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Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   Today, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By psinuse
237chp on a stg 2 WRX???? They make 225...

237chp on a stg 2 WRX???? They make 225 stock...More than likely that is awhp, if not I'd find another tuner.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-10-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By psinuse
So are you looking for a tuning guide or someone...

So are you looking for a tuning guide or someone to actually teach you how to tune?
Forum: Handling Tech   07-05-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By psinuse
Why would you want to delete your ABS?

Why would you want to delete your ABS?
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   07-05-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By psinuse
I have a video of me running a 8.09 in the 1/8...

I have a video of me running a 8.09 in the 1/8 mile from about 4 or 5 years ago. The best I've run was in the high 7's, but I'm not sure where those slips are...:mad:
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-05-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By psinuse
You could do must of that stuff with basic hand...

You could do must of that stuff with basic hand tools and a jack. The fuel pump being amongst the easiest. UP and DP are bit of a bitch to do sometimes, but honestly not all that bad (I just hate...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-05-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,031
Posted By psinuse
All I did was explain the benefits and the ease...

All I did was explain the benefits and the ease of installation. Also switch to the STi oil pan as we discussed and all should be right with the world. Now all you need is a twin scroll set up and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-23-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By psinuse
If you buy a factory seat then no, aftermarket...

If you buy a factory seat then no, aftermarket seats sometimes come with the brackets. Factory STi seats are pretty decent.
Forum: Handling Tech   06-19-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,298
Posted By psinuse
I've been looking at the new 818 coupe...While...

I've been looking at the new 818 coupe...While technically not a Subaru, it still is. I can still tune it and use some of the parts I have laying around, while still getting rid of my 12 year old...
Forum: Handling Tech   06-18-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,298
Posted By psinuse
Well I never got around to doing the upgrade and...

Well I never got around to doing the upgrade and as it sits now I am very tempted to part my car out and move on to something different.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-18-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By psinuse
Well here is my question, if they knew the TVG...

Well here is my question, if they knew the TVG was stuck open why did they not fix the issue while they had it off the car? Might wanna find someone else to do your engine work.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-04-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,974
Posted By psinuse
Ahhh...yeah even used cases are getting pricey.

Ahhh...yeah even used cases are getting pricey.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-04-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By psinuse
Avoid the Walbro255. The new ones are junk from...

Avoid the Walbro255. The new ones are junk from my understanding. Guess they are made in China and not in the US like the say they are. DW200 would be the better choice now. Also just stick with the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-04-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,974
Posted By psinuse
$9k holy crap did you get a free hooker with...

$9k holy crap did you get a free hooker with that? Makes me glad I can build my own stuff, then again I have never really used aftermarket cams and fully ported heads etc on a build for one of these....
Forum: The Hangout   06-03-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By psinuse
What's the port size on the wastegate? They are...

What's the port size on the wastegate? They are usually kind of small on those turbos and even the arms need adjust as well. At least in my experience...
Forum: The Hangout   06-02-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By psinuse
I'm gonna have to agree with mosc on this, seems...

I'm gonna have to agree with mosc on this, seems that tq number should be higher than that.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-31-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By psinuse
Yes tpyatt52 found out the hard way...I am...

Yes tpyatt52 found out the hard way...I am currently rebuilding his heads so he can get his car up and running...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-31-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,951
Posted By psinuse
^^This. I use Open Source stuff to tune with. Had...

^^This. I use Open Source stuff to tune with. Had pretty good success with it over the years.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-31-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,951
Posted By psinuse
I was pushing 300+ for many years on a stock 205...

I was pushing 300+ for many years on a stock 205 and a stock 5 speed. It's all in the tune and how you drive it. ;)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-24-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,951
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)   05-24-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,951
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)   05-24-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,951
Posted By psinuse
Not sure if serious???:D

Not sure if serious???:D
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-24-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,951
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: 817
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: 817
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: 394
Posted By psinuse
Are you getting any CELs?

Are you getting any CELs?
Forum: The Hangout   05-20-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 418
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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: 282
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: 42
Views: 3,951
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: 817
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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Views: 1,097
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: 918
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: 11,178
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: 918
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: 418
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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: 11,178
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
  Tmic
Views: 1,097
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: 11,178
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: 418
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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: 649
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: 155
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: 386
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: 862
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: 1,097
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: 862
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: 410
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: 862
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: 862
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: 862
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: 862
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
  Tmic
Views: 1,097
Posted By psinuse
^^^This.

^^^This.
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