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Old 04-02-2004, 11:54 PM   #1
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ALK FAQ
Boost Control FAQ
BOV FAQ
Built Motor FAQ
Car Buying FAQ
Car Storage FAQ
Clutch & Flywheel FAQ
Cooling System FAQ
Differential FAQ
Downpipe FAQ
Engine Management FAQ
Exhaust FAQ
FMIC FAQ
Gauge FAQ
Header FAQ
Injector, Fuel Pump, and Fuel Rail FAQ
Intake FAQ
Intercooler Hose FAQ
MAF FAQ
Maintenance FAQ
Oil FAQ
OT FAQ
Piston FAQ
Pulley FAQ
Search FAQ
Shifting FAQ
Shipping FAQ
Soldering/Electrical FAQ
Spark Plug FAQ
Spring/Strut/Coilover FAQ
Subaru FAQ
Subaru Caravan FAQ
Subaru Meet FAQ
Suspension & Driveline FAQ
TGV Deletes FAQ
TMIC FAQ
Tool FAQ
Transmission FAQ
Tuner FAQ
Turbo FAQ
Turbo Inlet FAQ
Turbo Timer FAQ
Uppipe FAQ
Wheel FAQ

Not mine, but "Unabomber approved":
Alky/Water/Meth Injection FAQ
Catch Can FAQ
Swaybar FAQ

With these FAQs, I try to be product neutral and just give facts, or when facts are not available, quote "common logic". These FAQs are by no means all encompassing. They are meant to fill in 80% of the gaps, shorten your personal research time, and narrow your future search parameters. As information changes, I update these from time to time as well. I strive for accuracy, so if you see an error, please let me know. I do not "subscribe" to any of these FAQs, so if you have a correction, please make it in the thread and I will research and update when I have time.

Subaru Mid Life AKA things to strongly consider when your Subaru hits 100,000+ miles.
How to wrap your turbo
How to wrap your header/uppipe
How to fix janky trim
How to paint janky car parts
Rear suspension bushings
Best oil vs. Worst oil AKA does it really matter?
How to make your car faster and reduce the stress on your transmission
This post contains my opinion of the "best" commonly used power upgrades.
This post contains my guide to buying items on eBay.
This post contains a simplified version of how to do the H-6 rear brake upgrade on a WRX.
This post contains every type of mud flaps available for the WRX/STi.
This post contains questions no one on NASIOC can answer.
This post contains my exhaust dB testing info.
This post contains my interview with Kartboy.
This post contains my interview with Turn in Concepts.
This post contains my interview with Mach V.
This post contains my interview with OAKOS Automotive.
This post contains upgrades you can do to with a Cobb Accessport other than a TBE.
This post contains my opinon as to first level modifications.

My old dyno results
My new dyno results
My new, new, dyno results
My new, new, new, not playing around new dyno results
My new, new, new, new, not playing around, crazy badass dyno results
My new, new, new, new, new, not playing around new, crazy badass OMFGLOLWTFBBQ dyno results

What I have on my car for those with interest:

2004 Subaru WRX Sports Wagon

Power Mods
2.5L Hybrid using JE FSR Pistons, Eagle rods, ported and polished heads, OEM everything else
JDM STi BPV
Grimmspeed Pulley
TurboXS downpipe no cat version
TurboXS adapter (makes downpipe normal OEM length)
Borla Hush catback
Killer B equal length header + v-band uppipe
CSS Performance FMIC
Blouch 16G-XT-R Turbo
Grimmspeed TGV deletes
Grimmspeed FMIC phenolic gaskets
IAG billet cam seals
Turn In Concepts FU cam bolts
Walbro fuel pump
APS turbo inlet
ID 1000 injectors
Cobb AccessPORT ver 3
TurboXS big MAF intake
Grimmspeed BCS

Driveline Mods
STi short shifter (installed option) (later given away, so I only have the linkage)
Whiteline Steering Rack Bushings
Group N engine mounts
Kartboy short throw shifter
Kartboy pitch stop mount
Kartboy shifter bushings
Kartboy rear shifter bushings
Kartboy rear differential bushings
Kartboy transmission bushings
Turn in Concepts rear differential mount bushings
Turn in Concepts pivot bushings
Turn in Concepts rear lateral link and trailing arm bushings
PPG helical syncro 1-4 gears
South Bend K70350-HD-OFE Stage 3 clutch
Lightweight steel driveshaft

Suspension Mods
OEM 2003 20 mm sedan rear sway bar
OEM 2004 STi rear sway bar bushings
Mach V Springs
OEM 2004 wagon struts with Koni inserts
Kartboy front end links
Kartboy rear end links
Whiteline subframe lockout bolts
Whiteline comfort ALK
eBay front strut tower bar

Tire/Brake Mods
H-6 brake upgrade
Kuhmo M+S 205/50-16 tires (winter jam + OEM wheels)
Sumitomo HTR Z II 235/45-17 + Mach V Awesome Wheels in gunmetal (summer jam)
Black Motegi lug nuts
Goodridge stainless steel brake lines

