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Forum: Mechanicals 01-08-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By dtrally
Joe, you need a pair of MY99 or MY00 GC8 rear...

Joe, you need a pair of MY99 or MY00 GC8 rear shafts. Alternately the inner CV's off any Post 98 WRX can be swapped onto your old shafts.
The shafts you need have the same shape on left and right...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 03-05-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,983
Posted By dtrally
I guess HANS is a good idea, I'm still sceptical...

I guess HANS is a good idea, I'm still sceptical as to whether it should be mandatory as has been mentioned. I don't own one, but my helmet has HANS posts. I borrow a Scroth HANS from a friend who...
Forum: Wanted 18-04-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By dtrally
A set of STi pinks from a GC8 would be hard to...

A set of STi pinks from a GC8 would be hard to beat for the $$$.

Pull the inserts out and grease them prior to install and they will work well for years.

You will have to change the rear tops,...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 18-04-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,983
Posted By dtrally
There are 3 main types of buckle. The cheapest...

There are 3 main types of buckle.
The cheapest 4 point has a normal seatbelt type buckle with the shoulder and lap belts on each side sewn together. You have to put the harness on like a waitstcoat,...
Forum: Local Motorsport 12-04-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,614
Posted By dtrally
Yeah we were. That was the only stage we had the...

Yeah we were. That was the only stage we had the centre diff working. All the other stages it was overheating and blowing the fuse. It held out for 4 laps of Barnard Park though. When it's all...
Forum: Local Motorsport 10-04-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,614
Posted By dtrally
I didn't crash it, not a mark on it. Won a stage,...

I didn't crash it, not a mark on it. Won a stage, finished second in 4WD National class. 3rd overall including all the ARC. You won't see it reported but the rally was actually won by Dylan King in...
Forum: Local Motorsport 08-03-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,915
Posted By dtrally
Negative. One major gutter on the LHR which...

Negative.

One major gutter on the LHR which flicked the front in as well. That was 2 x dead Enkei's.

This time I hit nothing, just went sideways from gravel back onto tarmac. Lachie was there...
Forum: Mechanicals 08-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,308
Posted By dtrally
PK999's mate you mean?

PK999's mate you mean?
Forum: Local Motorsport 08-03-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,915
Posted By dtrally
Lol, Burke caught fingering Heidi......your hands...

Lol, Burke caught fingering Heidi......your hands are like a bunch of bananas you ape.

They busted me a penalty on the first run but I'm 100% sure I hit fugall. I tipped a marker on the third run...
Forum: Introductions 01-03-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,467
Posted By dtrally
Some cars are quirky and unique. Saabs,...

Some cars are quirky and unique. Saabs, Landrover, Peugeots, Alfas are Even Honda are to an extent. Citroen are probably the most quirky/unique (in that they are notoriously difficult to live with,...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 24-02-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3,591
Views: 427,373
Posted By dtrally
Well I don't like to brag but.........:eek:

Well I don't like to brag but.........:eek:
Forum: Mechanicals 24-02-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,308
Posted By dtrally
Only the JDM close ratio ones. The wide ratio...

Only the JDM close ratio ones. The wide ratio 4.44 are roughly the same revs/speed as the 3.9 due to taller gear ratios. Ask anyone if they can tell the difference between a MY01 and a MY02+ WRX, I...
Forum: Mechanicals 23-02-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,308
Posted By dtrally
That's about right for a DIY on the ground. Half...

That's about right for a DIY on the ground. Half hour box changes are on cars with no heat shields, quick release exhaust and clutch and 3+ well trained rally mechanics on the job.
Forum: Your Driveway 23-02-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 84,989
Posted By dtrally
Organic, much better allrounder in a everyday...

Organic, much better allrounder in a everyday car.
HD is a slightly higher clamp pressure, handles more power but won't necessarily last any longer in a normal application.
Forum: Mechanicals 21-02-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,308
Posted By dtrally
Third and fourth are a pair. They can be economic...

Third and fourth are a pair. They can be economic to repair if the debris hasn't damaged anything else on the way through. Stop driving it, don't even tow it except on a flat bed.
I have some new...
Forum: Wanted 16-02-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By dtrally
Look carefully for cracks in the spark plug...

