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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-03-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By black beast2
Mine does the same thing on the same side. Is...

Mine does the same thing on the same side. Is there a recall or something, why would they fix it for free on an 08 as I'm sure his warranty is up? I know mine is!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-20-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,640
Posted By black beast2
what do you think? stupid and ricer or cool?

So i came across these "defiant flow tubes" on CL, they used to have a pic of one in a sti and it looked kinda cool. What do you guys think? I like the fact that you can have anything eched into the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-16-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,443
Posted By black beast2
^ I'm not to sure if his motor can handle the...

^ I'm not to sure if his motor can handle the power that turbo is capable of but I know for a fact that 750's are to small to take advantage of the 500. I ran DW 750's with my AVO 380 and they where...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-09-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By black beast2
^ my thoughts exactly. When I saw BOV and getting...

^ my thoughts exactly. When I saw BOV and getting tuned for it I just assumed he was talking VTA. In my opinion unless it is VTA then it is still a BPV not a BOV. My apologies if my assumption is...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-09-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By black beast2
So the grimmspeed A.O.S replaces the oil cap?

So the grimmspeed A.O.S replaces the oil cap?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-06-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,617
Posted By black beast2
Can't he just get a rwd tranny and a different...

Can't he just get a rwd tranny and a different rear end and run 2wd with no probs. like a ford or chevy set up or something like that?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-06-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By black beast2
Look up silencer delete " baffle mod", adding a...

Look up silencer delete " baffle mod", adding a intake will let you hear it more as well but unless you tune for it your better off just slapping on a B.O.V.. Or like I said in another thread get the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-06-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,357
Posted By black beast2
^ I agree and makes sence. I wonder tho, does it...

^ I agree and makes sence. I wonder tho, does it really matter if the air drawn thru the intake is a few or even quite a bit cooler? In a N/A car I could see how one would benifit from the cooler air...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-06-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By black beast2
Don't take this the wrong way but I am getting...

Don't take this the wrong way but I am getting sick and tired of people saying the rich condition caused by running a BOV on the stock maf setup can be tuned for. Let me assure you it can not be. The...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-06-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,357
Posted By black beast2
^ why do you say stay away from S.R.I's? Mine...

^ why do you say stay away from S.R.I's? Mine seems to work good, granted it was just about the last mod put on my car since the drop in worked fine even at over 300whp. I like the idea of an C.A.I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-05-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,848
Posted By black beast2
I wouldn't say retarded but maybey just a bit...

I wouldn't say retarded but maybey just a bit slow.....lol,jk.. Anyway the pod is the only thing that is year relivent any gauge that is the correct size to fit the pod will work. So you can take a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-04-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By black beast2
Non removable heads?????

Quick question, has Subaru ever made a motor with heads that can not be removed? Reason I ask is because my cousin needs to replace the head gasket on his late 90's early 2000's leggy wagon and the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-04-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By black beast2
If you really can't live without the sound the...

If you really can't live without the sound the grab one of thoes fake electronic ones that all the ricers put on their NA hondas. Basically just a speaker under the hood that makes the pffftt sound,...
Forum: New Member Intros   08-04-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By black beast2
Yeah it gets a little chilly in the winter around...

Yeah it gets a little chilly in the winter around here. That's what I love about the northwest tho we actually have 4 seasons, great for winter sports and summer sports. I would hate to live...
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   08-04-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 10,552
Posted By black beast2
Damn bro I thought I had bad luck with builds,...

Damn bro I thought I had bad luck with builds, I'm currently on my 4 motor counting the stock one. So far stock was the best I got 80,000 hard miles out of her. I have yet to see more then 5,000 out...
Forum: New Member Intros   08-04-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By black beast2
Welcome to the club, you made a good choice by...

Welcome to the club, you made a good choice by picking wrxtuners over other sites. Your on the right track with your car that's for sure. Everything you have done to this point has been very...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-31-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,962
Posted By black beast2
Yeah I've been running E-85 almost 100% of the...

