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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-30-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
Whelp, stick a fork in her, shes done. I...

Whelp, stick a fork in her, shes done.

I spun a rod bearing today.

WRX blown engine - YouTube
My car isnt quite this bad yet, probably cause I shut her down immediately, but, this is the sound...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-28-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
I dont know

I dont know
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-24-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
^^^ ....?

^^^ ....?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-22-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
Yeah he just replaced the one burnt valve. I...

Yeah he just replaced the one burnt valve. I believe its valve tap. Other than being loud and Effing annoying, my car is running normally.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-17-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
Not yet, I changed the oil back to synthetic but...

Not yet, I changed the oil back to synthetic but I still get the noise. Car seems to run perfectly besides that. I've gone WOT a few times without any issue. idk what I can really do about it. I've...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-12-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
Not like dipped and cleaned or anything. The...

Not like dipped and cleaned or anything. The mechanic cleans stuff up really good and gets all the grime out, and he installed a new valve.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-23-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
Well I got my car back finally. She runs good and...

Well I got my car back finally. She runs good and strong now but there is an annoying ticking noise coming from under the hood now. I've seen videos of a similar sound on Youtube and my brothers WRX...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-04-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
After talking to a bunch of people on NASIOC, I...

After talking to a bunch of people on NASIOC, I think Im going to run with my current heads. Lots of people just threw them back in and never had an issue. And seeing as how I never had an issue with...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-29-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
Yeah they are definitely common, as far as just...

Yeah they are definitely common, as far as just how bad they are and if they are runnable, idk.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-28-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
Yeah if I cant, Ill lose another head, the one...

Yeah if I cant, Ill lose another head, the one attached to my neck. :eek:
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-28-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
Well I bought a Godspeed turbo inlet off Amazon...

Well I bought a Godspeed turbo inlet off Amazon for $70 Amazon.com: Godspeed 02-03-04 Subaru Wrx Sti Ej20 Ej25 Turbo Intake Inlet Silicone Blue Color: Automotive

Now I just have to find the damn...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-28-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
I decided I definitely want to fix her up and get...

I decided I definitely want to fix her up and get some good heads in there. The machine shop was going to be probably $500-$1000. And I want the piece of mind knowing the cracks wont be there.

The...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-26-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
Yeah, its been awhile, which is a good thing,...

Yeah, its been awhile, which is a good thing, things stopped breaking for awhile.:)

I dont know anyone that I would trust to weld something so delicate other than a pro machine shop. My brother is...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-26-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,170
Posted By WRXforME
04 WRX with burnt valve and cracked heads

Hey guys I recently lost compression in Cyl 4 so I took it to my buddies shop and we ripped it apart and sure enough it was a burnt valve. Just as we started cleaning everything up to reassemble, he...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-04-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,807
Posted By WRXforME
Thanks for the input. I think Im going to reset...

Thanks for the input. I think Im going to reset the codes using my AP and then drive it for a few days and then go back in for my free retest.

Most CEL readers have a readiness monitor? I didnt...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-03-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,807
Posted By WRXforME
If I auto-fail again, I dont know what the next...

If I auto-fail again, I dont know what the next step is, really. Maybe try a different shop.

I haven't done a single thing to my car in over 2 years
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-02-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,807
Posted By WRXforME
04 WRX with Accessport tuning failing emissions test because of "readiness"

Hey guys,

I just went and had my car emissions tested at the same place I did two years ago, even the same kid did it. I was confident my vehicle would pass because I have the Cobb Accessport...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-14-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By WRXforME
Ok, I guess they dont have airbags then, because...

Ok, I guess they dont have airbags then, because there is nothing like that. Thanks

Wagonracer: The shipping would probably be outrageous. There is a local junkyard that has both a drivers seat...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-13-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By WRXforME
I took a look and didnt see any markings,...

I took a look and didnt see any markings, writings, tags, or anything on the side of the seat. Can you be a little more specific? Thanks
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-13-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By WRXforME
Oh, awesome.. Thanks

Oh, awesome.. Thanks
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-12-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By WRXforME
How can I tell if my wife's 02 Impreza TS has airbags in the front seats?

Shes in need of a new drivers seat badly. And when I call around, they ask if its with an airbag or not, and I have no idea what they are talking about and I dont want to get the wrong seat. Any...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-13-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,586
Posted By WRXforME
Yes, it is the original alternator. Whats the...

Yes, it is the original alternator. Whats the best way to charge a battery to full, and what would it be reading if it was fully charged.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-13-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,586
Posted By WRXforME
Battery problems....

Hey guys, long time no talk.

Anyways, Ive been having this problem with my car recently. If I let it sit for a day or more, the battery is dead. Ive looking all around on anything that still might...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-13-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,349
Posted By WRXforME
Upside down MAF? That can cause that, I believe....

Upside down MAF? That can cause that, I believe. If the MAF on the intake isnt installed back exactly the way it was, it screws with it.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-22-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,265
Posted By WRXforME
I have an Agency Power crankpulley. Im not sure...

I have an Agency Power crankpulley. Im not sure if its the 1lb model or not. It just aluminum. After installing I definitely felt a difference is low-mid range rpms.
I wish I didnt throw away my...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-20-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By WRXforME
I didnt read your other post, but Ive had a...

I didnt read your other post, but Ive had a similar problem with getting into 2nd gear.

My problem was that my viscous coupler was going, some bearings were getting chewed up, and a gear on the...
Forum: The Hangout   04-05-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,549
Posted By WRXforME
Best - 1 2nd - 4 3rd - 3 (Tokyo Drift) ...

