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Forum: All Other WRX Clubs   04-16-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,705
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Ok cool that's what I wanted to know everyone!...

Ok cool that's what I wanted to know everyone! I'm pretty set on a Blouch but I wanted to see if anyone knew who has good deals and whatnot. Thanks!
Forum: All Other WRX Clubs   04-15-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,705
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Where to buy a turbo?

Hey guys,
I've been looking around for a new turbo for my car. Mostly shop at HPT, Perrin and Scooby Tuner.com. I wanted to see where everyone else prefers turbos at. Who's got the best and the...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   02-11-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,776
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Right on, thanks alot man. I appreciate!

Right on, thanks alot man. I appreciate!
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   02-10-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,776
Posted By OBEE_Racing
DIY engine build/ upgrade

Hey all,
I just wanted some advice tips and input from people who have built their engine themselves. Some friends and I will be working on mine once I get the money situation figured out.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-15-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Thanks for the advice everyone! Im at least going...

Thanks for the advice everyone! Im at least going to start fixing the engine on the side this winter, I miss the car so much. My girlfriend has been very supportive and I actually got lucky and got a...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-21-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Im still paying on the car. Im just wanting to...

Im still paying on the car. Im just wanting to sell it as is for what i owe on it if i can. like 16,000? i got like $10,000+ into it, i just dont know what my chances are or how to even go about it....
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-21-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By OBEE_Racing
WRX advice...completely stuck. money issue

Hey all,
Few might remember my older post this year, Needing a new turbo, then blowing an engine and whatnot.
Right now, im looking at needing a new turbo, and a complete engine rebuild =/....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-10-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,511
Posted By OBEE_Racing
These semi mechanics and engine builders that...

These semi mechanics and engine builders that work with my dad.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-09-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,511
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Dang that sucks man! I had some people check it...

Dang that sucks man! I had some people check it out yesterday they said it sounds like something it hitting on top of the pistons like a valve or maybe something got sucked into the engine. idk....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-06-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,511
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Lined it all back up right, got the belts and...

Lined it all back up right, got the belts and everything where it needs to be.....Engine sounds aweful. I believer I may have blow a rod or valve or something....Either way. This sucks. But hey, not...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-24-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,511
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Are these green lines supposed to match up????

Are these green lines supposed to match up????
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-22-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,511
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Alrighty, Thanks everyone!

Alrighty, Thanks everyone!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-21-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,511
Posted By OBEE_Racing
2008 vf52 WRX.... this is a big problem

All of a sudden on a long drive, car decides to lag and not hit boost till half way thru first and second gear as if its being held back, but not every time tho sometimes it runs perfectly fine.
...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-01-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Awesome! Thanks for the info man! Ill check it...

Awesome! Thanks for the info man! Ill check it out.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-01-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By OBEE_Racing
That what ive been seeing alot. Especially on...

That what ive been seeing alot. Especially on this forum.lol

How did you like your COBB tune? seen you listed it on ## page.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-31-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Yah thats what Time from COBB thinks it might be...

Yah thats what Time from COBB thinks it might be too. I'll give subaru a call tomorrow about it. Thanks for your input everyone!

I'll look into the 3-ports and im planning on going to get a tune...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-31-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Thats what ive been trying to find out. lol. Ive...

Thats what ive been trying to find out. lol. Ive been emailing the guys from COBB and Perrin going over every possible thing that could be wrong. But honestly im leaning on the pill thing too, but i...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   05-31-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,674
Posted By OBEE_Racing
I have an 08. I didnt drive my car tuned with the...

I have an 08. I didnt drive my car tuned with the PERRIN CAI for maybe 6-8 months i wanna say? I never had any problems, it just ran lean like expected, actually resulting in a nice little gain in...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-30-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,164
Posted By OBEE_Racing
DUDE! I just got a map from him this weekend....

DUDE! I just got a map from him this weekend. Everything is right on the money but it doesnt even have the boost set and hes such a dick when you talk to him. I ended up putting my boost controller...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-30-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Clark Tuner Tuning did the map. He kinda came off...

Clark Tuner Tuning did the map. He kinda came off as cocky and kept saying my tubes are wrong, everything is 100% right i know, I even double check. I think the map is wrong or something. I just run...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-29-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By OBEE_Racing
2008 WRX w/ vf52 and AP tune BOOSTING TOO HIGH

Ok, so I have my project just about done, got the tune in there and Its still boosting too high!
I flipped the T- tubes that connect up to the turbo, that didnt change a thing. Im boosting not even...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-21-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,448
Posted By OBEE_Racing
I got prosport gauges, I dig them the most. They...

I got prosport gauges, I dig them the most. They have this new gauge I just ordered that are pretty sick.

Prosport Gauges Evo series gauges, digital gauges...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-04-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 23,649
Posted By OBEE_Racing
!Thumbs Up Cheers to your wins man! Nice!

!Thumbs Up Cheers to your wins man! Nice!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-04-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,932
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Alrighty. Ill toy with it in my mind. Thanks for...

