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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-18-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By Boober909
i called the dealership they said more than...

i called the dealership they said more than likely the alternator is the problem, so i got one from a wrecker and put it in, didn't fix anything. the cobb says the alternator is putting out 11.4 or...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-27-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By Boober909
Yeah if I put a charger on it/ when the battery...

Yeah if I put a charger on it/ when the battery was new it started and ran fine. I could try calling them but I have a feeling they will just tell me bring it in so they can charge 115/hr or whatever...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-26-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By Boober909
Ground wire to frame and to motor is good......

Ground wire to frame and to motor is good... Anyone else have any idea. The brand new battery I put in was almost right dead too..
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-22-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By Boober909
haha no stealing the car. i dont get how there is...

haha no stealing the car. i dont get how there is power to the fuses and still the things wont work.. unless maybe my ground is F***ed?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-22-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By Boober909
Electrical problem

So my battery died and I was boosting car, now I have lost power to radio, fan, heated seats, and abs light is on. I checked all the fuses in the coin holder none are burnt out, checked the ones in...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-01-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,643
Posted By Boober909
the first time when i said all the sprockets were...

the first time when i said all the sprockets were three off i meant three off the lines on the belt, so that really meant nothing, i believe only one was one tick off. i did put a samco ancillary...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-31-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,643
Posted By Boober909
ugh so it is back together and still runs like...

ugh so it is back together and still runs like shit. it will sit at like 1000 rpm or so and if i rev it it doesn't sound good. what are the chances i bent the valves?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-31-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,643
Posted By Boober909
okay. i'll try putting it back together tomorrow....

okay. i'll try putting it back together tomorrow. i mis-understood your earlier post that the lines on the belt won't line up after one rotation, but will after two rotations. duuh. my bad.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-30-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,643
Posted By Boober909
i went and took it off and put it back on again,...

i went and took it off and put it back on again, (by the way anyone doing this it is alot easier to use the bottom left tensioner for slack tand run the belt from the crank clockwise than by starting...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-30-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,643
Posted By Boober909
do you guys think if the crankshaft is rotated...

do you guys think if the crankshaft is rotated one rotation past the rest that could be my problem as it rotates twice for every one rotation of the cams? when i'm turning the belt with the crank...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-30-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,643
Posted By Boober909
i took it apart all myself but used some guides...

i took it apart all myself but used some guides for the timing belt alignment part. this one is good : Timing Belt and Water Pump Replacement - ClubWRX Forum - Subaru Impreza WRX and STi Community...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-30-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,643
Posted By Boober909
okay i'll try that again. ugh so much work i have...

okay i'll try that again. ugh so much work i have so many cuts on my hands lol. yeah so many times i'd have it almost there and the bottom drivers side would spin on me. on the top i used a piece of...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-30-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,643
Posted By Boober909
Timing belt help

hey guys so i decided to replace my timing belt/water pump this weekend and so i went to start it back up after and it was really rough idle at about 1450 rpm. i used a gates timing belt with all the...
Forum: The Hangout   08-29-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Boober909
haha they actually look kinda similar, except the...

haha they actually look kinda similar, except the wrx is way more badass. sorry about the accident tho :(
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-29-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By Boober909
^^^ agreed, if it doesn't have a name written on...

^^^ agreed, if it doesn't have a name written on it it probably is just an ebay one or something.. the owner doesn't know?
Forum: The Hangout   08-29-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,939
Posted By Boober909
standard is easy it might take a week or two to...

standard is easy it might take a week or two to get used to it then it's a cakewalk. way more fun as well. have fun :)
and wrx's aren't crazy power or anything so i wouldn't really worry about that.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-27-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,703
Posted By Boober909
i am going to try to make one myself out of the...

i am going to try to make one myself out of the clock pod with fibreglass resin, if it doesnt work out i will buy that ATI one, it looks good
thanks
cam
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-27-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,009
Posted By Boober909
Diy: 01-07 Wrx Custom Clock Gauge Pod - Rexnet...

Diy: 01-07 Wrx Custom Clock Gauge Pod - Rexnet Subaru Forums (http://www.rexnet.com.au/forum/index.php?showtopic=116415)

i found this one i was going to try to do this right away i'm just trying...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-23-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,398
Posted By Boober909
i am doing a similar setup i just got a vf39...

i am doing a similar setup i just got a vf39 turbo for 350, bigger tmic, and i am going to buy my fuel pump/injectors from deatschwerks so that will run me about 500 with shipping, but you can ship...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-20-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,838
Posted By Boober909
Just get an adaptor piece so you can run the...

Just get an adaptor piece so you can run the downpipe, or find a 3 inch midpipe somewhere, and don't worry about engine management until you can afford an accessport, there is no point tuning for...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-18-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,349
Posted By Boober909
it is ideal to stay about 25" outside diameter of...

it is ideal to stay about 25" outside diameter of tire, so i would suggest sticking with 17's. on a red car if you went white it might look a little christmas-ey? i dunno i like the black with chrome...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-17-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Boober909
hahaha. k i will keep it away from my...

hahaha. k i will keep it away from my labradoodles, and the belts.
thanks
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-16-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Boober909
yeah that is why i'm replacing all the hoses with...

yeah that is why i'm replacing all the hoses with samco hoses and doing the water pump and such right now. i'm almost at 100k miles and i figure if i have all new lines on it now i won't have to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-16-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Boober909
and use new coolant obviously, but it has to be...

and use new coolant obviously, but it has to be Subaru coolant i believe correct? how much should i get to refill the system?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-16-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Boober909
rad hoses

hey so pretty quick here i'm going to be replacing my rad hoses/water pump/timing belt and drive belts/thermostat. should i drain all the coolant first and then fill with new when i do this or? any...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-13-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Boober909
so how come if the vf 30/34 are bigger than the...

