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Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-30-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By PowerHouse
it is an easy turbo to sell so good luck with...

it is an easy turbo to sell so good luck with your approach
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-30-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By PowerHouse
take your heat shield off and take a good look at...

take your heat shield off and take a good look at your turbo. hoses would be the first way to go. try to locate where the drip is coming from exactly. it's difficult to diagnos without detailed info....
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-30-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,177
Posted By PowerHouse
our stock clutches are exedy "stage 1" type...

our stock clutches are exedy "stage 1" type clutches vs "stage 0" with many other car manufacturers, to put things into perspective.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   08-30-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,696
Posted By PowerHouse
from what i've researched in the past, the ej207...

from what i've researched in the past, the ej207 is fitted with forged pistons. although they are forged, i still see ej207 swaps with stock level turbos having issues often enough to merit a motor...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-30-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By PowerHouse
it seems that is always the way it works with...

it seems that is always the way it works with modifying. there's always a bit more you can do for a bit more and more. i am at a pretty comfortable spot with performance now myself, but i am dreading...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   08-30-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,696
Posted By PowerHouse
yes you will need the jdm sti wiring harness and...

yes you will need the jdm sti wiring harness and ecu to make use of the avcs. if i remember correctly the V8 sti heads have dual avcs. both intake and exhaust side which provides much more power and...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-30-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By PowerHouse
upgrading your fuel system is ALWAYS a bonus....

upgrading your fuel system is ALWAYS a bonus. it's better to have too much fuel then air i always say. plus with an upgraded fuel system and parts setup it is nice to be able to upgrade/downgrade...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-30-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By PowerHouse
personally, and this is not from personal...

personally, and this is not from personal experience, i would go HTA68 over an 18g. i realize this is not exactly what you are asking for but the HTA68 is essentially an 18g with 16g spool. something...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   08-29-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,696
Posted By PowerHouse
i'm a but confused with the "looking to build an...

i'm a but confused with the "looking to build an ej207 with......sti semi-closed deck." do you mean the jdm ej207? i dunno. either way...

AVCS is extremely useful. you'll definitely want that with...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   08-29-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By PowerHouse
i would say a green is a bit out of the OP's...

i would say a green is a bit out of the OP's goals. not to mention he would have to upgrade injectors, fuel pump(might wanna do this anyway) and bring greater risk to cracking that #4 ringland.
...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   12-18-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,719
Posted By PowerHouse
really? that's must be nice to have passed...

really? that's must be nice to have passed emissions and especially in california i would have never thought. in new mexico the emissions sniffers haven't allowed any of my friends to pass. part of...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   12-18-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,719
Posted By PowerHouse
this is the case, although i believe there will...

this is the case, although i believe there will be many difficulties passing emissions in the US, which is why i opted for the built 2.5. spent 5 monthes trying to figure ways to get the 207 to run...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   12-17-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,719
Posted By PowerHouse
i suppose if you drive a car like a tool anything...

i suppose if you drive a car like a tool anything can be broken. there's no doubt the increase in torque will increase the strain on a stock 5 speed transmission. any transmission when babied will...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   12-17-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,719
Posted By PowerHouse
the 2.5L is also going to put a hell of a strain...

the 2.5L is also going to put a hell of a strain on your transmission also, if you use your stock 5 speed. torque numbers on those 2.5's get pretty high up there and even 06-07's have broken em with...
Forum: The Hangout   12-17-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By PowerHouse
Just thought I'd say HIGH again...

it's been a very long while since i've been active here. my car recently went through a makeover and is finally back in shape. seems the crowd here is still level headed.
so high!
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-05-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,967
Posted By PowerHouse
metroscrub! i'd like ot see some more pictures of...

metroscrub! i'd like ot see some more pictures of your entire car. i was thinking of doin my wheels like that.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-05-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By PowerHouse
lol oops, sorry. i go back n forth quite a bit....

lol oops, sorry. i go back n forth quite a bit. july 27th i should be back in dallas
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-05-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By PowerHouse
i'll have to look into that. all the searching...

i'll have to look into that. all the searching i've done so far has gone in one ear and out the other. i'd be curious about how your failsafe system will work also.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-05-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By PowerHouse
unfortunately the shops for subies in new mexico...

unfortunately the shops for subies in new mexico are a little scarce.there are a few shops i know of that do great work with other cars including anything imorted but i can't vouche for their work on...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-05-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By PowerHouse
i'd strongly suggest you build your motor if you...

i'd strongly suggest you build your motor if you are planning on going beyond an fp green.
and i don't think the green will accomplish the majority of your goals considering the guys you're going up...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-05-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By PowerHouse
pictures, never even thought about that lol. i'll...

pictures, never even thought about that lol. i'll have to snap a couple with my phone later. as far as meth injection, i'm unsure right now. i've done a bit of research and come accross alot of...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   07-04-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By PowerHouse
So i'm finally mostly finished with my setup

after a couple of months i've reached close to where i want to be for the next year; before i start building the motor. cars running really smooth, idle is amazing, performance wise it really does...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-25-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By PowerHouse
i had a cobb ap v2 before i switched to open...

i had a cobb ap v2 before i switched to open source tuning. i am VERY happy with open source.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-25-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By PowerHouse
there's really no way to tell. there are alot of...

