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Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-14-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By psinuse
You're not trying hard enough...:D I just bought...

You're not trying hard enough...:D I just bought a new clutch and flywheel when I dropped this motor in. After reviewing the current prices on Southbend clutches I my be looking for a different...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-14-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By psinuse
*applauds* It is a pretty easy mod if you already...

*applauds* It is a pretty easy mod if you already have the stuff off. I always tell people not to bother unless you are pulling everything off or you have to take it off.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 802
Posted By psinuse
You're missing a bolt there on the left....:laugh:

You're missing a bolt there on the left....:laugh:
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-10-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By psinuse
That is in there only for Subaru's protection...

That is in there only for Subaru's protection...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-10-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By psinuse
You guys do realize that those motors are broke...

You guys do realize that those motors are broke in from the factory using natural gas right?
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-10-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 802
Posted By psinuse
Again not trying to sound like a douche by any...

Again not trying to sound like a douche by any means, but make sure you follow the manual on how to correctly take the heads and block halves apart...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-10-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By psinuse
Oh come on now who puts marbles in their...

Oh come on now who puts marbles in their engine?:D Does the white smoke happen all the time or only at idle? Does it go away when you rev the motor? There will be a bit of oil in the intercooler...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-09-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 802
Posted By psinuse
He said nipple...:D

He said nipple...:D
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-09-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 802
Posted By psinuse
No oil cooler on the 08+WRX...well that explains...

No oil cooler on the 08+WRX...well that explains a lot...Way to go Toyot...I mean Subaryota...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-09-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,834
Posted By psinuse
I'd stick with what you have unless the factory...

I'd stick with what you have unless the factory boost controller is bad. I've been away from Cobb's stuff for to long and my read up on it a bit. If you are interested in that compressor shoot me a...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-08-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,834
Posted By psinuse
I have rebuild them, but I have the compressor...

I have rebuild them, but I have the compressor side that you'd need to get back to factory spec...:) My prices are INSANE!!!! :)
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-08-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,834
Posted By psinuse
Easy way to test is to unplug the line and let it...

Easy way to test is to unplug the line and let it produce wastegate pressure boost rather than risk over boosting and nuking a nice new motor...You should be running between 21-17 In/Hg of vacuum by...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By psinuse
:o You could drive the car through that.

:o You could drive the car through that.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-08-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By psinuse
Feel free to ask any question you might have...I...

Feel free to ask any question you might have...I have been using this stuff for many years, back when it was still called Enginuity...lol

Oh and here read this......
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-08-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,834
Posted By psinuse
Hmmmmm....How is your vacuum?

Hmmmmm....How is your vacuum?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-08-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By psinuse
.35 holy huge gap batman!!! Try something in the...

.35 holy huge gap batman!!! Try something in the .28 range. .35 is closer to NA cars than FI cars.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By psinuse
Or you could just go Open Source and I can fix...

Or you could just go Open Source and I can fix all those worries for you. :)
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-07-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By psinuse
I can't remember, but I believe that code puts...

I can't remember, but I believe that code puts the car in limp mode...Might be wrong on that, but I don't have time to check.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-07-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By psinuse
1) Engine management; i.e. Cobb, Protune, Open...

1) Engine management; i.e. Cobb, Protune, Open Source, etc
2) Exhaust upgrades along with the above
3) Honestly Tires, tires are an important upgrade
4) Save money for the expensive mods from this...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-07-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By psinuse
Sounds like the motor could be going bad. You...

Sounds like the motor could be going bad. You don't have an air pump Chuck. That is only for newer models for emissions crap.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-07-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By psinuse
If you go watch the review of my car I say this...

If you go watch the review of my car I say this very thing....Someone has been paying attention...;)
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-06-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By psinuse
Delete them, problem solved with them ever...

Delete them, problem solved with them ever sticking open...Wasn't aware that Cobb allowed that since they have to comply with Cali Emissions standards...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-06-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By psinuse
Go Open Source and I can fix that problem for...

Go Open Source and I can fix that problem for you...:)
Forum: WRX Video Links   09-06-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By psinuse
Thanks Sleepr Yeah that is one thing I always...

Thanks Sleepr
Yeah that is one thing I always disliked about Jay's videos. Well the new motor is pretty much what I am running now only bigger cams, bigger ports, bit higher compression and another...
Forum: WRX Video Links   09-06-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By psinuse
My car reviewed

So we have a guy here locally that does car reviews for fun. He contacted me about doing my car so I figured sure why not...So for your entertainment I present;...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By psinuse
Okay let's get things squared away. 1) Do you...

Okay let's get things squared away.
1) Do you know if the car has a tune on it at all? If so what kind? (i.e. Cobb, OS, etc)
2) What color are the injectors on the car? If they are light blue than...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-06-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By psinuse
350 crank is what the car makes at the crank, 350...