Alrighty. Ill toy with it in my mind. Thanks for all the input, very useful bro! !Thumbs Up
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-04-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,932
Posted By OBEE_Racing
true true. This whole thing is such a mind game...

true true. This whole thing is such a mind game on me, ### i want my car back. But I also wanna make it as fast as i can if Im gonna be spending the money. But I get what your saying, I really didn't...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-04-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 23,649
Posted By OBEE_Racing
fun thread.

fun thread.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-04-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,932
Posted By OBEE_Racing
I know what u mean, but ill still need a tune and...

I know what u mean, but ill still need a tune and the blouse has quiet a bit more hp ability than the vf52 does, its only rated up to 330hp tho.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-04-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,932
Posted By OBEE_Racing
alright. thanks man! I appreciate it!

alright. thanks man! I appreciate it!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-04-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,932
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Thanks that helps! With selling the AP and...

Thanks that helps! With selling the AP and getting a tune and the 3port EBCS. Is it possible to run it how i have it then down the road do that option of getting a shop tune and the 3port EBCS?? I...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-04-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,932
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Blouch 380XT Turbocharger setup??/

Hey all. So i due to the fact i can use billmelater/paypal at vividracing and i just got my taxes, and im also selling my rims and starting a new job. Ive decided to probally go with a Blouch 380XT...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-03-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,580
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Thanks for all the info and leads guys! I...

Thanks for all the info and leads guys! I appreciate it!!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-01-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,580
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Yah, I could use any help i can get.lol Ive been...

Yah, I could use any help i can get.lol Ive been searching on NASIOC. But besides that I really cant find any other places for USED turbos. So anything you got, Id appriciate!
Thanks man!!Thumbs Up
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-01-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,580
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Hey everyone, alot of people have replied, and i...

Hey everyone, alot of people have replied, and i havnt been notified that often in email strangely. I just got my tax return and a new job starting next week so ive been looking about everyday but no...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-22-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,625
Posted By OBEE_Racing
lol thanks man!

lol thanks man!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-22-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,580
Posted By OBEE_Racing
I actually think im gonna try to find and go with...

I actually think im gonna try to find and go with a vf52.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-22-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,580
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Yah, im not sure on the fitments. I have a Perrin...

Yah, im not sure on the fitments. I have a Perrin TMIC, would that be solid to use a sti turbo with? or the fitment still not correct? Im just wanting to get something with a bit more power and all...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-22-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,770
Posted By OBEE_Racing
yah, it prob should be tuned because with a VTA...

yah, it prob should be tuned because with a VTA the boost acts different in a way. When I first got my CAI my car wasnt tuned, it ran really lean but it didnt hurt anything. I think i got my BOV and...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-22-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-22-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,625
Posted By OBEE_Racing
haha, ok i get it now. =P

haha, ok i get it now. =P
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-22-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,580
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Thanks man, ill give it a check out.

Thanks man, ill give it a check out.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-22-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,580
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Thanks Chris!!Thumbs Up! Thumbs Up That one i...

Thanks Chris!!Thumbs Up! Thumbs Up
That one i will probally get, I have my heart set on getting a 20g but thats way better than nothing especially with my money situation...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-22-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,625
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Basco, that was my reaction too.lol pzr2874,...

Basco, that was my reaction too.lol

pzr2874, im having trouble finding out what nastysock is.haha more info?? Appriciate it man!

Im really wanting to go a bit bigger, stay in budget. thinking...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-22-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,580
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Alright thanks guys! I always stya clear of...

Alright thanks guys!
I always stya clear of ebay, but im so screwed on cash and need this car running.
Ive been on here looking on the classifieds, anywhere else you'd suggest where to find a...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-21-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,580
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Turbo fitment question quick.

I got a 2008 Wrx. need a new turbo, want to go a bit bigger.
Do all wrx's have the same size inlets and stuff.

Subaru WRX STI TD05 20g turbo TurboCharger EJ20 EJ25 - eBay (item 390298609341 end...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-21-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,625
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Hey!! Thanks, im glad to be back on. I did...

Hey!! Thanks, im glad to be back on.
I did find the problem. We stripped out to get the turbo out. ill post yah some pics here.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-20-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,625
Posted By OBEE_Racing
The last time we check it before we parked it. It...

The last time we check it before we parked it. It gave a code that timing error with advanced timing and/or internals? I just checked again and I wont give me any codes, must have erased them.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-20-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,625
Posted By OBEE_Racing
yah actually! I forgot all about that since its...

yah actually! I forgot all about that since its been so long. all the dash lights have been on.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-19-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,625
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Unhappy 08 WRX not running right, stalling, no boost.

This winter I noticed my car feeling like it was slipping...not the clutch tho, it would go, but it want feeling as much torque as usual.

Then next a throbbing, and then i believe a screetching...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-25-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By OBEE_Racing
This must be my first time back on since winter....

This must be my first time back on since winter. Anyhow, Im currently getting my tranny a makeover. Getting the clutch and flywheel upgraded. About to drop in Walbro fuel pump and Deatchworks...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-03-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,322
Posted By OBEE_Racing
Very nice man!. I debated putting a logo on mine....

Very nice man!. I debated putting a logo on mine. Shoulda went with it, yours looks very nice. The black looks good too. That stealth black line Perrin has is tempting.haha Did you have any other of...
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