Yeah I've been running E-85 almost 100% of the time for the past 2 1/2- 3 years. Yes the difference between pump gas and E-85 is night and day, it's hard to have to switch to pump when E isn't...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-24-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,962
Posted By black beast2
An ethanol swap huh? What is the name of the shop...

An ethanol swap huh? What is the name of the shop you found if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-15-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By black beast2
You can't tune for the bov and not really for the...

You can't tune for the bov and not really for the muffler either, atleast you won't see any gains past what stage one will get you unless you have a DP as well. Do you know how it was tuned?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-05-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,863
Posted By black beast2
Lol..... I think we have had this same...

Lol..... I think we have had this same conversation already, as plaintiff I would only need to prove that my car broke under the warrenty period and that it was not covered. Subaru then would need to...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-05-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,625
Posted By black beast2
How's your timing belt look? If you haven't...

How's your timing belt look? If you haven't figured it out yet, pop the Plastic cover off and take a look. You can even just pop off one side and then you should be able to see if it's loose or broke...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-25-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,863
Posted By black beast2
I would go to court over a couple hundred dollars...

I would go to court over a couple hundred dollars if I knowim wright. Depends on the situation, if I feel it's a matter of prince able then he'll yeah see your ass in court. Everybody knows if you...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-25-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,863
Posted By black beast2
Nothing can just void your warranty, S.O.A. Has...

Nothing can just void your warranty, S.O.A. Has to prove that the aftermarket part you installed was the cause of whatever failed. In other words if your heater stops working they can't deny the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-09-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By black beast2
That turbo will get you close to 400whp if you...

That turbo will get you close to 400whp if you run E-85 or race fuel. Im running a tdo5 20g making almost 390whp on E-85 and around 355whp on 92, and i have been dynoed on surglines mustang dyno and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-25-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,484
Posted By black beast2
The BOV isn't ideal but other then some anoying...

The BOV isn't ideal but other then some anoying afterfire issues it won't do any damage, the untuned 3 port on the other hand will ruin your poor car I suggest you take it off imedeatly and not drive...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-18-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,471
Posted By black beast2
Yes going blow thru like your tuner sugested will...

Yes going blow thru like your tuner sugested will probably fix the problem, but that is not the problem. Your problem is probably a dirty or bad maf. There are plenty of people running a lot of power...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-17-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By black beast2
I try hard not to go over 3,000mi. Sometimes I...

I try hard not to go over 3,000mi. Sometimes I catch my self slippin' and go over tho, not very often.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-17-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By black beast2
Denso hp oil filters?

So does anyone use the denso hp race filter on their car, and if so how is it working out? I only ask because I have taken my car to the tuner for the last couple changes and they swear by the denso....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-17-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,101
Posted By black beast2
^^Have people really had problems with the color...

^^Have people really had problems with the color rubbing off causing slipping, because I have the blue one and I don't see any signs of color transfer or even loss for that matter?
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-14-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By black beast2
There are kits out there that you can buy, I...

There are kits out there that you can buy, I believe AVO makes one. You can only run low boost tho like 6-9 psi on your N/A motor and even then don't expect to get very many miles before a build is...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-13-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 70,559
Posted By black beast2
Jsp spoiler is the "San francisco treat" all...

Jsp spoiler is the "San francisco treat" all joking a side, if you like it that's all that counts. I have to say the price was right, and it looks like you took your time on the install. No one can...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   02-08-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,136
Posted By black beast2
Everything I've heard about the FP hta 68 is that...

Everything I've heard about the FP hta 68 is that it is a great turbo for the 2.5. From what I see it spools as fast as a 16g but has the power up top like a 20g, so its pretty much the perfect turbo...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-01-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,790
Posted By black beast2
^^ he has an 08 so his tranny will be fine with...

^^ he has an 08 so his tranny will be fine with that 18g. He said its a tomioka so I assume its a td05 8cm. If the original owner had it on an 07 then it won't fit without modification, the TMIC...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-27-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By black beast2
^ Hey BRO he could always fly big Al down there...

