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Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   01-01-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,606
Posted By Chris Rx
hey man, nice post. i was happy with my intake...

hey man, nice post. i was happy with my intake and heatshield as well. unfortunatly i had to sell it to pay some bills, but if your lookin to sell that one because its to loud or anything, pm me. lol...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-05-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,639
Posted By Chris Rx
if its made to redline at 7k then its fine. our...

if its made to redline at 7k then its fine. our motors can take the power, its the transmissions that want to give out. and somtimes axles
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-05-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By Chris Rx
i own an 03 wrx, i almost purchased a 06 sti for...

i own an 03 wrx, i almost purchased a 06 sti for 33k, and i would have been perfectly fine, but due to family stuff right now, buying one wouldnt be smart. i make about 20k a year. funny huh
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-29-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,744
Posted By Chris Rx
^word. i thought Hypertech charged alot at 360...

^word. i thought Hypertech charged alot at 360 for theres, then i get a suby, and have to pay 600 for a programmer, now there upping the price? im glad i already have mine, but its up for sale as...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-12-2006, 12:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,926
Posted By Chris Rx
http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i14/chris_camaro...

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i14/chris_camaro/wrapeddp2.jpg

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i14/chris_camaro/wrapeddp.jpg

thats my wraped Turboxs dp. i just wanted to post... sorry
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-11-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,926
Posted By Chris Rx
awesome. just remember, if you want to bolt the...

awesome. just remember, if you want to bolt the turboxs 4 inch dp to your stock catback, you need the turboxs downpipe, turboxs race pipe, and the install kit. if you want to use the dp with a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-11-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,926
Posted By Chris Rx
i build computers too for fun. i would say...

i build computers too for fun.

i would say go with Turboxs downpipe for sure. if not the TBE, its a 4 inch downpipe, some say you dont need it with the stock turbo, well i use it with my stock...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-11-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,926
Posted By Chris Rx
go TBE (turboback exhaust), uppipe, k&n Drop in,...

go TBE (turboback exhaust), uppipe, k&n Drop in, intake elbo (silencer delete), short shifter. mobile 1 synthetic oil, redline gear oil.

all of those are great mods, i did all those first, and im...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-09-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,391
Posted By Chris Rx
im using mobile 1, ill stick with it. ill use...

im using mobile 1, ill stick with it. ill use redline for my gear fluids then. i have for my tranny, just need it for the rear dif.

also. REDLINE WATTERWETTER, what does that do? i know its for...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-09-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,391
Posted By Chris Rx
Redline vs. Mobile 1

which is better for the motor?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   10-09-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,400
Posted By Chris Rx
a friend of mine has the hks bov, and behind him,...

a friend of mine has the hks bov, and behind him, he sounds horrible. plus its no contest when we race. lol everyone is different.... the hks tho i thought was one of the loudest. unless he modified...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-09-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By Chris Rx
im running cobb sf, catless tbe, stage 2 (not...

im running cobb sf, catless tbe, stage 2 (not california map, but im in california, i havnt seen a need to run the cali map), with those mods, i ran a 13.1 @2700ft.

i know you didnt ask, but i...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-09-2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Chris Rx
get a c02 sprayer, those add alot of hp for 350...

get a c02 sprayer, those add alot of hp for 350 bucks. water sprayer helps. c02 owns
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-08-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,272
Posted By Chris Rx
equal length the 2.0 has alittle more turbo lag,...

equal length the 2.0 has alittle more turbo lag, but unequal length like the GT spec header, the 2.0 doesnt see any more lag. the 2.5 doesnt see any more lag on either i belive
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-08-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
  Headers
Views: 704
Posted By Chris Rx
the exhaust wrap is easy, make sure to use the...

the exhaust wrap is easy, make sure to use the high temp spray to finish the job. post a vid after the install.
Forum: The Hangout   10-06-2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,978
Posted By Chris Rx
i would get an sti. but... if i was ordering a...

i would get an sti. but... if i was ordering a car, brand new, i would go EVO MR, ive seen all the tests performed, and the EVO doesnt have the understeer like the wrx and sti, and the evo pulls...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-03-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By Chris Rx
a noob question, but i see when looking up turbos...

a noob question, but i see when looking up turbos it will say, "No shaft play". and now this post. so what exactly is shaft play? ive always wondered, i have had my wrx for about 6 months now, but...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-03-2006, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By Chris Rx
reminds me of when grupe s had a cated helix dp...

reminds me of when grupe s had a cated helix dp and helix flex uppipe for 499. looks good to me man, i heard titek is good
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-02-2006, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By Chris Rx
i dont hit full boost in stage 2, untill 3rd gear...

i dont hit full boost in stage 2, untill 3rd gear around 85 i think, until then im at lower readings. but its ###### cus your at a high altitude
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-26-2006, 02:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,963
Posted By Chris Rx
i sold the downpipe cus i needed money, then...

i sold the downpipe cus i needed money, then bought the turboxs downpipe. works great, no touching or noise at all.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-26-2006, 12:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Chris Rx
i put my money to good use for now, PDX maps, the...

i put my money to good use for now, PDX maps, the header i will do when i get a bigger turbo
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-26-2006, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,963
Posted By Chris Rx
my noise was like that, it was my helix downpipe...

my noise was like that, it was my helix downpipe knocking, sounded like tire rub kinda
Forum: The Hangout   09-25-2006, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Chris Rx
looks great, sorry if i didnt see but was it new...

looks great, sorry if i didnt see but was it new or used? i know some have 5k miles and are used or w/e. i feel so stupid not doing research, i was so desperate to sell my camaro because of all the...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-25-2006, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By Chris Rx
get new gears, someone will chime in, i once got...

