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Forum: Suspension 16 February 2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Markyscoob
Agree, new engine mounts can rejuvenate many...

Agree, new engine mounts can rejuvenate many older cars. Just getting it like it was new is a revelation.
Forum: Styling 15 February 2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By Markyscoob
So, a brief lesson in aero might be useful here....

So, a brief lesson in aero might be useful here. If you look at the car profile from side on, imagine how air flows around the car. Where it speeds up, the pressure drops, where it slows, the...
Forum: Subaru Parts 29 January 2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By Markyscoob
I had a set of these. Bloody good shocks they...

I had a set of these. Bloody good shocks they are. lasted 30,000 and five hard years with little corrosion and only took them off as one of the rears had lost it's gas. The ER gives you loads of...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 23 January 2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Markyscoob
Just got one for my car from ICP. Looks identical...

Just got one for my car from ICP. Looks identical to the one on the right.
Forum: ScoobyNet General 23 January 2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,432
Posted By Markyscoob
HG failure symptoms, don't usually reoccur unless...

HG failure symptoms, don't usually reoccur unless you boost the car. I nursed mine for about a month until I got it down to Alan at Engine Tuner in Plymouth. Fully Forged and Studded, it's never...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 23 January 2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By Markyscoob
Basically, the gearbox difference make the whole...

Basically, the gearbox difference make the whole experience different. A WRX is far easier to drive normally, the gear throw softer and ratios just more like a normal car.

The STI will give your...
Forum: ScoobyNet General 23 January 2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 826
Posted By Markyscoob
I have the ECUTEK set up by Martyn with flat foot...

I have the ECUTEK set up by Martyn with flat foot shifting and about 355-360 depending on the weather. With the O.E. Bridgestones, I daren't try the Launch Control in the dry- Too Brutal. The Clutch,...
Forum: Styling 19 January 2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Markyscoob
Main difference is HT autos is fibreglass and...

Main difference is HT autos is fibreglass and looks a mess if you catch it on a kerb, and the genuine STI one is PPE plastic and will scrape but deform and pop back without as much damage.
Forum: Lighting and Other Electrical 19 January 2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Markyscoob
Relay is usually in place I think. I just fitted...

Relay is usually in place I think. I just fitted the lights, surrounds and switch to my 03 STI. Relay already there. I stand to be corrected though. Wiring is definitely in place though.

Luckily...
Forum: Interior 19 January 2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By Markyscoob
I have one. Most Japanese cars have a fascia that...

I have one. Most Japanese cars have a fascia that goes over the radio, and most Japanese after market stereo's have removable outer bezels for that purpose. Alpine ones fit perfectly. You can see...
Forum: Suspension 19 January 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Markyscoob
I've never tried the BR model, but the ER's I...

I've never tried the BR model, but the ER's I had, running plush high speed compression option, and +60mm length with 6kg/5kg were spot on for me for the five year s and 35,000 miles they lasted.
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Forum: ScoobyNet General 07 January 2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,258
Posted By Markyscoob
It tells us your 35mm lower at the front and 15mm...

It tells us your 35mm lower at the front and 15mm at the rear. Should "look" ok and make the car lean into the front corner when cornering on a trailing throttle, rather than lean into the back...
Forum: Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 30 December 2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By Markyscoob
That Bleed Screw Torque of 20NM is high and ONLY...

That Bleed Screw Torque of 20NM is high and ONLY for the STI Brembo Calipers. I'm also about to bleed my brakes. I stripped and rebuilt my calipers and fitted new braided lines at the same time. New...
Forum: Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 30 December 2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By Markyscoob
OK. From the manual... You bleed FR, RL, FL,...

OK. From the manual...
You bleed FR, RL, FL, RR. Inner then outer on each caliper. Torques are 18NM for the union and 20NM for the Bleed Screw 11mm size socket/spanner.

The manual states a...
Forum: Member's Gallery 26 December 2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 14,898
Posted By Markyscoob
For my Winter fun, I've got a set of Goodrich...

For my Winter fun, I've got a set of Goodrich braided hoses, and rebuilt the calipers. Disc have been blasted clean of rust (not been using the old girl) and also I've cleaned off the rust on the...
Forum: Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 04 December 2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Markyscoob
The spacesaver does fit over the front Brembos...

The spacesaver does fit over the front Brembos too. I checked on mine, but I didn't drive it .
Forum: General Technical 23 November 2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Markyscoob
And FFS please don't put standard head bolts in....

And FFS please don't put standard head bolts in. Get it studded while you can. This mod alone SHOULD stop the head gasket ever going again. Agree with the bottom end too. While it's out, if only for...
Forum: Suspension 21 November 2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Markyscoob
I can fully endorse the advice on the bottom of...

I can fully endorse the advice on the bottom of the OP's post.

So we all know exactly what is being described, I'll have a go in simple English.

Imagine the roll centres of the car floating...
Forum: Suspension 20 November 2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By Markyscoob
A two way adjustable is not the same, as the...

A two way adjustable is not the same, as the pivot holes make it behave like a different diameter bar. This could well have been an actual 19mm, but both holes were closer to the bar than stock?
...
Forum: Suspension 20 November 2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By Markyscoob
Hmm. I was sure the rear on my 06 Hawk was a 19mm...

Hmm. I was sure the rear on my 06 Hawk was a 19mm bar. It's long gone now, I have a 21/22/23 Whiteline bar on, and that's just been re-powdercoated as the O.E. finish doesn't last long at all.
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Forum: Suspension 17 November 2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Markyscoob
Interesting. Sounds like the ride height might...

Interesting. Sounds like the ride height might have been changed? The Roll centre kit on it's own wouldn't change the angle of the car. at all.

What the kit has done is change the balance of your...
Forum: Suspension 16 November 2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,285
Posted By Markyscoob
Sounds like one of them is past it's best. But...

Sounds like one of them is past it's best. But that's what happens with second hand stuff.

If I were you, I'd get the STI ones off, strip the lot and look for matched pair of dampers side to side,...
Forum: Suspension 13 November 2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Markyscoob
How many miles on these coilovers? It sounds like...

How many miles on these coilovers? It sounds like the damping has gone to be honest. it's low speed damping that is your problem.

My BCs went after 5 years /36,000 miles. The rears lost their...
Forum: Suspension 12 November 2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Markyscoob
better to have a full side on picture Trev. Your...

better to have a full side on picture Trev. Your car looks nice BTW.

Can you remind us on here the brand of coilovers and spring rates fitted. you do appear to have a nice rake set in from the...
Forum: Suspension 11 November 2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,285
Posted By Markyscoob
No. Bear in mind these are sold as for Track...

No. Bear in mind these are sold as for Track use... BC wouldn't put less than 10/8 in for warranty (what there is) to be valid. Their inverted units all carry track use and short warranty, as they...
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