there's really no way to tell. there are alot of factors that play a role in your equation. BEST bet, get it tuned and see what the injector duty cycles are. i'm running a td0620g8cm with stock...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-27-2007, 12:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,832
Posted By PowerHouse
ROFL ROFL

ROFL ROFL
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-26-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,832
Posted By PowerHouse
with the nitrous spray, use a handheld bottle....

with the nitrous spray, use a handheld bottle. that's what i use. cost me 100 bucks but the ability to freeze the ic before a run is priceless. if you wanna be safe, turn off the engine while you're...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-23-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,257
Posted By PowerHouse
i came accross a hood like that for sale last...

i came accross a hood like that for sale last month on IWSTI.com. someone was selling it for something like 600..
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-22-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By PowerHouse
the 18g will put down more power at the same psi...

the 18g will put down more power at the same psi the 16g will. the spool time for a 16g vs 18g is marginal.
Forum: The Hangout   04-17-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By PowerHouse
sweet! exciting...

sweet! exciting...
Forum: The Hangout   04-15-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By PowerHouse
the 06's and 07's get the happy 17s but with the...

the 06's and 07's get the happy 17s but with the same kinda rubber...if you need discounts on wheels i can get em 33% off rotas. but you'd have to pick them up in new mexico.!Cry!
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-12-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By PowerHouse
you'll definately need a top notch exhaust....see...

you'll definately need a top notch exhaust....see dumdum's avatar
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-12-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By PowerHouse
hmmm vf34 sti pinks wb fuel pump sti...

hmmm

vf34
sti pinks
wb fuel pump
sti boost solenoid
protune
Forum: The Hangout   04-12-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By PowerHouse
the 06's tires are still the weakest link in it's...

the 06's tires are still the weakest link in it's performance unfortunately. it doesn't grip for shit and handling is horrible with them. but they are good for wamrth in the winter. the rubber burns...
Forum: The Hangout   04-12-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By PowerHouse
now why would you say that =) jill, the...

now why would you say that =)

jill, the 06/07 body style is pretty nice, personally i'd go with the 06 because of the steel vs aluminum that the 07's have. the tailights on the 07 ae also a little...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-11-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,271
Posted By PowerHouse
hmm, perhaps it is different in the earlier...

hmm, perhaps it is different in the earlier models of the wrx. the solenoid is doing wonders for my car and my tuner was very particular with which solenoid i got. he wouldn't go with any other one.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-11-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,247
Posted By PowerHouse
from this thread none. you should, however,...

from this thread none. you should, however, research the prodrive boost control solenoid. non-mechanical boost controllers you'll find are not good for our cars.

the boost solenoid in your car...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-11-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,271
Posted By PowerHouse
bad for wrx's and good for sti's? i don't quite...

bad for wrx's and good for sti's? i don't quite understand.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-11-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,247
Posted By PowerHouse
The prodrive boost control solenoid is a...

The prodrive boost control solenoid is a mechanical boost controller. try not to don't jump to conclusions. this boost control solenoid will have a positive effect on our cars.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-11-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,247
Posted By PowerHouse
i'd go with the prodrive boost control solenoid....

i'd go with the prodrive boost control solenoid. it's more widely used and the reviews on these have been great. installation is extremely easy and there is no wire splicing needed.
boost solenoids...
Forum: The Hangout   04-11-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 52
  Help
Views: 1,657
Posted By PowerHouse
Evo license plate? S U B A R U i...

Evo license plate?

S U B A R U

i think we have a winner!
Forum: The Hangout   04-11-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By PowerHouse
when sliding out of control, oddly enough, i step...

when sliding out of control, oddly enough, i step on the gas and counter steer. quite different from my s2k and much different from my integra. the integra definately hittin the brakes. the s2k...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-10-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,764
Posted By PowerHouse
on that size turbo the intercooler will only make...

on that size turbo the intercooler will only make a marginal difference. if you are already planning to upgrade to a larger turbo...again, than i'd suggest a front mount. otherwise a top mount will...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-10-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,764
Posted By PowerHouse
you wouldn't happen to have any links or...

you wouldn't happen to have any links or information about that thread and the $1 mod thing do yah? i haven't heard of it yet.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-09-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By PowerHouse
install everything and have the shop flash it...

install everything and have the shop flash it there for you. you'll probably want at least an sti tmic because the dinky wrx's won't handle it very well. you may also want to upgrade your fuel pump,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-09-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,764
Posted By PowerHouse
hmm, i just don't feel confident with the...

hmm, i just don't feel confident with the intercooler without some kinda splitter. while the intercooler may be large, i don't think the whole intercooler is being used and that will create hotspots....
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-09-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,764
Posted By PowerHouse
which air splitter would you suggest for an aps...

which air splitter would you suggest for an aps intercooler(06)
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-07-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,529
Posted By PowerHouse
sti tranny

sti tranny
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-05-2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By PowerHouse
i've recently switched from swift to prodrive and...

i've recently switched from swift to prodrive and i like them much better. i've tried many many springs out there before i settled with swift. but after installing the prodrives i think i'm sticking....
Forum: The Hangout   04-04-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
  !@#$
Views: 719
Posted By PowerHouse
i love you

i love you
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-03-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By PowerHouse
it ALL depends on what you are using your car...

it ALL depends on what you are using your car for, just like you said. however, if your goal is to purely hit 280-300whp than an 18/20g will do you just fine. BUT, if money wasn't an issue, than ppg...
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