness between shifts, unless you are running a hydra or other standalone ems that can compensate for it (possibly speed density or a blow thru setup.)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-10-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By wrxman420
Grimmspeed makes a bracket for a varitety of...

Grimmspeed makes a bracket for a varitety of turbo's to hold the iwg shut. Ewg's sound so F***ing sweet at WOT.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-10-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,359
Posted By wrxman420
Twinscroll!!!:D

Twinscroll!!!:D
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-09-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By wrxman420
I have been hearing that the 08+ do like the cai...

I have been hearing that the 08+ do like the cai and respond well to this mod, unlike past years 02-07.
Forum: New Member Intros   08-08-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,947
Posted By wrxman420
You should be at 13 psi STOCK. I would take it to...

You should be at 13 psi STOCK. I would take it to a tuner and have them check it out. I'm running 20lbs on my td04 but I do have the supporting mods for it.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-08-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By wrxman420
Yes you can install it yourself, but you will...

Yes you can install it yourself, but you will need a tune. If you get a kit with v band mounts, the install is a breeze. Its just like putting a new up-pipe on.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-08-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,622
Posted By wrxman420
The lag won't be as noticable with the 2.5 motor....

The lag won't be as noticable with the 2.5 motor. The 02-05 wrx's will notice the lag.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-08-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,183
Posted By wrxman420
Turbo XS is probably going to be the cheapest...

Turbo XS is probably going to be the cheapest name brand fmic you will find.
Forum: Vendor Announcements   08-07-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,809
Posted By wrxman420
Dont buy anything from them, take it from me. It...

Dont buy anything from them, take it from me. It took 3 months for me to get my fmic, and I am still waiting on a coolant tank and bpv kit 6 months and counting....
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,285
Posted By wrxman420
I don't know the dimentions off hand but I have 1...

I don't know the dimentions off hand but I have 1 picture in my profile. I should warn you don't buy one unless you want to get it next year. It took forever to get my fmic, and I am still waiting on...
Forum: WRX Video Links   07-28-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By wrxman420
2009 Nissan GT-R Dyno Test

Hey I just thought I would post this up. They test it on both a mustang dyno and a dyno pack. There is almost 50hp between the two.

First Test of the 2009 Nissan GT-R on a Chassis Dyno video...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-26-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,366
Posted By wrxman420
mmmmmmmm...... a hydra :D A vf39 will not...

mmmmmmmm...... a hydra :D

A vf39 will not offer a whole lot more than your stocker. If you don't want a lot of turbo lag get it. But me personally, I would step up to at least a 16g.
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