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Forum: General Subaru Discussion 25-07-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By AWDmoke
RSS may not be the kiss of death for this forum,...

RSS may not be the kiss of death for this forum, maybe it's the reach around?
Forum: Local Motorsport 12-07-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,033
Posted By AWDmoke
That. Video. Gave. Me . Aids. Was it...

That. Video. Gave. Me . Aids.

Was it shot in stop motion?



A cheap helmet on track > no lid on the street
Forum: Introductions 01-04-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By AWDmoke
You're Welcome to PWRX.

You're

Welcome to PWRX.
Forum: Introductions 20-02-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By AWDmoke
If you search the forum the info is there ...

If you search the forum the info is there
http://www.perth-wrx.com/vb/service-manuals-technical/52857-impreza-gd-gg-full-service-manual-including-wrx-sti-2006-a.html

If you want to pay someone to...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 03-02-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By AWDmoke
Talk to Spyder. He knows all about that kind of...

Talk to Spyder. He knows all about that kind of thing.

http://www.perth-wrx.com/vb/events-news/69447-case-612-a.html
Forum: Your Driveway 06-01-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 20,946
Posted By AWDmoke
Fucking meth heads all over again!

Fucking meth heads all over again!
Forum: WRC Discussion 08-11-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By AWDmoke
That article has no information about the vehicle...

That article has no information about the vehicle at all.
Just click bait.
Forum: Your Driveway 11-08-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 22,296
Posted By AWDmoke
That is a shame to see two wrxs written off like...

That is a shame to see two wrxs written off like that.
Glad you have the option for the wreck as I'd guess the frame is toast.
Forum: Your Driveway 17-07-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 37,028
Posted By AWDmoke
Brass. It's an alloy of copper and zinc and can...

Brass.
It's an alloy of copper and zinc and can be soldered (tinned) as long as it's clean. You may need some proper flux.
Forum: Mechanicals 07-07-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By AWDmoke
Return the keypad to Subaru and express your...

Return the keypad to Subaru and express your displeasure, then have the Brandt system replaced with something more modern and reliable for a fraction of the cost.
Forum: Wanted 23-06-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By AWDmoke
Exhaust for gc8 is the same as gd

Exhaust for gc8 is the same as gd
Forum: Introductions 17-06-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By AWDmoke
Best case scenario is that it just needs a can of...

Best case scenario is that it just needs a can of upper engine cleaner to remove oil buildup in the intake, and it's not down on power because you've just gotten used to it.

Internet doctor ftw!
Forum: Introductions 17-06-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By AWDmoke
Not IC, but could be rings, head gasket or just...

Not IC, but could be rings, head gasket or just the turbo itself.
Get it sussed out soon by a good independent Subi specialist.
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 17-06-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By AWDmoke
You need to never go to that dealership again. ...

You need to never go to that dealership again.

My son bought a MY17 demo WRX and the dealership actually encouraged him to get a cat back, saying that it definitely would NOT affect his warranty.
Forum: Local Motorsport 27-05-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By AWDmoke
Oh, if you have a blue car you can just use white...

Oh, if you have a blue car you can just use white electrical tape for the outline.
Forum: Local Motorsport 27-05-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By AWDmoke
blue triangle sides no less than 150mm At a...

blue triangle sides no less than 150mm
At a pinch I've used a pair of undies out of the rag bag to get the Fozzy to pass Autocross scrutiny:
...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 09-05-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By AWDmoke
Because no-one will admit to owning a Hawkeye

Because no-one will admit to owning a Hawkeye
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 26-03-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6,287
Views: 593,817
Posted By AWDmoke
Hey, nice work! How much weight did that save?

Hey, nice work!
How much weight did that save?
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 24-03-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6,287
Views: 593,817
Posted By AWDmoke
I think doing the Porsche style door pulls in...

I think doing the Porsche style door pulls in black nylon webbing would suit.
This is on an MX-5 and uses the standard pull mechanism.
You don't need an extra spring as there is one in the door...
Forum: Local Motorsport 08-03-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,523
Posted By AWDmoke
If you really need 90kg of unhelpful ballast, I...

If you really need 90kg of unhelpful ballast, I have my L2S and was planning on going.
Forum: Mechanicals 18-02-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By AWDmoke
Unless you know for sure they've been changed I'd...

Unless you know for sure they've been changed I'd do the water pump and timing belt while GPU at it.
Oh, and cam seals.
Forum: Local Motorsport 30-01-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,033
Posted By AWDmoke
Just note that most brand new extinguishers are...

Just note that most brand new extinguishers are not tagged.
Also the manufacture date can be two years old on the shelf.



You are supposed to be properly trained in order to inspect and stamp...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 17-11-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By AWDmoke
In that price bracket I'd go the Kia Rio. The...

In that price bracket I'd go the Kia Rio.
The reliability of an i20 underneath but with better styling than a dishwasher
Forum: WRC Discussion 03-11-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By AWDmoke
Shame, but it follows from Audi pulling out of...

Shame, but it follows from Audi pulling out of enduro.
Where to now for Ogier?
Forum: Local Motorsport 20-10-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,726
Posted By AWDmoke
Shame I can't make it this weekend. If anyone...

Shame I can't make it this weekend.
If anyone is still hunting for a trailer I recommend these blokes
Car Trailer Hire Rockingham, Trailers Rockingham - Just Trailers (http://www.jtwa.com.au)
...
Forum: Cosmetic 11-10-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,734
Posted By AWDmoke
Also for future reference when removing parts off...

