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About Wolfy

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    Taking long drives
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    Subaru STI 2006 & BMW E30

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  1. Ah, hopefully I get lucky. It's bad timing for car to start playing up on me. Thanks for the heads up though, appreciate it! I'll give everyone an update once it's sorted, might help someone in the future
  2. That's all I need! How long were you driving on it with a bad bearing though? I forgot to mention, it's my rear drivers side bearing. I haven't drove it since finding out. Got it booked in for Saturday, fingers crossed it's just the bearing
  3. It turns out it's my driver's side wheel bearing. The wheel is bearly attached! Ball ache as it's something I can't-do myself.
  4. Thanks guys. The car feels wavy at speed.. that might be better way to put it. I didn't end up getting home till after 8, but have had it jacked up on passenger side n both bearings are fine. Are driveshafts meant to have any play back and fourth? Took it out after checking what I could with my phone light, I noticed something is rubbing on one of the discs, sometimes I hear a clucking sound when going left though. None of the dust shields appear/feel like they're rubbing. I need to take a proper look during the day
  5. I realise this has been covered quite a bit over all the forums, but none fully relate to my issue. So yesterday, all of a sudden when turning left I started hearing a grinding noise from the back wheel, or possibly the front, I really can't tell. My first thought is the wheel bearing. I'm working till 7 so not able to have a proper look till later, but was just wondering if anybody else had any ideas? Took it down an A road home and when following the road to the left, it feels super unstable or sorta pulls to the right (My tracking is out by like 1/4 inch to the right though). Even following normal roads round to the left at 30 it struggles. So just to be clear, the noise only happens when turning left. I do have a strange sound in cabin when driving straight, above 30, and it does sound like a bearing, but in all years I've been driving, I've never had my bearings make a noise when turning,
  6. My 2006 hawk STI

    Maybe a tad loud for me...
  7. My 2006 hawk STI

    I might go down the same route. I get the odd pop now and then, but it's not that noticeable
  8. My 2006 hawk STI

    Is it really that loud! I like the stock look with the prodrive box, but it's just not loud enough for me.
  9. My 2006 hawk STI

    Exactly, no sooner you've hit second you're already doing near on 60+ 320-340 is more than enough for the streets in my opinion
  10. My 2006 hawk STI

    @Rps I'm not a goth, but I admit, I mostly wear black I know the feeling. I thought 330-340bhp would be enough, but I need more!
  11. My 2006 hawk STI

    I must admit, the blue does look better on the blobeye, and that front splitter massively improves the look of the front end. I've not seen a blobeye with the roof spoiler before either. Is that bolted on or stuck on with some type of adhesive? What are they both putting out?
  12. My 2006 hawk STI

    I believe Andy Carr mapped mine... or may have been Andrew Carr. Anyhow, it was live mapped so I never got a dyno print out. He estimated 330-340bhp according to the previous owner, but I plan on getting it on a rolling road for peace of mind. I'll likely choose ScoobyClinic in Chesterfield. Don't get me wrong the blue looks great but it's a bit too popular for my taste. I rarely see any black subies, at least where I drive about anyway. I don't think the scoop from the blobeye would line up properly. I'm sure there's specially made ones around though.
  13. My 2006 hawk STI

    Mines pretty much at what you're after, part from I'm on stock suspension at the moment It has stage 2 exedy clutch, paired with the exedy lightweight flywheel. I've never felt a stock clutch, so I'm not sure how it compares, but It feels a lot stiffer than my bimmer This might be helpful...
  14. My 2006 hawk STI

    Nice! What other plans do you have? And what's your opinion on the Prodrive backbox? I have the same back box and feel as if it's not got enough noise. Any engine pictures?
  15. What size do you recommend that doesn't involve too much hassle? Currently on stock suspension but am going to upgrade to coils in the coming months. I rarely have more than one person in the car, but go on regular road trips, so I carry plenty of luggage, and possibly the extra person. The car will only be used on the streets. I'm after a look similar to the car below