Look carefully for cracks in the spark plug threads.
Forum: Your Driveway 12-02-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 84,989
Posted By dtrally
Yeah, we did a really good one on Daniel Chong's...

Yeah, we did a really good one on Daniel Chong's old 06 STi.
It's been a while though so I can't remember exactly what it cost but there was a fair whack of anodised couplings and shit so the cost...
Forum: Your Driveway 12-02-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 21,226
Posted By dtrally
Perrin make nice stuff. Well engineered and fits...

Perrin make nice stuff. Well engineered and fits perfectly most of the time. No Bunnings spec fasteners like another common brand of suspension components people love to embrace.:rolleyes:
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 12-02-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6,287
Views: 744,347
Posted By dtrally
He's still got lots leftover.;)

He's still got lots leftover.;)
Forum: Wanted 12-02-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By dtrally
Are you aware that the inlet manifold from pre 99...

Are you aware that the inlet manifold from pre 99 will not bolt to those heads?
Using the 99 onwards style inlet manifold on RS Liberty opens a can of worms regarding TPS, acellerator cable...
Forum: Mechanicals 09-02-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,691
Posted By dtrally
Square peg, round hole?

Square peg, round hole?
Forum: Mechanicals 09-02-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,691
Posted By dtrally
M10x1.25 pitch. You can't use a generic nut as...

M10x1.25 pitch.
You can't use a generic nut as it needs to have a 14mm hex or you will struggle to get a spanner on it.
Forum: Complaints and Grievances 07-02-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 164,796
Posted By dtrally
You can have your car serviced by any registered...

You can have your car serviced by any registered workshop and as long as the schedule is followed the new car manufacturer's warrant remains intact.
That applies for all manufacturers, it's the law...
Forum: Mechanicals 02-02-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,439
Posted By dtrally
Around the block won't tell you if they are shit....

Around the block won't tell you if they are shit.
You need to go Perth to Toodjay via the backroads, if you don't slide off the road backwards and can still walk when you get out of the car they're...
Forum: Mechanicals 01-02-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By dtrally
I'm not going to say it's safe......I will say...

I'm not going to say it's safe......I will say that I know people who have driven cars with a similar noise for months without any further damage.

My advice is avoid high speed driving, avoid long...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 01-02-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8,630
Views: 587,397
Posted By dtrally
That's Burke's favorite move....lol.:eek:

That's Burke's favorite move....lol.:eek:
Forum: Mechanicals 31-01-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By dtrally
Textbook rooted wheelbearing noise. Get it...

Textbook rooted wheelbearing noise.

Get it to a Subaru specialist workshop and be prepared for up to $500 ish. Often the spindle part that the wheel studs are in will be worn out as well.
Forum: Mechanicals 24-01-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,439
Posted By dtrally
If the lower section can be removed (ie; it...

If the lower section can be removed (ie; it screws off) then they won't be top quality.
Cheap coilovers are often made in this fashion to enable one leg to suit a variety of different applications,...
Forum: Wanted 23-01-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By dtrally
Strictly speaking they are not interchangable....

Strictly speaking they are not interchangable. They are matched to the head when the cam tunnel is bored. If you change them around or swap them for others there's a good chance the tunnel will no...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 22-01-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,018
Posted By dtrally
CAMS; 'sorry for the mix up' A mix up that...

CAMS; 'sorry for the mix up'

A mix up that could have turned you away from the sport or cost you thousands of dollars.
Not really good enough effort in my opinion. It was only your persistence...
Forum: Wanted 21-01-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By dtrally
Bug eye never came with a 3.9 R160 only R180 in...

Bug eye never came with a 3.9 R160 only R180 in the STi version. The WRX had either 3.54 (MY01) or 4.44 (MY02)

I might sound like a fucking cracked record here but the sooner people stop calling...
Forum: Wanted 20-01-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By dtrally
3.9 R160's are hard to find. They don't come in...