Also for future reference when removing parts off a Japanese car the screws aren't Phillips head they are JIS.

Using a flat bladed screwdriver tilted at 42.5 should do the trick though.
Forum: Mechanicals 08-10-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By AWDmoke
It's not a dent, it's a manufactured indentation...

It's not a dent, it's a manufactured indentation for clearance.
If you replace it with a straight section it will either rub or it will hang too low.
It's supposed to be like that and it's not...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 06-09-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By AWDmoke
Nope, you pay on the total including shipping. ...

Nope, you pay on the total including shipping.
So $1050 + 10%= $1155 +10%= $1306, plus whatever misc costs they can think of.
Forum: Local Motorsport 27-08-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,317
Posted By AWDmoke
This really does suck. We need more Motorsports...

This really does suck.
We need more Motorsports venues in Perth, not less.
Forum: Motul The Lubricant Specialists 12-08-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By AWDmoke
Sure, but I just get the Easter Bunny to clean...

Sure, but I just get the Easter Bunny to clean mine as he's not busy.
Forum: Subaru Australia Forum by MotorCulture 19-06-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By AWDmoke
But nothing for us Perth owners :(

But nothing for us Perth owners :(
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 30-03-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,022
Posted By AWDmoke
There are no mini only workshops left in Perth...

There are no mini only workshops left in Perth now, but there are a few that work from home.
The Perth Mini Drivers group on Facebook has a few guys that could help.
Forum: Mechanicals 05-03-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By AWDmoke
https://www.facebook.com/RigoliRacing/

https://www.facebook.com/RigoliRacing/
Forum: Wanted 20-02-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By AWDmoke
Sorry, no tray here.

Sorry, no tray here.
Forum: Wanted 19-02-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By AWDmoke
I'll check the shed. If I haven't let you know...

I'll check the shed.
If I haven't let you know by the morning then PM me as I've cracked my first beer & am likely to forget.
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 12-02-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,420
Posted By AWDmoke
A little too much on the rev limiter during the...

A little too much on the rev limiter during the SES sprint at Collie last October made a nasty noise from #2 under the rocker cover, so I guess it's spat a shim (WRX not Sti).

Haven't bothered to...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 26-01-2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By AWDmoke
No, but you can't drive it until you take it over...

No, but you can't drive it until you take it over the pits here.
Even to pick it up to/from the transport mob you will need a temporary movement permit. They are good for up to 48 hours and are...
Forum: Local Motorsport 02-01-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By AWDmoke
Get a Level 2 Speed license. It's the same cost...

Get a Level 2 Speed license.
It's the same cost and will give you more options on track days.
Forum: Mechanicals 02-11-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By AWDmoke
They normally give 3 months. Overheating it will...

They normally give 3 months. Overheating it will void warranty so new hoses and belts are a must.
Mileage is a grey area.
Forum: Your Driveway 04-10-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,061
Posted By AWDmoke
Sounds to me like I've lost a shim as the noise...

Sounds to me like I've lost a shim as the noise is from the front left cam cover (clicky for abused mechanical sounds )

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/awdmoke/th_20151004_123231.mp4...
Forum: Your Driveway 04-10-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,061
Posted By AWDmoke
Dak dak to dok dok

So after a successful practice session I may have reached the rev limiter in the first timed session resulting in a CEL, an awful noise from the left hand rocker cover and an early finish to the day....
Forum: Your Driveway 02-10-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,061
Posted By AWDmoke
Winning bid was about $1,800 but closer to 2k...

Winning bid was about $1,800 but closer to 2k when the fees are added.
Forum: Your Driveway 02-10-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,061
Posted By AWDmoke
The car was too good to part out straight away,...

The car was too good to part out straight away, so I've decided it will be a track hack for now. The main reason for today's cleanup is this Sunday's SES Sprint at Collie.

A thorough interior...
Forum: Your Driveway 02-10-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,061
Posted By AWDmoke
I was shopping around for a front cut and this...

I was shopping around for a front cut and this came up on Pickles auctions while I was up on site:
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/awdmoke/Not%20Another%20Project/WRX/subi5.jpg...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 22-09-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,101
Posted By AWDmoke
You no Google? ...

You no Google?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yNFDgfqvG8
Forum: Local Motorsport 21-08-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,483
Posted By AWDmoke
Didn't know they made hats that big.

Congrats to all those that did so well, strong showing from the Subarus this year including P-WRX regulars Beernuts & Alex pushing hard right to the finish to secure 7th
...
Forum: For Sale 17-08-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By AWDmoke
Thanks Craig, I put them to good use yesterday ...

Thanks Craig, I put them to good use yesterday
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/awdmoke/Car%20Shows/20150815_154110.jpg...
Forum: Mechanicals 12-08-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By AWDmoke
Being Winter you haven't warmed the mufflers up...

Being Winter you haven't warmed the mufflers up enough to drive out the condensation from the exhaust gasses, hence giving it a thrash "second gear" style.
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 27-07-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 110,334
Posted By AWDmoke
I have driven a turboed excel. The extra power...

I have driven a turboed excel.
The extra power did not enhance its handling. The car above might be well sorted thought and worth a look.
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 26-07-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,750
Posted By AWDmoke
Yep, ours is still the 1.4 twin charged just with...

Yep, ours is still the 1.4 twin charged just with the updated engine.
The new ones have a 1.8 turbo.
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