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Forum: The Hangout   Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 43
Posted By Epictofer
looks like a couple leds are out

looks like a couple leds are out
Forum: The Hangout   Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By Epictofer
possible brake light in a wing

possible brake light in a wing
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-19-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 215
Posted By Epictofer
Unless this shop is a dealer the reflash they are...

Unless this shop is a dealer the reflash they are selling you is not a factory option. You have to have a special subaru laptop that HAS to be on a subaru internet network ( i tried to take it to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-16-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 288
Posted By Epictofer
yea the aftermarket ones are mostly for looks, im...

yea the aftermarket ones are mostly for looks, im going to be getting a blanket and wrap as soon as i can save up the cash.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-09-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By Epictofer
Its much more precise control of boost. It...

Its much more precise control of boost. It responds quicker than factory and holds boost pressure better. GrimmSpeed has a good write up on their page i think
Forum: New Member Intros   12-09-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 231
Posted By Epictofer
dude, just get your truck back.

dude, just get your truck back.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 28,469
Posted By Epictofer
Could it be the EJ20 2.0 WRX motor with an STI...

Could it be the EJ20 2.0 WRX motor with an STI intercooler?
Forum: The Hangout   12-08-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By Epictofer
i have seen them on a customers car before, and...

i have seen them on a customers car before, and the are for sure thicker than RA. I also read somewhere that they are designed to be a little long and to scrape the ground till they fit just right....
Forum: New Member Intros   12-07-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
  New guy
Views: 94
Posted By Epictofer
Welcome! What was broke on it?

Welcome! What was broke on it?
Forum: New Member Intros   12-06-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 231
Posted By Epictofer
If it were me and the car ran well, i would take...

If it were me and the car ran well, i would take the even swap without even thinking about it! lol but thats me
Forum: The Hangout   12-05-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Epictofer
i may have to get one of those as well lol, saw...

i may have to get one of those as well lol, saw them a few days ago!
Forum: The Hangout   12-04-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 27,957
Posted By Epictofer
^ plowed the driveway with his front bumper!~ <...

^ plowed the driveway with his front bumper!~
< Cant wait for the sway bar and links and MC brace to get here today!!
v wants to come help me install everything!!
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   12-04-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Epictofer
yes, depending on how much metal has made its way...

yes, depending on how much metal has made its way into the engine. I replaced the two broken pistons and rings in my 13 wrx and spun a rod bearing 1000miles later. My suggestion would be to do the...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   12-03-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Epictofer
If you got a busted ringland you will have bad...

If you got a busted ringland you will have bad leak down, the ring land that breaks is in between the compression rings usually.

and yes the 08+ had bad problems with it.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-03-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Epictofer
This Campaign only applies to vehicles with motor...

This Campaign only applies to vehicles with motor vehicle registration in the
States of California, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey,
New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-02-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Epictofer
Actually i did. Suit yourself brah. Whatever they...

Actually i did. Suit yourself brah. Whatever they did they lied to you. Sorry for trying to help. Have a nice day

E: By the way, im a subaru service adviser.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-02-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By Epictofer
Give me the last 8 of your vin and i can look up...

Give me the last 8 of your vin and i can look up the PN for the wheel liner for you. WRB is not a pear color i dont think, but it has a TON of metal flake. Grimmspeed has color matched and produced a...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-01-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Epictofer
I didnt think there were any on the WRX. mine...

I didnt think there were any on the WRX. mine doesnt fall under the brake pipe recall. PM me the last 8 of your vin so i can run it on subarunet, if thats ok with you! I would like to know as well!...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-01-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Epictofer
Yea, theres a few threads about it. We have to...

Yea, theres a few threads about it. We have to provide the flash counter number to subaru tech line at times when doing a diagnosis. Every time you flash the PCM it counts up a tick.
Im curious what...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-26-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Epictofer
well, all that metal from the cam lobe had to go...

well, all that metal from the cam lobe had to go somewhere. In my opinion you will have less headaches in the long run going with a rebuild or remanufactured motor
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-26-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By Epictofer
The only way you MIGHT get all the shavings out,...

The only way you MIGHT get all the shavings out, is a full motor rebuild and youll need all new parts for just about everything the oil touches
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-24-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Epictofer
Orignal factory warranty is the ONLY warranty...

Orignal factory warranty is the ONLY warranty that transfers automaticaly. ANY extended warranty or service contract HAS to be transferred to the new owner within 30 days of vehicle purchase and...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Epictofer
google licence plate relocation kit. Theres a few...

google licence plate relocation kit. Theres a few of em out there. It moves the plate in front of the tow hook
Forum: New Member Intros   11-19-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,681
Posted By Epictofer
Negative, you can not tell on the gauge. I used...

Negative, you can not tell on the gauge. I used my access-port to monitor coolant temp. i did notice my whole car was covered in frost this am accept for the hood and front fenders and i noticed...
Forum: New Member Intros   11-19-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,681
Posted By Epictofer
So my block heater changed my coolant temp from...

So my block heater changed my coolant temp from 35 degrees F to about 90. I had it turn on at 5am and checked it at 7.
Forum: The Hangout   11-18-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Epictofer
I also have two spots on my front bumper, one on...

