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Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-19-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By Fidrat
225/45/17 on 17"x7.5" rims with stock offset. 17...

225/45/17 on 17"x7.5" rims with stock offset. 17 offers more tire choices. Anything bigger is just for showing off. You could go with 18's but you would have to go with a lower profile hence a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-11-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Fidrat
The Subaru part # is,L1010SS000, I looked this up...

The Subaru part # is,L1010SS000, I looked this up a long time ago. the number might not still be good. But it DID exist. It's for the wagon only because Subaru didn't want to make two versions of it...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-09-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Fidrat
My 2003 brochure says "towing capacity 2000lbs" ...

My 2003 brochure says "towing capacity 2000lbs"

Subaru Impreza Trailer Hitch - 2003 | etrailer.com (http://www.etrailer.com/hitch-2003_Subaru_Impreza.htm)
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,735
Posted By Fidrat
I was thinking of getting this one. Any thoughts?...

I was thinking of getting this one. Any thoughts? PW is just too dang expensive for me.

Top Mount Intercooler - Subaru - GrimmSpeed (http://www.grimmspeed.com/top-mount-intercooler-subaru/)
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   10-09-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,580
Posted By Fidrat
PMed.

PMed.
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   10-09-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,580
Posted By Fidrat
It's been over 2 months now since I got my...

It's been over 2 months now since I got my lifetime premium membership. Where is my sticker?

<a href="http://s1371.photobucket.com/user/fidrat24/media/IMG_2550_zps2d67cd30.jpg.html"...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   10-08-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By Fidrat
91 Conoco no alcohol no choice :crying: dang Iowa...

91 Conoco no alcohol no choice :crying: dang Iowa piss-water. My tuner said even for 91 it was crappy. I could tell he hated tuning for it.:(
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-06-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Fidrat
Looks kike I need to finish my build thread....

Looks kike I need to finish my build thread. Sorry,I'll get right on that. ;)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-02-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Fidrat
I was looking for hose clamp kits and I ran...

I was looking for hose clamp kits and I ran across this...http://www.nolimitmotorsport.com/samco/apps.html

Have fun.:D
Forum: The Hangout   10-02-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Fidrat
It sounded crazy to me too. I think $800 is...

It sounded crazy to me too. I think $800 is closer to the mark. I hit boost leaving their lot.>:D
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-30-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
Yup,got about an inch or so on the alternator...

Yup,got about an inch or so on the alternator pulley and 3/4" on the PS pulley. It fits perfectly! This was the easiest rad install I've ever done in my life! It went in like a giant cassette...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-29-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
It's In!!! The install went very smooth. I...

It's In!!! The install went very smooth. I Enjoyed it very much. I had a T-bone,my science officer had a few burgers and my GF had an Italian marinaded chicken breast. Oh. and the radiator went in...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-25-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
Thanks for the heads-up. I'll look for some write...

Thanks for the heads-up. I'll look for some write ups. any suggestions? Are you talking about the 6 screws across the top? If so Koyorad included 6 screws,washers and lock washers. Also blind nuts on...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-24-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
Well, the JB-Weld idea isn't working at all!!! ...

Well, the JB-Weld idea isn't working at all!!! It's not like it's not sticking. It's more like it's just not strong enough. The crack opens up right in the middle of it. For the trip back home from...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Fidrat
I know it's whining It started at about...

I know it's whining It started at about 95,000mi. I'm at 111,000 now. Ether it quieted down or I've gotten used to it. I've been just turning up my radio and ignoring it. I need to know if it is...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-23-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Fidrat
Anyone?:|

Anyone?:|
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-22-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
The JB-weld didn't hold. It got me to work and...

The JB-weld didn't hold. It got me to work and back but the crack opened back up. I guess I didn't lay it on thick enough. I prepped it and added another layer. Tomorrow without driving it I'll do it...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-22-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
I went with this;Koyo VH091672 Radiator - Hyper...

I went with this;Koyo VH091672 Radiator - Hyper V-Series (http://autoplicity.com/products/3477188-koyo_vh091672_radiator_hyper_v_series.aspx)

Saved enough money to get the Samco hoses in blue....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-22-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By Fidrat
When? 09/19/14 at 111,000mi On an 03 WRX. When am...

When? 09/19/14 at 111,000mi On an 03 WRX. When am I gonna' learn?:crying: Listen to these guys!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-21-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
I'm glad I read this first. I was just about to...

I'm glad I read this first. I was just about to pull the trigger on this!

Is this one better? Koyo Aluminum Racing Radiator Manual Transmission Subaru WRX / STI 2003-2007 VH091672 at...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-21-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
Should I do a thermostat too? Nothing overheated....

Should I do a thermostat too? Nothing overheated. Torn between Samco VS. Mishimoto
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-21-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
Are the Samco hoses worth it? They have an extra...

Are the Samco hoses worth it? They have an extra layer of silicone but they don't come with hose clamps. I have Samco intake and intercooler hoses.It would match nicely.

Mishimoto hoses have 2 ply...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-20-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
It's the plastic alright. The crack is easy to...

It's the plastic alright. The crack is easy to spot and get at.

I did some prioritizing. Replace stolen phone or replace cracked radiator. Radiator wins. Phone will have to wait. I still have a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-20-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
It has to hold for 900mi. Commuting back and...

It has to hold for 900mi. Commuting back and fourth to work.:crying:
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-20-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By Fidrat
Radiator cracked!!

My radiator cracked! (leading edge, top tank) I won't have the money to fix it right for 3 weeks. Is there a quick fix that will hold me over until then?

