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Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-18-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,541
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
Just seeing this, I sold my car a few months ago....

Just seeing this, I sold my car a few months ago. I took the eye bolts out and replaced them with dzus fasteners like on motorcycles. They have a loop to hook the bungee cord into. I used the lower...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 09-06-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
For 2013 it was 7500 miles, it changed to 6,000...

For 2013 it was 7500 miles, it changed to 6,000 miles in 2014. This was on a sign at a Subaru dealership.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 07-03-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,523
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
So I got around to doing this earlier. This...

So I got around to doing this earlier.

This is what I used.
Amazon.com: Black Chrome Race Fasteners 1/4 Turn Quick Release 10 Pack Dzus Panex D-Ring Length: Automotive

Here is how it looks.
...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 07-02-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,523
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
I currently have a couple eye bolts replacing the...

I currently have a couple eye bolts replacing the lower fastener. I recently bought some 1/4 turn fasteners for my motorcycle and have a few extra. I'm going to try using those.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-28-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 40,382
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
I'm surprised I haven't read anything from anyone...

I'm surprised I haven't read anything from anyone that was there. I got to see this new color in person. I'm pretty sure I was almost photobombing one of the pictures posted.

It was definitely a...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-05-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16,430
Views: 5,130,389
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
I washed mine, the pollen was pretty bad. Getting...

I washed mine, the pollen was pretty bad. Getting up early to give it a quick liquid wax then driving to the Wicked Big Meet festivities.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-26-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 151,071
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
Yes, between the two holes.

Yes, between the two holes.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-26-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 151,071
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
Full is at the upper hole. As our oil is fairly...

Full is at the upper hole. As our oil is fairly light it can be hard to read because it doesnt hang onto the stick. I recommend pulling the dipstick and putting it against a paper towel. The oil will...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-21-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 324
Sticky: TSB / Recall
Views: 205,758
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
I'm curious as to if AUS has cracked down on...

I'm curious as to if AUS has cracked down on sulphur like the USA has. Our gasoline has 30 ppm on average with a maximum of 80 ppm.

Sulphur in fuels act as a natural lubricant. Old diesels with...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-21-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,969
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
I believe the 95 Jetta I had would go into first...

I believe the 95 Jetta I had would go into first at over 10 mph. It was scary as it would lock the wheels up for a split second.

Like mentioned, double clutch on going from 2nd to 1st if you...
Forum: Southeast 05-20-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 120,826
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
I work out of Fourchon, but live in Maine. I...

I work out of Fourchon, but live in Maine. I spotted an orange FRS with black stripes on the hood. Anyone on here?
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-18-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,198
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
With a crow foot. You should also calculate the...

With a crow foot. You should also calculate the actual torque as a crows foot adds some length to the torque wrench.

Crows foot:...
Forum: Groupbuys 05-15-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
Look up the nameless longtube header, this is...

Look up the nameless longtube header, this is extremely similar.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-14-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,570
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
Timmy_Jones you won't find many parts for the BRZ...

Timmy_Jones you won't find many parts for the BRZ in Maine. I live near Bath. Get on facebook and search for 86 Owners of New England. Mainely Subarus is another group to check out. I believe someone...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-09-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 60,575
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
As in it isn't seating all the way? If so then...

As in it isn't seating all the way? If so then sticking your pulley(but don't put the bolt in) on it may allow you to wiggle it out. Mine has a fairly tight fit to the spacer.

If you can post a...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-07-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 30,655
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
So I have had various experiences with...

So I have had various experiences with traction/stability control across a couple manufacturers now. One key factor in how it kicks in with it "off" is how much horizontal force is allowed. Chrysler...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-29-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,823
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
Any gains in mileage seen at cruising speeds will...

Any gains in mileage seen at cruising speeds will be mostly offset by increased effort of taking off. Those that have gone with lower gears say they only lost 1-2 mpg at most IIRC. The bigger benefit...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 04-27-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,479
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
Biggest issue will be triggering the head unit to...

Biggest issue will be triggering the head unit to display the camera feed from each camera. I would think running the turn signal command for each side so it activates the display in the same manner...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 04-26-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 22,412
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
I've got a 93 Nighthawk 750, which was my first...

I've got a 93 Nighthawk 750, which was my first bike and I'll be putting up for sale. I recently bought a 94 vfr750, it has 4 into 1 headers and a left exit exhaust.

http://i.imgur.com/Z02WHGi.jpg
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-21-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
That would be their XR1 series muffler. I'm...

That would be their XR1 series muffler. I'm planning on putting this exhaust on my car.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-14-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 42,609
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
The alternator pulley can be a pain. Best bet is...

The alternator pulley can be a pain. Best bet is leave the belt on and use an impact. I think mine took a couple quick whacks from my cordless to come free.
Forum: Site Announcements / Questions / Issues 04-06-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,553
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
Thanks, that seems to be the issue. I just can't...

Thanks, that seems to be the issue. I just can't select the "All" button. I did already try clearing cookies and history.
Forum: Site Announcements / Questions / Issues 04-06-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,553
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
BRZ discussion and photo gallery

Is there some running april fools joke with deleting the BRZ section?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 04-03-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,311
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
As long as the pressure you car sees is within...

As long as the pressure you car sees is within spec you shouldn't have any problems. I personally would install a extra gauge for oil pressure so you can monitor continuously.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 04-02-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
You don't even need to jack the car up. The lug...

You don't even need to jack the car up. The lug nuts used on these cars are tapered, they won't let the wheel move at all. I've swapped one lug nut at a time so many times it's not funny. Just make...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 03-25-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,716
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
I just got off the boat I work on, 28 day hitch,...

I just got off the boat I work on, 28 day hitch, so I have the lazy Wednesday feeling also.

The big differences in diesels and petrol engines are combustion source, fuel injection, higher...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 03-25-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,716
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
The majority of engines use the typical design of...

The majority of engines use the typical design of pistons on connecting rods on a crankshaft. These engines all use engine oil for the same things:

Lubricate bearings, valve train, help create a...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 03-25-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,716
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
I was just thinking about this. My job has me...

I was just thinking about this. My job has me working with large diesel engines, 1,000 hp and up. It is generally normal for the first bit of oil to be burned off after an oil change. As long as...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 03-18-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 144,411
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
It can take a decent length breaker bar at times,...

It can take a decent length breaker bar at times, it took me a bit to get mine free. Hope you were using a 6 point socket, 12 point sockets like to eat bolt heads.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 03-18-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 144,411
Posted By CoupedUpSubie
Before or after install? Approximately how much...

Before or after install? Approximately how much of a full turn? If you are getting 1/4 turn then it is probably just how everything stopped as fars as gears and engine internals go. Push the clutch...
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