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Forum: Newbie Forum   02-24-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,115
Posted By Strider327
BOV's are only a bad idea unless your running a...

BOV's are only a bad idea unless your running a blow-thru setup or tuning through speed density. In personal preference I would only go with a Tial Q or a HKS Version 2. If the car is stock or not...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-29-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,358
Posted By Strider327
Go stage 2. If you want the transmission to...

Go stage 2. If you want the transmission to respond good your gonna have to get a built 4eat tranny. Then you would be able to do launches and much more. A friend of mine has a full IPT built tranny...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-04-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,471
Posted By Strider327
3 Port Boost Solenoid or a Manual Boost...

3 Port Boost Solenoid or a Manual Boost Controller. Another option would be running an external wastegate.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-03-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By Strider327
Looks like either a helix version 1 or invidia....

Looks like either a helix version 1 or invidia. But both would have been stamped unless the stamp fell off or burnt off? Either way, if it works and there's no leaks. Its cool!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-25-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,471
Posted By Strider327
I would recommend at least 650cc for any 16G...

I would recommend at least 650cc for any 16G unless it was the standard one.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-30-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By Strider327
I wouldn't risk it. I would go straight for the...

I wouldn't risk it. I would go straight for the APS Turbo Inlet. What do you have on there now? Stock?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-29-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By Strider327
Clean it up completely and leave a sheet of...

Clean it up completely and leave a sheet of newspaper or something under the car. That's probably the only way you will be able to clearly see where the leak is coming from. If you just changed the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-15-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 923
Posted By Strider327
Hubcentric Rings?

Hi there I have a 2004 wrx and just got some 04 STI BBS rims. Was wondering if I needed Hubcentric Rings...if so which size do I need? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-26-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,370
Posted By Strider327
Wow that must be a very aggressive tune. You...

Wow that must be a very aggressive tune. You don't even have that much mods.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-15-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By Strider327
You should go with the stock range in form of NGK...

You should go with the stock range in form of NGK or Denso. If your doing an upgrade that's when I would recommend a step colder plug.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-15-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,889
Posted By Strider327
Amsoil 10W30 for oil. Amsoil 75w90 Gear oil.

Amsoil 10W30 for oil.
Amsoil 75w90 Gear oil.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-21-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By Strider327
That's great numbers. A friend of mine had about...

That's great numbers. A friend of mine had about 290WHP with an EVO 3 16G ported/38mm EWG. But numbers don't really mean much like most people say. Its the feeling of it.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By Strider327
Greddy Type S Recirculating setup

Hey everyone, before flaming I just want to inform all of you I'm running 22psi on an evo 3 16g and my stock bpv is leaking. So just recently a good friend of mine bought a Greddy Type S...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-11-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,325
Posted By Strider327
I remember Agency Power makes one that only...

I remember Agency Power makes one that only weighs one 1lb!? Is this true, has anyone tried it?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-08-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,325
Posted By Strider327
I was thinking about getting the Perrin Crank...

I was thinking about getting the Perrin Crank Pulley as well. However, I am hestitant due to the fact that I might need to get a retune if I install this part. I'm running an upgraded turbo setup and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-07-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,863
Posted By Strider327
Hmm I've also been thinking about a hybrid build...

Hmm I've also been thinking about a hybrid build as well. But for me I just want something that's more fun to drive yet really reliable that still idles at stock. Is this possible? I've heard some...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-16-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By Strider327
Just go buy the spacers for the back from "Turn...

Just go buy the spacers for the back from "Turn In Concepts" That way you can use the 02-03 struts. Front fits perfectly back needs the Spacers in order to fit. You can reuse your tophats and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-31-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By Strider327
If your sure the turbo is going out, go for a...

If your sure the turbo is going out, go for a replacement turbo if your on a tight budget. If not go for turbo upgrade, it really depends on what you wanna do.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-30-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By Strider327
Some have had the heatshield and downpipe rattle...

Some have had the heatshield and downpipe rattle which in turn was just loose. (It happens) Others might have major problems. Post videos and we can all help you diagnose the problem correctly.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-30-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Strider327
If the fuel pump was modified/changed from OEM. I...

If the fuel pump was modified/changed from OEM. I would think on initial Start up you would be able to hear it whine up. The oem one is not as loud as aftermarket ones.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-19-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By Strider327
You should just go to a exhaust shop and have...

You should just go to a exhaust shop and have them custom make a flange to mount up to the midpipe.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-17-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,064
Posted By Strider327
Depends on how you drive and I would suggest...

Depends on how you drive and I would suggest running an external wastegate.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-08-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Strider327
Maintinence Belts on an 04 WRX

Hi guys, I figured I'd post here and find out. I need to know which belts are the ones that need to be serviced. The timing belt, AC Drive Belt, Alternator Belt, is there another one? If anyone could...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-28-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,430
Posted By Strider327
I would go with 650cc Injectors instead of STI...

I would go with 650cc Injectors instead of STI Pinks. Also you should at least get a 3 Port Boost Solenoid or a Manual Boost Controller like the Hallman Pro RX.
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-23-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,044
Posted By Strider327
Just a heads up guys if you do plan on getting a...

Just a heads up guys if you do plan on getting a set of rally armor. Get a angled screwdriver. I believe Home Depot sells from and are made by Husky. its a shape of an S. Good luck.
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-18-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,044
Posted By Strider327
Here are some pics, I guess it looks normal now...