^ Hey BRO he could always fly big Al down there to tune him, know what I'm sayin BRO. Then he can get whatever numbers he wants, all he has to do is say dyno bro.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-24-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,558
Posted By black beast2
I have the AVO catted DP and am pushing almost...

I have the AVO catted DP and am pushing almost 400whp on E-85, so power levels shouldn't be a question in weather or not to go catted. If your emission requirements are that much of a concern then...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-24-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,051
Posted By black beast2
^yeah I can take my intercooler off and on in...

^yeah I can take my intercooler off and on in 10mins, its very easy. The only tmic for the 08+ that looks like might take some time is the PW.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-21-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,585
Posted By black beast2
My dipstick reads the same way. Logic dictates...

My dipstick reads the same way. Logic dictates that I read it from the side with the letters on it, why would you think it should be read from the blank side?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-19-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,660
Posted By black beast2
So I'm confused, how did your car come stock with...

So I'm confused, how did your car come stock with 286whp when they are rated at 265 at the crank from the factory? I heard they under rate the wrx so they can sell sti's easyer but to have 20 more HP...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-18-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,406
Posted By black beast2
Yeah $300 for a stock TDO4 is crazy, I sold mine...

Yeah $300 for a stock TDO4 is crazy, I sold mine with low miles for $80 and it took like 3 months to get rid of it at that price. There is no reason to spend over $100 on one, I still see them for...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-30-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By black beast2
Long story, but yeah rallitek did the first 3...

Long story, but yeah rallitek did the first 3 first 2 went within their 90 day warrenty period so it got covered this last one the timing belt tensioner bolt broke on the hwy, rallitek said wasn't...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-30-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By black beast2
Chase, saw your old car at pre just now while I...

Chase, saw your old car at pre just now while I was dropping mine off for the finale tune on my 4th motor "hope its the last one"... Did it always have the mickey mouse looking sticker on the rear...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-07-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,238
Posted By black beast2
I got my baby back today, and only 5,500 big fat...

I got my baby back today, and only 5,500 big fat ones...."hatin life". So for my 5g's I got my heads rebuilt new piston rings since the last builder gapped and installed them wrong, a new exedy stage...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-19-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By black beast2
To stay in your price range you are looking at a...

To stay in your price range you are looking at a stage 2 set up. First thing I would suggest is new tires, front and rear sway bars with end links and a good set of springs, you will be blown away by...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-19-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,238
Posted By black beast2
That has crossed my mind and if I can get away...

That has crossed my mind and if I can get away with it I will try. I would rather not say who built my motor at this time untill all is said and done. They are a very reputable company and have done...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-17-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,238
Posted By black beast2
just got back from meeting with my old builder...

just got back from meeting with my old builder and was told the best they will do for me is discount or maybe even free labor and parts at their cost. Its better than nothin but I'm not sure I want...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-15-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,238
Posted By black beast2
Ill be meeting with the managers first thing...

Ill be meeting with the managers first thing Monday to see what we can come up with. In my opinion this is just pure negligence and even if it came with no warranty they should be held responsible,...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-14-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,238
Posted By black beast2
So the bolt that holds the timing belt tensioner...

So the bolt that holds the timing belt tensioner snapped in half. Atleast all the valves are bent, the heads might be toast and not sure about the pistons yet. so basicly new motor time. the place...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-14-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,238
Posted By black beast2
well its in the shop just waiting on the call. I...

well its in the shop just waiting on the call. I took the right side of the timing cover to see if i could see anything, the belt looked good but was very loose. I couldnt see much else, but before I...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-12-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,238
Posted By black beast2
life sucks.....time to rebuild agin?

So I was driving down the freeway last sunday and my car started sounding funny, kinda like a diesel truck. I wasnt losing power or anything but I got off the next exit to check it out, once I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-29-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,624
Posted By black beast2
What EM is on the car now? Sounds like you got...

What EM is on the car now? Sounds like you got yourself in pretty deep with all thoes mods and over 100,000 miles.
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