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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-04-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,404
Posted By xlid007
Yes, the tech installed mine also with no...

Yes, the tech installed mine also with no clearance issues. He also installed the thermal wrap on the oil pan.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-02-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,140
Posted By xlid007
My setup sounds a bit like yours but way more...

My setup sounds a bit like yours but way more quiet. I have the Tomei UEL header, Tomei Over Pipe, Berk Catted Front Pipe and Zeta catback exhaust. There is absolutely no drone while driving, no rasp...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-31-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 173,067
Posted By xlid007
I've been driving manual for more than 15 years....

I've been driving manual for more than 15 years. I've had stock and racing clutches. I only ride the clutch in stop and go traffic which doesn't happen too often. My FRS is a year and 9 months old...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-31-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 173,067
Posted By xlid007
Fixed the link. This part seems to be going out...

Fixed the link. This part seems to be going out on a lot of people. I bet they'll release a TSB on it.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-31-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 173,067
Posted By xlid007
Fixed the link.

Fixed the link.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 173,067
Posted By xlid007
This is what was replaced on my claim so you guys...

This is what was replaced on my claim so you guys have an idea.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/srv7z9a71lpzvlp/Photo%20Aug%2019%2C%202%2026%2057%20PM.jpg?dl=0...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-17-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 173,067
Posted By xlid007
My car has full bolt-ons and tune. i guess that...

My car has full bolt-ons and tune. i guess that depends on the dealer. My dealer called me and told me that they had to remove my exhaust to get to the transmission and since it was aftermarket, they...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-17-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 173,067
Posted By xlid007
You are correct. I just got my car back for the...

You are correct. I just got my car back for the same noise and the same parts were replaced. I had to fight with the service adviser because the techs first said that the noise was normal, which I...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-06-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,980
Posted By xlid007
Same thing is happening to me as well and it's...

Same thing is happening to me as well and it's the same squeak noise as in the video. I'm going to take my car in to see what's up. FML :bonk::mad0260:
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-10-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,743
Posted By xlid007
Yeah it's definitely louder but nothing like the...

Yeah it's definitely louder but nothing like the ones that I've heard with a header on. Then again, I like low quiet sporty sounding exhausts. This was a selling point for me since I was planning on...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-10-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,743
Posted By xlid007
I have had this exhaust for almost 2 years now....

I have had this exhaust for almost 2 years now. Still holding up perfectly fine, sounds perfect with my Tomei UEL header/over pipe and Berk catted Front Pipe. No rasp or anything too loud. Sounds...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-07-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,707
Posted By xlid007
No need to pay over 1k for a header. That's...

No need to pay over 1k for a header. That's ridiculous. Just get Tomei header and overpipe for $700+ and call it a day. Perfect fitment, overall great gains, awesome exhaust sound (I went UEL since...
Forum: Software Tuning 03-27-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,737
Posted By xlid007
I'm so glad you made this thread. I thought I was...

I'm so glad you made this thread. I thought I was going crazy. I got the same CEL twice already and couldn't wrap my head around it since the OFT should have prevented this code. Now I understand...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-20-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By xlid007
OFT CEL

I had the weirdest thing happen to me about a month ago. The CEL turned on while driving. The car sounded the same and behaved the same. I hooked up the OFT to see what the code was and to my...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-20-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,675
Posted By xlid007
It depends on the dealer. I have taken my car in...

It depends on the dealer. I have taken my car in with Tomei UEL Header, Catback, AFE Intake and OFT and all I get are complements on the car. The only thing I would do is flash the car back to stock...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-08-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,404
Posted By xlid007
No problem. I'm going to make another video of...

No problem. I'm going to make another video of how it sounds outside and drive by. The header is superb quality and fitment.


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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-06-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,404
Posted By xlid007
Tomei UEL Header and Overpipe Review

I went today to Miami Performance Inc, to install my Tomei UEL header and Overpipe. The install went smooth, Jack which was doing the installation and happens to own an FR-S and was extremely...
Forum: Software Tuning 09-06-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By xlid007
Openflash Changing Maps

I'm actually waiting now as it's getting installed. The mechanic told me that the build construction is really good stuff.


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Forum: Software Tuning 09-05-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By xlid007
Thanks for the reply. Let me say hats off to you...

Thanks for the reply. Let me say hats off to you for making such an amazing product. I was able to fix my calibration problem and now works like a charm. I'm running on map one and what a difference...
Forum: Software Tuning 09-05-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By xlid007
Thanks. I went back to the car and under Setup I...

Thanks. I went back to the car and under Setup I found the Calibration and screen rotation option. Sometimes we IT people tend to complicate our minds and forget the simple things. A curse I guess,...
Forum: Software Tuning 09-05-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By xlid007
Also something else that I forgot to mention. How...

Also something else that I forgot to mention. How responsive are your OFTs when navigating menus. Mine, I have to try to press the same menu button multiple times until it finally selects it. The...
Forum: Software Tuning 09-05-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By xlid007
Openflash Changing Maps

I tried searching everywhere but I couldn't find my answer. It's probably simple. I flashed my ECU to stage 1 map. I'm getting the Tomei Header installed tomorrow and going to switch to map 2 UEL. To...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-02-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 37,445
Posted By xlid007
I agree with you guys. Thanks for all the tips...

I agree with you guys. Thanks for all the tips and let's see how it goes this weekend. I hope it doesn't take too long and I don't run into issues. And yes, WD40 over all nuts before trying to unbolt...
Forum: Software Tuning 08-31-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,292
Posted By xlid007
It makes a huge difference. I don't know if it's...

It makes a huge difference. I don't know if it's just me, but I barely feel the torque dip anymore on map 1. It drives very smooth.


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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-29-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 37,445
Posted By xlid007
Thanks for the tip. Also, where you able to...

Thanks for the tip. Also, where you able to torque down the engine bolts? I've heard some header bolts are hard to tighten down because of the weird position they're in.


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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-29-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 37,445
Posted By xlid007
Lol. I hope you're alright. I'm going to be...

Lol. I hope you're alright. I'm going to be bringing my brother to help me out.


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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-29-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 37,445
Posted By xlid007
This I know, but I was looking to see different...

This I know, but I was looking to see different ways people go about installing these components. For example, what to look for? trouble areas?, etc
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-29-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 37,445
Posted By xlid007
Tomei UEL Header Installation Tips

Just purchased a Tomei UEL header and overpipe. Any of you guys had any tips when it comes to the installation of these items. I'm going to schedule an appointment next week to rent a lift and get...
Forum: Software Tuning 08-28-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,701
Posted By xlid007
Damn, I'm still getting 24MPG, but the majority...

Damn, I'm still getting 24MPG, but the majority of the time I'm sitting in stop and go traffic here in Miami. I think the max I've seen is 26MPG.
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 08-16-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By xlid007
Sold!!! Thanks,

Sold!!! Thanks,
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