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Forum: Newbie Forum   10-16-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Brockton
You gave almost no information....

You gave almost no information....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-12-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By Brockton
a video with the noise would be helpful. If I...

a video with the noise would be helpful. If I would have to guess I'd say its tire related or wheel bearing possibly. Wouldn't hurt to inspect the axles either.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-09-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Brockton
Get N20 around a open flame and see what happens....

Get N20 around a open flame and see what happens. Oxidizers are not safe.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-07-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Brockton
My buddy's 05 STI did the same thing. I think the...

My buddy's 05 STI did the same thing. I think the scoops tend to create some lift and cause the wobbling.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   10-07-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By Brockton
I average about 24 mpg, mostly highway from work...

I average about 24 mpg, mostly highway from work and class. I use shell 93.

It's also important to note that 93 at low altitude is the same as 91 at a higher altitude. When I was in el paso,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-03-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Brockton
Most WRX's/sti's come factory with boy racer body...

Most WRX's/sti's come factory with boy racer body styles. It's no surprise they are cop magnets. Also considering the low cost of the older gens nowadays, they are pretty common.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-01-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 58,037
Posted By Brockton
^this

^this
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-29-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,299
Posted By Brockton
Good stuff. I'd be interested in a longer...

Good stuff. I'd be interested in a longer interval UOA on it aswell. Way to be a guinea pig though. Most people aren't that brave.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   09-28-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Brockton
It is good at breaking up carbon build up in the...

It is good at breaking up carbon build up in the engine. If you put it through a vac hose that will get it to all cylinders. But you will need to change the spark plugs afterwards. When you use it,...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-27-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Brockton
I paid 18k for mine with 68k miles and financed....

I paid 18k for mine with 68k miles and financed. If I had 10k to spend on the engine I would get forged internals and upgrade the turbo/injectors/pump/intercooler.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-26-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Brockton
Just an access port with the stage 1 tune will...

Just an access port with the stage 1 tune will give you a smoother car with a touch more power. If you want that subaru rumble without it being really loud then you can look at the SPT catback. Its...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-24-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Brockton
I would consider it if I had my car paid off.

I would consider it if I had my car paid off.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-23-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Brockton
I know the guy that deals with the dealership...

I know the guy that deals with the dealership trades and car orders at the local dealer here. He told me he's been trying to get a hatch in so he could buy it, but they are extremely hard to find at...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-23-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Brockton
2015 WRX E85 results

From Clark Turner:


http://i1361.photobucket.com/albums/r661/brocktonpstewart/10606371_773941559329014_3479081979397467711_n_zps0ae4e6bc.jpg


That's impressive power gains for turboback,...
Forum: Handling Tech   09-23-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Brockton
Well, if you do go the spacer route: Depending on...

Well, if you do go the spacer route: Depending on how much clearance you need, You might need the spacers with their own set of studs in them, plus low profile lugs. If you get hub centric spacers...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-23-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Brockton
Most large pieces will be caught by the...

Most large pieces will be caught by the intercooler, but small pieces can damage internals.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-22-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Brockton
Do you know that any debris came off of the...

Do you know that any debris came off of the turbo? Turbo's can also blow seals and just leak oil and be considered blown. Other than opening up the block I don't know that you can check if debris...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-22-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Brockton
Ringland issues are in STI's. What kills WRX's...

Ringland issues are in STI's. What kills WRX's most of the time is spun rod bearings. 09's had manufacturer side issues, the rest are due to driver error or accidents.

It doesn't matter what car...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   09-21-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Brockton
I have used T6 with the oem filters since I've...

I have used T6 with the oem filters since I've had it (30k miles, total miles is at 97k now), don't always let it warm up first during the summer, but I do in the winter time, technically you should...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-21-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Brockton
08 has the Td04 and is when they started using...

08 has the Td04 and is when they started using the plastic Legacy GT intake manifold and intercooler.

09 is when they switched to the VF52 turbocharger. More power from stock, but a lot of 09's...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-15-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Brockton
I'm not even sure what parts are available for...

I'm not even sure what parts are available for the 15 yet
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-13-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Brockton
^This, just got a oem replacement.

^This, just got a oem replacement.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-13-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Brockton
JDMfanaticVinyls | Vinyl Overlays | Vehicle Wraps...

JDMfanaticVinyls | Vinyl Overlays | Vehicle Wraps | Tail Light Tint | Fog Light Tint| Subaru WRX STi | Honda Civic | Hyundai Genesis | Kia Optima | (http://www.jdmfanaticvinyls.com/) makes vinyl...
Forum: The Hangout   09-13-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By Brockton
Maybe factory sub?