I also have two spots on my front bumper, one on the passenger front fender. A 300lb oxy tank decided to jump of of my back seat and smash into my dash. Theres some crackage due to that. It hit my...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-17-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By Epictofer
We need more info. Year make and model to start.

We need more info. Year make and model to start.
Forum: The Hangout   11-17-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 25,706
Posted By Epictofer
I always want to post in this thread, but my...

I always want to post in this thread, but my cellphone camera is broken. Over the last 2 months i have pulled my motor twice and built it, done a boost control solenoid, custom Torqued Performance...
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   11-17-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,341
Posted By Epictofer
I think i would like a personalized shirt as...

I think i would like a personalized shirt as well. One for the event and one for just the guys from the forum that attend that may have your forum handle on it. Either way really is fine, i just...
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   11-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,341
Posted By Epictofer
ill likely be doing the package dealio

ill likely be doing the package dealio
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-15-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Epictofer
I too have spun a rod bearing this year!! i went...

I too have spun a rod bearing this year!! i went with a used oem block and some manley upgraded rods and pistons with king racing bearings. kept stock bore and everything, the goal was to strengthen...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-13-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By Epictofer
Heed this mans words!!! He knows his shit!>:D

Heed this mans words!!! He knows his shit!>:D
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-12-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By Epictofer
Very good! thats the best way to go if your going...

Very good! thats the best way to go if your going for stock bottom end.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-12-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By Epictofer
you should be able to run the up pipe and down...

you should be able to run the up pipe and down pipe with the factory cat back and still get increased performance, although you will need a tune to run them safely. Does the short block come with...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-11-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By Epictofer
COVER-FRONT DISK BRAKE,RIGHT 26290FE000 ...

COVER-FRONT DISK BRAKE,RIGHT 26290FE000
COVER-FRONT DISK BRAKE,LEFT 26290FE010


Sent ya a PM with the info. Your VIN is a canadian one so i cant run in in Subaru Of Americas parts catalog. These...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-11-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Epictofer
Most of the time you can pull out all the plastic...

Most of the time you can pull out all the plastic clips and reuse them. Some may be broken. The clips are on the bottom of the skirt and behind it. You may have to remove the bottom clips yo flex the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-11-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By Epictofer
I just read through that whole thread and those...

I just read through that whole thread and those blast plates are now on my x-mas list!
Forum: New Member Intros   11-11-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,681
Posted By Epictofer
TIMER! Thats genius! I have a few water proof...

TIMER! Thats genius! I have a few water proof ones from x-mas lights! ill try and snap some pics but my front facing camera on my phone is the only one that works lol
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By Epictofer
Get a new cooler, its damn near impossible to get...

Get a new cooler, its damn near impossible to get all the metal out, dont forget to replace the screen in the oil feed line to the turbo as well. Water pump and timing belt should be reusable if all...
Forum: New Member Intros   11-11-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,681
Posted By Epictofer
My block heater is going in tonight! :) thanks...

My block heater is going in tonight! :) thanks for tips! do you think getting coolant on the gasket sealer on the heater itself will make a difference in sealing?
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   11-11-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By Epictofer
Yar :) hit me with the VIN via PM and i can check...

Yar :) hit me with the VIN via PM and i can check it out!

E- Need vin for sure. There is 5 different part numbers it may be, but i can get them if still being made.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-10-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By Epictofer
Go with the STI pump. i dont think its much more...

Go with the STI pump. i dont think its much more expensive and its an 11mm. If its spun a bearing then the short block crank rods and bearingS should be replaced. oil cooler if it has one. i ordered...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-10-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Epictofer
I got my 13 with 113 miles on it last year for...

I got my 13 with 113 miles on it last year for like 26,000 base model....
Forum: Handling Tech   11-06-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Epictofer
the old spring is probably an aftermarket...

the old spring is probably an aftermarket lowering spring?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-06-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By Epictofer
Hes not being rude, hes right. The reason i fried...

Hes not being rude, hes right. The reason i fried the ring lands in my 13 wrx was because i slapped an intake and stage 1 tune on my car and drove the hell out of it. It ran lean, over heated the...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Epictofer
No this is not a good choice for your car. Really...

No this is not a good choice for your car. Really your stock bpv (bypass valve) is what you need to keep up there. Blow off valves vent to atmosphere, and out cars are tuned off the mass air flow...
Forum: The Hangout   11-06-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Epictofer
i used some cheapo ones on my 12 impreza form...

i used some cheapo ones on my 12 impreza form advanced and they worked great. i had cloth seats though. they looked 100% new when i traded it in
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-06-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,577
Posted By Epictofer
that seems like its more trouble then i want to...

that seems like its more trouble then i want to deal with hahaa
:D
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-06-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,577
Posted By Epictofer
How did you graph that bad boy!

How did you graph that bad boy!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-06-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By Epictofer
Before you start thinking about an intake you...

Before you start thinking about an intake you need to be thinking about a way to tune for it first! besides that CBE like TKK said, suspension upgrades, stiffer motor mounts and shifter bushings,...
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