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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-27-2013, 10:00 PM
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Posted By mgilorma
EGT sensor wiring

Does anybody have an old EGT sensor with the factory wiring laying around? It doesn't need to work, I just need the factory wiring and connector.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-27-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By mgilorma
Couldn't find anything really helpful on nasioc. ...

Couldn't find anything really helpful on nasioc. I guess I will just call the dealerships and try to determine which one I want to roll the dice on.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-27-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By mgilorma
It is a third party warranty, so I can get it...

It is a third party warranty, so I can get it worked on just about anywhere. I guess I am just talking myself into taking it to a dealership, hoping that they will have more experience with wrx's.
...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-26-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By mgilorma
Sorry, let me give a little history. Bought...

Sorry, let me give a little history.

Bought the car 9/24/12 from a used car lot in NJ. 67,000 miles, clean carfax, came with a 6 month warranty. Took a while for me to get all the paperwork so I...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-26-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By mgilorma
Best Mechanic

I've had my wrx for a few months and have the following list of issues:

rod knock?
oil leak getting on exhaust, head gaskets?
turbo boost pulsing above 4000 rpms
power steering hard to turn...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-06-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By mgilorma
Update: Yesterday after some mildly spirited...

Update:

Yesterday after some mildly spirited driving I popped the hood after I got home and saw some smoke coming off the passenger side of the engine. I could rev the engine and produce more...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-02-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By mgilorma
November 2, 2012 12:47 PM - YouTube...

November 2, 2012 12:47 PM - YouTube (http://youtu.be/9ScIqPzkPDU)


November 2, 2012 12:48 PM - YouTube (http://youtu.be/r9shwBMuu6U)
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-02-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By mgilorma
burning oil?

So I've had my 04 wagon for about a month now and have noticed on multiple occasions a burning oil smell coming through the vents. Its way worse when I have the vents on the fresh air setting. Also...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-01-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By mgilorma
04 Wagon leak in hatch

Has anybody had leakage issues in the rear side window area? See attached pic. I think it might be a bad window seal, but won't know until I can get some time to take apart the interior and put a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-29-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,586
Posted By mgilorma
Response from PTP: Thanks for your interest...

Response from PTP:

Thanks for your interest in PTP Turbo Blankets.

Our Subaru Turbo Blankets are specifically designed to fit the stock Subaru
turbo chargers, especially WRX/STI. There would...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-27-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,586
Posted By mgilorma
I'm fairly certain that PTP designed their Subaru...

I'm fairly certain that PTP designed their Subaru turbo blankets with the wastegate actuator arm in mind. I have an email to them asking if there are any fitment issues with a stock turbo setup. ...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-26-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,586
Posted By mgilorma
Turbo Blanket?

I ran across a pretty awesome thread over on NASIOC about turbo blankets and it got me all fired up to get one. Especially since I don't even have the stock heat shield on there.

Infrared camera...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-22-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,359
Posted By mgilorma
I ended up using the Meguirers restoration kit,...

I ended up using the Meguirers restoration kit, unfortunately I forgot to take a before pic. I'm happy with how they look now, we'll see how long they last.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I897 using...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-17-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By mgilorma
EM?? Does anybody have a good resource for...

EM??

Does anybody have a good resource for finding factory parts like the connector I am missing? I could always go to the dealership but would prefer to buy online if possible.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-17-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By mgilorma
The car looks bone stock, no aftermarket parts...

The car looks bone stock, no aftermarket parts except a drop in k&n filter. I am trying to get this car to 100% factory and running well before I start throwing some aftermarket parts at it. I had...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-17-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By mgilorma
What is missing from this picture?

There is that bracket that is just floating off the side of the intercooler, anybody know what should be there?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-17-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By mgilorma
Missing factory connector / resistor mod

Just got my wrx a few weeks ago and just found this connector on the passenger side with a resistor shoved in it. There are two wires with pins on them that look like they are missing the factory...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-09-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,359
Posted By mgilorma
Aftermarket headlights - 04 wrx

I've been searching around and really can't find much besides the dashz headlight replacements for an 04. Does anybody have these installed?

My factory lenses are badly faded and will either be...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-24-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By mgilorma
Good news! I am now the proud owner of my first...

Good news! I am now the proud owner of my first WRX! I had the car checked out by the subaru dealership down the road and they said it was in really good shape, no codes in the computer, only thing...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-20-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By mgilorma
04 stock engine compartment pics

Does anybody have a few good quality pics of a stock engine compartment so that I know what to look for when I am checking out a used wrx that I am thinking about buying?

I found this one online,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-20-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By mgilorma
Just found out that the car needs to be inspected...

Just found out that the car needs to be inspected when I get it since it is a NJ car and I live in PA. The limited warranty seems to only cover the engine and transmission, so not really sure if it...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-19-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By mgilorma
There is a subaru dealership less than a mile...

There is a subaru dealership less than a mile away from where I am buying this car, should I try to get it checked out there?
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-19-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By mgilorma
I found out that the dealer does have a 90 day...

I found out that the dealer does have a 90 day limited warranty on all of their used cars, so that makes me feel a little better. Getting anxious sitting here 80 miles away, if I didn't have so much...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-18-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By mgilorma
Does anybody have an idea why the intake manifold...

Does anybody have an idea why the intake manifold would have to be replaced? I just noticed on the car fax that it failed emissions inspection in NY 3 months ago, however the car dealership said...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-18-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By mgilorma
mosc, Thanks fro the reply, I am 5'10 and my...

mosc,

Thanks fro the reply, I am 5'10 and my son is 2 and in a front facing seat so hopefully I won't have any issue putting him behind me and the baby behind the passenger. I'm taking the car...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-18-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By mgilorma
See attached pics, does anybody know what the...

See attached pics, does anybody know what the writing on what I assume is the intake manifold could be from?
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-18-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By mgilorma
Have a down payment on a 2004 WRX Wagon, need advice

I have been looking for a used wrx wagon for a few weeks and have found that there really aren't that many out there so when I found one 80 miles away I jumped on it and put a deposit down. I wanted...
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