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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-23-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By detrails01
Yea no play in wheel bearings although a bad...

Yea no play in wheel bearings although a bad wheel bearing would make sense why this would happen. Its a common problem apparently which is why subaru grinds rotor lips down instead of replacing...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-22-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By detrails01
Grinding noise when turning right issue

When I searched for this problem I didnt see alot out there so Im posting what I did to correct the problem for anyone else searching for answer. Subaru apparently is instructed to just grind down...
Forum: The Hangout   09-10-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,762
Posted By detrails01
I live on long island and drive through nassau...

I live on long island and drive through nassau and suffolk everyday. Everyone one the road basically grinds my gears. ha.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-09-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By detrails01
okie doke. opinions are always appreciated though.

okie doke. opinions are always appreciated though.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-08-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By detrails01
sorry, just re-read the post and realized what...

sorry, just re-read the post and realized what you were talking about. Yes, you cant run a vf and a 16g on the same tune. What I meant was run them both with the same tuner. A good tune for the vf....
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-08-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By detrails01
yes.. well again, im 100% aware of the...

yes.. well again, im 100% aware of the differences between an ots map and a pro tune. And of course a pro tune will run better than a cobb map. I'm saying it couldnt run better on a stage 2 map lol....
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-08-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By detrails01
I'm actually on the hunt now for a vf39 which ive...

I'm actually on the hunt now for a vf39 which ive already located a few for a good price. If i came across a vf34 that was in good condition for cheap id go for it but seems unlikely. And why would I...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-07-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By detrails01
Im referring to the small 16g which is as far as...

Im referring to the small 16g which is as far as I can tell virtually the same as a vf. A big 16g Id assume would make more power at higher rpms but then i cant see it spooling faster than a vf...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-07-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By detrails01
Well if i had a few extra thousand laying around...

Well if i had a few extra thousand laying around id proly get somthing larger (20g) with some of that thousand paying for a good tune. But since the 16g is so comparable to the vf34 and 39 and cobb...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-06-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By detrails01
ok cool thanks. I realize the 34'a are harder to...

ok cool thanks. I realize the 34'a are harder to come by too. how long have you had your 39? I hear so much about the exhaust side cracking.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   09-06-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By detrails01
anyone upgrade their sti turbo?

I'm looking for a VF34 to buy
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-07-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By detrails01
nice. thanks

nice. thanks
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-05-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By detrails01
Id assume that someone has. Didnt find anything...

Id assume that someone has. Didnt find anything in a search yet.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-03-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By detrails01
infamous cold fuel leak

So a few months ago my car started with the frigging fuel smell during cold start ups
Its only a recall on the 02-03 models i believe. But it happens on the 04-05 wrx's too
obviously, so why not...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   02-18-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By detrails01
If you turned the motor by hand enough...

If you turned the motor by hand enough revolutions to complete a cycle and didnt feel anything and didnt hear any noise when attempting to turn over then the valves may just be clearing the pistons...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-17-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By detrails01
wrx auto final drive ratio is 4.11 and manual is...

wrx auto final drive ratio is 4.11 and manual is 3.90. Being that the auto trans has slightly different gearing since its a 4spd and the final drive ratios are different I would think theyd have the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-29-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By detrails01
I would say if youre not doing large performance...

I would say if youre not doing large performance mods( i.e. huge turbo running 20+ lbs of boost) and want a little extra power out of your car, maybe stage 1, shouldnt be problematic. There are...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-24-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By detrails01
Did you replace slave/throw out bearing when you...

Did you replace slave/throw out bearing when you installed new clutch?
Forum: Photography/Photoshop   01-23-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By detrails01
Great pic with the mud

Great pic with the mud
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-23-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By detrails01
Cobb AP is $600 everywhere. At least i havnt...

Cobb AP is $600 everywhere. At least i havnt found a different price anywhere else. A pro tune would be about that price give or take depending on where you go and what you want out of your car. The...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-23-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,521
Posted By detrails01
Yea, sounds about right. 1k must take forever...

Yea, sounds about right. 1k must take forever keeping it under 4k rpm lol
Forum: Photography/Photoshop   01-22-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By detrails01
So hows the fam getting along with the foreign...

So hows the fam getting along with the foreign exchange student?
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-22-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By detrails01
With a turbo back, you would need a tune.

With a turbo back, you would need a tune.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-22-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,521
Posted By detrails01
What's subaru's recommended break in period for...

