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Old 06-16-2011, 06:37 AM   #521
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Yoooo Fist Did you get my pm?
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Old 06-16-2011, 08:47 AM   #522
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Yoooo Fist Did you get my pm?
Sorry for the late reply Taye, I’ve been pretty busy at work. PM replied!
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Old 06-16-2011, 08:53 AM   #523
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first im a 05 rs owner too and i was wondering if you know a few things to help me.

Does our intake Manifold fit a intake designed for other subarus? I want to go Hybrid (cant afford reformating) and i dont want to buy experimental intakes.

Do we need a strut tower brace specifically designed for our car or will a wrx one fit ours?
Wait for a PM reply on the intake specifics. (there complicated due to our MAF sensor). As for the "front strut" tower brace, there all pretty much the same. I think from 02-07, I think . Since you have a wagon, I think they make a specific type for your model year wagon. It can be easily detached and taken out so you can fit larger items in your hatch.
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Old 06-16-2011, 10:08 AM   #524
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Just watched the vid of your cut out... sounds nice!
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Old 06-23-2011, 11:47 AM   #525
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OK, so I replaced the header to cat converter gasket with a home made one right after it blew out during the Gymkhana event >> thegoldenfist's 05 Aspen White Impreza

Now after the Old School Meet cruise it blew out again . But this time Im not playing the fool again so I picked up one of these from the Suby dealer near by.



..and while I was at it I also took off the cutout to lube it and file down a bit were it was bumping into my underbody.

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After:



For good measures I also banged in the underbody just a little.

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After:



Now no more leaking or banging. Im happy
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Old 06-24-2011, 06:43 PM   #526
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Picked up one of this bad boy from the Suby dealership today.

06 WRX Clutch Fork $20.00 p/n: 30531AA180


Now Im one step closer in my clutch upgrade. Heres whats left to get:

OEM 06 WRX Exedy Clutch kit
Exedy lightweight flywheel
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Old 06-24-2011, 09:58 PM   #527
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Should be nice when you get this done, how many miles on yours now?
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Old 06-25-2011, 02:26 AM   #528
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Just watched the vid of your cut out... sounds nice!
Thank you, thank you very much!

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Should be nice when you get this done, how many miles on yours now?
About 90,000. Time for the timing belt and other 90k maintenance. Ive been eye balling this kit >> https://www.rs25.com/forums/f14/t1460...i-engines.html
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Old 06-25-2011, 02:29 AM   #529
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thegoldenfist's RS Maintenance History

17000 sti gauge reading when bought

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Monday, May 04 2009

Mileage (46886 STi guage reading) <<63886 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change (used lucas oil treatment)
tire rotation
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Tuesday, July 21 2009

Mileage (49809 STi guage reading) <<66809 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change (used lucas oil treatment)
flushed radiator with water and added gunk brand (water wetter)
changed out thermostate to Grimmspeed 160 degree
cleaned air filter
cleaned MAF sensor
tire rotation
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Sunday, December 13 2009

Mileage (54226 STi guage reading) <<71226 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change
cleaned air filter
cleaned MAF sensor
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Thursday, March 18 2010

Mileage (57567 STi guage reading) <<74567 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change
cleaned air filter
cleaned MAF sensor
added oil pressure and oil temp adapter plate and hooked up prosport gauges

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(UNKNOWN DATE)

Mileage (61735 STi guage reading) <<78735 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change
cleaned air filter
cleaned MAF sensor

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(Saturday, November 6 2010)

Mileage (65283 STi guage reading) <<82283 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change
cleaned air filter (air hosed it out)
cleaned MAF sensor
zip stitched the passenger fender lining
reinforced the air intake tube and also ziptied the fog cover to car
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(UNKNOWN DATE)

Mileage (67965 STi guage reading) <<84965 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change

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(Friday, April 14 2011)

