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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By man show
Hooray pics!

Hooray pics!
Forum: New Member Intros   12-11-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By man show
And the prize for the best new member...

And the prize for the best new member introduction goes to...
Forum: The Hangout   12-08-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By man show
I think the ragged edge on the bottom would look...

I think the ragged edge on the bottom would look badass
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-08-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
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Views: 445
Posted By man show
I'm using an H-shaped front license plate bracket...

I'm using an H-shaped front license plate bracket from a Volvo S40. It was cheap and it locates my front plate up a few inches without looking too terrible. There are multiple holes in it, so there...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By man show
I guess my point was if you're just trying to get...

I guess my point was if you're just trying to get the car back on the road again, stock replacement gears would work and be your cheapest option. If you want to enjoy the car for a while and not...
Forum: New Member Intros   12-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
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Views: 105
Posted By man show
Any 09+ WRX with the stock VF-52 turbo would be...

Any 09+ WRX with the stock VF-52 turbo would be awesome if you can find one in that price range with relatively low miles. Although there's nothing wrong with them, the 08 and previous models came...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-07-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By man show
@ ~84k miles and 300-something whp, I sheared the...

@ ~84k miles and 300-something whp, I sheared the teeth off of my stock 07 WRX 3rd and 4th gears (banging through them like an idiot instead of shifting smoothly), so I upgraded to Albins helical 1-5...
Forum: The Hangout   12-07-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By man show
Congrats on the purchase and the speeding ticket!...

Congrats on the purchase and the speeding ticket! Good luck with the registration process and take that ticket to court - if the cop doesn't show, they might just throw it out! Welcome to the club...
Forum: The Hangout   12-04-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 27,775
Posted By man show
^ All I want for Christmas is gas money < Needs...

^ All I want for Christmas is gas money
< Needs to stop procrastinating and finish up his paper
v Wonders what happened to ebola
Forum: The Hangout   12-03-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 27,775
Posted By man show
^ Truth! < Wants to drink a beer with grumpy...

^ Truth!
< Wants to drink a beer with grumpy old man one day and listen to his stories
v Is ready for some SNOW!!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-03-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By man show
It only took me 8 years :)

It only took me 8 years :)
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-02-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By man show
Technically, I can't afford it either. It...

Technically, I can't afford it either. It definitely pays to have good credit though - I paid off what I could and balance transferred the rest for $0 and I have 0% interest for 15 months. ...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-01-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By man show
Yeah, but you have some sweet brake calipers.

Yeah, but you have some sweet brake calipers.
Forum: Want to Buy/Want to Trade   12-01-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By man show
I think you'd have better luck searching the...

I think you'd have better luck searching the classifieds on NASIOC
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-30-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By man show
I caused sparks with mine a couple of times -...

I caused sparks with mine a couple of times - mostly while being careless with jumper cables when I was trying to help other people jump start their cars. I don't think I ever blew a fuse, so I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By man show
I see Keith was paying attention >:D

I see Keith was paying attention >:D
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-30-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By man show
They're hidden in the list - I wanted to see who...

They're hidden in the list - I wanted to see who was actually paying attention :)
Forum: The Hangout   11-30-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By man show
They might help out a tiny bit with aerodynamics,...

They might help out a tiny bit with aerodynamics, but for the speeds you will probably be traveling in public, they're mostly for aesthetics.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-30-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By man show
Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that I use regular...

Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that I use regular car wash soap too, not just water :)
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-29-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By man show
Holy crap, that's an understatement! It can...

Holy crap, that's an understatement!

It can be done on a budget, but remember the golden rule when it comes to modifying Subarus: reliable, fast, inexpensive... pick two.

Be prepared to fill...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-29-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By man show
If you have an exposed air intake filter, cover...

If you have an exposed air intake filter, cover that up with a plastic bag or something and seal it with a rubber band or some tape. Try to avoid getting too much water in/on your alternator. ...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By man show
Not sure, but it doesn't sound good. Good luck...

Not sure, but it doesn't sound good. Good luck and keep us posted!
Forum: The Hangout   11-29-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By man show
I think those are either called strakes or spats...

I think those are either called strakes or spats - sorry, I'm too lazy to look up the correct term. I believe they're held on mostly with double-sided tape... maybe a screw or two for good measure....
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By man show
Awesome. Hopefully this thread will help others...

Awesome. Hopefully this thread will help others who might be interested in doing the same thing. Keep the food info coming!
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-27-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By man show
I can tell you the part numbers I use: Hawk HPS...

I can tell you the part numbers I use:
Hawk HPS Front (HB178F)
Hawk HPS Rear (HB179F)
DBA 4000 T-Slot Front (4650S)
DBA 4000 T-Slot Rear (4653S)

I know they work with my stock 17x7 +55 wheels....
Forum: New Member Intros   11-27-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By man show
Welcome! What kind of car do you have or are you...