Here are some pics, I guess it looks normal now that I've searched and saw more pics.
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d128/Strider327/IMG_0602.jpg...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-18-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,044
Posted By Strider327
Rally Armor ## Mud Flaps

Hey everyone, I just recently installed my mud flaps and followed HSPN's Video Install. Now, I just want to know if the flaps are suppose to stick out more outward or should be exactly flushed at the...
Forum: Handling Tech   02-10-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,172
Posted By Strider327
Rear Thudding noise on rear right

Hi everyone, I just bought some Cusco Lateral Links/Trailing arms and had them installed. I also did an alignment as well because I was having major positive camber. Now everytime I go over a bump I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-06-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
  Belts
Views: 569
Posted By Strider327
Belts

I know this is a noob question, but can anyone tell me what are the belts I need to replace at 60k? I know I can find them at Napa but they have a wide selection of belts. Any part numbers would be...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-18-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Strider327
Its a spray, find it at Kragen locally in the bay...

Its a spray, find it at Kragen locally in the bay area since your in San Jose.

http://www.jegs.com/images/photos/77580697.gif
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-05-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Strider327
Time for at least an 16G or any of the VF Series...

Time for at least an 16G or any of the VF Series turbo along with supporting mods.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-05-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,800
Posted By Strider327
Either way once you go stage 2 the car will be...

Either way once you go stage 2 the car will be much more alive and drivable. As for the Auto being stronger, this is true.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-31-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,359
Posted By Strider327
VF22 would be low-end midrange punch and the VF34...

VF22 would be low-end midrange punch and the VF34 would be mid-high. Either one would be great and just get it ported you'll be happy. BTW that buggy looks sick. I've seen an STI ATV but not a buggy,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-30-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Strider327
Run conservative and try not to abuse the...

Run conservative and try not to abuse the drivetrain. Other than that you'll be good. External wastegate also has my vote, but its not needed. However, it does help a great amount by exiting the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-30-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
  fp16g
Views: 4,495
Posted By Strider327
They have a website or something? Congrats on the...

They have a website or something? Congrats on the order to your new setup.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-29-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
  fp16g
Views: 4,495
Posted By Strider327
Kinda like breaking into a new car in general....

Kinda like breaking into a new car in general. Just keep the RPM's low and drive normally and try to stay somewhat out of boost.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-03-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,398
Posted By Strider327
Up-pipe downpipe, but would be best and safe if...

Up-pipe downpipe, but would be best and safe if you had a tune to go along with it. I would say save up and go stage 2 and see how you like that first.

Stage 2: Up-pipe, Downpipe, Catback Tune.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-29-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,433
Posted By Strider327
Let's just put this in perspective. You want to...

Let's just put this in perspective. You want to do upgrades but you don't want to spend the money for it. The most your gonna be see with the stock turbo no matter, if you got TGV deletes, turbo...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-19-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,884
Posted By Strider327
YouTube - Testing my WRX...

YouTube - Testing my WRX (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aohWRb8dah0)
Stock STI Axle back+ stock midpipe

YouTube - Stealth Exhaust WRX (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg6Hvywpqq4)
Maddad 3 inch...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-16-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,496
Posted By Strider327
It should work....I have a cobb short ram. The...

It should work....I have a cobb short ram. The SPT is about the same, should be no problem.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-05-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,109
Posted By Strider327
YouTube - Testing my WRX...

YouTube - Testing my WRX (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aohWRb8dah0)

There you go.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-03-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,496
Posted By Strider327
I don't know what your mechanical skills are and...

I don't know what your mechanical skills are and how patient you are. Changing a intake and installing side skirts is nothing in comparison to installing a turbo inlet, especially the APS one....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-03-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,496
Posted By Strider327
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d128/Strider327/...

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d128/Strider327/IMG_0079.jpg
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d128/Strider327/IMG_0078.jpg

Here are pics of my APS turbo inlet. Love it, like others have stated...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-03-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,785
Posted By Strider327
You can always port and polish it to make up a...

You can always port and polish it to make up a few hundred rpms :)
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-30-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,618
Posted By Strider327
Blouch and Foredperformance are the way to go....

Blouch and Foredperformance are the way to go. The reason why you haven't heard many people buying ebay 16gs are due to the fact that you don't know what quality it is. It might blow up within an...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-29-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Strider327
Seafoam the car, clean the throttle and replace...

Seafoam the car, clean the throttle and replace the plugs. Usually this will cure a wandering idle. If not it might be that the idle air control valve solenoid is dirty or is on its way out. Good...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-17-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,023
Posted By Strider327
I would say yes because your still using a stock...

I would say yes because your still using a stock turbo and stock setup all around.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-17-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,023
Posted By Strider327
I see. If that's the case already...I might as...

I see. If that's the case already...I might as well just go catless then. Thanks for everyone's opinions and feedback. Cheers!
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-17-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,023
Posted By Strider327
Would I not be able just to go to a test only...

Would I not be able just to go to a test only station and "see" if I do pass? Just to know beforehand of the actual smog.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-16-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,023
Posted By Strider327
California Smog

I know this is a shot in the dark and I have searched yet I have not found one identical to the setup I'm gonna have. I was wondering with the mods listed will I be able to pass the "Sniffer" I'm not...
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