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Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-13-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By Wilks132
Uninstalling my Accessport

I have reverted my 07 WRX back to stock as I am selling it. Anyway, today I removed my TBE and attempted to unmarry/uninstall my AP so I can sell it. I know I had to change back to the stock...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-08-2008, 04:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By Wilks132
What year are you looking for? I have an 07 WRX...

What year are you looking for? I have an 07 WRX limited, Stage 2 for sale with 5700 original miles on it. What r you trying to spend? Im in Philadelphia.
Forum: Handling Tech   12-04-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,589
Posted By Wilks132
Enkei RPM2

I am looking at the Enkei RPM2. They come in 17x7 w/48 offset and 18x7.5 w/ 50 offset. They are only $220 per wheel for the 18x7.5 and weigh 18.9 pounds. However, I have been doing some research...
Forum: Tri State WRX Forum   11-25-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,368
Posted By Wilks132
Best Buy on 202 in Delaware

I keep seeing alot of subies here and found a previous thread about a meet.. Is this every wednesday night? Im right in Wilmington and me and my brother (07 STI) drive around and see it all the...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-25-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wilks132
anyone have any thoughts on this? the flutter...

anyone have any thoughts on this? the flutter occurs in the vacuum right before it starts to boost in second. I want to make sure its wg flutter and not compressor surge. like I said I don't think...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-24-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wilks132
ok, i have decided that is WG flutter due to the...

ok, i have decided that is WG flutter due to the fact that i dont hear it in 1st gear at all or when reving the car in neutral where i shouls be able to hear it if it was a leak. second, the flutter...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-24-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wilks132
the car is stock except for the cobb tbe and...

the car is stock except for the cobb tbe and accessport. the gasket that I used is straight from subaru part counter.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-24-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wilks132
well after some research on nasioc and cobb...

well after some research on nasioc and cobb forums I think what the flapping noise is wastegate flutter. I think that since the dp insatll the noise just got louder. any thoughts on this?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-24-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By Wilks132
update...today someone pulled out in front of me...

update...today someone pulled out in front of me and I had to come to a quick stop. I pushed the clutch in and went around the guy. I went to downshift and it wouldn't go into gear. I tried every...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-24-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wilks132
YES, i used a socket and a wrench, but couldnt...

YES, i used a socket and a wrench, but couldnt get a torque wrench in the tight spaces. So they are TIGHT!!!. And i bought a new gasket and installed that between the turbo and DP. I dont think its...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-24-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wilks132
sorry, but is the fapping an exhaust leak or the...

sorry, but is the fapping an exhaust leak or the turbo spooling?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-24-2007, 12:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wilks132
and, the directions say to torquw down to only 25...

and, the directions say to torquw down to only 25 ft. lbs. which is almost nothing. tried to torque them but couldnt get the wrench on the bolts. couldnt do it. they are definitley tight and not...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-24-2007, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wilks132
I tried every which way to torque those bolts, i...

I tried every which way to torque those bolts, i even paid for a 3/8in torque wrench that was 75 bucks. Every which way i tried, i didnt have enough room. It works, i think its just the turbo. it...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-23-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By Wilks132
My wife rocks!!!

So, today is my birthday and my wife got me an awesome present.. She got me a gift certificate for $150 to a local, very reputable auto detailing shop. Im getting the works.. The guy says my paint...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-23-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wilks132
Just installed DP, Now a question.

I just installed my Cobb DP w/ Cobb CBE and Stage 2. I had the CBE on before the DP. After the install i took her for a ride. What a difference. However, I think i might have an exhaust leak. At...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-22-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By Wilks132
if Recaro can make race car seats for formula...

if Recaro can make race car seats for formula cars to help save lives, my kid deserves one
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-21-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,818
Posted By Wilks132
07 WRX injectors bigger then Sti's?

I read on NASIOC that the 06-07 stock injectors on a WRX are bigger then the Sti and the Pinks, like 560cc or something. Is this true? If it is, i wouldnt have to upgrade my injectors for a VF39
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-21-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By Wilks132
If I have to have a baby car seat in my...

If I have to have a baby car seat in my ride....its gonna be race inspired!!!!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-21-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By Wilks132
New Recaro Seat.....

Well here it is.....My baby's new Recaro acing seat that matches my WRX's desert sand leather!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-20-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By Wilks132
well today i drove the car...and i babied it. I...

well today i drove the car...and i babied it. I can still smell clutch.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-20-2007, 12:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By Wilks132
basically....stage 1 is mild engine management...

basically....stage 1 is mild engine management ie. cobb accessport stage 1. increases boost, smooths out the power band gives the vehicle more torque by adjusting the parameters on the factory ECU. ...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-20-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By Wilks132
its night and day. I actually went at stage 1...

its night and day. I actually went at stage 1 with the Cobb CBE for now. I have the brand new catted Cobb DP in the garage just itching to be put on. But its going to the dealer for an oil change...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-20-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By Wilks132
Im sold as well. THey are pricey but i love the...