Welcome! What kind of car do you have or are you thinking about buying?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-27-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By man show
There are claims of Perrin silicone turbo inlets...

There are claims of Perrin silicone turbo inlets collapsing under high pressure and eBay items are always hit or miss. It looks like that eBay inlet comes with a warranty, so you could always...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By man show
My 2007 WRX has the stock 4 pot front and 2 pot...

My 2007 WRX has the stock 4 pot front and 2 pot rear calipers. Besides that, I'm running ATE Super Blue fluid, Hawk HPS pads, DBA 4000 T-Slot rotors, and Goodridge SS lines all around - no master...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-27-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By man show
I've had mine for almost 4 1/2 years now

I've had mine for almost 4 1/2 years now
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-24-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By man show
I'm kind of partial to red, but you can't go...

I'm kind of partial to red, but you can't go wrong with black either. Either way, you better get them on before you get another nasty snow storm.
Forum: The Hangout   11-24-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 25,528
Posted By man show
I bolted on this bad boy today :nerd:

I bolted on this bad boy today :nerd:
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-24-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By man show
As long as it has all the appropriate connections...

As long as it has all the appropriate connections and seals properly, go for it. You don't see very much of it anyway.
Forum: New Member Intros   11-23-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By man show
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-22-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By man show
I demand to see a video of this ^ lol

I demand to see a video of this ^

lol
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-19-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By man show
I don't particularly like the looks of mine, but...

I don't particularly like the looks of mine, but my green and white Interstate battery hasn't let me down yet.
Forum: The Hangout   11-19-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By man show
This thread makes me sad.

This thread makes me sad.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-19-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By man show
The first couple of times, I used a dab of...

The first couple of times, I used a dab of anti-seize on my rear diff drain and fill plugs, but I don't really even worry about that any more - I just wipe them off and torque them to the recommend...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-19-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By man show
All I can say is I'm rocking a set of Dunlop...

All I can say is I'm rocking a set of Dunlop Winter Sport 3D 205/50/17 tires on my stock 17x7 +55 wheels and they fit nicely - slightly narrower tread to cut through snow and slush and a slightly...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-17-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By man show
Personally, I use the Andrewtech cocktail in my...

Personally, I use the Andrewtech cocktail in my trans and change that every 15k:

add:
(2x) 1 Qt. Redline Lightweight Shockproof Gear Oil 75W-140
(1x) 1 L. Motul Gear 300 75W-90

top off with...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-17-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By man show
mosc Where you at buddy?

mosc

Where you at buddy?
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By man show
I've been using Motul Gear 300 in my rear diff...

I've been using Motul Gear 300 in my rear diff and changing it every 15k
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,409
Posted By man show
You can always change the color of your wheels. ...

You can always change the color of your wheels. I've painted several sets with rattle cans and they turned out nearly perfect. It's tedious masking off the tires, but if you take your time, prep...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,435
Posted By man show
And my car still ran with two cracked cylinders -...

And my car still ran with two cracked cylinders - not very well though. It was smoking like crazy out of the exhaust and it had very little power, but it still got me to my destination :)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By man show
A speed density tune is not right for you at this...

A speed density tune is not right for you at this point. You should also not install any type of aftermarket BOV either unless it is set up to fully recirculate the air. Otherwise, you'll just be...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-16-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By man show
During my last round of mods, I ditched my MAF...

During my last round of mods, I ditched my MAF sensor and got a speed density tune on my 2007 WRX. My list of modifications is pretty extensive and I only did that because my MAF sensor was...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-15-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By man show
I didn't spin a rod bearing, but I cracked my...

I didn't spin a rod bearing, but I cracked my block in two places earlier this year - can I join the club?

I outsourced my ground-up rebuild due to a lack of time and general laziness - price is...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-12-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By man show
I would like to think I got mine because it...

I would like to think I got mine because it directs a little extra air through my radiator, but I think it's really just more of a dress-up piece. I have a black Subtle Solutions radiator shroud and...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-11-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By man show
I have two sets of McGard spline drive lug nuts -...

I have two sets of McGard spline drive lug nuts - chrome for the winter and black for the summer. They haven't let me down yet and they still look good after several years. The nice thing about...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-11-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By man show
I'm gonna go with: routine maintenance. I...

I'm gonna go with: routine maintenance. I generally try to use pretty good materials and I halved the change intervals for most things (spark plugs, coolant, trans and rear diff fluids, etc.). I...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,384
Posted By man show
Ain't that the truth :crying:

Ain't that the truth :crying:
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