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Forum: The Hangout   12-22-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,880
Posted By REXronald
...

not sure if there was a thread.....

but i got email from luda suggesting he was looking for pics......
Forum: The Hangout   12-22-2005, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,880
Posted By REXronald
cool...

nice!!!

thanks LudaC!!! neato stuff... my first calendar.


(bought darn time,, hehe jk). things are really going my way... got an ad for Kumho too going to run in 2006 for...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-26-2005, 12:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,134
Posted By REXronald
well.. muffler ABOSLUTELY has something to do with it....

yes true the boxer engine and its usual unequal length headers to go with it has a beautifull sound.....

however... that sound can be ruined, or kept beautiful depending on the muffler you...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-21-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By REXronald
agreed...

not to mention when upgrading turbo... bar & plate is considered more the standard... less pressure drop across the core is generally accepted as the case....

unless you're pretty...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-25-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,950
Posted By REXronald
...

Well... if you ask me, its already pissed the bed... compression check of my number #4 (closest to driver, right?) leaves it on the lower side of acceptable, per the Subaru WRX...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-23-2005, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,950
Posted By REXronald
...

just a wee bit late getting back to this conversation... sorry...

there is NO definite figure that anyone can quote to you of when your tranny will break, or when your block will break.. etc...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-22-2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,950
Posted By REXronald
...

all very subjective and has been discussed to death... what does "keep" mean. i could create it and keep it even if it did blow up, despite it would be sitting in my garage not moving...

and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-22-2005, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,950
Posted By REXronald
grocery gitter...

that's an impressive grocery gitter... ?

i'm calling the B.S. flag, or your contender didn't know how to drive at all... or you grocery getter is ______. (places name of any number of...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-22-2005, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,714
Posted By REXronald
well...

if i would get off my lazy butt and do this water injection business... then next summer it would be even faster... but for whatever reason i just don't have the motivation to deal with it right...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-22-2005, 12:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,714
Posted By REXronald
well...

i sure wasn't paying much attention to the stop watch at the time, but you can't deny the car is pretty quick... for what it is...

not too boot i'm weighing in with 19in chrome wheels and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-21-2005, 09:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,714
Posted By REXronald
yeah

i hear that ... i used to drive mine more than i do now... When i first bought it, it was the only car i had at the time... so i was about 100 miles a day round trip for work... now i have...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-20-2005, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,995
Posted By REXronald
me too

you have the monster-style '04 and up STi scoop? that will be cool!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-20-2005, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,714
Posted By REXronald
ha...

well... tell that to the C5 i cleaned up at the end of last year... and not at the car show either... :p

jk... i didn't clean up any C5 corvettes last year, didn't even try... ### i...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-18-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,714
Posted By REXronald
welp

at the time i was running a TXS Hyperflow top mount intercooler... so i did upgrade the scoop to pull more air with the assumption that this intercooler certainly needed a larger volume air source......
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-18-2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,995
Posted By REXronald
well... RA Spec C for a long laundry list of...

well... RA Spec C for a long laundry list of reasons... type it in a search on NASIOC and you'll find more discussion than you likely wish to deal with... its pretty much a creme de la creme of...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-18-2005, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,041
Posted By REXronald
Hmm

well... the '02 clutch pedal in my car doesn't sqeak at all.... but both my front windows sure do squeal whenever i put them down... and its sure annoying as all heck... anyone? anyone?

subarus...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-18-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,714
Posted By REXronald
i respectfully disagree...

just trying to play devils advocate here... but honestly bigger doesn't always mean better... far as scoops go, bigger likely means more drag, and if it doesn't net you more power to offset, then...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-18-2005, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,995
Posted By REXronald
...

RA Spec C...

and then......


was that $25k in parts, or parts and labor... if you're going to spend $25 in parts and labor, in other words you're going to pay someone else to tear apart...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-23-2004, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,808
Posted By REXronald
Well..

i don't know exact numbers... but expect that since its a pretty big turbo, it will run best up in the 20-25 psi range... to hit that kinda boost reliably on a stock wrx bottom end... you're...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-20-2004, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,808
Posted By REXronald
well..

no doubts about it, an external wastegate setup should ALWAYS outperform an internal setup on a big turbo...

the external gate allows more steady control of boost at high rpms and therefore the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-18-2004, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By REXronald
um...

nice, for sure!

unique... i doubt that... there a relatively a lot of 2.5swaps and 6mt swaps that have been done...

still a sweet setup if you do it... and despite many have been...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-17-2004, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By REXronald
yeah...

that's trouble... you're talking big money...

Godspeed will U.S. STi tranny (including the rear) for $5,200 installed... best price i've seen...

and you could probably have them do the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-16-2004, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,808
Posted By REXronald
um...

not trying to walk on anyones vending...

but just so you're aware before you make a decision to purchase... search around on a forum where theres more experience with a vast realm of products......
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-16-2004, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By REXronald
good luck with it...

try out junior at turbotrix...

i heard he's pretty good tuner w/utec... put out some nice numbers on both evos and wrx's... (not sure if he has tuned WI or not) and think he's in new...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-16-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By REXronald
...

Well...

mine put down down 292 at 19psi... low readings for one or two reasons... my intake was severly restricted by that stupid "cryogenic intake charger" thing that i was using in my...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-15-2004, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By REXronald
Um...

stromung, bar none... sounds the best IMO... whichever exhaust you go with, i would go full 3 inch all the way back if you're thinking green...

i see you're in oregon.... may i recommend... jeff...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-14-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By REXronald
well

What are you really asking... the recirculation part is exactly why it can't be heard....

if you won't to be heard, and want the benefical effects of recirc (in other words your car continues...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-14-2004, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By REXronald
green if like the top...

