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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-05-2006, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,350
Posted By Imprezzive
i had the same problem on my 02 wrx and like...

i had the same problem on my 02 wrx and like cosmo was saying a dealer tech told me it was the factory boost control soleniod trying to regulate to a certain air/fuel ratio. when the boost would...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-30-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By Imprezzive
the ticking sound when it starts happening is...

the ticking sound when it starts happening is just about 2x a second. its seems to go faster as the boost creeps higher but i loss sound of it after about 5lbs of boost because of the turbo sound and...
Forum: New England WRX Forum   04-24-2006, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 933
Posted By Imprezzive
Hot Import Night Boston

Ive entered my rex in the HIN Boston show staurday night apr 29 i was wondering if any other people were thinking of going, entering of just hanging out. they got more info about the models and...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-24-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By Imprezzive
Well the EBC i have in the car has its own boost...

Well the EBC i have in the car has its own boost solenoid on it made by greddy. i have 1 line of it to the actuator and the other on the fitting coming off the turbo housing. a third seperate line...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-23-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By Imprezzive
Ticking from turbo area

Ok, just resently i was having a boosting problem were when the boost would climb up to 15lbs it would cut off repeatedly at WOT. i went to a subaru tech who said that its the factory boost control...
Forum: New England WRX Forum   03-21-2006, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,320
Posted By Imprezzive
Im gonna try to stop on by myself, hopefully i...

Im gonna try to stop on by myself, hopefully i dont have work that day
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-20-2006, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By Imprezzive
OK i did the install yesterday and everything is...

OK i did the install yesterday and everything is wired correctly and all put back together but i have 1 problem??? i left the original tach wired so i could compare the two and make sure there...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-18-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,980
Posted By Imprezzive
I have the same sound with my Rex and Ive had it...

I have the same sound with my Rex and Ive had it since Ive owned it. just mine happens in 3rd gear. if I'm at 2500-3000 rpm and i let of the gas in gear it makes a rattly sound, only in 3rd though....
Forum: Handling Tech   03-16-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Imprezzive
cool thanks

cool thanks
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-16-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Imprezzive
i tryed twice to write you a good explaining...

i tryed twice to write you a good explaining reply of a quick way of removing the up pipe but my computer keeps freezing, ill try again tomorrow if your interested sorry
Forum: Handling Tech   03-16-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Imprezzive
problem with my s techs

when it comes to suspension I'm out of the loop, but i just finishing installing Tein S techs on my car and the ride height looks great. so to get to the point, i went to a couple of suspension...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   03-15-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,616
Posted By Imprezzive
i have 75000 miles on my 02 wrx!! with 42 time...

i have 75000 miles on my 02 wrx!! with 42 time slips in front of me from the dragway the past two years and i have many upgrades non of which is a clutch, thats still factory, and i still dont feel...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-15-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Imprezzive
Ive heard stories from WRX owners claiming the...

Ive heard stories from WRX owners claiming the same thing and most of them found it to be an exhaust leak in the up pipe causing a loss of boost. some of them doubled up on gaskets were it meets the...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-04-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By Imprezzive
ok thanks guys, ill bring my stock rims to the...

ok thanks guys, ill bring my stock rims to the track with me when i go
Forum: Handling Tech   03-04-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By Imprezzive
Question Will larger rims kill launch?

I have a blue '02 WRX and I just purchased a new set of rims and tires for my car. They are 18" GF7 (tenzo) HYPER BLACK rims with Yokohama Parada Spec II tires (225/40/18 i think was the size). ...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-04-2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By Imprezzive
ya thanks guys, picking on my spelling, well i...

ya thanks guys, picking on my spelling, well i thought it was the green wire but now that i have more opinions to back it up ill go ahead an install my TACH !Laugh!. i only want my new Tach to work...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-26-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By Imprezzive
Unhappy Tact install

I have a 2002 WRX Manual Tranny. I have a bunch of mods but this question is more of a i dont know then trouble shooting so that info wouldnt be needed. Im looking to install an Autometer Tactometer...
Forum: New England WRX Forum   08-16-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,575
Posted By Imprezzive
sorry i wont be able to make it wed 17 but you...

