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Old 10-30-2012, 04:30 PM   #951
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also welcome to the group! (If you came out Thursday, sorry I missed you - work kept me really late.)
didn't get to make it, but hope to this thursday granted theres a meet. Work usually ends just as the meet starts. Thanks for the warm welcome!
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:34 PM   #952
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Dr. Sharp runs E85 if I remember correctly.
I am. And if anyone is interested in switching I'd recommend giving AWDTuning a call if you have any questions. I think half of the cars they tune run E85 these days

Did anyone make it out to the Texas Mile? AWDTuning's shop car ran 201mph. It is now the fastest Subaru in the history of the mile and fastest subaru standing mile anywhere AFAIK.

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Old 10-31-2012, 05:52 PM   #953
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I am. And if anyone is interested in switching I'd recommend giving AWDTuning a call if you have any questions. I think half of the cars they tune run E85 these days

Did anyone make it out to the Texas Mile? AWDTuning's shop car ran 201mph. It is now the fastest Subaru in the history of the mile and fastest subaru standing mile anywhere AFAIK.
What can I expect when I switch to e85?
My sti I DD so I'm not to sure if I want to take any risks with it.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:22 PM   #954
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What can I expect when I switch to e85?
My sti I DD so I'm not to sure if I want to take any risks with it.
From Matt's experience on the '04, the fuel switch was easy (injectors and tune - can't remember if there was anything else as it was a while back) and he didn't encounter any issues. The vehicle idled very smooth and seemed to like E85 better (I heard this about E85 in an SVX as well). The only downside what that I think when he averaged out fuel cost, was that E85 was a little more costly (cheaper but consumes at a higher rate). The only reason he went back to 93 was that he couldn't find enough E85 pumps for long road trips.

They seem to be popping up now though. So I'd check how many pumps are around your normal driving as well as around SA to know far you can safely go and not run out of purchase options.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:25 PM   #955
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Ill keep yall posted!
Update on your car show? Place to drop the can goods at?

My work is having a car show too, also Nov. 8th : 11am - 1pm (I'll be entering the BRZ as its shiny and new )
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:32 PM   #956
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From Matt's experience on the '04, the fuel switch was easy (injectors and tune - can't remember if there was anything else as it was a while back) and he didn't encounter any issues. The vehicle idled very smooth and seemed to like E85 better (I heard this about E85 in an SVX as well). The only downside what that I think when he averaged out fuel cost, was that E85 was a little more costly (cheaper but consumes at a higher rate). The only reason he went back to 93 was that he couldn't find enough E85 pumps for long road trips.

They seem to be popping up now though. So I'd check how many pumps are around your normal driving as well as around SA to know far you can safely go and not run out of purchase options.
That's my main problem is I have only seen one station with it near me so I think I'd likely tune for both 93 and e85. But I still have time before I start any modification to my car.

My power steering pump and a/c compressor both have leaks and its about time for my 120k service.
Anything I should be checking besides what is under the extreme service interval? I burn oil regularly so I'm gonna try rotella t6 over the mobile 1 I've ran for the last 10k.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:46 PM   #957
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What can I expect when I switch to e85?
My sti I DD so I'm not to sure if I want to take any risks with it.
Cold starts will be harder. Meaning it will take a little more turning over before the car starts.. Other than that fuel economy. Those were my only negatives.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:58 PM   #958
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Is the fuel economy made up by the price difference in e-85?
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:13 AM   #959
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Is the fuel economy made up by the price difference in e-85?
Whats wrong with you NOOB? Can you not read??? Look before you post retard.

OMG they let anyone join now a days.
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:17 AM   #960
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Is the fuel economy made up by the price difference in e-85?
When I was doing the math I was spending more on E85 than 93..

The best MPG I got on e85 was about 16.3 mpg on the highway. With 93 I was getting about 22.

The price difference wasn't significant enough at the time to be any better. I haven't checked recently though, but I bet its the same.

At lunch I'll go drive by the Valero and see what the price of 93 is compared to e85. Last I checked it was less than $1.00 difference.
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:18 AM   #961
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Whats wrong with you NOOB? Can you not read??? Look before you post retard.

OMG they let anyone join now a days.
Where is the "Like" button
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:46 PM   #962
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Where is the "Like" button
this made my day... i laughed for quite a bit and i don't know why... Thanks Kiff.

Also how's the Baja Joe?

facespace is okay.. but i realize I like coming here more, less stuff to filter through.... both have their uses, I guess.
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:48 PM   #963
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Whats wrong with you NOOB? Can you not read??? Look before you post retard.

OMG they let anyone join now a days.
Damnit...

I see my noobish mistake.

Thanks for calling me out buddy. =)
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:04 PM   #964
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this made my day... i laughed for quite a bit and i don't know why... Thanks Kiff.
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I'm glad I could play a small part in making someone laugh.
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:37 AM   #965
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Anybody here drive a wrb sti sedan and work at the Buckee gas station in new braunfels.
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:08 PM   #966
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this made my day... i laughed for quite a bit and i don't know why... Thanks Kiff.

Also how's the Baja Joe?

facespace is okay.. but i realize I like coming here more, less stuff to filter through.... both have their uses, I guess.

Thats TJ btw.
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:06 PM   #967
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What's a baja joe??
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:27 PM   #968
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What's a baja joe??
Its what happens when someone does the elbow drop on you like in wrestling.
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:40 PM   #969
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Whats wrong with you NOOB? Can you not read??? Look before you post retard.

OMG they let anyone join now a days.
Was this reply a joke?
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Old 11-10-2012, 05:48 PM   #970
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Was this reply a joke?
yes it was. I joined before they would let just anyone join.
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:05 PM   #971
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Sup, do you guys still meet?
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:56 PM   #972
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Sup, do you guys still meet?
Holy crap!!! Old school meet!!!
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Old 11-11-2012, 01:46 AM   #973
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Quick someone tell SnowmanFX how old he is!!!
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:32 AM   #974
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:25 AM   #975
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Let's do it!
Maybe a hill country drive.

How are you liking the Beemer?
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