so how come if the vf 30/34 are bigger than the 39 why for the cobb maps does the 39 provide you with 35 more horsepower?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-11-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,761
Posted By Boober909
that worked i'm back to about the 15.2 boost and...

that worked i'm back to about the 15.2 boost and the accessport shows up under sources now :). one of the guys at cobb suggested making the resrictor pill id a little larger. i might try that if i...
Forum: The Hangout   08-11-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Boober909
he pleaded guilty... i cannot understand why he...

he pleaded guilty... i cannot understand why he would do that, or why he would do 100mph on a residential street... too many things to go wrong.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-11-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,761
Posted By Boober909
yeah that will be easier. to reset the ecu just...

yeah that will be easier. to reset the ecu just unhook neg terminal and brake fully a few times?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-10-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,761
Posted By Boober909
K so today I was only hitting 7psi.. There must...

K so today I was only hitting 7psi.. There must be a leak somewhere I dunno where though. Ughh
Forum: Handling Tech   08-09-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,270
Posted By Boober909
yeah i also suggest going with a 17. with 18s you...

yeah i also suggest going with a 17. with 18s you are usually heavier as well as fairly low profile.. plus i would also go with a higher offset rim. 42-48. they will fit better.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-09-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,702
Posted By Boober909
looks deadly. wanna trade? lol

looks deadly. wanna trade? lol
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-09-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,761
Posted By Boober909
i'm about 2100 feet. yeah those numbers are...

i'm about 2100 feet. yeah those numbers are pretty similar to what i am running.. k i will run it this way for a while. i will wait a while and maybe try flashing the hwg and see if it makes enough...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-09-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By Boober909
i had done the resistor cel fix and the spark...

i had done the resistor cel fix and the spark plug antifoul on the downpipe o2 sensor and i was still getting cel lights every once in a while. kinda shitty you paid 500 or whatever for a tune and he...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-09-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,761
Posted By Boober909
91 octane yeah. we don't have 93 octane here, i...

91 octane yeah. we don't have 93 octane here, i guess i could put a bottle of octane booster in and try that.

i was reading about doing that. just one turn at a time till you hit the target boost....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-08-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,761
Posted By Boober909
yeah i'm still not hitting higher than the 13.9...

yeah i'm still not hitting higher than the 13.9 in the low gears though, below the readout it has a high and low for the period. the map says 15.8+-.7 so i guess i'm in that in fifth, it just doesnt...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-08-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,761
Posted By Boober909
stage 2 boost

so i just bought the APv2, and i'm only hitting 13.9 psi in first-third. in fourth i will ger 14.2 or so and 5th will make it up to 15.4. Is this what it should be getting? the car doesn't really...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-07-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,516
Posted By Boober909
so just wondering but for a vf39 don't you need...

so just wondering but for a vf39 don't you need the sti injectors/ walbro fuel pump?? or is that only on 02-05 you need that... just wondering i am planning on doing this upgrade at some point in...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-07-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,331
Posted By Boober909
i think there is the odd person who has trouble...

i think there is the odd person who has trouble with their suby engine, my head gasket went at 65,XXX miles or so and i put forged pistons in the car since the stockers were more expensive anyways....
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-07-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By Boober909
i'm in edmonton alberta, which is at about 2100...

i'm in edmonton alberta, which is at about 2100 feet. i have catless turbboback/uppipe, typhoon intake, then just lightweight flywheel. it just sounded like after i went for a drive on the 91 octane...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-07-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By Boober909
stage 2 finally

so i finally got an accessport and flashed stage 2. definitely pulls alot harder, i don't know how accurate the 1/4 mile time is on it it said 17 seconds lol. but anyways i was watching the boost...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-02-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,703
Posted By Boober909
gauge pod

i was just wondering if anyone has this gauge pod.
02 03 04 SUBARU IMPREZA WRX DASHBOARD GAUGE FRAME 2 POD: eBay Motors (item 120600937725 end time Aug-25-10 10:56:50 PDT)...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-30-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,691
Posted By Boober909
on my bugeye i have the catless ebay exhaust, and...

on my bugeye i have the catless ebay exhaust, and you can definitely smell it. it's not bad just if you get the wind the right way at a light it smells like a racecar or something hahah
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-31-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,286
Posted By Boober909
has your battery died again since you recharged...

has your battery died again since you recharged it? i know my battery started to sh*t out on me and left me stranded 3 or 4 times before i decided to get a new one. as far as that affecting your...
Forum: Photography/Photoshop   05-27-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By Boober909
7.5 haha definitely price was the main reason i...

7.5 haha definitely price was the main reason i went with them. i was looking at some of those OZ racing rims too but they were almost three times the price. i'm not dragging or racing the car so it...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   05-21-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Boober909
i put a lightweight flywheel (not the superlight...

i put a lightweight flywheel (not the superlight or whatever those set off CELs) on mine when i did it... i dunno it seems a bit more zippy, and i can still start in second on flat ground. I think it...
Forum: Photography/Photoshop   05-21-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By Boober909
17s.. they are already a little heavier than...

17s.. they are already a little heavier than stock so i didn't want to go to 18 and make them even more so.. plus canada roads suck lots of potholes from winter. I'm thinking i'll take my stockers...
Forum: Photography/Photoshop   05-21-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By Boober909
new wheels

just wanted to put up some pics of the new rims i got.. rota torques with goodyear eagle tires
...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-24-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,225
Posted By Boober909
18's do automatically make you Ballin' though. lol

18's do automatically make you Ballin' though. lol
Forum: Handling Tech   04-23-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By Boober909
yeah i dunno which ones to go with. similar but...

yeah i dunno which ones to go with. similar but so different at the same time haha
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