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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-08-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
I have ramps but my car sits to low to put it on...

I have ramps but my car sits to low to put it on them. I'm lowered about 2" and my body kit sits pretty low also... Even the tire shop hates dealing with my car...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-07-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
Update: I got my car back from the shop...

Update: I got my car back from the shop yesterday, sure enough the cat in my up pipe was loose and sitting sideways. Luckily my turbo escaped UNDAMAGED! The Megan Racing catless up-pipe didn't fit...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-07-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,358
Posted By TurboRyan
I have the car back now and its FINALLY running...

I have the car back now and its FINALLY running great. My cat in the up pipe was dislodged for the past year and no one could figure that out! Now that i have the new catless uppipe the car is much...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-07-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,653
Posted By TurboRyan
I have a big 16g turbo, and i love it! it spools...

I have a big 16g turbo, and i love it! it spools fast and seems to boost like a champ. Just my .02 cents.......
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-06-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,358
Posted By TurboRyan
Can i use the cable from my AP for opensource...

Can i use the cable from my AP for opensource tuning? I like having the AP for the ease of switching maps and logging....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-06-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,358
Posted By TurboRyan
Being that i have no cats at all, what is the...

Being that i have no cats at all, what is the best fix for my missing o2? Have a bung welded on the dp and have it reinstalled? or just do a resistor fix?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-05-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,358
Posted By TurboRyan
i know for a fact there are no bungs on the down...

i know for a fact there are no bungs on the down pipe, and when i was doing the turbo swap i didn't see any bungs further down the line... Where is the
o2 sensor located from the factory?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-05-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,358
Posted By TurboRyan
This is my first post concerning the egt...

This is my first post concerning the egt sensor...

My car isn't showing any CEL's, so i was hoping i would pass before i put the up pipe in....

The guy i bought the car from told me the o2...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-05-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,358
Posted By TurboRyan
After clearing the code i would just have to...

After clearing the code i would just have to drive 150 or so miles untill its "ready"? Would i be better off adding the resistor fix to the egt?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-05-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,358
Posted By TurboRyan
You always have a negative comment to make huh? ...

You always have a negative comment to make huh?

I have a cobb AP v2 w/ PDX e-tune

My question being, if i remove the EGT Sensor will i have trouble passing emissions? I have the AP tuner so i...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-05-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,358
Posted By TurboRyan
EGT sensor

My car is in the shop right now having a Megan Racing Flex up-pipe installed... I am getting paranoid about the EGT sensor, i told the shop not to put it back in because it might come loose and kill...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-31-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
The problem i am facing is that i don't have a...

The problem i am facing is that i don't have a floor jack or stands or lift... Is it possible to do the install with the stock jack? Thats how i had to do the turbo swap, and it was a huge PITA.... ...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-30-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
I'm still waiting for the up pipe to ship... I'm...

I'm still waiting for the up pipe to ship... I'm still not sure if i want to suck it up and install it myself or bite the bullet and pay the shop....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-27-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
I ordered the megan flex up pipe yesterday, and...

I ordered the megan flex up pipe yesterday, and also went ahead and bought oem gaskets from subaru. I'm tired of dealing with leaks so i spent extra just to be on the safe side. The only part of...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-26-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
The lame part is the car is my daily driver so i...

The lame part is the car is my daily driver so i can't park it and just wait for the up pipe to come in. Hopefully i'm lucky and the turbo hasn't been damaged yet....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-26-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
I tried cleaning the MAF, but the previous owner...

I tried cleaning the MAF, but the previous owner managed to completely strip both screws holding it on. I'm a little afraid to try and drill them out... I plan on ordering a megan catless up pipe,...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-24-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
Did you replace it yourself? What kind of up...

Did you replace it yourself? What kind of up pipe did you go for? i'm looking at a megan racing flex uppipe, but i'm not sure if its gonna last as long before it starts leaking....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-23-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
My bad........ Wouldn't i know if the turbo has...

My bad........
Wouldn't i know if the turbo has been damaged? It seems like the car would drive poorly all the time, rather than just running poor under boost.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-23-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
Would a broken/bad up-pipe cause these symptoms? ...

Would a broken/bad up-pipe cause these symptoms? I have been told it is the cat in my up-pipe causing these problems, BUT i don't want to replace the up-pipe to find out its actually something...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-23-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
I have been in touch with PDX, they told me to...

I have been in touch with PDX, they told me to change the plugs and fuel filter. After that they have been telling me its a boost leak, but if it is i have no clue where it is.... When i try to data...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-23-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By TurboRyan
Power problems

i have an 02' wrx that is having trouble making power. The car idles fine and drives decent with out boost. When i try getting on it the car bucks at about 2.9k and builds about 8psi to around 4.6k....
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-12-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,211
Posted By TurboRyan
my bad... I was looking at the wrong map notes....

my bad... I was looking at the wrong map notes....
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-12-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,211
Posted By TurboRyan
Also the map calls for the restrictor pill to be...

Also the map calls for the restrictor pill to be drilled out with a #55 drill bit... If its not drilled out, not enough pressure will make it to the wastegate, which can cause overboosting.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-10-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,507
Posted By TurboRyan
I followed these instructions: FUEL PUMP...

I followed these instructions:
FUEL PUMP INSTALL (http://www56.homepage.villanova.edu/daniel.arnal/wrx/diy/fuel_pump.htm)
Forum: Handling Tech   12-10-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By TurboRyan
i had to repair my PS a month ago or so... I...

i had to repair my PS a month ago or so... I bought a pump from NAPA for under $100. The install wasn't bad either... A mechanic at a local subie shop told me not to drive it with out the power...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-08-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,507
Posted By TurboRyan
Not sure... I haven't had it on a dyno yet. The...

