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wrxPaulie 04-30-2012 05:15 PM

We always need a tune?
 
Oki..
I'm new to Subaru
I been reading forums like crazy because I don't wanna kill my Rex.
After reading all the forums I'm beginning to panic a bit lol
Is there anything we can add on to the car without tuning?
SRI for example?
Seems like every little thing we do to the car we need a tune
Is that true?
All I want to do is add SRI and Cat back,
I'm leaving BpV stacker ( from reading seems like its a good 1 with my little mods )

bad grocerygetter 04-30-2012 05:52 PM

Yes even with the short ram you will need a tune. Think of it like this, the ecu controls everything related to air, fuel, boost, and timing. Anything that can potentially change that kind of stuff needs a tune. Now, the cbe does not need to be tuned for. (It's just a sound mod, no HP gains) Nor does a turbo inlet. But a short ram will make changes to the airflow very near the maf so they usually require a tune of some kind. Hope this helps.

synolimit 04-30-2012 11:05 PM

buy parts and save up for a tune all at once or get ahold of phatron on nasioc or stimikey from phatbotti tuning and for half the price of a tuner at a shop they can hook it up.

wrxPaulie 04-30-2012 11:45 PM

You guys know any goo tune shop in Easter Long Island?
and yes its asnwered my question ty guys

wrxPaulie 05-14-2012 09:23 PM

Just a little follow up

So far I installed a Perrin CAI
2 Aeroforce gauges
Ordered Nameless axle back 4"muffler 3.5 single wall tip
Ordered GFB BpV
Car run good
accept I do feel like a double pull when I hit the gas hard
Normal pull till about 5k rpm then very slight and fast loose of power
and then i feel the 2nd pull, idk what it is

brfatal 05-14-2012 09:37 PM

Return the GFB valve and sell the intake. Junk.

wrxPaulie 05-14-2012 09:45 PM

Should I just save some $$ and just go Cobb tune?
or with the Cobb tune keep them parts too?

brfatal 05-14-2012 09:49 PM

Nope. That intake requires custom tuning to use. And tuning has nothing to do with the valve.

wrxPaulie 05-14-2012 10:03 PM

crap i was told its one of the CAI u can use without a tune

oki ty

newtothegame 05-15-2012 11:14 AM

Yeah, welcome to the world of Perrin (junk). Which BPV (from GFB) did you even get? You dont need one, but that probably isnt your problem.

pzr2874 05-15-2012 11:33 AM

^Go Fast Bits

newtothegame 05-15-2012 11:35 AM

[quote=pzr2874;280056]^Go Fast Bits[/quote]

Thanks Paul, I will now go back and fix my post. I saw it was a GFB unit. Was wondering which one from them he got.

wrxPaulie 05-15-2012 08:35 PM

Go Fast Bits Respons Bypass Valve Subaru WRX/STi 02-12

RINGY91 07-20-2012 11:54 AM

is a injen CAI a junk one?? because i was told to get that one because they are good but i just wanna hear from people who actually have soobies ahah

brfatal 07-20-2012 12:26 PM

[quote=RINGY91;282683]is a injen CAI a junk one?? because i was told to get that one because they are good but i just wanna hear from people who actually have soobies ahah[/quote]

Yes, it requires custom tuning.


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