sorry i wont be able to make it wed 17 but you guys tear that shit up and have fun
Forum: New England WRX Forum   08-14-2005, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,575
Posted By Imprezzive
yeah they have street nights wed and friday...

yeah they have street nights wed and friday nights each week, and some times a public test and tune on sat morning which is usually a very small crowd. the only pro with those nights for me is the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-09-2005, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By Imprezzive
ya the core of the IC on my perrin kit is like 32...

ya the core of the IC on my perrin kit is like 32 inchs long and a couple people asked me if i serious lag from it. besides struggling to hold max boost and stalling out here an there its fine
Forum: New England WRX Forum   08-08-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,575
Posted By Imprezzive
allright dude ill let you know if anythings up

allright dude ill let you know if anythings up
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-08-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By Imprezzive
well i stated 40 ft/lbs because when i installed...

well i stated 40 ft/lbs because when i installed my catless 3" perrin DP, the instructions said all bolt are to be tightened to 40 ft/lbs, then the car ran till normal temp and retighten again to 40...
Forum: New England WRX Forum   08-07-2005, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,575
Posted By Imprezzive
sweet well ill check back with you closer to the...

sweet well ill check back with you closer to the date, but my rex will be done by oct with the orignal blue color paint. just put my nitrous purge in today, its badass. my names mike, see ya there
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-06-2005, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By Imprezzive
i dropped a Nut to one of the bolts on my...

i dropped a Nut to one of the bolts on my downpipe when i swapped it out and i ended up goig to what we call quicnick fasteners and getting a replacement. a fasteners would have them tho. i think its...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-06-2005, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By Imprezzive
ok thanks guys i guess ill try puttin the utec on...

ok thanks guys i guess ill try puttin the utec on an upping the boost. i broght it to the track today and that problem only happens in 4th and 5th gear, in WOT but at a lower rpm like 3-4K. once it...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-05-2005, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By Imprezzive
Front mount to big?

would putting a perrin FMIC onto a 2002 wrx that has no utec, or piggyback, or any type of EM of MBC cause a severe case of turbo lag?? my boost goes to 15.5psi then to 12 psi and back up to 15psi...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-05-2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By Imprezzive
yep that just about sums it up. im looking to get...

yep that just about sums it up. im looking to get a MBC soon or a accessport soon. but thats after i find where this damn hose connects to. it really has no where to go??? i need a repair manual or...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-29-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By Imprezzive
ya the problem was the atmospheric BOV. its a...

ya the problem was the atmospheric BOV. its a Brand new with less than like 3k on HKS SSQ BOV. That suxs it was like $300 for a leak the way i see it.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-28-2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By Imprezzive
mystery vacuum hose

2002 wrx. Headers, up/downpipe and catback installed at the same time with a FMIC and Intake. HKS SSQ BOV << is atmospheric<< (only mods on motor). car loses boost during wot in all gears, espically...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-01-2005, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By Imprezzive
On the subaru WRX models, the transmission will...

On the subaru WRX models, the transmission will not go straight into 1st gear when the car is at that speed. on the five speed, all gears besides the 1st gear are syncronized so you can go into those...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-24-2005, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
Exclamation the codes were a cat effentecy below threshold on...

the codes were a cat effentecy below threshold on 2 banks and a misfire code for all 4 clyinders.

do you mean a valve in the blow off valve itself or a im burning a valve in the motor type thing?...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-22-2005, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
Exclamation I do have a atmospheric BOV, and i just checked...

I do have a atmospheric BOV, and i just checked it and the adjustment screw on it, the HKS SSQ model, was loosened up so i retightened it and set it back in. i toke the car out on the highway again...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-21-2005, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
Question Nope stock ECU. Only mods is the complete...

Nope stock ECU. Only mods is the complete exhaust, HKS BOV, Perrin short ram intake, FMIC not on till next weekend.