Best - 1
2nd - 4
3rd - 3 (Tokyo Drift)
Worst - 2 (ugh)
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-05-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,104
Posted By WRXforME
1) Get stock intake if you can. If not, at least...

1) Get stock intake if you can. If not, at least you made it a SRI instead of a CAI.
2) Get stock BPV
3) Buy a good turbo back exhaust
4) Get engine management
5) Enjoy your new car
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-05-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,060
Posted By WRXforME
Lol. No one replied to you because most likely...

Lol. No one replied to you because most likely nobody likes you, or how you post that same question in 3+ different spots. Start your own thread, then maybe someone will answer you. Dont just attach...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-04-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,060
Posted By WRXforME
^^ wow way to bring back an old post...

^^ wow way to bring back an old post...
Forum: The Hangout   04-04-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,549
Posted By WRXforME
Well I definitely liked the movie. Not sure if it...

Well I definitely liked the movie. Not sure if it was better than 1, since the first are almost always the best, but, its close. Much better than 2 and 3. Some things in the movie were just...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-03-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,835
Posted By WRXforME
My car is in the tranny shop right now. And...

My car is in the tranny shop right now. And instead of letting the guy load my tranny with his generic crap, Im buying Motul 300. Its the single best gear oil you can get, says a lot of people who...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-03-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,311
Posted By WRXforME
My best guess, someone threw a piece of metal in...

My best guess, someone threw a piece of metal in your exhaust. It happened to me... Had this weird rattle one day and I could usually only hear it at idle. Someone threw a lug nut down the old fart...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-29-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By WRXforME
Videos help when it comes to "my car is make this...

Videos help when it comes to "my car is make this noise" complaints...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-06-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,179
Posted By WRXforME
SPT Exhaust - Legalities and fitment questions

Alright... its been awhile since Ive been on the forums but I need to ask a question before I start paying money where I shouldnt.

I have a full TBE exhaust, its made by Xo2 Racing. Its very loud,...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-21-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By WRXforME
My local subaru tuners shop (Swift Motorsports)...

My local subaru tuners shop (Swift Motorsports) recommends puttings stage 1 in even in stock cars... Its not too much grabbier than the OEM... But the OEM is much cheaper, so if you arent near...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-12-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,385
Posted By WRXforME
You're clutch is worn and its slipping. Happens...

You're clutch is worn and its slipping. Happens to everyone. I would definitely go try to plead your case at the dealership for a replacement. They dont have to, as it is a wear item, but, since you...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-10-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,663
Posted By WRXforME
I recently had to have my emissions tested. I...

I recently had to have my emissions tested. I have an Accessport as well. It got rid of my CEL light. I had no problems passing CT emissions.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-07-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By WRXforME
Ive never heard of P0171 coming on after a simple...

Ive never heard of P0171 coming on after a simple TBE installation. If any code pops, its the cat inefficiency code. Running too lean is dangerous, something else must have happened. I just dont see...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-07-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,546
Posted By WRXforME
I recently switched to the Uncle Scotties...

I recently switched to the Uncle Scotties cocktail. It got rid of the syncro crunch I had shifting into 3rd, and I can very easily get into first from a 25mph roll if I wanted. The stuff works...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-06-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By WRXforME
We dont know what he had for a turbo previously,...

We dont know what he had for a turbo previously, but it doesnt matter, perhaps it WAS stock.
It just looked different.

Now, he has a stock turbo, motor, injectors, everything....

Something is...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-06-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By WRXforME
Friends car wont boost anymore

My friend has an 04 WRX. Theres a little history with it, but Im hoping I can skip most of it and just figure out if this is a simple fix.

His car was not stock when he bought it. Perrin TBE,...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-27-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 920
Posted By WRXforME
Another transmission/drivetrain problem

As if I havent already had my fair share of problems with my tranny(s).

Quick history: I blew my tranny about 6 months ago. Ended up buying an entire new tranny that had RA gears installed. I also...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-07-2008, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
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Views: 737
Posted By WRXforME
Its a little hard to understand what you are...

Its a little hard to understand what you are saying. A cat-back exhaust will give you maybe a couple horsepower, no more. What a cat-back will do is change the sound of your exhaust and make your car...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-03-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By WRXforME
^^ bingo... 96 Nissan pickup truck ...

^^ bingo...
96 Nissan pickup truck

Although I did mention that in the first post !Laugh!
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-03-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,751
Posted By WRXforME
Well, after talking with some local subaru...

Well, after talking with some local subaru buddies, we aggreed its just clutch chatter, there cars do the same thing as mine, but mine sounded worse because the vibration was shaking my rear subframe...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-01-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By WRXforME
Yea we pulled over to the side of the road and...

Yea we pulled over to the side of the road and started to exchange info. Just as I was going to call the cops an officer drove by and asked if we needed help. I said yes. He filled out the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-01-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By WRXforME
I have a problem... its called old drivers

So I was waiting in line behind an old Nissan pickup truck on a semi-steep hill. Next thing I notice is he's rolling back towards me. I had only a second to react, and I didnt think I would be able...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-31-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By WRXforME
Any cat-back might give you a couple horsepower,...

Any cat-back might give you a couple horsepower, all they are good for is changing the sound. The extra horsepower comes from the downpipe, and yes, its a very worthwhile upgrade. With a full...
Forum: The Hangout   08-30-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,769
Posted By WRXforME
Ouch...!Cry!

Ouch...!Cry!
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