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Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-08-2014, 11:30 AM
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Posted By jackblack
Well I just went by the junkyard and got them to...

Well I just went by the junkyard and got them to let me look at the steering pumps for the base imprezas that they had and apparently the switch is internal with those. It didn't have a bolt that you...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-08-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By jackblack
Power Steering Pressure Switch

I have a 2007 Subaru Wrx that i replaced the power steering pump on. When I bought the replacement I didn't realize that the remanufactured ones doesn't come with the switch in it and while I was...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-04-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By jackblack
so i was running logs on my car cause it was...

so i was running logs on my car cause it was still doing the same thing after messing with the injectors and i decided to click on my tumble valve position sensors to read their volts. one is getting...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-02-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By jackblack
I'll definitely look at them tm and see if that...

I'll definitely look at them tm and see if that will help. Is there a particular way i need to wipe them off or just simply just wipe them with a rag? I changed my plugs about 5 months ago, but ill...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-02-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By jackblack
07 Wrx stutter and stumble

So it's been awhile since I've been on here for anything so let me update about my car before I get into my problem. My car has forged pistons in it (due to a cylinder 4 issue last year), greddy tbe,...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-18-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By jackblack
I havent't changed the diff fluid since i got the...

I havent't changed the diff fluid since i got the car 2 years ago. I still check it often, but i haven't changed it since. I'll try to drain it today if the weather stays good long enough for me...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-17-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By jackblack
07 WRX Issues

Ok I have an 07 WRX Automatic. I've noticed here lately that when I first take off in my car whether it's early in the morning or late at night I have a horrible sound coming from what sounds like my...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-08-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
Well the update so far is still about the same we...

Well the update so far is still about the same we had to wait for the insurance to determine if they thought it was accident related and they finally decided today that it is accident related and are...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-06-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
Well the dealership pretty much ran into the same...

Well the dealership pretty much ran into the same problem i ran into did all the test and couldnt find anything wrong so now it comes down to tearing the motor down and see if its internals. The good...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-06-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
Well ive pretty much worn myself out over this so...

Well ive pretty much worn myself out over this so i just took it to the dealership today and hopefully ill get some answers from there. I told them to just find out the problem and then show me the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-05-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
What about the egr valve i know it sits under the...

What about the egr valve i know it sits under the IC and my honda idled rough when my egr valve went out. Or am i just thinking to hard about this
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-05-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
Yea i might use some more and video tape it to...

Yea i might use some more and video tape it to see if i can pin point where the smoke is comin from. Do these cars have vacuum lines that go to the tranny i know old muscle cars did and i would...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-05-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
Sorry when i say exhaust i meant the downpipe...

Sorry when i say exhaust i meant the downpipe where it connects to the turbo
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-05-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
Ok i just used seafoam and when i was pouring it...

Ok i just used seafoam and when i was pouring it in the vacuum line i saw a lot of smoking coming from underneath the IC and around the exhaust. Is this normal. I use to use SF with a honda i had and...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-05-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
Yea i understand what you are talkin bout just...

Yea i understand what you are talkin bout just threw me off when you just put "the bpv". Ill try to do it here in a little bit and see what happens
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-05-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
The bpv? Oh you mean put the seafoam in the...

The bpv? Oh you mean put the seafoam in the vacuum line through there
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-05-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
I havent used seafoam yet. I did use techron fuel...

I havent used seafoam yet. I did use techron fuel injector cleaner when i filled up but im gonna try to use seafoam when the gas goes down this time. Should i try using the seafoam through my vacuum...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-04-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
I picked the car up on friday and its been doing...

I picked the car up on friday and its been doing this ever since. I just put new gas in it today so im hoping that after this tank if it is bad gas it will flush it out of the system cause like i...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-04-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
my coolant reads between 190 and 200 at idle and...

my coolant reads between 190 and 200 at idle and while driving. i attached a learning view of my car. I also have swapped my injectors around and changed plugs and switched coil packs around again...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-04-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
No looking over the paper work for what they did...

No looking over the paper work for what they did it doesnt say anything about messing with the frame. I know they had to mess with the radiator cause they had to fix the condensor and i know they...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-04-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By jackblack
serious misfire issue!

I have a 2007 subaru wrx AT with a stage 2 tune. Earlier this month i had a deer jump out in front of me and damage the whole front end. The body shop had my car for about 3 weeks to repair...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-23-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
70 bucks really aint a waste of money for the...

70 bucks really aint a waste of money for the fact that i did everything you mention to get the arm to adjust but it did no good for the fact it wasnt the nut that wouldnt loosen it was the piece on...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-23-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
Yea to my understanding its just got an upgraded...

Yea to my understanding its just got an upgraded spring in it. The only thing i had to do was get 1/4" vacuum hose cause the nipple on the wastegate was 1/4" instead of 3/16" and then an adapter...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-22-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
Alright so I finally got the new IWG in yesterday...

Alright so I finally got the new IWG in yesterday so I put it in today and then reset my ecu so it wasn't trying to adjust compared to the old wastegate and this is what I got. I've got to say I'm so...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-17-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
Yea this is my DD car so im not too concerned...