Not sure... I haven't had it on a dyno yet. The map says 337hp, but i doubt its to the wheels...
By the way i put in a new fuel filter on sunday, i could feel a big difference in acceleration.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-08-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,507
Posted By TurboRyan
The restrictor pill or "orfice" as subaru calls...

The restrictor pill or "orfice" as subaru calls it is used to regulate the air flow to your wastegate from your turbo compressor housing. If you are hitting your normal boost it wouldn't be a matter...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-08-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
As of today i have replaced the fuel filter,...

As of today i have replaced the fuel filter, changed spark plugs and switched to the FP16g normal map. The car is definatly doing a little better, it idles perfect and builds boost (not sure how...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-05-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
Last saturday i replaced all the vacuum lines...

Last saturday i replaced all the vacuum lines along with the stupid restrictor pill... Unfortunatly no CEL's (probably because of the AP tuner.) Tomorrow i plan on replacing the fuel filter and...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-05-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
Would it be a good idea for me to get a pdx...

Would it be a good idea for me to get a pdx e-tune right now? I'm thinking that may fix my problems, but i'm not sure. So would it be worth my $150 to get the pdx e-tune OR should i try and fix my...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-05-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
So would putting a MBC fix that??

So would putting a MBC fix that??
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-05-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
Would a BOV cause this kinda problem? Also if i...

Would a BOV cause this kinda problem? Also if i put the stock bpv in where do i attach my boost gauge line? Its currently running off my BOV.....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-04-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
So i just tried adjusting the BOV with some...

So i just tried adjusting the BOV with some washers, the only thing it did was change the sound it makes and made the idle kinda weird. I don't see how a BOV could cause me to only run 5-7psi and...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-02-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
My car seems to idle just fine right now, the...

My car seems to idle just fine right now, the tune and fuel pump helped that... I would like to keep the BOV and get it working correctly if possible. I have the stock bypass valve stashed away...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-02-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
I sure hope this is the last of my problems for a...

I sure hope this is the last of my problems for a while, lately its been one thing after another... I would really appreciate a pic to give me an idea of what i'm looking for. Thanks much!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-02-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
I'm sure i have the pill in the right spot, i...

I'm sure i have the pill in the right spot, i just replaced the vacuum lines on saturday and i know i put the drilled out pill on the turbo side of the vacuum line. The BOV does still have the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-02-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
The car already had the BOV on it when i bought...

The car already had the BOV on it when i bought it... Last night it was blowing air at 3.5k WITHOUT letting off. Can i just tighten/adjust the BOV? If not will my stock one go back right in its...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-02-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
How have i ruined my car? I can't go back to...

How have i ruined my car? I can't go back to stock, my old turbo is fried, i don't have the stock turbo inlet pipe or intake plus i don't have the stock injectors.. Wouldn't it be best to just get...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-02-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
not exactly.... I'm running the fp16g ACN map...

not exactly.... I'm running the fp16g ACN map from cobb. Its about as close as i can get right now, i can't afford a protune at this point. The car isn't knocking or anything and it seems to idle...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-01-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,509
Posted By TurboRyan
Leaking BOV???

Hey, i just replaced the vacuum lines and restrictor pill (drilled to spec.) along with putting in STi "pinks" and a walbro fuel pump. I am having trouble building more than 5-6psi... The car seems...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-26-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,438
Posted By TurboRyan
I ended up scoring a set of STi pinks for $130...

I ended up scoring a set of STi pinks for $130 from a local import shop (mainly hondas, just happened to have pinks laying around in back...)
I needed to upgrade my fuel system because i'm running a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-25-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,676
Posted By TurboRyan
So i now have STi 565cc injectors and a cobb AP...

So i now have STi 565cc injectors and a cobb AP tune installed. I am waiting on a fuel pump and restrictor pill that are on their way... So now i am trying to replace the vacuum line that the shop...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-20-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,676
Posted By TurboRyan
Missing Restrictor Pill??

Hello, i have a 02' WRX that i am preparing to tune w/Cobb AP tuner. I was verifying that i have a .052" restrictor pill in the vacuum line. When i got the line off that runs from the compressor...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-18-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By TurboRyan
Is this map close enough??

I have a cobb AP tuner on the way. I'm looking for the best map for my set up. I plan on getting a pro tune early 09'...... My current mods include: Ported TD05-H big 16g, silicone inlet pipe, AEM...
Forum: Vendor Announcements   11-18-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,813
Posted By TurboRyan
got any injectors on sale too? that would make my...

got any injectors on sale too? that would make my day!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-18-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,438
Posted By TurboRyan
They are from an 07' wrx.... So would the...

They are from an 07' wrx.... So would the "blue's" be the better buy?
and isn't 30,000 km a lot of miles for a set of injectors??
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-18-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,438
Posted By TurboRyan
Pink vs Blue

Hey, i'm looking at buying some injectors for my 02' wrx. What is the difference between the pink and the blue injectors? Aren't they both 565cc?
Also what is the better deal- $275 for pinks w/30k...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-17-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By TurboRyan
Unfortunatly i do have to drive the car... For...

Unfortunatly i do have to drive the car... For the most part its my only way around, i have a street bike i have been riding but its starting to get a little to wet/cold for that... I obviously...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-15-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By TurboRyan
Do you guys recommend buying the injectors before...

Do you guys recommend buying the injectors before the tune? If i bought injectors is there a map that would be close enough to my set up? i have found a few maps that are "close." How close must...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   11-14-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By TurboRyan
So it looks like my best option is a cobb...

So it looks like my best option is a cobb accessport tuner and a custom map? Anybody have/know of a tuner and/or STi pink injectors for a good deal??
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