get new gears, someone will chime in, i once got a link for great gears that have been used on WRX's with up to 500whp , i dont know the link, im sure someone will post it. i dont even remember the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-25-2006, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,526
Posted By Chris Rx
dont take this the wrong way, but i was reading...

dont take this the wrong way, but i was reading the original post thinking, omg this guy doesnt know what he is doing.... then you said you had the AF checked and all that, you obviously did know...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-24-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By Chris Rx
not sure wich BOV that is, but the Turbosmart...

not sure wich BOV that is, but the Turbosmart DUALPORT BOV is a good one, i heard it was adjustable from 50/50 to 75/25 recirculating/atmosphere.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   09-24-2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,901
Posted By Chris Rx
street tuner if you know what your doing. and jw,...

street tuner if you know what your doing. and jw, but why is so many peopls first mods an intake, then after being educated they take it off untill they have tuning. lol i ALMOST made that mistake...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   09-24-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Chris Rx
i kept all stock parts, i got a warranty when...

i kept all stock parts, i got a warranty when buying my car used, from the time i bought it (march of this year) , it is a new 6 year warranty. thats right, so if somthing breaks i plan on putting...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-24-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By Chris Rx
correct me if im wrong, but the 06 i thought...

correct me if im wrong, but the 06 i thought wasnt cated on the uppipe.

also im about to order the PDX custom maps, race fuel and torco maps i belive. im really excited, i was told from PDX that...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-24-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By Chris Rx
i want a 6 speed, but i think the guys at...

i want a 6 speed, but i think the guys at ############### convinced me that a 5 speed stronger gear set would be cheaper, and better for what im going for. just do plenty of research before spending...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-21-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By Chris Rx
cobb and spt , only intakes worth buying without...

cobb and spt , only intakes worth buying without tune, im running cobb SF and love it.

the first gen cobb SF is aluminum and falls apart, i tig welded it back together so its perfect now, but the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-20-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Chris Rx
that maddad header is the same price as the GT...

that maddad header is the same price as the GT spec header. so when i go with the header setup, i might just go with the GT spec. i dunno. its not for a while anyways, thanks guys for all your input....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-20-2006, 12:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By Chris Rx
a buddy of mine is runnning the vf22 in his 03,...

a buddy of mine is runnning the vf22 in his 03, with injectors and fuel pump, and TMIC. he is running in the 12's.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-20-2006, 12:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,932
Posted By Chris Rx
when i changed the stock filter, and did the...

when i changed the stock filter, and did the intake elbo, and didnt notice ANY sound difference. you could have a leak if it is loud
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-19-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Chris Rx
HEY, i didnt want to start a new post. if i were...

HEY, i didnt want to start a new post. if i were to get a header i was going to get the GT spec header from JSCspeed.com . but i heard alot about meganracing, and its usually bad things. they have an...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-19-2006, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By Chris Rx
go with a helix flex uppipe.

go with a helix flex uppipe.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-18-2006, 02:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By Chris Rx
ive seen tmic used up to 450whp before. but when...

ive seen tmic used up to 450whp before. but when you hit that range you should go FMIC. but that just shows, tmic is good for a long ass time. use that extra money on a radiator and stuff.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-17-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
  No cat?
Views: 663
Posted By Chris Rx
i ran cated TBE, then went catless. i prefer...

i ran cated TBE, then went catless. i prefer catless, seems boost hits alittle faster, but that could just be me. but it is alittle louder. it smells.... remember that. im running cobb stage 2. and...
Forum: Articles: Electrical Mods   09-16-2006, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,629
Posted By Chris Rx
wil this install guide work for the 03? i will...

wil this install guide work for the 03? i will try it out when i get a shift light.... i sold mine, now i want it back, but if anyone else knows, could you answer that for me please? will this work...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-16-2006, 01:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,821
Posted By Chris Rx
200 for race gas maps wichh are awesome, i cant...

200 for race gas maps wichh are awesome, i cant wait to get mine
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-15-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By Chris Rx
dont get a boost controller!!! there no no's....

dont get a boost controller!!! there no no's. just get tuning. tbe. the rest is up to you, search the forum for these questions.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-15-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 915
Posted By Chris Rx
i spoke with cobb, they told me the Cobb Sf...

i spoke with cobb, they told me the Cobb Sf intake and the SPT intake are the only intakes you can use with the Stage 2 map. im running the Cobb SF intake.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-15-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Chris Rx
thanks vew

thanks vew
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-15-2006, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By Chris Rx
+1 ^, no offense to anyone who has megan racing...

+1 ^, no offense to anyone who has megan racing exhaust or any products. but i have heard nothing but bad things about there tbe and header setup.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-13-2006, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Chris Rx
awesome. thanks for the info, helps out alot.

awesome. thanks for the info, helps out alot.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-13-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Chris Rx
awesome, i just spoke with jscspeed.com about...

awesome, i just spoke with jscspeed.com about that header. he said the engine has to be lifted to be installed? is that what you had to do Zeke 13? how much was install, estimated price.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-13-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Chris Rx
thats what i wanted to hear!!! lol thanks man....

thats what i wanted to hear!!! lol thanks man. any more top end? i hear you pick up more mid to top end
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-13-2006, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Chris Rx
Header for a 2.0 stock turbo

i know it creates alittle more lagtime. but the way i see it, we have lag to begin with, and i dont need to be in boost unless im trying to go fast, my car is loud already so i try to drive slow to...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-12-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Chris Rx
ps. when i get out of the car i just lock the...

ps. when i get out of the car i just lock the doors, but somtimes i forget.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-12-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Chris Rx
i have 03 with the same problem. do i do the same...

i have 03 with the same problem. do i do the same thing?
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