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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Today, 07:38 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By psinuse
I don't really care what you've been told since...

I don't really care what you've been told since you were 9...I have used it without issue.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Today, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,462
Posted By psinuse
I've always run Pennzoil 5w30 since my car was...

I've always run Pennzoil 5w30 since my car was new. Even on the built motor I currently run.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Today, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,462
Posted By psinuse
Not sure if serious???:D

Not sure if serious???:D
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Today, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,462
Posted By psinuse
Are you building a dedicated track car? I thought...

Are you building a dedicated track car? I thought this was your daily driver?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-22-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 407
Posted By psinuse
Why are you putting a WB in a stock DP?

Why are you putting a WB in a stock DP?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-22-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 407
Posted By psinuse
The wide band O2 sensor bung should be in the DP...

The wide band O2 sensor bung should be in the DP right after the turbo and should not be left in there unless you are tuning...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-20-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By psinuse
Are you getting any CELs?

Are you getting any CELs?
Forum: The Hangout   05-20-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 417
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Posted By psinuse
I'm trying to be on here more Mosc...I am just...

I'm trying to be on here more Mosc...I am just really stupid busy with life, but I still love ya...;)
Forum: The Hangout   05-20-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By psinuse
83k I believe is the first big issue I had, blew...

83k I believe is the first big issue I had, blew a hole in the number 3 piston. Drove it home 1.5hrs that way from the track. Now the car is nothing like it was from the factory.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-20-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,462
Posted By psinuse
Okay I have to ask...Why synthetic oil? I have...

Okay I have to ask...Why synthetic oil? I have never run it in any engine, except my wife's stupid 335xi which was a POS, but other than that have always run conventional oil.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-20-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 407
Posted By psinuse
Boos/Oil pressure/oil temp....That is about all...

Boos/Oil pressure/oil temp....That is about all you'll really need unless you are going to be tuning it or racing it all the time....
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-20-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By psinuse
I ran a 20g on a stock 2.0 for a long time...

I ran a 20g on a stock 2.0 for a long time without ever needing a colder plug....Granted now I have a custom built motor and require a different plug, but I doubt the need for a colder plug will...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-20-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By psinuse
Most people don't realize how important a good...

Most people don't realize how important a good set of tires are to not only the handling aspect, but also the braking. Most people believe that their brakes are what stop the car...they assist, tires...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-19-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,873
Posted By psinuse
Spec C hood is super light weight. I usually mark...

Spec C hood is super light weight. I usually mark with a grease pen where to line up everything.
When do you hope to have all this finished up?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By psinuse
I agree with the getting the feel of the car...

I agree with the getting the feel of the car first. Upgrade wise really depends on what they are going to be doing with the car.
Daily driver should go;
Tires
Brakes
Maintenance

Drag racing...
Forum: The Hangout   05-19-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 417
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Posted By psinuse
It's the beard that makes the man....:)

It's the beard that makes the man....:)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-19-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,873
Posted By psinuse
I just remove mine when ever I am doing anything...

I just remove mine when ever I am doing anything real serious under the hood....4 bolts and lift it off....
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
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Views: 632
Posted By psinuse
Why are you going with one step colder plugs?

Why are you going with one step colder plugs?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-17-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,873
Posted By psinuse
Yeah windshields for these cars are not cheap....

Yeah windshields for these cars are not cheap. Lucky for me I have a friend in the business who gets me deals, but even then it's still upwards of $250-260 for good glass and the moldings.
Forum: The Hangout   05-17-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 417
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Posted By psinuse
Yeah figure I'll toss in my happy face...

Yeah figure I'll toss in my happy face picture....:| So before anyone asks I am allergic to grapes. I came home and found a glass of what I thought was tea, it was dark and my eye sight isn't the...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-17-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By psinuse
Man I need to visit this form more than what I...

Man I need to visit this form more than what I have been...Well first off I love that color and welcome to the rare color club by the way. Seems the guys on here have been more than helpful in...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-17-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By psinuse
Find a shop that can specialize in machining a...

Find a shop that can specialize in machining a Subaru engine. They aren't like a normal V8 engine as far as the machining process. Be sure they have a the correct deck plate to do the bore and hone....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-17-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By psinuse
^^^This. It can be done with a few simple tools...

^^^This. It can be done with a few simple tools and a little bit of elbow grease. Just make sure you get all the old sealant off the head and don't try and force anything. Valve covers can crack or...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-16-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By psinuse
Oddly enough mine was a bent shift fork and not a...

Oddly enough mine was a bent shift fork and not a gear....
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-16-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
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Views: 632
Posted By psinuse
Try and find a JDM V7 they area better fit...But...