STi 2.5 will be a nice match for the green....

but you will need the supporting mods, and if you want to really get the most out of it and want the car to last as long as humanly possible.... ...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-08-2004, 10:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,679
Posted By REXronald
Um...

not sure i get that...

you say from 20 roll... you're beating STi's and evos... first of all... where's that BS Flag when you need it??? anyone? --well, maybe not, you are near equivalent of...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-04-2004, 02:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,679
Posted By REXronald
uhhh

hell on the clutch and tranny is high twelves, death to a stock wrx tranny is probably 12.5's regularly...

13.4's not all that bad to the tranny/clucth, hanlde it just fine.... shave 1/2 second...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-30-2004, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,497
Posted By REXronald
yep

i will... i'm willing to offer a guarantee the leak will be fixed.

i've stared at and observed the valve very closely for some time now... i've tried this that and the other ruling out all...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-30-2004, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,497
Posted By REXronald
...

Spoke to mike or was it mark? at worx...

says they've never experienced this problem, and on original design they had thought they was include a rubber o-ring under the inner housing which would...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-30-2004, 10:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,118
Posted By REXronald
Irridiums..

My understanding is that irridiums do not last long either... but that's what i've been running for a good amount of time now... and at near 300WHP i've had no probs or misfires... so i stick with...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-30-2004, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,497
Posted By REXronald
alright

well,

anyone with the valve please weigh in here... did your vavle come with any gaskets???

my has none. just metal on metal junctures... doesn't make a lot of sense to me?

i guess i...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-29-2004, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By REXronald
mileage

yeah about 53,000 miles... of which i started modding it at probably 10,000, and did not start seeing boost increases until owned a UTEC at about 25,000 miles.

And no doubts about it that i've...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-28-2004, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,497
Posted By REXronald
uh, yeah...

none of us do, what's your point? If you don't mind my asking.

I was gonna call WORX and send it back, but i do like the overall look and function of the valve, so if i can just seal up the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-28-2004, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By REXronald
yeah...

i've read most of that guys stuff... some good literature, but i don't place faith in all of it... he complains how the way i'm modifying my '02 WRX will blow it up on short order ### it wasn't made...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-28-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By REXronald
Try this for one of the better block swaps

www.magnusmotorsports.com

2.0 and 2.5L blocks... $5000

All forged internals, proprietary 'anti-detonation technology', iron sleeves... this engine is pretty much bullet proof compared to most...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-28-2004, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,497
Posted By REXronald
Important update...

I was at Godspeed yesterday, we pressure tested my car's system...

The Worx tuning BOV is leaking... in a strange way... the outer housing (the anodized blue part at the base) is free to spin...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-28-2004, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By REXronald
Ok...

well, sounds that way at this point...

Dan at Godspeed was very helpful... adjusted the point at which open loop fueling kicks on to 22%... sooner since it seems as though i tend to ride the...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-26-2004, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By REXronald
well now...

this is very interesting...

What you are saying doesn't make sense to me...

i have similar mods with 18G... headers also which arguably are creating some addtional lag and slower spool for...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-24-2004, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,507
Posted By REXronald
yeah, i do that sometimes too... but sometimes...

yeah, i do that sometimes too... but sometimes its hard to hide 4 giant boxes sitting outside the door stoop with 19x8's in each one... hehe...

when i went with the tmic, i had it sent to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-23-2004, 12:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,507
Posted By REXronald
ah... be greatful...

I would pay money for a wife that even had desire for an STi.... (but i think there's a name for that.... prostitution, hehe)... anyways.... at least that way i know she'd appreciate my car for what...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-23-2004, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,497
Posted By REXronald
well...

you could certainly be correct, i don't know much of 18 wheelers so i'm sure that may be the case... they spool damn loud. and i may just be confusing that blow off sound with the air brakes... ...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-22-2004, 08:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,297
Posted By REXronald
correct...

cutting the grey wire in the console disables the motion/impact sensor of your cars alarm system.

If you're like me, you don't like not having the option of the full functionality of that alarm...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-22-2004, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,497
Posted By REXronald
ok

Well i will certainly try that out. But what turbo setup are those people running? i'm thinking for sure it will leak in my situation since i'm running at 22 psi daily now. And if the stocker is...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-21-2004, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,400
Posted By REXronald
RE true twin turbo'd Umm... i think...

RE true twin turbo'd




Umm... i think we know by now... anything can be done with the appropriate funds. its just not likely to be one of the biggest power maker modifications for the WRX.......
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-21-2004, 01:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,297
Posted By REXronald
...

i've read that the blitz and the hks harnesses/timers are interchangeable. As for fit to the STi i don't know for sure, but assume its same as the WRX. Fitment was easy for my car... i believe i...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-21-2004, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,497
Posted By REXronald
...

sure sure

possibly saturday you can swing by and we can do the switch for you motion sensor and the take ya for a spin....

but i gotta get clearance from the wife first.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-21-2004, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,507
Posted By REXronald
What is it with these things called 'wives'

they always seem to want 1 of 3 things...

shiny rocks dug up from the ground, shiny cars with fancy ineriors, or the worst of all, and my current ginx....

bigger, better, and fancier houses. ...
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