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Forum: Newbie Forum   02-03-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By BigJay
Congrats....Learn to Rev-match and DON't Do power...

Congrats....Learn to Rev-match and DON't Do power launches with it and you'll love the car....Congrats again ...welcome to the forums.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-01-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,954
Posted By BigJay
or get a short ram intake ...K&N Typhoon is...

or get a short ram intake ...K&N Typhoon is great! Much better then the AEM version.
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-01-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By BigJay
HKS is my favorite and I went through three of...

HKS is my favorite and I went through three of them(Tubroxs,GFB, and HKS) and I love My HKS. I'm Never looking back plus you don't have to worry about it leaking ever.:rocks:
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-01-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,133
Posted By BigJay
I have the same question because I'm looking for...

I have the same question because I'm looking for a map for my rex for when I get an 18g turbo.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-18-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,967
Posted By BigJay
Try an insert....you can usually find them on...

Try an insert....you can usually find them on E-bay pretty cheaper. it just slides into the inside of the exhaust tip and should quiet it down. .....Or switch to a Borla Hush.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-12-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,790
Posted By BigJay
Yeah i reallly want the Avcs ....Do I really need...

Yeah i reallly want the Avcs ....Do I really need to change out the pedal set?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-10-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,790
Posted By BigJay
Great thanks for the help ...any one know of a...

Great thanks for the help ...any one know of a good source to find these parts used? Tranny, Wiring harness, etc......
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-10-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,262
Posted By BigJay
I've had an AEM short ram and currently I'm...

I've had an AEM short ram and currently I'm running the K&N Typhoon...I love it. It's sooo much smoother through the entire power band then the AEM was. Get it...You'll love it.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-10-2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,790
Posted By BigJay
engine swap

I thinking of swapping to a 04 sti 2.5L engine(I currently have a 04 2.0L wrx engine.) that my friend is about to give me basically for free....He is gonna drop a fully built race engine in his sti....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-06-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By BigJay
I've got update firmware.....and I plan on...

I've got update firmware.....and I plan on reflashing it after I get the 2nd O2 sensor reinstalled.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-06-2007, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By BigJay
Thanks...I think it has alot to do with the 2nd...

Thanks...I think it has alot to do with the 2nd O2 Sensor.....We did a few more runs today and were hitting about 14 Psi of boost. Is this normal for the WRX I thought it was suppose to be at 17lbs...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-05-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By BigJay
?'s About 2nd O2 Sesor and Turbo PSI

Ok I've been running a Electric cel fix on my car for a while now No noticable problems. Now however I've flash stage two and I'm getting Horrible gas milage and the same amount of power or less. I...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-29-2007, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By BigJay
Yeah stage ,but you REALLY NEED that Uppipe to be...

Yeah stage ,but you REALLY NEED that Uppipe to be changed. It'll make that turbo spool up so much faster too.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-29-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
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Views: 503
Posted By BigJay
Yeah And While your at it drop in a K&n Filter...

Yeah And While your at it drop in a K&n Filter for a lil more air flow both ways. But the Cobb AP will come with the stage 2 map thats what ya need.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-04-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By BigJay
It's not nearly as good as a true dyno...

It's not nearly as good as a true dyno tune....but it'll work till ya find a tuner.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-04-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By BigJay
get a cobb ap and you can use off the self mapps...

get a cobb ap and you can use off the self mapps and get maps from tuners via the internet.
Forum: The Hangout   06-10-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,994
Posted By BigJay
I'm a BodyShop Estimator at a Toyota...

I'm a BodyShop Estimator at a Toyota Dealership.....It's pretty fun ,but it sucks because I'm not at the bodyshop so I really have no control over the cars.....I'm thinking of switching over to the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-03-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By BigJay
Yup, EVERY CAR gets rock chips on the hood and...

Yup, EVERY CAR gets rock chips on the hood and bumper and even the fenders! It's unavoidable. Also if you get bird droppings on your car wipe them off with a wet napkin or paper towel right away....
Forum: Gulf Coast WRX Forum   05-30-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
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Views: 1,784
Posted By BigJay
I'm down Pm me. I'm also forming a new street...

I'm down Pm me. I'm also forming a new street team ..I'd love to have some other subies in it.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   05-13-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By BigJay
Ok with that bushing it's easy to install...

Ok with that bushing it's easy to install yourself if you cut it in half. That and get a short shifter like the Kart Boy that is solid, Also an easy install. This will take alot of the slop out of...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-13-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By BigJay
Aftermarket E-Bay Grill

OK i just got in my new grill from E-bay and it looks pretty tight. I was wondering if anyone else has changed their's out. On the OG grill there are clips but on the aftermarket there are holes for...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-21-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By BigJay
I had to remove a little bit of metal from the...

I had to remove a little bit of metal from the hole on the right side of my Subie when I did mine. Have a friend help you, some times all you need is a fresh set of eyes.!Thumbs Up
Forum: The Hangout   04-09-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By BigJay
1. Touch up paint-Dealer or any autoparts store. ...

1. Touch up paint-Dealer or any autoparts store.
2. Regular spray paint(ie rattle can) ..again autoparts store.
3. Actual automotive paint- A paint supply house. Look in the yellow pages.
Forum: The Hangout   04-09-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By BigJay
Touch up paint? Spray paint..or actual auto body...

Touch up paint? Spray paint..or actual auto body paint(like PPG)?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-08-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By BigJay
Ok will I have to go with a front mount...

Ok will I have to go with a front mount intercooler? Also Can I just use a larger TMIC(Like an sti or Turbo xs) What size of injectors should i get and where can I get an upgraded boost control...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-08-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,947
Posted By BigJay
I put on an Excedy Lightweight flywheel. I love...

