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Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-13-2008, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Bobob5511
rear diff. problems!

yesterday in my way home from work my LSD on my 05 WRX locked up. when i turn the inside wheel can't match the speed of the outside wheel and it twists the axle and snaps. like being in a four wheel...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-03-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By Bobob5511
some people have been telling me that the AEM...

some people have been telling me that the AEM UGEO is the way to go beacause it comes completely set and calibrated. problem is i like the PLX system because those LCD gauges are just plain bad ass
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-02-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By Bobob5511
wideband choices

i am planning on doing some mods to my car down the road but i really want to do it as safe as possible. so to start with i think i am going to get a wideband O2. i figure that way i can monitor...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-30-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By Bobob5511
04-05 WRX tranny changes???

ok apparently subaru decided mid-year 2004 to change the halfshaft input in there 5spd M/T??? i ordered new halfshafts for my 05 and got the wrong ones i guess. can anyone shed some light on this...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-26-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By Bobob5511
Halfshaft Help!

04-05 WRX

i ordered two new half shafts (since i twisted apart a cv-joint the other day). i am doing both of them because the other side is spitting grease. anybody have any wise advice for...
Forum: Handling Tech   10-23-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,608
Posted By Bobob5511
well after looking into it more it would be nice...

well after looking into it more it would be nice to do but a little on the pricy side. i think i'll just stick to some inor suspension mods for now and maybe if i find a STi in the junkyard somday...
Forum: Handling Tech   10-22-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,608
Posted By Bobob5511
it may only be a difference of 1.3 but if you've...

it may only be a difference of 1.3 but if you've ever driven an STi v.s a standard WRX its a day and night difference. and it is sort of a difference in response, a half turn in an STi will move the...
Forum: Handling Tech   10-22-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,608
Posted By Bobob5511
steering rack upgrade

i drive a 05 WRX and recently drove a buddy's STI and noticed how much quicker steering response. i read that my steering ratio is 16.5:1 and STI's are 15.2:1. spec C's are 13.0:1 but are RHD. does...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-10-2007, 01:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,063
Posted By Bobob5511
yeah like i said i don't want to add a system to...

yeah like i said i don't want to add a system to my car- way to hard on it. but man i can't believe no one makes a system for those diehard rally enhusiast. i can't find anything.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-09-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,063
Posted By Bobob5511
Anti-Lag

ok so i've been reading alot about ALS systems and how they work and stuff but the one thing i can't seem to find is who makes systems and where you could even buy a system. i'm not looking to go buy...
Forum: Midwest WRX Forum   09-19-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,321
Posted By Bobob5511
I'm in dixon, about 40 minutes south of rockford....

I'm in dixon, about 40 minutes south of rockford. we have a small group already down here- there are 4 of us in town with WRX's and STI's. sounds like there's enoguh people around here to star a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-14-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By Bobob5511
aaaahhh i wondered about that. same problem...

aaaahhh i wondered about that. same problem making a left had drive Skyline
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-14-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By Bobob5511
well i i wondered why i never saw anyone swapping...

well i i wondered why i never saw anyone swapping them out, and they are relativaly cheap so i figured there must not be much demand for them
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-13-2007, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By Bobob5511
yeah that may be true but seqential turbos=less...

yeah that may be true but seqential turbos=less turbo lag. and you can always swap out the bigger turbo for an even bigger one( then put that big one where the small one was)
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-12-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By Bobob5511
Ej20dett????

ok so i have seen these twin turbo EJ20 engines floating around Ebay but i can't find anything out about them other than they came in some hi po JDM legacy's and the turbos are sequetial. have seen...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-10-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By Bobob5511
its not for me. someone else is puttin it on a...

its not for me. someone else is puttin it on a DSM i just got it from them to rebuild and then got to looking and thought maybe i could upgrade it fairly cheap. i found some compressor wheels on...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-07-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,952
Posted By Bobob5511
i would think that since the STI tmic is...

i would think that since the STI tmic is significatnly larger it should cause a small cause in HP without a tune. it has a larger surface area for incoming cooling air therefore it should cool the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-07-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By Bobob5511
so in order to do "build" a 16G out of a stock...

so in order to do "build" a 16G out of a stock TD05H i would need a new compressor wheel and housing, plus some machine work on the carriage??
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-07-2007, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Bobob5511
http://www.stealth316.com/2-turboguide.htm#tn

http://www.stealth316.com/2-turboguide.htm#tn
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-07-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By Bobob5511
Compressor wheel swap

can i swap a 16G compressor wheel with a 14B compressor wheel without machining the stock TD05H housing?
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-06-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Bobob5511
got any links where i can check out this more?

got any links where i can check out this more?
Forum: Midwest WRX Forum   09-05-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By Bobob5511
looking for shop near Des Moines

looking for a subaru performance shop near desmoines iowa. have a 05 STI that needs some special care. any ideas?
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-03-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Bobob5511
nice thread man! i've bookmarked it already!...

nice thread man! i've bookmarked it already! great database for turbo specs
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-02-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Bobob5511
yeah but i have seen people discussing subby's...

yeah but i have seen people discussing subby's with 16G's so i didn't think it was strictly DSM thing.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-02-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Bobob5511
turbo questions

i know this might be a really stupid question but i have no idea. when looking at turbos i see there are 16G, 18G, 20G, and so on. i know that is a refelction of the turbos size but what exactly does...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-01-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By Bobob5511
STI intercooler swap

can i do a direct bolt on with an STI intercooler on a 05' WRX or do i have to do many modifications to amke it fit? if so how bad?
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-17-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Bobob5511
yeah i understand the reliablity issues. you...

yeah i understand the reliablity issues. you can't go balls to the wall if you expect it to hold up, unless you build it to withstand. the only reson i was wondering about the safe boost limit on an...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-15-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Bobob5511
well of course putting a bigger turbo in would be...

well of course putting a bigger turbo in would be great and all and i understand the FLOW issue, but fact of the matter is i don't have to cash FlOW to be throughing a new turbo in this car, and its...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-12-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Bobob5511
well i think i am going to stick with my stock...

well i think i am going to stick with my stock turbo for now since this car is still my daily driver and i don't really have the $$$ to be buying new turbos. what i want to do is adjust the booost on...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-10-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Bobob5511
i don't know how accurate the gauge is, the...

i don't know how accurate the gauge is, the dealer installed it- it is the SPT stock boost gauge
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-09-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Bobob5511
not reaching full potential

According to my boost gauge i am only hitting about 11.5-12 PSI under full accelleration. i was under the impression that stock WRX's were set at like 14 PSI? am i loosing somthing? how high can i...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-25-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By Bobob5511
CD changer problems

i have an 05 WRX and it has an in dash 6 disc changer and i am having problems with it playing burned CD's. it can't seem to locate tracks. does anyone else have this problem or is it just my car???
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-23-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Bobob5511
ok so if am undertsanding correctly then when i...

ok so if am undertsanding correctly then when i am in the negative, or creating vacuum, that would consequently be slowing down my turbo impeller? which i don't want. and does anyone make an exhaust...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-23-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Bobob5511
quick question on boost guage

hi - i just bought my 05 WRX and it also happens to be my first turbo charged car. I LOVE IT!! but i do have a question on the boost gauge. the vehicle had a SPT boost guage in it when i bought it...
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