ICE Mods
Infinity Reference Series 6010cs tweeters in the front doors (Got rid of 6.5 Inch speakers)
Pioneer TSD1602R 6.5 Inch Two-Way Speakers
IA Performance speaker spacers
David Navalone line out convertor
Rockford Fosgate 8 gauge power amplifier kit
Kenwood KAC-606 amplifier
OEM subwoofer
Pioneer TS-G1045R 4" rear speakers
Omori Boost Gauge
Raammat
PSI3 ECU Data Monitor

Exterior Mods
2004 STi hoodscoop
2004 STi splitter
2004 STi shroud
OEM 2004 Impreza TS mud flaps (modified to fit)
OEM STi fog light covers

Other Mods
Crawford AOS
STI oil pan $50
Fumoto Oil Valve
Throttle body bypass mod
Crucial Racing Thermostat
PIAA silicone wiper blades
Kartboy battery tie down
ThermoTec turbo wrap
DEI Titanium wrap for header
Custom Kartboy delrin oil cap

And since there has been a request for it, here are the maintenance items/fluids I use so far:
1. Motor Oil: WalMart Supertech 5W-30 synthetic.
2. Drain plug: Fumoto Oil Valve.
3. Oil filter: WalMart Supertech or whatever is on sale.
4. Transmission fluid: Redline lightweight shockproof with 1 quart of Mobil to thin it out.
5. Differential fluid: non synthetic 75W90 generic Dollar Store stuff.
5. Air Filter: SPT Intake. When I had the stocker, I just used OEM paper panel filter.
6. Coolant: Subaru cooling system conditioner, Red Line Water Wetter, 1 gallon of distilled water, and 1 gallon of Peak Global Extended Life coolant.
7. Brake Fluid: Valvoline generic stuff or whatever is on sale at the Discount Auto at the time.
8. Spark Plugs: Denso iridium IK22 one step colder .030 gap

Oh and in case you are wondering.....it's just a dumb username, there is no meaning behind it.

Ron from Virginia Beach
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Old 04-03-2004, 12:43 AM   #2
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Man.....Uncle Sam must LOVE that handle

Good work, Ron.
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Old 04-03-2004, 01:24 AM   #3
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Wow... damn nice work dude!
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Old 04-03-2004, 04:00 AM   #4
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I think this one's a STICKY!!
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Old 04-03-2004, 05:22 PM   #5
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I think this one's a STICKY!!
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Old 04-03-2004, 07:17 PM   #6
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very nice, great writeup
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Old 04-04-2004, 03:39 PM   #7
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Default Re: Unabomber's Manifesto

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2004 STi hoodscoop $1 (ebay auction, somebody screwed up )
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Old 07-05-2004, 04:33 PM   #8
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excellent work
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Old 07-05-2004, 05:03 PM   #9
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nice to see the whole Unabomber FAQ collection....but can I get that in a gold embossed box set?


why no Fireworks FAQ?
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Old 07-05-2004, 08:11 PM   #10
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Where is the Davenow FAQ????
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Old 07-05-2004, 08:12 PM   #11
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nioce!
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Old 07-05-2004, 08:15 PM   #12
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I think this one needs a sticky!
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Old 07-05-2004, 08:41 PM   #13
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I think this one needs a sticky!
Second that
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Old 07-05-2004, 10:30 PM   #14
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Where is the Davenow FAQ????
hondaslayer has it in the scooby guru only forum
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Old 07-05-2004, 10:41 PM   #15
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FAQ MastAr!!
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Old 07-05-2004, 11:58 PM   #16
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I think this one needs a sticky!
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Old 07-06-2004, 12:01 AM   #17
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Quote:
Originally posted by collegedropout

why no Fireworks FAQ?


Quote:
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hondaslayer has it in the scooby guru only forum
Werd up, Guru level card holders only beeotch!
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Old 07-06-2004, 12:04 AM   #18
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Quote:
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Werd up, Guru level card holders only beeotch!

yeah...
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Old 07-06-2004, 12:38 PM   #19
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I think Scotty has a point about Uncle Sam. Plus the words "unabomber" and "manifesto" used in conjunction like that probably attract some unwanted attention I would think.
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Old 07-06-2004, 04:20 PM   #20
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*big slimy NEWBYHUG! for Unabomber*

Though I think I'd read them all already, this definitely saves space in my favorites list . Keep up the great work Uni, and the community lubs you!


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Old 07-07-2004, 11:47 AM   #21
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bump for the manifesto.....sticky potential is off the charts....
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Old 07-07-2004, 11:54 AM   #22
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Quote:
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I think this one's a STICKY!!
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Old 07-07-2004, 11:55 AM   #23
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Quote:
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hondaslayer has it in the scooby guru only forum
Riiiiiiiight.
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Old 07-07-2004, 12:33 PM   #24
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I tried to contact North Uraslia to put this up with the other FAQs but he doesn't accept PMs and I can't report the thread to a mod because someone else already did it...
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Old 07-07-2004, 12:36 PM   #25
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awesome post, thank you.
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