Try and find a JDM V7 they area better fit...But anything up to 07 should work.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-16-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By psinuse
It's all in how you drive it...>:D

It's all in how you drive it...>:D
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-16-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By psinuse
Other than getting the pin to line up it was...

Other than getting the pin to line up it was pretty easy...You my have to hose down the bolts with PB Blaster the night before and let them soak in, but since I had my suspension off once before it...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-15-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By psinuse
Awww shucks...*moves foot around on the ground*...

Awww shucks...*moves foot around on the ground* It was nothing... :P
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-15-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By psinuse
Just buy a stock replacement clutch. I ran one...

Just buy a stock replacement clutch. I ran one for a long time with a built motor even and never really had any issues. Hella Horns, well there not for everyone, but if it gets your attention it is...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-15-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By psinuse
Those would be the ones...I have been running...

Those would be the ones...I have been running them on mine since the car was new...Even after I did the suspension swap I still ran KYB struts...It is a really good choice if you are just wanting to...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-15-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By psinuse
I'm on the fence with coil overs....If you race...

I'm on the fence with coil overs....If you race the car then okay, but you'll have to pay for corner balancing and things of that nature and it gets REAL expensive to do it right. If you want a good...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-15-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
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Views: 632
Posted By psinuse
^^^This.

^^^This.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-15-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By psinuse
Valve cover gasket is probably leaking...

Valve cover gasket is probably leaking...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-15-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By psinuse
Well KYB struts are good and what is used by the...

Well KYB struts are good and what is used by the factory. It's what I run. For all 4 struts you're looking at around $350-400 depending on where you get them.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-15-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,025
Posted By psinuse
AFR gauge is only useful when tuning or checking...

AFR gauge is only useful when tuning or checking the health of an engine. You aren't going to run a Wide Band O2 sensor the entire time so it's kind of pointless to have the gauge in the car at all...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-15-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By psinuse
No that on has the end completely broken off...:D

No that on has the end completely broken off...:D
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-14-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By psinuse
I have no idea what you guys are talking about....

I have no idea what you guys are talking about....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-14-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,025
Posted By psinuse
Okay I'm just gonna drop a little bit of info...

Okay I'm just gonna drop a little bit of info here and leave it at that...

List and Order of Mods
A. Exhaust
1. Uppipe: Invidia Uppipe Subaru Models (inc. 2002-2014 WRX / 2004-2015 STI)...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-14-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 76,096
Posted By psinuse
If it has coil overs, ask if it has been corner...

If it has coil overs, ask if it has been corner balanced, if they can't give you a answer then I would steer away.
I have a little quote for this, "If it's used it's abused." That is how I look at...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-14-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 179,700
Posted By psinuse
Well most years will work, but I recommend...

Well most years will work, but I recommend getting a phase 2 motor over the phase 1 motor. Phase 2 had bigger rod and main bearings and the thrust bearing was moved to the #5 rather than the #3 main....
Forum: The Hangout   04-17-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 34,705
Posted By psinuse
Pulled the motor out of mine..

Pulled the motor out of mine..
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-09-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By psinuse
Feel the love...:x Okay if your new to...

Feel the love...:x


Okay if your new to the scene, then I suggest going with something a bit more manageable....8.5:1 compression is as high as I would go. You can go higher and probably achieve...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-09-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By psinuse
Haha....you make me laugh sir...but I'm game.;)

Haha....you make me laugh sir...but I'm game.;)
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-31-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By psinuse
If you wanna spend money, but a 08 LGT gear set...

If you wanna spend money, but a 08 LGT gear set and the kit for install into your trans...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-30-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By psinuse
You had me at /end dad rant/:laugh:

You had me at /end dad rant/:laugh:
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   03-30-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By psinuse
Did you check the oil to see if it has a milky...

Did you check the oil to see if it has a milky look to it? Also could be the seals in the turbo going bad. Oil leak up front where? These cars are prone to the valve cover gaskets leaking on the...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-30-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By psinuse
First don't buy from Vivid, Secondly if your car...

First don't buy from Vivid, Secondly if your car has a build date after 06/02(look on the build plate in the drivers side door) then you have gears that are basically RA gears. If you want a trans...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-30-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By psinuse
I'm old....I drive quite well...

I'm old....I drive quite well...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-30-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By psinuse
The turbo sits the same distance from the intake...

The turbo sits the same distance from the intake on a single scroll as it does on a twin scroll. I have this set up on my new motor and other than the up pipe being a bit bigger(two pipes instead of...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-18-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,313
Posted By psinuse
You want some useful knowledge, don't buy that...

You want some useful knowledge, don't buy that car. A rear diff going out in not something for the DIYer unless you intend to replace the entire rear end. Hard to tell what else is wrong with that...
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