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Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 19-04-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
I haven't. I paid for a really good system but...

I haven't. I paid for a really good system but it has been the most unreliable piece of junk. It has been back to the states 3 times and they have 'fixed' it even though it is way out of warranty...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 19-04-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
So... we did it. the thing held today with...

So... we did it. the thing held today with hopes, cables ties and dreams but we got across the line.

Massive carnage on the last day which i find astounding but i reckon a lot of it is fatigue...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 15-04-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Today was a bit bluh. My favourite targa stage is...

Today was a bit bluh. My favourite targa stage is this 36 ish km run into strahan. Its always late arvo, the sun is in your eyes, its seriously bumpy and starts off long flowing and then gets really...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 14-04-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Targa bites again... Started the day 40 seconds...

Targa bites again... Started the day 40 seconds from the lead. Ended up 2m45 secs in the lead. We had cut the monaro's lead down to 15 seconds going into the last stage and felt confident of taking...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 13-04-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Had a really good day today. Finally got the car...

Had a really good day today. Finally got the car to where it should of been on sunday night.

Today was the longest day of the rally with nearly 140 competitive k's over 8 stages.

Still havent...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 12-04-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Better day today but far out i am rusty. Just...

Better day today but far out i am rusty. Just goes to show how important seat time is. Braking way too early. Turning in way too early. No feel for the grip limits. Given the only thing i have done...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 11-04-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Ok. Day 1.... Four stages... The first three dont...

Ok. Day 1.... Four stages... The first three dont count towards the results and have very easily achievable base times. I.e the speed limits on the roads are 100 or 110. Average 90 kph and you will...
Forum: Mechanicals 25-03-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,929
Posted By urabus
Jamie i buy the srf on my account at castrol. I...

Jamie i buy the srf on my account at castrol. I get it for $110 / litre. Next time you want some just let me know.

Brendon
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 13-03-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
As awesome as im sure they will be quinn is...

As awesome as im sure they will be quinn is bringing his huracan for 4wd showroom....

Glynn cant give away his focus rs tarmac car, admitedly it is 2wd.

IF i decide to keep going after this i...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 11-03-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Dont ask questions i dont have a good answer too!...

Dont ask questions i dont have a good answer too!

Basically the original one didnt fit in any class with the new tarmac rally rules. It is underpowered for street cars at barbagallo. Its too...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 11-03-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Bump. Getting in early. After a hiatus we are...

Bump. Getting in early. After a hiatus we are back for another lap of tassie next month. It is the 25th anniversary. There was some talk of ken block and walter rohrl coming over but block is...
Forum: For Sale (Cars Only) 24-08-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,883
Posted By urabus
Unless you have changed it, it also has autronic...

Unless you have changed it, it also has autronic ecu and (factory) R180 rear end.

Might be a bit biased but awesome car!

Cheap well sorted gc8 with lots of good bits.

Brendon
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 22-08-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,812
Posted By urabus
What a shame. From all reports they are a good...

What a shame. From all reports they are a good product.

Brendon
Forum: Mechanicals 06-07-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,267
Posted By urabus
Give it full noise. Ideally you want to put it...

Give it full noise. Ideally you want to put it under some load though. I.e put some people in it and go up greenmount hill a few times. Doesnt need to be fast. Just work throguh some gears without...
Forum: Complaints and Grievances 12-06-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 172,965
Posted By urabus
Nope. still got to add circa 130kg's. They...

Nope. still got to add circa 130kg's.

They need a preamble in the regs that says what they are trying to achieve long term. i.e. no modern cars and everyone in an old Porsche. Then we wouldn't...
Forum: Complaints and Grievances 08-06-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 172,965
Posted By urabus
With no fuel mid 1300's. We are 100kg's lighter...

With no fuel mid 1300's. We are 100kg's lighter than any other evo x at targa this year....

Yes i can run 50kg sump guards front and rear and a heap of lead but the whole thing just shits me off....
Forum: Complaints and Grievances 07-06-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 172,965
Posted By urabus
The new targa tarmac technical regs. The minimum...

