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Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-01-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
So just to keep everyone updated I'm going to...

So just to keep everyone updated I'm going to take my car over to atlanta, as that is the closest tuner that has a good reputation. Not sure exactly when but sometime in the near future I hope!
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-29-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
the flywheel is 12.7 lbs. Does flywheel weight...

the flywheel is 12.7 lbs. Does flywheel weight make that much of a difference? What does it alter in a tune? What about a lightweight crank pulley?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-29-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Does stage two include TGV deletes? Anybody know...

Does stage two include TGV deletes? Anybody know a good tuner around alabama?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-29-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Sorry for the confusion. I had put some of the...

Sorry for the confusion. I had put some of the stuff on but some of the other stuff was already on when I got the car, so I don't have a lot of the stock stuff. I got the external wastegate for when...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-26-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
stock 02 wrx tune

I think my car may have some kind of aftermarket tune on it from when i bought it from someone else quite a while ago. I have a 2002 WRX with manifold back grimmspeed exhaust, borla tbe, external...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-21-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Right so that sucks that they aren't...

Right so that sucks that they aren't interchangeable :(. I took the transmission out and I put it back in but I had the dealership mechanic put the gears, synchros, shift forks, and bearings (all...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-20-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Interchanging/Storing gears?

I'm buying a 2004 STi transmission to swap for my 2002 wrx 5-speed. I bought PPG 1-4 gears for my 02 trans and broke them in but shortly afterwards my bearings went bad inside the trans (yes I...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-03-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,459
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
I'll keep that in mind Rex2002 but it definately...

I'll keep that in mind Rex2002 but it definately looks like it was the axle seal to me. It has just a little trans fluid around the axle area and a single line running down to the bottom of the...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-03-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Well I'm not planning on taking any shortcuts or...

Well I'm not planning on taking any shortcuts or anything like that I'm just interested in WHY they are torqued like that is all. It is a strange process to me is all and it makes me curious...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-01-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Couldn't you just torque it to 25 ft lbs or 11 ft...

Couldn't you just torque it to 25 ft lbs or 11 ft lbs and then 80 - 90* twice instead of torquing them and then backing off 180* twice and then performing the former step?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-01-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,459
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Boostin Chick: thanks a lot Rex: Was it leaking...

Boostin Chick: thanks a lot
Rex: Was it leaking in front of the transmission also?
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-31-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Just to let you guys know I took the thermostat...

Just to let you guys know I took the thermostat and put the OEM Seal on it and it stopped leaking into the housing from the bottom. I filled the entire system with coolant and burped it and then let...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-30-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Ok so after I messed with that tube that leads...

Ok so after I messed with that tube that leads into the main cooling tank I was draining the coolant fluid and noticed that water was still flowing out of the thermastat housing (water because I used...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-30-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
ok. I still have to turn on the hot air also...

ok. I still have to turn on the hot air also when the car is running right? I'm on my way to get some antifreeze now and I'll let you know how it goes. Also I was wondering how the coolant was...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-30-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,459
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Passenger side axle seal leak

I saw today that my transmission was leaking from the passenger axle seal. I also noticed that there was a bolt right below the little plate that the axle sits in. Can I take that plate out and...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-30-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 64,110
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Great read Lil Shoaf thank you. If any of you...

Great read Lil Shoaf thank you. If any of you have NOT yet registered on NASIOC and read unabomber's faq's they are pretty much all like this and they span a wide variety of topics. If you liked...
Forum: The Hangout   10-30-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,076
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
I had to rebuild my transmission, then about 100...

I had to rebuild my transmission, then about 100 miles after that my rear main seal started leaking, I just got done replacing the rear main seal as well as all of my engine gaskets/seals (oil cooler...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-29-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
I figured that was a problem too but why wouldn't...

I figured that was a problem too but why wouldn't it be drawing any of the fluid out of the reserve coolant tank if its empty? I filled it with water (so I could get home) and it was emptying so...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-29-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Just to let everyone know what happened. I...

Just to let everyone know what happened. I replaced all of the gaskets and seals in the engine while it was out of the car and I started it up yesterday. I drove it around the block and everything...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-19-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
I appreciate your warning but I have followed the...

I appreciate your warning but I have followed the guide to take the transmission on and off a couple times now. As long as i follow instructions and read carefully I should be alright. I already...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-19-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
OK thanks wagonracer. Does that little spot that...

OK thanks wagonracer. Does that little spot that the oil passes through have a little bubble when you remove the rear main seal? What kind of sealer should I use? Will any silicone sealer work? ...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-19-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Thank you!! Can you see any seals or gaskets I...

Thank you!! Can you see any seals or gaskets I am missing? Since grimmspeed doesn't make any pulleys other thank the crank pulley does anyone have a suggestions on a brand that they have tried or...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-19-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Rear Main Seal

Excuse me for being a noob here but I'm replacing my rear main seal and I have a couple questions. I have taken out my transmission twice now but this is the first time I have taken my engine out. ...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-04-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,092
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Hey sparky, how much are you trying to sell that...

Hey sparky, how much are you trying to sell that engine for?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-10-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 614
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Transmission Presses?

