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Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   02-26-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Epictofer
Excessive white smoke under load is not a good...

Excessive white smoke under load is not a good sign. White smoke is a sign of coolant burning if im not mistaken, and it can only get into the exhaust like that through the head gaskets or possibly...
Forum: The Hangout   02-19-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Epictofer
i would be interesrted in a good quality splash...

i would be interesrted in a good quality splash pan for 08+ as well\
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-18-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Epictofer
I have ran 2 down pipes. The perrin with divorced...

I have ran 2 down pipes. The perrin with divorced bell mouth and the Cobb. The perrin was quieter but made this weird whistling noise when the waste gate opened. The Cobb added a little deepness to...
Forum: New Member Intros   02-12-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
  Hi all
Views: 150
Posted By Epictofer
WRX would be awesome for you. Id get some big...

WRX would be awesome for you. Id get some big mudflaps to protect from rocks!!
Forum: New Member Intros   02-09-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Epictofer
Welcome! sounds like you will fit in just fine...

Welcome! sounds like you will fit in just fine around here!!
Forum: New Member Intros   02-07-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Epictofer
This is no good!

This is no good!
Forum: Handling Tech   02-03-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Epictofer
I agree, the master cylinder brace is one of the...

I agree, the master cylinder brace is one of the cheapest most effective mods you can make. I didnt even start my car before i could tell the difference. That and the sway bars and end links made...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-03-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By Epictofer
boo-key what differences did you notice? im...

boo-key what differences did you notice? im trying to pick up a little low end torque at low rpms
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-03-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By Epictofer
Seems like to much of a hassle and not enough...

Seems like to much of a hassle and not enough gain to me. I would like to know the actual benefits from doings this, as its a ton of work.
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-03-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By Epictofer
The C.A.R.B. Certified SF Air Box adds the...

The C.A.R.B. Certified SF Air Box adds the benefits of a cold air intake to the outstanding performance of the SF Intake. The factory inlet directs cold air from the front grill to the SF Airbox,...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-03-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By Epictofer
How much of a performance gain is there by doing...

How much of a performance gain is there by doing this?
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-03-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By Epictofer
Cobb makes an air box to go with this that helps...

Cobb makes an air box to go with this that helps to pull air from the outside i believe.

COBB Tuning - SF Airbox (http://www.cobbtuning.com/Subaru-SF-Airbox-p/712150.htm)
Forum: New Member Intros   02-01-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
  Newbie
Views: 220
Posted By Epictofer
Welcome dood!! Lets see some pics

Welcome dood!! Lets see some pics
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-30-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
  Noob
Views: 413
Posted By Epictofer
Yea that car was well done!! Im sure it has short...

Yea that car was well done!! Im sure it has short throw shifter and bushings and everything else. Like bookey said keep her well maintained and i would contact the seller and find out abobut what...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-29-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By Epictofer
No you should not need to reprogram the keys, the...

No you should not need to reprogram the keys, the security codes are stored in the pcm i believe. And you can start the car with no instrument cluster. It shouldnt hurt anything as it has no effect...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-29-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
  Noob
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Posted By Epictofer
The top mount you have right there is TOP OF THE...

The top mount you have right there is TOP OF THE LINE!! A front mount is going to increase turbo lag, especially on a factory turbo! IMO i would keep what you have there, as that is a QUALITY piece...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-29-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By Epictofer
i had my cluster all to pieces when i was...

i had my cluster all to pieces when i was building my wrx. and it went back together and worked fine. i pryed on the needles pulled the plastic lens out. poked around at the circuit board in there....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-27-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By Epictofer
Honestly it sounds like to cluster is bad. I...

Honestly it sounds like to cluster is bad. I think the tach and speedo get their signal from the computer
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-26-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Epictofer
Your could always do an E-tune. While not as good...

Your could always do an E-tune. While not as good as a PRO tune, still leaps and bounds better than the OTS maps.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-26-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Epictofer
Sounds like the starter gear is hanging out a...

Sounds like the starter gear is hanging out a second too long. Its hard to hear over the wind noise
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-26-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Epictofer
probably a bad vacuum leak. BPV could be stuck...

probably a bad vacuum leak. BPV could be stuck open or a damaged vacuum hoses
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-26-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Epictofer
Good chance it has a bent valve. When they get...

Good chance it has a bent valve. When they get out of time, the piston and valves collide. Do a compression test, and a leak down test to know your answer for sure.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-23-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Epictofer
Welcome! once you're bit by the bug, it never...

Welcome! once you're bit by the bug, it never heals!!
Forum: New Member Intros   01-22-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By Epictofer
Welcome! Start a build thread when you start...

Welcome! Start a build thread when you start putting your motor in!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-20-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Epictofer
Do you have a way to monitor engine knock? Maybe...

Do you have a way to monitor engine knock? Maybe the computer is pulling fuel and retarding timing. the computer will predict engine knock and try to rpevent it from happening by pulling timing and...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-16-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Epictofer
As far as torqued performance goes Eric does a...