The new targa tarmac technical regs. The minimum weight for my evo goes from 1320 to 1555 kg's. What a crock of shit.

Brendon
Forum: Mechanicals 06-06-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By urabus
I get mine from v sport in the east. Brendon

I get mine from v sport in the east.

Brendon
Forum: General Subaru Discussion 06-06-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 45
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Views: 6,633
Posted By urabus
It s a fine line but my understanding is it hasnt...

It s a fine line but my understanding is it hasnt gone broke as such. I think its got to the point where Fats wants to retire and the other owner (who shall remain nameless) cant really be bothered...
Forum: Wanted 05-06-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By urabus
Have you got an electric brake controller fitted...

Have you got an electric brake controller fitted to your tow car?

Brendon
Forum: Local Motorsport 28-05-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,499
Posted By urabus
Just remember that car has a bolt in cage in it. ...

Just remember that car has a bolt in cage in it. Probably still worth that sort of money bbut if it was me i would budget for a proper cage.



Agreed but remember what happened last time he...
Forum: For Sale (Cars Only) 26-05-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By urabus
Admitedly much higher k's but there is a 2dr sti...

Admitedly much higher k's but there is a 2dr sti on carsales in perth for the same money....

Brendon
Forum: Wanted 22-05-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By urabus
Man up and order the motec c125.... / thread...

Man up and order the motec c125....

/ thread

Brendon
Forum: Mechanicals 20-05-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,199
Posted By urabus
You can buy a special tool for tightening up the...

You can buy a special tool for tightening up the clamps. It is about $25 from repco or covs. Extremely simple to use and makes the job full pro.

Also on the evo (i assume the wrx is the same)...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 19-05-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
A couple of photo have surfaced of some damage......

A couple of photo have surfaced of some damage...

This is my mates evo x that launched and destroyed his transfer case. We thought it was just the transfer case but in the light of day it turns...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 14-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Ok. Some photos from the event. ...

Ok. Some photos from the event.

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g161/urabus99_photos/14TT-17670_zpse2b528cd.jpg...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 11-05-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Well what a day! Bearing in mind we were 7...

Well what a day! Bearing in mind we were 7 minutes behind quinn and 4 minutes in front of purdey we had it all to lose and nothing to gain today.

The first stage was 30km's. Then about 10km's up...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 11-05-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
I was talking to someone about whites crash and...

I was talking to someone about whites crash and how it happened given all the warnings and someone made a good point. For those that dont know white doesnt run normal pace notes. He runs this ipad...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 11-05-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Cheers. Cant question whites commitment to...

Cheers.

Cant question whites commitment to the event....

Here are some before and during photos. Reckons he will be restarting today...

This is it insitu in the bush....
...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 10-05-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
What a day. Learnt some things about the car as...

What a day. Learnt some things about the car as its the first time i have really driven it is pouring rain. Dont want to write an even bigger essay than usual but the amount of extra grip you can...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 09-05-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
^^ this. They did the showroom cars last...

^^ this.

They did the showroom cars last night.

Today was another really good day and the first of 3 really big days. Think almost the same number of competitive k's as targa west each day for...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 09-05-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Fuel pumps are free. They worked out...

Fuel pumps are free.

They worked out someone had a dogbox.

Airboxes off so they can get the borescope down to look at turbo's.

Spark plugs out to check stroke. To take a spark plug out...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 08-05-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Your right. They are nearly as ugly as each...

Your right. They are nearly as ugly as each other! Definitely johnson and not richards!

Dick drove for one day two years ago and decided it was too dangerous and took off again.

Brendon
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 08-05-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
After stage 3 yesterday we were 84th.... By the...

After stage 3 yesterday we were 84th.... By the end of the day we were up to 23rd....

After today we are up to 7th in modern and 15th outright.

Last night we were a fair way behind a corvette...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 08-05-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
This is where we were segregated so that cams...

