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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by CatchM3 on August 9th 2012, 11:56 pm

was going to use them as track wheels only but never got the chance. sold the car before i could really use them. wish i could see how the subie was on compounds Crying or Very sad
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Post by Crazyski on August 10th 2012, 8:35 am

I guess Drew, Mikey, and me all keep wheels that won't fit on our cars. I still have those bronze 17x9 Wedssports in my garage still.
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Post by Tamadx on August 10th 2012, 9:10 am

yeah those where the ones i was talking about. they looked good on mikes car!

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Post by Tamadx on August 10th 2012, 9:12 am

i have 6 sets of wheels including the ones that are on my cars.

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by Asidrive on August 10th 2012, 9:50 am

Tamadx wrote:i have 6 sets of wheels including the ones that are on my cars.

give me my winters!!!!

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by Tamadx on August 10th 2012, 10:12 am

Asidrive wrote:
Tamadx wrote:i have 6 sets of wheels including the ones that are on my cars.

give me my winters!!!!

I am working on that! haha I need to go and pick up my higflow cats and nitrous from sotrage too! when i get back from stl I will get them.

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by ildylan on August 10th 2012, 10:31 am

Storage ey? I was looking at finding a storage unit as my misc parts container continues to grow. Any suggestions on who to use?

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Post by Tamadx on August 10th 2012, 11:10 am

public storage has good rates to start with.

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by ildylan on August 10th 2012, 11:13 am

No shiz? Thanks.

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Post by Crazyski on August 10th 2012, 12:18 pm

Why not all split a storage unit...?
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Post by Tamadx on August 10th 2012, 12:20 pm

depends on what ya want to pay and how much room needed. I pay 102 a month after insurance etc for a 10x10x10 it has all my stuff from my apt in it with a little nook for auto parts etc. I need to sell most of those tho.

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by Asidrive on August 10th 2012, 12:31 pm

Crazyski wrote:Why not all split a storage unit...?

cuz i have a basement

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by Asidrive on August 18th 2012, 11:03 pm

Intresting couple days with the wrx. first, the driver door didnt stay closed. then, had my radiator hose fail while in traffic(thanks for the help drew) then I got wheels and tires, then a wheel stud failed so i had to fix that so i can race tomorrow.

still like my car btw

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Post by Crazyski on August 19th 2012, 12:10 am

I like the use of the word "fail"
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Post by Tamadx on August 19th 2012, 8:15 pm

I still like your car too!! The hose was fun I tried not to laugh at the redic turn of events.

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Post by ildylan on August 20th 2012, 1:20 pm

I too still like your car.

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Post by Asidrive on August 22nd 2012, 3:01 pm

ohh whats next.

i think ill do brakes next. H6 upgrade(larger rear brake by inch...bye bye nose dive). ss lines, hawk pads and fluid. mmmmmm stopping is good!

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Post by ildylan on August 22nd 2012, 3:17 pm

Booya! That should be a nice improvement. You should get the master cylinder brace too Twisted Evil

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by fat pat on August 22nd 2012, 3:23 pm



MASTA CYLINDDAAAAA

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by Asidrive on August 22nd 2012, 3:25 pm

ildylan wrote:Booya! That should be a nice improvement. You should get the master cylinder brace too Twisted Evil

not legal...i aint cheatin mr. DNF elephant

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Post by Tamadx on August 22nd 2012, 4:08 pm

Asidrive wrote:ohh whats next.

i think ill do brakes next. H6 upgrade(larger rear brake by inch...bye bye nose dive). ss lines, hawk pads and fluid. mmmmmm stopping is good!

suspension!!!

I get the braking thing but i would just do pads personally. Larger discs dont mean better stopping power. They can disapate heat better thats for sure. You will never over heat your brake fluid in an AutoX so you dont need to go crazy on fluids.

Brake dive will still be there until your spring rates change up front just because your rear tires have more stopping power doesn't mean the weight shift of the car will be held back.

for you in STX getting the most adjustment out of your suspension as possible will be beneficial to getting a proper alignment. I would spend my money on suspension bits and better instant grippy pads and maybe new lines if you really need them or your current ones are swelled up.

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Post by Asidrive on August 22nd 2012, 4:18 pm

all reviews say the larger disk ads more brake torque and more stopping ability. this would improve my VEry shitty rears. creating a more even brake balance. thus relying on the front less, eliminating a lot of the nose dive. reviews are good and people love it on the early imprezas. about 100 bucks to do the conversion.

its not very expensive and people talk highly about it. suspension will come, dont worry

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Post by Tamadx on August 22nd 2012, 4:32 pm

For the cost thats not bad. I wont get into why i think its just justification for the cost to say it reduces a lot of the nose dive.

I understand it on a motorcycle and I get it on the car but unless its not grabbing at all in the back i don't see a large significant improvement. BUT! any little bit helps in the long run. So W00t!

I think my next mods are def alignment goodies.

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by Asidrive on October 14th 2012, 2:26 pm

MUUUD FLAPPPPSSSS!!! pics to come


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Post by Asidrive on December 2nd 2012, 12:11 pm

Rally ready!






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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by Asidrive on February 3rd 2013, 10:31 pm

picked up some jdm pinks springs, sti shocks, etc today.

We need a BOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! install day!

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Post by ildylan on February 4th 2013, 10:02 pm

Sunday?

edit: nvm, not free Sunday. Plus it's cold out for install day (or am I just being a wuss --- or both).

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by Tamadx on February 26th 2013, 11:42 am

BOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! install day!!! I need radiator, fluids changed, downpipe install, and EBS!

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Re: The Bug Eyed Blubaru

Post by Asidrive on February 26th 2013, 8:19 pm

let me know when you are good. i play hockey sat. sundays would be best

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Post by Asidrive on March 5th 2013, 9:47 pm

bye bye! In before the lock!

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Post by ildylan on March 14th 2013, 6:52 pm

in after the lock

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Post by Asidrive on March 15th 2013, 10:00 pm

stop abusing your powers...rep for abusing powers.

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Post by Tamadx on April 5th 2013, 9:42 am

lol locked means nothing to me!!

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