I put on an Excedy Lightweight flywheel. I love it you do have to rev a lil higher at launch than before(between 1.8 to 3.0 RPM's) to not feel it Bog down. Once you learn this it's really easy to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-08-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By BigJay
Cool thanks......

Cool thanks......
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-08-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By BigJay
Cobb AP!!!!!!!!!!UNBlock the hidden potenial and...

Cobb AP!!!!!!!!!!UNBlock the hidden potenial and get the most out of future modds. Then I'd go for a TBE and reflash to stage 2.Hold off on do the Intake until later once you pass stage 2 . When you...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-08-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By BigJay
vf42? will it work?

I had a strange offer the other day. I was at the Dealership and one of their techs and I were harassing the cashier about the fact that her boyfriend's SRT-4 was still a Neon. It was all in fun and...
Forum: Gulf Coast WRX Forum   04-07-2007, 03:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,949
Posted By BigJay
2006WRXTR why go to austin we have some really...

2006WRXTR why go to austin we have some really awesome tuners here. Come to my spot and I'll take you to gotham racing. Steve(the owner) flys all over the world just to tune cars. I've literally seen...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-04-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,813
Posted By BigJay
Yeah give your self a good weekend's worth of...

Yeah give your self a good weekend's worth of time and a really good buddy to help ya.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-01-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 867
Posted By BigJay
thats the best way to go.^

thats the best way to go.^
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-28-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 867
Posted By BigJay
First off ...DON"T USE BONDO. This will just...

First off ...DON"T USE BONDO. This will just crack the moment your bumper flexes. The best route is to buy a new one. But if you really want to try and repair it ,there is a way to do it right. PM...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-28-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,825
Posted By BigJay
No wing = Less heat from the cops... I bought...

No wing = Less heat from the cops... I bought mine used and it came with those stupid riced out wing lifters on it...(you can see them all over E-Bay.) I got followed all the way home by a Cop. I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-28-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By BigJay
Yeah plus if you really have to put the stock...

Yeah plus if you really have to put the stock exhaust back on ,you can just reflash for the stock settings with the Cobb AP. The UPpipe is a real pain in the @$$. But it and the Exhaust are well...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-27-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By BigJay
No you should n't have to tune for it ....But...

No you should n't have to tune for it ....But that would get you the most hp out of it......I would go with something that has a heat sheild though.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-22-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By BigJay
Yeah the K&N looks really good..i'm gonna go with...

Yeah the K&N looks really good..i'm gonna go with that....I'll probably get one a little later this year as I plan on fully up grading the Turbo And everything else that is needed....But first I need...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-20-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By BigJay
Ok ..Dumdum You have convinced me once again that...

Ok ..Dumdum You have convinced me once again that *I have made an unwise choice with my intake( actually had no choice I bought the car used and it was on there.) But now I'm reconsidering a Cobb...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-16-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,066
Posted By BigJay
Thanks Kidd That really helps with My decision. I...

Thanks Kidd That really helps with My decision. I don't wanna mess with the internals. So 18G it is. That was some great advice. Sweet pic too!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-16-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By BigJay
^^^And I've heard this idiotic response...

^^^And I've heard this idiotic response before....for your info I work at a Toyota dealership. We have a Subaru Dealership next door to us. I've had them check my engine and there is nothing wrong...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-16-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,066
Posted By BigJay
I was looking at the TurboXS one also....

I was looking at the TurboXS one also. ScoobyTuner thanks for the advice on the BCS. What are the benefits over the stock unit as opposed to the unit you have for sell.?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-16-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,066
Posted By BigJay
Also I've been hearing alot on the GT30r& GT35r...

Also I've been hearing alot on the GT30r& GT35r Turbos.......Can you use these with a TMIC or do you have to switch to a FMIC(I really don't want to go FMIC.)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-16-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,066
Posted By BigJay
Thanks for the replys. I plan on upgrading the...

Thanks for the replys. I plan on upgrading the intercooler. I really like the Perrin TMIC. What is a BCS?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-16-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,066
Posted By BigJay
16g or 20g?

I'm saving for a new turbo upgrade this summer.....I want to keep my intercooler as top mount. But I'll be upgrading the intercooler as well. I also plan on tossing out the heat sheild in favor of a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-13-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By BigJay
I have an AEM short ram intake.Its awesome.Just...

I have an AEM short ram intake.Its awesome.Just make sure that MAF sensor is on tight or you will throw a CEL. I did have that happen once but other then that no problems.I've been running mine for...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-12-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By BigJay
They would have to have a special dyno for...

They would have to have a special dyno for ours...because of our AWD system a regular Dyno will mess up our systems.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-12-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By BigJay
Usually in Texas, we only have to pass the OBDII...

Usually in Texas, we only have to pass the OBDII test. As long as you aren't throwing any codes you should be ok. Take it where you regularly get service done or someone you know. I haven't had any...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-21-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,570
Posted By BigJay
I've got the Excedy Chromo flywheel ,It's the...

I've got the Excedy Chromo flywheel ,It's the best IMO. I'm also running a Spec stage 2 carbon fiber clutch.....My only suggestion is spend a little extra and get an OEM (Subaru) throw out bearing....
Forum: Gulf Coast WRX Forum   12-21-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,556
Posted By BigJay
I just pm'ed ya my number. Yeah that sounds...

I just pm'ed ya my number. Yeah that sounds fun... I love driving in new areas.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-14-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,744
Posted By BigJay
Time for a New clutch bro!

Time for a New clutch bro!
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