What's subaru's recommended break in period for the 2013?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-21-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By detrails01
This is the shorter wrx wing, right? not the sti...

This is the shorter wrx wing, right? not the sti ?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-20-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,521
Posted By detrails01
Ohh. Take a road trip then ;)

Ohh. Take a road trip then ;)
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-17-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,848
Posted By detrails01
I agree with boo-key bear.

I agree with boo-key bear.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-17-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By detrails01
Bored, just wanted ta chime in. Since your...

Bored, just wanted ta chime in.
Since your turbo is powered by exhaust, it is constantly running. Its only when you start boosting that it murders the mpg's. keeping shifts under 3000 rpm will def...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-16-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,379
Posted By detrails01
I hate when that happens. I figured the new pump...

I hate when that happens. I figured the new pump wasnt the culprit but it makes you think it is when a new problem occurs at the exact same time you switch out a part, I know the feeling. Well glad...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-15-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,521
Posted By detrails01
I dont understand the question . .

I dont understand the question . .
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,379
Posted By detrails01
I concur, def use the sock that came with your...

I concur, def use the sock that came with your new fuel pump.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-14-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,379
Posted By detrails01
I wouldnt think so due to the fact that the fuel...

I wouldnt think so due to the fact that the fuel pump doesnt determine how much fuel is going into the cylinder. You said it was running fine after the turbo upgrade and re-map. Your new map and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-12-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,379
Posted By detrails01
Interesting. well if it were me, the first thing...

Interesting. well if it were me, the first thing i would do is put the oem pump back in. I havent upgraded my fuel pump yet so i cant say whether or not one may cause problems. If for some reason...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-11-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,379
Posted By detrails01
I wouldnt think the pump was the culprit. Have...

I wouldnt think the pump was the culprit. Have you driven the car at wot after the vf39 map and before you put a new pump in with no issues? And it doesnt misfire any other time? Are you able to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-10-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,023
Posted By detrails01
Hey Fidrat. I have a set of front cusco end links...

Hey Fidrat. I have a set of front cusco end links 02-07 wrx/sti brand new i picked up from rallysportdirect.com. I decided to purchase a sway bar kit instead so these new end links will be collecting...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-09-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By detrails01
a p420 code is usually always a bad cat. What is...

a p420 code is usually always a bad cat. What is an O2 valve? Oxygen sensors were replaced?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-09-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By detrails01
Yea, im not leaning towards air as the culprit...

Yea, im not leaning towards air as the culprit anymore. I bled it like 4 times for about 5 minutes each and its been a week or two and the system would have self bled by now anyway. Belt is tight....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-08-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By detrails01
havnt been able to pressure test yet. Problem...

havnt been able to pressure test yet. Problem seems to be decreasing a little though. I think im still gonna do a flush tho. This has me scratching my head.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-08-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By detrails01
I see. yea def fix that intake leak from the...

I see. yea def fix that intake leak from the turbo. Any intake leak will cause an engine to run rough. As far as your smoke out the tailpipe. Water is really the only thing that burns WHITE....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-07-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By detrails01
Well it all depends on how much you like that...

Well it all depends on how much you like that car, ya know? if its any more than 2500 at the dealer, that could also be a down payment on a newer wrx. :o I had a car that actually would burn coils...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-06-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By detrails01
That is fairly low compression for those...

That is fairly low compression for those cylinders, but 115 and even 90 I dont believe would be low enough to misfire? is the engine missing when you hit the gas? I would start by switching a good...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-06-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By detrails01
If theres a gash at the intake of the turbo its...

If theres a gash at the intake of the turbo its not unfiltered air thats causing it to run rough, its because its unmetered air, no? Also, is it def WHITE smoke?, does it run rough at idle, cruising...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-06-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By detrails01
Yea i was kinda puzzled by it. Gonna test the...

Yea i was kinda puzzled by it. Gonna test the pump soon just to make sure. in case its a fluke remanufac part or something. neva know. Thanks for the input
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-05-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By detrails01
power steering loss when turning

Has anyone else had this issue? power steering cuts out almost every time the car takes a turn, usually beyond 40 degrees or so ( off and on ramps etc ) ive read possible problems for this being...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-05-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By detrails01
Hey guys, im new to this site. Do you need a...

Hey guys, im new to this site. Do you need a special membership to start a thread here? thanks
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