3.9 R160's are hard to find. They don't come in any Aus delivered WRX and only one version of JDM for a very short run.
You will most likely have to build one from 2 diffs.
NB; the ones everyone...
Forum: Local Motorsport 16-01-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,915
Posted By dtrally
Sounds good guys. Bring licenses and long sleeves...

Sounds good guys. Bring licenses and long sleeves etc.
Forum: Local Motorsport 15-01-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,915
Posted By dtrally
I might need a nav.....Any lightweight young...

I might need a nav.....Any lightweight young ladies with a CAMS license want a ride?
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 14-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,518
Posted By dtrally
The old schedule (pre 2006) had a service called...

The old schedule (pre 2006) had a service called interval 4. That was all fluids, spark plugs and cambelt. Well under $2k even worst case. The single cam engines are cheaper, turbo autos are dearer...
Forum: Your Driveway 14-01-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 84,989
Posted By dtrally
I've placed an advert for Burke's sensual...

I've placed an advert for Burke's sensual massage. The phone calls are coming in already I hear.:p
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 13-01-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,518
Posted By dtrally
What I do for my customers in this situation is...

What I do for my customers in this situation is to remove the passenger side timing belt cover. It's relatively easy. then wind the engine over by hand using a socket on the crank pulley and inspect...
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 10-01-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,018
Posted By dtrally
I guess the rear half could be fully welded...

I guess the rear half could be fully welded together (it will still fit in the car in one piece but it's awkward and requires the whole interior be stripped) then there would only be 4 removable...
Forum: Your Driveway 07-01-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 34,946
Posted By dtrally
Polarburke

Polarburke
Forum: Complaints and Grievances 06-01-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 164,796
Posted By dtrally
Was the pressure guage in the green prior to...

Was the pressure guage in the green prior to using the extinguisher?
Forum: Mechanicals 06-01-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,167
Posted By dtrally
Retarding the cam timing to reduce a miss is not...

Retarding the cam timing to reduce a miss is not a procedure I'm familiar with, it may be a technique used though??

It sounds like you covered all bases with the belt change. When the cams spring...
Forum: Mechanicals 05-01-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,723
Posted By dtrally
Just Beau craving black meat on white street.

Just Beau craving black meat on white street.
Forum: Mechanicals 05-01-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,167
Posted By dtrally
I would revisit the camshaft timing. Disregard...

I would revisit the camshaft timing.
Disregard the white lines on the belt, especially if it's a Dayco belt.
Rotate the engine backwards by enough that you can slowly bring the crank into position...
Forum: Introductions 05-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By dtrally
http://www.perth-wrx.com/vb/sale-cars-only/42023-0...

http://www.perth-wrx.com/vb/sale-cars-only/42023-02-sti-wr-blue-sale.html
Forum: For Sale (Cars Only) 05-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,848
Posted By dtrally
I still have this STi and would reluctantly part...

I still have this STi and would reluctantly part with it if someone needs a great car for the price. Hasn't been actively for sale but I could use the room in the garage for other projects. If...
Forum: Mechanicals 05-01-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,723
Posted By dtrally
Munya?:eek:

Munya?:eek:
Forum: Wanted 05-01-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By dtrally
I have one of each type. The JDM under bonnet...

I have one of each type.
The JDM under bonnet (near firewall) with pump $80
The AuDM boot mount with pump $100
Switch $25
You will have to wire it up yourself.
Forum: Wanted 05-01-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By dtrally
No one here knows what you're talking about. ????...

No one here knows what you're talking about. ????

Put it in simple terms or a picture and you may have more success in finding one.
Forum: Your Driveway 04-01-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 31,764
Posted By dtrally
Shit, I didn't think they were that exxy and hard...

Shit, I didn't think they were that exxy and hard to get. I've had a few of the JDM single piece ones (like Munya has) but on close inspection they are not the same (as nice) as an Aussie STi grille.
Forum: Mechanicals 02-01-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,753
Posted By dtrally
Have a close look at the spindle while it's...

Have a close look at the spindle while it's apart. (the centre part with the wheels studs on it) They often turn in the bearing and wear down the diameter so they are no longer a press fit in the new...
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