Im sold as well. THey are pricey but i love the idea to only have one gauge. The 52mm gauge is like $239. then the boost/vac sensor module is $99. all you have to but is the sensor modules (the AFR...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-19-2007, 11:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By Wilks132
oh and if you get a TBE make sure you have EM...

oh and if you get a TBE make sure you have EM first and get a catted DP. Alot of people who have 06-07's experience boost creep with a catless exhaust. Cobb actually has a service bulletin on their...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-19-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By Wilks132
from first hand experience, get the cobb. I have...

from first hand experience, get the cobb. I have the cobb TBE and LOVE IT!!. The quality is top notch and the sound is great. its not to loud at all when idling or regular driving. but you get on...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-19-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By Wilks132
i just installed my AP and he wanted to see the...

i just installed my AP and he wanted to see the differnce. he not inexperienced at driving ingeneral just with a manual transmission. And he good friend. he has driven it before, but one thing i...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-19-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By Wilks132
they have a video on the web site you can...

they have a video on the web site you can download..
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-19-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By Wilks132
well i sure hope so. Lord knows i dont have the...

well i sure hope so. Lord knows i dont have the money to get a new clutch.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-19-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By Wilks132
they have a 60mm gauge that connects right into...

they have a 60mm gauge that connects right into your ODB port and you can daisy chain up to 32 more sensors. You can customize the way the gauges lookk and read as well. Think about not having to...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-19-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By Wilks132
no, no problems. however, it just happened...

no, no problems. however, it just happened tonight. the car only has 3k on it and i dont "drag race" or anything, i actually baby it to much sometimes, im just worried that my clutch is all f----d up...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-19-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By Wilks132
PLX devices gauges

Has any used these gauges?? They are supposed to be good. Its only one gauge for everything. like an HDTV screen. Are they accurate? www.plxdevices.com
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-19-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By Wilks132
is my clutch jacked??

So, today i let a buddy drive my car with me in it just in a parking lot to see what it was like. So, a few times around the lot he says, "can i get on it" So i say sure. So he comes to a stop and...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-17-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,921
Posted By Wilks132
I actually love the new Sti. I am gonna trade in...

I actually love the new Sti. I am gonna trade in my 07 in 09 for one. Especially the light silver one in the corner. However, the regular WRX sedan SUCKS!!!!! I posted a thread not to long ago...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-16-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By Wilks132
am i converting the numbers tight?? The needle of...

am i converting the numbers tight?? The needle of the boost gauge goes just past the .1 mark on the gauge. im pretty sure that the .1 equals 14.5 psi. Man i need a new boost gauge. but any way,...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-16-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By Wilks132
flashed stage 1 boost question

I just flashed stage 1 91 octane. In 5th gear on the highway I hit about 1.02-1.03 on my spt boost gauge flooring it. The map notes call for 13.5 psi. Well 1.02 calculated is 14.8 psi . Am I over...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-08-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By Wilks132
Verocious motorsports and Cobb

I searched but didnt find an answer. Has anyone ever used them for a tune before? I heard that if you at stage two with a Cobb AP your should get a protune because Cobbs map runs really rich. Is...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-04-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By Wilks132
Well i have a cobb dp so it has a o2 bung at the...

Well i have a cobb dp so it has a o2 bung at the top by the turbo. can i install a wide band a/f sensor there?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-04-2007, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By Wilks132
A/F gauge..Why do I need one?

I have a factory turbo gauge (which i will be replacing) but a buddy told me that since i have a DP and stage 2 that i should get a A/F gauge. I dont want to be one of the people who puts gauges on...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-04-2007, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By Wilks132
no probelm. By reading that I really learned...

no probelm. By reading that I really learned alot about my car. Especially cause this is the first suby ive ever owned.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-03-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By Wilks132
the problem was resolved. it was an email issue....

the problem was resolved. it was an email issue. the parts r on the way. the thing that sucks is I will get the dp before the ap cause its on backorder so I can't go to stage 2 for a week or so.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   11-02-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By Wilks132
XRT orderd

has anyone ever ordeed parts from xrt? I ordered a dp and ap from them on monday and havnt heard or received anything . I emailed them to get a tracking number but got no response. they r only about...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   10-30-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,577
Posted By Wilks132
and according to Cobbs map notes, for the 18g and...

and according to Cobbs map notes, for the 18g and VF39, it call for a relatively stock vehcile with Sti i/c or equivilant and TBE, stock air box.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   10-30-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,577
Posted By Wilks132
It would be rad if they had a map for the 07 VF43...

It would be rad if they had a map for the 07 VF43 turbo
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-30-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By Wilks132
and here the link for the WRX ...

and here the link for the WRX
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subaru_Impreza_WRX
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-30-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By Wilks132
A little Sti history

I came across this and thought it could be of some help with the questions asked about the sti.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subaru_Impreza_WRX_STi
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-29-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By Wilks132
Sti S204??

Anybody seen this? Why dont they bring these cars to the states???
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R227wVqMZnU&NR=1
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   10-29-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,577
Posted By Wilks132
I was just thinking about this today. If i...

I was just thinking about this today. If i swapped my turbo out for one off an 07 Sti.. Would i still be able to run my Cobb AP stage 2? or would i have to get a pro tune and upgrade my fuel pump...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   10-29-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By Wilks132
Well.... I have solved this dilema by ordering...

Well.... I have solved this dilema by ordering the Cobb DP. I just ordered it today through www.xtremerallytuning.com Josh from there was very helpful. I emailed him to see if had any deal and he...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   10-27-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By Wilks132
helix DP question

does anyone know if the Helix cated dp gas a flat flange. I have a cobb cbe which uses a doughnut gasket. will the helix and the cobb mate up with no leaks?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-25-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Wilks132
im actually looking to buy the grill craft...

im actually looking to buy the grill craft products for my 07. Does anyone have any pics with this set up. Im also wanna get ther hood scoop grill from grillcraft but am worried that it might...
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