This is where we were segregated so that cams could pull us apart... Way away from everyone else....

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g161/urabus99_photos/20140508_073454_zpszwzgeafb.jpg...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 08-05-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
This is kennards sti. Look at the 'a' pillar.... ...

This is kennards sti. Look at the 'a' pillar....
http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g161/urabus99_photos/20140507_160136_zpsugxavc0r.jpg...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 08-05-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Here are some photos. This is my mates evo x...

Here are some photos. This is my mates evo x after arguing with a fence post and getting bogged in a field... Both rear doors, 2 rims, the exhaust and a bit of panel damage but he will be...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 07-05-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Yep. Dont know why but a hose blew off. Never...

Yep. Dont know why but a hose blew off. Never happened before. I doubt it was the mechanics because it did the media day at symmons, prologue and then two (albeit short and slow) stages this...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 06-05-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Prologue today. We were 6th behind, 3x R35's, an...

Prologue today. We were 6th behind, 3x R35's, an audi ttrs and jason white in the ex kim ill an evo IX.

Pretty happy as i wouldnt expect beat them in a point and shoot exercise around george town....
Forum: For Sale 02-05-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By urabus
There was a sticker on the rhs side of the dash...

There was a sticker on the rhs side of the dash where the door card closes up against it. It was the service sticker when it was last serviced in japan. From memory it was about 67km's and i got...
Forum: For Sale 02-05-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By urabus
These are awesome. What are you going to put in...

These are awesome. What are you going to put in instead?

Brendon
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 21-04-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 53,222
Posted By urabus
Ok update. Seems i have missed a couple of...

Ok update. Seems i have missed a couple of things.

Car is now in tassie and i leave just after the anzac day long weekend for another shot at targa tas.

We couldnt get the gems centre diff...
Forum: Mechanicals 21-04-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,561
Posted By urabus
Big time. When i built my evo x it was 1480kg...

Big time. When i built my evo x it was 1480kg brand new with very little fule but including the owners manual etc. by the time it was ready to start targa tas with a 1/3rd a tank of fuel, first aid...
Forum: Mechanicals 21-04-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,561
Posted By urabus
Depends how far you want to go and how serious...

Depends how far you want to go and how serious you are.

You can get a lithium ion battery such as those made by super b. they are just over a kilo but cost just under $1k.

I have heard stories...
Forum: Wanted 10-04-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By urabus
245/35's suffice? Brendom

245/35's suffice?

Brendom
Forum: Complaints and Grievances 03-04-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 172,965
Posted By urabus
People in the cue at the scanner at the airport. ...

People in the cue at the scanner at the airport. They wait till they get to the front of the cue to start taking their laptop out of their bag, and their wallet out etc.

Get your shit organised...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 25-03-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,462
Posted By urabus
I really like Crown Metropol. From memory the...

I really like Crown Metropol. From memory the three levels are Promenades is the cheapest. Metropol in the middle and Crown towers is the top one.

Grand Hotel Melbourne is just across the bridge...
Forum: Non-WRX Discussion 20-03-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By urabus
How stuffed is the old turf? Why are you ripping...

How stuffed is the old turf? Why are you ripping it up? I.e. Can it be saved?

Thats a fair amount of turf to rip. Approx 100 sqm at 100mm thick is 10m3 which is more than you can fit in a big...
Forum: Offroad and 4WD 18-03-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,462
Posted By urabus
They start to get a bit of a whine up and then...

They start to get a bit of a whine up and then bang. They are also incredibly sensitive to oil. Also brand new ones from the factory need to be pulled apart and have the backlash adjusted as they...
Forum: Offroad and 4WD 18-03-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,462
Posted By urabus
Before you buy anything earlier than a evo 7 do...

Before you buy anything earlier than a evo 7 do yourself a favour and try and find a transfer case. They fail regularly and even for evo 6's they are bloody hard to find.

Imho the evo is the...
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