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This is a discussion on SoCal WRX FlatFour (F4) within the South Western States forums, part of the Regional Discussion category; Originally Posted by snorlax my 3rd gear just shattered on me i was on the freeway, there was traffic. i ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by snorlax
    my 3rd gear just shattered on me


    i was on the freeway, there was traffic. i was going about 10-15mph and i put it in 3rd i let out the clutch, and i hear a big BOOM. next thing i know 3rd gear grinds and if i drive in 3rd sounds like metal rubbing against metal. not a pretty thing to hear.

    now im going to bring this to subaru, but since im cobb stage 2 should i put back my stock downpipe on?
    damn that sucks....i dont know, but i heard that renick is pretty cool about mods...but im not sure..call greg and ask him...or call the parts guy

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    what should i ask them

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    Quote Originally Posted by snorlax
    what should i ask them
    just tell them would it void your warranty if you are at stage 2?

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    im jsut going to go there and try my luck

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    or just stright up asking them are they mod friendly

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    can anyone help me out with the uppipe removal? I got everything done but just the uppipe removing process is a little gray on my knowlendge...
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    Quote Originally Posted by snorlax
    im jsut going to go there and try my luck
    Damn dood, that stinks. Whereabouts are you in SoCal? If Renick doesn't work out for you, Santa Monica Subaru is also an option. They are very warranty friendly to aftermarket parts. The guy there is Reza, he tells me the service dept can't detect the stage 2 map anyway, so it won't matter. He also opens the service ticket (instead of the service tech) to ensure it is warrantable.

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    just got back, i talked to the salesman he told me to just but everything back to stock and they should warranty it.

    so thats what doing right now after when my car has cooled down a bit

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    Quote Originally Posted by snorlax
    my 3rd gear just shattered on me


    i was on the freeway, there was traffic. i was going about 10-15mph and i put it in 3rd i let out the clutch, and i hear a big BOOM. next thing i know 3rd gear grinds and if i drive in 3rd sounds like metal rubbing against metal. not a pretty thing to hear.

    now im going to bring this to subaru, but since im cobb stage 2 should i put back my stock downpipe on?
    I'm confused. Not to be a ****, but why would you go into 3rd gear at 10-15 mph? Seems like 2nd would have been a better choice...

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    Quote Originally Posted by UR MOTHA
    I'm confused. Not to be a ****, but why would you go into 3rd gear at 10-15 mph? Seems like 2nd would have been a better choice...
    ROFL...OWNED
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hytek714
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    one of the mechanics told me that my whole tranny blew up, he said its from "power shifting".they did not open it, this is just hearing it because he said you can hear the teeth clicking.. and i dont abuse this car. not even under warranty god dammit
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    Quote Originally Posted by UR MOTHA
    I'm confused. Not to be a ****, but why would you go into 3rd gear at 10-15 mph? Seems like 2nd would have been a better choice...
    cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blofe
    ROFL...OWNED
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    theres nothing wrong with going to 3rd @ 15 mph hell i can go to 5th @ 10mph it wont damage any thing, ur car just wont go any were.

    damge usually happens when u try to downshift to 4th but miss and hit 2nd thats when motors blow and trannys blow.
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