I have looked on ebay and amazon and every time I get some kind of foot press that is used for "clutch spring/transmission" but it doesn't say that you can use it for the gears. I am rebuilding my...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-20-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,078
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Just so everyone knows what the end result was,...

Just so everyone knows what the end result was, subymonsta was right. It was the transfer gear (drive gear) bearing that failed. It also caused my transfer gears to break so I need new transfer...
Forum: The Hangout   09-16-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,148
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
All that damage and it still operates normally? ...

All that damage and it still operates normally? Now thats amazing!:eek:
Forum: The Hangout   09-16-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Well congratulations and good luck bro! If I'm...

Well congratulations and good luck bro! If I'm ever in denver I'll hit you up lol.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-09-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,078
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Yes all of the synchros are intact and the car...

Yes all of the synchros are intact and the car didn't have any trouble shifting into or out of gear, it just got thrown out of gear and grinded on something that sounded like gears every time I tried...
Forum: The Hangout   09-07-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Me Likey =) Where did you get it from?

Me Likey =) Where did you get it from?
Forum: The Hangout   09-07-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,668
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
LOL How can I get that as a poster?!?!

LOL How can I get that as a poster?!?!
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-07-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Do the tires in front look like they're pointing...

Do the tires in front look like they're pointing straight or do they look like they are pointing slightly inward?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-07-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,078
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Here's the latest update on my transmission...

Here's the latest update on my transmission problems. Over the weekend I got the transmission off and took it apart. When I drained the fluid I got a couple "big" pieces of metal that came out with...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-07-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,565
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Just to keep you updated I took the transmission...

Just to keep you updated I took the transmission off this weekend but i didn't get a chance to take the cluch and flywheel stuff off to look at the rear main seal, but tomorrow is another great day...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-27-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,565
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
I'll go and see if I can check it this weekend. ...

I'll go and see if I can check it this weekend. Thanks for the help, it probably wasn't fully seated. I'll let you know what happens. In case it was the other options can you describe what to look...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-27-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,565
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
thats what i thought but i put a brand new one in...

thats what i thought but i put a brand new one in 2000 miles ago...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-26-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,565
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Engine Oil mixing with transmission oil

Hey guys I have engine oil thats leaking into the transmission somehow... When I replaced the clutch I replaced the rear main seal on the engine block also. I have transmission fluid leaking out of...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-15-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,427
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
So I wrote this paragraph on how to check and fix...

So I wrote this paragraph on how to check and fix your MAF because I mis-read the earlier posts >.<
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-03-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,078
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Ok so i put the new oil in and it filled up the...

Ok so i put the new oil in and it filled up the case but its still whining :(. It starts out kind of loudly in second and then it gets really bad in third and then a LITTLE less loud (but still...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-29-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,078
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Well I'll change the oil after I get my check on...

Well I'll change the oil after I get my check on friday and I'll let you know :)
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-29-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,078
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Ha Ha yea i am using gear lubricant. its 75w 90...

Ha Ha yea i am using gear lubricant. its 75w 90 (which is the stuff i put in when I changed the clutch :P and it ran great). I didn't think gear oil differed with different cars of the same year......
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-28-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,078
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
I have actually changed it before when i replaced...

I have actually changed it before when i replaced the clutch tho... thats why i was freaking out when it said that none was in there and I didnt see anything leaking out.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-28-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,078
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Wow man its good to hear that im not crazy for...

Wow man its good to hear that im not crazy for thinking that! lol. I have never heard of that so when I saw that there was no leaking and no fluid I thought i was going crazy. How does it eat it...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-28-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,078
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
02 WRX transmission is really loud

I took my car to the drag strip the other night and I ran it 11 times in about 2.5 hours. I was slipping the clutch all night at the strip and didn't drop it once. It sounded completely normal...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-10-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,943
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
How did it go? I was reading about E85 and...

How did it go? I was reading about E85 and apparently it corrodes plastic parts? How would you avoid this corrosion?
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-09-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,049
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
FINALLY got it figured out! The recirculator to...

FINALLY got it figured out! The recirculator to intercooler gasket was bad... Now she's boosting but it turns off for some reason? When I took her to the dealership they said that it was throwing a...
Forum: Rallycross/Rally Tech   06-07-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,997
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Man I am SO jealous! Where can i get a schedule...

Man I am SO jealous! Where can i get a schedule for these rally races?
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-13-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,049
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Ok so i got some MAF cleaner and it cleaned the...

Ok so i got some MAF cleaner and it cleaned the mess out of it :D. Now it runs a LOT smoother and idles a lot nicer. When I get on it now there is a whirring sound and then the computer turns the...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-12-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,049
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
That would be SWEET, I'll go check that out, what...

That would be SWEET, I'll go check that out, what part do i need to clean? That little doughnut hole looking piece? The cheapest sensor I could find was $80! When i went to the stealership they...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-10-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,049
Posted By Bboy LiMiT
Thanks turmic. I sprayed a whole can of carb...

Thanks turmic. I sprayed a whole can of carb cleaner on all the pipes and it didn't rev up at all... The people at O'reilys said they think its the MAF sensor, is there anything else that it could...
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