Like some potion I can dump into the...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-19-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Fidrat
Is there a test to see if your center diff is...

Is there a test to see if your center diff is working properly? Mine is a little noisy too.
Forum: The Hangout   09-17-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Fidrat
Thank you very much. I was having a bad week. Car...

Thank you very much. I was having a bad week. Car got broken into,girlfriend acting up, cat puking,adding more to my job without adding time to do it, I'm broke and everyone wants money.

This...
Forum: The Hangout   09-17-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Fidrat
Flame on!!!

Shot my 1st flame today.:D
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-09-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Fidrat
I think your waste gate actuator arm is missing a...

I think your waste gate actuator arm is missing a C-clip or is otherwise disconnected,bent, broken or out of adjustment. Look for it under your heat shield, if you still have one.

Check vacuum...
Forum: The Hangout   09-08-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Fidrat
Girlfreinds clutch

We lost 1st gear last fall. Thinking the worst she saved up for a new tranny. It was a linkage issue and only cost $107. While saving up she drove it without 1st gear. we hoped we spared the clutch....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-07-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,106
Posted By Fidrat
Its a 02 wrx ej205 The 02-03 ecu is more...

Its a 02 wrx ej205

The 02-03 ecu is more forgiving than that. Ive been proving that for some time now. Something about a closed loop VS. an open loop thing of some sort. This kind of hurts my...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-06-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
sleeper, you are on fire!:D Yes, That...

sleeper, you are on fire!:D Yes, That collar/clamp can only be put on with the pipe OFF then slid into position. I have the pipe ON with no clamp.= me bonehead! Rookie mistake!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-05-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
Nobody wanna' guess?

Nobody wanna' guess?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-05-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,106
Posted By Fidrat
Junior Barrios,P&L Motorsports, Not a peep about...

Junior Barrios,P&L Motorsports, Not a peep about my ebcs. He didn't like my crappy 91oct tho. I got the Grimmspeed ebcs based solely on advice from this forum. Hmmmm... I'm not sure I like that....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-05-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,106
Posted By Fidrat
finicky? My tuner had no trouble with it what so...

finicky? My tuner had no trouble with it what so ever. Maybe that's why he's a PRO.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-01-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
Cm'on guys, Find Waldo...Here is another pic....

Cm'on guys, Find Waldo...Here is another pic. Where did I goof?


<a href="http://s1371.photobucket.com/user/fidrat24/media/IMG_1895_zps349f3af3.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-01-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
Ok, I'm back,,, Put on the flared flange...

Ok, I'm back,,,

Put on the flared flange pipe thingie on over the doughnut gasket. Leave it kinda' loose for now.

POP QUIZ!!! Extra credit for anyone who can tall me why I'm a BONE HEAD in this...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-31-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
So here I am in my little garage all by myself VS...

So here I am in my little garage all by myself VS a Borla cat-back. Here is how it's done SOLO!

This is with the stock downpipe.
I put it up on ramps in the rear and stands in the front so the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-31-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
Sing it with...

Sing it with me...:DBub-bub-bub-bub-bub-bub-b-BrOOOOmmm-BrOOOOOmmm-bub-bub-BrOOOOmmm-bub-bub-BrrOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMMM-PAH-Chawww!!!>:D

Quiet when I want it,loud when I NEED it!;)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-31-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
As read from the Borla instructions; "Place the...

As read from the Borla instructions; "Place the flared front pipe/flange assembly in position as shown in fig 3 securing it using the supplied hardware and the WTFORIGINAL GASKET"WTF


<a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-31-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
Now I'm into what I call "Subie week". It...

Now I'm into what I call "Subie week". It actually started with the Timing belt change. While White Dog was doing my timing belt they also put on my new under engine cover (the old one was a duct...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
For the past few weeks I've been buying parts....

For the past few weeks I've been buying parts. Before I can start putting on power mods I had to address my warped front brakes. I went with this...

<a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
Originally, my "evil plan" included,750cc...

Originally, my "evil plan" included,750cc injectors,Grimmspeed intercooler and a Bloush upgraded stock turbo.

S**t happens and my budget was whittled down to less than half of what I wanted. I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
Thanks man. I grew up with all the famous muscle...

Thanks man. I grew up with all the famous muscle cars swirling around me. Imagine seeing a Plumb crazy Purple 'Cuda Hot off the showroom floor! There was a '70 Judge within eyesight of my bedroom...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-29-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By Fidrat
Great... You just made me pee myself! "GM" 3...

Great... You just made me pee myself!

"GM" 3 port BCS?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-29-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Fidrat
Ditto...+1:)

Ditto...+1:)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
Right before I took her in for the timing belt I...

Right before I took her in for the timing belt I started to gather(in no particular order) a few nick-knacks for a bolt-on engine build.

<a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
Ok, So I got through another Iowa winter...

Ok, So I got through another Iowa winter relatively unscathed. That's #11. I haven't always been so lucky in the past. One of the first years daddy "snap over-steer" made me his bitch!

Now it's...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fidrat
All summer I was happy with my new JDM replica...

All summer I was happy with my new JDM replica headlights and new car stereo. By Fall it was getting close to the time to get my timing belt change. I figured I could squeeze one more winter out of...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-28-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Fidrat
Yea well, My Subie has outlasted most marriages...

Yea well, My Subie has outlasted most marriages at 11 years and still goin' strong!

I heard on CNN that over 50% of all marriages end in divorce. If you were to get on a plane that had a sign on...
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