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Forum: Suspension Yesterday, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Markyscoob
Coilover covers

OK. I'm about to upgrade my coil overs having got 4 years and about 50,000 miles out of the previous ones before they went off.

Having kept them clean and lubed as much as I could, there is a lot...
Forum: Suspension Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By Markyscoob
As above. The New Age shells are identical from...

As above. The New Age shells are identical from Bug through to Hawkeye in terms of bolting stuff to them. The Top mounts differ as per the damper rod diameter as above and the Widetrack cars use a...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 12 October 2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Markyscoob
Plenty on the Isle of Man.

Plenty on the Isle of Man.
Forum: Suspension 30 September 2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,096
Posted By Markyscoob
The Standard car is a mess. IMHO. The Bump stops...

The Standard car is a mess. IMHO. The Bump stops are the main problem, as stated, but the damping is really ****, as it needs to cater for the tow extremes.

Let's say you are cornering, well in...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 11 September 2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By Markyscoob
I disabled the blip on mine when Alan's Martin...

I disabled the blip on mine when Alan's Martin remapped mine after the forged rebuild. I have always done it myself so didn't see the need. It already had an Ecutek map on that Racing Line had done...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 28 August 2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,415
Posted By Markyscoob
5 owners and overpriced. As to Forged...

5 owners and overpriced.

As to Forged rebuilds... Bear in mind the 2.0 cars JDM and all pre-Hawkeye (06-07) cars were forged from new. The Hawk was not as it came with a non Homologated 2.5...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 09 August 2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,636
Posted By Markyscoob
As my Spec D Forged 06 plate (Was before going on...

As my Spec D Forged 06 plate (Was before going on the IOM register) is a keeper, I'm not bothered either way. It's got all the wings and stuff on now, so is just a normal STi with leather seats and a...
Forum: General Technical 07 July 2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Markyscoob
Agree. New bushes and check all suspension for...

Agree. New bushes and check all suspension for wear first. Secondly, tyre type and pressure. Finally, the toe settings make a huge difference.

In theory, remember, by putting toe into the car,...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 07 July 2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Markyscoob
The differences between that car in the first two...

The differences between that car in the first two years and the final one were very noticable. It was quick to start with but unreal the last time. I watched at Kirk Michael and the car came at us...
Forum: Non Scooby Related 06 July 2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 907
Posted By Markyscoob
Absolutely yes. And would stand up and fight...

Absolutely yes.
And would stand up and fight (figuratively)in court if needed afterwards.
Forum: ScoobyNet General 06 July 2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Markyscoob
Well, I measured the edge to a genuine Hawk STi...

Well, I measured the edge to a genuine Hawk STi and mine is within 1mm of correct positioning. The plates really don't sit right if even slightly out of place.

Most aftermarket ones are one...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 04 July 2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Markyscoob
Genuine Hawkeye STI roof vane fitting photos.

Hi all, sorry I never got round to putting these up.

Any questions, just post here.

Not on too often but it does give a lot more down force on fast bends and lands the jumps very nicely!
...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 28 June 2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By Markyscoob
My Hawk is a 2.5 but forged after the usual...

My Hawk is a 2.5 but forged after the usual problems....

As to suspension problems, the standard car is OK. but has it's limits. For some unfathomable reason, Subaru fit soft springs and long firm...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 28 June 2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By Markyscoob
There is a pristine 1 owner Widetrack 2.0 STi...

There is a pristine 1 owner Widetrack 2.0 STi 2005 car for sale at KT Green's in Otley. Crystal Grey and absolutely mint. 60K and full history. I think it's 14,995 and If I didn't own my Hawkeye...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 27 June 2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Markyscoob
The springs push on the hinges not the boot...

The springs push on the hinges not the boot itself.
Forum: Lighting and Other Electrical 08 June 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Markyscoob
NRVs can get stuck open with dirt or mould...

NRVs can get stuck open with dirt or mould buildup in the pipes. Definitely worth swapping it out.
Forum: Lighting and Other Electrical 08 June 2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Markyscoob
...which is why I play AAC music from the phone.

...which is why I play AAC music from the phone.
Forum: General Technical 08 June 2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 730
Posted By Markyscoob
Agree with Dubzy, a stuck or knackered Thermostat...

Agree with Dubzy, a stuck or knackered Thermostat will send the car cold on open roads, whereas if it's controlling as usual on the go but heats up when stationary, it's more likely the fans not...
Forum: Lighting and Other Electrical 08 June 2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,092
Posted By Markyscoob
WRX low spoiler and STI high level use the same...

WRX low spoiler and STI high level use the same rear brake light cluster, only the bottom edge has a paint treatment on it, and the wiring is altered. The circuit board is the same.

Good luck.
Forum: Lighting and Other Electrical 08 June 2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Markyscoob
I had a Spec D that had a Pioneer single DIN...

I had a Spec D that had a Pioneer single DIN unit. The Speakers were trashed pretty quickly.... Neither parts were up to much having had the O.E. Double DIN unit on the previous car.
For a...
Forum: Lighting and Other Electrical 08 June 2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Markyscoob
Oh dear. You limit for distortion is the car's...

Oh dear. You limit for distortion is the car's stereo. It's internal AMP will give clean sound to about 2/3 of the volume then begins to distort. The standard speakers on a Subaru are utter ****. ...
Forum: Lighting and Other Electrical 08 June 2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Markyscoob
UK New age cars have one reverse and one fog...

UK New age cars have one reverse and one fog light. As said above, it's the easiest option.
Forum: ScoobyNet General 08 June 2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By Markyscoob
There are three light blue LHD cars and 3 matt...

There are three light blue LHD cars and 3 matt black wrapped Monster liveried cars here are the TT this year. They're all 2014 spec so need to go somewhere in the Winter. There are a couple of...
Forum: Lighting and Other Electrical 06 June 2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 38,068
Posted By Markyscoob
Had the same problem on my 06 Spec D recently....

Had the same problem on my 06 Spec D recently. Sourced from Scooby Spares another sensor and a bit of wring to the plug, as the central pin had completely corroded away, and the end of the plug was...
Forum: Interior 03 June 2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Markyscoob
Sorted now anyway. Thanks for the hint though.

Sorted now anyway. Thanks for the hint though.
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