Yea this is my DD car so im not too concerned with doing any major upgrades on it at the moment. Thats why i like this tune so much because its only really aggressive when i stomp on it so when im...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-17-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
So my better bet is to just get the one I found...

So my better bet is to just get the one I found on ebay since I don't plan on really changing any of the stock parts for the moment so I can at least try to achieve the boost level my car is tuned to...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-17-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
is it a difficult change to go from an IWG to an...

is it a difficult change to go from an IWG to an EWG?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-17-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
I was searching some websites and decided to...

I was searching some websites and decided to check ebay and came across this. Can ya'll look at this and tell me if this would be worth it.

Turbo Wastegate Actuator SUBARU TF035HM TD04L 13T 17psi...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-17-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
That's what I was thinking as far as what I have...

That's what I was thinking as far as what I have read on here. I should've known not to listen to what he said when he started telling me to just unhook the vacuum lines from the bcs and put a manual...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-16-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
I went by subaru today and talked with some of...

I went by subaru today and talked with some of the techs there. One told me that the stock bpv will not allow the car to reach that much boost because it can't hold the pressure so I need to upgrade...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-16-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
Ok I took the IC off yesterday and check around...

Ok I took the IC off yesterday and check around the y-pipe and then took that off and looked at the inside of the turbo from that outlet. It had a little bit of black oil on the inside of it not...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-14-2012, 07:30 AM
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Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
ok so in other words I could be looking at two...

ok so in other words I could be looking at two possible problems either the wastegate needs to be adjusted or I could have a boost leak. So probably the safest thing to check first would be a boost...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-12-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
haha actually that was how the people i bought it...

haha actually that was how the people i bought it from parked it to take that picture. i just took their picture caused i liked how it showed the car lol
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-12-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
I actually tried to adjust the wastegate earlier...

I actually tried to adjust the wastegate earlier today but it wont turn at all. I can loosen the nut and take the C-clip off and everything, but the part of the arm i'm suppose to turn won't turn it...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-12-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By jackblack
Yea I understand that which is why I'm going to...

Yea I understand that which is why I'm going to post a log from about 2 weeks ago with a different tune. It's the same car same setup just a different tune on it and as you will see the WGDC reaches...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-12-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By jackblack
Wastegate issues

I have a 07 wrx with which I use opensource with. The tune that is on my car right now is a stage 2 tune and the boost is set to reach up to 17 lbs. I ran some logs that I posted below where its...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-18-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
Sorry its been a couple of days since i said...

Sorry its been a couple of days since i said would post the log. anyways instead of adjusting the wastegate i got another tune from someone else and used that instead and got a lot better results...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-15-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
Ok ill try doing that this afternoon and then...

Ok ill try doing that this afternoon and then post the logs and let you know what I got
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-15-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
Make adjustments on what? The bpv? Nah there's...

Make adjustments on what? The bpv? Nah there's nothing under the hood that I can manually adjust other than the wastegate arm, but I have been reading where some people have had problems with their...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-15-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
Yea I am they don't call for replacing it with...

Yea I am they don't call for replacing it with their stage 2 map
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-14-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
Ok here is the xpt stage 2 map. the ecu...

Ok here is the xpt stage 2 map. the ecu definition zip file is so that you can open it up to view it, but won't let anybody actually open it up to tune their car with it so it won't be like me giving...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-14-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
As long as I know I can't get in trouble for...

As long as I know I can't get in trouble for doing it I will post the xpt stage 2 tune on here so you can look at their table and see maybe if it is in just the tune itself, but it'll have to be...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-14-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
So with what you are saying cwinter would I need...

So with what you are saying cwinter would I need to look into replacing the spring or just do like a small adjustment on the wastegate arm? Also yea when I converted the logs to pdf it split it all...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-14-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
I haven't but I will. I was planning on replacing...

I haven't but I will. I was planning on replacing the y-pipe and coupler going to the intercooler cause they are the stock ones and look a little worned out so I guess its possible it could be...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-14-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
ok so here is my data logs with romraider. i'm...

ok so here is my data logs with romraider. i'm posting 3 different ones. one log shows me from a dead stop all the way through 3rd gear and the other 2 are just logs in 3rd gear from around 2k to 5k...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-14-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
ok here is the tune i pulled off of my car when i...

ok here is the tune i pulled off of my car when i first got ecuflash. i would post the xpt tune to show you the difference, but i'm not stupid and know i have no right to post their tune.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-14-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
I'm going to try to get some logs later this...

I'm going to try to get some logs later this afternoon so i can give ya'll a better idea of whats going on, but like i went to the track yesterday and it did great off the line all the way through...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-14-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
I just realized I didn't fully explain what I...

I just realized I didn't fully explain what I have. I bought the cobb intake cause I was gonna get the cobb ap, but then I went with opensource and got the stage 2 tune from xpt. Ill try contacting...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-13-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jackblack
Boost and Wastegate question?

Ok first of all I searched through like 4 pages of threads before I gave up and just posted this.

I have a 07 subaru wrx with TBE & a Cobb AP short ram intake with a Stage 2 tune.

I've noticed...
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