Misc. B.S.

Total BS misc stuff that has no where else to go

May 282014
 
LED Bulb Kit from PIAA

One of the features I really like about the the 2015 WRX and STI is the LED Headlights standard on the STI,  WRX premium and limited models. The headlights are absolutely amazing at night and are far superior to the older HIDs that came on the STI’s. Subaru did such a good job on this car and its hard to find things that are flawed and or need improving. With that said, there is one thing I found. The fog [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on May 28, 2014 Misc. B.S., Part Design & Tech Tagged with: , , , ,
May 172012
 
Customize your BRZ NAV System

I spent a bunch of time reading about the NAV system and how it works. In doing so, i discovered something pretty cool! Just another cool way to personalize your BRZ/FR-S. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ki2JA-_Opn4  So how did we do this? Simple, make a graphic, make it high quality, put on an SD card, plug it in and load it up! The image can be an 16:9 image, and 1980px wide seems to be good, as well as 1280px wide. But other than [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on May 17, 2012 BRZ / FR-S, Misc. B.S. Tagged with: , , ,
Dec 012011
 
Your STI Doesn't Need an Intercooler, Right?

Around the shop we talked about this a bunch but never actually did it. Of course it sounds crazy to run your STI with no intercooler, but what if we added Meth injection?? Would this solve the air density issue? Would it cool temps enough to run the same ignition timing? Would this offset a necessary richer AFR do to the hotter charge temps?  Would it be more responsive? Results were very interesting for sure. The car we used was [...Continue Reading...]

Sep 262011
 
Wife Drives STI....Oh No!

So my wife calls me at the gas station and says the car won’t start, it has a dead battery. So I rush out to help her jump star the car all the way I am think how could my new Optima battery be dead! I get there and the battery is good, but starter is stuck and not turning the crank….. Instantaneously my stomach sank. I ran back to the shop and grabbed some tools to fix the problem, [...Continue Reading...]

 Posted by on September 26, 2011 Misc. B.S. Tagged with: , ,