Went to the track today pulled a 14.22 constantly with the car at a 1.97 60'. at...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-18-2005, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
Unhappy i got the rattling fixed, had to actually weld...

i got the rattling fixed, had to actually weld the oval flange to the lowest part of the hanger, the bolt wouldnt hold it there. the pipe doesnt flex enough. I have the Perrin CEL fix placed on the...
Forum: New England WRX Forum   05-16-2005, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,575
Posted By Imprezzive
well ill be there this saturday to try out some...

well ill be there this saturday to try out some new mods. ill be the blue WRX with the front bumper only primered. good luck if you go, maybe ill see ya there
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-16-2005, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
sweet! I finished installing the exhaust...

sweet!

I finished installing the exhaust saturday and found only two snags, besides the uppipe being a pain in the a$$ to pull out. One, my perrin downpipe rubs on the frame of the car and rattles...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-15-2005, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
Ya. Ive been looking into the accessport an im...

Ya. Ive been looking into the accessport an im thinking about what you guys said an i might just go ahead and get one of those soon and sell the MBC to someone up the street. Now on the cobb...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-12-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
It all ran me about alittle over 3K. i saved up...

It all ran me about alittle over 3K. i saved up for a while to buy in one shot. so far i got the exhaust in today (well every part besides the HKS piece, thats friday) and will be installed saturday,...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-10-2005, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
yeah thats a my bad i typed it wrong. i dont have...

yeah thats a my bad i typed it wrong. i dont have the perrin cold air, its the short ram style one ( force of habbit writing cold air). The reason i didnt go with the accessport basically was $ wise....
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-09-2005, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
its a good thing you say that, because before you...

its a good thing you say that, because before you posted that reply, i had already ordered the parts. incoming to me is a Perrin FMIC, with there cold air induction( both from JSCSPEED). i purchased...
Forum: New England WRX Forum   05-08-2005, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,575
Posted By Imprezzive
thats kool, ill definately be at the august one,...

thats kool, ill definately be at the august one, and its a 90% on june. i have my bumper off for some fiberglassing repairs and in stalling a front mount.
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-06-2005, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
wow good thing i waited for that reply. see i was...

wow good thing i waited for that reply. see i was only ordering the header because the one i have, i had some1 weld the EGT under the 3rd clyinder and the gauge for some reason doesnt work at all, or...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-05-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
kool will do. im ordering right now a gt spec...

kool will do. im ordering right now a gt spec header, perrin downpipe and hks exhaust. im also in installing a perrin fuel rail, STi pinks, and a walbro fuel pump. im hoping to see some gains with...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-04-2005, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
My time slip reads as: R/T ---------.562 60'...

My time slip reads as:
R/T ---------.562
60' ----------2.030
330 ---------6.117
1/8 ---------9.517
MPH --------71.07
1000------- 12.432
1/4 ---------14.877
MPH --------92.15
Forum: New England WRX Forum   05-03-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,575
Posted By Imprezzive
Arrow NH Drag meet

Was wondering if anyone would be attending any of the Import War's shows up at New England Dragway in Epping NH. The drags are usually booming with cars and I'd love to see some of the badass WRXs...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-03-2005, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Imprezzive
Unhappy Im a newbie to the AWD turbo seen when it comes...

Im a newbie to the AWD turbo seen when it comes to drag racing, an with my 2002 WRX (Stock besides the blow off valve) I was only able to pull a 9.7 in the 1/8 out of 5 runs. What am i doin wrong if...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-03-2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By Imprezzive
Exclamation Yeah I have an article I think from Turbo...

Yeah I have an article I think from Turbo magazine in which they tested both NOS and Cry02 systems for intercooler sprayers and the Cry02 did suffer throughout most the powerband, as much as 6HP if I...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-27-2005, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By Imprezzive
Red face tune up help

Just throwing this out to anyone, I live in southern massachusetts, Fall River, and i own a 2002 WRX sedan with 60K. I'm looking to change the plugs to the Denso's i have and putting a power...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-18-2005, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By Imprezzive
yeah i really dont have much. well nothing that...

yeah i really dont have much. well nothing that will lower times. i have denso plugs, HKS blow off, power enterprises belts, the NOS cooler, nothing of much power gain. i tried getting the stuff that...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-16-2005, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By Imprezzive
NOS Install

Hey just installed the NOS cobra cooler intercooler spraybar kit this weekend and ill be goin to the track in a couple of weeks. Anyone else install this product and see any est time changes in their...
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