Maybe factory sub?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-12-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Brockton
When I put my exhaust on I started getting a...

When I put my exhaust on I started getting a rattle at a certain RPM on de-accel, turned out to be the heat shield over the rear end of the drive shaft rattling around.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-12-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By Brockton
I would keep communicating with FP and your tuner...

I would keep communicating with FP and your tuner to get everyone on the same page.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-09-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By Brockton
I didn't manufacture them.

I didn't manufacture them.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-08-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By Brockton
They are identical. Instead of oem, if you go...

They are identical. Instead of oem, if you go that route, try the cusco's, they look a lot like the oem, but stronger.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brockton
No, I was smart and checked them when I got them...

No, I was smart and checked them when I got them out of the box, changing them was a huge pain, wasn't about to have to turn around and do it all over again.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-08-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brockton
I think you found your problem. Also double...

I think you found your problem. Also double check the gaps on pre-gapped plugs, my pre-gapped Denso's ranged between .30 and .42 =/
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-08-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brockton
What did you gap the plugs to?

What did you gap the plugs to?
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-06-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Brockton
Crank hp is the 256 stock, its making that at the...

Crank hp is the 256 stock, its making that at the crankshaft. The power you are getting to your wheels is probably closer to 210-220. Its because that power is having to be transferred through the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-06-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brockton
That would be a good start, then try to get it...

That would be a good start, then try to get it tuned. There's no telling what kind of stuff it was tuned for before the previous owner put things back to stock.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-05-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brockton
Mod list would help. p0171 can be caused by a...

Mod list would help. p0171 can be caused by a lot of things.

Year? Mod list? Other symptoms that might be happening?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-05-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brockton
Rick from RRE complains about them a lot. He can...

Rick from RRE complains about them a lot. He can tune them, but he said they are not as consistent as other alternatives. He's constantly fixing the minehart tunes that require them.

I believe...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-04-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brockton
Also, they are very finicky to tune compared to...

Also, they are very finicky to tune compared to other 3ports, just a heads up.
Forum: Handling Tech   09-03-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By Brockton
I meant just the process of removing them. On...

I meant just the process of removing them. On your topic though, why would you get beefy bars and keep the flimsy endlinks?
Forum: Handling Tech   09-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By Brockton
There's a really high chance of messing up the...

There's a really high chance of messing up the stock endlinks when installing the sway bars, so might as well switch them out at the same time.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-27-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By Brockton
It's also common for a small leak to appear in...

It's also common for a small leak to appear in the rear where the driveshaft is. Mine's had a very small leak since i've had it. Fluid levels never change but you can see evidence of it.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-27-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Brockton
Having a accessport is a good thing though. It's...

Having a accessport is a good thing though. It's a useful tool and is much more user friendly than doing opensource. (laptops and programs) Any tuner worth tuning your car should be able to do it...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-26-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Brockton
V1? Try getting a V2 atleast.

V1? Try getting a V2 atleast.
Forum: New Member Intros   08-24-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By Brockton
It's debated. Better safe than sorry.

It's debated. Better safe than sorry.
Forum: New Member Intros   08-23-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By Brockton
You need a tune for aftermarket downpipes. ...

You need a tune for aftermarket downpipes. NASIOC has loads of guides regarding mods as well.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-22-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Brockton
I'll go ahead and assume you are talking to me,...

I'll go ahead and assume you are talking to me, arcticscythe, or both. There is a huge difference between politely saying don't do it, and being and asshole. For instance, could have said it makes...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-22-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Brockton
Also, not trying to insult your intelligence, but...

Also, not trying to insult your intelligence, but a lot of people seem to not know this. No body kit is bolt on. You will have to find a shop that has had experience with kits. They usually have...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-22-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Brockton
Yeah, I rep'd you as well, great info man.

Yeah, I rep'd you as well, great info man.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-22-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Brockton
Very nice, post some pics when you can!

Very nice, post some pics when you can!
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-21-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Brockton
If you are talking about skirts and bumpers,...

If you are talking about skirts and bumpers, please dont. (No offense^)
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-20-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Brockton
Ah good info, they weren't specific, so I assumed...

Ah good info, they weren't specific, so I assumed the rubber lines were at fault since they are usually the weak points.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-19-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Brockton
Anybody get the letter in the mail?

I believe it was 08+ wrx's and STI's were effected by it. In certain states, mainly ones that use salt on the roads. There was a recall due to potential brake line failures. If you bought the car...
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