Installed new tires: Hankook Ventus 12 evo

Mileage (70643 STi guage reading) <<87643 actual car mileage>>

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(Thursday, March 28 2011)

Installed new sending units for gauges
Installed Prosport EVO gauges into new ATi Column Pod

Mileage (71347 STi guage reading) <<88347 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change
cleaned air filter (washed and re-oiled)
cleaned MAFsensor

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(UNKNOWN DATE)

Mileage (72279 STi guage reading) <<89279 actual car mileage>>

Removed Oil Filter Relocator
oil and filter change
cleaned air filter (air hosed it out)
cleaned MAF Sensor

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(UNKNOWN DATE)

Mileage (72960 STi guage reading) <<89960 actual car mileage>>

rotated tires
installed prosport halo gauge
cleaned air filter (air hosed it out)
cleaned MAF Sensor

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(Friday August 19, 2011)

Mileage (75252 STi guage reading) <<92252 actual car mileage>>

rotated tires
changed oil and filter
changed transmission fluid to Mobil 1 Synthetic
installed SS brake lines and bled system with ATE Super Blue brake fluid

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(UNKNOWN DATE)

Mileage (77020 STi guage reading) <<94020 actual car mileage>>

cleaned throttle body
sea foamed intake
sea foamed gas tank
cleaned air filter (air hosed it out)
cleaned MAF Sensor

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(UNKNOWN DATE)

Mileage (77806 STi guage reading) <<94806 actual car mileage>>

exedy clutch
ACT flywheel
06 WRX clutch fork
lucas oil
new radiator fluid
new timing belt and all pullies/tensioners
new bosch 4 point spark plugs
new spark plug gaskets
new valve cover gaskets
group N engine mounts
whiteline front swaybar
whiteline solid endlinks (front)
whiteline steering rack bushings

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(Monday January 2, 2012)

Mileage (80000 STi guage reading) <<97000 actual car mileage>>

cleaned MAF
swapped out air filters
sprayed out TB with MAF cleaner
hard ECU reset

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(Friday March 16, 2012)

Mileage (81771 STi guage reading) <<98771 actual car mileage>>

changed oil and filter (used Lucas Oil Stabilizer)

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(UNKNOWN DATE)

Mileage (85600 STi guage reading) <<102600 actual car mileage>>

changed oil and filter
cleaned MAF
cleaned air filter
put in transmission cocktail (uncle scotties)
installed TurboXS axleback

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(Thursday September 20, 2012)

Mileage (88641 STi guage reading) <<105641 actual car mileage>>

changed oil and filter

Installed MS3 exhaust adapter with TurboXS axleback + wrx/sti midpipe

Installed STi IC bottle

Installed (painted) battery box

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(Monday December 24, 2012)

Mileage (91549 STi guage reading) <<108549 actual car mileage>>

changed oil and filter (started using GTX high mileage motor oil)
cleaned MAF

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August 31, 2013

Mileage (99494 STi guage reading) <<116494 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change (brand new Chinese made k&n oil filters)
cleaned air filter
cleaned MAF sensor
tire rotation
changed from stoptech pads to hawk HPS up front

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August 15, 2014

Mileage (109263 STi guage reading) <<126263 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change (first time using WIX #57712)

**roughly 4000 miles already on the FEAL 441**
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December 8, 2014

Mileage (112395 STi guage reading) <<129395 actual car mileage>>

oil and filter change (back to Castrol GTX 5w30)

new wix filter

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June 21, 2015

Mileage (117773 STi guage reading) <<134773 actual car mileage>>

*after hydro locking motor on OSM
**new ported intake, clutch kit, snout repair kit

oil change (Castrol Edge 5w30)

mobil 1 oil filter

cleaned MAF

new NGK iridium spark plugs
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Old 06-25-2011, 08:23 AM   #530
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ive started kinda doing the same, keeping track of maintenance in here, might as well make these diaries useful

man i got an exhaust rattle i need to track down...
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