As far as torqued performance goes Eric does a great job! He responds to emails quickly, and knows what hes doing. im running his tune on MY13 wrx and so far its been great. i dont know anything...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-16-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Epictofer
I have an AEM wideband O2 and under most...

I have an AEM wideband O2 and under most conditions it stays around 14.7:1. sitting at idle it stays a hair richer 14.3:1 and under WOT i hit 10:1 or so, its hard to watch the AF gauge under WOT :D
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By Epictofer
Well there are several ways. Cheapest is with the...

Well there are several ways. Cheapest is with the tactrix cable and rom raider, which i honestly know nothing about. I have a cobb accessport (AP). It is a small gizmo that allows me to data log,...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Epictofer
Thats exactly what i said! toss some zzaks up...

Thats exactly what i said! toss some zzaks up there and your gooood! They arent necessarily built for snow either, they are designed to be a great ALL weather vehicle :D.

also i didnt know the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By Epictofer
well with a CAI you NEEED to have it tunes as...

well with a CAI you NEEED to have it tunes as well. The factory air box should provide enough air flow unless your trying to run 25psi or something like that.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By Epictofer
I knew it had to be something on the stupid air...

I knew it had to be something on the stupid air box!!! i have seen a filter installed wrong cause a Check Eng Light to come on, but this exact problem! Glad its fixed!!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By Epictofer
there has to be a loose hose clamp on the air box...

there has to be a loose hose clamp on the air box between the MAF and turbo.....thats the thing i could think of that would cause that....as soon as you add resistance to the flow of air it doesnt...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By Epictofer
Yes it does, but it seems like a vacuum leak....

Yes it does, but it seems like a vacuum leak. check all the hose clamps on the inlet to the turbo and air box. idle air control valve i dont think would react to an air filter being installed and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-15-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,008
Posted By Epictofer
sounds AWESOME. i am officially jealous!

sounds AWESOME. i am officially jealous!
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By Epictofer
Sounds like a vacuum leak to me as well. Any mods...

Sounds like a vacuum leak to me as well. Any mods done?
Forum: The Hangout   01-14-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By Epictofer
Make sure the calipers compress freely- a seized...

Make sure the calipers compress freely- a seized caliper will cause pads to wear un evenly
Forum: New Member Intros   01-14-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,514
Posted By Epictofer
Those links do look pretty beefy!!

Those links do look pretty beefy!!
Forum: New Member Intros   01-13-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,514
Posted By Epictofer
dunno what that is. I have seen them seize up...

dunno what that is. I have seen them seize up before, maybe someone sprayed it with something once
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   01-13-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Epictofer
they do charge. 350.00 bucks and you can buy a...

they do charge. 350.00 bucks and you can buy a new one for 650 so keep that in mind.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-13-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Epictofer
thats a really long sentance

thats a really long sentance
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-13-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Epictofer
Any WRX comes from the factory with a PERFORMANCE...

Any WRX comes from the factory with a PERFORMANCE tire. You bought a PERFORMANCE car. While they have the awesome AWD a WRX isnt necessarily designed for winter. Get you some all seasons, or a...
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   01-13-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Epictofer
Shoulda known you would be on your game!!

Shoulda known you would be on your game!!
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   01-12-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Epictofer
ARCTIC i think the intake manifold is different,...

ARCTIC i think the intake manifold is different, im not sure the STI one will work.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-12-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By Epictofer
It has to come from cobb i think. Has something...

It has to come from cobb i think. Has something to do with the serial number on the AP
Forum: The Hangout   01-12-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By Epictofer
I just got word this morning they are expanding...

I just got word this morning they are expanding the brake pipe recall as well. i havent got the recall notice here yet but it will be coming out soon. If anyone needs me to run their VIN to check and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-10-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By Epictofer
Stocker will probably be ok. What other mods do...

Stocker will probably be ok. What other mods do you have?
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-10-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,548
Posted By Epictofer
The 3rd gen subaru CVT is actually AWESOME. I did...

The 3rd gen subaru CVT is actually AWESOME. I did a ride and drive even with a 15 legacy 3.6R with a CVT. Its quiet, responsive, mimics a real shift pattern under hard acceleration and is tough. They...
Forum: The Hangout   01-09-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By Epictofer
Yep, its exactly the same as the first one. They...

Yep, its exactly the same as the first one. They just want us to spray more anti-rust coating. I guess some dealers werent spraying till the coating dripped off the lines, cause that is the only...
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   01-07-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,234
Posted By Epictofer
We have a local cars and coffee meet every sunday...

We have a local cars and coffee meet every sunday at 5, but theres usually only two or three subarus out there. Most of the time its me and my technician from work out there. im trying to get him to...
Forum: New Member Intros   01-06-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By Epictofer
I second those oil choices and the oil filter....

I second those oil choices and the oil filter. For some reason they aftermarket ones leak a little bit.
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