350 crank is what the car makes at the crank, 350 wheel hp is what the car makes to the wheels. Cars have drive train loss, which is basically power you lose going through the transmission, rear...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-06-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By psinuse
Well are you wanting 350 crank hp or 350 whp,...

Well are you wanting 350 crank hp or 350 whp, huge difference between the two.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-06-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By psinuse
Put the factory air box back on...

Put the factory air box back on...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-05-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 802
Posted By psinuse
p.s. The car doesn't hate you. p.s.s. Also you...

p.s. The car doesn't hate you.
p.s.s. Also you should replace the oil cooler. That thing traps all the fine particles in it and then when you go to drop a new motor in those particles find there way...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-05-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 802
Posted By psinuse
Look on the top of the block. See image below. It...

Look on the top of the block. See image below. It should say 702 B25C and that is an USDM STi block. 701's are the EJ255 not the EJ257
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-05-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 769
Posted By psinuse
I can say after using a GMBCS I would go with...

I can say after using a GMBCS I would go with something else. As far as tuning for it, I'd recommend subtracting 50% from your max WGDC table and also subtracting a few degrees of timing. The...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-05-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 802
Posted By psinuse
Okay I have a couple questions and then I can try...

Okay I have a couple questions and then I can try and help you figure out what's going on.
1) Now the first motor had bearing failure correct?
2) Did you buy a new motor or just replace the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-05-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By psinuse
How did I miss that?:o

How did I miss that?:o
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-05-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 802
Posted By psinuse
Check the sig skippy.

Check the sig skippy.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-04-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By psinuse
Well first off, what model year car is this going...

Well first off, what model year car is this going into?
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-04-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 802
Posted By psinuse
Okay I'm gonna go out on a limb here and ask?...

Okay I'm gonna go out on a limb here and ask? This makes the second time you've had a motor tank, maybe you should be looking into the tune. I ran the dog snot out of my old 2L and the only reason it...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-31-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,990
Posted By psinuse
Great job man. Seems your kids were really...

Great job man. Seems your kids were really excited to know dad fixed the car.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-31-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,326
Posted By psinuse
I hear you on the budget thing. I have a new...

I hear you on the budget thing. I have a new project in the works and I am basically doing it on a "beer budget":D That is a nice looking 3000 though. They are becoming collector cars these days......
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   08-31-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,834
Posted By psinuse
$5,500 CAD would be roughly the same here in the...

$5,500 CAD would be roughly the same here in the states. I've built at least 3 motors in the last year, although getting it to you would be a pain because of custom in the US...
Personally Synthetic...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-29-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By psinuse
Honestly I use Autozones 50/50 mix as far as...

Honestly I use Autozones 50/50 mix as far as anti-freeze and I still use Valvoline 5W-30 oil...Maybe I am lucky I guess...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,326
Posted By psinuse
My father had a '70 Olds 442 and my Uncle had a...

My father had a '70 Olds 442 and my Uncle had a 69 Mustang Mach 1. I grew up on big blocks and big gas guzzlers. Everyone knew how to drive a standard transmission and posi trac rear ends came...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-29-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By psinuse
I have never used a stock filter, even on my...

I have never used a stock filter, even on my current motor, I have never had one leak...
+1 on the water wetter though.

For the record All we really need to meet up and do a photoshoot with the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,326
Posted By psinuse
*sniff sniff* You smell that? Smells like...

*sniff sniff* You smell that? Smells like 1973...Man those were the days, leaded gas, glass beaded radial tires and cheap gas....Well up until the gas crisis, then they went to crap for a short...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By psinuse
GMBCS=General Motors Boost Control Solenoid. It...

GMBCS=General Motors Boost Control Solenoid. It came from the GMC Syclone/Typhoon trucks.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   08-29-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By psinuse
EJ257 (.5mm over bore) Wossner Pistons STi...

EJ257 (.5mm over bore)
Wossner Pistons
STi rods (yes stock rods ladies and gentlemen)
EJ205 crank (revised oiling holes)
Clevite bearings
11mm Oil Pump shimmed
S20 heads with mild port work...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-29-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By psinuse
I would highly recommend not doing that....If you...

I would highly recommend not doing that....If you want to make that kind of power then seriously consider A) Saving money for a new motor, B) Save money for a new transmission, C) Save money for misc...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-29-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By psinuse
I highlighted the biggest mistake in this...

I highlighted the biggest mistake in this post;)...and if you really really really want to do that, go with option 3, because you will never be able to buy anything that costly again.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   08-29-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,834
Posted By psinuse
What did your tuner tell you about break in? I...

What did your tuner tell you about break in? I used regular oil to break mine in. Rotella is nice and all, it just has more Zinc I believe than current regular oils..Well glad to see you got this...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-17-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By psinuse
Hey bud, yeah I had a PM from basco so I decided...

Hey bud, yeah I had a PM from basco so I decided to take a look.
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